Show #1773 - Wednesday, April 22, 1992


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Andrew Boynton, a modern dancer from New York City, New York

Toni Betz, an 8th grade teacher from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Patrick McMahon, a financial analyst from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
To keep invaders out, Emperor Shih Huang-ti of China's Ch'in Dynasty ordered this built in the 200s B.C.
    $100 4
This web-slinging superhero made his debut in 1962 in "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15
    $100 16
The part of the jealousy monster that's green
    $100 7
Title shared by a Samuel Beckett play about Winnie & Willie & a TV sitcom about Richie & Fonzie
    $100 19
An astronomical unit is the average distance between the Sun & this planet
    $100 11
A wild pig, or the past tense of the verb bear
    $200 2
His father said, "O, my son, seek out a kingdom worthy of thyself for Macedonia is too little for thee"
    $200 8
Nickname of Archie Andrews' friend Forsythe P. Jones
    $200 18
This Texas indoor stadium has 2 roll-out artificial green turfs, 1 for baseball, 1 for football
    $200 10
The title of Lorca's play "Yerma" comes from a worm meaning "to lay waste" in this language
    $200 27
A quadrant is equivalent to this many degrees
    $200 21
A covering worn on the face to conceal one's identity, or an entertainment popular in the 16th century
    $300 3
After the palace of Knossos burned in the 1300s B.C., the Minoan culture on this island began to decline
    $300 9
Gamma rays from an exploding bomb caused Dr. Bruce Banner to become this superhero
    DD: $500 20
The character who sings the following:
"It's not that easy bein' green
Having to spend each day..."
    $300 13
This Norwegian play has an alternate happy ending in which Nora returns to her lawyer husband
    $300 28
In Great Britain, a 154-pound man is said to weigh 11 of these units
    $300 24
A valley, or a piece of mesh fabric worn by a bride
    $400 5
Following this Roman orator's speeches against him, Mark Antony had him executed on Dec. 7, 43 B.C.
    $400 12
This Amazon has had an invisible robot plane, a golden lasso & magical bracelets
    $400 22
1 of the 2 green items on the front of a current $1 bill
    $400 14
This drama inspired by the Scopes trial is set "in and around the Hillsboro Courthouse"
    $400 29
A wine bottle holding 1.5 liters is called this
    $400 25
A basic truth, or the head of an elementary school
    $500 6
Tyre & Sidon were the most important cities in this region on the coastal areas of Syria, Lebanon & Israel
    $500 15
Lois Lane is Superman's love interest; she was Superboy's love interest
    $500 23
Hyson & gunpowder are green varieties of this beverage
    $500 17
This Californian adapted his novel "The Moon is Down" for the stage in 1942
    $500 30
6,076.11549 feet is this type of mile
    $500 26
A medieval merchant, or a patty of ground meat

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

Patrick Toni Andrew
$1,200 $1,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Toni Andrew
$3,400 $3,100 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
The only museum in the world devoted solely to roller skating is located in this capital city
    $200 1
Of 5, 10 or 15, the age of Gregory Scott, who was signed to a Hollywood directing contract in 1991
    $200 5
In 1944 he said, "I have returned. By the grace of almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil"
    $200 8
In 1937 King Haakon made this figure skater a knight of the first class of the order of St. Olav
    $200 9
The International Herald Tribune is headquartered in this European capital
    $200 2
In 1990 this country's president Daniel Ortega lost his bid for reelection
    $400 26
Near Fairbury, one can still see ruts made by covered wagons on this pioneer trail
    $400 10
Barbet Schroeder received an Oscar nomination for directing this film about Claus von Bulow
    $400 20
In 1983 Ronald Reagan called this nation the "focus of evil in the modern world"
    $400 11
This fan dancer who caused a sensation at the 1933 World's Fair continued dancing until 1978
    $400 14
Het Laatste Nieuws, this country's largest daily, is published in Flemish
    $400 3
In Jan.,1991 historians announced the discovery of a box believed to be from this aviatrix' plane
    $600 27
This city, Nebraska's largest, became the starting point for the Union Pacific Railroad in the 1860s
    $600 15
The character of Harry in "When Harry Met Sally" was based in part on this man who directed the film
    $600 23
New York boss who said in 1871, "As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it?"
    $600 13
This political hostess & diplomat was born Pearl Skirvin in the late 1800s
    $600 18
Leonard Downie Jr. replaced Ben Bradlee as executive editor of this newspaper in September 1991
    $600 4
In 1988 this leader rejected China's offer to return to Tibet provided he stop advocating Tibetan independence
    DD: $1,000 28
On September 30, 1991 this Nebraska senator announced his presidential candidacy
    $800 21
In his native Sweden, his film "Cries and Whispers" is known as "Viskingar och rop"
    $800 24
Stephen Crane described war as this color animal, "War, the blood-swollen god"
    $800 16
This playwright's father, Carl Hansberry, won a civil rights case in the Supreme Court
    $800 19
This California daily is the largest circulation paper owned by the Times Mirror Co.
    $800 6
In 1988, amid accusations of financial misdealings, this U.S. Attorney General resigned
    $1000 29
Created by resident J. Sterling Morton, this holiday was 1st observed in Nebraska on April 10, 1872
    $1000 22
This director of "La Strada" designed a special poster for 1991's Montreal World Film Festival
    $1000 25
In his 1913 inaugural address, this president said, "The firm basis of government is justice, not pity"
    DD: $1,000 17
This educator was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy
    $1000 30
He bought the New York Morning Journal in 1895 with money his mother gave him
    $1000 7
In Sept. 1990 this Liberian president was killed by rebels fighting to overthrow him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Toni Andrew
$8,800 $6,700 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It has the lowest melting point of any metallic element, -38° F.

Final scores:

Patrick Toni Andrew
$13,401 $3,901 $8,900
2-day champion: $27,402 3rd place: Ricardo Beverly Hills luggage & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: trip on Delta to Washington, D.C. & stay at Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Patrick Toni Andrew
$8,600 $6,500 $6,300
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 1992-01-13
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