Show #1880 - Friday, November 6, 1992

Tom Nosek game 4.


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Jay Jurkowitz, a neurologist originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Mike Horner, a music agent originally from Washington, D.C.

Tom Nosek, an aerospace engineer originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $43,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
This author was born May 22, 1859, so you don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce that he was a Gemini
    $100 30
To make a Charlotte Russe, line your mold with these cakes named for "feminine digits"
    $100 6
A group of pups; people often choose the runt of it
    $100 1
Under this empire, Spain was part of the province of Hispania
    $100 21
She's the miss in the title of the film that won "Best Picture" March 26, 1990
    $100 16
In the first message sent by telephone, Alexander Graham Bell told this assistant to "Come here"
    $200 12
Since Gemini is an air sign, it's fitting that this Gemini wrote "Blowin' in the Wind"
    $200 26
A dish described as a la nicoise is prepared in the style of this city
    $200 7
A rafter of these birds is sold every November
    $200 2
The Congress of Vienna gave this country 3 more cantons that had been under French control
    $200 22
In a 1982 film she was Miss Mona, owner & operator of the Chicken Ranch
    $200 17
He owned the vegetable garden invaded by Peter Rabbit
    $300 13
This British consort is a Gemini, as was his great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria
    $300 27
If a recipe tells you to cook potatoes in these, it means in their skins, not in little coats
    $300 8
A convocation is a group of these national symbols
    $300 3
Britain captured this strategic Iberian promontory in 1704
    $300 23
In this 1969 film Maggie Smith held sway over a group of schoolgirls in Edinburgh
    $300 18
He first asked women not to squeeze the Charmin in a mid-'60s commercial shot in Flushing, N.Y.
    $400 14
Louisiana observes this Gemini president's birthday as Confederate Memorial Day
    $400 29
These peas with a "wintry" name are often found in Chinese dishes
    $400 9
This group of frog relatives has a unusual term—knot
    $400 4
In June 1791 this king fled but was caught at Varennes & returned to Paris
    $400 24
In a 1953 remake of "Rain", Rita Hayworth played this title "Miss"
    $400 19
Robert Taft's longtime advocacy of conservative policies earned him this nickname
    $500 15
The Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo had this Gemini man on his case as his lawyer
    $500 28
This expensive yellow spice is a key ingredient in risotto alla Milanese
    $500 10
It's the group term common to bees & eels
    DD: $500 5
In 1965 he succeeded Gheorghiu-Dej as head of the Romanian communist party
    $500 25
In a 1989 film Holly Hunter entered a contest on the Fourth of July to try to win this title
    $500 20
In books by J.P. Marquand, he was Japan's number one secret agent

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

Tom Mike Jay
$800 $700 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Mike Jay
$2,800 $500 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This country's 1988 bicentennial celebration was protested by the Aborigines
    $200 16
Some 17th century maps show this Massachusetts island as Martin's Vineyard
    $200 3
Discovered in 1928, it was the first antibiotic
    $200 1
The largest one of these in the U.S. was 17 1/2" in circumference & fell near Coffeeville, Kansas, in 1970
    $200 21
The personal computer designed by Steven Jobs & Steve Wozniak was the cornerstone of this company
    $200 26
In 1975 this "Doonesbury" creator won the Pulitzer for Editorial Cartooning
    $400 4
In 1975 his son Gen. Chiang Ching-kuo succeeded him as head of Taiwan
    $400 17
Unalaska is the second-largest island of this chain
    $400 5
The "A" form of this inflammation of the liver is usually caused by contaminated food & water
    $400 9
Air pressure is measured by a vacuum chamber, not mercury, in the aneroid type of this instrument
    $400 22
For a while, Studebaker & this bus company left the designing to Raymond Loewy
    $400 27
"The Fate of Liberty", a book about this 19th century president & civil liberties, won the 1992 prize for History
    $600 10
In 1990 he became chancellor of the united Germany
    $600 18
At the time of Alfred Dreyfus' imprisonment on this island off French Guiana, it was virtually uninhabited
    $600 6
In 1991 this bacterial infection of the small intestine caused over 2,000 deaths in Peru
    $600 13
In 1964 photographs of hurricane Cleo were taken by Nimbus I, a new generation of this
    $600 23
In 1934 Walter Teague designed the Baby Brownie, one of these simple-to-use items
    $600 28
Author & humorist Dave Barry won the 1988 prize for Commentary for this Florida paper
    $800 11
In 1972 he became the first American world chess champion
    $800 19
Discovered by James Cook on the eve of December 25, 1777, this island became part of Kiribati in 1979
    $800 7
Measles is known medically as rubeola, German measles as this
    $800 14
Light winds occur in these "latitudes" between the prevailing westerlies & the trade winds
    $800 24
From the Greek for "work", it's the science of designing work-place furniture to reduce operator fatigue
    $800 29
According to the title, it was the "Subject" of Frank Gilroy's 1964 Pulitzer-winning play
    $1000 12
In 1956 this Italian liner sank after being rammed by the Stockholm, a Swedish liner
    $1000 20
Viti Levu is the largest of the more than 300 islands which make up this country in the South Pacific
    DD: $1,000 8
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease of the nervous system, is also called this
    $1000 15
Used to measure wind speed, it usually has 3 or 4 cups which rotate on a spindle
    DD: $1,500 25
This Bauhaus founder is called "The Father of Industrial Design"
    $1000 30
In 1983 this N.Y. Times columnist won a Pulitzer for his autobiography "Growing Up"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Mike Jay
$10,700 $7,700 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Sigmund Romberg wrote the music for this 1926 operetta inspired by an Arab revolt in French Morocco

Final scores:

Tom Mike Jay
$15,420 $100 $0
4-day champion: $59,220 2nd place: a trip on TWA to San Francisco & stay at Savoy Hotel 3rd place: Hartco solid oak parquet floor tile + Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune for Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Geneis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Mike Jay
$10,200 $7,700 $3,500
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 1992-08-18
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