Show #1727 - Tuesday, February 18, 1992


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Kevin Cox, a librarian from Austin, Texas

Natalie Hall, a senior administrative partner from Sunnyvale, California

Evelyn Marcus, a museum curator from Norwich, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 3 Rs
    $100 16
This ocean is the greatest source of water for the Mediterranean
    $100 26
2 college dropouts, Steven Jobs & Stephen Wozniak, founded this company in 1976
    $100 2
He was inspired by his brother Randy Quaid, who was born in Houston 4 years before he was
    $100 7
This marshal was part owner of the Oriental Saloon & Gambling House in Tombstone, Arizona
    $100 14
The Charolais is one of the most important cattle breeds in this country where it originated
    $100 1
One book that schools tried to "censor" in the 1990-91 school year was this girl & wolf tale
    $200 17
The dam on the South Fork, a branch of the Conemaugh River, broke in 1889 & this U.S. city was flooded
    $200 27
In 1990 United Brands was renamed for this brand of bananas it markets
    $200 3
He & his mother, Mary Martin, were both born in Weatherford, Texas
    $200 8
Color of the 00 on U.S. roulette wheels
    $200 21
It's the usual color of a giant panda's ears
    $200 10
John Robert Gregg's system of this is now used in 20 languages
    $300 18
Standing on this cape, looking south, you see the Drake Passage
    $300 28
This direct-sale cosmetics company owns the prestigious Giorgio perfume line
    $300 4
This movie "Jerk" was born in Waco — though perhaps "Wacko" would have been more appropriate
    $300 9
2 of the 3 losing numbers on a first roll in craps
    $300 22
Of a bat, a cat or a rat, what a margay is
    $300 11
The math symbol that looks like an upside-down "T" means this
    $400 19
Big cities on this major river include Vientiane in Laos & Phnom Penh in Cambodia
    $400 29
This third-largest U.S. automaker owns Dollar, Snappy & Thrifty car rental companies
    $400 5
This singer from Brownsville, Texas was Barbra Streisand's leading man in "A Star is Born"
    $400 15
Mechanic Charles Fey invented this device in the 1890s, called it the Liberty Bell & rented it to a S.F. saloon
    $400 23
The most common species of monkey on this continent is probably the vervet
    $400 12
Frederick Watts holds the record for writing this prayer 34 times in a space the size of a stamp
    $500 20
The W.J. van Blommestein Lake is the largest lake in this former Dutch colony in South America
    $500 30
"We run the tightest ship in the shipping business" is this company's slogan
    $500 6
This Corpus Christi native was the 1st of the original "Charlie's Angels" to leave the show
    $500 25
In 1987 this American jockey rode Reference Point to win the Derby in England
    DD: $900 24
The second-largest rodents in the world, they were once widely hunted in North America
    $500 13
This American author of "A Moveable Feast" called writing "At best... a lonely life"

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

Evelyn Natalie Kevin
$1,000 $1,100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Evelyn Natalie Kevin
$1,600 $1,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Among those listed under this Guinness record are John F. Kennedy & John Moschitta
    $200 21
An animal is said to be carnivorous if it eats meat & this if it feeds on plants & animals
    $200 26
This officer's duties include handling correspondence & keeping the minutes of the meetings
    $200 1
Carl Sandburg said of this city, "They tell me you are wicked and I believe them"
    $200 13
This term for Australian native people once meant the ancient people of Central Italy
    $200 8
Niccolo, Maffeo & Marco "sport"ed this family name
    $400 4
He was the only ex-president alive during the Ford administration
    $400 22
This coloring matter obtained from lichens indicates a base or acid by turning blue or red
    $400 27
This brief statement of a proposed action can be made only when a member has the floor
    $400 2
Edna St. Vincent Millay said in "First Fig", hers "burns at both ends; it will not last the night"
    $400 14
In Sept. 1991 the Huntington Library said it would give any scholar access to copies of these books
    $400 9
The Taglioni family was famous in this field; Marie created the title role in "La Sylphide"
    $600 5
In 1921 he became the first U.S. senator to move directly to the presidency
    $600 23
Selenography is the study of the surface & physical features of this body
    $600 28
In 1797 this vice president began writing "A Manual of Parliamentary Practice", which is still used in Congress
    $600 18
The title of a Kipling poem, it's "more deadly than the male"
    $600 15
The French word for the people who exploit the proletariat
    $600 10
The best-known member of the Borghese family was probably Camillo, who was elected to this office in 1605
    $800 6
When he took office in 1829 he had tuberculosis as well as a few bullets in his body
    $800 24
Hubble classified galaxies as being irregular, elliptical or this shape
    $800 29
In 1876 this U.S. Army major published his popular book on "Rules of Order"
    DD: $1,500 19
In Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken", it's the color of the wood "two roads diverged in"
    $800 16
Its 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights specifically prohibited slavery
    $800 11
"Commodore" Vanderbilt's first name, it was passed on to several of his descendants
    $1000 7
The only pres. who served a full term with no cabinet changes was this man who came after Fillmore
    DD: $1,200 25
By definition, inorganic chemistry deals with all elements except this one
    $1000 20
In "Invictus", William Henley said, "I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of" this
    $1000 17
This civilization in Mesopotamia was the earliest known user of cuneiform
    $1000 12
This Wyeth family patriarch illustrated many children's books, including "Treasure Island"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Evelyn Natalie Kevin
$6,900 $2,000 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Some believe the "suicide" of this man on August 17, 1987 in West Berlin was murder

Final scores:

Evelyn Natalie Kevin
$4,001 $1,500 $4,190
2nd place: Broyhill bedroom set + Burlington House comforter ensemble + Jeopardy! home game 3rd place: Aiwa digital mini system + Jeopardy! home game New champion: $4,190

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Evelyn Natalie Kevin
$6,200 $2,900 $8,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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Game tape date: 1991-11-20
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