Show #1924 - Thursday, January 7, 1993


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Paul Klein, a professor from North Miami Beach, Florida

Sean Rooney, a sales manager originally from Columbus, Ohio

Marty Green, an electrician from Fresh Meadows, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 7
The Willamette Valley was the destination for thousands of settlers heading northwest on this trail
    $100 10
This "geometric" instrument is simply a bent rod of steel, open at one corner
    $100 1
F.W. Murnau's 1922 classic "Nosferatu" was based on this Bram Stoker work
    $100 20
The October 1991 Crimebeat Magazine listed what some death row inmates ordered for this
    $100 15
For her 60th birthday, she treated 1,000 of her closest friends to a private party at Disneyland
    $100 2
The name of this one-celled organism, a shapeless mass of protoplasm, is from Greek for "change"
    $200 9
This trail blazed by Daniel Boone began in Virginia & crossed the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky
    $200 11
The name of this instrument consisting of different-size bars is from the Greek for "wood sound"
    $200 8
He played the Phantom in Universal's 1925 version of "The Phantom of the Opera"
    $200 21
One of these was sometimes fought to settle "an affair of honor"
    $200 16
In a 1985 poll these twin columnists ranked among the 25 most influential women in America
    $200 3
Sighted in 1801, Ceres is the first discovered & largest of these minor planets
    $300 25
In 1849 mail delivery was introduced on this 780-mile trail named for a New Mexico city
    $300 12
In the Middle Ages, this hand-held drum with jingles was used typically by wandering musicians
    $300 28
This D.W. Griffith film premiered in 1915 under the title "The Clansman"
    $300 22
It's the Latin term for the stiffening of the muscles after death
    $300 17
Patty Berg served as first president of the ladies professional association for this sport
    $300 4
Nitrous oxide & chloroform are 2 agents used to produce this state where feeling is lost
    $400 26
Texas longhorns were driven along this trail to Abilene, Kansas & then shipped by train to Chicago
    $400 13
So as not to be confused with a tom-tom, a Chinese tam-tam is generally called this
    $400 29
Sergei Eisenstein's "The Battleship Potemkin" is set during this country's 1905 revolution
    $400 23
The news of this Narnia author's death on November 22, 1963 was eclipsed by the Kennedy assassination
    $400 18
In 1980 this dog trainer was named British female television personality of the year
    $400 5
This is a defect of the eye's lens that prevents rays of light from converging at 1 point
    $500 27
In the 1840s Brigham Young forged this trail from outside what is now Omaha to Salt Lake City
    $500 14
The lowest pitched of these orchestral drums measures about 30" in diameter, the highest about 23"
    $500 30
This legendary French stage actress appeared in "La Dame aux Camelias" in 1911
    $500 24
In 1905 choreographer Michel Fokine created "The Dying Swan" for her
    DD: $500 19
In 1966 this designer who popularized the miniskirt was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire
    $500 6
Chemically speaking, it's vitamin C

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

Marty Sean Paul
$900 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Sean Paul
$3,400 $1,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
South America's first people are believed to have come from North America by way of this isthmus
    $200 14
To the Druids, this shrub which people kiss under at Christmastime was sacred
    $200 24
In "To a Louse", this poet said, "Oh wad some pow'r the giftie gie us to see oursels as others see us!"
    $200 1
In May 1991 this country announced the end of its secret bank accounts
    $200 2
The opera "Quo Vadis" takes place in this city during the time of Nero
    $200 18
The name of this type of lizard which can change color is from the Greek for "ground lion"
    $400 7
It's estimated that this river pours over 55 million gallons of water into the Atlantic Ocean every second
    $400 15
Many 19th century members of this religious group opposed slavery, including John Greenleaf Whittier
    $400 27
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to" do this
    $400 5
The governments of the dual monarchy of Austria & Hungary met in Vienna & this city
    $400 3
Spontini's opera "Fernand Cortez" is also known as "The Conquest of" this country
    $400 19
Most reptiles that have slitlike pupils are active at this time of day
    $600 8
This country, the world's leading emerald supplier, also has S. America's most valuable coal mines
    $600 16
St. Catherine of this Scandinavian country was the daughter of St. Bridget, its patron saint
    $600 28
In "Society and Solitude", Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "Hitch your wagon to" this
    $600 11
In the late 19th century, Tzu-Hsi, China's Dowager Empress, encouraged this anti-foreign movement
    $600 4
He composed his first comic opera, "Cox and Box", in 1867; he didn't work with his famous partner until 1871
    $600 20
A rattlesnake adds a segment to its rattle each time it does this
    $800 9
This country's only university is located in the capital city of Georgetown
    $800 17
It's the religion of most of the people in Myanmar
    DD: $1,000 29
Oscar Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan" contains the line "I can resist everything except" this
    $800 12
After he surrendered at Yorktown in 1781, the British made him commander in chief in India
    $800 25
The Italian composer whose next-to-last opera was "Otello"
    DD: $1,500 21
The leatherback species is the largest of this group of cold-blooded animals
    $1000 10
In 1884 Bolivia lost its Pacific coastline to Chile along with its portion of this desert
    $1000 23
Varaha, who's often depicted with the head of a boar, is the third avatar of this Hindu god
    $1000 30
According to Kipling, "A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is" this
    $1000 13
Founded in 762, this city on the Tigris was made the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate
    $1000 26
This composer based "Tosca" on a morbid thriller by Sardou
    $1000 22
The mud puppy, newt & congo eel are types of these amphibians

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Sean Paul
$7,600 $5,000 $7,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1863 he published his rules for castle croquet, which he played with the Liddell Sisters

Final scores:

Marty Sean Paul
$599 $2,300 $10,001
3rd place: Smith Corona word processor 2nd place: Ashley bar, display, and entertainment cabinet + S&S Mills carpeting New champion: $10,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marty Sean Paul
$8,600 $5,000 $6,600
25 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 1992-09-21
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