Show #1728 - Wednesday, February 19, 1992


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Peter Gaffney, a writer originally from Endicott, New York

Colleen Hartman, an art director from Brooklyn, New York

Kevin Cox, a librarian from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,190)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
When Francis Scott Key wrote the poem 15 stars spangled the banner, today this many do
    $100 21
For men, Ronnie is short for Ronald; for women, it's a derivative of this
    $100 16
It's the fungus that makes bread rise
    $100 26
In 1978 this Cincinnati Reds player tied a N.L. record by hitting safely in 44 straight games
    $100 1
It completes "For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also..."
    $100 9
"I Wanna Hold Your ..."
    $200 7
This river flows through or by 10 states
    $200 22
This Anglo-Saxon name shows the man is a real leader; in fact it's an anagram of real
    $200 17
According to legend, the Chinese emperor Shennung brewed the first cup of this in 2737 B.C.
    $200 27
On April 29, 1986 this Red Sox pitcher struck out a record 20 batters in a 9-inning game
    $200 2
Jesus taught, "Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit" this
    $200 10
"Ruthless ..."
    $300 8
In 1970 the Post Office Department was reorganized & renamed this
    $300 23
A boy from Bern could tell you Bernard is as bold as this animal
    $300 18
Sillery is a still wine from this French district that's synonymous with sparkling wine
    $300 28
In 1989 this team's Tony Gwynn became only the 4th man to win 3 straight N.L. batting titles
    $300 3
Jesus told this doubting disciple, "I am the way, the truth, and the life"
    $300 11
"On Her Majesty's ..."
    DD: $400 14
Alphabetically the states run from Alabama to this
    $400 24
It's from German for "brave as a lion", which you have to be to critique movies as Mr. Maltin does
    $400 19
Carpaccio is an Italian appetizer made of slices of this raw meat with vinaigrette sauce
    $400 29
On May 1, 1991 this Oakland A's player set a career record for stolen bases by stealing his 939th
    $400 4
This man of Cyrene was compelled by Pilate's soldiers to carry the cross for Jesus
    $400 12
"Somebody Killed Her ..."
    $500 15
She's the circuit justice of the 9th Circuit covering Arizona & Guam
    $500 25
Eric, Leroy & Richard are derived from names for this title
    $500 20
This Spanish soup of tomato, onion, cucumber, garlic, etc. is served ice-cold
    $500 30
This outfielder who played in Brooklyn & Los Angeles holds the Dodger career home run record with 389
    $500 5
St. Paul preached to the philosophers on Mars' Hill in this city
    $500 13
"I Am a Fugitive from ..."

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

Kevin Colleen Peter
$800 $1,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Colleen Peter
$600 $3,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
After 5 years in Rome, he returned to Florence in 1501 where he began work on his statue of David
    $200 12
This newsmagazine's masthead lists Briton Hadden as well as Henry Luce as founders
    $200 1
It was once called the "Spanish Main"
    $200 16
73% of people readers polled said this duchess has more fun than the Princess of Wales
    $200 11
About 99% of the air surrounding the Earth is made up of these two gases
    $200 25
He dedicated "Where's the Rest of Me?" "To Honey with love" — we assume he meant Nancy
    $400 7
In 1543 this Polish scientist wrote, "Finally we shall place the sun himself at the center of the universe"
    $400 13
This Pleasantville, N.Y. company also publishes Travel-Holiday & American Health
    $400 2
At its northern end, this sea divides into the Gulf of Aqaba & the Gulf of Suez
    $400 17
Last name of CNN Pentagon Reporter Wolf, who became famous during the Persian Gulf War
    $400 19
It's the idea that a machine, once started, will continue forever without outside interference
    $400 27
This author dedicated "Elmer Gantry" "to H.L. Mencken with profound admiration"
    $600 8
Many of his astrological predictions appeared in the 1555 book "Centuries"
    $600 14
This company that publishes USA Today began with the purchase of half of the Elmira Gazette in 1906
    $600 3
Of the North China Sea, the East China Sea & the South China Sea, the 1 that doesn't exist
    $600 23
In 1991 he appeared on his 27th Academy Awards show, setting an all-time record
    $600 20
Used to suspend high-speed trains above a track, maglev is an abbreviation for this
    $600 28
He dedicated "War and Remembrance" to his firstborn son, Abraham Isaac, who died in 1951
    DD: $1,000 9
In 1512 he received his doctorate of theology from the University of Wittenberg
    $800 15
John S. Knight, who later teamed with Ridder, bought this Miami paper in 1937
    $800 4
The Ionian Sea is the deepest part of this sea
    $800 24
This Olympic diver minored in dance at UC Irvine & says he'd love to choreograph ice skating
    $800 21
It's the only reading on the Fahrenheit & centigrade scales where the temperature is equal
    $800 29
"The Bridge of San Luis Rey" is dedicated to his mother
    $1000 10
In 1579 this future admiral landed on the California coast & claimed the region for England
    DD: $1,200 18
When this literary magazine moved, Calvin Trillin's office daybed went to the Smithsonian
    $1000 5
The Danube, Dniester & Dnieper Rivers all flow into this sea
    $1000 26
This former FCC chairman said his daughters threaten to put "on to a vaster wasteland" on his tombstone
    $1000 22
The largest dinosaurs lived during this geologic period, named for a Swiss-French mountain range

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Colleen Peter
$4,600 $5,200 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this Greek mountain pass means "hot gates"

Final scores:

Kevin Colleen Peter
$3,000 $1,198 $10,500
2nd place: trip on TWA to Orlando & cruise on The Big Red Boat 3rd place: Konica Z-Up 80RC camera + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy New champion: $10,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Colleen Peter
$5,600 $5,200 $6,200
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
21 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1991-11-20
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