Show #1913 - Wednesday, December 23, 1992


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Joe Santora, Jr., a teacher from Newton, New Jersey

Jerry Reynolds, a business executive from Atlanta, Georgia

Victoria Bassetti, a law student from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But unlike yesterday's program where it was P-O-E, this is P-O. Those two letters of the alphabet in that order will appear in each correct response.)
    $100 1
Mackinaw cloth was named for the site of a trading post in what is now this U.S. state
    $100 2
This U.S. Speaker of the House got the nickname "Tip" from a baseball player of the same last name
    $100 8
This title line precedes "That Glorious Song of Old"
    $100 7
A sunflower crest is above the seal on its flag
    $100 21
The cottonwood is a tree, the cottontail, a rabbit & the cottonmouth, one of these
    $100 26
Cardinals fly in from around the world to vote for a new one in the Sistine Chapel
    $200 14
In other words, this soft cloth could be called dromedary's fur
    $200 3
P.V. Narasimha Rao took over this country's Congress (I) party after Rajiv Gandhi's death
    $200 9
In 1948 Spike Jones had a No. 1 hit with "All I Want For Christmas Is" this
    $200 10
A palm tree & a Seminole Indian woman are depicted on its state flag
    $200 22
This comic strip began in 1934 & was set in Dogpatch U.S.A.
    $200 27
Boleslaw the Bold, also known as Boleslaw the Generous, became ruler of this country in 1058
    $300 15
Linsey is a coarse fabric that's also known by this longer, hyphenated name
    $300 4
In 1990 Sharon Pratt Dixon was elected to succeed Marion Barry as this city's mayor
    $300 17
"In the meadow we can build a snowman, then pretend that he is" this minister
    $300 11
Louisiana's flag features this bird & 3 of its young
    $300 23
Raise 5 to this power & you get 625
    $300 28
A generic term for any flower in a bouquet, whether it's a poppy or a peony
    $400 16
Though Damask weaving originated in China, Damask was named for this city
    $400 5
This British prime minister's father was a sometime professional trapeze artist
    $400 18
2 years after recording "Light My Fire", this pop singer-guitarist wrote "Feliz Navidad"
    $400 12
This state's flag features a badger under its motto
    $400 24
The theme of the 1939 World's Fair was "The World of" this
    $400 30
This term refers to an expressionless visage, not one that resembles a fireplace implement
    $500 20
This can be any cloth woven on a wide loom as opposed to a narrow one, hence its "wide" name
    $500 6
As mayor of this Russian city, Anatoly Sobchak presided over its renaming as St. Petersburg
    DD: $300 19
This record by the Harry Simeone Chorale reached the Billboard Top 40 5 times from 1958 to 1962
    $500 13
This state's flag was designed by members of the D.A.R. in the city of Rockford
    $500 25
It was originally called Decoration Day & honored the dead of the Civil War
    $500 29
This member of the weasel family has a "feline" name & is renowned for its noxious secretions

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

Victoria Jerry Joe
$1,500 -$600 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Victoria Jerry Joe
$2,000 $500 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
A forest in Qufu, China is the burial site of this philosopher & over 70 generations of his descendents
    $200 4
In 1934 this agency was created to regulate radio & wire transmission
    $200 27
Its distance from the Sun is about 1/3 that of Earth
    $200 22
This thunder god was always at war with those pesky frost giants of the North
    $200 11
Richard Condon's 1986 novel "Prizzi's Family" was a prequel to this novel he wrote 4 years earlier
    $200 26
After WWI William Danforth changed this company's animal "feeds" to "chows"
    $400 16
In Japan this time-honored ritual known as Sado usually lasts about 40 minutes
    $400 5
Recommended for dismantling in 1830, this warship was saved by a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes
    $400 28
When Uranus occulted a star in 1977, the star's blinking light indicated Uranus had these
    $400 21
The alphabet for these Viking inscriptions is called Futhark, from its first 6 letters
    $400 12
Before becoming a novelist, Sidney Sheldon adapted this musical about Annie Oakley for the screen
    $400 23
This Fremont, Michigan company has about 3/4 of the U.S. baby food market
    $600 15
In the city of Taipei, a memorial hall honors this president who died in 1975
    $600 6
Over President Wilson's veto, Congress passed this act in 1919 to enforce prohibition
    $600 29
A mnemonic for its major moons is "Met Dr. Thip"; the second T stands for Titan
    $600 20
In 1013 Sweyn of Denmark conquered all of this country; his son Canute ruled after him
    $600 13
In 1983 this mother of 3 published the 20th anniversary edition of her book "The Feminine Mystique"
    $600 3
This Boston-based razor company also produces Flair pens & Liquid Paper correction fluid
    $800 14
The Asian Games of 1986 & the 1988 Summer Olympics were both hosted by this capital city
    $800 7
In 1820 it separated from Massachusetts to become the 23rd state
    $800 30
It radiates more heat than it receives from the sun & has a moon, Triton, that has an atmosphere
    $800 19
It's been called the favorite drink of the Norsemen, which may mean Miss Muffet had some Viking blood
    $800 25
Sara Paretsky created this female P.I. whose first 2 initials stand for Victoria Iphigenia
    $800 2
Prodigy Electronic Information Service is a joint venture of Sears & this computer co.
    $1000 9
Under a special agreement, Portugal will return this territory to Chinese rule in 1999
    DD: $2,000 8
Of the 3 authors of the "Federalist Papers", the one who went on to become president
    $1000 17
The probe that Galileo drops into this planet's atmosphere in 1995 is expected to work for about an hour
    $1000 18
L'Anse aux Meadows on the tip of this Canadian province was settled by the Vikings around 1000 A.D.
    DD: $1,500 24
John Grisham, who wrote "The Firm", lives on a large farm in this town where William Faulkner resided
    $1000 1
Shojiro Ishibashi, whose name means "stone bridge", founded this tire manufacturer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Victoria Jerry Joe
$3,000 $800 $7,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The genus of this herb used in crop rotation & to feed livestock is Trifolium

Final scores:

Victoria Jerry Joe
$0 $700 $8,999
3rd place: Gruen watch + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis 2nd place: a trip to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands New champion: $8,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Victoria Jerry Joe
$3,300 $2,300 $6,500
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,100

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Game tape date: 1992-09-14
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