Show #1839 - Thursday, September 10, 1992

Contestants

Ellen Grinnell, a human resources manager from Novato, California

Colleen Kemps, an elementary school librarian from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Anne Ellis, a managing editor originally from Madison, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,599)

Jeopardy! Round

WEIGHTS & MEASURES
MAYORS
TV GUIDE SAYS
DRAMA
AMERICAN FOLKLORE
"K" ON THE MAP
    $100 26
A long ton is 2,240 pounds & a short ton is this many pounds
    $100 21
Jim Whelan is mayor of this New Jersey gambling resort
    $100 7
"Charles plans revenge on the colonel who sent him to Korea"
    $100 6
Maxwell Anderson's play "Valley Forge" is set during this war
    $100 1
John Henry died with one of these tools in his hand
    $100 16
If you want to attend the University of Nairobi, you have to go to this country
    $200 27
If you require a quire, you need 24 or 25 sheets of this
    $200 22
In the 1989 Democratic primary, current NYC mayor David Dinkins defeated this 3-term mayor
    $200 9
"Belker forgets his mother's birthday and she's steaming"
    $200 8
"A Bequest to the Nation" covers the last months of this admiral's life & his affair with Lady Hamilton
    $200 2
This "Coonskin Congressman" wasn't above making up a few tales about himself
    $200 17
Great Britain gained control of most of this famous pass after the second Afghan War
    $300 28
Of a cup, 1/2 pint, or 12 ounces, the one not equal to either of the other 2
    $300 23
Willy Brandt was mayor of this city before becoming chancellor of West Germany
    $300 10
"In Spain, Kelly and Scott are led a merry chase by Agent Double-O Cross (Peter Lawford)"
    $300 11
Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker" was the basis for this musical
    $300 3
His stories of a 20-year sleeper & a ghost rider were inspired by German folktales
    $300 18
One of the world's largest man-made lakes, it shares its name with a state
    $400 29
The quarter in quarter horse stands for this
    $400 24
In 1945 Hubert Humphrey was elected mayor of this Minnesota city
    $400 14
"Ritchie claims he was attacked by a giant woodpecker"
    $400 12
Joshua Logan's "The Wisteria Trees", set on a southern plantation, is an adaptation of this Chekhov play
    $400 4
New Hampshirites turned this speechwriter into a folk hero, calling him "Dan'l"
    $400 19
At 6,880 square miles, this Arab country is a little smaller than New Jersey
    $500 30
At the speed of 1 knot, you travel 1 nautical mile in this length of time
    DD: $1,000 25
The first Mexican-American mayor of a major U.S. city, Henry Cisneros was mayor of this Texas city 1981-89
    $500 15
"Jim must survive an incompetency meeting before he can inherit $3 million"
    $500 13
In 1989 actress Pauline Collins won Olivier & Tony awards for this one-woman show
    $500 5
Old Stormalong soaped his ships to squeeze through the English Channel; the soap scraped off on these cliffs
    $500 20
This Japanese city was modeled on "Cha'ng-an", the T'ang Dynasty's Chinese capital

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Anne Colleen Ellen
$1,700 $400 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Colleen Ellen
$3,600 $1,900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
-OLOGIES
THE 50 STATES
ANCIENT TIMES
THE PLANETS
YOUNG ABE LINCOLN
    $200 1
This "Animal Farm" author is buried at All Saints Church in Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire
    $200 6
Santa Claus might be interested in pogonology, which deals with this facial hair
    $200 8
Among its nicknames are "The Breadbasket of America" & "The Sunflower State"
    $200 13
The ancient city of Ubar, trade center for this fragrant gift for the Baby Jesus, was discovered in 1991
    $200 18
Oxidized iron in this planet's surface material gives it its reddish color
    $400 2
In 1986 Wole Soyinka became the first African to win this award for literature
    $400 7
It's the type of insect studied in apiology
    $400 9
The top half of this state separates Quebec, Canada on the west from New Brunswick on the east
    $400 14
The Greeks added a set of this to the Phoenician alphabet & it didn't cost them $250 each to do it
    $400 19
Even the Hubble Space Telescope can't reveal the surface features of this outer, smallest planet
    $600 3
This American novelist was descended from Ebenezer Zane, founder of Zanesville, Ohio
    $600 22
Campanology is the art of doing this, as Quasimodo could tell you
    DD: $1,200 10
Its coastline is longer than any other state's except Alaska
    $600 15
The Mycenaeans flourished during the age of this metal & probably imported tin from Britain to make it
    $600 20
In 1990 the Magellan spacecraft discovered lava flows over 100 miles long on this planet
    $600 28
While working in New Salem, Abe earned the respect of the Clary's Grove Boys by beating one in this sport
    $800 4
This author won the Pulitzer Prize for "The Making of the President 1960"
    $800 24
An expert in nephrology would know a lot about this bodily organ
    $800 11
Of the more than 8,500 lakes in this state, Winnebago is the largest
    DD: $2,000 16
Some sources say this ancient wonder was built by Semiramis, a legendary queen of Assyria
    $800 21
Titan, a moon of this planet, is larger than 2 of the planets
    $800 27
One of the books we know he read was Mason Weems' life of this President
    $1000 5
His son, Alistair, or Mouse, for whom he wrote "The Wind in the Willows", died at age 20
    $1000 25
In the architectural sense, ecclesiology deals with the building of these
    $1000 12
In 1811 John Jacob Astor set up a Pacific Fur Co. Trading post for in what is now Astoria in this state
    $1000 17
The Lydians used to mint gold coins about 560 B.C. under the reign of this rich king
    $1000 23
This seventh planet is far twice as far from the sun as the sixth
    $1000 26
Although he enlisted in this 1832 Indian war, he saw no fighting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Colleen Ellen
$6,600 $5,300 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SHIPS
This British navy ship left Devenport Dec. 27, 1831 & went around the world on a 5-year survey mission

Final scores:

Anne Colleen Ellen
$10,801 $5,600 $10,400
2-day champion: $12,400 + the Jeopardy! '92 home game or the Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game 3rd place: Krieger watch + the Jeopardy! '92 home game or the Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game 2nd place: Orrefors stemware + Wallace Silversmiths tea service + the Jeopardy! '92 home game or the Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anne Colleen Ellen
$8,000 $5,300 $4,900
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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