Show #1852 - Tuesday, September 29, 1992

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Mary Williams Stone, a housewife from Wilmette, Illinois

Joel Hess, an editor originally from Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Frances Moore, a customer service representative originally from Elko, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
Scientists say there are over 75,000 known types of these, many of which are collected at low tide
    $100 3
The voyages of this Hugh Lofting physician won the author a Newbery medal in 1923
    $100 21
This Kevin Costner film was subtitled "Prince of Thieves"
    $100 6
The nation's oldest state-chartered university is this one in the city of Athens
    $100 2
A cold person has a heart of stone, & a generous person has this
    $100 1
Some say its name is a corruption of "folk's glove," "folk" being fairies
    $200 25
For 1992, one of these from the US Mint will cost you $8, though it only contains $1.82
    $200 4
This 1894 collection begins with the story "Mowgli's Brothers"
    $200 23
Sharon Stone becomes the prime suspect in a murder case in this 1992 thriller
    $200 7
This 36th president's boyhood home is in a national historical park in Blanco County, Texas
    $200 15
Also called pyrosis, this medical condition can be relieved with antacids
    $200 11
In flower names, this color precedes bell, bonnet & bottle
    $300 26
You could call an aviculturist this type of "brain", since that's what they breed
    $300 5
This poem by Lewis Carroll begins, "Twas brillig & the slithy toves did gyre & gimble in the wabe"
    $300 24
Gerard Depardieu starred as a Fr. musician who marries an Amer. to get a work permit in this 1990 film
    $300 8
This William Randolph Hearst estate is perched on La Cuesta Encantada or the Enchanted Hill
    $300 16
This phrase might be used to ask if someone's telling the truth about wearing a Playtex bra
    $300 12
Pronounced one way, it's a member of a string quartet; pronounced this way, it's a flower
    $400 28
The CCLA is an American league that plays chess this way
    $400 17
In 1890, a year after his "The Master of Ballantrae" was published, he settled in Samoa
    $400 27
This 1991 William Hurt film was based on the book "A Taste of My Own Medicine"
    $400 9
Randalls & Wards Islands are considered part of this New York City island borough
    $400 19
"The Vamp of Savanna"
    DD: $500 13
The Rembrandt is a late blooming variety of this flower
    $500 29
The International Rose O'Neill Club honors the person who created this doll in 1909
    $500 18
In a Dr. Seuss story, Bartholomew Cubbins had this many hats
    $500 30
Kenneth Branagh & his wife Emma Thompson played reincarnated lovers in this 1991 film
    $500 10
A museum of African arts is housed in this abolitionist & orator's first Washington DC home
    $500 20
Tom Petty plays around with them
    $500 14
The white flowers of this member of the olive family are used to scent tea & perfume

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

Frances Joel Mary
$2,200 $200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frances Joel Mary
$4,200 $1,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $200 5
Though this is the only element that starts with the letter K, potassium uses K as its symbol
    $200 20
The state was named after this geographic feature
    $200 13
1960s winner "Fiorello!" opens when this title character is still a Greenwich Village lawyer
    $200 1
It is said during the day, Crispin & Crispinian preached the gospel; by night, they made these, like elves
    $200 4
"Holger Danske" is considered the most important 18th century opera written in this language
    $400 27
This element, symbolized Mn, is added to steel to make it stronger
    $400 24
Founded by a group of war veterans in 1796, this city was home to a famous bicycle shop
    $400 15
The 1988 prize went to this Alfred Uhry play about a feisty old woman & her chauffeur
    $400 2
At age 90, Anthony went to visit Paul, who at 113 was also one of these solitary souls
    $400 19
In 1972, this union, headed by Cesar Chavez, became part of the AFL-CIO
    $400 8
Arturo Berruti's 1897 opera "Pampa" was this country's first opera on a national theme
    $600 28
Of protactinium, marconium, or gadolinium, the one we made up
    DD: $1,200 23
They are the 3 largest cities in Ohio, & they all begin with the same letter
    $600 21
He won 3 times in the 1920s for "Beyond the Horizon", "Anna Christie" & "Strange Interlude"
    $600 3
If you're a wayfarer, & you know if you are, then he's your patron saint
    $600 7
In 1973, Vice President Agnew resigned, pleading no contest to a charge of this crime
    $600 10
"Euridice", one of the first operas, was performed on Oct. 6, 1600 at the Pitti Palace in this city
    $800 25
In 1920, James M. Cox, an Ohioan, faced off for president against this other Ohioan
    $800 22
Inspired by a painting, this Sondheim musical won the 1985 Pulitzer
    $800 6
Around Montmartre, Dionysius of Paris is known by this French version of his name
    $800 9
In 1971, the Church of Eng. & the Roman Cath. Church ended a 400-yr. dispute over the meaning of this sacrament
    $800 11
Wexford, which is near Waterford in this country, hosts an annual autumn opera festival
    $1000 16
The names of most of the elements end in the letter M; this is the only one that ends in L
    $1000 26
A nat'l monument near Chillicothe protects 23 ancient ones of these, built by the Hopewell Indians
    DD: $2,500 17
The 2 plays for which Tennessee Williams won Pulitzer Prizes
    $1000 14
Monica, the mother of this saintly "City of God" author, was a saint herself
    $1000 18
In 1976, Bolivian envoy to France, Joaquin Zenteno, was killed in retaliation for the death of this revolutionary
    $1000 12
"Rusalka", this composer's most successful opera, premiered in Prague, not in the New World

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frances Joel Mary
$3,500 $8,500 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In England, it was a place set aside at balls where servants would attend to people's wigs

Final scores:

Frances Joel Mary
$7,000 $7,100 $0
2nd place New champion: $7,100 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frances Joel Mary
$5,900 $7,900 $2,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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Game tape date: 1992-07-28
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