Show #1860 - Friday, October 9, 1992

Leslie Miller game 2.
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Brian Kane, an office assistant from Auburn, Maine

Jennifer Smith, a unit secretary from Phoenix, Arizona

Leslie Miller, an editor from Reston, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
The mean distance of this planet from the Sun is one astronomical unit
    $100 14
Appropriately, Scarlett O'Hara fans can buy Scarlett O'Hara fans at the Turner Store in this city
    $100 26
He's the "most famous reindeer of all"
    $100 7
Thornton Wilder's 1948 novel, "The Ides of March", was a fictional account of the life of this Roman
    $100 2
Food Lover's Companion says it was in the late 1700s
that ketchup was first made with this veggie or fruit
    $100 21
From the Latin meaning "to dwell", it's a dwelling place, specifically a stately home
    $200 10
Elias Howe's patent model for this is in the National Museum of American History
    $200 17
You can buy autographed photos of opera stars at the Metropolitan Opera Shop in this city
    $200 27
It's the title line that follows, "Don't know why there's no sun up in the sky"
    $200 1
In this Robert Louis Stevenson book a parrot is heard to squawk, "Pieces of eight, pieces of eight"
    $200 3
The bonnet pepper Capsicum tetragonum becomes this popular Hungarian spice
    $200 22
The wingspan of this ray, also called a devil fish,
may reach up to 20 feet
    $300 11
Melt water from these is often grayish white from the bits of rock it contains
    $300 18
This man who played The Sundance Kid promotes crafts of the American West with the Sundance
    $300 28
"Though it's just a constant game of cat & mouse, it's so nice to have a man" here
    $300 8
Her six-volume "Aunt Jo's Scrap Bag" was published between 1872 & 1882
    $300 4
This sweetener comes in three basic types:
liquid, chunk style, & comb
    $300 23
In Imperial China, it was a high public official
    $400 12
In 1952, the element einsteinium was discovered in the debris of this type of bomb
    $400 19
Taxco, Mexico is renowned for jewelry made of this metal
    $400 29
It's the body of water mentioned in the first line of "Old Folks At Home"
    $400 15
"The Pioneers" was the first of these tales written by James Fenimore Cooper
    DD: $700 5
The name of this famous Creole dish may come from the French word for "ham"
    $400 24
    $500 13
These gems are found in volcanic vents filled with a substance called kimberlite or blue ground
    $500 20
In 1992, this Freeport, Maine mail order company celebrated its 80th year in business
    $500 30
In this questionable song, Peggy Lee sang, "Let's break out the booze & have a ball"
    $500 16
Most of this H.G. Wells novel takes place in England in the year 802,701 A.D.
    $500 6
Halva, a Middle Eastern confection, is made from these ground seeds
    $500 25
The colors on this Old World monkey become brighter when it's angry or frightened

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

Leslie Jennifer Brian
$1,200 $2,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Jennifer Brian
$4,000 $3,900 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The central part of this Italian city is dominated by the Piazza San Marco
    $200 16
Domestic cattle crossed with these mammals produce offspring called cattalo
    $200 24
Referring to him, Miles Davis said, "You know, you can't play anything on the horn that Louis hasn't played"
    $200 1
Megingjord, his magical girdle, gave him the strength to wield his mighty hammer
    $200 11
He drafted the Declaration of Independence at Graff House in Philadelphia
    $200 20
To create a new "Greatest Show on Earth" in 1881, he joined with this man
    $400 7
Egypt's chief port city,
it's the Middle Eastern headquarters of the World Health Organization
    $400 17
The Javan & Indian species of this mammal are the only ones that are single-horned; the rest have two
    $400 27
This deep male singing voice is spelled the same as a fish, but it's pronounced differently
    $400 2
The Einherjar were the slain heroes who were brought to this hall to enjoy the afterlife
    $400 12
On October 30, 1941, one of this country's U-boats sank the U.S. destroyer Reuben James near Iceland
    $400 21
Although his Fiji mermaid was a fake,
a fish tail on a monkey torso, Chang & Eng really were these
    $600 8
At 8,000 feet above sea level this Ethiopian city is the highest capital city in Africa
    $600 18
Thick coated for icy waters, its scientific name is Ursus maritimus
    $600 28
Several opera scores by this Italian rival of Mozart were discovered in Czechoslovakia in 1988
    $600 3
Sigurd, a great Viking hero was noted for slaying Fafnir, one of these beasts
    $600 13
In 1907, this president sent Secret Service agents west to investigate government land fraud
    $600 22
His first exhibit was Joice Heth, who claimed to be 161 years old & this president's nurse
    $800 9
George Square in this largest Scottish city has an 80-foot column honoring Sir Walter Scott
    $800 19
Native to Africa, the hartebeest & wildebeest, belong to this group of bovines
    $800 29
This percussion instrument that resembles a xylophone is the national instrument of Guatemala
    $800 4
Freya, the goddess of love & beauty was also a leader of these warrior maidens
    $800 14
On January 10, 1966, this state's House of Representatives voted not to seat Representative-elect Julian Bond
    $800 23
Queen Victoria was among those against Barnum buying this huge elephant, but the deal went through anyway
    $1000 10
James Joyce wrote part of "Ulysses" in this Swiss city where he's now buried
    DD: $1,000 26
It's the only great ape found in Asia
    $1000 30
Born in Bombay in 1936, he won the first Liverpool International
Conductors Competition in 1958
    DD: $1,200 5
In Ragnarok, the final battle between good & evil, the giants will be led by this evil god
    $1000 15
Last name of Andrew & Abby of Fall River Massachusetts, victims of a celebrated 1892 murder
    $1000 25
Before she toured, this Swedish soprano
made Barnum deposit a guarantee in a London bank

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Jennifer Brian
$11,800 $2,500 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Famous nickname of the woman who was born Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson

Final scores:

Leslie Jennifer Brian
$10,399 $100 $1
2-day champion: $25,399 2nd place: Mastervoice home automation system & Sanyo 26" TV 3rd place: Bausch + Lomb binoculars + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for SNES & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Leslie Jennifer Brian
$11,800 $2,200 $6,400
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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Game tape date: 1992-08-10
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