Show #1859 - Thursday, October 8, 1992

Leslie Miller game 1.
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Leslie Miller, an editor from Reston, Virginia

Jim Fink, a teacher from Spring Valley, California

Mitch Hankins, an attorney from Lubbock, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
With over 13,000 worldwide, it's the world's largest chain of convenience stores
    $100 12
The Kentucky coffee is the official state one of these, but its beans don't make a good breakfast brew
    $100 8
This "Dances with Wolves" star's first film was "Sizzle Beach, U.S.A." made years before its 1986 release
    $100 13
You can clean artificial flowers by shaking them in a bag with half a cup of this white seasoning
    $100 2
Political cartoonists of the day called him "King Andrew"
    $100 3
This Cincinnati Reds player was the National League's batting champion in 1968, 1969 & 1973
    $200 23
This thirst quencher, popular with athletes, is Quaker Oats' best-selling product
    DD: $1,500 21
This largest city in Kentucky has a fountain that sprays water in the shape of a fleur-de-lis, the city's symbol
    $200 9
This actor did much of his own stunt driving as Popeye Doyle in "The French Connection"
    $200 20
Here's a real pointer: to punch belt holes & to form circular pastries, use this math instrument
    $200 4
He was the "Grits" in the "Grits & Fritz in '76" bumper stickers
    $200 16
A cheerful or optimistic person is said to be viewing the world through these
    $300 24
In 1985, Sears launched this credit card which can be used at its own stores, as well as others
    $300 22
Covington, Kentucky claims the only replica in the U.S. of his tomb; it's open from Easter to November 1st
    $300 10
A biography of this actor was entitled "Heart to Heart", not "Hart to Hart", H-A-R-T
    $300 28
Though costlier, this type of lighting will last seven to ten times longer than incandescent bulbs
    $300 5
He was elected president in 1948 on a campaign theme attacking the "Do Nothing 80th Congress"
    $300 17
"Delta Dawn, what's that flower you have on? Could it be" this "from days gone by"
    $400 25
This photo company was originally founded in 1932 as the Land-Wheelwright Laboratories
    $400 26
There's a state park named for this Stephen Foster song & the mansion that inspired it is open for tours
    $400 14
In 1971, this "Bonanza" star received the Order of Canada
    $400 29
Attach wire hangers to a wooden upright to make this training device for vines & climbing plants
    $400 6
This future president was Secretary of Commerce under Warren G. Harding & Calvin Coolidge
    $400 18
Robert Louis Stevenson said that "Marriage is a field of battle" & not this
    $500 11
This company known for its Pyrexware supplied the glass for Thomas Edison's first light bulb
    $500 27
This Kentucky-born author of "All the King's Men" became America's first poet laureate in 1986
    $500 15
At age 61, this character actor made his film debut as Kasper Gutman in "The Maltese Falcon"
    $500 30
When your bathroom mirror steams up, Heloise advises using this appliance to clear it
    $500 7
He was nicknamed "Professor"
    $500 19
This 1924 operetta by Rudolf Friml tells the story of a young man, a singer & the Canadian Mounties

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

Mitch Jim Leslie
-$100 $1,900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mitch Jim Leslie
$1,500 $3,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
According to the proverb, "All that" does this "is not gold"
    $200 1
On June 27th, 1980, Canada's Parliament chose this song to be the official national anthem
    $200 17
Bellerophon was thrown as he tried to ride this winged horse up to heaven
    $200 8
In 445, he murdered his brother, Bleda, to become sole ruler of the Huns
    $200 23
Van den Bergh Foods company makes a spread called "I Can't Believe It's Not" this
    $200 6
It's the art of painting on plaster
    $400 27
In its peak year, 1852, this state's goldfields yielded an estimated $80 million
    $400 2
Planning on sharing its oil profits with its residents, this U.S. state dropped its income tax
    $400 18
From the ashes of its funeral pyre, a worm would emerge signalling the rebirth of this bird
    $400 9
Some say the Carolingian Dynasty was named for Charles Martel, others for this grandson
    $400 19
Koicha is a thick type of this beverage served during a Japanese ceremony
    $400 7
A 1953 drawing by this artist of his daughter is titled simply "Paloma"
    $600 28
In 1821, this European country was the first to make gold a standard for its money
    $600 3
In 1980, it was the third largest city in the United States; it still has the same mayor today
    $600 24
For his 12th labor, Hercules had to bring this three-headed dog up from the underworld
    $600 10
Doroteo Arango was the real name of this Mexican bandit who raided the U.S. in 1916
    $600 20
Originally made in Germany, Mettwurst is a cured type of this food
    $600 12
Vasari called this Italian city the nest & home of the arts as Athens was of the sciences
    $800 29
This object of a legendary quest may have been a sheepskin used as a sluice filter
    DD: $1,300 4
This country, with the most Catholics in the world, received its first visit by a reigning pope
    $800 25
A swamp near the town of Lerna was the home of this 9-headed serpent
    $800 11
In the Capitol Building's Statuary Hall a statue of this king represents the State of Hawaii
    $800 21
Applejack is a type of this alcoholic beverage made from apple cider
    $800 13
One of Caravaggio's masterpieces is "The Beheading of" this saint
    $1000 30
Something that's 75% gold is the equivalent of this many carats
    $1000 5
This Republican from Illinois announced his independent candidacy
    $1000 26
These winged monsters known for snatching away food had women's faces & the bodies of predatory birds
    $1000 15
In 1564, this Flemish mapmaker was appointed court cosmographer to Duke Willem of Cleve
    $1000 22
This liqueur made from black currants is one of the ingredients in a kir cocktail
    DD: $1,200 14
Among this Belgian's first surrealist works is 1926's "The Menaced Assassin"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mitch Jim Leslie
$4,600 $3,800 $12,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He is the only bachelor serving on the Supreme Court

Final scores:

Mitch Jim Leslie
$8,500 $7,599 $15,000
2nd place: trip on TWA to New York & stay at the Empire Hotel + Jeopardy! home edition or computerized version 3rd place: Samsung LaserDisc player + Jeopardy! home edition or computerized version New champion: $15,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mitch Jim Leslie
$5,300 $3,800 $11,500
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1992-08-10
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