Show #1719 - Thursday, February 6, 1992

Frank Epstein game 2.


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Vance Chan, from California

Nancy Walker, an attorney from Texas

Frank Epstein, a police officer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Delaware was first to ratify it, December 7, 1787
    $100 25
Babe the Blue Ox is among the exhibits at a Minnesota park honoring this lumberjack
    $100 12
Banished from Iran in 1964, he had hundreds of thousands of mourners at his state funeral in 1989
    $100 3
Michael Blake not only wrote this novel, he recorded it on tape for 7 Wolves Publishing
    $100 5
You do this to taffy to give it body & gloss, or to an oar to propel a boat forward
    $100 7
It was founded in 1920 as the Queensland & Northern Territories Aerial Services, LTD.
    $200 2
On December 7, 1817 this vice admiral died, 28 years after being set adrift in a boat by his crew
    $200 26
In June 1991 this California theme park unveiled its new attraction, "E.T.'s Adventure"
    $200 13
A plant manager for Buick from 1912-16, he went on to build his own cars & a NYC skyscraper
    $200 4
This "All in the Family" co-star directed the film "The Princess Bride" & read the book on cassette
    $200 6
These round dumplings used in Jewish cooking are also known as knaidlach
    $200 8
He irked an ABA audience in August 1991 by asking whether the U.S. has too many lawyers
    $300 23
On Dec. 7, 1982 a prisoner in Texas became the first in the U.S. to die by this method of execution
    $300 27
The Comet, one of the top-rated roller coasters, is in a Penn. park named for this chocolate co.
    $300 14
Edwin Land is the name behind Polaroid & he's the name behind Kodak
    $300 15
David Ogden Stiers tells this author's tale "The Cardinal of the Kremlin"
    $300 17
This instrument tells you when your candy has reached the hard ball or hard crack stage
    $300 9
A string one usually consists of 2 violins, 2 violas & a cello
    $400 24
Their last real success, "The Gondoliers", was performed for the 1st time at the Savoy December 7, 1889
    $400 28
This California park, originally a fruit stand, is the oldest theme park in the nation
    $400 16
Hortense, this empress' daughter from her first marriage, married Napoleon's brother Louis
    $400 18
Susannah York taped an audio version of his scary novella "The Turn of the Screw"
    $400 21
The redeye type of this is made from the drippings of fried ham
    $400 10
Britannica says this ring toss game was 1 of the 5 in the ancient Greek pentathlon
    $500 29
The last U.S. lunar mission in this series took off December 7, 1972
    DD: $1,000 20
In 1984 this trumpeter became the 1st to win Grammys in both jazz & classical categories
    $500 19
You might take Roscoe Lee Browne's rendition of this author's "Caribbean" to the Caribbean
    $500 22
A tamale is a Mexican dish, but a tomalley is the liver of this crustacean
    $500 11
A bog whose surface yields when stepped on

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

Frank Nancy Vance
-$100 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Nancy Vance
$600 $4,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In part, it states "I will use treatment to help the sick according to my ability and judgment"
    $200 8
Oracle bones were used to foretell the future in this country during its Shang dynasty
    $200 6
He painted scenes from the circus world during his Rose Period
    $200 1
This princess was only 2 years old in 1953 & did not attend her mother's coronation
    $200 21
Erosion by one of these moving masses often produces a U-shaped valley
    $200 13
The 18th century poet who wrote "The hills of the highlands forever I love"
    $400 9
You'll find Stroget, a shopping area for pedestrians only, near town hall in this Danish capital
    $400 7
Edwin Austin Abbey's most famous mural, "The Quest of" this holy object, is in the Boston Public Library
    $400 2
Disraeli referred to this ruler as "The Faery"
    $400 22
Scientists estimate it's over 4,000 miles wide, about 5,000 degrees F. & mostly made of iron
    $400 14
The Bollingen Prize in poetry was first given in 1949 under the auspices of this national library
    $600 10
The people of this Canadian province simply call it "The Island" or refer to it by its initials, P.E.I.
    DD: $1,500 15
The girl in this famous painting was Elizabeth Barrett Browning's aunt:
    $600 3
Elizabeth I's half brother, who ruled England before she did
    $600 23
The Modified Mercalli index is used to rank their intensities
    $600 16
Sir John Suckling was one of the "Sons of Ben", 17th C. poets who considered this Ben their literary father
    $800 28
Instead of an M.D. degree, some physicians receive a D.O. degree, which stands for this
    $800 11
The green stripe in Afghanistan's flag stands for this religion
    $800 19
Botticelli's painting of this saint depicts him tied to a tree & pierced with arrows
    $800 4
She was 11 years older than her husband, Philip of Spain
    DD: $1,000 24
From the Cape Dutch, it's a grassy African tract of land with few or no trees
    $800 17
Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote "The Wreck of the Deutschland" & Longfellow wrote "The Wreck of" this
    $1000 27
It's the study of blood & its disorders
    $1000 12
Utrecht in this country is nicknamed the "City of Spires and Bridges"
    $1000 20
"The Toilet of Venus" was the only female nude painted by this 17th century Spanish court artist
    $1000 5
When a woman tried to stab this king in 1786, he said, "The poor creature is mad! Do not hurt her"
    $1000 25
Sinkholes & tunnels honeycomb this type of sedimentary rock in karst on the Adriatic
    $1000 18
His poetic drama "The Deformed Transformed" was unfinished when he died a hero in Greece in 1824

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Nancy Vance
$4,000 $7,300 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 4 presidents who never had a vice president

Final scores:

Frank Nancy Vance
$8,000 $6,599 $7,550
2-day champion: $26,300 3rd place: Pro-Form 3001 STX programmable stepper 2nd place: Trip to Attitash Ski Resort in New Hampshire

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Nancy Vance
$4,000 $9,300 $3,800
11 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,100

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Game tape date: 1991-11-13
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