Show #1978 - Wednesday, March 24, 1993


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Christine Bird, an investment advisor from Atlanta, Georgia

Abraham Aig, a banker from Jamaica, New York

Doug Adler, a physician originally from Toledo, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are quotes we have obtained from the celebrities in question. It's how they are describing themselves when we said, "Give us a line to be used on Jeopardy!")
"O" NO!
    $100 5
Her "Last Poems" were compiled by her husband Robert & published the year after her death
    $100 2
I'm the one-time child actor who directed "Far and Away", one of the best Tom Cruise movies of 1992
    $100 7
In 1858 it took about 25 days to get a message from New York to San Francisco; in 1861 this cut it down to seconds
    $100 1
Jeb Stuart made a fashion statement by wearing an ostrich plume or a peacock feather in this
    $100 21
It's the malicious burning of a property, perhaps to collect the insurance
    $100 16
It's a great shape for an egg or for the U.S. president's office
    $200 8
In 1982 this Welsh poet was honored posthumously with a plaque in Westminster Abbey
    $200 14
I'm someone who always goes "Out on a Limb"
    $200 10
2-word term for the gestures & facial expressions a person uses in nonverbal communication
    $200 3
Some people claim Union colonel Ulric Dahlgren plotted to kill this Confederate president
    $200 22
It's a false written statement that defames a person's character or reputation
    $200 17
It describes a sandwich using just 1 slice of bread without a covering slice
    $300 11
This poet won his fourth Pulitzer Prize in 1943 for "A Witness Tree"
    $300 15
Harry Greenberg in "Bugsy", at the 1976 Oscars I gave the NCAA final score while presenting
    $300 23
Hey good buddy, CB is short for this
    $300 4
Union general John Basil Turchin was born in this country; his real name was Ivan Vasilovitch Turchinoff
    $300 26
The name of this official who certifies legal documents is from the Latin for "stenographer"
    $300 18
Binoculars for "The Barber of Seville"
    $400 12
Nicknamed "Old Possum", he wrote "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats"
    $400 29
I taught the Karate Kid to "Wax on, wax off"
    $400 24
2 of the earliest radio stations were WWJ in Detroit & KDKA in this city
    $400 6
This general's soldiers called him "Old Tecumseh"—Tecumseh was his middle name
    DD: $1,700 27
This is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice or premeditation
    $400 19
This "fruity" wooden object is a must for manicures
    $500 13
His first major work, "The New Life", written circa 1292, describes his love for Beatrice
    $500 30
Before I was "Lost in Space", I was the first American actor to kiss Brigitte Bardot
    $500 25
System of communication commonly abbreviated ASL
    $500 9
West Woods, Dunker Church & Bloody Lane are landmarks of this extremely bloody Maryland battle
    $500 28
This "friend of the court" may advise a court on a matter to which he's not a party
    $500 20
Budapest-born conductor whose name was once almost synonymous with the Philadelphia Orchestra

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Doug Abraham Christine
$1,400 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Abraham Christine
$2,500 $4,900 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
By 1810 Kamehameha the Great had united all of these islands under his control
    $200 4
This part of the eye has about 135 million light-sensitive cells
    $200 3
With an area of 64 million square miles, this ocean could hold all the world's land with room to spare
    $200 2
From plans by Louis le Vau, Jules Hardouin-Mansart built the hall of mirrors at this royal residence
    $200 1
In a novel by John le Carre, Alec Leamas is "The Spy Who Came In from" here
    $400 16
This 18th century Prussian king was known as "the Great" during his lifetime
    $400 5
If this gland at the base of the brain fails to function early in life, short stature may result
    $400 11
During the Persian Gulf war, nearly 70% of this country's oil wells were destroyed or damaged
    $400 19
Antonio Gaudi's greatest project was the church of the Sagrada Familia in this Spanish city
    $400 7
This detective introduced in "The Maltese Falcon" later appeared in several short stories
    $600 22
In 1282 Peter the Great of Aragon became king of this largest Mediterranean island
    $600 6
2 of the 4 kinds of taste buds in the tongue
    $600 12
Much of this tiny nation's economy is based on contributions known as Peter's Pence
    $600 20
James Renwick is best remembered as the designer of this NYC cathedral at Fifth Ave. & 50th St.
    $600 28
This trademark lion was the symbol of Goldwyn Pictures before MGM
    $600 10
Before he dies, Don Quixote begs this squire's forgiveness for drawing him into delusions
    $800 23
This ancient king of Judea was president of the Olympic Games & rebuilt the Temple in Jerusalem
    $800 8
It's the smaller of the 2 bones between the knee & the ankle
    $800 14
Part of Thailand lies on this, the southernmost mainland peninsula in Asia
    DD: $1,900 21
William Van Alen designed this NYC skyscraper whose gargoyles resemble auto radiator caps
    $800 26
This Scottish terrier was with FDR in Warm Springs, Georgia when the president died
    $800 17
In "A Christmas Carol", Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by the ghost of this late business partner
    $1000 24
This "Great" king of Wessex kept England from falling to the Danes in the 9th century
    $1000 9
Each molecule of this contains thymine, adenine, guanine, cytosine, phosphate & deoxyribose
    DD: $1,200 15
A 3 1/2-year-long underwater eruption created this country's Surtsey Island
    $1000 25
Anthemius of Tralles & Isidorus of Miletus designed this large Constantinople church
    $1000 27
Balto, a black Malamute, led the team that brought diphtheria serum to this Alaskan city in 1925
    $1000 18
Daisy Buchanan's cousin, he's the narrator of "The Great Gatsby"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Abraham Christine
$5,300 $11,200 $3,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The first President after Franklin Roosevelt who had also been a state governor

Final scores:

Doug Abraham Christine
$6,700 $11,500 $1,299
2nd place: trip to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands New champion: $11,500 3rd place: Dunlop tennis racket + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Abraham Christine
$6,500 $8,800 $3,300
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1992-12-01
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