Show #1878 - Wednesday, November 4, 1992

Tom Nosek game 2.


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Bill Newberry, a musician and teacher from Lilburn, Georgia

Georgiana Gates, a computer programmer from Houston, Texas

Tom Nosek, an aerospace engineer originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Traditionally, this one-wheeled vehicle ridden by acrobats has no handlebars
    $100 14
He was an outstanding football player at Dublin University long before he wrote "Dracula"
    $100 9
In 1959 Cacareco, a rhinoceros, was elected to the Sao Paulo City Council in this country
    $100 8
The state beverage of Mississippi, North Carolina & Wisconsin
    $100 10
A 1988 musical based on his novel "Carrie" closed after 5 performances
    $100 2
Hafiz is a title given to Muslims who have memorized this sacred book
    $200 4
Most of the more than 330,000 of these buses in the U.S. are a bright yellow-orange
    $200 23
The "Magnificent" family in the title of Booth Tarkington's 1918 novel
    $200 12
A portrait of Black Diamond, a bison, appeared on the reverse of this U.S. coin 1913-1938
    $200 27
This state's emblem is a beehive
    $200 11
This 1989 musical takes place in the Roaring '20s in a Berlin Hotel
    $200 3
A synonym for autopsy, it's Latin for "after death"
    $300 5
A heavy, continuous sound a car might make, or a type of seat on the back of an old roadster
    $300 24
His novel "Red Storm Rising" opens in western Siberia
    $300 13
This duke rode his charger Copenhagen at the Battle of Waterloo
    $300 28
The cactus wren, the largest member of the wren family, was chosen its state bird in 1931
    DD: $600 16
This actor received a 1991 Tony nomination for the show in which he sang the following:

"Never met a man I didn't like / Highfalutin' gent or bowery bum"
    $300 15
Bayushki is the Russian term for this type of cradle song
    $400 6
In 1990 Eppo Numan became the 1st person to fly an ultralight aircraft across this ocean
    $400 25
"I wish I could tell you about the South Pacific", he wrote in a book of "Tales" — then he did
    $400 21
According to Muslim tradition, he rode a steed named Buraq on his night journey to the Seven heavens
    $400 29
A bucking horse is the official insignia of this Rocky Mountain state
    $400 17
John Cullum of "Northern Exposure" starred in this composer's "Aspects of Love" in 1990
    $400 19
In an 1862 speech, Bismarck spoke of "Eisen und Blut", which are these 2 things
    $500 7
The National Air & Space Museum is restoring this plane that dropped an atomic bomb August 6, 1945
    $500 26
Mr. Tulliver loses the family mill in this George Eliot novel
    $500 22
Sometimes called "America's First Lady of Space", Baker was this type of animal
    $500 30
In 1983 Connecticut chose this first nuclear-powered sub as its state ship
    $500 18
This 1953 musical opens at dawn outside a mosque in ancient Baghdad
    $500 20
Referring to its blue skies & water, it's what the French call the French Riviera

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tom Georgiana Bill
$1,600 $200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Georgiana Bill
$4,700 -$300 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Launched by the U.S. in August, Echo I was the world's first communications one of these
    $200 3
In the human eye, rods are used for night vision & these act as color sensors
    $200 2
The world's largest town in area is Mount Isa, Queensland, in this country
    $200 20
While Tolstoy was writing "War and Peace", this man was inventing dynamite
    $200 9
In 1556 an estimated 830,000 lives were lost when an earthquake hit this country's Shaanxi Province
    $200 1
In 1988 this company started closing its hearty Burgundy wine with a cork instead of a screw cap
    $400 27
In May this Minnesota senator conceded the Democratic presidential race to JFK
    $400 10
This man who introduced Polacolor film in 1963 is known for his research on how we perceive color
    $400 5
The Pont-Neuf, begun in 1578, is this world capital's oldest surviving bridge
    $400 21
When Thomas a Becket was murdered in 1170, this Mongol leader was just a lad
    $400 11
In 1990 it was reported that about 300 people had died as a result of this Soviet nuclear disaster
    $400 4
The industrial giant originally called Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino is now known by this name
    $600 28
On May 7 Nikita Khrushchev confirmed the identity of this U-2 pilot who was shot down days earlier
    $600 17
Bees' color vision includes these wavelengths too short for humans to see
    $600 6
The population of this island nation is approximately 78% Greek, 19% Turkish & 3% other
    $600 22
In 1543 Henry VIII put Catherine Parr at the center of his universe & this man did the same with the Sun
    $600 12
St. Elmo's fire may have contributed to its explosion May 6, 1937
    $600 15
Fred Smith got only a C on his college paper proposing what became this overnight delivery company
    $800 29
This Nazi official, living in Argentina under the name Ricardo Clement, was captured & taken to Israel
    $800 25
Colorants that dissolve in liquid are dyes; those that stay as tiny particles are these
    $800 7
It's the only Canadian province bordering the Great Lakes
    $800 23
Ben Franklin could have measured the heat from his new stove by using this man's new centigrade thermometer
    $800 13
This co.'s 1984 toxic gas leak at its Bhopal, India plant is considered the world's worst industrial disaster
    $800 18
This insurance company's red umbrella logo has been a trademark since 1960
    DD: $4,000 30
In January mobs rioted over Charles de Gaulle's moves toward this country's independence
    $1000 26
He was the first scientist to discover that white light is a blend of many colors
    DD: $1,500 8
According to Guinness, more people emigrate from this country than from any other in the world
    $1000 24
While Hippocrates was treating frogs in Throats, he was writing "The Frogs"
    $1000 14
In 1902 this volcano on Martinique erupted & wiped out the city of St. Pierre
    $1000 19
Fleetwood Enterprises produces the Southwind, Tioga & Pace Arrow brands of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Georgiana Bill
$15,600 $2,500 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Lampyridae is the scientific name of this family of insects

Final scores:

Tom Georgiana Bill
$20,000 $500 $200
2-day champion: $31,300 2nd place: trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 3rd place: Enesco "Small World of Music" + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Georgiana Bill
$14,100 $2,500 $2,800
31 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1992-08-18
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