Show #1879 - Thursday, November 5, 1992

Tom Nosek game 3.


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Ruth Mara, a foreign service officer from Alexandria, Virginia

Richard Sun, an epidemiologist originally from Parma, Ohio

Tom Nosek, an aerospace engineer originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Her forces needed only 10 days to break the English siege of Orleans in 1429
    $100 6
The South Bend Tribune founded this state's first radio station, WSBT, in 1922
    $100 1
Colorado has a peak as well as a national forest named for him
    $100 10
This round, flat bread is the basis of tacos, enchiladas & burritos
    $100 21
It's the only quote in Bartlett's "Familiar Quotations" attributed to Leo Durocher
    $100 26
Wooden dolls shaped like paddles have been found in this country's ancient tombs—tut, tut
    $200 15
You may know the Chicago fire started in her barn; you may not know her first name was Catherine
    $200 7
The 1st English- Language newspaper published in this state capital was the Sandwich Island Gazette
    $200 2
Among this state's national forests are Coeur d'Alene, Sawtooth & Boise
    $200 13
It's a multi-layered sandwich named for a character in the "Blondie" comic strip
    $200 22
This British holiday that occurs on November 5 is celebrated by bonfires
    $200 27
This film inspired a doll called Undersea Party Ariel
    $300 16
Ida Rosenthal invented the modern form of this item of apparel which her Maiden Form Co. sold
    $300 8
Founded in 1837, this Baltimore daily is published in both morning & evening editions
    $300 3
At 16.7 million acres, Tongass National Forest in this state is the USA's largest
    $300 14
Sturgeon roe doesn't become a food called this until it's salted
    $300 23
This CBS TV series featured Ken Wahl as an undercover agent for the Organized Crime Bureau
    $300 28
The original 1964 version of this soldier was 11 1/2" tall; the 1982 model line was a mere 3 3/4"
    $400 17
In 1876 Ann Eliza Young published "Wife No. 19", the story of her marriage to this religious leader
    $400 9
Almost every year since 1851, this U.S. newspaper has published an index to its articles
    $400 4
North Carolina has a memorial forest named for this "Trees" author
    $400 19
The choicest type of this variety of meat is the honeycomb from the second stomach chamber
    $400 24
His band, the Royal Canadians, was described as playing the "sweetest music this side of heaven"
    $400 29
When Mattel introduced this male doll in 1961 he had fuzzy hair that came off if it got wet
    $500 18
She paid her publisher to print the first edition of her "The Boston Cooking School Cook Book"
    $500 11
Gene Siskel is the film critic of this largest Chicago newspaper
    DD: $500 5
These 2 states share Coronado & Apache National Forests
    $500 20
The pearl variety of this thickener is soaked overnight before making pudding
    $500 25
Of Mary Wells' 10 Top 40 hits, only this one reached number 1
    $500 30
Some of these "kids" come in boxes showing a picture of a baby's head inside a leafy green vegetable

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Tom Richard Ruth
$1,700 $700 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Richard Ruth
$4,200 $1,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1940s
(Alex: On the five currently-minuted U.S. coins.)
    $200 12
In 1943 he successfully tested the aqualung he invented with Emile Gagnan
    $200 7
At over 200 lbs., alligator snappers are among the largest freshwater ones of these reptiles
    $200 2
The Humboldt Current keeps the temperatures in this Peruvian capital pleasant
    $200 17
Since the 1880s it's been nicknamed the "Grand Old Party"
    $200 20
According to Tennyson, "Man is the hunter" & this "is his game"
    $200 1
He's the only president sporting facial hair
    $400 13
Because he was born in this enemy country, opera star Ezio Pinza was held by the FBI in 1942
    $400 8
In 1835 England outlawed the sport of baiting these ursine mammals
    $400 3
The official language of Brazil is Portuguese & the official language of Suriname is this
    $400 18
One of the few responsibilities of the Vice President listed by the Constitution is to preside over this body
    $400 23
His poem about this knight includes "My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure"
    DD: $3,000 24
The 2 presidents on the current 5 coins who have pigtails
    $600 14
In April 1942 Dr. William Temple, archbishop of York, became the 96th to hold this office
    $600 9
This animal & the dugong are the only living sea cows
    $600 4
This country gained its independence in 1818 under armies led by San Martin & O'Higgins
    $600 19
The Tower Report revealed that this man at the center of "Contragate" used the alias William P. Goode
    $600 28
This poem includes the line "Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die"
    $600 25
They're the 2 coins that have birds on them
    $800 15
On June 5, 1947 this Secretary of State called for the European recovery plan known by his name
    $800 10
This beetle was sacred to the ancient Egyptians, who thought it represented the sun
    $800 5
Panama is bordered by Colombia on one side & this country on the other
    $800 21
A meeting in which party members choose candidates for office is referred to by this 6-letter term
    $800 29
Prince Albert requested an autographed copy of this 1859 work based on the Arthurian legends
    $800 26
They're the word & the phrase on the front of each of the 5 coins
    $1000 16
Cleveland Indians pitching ended this Yankee center fielder's record 56-game hitting streak
    $1000 11
Scotland's fourth Duke of Gordon gave his name to a breed of this hunting dog
    $1000 6
In 1498 Columbus first set foot on the South American continent in what's now this country
    DD: $1,000 22
In 6 successive elections beginning in 1928, Norman Thomas ran for president on this third party ticket
    $1000 30
"The Window; or, the Song of the Wrens" was written to be set to music by this operetta composer
    $1000 27
It's the only structure on the back of a coin with its name printed below it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Richard Ruth
$9,800 $5,400 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He died after his ship the St. Peter was wrecked in the Komandorskiye Islands in 1741

Final scores:

Tom Richard Ruth
$12,500 $9,801 $9,900
3-day champion: $43,800 3rd place: Magnavox camcorder 2nd place: Singer dining room set + Retroneu silverware set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Richard Ruth
$7,200 $5,400 $6,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1992-08-18
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