Show #1907 - Tuesday, December 15, 1992


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Lucia Fitzgerald, an executive originally from Kansas City, Missouri

Dave Story, a documentary researcher from Los Angeles, California

Sheryl Stein, a program analyst from Arlington, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In 1851 the N.Y. Central, Delaware & Hudson R.R. opened, linking New York City with this, the state capital
    $100 23
Newsweek says 57% of Americans polled placed themselves in this class, only 1% in upper
    $100 11
This CBS newsman began his World War II broadcasts with "This is London"
    $100 17
This animal used in bathtubs doesn't have a nervous system
    $100 13
The snake foot seen on 18th century furniture is carved to look like this part of a snake
    $100 1
It can be a deep hole in the ground, or the kernel of a cherry
    $200 7
The Cabildo in this city was the headquarters of the Spanish rulers of Louisiana
    $200 24
In a Gallup survey, 8% of the 1,012 lovers polled said they do this with their eyes open; 20% peek sometimes
    $200 12
This cowboy star's "Melody Ranch" program features Pat Buttram & the Cass County Boys
    $200 18
The affenpinscher is grouped as one of these small "plaything" dogs
    $200 14
Cellini made a magnificent saltcellar out of enamel & this precious metal for King Francis I
    $200 2
To strike someone, or a successful song or show
    $300 8
G. Washington helped lay out this city's streets in 1749; it's across the Potomac from Washington, D.C.
    $300 25
The U.S. is second to this country in hours worked a year by Industrial workers
    $300 19
His show began, "Good evening, Mr. & Mrs. North & South America & all the ships at sea"
    $300 28
Also called puffers, these fish are known for their ability to inflate themselves
    $300 15
The bold, extravagant churrigueresque style originated in this Iberian country during the Baroque era
    $300 3
Physically sound & healthy, or what a temperamental child might "throw"
    $400 9
Over twice as many people live in this most populous Missouri city as in the city that shares its name in another state
    $400 26
A little bird told us that with a 15% share, it's the best-selling soap in the U.S.
    $400 20
While in the Orient, this character learned "the hypnotic power to cloud men's minds"
    $400 29
It's the second-largest wildcat in the Americas
    $400 16
"The Miraculois Draught of Fishes", one of these woven wall hangings, was designed by Raphael
    $400 4
It can refer to a humorist, or to one's intellect & reason
    DD: $500 10
Beaverton in this state is the home of Nike Athletic Shoes
    $500 27
The National Automobile Dealers Assoc. says this state has the fewest new-car dealerships
    $500 21
This TV game show producer hosted "This is Your Life" & "Truth or Consequences"
    $500 30
These apes who live on the Rock of Gibraltar are tailless monkeys, not true apes
    $500 22
The name of Millefiori glass comes from Italian & Latin & means "1,000" of these
    $500 5
The metal mouthpiece on a bridle, or 12 1/2 cents

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Sheryl Dave Lucia
$2,500 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sheryl Dave Lucia
$2,500 $1,100 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
In 1980 Reykjavik Theater director VIgdis Finnbogadottir became this country's first woman president
    $200 16
An atoll is a circular one of these that has grown around a sunken volcanic island
    $200 2
This sauce is made with catsup, horseradish & lemon juice, not with martinis as its name implies
    $200 1
Among the new things Marco Polo saw in China was money made from this
    $200 22
This puppet's been whacking his wife Judy since the Restoration
    $200 11
Emerson wrote, "The only way to have" one of these "is to be one"
    $400 18
In 1977 Amnesty Int'l estimated that as many as 300,000 may have died under this Ugandan leader's rule
    $400 23
It's believed the Earth is over 4.5 billion yrs. old, based on 4.6 billion yr. old rocks found on this neighbor
    $400 3
Once a favorite of Russian czars, the Sterlet type of this fish egg delicacy is golden in color
    $400 7
The tallest building outside North America is in this former crown colony
    $400 12
Bartlett's attributes "Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar" to this Austrian psychoanalyst
    $600 19
Resisting Soviet control, this Yugoslavian leader broke with Stalin in 1948
    $600 28
Dolomitization is the process by which this rock, including its fossils, turns into dolomite
    DD: $900 4
Burghul is another name for the Bulghur type of this cereal grain
    $600 8
Reaching this site in 1912, Robert Scott wrote, "Great God! This is an awful place"
    $600 13
In a 1952 campaign speech, this Illinois Democrat said, "A hungry man is not a free man"
    $800 20
Li Peng, who became China's premier in 1987, was an adopted son of this 1st premier who died in 1976
    $800 27
Term given to the tundra's always-frozen soil layer
    $800 5
Tipsy pudding, which might make you feel a little tipsy, is an old-fashioned dessert from this country
    $800 9
This league's headquarters is in Dahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
    $800 26
In the 1660s this blind poet went into hiding to escape arrest
    $800 14
James Bryant Conant said, "Liberty like" this "must begin at home"
    $1000 21
Amin Gemayel became President of this country in 1982 after his brother, the president-elect, was assassinated
    DD: $3,000 24
Until this 19th century French scientist, no one had proved the Earth rotated
    $1000 6
This slightly bitter salad green is also known as rucola
    $1000 10
This Tyrolean city hosted the Winter Olympics in 1964 & 1976
    $1000 25
A drama form of the time was the "Comedy of" these, like Congreve's "The Way of the World"
    $1000 15
Mark Twain defined a classic as "A book which people praise and don't" do this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sheryl Dave Lucia
$5,700 $3,100 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

You have this bone, snakes don't, & in bats, it's keeled

Final scores:

Sheryl Dave Lucia
$3,599 $2,100 $100
3-day champion: $11,599 + Jeopardy! '92 home game 2nd place: a trip for two on Delta to a week trip at Ala Moana Hotel at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu + Jeopardy! '92 home game 3rd place: a Panasonic word processor + Jeopardy! '92 home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sheryl Dave Lucia
$5,700 $6,100 $3,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1992-09-01
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