Show #1894 - Thursday, November 26, 1992


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Bill Lipscomb, a Ph.D. candidate from Lynchburg, Virginia

Laurie Chambliss, a writer originally from Danville, Illinois

Tim Buthod, a credit union teller from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Things that have taken the name of an individual, who may or may not have invented that particular item. Mae West is an example that comes to mind.)
    $100 1
Punch printed a poem that said, "My opinion of" this Indian PM "is practically Zehru"
    $100 26
In 1673 Marquette & Joliet explored the Mississippi River in these boats made of birchbark
    $100 6
If you were born in this city, you're a Cairene
    $100 8
Sadly, she was committed to an asylum in 1875
    $100 12
A DJ in Kentucky combined Neil Diamond's a Barbra Streisand's versions of this song
    $100 13
This salad was not named for a Roman emperor, but probably for a Tijuana restaurateur
    $200 2
On October 6, Dr. Albert B. Sabin announced he'd developed an oral vaccine for this disease
    $200 27
It goes back to 1851 when a U.S. schooner beat several British yachts around the Isle of Wight
    $200 7
Known for their diminutive size, these African people are nomadic hunter-gatherers
    $200 22
She called her husband "Ulys"
    $200 18
The dy-no-mite theme to this '70s TV series with Esther Rolle was written by the Bergmans & Dave Grusin
    $200 14
Popularized by a friend of Davy Crockett, this knife was once called an "Arkansas toothpick"
    $300 3
Archaeologists uncovered the spot where Cornwallis' men surrendered to Washington on this battlefield
    $300 28
This agency establishes rules of safety for motorboats, yachts & other recreational boats
    $300 9
The people of Tibet flavor this steeped beverage with salt & yak butter
    $300 23
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent", she wrote in 1937
    $300 19
The Bergmans wrote the lyrics & this Frenchman the music for "Brian's Song" & "The Windmills Of Your Mind"
    $300 15
This tight garment worn by dancers on the upper body was named for a 19th C. French aerialist
    $400 4
Time Magazine called this shipping tycoon "The Man Who Owns the Bank at Monte Carlo"
    $400 29
The name of this complex that provides docking for small boats is Spanish for "seacoast"
    $400 10
Action songs are an important tradition in the culture of these New Zealand natives
    $400 24
Her first husband, Daniel Parke Custis, was a wealthy planter twice her age
    DD: $500 20
1983 film that included the following
Academy Award nominee:

Can you hear me?
Papa, can you see me?
Papa, can you find me in the night?
    $400 16
These shadow portraits are named for a French minister known for his economies
    $500 5
He KO'd the competition & won a 1956 Emmy for writing "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
    $500 30
About 1900 Enrico Forlanini built the 1st of these boats equipped with wings attached to the hull
    $500 11
Most natives of the Maldives are descended from Sinhalese people who came from this country
    $500 25
Lucy Hayes was the 1st first lady born in this state; her husband was the 2nd president born there
    $500 21
"The Summer Knows" is the theme from this 1971 film
    $500 17
Named for a soldier devoted to Napoleon, it's one who believes in the superiority of his own group

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

Tim Laurie Bill
$700 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Laurie Bill
$2,500 $3,900 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
1 Samuel 17:4 says he stood "six cubits and a span", or 9 ft. 9 in.
    $200 26
After a dry spell, this desert mammal will replenish itself, drinking as much as 25 gallons of water
    $200 12
In the 1280s this Venetian served Kublai Khan as a city official in Yangchow
    $200 11
"The Hollow Hills" was Mary Stewart's second novel about this Arthurian wizard
    $200 21
This fire-breathing movie lizard was first known in Japan as Gojira
    $200 6
Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada border was created by damming this river
    $400 2
In Exodus 25:10-11 God said this should be made of shittim wood, overlaid with gold
    $400 27
During metamorphosis, a tadpole's gills disappear & these organs replace them
    $400 13
The 1842 Treaty of Nanking ceded this 29-square-mile island to Britain
    $400 14
His book "Clear and Present Danger" opens in the Oval Office
    $400 22
The "stall" distracts the victim of this crime while the "dip" is made
    $400 7
Hardwar & Benares are among the holy bathing sites on this river's banks
    $600 3
After her husband died, Ruth moved to Judah with this woman, her mother-in-law
    $600 28
This winter sleep-like state in some animals is thought to be caused by a chem. imbalance in their blood
    $600 16
Though banned in 1800, an est. 30,000 chests of this were smuggled in each year in the 1830s
    $600 15
Erich Maria Remarque wrote "All Quiet on the Western Front" in this language
    $600 23
Linocut printing is done with blocks covered with this substance, hence its name
    $600 8
This African lake's only outlet is near Jinja,a town in Uganda
    $800 4
He prayed unto God & said, "Out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice"
    $800 29
It's the name shared by types of ants & bees which build their nests in wood
    $800 17
Chiang Ch'ing became his last wife in 1939
    $800 18
"O Pioneers!" was the first novel she set in Nebraska
    $800 24
Sears chairman Edward A. Brennan's brother Bernard is president of this traditional rival
    $800 9
Principal ports along this bay include Bayonne in France & Aviles in Spain
    $1000 5
These 2 books following 1st & 2nd Kings relate Jewish history from Saul thru the Babylonian Captivity
    DD: $2,200 30
Malacology is the zoology branch that deals with these invertebrates, such as snails & clams
    DD: $1,500 19
It's the term for the 3 kneelings & 9 prostrations foreign envoys performed when meeting the Ch'ing emperor
    $1000 20
This H.G. Wells novel begins, "The stranger came early in February, one wintry day..."
    $1000 25
This president helped design his 3-story Victorian mansion called Sagamore Hill
    $1000 10
This ocean's greatest depth, nearly 18,000 feet, is near Spitsbergen Island

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Laurie Bill
$4,500 $7,400 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This cabinet department is in charge of printing all postage stamps

Final scores:

Tim Laurie Bill
$7,500 $0 $0
2-day champion: $29,400 2nd place: trip to Las Vegas 3rd place: Apilco ovenware & tableware

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Laurie Bill
$4,400 $9,100 $7,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,900

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Game tape date: 1992-08-24
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