Show #1840 - Friday, September 11, 1992


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Bill Powers, a research attorney from Indianapolis, Indiana

Peter Childress, a computer programmer from New Orleans, Louisiana

Anne Ellis, a managing editor originally from Madison, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
In the U.S. a week is set aside each fall to honor these items that Peter Piper picked
    $100 19
Ratified in 1971, the XXVI Amendment established the voting age at this
    $100 3
The theme song to this country singer's variety series was "Gentle On My Mind"
    $100 13
Garlic is a member of the same genus as these tear producers
    $100 12
Since 1800 this member of the park system has been the home of U.S. presidents
    $100 1
You don't have to be an insect to attend a sewing one of these
    $200 6
Each May Holland, Michigan has a festival promoting its Dutch heritage & this flower
    $200 20
In late Oct. 1991, Arabs & Israelis met in this Spanish capital for the first round of peace talks
    $200 15
Frances Bavier won an Emmy in 1967 for her role as Aunt Bee in this sitcom
    $200 14
Blocks of this are put out in fields for cows to lick
    $200 27
Her Maryland home is cross-filed, or rather "Red Cross"-filed, in the system
    $200 2
The crux of a matter, or the center of a target
    $300 7
About 300,000 people attend this sporting event, Indiana's most famous
    $300 21
As commander of the occupation, this U.S. gen. oversaw liberalization of the Japanese constitution
    $300 24
Although this series' theme was "Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow", its hero had a pet cockatoo
    $300 16
In Hungary the king's variety of this spice is sharper than the regular variety
    $300 28
In 1970 this Confederate prison camp was named a national historic site
    $300 4
A domineering, conceited man is one of these "of the walk"
    $400 8
A rodeo named for this mountain is held in August in Colorado Springs
    $400 22
In July 1942 this women's corps was organized as part of the U.S. naval reserves
    $400 25
Gene Rayburn hosted this game show for 17 years
    $400 17
The fin vert variety of this herb is often used in making pesto
    $400 29
Arlington House in Virginia is now run as a memorial to this man
    $400 10
Instead of saying, "Wait a moment!" many people say, "Hold" these animals
    $500 9
Sunsplash, the world's largest reggae festival, is held each August in this Jamaican resort city
    $500 23
In 1948 the GOP chose Earl Warren as the running mate for this N.Y. governor
    $500 26
For its last season, this 90-minute Western was retitled "The Men from Shiloh"
    $500 18
This name is usually reserved for its seeds; the leaves are called cilantro
    DD: $700 30
The former Julia Dent is buried in this memorial with her husband
    $500 11
"Feline sleepwear" phrase for something attractive or first-rate

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

Anne Peter Bill
$800 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Peter Bill
$1,600 $1,000 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Dorothea Dix' plan for them required they be plain-looking, in their 30s & not wear hoop skirts
    $200 19
Depression glass, named for the Great Depression, was first produced in this decade
    $200 14
Pirate Bartholomew Roberts flew one with a whole skeleton on it, not a skull & crossbones
    $200 1
Structures called chloroplasts are the main sites for this process in green plants
    $200 22
This country occupies 4/5 of the Arabian Peninsula
    $200 10
She was born in Pepin, Wisconsin in 1867, presumably in a "little house"
    $400 3
Clara Harris & Major Henry Rathbone accompanied the Lincolns to this play April 14, 1865
    $400 20
This 19th century glass wasn't named for a BLT but for the Massachusetts village where it was made
    $400 15
The unidentified murderer who wreaked havoc in London during a 3-month period in 1888
    $400 4
In 1896 this scientist became head of the Tuskegee Institute Dept. of Agricultural Research
    $400 26
Arabic for "desert dwellers", this nomadic group is known for camel & sheep breeding
    $400 12
Pat Conroy was born in this city in 1945, Margaret Mitchell, in 1900
    $600 7
On April 12, 1862 James J. Andrews & about 20 volunteers stole this Confederate train in Georgia
    DD: $1,200 24
Leerdam glass is the best-known glass still made in this country
    $600 16
This dictator ordered national mourning after Rommel's death, though Rommel may have plotted to kill him
    $600 5
Crystals of this mineral are used in wave transmitters of radio & TV sets
    $600 27
The land once known as Mesopotamia lies within this country
    $600 13
In 1899 H.L. Mencken became a reporter in this city, his hometown
    $800 8
In July 1863 troops who had fought at Gettysburg were called in to quell draft riots in this city
    $800 25
Simon Gate & Edvard Hald were the master artists of this Scandinavian country's Orrefors factory
    $800 17
In 1947 he was gunned down in his girlfriend Virginia Hill's living room
    $800 6
This word from the Japanese refers to a large ocean wave caused by an underwater quake
    DD: $2,000 28
It's considered the first & model prose work in Arabic
    $800 21
He hails from Reading, Pennsylvania, not from "Gorky Park"
    $1000 9
He served as attorney general under President Buchanan before becoming Lincoln's Secretary of War
    $1000 18
In 1934 an ex-Texas Ranger named Frank Hamer laid the trap that caught this outlaw couple
    $1000 11
Since 1967 Soviet cosmonauts have been launched into orbit in this manned spacecraft
    $1000 29
They're the 2 symbols common to the flags of Mauritania, Algeria & Tunisia
    $1000 23
Pierre Corneille's birthplace in this city where Joan of Arc was killed is now a museum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Peter Bill
$7,000 $2,000 $2,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this country is New Latin for "place of freedom"

Final scores:

Anne Peter Bill
$9,500 $3,998 $4,100
3-day champion: $21,900 3rd place: Michael C. Fina flatware & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune featuring Vanna White, & InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: trip to the Cayman Islands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anne Peter Bill
$6,400 $4,700 $2,100
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,200

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Game tape date: 1992-07-20
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