Show #1753 - Wednesday, March 25, 1992

Robert Slaven game 2.


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Barbara Reinertsen, a writer from Bath, Maine

Jonathan Dworak, a student from Indianapolis, Indiana

Robert Slaven, an office automation specialist from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Psalm 107 speaks of "They that go down to the sea in" these
    $100 11
Europe's fastest trains are the TGVs (or Trains a Grande Vitesse) of this country
    $100 20
This network won a Peabody Award for its "Extensive 24-Hour" coverage of the Persian Gulf War
    $100 16
The innermost of the 3 coats or layers of the eye, it has millions of light receptors
    $100 26
About 3/4 of the world's leather goes into the making of these products
    $100 1
"Grenade" comes from the name of this fruit, which the Romans called an "apple with seeds"
    $200 3
Psalm 23 says "Thou anointest my head with" this; "my cup runneth over"
    $200 12
The first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, or Captain Kirk's spaceship
    $200 21
Robert Preston & Mary Martin hosted the 1st telecast of these theatre awards in 1967
    $200 17
Its diameter isn't always determined by light intensity; emotions can cause it to change
    $200 27
To qualify as true buckskin, the hide must come from this animal
    $200 7
From Latin for "cookery", it's the characteristic manner or style of preparing food
    $300 4
"The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like" these rhyming animals
    $300 13
In recent years, Eskimos have gradually abandoned paddling these canoes in favor of motorboats
    $300 22
The Goya is this country's equivalent of an Oscar
    $300 18
About the size & shape of an almond, these glands supply the eye with washer fluid
    $300 28
This soft leather with a nap is made by holding the flesh side of a hide against a buffing wheel
    $300 8
It's from the Old English & originally meant a piece of carbon glowing without fire
    $400 5
These "young" animals "roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God"
    DD: $500 14
In 1863 the world's first subway opened in this capital
    $400 23
The Lincoln & Soldiers Institute's 1st Lincoln Prize went to this Ken Burns miniseries
    $400 19
To correct a cataract, this part of the eye may be removed & replaced with an artificial one
    $400 29
Used to make saddles & wallets, but not footballs, this leather comes mainly from the peccary
    $400 9
From the name of a 16th C. hangman, this word is now used for any machine that hoists
    $500 6
"Thy word is" one of these "unto my feet, and a light unto my path"
    $500 15
Construction on this railroad began in 1891 to connect Moscow on the west & Vladivostok on the east
    $500 24
In 1990 Pres. Bush awarded the National Medal of Arts to Jessica Tandy & this actor, her husband
    $500 25
Astigmatism is caused when this part of the eye is irregularly shaped
    $500 30
Although named for a goatlike animal, chamois is now mainly made from the skin of this animal
    $500 10
This flower is so named because it's "flesh-colored"

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

Robert Jonathan Barbara
$900 $1,000 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Jonathan Barbara
$1,900 $2,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1940s
    $200 26
In 1989 this airport in northwest Chicago handled over 59 million passengers
    $200 19
Only his brother Lionel was at his bedside when this famous actor died May 29, 1942
    $200 11
This Bizet opera features a gypsy who is stabbed by Don Jose
    $200 7
This, not Latin, is the official language of most of the Latin American nations
    $200 1
This light gas is the most abundant element in water
    $200 3
Among the books written by this U.S. president were "The Strenuous Life" & "The Rough Riders"
    $400 27
Soldier Field on Lake Shore Drive is home stadium to this NFL team
    $400 20
He was recognized as the first president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
    $400 12
He married Susanna at Count Almaviva's chateau near Seville
    $400 8
In 1960, to persuade more people to move to the interior, Brazil moved its capital from here to Brasilia
    $400 2
If you're an arachnid, you have no wings, you don't eat solid food & you have this many legs
    $400 9
After about 15 years, he finished "The Divine Comedy" just before his death in 1321
    $600 28
A 5-story steel sculpture by Picasso stands in a Dearborn Street plaza named for this ex-mayor
    $600 23
During the decade, Britain's Labor government nationalized this 250-year-old bank
    $600 13
In English this Verdi opera could be called "The Fallen Woman" or "The Strayed One"
    $600 10
In 1969 this sport set off a war between El Salvador & Honduras
    $600 4
You'll find Ursa Major in the sky & Pectoralis major here
    $600 16
Carleton Beals' 1962 book "Cyclone Carry" told the story of this temperance agitator
    $800 29
A rally for an 8-hour workday in the farm implement industry led to this 1886 riot
    $800 24
This author's report "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" shocked the nation
    $800 14
This Gilbert & Sullivan opera about the Beefeaters is subtitled "Or, the Merryman and his Maid"
    $800 21
The 1st Marxist in the western hemisphere to be freely elected president was this man in Chile in 1970
    $800 5
In a perspective drawing, it's the place on the horizon at which the lines converge
    DD: $800 17
The work subtitled "A Novel Without a Hero" in which Thackeray told tales of B. Sharp & A. Sedley
    DD: $100 30
In 1673 these 2 French explorers became the 1st Europeans to visit the area of Chicago
    $1000 25
On Jan. 1, 1946 this emperor declared that his divinity was a myth
    $1000 15
After Elsa prays for a hero, this knight of the holy grail makes his entrance on a swan-drawn boat
    $1000 22
In the past 165 years this country named for a liberator has had almost 200 governments
    $1000 6
Musschenbroek, a Dutch scientist, invented a storage jar for electricity in this town during the 1740s
    $1000 18
The "Canterbury Tales" were told by pilgrims traveling to the shrine of this archbishop

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Jonathan Barbara
$8,500 $3,600 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He served 8 years each as a member of the House, secretary of state & president

Final scores:

Robert Jonathan Barbara
$8,500 $0 $1,199
2-day champion: $25,700 3rd place: Assortment of Lonestar telephones 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Oasis, Cancun, Mexico

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Jonathan Barbara
$8,400 $3,600 $10,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1991-12-09
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