Show #1694 - Thursday, January 2, 1992


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Jim Merritt, an attorney originally from Jackson, Mississippi

Marcia Landefeld, a veterinarian from Fort Washington, New York

Todd Lefkowitz, a physician from Scottsdale, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 1
The barchan is among the commonest forms of this hillock of sand built up by wind
    $100 6
One of the oldest globes made in the U.S. is exhibited in the Vermont Museum in this capital
    $100 7
The Barbra Streisand song that begins, "Mem'ries light the corners of my mind"
    $100 24
Secret Service agent Timothy J. McCarthy was wounded in a 1981 assassination attempt on him
    $100 21
This tennis star's 1982 autobiography was entitled "Chrissie"
    $100 16
Ruddy came from rudig, an Old English word for this color
    $200 2
Liquid produced by condensation of water vapor in the air is called this
    $200 11
Displays on transportation can be found at the Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Museum in Flint in this state
    $200 8
The 1931 Herman Hupfield song that goes, "And when two lovers woo, they still say, 'I love you' "
    $200 25
The Secret Service protects widows of presidents until they fire them, die or do this
    $200 22
Kathy Whitworth was this sport's leading money winner 8 times
    $200 17
The name of this venomous reptile comes from the Portuguese for "snake with the hood"
    $300 3
This medical specialty is concerned with diseases of the skin
    $300 12
The exhibition halls in this Leningrad museum total over 10 miles in length
    $300 9
Maureen McGovern sang "The Morning After" in this 1972 film about a capsized luxury cruiser
    $300 26
During this 19th century war, the Secret Service broke up a spy ring headed by Ramon Carranza
    $300 23
In the 1980s this East German star won 4 World & 2 Olympic figure skating titles
    $300 18
This home for an emperor comes from Palatium, the Roman hill on which the emperor lived
    $400 4
This branch of sociology studies the distribution, composition, etc. of human populations
    $400 13
New Mexico's history is exhibited in the Palace of the Governors in this capital
    $400 10
Hal David & Burt Bacharach wrote "The Look of Love" for this 1967 James Bond spoof
    DD: $900 27
The director of the Secret Service is appointed by the head of this Cabinet department
    $400 29
She was the only American woman to win Olympic gold in swimming in 1988
    $400 19
From the Greek "ek", meaning out, & "kentron" meaning center, it's a person who's off-center
    $500 5
For hosiery, this is the unit used to describe the mass per unit length of nylon thread
    $500 15
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy began in 1574 with the art collection of this family
    $500 14
This Johnny Mercer-Harold Arlen song is subtitled "My Mama Done Tol' Me"
    $500 28
Secret Service investigations of this oil scandal led to the conviction of Interior sec'y Fall
    $500 30
In 1990 Susan Butcher completed this 1160-mi. sled dog race in a record 11 days, 1 hr., 53 min., 23 sec.
    $500 20
This cotton fabric was first woven in Nimes, France & called "serge de nimes"

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

Todd Marcia Jim
$1,000 $800 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Marcia Jim
$2,100 $1,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The suggested maximum speed limit for these German expressways is 81 mph
    $200 1
July 29, 1991 marked the 10th wedding anniversary of this royal couple
    $200 14
In 1975 this company introduced its first new product in 54 years, Freedent gum for denture wearers
    $200 12
It's the common name of the 1932 federal kidnapping law
    $200 26
In 1978 Menachem Begin shared the Nobel Peace Prize with this Egyptian president
    $200 7
A soothsayer calling from the crowd in Act I, scene 2 tells Caesar to beware this
    $400 3
In Ireland the gender signs on rest rooms may be printed in this language, not English
    $400 15
In 1987 he became the 1st American talk show host to tape shows in the Soviet Union
    $400 22
As well as its own appliances, this company makes KitchenAid & the Kenmore line for Sears
    $400 13
Francis W. Pettygrove was from this Maine city & named the Oregon city he co-owned after it
    $400 27
In addition to the cash award, winners also receive a diploma & one of these
    $400 8
Caesar follows this question in Latin with "Then fall, Caesar!" & then dies
    $600 4
A Benelux Tourrail pass will give you 5 days of travel in these three countries
    $600 16
In 1988 this "Cosmopolitan" editor was inducted into the Publisher's Hall of Fame
    $600 23
After a complaint from Radio Shack, Computer Shack changed its name to this in 1977
    $600 19
Wilmer McLean's farmhouse was where this general surrendered
    $600 28
Dennis Gabor won the 1971 Physics Prize for his invention of this 3-D photographic process
    $600 9
This man "has a lean and hungry look; he thinks too much: such men are dangerous"
    $800 5
Most of this royal palace near the Louvre was destroyed, but its lavish gardens can still be visited
    $800 17
In the 1970s this Israeli psychic claimed he could bend metal objects using nothing but his mind
    $800 24
Matsushita Electric's 1990 purchase of this entertainment co. was the largest U.S. co. buyout by the Japanese
    $800 20
In October 1976 the government began inoculations to prevent an epidemic of this flu
    $800 29
For his work on digestion, this Russian physiologist won a Nobel Prize in 1904
    $800 10
This man, Caesar's adopted son, has the last speech in the play
    $1000 6
In the cathedral town of Roskilde, you can visit the tombs of over 35 of this country's kings
    $1000 18
This tenor made his official debut in a 1961 Mexican performance of "La Traviata"
    $1000 25
In 1989 the B-2 stealth bomber accounted for half this company's sales
    $1000 21
Pirate attacks on U.S. ships led to war with this Libyan city in 1801
    DD: $1,500 30
A presidential advisor, he won the 1976 Prize for Economics
    DD: $2,000 11
This woman, his wife, begs Caesar to stay away from the capitol because of a dream she's had

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Marcia Jim
$10,200 $4,000 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1952 novel is based on a Biblical story & set in California's Salinas Valley

Final scores:

Todd Marcia Jim
$8,200 $0 $200
2-day champion: $8,799 3rd place: n/a 2nd place: bedding (specifics n/a)

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Todd Marcia Jim
$9,700 $4,000 $5,500
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1991-10-21
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