Show #1855 - Friday, October 2, 1992

Contestants

Irene Bailey, a disability analyst from El Cajon, California

Scott Scribner, an editor and writer from Long Beach, California

Steve Saum, a writer originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN
WEAPONS
SINGERS
U.S.A.
MAGAZINES
ENDS IN "9"
(Alex: Each correct response will end with that number.)
    $100 4
This Hollywood columnist was born Louella Oettinger about 1881
    $100 1
In names of weapons, it follows "long" & "cross"
    $100 18
In the early '60s she & her sister Lucy performed folk songs as the Simon Sisters
    $100 9
Designated in 1975, Canaveral in this state is the newest national seashore
    $100 22
In names of magazines, it follows "Inside" & precedes "Illustrated"
    $100 13
The penultimate year of the 20th century
    $200 5
When this "Hotel Queen" appeared on the cover of Newsweek, the headline read, "Rhymes With Rich"
    $200 2
A torpedo is often described as being shaped like this tobacco product
    $200 27
His fourth wife, Marianne, used to be a regular on "Hee Haw"
    $200 10
The curve of this river through New Orleans gave it the nickname Crescent City
    $200 23
This magazine's "Geographica" section reports on poisonous toads, killer bees & other phenomena
    $200 17
On August 2, 1943 a Japanese destroyer sank this PT boat west of New Georgia Island
    $300 7
Dolores Ibarruri, aka La Pasionaria, coined the Loyalist battle cry of this civil war, "No pasaran!"
    $300 3
The name of this Aussie weapon is also a synonym for "backfire"
    $300 28
Ella Fitzgerald has been a guest on several of his TV specials, including "A Man & His Music"
    $300 14
Waterloo in this state is the home of the Hawkeye Institute of Technology
    $300 24
Launched in 1934, it was the 1st magazine devoted exclusively to weddings, honeymoons & marriage
    $300 19
Atomic number of einsteinium or role of Barbara Feldon
    $400 11
This German won the women's singles gold medal in tennis at the 1988 Seoul Olympics
    $400 6
This spear's name is from the Latin for "three-toothed"
    $400 29
This female singer's albums include "Court and Spark" & "The Hissing of Summer Lawns"
    $400 15
This state's motto is Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono
    $400 25
If you're this "& Modern", you might like to read YM because that's what it stands for
    $400 20
This all-purpose spray cleaner is made by Clorox
    DD: $500 12
Catalyst of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, she later worked as a congressional assistant
    $500 8
An instant breakfast drink, or the part of a blade that connects to the handle
    $500 30
Part of the film "Urban Cowboy" was set in this singer's Texas club
    $500 16
The "Lost Colony" of this island, established in 1587, was actually the second founded there
    $500 26
It's the "International News Magazine of Book Publishing"
    $500 21
This proverb says do it now or you'll have more to do later

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Steve Scott Irene
$1,100 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott Irene
$3,200 $2,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
ARTISTS
HARVARD
FAMOUS NAMES
STRAITS
AUTHORS' BIRTHPLACES
    $200 1
This Israeli mountaintop fortress, site of a 73 A.D. battle, was excavated by archaeologists in the 1960s
    $200 12
T.S. Eliot wrote, "In the room the women come and go talking of" this artist
    $200 19
In 1865 this state stopped contributing to the support of the university
    $200 7
In 1942 this Indian leader spent his 73rd birthday under arrest for anti-British activities
    $200 13
In 1990 the Soviet Union & the U.S. urged the building of an international park along this strait
    $200 6
Ray Bradbury claims he "remembers all", & that includes his birth in Waukegan in this state
    $400 2
In a 1588 sea battle, Admiral Lord Howard defeated Medina Sidonia, who commanded this fleet
    $400 24
His "Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)" of 1950 was made by pouring & splashing paint on the canvas
    DD: $2,000 20
This school was set up in 1817, the year after the divinity school
    $400 8
This comedian moved his CBS variety show to Miami Beach in 1964 & died in Ft. Lauderdale in 1987
    $400 14
Sailing ships rounding South America once avoided this strait because of heavy storms & fog
    $400 15
Iris Murdoch set her novel "The Red and the Green" in this Irish capital, her birthplace
    $600 3
Post-World War II aims were contained in this document issued by FDR & Winston Churchill in August 1941
    DD: $1,500 25
When this Impressionist & father of a filmmaker died December 3, 1919, he'd just finished a painting
    $600 21
Miguel de la Madrid, M.A. 1965, went on to run this country
    $600 9
He married scientist Marie, formerly Manya Sklodowska in 1895 & shared the Nobel Prize with her in 1903
    $600 28
At the time Alexander the Great led his troops across this strait, it was known as the Hellespont
    $600 16
In 1906 Richard Llewellyn, who wrote "How Green Was My Valley", was born in St. David's in this country
    $800 4
This military leader was born in 1900, the son of Prince Louis of Battenberg & Princess Victoria
    $800 26
"The Garden of Earthly Delights" has been called his most puzzling picture
    $800 22
The university of Kansas' colors are blue for Yale & this for Harvard
    $800 10
This physician & revolutionary was elected president of Southern China in April 1921
    $800 29
The first known swim across this strait bounded by the English Channel & N. Sea was by Matthew Webb in 1875
    $800 17
Flannery O'Connor was born in this city, Georgia's major seaport, in 1925
    $1000 5
This Dutch priest attacked societal ills in his 1509 book "The Praise of Folly"
    $1000 27
Sir Joshua Reynolds & this rival did dissimilar portraits of Mrs. Siddons
    $1000 23
The 3 major ones of these at Harvard are the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger & Sackler
    $1000 11
Kaiser Frederick, who reigned for 99 days in 1888, was succeeded by this man, his son
    $1000 30
This strategic strait is bounded by Iran on the north & east & the Arabian Peninsula on the south
    $1000 18
Born in Calcutta, this "Vanity Fair" author was sent to live in England after his father died

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott Irene
$10,500 $3,600 $4,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORICAL OPERAS
This queen is a leading character in Donizetti's opera "Roberto Devereux, Conte d'Essex"

Final scores:

Steve Scott Irene
$11,500 $5,600 $7,200
3-day champion: $35,001 3rd place: reference books & Nintendo Entertainment System with Wheel of Fortune & Super Jeopardy & InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: trip on TWA to New Orleans & stay at Maison Dupuy Hotel

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Scott Irene
$9,600 $5,600 $4,300
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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