Show #1858 - Wednesday, October 7, 1992

Contestants

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Mitch Hankins, an attorney from Lubbock, Texas

Susan Speers, a freelance writer from Chicago, Illinois

Felice Bogus, a grad student originally from Norfolk, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,801)

Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR NICKNAMES
TRAVEL & TOURISM
THE TONIGHT SHOW
ANIMALS
STOP THE PRESSES!
WORD ORIGINS
    $100 1
This commanding general's soldiers affectionately nicknamed him "Uncle Robert"
    $100 3
Originally called the Grand Cours, it's Paris' most celebrated thoroughfare
    $100 8
In 1967 he succeeded Milton DeLugg as band leader on "The Tonight Show"
    $100 26
This dog's name is derived from what the French called it: grand Danois, literally "big Danish"
    $100 21
A kids magazine survey found out this fairy tends to leave girls about 25 cents more than boys
    $100 9
Motel is actually derived from two words: hotel & this
    $200 2
He had several nicknames that began with the same letters, including "Unprecedented Strategist"
    $200 6
In this island group you can tour the tortoise hatchery at the Charles Darwin Biological Research Station
    $200 14
On Oct. 1, 1962, this "You Bet Your Life" star introduced Johnny Carson as the show's permanent host
    $200 27
The pirate type of this animal raids the webs of others of its kind, killing & eating the builders
    $200 22
A British paper claimed Prince Charles puts toothpaste in his nose to prevent this nocturnal noise
    $200 10
This unit of measurement abbreviated dB was named for Alexander Graham Bell
    $300 4
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was "The Hero of" this South Carolina fort
    $300 11
An annex of Italy's Basilica of San Francesco contains the tomb of this "divine" poet
    $300 16
From 1983 to 1986 she was the permanent guest host of "The Tonight Show"
    $300 28
The Adelie penguin was named for this continent's Adelie Coast
    $300 23
People Magazine reported that Clint Black wears size 7 1/4 while Garth Brooks' is 7 5/8
    $300 12
Originally a charity bequest, this word for a small amount of money comes from Latin for "piety"
    $400 5
This cavalry officer's West Point classmates teasingly nicknamed him "Beauty" Stuart
    $400 19
The Mozarteum is one site of this Austrian city's famous music festival
    $400 17
On Dec. 17, 1969, their marriage on "The Tonight Show" drew an estimated 45 million viewers
    $400 29
The helmets of Queen Elizabeth"S household cavalry are adorned with this Himalayan animal's hair
    $400 24
In 1992 she not only left her ministry but divorced her jailed husband
    DD: $500 13
Palestine derived its name from this ancient people who lived in the region
    $500 7
He was "The Sword of the Confederacy", but his more famous nickname likened him to a rock structure
    $500 20
In Beijing, just south of the Forbidden City, you'll find this square, the city's largest plaza
    $500 18
This clairvoyant character was first used in a sketch by Carson in a 1964 telecast
    $500 30
The gavial has a narrower snout than this swamp-dwelling reptile it resembles
    $500 25
The 4th annual International Leisure Suit Convention drew 1500 polyester lovers to this Iowa capital
    $500 15
From the Greek for "without bottom", it's a bottomless gulf or the ocean's depths

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

Felice Susan Mitch
$700 $600 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Felice Susan Mitch
$3,900 $0 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS' BIRTHPLACES
THE 15th CENTURY
MONEY
THEATRE
7 WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
PSYCH 102
    $200 3
He was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland, not in Never-Never-Land
    $200 16
In 1473 construction began on this chapel, named for Pope Sixtus IV
    $200 21
You have to shell out some bahts to spend one night in Bangkok in this country
    $200 1
In a 1968 revival of "Doctor Faustus", this woman of Troy was "tastefully nude"
    $200 15
Made of bronze & honoring the sun god Helios, it stood about 100 feet high in the harbor of a Greek island
    $200 10
Common ones of these include fears of heights, animals & darkness
    $400 4
You can visit the cottage near Dorchester where this author was born "Far From the Madding Crowd"
    $400 17
By the end of the century this Indian empire extended from Peru into parts of Bolivia, Chile & Ecuador
    $400 23
San Marino uses this Italian currency
    $400 2
John Dryden wrote his 1677 play "All For Love" in this kind of verse also favored by Shakespeare
    $400 27
To irrigate this ancient wonder, water from the Euphrates was pumped to the top of the hill
    $400 11
Some believe they're meaningless by-products of REM sleep; some, that they have hidden meanings
    $600 5
Norman Mailer comes from this New Jersey city that has the same name as Miss Kitty's saloon on "Gunsmoke"
    $600 18
With Constantinople's capture by Ottoman Turks, the empire came to an end
    DD: $2,000 24
Unit of foreign currency referred to by the following symbol:
    $600 8
Perhaps in response to the gloom of WWII, he wrote the light comedy "Blithe Spirit" in just 6 days
    $600 28
It was the earliest built of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
    $600 12
Working memory is another name for this type that remembers things for a few seconds
    $800 6
John Irving's hometown is Exeter in this state & he attended Phillips Exeter Academy there
    $800 19
Having spent his fortune on exploration, this Portuguese prince died in debt in 1460
    $800 25
The florin is another name for this currency of the Netherlands
    DD: $1,500 9
"Murder in the Cathedral" premiered in this city where the play is set
    $800 29
Some sculptures from this marble tomb at Halicarnassus are in the British Museum in London
    $800 13
A propensity that is inherited rather than learned, like nest-building in wasps, is a "basic" one of these
    $1000 7
Nobel Prize vvinner Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a native of this country, where he lives in Cartagena
    $1000 20
In 1479, under the rule of Ferdinand & Isabella, these two powerful kingdoms were united
    $1000 26
In Austria 100 groschen make 1 of these
    $1000 22
This great Russian acting teacher played Satin in Gorky's 1902 play "The Lower Depths"
    $1000 30
A fire burned day & night at the top of this ancient wonder
    $1000 14
Hyphenated term for a neurosis that you might want to wash your hands of—continuously

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Felice Susan Mitch
$9,100 $1,800 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
The Ryan NYP hanging from a ceiling in Washington, D.C. is better known by this name

Final scores:

Felice Susan Mitch
$7,999 $2,100 $10,100
2nd place: trip on Delta to Mexico & stay at the Conrad Puerto Vallarta + Jeopardy! home edition 3rd place: Dictomatic talking translator + Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune for SNES & Sega Genesis + Jeopardy! home edition New champion: $10,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Felice Susan Mitch
$9,100 $4,300 $4,400
25 R,
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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