Show #1794 - Thursday, May 21, 1992

Jerome Vered game 4.
Jerome sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $34,000.


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Devon Ericson, a travel video producer from La Jolla, California

Hank Widmayer, a theater technician and actor from Maple Shade, New Jersey

Jerome Vered, a writer from Studio City, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $47,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Albert Einstein announced his special theory of this in 1905 & his general theory in 1915
    $100 8
Jack Jones sang this series' theme song from 1977 to 1985; Dionne Warwick sang it the last season
    $100 26
Milk-Bone brand dog biscuits claim to clean teeth & freshen this naturally
    $100 1
In Exodus he floated on the Nile in a bulrush basket
    $100 16
Written as a marching song during the French Revolution, it later became the country's national anthem
    $100 11
Abbreviated "mlle.", it's the French equivalent of "miss"
    $200 7
Under the oceans, this part of the Earth is generally only 3-5 miles thick
    $200 9
This 600-pound American black bear lived in the Florida Everglades with the Wedloes
    $200 27
A brand described as "just good cat food", or a stray feline who hangs out in passageways
    $200 2
Numbers 7 mentions covered ones pulled by oxen
    $200 19
This country's "Hymn to Liberty" was based on a poem by Dionysios Solomos
    $200 12
On an application form, DOB is an abbreviation for this
    $300 23
Chalk & limestone are naturally occurring forms of this compound, CaCO3
    $300 10
On December 2, 1969 astronaut Tony Nelson married her
    $300 28
A dog food "recommended by top breeders", or the ancestral line of a purebred canine
    $300 3
In Judges 1:19 these war vehicles are "of iron"
    $300 20
The melody to "America" was borrowed from this national anthem
    $300 15
DM is an abbreviation for this German unit of currency
    $400 24
Ammonia, widely used as a refrigerant & cleaner, is composed of hydrogen & this element
    $400 13
A 1976 Writing Emmy was awarded for the "Chuckles Bites the Dust" episode of this series
    $400 29
The cat food known as "Kit 'N" this claims "It makes other meals seem downright mousy!"
    $400 4
In Genesis 6 God said it should be pitched within & without with pitch
    $400 21
"Hatikvah", meaning "hope", was adopted as this country's national anthem in 1948
    $400 17
Meaning "conversely", V.V. is an abbreviation for this Latin phrase
    DD: $1,500 25
Proteins such as pepsin & rennin that act as catalysts in the body are termed these
    $500 14
In "The Dick Van Dyke Show", it was the series for which Rob Petrie was head writer
    $500 30
Something given in return for a good deed, or a dog food "for the very best dogs in the world"
    $500 6
Genesis 24 explains how to care for these, water them, feed them & make them kneel
    $500 22
Franz Erkel, a noted composer of this country, wrote its nat'l anthem, "Isten Aldd Meg A Magyart"
    $500 18
In optics & photography, FL stands for this

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

Jerome Hank Devon
$2,100 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Hank Devon
$5,700 $1,500 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The lighthouse on Pharos in the harbor of this Egyptian city was 1 of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
    $200 13
Thomas Hart Benton was once a cartoonist for the Joplin American in this, his home state
    $200 1
Petronius & Cicero were known to write in the Vulgar form of this language
    $200 9
John Galsworthy refused this honor in 1918, so we don't have to call him Sir John
    $200 15
Something of insignificant value is said not to be worth this color cent
    $200 23
This amendment guarantees that a person cannot be forced to testify against himself
    $400 7
This European capital has a Tycho Brahe Planetarium on Gammel Kongevej Street
    $400 14
Of Miro, Marisol or Morisot, the one who isn't female
    $400 2
Khalkha, spoken around Ulan Bator, is the official dialect of this country
    $400 10
John Fletcher wrote "The Wild Goose Chase" & this Norwegian wrote "The Wild Duck"
    $400 16
It's the money paid by golfers to play on a course
    $400 24
"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy & public" one of these
    $600 8
This Canadian city's metro was the first subway in the Western Hemisphere to use rubber tires
    $600 20
Jose Orozco, a colleague of Diego Rivera, was one of this country's greatest muralists
    $600 3
Street signs in Brussels are printed in French & this language
    $600 25
George Bernard Shaw's play "The Devil's Disciple" takes place in America during this 18th century war
    $600 17
Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina is one of the highest peaks in this Appalachian range
    $600 28
The Bill of Rights guarantees that private property shall not be taken for public use without this
    $800 11
From 1920 to 1939, this Lithuanian capital was the capital of the Polish province of Wilno
    $800 21
Goya's wall paintings decorate the Church of San Antonio de la Florida in this capital city
    $800 4
In addition to English, most people of this self-governing U.S. island also speak Chamorro
    $800 26
Turgenev wrote a play called "A Month in" this place — how bucolic
    $800 18
Type of reporting Hearst & Pulitzer used to fan the fires of war between Spain & the U.S.
    DD: $5,500 29
This state's Declaration of Rights was the model for our first 10 amendments
    $1000 12
Pakistan's largest city, it was the country's capital from 1947 to 1959
    $1000 22
The modern artist who was born Milton Rauschenberg changed his first name to this
    DD: $2,300 5
It's the only Slavic language that is an official language of the United Nations
    $1000 27
The N.Y. Drama Critics Circle gave its 1991 Best Play prize to John Guare's play "Six Degrees of" this
    $1000 19
This city in Southern Texas lies on the Rio Grande across from Matamoros, Mexico
    $1000 30
This future president served on the House committee which prepared the Bill of Rights

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Hank Devon
$24,900 $4,300 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Story that begins, "Whoever has made a voyage up the Hudson must remember the Kaatskill Mountains"

Final scores:

Jerome Hank Devon
$34,000 $7,300 $200
4-day champion: $81,401 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game 2nd place: a trip to Las Vegas on Delta at the Rio Suite Hotel & Casino + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game 3rd place: a Ross-Simons 14 karat gold diamond-starred bracelet+ Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerome Hank Devon
$17,900 $4,300 $1,600
37 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
0 W
5 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1992-01-15
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