Show #1775 - Friday, April 24, 1992


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Jan Jarvies, an actuarial analyst from Clementon, New Jersey

Sean Devitt, an estimator and actor originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Michael Brossette, a landscaper from Arabi, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,599)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Compton's Encyclopedia says what wind is to Chicago, this is to Seattle
    $100 26
Heavenly body whose name precedes "Drops" in a line of cosmetics by Revlon
    $100 15
'The lowest order of vertebrates to have a larynx, they probably have "ribbiting" conversations
    $100 3
His poem "The Legend of Good Women" is less famous than his "Canterbury Tales"
    $100 10
This motorized bicycle has pedals in addition to a low-powered gas engine
    $100 21
    $200 2
Seattle nicknamed itself this in 1982, so gather up a tin man, lion & scarecrow & go visit
    $200 27
The name of "L'Heure Bleue" perfume means this in English
    $200 16
The Zulus, Maoris & Eskimos practice this art, but it's hard to imagine Nanook & Mortimer Snerd
    $200 4
Kahlil Gibran wrote his early works in Arabic but wrote "The Prophet" in this language
    $200 11
These wagons named for a valley in Pennsylvania had both ends built higher than the middle
    $200 22
"Queen of Soul"
    $300 7
Travel expert Stephen Birnbaum said the best view of Seattle is from the top of this structure
    $300 28
Of Joe Montana, Claude Montana or the state of Montana, what the fragrance "Montana" is named for
    $300 17
Also called the bellman, this colonial news bearer's shout was "Oyez! Oyez!"
    $300 5
The title of this classical tale of India means "Great Epic of the Bharata Dynasty"
    $300 12
The first railway powered by this opened in Berlin about 1880
    $300 23
"King of Swing"
    $400 8
Henry Yesler built the first steam-powered sawmill on this Seattle sound
    $400 29
Ads for this handsome actor's Suncare System say he sports "the world's most famous tan"
    $400 19
Optimum pitch & range of pitch are determined by the length & mass of these
    $400 6
Prince Nekhlyudov seduces & deserts Katyusha Maslova in this count's novel "Resurrection"
    $400 13
This Ohio city's international airport actually lies in Boone County, Kentucky
    $400 24
"Polish Prince"
    DD: $600 9
The city lies between these 2 mountain ranges
    $500 30
In 1990 this actress marketed cosmetics called "Passion for Color"
    $500 20
This 2-word Latin phrase has come to mean popular opinion or sentiment
    $500 18
The German title of this Gunter Grass novel is "Die Blechtrommel"
    $500 14
The world's 3 largest transportation manufacturers are GM, Ford & this Japanese firm
    $500 25
"Empress of the Blues"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Michael Sean Jan
-$300 -$500 $3,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sean Jan
$500 $1,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Jasper Johns has been called the father of this type of art whose name also means "father"
    $200 1
This 1865 Lewis Carroll book was inspired by Alice Liddell, the daughter of the dean of Christ Church
    $200 8
In a William Congreve proverb, this "has charms to soothe a savage breast"
    $200 13
This founder of the Order of Preachers was the subject of a No. 1 hit song by the Singing Nun
    $200 21
The center of Rome since the 8th century B.C., Caesar added the law court to it
    $400 5
His chief Tahitian work was "Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We going?"
    $400 2
Presidential daughter who said Calvin Coolidge looked "as if he had been weaned on a pickle"
    $400 9
"One catches more flies with a spoonful of honey than 20 pounds of" this
    $400 14
In 1866 this saint joined a convent at Nevers & never returned to Lourdes
    $600 15
Marcel Duchamp caused a scandal at the 1913 Armory Show in NYC with his "Nude Descending" this
    $600 3
Among the writings of this confidante of Gertrude Stein are a cookbook & an autobiography
    $600 10
It precedes "Weep, and you weep alone"
    $600 18
A patron of sailors, his name is given to electrical discharges sometimes seen at ships' mastheads
    $600 22
In a Roman domus or house, the atrium was the courtyard, the hortus was the garden & the culina, this
    DD: $1,500 16
His "Allegory of Spring" & "The Birth of Venus" were painted for Lorenzo de Medici's villa
    $800 6
Her novel "The Color Purple" won both a Pulitzer Prize & an American Book Award in 1983
    $800 11
This happens "when poverty comes in at the door"
    $800 25
The U.S.'s Thule Air Force Base was built on this island with the knowledge it would sink
    $800 19
John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the Christian Brothers, is patron of this learned profession
    DD: $2,000 23
In addition to ruling Rome as its first emperor, he ended the reign of the pharaohs
    $1000 17
This "Fog Warning" artist's 1st assignment for "Harper's Weekly" was to sketch Lincoln's inauguration
    $1000 7
This actress, once a film rival of Betty Grable, has been married to Phil Harris since 1941
    $1000 12
"It is to be envied than" this
    $1000 26
A point, cape & strait are named for this English administrator & geographer
    $1000 20
St. John (Fisher) of Rochester shares his feast with this other English saint also martyred in 1535
    $1000 24
He was the first emperor to be assassinated

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Sean Jan
$1,300 $8,500 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of only 6 vice presidents who served 2 full terms in office

Final scores:

Michael Sean Jan
$2,300 $10,500 $2,601
3rd place: Vivitar 320Z camera & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy New champion: $10,500 2nd place: Mastervoice home automation system & Sanyo cordless telephone

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Sean Jan
$1,300 $6,600 $1,900
7 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $9,800

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Game tape date: 1992-01-13
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