Show #1895 - Friday, November 27, 1992


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Michael Ming, a medical student originally from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Virginia Parrish, a teacher from Glassboro, New Jersey

Tim Buthod, a credit union teller from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
After arriving on the Mayflower, William Brewster served as spiritual leader of this colony
    $100 11
Unexpected things come "out of" this, the color of the clear sky
    $100 21
During a brief stint at the university of Minnesota, Robert Zimmerman began using this name
    $100 26
On November 6, 1991 the last of more than 700 oil well fires in this country was doused
    $100 5
Some Bibles say Lot's wife was turned into "a statue" made of this; others say it was "a pillar"
    $100 1
Often used by surgeons, it's a pair of tongs or pincers for grasping & pulling
    $200 16
Less than 6 months after India achieved independence, this leader was assassinated
    $200 12
It's the background color on a U.S. school crossing sign
    $200 22
In Steve Goodman's song, "The City Of New Orleans" was one of these
    $200 27
Since 1985 the amount of this heavy metal in U.S. gasoline has been reduced by over 90%
    $200 7
"He loved a woman in the valley of Sorek whose name was Delilah"
    $200 2
It's a period equal to 2 weeks
    $300 17
In her 34 years as Russian empress, she had more than 10 lovers, many of whom held government positions
    $300 13
The color of the Roman emperor's robe; you're "born to" it if you're of royal birth
    $300 23
More formally, this trio could be called Yarrow, Stookey & Travers
    $300 28
Burning 1 gallon of gasoline in your car can produce some 20 pounds of this "greenhouse gas"
    $300 8
"Watch and pray that ye enter not into temptation:" this "indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak"
    $300 3
It's the Portuguese name for Taiwan
    $400 18
Some of the treasure recovered from this pirate was used to build a British hospital
    $400 14
Considered an achromatic color, it's spelled with an e or an a
    $400 24
Her rendition of "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" went to No. 3 on the pop charts in 1971
    $400 29
Since 1985 American farmers have reduced the loss of this to about 1 billion tons per year
    $400 9
"The wolf also shall dwell with" this animal, "and the leopard shall lie down with the kid"
    $400 4
In music, it's the opposite of pianissimo
    $500 19
In 1860 she founded the first training school for nurses, at St. Thomas' Hospital in London
    DD: $1,000 20
Something virescent is turning this color
    $500 25
Lee Hays wrote "If I Had A Hammer" with this other member of the Weavers
    $500 30
In 1978 this Niagara Falls, N.Y. community was evacuated due to chemical pollution
    $500 10
These "dead" insects "cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour"
    $500 6
This computer programming language similar to algebra was developed in the 1950s

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

Tim Virginia Michael
$700 $1,100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Virginia Michael
$1,200 $2,500 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $200 21
Its muscles contract & relax about 3 times a minute & it contains a powerful acid
    $200 16
While spying for General Washington, he was caught by the British and hanged on September 22, 1776
    $200 7
Orozco, Rivera & Siqueiros led this country's mural Renaissance
    $200 29
Methylparaben, benzoic acid & sodium nitrate are added to foods to do this
    $200 2
Commonly known as this, she's listed as Joan La Pucelle in "Henry VI, Part I"
    $200 1
This South American country is over 10 times as long as it is wide
    $400 22
You blush when these tiny blood vessels in your face get a message to expand
    $400 17
New York's 1777 constitution was largely drafted by this first Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $400 9
At his death William Blake left unfinished a series of illustrations for his "Divine Comedy"
    $400 28
Originally made from quince, this preserve is now usually made from bitter oranges
    $400 8
This play begins, "When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain?"
    $400 3
The French department of Marne is located in this historic region famous for its sparkling wine
    $600 23
The appendix is attached to one end of this organ
    $600 18
On March 5, 1770 taunting a British soldier at the Boston Customs House led to this incident
    $600 13
Born in 1452, he was the illegitimate son of a Florentine notary
    $600 26
The name of this bread made from a starter is also a nickname for a prospector
    $600 10
In "The Merchant of Venice", Bassanio wins this heiress by choosing the box containing her portrait
    $600 4
It's the name Europeans, including Marco Polo, once used for China
    $800 30
The elbow is a hinge joint; the hip, this type
    $800 19
In 1778 this British explorer reached Hawaii & became the first to trade in the Washington State area
    $800 14
This French neo-impressionist is considered the creator of pointillism
    DD: $1,100 25
It's the pfeffer in hasenpfeffer & pfeffernuesse
    $800 11
This play ends with 3 marriages: Demetrius to Helena, Lysander to Hermia, & Theseus to Hippolyta
    $800 5
Stretching across southern Romania, the Transylvanian Alps are a branch of this mountain range
    DD: $2,900 24
You have at least 9,000 of these, made up of supporting & gustatory cells
    $1000 20
In the 1730s & 1740s, this religious revival swept the American colonies
    $1000 15
Last name of Dutch-born American artist Willem, who created the action painting "Woman" series
    $1000 27
The Emmental Valley in this country has a cheese named for it
    $1000 12
This "Tale" is the story of Leontes, King of Sicily, his wife, Hermione, & their daughter, Perdita
    $1000 6
It's the 2nd largest of Greece's Ionian Islands & the birthplace of England's Prince Philip

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Virginia Michael
$7,600 $4,300 $11,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This is the largest island in the Indian Ocean

Final scores:

Tim Virginia Michael
$8,700 $8,300 $15,201
2nd place: Broyhill entertainment center + Panasonic audio & video equipment 3rd place: Corning cookware New champion: $15,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Virginia Michael
$7,600 $4,300 $10,000
17 R,
0 W
14 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,900

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Game tape date: 1992-08-24
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