Show #1861 - Monday, October 12, 1992

Leslie Miller game 3.
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Ellen Brandt, a journalist from Bedford, New York

Alice Moisen, a senior programmer and analyst from Portland, Maine

Leslie Miller, an editor from Reston, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We are not talking about the peanuts you love to eat, but rather the comic strip.)
    $100 21
In 221 BC, this country's Ptolemy IV had his mother, Berenice II, put to death
    $100 16
His blanket was inspired by the blankets Charles Schulz's first 3 children dragged around the house
    $100 8
Boris Pasternak translated 2 of this author's plays into Russian as "Gamlet" & "Romeo y Julieta"
    $100 6
The Baker Street Irregulars may know this Doyle detective's birthday is celebrated in January
    $100 26
It's the award for which Jean-Louis was nominated 14 times or De La Renta's first name
    $100 1
This French dance is characterized by high kicks & lifted petticoats
    $200 22
Brian Boru became king of Munster, part of this country, in 976
    $200 17
She often sits under a sign that advertises psychiatric help
    $200 9
British barrister & author John Mortimer created this barrister of "The Bailey"
    $200 12
Since the first Friday in May celebrates this instrument, you could call it Oom-Pa-Pa Day
    $200 27
In 1971, this Southerner began designing his Beene Bag line of clothes
    $200 2
This chocolate-covered candy has a center of nuts or fruit
    $300 23
He became Austria's ambassador to Canada in 1958 & Sec'y General of the U.N. in 1972
    $300 18
This governor of California, a "Peanuts" fan, proclaimed May 24, 1967, Charles Schultz Day
    $300 7
The unexpurgated version of his "Lady Chatterley's Lover" couldn't be sold in the U.S. until 1959
    $300 13
Their week is the first full week in August, & you're one of them if you knew we were going to say this
    $300 28
Carolina Herrera was born in this country where her father was once the governor of Caracas
    $300 3
This Washington city's name comes from a Nez Perce word meaning "little river"
    $400 24
Half of one of this "venerable" historian's finger bones is in a church in La Canada, California
    $400 19
In 1988, this "Peanuts" bird made his debut as a balloon in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    $400 10
It's the title of Desmond Morris' 1967 "naked" study of humans
    $400 14
National Ice Cream Day, July 19, 1992, fell on this appropriate-sounding day of the week
    $400 29
In the late '40s, Elsa Schiaparelli electrified the fashion world with this shade of pink
    $400 4
Chinese-American cellist Ma
    $500 25
In 339 BC, Xenocrates succeeded Speusippus as head of the Academy founded by this man
    $500 20
Snoopy's snappy rendition of "Suppertime" was a highlight of this 1967 off-Broadway musical
    DD: $500 11
In his "From Bauhaus to Our House", he talks about the wrong & right stuff in modern architecture
    $500 15
The assassination that began this 20th c. war & the treaty that ended it occurred on the same date, June 28
    $500 30
The decade in which Courreges opened his own fashion house & became famous for his space age styles
    $500 5
Abigail Van Buren was known by this nickname before she became Dear Abby

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Leslie Alice Ellen
$800 $900 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Alice Ellen
$3,100 $3,000 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
From the Latin plumbum, Pb is the chemical symbol for this
    $200 7
An ad for vitamins once asked if this wife beheader lacked a conscience or just vitamin C
    $200 9
This is the world's most widely cultivated tree fruit
    $200 12
This president's profile on three postage stamps was copied from a bust sculpted by Jean Houdon in 1785
    $200 21
In 1989, a civil rights memorial designed by Maya Lin was completed in this capital city
    $400 3
Used in trailer homes, liquefied petroleum gas is usually butane, this gas, or a mixture of both
    $400 8
"The Book of Royal Lists" claims Marlene Dietrich tried to break up his romance with Mrs. Simpson
    $400 10
On the East Coast, the smallest of the hard shell variety of these are called littlenecks
    $400 14
This statue, discovered in 1820, is also called Aphrodite of Melos
    $400 1
Until the early 1900s, this was Alabama's most valuable crop; today, it's soybeans.
    $600 4
The color of light depends on this, with the longest one corresponding to red
    $600 18
The AP said, "This nonagenarian loves to wear pearls, even when she goes salmon fishing"
    $600 11
Woody Allen wrote of this innovative earl, "He freed mankind from the hot lunch"
    $600 15
In 1766, Etienne Maurice Falconet was summoned to execute an equestrian statue of this czar
    $600 13
Dauphin, Alabama's largest coastal island, lies at the entrance to this bay
    $800 5
J is the symbol for this unit of work or energy, named for an English physicist
    $800 19
Prince Albert's father & this queen's mother were brother & sister
    $800 16
His unfinished Florentine Pieta was originally intended for his own tomb
    $800 20
A museum in Florence, Alabama, honors this "Father of the Blues" who was born there in 1873
    $1000 6
Though usually black, this volcanic glass is also found in red, brown, & mottled varieties
    $1000 25
This last Stuart queen had to be carried to her coronation because of a bout with gout
    $1000 24
A tangelo is a cross between a tangerine & either a pomelo or this similar fruit
    DD: $2,000 17
It has been suggested that Donatello's bronze statue of this biblical hero is actually of Mercury
    DD: $1,900 22
The 1st Alabama-bound explorer was this Spaniard who marched across it in 1540
    $1000 23
With Sevastopol captured, Ger. troops headed for this city beginning a 5-month battle in late Aug.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Alice Ellen
$11,100 $3,800 -$2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This U.S. possession was named for its location on the sea route from California to Japan

Final scores:

Leslie Alice Ellen
$14,500 $7,599 -$2,000
3-day champion: $39,899 2nd place: a trip to Nassau, Bahamas 3rd place: Florentine bracelet + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Leslie Alice Ellen
$10,100 $4,300 -$100
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,300

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Game tape date: 1992-08-11
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