Show #1850 - Friday, September 25, 1992

Contestants

Judy Deck, an attorney from Kenner, Louisiana

Tom Hughes, a magazine editor from Upper Jay, New York

Marty Brophy, a physicist from Urbana, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

BIRDS
SPORTS FIGURES
HOUSEWARES
LANDMARKS
THE PARANORMAL
LETTER PERFECT
    $100 12
This "red-headed" bird of the East & Midwest U.S. damages telephone poles in areas that lack trees
    $100 2
He wrote "Groove Your Golf Swing My Way" & "They Call Me Super Mex"
    $100 10
In 1963 Du Pont set manufacturing standards for cookware coated with this nonstick surface
    $100 4
This pool of water lies between the Washington Monument & the Lincoln Memorial
    $100 1
In Central African legend these beings fly around in baskets, not on broomsticks
    $100 3
One dictionary defines it as "the word used in mentioning oneself"
    $200 13
The finest examples of this yellow bird are bred in the Harz Mountain area of Germany
    $200 6
In a 1964 tribute, Don Carter was named "The Greatest of Them All" in this indoor sport
    $200 24
After WWII General Mills marketed a line of appliances under the name of this fictitious homemaker
    $200 25
This London landmark contains the Coronation Chair of Edward I & the Chapel of Edward the Confessor
    $200 20
Traditional fortune-tellers gaze into these clear spheres
    $200 16
It can sound like an "S" or a "K" & long ago had a hard "G" sound, too
    $300 14
Cygnus olor, the all-white mute species of this bird, swims with its neck curved, unlike other species
    $300 7
In 1986 this U.S. Olympic gymnast announced she was retiring from competition to concentrate on school
    $300 28
While he didn't invent it, Fred Waring did finance the development & marketing of this product
    $300 5
A tourist attraction in this city is the Fountain of Neptune in the Piazza Navona
    $300 21
A glance so powerful that it can inflict injury is called the "evil" this
    $300 17
Though not found in the word "ounce", this letter is used in its abbreviation
    $400 15
In the 1930s, due to crop damage, W. Australia's gov't encouraged killing these large flightless birds
    $400 8
Nicknamed "Little Mo", she won 3 consecutive Wimbledon titles 1952-54
    $400 29
Hotpoint had its beginnings when it improved this small appliance by concentrating the heat in the point
    $400 26
St. John's Church in Wash., D.C. has a bell made from a British cannon captured in this war
    $400 22
Thought transference is also known as mind reading or "mental" this
    $400 18
On a compass it's the letter at the 90-degree mark
    $500 27
These native New Zealand people hunted the moa to extinction by the 19th century
    $500 9
In Feb. 1992 she became the 1st American since D. Hamill to win an Olympic gold medal in ladies' figure skating
    $500 30
In 1908 Mrs. Melitta Bentz punched some holes in a tin can, creating a new type of this
    $500 11
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart stands atop this hill, Paris' tallest
    DD: $700 23
This adjective referring to supernatural phenomena comes from the Latin meaning "to conceal"
    $500 19
In the U.S. "P" stands for penny; in England this letter formerly did

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

Marty Tom Judy
$900 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Tom Judy
$2,100 $1,800 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

COLONIAL AMERICANS
RIVERS
BOOKS & AUTHORS
PLANTS
NEWSPAPERS
DANCE COMPANIES
    $200 9
On June 23, 1683 this Quaker signed a treaty with the Delaware Indians
    $200 2
It's the longest river of China... & of Asia
    $200 1
In a D.H. Lawrence novel, Mellors' wife tries to get her husband back from this libidinous lady
    $200 4
In some countries this moss is dried & used as fuel
    $200 6
Founded in 1881, it's Southern California's dominant newspaper
    $200 26
Twyla Tharp choreographed "Push Comes to Shove" for this dance company abbreviated ABT
    $400 8
This clergyman went to England in 1643 to secure a charter for Rhode Island
    $400 13
An international airport in Ireland shares its name with this river, the country's largest
    $400 3
In 1981 this "Rebecca" author published "The Rebecca Notebook and Other Memories"
    $400 5
Introduced in 1867, La France was the first hybrid tea variety of this flower
    $400 7
Mary Baker Eddy said the purpose of this paper was "to injure no man, but to bless all mankind"
    $400 27
It's the first name shared by dance company founders Limon & Greco
    $600 10
This English soldier was president of the Jamestown colony in 1608 & 1609
    $600 12
The Tanaro & Ticino are among the many tributaries of this river in Northern Italy
    $600 17
J.G. Ballard's experiences during this war inspired "Empire of the Sun"
    $600 20
Broccoli, cauliflower & Brussels sprouts are all descended from a single variety of this veggie
    $600 14
It first appeared in 1831 as the "Democratic Free Press & Michigan Intelligencer"
    $600 28
This company's roots go back to 1968, when Anthony Mitchell opened a dance school in a Harlem garage
    $800 23
In 1732 the king gave him a grant of land to found Georgia as a haven for imprisoned debtors
    $800 11
Formed by the Ping, Wang, Nan & Yom Rivers, the Chao-Phraya is the principal river of this country
    $800 18
Of "The Lion", "The Tiger" or "The Leopard", the only novel by Giuseppe Tomasi, Prince of Lampedusa
    DD: $1,400 21
Native to the tropics, this plant, Ficus elastica, makes an excellent indoor houseplant
    $800 15
After high school Harry Truman worked as a mailroom clerk for this Missouri paper
    DD: $600 29
This country is the home of Maurice Bejart's Ballet Lausanne
    $1000 24
In 1629 he was elected the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
    $1000 25
Part of this African river tumbles 355 feet into a gorge to create Victoria Falls
    $1000 19
Evelyn Waugh called one of his satirical novels "Decline and" this
    $1000 22
This insectivorous plant, Dionaea muscipula, is native to the area around Wilmington, N.C.
    $1000 16
This state's oldest newspaper, the Deseret News, was founded in 1850
    $1000 30
In 1991 this ballet company was officially renamed the St. Petersburg Ballet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Tom Judy
$8,300 $8,200 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
This holy day may be named for an Anglo-Saxon spring goddess

Final scores:

Marty Tom Judy
$16,401 $16,400 $8,000
3-day champion: $34,202 2nd place: trip on TWA to Honolulu & stay at Pacific Beach Hotel 3rd place: Carey Limousine rides & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marty Tom Judy
$8,300 $8,200 $4,100
18 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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