Show #1718 - Wednesday, February 5, 1992

Frank Epstein game 1.


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Linda Hilton, an author from Buckeye, Arizona

Frank Epstein, a police officer from Los Angeles, California

Sharon Goldstein, a word processor from Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Items that sell as soon as you put them on the shelf "go like" these
    $100 18
A tent is their summer home as their winter home, an igloo, is hard to maintain
    $100 3
A knight used different types of these: a palfrey for travel, a fast courser for battle
    $100 15
Charlotte Rae went from housekeeper to housemother when "Different Strokes" spun off this series
    $100 26
The explosive trinitrotoluene is commonly abbreviated this
    $100 1
Form yeast dough into a circle, spread with tomato sauce, top with mozzarella, bake
    $200 11
To start an engine by short-circuiting the ignition
    $200 19
Each summer this landmark in New Mexico's Guadalupe Mts. is home to hundreds of thousands of bats
    $200 4
A youth being trained as a knight, or his haircut
    $200 16
"The Simpsons" got their own series after being featured as short segments on this FOX comedy
    $200 27
Like caterpillars, spiders have spinning glands which produce this fiber
    $200 2
Mash avocado, add onion, lemon juice & a small bit of tomato
    $300 12
A controversial issue you'd rather not touch; tuber or not tuber, that's the question
    $300 20
The largest herd of these in the world heads to the Pribilofs each summer to breed
    $300 5
In most legends he's the son of Ban & the lover of Queen Guinevere
    $300 17
This sitcom starring Cloris Leachman was the 2nd spin-off from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $300 28
The simplest form of spectroscope incorporates one of these objects to split the spectrum
    $300 8
Dip slices of bread into an egg-milk mixture, saute in butter until browned
    $400 13
To show off by performing risky maneuvers on a surfboard
    $400 21
Tanglewood in the Berkshires is the summer home for this city's symphony orchestra
    $400 6
Cervantes satirized these knights who wandered around the world in search of adventure
    $400 23
Lindsay Wagner became "The Bionic Woman" after playing Lee Majors' love interest on this series
    $400 29
A pyroclastic rock is formed from fragments thrown into the air by one of these
    $400 9
Heat pitted cherries with their juice, flambe with brandy, serve over vanilla ice cream
    $500 14
The building in which fruit is forced to grow out of its normal season
    DD: $1,000 22
During the 1830s the British used this city, where it's always tea time, as the summer capital of Bengal
    $500 7
Because of a magic potion, this champion dragon killer was in love with Aunt Iseult
    $500 24
In 1977 Abe Vigoda appeared simultaneously on "Barney Miller" & this spin-off
    $500 30
Some scientists believe that the spiral tusk on this Arctic whale helps it attract mates
    $500 25
Slice peeled potatoes as thin as possible, soak in cold water, deep fry in vegetable oil

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

Sharon Frank Linda
$2,100 $2,000 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Frank Linda
$2,800 $2,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1797 Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the 1st parachute jump from one of these
    $200 12
Alexander Pushkin's "Motsart I Salieri" was the forerunner of this 1979 play
    $200 20
The sailing ship Balclutha, which serves as a museum, is anchored near this wharf
    $200 7
MacPaint is a graphics program developed for this Apple computer
    $200 3
It was signed in the Hall of Mirrors June 28, 1919
    $200 1
Throughout the 1880s, Holmes lived in a 2-bedroom apartment at this London address
    $400 10
In July 1976 it became the 1st supersonic transport to provide passenger service
    $400 13
As a schoolboy, Laurence Olivier played the role of Kate in this Shakespeare play
    $400 25
Since its founding there in 1850, this clothing manufacturer has sold over 2 billion pairs of jeans
    $400 21
Piece of computer hardware on which you'd be likely to find a daisy wheel
    $400 4
The 1868 Treaty of Laramie gave the Sioux sole use of these hills
    $400 2
Holmes said this musical instrument was worth 500 guineas but he paid 55 shillings for it
    $600 11
In 1986 Dick Rutan & Jeana Yeager made the 1st nonstop world flight without doing this
    DD: $2,000 14
The 1920s play "And So to Bed" was based on the life of this diarist
    $600 26
This district was named for the semaphore station erected there in 1850
    $600 22
These rigid disks have much greater storage capacity than floppy disks
    $600 5
Since 1923 U.S. commercial treaties have used the unconditional form of the MFN clause, MFN standing for this
    $600 16
Holmes described this archrival as a "Napoleon of Crime" & "One of the Great Brains of the Century"
    $800 29
3 1/2 years after his North Pole flight, he made the 1st flight over the South Pole
    $800 15
In 1981 Elizabeth Taylor starred in a revival of this playwright's "The Little Foxes"
    $800 27
San Francisco's first woman mayor, she took office in 1978 upon the death of George Moscone
    $800 23
All modern PCs are this type of computer, as opposed to analog computers
    DD: $1,000 6
Known by this acronym, the Soviet-U.S. accord signed July 31, 1991 was 9 years in the making
    $800 17
This 1st Sherlock Holmes adventure was published in "Beeton's Christmas Annual" in 1887
    $1000 30
Though better known for his work with helicopters, he also built & flew the 1st 4-engine plane
    $1000 19
The 1990 Tony Award for Best Musical went to this play set in 1940s L.A.
    $1000 28
With 8 consecutive very sharp turns, it's called the world's most winding street
    $1000 24
Producer of 1-2-3, this company's name is the Hindu symbol of enlightenment
    $1000 8
Robert Stockton helped the American Colonization Soc. with an 1821 treaty to secure what is now this African country
    $1000 18
He was Sherlock's older brother by 7 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Frank Linda
$10,000 $9,200 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

She was granted free use of the mails in December 1963

Final scores:

Sharon Frank Linda
$8,000 $18,300 $1,000
2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Panasonic microwave oven & 13" color monitor New champion: $18,300 3rd place: Braun kitchen appliances + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sharon Frank Linda
$9,600 $9,200 $4,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
1 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 1991-11-13
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