Show #1931 - Monday, January 18, 1993


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Elizabeth Winter, a marine biologist from Fairfield, Connecticut

Nancy Melucci, a therapist from Irvine, California

Michelle Rottner, an event coordinator from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Solid geometry deals with figures having this many dimensions
    $100 6
The pyramid with the largest base in North America is the Pyramid of the Sun in this country
    $100 15
In 1926 this automaker introduced his all-metal, 3-engine transport plane
    $100 21
On a blouse or dress, it can be square, keyhole or plunging
    $100 18
Prince Achille Murat, this French emperor's nephew, settled near Tallahassee, Fla. in 1825
    $100 11
This many blackbirds were baked into "a dainty dish to set before a king"
    $200 2
This is defined as the distance around a circle
    $200 7
Karel Drbal said that by using "pyramid power" he could keep one of these shaving items sharp indefinitely
    $200 16
This supersonic transport's 1st trip from London to Washington, May 24, 1976, cost passengers $801 one-way
    $200 22
Prior to the Civil War, it was considered the dividing line between the North & South
    $200 19
A noted marine biologist, this Japanese emperor wrote several books on the subject
    $200 12
A 2-pound one of these vegetables will yield about 2 cups of filling for a popular Thanksgiving pie
    $300 3
Angles can be measured in radians or these
    $300 8
Many Aztec pyramids had flattened tops with one of these religious structures on them
    $300 28
This country's air force uses the Saab Draken & Viggen fighter planes
    $300 23
The Line Islands in the Pacific are situated north & south of this imaginary line
    $300 20
This "Confessor" was the last descendant of Alfred the Great to serve as king of England
    $300 13
Things perfectly in place are in this pie "order"
    $400 4
This, the amount of space occupied by a solid, is measured in cubic units
    $400 9
This civilization built the pyramid of the magician at Uxmal & legend says it was built overnight
    $400 29
The first jumbo jet, it entered airline service in 1970
    $400 24
Howdy Doody & Judy Garland were among the many mystery guests who appeared on this TV game show
    $400 26
In 1468, at the age of 16, this son of King John II of Aragon was named King of Sicily
    $400 14
The RR Diner in this TV town was noted for its damn good coffee & cherry pie
    DD: $500 5
A quadrilateral is one type of this figure whose name is Greek for "many angles"
    $500 10
This son & successor of Snefru is credited with building the largest true pyramid
    $500 30
For about 10 years, 1982-92, this plane sat under a 415'-diameter aluminum dome in Long Beach
    $500 25
In palm reading, it's the all-important crease running from above the thumb toward the wrist
    $500 27
This Holy Roman Empress had 16 children, including Marie Antoinette
    $500 17
This cliche refers to a future reward

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

Michelle Nancy Elizabeth
$600 $1,000 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Nancy Elizabeth
$2,300 $2,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
On January 3, 1959 he signed the proclamation making Alaska a state
    $200 26
After the death of his parents he is raised by Kala, a female ape
    $200 2
The Germans literally say it this way: "Eine Hand Wascht Die Andere"
    $200 8
Scientists consider the Sun a medium-sized one of these, classifying it as a yellow dwarf
    $200 13
This dirigible was launched at Friedrichshafen in April 1936 & destroyed a year later
    $200 20
Gene Kelly goes to Scotland to hunt for grouse but finds Cyd Charisse instead in this Lerner & Loewe musical
    $400 3
Mainland Alaska has about 5,500 miles of Pacific coastline & about 1,000 miles on this ocean
    $400 27
Mr. Merdle, Arthur Clennam & Amy Dorrit are characters in this Dickens novel
    $400 4
Congratulations if you know this 2-word Yiddish phrase for congratulations
    $400 9
Most scientists estimate it at 4.5 billion years
    $400 14
Over 17,000 buildings were destroyed in the fire that struck this U.S. city October 8, 1871
    $400 22
In 1992 this animated film won the Golden Globe Award for Best Musical or Comedy; its score won, too
    $600 1
Alaskans voted to move the capital from this city to Willow but rejected plans to pay for it
    $600 28
Alex, the narrator of this Anthony Burgess novel, speaks Nadsat, a mixture of English Slang & Russian
    $600 5
How the French say "a done deal", or an irreversible fact
    $600 10
It's believed that about 75% of the Sun's mass is made up of this gas
    $600 15
Iraq's plans to take this country as its province 19 were smashed by the Gulf War
    $600 23
Leonard Maltin said of this John Huston religious epic, "You should read the book instead"
    $800 18
The main campus of the University of Alaska is in this city, not Anchorage
    DD: $500 6
Oklahoma's motto "Labor Omnia Vincit" means "labor" does this, & we thought "amor" did
    $800 11
These dark areas on the Sun range in size from about 500 miles to 50,000 miles in diameter
    $800 16
Bhumibol Adulyadej has been king of this Southeast Asian country since 1950
    $800 24
This Carroll Baker film with an "infantile" title was condemned by the Catholic Legion of Decency
    $1000 19
In 1968 large deposits of oil were discovered at this bay on the state's North Slope
    $1000 7
Harlequin was a stock character in this 16th century type of theatre in Italy
    $1000 12
Flare activity can cause these streams of particles to "blow" through space at over 400 miles per second
    DD: $1,200 21
Both of these major Chinese leaders died in 1976
    $1000 25
This "colorful" Shirley Temple film was based on a 1909 play by Maurice Maeterlinck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Nancy Elizabeth
$4,100 $6,100 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The original entrance to this southwest U.S. park was via a miner's bucket lowered almost 200 feet

Final scores:

Michelle Nancy Elizabeth
$2,199 $10,401 $10,400
3rd place: Konica iBorg 35mm camera + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for the Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $10,401 2nd place: trip on Balair to Zurich & stay at the Park-Hotel Zizza-Lugano

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michelle Nancy Elizabeth
$4,600 $7,600 $5,200
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1992-10-12
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