Show #1704 - Thursday, January 16, 1992


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Jo-Ann Raines, an associate director from South Orange, New Jersey

Mark Zunk, a lawyer from Indianapolis, Indiana

Walter Mayes, a publisher sales representative from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
The heaviest sumo wrestler in the world was born on an island in this country
    $100 13
A hidden advantage is like having this card "in the hole"
    $100 26
Though popularly associated with clams, it's any thick, rich soup containing bite-size chunks
    $100 3
Iraq fired over 35 of these missiles on Israel during the Gulf War
    $100 1
He wrote 4 of the 10 all-time kids' hardcover best sellers, including "Hop on Pop"
    $100 8
Augustus Caesar's tomb in this city has been used as an amphitheater & concert hall
    $200 16
The Barjak Mosque in this Yugoslavian capital was built by the Turks
    $200 15
It's what you "bury" when you end a quarrel
    $200 27
Recipes for Caesar salad dressing often call for fillets or a paste of this fish
    $200 4
The knife or sword fitted on the barrel of a gun, named for the region of France where it was invented
    $200 2
This pop singer "Lit Up The Lives" of the young with her 1988 book, "Bedtime Hugs For Little Ones"
    $200 11
Damon Runyon was famous for writing about this city, & his ashes were scattered there
    DD: $1,200 20
The Yoruba people founded what is now the city of Lagos in this country hundreds of years ago
    $300 17
Someone who has potential but lacks polishing is said to be like this "in the rough"
    $300 28
It's a coating for fried chicken or shrimp, or a mixture for making pancakes
    $300 5
The points of these long weapons were often blunted when used in jousting
    $300 9
Hugh Lofting's "Proper Doctor" who resides in Puddleby-On-The-Marsh
    $300 22
Jane Austen was buried in this cathedral 149 years before The New Vaudeville Band's hit song
    $400 21
Vina Del Mar is a fashionable coastal resort near Valparaiso in this country
    $400 18
To do something intermittently is to do it in "fits and" these
    $400 29
From the noise it makes when cooking, it's what the British call a sausage
    $400 6
This kind of medieval bow was so strong, it could only be bent by mechanical devices
    $400 10
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" author who was once married to actress Patricia Neal
    $400 24
Deuteronomy says he was buried "in a valley in the land of Moab... but no man knoweth of his sepulchre"
    $500 23
Mt. Moldoveanul, the highest point in this country, is in the Transylvanian Alps
    $500 19
Like protecting a ship from a storm, when you prepare for trouble, you do this
    $500 30
This individual stuffed pizza in the form of a turnover is popular fare in Italian delis
    $500 7
A medieval spiked club, or a modern compound of chemicals which you can use to fend off an attacker
    $500 12
Books about the search for this elusive spectacled character have become kids' favorites
    $500 25
Kim Philby was buried with full military honors in this capital city in 1988

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

Walter Mark Jo-Ann
$700 $2,700 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Walter Mark Jo-Ann
$4,500 $4,000 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1850s
    $200 11
Commodore Matthew Perry gets the credit for opening this country to the west in 1854
    $200 6
In 1990 it wasn't "Murder, She Wrote" but a book on living right called "Positive Moves"
    $200 21
Formed from volcanic matter, basalt is classified as this type of rock
    $200 24
In woodworking shop class you turn table legs or candlesticks on one of these
    $200 16
Tenerife is the main island in this Spanish Archipelago off the Northwest Coast of Africa
    $200 1
Within weeks of his inauguration, the panic of 1837 struck, prompting some to call him "Martin Van Ruin"
    $400 12
He wrote "As Unto The Bow The Cord Is, So Unto The Man Is Woman" in "The Song of Hiawatha"
    $400 7
In "A Night To Remember," Walter Lord examined this tragedy
    $400 22
Except for hydrogen, all atomic nuclei contain these two types of particles
    $400 25
Morocco leather comes from this kind of animal
    $400 17
In 1951 the U.S. Air Force established a bomber base at Thule on this Danish island
    $400 2
Fillmore served a total of 8 years here, where he was sworn in as president
    $600 13
He was emperor of France during the Crimean War
    $600 8
Her 1976 book, "It Changed My Life," is an account of her years in the Women's Movement
    $600 23
To avoid storms in the troposphere, pilots often fly in this next layer of the atmosphere
    $600 26
For this printing technique you can use nylon hosiery or other net fabrics in the frame
    $600 18
Ushuaia, the southernmost town in the world, lies on Argentina's side of this island
    $600 3
The first self-made millionaire president, he made his fortune as a mining engineer
    $800 14
Indian soldiers in the service of the British East India Company started this revolt in 1857
    $800 9
Completes the title of Michael Lewis' No. 1 best seller about Wall Street, "Liar's..."
    $800 27
Found in body cells, this compound comes in 2 types, "messenger" & "transfer"
    $800 28
The 1st set of yarns placed on a weaving loom is the warp; the 2nd set, interlaced with the 1st, is this
    $800 19
This island along the Gulf Coast of Texas was designated a national seashore in 1962
    $800 4
While a general in the army, he helped found the city of Memphis, Tennessee
    $1000 15
Elizabeth II's Scottish Castle, it was built in the mid-1850s on a site purchased by Prince Albert
    $1000 10
"And The Sea Will Tell" is another true tale of crime by this attorney & "Helter Skelter" author
    DD: $800 30
This 1922 graduate of the University of Pisa taught physics in Rome, Florence, & Chicago
    $1000 29
Seen on quilts, it's cut-out shapes stitched to a cloth backing
    $1000 20
Khania is the capital & Iraklion is chief port of this largest Greek Isle
    DD: $2,900 5
He was the last civil war veteran to become president, & the first to serve during the 20th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Walter Mark Jo-Ann
$12,800 $9,000 $700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1955 movie musical featured Rod Steiger in a dream ballet choreographed by Agnes de Mille

Final scores:

Walter Mark Jo-Ann
$18,001 $16,550 $200
2-day champion: $33,201 & a copy of the Jeopardy! home game (The Pressman 25th anniversary) and a Jeopardy! computer game 2nd place: 5 day/5 night trip to Smuggler's Notch in Vermont w/airfare from Delta Airlines & a copy of the Jeopardy! home game (The Pressman 25th anniversary edition) and a Jeopardy! computer game 3rd place: Telescope from Meade + the Jeopardy! home game (The Pressman 25th Anniversary Edition) + a Jeopardy! computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Walter Mark Jo-Ann
$10,000 $9,200 $700
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1991-11-05
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