Show #1837 - Tuesday, September 8, 1992


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Matt Fels, an advertising executive from Fort Worth, Texas

Elaine Cooper, an admissions director from Bedminster, New Jersey

Garry Weischedel, a physician from Bedford, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The Book of Revelation equates Christ with alpha & omega, the first and last letters of this alphabet
    $100 11
On "Bonanza", it was the last name of Ben, Hoss, Little Joe & Adam
    $100 21
People are often willing to "give" these for something they greatly desire
    $100 15
Its state poem is "A Nuevo Mexico"
    $100 6
This name can precede Reb, cake or -on-the-spot
    $100 26
Sara Delano
    $200 2
In Chapter 7 of Exodus, God turns the waters of the Nile into this
    $200 12
Pokey the Horse was the constant companion of this flexible little fellow
    $200 22
It's the 3-word term for fighting or going at something with great ferocity
    $200 16
In 1972 this state declared dog mushing the state sport
    $200 7
A metallic sound made by a sleigh bell, or a catchy tune in a commercial
    $200 27
Nancy Hanks
    $300 3
13 of the New Testament's 27 books are attributed to him
    $300 13
C. Lindbergh's son Jon, an ex-Navy frogman, was an advisor for this 1950s Lloyd Bridges adventure series
    $300 23
From the Greek for "straight teeth" it's the dental specialty that makes them that way
    $300 17
This mammal appears on both the state seal & the state flag of California
    $300 8
This type of food is named for its lack of nutritional value; you don't have to eat it on a Chinese boat
    $300 28
Abigail Smith
    $400 4
The name of this final book of the Pentateuch means "second law"
    $400 14
On the final telecast of "Howdy Doody", he broke his series-long silence to say, "Goodbye, kids"
    $400 24
These teeth have 3-5 cusps and 2 or 3 roots
    $400 18
In 1982, Colorado made this plated dinosaur its state fossil
    $400 9
World Book says that licenses were issued to these professional fools in the 1600s -- no fooling
    $400 29
Dorothy Walker
    DD: $700 5
In Matthew the value of entering the Kingdom of Heaven is likened to this gem
    $500 20
Before "The Munsters", Fred Gwynne & Al Lewis appeared together on this cop comedy
    $500 25
From the Latin for "to cut", it's a tooth adapted for cutting
    $500 19
Say "amen"; it's the state insect of Connecticut
    $500 10
The sea wasp variety of these is so venomous its sting can cause death within a few minutes
    $500 30
Lillian Gordy

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

Garry Elaine Matt
$400 $600 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Garry Elaine Matt
$1,900 $100 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
After her husband was killed in 1776, she added flag making to her upholstery business
    $200 20
Kidnapped from a Detroit area restaurant in 1975, this teamster leader's disappearance is still a "riddle"
    $200 4
The world's lowest measured mean temperature, -70°F., is at Plateau Station on this continent
    $200 26
At the beginning of this Nijinsky ballet, a faun is playing his flute
    $200 1
She dedicated her song "Words Upon The Wind" to her mother, Princess Grace
    $200 3
At the end of Jules Verne's "The Mysterious Island", this captain dies & his ship the Nautilus is sunk
    $400 14
This 1st signer of the Declaration of Independence commanded the Masschusetts militia during the Revolution
    $400 21
He was chairman of Columbia Pictures & a VP of Coca-Cola before becoming baseball comm. in 1989
    $400 5
A basilica stands in this Portuguese village where the Virgin Mary purportedly appeared in 1917
    $400 27
The chorus or ensemble of a ballet company is called this "de ballet"
    $400 2
This country's King Olaf V was born in England & was the grandson of King Edward VII
    $400 9
In Erle Stanley Gardner's "The Case of the Terrified Typist", this attorney lost the case
    $600 15
In 1776 John Adams rebutted this pamphlet with his own "Thoughts on Government"
    $600 22
With Theodore Simon, this French psychologist developed a series of intelligence tests
    $600 24
San Cristobal is the capital of these islands, a province of Ecuador
    DD: $5,000 28
When this ballet premiered in 1890, Carlotta Brianza danced the role of Princess Aurora
    $600 6
Between 1801 & 1917, all of Russia's czars were named Nicholas or this
    $600 10
Longfellow took the name of this fictional Indian from a 15th century Iroquois chief
    $800 16
This country's fleet blocked the entrance to Chesapeake Bay, allowing an American victory at Yorktown
    $800 18
Aristotle Onassis' middle name was that of this great Greek philosopher
    $800 25
Christmas is a national holiday of this Islamic country whose provisional capital is Abu Dhabi
    $800 29
He wrote the music for the Western-themed ballets "Billy the Kid" & "Rodeo"
    $800 7
Francis Stephen of Lorraine & this 18th c. Austrian empress founded the House of Hapsburg-Lorraine
    $800 11
Beaumarchais' third play about this barber was called "La Mere Coupable"
    $1000 17
In 1772 these "Committees" were formed so that Colonists would learn via letters what was happening
    $1000 19
This economist & author of "The Affluent Society" served as ambassador to India under JFK
    $1000 23
Manuel Roxas, not Manuel Quezon, was the first president of this country after independence
    $1000 30
Giselle kills herself with one of these weapons which belongs to her noble lover, Albrecht
    $1000 8
Marguerite of Navarre wrote the "Heptameron", a collection of stories similar to this Boccaccio work
    DD: $2,000 12
Rudolf Rassendyll impersonates the incarcerated king of Ruritania in this English romance by Anthony Hope

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Garry Elaine Matt
$300 $2,900 $9,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1969 the N.Y. Times retracted a 1920 editorial ridiculing his claim that rockets could fly to the Moon

Final scores:

Garry Elaine Matt
$300 $2,900 $11,000
3rd place: a Mead telescope + Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: a Keller Colonial Heirloom oak dining room set + a Quoizel 6-leg candelabra chandelier + Jeopardy! '92 home game New champion: $11,000 + Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Garry Elaine Matt
$6,000 $4,900 $9,000
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1992-07-20
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