Show #1729 - Thursday, February 20, 1992


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Ann Wright, an immunologist from Agua Dulce, California

Gary Vollen, a grad school admissions officer from Marina del Rey, California

Peter Gaffney, a writer originally from Endicott, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The 1955 novel "The Body Snatchers" became a 1956 film with this slightly longer title
    $100 24
It's believed that this Founding Father invented the rocking chair
    $100 3
"The Perfect Nanny", a song in this film, perfectly describes its title character
    $100 5
William Henry Jackson's photos of this helped convince Congress to make it the 1st national park
    $100 13
You drive to it if you're a golfer, then putter around a bit
    $100 18
Montgomery Ward's first one consisted of a single page with about 150 items
    $200 2
The year in the title of Anthony Burgess' 1978 novel; it's set 1 year later than Orwell's opus
    $200 25
These extensions found on some chair backs have the same name as your auditory organs
    $200 8
He sings "I've Got No Strings" in a puppet show; you might call it a "wooden" performance
    $200 7
Thomas Jefferson had begun this house back around 1770 but didn't finish it until 1809
    $200 15
Color of the bird of happiness
    $200 19
It's what some call a short, light sleep or siesta
    $300 4
1979's "Morlock Night" by K.W. Jeter is a sequel to this author's 1895 work "The Time Machine"
    $300 26
The sgabello, a chair developed in this country, usually has trestle supports instead of legs
    $300 14
She sings "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes" while the little birds help her get dressed
    $300 10
It had had a permanent European settlement since 1565, but didn't become a state until 1845
    $300 16
To saute lightly, it's done to onions or potatoes
    $300 21
In cold climates, some species of butterflies remain in this larval stage for 2-3 years
    $400 6
"Robot Visions" contains more robot stories by this author of "I, Robot"
    $400 29
An upholstered chair was named for this place, the "drowsy" setting of a Washington Irving story
    $400 27
Mrs. Jumbo sings the lullaby "Baby Mine" to this title character
    DD: $600 11
This Kentuckian set up the Missouri Compromise of 1820 & the Compromise of 1850
    $400 17
This color "guard" is a scoundrel
    $400 22
In Christian churches, it's a handbook of questions & answers used for religious instruction
    $500 9
"God's Grace", a post-nuclear war fable, was the last novel by this author of "The Fixer"
    $500 30
This popular chair with a saddle seat may have been named for an English town known for its castle
    $500 28
"Everybody Has a Laughing Place" was also in this film but "Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah" won the Oscar
    $500 12
Van Buren was president during the Panic of 1837, & he led the country during the Panic of 1873
    $500 20
This purple comes from the Latin word for "mallow", so a marsh mallow should be purple
    $500 23
In the 12th century, this Romance language was the official language of Aragon

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Peter Gary Ann
$1,700 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Gary Ann
$4,500 $900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Of the big three automakers, the one whose headquarters are actually in Detroit
    $200 4
When it began in 1883, it was Europe's first transcontinental express
    $200 7
1 of 3 astronauts to whom Richard Nixon awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969
    $200 2
Total number of femurs in the normal human body
    $200 3
It's any act against the officers of a ship, not just setting them adrift in a rowboat
    $200 12
She was 13 when she met Prince Philip during a tour of the Royal Naval College at Dartmouth
    $400 22
Before becoming the car capital, Detroit was tops in making these appliances found under pots
    $400 5
In 1895 the train running through the 7-mile-long Baltimore tunnel ran on this, not steam
    $400 8
In 1971 this man who 1st flew in space in 1961 became the 1st astronaut promoted to rear admiral
    $400 17
They're attached to the spine in the back & the breastbone in the front
    $400 25
The 14th Amend. says states can't deprive a "person of life, liberty, or property without" this
    $400 13
In 1990 his daughter Eugenie became the first royal baptized at a public service
    $600 23
Detroit was ceded to the U.S. in the 1794 treaty signed by this chief justice
    $600 6
Until it was standardized, early railroads built their cars & engines to fit this
    DD: $2,000 9
NASA was created by an act of Congress signed by this president
    $600 18
From Latin for "little key", it's the name of the key-shaped collarbone
    $600 26
New York has divided this crime into degrees based on time of day & dollar value burned
    $600 14
Her sister Lady Jane Spencer is married to Sir Robert Fellowes, the queen's private secretary
    $800 29
Later pardoned by James Madison, Gov. Wm. Hull surrendered the city to the British without a fight during this war
    DD: $2,000 20
Literally "iron road", it's French for railway
    $800 10
U.S. astronauts are trained at this center about 25 miles southeast of downtown Houston
    $800 19
They're separated by springy disks of fibrocartilage
    $800 27
Latin for "another", it's a different name by which a person is known
    $800 15
This princess & mother of two has been president of the Save the Children Fund for over 20 years
    $1000 30
This family that brought Roy Howard into its newspaper chain got started in journalism in Detroit
    $1000 21
The world's first locomotives were used in this country's coal mines
    $1000 11
Although one of the original astronauts, Deke Slayton didn't fly until this joint U.S.-Soviet mission in 1975
    $1000 24
A Greek fighting formation gave its name to these bones
    $1000 28
In 1974 the U.S. Supreme Court said this presidential right didn't apply to the Watergate tapes
    $1000 16
On October 31, 1955 she announced that she had "decided not to marry" a divorced RAF fighter pilot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Gary Ann
$2,700 $2,100 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His 1979-1986 "Retrospectives & Reversals" reversed & juxtaposed images from his earlier work

Final scores:

Peter Gary Ann
$4,200 $650 $6,000
2nd place: Hotpoint refrigerator + Foodsaver vacuum packer + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 3rd place: Flexsteel sofa + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version New champion: $6,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Gary Ann
$6,500 $2,100 $6,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
1 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1991-11-20
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