Show #1780 - Friday, May 1, 1992


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Kip Keller, a bookstore clerk from Austin, Texas

Clay Harris, a journalist from London, England

Don Westrich, an advertising executive from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 1986 this man came up with a new plan of openness he called "Glasnost"
    $100 7
Basic types of this ship include oil, ore-bulk-oil & liquefied-gas carrier
    $100 26
Based on a real-life bar called the Bull and Finch, "Cheers" is set in this city
    $100 6
He dedicated his novel "1876" to Claire Bloom, not Myra Breckinridge
    $100 16
This part of a bell is also the name of another type of percussion instrument
    $100 18
Simple truss, cantilever, suspension
    $200 2
The Gibson Girl was popular in the decade nicknamed this
    $200 8
In Venice, motorboats have largely replaced these vessels as the main means of transportation
    $200 27
She left "Alice" and Mel's Diner to start her own eatery in Cowtown, Texas
    $200 9
After receiving electroshock treatment for depression, he took his own life in Ketchum, Idaho in 1961
    $200 17
When not being played, the wires of this drum are loosened so they won't vibrate & make unwanted sounds
    $200 22
Shingles, Dancer & Prancer, rain
    $300 3
This international environment organization was founded in Canada in 1971
    $300 11
In his "Travels", Marco Polo described these Chinese sailing ships, praising their system of bulkheads
    $300 28
This ghoulish TV family lived at 1313 Mockingbird Lane in Mockingbird Heights
    $300 10
This native of Odense was known primarily as a novelist before his 1st fairy tales were published
    DD: $500 19
Percussion instrument featured in the following:
    $300 23
The Lone Ranger, the Phantom of the Opera, Johnny Bench
    $400 4
In 1919 this father of rocketry published "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes"
    $400 12
The earliest form of this boat was a barge or raft pulled across a stream by ropes
    $400 29
In "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", Mary Richards worked at WJM-TV in this Midwestern city
    $400 14
Even after her divorce & remarriage, she continued to use the last name of her ex-husband Edwin P. Parker II
    $400 20
These small Afro-Cuban drums are yoked in pairs & usually tuned greater than thirds apart
    $400 24
Swords, sketches, lottery numbers
    $500 5
These Nepalese mercenaries have fought in British & Indian armies
    $500 13
This Scottish-named clipper, first launched in 1869, is now preserved in England as a museum
    $500 30
Ben Cartwright's Ponderosa Ranch was located near this Nevada town
    $500 15
As a child, he said a "long goodbye" to the U.S. & moved to England with his Irish mother
    $500 21
The Zildjian family in Turkey have made these instruments for more than 300 years; they're sold in pairs
    $500 25
Archibald Crossley, Elmo Roper, George Gallup

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

Don Clay Kip
$1,000 $1,700 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Clay Kip
$3,200 $2,500 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In the metric system this prefix means "thousand"
    $200 7
This familiar French phrase translates to "if you please"
    $200 18
A direct descendant of this explorer was chosen to be a grand marshal of the 1992 Rose Parade
    $200 13
John L. Lewis was the first president of this labor group that merged with the AFL in 1955
    $200 12
1 of 4 offspring born in a single birth
    $200 1
After George changed this, the Kaiser joked he was going to see "The Merry Wives of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha"
    $400 3
During cell reproduction, one of these splits into 2 identical strands called chromatids
    $400 8
Most of the 400,000 volumes in the Library at Alexandria circa 250 B.C. were in this language
    $400 19
In 1616 Willem Schouten discovered the tip of this continent
    $400 14
The movie version of this Meredith Willson musical premiered in Mason City, his hometown
    $400 22
The sudden overthrow of a political system: Iran had one in 1979
    $400 27
After his father ascended the throne in 1901, George was created prince of this
    $600 4
Used chiefly as a solvent, this is a liquid extracted by the distillation of pine tree resin
    $600 9
Russonorsk was a pidgin language used prior to WWI between fishermen of Russia & this country
    DD: $1,500 20
In 1500 Vicente Pinzon & Pedro Cabral landed in the New World in what is now this country
    $600 15
MacKinlay Kantor won the 1956 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel about this Civil War prison camp
    $600 24
The period when a person suspected of carrying a disease is put under enforced isolation
    $600 28
As a child, she called George "Grandpapa England"; he called her "Lilipet"
    $800 5
It's the unit of force whose symbol is N
    $800 10
The Ethiopian language Amharic, like Hebrew, is part of this language group
    $800 21
Bartolomeu Dias, who never made it to India, helped build the ships for this man who did
    $800 16
Both this president and his wife Lou were born in Iowa: he in West Branch & she in Waterloo
    $800 25
This can be a widely accepted dramatic device or an assembly of delegates of a political party
    $800 29
George had 2 coronation ceremonies: 1 in England & 1 in this country of which he was emperor
    $1000 6
The enzyme zymase allows these one-celled organisms to convert sugar into alcohol & CO2
    DD: $2,000 11
Serbo-Croatian is written in 2 alphabets: the Croats use the Roman & the Serbs this one
    $1000 23
He died in 1542 near the junction of the Mississippi & Red Rivers after a 3-year quest for gold
    $1000 17
This "American Gothic" painter was made an associate professor of art at the University of Iowa in 1934
    $1000 26
It's literature distributed by the advocates of a specific doctrine
    $1000 30
George's career in this branch of the service was cut short when he became heir to the throne in 1892

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Clay Kip
$12,100 $6,900 $8,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It ends as the main character, Don Birnam, begins work on a new novel, "The Bottle"

Final scores:

Don Clay Kip
$16,201 $13,798 $16,200
2-day champion: $30,201 3rd place: a Panasonic Palmcorder + a Nintendo Entertainment System + Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: a trip to the Cayman Islands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Don Clay Kip
$11,000 $6,900 $7,100
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
19 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 1992-01-14
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