Show #1721 - Monday, February 10, 1992

Frank Epstein game 4.


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Bill Verrilli, a Roman Catholic priest originally from Bridgeport, Connecticut

Sheila Mordarski, an interior designer originally from Dayton, Ohio

Frank Epstein, a police officer from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $47,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
She was born in Sioux City, Iowa 17 minutes before Abigail Van Buren
    $100 17
In 1909 these brothers were the first recipients of the Langley Medal for Aeronautics
    $100 3
Cowards are described as this color
    $100 1
On Uruguay's coat of arms, this heavenly body is a symbol of independence
    $100 26
American birds is one of the publications from this organization
    $100 9
A restaurant or tavern, or a small country hotel
    $200 8
Though he was born in Conway Township, Massachusetts, he founded his famous department store in Chicago
    $200 18
In the '50s this Yankee catcher won 3 American League Most Valuable Player Awards
    $200 4
In names of colors, it follows "aqua" & "ultra"
    $200 2
The kiang is the largest wild ass found on this continent
    $200 27
The Soaring Society of America was founded in 1932 to promote the use of this aircraft
    $200 10
An old racehorse, or a constant pest
    $300 14
Zubin Mehta was born in this Indian seaport, where his father was a prominent musician
    $300 19
In 1961 this performer won a Grammy for best R & B recording for his song "Hit The Road Jack"
    $300 5
Tomato & turkey are 2 shades of this
    $300 23
Mauritius, an island in this ocean, was formed by volcanoes
    $300 28
A flame standing for the warmth of home is the special symbol of this girls', & now boys', youth organization
    $300 11
It's the type of machine that sends & receives copies of printed material over telephone lines
    $400 15
Architect Oscar Niemeyer was born in this city, which makes him a Carioca
    $400 20
In 1980 James Burrows won a directing Emmy for the "Louie and the Nice Girl" episode of this sitcom
    $400 6
This metallic color is also slang for a policeman
    $400 24
Olaf I, a Viking king of this country, tried to convert it to Christianity by force
    DD: $1,000 29
The "Blue Book" by Robert Welch, Jr. outlines the nature & purposes of this organization
    $400 12
It's what the British call the letter "Z"
    $500 16
William Thornton, who designed the U.S. Capitol, was born near Tortola in these islands
    $500 21
The Priestley Medal is awarded for distinguished service to this science
    $500 22
Most wolves belong to a species known as this color wolf
    $500 25
Vasco da Gama is buried inside the Jeronimos Monastery Church in this city
    $500 30
Headquartered in Paris, the International Criminal Police Organization is better known by this name
    $500 13
A water sprite in Germanic myth, or to cancel or veto

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

Frank Sheila Bill
$1,100 $300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Sheila Bill
$3,100 $1,100 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The mast of this battleship sunk in 1898 is part of a military memorial
    $200 1
After Gene Kelly hurt an ankle, this man was talked out of retirement to replace him in "Easter Parade"
    $200 26
In 1982 this company introduced a new photo phenomenon:
disc cameras & film
    $200 8
Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels called for a worldwide revolution by workers in this 1848 pamphlet
    $200 21
Book 2 of this Leon Uris novel is titled "The Land is Mine"
    $200 16
Japan's National Science Museum is one of many attractions in Ueno Park in this city
    $400 4
The cemetery lies across this river from Washington, D.C.
    $400 2
He played a Russian in "Doctor Zhivago", an Arab in "Lawrence of Arabia" & a Jew in "Funny Girl"
    $400 27
In 1993 NASA plans to launch a space shuttle mission to repair this telescope
    $400 9
In Sept. 1989 F.W. De Klerk succeeded this man as South Africa's president
    $400 22
This Kennedy is the president of the U.S. in Jeffrey Archer's 1977 novel "Shall We Tell the President?"
    $400 17
In Arabic, this largest city in Libya is known as Tarabulus
    $600 5
He's buried in Arlington; his father's tomb is in Springfield, Illinois
    $600 10
He's played Dr. Emmett Brown in 3 Michael J. Fox movies set within a 130-year time span
    $600 28
Successful types of these satellites have included the European Meteosat & the American Nimbus
    DD: $1,500 13
In April 1977 this country's state political party, the Falange, was formally abolished
    $600 23
Detective novelist whose maiden name was Mary Ella Roberts
    $600 18
This city is the home of National Taiwan University
    $800 6
This bacteriologist who proved mosquitos cause yellow fever is buried in the cemetery
    $800 11
This 1980 Zucker Brothers comedy opened with the theme from "Jaws"
    $800 29
The cyclotron & synchrotron are examples of this machine used to speed up the movement of atomic matter
    $800 14
He became king of Saudi Arabia in 1964 after his brother King Saud abdicated
    $800 24
He feared that he would never write another novel after "A Passage to India", & he was right
    $800 19
Queen Salote ruled this Pacific island kingdom from 1918 until 1965
    DD: $1,000 7
Of the two presidents buried there, his is the grave without the eternal flame
    $1000 12
This 1991 title character was hired to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture
    $1000 30
This first modern synthetic plastic was developed by & named for Leo Baekeland
    $1000 15
Francis II, the last person to hold this title, was forced to renounce it in 1806 by Napoleon
    $1000 25
Morris West's Vatican trilogy began in 1963 with this novel & ended in 1990 with "Lazarus"
    $1000 20
This Mexican town known for its silver contains a museum named for its first silversmith, William Spratling

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Sheila Bill
$9,500 $3,100 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Pedro Menendez de Aviles founded this city September 8, 1565

Final scores:

Frank Sheila Bill
$10,000 $6,200 $7,001
4-day champion: $57,100 3rd place: Benrus watch + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: Magnavox Movie Maker + Ricardo Beverly Hills luggage

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frank Sheila Bill
$10,500 $3,100 $4,800
25 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1991-11-19
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