Show #1623 - Wednesday, September 25, 1991


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Mark Abramson, a data specialist from Encino, California

Lance Coon, a teacher from Phoenix, Arizona

Seth Davis, an environmental lawyer from Croton-on-Hudson, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
1 newspaper announced her pregnancy with: "Monaco weather forecast: A little Rainier in February"
    $100 3
The design on the Arkansas flag is in this shape, representing a gem found there
    $100 13
"On the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month", it rested "upon the mountains of Ararat"
    $100 26
The long or full length one of these falls 1 inch below the wristbone
    $100 11
The first championship tournament in tennis history was held at this site in 1877
    $100 1
Mr. Nolte, or what he shouldn't do when he shaves
    $200 18
Time Magazine's review of the film "Love Me Tender" called him "A 172-lb. sausage 6 ft. tall"
    $200 4
Its rivers include the Withlacooche, Kissimmee & Caloosahatchee
    $200 20
Eccles. 11:1 says cast this "upon the waters: For thou shalt find it after many days"
    $200 27
Of evening, floor or midi, the longest dress length
    $200 12
With a time of 2 hrs. 55 mins. & 10 secs., John J. McDermott won this city's first marathon, April 19, 1897
    $200 2
Gregory, or what his chickens might do
    $300 19
She married Elbert Clifton Daniel Jr. on April 21 in Independence, Missouri
    $300 5
Delaware's rank among the 50 states in terms of area
    $300 23
"Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed" this "already in his heart"
    $300 28
This French term for high fashion literally means "high sewing"
    $300 14
In 1982 the IOC voted to restore the medals they'd stripped him of almost 70 years before
    $300 8
"Fernwood 2-Night" star Martin, or what he could do to his wine
    $400 21
Grace Marie Antoinette Jeanne D'Arc de Repentigny Metalious' steamy 1956 bestseller
    $400 6
A U.S. battleship named after this state was sunk February 15, 1898
    $400 24
"The spirit of the Lord came upon" him, "and he blew a trumpet"
    $400 29
3-letter term for a fuzzy fabric surface that lies smoothly in 1 direction
    $400 15
This heavyweight champ retired undefeated, having won all 49 of his professional bouts
    $400 9
"Molly Dodd"s Blair, or what her turkey should do in the oven
    $500 22
Rumors said this Dutch queen would get a divorce & abdicate, she did eventually abdicate in 1980
    $500 7
About 60% of the iron ore in the U.S. comes from this state's Mesabi range
    $500 25
"There appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire" and he "went up by a whirlwind into Heaven"
    DD: $1,000 30
This word refers to the style of the period 1901-1910, from the English king who reigned then
    $500 16
In the 7th game of the 1960 World Series, Bill Mazeroski hit a 9th inning homer, making this team win
    $500 10
"Laredo" actor Neville, or what he might do to his cattle

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Seth Lance Mark
$2,500 $700 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Lance Mark
$3,900 $3,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
You could call Lorelei Lee a "Loos woman" since this author created her
    $200 26
In 1949 Canada joined the U.S. & 10 European countries in forming this military alliance
    $200 1
This chemist known for his gas burner discovered the elements cesium & rubidium
    $200 17
The composition of this coin is now 97.5% zinc & only 2.5% copper
    $200 16
At one time this Lerner & Loewe musical was known as "My Lady Liza"
    $200 6
The Belgae, Aquitani & Celts, according to Caesar inhabited its 3 parts
    $400 12
William Styron grew up near the site of this man's revolt & later wrote a novel about his "confessions"
    $400 28
To circumvent Niagara Falls, the Welland Canal opened in 1829 linking Lake Ontario with this lake
    $400 2
Melvin Calvin won a 1961 Nobel Prize for his study of this biological process in plants
    $400 18
Animal featured on the reverse of the Indian Head nickel from 1913 to 1938
    $400 19
She starred in a 1928 production of "Strange Interlude" without her husband Alfred Lunt
    $400 7
The 3 continents on which Caesar made his conquests
    $600 13
"Myra Breckinridge" author who was the model for Brinker Hadley in John Knowles' "A Separate Peace"
    $600 30
All of Canada fell under British rule under the Treaty of Paris which ended this war
    $600 3
In the 1940s this Danish physicist served as an advisor on the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos
    $600 23
All U.S. coins display this phrase which means "out of many, one"
    $600 20
The first man to sing "Ol' Man River" in this musical was Jules Bledsoe, not Paul Robeson
    DD: $1,000 8
After divorcing his wife due to a scandal, he supposedly said Caesar's wife must be above this
    DD: $3,000 14
Pennsylvania-born expatriate author depicted here in a 1917 sculpture by Jo Davidson
    $800 27
On May 2, 1670, King Charles II granted a charter to organize this firm to obtain furs for the British
    $800 4
A unit used to measure the intensity of radiation is named for this discoverer of X-rays
    $800 24
This dime which took its name from the wings on the cap of Liberty preceded the FDR dime
    $800 21
"Private Lives" author who said, "Everyone but S. Maugham said I was a second S. Maugham"
    $800 9
Caesar died at the foot of a statue of this rival who was his son-in-law
    $1000 15
Thomas Wolfe was born in 1900 & entered the University of this, his native state, at age 15
    $1000 29
In 1545 this Frenchman published an account of his exploration of Newfoundland
    $1000 5
Sir Humphrey Davy's protege, he discovered electromagnetic induction in 1831
    $1000 25
The Double Eagle gold piece was issued in this denomination
    $1000 22
He was a poet, a playwright & the first known actor in history
    $1000 10
This was Caesar's first name, Julius was his middle name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Lance Mark
$14,300 $7,400 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Bank of N.Y., America's oldest continuously operating bank, was founded by him in 1784

Final scores:

Seth Lance Mark
$14,801 $14,600 $2,300
4-day champion: $53,801 2nd place: a week for two at Oasis Water Resort Villa Hotel Palm Springs + a set of Ricardo Beverly Hills luggage 3rd place: His & hers diamond dial Jules Jurgensen watches + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Seth Lance Mark
$12,100 $6,900 $2,200
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1991-08-13
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