Show #1709 - Thursday, January 23, 1992


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Howard Robinson, a senior programmer analyst from Canoga Park, California

Sue Betos, a waitress from Whitestone, New York

Joseph D'Hippolito, a freelance writer from Fullerton, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Though it's won over 60 Pulitzer Prizes, it's never had a comics section
    $100 23
Though Armed Forces Day is in May, this corps celebrates its birthday on November 10
    $100 15
She canceled her June 1991 wedding to Kiefer Sutherland & flew to Europe
    $100 1
Some of these vehicles survived a 1906 earthquake & are still in use on the Powell Street line today
    $100 2
In ancient times these sharp items were made of bone, ivory & horn; today sewers use ones made of steel
    $100 17
"Take My Breath Away" was the Oscar-winning song from this 1986 film
    $200 9
Its full name ends with Astor, Lenox & Tilden Foundations; Carnegie paid for its first 39 branches
    $200 24
This French holiday is also known as Fete Nationale
    $200 22
On her album "Unforgettable" she recorded 22 songs previously sung by her father, Nat
    $200 3
Charioteers sometimes tied these around their waists to leave their hands free to hurl weapons
    $200 4
If this is your hobby, you're not into cutting hair but singing 4-part harmony
    $200 18
In an utter state of confusion, or upside-down
    $300 10
This section of Central Park contains a mosaic with the word "Imagine"
    $300 25
This Jewish holiday when unleavened bread is eaten can start between March 26 & April 28
    $300 28
This British royal consort became a septuagenarian June 10, 1991
    $300 11
The Geoffreymobile was built to carry this toy company's trademark giraffes in parades
    $300 6
The word hobby is a shortened form of this 16th century kids plaything
    $300 19
3 types of these are beaver, opera & silk
    $400 13
It's New York City's Ivy League school
    DD: $700 26
This was first celebrated as a legal holiday in January 1986
    $400 29
Banished by Gorbachev from the Politburo in 1988, he was elected president of Russia in 1991
    $400 12
The slanted front frames on old trains weren't called "bovine apprehenders" but these
    $400 7
It's a glass-sided box with a removable lid that houses land animals & plants
    $400 20
In 1964 fashion designer Rudi Gernreich introduced this, gaining him worldwide notoriety
    $500 14
The interior of this memorial is based on Les Invalides in Paris
    $500 27
England observes one of these holidays in August; FDR declared one that began March 6, 1933
    $500 30
On May 13, 1991 this South African woman was found guilty of the 1988 kidnapping of 4 youths
    $500 16
A wheeless vehicle that's carried; it's name is a synonym for trash
    $500 8
If you're into vexillology, you'll know the U.N. recently added some new ones of these out front
    $500 21
In vaudeville & burlesque, he was the leading comedian

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

Joseph Sue Howard
$500 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joseph Sue Howard
$3,100 $2,800 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
On July 22, 1977 the "Gang of Four" was expelled from this country's Communist party
    $200 18
The Marne is the longest tributary of this French river
    $200 15
This Italian astronomer who died in 1642 said that no man had seen more than he
    $200 13
For medicinal purposes, the most important species of this flower is the opium
    $200 24
Protagoras said, "There are" this many "sides to every question"
    $200 4
This Swedish capital is built on 14 islands that are connected by about 50 bridges
    $400 9
On Nov. 15, 1935 Manuel Quezon y Malina was inaugurated as the 1st pres. of this U.S. commonwealth
    $400 20
The Arabian Sea & the Bay of Bengal are considered arms of this ocean
    $400 16
About 1910 this German scientist introduced the 1st successful device to detect & measure radioactivity
    $400 14
The national flower of Egypt, or a yoga position
    $400 27
This famous Rene said, "It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well"
    $400 5
Many of the "Arabian Nights" tales are set in this city, now the capital of Iraq
    $600 10
In 1971 defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg released these classified documents to the press
    $600 21
Though second in size of the Great Lakes, it has the longest shoreline of any of them
    $600 17
During WWII, he was in charge of Germany's rocket program
    $600 19
Popularly used for corsages, Cattleya is a variety of this flower
    $600 28
The Baron de Montesquieu said, "A man should be mourned at" this event, "not at his death"
    $600 6
The name of this capital on the Molonglo River comes from an Aboriginal term for "meeting place"
    $800 11
North Korea seized this U.S. Navy ship on January 23, 1968, holding the 83 on board as spies
    $800 22
Bordering Spain & France, this bay is also called the Gulf of Gascony
    $800 2
Using a giant pendulum, this French physicist proved that the Earth rotates on its axis
    DD: $1,000 25
Saffron is derived from this flower whose name is Latin for "saffron"
    $800 29
This future leader of existentialism graduated from the Ecole Normale Superieure in 1929
    $800 7
It was home to composers Bedrich Smetana & Antonin Dvorak
    $1000 12
In December 1989 Ion Iliescu became president of this European country
    $1000 23
Istanbul lies on both sides of the Bosporus at its junction with this sea
    $1000 1
William Herschel earned a pension from King George III after discovering this planet in 1781
    $1000 26
The Arabian variety of this flower is used to scent & flavor Oriental tea
    $1000 30
17th century Dutch Jewish philosopher who said, "Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue"
    DD: $2,000 8
As a Roman colony, it was called Julia Augusta Felix Berytus, for Augustus' daughter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joseph Sue Howard
$4,700 $2,400 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1901 she published what has become the best-selling children's book of all time

Final scores:

Joseph Sue Howard
$9,400 $4,799 $2,600
3-day champion: $34,000 2nd place: Bartlett Old World bedroom set & Waverly Nantucket Collection bedding 3rd place: RCA self-cleaning range

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joseph Sue Howard
$6,400 $3,400 $6,100
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1991-11-06
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