Show #1865 - Friday, October 16, 1992

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Bill Steiger, a grad student originally from Washington, D.C.

Diana Lewis, an instructional assistant originally from Springfield, Ohio

Lynn Loper, a records evaluator from Newark, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter.)
    $100 10
1 of this country's temples of Abu Simbel was dedicated to Nefertari & the goddess Hathor
    $100 4
This founder & artistic director of the National Actors' Theatre played Felix Unger on television
    $100 1
In 1953, a festival devoted to his works began at Stratford, Ontario
    $100 5
Jean Lussier was the 1st to go over these falls in a rubber ball; Annie Taylor did it in a barrel
    $100 23
An earthenware mug, especially one for beer, its name is from the German for stone
    $100 18
It can refer to a gentleman's gentleman or one who parks cars
    $200 12
The Hittites built Hattusas, their capital, about 90 miles from Ankara in what is now this country
    $200 11
When "Gypsy" begins, Louise is just a stripling; by the play's end, she's this famous stripper
    $200 2
As you would expect, London, Ontario, lies on the banks of this river
    $200 6
He established America's 1st circulating library in Philadelphia in 1731
    $200 24
It's the famous lost chalice used by Jesus at the Last Supper
    $200 19
It's the student usually of highest rank who gives the farewell speech at graduation
    $300 13
1 of his disciples, Yen Hui, was so poor he had only a single bamboo bowl of rice to eat
    $300 17
Liza Minnelli won her first Tony playing the title role of Flora in this 1965 musical
    $300 3
3 leaves from this tree adorn Ontario's provincial coat of arms
    $300 7
In 1949, they became the 1st father & son team to win Oscars
    $300 26
It's the special pear-shaped glass used for serving brandy
    $300 20
Native to the Andes, it's the smallest member of the camel family
    $400 14
These darn people of ancient Etruria were famous for their terracotta sculptures
    $400 29
You'll find the theater named for this composer on 46th St. in New York City, not in Oklahoma
    $400 16
In 1885, the first league in this sport was formed at Kingston
    $400 8
The 1st U.S. type of these word games had 31 clues & appeared in the N.Y. World Sun. Dec. 21, 1913
    $400 27
If you speak a little French, you know it's a small cup of coffee or the cup itself
    $400 21
Derived from Latin, it means "word for word"
    $500 15
This 3rd wife made Claudius' life a mess; when he heard she was plotting a coup, he had her executed
    $500 30
Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman won a 1991 Tony for this musical about an English orphan girl
    $500 25
St. Lawrence Islands National Park is located in mainland Ontario & on many of these islands
    DD: $800 9
This 1st credit card, issued in 1950, could be used at 27 New York area restaurants
    $500 28
A flat-bottomed drinking glass with no handle, it sounds just the thing for a thirsty acrobat
    $500 22
It's Italian for a master musician or a person skilled in the arts

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

Lynn Diana Bill
$2,000 $400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Diana Bill
$4,500 $2,500 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
This family of acorn-bearing trees is often divided into 3 main groups: red, white, & ringed
    $200 1
He won with 180 electoral votes to Breckenridge's 72, Bell's 39 & Douglas' 12
    $200 7
This fortress, begun in 1370, was 1st used as a state prison by Cardinal Richelieu in the 1600s
    $200 2
He saw his comet in 1682, but wasn't around to see it return in 1759, as he'd predicted it would
    $200 16
Act 1, Scene 1 of this Balanchine ballet is set in La Mancha
    $200 19
There are 26 separate ones of these in each foot
    $400 25
Mountain lions are among the few predators that kill & eat these quilled mammals
    $400 3
In a 1932 purge of Republicans, the Democrats took over the Senate, & he won the presidency
    $400 8
The hospice he founded about 1000 years ago in a pass between Italy & Switzerland still operates
    $400 12
This Ethiopian emperor was overthrown in 1974 & held in confinement until his death
    $400 17
The ballet initials RBME was named for 4 dancers in this country's Stuttgart Ballet
    $400 20
This foot care specialist is also called a chiropodist
    $600 26
It's the roundish seed pod of a cotton plant or the type of weevil that infests it
    $600 4
His promise to carry on Teddy Roosevelt's policies got him elected in 1908
    $600 9
The cornerstone for this New York City building was laid by Lawrence Rockefeller & Henry R. Luce
    $600 13
In 1842, showman Edwin Christy founded this performing troupe
    $600 18
"Dances at a Gathering" is danced to this Polish-French composer's music, including several mazurkas
    $600 21
People with this insulin deficiency disease must take special care of their feet
    $800 27
The Chinese call the giant species of this Daxiong Mao or "large bear cat"
    DD: $2,000 5
He was reelected during the War of 1812
    DD: $700 10
The Yorkshire, England cottage this explorer lived in is now in Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne, Australia
    $800 14
Amos Sawyer became the interim president of this African country after Samuel Doe fell
    $800 22
The ballet "A Tale of the Stone Flower" was this Peter & the Wolf composer's last major dance work
    $800 23
Your foot has 2 of these, a transverse & a longitudinal; the transverse bears most of your weight
    $1000 28
Most of the water that a plant absorbs from the soil is released as vapor during this process
    $1000 6
This Republican stayed home in 1896 while his opponent, William Jennings Bryan, stumped across the country
    $1000 11
In Arabic, this Muslim shrine in Jerusalem is Qubbat as-Sakhra
    $1000 15
Emmanuel Lasker was world champion of this game from 1894 to 1921
    $1000 29
The Nutcracker & Coppelia are based on tales of this author
    $1000 30
Medically speaking, this condition is called "pes planus"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Diana Bill
$12,200 $1,500 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This Southern lake ranks 2nd in size to Lake Michigan among freshwater lakes entirely within the U.S.

Final scores:

Lynn Diana Bill
$15,200 $100 $14,350
2-day champion: $29,200 3rd place: Ross Simons bracelet + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis 2nd place: trip to Honolulu, Hawaii

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynn Diana Bill
$14,000 $1,500 $7,200
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,700

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Game tape date: 1992-08-11
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