Show #1685 - Friday, December 20, 1991

India Cooper game 5.


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Kurt Kroboth, a financial consultant from Fish Creek, Wisconsin

Bruce Higginbotham, a U.S. history teacher from Houston, Texas

India Cooper, an actor and copy editor originally from Denver, Colorado (whose 4-day cash winnings total $55,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
This Venezuela waterfall was named for the American aviator who discovered it in 1935
    $100 26
This big ape was billed as the "eighth wonder of the world" by promoter Carl Denham
    $100 10
This 1869 novel's 16th chapter is titled "A Walk on the Bottom of the Sea"
    $100 17
His earlier nickname was "Dippermouth" & he learned how to play the bugle in reform school
    $100 5
It's what the Ph. stands for in Ph.B. & Ph.D.
    $100 1
About 8 hours elapse during the night while you're this
    $200 3
This continent's highest waterfall, Wollomombi, drops 1580 feet in New South Wales
    $200 27
Raymond Burr was a reporter investigating this fire-breathing lizard in Tokyo in 1956 & 1985
    $200 13
In Chapter 3 of this book wagers are made whether Phileas Fogg can complete his journey in the allotted time
    $200 18
On radio, Dick York played Billy Fairfield, best friend of this all-American boy
    $200 6
A D.V.M. is a doctor of this kind of medicine
    $200 8
While eating a sandwich, Paul got a few crumbs of it in his beard
    $300 4
California's Ribbon Falls, the highest single waterfall in North America, lies in this national park
    $300 28
The movie monster played by David Hedison, Brett Halsey, Jeff Goldblum & Eric Stoltz
    $300 14
While living in Paris, Verne got advice on writing from this "Three Musketeers" author
    $300 19
Henry Armstrong is the only pro to hold 3 world championships simultaneously in this sport
    $300 7
An M.S. in M.E. is a Master of Science in this kind of engineering
    $300 9
The plot may not thicken, but the sauce does in this room
    $400 11
This waterfall on the Zambezi River is called "Mosi oa Tunya", or Smoke that Thunders, by local natives
    $400 29
In 1951 James Arness played this vegetable-like monster "from another world"
    DD: $1,000 15
Verne's first published book, it describes an aerial journey over Africa lasting more than a month
    $400 22
He's Wapakoneta, Ohio's most famous Armstrong
    $400 20
Captains of industry know than an M.B.A. is this
    $400 24
Before tossing one of these, McTavish takes a drink to brace himself
    $500 12
Much of the electrical power for this mainland area of Newfoundland comes from Churchill Falls
    $500 30
Claude Rains beats Lon Chaney, Jr. to death with a silver walking stick in this 1941 film
    $500 16
In 1828 Verne was born in this port city, 230 years after Henry IV signed an important "edict" there
    $500 23
In 1933 American engineer Edwin Armstrong came up with this new radio system
    $500 21
The field in which the honorary degree LL.D. is awarded
    $500 25
One of these machines powers the press at the Tribune

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

India Bruce Kurt
$500 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

India Bruce Kurt
$600 $3,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Mazaces, the Persian governor of Egypt, surrendered to this Macedonian in 332 B.C.
    $200 10
In 1930 General Electric introduced this throwaway device to provide artificial light
    $200 21
The Jamestown Exposition set of 1907 included a 5-cent stamp of this Indian maiden
    $200 1
Near the end of the fifth century, the Japanese borrowed this nation's system of writing
    $200 13
At its closest approach, Jupiter is 367 million miles from this planet
    $200 2
Hindus believe its waters cleanse the soul
    $400 16
At Stanley, capital of this island group, the Argentines surrendered to the British June 14, 1982
    $400 11
Of ultraviolet, polarizing or color, the type of filter you'd use to reduce glare
    $400 22
In 1861 Wells Fargo & Co. issued a stamp for this new service
    $400 3
When Alfonso I was proclaimed king in 1143, it became independent of Castilian & Moorish control
    $400 14
On the surface this force is 2.64 times ours; a 100-pound object would weigh 264 lbs.
    $400 5
The Netherlands' largest market square is in this town known for its cheese
    $600 17
On July 3, 1754, during this war, George Washington surrendered Fort Necessity
    DD: $1,500 20
The oldest existing battlefield photos are those taken in 1853 during this war
    $600 23
A 3-cent stamp of 1956 honored the 50th anniversary of this Wyoming national monument
    $600 4
Prior to independence in 1917, Finland had been a grand duchy of this country for 108 years
    $600 25
He discovered the 4 largest moons of Jupiter, but Simon Marius gave them names
    $600 6
John Cabot was one of the famous explorers from this Italian city
    $800 18
Admiral Nimitz signed the Japanese surrender for the U.S.; he signed as Supreme Allied Commander
    $800 27
In 1839 this French inventor created one of the 1st practical processes of photography
    $800 24
In 1989 a record $1.1 million was paid for a block of 1918 stamps with an inverted image of this
    $800 9
In 1512 this king seized Navarre, completing the unification of what is now Spain
    $800 26
The "trail blazing" name of the first spacecraft to fly by Jupiter, in 1973
    $800 7
This Polish city known for its shipyards is part of a tri-city area with Gdynia & Sopot
    $1000 19
His uncle, Spotted Tail, convinced this Oglala Sioux warrior to surrender in 1877
    $1000 30
In 1936 she became one of the first 4 staff photographers at Life magazine
    DD: $2,000 28
2 of the classic films honored by U.S. stamps in 1990
    $1000 12
During his 67-year reign, this pharaoh completed many projects, including the temple at Karnak
    $1000 29
This colorful feature centered at 22 degrees south latitude is about 22,000 miles long & 9,000 miles wide
    $1000 8
The city where the Volga & Oka rivers meet was renamed this in 1932 after a popular writer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

India Bruce Kurt
$6,600 $1,500 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The patriarch of this family was born Herbert Blythe in 1847; he took a stage name in 1872

Final scores:

India Bruce Kurt
$13,100 $1,500 $12,800
5-day champion: $68,400 3rd place: Lane's Heirloom cedar chest + Nintendo Entertainment System + games including Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune with Vanna White) 2nd place: a trip for 2 from Los Angeles to Penang, Malaysia

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

India Bruce Kurt
$6,600 $2,500 $7,500
16 R,
1 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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Game tape date: 1991-09-30
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