Show #1525 - Friday, March 29, 1991


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Richard Dial, a security inspector from Carson, California

Bennett Crocker, an apartment building manager originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dan Avila, a photographer from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And something new for us. [*]. You'll find all about that in a moment.)
    $100 1
After hosting the 1976 Summer Olympics, this city's Olympic Stadium became the home of the Expos
    $100 11
In 1978 B. Mandrell was "Sleeping single in" one of these, "thinking over things I wish I'd said"
    $100 16
It's believed his association with the North Pole & reindeer came from Scandinavian legend
    $100 20
This biggest computer company is biggest also among companies in philanthropic contributions
    $100 30
His Feb. 11, 1990 release from a South African jail after some 27 years made world headlines
    $100 6
You say it to a sneezer to wish him or her "good health"
    $200 2
Buildings in this Italian city don't stand on solid ground, but use wooden posts driven into the mud
    $200 12
These 2 singers were the original co-hosts of TV's "Hee Haw"
    $200 17
It's the northernmost region of the Earth & the North Pole is in its center
    $200 21
The first major U.S. company to publish solely paperbacks, it's named for where their books could fit
    $200 29
Congress established this National Park in Arizona February 26, 1919
    $200 7
As Wayne Newton could tell you, it means "thank you"
    $300 3
After London and Birmingham, this Scottish city is Great Britain's third largest
    $300 13
This singer's short story collection, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", was named for his 1979 hit song
    $300 18
The Soviet North Pole station set up in 1937 drifted away & was rescued 9 months later off this island
    $300 22
They claim to run "the tightest ship in the shipping business"
    $300 28
It was founded in Feb. 1941 to serve the social, religious, educational & welfare needs of our servicemen
    $300 8
Brand of beer that means "lion's brew"
    $400 4
Once called Philadelphia, this capital of Jordan assumed its present name in the 7th century
    $400 14
Texas town that's the title of Waylon Jennings' 1977 hit subtitled "Back to the Basics of Love"
    $400 19
Regular job of the first surface ship to reach the North Pole
    $400 23
This company introduced the Band-Aid to America in 1920
    $400 27
On February 10, 1943 he started a 21-day fast
    $400 9
The name of this flower which grows in the Alps means "noble white"
    $500 5
When first founded, this capital of the Bahamas was known as Charles Towne
    DD: $500 15
Roy Acuff, the 1st living member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, had a big hit with the following song:
    $500 26
In an 1818 novel he pursues his creation to the North Pole where they both die
    $500 24
This peanut-packed candy bar, the 1st successful one by Mars, is the current top seller
    $500 25
On February 11, 1960 he walked off his late night television show while on the air
    $500 10
In the name of a popular veal dish, Vienna style, it means "slice" or "shaving"

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

Dan Bennett Richard
$0 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Bennett Richard
$1,200 $2,200 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
In 1877 Henry Flipper became the first black graduate of this military academy
    $200 6
In Sir Walter Scott's poem, it precedes "when first we practice to deceive"
    $200 20
Its alpha & beta stars are called the pointers because they point to the North Star
    $200 1
The Hellenistic period in Ancient Greek art began with his conquests
    $200 7
If your frozen seafood dinner's from Mrs. Paul's, it's a product of this soup company
    $200 25
Though Ben didn't approve of parts of it, he urged the Convention to unanimously adopt it
    $400 17
Birdland, a jazz palace of the '50s, was named for this sax player who was nicknamed "Bird"
    $400 12
Oliver Wendell Holmes began this poem, "Ay, tear her tattered ensign down! Long has it waved on high"
    $400 21
This constellation named for the son of Poseidon & Euryale is known as "The Hunter"
    $400 2
The serfs of this warlike city-state were called Helots
    $400 8
This British coastal town has a lot of sole named for it
    $600 18
In 1958 this contralto was an alternate U.S. delegate to the UN
    $600 13
The title of Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl" was suggested by this author of "On the Road"
    $600 22
Associated with the onset of spring, this constellation is first in the zodiac
    $600 3
This unit of currency was first worth 6 iron cooking spits
    $600 9
In song, Sweet Molly Malone sold cockles & this shellfish "Alive, alive O!"
    $800 19
For supervising the Arab-Israeli armistice, he was awarded the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize
    DD: $1,000 14
Poetess who wrote "I'm nobody! Who are you? Are you--nobody--too?"
    $800 23
The constellation Corona Borealis is called this in English
    $800 4
Greek literature is said to have begun with this poet
    $800 10
"Joy of Cooking" says, to have "a real nice" one, "dig a sand pit about 1 ft. deep & 3½ ft. across"
    $1000 15
Edmund Waller wrote a poem "To Phyllis" & Ben Jonson wrote a "Song" to her
    $1000 24
Other than the sun, the closest star to the Earth is located in this southern constellation
    DD: $1,200 5
The Greeks defended this pass, whose name means "hot gates", against the Celts as well as the Persians
    $1000 11
"Colorful" smoked fish, used to throw hounds off a fox's scent, that's become a figure of speech

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Bennett Richard
$5,400 $2,600 $1,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Her 1st husband, Alexandre de Beauharnais, fought in both the American & French Revolutions

Final scores:

Dan Bennett Richard
$5,300 $2,000 $0
New champion: $5,300 2nd place: Bassett entertainment center & Symphonic's TV/VCR combo 3rd place: Cazal 951/955 sports sunglasses & a Nintendo Entertainment System with Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune games

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Bennett Richard
$5,500 $2,600 $1,300
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
13 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $9,400

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Game tape date: 1991-01-30
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