Show #1899 - Thursday, December 3, 1992

Dennis Donohue game 2.


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Chip Ritter, a transfer recordist originally from Sac City, Iowa

Janet Lorenz, a film researcher originally from Omaha, Nebraska

Dennis Donohue, an administrative services officer from Litchfield Park, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
The Post Office charged 19ยข for each postcard ballot sent in to choose a young or old portrait of him
    $100 16
A safety tip says if your hair stands on end, hit the ground; this may be about to strike
    $100 1
Nadia Comaneci won 3 consecutive European Championships in this sport
    $100 11
Conservationists love this holiday that rhymes with birthday
    $100 21
This country leads the world in the production of raw silk
    $100 22
Tom T.,
    $200 5
In April 1992 this dictator's grand- daughter Alessandra won a seat in Italy's Parliament
    $200 17
This first Atlantic tropical storm of the 1992 season hit Florida August 24, causing billions in damage
    $200 2
Skiers hold this equipment during many events, but not ski jumping
    $200 12
It's also known as Snap Apple Night, & you might celebrate it by bobbing for apples
    $200 27
Silk is produced by the silkworm which is not a worm at all, but one of these
    $200 23
    $300 6
In April 1992 the U.S. recognized Croatia, Slovenia & Bosnia- Hercegovina, which split from this country
    $300 18
Each day in the U.S., about 200 of these are launched carrying radiosondes
    $300 3
Dives are judged on a scale of 0 to this number
    $300 13
Swaziland celebrates this "banner" holiday on April 25, the U.S. on June 14
    $300 28
Before World War II, the greatest use of raw silk in the U.S. was for this item of clothing
    $300 24
Billy Dee
    DD: $500 9
Sergei Krikalev made the news when he was left stranded here during the USSR's breakup
    $400 19
Composed of 3 oxygen atoms, this gas is created in thunderstorms
    $400 7
She was coached by her brother-in-law Bobby Kersee & her husband Al Joyner
    $400 14
The Old English tradition of serving a boar's head on this holiday may derive from a Norse custom
    $400 29
In 1810 the first silk mill in the U.S. was founded in Mansfield in this "Nutmeg State"
    $400 25
    $500 10
Both named Terry, they were U.S. & British hostages released from Lebanon in 1991
    $500 20
It's the term for winds, like the trades, that follow a regular pattern
    $500 8
Great Scott! He won the men's singles gold medal in figure skating at the 1984 Olympics
    $500 15
On this day in 1992, National Public Radio broke the news that Richard Nixon was running again for president
    $500 30
To produce about 120 pounds of silk, 250,000 silkworms must eat 10 tons of leaves from these trees
    $500 26

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

Dennis Janet Chip
$1,100 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Janet Chip
$3,500 $1,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It's the highest mountain system in the world
    $200 12
This mechanical device opens & closes to allow light into the camera
    $200 6
In myth Selene, the goddess of the Moon, is the sister of Helios, god of this
    $200 11
A boulder near Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina marks the spot where their "Flyer" took off in 1903
    $200 19
As newborns, these North American furry animals don't have the "mask" & tail rings yet
    $200 26
At its 1885 premiere, this show was billed as "An entirely new and original Japanese opera"
    $400 2
Ironically, this second-largest country derives its name from a Huron-Iroquois word meaning "village"
    $400 13
In 1875 the U.S. government gave him $25,000 for a collection of his Civil War photographs
    $400 7
This giant hunter pursued the Pleiades & both he & they were turned into constellations
    $400 17
This state's Taos Pueblo has been inhabited by the Taos Indians since pre- Columbian days
    $400 22
It's the animal usually mentioned in the definition of the color sorrel
    $400 27
In 1980 Linda Ronstadt made her stage debut as Mabel in a revival of this operetta
    $600 3
This city can be called the flower of Italy; its name is from the Italian for "flower"
    $600 14
For longer exposures, many cameras have a "T" setting, which stands for this
    $600 8
A myth about this god of flocks tells how he invented the syrinx, a set of musical pipes
    $600 18
A weigh station for this waterway in Syracuse, N.Y. now houses a museum devoted to its history
    $600 23
The West African Pgymy species of this animal weighs 400-600 pounds
    DD: $900 28
Gilbert's initial story for this operetta was titled "the Tower of London" & later, "The Tower Warder"
    $800 4
Africa's third-longest river, its northernmost point is near the city of Timbuktu
    $800 15
A laser beam can be used to view these 3-dimensional photographs
    $800 9
The Strait of Messina is the traditional site for this whirlpool mentioned in the "Odyssey"
    $800 20
A historic site in Hawaii includes Puukohola Heiau, the ruins of a temple built in 1791 by this king
    $800 24
Not to complain, but what New Englanders call a partridge is the ruffed species of this
    $800 30
Act II of this operetta opens with Little Buttercup gazing at Captain Corcoran on the poop-deck
    $1000 5
In 1947 this large wheat-growing region was divided between Pakistan & India
    $1000 16
In 1837 this Frenchman perfected a process for fixing an image on a copper plate
    DD: $1,000 10
The ancient Pythian Games honored this god who slew the monstrous python of Delphi
    $1000 21
Built in 1698 & still being used, Old Swedes Church is the oldest church in this Mid-Atlantic state
    $1000 25
These flightless birds use their wings to swim over 15 mph
    $1000 29
In 1881 "Patience" became the first of many Gilbert & Sullivan operettas to play at this London theatre

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Janet Chip
$3,900 $1,900 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This publishing company's logo is a dwelling that's been described as half cottage & half mansion

Final scores:

Dennis Janet Chip
$7,700 $2,000 $2,199
2-day champion: $16,600 3rd place: Wallace punch bowl set + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 2nd place: Bassett dining room set + Cuthbertson Christmas tree dinnerware + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Janet Chip
$3,900 $2,400 $5,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 1992-08-25
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