Show #1792 - Tuesday, May 19, 1992

Jerome Vered game 2.


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Susan Kornblum, a civil engineering technician from Brown County, Indiana

Dennis DiNucci, an engineer originally from Portland, Oregon

Jerome Vered, a writer from Studio City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
An unauthorized biography of this radio personality is entitled "The Man from Lake Wobegon"
    $100 3
In 1924 the Identification Division was created with over 800,000 cards bearing these markings
    $100 9
The documentary "Truth or Dare" takes a look at this rock star, on & off stage
    $100 1
This document got its first reading in Boston July 18, 1776 at the Old State House
    $100 23
The Walter Drake Company has over 800 patterns of these in stock if you want to replace your chipped ones
    $100 2
In 1973 she helped found, & also served as first president of, the Women's Tennis Association
    $200 18
B.D. Hyman told what it was like living with this movie star mother in 1985's "My Mother's Keeper"
    $200 8
Appointed in 1924, he was FBI director under every president from Coolidge to Nixon
    $200 14
In a 1991 summer blockbuster, he returned to the screen as "The Terminator"
    $200 5
Benjamin Franklin once grazed his cow in this, the nation's oldest public park
    $200 27
The shopping mall nicknamed Pentagon City is located conveniently near the Pentagon in this city
    $200 22
This comedian got his big break after appearing with Judy Garland at the Palace Theatre
    $300 19
"First Father, First Daughter" was her memoir
    $300 10
As a fugitive, James Earl Ray became the first "special addition" to this list
    $300 15
James Caan played a writer held captive by his No. 1 fan in this thriller
    $300 6
This stadium has been the home of football's Patriots as well as baseball's Red Sox
    $300 28
A Pea in the Pod specializes in fashions for these people, as you might "expect"
    $300 24
He was the man behind such boxing events as the "Rumble in the Jungle" & the "Thrilla in Manila"
    $400 20
The subtitle of Dan Kurzman's 1983 biography of this 1st Israeli prime minister is "Prophet of Fire"
    $400 12
Until the mid-'70s, the FBI was headquartered in this building
    $400 16
Title pair played by Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon, a couple of good ol' girls from Arkansas
    $400 7
The Boston Pops orchestra plays outdoor concerts at Hatch Shell on the banks of this river
    $400 29
By definition, this kind of shop pays no import tax on goods of foreign make
    $400 25
In addition to hosting a "Live" cable interview show on CNN, he also writes a newspaper column
    $500 21
"The Lone Star" is James Reston Jr.'s biography of this former Texas governor & U.S. Sec'y of the Treasury
    $500 13
According to its motto, the FBI's initials stand for "fidelity, bravery" & this
    $500 17
In this highly acclaimed film, Oscar nominee Anjelica Huston played a professional con artist
    DD: $900 11
This fashionable neighborhood was the site of a lighted signal in the 1600s, hence its name
    $500 30
This department store on Brompton Road has been called London's most famous
    $500 26
In 1968 she called upon American women to unite & fight the evils of racism, poverty & war

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

Jerome Dennis Susan
$2,100 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Dennis Susan
$3,500 $3,100 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We had "KING"s in the first round, so we'll have some [*] in this one.)
    $200 16
You can reach the summit of this mountain via the Gotemba or Subashiri paths
    $200 23
This small bird is the only one that can fly backwards
    $200 2
In 1609 Christianized Muslims called Moriscos were expelled from this country
    $200 30
On Oct. 25, 1896 this newspaper first used the slogan "All the news that's fit to print"
    $200 1
In 1962 Alcoa introduced pull tabs & aluminum ends on these
    $200 11
On her death in 1901, Henry James remarked, "We all feel a bit motherless today"
    $400 17
You wash before entering an ofuro, a traditional Japanese one of these
    $400 24
Species of this wading bird include the great blue, great white & green-backed
    $400 3
In 1647 astronomer Johannes Hevelius published the 1st detailed atlas of this heavenly body
    $400 29
This London paper owned by Rupert Murdoch was founded in 1785 as the Daily Universal Register
    $400 7
In English-speaking countries other than the U.S., aluminum is called this
    $400 12
For political reasons, this 1st c. BC ruler called herself the daughter of Ra, the Egyptian sun god
    $600 18
The Shinkansen is the famous high-speed one of these
    $600 19
The California species of this New World vulture is North America's largest flying bird
    DD: $2,000 4
After a fire destroyed this Scandinavian capital in 1624, it was rebuilt & renamed Christiania
    $600 26
The Bangor Daily News & the Portland Press Herald are this state's largest dailies
    $600 8
Cryolite, once used in making aluminum, is found in large quantities only on this large Danish island
    $600 13
Blamed for France's near bankruptcy, she came to be called "Madame Deficit"
    $800 21
This moated residence in Tokyo is open to the public only 2 days a year
    $800 20
Most domestic species of duck are descended from this wild duck
    $800 5
In the 1605 Gunpowder Plot, he led a group of conspirators in trying to blow up the English Parliament
    $800 27
In 1989 the Supreme Court upheld the partial merger of the Detroit News & this competitor
    $800 9
This aluminum ore gets its name from Les Baux, France, where it was discovered
    $800 14
While imprisoned at Lochleven Castle in 1567, she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son James
    $1000 22
This city, site of the 1972 Winter Olympics, is capital of Hokkaido Prefecture
    $1000 25
Female swans are called pens; male swans, this
    $1000 6
When his half brother died in 1696, he became the sole ruler of Russia
    DD: $3,200 28
Of over 130 newspaper groups in the U.S., this one which owns USA Today is the largest
    $1000 10
1 of 2 elements more abundant than aluminum in the Earth's crust
    $1000 15
According to Ethiopian tradition, the name of this biblical queen was Makeda

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerome Dennis Susan
$11,900 $4,300 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of his major works are "Synagogue at Safed" (1931) & "King David" (1951)

Final scores:

Jerome Dennis Susan
$16,401 $1,100 $4,400
2-day champion: $40,401 3rd place: Paradise Found by Ken Auster (limited edition serigraph signed and numbered by the artist) 2nd place: a trip to Orlando + a 4-day Bahamas Disney cruise on the Big Red Boat

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerome Dennis Susan
$11,500 $6,300 $6,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1992-01-15
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