Show #1870 - Friday, October 23, 1992

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Maureen Sheridan, a system support manager from Rockaway, New Jersey

Sean Clarkin, an advertising executive from New York City, New York

Janet Goutiere, a programmer originally from Lodi, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
During a trial, this can be raised to oppose the introduction of certain testimony
    $100 1
The lowest elevation in the W. Hemisphere is this site at the foot of the Panamint Mountains
    $100 16
Whist was the forerunner of the auction & contract types of this game
    $100 26
The bassoon uses a double one of these
    $100 6
Crack an egg into boiling water, simmer 4 to 6 minutes
    $100 21
This brother of Meriwether Lewis' partner said, "I carry war in my right hand & in my left, peace"
    $200 12
The two major law systems in the Western world are common law & this
    $200 2
This river forms parts of Maryland's borders with Virginia & West Virginia
    $200 17
Russian Bank is a 2-person game that resembles this game for 1 player
    $200 27
A song's refrain or the group of singers who might perform it
    $200 7
Shred cabbage, sprinkle with chopped onion & lemon juice, dress with mayonnaise, chill
    $200 22
1916's "When You Want 'Em, You Can't Get 'Em" was his first published song; "Swanee" came a little later
    $300 13
Subject to the death penalty in wartime, this crime is grounds for divorce in some states
    $300 3
Several land speed records have been set on this barren saline plain in northwestern Utah
    $300 18
It's the value of a jack in blackjack
    $300 28
The group of sharps & flats at the beginning of a musical staff is called the key one of these
    $300 8
Melt Emmentaler cheese in a pan with wine, stir in Kirsch, dip bread into it on long forks
    $300 23
Prince Andrew's maternal grandfather, he died 8 years before Andrew was born
    $400 14
Latin for "on the face of it", it's evidence accepted as true
    $400 4
Named for a U.S. president, it's Florida's most populous city
    $400 19
From the Italian for "house", it's the name of a card game or the gambling room where you might play it
    $400 29
In keyboard music, the direction "mano sinistra" refers to this body part
    $400 9
Layer Italian meat sauce, wide flat noodles, & ricotta, mozzarella, & Parmesan cheeses; bake
    $400 24
These 2 19th c. female novelists used the name George in their pen names
    $500 15
It's a sworn written statement of fact made voluntarily & not subject to cross-examination
    DD: $500 5
This island is the southernmost of New York City's 5 boroughs
    $500 20
Bolivia is a variation of this card game that originated in Uruguay
    $500 30
An adjective that indicates a brisk, lively tempo, or a 1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical
    $500 10
Wrap bite-sized pieces of chicken liver & water chestnut in bacon & broil
    $500 25
Lady Asquith said of this British prime minister, "He couldn't see a belt without hitting below it"

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

Janet Sean Maureen
$300 $400 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Sean Maureen
$1,200 $2,200 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Pakistan has gone to war with this neighbor three times since they both became independent in 1947
    $200 13
He not only built a French tower, he created the first modern aerodynamics lab
    $200 24
Because of an incident in Zin, God told him he could see the Promised Land but not go into it
    $200 8
Early man produced sparks to start fires by striking this mineral against iron
    $200 6
This Burmese served as permanent U.N. secretary general from 1962 to 1971
    $200 1
You can refer to a devoted aide as a man this on any day of the week as Crusoe could have told you
    $400 22
This remnant of British rule is the most popular sport in Pakistan
    $400 14
His 1st successful lock-stitch sewing machine in 1845 was powered by a hand crank
    $400 25
He's the first person in the Bible God told to go out & get some wood
    $400 9
This dark gray stone is used to make blackboards & billiard tabletops
    $400 7
In 1958, Egypt & Syria united as a single U.N. member under this name
    $400 2
The title of his nonsense poem "Jabberwocky" is synonymous with gibberish
    $600 23
In the 1980s, Pakistan provided bases for guerrillas fighting the Soviet-backed regime here
    $600 15
This smooth floor covering was invented about 1860 by Frederick Walton
    $600 26
God told this patriarch he wouldn't destroy Sodom if that city had 10 righteous men
    $600 10
The ancient Greeks built the Parthenon in Athens using this stone from Mount Pentelicus
    DD: $2,000 18
Nixon's 1960 running mate, he served as U.S. ambassador to the U.N. longer than anyone, 7 years
    $600 3
This novelist invented the kingdom of Shangri-La, & it became a synonym for utopia
    $800 29
This grain used to make flat bread called chapati is Pakistan's primary crop
    $800 16
In the 1890s, this inventor & his cousin formed the Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company
    $800 27
Beaches were created on this day when God divided the land & water
    $800 11
This soft white mineral is used to make tobacco pipes
    $800 19
In 1945, Roosevelt, Churchill, & Stalin set up Security Council voting rules at this Crimean resort
    $800 4
The adjective Shandian describes someone who behaves like this offbeat title character
    $1000 30
Although this is the official language, it's the first language of less than 10% of the people
    $1000 17
Among his patents is one in 1862 for condensing fruit juice
    DD: $1,500 28
Book whose sayings are "To give subtlety to the simple, To the young man, knowledge & discretion"
    $1000 12
To polish teeth, dentists use a powder made from this light-colored volcanic rock
    $1000 20
The Secretary General's office is on the 38th floor of this building
    $1000 5
A braggart can be called a braggadocio after the name of a character in this poet's "Faerie Queene"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Sean Maureen
$1,000 $8,800 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This, the world's largest food company, is based in Vevey, Switzerland

Final scores:

Janet Sean Maureen
$2,000 $17,600 $17,601
3rd place 2nd place New champion: $17,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Janet Sean Maureen
$1,000 $7,400 $8,500
9 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1992-08-17
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