Show #1912 - Tuesday, December 22, 1992


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Laurie Breen, a grants writer from Margate, New Jersey

Michael Grider, a gold- and silversmith from Chicago, Illinois

Victoria Bassetti, a law student from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The cornerstone of the Capitol Building was laid on Sept. 18, 1793 by this president
    $100 10
When one of these is hung, it may receive a dynamite instruction
    $100 5
In 1992 Wynonna, who used to be half of this mother-daughter duo, cut her first solo album
    $100 16
These Parker House items were named for the Boston hotel that made them famous
    $100 21
It makes up about 99% of your sweat
    $100 22
He's not a Marx brother, he's a cowboy of the Pampas
    $200 2
The Capitol & this building were the first 2 main buildings planned for the District of Columbia
    $200 11
This term for professional misconduct has been applied to accountants & lawyers as well as doctors
    $200 6
First name shared by Warren Beatty's sister & his mother-in-law
    $200 17
To make Johnnycakes for your next meal, you'll need some of this meal
    $200 27
Direct sunlight at noon is considered this color light
    $200 23
English cardinal Stephen Langton was the first witness to this 1215 document
    $300 3
During this war, the Capitol was set afire & most of it was destroyed
    $300 12
This term means to refuse to allow an objection made during a trial
    $300 7
Helena Bonham Carter's great-grandfather Herbert Asquith was prime minister of this country when WWI broke out
    $300 18
French soupe au pistou contains basil & garlic, like this Italian sauce with a similar name
    $300 28
Though it's called vitamin H, biotin is part of this vitamin's complex
    $300 24
In 1977-78 he sailed down the Persian Gulf to prove the Sumerians could have reached Africa by sea
    $400 4
State funerals for Abraham Lincoln & JFK took place in this circular area under the dome
    $400 13
The location where the crime or injury happened; a "change of" it moves the trial
    $400 8
This actor who growled the voice of the Beast in "Beauty and the Beast" named his second child Zephyr
    $400 19
Sauerkraut is German for "sour cabbage" & this is German for "sour roast"
    $400 29
Osmosis occurs through a semipermeable one of these
    $400 25
A tantara or fanfare is a flourish on this instrument
    $500 15
The dome of the Capitol is made of this metal, painted white
    $500 14
This plea of not admitting to or denying the charges may only be given with the court's approval
    $500 9
Joely Fisher, the daughter of Eddie Fisher & this actress, was 1991's Miss Golden Globe
    $500 20
A proper New Englander would eat his slump during this course
    DD: $700 30
Galaxy comes from the Greek galaktos, this liquid
    $500 26
1 of the "5 Civilized Tribes" moved by the U.S. government to the Oklahoma Territory between 1817 & 1840

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

Victoria Michael Laurie
$3,100 -$500 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Victoria Michael Laurie
$6,400 $400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
The name of this Danish capital means "merchants' harbor"
    $200 26
Around 190 A.D. the Chinese calculated it to 5 places; in 1989 a computer did it to 1,011,196,691 places
    $200 6
After jogging, Bertha had a hard time catching hers
    $200 1
The British mocked this American's lavish lifestyle by crowning him "King Hancock"
    $200 11
The processed wood used to make paper; magazines of the 1930s got their nickname from it
    $200 20
It's the raven's reply to "Quaff, oh quaff this kind nepenthe and forget this lost Lenore!"
    $400 25
With its many waterways, this Swedish city is often called the "Venice of the North"
    $400 30
Around 1621 William Oughtred put 2 logarithm scales on sticks, creating this device
    $400 7
The ragged man carries this weapon for protection
    $400 3
Some say Mr. Cody earned this nickname by shooting 69 bison in 1 day; others say he shot 11
    $400 12
These insects showed 18th c. naturalist Rene Ferchault de Reaumur that paper could be made of wood
    $400 19
By the end of this horrific story, the last member of the Usher family is dead
    $600 24
In Oslo there's an art center dedicated to the memory of this ice skater & her husband Niels Onstad
    $600 29
Euclid would know that the word geometry comes from Greek roots meaning this & "to measure"
    $600 8
My favorite fruits are lemons & these
    $600 4
A little bird told us that Jenny Lind was known as "the Swedish" one
    $600 13
In photography it's a print made on smooth, shiny paper
    $600 18
The title objects of which Poe wrote, "Through the balmy air of night how they ring out their delight!"
    $800 23
Aarhus, home of the 2,000-year-old Grauballe Man mummy, is the largest city on this Danish peninsula
    $800 28
Apollonius, known for his work on these sections, coined the terms parabola & hyperbola
    $800 9
Al ordered a large one of these beers
    $800 5
Half a dozen chief executives posed for him, which made him "The Painter of Presidents"
    DD: $2,200 14
2 of the 3 countries that produce about 50% of the world's paper
    $800 17
In this famous Poe story, Prince Prospero drops dead at his own masked ball
    $1000 22
In 1994 this Norwegian city will host the Winter Olympics
    $1000 27
It's the branch of math in which George Boole made his name
    $1000 10
Bob bought two coats & one of these neck scarves
    $1000 2
Rutherford B. Hayes' supporters labeled this opponent "Slippery Sam"
    $1000 15
The word library comes from liber, Latin for this part of the tree originally used in making paper
    DD: $1,000 16
Poe was terribly ill when he was found in a tavern in this city on October 3, 1849; he died a few days later

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Victoria Michael Laurie
$7,000 $3,400 $2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1988 she became the first Black American to win a Winter Olympic medal

Final scores:

Victoria Michael Laurie
$7,100 $1,100 $800
2-day champion: $16,299 2nd place: Magnavox camcorder + Service Merchandise gift certificate 3rd place: Krieger watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Victoria Michael Laurie
$6,800 $5,600 $2,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1992-09-14
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