Show #1606 - Monday, September 2, 1991

First game of Season 8.
New set.


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Richard Bannin, a fundraising director from New York City, New York

Bob Porowski, a data processing manager from East Brunswick, New Jersey

Molly Redfield, a Ph.D. candidate from Claremont, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $43,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
These flat-bottomed boats were specially designed to travel down early canals
    $100 1
The Norse goddess Freya had the unusual habit of weeping tears of this precious metal
    $100 21
Henry VIII's court for this racquet sport is still used at Hampton Court Palace
    $100 6
His nickname was a contraction of "satchel mouth"
    $100 9
In the phrase "prep school", prep is an abbreviation for this
    $100 16
Baked oysters are sometimes served on a bed of the "rock" type of this seasoning
    $200 23
In case you have to leave the oasis in a hurry, this is the faster of the 2 types of camel
    $200 2
The name of this netherworld river is Greek for "hateful"
    $200 27
Squaw Valley, Calif. & Lake Placid, N.Y. are the 2 U.S. sites that have hosted these games
    $200 7
Part of his name appears in the titles of his albums "Milestones" & "Miles Ahead"
    $200 12
Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "Men are what" these relatives "made them"
    $200 17
Spring-operated tongs are often used to hold the shells of these garden gastropods
    $300 24
The Academic American Ency. calls this vehicle the main means of transportation in China
    $300 3
Stargazers should know these 7 sisters are the daughters of Pleione, an ocean nymph
    $300 28
This former heavyweight boxing champ's last bout was a 1981 loss to Trevor Berbick
    $300 8
It's the title of Billie Holiday's autobiography & the Diana Ross film about her
    $300 13
In the folklore of this religion, Dybbuks are evil spirits who can take possession of the living
    $300 18
Cocktail sausages wrapped in dough & baked are called "pigs in" these
    $400 25
This company apologized after it found out the cars stomped by a monster truck in its TV ad were altered
    $400 4
In some accounts, these goat-men are the sons of Hermes & a naiad
    $400 29
This New York Knicks center was NBA rookie of the year for 1985-86
    DD: $500 10
This bandleader's theme song was "Take the 'A' Train"
    $400 14
Mr. Wizard said his all-time favorite experiment is getting one of these into a milk bottle
    $400 19
Chimichangas are often topped with this avocado mixture
    $500 26
Add one more of these to a catamaran & you have a trimaran
    $500 5
This Greek sea god was sometimes called "Earth-shaker"
    $500 11
He recorded "Fathers & Sons" with his father Ellis & brother Branford
    $500 15
Appropriately, it's the national rose of Syria
    $500 20
Some people serve the Liptauer type of this with beer, other prefer it with white wine

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Molly Bob Richard
$1,300 -$100 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Bob Richard
$3,300 $100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This king married Germaine de Foix, niece of Louis XII, after the death of Isabella
    $200 25
Jackie Collins wrote "The World is Full of Divorced Women" & "The World is Full of" these "Men"
    $200 9
It's Italian for a "master" conductor or composer
    $200 21
An agnostic is waiting for proof of this one way or the other before taking sides
    $200 1
Joe, the prizefighter hero of "Golden Boy", has this "Napoleonic" last name
    $200 16
This Maine city is the closest major U.S. harbor to Europe
    $400 3
In the 1890s this great French actress bought a Paris theatre & renamed it for herself
    $400 27
In "Scruples", Scruples is a chic boutique on this chic Beverly Hills shopping street
    $400 10
It's Sanskrit for a word or phrase that's repeated during meditation
    $400 22
20th c. British philosopher, mathematician & Earl who said knowledge came only from sense
    $400 4
Glenn Close was nominated for a 1980 Tony when she played the wife of this great showman in a musical
    $400 17
This Haitian capital's national museum has the anchor of Columbus' Santa Maria on display
    $600 8
King David II of this country, who spent 18 years in exile & in prison, was Robert the Bruce's son
    $600 28
"Tucker's Last Stand" is yet another Blackford Oakes novel by this eminent conservative
    $600 11
Spanish for "watchmen", it's now a self-appointed champion of law & order
    DD: $1,300 23
The earliest Greek philosophers are known as
"Pre-" this man known for his method
    $600 5
Act 3, Scene 1 of John Osborne's play about this man takes place at the Diet of Worms in 1521
    $600 18
This capital of Trinidad & Tobago was founded in 1595 & named Puerto de Espana
    $800 14
Gandhi lived in this country during the Boer War & served the British as a medical volunteer
    DD: $1,000 29
"The Fatal Shore" is a nonfiction account of the convict settlement of this country
    $800 12
They're the German equivalent of "Mr." & "Mrs."
    $800 24
American philosopher born in Spain in 1863, he's known for his 1905-06 work, "The Life of Reason"
    $800 6
Mark van Doren's play about "The Last Days of" this president opens in William Peterson's house
    $800 19
This Egyptian city was founded in 1859 as a camp for Suez Canal workers
    $1000 15
This notorious daughter of a pope married Giovanni Sforza, Lord of Pesaro, in 1493
    $1000 30
V.S. Naipaul's 1990 travel book about this country is subtitled "A Million Mutinies Now"
    $1000 13
Louisiana Creole word for a small gift given by a shopkeeper to show appreciation
    $1000 26
Most of the philosophers of the French Enlightenment contributed to his "Encyclopedie"
    $1000 7
In Act II of this Chekhov play, Treplev enters carrying a dead bird
    $1000 20
Each October this Texas city has its Cavoilcade, a salute to the petroleum industry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Bob Richard
$6,300 $3,100 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Robert Browning's poem about him contains the line "Rats! They fought the dogs and killed the cats"

Final scores:

Molly Bob Richard
$10,300 $2,201 $12,601
2nd place: trip on Aerocancun to Mexico & stay at Hotel Oasis Cancun 3rd place: Yashica Zoomtec camera & NES with Super Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune & InfoGenius for Game Boy New champion: $12,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Molly Bob Richard
$6,300 $3,100 $8,400
18 R,
0 W
11 R,
6 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1991-08-05
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