Show #1750 - Friday, March 20, 1992


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Thom Stark, a senior research analyst from El Cerrito, California

Mary Kruszewski, a resident physician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alicia Huntley, a registered nurse from Arleta, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
The Munsee Indians gave their name to Muncie in this state
    $100 1
Vermilion is a shade of this primary color
    $100 17
This crustacean lives in shells left by other animals
    $100 3
In May the House discovered an 1803 bill it had forgotten to pass allowing this Buckeye state into the Union
    $100 7
Roger Miller sang, "Third boxcar, midnight train, destination" this city
    $100 10
A sign in an airplane that reads "no fumar" means this
    $200 27
It's connected to Oakland by BART & the Bay Bridge
    $200 2
In slang, coal is referred to as this color "diamond"
    $200 18
Peter the Hermit went along as a preacher on the first one of these
    $200 8
After his death March 5, 1953, he was succeeded by a group including Malenkov, Beria & Molotov
    $200 22
In the title of a No. 1 tune from 1981, Hall & Oates said this is "On My List"
    $200 11
As Johann Sebastian could tell you, it's German for "brook"
    $300 28
Twin Falls is in Idaho & Great Falls is in this neighboring state
    $300 4
In their hit songs, it's the color of Prince's "Rain" & Jimi Hendrix' "Haze"
    $300 19
This actress who died April 15, 1990 was called the "world's best-known wandering recluse"
    $300 9
Truman announced February 21 that he had sold his memoirs to this weekly magazine
    $300 23
This 1983 Barbra Streisand film had 2 Oscar nominees--"Papa, Can You Hear Me?" & "The Way He Makes Me Feel"
    $300 12
The German dictum "Kirche, Kuche, Kinder" translates to "church, kitchen" & this
    $400 29
The only state capital below the 30° latitude line
    $400 5
From the Latin word "talpa", it's a dark, brownish gray popularly used for shoes & purses
    $400 20
He began as a hermit, but later founded the Franciscan Order
    $400 14
This Sioux' remains were moved from Fort Yates, N.D. to an area near Mobridge, S.D.
    $400 25
The 2 singers that reached the Top 3 with "Light My Fire"
    $400 13
Paints made with an egg binder are generally referred to by this Italian word
    $500 30
This Rhode Island bay is named after the Indians who sold Roger Williams the land
    $500 6
The city of Amarillo, Texas derives its name from the Spanish word for this color
    $500 21
This author of "Gravity's Rainbow" doesn't allow photos of himself to be published
    DD: $1,400 16
British authorities said this 1911 find was a hoax & not the skull of a primitive man
    $500 26
Songwriters Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon won 1981 Grammys for writing this Kim Carnes hit
    $500 15
A type of riding breeches fitted tight below the knee, named for a city in India

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Alicia Mary Thom
$1,500 $1,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alicia Mary Thom
$1,900 $3,100 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
This general who marched to the sea was the foster son of Thomas Ewing, the 1st Secretary of the Interior
    $200 1
A downy mildew wiped out these in Ireland beginning in 1845
    $200 6
The 3 basic calendars developed by man are based on one or both of these objects
    $200 22
Several of his self-portraits show only one of his ears, even before he cut one off
    $200 11
The Alexander Archipelago, discovered by Bering & Chirikov, is now a part of this U.S. state
    $200 14
You may not know that his original first name was Jakob; Felix was one of his middle names
    $400 23
Hardtack was a type of this that some soldiers may have found hard to eat
    $400 2
This unicellular fungus is used in leavening
    $400 7
The Maedmonath or Meadow Month of the Saxons, it's the seventh month on our calendar
    $400 27
Mme. Vigee-Lebrun painted the first of her many portraits of this French queen in 1779
    $400 12
Canada's Magdalen Islands lie southeast of Quebec in this gulf
    $400 15
Oscar Straus' operetta "The Chocolate" one of these is based on the play "Arms and the Man"
    $600 24
Jefferson Davis' 2nd inauguration took place Feb. 22, 1862 in front of a statue of this U.S. president
    $600 3
Dogs & hogs root out these delicacies in the forests of Perigord, France
    $600 8
This calendar counts its years from what would be 3761 B.C. on the Gregorian calendar
    $600 28
A Manet portrait, "Chez Tortoni", was stolen from this city's Gardner Museum in 1990
    $600 13
The title to the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands is held by this organization
    $600 19
Leopold Mozart, who was this relative of Wolfgang's, was a famous composer, too
    $800 25
This French emperor approached the British & offered to help negotiate an early end to the Civil War
    $800 4
Originally from Japan, it's now grown in the U.S. & called the black mushroom
    $800 9
Byron wrote that this season in England ends "in July, to recommence in August"
    $800 29
Van Dyck's most famous portrait may be of this second Stuart king hunting; it was painted around 1635
    $800 16
Spitsbergen is contained within this country's Svalbard Islands
    $800 20
Ravel composed "Daphnis and Chloe" for this impresario's Ballets Russes
    DD: $500 26
The last state to secede from the Union, it bordered more Confederate states than any other
    $1000 5
It's the study of fungi
    $1000 10
The Chinese 12-year cycle begins at rat & ends at this 3-letter farm animal
    DD: $3,000 30
17th c. Flemish artist known for painting voluptuous women, like his 2nd wife, Helene Fourment
    $1000 17
These 9 islands off Normandy became part of Britain under William the Conqueror in 1066
    $1000 21
This Finn gave up his law studies in 1885 to devote himself to music

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alicia Mary Thom
$1,900 $9,100 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Much of this poem was probably written at the Indian Queen Inn in Baltimore in September 1814

Final scores:

Alicia Mary Thom
$0 $4,100 $18,201
3rd place: Roosevelt Ranch Resort desserts + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: stay at Solvang Holiday Inn + transportation by Carey Limousine New champion: $18,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alicia Mary Thom
$1,900 $7,100 $9,600
11 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1991-12-04
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