Show #1624 - Thursday, September 26, 1991


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Rand Owen, a librarian originally from Nashville, Tennessee

Charles Kaufman, a writer from Woodland Hills, California

Seth Davis, an environmental lawyer from Croton-on-Hudson, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $53,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
He helped pioneer the 40-hour work week by introducing it at his Michigan auto factories
    $100 21
This Walt Whitman work began as a collection of 12 poems in 1855; by 1892 it contained hundreds
    $100 6
This president's home, the Hermitage, is located on Rachel's Lane
    $100 16
From the Old French for "crib", it's a representation of a Nativity scene
    $100 26
Originally, the ell was a measurement from the fingertip to this
    $100 11
"Paint Your..."
    $200 2
He fired the first liquid fuel rocket; it went up about 40 feet
    $200 22
This Scottish poet wrote an ode to "To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough, November 1785"
    $200 7
In 1873 Central University was renamed this for the "Commodore" who gave it a $1 million gift
    $200 17
From Old English for "One that breaks faith", it's a male witch
    $200 27
A candela is a measurement of the intensity of this
    $200 12
"Take the Money and..."
    $300 3
A composite photo of this film star with Caruso in Heaven was circulated after he died on August 23
    DD: $1,600 23
This Scotsman's original title for "A Child's Garden of Verses" was "Penny Whistles"
    $300 8
This singer's museum near Nashville has a section featuring the Carter family
    $300 18
This term for a little angel often depicted as a rosy-cheeked child comes from Hebrew
    $300 28
The boiling point of water at sea level is 212 on the Fahrenheit scale & this on the Celsius scale
    $300 13
"The Asphalt..."
    $400 4
This "colorful" football star was paid $300,000 for his role in "One Minute to Play"
    $400 24
Ludovico Ariosto wrote the romantic epic about this "furioso" paladin
    $400 9
From 1943 to 1974, Ryman auditorium was the broadcast site of this radio program
    $400 19
From Sanskrit meaning "Great Queen", it's the wife of a Majarajah
    $400 29
Equivalent to 39.37 inches, its name comes from a Latin word meaning "measure"
    $400 14
"My Stepmother is..."
    $500 5
On November 1 this, company, the 1st radio network, was formed under Pres. David Sarnoff
    $500 25
He said his title for "The Waste Land" was suggested by a book on the Grail legend
    $500 10
Nashville's Parthenon has a 42-foot replica of this goddess
    $500 20
Our word "bog" probably came from this language; it helps if you think of peat bogs
    $500 30
The ancient Romans used this unit of weight, which they called a "libra"
    $500 15
"Tell Me That You Love Me..."

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

Seth Charles Rand
$2,100 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Charles Rand
$4,900 $1,300 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In the 5th C. BC Athens headed the Delian & this militaristic city, the Peloponnesian League
    $200 17
The name of these South American islands is Spanish for "land of fire"
    $200 12
In 1890 William Kemmler became the first person executed in this shocking manner
    $200 8
The German title of this Franz Werfel novel is called Das Lied von Bernadette
    $200 26
Several states, including Virginia & Maryland, still ban most hunting on this day of the week
    $200 1
The myocardium muscle performs the main work of this organ
    $400 7
When the Roman Empire split in two in 395 A.D., Greece remained in the half called this
    $400 18
Once a great whaling base, this island is Massachusetts' southeasternmost point
    $400 13
In 1964 he was convicted of misappropriating $1.7 million in Teamster pension funds
    $400 22
"The 42nd Parallel" by John Dos Passos depicts the U.S. on the eve of this war
    $400 27
He was born in Burlington, New Jersey, not in Cooperstown, New York, which his father founded
    $400 2
The brain stem connects the cerebrum with this part of the nervous system
    $600 9
Mathematician & philosopher who discovered the intervals in an octave & probably played a mean triangle
    $600 19
An orange-flavored liqueur is named for this island, the largest of the Netherlands Antilles
    DD: $3,500 14
Implicated in the Lincoln assassination, this doctor was sent to a prison in the Dry Tortugas
    $600 23
Charlotte & Emily's sister who wrote "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
    $600 28
Georgia's Stone Mountain sculpture depicts 3 men & 3 of these animals
    $600 3
A delicate membrane called the pleura covers each of these organs
    $800 10
The possession of Amazon Queen Hippolyta that is captured by Hercules
    $800 20
These two main islands of New Zealand are separated by the Cook Strait
    $800 15
"Mad Bomber" George Metesky terrorized this city in the 1950s
    $800 24
Russian who based the character Karmazinov in "The Possessed" on his rival, Ivan Turgenev
    DD: $3,000 29
The Sioux call this Wyoming national monument "The Bad God's Tower"
    $800 4
The hypothalamus controls this "master gland" which in turn controls others
    $1000 11
In the 4th century BC it was thought if this creature of Asklepios licked your eyes it might cure blindness
    $1000 21
Canada's St. John's Island was renamed this in 1799 in honor of the Duke of Kent
    $1000 16
This legendary highwayman was finally hanged as a horse thief at York in 1739
    $1000 25
Aramis is the Bishop of Vannes in his novel "The Vicomte de Bragelonne"
    $1000 30
Nickname for a police van that may derive from the name of a woman who ran a seedy Boston boarding house
    $1000 5
This largest part of the large intestine includes sections called the transverse & descending

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Charles Rand
$7,000 $7,100 $7,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

12 of the 15 persons impeached by the federal gov't held this position

Final scores:

Seth Charles Rand
$7,301 $14,200 $14,500
3rd place: Maytag dishwasher + Jeopardy home game or computerized version 2nd place: Bassett desk & chair + American Spectrum Encyclopedia & home reference library + Jeopardy home game or computerized version New champion: $14,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Seth Charles Rand
$9,200 $4,900 $7,300
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 1991-08-13
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