Show #1621 - Monday, September 23, 1991


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Terri Timanus, an administrative assistant originally from Denton, Kansas

Peter Gordon, an advertising account supervisor from Wilmington, Delaware

Seth Davis, an environmental lawyer from Croton-on-Hudson, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
Cher said of this ex-husband, "Without him I would have never walked on the stage"
    $100 6
Some people in India wear masks on the back of their heads to deter these big cats from attacking
    $100 8
After World War I, Serbs, Croats & Slovenes joined to form this country
    $100 10
Balzac wrote in this, his native language
    $100 1
Its 3 blimps that still fly are the only survivors among the 300 airships built by the co. since 1911
    $100 23
King George VI was forced to deny the duchess the use of this title abbreviated H.R.H.
    $200 21
This Welshman was quoted as saying, "I'm really the poor man's Olivier"
    $200 7
Most U.S. Customs Service drug detection dogs are adopted from these places
    $200 9
This country's population can be divided into 2 main groups, the Flemings & the Walloons
    $200 15
This author & her husband moved to a cottage in Kent in 1936 after the kidnapping trial
    $200 2
Invented by Ben Franklin, this protective device is attached to the highest point of a structure
    $200 24
The duchess was born in Blue Ridge Summitt, Pennsylvania, but grew up in this Maryland city
    $300 22
She once said to Mia Farrow, "I'm too old to play your mother...oh, but I am your mother"
    $300 12
"Rocky" name of the world's most poisonous fish
    $300 11
European capital closest to the line of 00 longitude
    $300 16
Last name shared by novelists Taylor & Erskine
    $300 3
In April 1989 this country became the first to begin experimental broadcasts in high definition TV
    $300 28
Navy pilot Earl Winfield Spencer Jr. & businessman Ernest Simpson
    DD: $1,000 25
Asked if he were a bit tall to play Michelangelo, he said, "No, sir, I believe I'm a bit small"
    $400 13
Squamata, rhynchocephalia, crocdilia & chelonia are the 4 living orders of these animals
    $400 18
The northernmost point on the European mainland is Cape Nordkyn in this country
    $400 17
This son of a coal miner set his novel "Women in Love" in a mining town
    $400 4
In 1958 it became the first American jet aircraft put into commercial service
    $400 29
The duchess' motto was "A woman can never be too" this "or too thin"
    $500 26
He said, "I came to Hollywood in 1937 to make 'The big broadcast of 1938' for Paramount"
    $500 14
Despite their names, the black & white species of this large African animal are similar in color
    $500 19
Known for its china, this city on the Elbe was the site of Napoleon's last major victory on foreign soil
    $500 27
Even after her divorce and remarriage, she continued to use the name of her ex-husband Edwin P. Parker II
    $500 5
Now mostly obsolete, these machines record data on cards to be read by computers

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

Seth Peter Terri
$1,700 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Peter Terri
$3,600 $700 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He called "The Missouri Waltz" "obnoxious as a state song"
    $200 18
Originally called Hoshea, Moses renamed him this long before the Battle of Jericho
    $200 9
His Piano Concerto No. 5 or "Emperor" was the 1st he couldn't premiere himself, due to deafness
    $200 2
In 1981 this mayor became the 1st person nominated for that office by both the G.O.P. & the Democrats
    $200 8
In the U.S. about 25% of all babies are delivered by this method, also called C-section
    $200 23
A shade of orange, or a plant used to make a jack-o'-lantern
    $400 4
He's the only 20th century president depicted on Mt. Rushmore
    $400 19
The name of this patriarch, important to Jews, Christians & Muslims, means "Father of a multitude"
    DD: $2,200 11
Title of the following, written for 1937s film version of the operetta "The Firefly":

"There's a song in the air /
But the fair senorita doesn't seem to care /
For the song in the air..."
    $400 3
Church across from Rockefeller Center that's the seat of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of New York
    $400 10
A diagnosis is the identification of a disease & this is the forecast for its outcome
    $400 26
This shade of green is a real "gem"; if you were born in May, it matches your birthstone
    $600 5
As a child he was called "Lyss"
    $600 24
Nebuchadnezzar carried the Jews into captivity in this city whose name means "Gate of God"
    $600 12
Last name shared by the composers of "Der Rosenkavalier" & "Die Fledermaus"
    $600 20
This racetrack in Queens is known to its patrons as "The Big A"
    DD: $2,500 13
From the Greek for "vessel drawing", it's a series of X-rays taken after a "dye" is injected
    $600 28
This color can describe a 50th anniversary, a retriever or a Mongol horde
    $800 6
In 1823 he declared that the Americas were no longer "subjects for future colonization"
    $800 25
Chapter 2, verse 1 of the Song of Solomon refers to the rose of this plain
    $800 15
His 2 big oratorios are "The Creation" & "The Seasons"
    $800 21
Riker's Island is in this "river" that's actually a strait
    $800 14
Formerly called mongolism, this disorder is caused by the presence of an extra chromosome
    $800 29
In Wonderland, Alice saw the queen's gardeners paint white roses this color
    $1000 7
He was the fourth president to die in office & the second to be assassinated
    $1000 30
Joab killed him, David's rebel son, though David had ordered him spared
    $1000 16
One of the few existing works by Paul Dukas is this scherzo about out of control broomsticks
    $1000 22
Of New York City's 5 boroughs, it's the only one that's not on an island
    $1000 17
Rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults are caused by a lack of this vitamin
    $1000 27
The wedding in the film "Steel Magnolias" featured flowers in "blush" & "bashful" shades of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Peter Terri
$12,800 $5,000 $1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1909 she became the 1st woman pres. of what later became the National Conference of Social Work

Final scores:

Seth Peter Terri
$15,599 $2,500 $0
2-day champion: $26,200 2nd place: a week for two at the Pelican Cove Inn in Carlsbad Village + Catalina swimwear 3rd place: a collection of Braun kitchen appliances + a Nintendo system featuring Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Seth Peter Terri
$11,000 $7,500 $2,500
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1991-08-13
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