Show #1682 - Tuesday, December 17, 1991

India Cooper game 2.


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Mitch Fox, an editor from Brooklyn, New York

Mark Rhone, a consultant from Port Neches, Texas

India Cooper, an actor and copy editor originally from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
At his death, Chaucer became the first poet buried in this London church
    $100 3
This sparkling mineral water comes from a spring in Vergeze, France
    $100 24
An administrative division of a country, such as the ten that make up Canada
    $100 13
On Feb. 21, 1991, this series introduced Danny DeVito as the voice of Herb, Homer's half-brother
    $100 1
When winning, you "take the cake" or "bring home" this food
    $100 9
Suffering a humiliating or embarrassing defeat is "losing" this part of your head
    $200 21
In 1947 the Allied Control Council legally abolished this once powerful state of Germany
    $200 4
The meat of a young sheep is lamb; the meat of an adult sheep, this
    $200 25
A small one is called a cascade while a large one is a cataract
    $200 14
According to the theme song, "They're creepy & they're kooky, mysterious & spooky, they're altogether ooky"
    $200 2
"For when the one great scorer comes to write against your name he marks -- not that you won or lost -- but" this
    $200 10
When the Giants' Bobby Thomson hit a home run to win the 1951 N.L. playoff, this was the team he beat
    $300 22
In 1094 this Spanish soldier & hero conquered Valencia & ruled there until his death
    $300 5
Blintzes, blinis & crepes are 3 types of these
    $300 26
It's Spanish for a saw & for a jagged mountain range
    $300 15
From 1982 to 1988, Dr. Donald Westphall was chief of staff of this Boston hospital
    $300 6
From an American Indian tradition, when you win it's one of these "in your cap"
    $300 11
According to Hoyle, the losing player in this kids' game is the one left with the odd queen
    $400 29
Signed on 5/14/55, it was known officially as a "treaty of friendship, cooperation, and mutual assistance"
    $400 18
You must have this powdered pepper to make authentic goulash
    $400 27
It's a ring-shaped coral island nearly or completely surrounding a lagoon
    $400 16
"Gabriel's Fire" star who says, "This is CNN"
    $400 7
The flag you take in winning the Indy 500
    $400 12
In 348-47 B.C. he lost out to Plato's nephew to head the Academy; 12 years later he lost again, to Xenocrates
    $500 30
From 1438 until the empire's dissolution, all Holy Roman Emperors but 1 came from this royal house
    DD: $800 23
In the U.S. only this fish can be classified as white meat tuna
    $500 28
Greek for "chief sea", it's a sea with a chain of islands, or the islands themselves
    $500 19
Few know that this kindly old "Gunsmoke" physician's first name was Galen
    $500 8
A victory won at a heavy price, like what happened to the king of Epirus at Asculum
    $500 17
About 20 of 33 French & Spanish ships were taken in this October 21, 1805 battle; the English lost none

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

India Mark Mitch
$1,400 $2,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

India Mark Mitch
$4,100 $3,100 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Alec d'Urberville seduces her but she marries Angel Clare
    $200 21
A dramatic reenactment of the final events of Jesus' life is known as this type of play
    $200 6
A fictional Charles Dickens character, or a real illusionist-magician
    $200 16
Scratch-&-sniff cards with assorted scents enhanced a 1989 production of "The Love for 3" of these fruits
    $200 26
A whole roasted pig is the centerpiece of this Hawaiian feast
    $200 7
At this man's impeachment trial, Senator Ben Wade came within 1 vote of becoming president
    $400 2
He wrote music reviews under the name "Corno di Bassetto" -- basset horn -- & under his initials, G.B.S.
    $400 22
It's a string of beads used for counting prayers, or the prayers themselves
    $400 12
The founder of Behaviorist Psychology, or Sherlock Holmes' trusted assistant
    $400 17
A marriage broker named Kecal is outwitted in this Smetana opera
    $400 27
The Big Island's Kona Coast is known for its farms which produce the Kona type of this
    $400 8
Formed in Tennessee soon after the war, it called itself the "Invisible Empire" of the South
    $600 3
Coleridge poem that ends with: "A sadder and a wiser man he rose the morrow morn"
    $600 23
Kol Nidre, a special prayer of Atonement, is chanted at the outset of this Jewish holiday
    $600 13
A 16th century, Italian-born explorer & navigator, or Mr. French on TV's "Family Affair"
    DD: $2,000 18
"Der Rosenkavalier" is set in this city during the reign of Maria Theresa
    $600 28
This Democrat is the first U.S. senator of Japanese ancestry
    DD: $1,800 9
His son was compensated for his Arlington estate that had been turned into a cemetery
    $800 4
This 1989 John le Carre novel opens at a small British trade fair in Moscow
    $800 24
Founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola, it's the largest Roman Catholic religious order of men
    $800 14
An 18th c. Scottish engineer & inventor, or President Reagan's first Secretary of the Interior
    $800 19
This Mozart opera concludes with a song in praise of Isis & Osiris
    $800 29
Waialeale Peak on this island, "The Garden Isle", is the world's wettest spot
    $800 10
"Rascally" word used by Southern Democrats for useless cattle & Southern white Republicans
    $1000 5
This Czech author of "R.U.R." wrote several plays & short stories with his brother Josef
    $1000 25
It's the term for Muhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina in 622 A.D.
    $1000 15
A leader of the Chicago School of Architecture, or the current Secretary of Health & Human Services
    $1000 20
This British composer's 1951 opera "Billy Budd" is set on a man-o'-war & there are no female roles
    $1000 30
In 1778 Captain James Cook landed at Waimea Bay & named the islands for his sponsor, this earl
    $1000 11
Reconstruction ended in 1877, when this new president removed the last federal troops from the South

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

India Mark Mitch
$13,900 $10,100 $5,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the grandson of one president & the son-in-law of another

Final scores:

India Mark Mitch
$24,001 $100 $5,000
2-day champion: $34,001 3rd place: Panasonic HP600 personal cellular phone with 90 minutes of continuous talk time + the Jeopardy! home game or the Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: Michael C. Fina Co. service for 8 fine handcrafted china in the Hancock pattern + Retroneu Center Stage service for 8 flatware + the Jeopardy! home game or the Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

India Mark Mitch
$12,500 $8,900 $4,800
31 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 1991-09-30
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