Show #1854 - Thursday, October 1, 1992

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Mark Foote, a human resources specialist from Redwood City, California

Carrie Brown, an administrative assistant from Berkeley, California

Steve Saum, a writer originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
It's known as "the land of the Aztecs"
    $100 23
In U.S. measures, a township is equal to about 36 square ones of these
    $100 6
The Oscars were held on this actor's 55th birthday, & his film "Bugsy" won 2 awards
    $100 12
This Michael Jackson album is the best-selling one of all time, with over 40 million sold worldwide
    $100 17
In the Arctic, this hooded jacket is standard gear for an Eskimo
    $100 11
The leaves of the white mulberry are food for these thread producers
    $200 2
This country's longest fjord is Sognefjord, which extends inland 127 miles
    $200 24
In this ancient civilization, 12 uncia equaled one libra
    $200 7
Her portrayal of FBI trainee Clarice Starling won this star her 2nd Best Actress Oscar in 3 years
    $200 13
Gregory X took the longest to be elected to this office, 31 months in the 13th century
    $200 18
In 1913, the Janssen Company came out with the first 1-piece one of these
    $200 22
Grown around the Mediterranean, most of this fruit is dried before marketing
    $300 3
Gold from the Witwatersrand in the Transvaal has helped make this country the world's top gold producer
    $300 25
This measure of paper is equal to 20 quires
    $300 8
He's the only actor we know who ever accepted an Oscar by doing 1-handed push-ups
    $300 14
The NEA, not the Teamsters, is the largest of these in the United States
    $300 19
By WWI, top hats had lost favor in England to these rounded hats with a curved brim
    $300 28
The fibers of this member of the mulberry family are commonly woven to make rope
    $400 4
Because it grows mostly wheat, the region of Thessaly is known as the breadbasket of this country
    $400 26
One therm equals 100,000 of these British units
    $400 9
This co-star of "The Fisher King" became the 2nd Mercedes to drive home with an acting Oscar
    $400 15
The world's first woman president was this country's Isabel Peron
    $400 20
On a woman's clothing label, a P indicates this size
    $400 29
The beer company could be called Mulberry Busch since the flowers of this are used in brewing
    $500 5
This African country looks a bit like a boot with Brazzaville near the heel & Pointe-Noire at the toe
    $500 27
The only unit of weight still defined by a physical object, a platinum bar, is this 1, equal to 2.2 pounds
    DD: $1,000 10
These "Rambling Rose" co-stars were the first mother & daughter ever nominated in the same year
    $500 16
Not surprisingly, the longest war on record is this 14th & 15th century struggle between England & France
    $500 21
Salopettes are the French version of this 1-piece outfit with long pants & a sleeveless bib top
    $500 30
This tropical tree was the bounty the HMS Bounty carried

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Steve Carrie Mark
$1,000 $400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Carrie Mark
$3,900 $1,300 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
This city became the seat of Philip II's court in 1561, & Spain's permanent capital in 1607
    $200 26
It may be simple, compound, or daily, but it's generally quoted at an annual rate
    $200 21
10 years before running for vice president, she became an assistant district attorney in Queens, N.Y.
    $200 8
A form of guitar that's played lying flat on the lap was developed in what's now this island state
    $200 14
On becoming an honorary knight, he allegedly quipped he would not be addressed as Sir Norman, but as General Sir
    $200 1
Polonius is full of advice, including "neither a borrower nor" one of these "be"
    $400 5
In 1982, Spain became the 16th member of this Western defense organization
    $400 27
The T in a T-bill stands for this
    $400 22
James M. Cox's running mate in 1920, he was elected president in 1932
    $400 12
A minuet is played in this meter
    $400 17
On January 1st, 1992, Boutros Boutros-Ghali succeeded this man as secretary general of the U.N.
    $400 2
According to Hamlet, "that is the question"
    DD: $1,000 9
By 1833, Spain's empire in the New World was reduced to these 2 large Caribbean islands
    $600 28
People getting a loan for more than 80% of a home's value may have to take out PMI, which stands for this
    DD: $2,000 23
Now the Senate Minority Leader, this Kansan ran as Gerald Ford's vice presidential nominee in 1976
    $600 13
French for "study", it's a piece used by students to help them learn technique
    $600 18
His 1984 book "Mayor" inspired a smash hit off-Broadway revue
    $600 3
Complaining about his mother, Hamlet says, "Frailty, thy name is this"
    $800 10
After the capture of Seville in 1248, these people ruled only the kingdom of Granada
    $800 29
If you have your head in the clouds, you may know MasterCard Int'l operates this ATM system
    $800 24
On Aug. 5, 1972, George McGovern replaced running mate Thomas Eagleton with him, JFK's brother-in-law
    $800 15
An ornamental form of this letter is used as the symbol for the treble clef
    $800 19
Time Magazine once described this newsman & host of "On the Road" as "the laureate of the common man"
    $800 6
Rosencrantz & this fellow courtier are so inseparable, they sometimes speak in unison
    $1000 11
1 of 2 separatist groups whose provinces were granted autonomy in 1979
    $1000 30
From Latin for "to deaden," it's the gradual extinguishing of a loan by making payments on it
    $1000 25
In 1900, former Vice President Adlai Stevenson ran as this Democrat's running mate
    $1000 16
It's the term for changing the key of a piece of music to put it in a singer's range
    $1000 20
This founder of est was originally named Jack Rosenberg
    $1000 7
This friend hears Hamlet's "Alas, poor Yorick" speech & his last words too

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Carrie Mark
$8,300 $5,300 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the last year that was just two letters long in Roman numerals

Final scores:

Steve Carrie Mark
$5,700 $0 $0
2-day champion: $23,501 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Carrie Mark
$7,900 $6,300 $5,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1992-07-28
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