Show #1914 - Thursday, December 24, 1992


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Ann Kleese, a substitute teacher from Marion, Indiana

Brigid Smith, a corporate communications manager from Fairfield, Connecticut

Joe Santora, Jr., a teacher from Newton, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The highest denomination of Japanese paper currency is 10,000 of these
    $100 6
"It rained all night the day I left, the weather it was" this
    $100 21
This North African country observes Sinai Liberation Day on April 25
    $100 10
Margaret Thatcher entered this house of Parliament as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven
    $100 20
Borscht is usually served with some of this dairy product on top
    $100 15
Robin Hood had one of Merry Men, Les Brown had one of renown
    $200 2
The Japanese call this hot beverage kohi
    $200 7
"All up and down the whole creation, sadly I roam, still longing for the old plantation and for" them
    $200 22
On February 11 Iran commemorates the fall of this ruler
    $200 11
H. Lawrence Garrett, secretary of this armed service, resigned over the "Tailhook" scandal
    $200 29
This variety of clam chowder contains tomatoes
    $200 16
Superman can do this to "steel in his bare hands"
    $300 3
Many Japanese bars feature karaoke, where patrons entertain themselves by doing this
    $300 8
"I dream of" her, "borne, like a vapor, on the summer air"
    $300 23
April 18 commemorates the end of white minority rule in this country, once Rhodesia
    $300 12
Tina Brown was named to replace Robert Gottlieb as editor of this literary magazine
    $300 26
The name of this vegetable soup translates literally from the Italian as "big soup"
    $300 17
To make book is to take a bet; to make a book, i.e. put pages between covers, is to do this
    $400 4
A monument located south of Yokohama commemorates the landing of this American commodore
    $400 9
Title preceding "Wake unto me, starlight and dewdrops are waiting for thee"
    $400 24
This country observes Chulalongkorn Day on October 23
    $400 13
By the end of his first term on the Supreme Court, he had written 9 majority opinions
    $400 27
Though named for a town in France, vichyssoise was invented in this country
    $400 18
A top grade of white paper made from rag pulp
    $500 5
Komei Tenno was the last Japanese emperor to reign in this city, not Tokyo
    DD: $1,300 30
"The corntop's ripe and the meadow's in the bloom" here
    $500 25
On July 15 this oil-rich sultanate on the island of Borneo celebrates the Sultan's birthday
    $500 14
This grunting gal lost the Wimbledon women's singles title to Steffi Graf
    $500 28
The elegant French soup billi-bi is flavored with these bivalves the French call moules
    $500 19
German for "league", it was a pro-Nazi German- American league of the 1930s

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

Joe Brigid Ann
$300 $2,100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Brigid Ann
$2,600 $4,100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The Tibetans know this mountain as Chomolungma, or "Goddess Mother of the World"
    $200 1
When rung on Washington's birthday in 1846, it cracked beyond repair
    $200 20
In 1876 he helped found the American Library Association & came up with a decimal system
    $200 21
Albert Roscoe played Uncas in the 1920 version of this James Fenimore Cooper tale
    $200 22
Music for this prayer has been composed by Schubert & Gounod
    $200 30
Sir Ralph Richardson called this profession the art "of keeping the audience from coughing"
    $400 6
Mount Elbert, the highest mountain in the Rockies, rises 14,433 feet in this state
    $400 3
The diaphone, a big one of these found in lighthouses, can be heard up to 8 miles away
    $400 15
In 1868, his title was Grand Sachem of Tammany Hall
    $400 19
Last name of sisters Dorothy & Lillian, who starred in D.W. Griffith's "Orphans of the Storm"
    $400 4
Tradition says Mary was a member of this royal house of Israel
    $400 25
Keats not only said that this "is truth" but that "a thing of" it "is a joy forever"
    $600 9
Alaskan Indians know this mountain as Denali, the "Great One"
    $600 29
A theatrical superstition says whistling here is a no-no
    DD: $2,000 14
It didn't agree to be annexed by the U.S. until months after its annexation in 1845
    $600 18
This Swede starred as an accused murderess in "The Kiss", MGM's last silent movie
    $600 7
At the Council of Ephesus in 431 A.D., the Bishops gave Mary this maternal title
    $600 23
H.L. Mencken defined this emotion as "the triumph of imagination over intelligence"
    $800 10
These mountains of North Africa are separated from Spain's Sierra Nevada by the Strait of Gibraltar
    $800 28
According to the nursery rhyme, its bells say "oranges and lemons"
    $800 12
In February 1865 this Confederate vice president met with Lincoln at the Hampton Roads Peace Conference
    $800 17
She played Betty Lou, a shopgirl who wins the heart of a department store owner, in "It"
    $800 5
The vision that appeared to this 14-ear-old in 1858 called herself the Immaculate Conception
    $800 24
In an 1818 story she wrote, "I beheld the wretch—the miserable monster whom I had created"
    $1000 11
The capital of this small republic in the Apennines lies near the top of Mount Titano
    $1000 27
Science books illustrate this sonic effect with the well-known "train-whistle-passing-you" experiment
    $1000 13
In 1896 he was nominated for president by both the Democratic & Populist parties—& still lost
    DD: $1,000 16
1916's "Joan the Woman" is considered this director's first historical epic
    $1000 8
At his crucifixion Jesus turned over the care of his mother to this "Beloved Disciple"
    $1000 26
This Pulitzer Prize winner said, "I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes" in his 1918 poem "Prairie"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Brigid Ann
$12,000 $8,300 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Author DuBose Heyward was born in this city & set his most famous work on its waterfront

Final scores:

Joe Brigid Ann
$7,399 $3,300 $3,700
2-day champion: $16,398 3rd place: Pulsar his & hers watches 2nd place: trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Brigid Ann
$9,800 $8,300 $3,700
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 1992-09-14
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