Show #1699 - Thursday, January 9, 1992


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Liz MacGillicuddy-Lucas, an actress originally from Hollywood, California

Doug Frost, a lawyer originally from Riverside, California

Peter Wadhams, a podiatrist originally from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
To feed, this bird puts itself into a hover mode of about 54 wingbeats per second
    $100 9
Kevin Costner will "never forget" that this film led the pack with 7 Oscars, & neither will we
    $100 2
Sobriquet of L.A. Lakers player Earvin Johnson
    $100 1
Two lines that extend in the same direction & remain the same distance apart are said to be this
    $100 23
Based on Census Dept. estimates, L.A. passed this city to become the nation's second largest in 1982
    $100 16
Partner for glory or Crosby
    $200 12
Eating over 300 lbs. of food a day, it will knock down a tree to strip all the leaves
    $200 10
In the film & on the Oscar show she sang "Sooner or Later" from "Dick Tracy"
    $200 3
"Yellow Hair" & "The Boy General"
    $200 4
Similar to a circle's circumference, it's the distance around the edge of a plane figure
    $200 24
Simon Rodia spent 33 years building 3 web-like towers in this section of South Central L.A.
    $200 17
It lifts the sole
    $300 13
Like the proverb says, pikas make this while the sun shines & then store it for winter
    $300 28
He became the 1st son of a Thalberg Award winner to win a Thalberg Award; his father, Darryl, won 3
    $300 6
The Indians called this Texas president "Big Drunk"
    $300 5
It's the term for the top part of a fraction
    $300 25
This, the nation's largest municipal park, covers over 6 square miles
    $300 18
Bee sweet
    $400 14
The giant species of this mammal can stick its tongue out of an insect nest 150 times a minute
    $400 29
We don't know if James Caan dared tell her to "break a leg", but she won for her role in "Misery"
    $400 7
"The Father of the Constitution"
    $400 21
It's the lowest common multiple of 3, 6 & 9
    $400 26
L.A.'s Century City district is built on land once part of this movie studio's back lot
    $400 19
Presidential vacuum
    DD: $1,300 15
A bee larva becomes a queen bee if it's only fed this
    $500 30
This 85-year-old accepted her honorary Oscar by satellite hookup from her NYC apartment
    $500 8
This French explorer for whom a lake was named was known as the "Father of New France"
    $500 22
The Pythagorean theorem has to do with the relationship between the sides of this type of triangle
    $500 27
Los Angeles hosted the Summer Olympics in these 2 years
    $500 20
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Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Peter Doug Liz
$0 $500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Doug Liz
$600 $2,500 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Boy, was that a winner!)
    $200 3
The Byzantine Empire ended in 1453 with the Turkish conquest of this city
    $200 12
In his poem "The Bridge", Hart Crane used this NYC bridge to symbolize America
    $200 15
Born in Oxford, Mass. in 1821, she was christened Clarissa Harlowe
    $200 23
Robert Smithson was best known for his "Spiral Jetty", running into this Utah body of water
    $200 1
This band of wind found at 30-40,000 feet can reach speeds of over 300 mph
    $200 11
Among her titles is Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom
    $400 7
This court was established about 1480 to try those suspected of not following Roman Catholic teachings
    $400 13
The proverbial first line of a Robert Herrick poem says "Gather" these "while ye may"
    $400 18
Mary Walker, the 1st woman to win the Cong. Medal of Honor, was a nurse & surgeon during this war
    $400 24
A 33-foot statue of Buffalo Bill is featured at the Nat'l Cowboy Hall of Fame in this state
    $400 2
Johann Kepler developed his laws of planetary motion by studying this ruddy-colored planet
    $400 19
He helped put down a revolt in Toulon in 1793 & became a brigadier general at age 24
    $600 8
When this "long" war ended in 1453, England had lost all territories on the continent except Calais
    $600 14
In a poem of the same title, Dylan Thomas warned, "Do not go gentle into" this
    $600 28
In 1915 the Crimean Monument in London was erected in her honor
    $600 25
One of Bernini's greatest works is his "Apollo and" this nymph
    $600 4
Cane sugar is a chemical compound consisting of carbon, hydrogen & this element
    $600 20
Mary Clarke, the first female 2-star general, headed this army branch abolished in 1978
    $800 9
This school's King's College chapel, begun in 1446, was built in English perpendicular style
    $800 16
His first collection of poems included "To a Mouse" & "To a Louse"
    DD: $1,500 29
She worked as an obstetrical nurse in Manhattan before founding the 1st birth control clinic
    $800 26
In 1969 a giant lipstick created by this Swedish-born pop sculptor was erected at Yale University
    $800 5
Rods made of this metal, symbol Cd, are used in nuclear reactors to slow down the reactions
    $800 21
In 1907 Lt. Col. George Washington Goethals was put in charge of building this project
    DD: $1,000 10
In 1497 Leonardo da Vinci completed "The Last Supper" in this Italian city
    $1000 17
He wrote,
"beauty is truth,
Truth beauty"
    $1000 27
In the 1920s this sculptor sued customs officials for assessing his "Bird in Space" as an industrial part
    $1000 6
This negative electrode of a dry cell battery is composed of zinc
    $1000 22
A captain under Dewey, he directed his squadron's fire when ready at Manila Bay in 1898

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Doug Liz
$600 $4,900 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1961 he became the first Republican senator from Texas since Reconstruction

Final scores:

Peter Doug Liz
$0 $0 $1,799
3rd place: Handheld Nemesis Igo Dojo game 2nd place: General Electric Satellite TV System + Lane Action recliner New champion: $1,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Doug Liz
$1,900 $5,900 $6,000
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 1991-10-22
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