Show #1749 - Thursday, March 19, 1992

Phil Yellman game 5.


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Craig Giles, a desktop publisher from Pasadena, California

Bob Benjamin, a computer consultant originally from Brooklyn, New York

Phil Yellman, a word processor from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 1904 John McGraw refused to let his N.Y. Giants play in this postseason event
    $100 6
On Oct. 11, 1957 Annette became the first of these famous quintuplets to marry
    $100 12
This dust-brown cloth is often used for military uniforms
    $100 11
It's the official language; Latin is used on official documents
    $100 14
The story that this originated at the St. Louis World's Fair may not hold water, but it does hold ice cream
    $100 21
A young goose
    $200 2
In 1966 this country made the first successful "soft" landing on the Moon with its Luna 9 probe
    $200 7
On July 23, 1991 this "Today" Show co-host gave birth to her 1st child, Elinor Tully Monahan
    $200 24
This smooth, stiff cloth derives its name from the Persian word taftah, meaning it's "woven"
    $200 13
The Pope has jurisdiction over several buildings in Rome & these below it
    $200 15
One of the spaces on a checkerboard
    $200 23
This easily ignited material is used to start a fire
    $300 3
In 1987 this evangelist said God would call him home unless $4.5 million was donated by March
    DD: $1,600 8
Carole Gist became the first Black woman to win this national beauty pageant in 1990
    $300 25
The ancient Egyptians wrapped their mummies with this cloth made from flax
    $300 18
Marconi built this for the Vatican; we don't think it plays Madonna, but then again...
    $300 16
The word "oval" comes from a Latin word for this object
    $300 28
One of 2 or more persons having one or both parents in common
    $400 4
Running as an independent, Lowell Weicker was elected governor of this state in 1990
    $400 9
You bet your life he was also the announcer for "Tell It to Groucho"
    $400 26
This closely woven white cotton cloth is named for the city of Mosul, Iraq, where it was 1st made
    $400 19
This transportation system runs a lengthy 900 feet
    $400 17
In this type of illegal scheme, investors make money by recruiting new investors
    $400 29
From the Old English for "coin with a star", it refers to British money
    $500 5
In early 1943 Field Marshal Paulus surrendered to the Red Army at this city on the Volga
    $500 10
Late author of "The Other" who said he gave up acting because of the abuse he suffered from Otto Preminger
    $500 27
This man-made fiber created in the 1930s replaced silk in parachutes during World War II
    $500 20
After restoring the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican has started on this Michelangelo painting
    $500 22
The shortest distance between any two points on Earth lies on a "great" this
    $500 30
This grape grown along the Rhine is responsible for Germany's finest dry wines

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Phil Bob Craig
$600 -$100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Bob Craig
$2,700 $300 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In a 1779 battle, this flagship of John Paul Jones defeated the British warship Serapis
    $200 10
This sequel to "Little Women" is subtitled "Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys"
    $200 9
You'll often find an "end" one of these next to a sofa
    $200 17
This most populous nation's anthem is "March Of The Volunteers"
    $200 2
He died in 1506 at Valladolid, Spain, still believing that he had found an outlying part of Asia
    $200 1
In 1804 this pair made the first report of a coal discovery west of the Mississippi
    $400 5
The American defeat at Brandywine Creek on Sept. 11, 1777 allowed the British to occupy this major city
    $400 12
It's Arthur C. Clarke's first sequel to "2001"
    $400 11
The "kneehole" style of this has an open space for your knees below the writing surface
    $400 18
City referred to in the title of France's anthem
    $400 3
In 1517 Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba discovered this peninsula in Mexico
    $400 25
It's the most abundant & most widely used type of coal
    $600 6
In October 1780 this British general's men were defeated by patriot troops on King's Mountain, South Carolina
    $600 13
This author continued his story of Doc & "Cannery Row" in a sequel called "Sweet Thursday"
    $600 14
The "saber" style of this furniture support was a feature of the British Regency style
    $600 22
"May Glory crown our illustrious sovereign", begins the anthem of this Himalayan kingdom
    $600 16
North America's first English colony was founded by Sir Humphrey Gilbert, half brother of this explorer
    $600 26
The black, sticky liquid produced when coal is heated without air present
    DD: $2,200 7
Believed to be an escaped slave, he was 1 of 5 men killed in the Boston Massacre of March 5, 1770
    $800 15
Much of this sequel to "Rich Man, Poor Man" centers on the 2nd generation of Jordaches
    $800 29
When this part of a chair is slightly concave in the center, it's said to be "dropped"
    $800 23
Oil-rich country on Borneo whose anthem is "O God, Long Live Our Majesty, The Sultan"
    $800 20
He was murdered in his palace at Lima, June 26, 1541
    $800 27
The vegetation from this geological period of 345 to 280 million B.C. is the main source of coal
    $1000 8
They were nicknamed "Lobsterbacks"
    $1000 19
"Up, Into the Singing Mountain" is a continuation of this novel about a Welsh mining family
    $1000 30
The "sleigh" style of this piece of furniture was common in the 19th century
    $1000 24
This country's anthem is "Amhran Na Bhfiann"
    DD: $2,500 21
Canada's longest river is named for this explorer who sailed it in 1789
    $1000 28
John L. Lewis worked his way up from the coal mines to be elected president of this union in 1920

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Bob Craig
$15,600 $300 $7,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1948 show, the 1st to win a Tony as Best Musical was inspired by a Shakespeare play

Final scores:

Phil Bob Craig
$15,800 $1 $14,899
5-day champion: $60,400 3rd place: Imperial Wallcoverings + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 2nd place: Thermax carpet cleaner + S&S Mills carpeting + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Bob Craig
$14,300 $300 $7,600
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W
21 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1991-12-04
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