Show #1622 - Tuesday, September 24, 1991


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John Wolley, a software engineer from Littleton, Colorado

Larry Sein, Jr., a computer consultant originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Seth Davis, an environmental lawyer from Croton-on-Hudson, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Appropriately, "The Blue Danube" debuted in this city
    $100 3
Couples lucky enough to have new babies could tell you these long-legged birds are considered lucky
    $100 8
While he didn't do one of his Road pictures in 1944, he did do "Going My Way"
    $100 17
If the boot that is Italy were to kick, its tow would touch this island
    $100 23
These San Francisco vehicles run at a steady pace of 9 1/2 miles per hour
    $100 1
"Of course America had often been discovered before" him, "but it had always been hushed up"
    $200 14
This famous group was founded in 1847, a few weeks after its members reached Utah
    $200 4
A nerve running from the left hand's 4th finger to the heart is the folklore reason for this
    $200 9
In 1940 titles Brian Donlevy was "The Great McGinty" & Charlie Chaplin was "The Great" this
    $200 19
Nazi stormtroopers wore brown shirts & the fascists in Italy wore these shirts
    $200 24
3 types of these are rescue trucks, pumpers & ladder trucks
    $200 2
"There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is" this
    $300 15
The second movement of this DeBussy work is "Games Of The Waves"
    $300 5
According to Reader's Digest, the reason witches do this is they're afraid of horses
    $300 11
1941's "Two-Faced Woman" was her last film; she then retired from the business
    $300 20
Italy was one of the 6 original members of this 12-nation group
    $300 28
These were nicknamed "blubber ships"
    $300 25
"No woman should ever be quite accurate about" this
    DD: $800 16
He composed his 1st symphony at age 8 in 1764, his last, No. 41, in 1788, 3 years before his death
    $400 6
Dragging his spiked lumberjack pole behind him he cut out the Grand Canyon
    $400 12
He directed "My Darling Clementine" & "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon"
    $400 21
Named for a Renaissance figure, this airport near Rome is Italy's largest
    $400 29
This nickname for early cars pointed out they were not pulled by equines
    $400 26
"I can resist everything except" this
    $500 18
In a Beethoven opera Leonora disguises herself as this title man
    $500 7
In the folklore of flowers, the peony stands for this; gosh it's perfect for a Disney dwarf
    $500 13
A series of films featuring this farm couple spun off of 1947's "The Egg and I"
    $500 22
The farmland of this valley of the north is said to be Italy's most important natural resource
    $500 30
He named the first Bell X-rocket plane for his wife, Glennis
    $500 27
"A man cannot be too careful in the choice of" these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Seth Larry John
$1,900 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Larry John
$3,600 $2,200 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Longfellow wrote, ""O. Caesar, we who are about to die, salute you!' was" their "cry"
    $200 1
In 1958 Congress authorized the building of a memorial for this battleship sunk at Pearl Harbor
    $200 17
An area in this park near NYC's Dakota apartments was named Strawberry Fields in honor of John Lennon
    $200 16
The motif called "tete d'ange" represents the head of 1 of these beings with wings attached
    $200 6
When twins Castor & Pollux died, they were placed in the heavens as this constellation
    $200 11
The symbols on its coat of arms represent Aragon, Castile & other historic kingdoms
    $400 23
It completes Robert Frost's line, "Some say the world will end in fire, some say in..."
    $400 2
In June 1942 this German tank commander captured Tobruk in Libya
    $400 18
Exhibits of his life & wild west show can be found in a historical park near North Platte, Nebraska
    $400 27
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, sells a replica of a thimble this silversmith made for his daughter Maria
    $400 7
The Maenads were frenzied women who celebrated the rites of this god of wine
    $400 12
The center of the shield on its coat of arms represents a canal between the Atlantic & Pacific
    $600 24
According to Emily Dickinson, it "is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed
    DD: $1,000 3
He wrote "Any Bonds Today?" for the U.S. war bond drive as well as the following:
    $600 19
The Edison Memorial Tower is in Edison State Park in Menlo Park in this state
    $600 28
Paloma Picasso designed her first jewelry collection for this 5th Avenue firm in 1980
    $600 8
Ceto, a goddess of the sea, was the mother of these three frightful sisters
    $600 13
A European woman & a Maori warrior appear on this nation's coat of arms
    $800 25
The author of "The Concord Hymn", who immortalized "The shot heard round the world"
    $800 4
Also known as the Ardennes Offensive, it was the Germans' last major assault of the war
    $800 20
A national park in Wyoming is named for this mountain near Jackson Hole
    $800 29
Her illustrations are reproduced on Wedgwood's Peter Rabbit children's tea set
    $800 9
Some legends say it was near Cyprus that she rose from the ocean's foam
    $800 14
The key on this island nation's coat of arms symbolizes that it's "The key to the Gulf of Mexico"
    $1000 26
The humorist who wrote "Portrait of the Artist as a Prematurely Old Man"
    $1000 5
Code name of Sir William Stephenson, the chief British Intelligence Network in N.Y.
    DD: $1,400 21
Canada's National Park System began in 1885 with the establishment of this park in Alberta
    $1000 30
Represented in colonial woodwork, this large tropical fruit was a symbol of hospitality
    $1000 10
On his way home from the Trojan War, Odysseus spent 7 years with Calypso & 1 year with this enchantress
    $1000 15
The eagle on Egypt's coat of arms is a symbol of this 12th century Muslim warrior

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Larry John
$6,400 $3,400 $11,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1991 he won his second Pulitzer for fiction, with a book that was a sequel to his first winner

Final scores:

Seth Larry John
$12,800 $399 $10,599
3-day champion: $39,000 + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Panasonic deluxe business package + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: Basset's Old World bedroom set and a bedding ensemble + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Seth Larry John
$6,000 $3,400 $11,900
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
0 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1991-08-13
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