Show #1720 - Friday, February 7, 1992

Frank Epstein game 3.


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Patty McKelvey, a library page from San Diego, California

Bruce Pelkey, a history professor from Fillmore, California

Frank Epstein, a police officer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
"A Shot in the..."
    $100 11
Latin for "I forbid", it's the president's power to reject legislation
    $100 1
"I guess Rosebud is just a piece in a jigsaw puzzle---a missing piece"
    $100 2
The Pantheon in this capital city contains the tombs of Voltaire & Victor Hugo
    $100 3
This Arlington, Virginia structure covers the largest ground area of any office building
    $100 20
Magician who was born Ehrich Weiss in Hungary & escaped to Appleton, Wisconsin as a child
    $200 23
"Lady Windermere's..."
    $200 12
This Commerce Dept. agency is best known for collecting & publishing population statistics
    $200 7
"I coulda had class! I coulda been a contender! I coulda been somebody!"
    $200 4
Yung Lo, the third Ming emperor, founded this capital city in the 15th century
    $200 13
The greatest distance from this celestial object to the Earth is approximately 252,000 miles
    $200 27
He played Studs Lonigan in an NBC miniseries before becoming an "L.A. Law" man
    $300 24
    $300 18
To distinguish it from a grand jury, a trial jury is often called this, from the French for "small"
    $300 8
"I am big. It's the pictures that got small"
    $300 5
After Cambodia fell to Communists, most residents of this capital were ordered to move
    $300 14
The most massive living thing is the General Sherman tree in this California national park
    $300 28
She was the blonde in the rock group Blondie
    $400 25
"The Skin of Our..."
    $400 21
In 1949 this Cabinet dept. was created to replace the Nat'l Military Establishment
    $400 9
"We didn't exactly believe your story, Miss O'Shaughnessy, we believed your $200"
    $400 6
Shortly after its liberation from Ottoman rule, it became Bulgaria's capital
    $400 15
Developed by Aramco, the world's largest oil field is the Ghawar in this country
    $400 29
Frank Sinatra got his first big break crooning tunes with this trumpeter's band
    $500 26
"He Who Gets..."
    $500 22
One of two specific crimes mentioned in the Constitution for which the Pres. or VP can be impeached
    $500 10
"Do you, Alice, Ruth, Martha, Liza, Sarah, Dorcas, take these men to be your... husbands?"
    DD: $1,300 16
It's home to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
    $500 17
The largest spider is a bird-eating spider found on this continent
    $500 30
Graham Greene wrote the screenplay, then the book about the search for this Harry

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

Frank Bruce Patty
$1,300 $1,400 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Bruce Patty
$4,200 $3,200 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
When he left the presidency he retired to his farm near Gettysburg, Penn.
    $200 10
If you're into gambling, you might check out the casinos in Wiesbaden or Baden-Baden in this country

The nickname shared by Queensland, Australia & Florida, USA
    $200 6
This item is called a nappy though babies also wear them when they're awake
    $200 21
The stoup at the entrance of a Catholic Church contains this liquid
    $200 17
This author's grandfather, the blind Senator Gore, is a character in his novel "Hollywood"
    $200 1
The story of her naked ride first appeared in the chronicle of Roger of Wendover
    $400 13
This speed skater won almost half the total medals that went to the U.S. at the 1980 Winter Olympics
    $400 27
Bogota's airport is named for this fabled land the Spaniards were seeking
    $400 7
The accumulator is this storage device on a car
    $400 22
Members of this religion attach a mezuzah, a scroll containing biblical verses, to their homes
    DD: $2,200 18
"Peachtree Road" has been called Anne Rivers Siddons' "Love Letter to" this city
    $400 2
This city became the capital of Russia during the reign of Ivan III
    $600 14
He was born near Limestone, Tenn. in 1786 & died at the Alamo
    $600 28
The name of the palace whose tower contains Big Ben
    $600 8
Pip emma is this part of the day
    $600 23
This denomination distributes the magazines The Watchtower & Awake!
    $600 19
In an Oliver Goldsmith novel, Olivia Primrose's father is "The Vicar of" this
    $600 3
Ogadai, this man's son, succeeded him as Mongol ruler in 1229
    $800 15
Born in Harrisburg, Penn., he represents Ga.'s 6th District in the House & is minority whip
    $800 29
Now a gov't building, the Palace of the Grand Masters in this country was built for the Knights of St. John
    $800 9
Rounders is a children's game resembling this American pastime
    $800 24
He translated the "Book of Mormon" with the aid of special stones called Urim & Thummim
    $800 20
Long Tom Coffin, a character in his novel "The Pilot", has been called "a nautical version of Natty Bumppo"
    $800 4
This youngest son of Henry II conspired to take his brother Richard's throne
    DD: $1,500 16
After the first successful A-bomb test he said, "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds"
    $1000 30
Linked to Hong Kong by jetfoil or hydrofoil, it's the oldest European settlement in the Far East
    $1000 11
It's what you'd like to do if you're Peckish
    $1000 26
The Eightfold Path leading to the end of suffering is 1 of this faith's 4 Noble Truths
    $1000 25
Nationality of the author of the famous 1916 antiwar novel "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse"
    $1000 5
The Popes made their home in this French city, not Rome, for most of the 14th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Bruce Patty
$10,800 $2,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the only Confederate capital east of the Mississippi never captured by Union troops

Final scores:

Frank Bruce Patty
$20,800 $1 $2,500
3-day champion: $47,100 3rd place: Astral crystalware + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: Panasonic HP600 cellular phone + Sierra fireplace

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Bruce Patty
$10,000 $2,600 $7,300
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1991-11-13
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