Show #1918 - Wednesday, December 30, 1992

Jack Mahoney game 4.


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Theresa Wrobel, a housewife and student from Kansas City, Missouri

Fred Glasser, an attorney from Orange, California

Jack Mahoney, an actor originally from Newport, Rhode Island (whose 3-day cash winnings total $21,104)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We've featured POTPOURRI. Today we feature [*], with "H-O" in quotation marks. Those two letters will appear in each correct response.)
    $100 6
Royal Festival Hall is part of the South Bank Centre, an arts complex on the south bank of this river
    $100 21
"The corn is as high as" this "an' it looks like it's climbin' clear up to the sky"
    $100 12
If you order "pigs' trotters" in a restaurant, you'll get these
    $100 8
This stimulant occurs in kola nuts & cocoa beans as well as in coffee beans
    $100 1
In blackjack a hand begins with this many cards
    $100 14
A square dance, or the kind of party where you dance it
    $200 7
The banners of the Knights of the Bath hang in the Henry VII chapel in this historic abbey
    $200 22
"Just kiss me once, then kiss me twice, then kiss me once again, it's been" this
    $200 23
Even the French eat only these parts of a frog, les cuisses
    $200 13
In atrial fibrillation the upper chambers of this organ beat rapidly & irregularly
    $200 2
It's the American equivalent of the British "fruit machine"
    $200 15
All "Jeopardy!" contestants belong to this species, though we've never said it's a requirement
    $300 9
This queen might have said of herself, "We were born in Kensington Palace on May 24, 1819"
    $300 27
"Why, O why, O why O, why did I ever leave" this state
    $300 24
To make a very dry martini, use plenty of gin but just a little of this potent potable
    $300 17
This condition where the ear becomes painful, swollen & distorted is most common in boxers
    $300 3
Rank of the card in the middle of a Royal Flush
    $300 16
This Hawaiian began his singing career more than 30 years ago at his parents' bar on Oahu
    $400 10
The cross on the massive dome of this cathedral towers 365 feet above the ground
    $400 29
"Mamma may have, papa may have, but God bless" this person "that's got his own!"
    $400 25
Havarti is a type of this dairy product named for the Danish area where it was developed
    $400 18
Jerry Lewis could tell you Duchenne is the most common form of this disorder
    $400 4
Though an American roulette wheel has 38 spaces, this is the highest number
    $400 19
Hokey-Pokey may be an alteration of this term a magician might pull out of his hat
    DD: $500 11
From 1698 to 1837 this "saintly" palace as the official royal residence
    $500 30
"Dress in style and go hog wild, me oh my oh son of a gun, we'll have big fun on" this
    $500 26
The oldest brewery in Venezuela makes a beer named for these mountains
    $500 28
This pink substance of zinc & iron oxides is made into a lotion used for poison ivy
    $500 5
In 1946 Benjamin "Don't Call Me Bugsy" Siegel opened this first of the luxury hotel-casinos in Vegas
    $500 20
These dairy cattle have black and white markings, but their milk is just plain white

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Jack Fred Theresa
$800 -$400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Fred Theresa
$3,600 $1,400 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Roman emperor Julian renounced this religion & tried to reinstate paganism
    $200 18
This language is officially called Nederlands
    $200 19
In the 1830s Henry Miller Shreve founded a port city in this state
    $200 11
In the 1940s Les Paul pioneered the solid-body type of this electrical instrument
    $200 1
Some of his early poems like "The Brigs of Ayr" imitated those of another Scottish poet, Robert Fergusson
    $200 2
This president's name is believed to be a contraction of "Pollok", the ancestral name in Britain
    $400 9
By the 3rd dynasty Memphis had become the preeminent city of this country
    $400 23
The name jai alai comes from this language spoken in the mountain regions of Spain & France
    $400 20
This movie studio was founded in 1919 by Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin & D.W. Griffith
    $400 12
Stringed instrument associated with comedian Steve Martin
    $400 6
The white oak which is said to have inspired his "Trees" poem was located at Rutgers University
    $400 3
At 6'3" this Texan was the second-tallest president
    $600 10
Ancient writers called this militaristic Greek state Lacedaemon
    $600 24
It's the only country whose official language is Magyar
    $600 21
He broke with Freud to found analytic psychology
    $600 13
He made his last violin in 1737 at the age of 93 in Cremona, Italy
    $600 27
In poem No. 712 she wrote, "Because I could not stop for death, he kindly stopped for me"
    $600 4
In 1796 this future president helped draft Tennessee's first constitution
    $800 14
The wall in Britain named for this emperor ran from Solway Firth to Wallsend on the Tyne
    $800 25
Most Indian Muslims speak this language
    $800 22
In 1808 Louis Bonaparte founded what is now this Amsterdam museum
    $800 16
The name of this instrument popular in the Renaissance is from the Arabic ud, meaning "wood"
    $800 29
Ethel Lynn Beers' famous poem about a Civil War soldier begins, "All quiet along" this river
    $800 5
On July 4, 1826 these 2 presidents died within hours of each other
    $1000 15
Cyrus the Great founded this empire by conquering Lydia & Babylonia in the 6th century B.C.
    DD: $2,300 26
It's the easternmost of all Slavic languages
    $1000 28
A group led in NYC by John Lamb & Isaac Sears, founded in 1765 to oppose the Stamp Act
    $1000 17
In 1950 Anton Karas had a hit with his recording of "The Third Man" theme on this instrument
    $1000 30
On the death of John Keats in 1821, this poet wrote "Adonais"
    DD: $2,700 7
He was the last of 3 presidents to serve in 1881

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Fred Theresa
$11,500 $1,800 $5,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Volume 1 of the New Book of Knowledge Ency. has an article on this man written by Danny Kaye

Final scores:

Jack Fred Theresa
$11,300 $101 $100
4-day champion: $32,404 2nd place: Broyhill 6-piece cherry bedroom + Waverly Home Fashions Nantucket Collection bedding ensemble + Jeopardy! home edition 3rd place: Samsung remote-control 4-head VCR with on-screen programming + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! for the 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System & Sega Genesis system + Jeopardy! home edition

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Fred Theresa
$9,800 $1,800 $4,300
31 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
5 W
8 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1992-09-15
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