Show #1903 - Wednesday, December 9, 1992

Contestants

Regi Merwin, a costumer originally from Middletown, Connecticut

John Godfrey, a science policy analyst originally from Austin, Texas

Linda Kissling, an educational media specialist from Cape May, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

THE HUMAN BODY
DANS & DANIELS
CORN
AMERICAN HISTORY
COLORS
QUOTABLE QUOTES
    $100 3
In this common speech disorder, "S" sounds become "TH" sounds
    $100 22
During the Persian Gulf crisis, he was the 1st American journalist to interview Saddam Hussein
    $100 20
About 80% of the corn grown in the U.S. is used as this by farmers
    $100 14
On November 7, 1805 Lewis & Clark first sighted this ocean
    $100 1
Speaking metaphorically, an eloquent orator's tongue is this color
    $100 11
Morton Thompson called this Tinsel Town a "state of mind surrounded by Los Angeles"
    $200 4
99% of this mineral found in the human body is in the bones & teeth
    $200 25
As the adopted son of Shawnee Chief Blackfish, this frontiersman was given the name "Big Turtle"
    $200 23
It's a structure with slatted sides used especially for storing & drying ears of corn
    $200 15
He received 77 electoral votes in the 1792 election & became, for the second time, vice president
    $200 2
Walnut, cinnamon & chocolate are 3 tasty shades of this
    $200 12
Rosina Pagan called this medical field "a terrible waste of our couches"
    $300 5
The red-green type of this vision disorder occurs in about 8% of Caucasian males
    $300 28
NFL records held by this Miami Dolphins quarter-back include most passes attempted & completed in a single season
    $300 24
This is the No. 1 popcorn brand in the U.S.
    $300 18
In 1962 Amb. Adlai Stevenson displayed aerial photos of missile bases in this country to the U.N.
    $300 8
To ebonize is to stain something this color in imitation of ebony
    $300 13
Publilius Syrus advised, "The bow too tensely strung is easily" this
    $400 6
Colloquially, a rhytidoplasty is called this kind of "lift"
    $400 29
He won 2 Emmys for playing Captain Frank Furillo on "Hill Street Blues"
    $400 26
In Greek myth this handsome god's spirit lived within the seed of corn
    $400 19
1 American died as a result of the 1968 North Korean capture of this Navy intelligence ship
    $400 9
Carnations & sweet Williams belong to this "colorful" family of flowering plants
    $400 16
Keats said this, not prose, "should be... a thing which enters into one's soul"
    $500 7
This term meaning a finger or a toe is from the Latin for "finger"
    $500 30
This famed orator served as Secretary of state under W.H. Harrison, John Tyler & Millard Fillmore
    $500 27
We get corn oil from this part of the kernel... but it's not contagious
    DD: $1,300 21
This political cartoonist died in Ecuador in 1902 while serving as consul general
    $500 10
In general, Miss Manners says, shoes of this color should be worn only between Memorial Day & Labor Day
    $500 17
"The golden rule is that there are no golden rules", said this "Pygmalion" playwright

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

Linda John Regi
$1,900 $1,100 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda John Regi
$3,600 $1,200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD FACTS
ANTHROPOLOGY
AWARDS
SPY FICTION
POLITICIANS
THE ARTS
    $200 9
Beer consumption during this German city's Oktoberfest is estimated to be over a million gallons
    $200 10
Linguistic anthropology analyzes the way people of different societies use this
    $200 19
These awards could have been called "Immys", since they were named for the image orthicon camera tube
    $200 25
This author of "The Deerslayer" is credited with writing Amer.'s 1st spy novel, "The Spy", set in the Amer. Revolution
    $200 2
Hubert Humphrey III is attorney general of this state
    $200 1
La Argentina, who popularized Spanish dancing in the 1920s, was born in this Argentine capital
    $400 15
Yagligures, where competitors are greased, is a Turkish form of this, their national sport
    $400 11
In 1971 it was reported that a primitive people, the Tasaday, had been discovered on Mindanao in this country
    $400 20
Established in 1951, the Golden Spike Advertising Award is given for promotions which use this transportation theme
    $400 26
This author introduced British agent George Smiley, in the 1961 novel "Call for the Dead"
    $400 6
Like his father, grandfather & great-grandfather, Hamilton Fish, Jr. is a congressman from this state
    $400 3
The quadrille, which is similar to a square dance, requires this many couples
    $600 16
6,926-foot Kebnekaise, on the border with Norway, is this country's highest peak
    $600 12
In 1969 she served as president of the American Anthropologjcal Association
    $600 21
In 1990 this Labor Secretary was among the women to receive a Frontrunner Award from the Sara Lee Corp.
    $600 27
This 1971 bestseller by Frederick Forsyth centers on a plot to murder Charles de Gaulle
    $600 7
This West Virginian is President Pro Tempore of the U.S. Senate
    $600 4
In 1855 some folks in the U.S. found his "Rigoletto" a lewd & licentious work
    $800 17
This largest Japanese island is the world's seventh largest
    $800 13
It's the field of anthropology that specializes in man, monkeys & apes
    $800 23
In 1986 this "Howl" poet was awarded a Frost Medal by the Poetry Society of America
    $800 28
Tommy Beresford is assigned to track down 2 German agents in her 1941 novel "N or M?"
    $800 8
In 1952 this Maine senator was picked as the most charming woman in government
    $800 5
A statue of the "motherland" honors heroes of the battle for this Soviet city in World War II
    $1000 18
Augustus Caesar's private palace, called the House of Livia, still stands on this Roman hill
    DD: $2,000 14
In 1868 the remains of this first fully modern man were discovered in a cave in France
    $1000 24
Established in 1954, this award for achievement in atomic energy was named for its first recipient
    $1000 29
Spy novels by this author include "Eye of the Needle" & "The Key to Rebecca"
    DD: $500 30
2 of 3 Texans who served as Speaker of the House
    $1000 22
Michelangelo carved statues of Moses & 2 captives for this pope's tomb

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda John Regi
$5,600 $3,000 $1,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BALLET
The elaborate prologue of this 1890 ballet features a christening & a curse

Final scores:

Linda John Regi
$6,200 $10 $1,990
New champion: $6,200 3rd place: General Instrument satellite TV system & Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune for Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis+ Jeopardy! home game 2nd place: trip on Luthansa to London & stay at Conrad London + Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda John Regi
$5,600 $4,300 $3,500
19 R,
2 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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