Show #1902 - Tuesday, December 8, 1992

Dennis Donohue game 5.


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Geoff Chanin, an attorney from Highland Mills, New York

Deborah Hardwick, a teacher and caterer from Houston, Texas

Dennis Donohue, an administrative services officer from Litchfield Park, Arizona (whose 4-day cash winnings total $46,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Prawn & this word are used interchangeably to refer to the same creature
    $100 2
In May 1992 this former Beatle became the first recipient of Sweden's Polar Music Prize
    $100 16
An Oregon man tied 6 of these from the Boy Scout handbook in 8.1 seconds
    $100 29
This Leonardo painting was displayed in Washington & New York before returning to the Louvre
    $100 8
It's the enclosure Tommy Lasorda turns to for relief —relief pitchers
    $100 4
Hobbyists who play with these are familiar with O-scale Lionels
    $200 25
The habit of eating these freshwater crustaceans came to Louisiana from France
    $200 17
It's the adjective in the nickname of Canadian-born magician James Randi
    $200 3
The world's worst nuclear reactor disaster was this one in 1986
    $200 18
The Jan. 4 issue of this magazine named Pope John XXIII its Man of the Year for 1962
    $200 6
A bad egg might "fly" this enclosure to escape
    $200 12
Abraham Lincoln dedicated this cemetery by saying that "We cannot hallow—this ground"
    $300 26
The shell of a dead sea snail is a favorite home for this type of crab
    $300 15
Nicknamed "The Kraut" by Ernest Hemingway, this legendary actress died in may 1992 at age 90
    $300 7
Some species of this fastest-growing grass can grow 36 inches per day
    $300 30
This president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was indicted for jury fixing
    $300 9
A famous October 26, 1881 gunfight is named for this enclosure
    $300 13
During the 1991 Oscar telecast, this Walter Lantz character presented the Animated Short Award
    $400 27
The major food types of this crustacean are the American, European, Norwegian & spiny
    $400 21
Before becoming a Supreme Court justice in 1991, he served as chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Comm.
    $400 5
At the age of 41, Rudyard Kipling was the youngest winner of the Nobel Prize in this category
    $400 22
In May he was inaugurated to his second term as president of Haiti
    $400 10
This term for a jail seems to come from the use of ships as prisons
    $400 14
In 1540 people from this country became the first Europeans to see the Grand Canyon
    $500 28
These crustaceans, the main food of many baleen whales, can reach 2 inches in length
    $500 24
In 1991 this British mystery author whose books include "Devices and Desires" was made a baroness
    $500 20
Barely rising above sea level, Maldives in this ocean is the world's flattest country
    DD: $500 23
In August James Meredith became this university's first Black graduate
    $500 11
This term for the outer courtyard of a castle has been applied to an old court in England
    $500 19
The U.S. Maritime Administration comes under the jurisdiction of this cabinet department

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

Dennis Deborah Geoff
$1,800 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Deborah Geoff
$3,000 $1,600 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Almost the entire western border of Illinois is formed by this river
    $200 23
She was the first woman nominated for U.S. vice president on a major party ticket
    $200 9
"War is Kind" is the ironic title of a volume of verse by this author of "The Red Badge of Courage"
    $200 18
This sculptor of "Trooper of the Plains" actually worked as a cowboy in his youth
    $200 2
The title of Count of Flanders was revived in the 19th century for princes in this country
    $200 1
Pignolia or pinon nuts are found in the cones of various species of this tree
    $400 14
Many concerts & trade shows are held in this city's Prairie Capital Convention Center
    $400 25
For his experiments in electricity, he became the 1st American to win the Copley Medal in 1753
    $400 12
"The Big Money", the last book in this John Dos Passos trilogy, takes place during the Roaring '20s
    $400 19
He designed the tombs of the Medici princes Giuliano & Lorenzo
    $400 3
This ruler saw England into the 20th century
    $400 7
Though pralines, a southern treat, can be made with almonds, this nut is their traditional basis
    $600 15
The world's largest maker of farm machinery, it was founded in Grand Detour in 1837
    $600 26
On March 4, 1925 this president became the first to deliver his inaugural speech on radio
    $600 13
In 1875 this American moved to Europe, where he wrote "The American" & "The Europeans"
    $600 20
This Frenchman's first life-size statue was a male nude figure called "The Age of Bronze"
    DD: $1,000 4
In 1944 Ion Antonescu was overthrown as this nation's leader & it joined the Allies
    $600 8
Iran, Turkey & Syria are major exporters of this nut whose shell is often dyed red
    $800 16
In 1832 a band of Fox & Sauk Indians tried to retake their land in Illinois but were defeated in this war
    $800 29
In 1954 this company introduced its first TV dinners
    $800 27
Once Chopin's lover, she fictionalized her disastrous affair with Alfred de Musset in "Elle et Lui"
    DD: $1,000 21
During 1957 & 1958 he sculpted a large marble reclining figure for UNESCO headquarters in Paris
    $800 5
In 1933 this Norwegian founded the National Unity Party based on the Nazi Party
    $800 10
The English species of this popular food nut does not actually thrive in England
    $1000 17
Built in 1859, this president's home in Galena was made a state memorial in 1931
    $1000 30
In 1829 England's George & Robert Stephenson developed "The Rocket", the 1st practical one of these
    $1000 28
The title character of this classic cowboy novel by Owen Wister marries a schoolmarm
    $1000 24
He sculpted the large head of Lincoln in the Capitol Rotunda as well as the one at Mount Rushmore
    $1000 6
The meeting of this French National Assembly in 1789 marked the beginning of the French Revolution
    $1000 11
Chewing this South Asian nut is mildly stimulating & may stain the teeth black

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Deborah Geoff
$9,400 $400 $9,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The gasoline brand named for its founder & a famous highway

Final scores:

Dennis Deborah Geoff
$17,999 $799 $900
5-day champion: $64,298 + Jeopardy! home edition 3rd place: NexStep stair climber + Jeopardy! home edition 2nd place: trip on Delta to Dublin & stay at Conrad Dublin + Jeopardy! home edition

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Deborah Geoff
$10,000 $400 $9,900
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
21 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1992-08-31
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