Show #1730 - Friday, February 21, 1992


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Dave Krieger, a systems librarian originally from Springview, Nebraska

Steve Keller, an attorney from Glendale, California

Ann Wright, an immunologist from Agua Dulce, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In a 1977 article in Newsweek, he was quoted as saying, "I'm not the Carter who'll never tell a lie"
    $100 11
Daniel Butterfield composed this bugle call after being wounded in a Civil War battle
    $100 26
Kenny Rogers was addressing her in 1977 when he sang, "You picked a fine time to leave me"
    $100 6
Conchology refers to the collection & study of these
    $100 17
It's the smallest state that has just 1 area code: 401
    $100 14
It was King Arthur's legendary sword
    $200 2
In 1948 she got permission to leave her convent to help the poor of India
    $200 12
John Donne wrote, "Death be not" this
    $200 27
This Doors hit begins, "You know that it would be untrue, you know that I would be a liar"
    $200 7
The branch of entomology that studies these insects is called myrmecology, not picnicology
    $200 18
This resort city on the East Coast was named for Francis Asbury, a Methodist bishop
    $200 15
In the transcripts of the Watergate tapes, these were "deleted"
    $300 3
After the title of his cartoon, he was nicknamed "The Believe-It-or-Not Man"
    $300 13
It may not be the best medicine; Calchas the Soothsayer & Philomenes both are said to have died from it
    $300 28
It was Don McLean's only No. 1 Hit
    $300 8
In sinology, one would study the language, literature & customs of this country
    $300 19
Of DO, RE or MI, the one that's a postal abbreviation for a U.S. state
    $300 16
It's the criminal offense of obtaining funds by coercion or intimidation
    $400 4
He created Weary Willie as a cartoon character before playing the role himself in the circus
    $400 22
These games were first held in 264 B.C. at the funeral of a Roman aristocrat
    $400 29
1968 pop hit in which you'd hear the line "Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?"
    $400 9
Pyretology is the branch of medicine that studies these & how to reduce them
    $400 20
"Mysterious" name of the 17-acre Connecticut waterfront museum nicknamed "The Seaport"
    $400 24
This philosophical movement grew out of the work of Soren Kierkegaard & Friedrich Nietzsche
    DD: $500 5
He founded the American Institute of Public Opinion in 1935 & the British Institute a year later
    $500 23
In his tenth avatar, this Hindu god will appear on a white horse & destroy the wicked
    $500 30
This 1962 hit named for a communications satellite was the only No. 1 record for the Tornadoes
    $500 10
Oology is the branch of ornithology that studies these
    $500 21
In 1904 Geronimo appeared at the World's Fair in this city & sold pictures of himself
    $500 25
It's the legal surrender of an alleged criminal to the jurisdiction of another country for trial

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ann Steve Dave
$1,300 $0 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Steve Dave
$3,300 $500 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
President Corazon Aquino
    $200 23
His experiences in naval intelligence during WWII inspired his James Bond novels
    $200 9
In the Bible, this mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments is also called Mt. Horeb
    $200 2
Carbonado is an impure form of this mineral used for drills & abrasives
    $200 1
This instrument consists of a chanter, several drones & an airtight sack to hold wind
    $200 18
By 1614 success in Growing Tobacco provided an economic base for this English settlement
    $400 14
President Hosni Mubarak
    $400 24
He did extensive research on Transylvania at the British Museum before writing "Dracula"
    $400 10
Lake Kawaguchi is famous for the reflection of this mountain on its waters
    $400 3
It's the rendered fat of cattle & sheep used in making candles & soap
    $400 5
By age 21, Pablo Casals was hailed as a master of this musical instrument
    $400 19
From 1801 to 1835, 519 of 1106 Supreme Court opinions were written by him
    $600 15
President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro
    DD: $1,500 25
While a student at Oxford, this author began to create his language called "Elvish"
    $600 26
A painting excavated in Pompeii shows this mountain when it had only one peak
    $600 4
Found in fruit, as its name implies, it's the sweetest of the common sugars
    $600 6
The French call this instrument "cor anglais"
    $600 20
It became a U.S. protectorate in 1901 when Congress passed the Platt Amendment
    $800 16
Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson
    $800 28
Many regarded this "Brideshead Revisited" author as the most brilliant satirist of his day
    $800 27
The Bernese Alps are located entirely within this country
    $800 7
It's the liquid obtained from clotted blood, or blood plasma without fibrin
    $800 11
The timbrel, mentioned in the King James Bible, is one of these hand-held percussion instruments
    $800 21
Under this act of 1807, all international trade to & from American ports was prohibited
    $1000 17
President Carlos Salinas de Gortari
    $1000 29
This "Forsyte Saga" author began his writing career under the name John Sinjohn
    $1000 30
Teide Peak, the highest point on Spanish soil, is located in this island group
    $1000 8
Divide the mass of a material by its volume & you'll have this
    DD: $2,700 12
It's the highest pitched of an orchestra's double-reed instruments
    $1000 22
In 1962 federal troops were used to allow James Meredith to enter this southern univ.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Steve Dave
$10,900 $1,200 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1970s & 1980s over half the Little League World Series champions came from this island

Final scores:

Ann Steve Dave
$4,900 $0 $2,401
2-day champion: $10,900 3rd place: Ray-Ban sunglasses + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy 2nd place: stay at Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs + Pinseeker golf clubs with golf bag

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ann Steve Dave
$10,900 $3,900 $7,500
25 R,
1 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,300

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Game tape date: 1991-11-20
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