Show #1596 - Monday, July 8, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


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Henry Wold, a retired Marine Corps officer from Darien, Connecticut

Jack Pejza, a priest and educator from Ojai, California

Kay Paul, a nurse from Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Her husband used to accompany their daughter, Margaret, on the piano
    $100 18
It's the membrane separating the outer & middle ear
    $100 6
Not surprisingly, this state's official sport is mushing
    $100 7
Don Ameche's brother Jim was one of the 1st actors to play this "All-American Boy"
    $100 23
It's a market in which there is no competition as there is only one producer of the product
    $100 1
Buckingham, if it were moved to "Big D"
    $200 11
Martha Washington spent most of her term as First Lady in this city
    $200 19
Some moths have a rudimentary ear on their thorax that may serve to warn of these mammals' attacks
    $200 12
Celebrated in Cheyenne since 1897, Frontier Days is this state's most popular annual event
    $200 8
On "Superman" Gary Merrill played this caped crusader
    $200 24
Percentage of a return on an investment, this word is also found on a triangular street sign
    $200 2
Blonde tresses
    $300 20
Of her husband, her childhood nurse or her mother, the one who nicknamed Claudia "Lady Bird"
    $300 25
This 4-word "musical" phrase has come to mean to improvise or wing it
    $300 13
This state's historical society publishes a series of books for students called "Badger History"
    $300 9
This show "came on" with the sounds of sirens, machine gun fire & marching feet
    $300 28
One can be "of exchange", "of lading" or "of sale"
    $300 3
An organization for young bears or foxes
    DD: $400 21
After Wilson's term ended, she reopened the White House to the public & began entertaining
    $400 26
According to the book of Psalms, these objects "have ears, but they hear not"
    $400 14
In 1965 the chile pepper & the frijol bean became this state's official vegetables
    $400 16
Sergeant Preston's show was brought to you by this cereal "Shot from Guns"
    $400 29
In 1975 this city needed a "Big Mac" to avoid financial collapse
    $400 4
A phony gateau
    $500 22
In 1898 she became the first woman to graduate as a geology major at Stanford
    $500 27
As far back as ancient Rome people believed when your ears burn it means this
    $500 15
Studebaker, which closed its South Bend plant in 1963, was the last major automaker based in this state
    $500 17
This show featured the adventures of a rancher/pilot & his niece Penny
    $500 10
It's where you'll find Kowloon

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Kay Jack Henry
$1,200 $0 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Jack Henry
$2,700 $1,900 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Alexander is her servant, not Troilus'
    $200 1
The national observance of Veteran's Day takes place at this cemetery
    $200 6
This country's oldest written history, the "Kojiki", dates back to 712 A.D.
    $200 16
In 1907 this telephone inventor established the Aerial Experiment Association
    $200 21
Among operas that premiered in this Milan house were "Otello", "Madama Butterfly" & "Turandot"
    $200 7
Tanzanite occurs naturally only in this country
    $400 27
Her nurse has a servant of her own; his name is Peter
    $400 2
Lee surrendered to Grant a week before Easter, on this Christian observance
    $400 12
Jewish patriots called Sicarii, meaning dagger men, captured this fortress in 66 A.D.
    $400 17
Although developed in the 1950s, this U.S. heavy bomber saw action against Iraq in 1991
    $400 22
In this 1859 Gounod opera an aging philosopher sells his soul for youth & Marguerite
    $400 8
Specimens of these include the "Star of Africa" & the "Tiffany"
    $600 28
One of her attendants gives her the news "Our Thane is coming"
    $600 3
From a Greek word for "manifestation", it's also known as "Three Kings' Day"
    $600 13
Borrowing symbols from this alphabet, the Greeks developed their own by about 800 B.C.
    $600 18
Introduction of this company's DC-3 in 1936 made profitable passenger service possible
    $600 24
Aussie Helen Mitchell changed her name to this & became the toast of the opera world
    $600 9
One of May's birthstones, it's believed to be named for the Achates River of Sicily
    DD: $1,000 30
Appropriately, this king & queen have fairies for attendants
    DD: $1,000 4
Sarah Josepha Hale, who wrote "Mary Had a Little Lamb", helped persuade Lincoln to make it a national holiday
    $800 14
In his "Cyropaedia", the Greek Xenophon depicted this Persian king as the model sovereign
    $800 19
At 804 feet, this sister ship of the Graf Zeppelin II was the longest airship ever built
    $800 25
The names of Menotti's 3 "Night Visitors" who visited little Amahl
    $800 10
Rather than by carats or grams, the weight of pearls is measured in these units
    $1000 29
In this comedy, Bianca has a suitor named Gremio & Petruchio has a servant named Grumio
    $1000 5
The first Arbor Day was observed on April 10, 1872 in this Great Plains state
    $1000 15
The Parthenon was built during the great public building program begun by this Athenian statesman
    $1000 20
In 1963 this experimental U.S. plane reached a record altitude of 67 miles
    $1000 26
In a Tchaikovsky opera, Tatyana falls for this blase & sophisticated title character
    $1000 11
Because of its small red spots, heliotrope is also called this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Jack Henry
$6,300 $1,500 $3,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

As Europe chose sides before WWI, Russia joined these 2 nations in the Triple Entente

Final scores:

Kay Jack Henry
$3,300 $0 $6,300
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kay Jack Henry
$6,300 $2,300 $3,200
21 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $11,800

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Game tape date: 1991-03-25
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