Show #1877 - Tuesday, November 3, 1992

Tom Nosek game 1.


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Adele Ziminski, a freelance writer from New York City, New York

Tom Nosek, an aerospace engineer originally from Chicago, Illinois

Robin Nystrom, a director of marketing from Oak Park, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll deal with things that are... [*]. Just like that.) [The category name de-revealed, but returned for gameplay.]
    $100 1
Each year since 1960 he has issued his worst dressed list
    $100 9
About 90% of Maine's over 2-billion-pound crop of this is grown in Aroostook County
    $100 12
Many cooks make bechamel sauce with milk, but if you're not dieting you can add the "heavy" type of this
    $100 2
On July 6 the Pennsylvania Evening Post devoted much of its 4-page issue to this document
    $100 21
With over 2,000 newspapers in 68 countries, this Charles Schulz strip is the most widely syndicated
    $100 17
For this Jewish holiday, all the leavened bread must be removed from the house
    $200 7
In 1987 John Hillerman won an Emmy for his role as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III in this TV series
    $200 22
About half of state residents who were not born in the U.S. were born in this country
    $200 13
Roasted wheat or barley goes into this dark sauce that's ubiquitous in Japanese restaurants
    $200 3
After crossing this river on Christmas night, George Washington surprised the Hessians at Trenton
    $200 24
This cop's associates have included Sam Catchem, Pat Patton & Lizz the policewoman
    $200 18
More than 99.5% of this must be removed from milk for it to be called skim
    $300 8
A medal honoring contributions in telecommunications is named for this Scottish-American inventor
    $300 28
In 1991 President Bush's vacation house in this town was damaged by an extra- tropical storm
    $300 14
This fish or the paste made from it is one of the ingredients in remoulade sauce
    $300 4
In March this state set up an independent government with John Rutledge as president in Charleston
    $300 25
This Walt Kelly strip began as a comic book feature, "Bumbazine and Albert the Alligator"
    $300 19
McFarlane Labs in Australia is reportedly using shark bile to eliminate this teenage problem
    $400 10
Mike Nichols' 1967 Oscar was awarded for directing this film
    $400 29
Vikings led by this man probably visited Maine about 1000 A.D.
    $400 15
To make sauce andalouse, combine mayonnaise with this red puree
    DD: $500 5
On December 5, at the College of William and Mary, this first fraternity was founded
    $400 26
This "horrible" Viking character created by Dik Browne first appeared in February 1973
    $400 20
In Japan these items of clothing are commonly removed to keep the tatami clean & protected
    $500 11
This guitarist's "Breezin'" LP won a 1976 Grammy for Best-Engineered Recording
    $500 30
Mount Desert is not a desert but Maine's largest one of these
    $500 16
Cresson is the French word for this salad green which is finely chopped for sauce au cresson
    $500 6
In July this English captain set out on his final voyage, this time to find the Northwest Passage
    $500 27
This title character created by Lee Falk is known as "The Ghost Who Walks"
    $500 23
Between 1803 & 1812, many fine marbles were removed from Athens by Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Robin Tom Adele
$0 $1,000 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Tom Adele
$3,200 $1,700 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
This city's Seagram Building was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe & Philip Johnson in the 1950s
    $200 10
On December 24, 1871 this opera premiered in Cairo, Egypt
    $200 20
This nation observes Mahatma Gandhi's birthday on October 2
    $200 7
The 1st planting of this flower in Holland reportedly occurred at the University of Leiden in 1593
    $200 5
After 17 years as Chief Justice, he stepped down in 1986
    $200 28
In a William Blake poem, this animal was "burning bright in the forests of the night"
    $400 16
In 1887 he designed his 1st building while working for Joseph Lyman Silsbee in Chicago
    $400 4
To save her husband, Florestan, Leonore disguises herself as this young man in a Beethoven opera
    $400 21
Philippine-American Friendship Day is observed on this day the U.S. celebrates its independence
    $400 8
This flower was discovered in the mountains of Mexico in the 16th C. & named for botanist Andreas Dahl
    $400 6
In January 1801 this Secretary of State was appointed Chief Justice by president John Adams
    $400 30
His poem "Starting from Paumanok" first appeared in "Leaves of Grass" under the title "Proto-Leaf"
    $600 17
It's the more common name for tall casement windows, from the country where they were developed
    $600 3
This hunchback is the Duke of Mantua's court jester
    $600 22
In Hong Kong, as in Great Britain, the day after Christmas is called this
    $600 11
The Damask variety of this flower yields attar, an essential oil used in perfumes
    $600 9
As Chief Justice, this ex-president was responsible for Congress' approval of a new Supreme Court building
    $600 26
Rudyard Kipling wrote of being "On the road to" this city, "Where the flyin' fishes play"
    $800 18
The Baroque style of architecture began in this European capital city in the early 1600s
    $800 2
The tenor aria "Vesti La Giubba" is one of the highlights of Act I in this 1892 opera
    $800 23
Celebrated in early fall, Choo Suk is the Thanksgiving of the southern part of this country
    $800 12
Also called the yellow daisy, it's Maryland's state flower
    $800 13
Before being named to the court in 1971, he served as an assistant Attorney General
    $800 27
This poet lived most of his life with an unrequited love for Irish patriot Maude Gonne
    $1000 25
It's a support built against a Gothic structure's outer wall
    $1000 1
The title of this farcical Mozart opera loosely translates to "all women act like that"
    $1000 24
This founder of modern Turkey is memorialized on November 10
    $1000 19
It's the floral emblem of Japan's imperial family
    DD: $2,500 14
He wrote the opinion in the 1954 case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    DD: $2,000 29
Robert Frost ended this poem with "Good fences make good neighbors"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Tom Adele
$5,000 $8,800 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His left arm is buried at Ellwood Farm near Fredericksburg, Virginia

Final scores:

Robin Tom Adele
$5,000 $11,300 $11,200
3rd place: Gruen Curvex watches New champion: $11,300 2nd place: a trip to Colony ski retreat in Denver

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Tom Adele
$7,000 $7,200 $5,600
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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Game tape date: 1992-08-18
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