Show #1639 - Thursday, October 17, 1991


[<< previous game]

Tom Morrison, an accountant originally from Memphis, Tennessee

Marcia Hochberg, a psychologist from Downingtown, Pennsylvania

David Blakeley, a telecommunications manager from Edison, New Jersey

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
On Sept. 8, 1974 he was pardoned for any crimes he may have committed while president
    $100 26
These ovens used to fire pots operate at temperatures up to 2200°F.
    $100 11
At his royal wedding, his bride mixed up his 1st & middle names & called him “Philip Charles Arthur George”
    $100 16
Mark Twain should have known the name of this fruit may be an alternation of “hurtleberry”
    $100 6
This “stays mainly in the plain!”
    $100 21
The extended cathedral length of one of these is over 9 feet long & doesn’t include a dining car
    $200 2
He said of his 715th homer, hit April 8, “All I could think about was that I wanted to touch all the bases”
    $200 27
To a potter, throw means to form, say, a vase on one of these
    $200 12
Poet James Riley’s middle name
    $200 17
The name of this “tuxedoed” bird may come from the Welsh for “white head”
    $200 7
“Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry when I take you out in” this
    $200 22
In a double ring ceremony, she gives the ring to the bride to place on the groom’s finger
    $300 3
Malcolm Bricklin began producing these in Canada but his company folded a year later
    $300 28
The word ceramics comes from “keramos”, the Greek word for this substance
    $300 13
The middle name of John North, who kept a famous circus going after his uncle died in 1936
    $300 18
Evangelical Protestant sect named for its founder, Menno Simons
    $300 8
This song from “The Music Man” says, “There were bells on the hill, but I never heard them ringing”
    $300 23
When writing, offer the bride “best wishes” & the groom this
    $400 4
In August a 40-year-old ban on private ownership of this in the U.S. was lifted
    $400 29
In 1710 the first European hard-paste porcelain factory was set up in this city near Dresden
    $400 14
Middle name of Franklin Adams, the witty columnist known as F.P.A.
    $400 19
Almond paste confection whose name comes from a Medieval Italian coin
    $400 9
They say this lady will “coax the blues right out of the horn” & “charm the husk right off of the corn”
    $400 24
Exactly 9 sips of this are the essence of a Shinto wedding ceremony in Japan
    DD: $500 5
He told the UN General Assembly, “I have come bearing an olive branch & a freedom fighter’s gun”
    $500 30
The company he founded in Lambeth in 1815 was appointed a supplier to the British court in 1901
    $500 15
H.L. Hunt’s middle initial stood for this name which may remind you of a military Marquis
    $500 20
Sorority is derived from the Latin “soror”, which means this
    $500 10
It begins, “Isn’t it rich? Are we a pair? Me here at last on the ground, you in mid-air”
    $500 25
According to tradition, the man who catches the bride’s garter gets to place it on this person’s leg

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

David Marcia Tom
$600 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Marcia Tom
$1,600 $1,700 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Frederick Barbarossa decided to crown his career by leading one of these & died en route
    $200 1
As its name implies, a hydrophone is used to detect sound here
    $200 7
This 180-foot structure 175 miles NW of Rome is tilting an average of .047 inches each year
    $200 15
Nicknamed “Cap the Knife”, he was Reagan’s first Secretary of Defense
    $200 26
The name of this spotted horse comes from the Spanish word for “painted”
    $200 20
Joseph Wambaugh said that this book was “for Dee and of course for all the centurions”
    $400 12
The Frankish kings divided their lands into these units, each headed by a count
    DD: $300 2
Displayed on many products, the symbol seen here means this:
    $400 8
The 200-year-old Brandenburg Gate colonnade has been called this city’s arch of triumph
    $400 16
This current Sec’y & his wife wrote a book about 8 Speakers of the House & their impact on U.S. history
    $400 27
Some breeders use this term to describe any white horse, whether lacking pigment or not
    $400 21
His novel “Burr” is dedicated to his nephews Ivan, Hugh and Burr
    $600 13
9th century Viking invaders set up the Danelaw, an area in this country in which Danish law was supreme
    $600 3
The fluid flywheel is a torque converting device in this part of a truck
    $600 9
A monument was erected at the Lenin Shipyards in this Polish city honoring workers who died during a 1970 uprising
    $600 17
As Secretary of Defense, he made visits to South Vietnam in 1962, 1964 & 1966
    $600 29
Based on the width of a man’s palm, this unit is used to measure a horse’s height
    $600 22
“The Exorcist” is dedicated to his brothers and sister “and in loving memory of” his parents
    DD: $1,000 14
Al-Khwarizmi, a Muslim of Baghdad, named this branch of math that combined Greek & Indian ideas
    $800 4
The collector on a solar furnace is a parabolic one of these
    $800 10
The name of this Hawaiian palace means “heavenly bird”
    $800 18
This President’s Secretaries of Defense were James Schlesinger followed by Donald Rumsfeld
    $800 23
He dedicated “The Betsy” “To my wife, Grace for whom the name – and the word – were created”
    $1000 25
As she produced no sons & fooled around, Louis VII dissolved the marriage; she then wed Henry of Anjou
    $1000 5
In the 1850s he came up with the first cheap, large-scale way of making steel from pig iron
    $1000 11
This Chicago museum of natural history was an outgrowth of the 1893 Columbian Exposition
    $1000 19
This general was Secretary of State from 1947-49 & Secretary of Defense from 1950-51
    $1000 28
The smallest breed of horse, the Falabella, was developed by ranchers in this S. American country
    $1000 24
He dedicated “Across the River and into the Trees” “To Mary with love”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Marcia Tom
$3,800 $3,400 $11,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The USA’s oldest nationwide voluntary health agency, it was founded in 1904 to combat tuberculosis

Final scores:

David Marcia Tom
$100 $1,400 $10,000
3rd place: a Ross-Simons gold/diamond bracelet + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer game 2nd place: a trip to Hotel Montetaxco, Mexico aboard Delta Airlines + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer game New champion: $10,000 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Marcia Tom
$4,800 $3,500 $11,800
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
27 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,100

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1991-08-26
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at