Show #1866 - Monday, October 19, 1992

Contestants

Brett Geer, a law student from St. Petersburg, Florida

John Harris, an editor from Los Angeles, California

Lynn Loper, a records evaluator from Newark, Delaware (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,200)

Jeopardy! Round

TRAVEL & TOURISM
THE 1980s
SWIMMING & DIVING
DANCE
JUST DESSERTS
DOUBLE TALK
    $100 11
Pierre Cardin makes a 6-piece set of this that comes with a 10-year/10-million-mile warranty
    $100 6
To save its elephants, Kenya called for a worldwide ban on the sale of this material
    $100 16
In 1940 John Sigmund swam 292 miles down this river from St. Louis
    $100 3
The Bharata Natyam, first performed in temples in India, combines dance & legends of this religion
    $100 1
In England, a biscuit can be a cracker or one of these sweet treats
    $100 26
It can be a synonym for a train, or the sound that a train makes
    $200 12
You have to lean backwards over the edge of a castle if you want to kiss this Gaelic landmark
    $200 7
Manuel Noriega opened his own bank, Banco Institucional Patria, in this country
    $200 17
In this event swimmers perform acrobatic movements to music
    $200 4
A traditional English Morris Dance often includes a "hobby" one of these
    $200 2
The Lord Baltimore one is usually yellow while the Lady Baltimore one is white
    $200 27
In "Mork and Mindy", this phrase was Orkan for "goodbye"
    $300 13
In 1991 the 20th annual International Fan Fair in this U.S. "Music City" was sold out before it began
    $300 8
This Czech, described as a "dissident playwright", was released from prison in May 1989
    $300 18
Diving meets consist of competition in springboard & this
    $300 5
Type of footwear you should wear to perform a buck-and-wing
    $300 23
A croquembouche is a pyramid of caramel-coated cream puffs; its name means "crunches in" this body part
    $300 28
French dress designer Gabrielle Chanel was known by this nickname
    $400 14
Bruges in this country is known for its medieval atmosphere & Gothic architecture
    $400 9
Elizabeth Taylor & hundreds of other guests flew to Morocco for this publisher's 70th birthday party
    $400 19
He's the only man to win 4 Olympic gold medals in diving
    $400 21
Traditionally, a man who dances the Jarabe Tapatio wears one of these large hats
    $400 24
To make your own marshmallows, you need some of this syrup
    $400 29
Term for anyone with lots of school spirit, not necessarily a cheerleader
    DD: $1,200 15
This capital city boasts concert halls named for Smetana & Dvorak
    $500 10
In June 1982 the British celebrated their victory in the Falklands & the birth of this royal heir
    $500 20
Of the 4 strokes used in competition, this one produces the slowest times
    $500 22
This lively dance of Bohemian origin was introduced in Paris in the 1840s & became wildly popular
    $500 25
The layer of this that tops Baked Alaska insulates the ice cream & helps keep it from melting
    $500 30
This American Samoa port was the setting for Somerset Maugham's short story "Rain"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Lynn John Brett
$700 $200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn John Brett
$3,300 $500 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH HISTORY
ASSASSINS
CLASSICAL MUSIC
AUTHORS
THE RIVER JORDAN
FAMOUS SCIENTISTS
    $200 2
After King John's death, altered forms of this document issued in 1216, 1217 & 1225
    $200 9
William Langer believes this famous line of March 15, 44 B.C. may have been said to Decimus, not Marcus
    $200 14
Haydn & Mozart did it from the keyboard, Beethoven from a podium in front of the orchestra
    $200 1
Anais Nin wrote the preface to the first edition of his "Tropic of Cancer"
    $200 21
Among the people He baptized in the river was Jesus
    $200 26
A May 29, 1919 solar eclipse observed in the Gulf of Guinea confirmed his general theory of relativity
    $400 3
In 1760 King George II became the last sovereign buried at this London church
    $400 10
Kim Jae Kyu, head of this country's CIA, killed its President Park Chung Hee in 1979
    $400 15
This Stravinsky ballet, his 1st, was based on the legend of the Zhar-Ptitsa, a creature with wings of flame
    $400 4
Pierre Boulle wrote this 1952 novel about British P.O.W.s building a bridge for the Japanese
    $400 22
Famous folk song that includes "Jordan's river is deep and wide, hallelujah"
    $400 27
His "The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex" said that humans & apes had a common ancestor
    $600 6
The Ceremony of the Keys has been performed at this London landmark for more than 600 years
    $600 11
In 1956 Rigoberto Lopez Perez assassinated this country's President Anastasio Somoza Garcia
    $600 16
This French composer is known for his "Rapsodie Espagnole", a tune that'll Bolero you over
    DD: $1,000 5
It's the middle name of the "Fool for Love" playwright born Samuel Rogers
    $600 23
By the time the Jordan reaches this sea, it drops almost 1300 feet below sea level
    $600 28
When geneticist Johann Mendel became a monk in 1843, he took this first name
    $800 7
In 1360 the Treaty of Bretigny brought a period of peace during this war
    $800 12
This king of Saudi Arabia was killed by his nephew March 25, 1975
    $800 17
Directors take note: For the final movement of his "The Planets", you'll need to hire an all-female choir
    $800 19
One of the famous works by this British author is "The Loved One", about funerals in California
    $800 24
This sea through which the river passes is also called the Sea of Tiberias, for a city on its shore
    $800 29
This Italian physicist was at the core of uranium research at Columbia University in 1939
    $1000 8
In 1085 William I commissioned this "book", a survey of England's holy landings
    $1000 13
He was kidnapped by the Red Brigades March 16, 1978 & found shot to death May 9, 1978
    $1000 18
The Chicago Opera commissioned this Russian's "The Love of Three Oranges"
    $1000 20
This 1963 book grew out of Farley Mowat's study of the eating habits of Northern Canadian wolves
    $1000 25
Besides Jordan, 2 of the other 3 countries that share the river's waters
    DD: $4,000 30
In 1890 he became professor of physiology at the Imperial Medical Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn John Brett
$8,100 $1,100 $16,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
The name of this swift current between 2 of the Lofoten Islands off Norway has come to refer any whirlpool

Final scores:

Lynn John Brett
$9,100 $0 $16,201
2nd place: a trip to Montreal, Canada 3rd place: Beth Doolittle and the Greenwich Workshop's "Sacred Circle" lithograph + Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune video games for the Super NES and Sega Genesis New champion: $16,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynn John Brett
$9,100 $1,100 $12,800
22 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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