Show #1717 - Tuesday, February 4, 1992


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Keith Kosco, a corporate attorney from Pasadena, California

Sharon Goldstein, a word processor from Hollywood, California

Bob Murphy, a pediatrician from Oakhurst, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

"O" NO!
(Alex: That letter will figure prominently in all of the correct responses.)
    $100 3
Invited to Charles Dickens' home for a 2-week visit, this Danish children's author stayed 5
    $100 22
This 1966 Stevie Wonder hit is subtitled "Everything's Alright"
    $100 17
The Irish soda type of this is leavened with baking soda, as its name implies
    $100 1
This center for the Oilers & the Kings was named MVP of the NHL 9 times in the 1980s
    $100 5
A hydria is an ancient jar used to carry this, hence its name
    $100 12
This company owns 10 Wienermobiles shaped like giant hot dogs
    $200 8
The Tabard Inn, setting of his most famous work, burned down in 1676
    DD: $500 23
This group got its 2nd No. 1 hot when the following topped the Beatles' "Ticket To Ride":

"Help me, Rhonda, help, help me Rhonda / Help me, Rhonda, help, help me Rhonda / Help me, Rhonda, help, help..."
    $200 18
This edible fruit of an aquatic plant gets all wrapped up in rumaki
    $200 2
"Say hey!" He played in 24 All-Star Games & slugged 660 career homers--3rd on the all-time list
    $200 27
An Anglo-Saxon ship apparently used as a tomb for a king was unearthed at Sutton Hoo in this country
    $200 13
The Southport Yellow Globe isn't a newspaper but one of these used in soups & stews
    $300 9
R.M. Ballantyne's "The Coral Island" was an inspiration for his Never Land
    $300 24
This former Commodore wrote & produced Kenny Rogers' 1980 million seller "Lady"
    $300 19
Tomatillos are usually eaten when they are this color
    $300 4
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was a 3-time All-American basketball player at this college
    $300 28
Shang Dynasty ones seldom had clappers: they were struck on the outside with mallets
    $300 14
Cleopatra's Needle is a famous one of these
    $400 10
Vermont patriot who wrote the anti-religious book "Reason The Only Oracle of Man"
    $400 25
This rock superstar was featured on the album "E.T. -- The Extraterrestrial"
    $400 20
Parma ham, also known as this, is served traditionally with figs as a first course
    $400 6
Don Carter & Dick Weber were among the 1st 8 to be inducted into this pro sport's Hall of Fame in 1975
    $400 29
His sarcophagus, opened in 1924, contained 3 nested coffins; the innermost was made of solid gold
    $400 15
This wildcat's distinctive coat features both dots & stripes
    $500 11
Derry Down Derry was listed as the author of his book of limericks, "A Book of Nonsense"
    $500 26
"While Daddy is sleeping and Mama ain't around, we're gonna" do this '60s dance "until we tear the house down"
    $500 21
In Austria, if you ask for a dessert "mit Schlag" it will be topped with this
    $500 7
Al Oerter won a record 4 Olympic gold medals in this field event
    $500 30
Euphronius was noted for figures in this bright color on his ancient Greek pottery
    $500 16
You could say she's sown some wild books, including "Do With Me What You Will"

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

Bob Sharon Keith
$1,200 $1,700 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Sharon Keith
$1,500 $3,700 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the father or information about the father; you have to identify the first lady.)
    $200 2
The Travelers Co. paid out his life insurance after he was killed at Little Bighorn
    $200 3
The witches in "Macbeth" chant, "double, double toil and" this
    $200 12
In 1805 Napoleon ordered the completion of this museum to house the art looted by his armies
    $200 17
The Henley Royal Regatta takes place on this river
    $200 1
The blowpipe for blowing this was invented about 30 B.C. in the Middle East
    $200 22
William Ryan,
a miner and farmer
    $400 4
Of Maria Theresa's 16 children, the one who became a queen of France
    $400 8
This title character's mother is also his aunt because she married his Uncle Claudius
    $400 13
Claremore, Oklahoma has a museum containing the personal effects of this cowboy humorist
    $400 18
A new waterway connects this German river through the Main & Danube to the Black Sea
    $400 23
The axis of a gyroscope in a gyrocompass is set to point toward this
    $400 27
Robert Smith Todd,
a banker
    $600 5
Some believe this archbishop, seeking a martyr's death, deliberately provoked King Henry II
    $600 9
The play in which Cassandra raves, "Cry, cry! Troy burns, or else let Helen go"
    $600 14
A museum of diplomatic history can be found at the Palais des Nations in this Swiss city
    $600 19
This river runs from Alberta to Manitoba through the province with which it shares its name
    $600 24
This element, whose symbol is K, catches fire when put in water
    $600 28
Colonel John Dandridge,
a wealthy planter
    $800 6
In Dec. 1812 he wrote his first important essay on independence, the "Cartagena Manifesto"
    $800 10
Mercutio is a kinsman to Escalus, the prince of this city
    $800 15
This Russian city's Winter Palace now houses part of the Hermitage art collection
    DD: $2,500 20
Of the 3 longest rivers in Africa, these 2 start with the same 2 letters
    $800 25
This retired German army officer built his first dirigible, the LZ-1, in 1900
    $800 29
John Sheldon Doud,
a meat packer
    $1000 7
As leader of the Scottish Reformation, he helped make Presbyterianism Scotland's nat'l religion
    DD: $2,000 11
By the end of this tragedy, "Cassio rules in Cyprus"
    $1000 16
The Nevada State Museum in Carson City is housed in the building once used by this U.S. gov't agency
    $1000 21
Its main ports are Buenos Aires & Montevideo
    $1000 26
On the first flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia, some of these fell off; on its second flight, none did
    $1000 30
Oscar Folsom,
the law partner of her future husband

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Sharon Keith
$5,900 $7,500 $9,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This late actor was on the July 13, July 20 & July 27, 1991 TV guide covers

Final scores:

Bob Sharon Keith
$2,400 $10,000 $9,300
3rd place: Landes Maestri Series 5-piece silver hostess serving set crafted from fine Italian silver plate + the Jeopardy! home game New champion: $10,000 2nd place: a trip to Tuscon, Arizona on Delta Airlines + Sheraton Tuscon El Conquistador golf & tennis resort at the foot of the scenic Santa Catalina Mountains + the Jeopardy! home game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Sharon Keith
$5,900 $6,500 $7,300
16 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1991-11-13
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