Show #1667 - Tuesday, November 26, 1991

Kirk Ditzler game 2.


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Steve Greenfogel, an attorney from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Kerry Turk, a defense analyst from San Antonio, Texas

Kirk Ditzler, a teacher from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
The body makes you yawn when it needs more of this gas
    $100 3
This state capital has a doll collection of First Ladies wearing their individual gowns
    $100 26
In Florida these birds were killed off in the wild for their beautiful pink feathers
    $100 9
On this country's standard coin you'll find the motto, "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite"
    $100 12
If you know "The Rest of the Story", tell us this middle name of radio commentator Paul Aurandt
    $100 1
It's the elective, lower house of the British parliament
    $200 22
Gene splicing has produced humulin, a man-made version of this hormone
    $200 4
Mrs. Olsen of Folger's coffee fame grew up in Stanton, where the world's largest one of these stands
    $200 27
Though this southwestern bird can fly, it prefers to sprint at speeds up to 15 mph
    $200 17
This country's peseta features an engraving of Juan Carlos I
    $200 13
Ronald Reagan's middle name, or the last name of our 28th President
    $200 2
Abbreviated HUAC, it investigated communist influence inside & outside the U.S. government
    $300 23
Even on a thick-skinned individual, the thinnest skin covers these
    $300 5
Pufferbilly Days, held each September in Boone, celebrates this means of transport
    $300 28
Some of these nocturnal birds have tufts of feathers on their heads called "ears" or "horns"
    $300 18
It's the monetary unit of New Zealand & Australia
    $300 14
Former Pinkerton detective Samuel Hammett wrote under this middle name
    $300 8
The Animals made this traditional New Orleans folk song a No. 1 hit
    DD: $500 24
From Latin for "basin", 3 parts of this basin-shaped structure are the ilium, sacrum & coccyx
    $400 6
A 1945 Rodgers & Hammerstein film was set at this annual event in Iowa
    $400 30
These purplish-black Asian birds, that can imitate human speech, are types of starlings
    $400 19
Until the decimal system was approved in 1971, the British pound consisted of 240 of these
    $400 16
Middle name of AFL-CIO president Joseph Kirkland
    $400 10
A vengeful Vincent Price displayed dead bodies in this 1953 3-D thriller
    $500 25
A mole is a group of cells containing an unusually high concentration of this pigment
    $500 7
Iowa's official rock, it may look plain on the outside, but inside there are crystals
    $500 29
The "Arctic" variety of this sea bird migrates farthest—about 22,000 miles back & forth in a year
    $500 20
Originally, it was a Hebrew unit of weight equal to about 1/2 ounce
    $500 21
Harmenszoon was the middle name of this painter
    $500 11
Thomas Jefferson served in this Virginia assembly from 1769 to 1774

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

Kirk Kerry Steve
$1,700 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirk Kerry Steve
$4,600 $1,700 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Etiquette expert who wrote in 1928 "How to Behave Though a Debutante"
    $200 1
A U.S. team that played this sport met with Chinese premier Chou-En-lai in 1971
    $200 19
This ocean separates East Africa from Australia
    $200 9
A musical set during his final days was titled "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
    $200 26
While it makes up more of the earth's crust than iron, its ore, bauxite, is rarer than iron ore
    $200 16
"To cut" this "knot" means to solve a difficult problem in an easy, decisive way
    $400 5
Tolstoy lived by his own commandments & was eventually excommunicated by this church
    $400 2
When this Vice President was Grand Marshal of the Rose Parade in 1959, the theme was "Tall Tales and True"
    $400 22
This lake in East Central Africa is the largest source of the Nile River
    $400 10
In 1598 this playwright acted in Ben Jonson's 1st important play, "Every Man in His Humour"
    $400 27
Surgeons now use them to "weld" a detached retina or to remove tattoos
    $400 17
The expression "hydra-headed" is derived from the many-headed Hydra fought by this hero
    $600 6
Varina Davis, daughter of this famous man, wrote the 1895 novel "The Veiled Doctor"
    $600 4
During WWI James Montgomery Flagg produced a series of about 45 posters for this purpose
    DD: $400 23
Country in which you'd find the Booker T. Washington Institute
    $600 12
The leading characters in "the Lisbon Traviata" are obsessed with this Greek-American diva
    $600 28
Willard Libby won a Nobel Prize for showing you can date fossils by the amount of this isotope in them
    $600 18
If you stare at your own reflection constantly, this mythological word fits you perfectly
    DD: $1,500 7
This Elizabethan courtier wrote the sonnet that's the preface to Spenser's "The Faerie Queene"
    $800 11
It's estimated on May 11, 1934 the Great Plains lost 300 million tons of this
    $800 24
Shaaban Robert of Tanzania was one of the best-known authors to write in this Bantu language
    $800 13
Jason Robards starred in the original 1960 production of her play "Toys in the Attic"
    $800 29
The sun produces its energy through nuclear-fusion, changing hydrogen to this gas
    $800 20
The name of this banquet hall has come to describe a final resting place for great men
    $1000 8
He was only 5 when the plague ravaged London; he wrote his "Journal of the Plague Year" 57 years later
    $1000 14
Name given to the FDR administration's efforts to improve U.S.-Latin American relations
    $1000 25
Portuguese explorers who found gold in what's now this country dubbed it the Gold Coast
    $1000 15
The 2 characters in this Englishman's 1957 play "The Dumb Waiter" are hired killers
    $1000 30
Alberto Santos-Dumont in 1906 was the 1st to do this in Europe, 3 years after it was done in the U.S.
    $1000 21
The name of this rock on which a siren sat is now synonymous with "siren"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirk Kerry Steve
$11,800 $1,400 $2,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the late 1880s this engineer earned the nickname "Magician of Iron"

Final scores:

Kirk Kerry Steve
$11,600 $1 $2,800
2-day champion: $18,200 3rd place: Yorx CD stereo system + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: Samsung VHS camcorder & tour of Southern California on the Goodyear Blimp + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kirk Kerry Steve
$11,900 $2,900 $2,800
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1991-09-12
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