Show #1711 - Monday, January 27, 1992

Dave Willis game 2.


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Mike Whitty, an attorney and CPA from Houston, Texas

Kim Wiley, a travel writer from Matthews, North Carolina

Dave Willis, a manager from Ventura, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
La Cantuta, the national flower of this country, has the same name as a town near Lima
    $100 13
The National Register of Big Trees is kept by the AFA, the F standing for this
    $100 8
This field event was formerly called the hop, step & jump
    $100 1
Cairo boasts an unfinished head of this queen, but her famous bust is in Berlin's Egyptian Museum
    $100 19
Not marketed to households until 1926, the pop-up type of this was patented in 1919
    $100 6
Leslie Halliwell quotes this movie comedian as saying, "I must have a drink of breakfast"
    $200 15
This country's tradition of flower arranging began with the introduction of Zen Buddhism
    $200 16
There is an association in Spindale, North Carolina for these dairy animals, not cows
    $200 9
This NBA team reached the championship series 8 times in the 1980s, winning 5 titles
    $200 2
Infantile human figures that resemble Jaguars are prominent in the Olmec art of this country
    $200 20
From the Latin for "to sieve", it's a bowl- shaped strainer
    $200 7
The Apocrypha says, "A new friend is as new" this; "when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure"
    $300 23
The Tiffany, which has pink-blend flowers, is a hybrid tea one of these
    $300 17
Dummies are welcome at the headquarters of the North American Association of these in Littleton, Colo.
    $300 10
In the 1970s this Cincinnati Reds catcher won 2 National League Most Valuable Player Awards
    $300 3
Luca Della Robbia was noted for his glazed figures made of this "baked earth"
    $300 21
Found in cookie jars all over America, this is the top-selling brand-name cookie in the U.S.
    $300 28
In "Rabbit, Run" he wrote, "Everybody who tells you how to act has whiskey on their breath"
    $400 24
Forget-me-nots belong to the genus Myosotis, whose name means "mouse ear" & refers to the shape of these
    $400 18
A research center for these creatures of the night is in Elmhurst, N.Y., not Collinsport, ME
    $400 11
In 1976 ABC-TV sportscaster Chris Schenkel was inducted into this indoor sport's Hall of Fame
    $400 4
A series of relief carvings at the temple of Angkor Wat depicts Vishnu, a god of this religion
    $400 22
Fred Osius invented the Blender distributed by this bandleader
    $400 29
In "Tam O'Shanter" Burns refers to this John as "inspiring bold"
    $500 25
The oxeye, a common wild type of this flower, has a yellow center & white petallike ray flowers
    $500 27
"Unusual event" is the least serious of the 4 emergency levels defined by the NRC, this group
    $500 12
When he KO'd Ingemar Johansson in 1960, he became the 1st to regain the heavyweight boxing title
    DD: $500 5
Antonio Canova's statue of Theseus & this monster is one of the earliest neoclassical sculptures
    $500 26
Raytheon's microwave ovens were first sold in 1947 under this name
    $500 30
C.S. Calverley wrote in "Contentment", "Life is with such all" this "and skittles"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Dave Kim Mike
$1,100 $0 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Kim Mike
$3,300 $900 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This country's Dez Dam used to be the Mohammed-Reza Shah Pahlavi Dam
    $200 11
His 1932 article on fascism appeared in the "Enciclopedia Italiana"
    $200 6
Stories later collected in his "Dubliners" were first sold for £1 each to a farmer's magazine
    $200 16
Isaac Van Amburgh is credited with being the first to put his head in here
    $200 18
First scaled in 1873, it's the tallest peak in the state at 14,494 feet
    $200 23
This former White House press secretary has worked for ABC News since the late '70s
    $400 2
The Kentucky Dam is one of the largest of the 35 major dams in this project
    $400 12
This Libyan has no formal title but is called the country's "revolutionary leader"
    $400 7
This defender of Dreyfus wrote a 20-novel series called "Les Rougon-Macquart"
    $400 17
P.T. Barnum used this slogan to describe the circus he & William Coup opened in Brooklyn in 1871
    $400 19
This state motto is from a Greek term for "I have found it"
    $400 24
The capital of this state is named for fur trader Pierre Chouteau
    $600 3
Gravity, arch & buttress types of dams are usually made out of this
    $600 13
In 1982 West Germany's Bundestag replaced Chancellor Helmut Schmidt with this man
    DD: $1,000 8
This author of "2001: A Space Odyssey" is credited with the idea for satellite communications
    $600 28
The long beard, striped pants & tall hat of 1860s clown Dan Rice may have inspired this character
    $600 20
This Democrat served as governor from 1959 to 1967, his son from 1975 to 1983
    $600 25
Pierre Boulez succeeded Leonard Bernstein as music director of this orchestra in 1971
    $800 4
Federal dams for irrigation projects are usually built by the Bureau of this
    $800 14
In 1978 this Jordanian king married Elizabeth Halaby, an American
    $800 9
Ionesco & Beckett are exemplars of the movement called the "Theatre of" this
    $800 29
Henry Gentry was famous for this type of animal "show", now slang for any small circus
    $800 21
This Air Force base just north of LOMPOC is a launch site for U.S. satellites
    $800 26
After 2 terms as governor of Delaware, he sought the GOP presidential nomination in 1988
    $1000 5
The first dam on record diverted water on this river
    $1000 15
Between 1868 & 1894, this Liberal served as British prime minister a record 4 times
    $1000 10
Her "Middlemarch" is subtitled "A Study of Provincial Life"
    $1000 30
Miguel Vasquez was first to perform this number of somersaults on the trapeze
    $1000 22
The Hoover Institution at this university contains books & documents on world affairs of the 20th c.
    DD: $1,800 27
George Washington was forced to dismiss this designer of our capital in 1792

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Kim Mike
$6,100 $3,700 $1,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Ironically, U.S. Grant's 1854 resignation from the Army was accepted by this Secretary of War

Final scores:

Dave Kim Mike
$7,401 $7,300 $3,099
2-day champion: $18,201 2nd place: trip on Korean Air to Seoul & stay at both the Kal Hotel & Seoul Plaza Hotel 3rd place: Smith Corona PWP 1200 word processor + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Kim Mike
$5,700 $4,200 $3,400
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,300

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Game tape date: 1991-11-12
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