Show #1917 - Tuesday, December 29, 1992

Jack Mahoney game 3.


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Jon Stordahl, a high school teacher from Laguna Niguel, California

Ken Hurwitz, a marketing manager from Canoga Park, California

Jack Mahoney, an actor originally from Newport, Rhode Island (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
An abandoned lead mine in Bonne Terre, Missouri was flooded & illuminated for aficionados of this sport
    $100 9
On his weekly show, as Joe the bartender, he greeted Crazy Guggenheim
    $100 3
This fish's "equine" head & bony armor make it look like a knight in a chess set
    $100 24
Riesling wines are a specialty of this German river valley
    $100 19
Her shoe-shopping in NYC made the "Grapevine" section in Time magazine September 30, 1991
    $100 11
This book of the Bible is also called "Canticle of Canticles"
    $200 2
Snake Alley in Burlington, Iowa, like Lombard St. in San Francisco, has been referred to as this
    $200 10
This series ended its run on NBC in 1992 & moved to CBS, where it became "Golden Palace"
    $200 5
In names of fish, this sharp weapon precedes "fish" & "tail"
    $200 26
The vast majority of wine is aged in casks made of this wood
    $200 20
This member of the Lewis & Clark expedition was also known as Bird Woman
    $200 12
In 1976 Paul McCartney & Wings had a Number 1 hit with this song
    $300 4
This Alaskan city was named for a vice president, not for Mary Pickford's husband
    $300 13
In 1992 David Lynch directed a feature film prequel to this TV series
    $300 6
During spawning season, the female rainbow trout makes one of these called a redd, often in a gravel area
    $300 28
It's the reason bottled wines are stored on their sides
    $300 21
Not allowed to go to university in Poland, she attended the Sorbonne & in 1893 graduated top of her class
    $300 15
Giving big excuses & explanations for something is going into this pair
    $400 7
Charles Bulfinch built the Federal Street Theatre in this Massachusetts city in 1794
    $400 14
"Melrose Place" is a spin-off of this Fox series
    $400 25
Some of these "heavenly" fish eat algae while some pick parasites off other fish
    $400 29
What Falstaff called sack we now call this & serve as an appetizer wine
    $400 22
Chosen this for 1992 out of a field of 12, Corinna Harney picked up $100,000 & a Lexus SC300
    DD: $1,200 16
First line of the rhyme that includes "was not that a dainty dish, to set before a king?"
    $500 8
John Tyler's father, who was also named John Tyler, was governor of this state from 1808 to 1811
    $500 18
This comic was the first guest on the new "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno
    $500 27
The largest tuna isn't the yellowfin but this "colorful" variety
    $500 30
It's the term for the feel of the alcohol content of the wine; it may be "light" or "full"
    $500 23
At the '92 Winter Olympics, she won the silver medal in ladies' figure skating for Japan
    $500 17
Longfellow based this poem on a legendary Indian named Manabozho

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

Jack Ken Jon
$900 $1,100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Ken Jon
$4,500 $200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In the Bible Jerusalem is called the "City of" this man who conquered it for the Israelites
    $200 1
Arnold joined his forces with this Ethan Allen group to take Fort Ticonderoga
    $200 11
Dante wrote "The Divine Comedy" in this language, not Latin
    $200 22
This Sunshine State ranks first in deaths caused by lightning strikes
    $200 21
The acclaimed dance company Ballet West originated at the University of Utah in this city
    $200 16
The most popular travel book is the account of his 13th century journeys
    $400 7
The Shrine of the Book, part of the Israel Museum, houses these scrolls
    $400 2
In the summer of 1780 Arnold was put in command of this key position in New York
    $400 12
No one knows for sure if this man credited with writing the "Odyssey" really existed
    $400 23
On the average, the highly destructive path of one of these storms is less than 16 miles long
    $400 27
The sardana is a circle dance performed by the Catalan people of this country
    $400 17
According to chapter 5 of book 7 of Ptolemy's Geography, it's the smallest continent
    DD: $1,000 8
In 1967 Israel captured the Old Section of the city from this country
    $600 3
This governor of Virginia offered a 5,000-guinea reward for Arnold's capture
    $600 13
Near the beginning of this epic, Grendel the Man-Eater is upset over the revels at the New Hall
    $600 24
This is the narrow band of strong winds at the level of the tropopause
    $600 28
The Milonga, a suggestive ballroom dance from this country, was a forerunner of the tango
    $600 18
This artist's 1482 letter to the Duke of Milan is listed as the "most impressive job application"
    $800 9
The temple started by this king c. 19 B.C. was burned by the Romans in 70 A.D.
    DD: $1,000 4
Arnold died June 14, 1801 in this world capital, broken & despondent
    $800 14
His "Rape of the Lock" is a mock epic
    $800 25
While a storm watch says a storm could be forming, one of these says its arrival is imminent
    $800 29
The name of this slow 19th century dance is the feminine form of the French word for "Polish"
    $800 19
Adopted by King Valdemar II & flown since 1219, this country's flag is the world's oldest
    $1000 10
This "Magnificent" sultan built the walls that still surround the Old City
    $1000 5
In a blizzard on Dec. 31, 1775, Arnold & Montgomery tried & failed to capture this city
    $1000 15
This epic hero is asked by Oliver to blow his olifant to signal Charlemagne to come to their aid
    $1000 26
In 1900 a hurricane that struck this Texas island city killed over 6,000
    $1000 30
This elegant dance performed at Louis XIV's court probably derived from a folk dance from Poitou
    $1000 20
This Cambodian complex is the world's largest religious structure

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Ken Jon
$9,900 $2,200 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The author who wrote, "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me."

Final scores:

Jack Ken Jon
$10,005 $0 $4,400
3-day champion: $21,104 3rd place: Maytag washer/dryer (side-by-side or stacked upright) + Jeopardy! home edition 2nd place: a trip to New York on Trans World Airlines + a week at Roseland Ranch resort in Stanfordville, New York + Jeopardy! home edition

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Ken Jon
$9,100 $1,800 $4,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1992-09-15
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