Show #1706 - Monday, January 20, 1992

Contestants

Megan Dempsey, a computer consultant from New Rochelle, New York

Mel Milner, a sales representative from Marlton, New Jersey

Walter Mayes, a publisher sales representative from San Francisco, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $43,602)

Jeopardy! Round

1952
CELEBRITIES
HODGEPODGE
LANGUAGES
ARCHITECTURE
FAMOUS TOWERS
    $100 8
Running for V.P. he told the nation about his daughters' cocker spaniel, Checkers, on September 23
    $100 1
You may think this director's middle name, Ingmar, is his first name, but his real first name is Ernst
    $100 9
A style of sleeve cut in 1 piece with the bodice, or a Japanese robe
    $100 16
About 70% of the people of this nation speak a form of German called Schweizerdeutsch
    $100 21
A dentil is a small block resembling one of these, hence its name
    $100 3
Begun in 1174 by Bonnano Pisano, this bell tower deviates 17 feet from the perpendicular
    $200 12
He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his novel "The Caine Mutiny"
    $200 2
On Oct. 9, 1990, when he would have turned 50, his song "Imagine" aired on radio in 130 countries
    $200 10
This vowel should be capitalized when used as a pronoun
    $200 17
Castilian is the leading form of this Romance language
    $200 22
Inspired by riverboats, the "Steamboat Gothic" style flourished in this country in the 19th century
    $200 6
The name of this biblical tower means "Gate of God"
    $300 13
The city of La Plata, Argentina was renamed for her after her July 26 death
    $300 4
Jan Stephenson has been called "The Marilyn Monroe of" this sport
    $300 11
Akureyri, the 2nd largest city in this country, has only 13,000 people while Reykjavik has 89,000
    $300 19
This Scandinavian country's language has 2 forms: Bokmal & Nynorsk
    $300 24
A hexastyle is a portico with this many columns
    $300 25
This building on Wacker Drive in Chicago is served by 103 elevators & 18 escalators
    $400 14
This actress-singer married her agent, Sid Luft, on June 8
    $400 5
He played Chance Wayne in the original 1959 production of "Sweet Bird of Youth" & in the 1962 film
    $400 18
"Rocky Mountain Beaver Pond" & "Man-Eaters of India" are 2 of this society's nature videotapes
    $400 23
Of Macedonian, Dalmatian or Slovene, the 1 that died in 1898 with its last known speaker
    $400 27
Some living rooms feature these high ceilings named for a type of church
    $400 29
Until 1929 this 985-foot-tall wrought-iron landmark was the world's tallest man-made structure
    $500 15
He was forced to abdicate the throne of Egypt July 26 by General Naguib
    $500 7
This lawyer has written over 60 books, including an autobiography subtitled "My Life on Trial"
    $500 20
On USA Today's weather page, "sn" stands for this condition
    $500 26
Although Dutch is official, most people speak Sranan Tongo in this South American country
    DD: $900 28
This style of architecture flourished even after the city it was named for was renamed Constantinople
    $500 30
Its 18 acres include Tower Green, the White Tower & the Waterloo Barracks

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Walter Mel Megan
$1,600 -$700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Walter Mel Megan
$3,500 -$300 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
MARYLAND
OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS
ANCIENT HISTORY
AUTHORS
DAVID LEAN
    $200 1
In 1990, in Germany's first full national election since 1932, he was elected chancellor
    $200 7
The oldest continuously running airport was founded by this pair in College Park in 1909
    $200 24
Besides using these to make things appear bigger, the ancient Greeks used them to start fires
    $200 8
Married women were excluded from this quadrennial sports festival, unmarried girls could attend
    $200 3
He was born Daniel Foe in 1660, the son of a London tallow-maker
    $200 17
This desert epic opens with the mysterious motorcycle death of its title character
    $400 2
This current Israeli PM fought the British as a member of the "Stern Gang" in the 1940s
    $400 13
In 1830 its first 13-mile section of track was completed from Baltimore to Ellicott City
    $400 25
To view the 1953 John Wayne movie "Hondo" the way it was meant to be seen you needed a pair of these
    $400 22
Among ancient libraries Pergamon's was second only to this city's
    $400 9
His "Sketch Book" included such tales as "The Spectre Bridegroom" & "Rip Van Winkle"
    $400 18
This director who worked with Lean as an actor called "Gandhi" "My tribute to David Lean"
    $600 4
Revered by Rastafarians, Ras Tafari was crowned Ethiopian "King of Kings" under this name in 1930
    $600 14
It's a short 2-mile walk from West Virginia north across Maryland to this state
    $600 26
This inventor put the top half of his far vision lens on top of the bottom half of his near vision lens
    $600 23
Traditionally, kings of Persia were called Gordius or this, that's a "touch" more famous
    $600 10
This author was buried on July 6, 1961 at Ketchum, Idaho
    DD: $3,000 19
[audio--musical clue]
Much of this 1965 Lean epic based on a novel is told in flashback. It featured the following theme:
    $800 5
By his own account, this notorious Khmer Rouge leader spent 2 years as a Buddhist monk
    $800 15
Family whose motto "Manly Deeds, Womanly Words" is on the state seal
    $800 27
The instrument used by surveyors to measure angles, or the type of cop Frank Spangenberg is
    $800 28
This city's "Long Walls" connected it to the ports of Phalerum & Piraeus
    DD: $2,100 11
His estate, Wolf House, was completed in 1913 but burned down the day before he was to move in
    $800 20
Lean didn't make a film for 14 years after critics attacked this Sarah Miles film set in Ireland
    $1000 6
This former Italian prime minister was kidnapped & killed by Red Brigade terrorists in 1978
    $1000 16
The Academic American Encyclopedia says this Baltimore newspaper is the state's most influential
    $1000 29
Dido was the legendary founder of this city in north Africa
    $1000 12
This Irish-born English satirist was appointed dean of Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral in 1713
    $1000 21
Dame Peggy Ashcroft won an Oscar for this 1984 film, Lean's last

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Walter Mel Megan
$12,200 $1,900 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
At her feet is a broken one of these

Final scores:

Walter Mel Megan
$12,401 $400 $0
4-day champion: $56,003 2nd place: Novatel portable cellular telephone & Bob Mitchell Designs wall coverings 3rd place: Samsung AF Slim camera + NES with Talking Super Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune featuring Vanna White + Infogenius productivity paks for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Walter Mel Megan
$12,800 $1,900 $6,200
32 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,900

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