Show #1755 - Friday, March 27, 1992

Robert Slaven game 4.


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Al Haggerty, a U.S. naval officer originally from Salem, Oregon

Bill Westerman, a folklorist from Woodstown, New Jersey

Robert Slaven, an office automation specialist from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (whose 3-day cash winnings total $32,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
These slatted window shades are named for the Italian city whose traders introduced them to Europe
    $100 7
Cliff Huxtable, Richard Kimble & Galen Adams
    $100 1
From the Latin for "string", in names of instruments it follows "clavi" & "harpsi"
    $100 16
A list of the ancestors of a purebred animal, it comes from Old French for "crane's foot"
    $100 4
42% of this state's general fund tax revenues comes from gambling
    $100 20
Tulips & daffodils grow from these planted in the fall
    $200 27
A slender, decorative piece of turned wood, or what Sleeping Beauty pricked her finger on
    $200 8
Benson DuBois, Giles French & Lurch
    $200 2
An idiophone that you shake to play, or a baby's toy used in a similar way
    $200 17
Fuzzy fruit whose name is from Latin for "Persian"
    $200 12
From 1804 to 1812, this state was known as the Territory of Orleans
    $200 21
A tea type of this flower is named for singer Dolly Parton
    $300 28
Saint Andrew's Cross is an example of a saltire, which is shaped like this letter of the alphabet
    $300 9
Charlie Moore, Gabe Kotter & Robinson Peepers
    $300 3
This 3-stringed Russian instrument was developed from the domra, which has a longer neck
    $300 18
The root of this word for the ceremony of induction into office is Latin for "soothsayer"
    DD: $600 13
1 of 2 states whose state fish is the Chinook salmon
    $300 23
This crisp, sharp-tasting root vegetable can be ready to eat 20 days after planting
    $400 29
"Mandala" is Sanskrit for this geometric shape which symbolizes the cosmos
    $400 10
Jack Tripper, Wishbone & Hop Sing
    $400 5
Despite its name, this simple zither-like instrument wasn't made to be played in a car
    $400 19
A synonym for heathen, it comes from Latin meaning "country dweller"
    $400 14
In 1988 Wisconsin made this its state beverage
    $400 24
Evergreens & fruit trees are popular plants to dwarf in this Japanese art
    $500 30
Seized from India, this throne became a symbol of power in Persia even after it was lost to the Kurds
    $500 11
Leland McKenzie, Ben Matlock & Bentley Gregg
    $500 6
The organ is considered a descendant of this mouth-blown instrument played by Zamfir
    $500 22
Italian word of greeting that comes from "schiavo", meaning "I am your slave"
    $500 15
This state produced about 1% of the world's raw sugar in 1990
    $500 25
A plant that results from the cross-fertilization of 2 genetically different parents

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Robert Bill Al
$1,900 $1,300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Bill Al
$2,600 $3,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Emilio Estevez & Molly Ringwald sit in detention in this 1985 film
    $200 4
Jesus told his disciples, "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them" in these 3 names
    $200 1
It's the receptacle in the wall containing a socket for your plug
    $200 10
These service academies played their first football game on Nov. 29, 1890
    $200 22
Saturday Evening Post "cover man" who covered his life in "My Adventures as an Illustrator"
    $200 21
This has been the prime minister's residence since Sir Robert Walpole occupied it in 1732
    $400 3
Henry Mancini picked up a couple of Oscars for his work on this 1961 Blake Edwards film
    $400 5
"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall" do this
    $400 17
The salicylic acid first used in making aspirin came from this part of the willow tree
    $400 11
In '78 Pres. Carter signed a bill raising the minimum mandatory retirement age from 65 to this
    $400 23
This "Andy Hardy" star tells all in his recent autobiography, "Life Is Too Short"
    $400 27
He stands 17 feet tall on a 168-foot column in Trafalgar Square
    $600 6
In this 1988 film Julia Roberts worked at a pizza parlor in Connecticut
    $600 9
In Exodus, he said, "Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river"
    $600 18
Archimedes designed one to raise water; John Fitch used it in his marine propeller
    $600 12
In 1960 the sub Seadragon made the first underwater transit of this passage
    $600 24
She wrote two autobiographies, "20 Years at Hull House" & "The Second 20 Years at Hull House"
    $600 28
This insurance group on Leadenhall & Lime Streets didn't have its own premises until this century
    $800 7
Marie Dressler headed an all-star MGM cast in this 1933 version of a Kaufman-Ferber play
    $800 15
"For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose" this
    $800 19
The cytoplasm in a cell is divided into the ectoplasm & this
    $800 13
In the early 1840s their settlement at Nauvoo was the largest in Illinois
    $800 25
This author of the Brer Rabbit stories also wrote his own life story, called "On the Plantation"
    $800 29
Speakers Corner is in a corner of this park
    $1000 8
In this 1981 Louis Malle film, Wallace Shawn & Andre Gregory sit & eat & chat
    $1000 16
It completes the phrase in Ecclesiastes 1:9, "There is no new thing..."
    $1000 20
Mix sulfur, charcoal & potassium nitrate & you've got this
    DD: $1,000 14
Lafayette laid the cornerstone for this monument June 17, 1825, the battle's 50th anniversary
    $1000 26
This photographer & former wife of Erskine Caldwell wrote of her life in "Portrait of Myself"
    DD: $2,000 30
This man was Lord Mayor of London 4 times but the origin of the cat legend is unclear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Bill Al
$10,200 $6,200 $3,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One legend says he was the Earl of Huntingdon & lived from 1160 to 1247

Final scores:

Robert Bill Al
$12,500 $2,100 $6,550
4-day champion: $45,201 3rd place: Deauville by Armitron watch collection + Nintendo Entertainment System with Wheel of Fortune and Super Jeopardy! games + InfoGenius games for Nintendo Game Boy 2nd place: a trip to Miami on TWA & 7-day cruise to the Caribbean on Norwegian Cruise Line

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Bill Al
$10,800 $8,200 $3,300
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,300

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Game tape date: 1991-12-09
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