Show #1626 - Monday, September 30, 1991


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Sue Kuelzer, a restaurant owner from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Logan McMinn, a sergeant major from Centreville, Virginia

Rand Owen, a librarian originally from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
This second-lightest gas has the lowest boiling point of any element
    $100 1
Some boxes of Shredded Wheat come in this "utensil" size
    $100 20
In 1921 this Yankee slugger scored 177 runs—a modern Major League record that still stands
    $100 13
In Robert Southey's 1837 story, this ursine trio is all male
    $100 9
More than 95% of these floor coverings produced in the U.S. are made by a process called tufting
    $100 5
Noonday nibble (5)
    $200 4
Because it lives & feeds on other trees, mistletoe is classified as this
    $200 2
Fruit whose name precedes "Jacks" on boxes of Kellogg's cereal
    $200 21
When this National League team was founded in Houston in 1962, it was known as the Colt .45s
    $200 14
Maybe the Dwarfs could tell you the Grimms also wrote a fairy tale about this many ravens
    $200 10
In 1889 the Singer Manufacturing Co. produced the first electric one of these
    $200 6
Famous missing sausage (4)
    $300 12
It's the process by which a snake sheds its skin or a deer its antlers
    $300 18
To make Rice Krispies Treats you need about 40 regular ones or 4 cups of miniature ones
    $300 27
This Texas Rangers pitcher has had 15 or more strikeouts in over 25 games
    $300 15
1 of this Dane's lesser-known tales, "The Little Green Ones", is about tree lice
    $300 11
The name of this oldest U.S. fraternity stands for 3 Greek words meaning "philosophy the guide of life"
    $300 7
It strikes in a flash (9)
    DD: $800 16
Until the discovery of Uranus in 1781, this was the outermost planet known
    $400 19
Of Singles, Doubles or Triples, the one that's a cereal by General Mills
    $400 28
The only man to bat .400 & not get 200 hits was this Red Sox player who hit .406 in 1941
    $400 23
In an Old Scandinavian tale, it's the name shared by 3 ruminants threatened by a troll
    $400 25
In the U.S., it's the number of zeros in a billion
    $400 8
Its lap can be taxing (6)
    $500 17
This Latin word for fig is also the name of the genus to which it belongs
    $500 22
This cereal's colorful symbol is a bird named Toucan Sam
    $500 29
This Detroit Tigers manager leads all active Major League managers in victories with over 1800
    $500 24
The donkey was the largest of the animals who aspired to be this town's musician's
    $500 26
Jarlsberg is Norway's version of this cheese
    $500 30
They're red on Mrs. Bush & read on the president (4)

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

Rand Logan Sue
$300 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rand Logan Sue
$800 $1,400 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In the late 17th c., this "Great" czar worked in Holland as a carpenter to learn shipbuilding
    $200 1
Rose Kennedy celebrated this landmark birthday on July 22, 1990
    $200 14
"Jelly's Last Jam" isn't a play about cooking but about this jazz musician
    $200 18
Term for a dandy dresser in 1773; Yankee Doodle was one after feathering his hat
    $200 19
The O. in Wm. O. Douglas' name stood for this, which may remind you of a Wright Brother
    $200 6
Appropriately, it's the only state with a county named "Citrus"
    $400 10
After Harsha's death in 647, this country's northern part was divided into states ruled by Rajputs
    $400 2
Bobby dated her sister before he married her
    $400 15
This gymnast starred in a revival of "Peter Pan" co-produced by her husband, Thomas P. McCoy
    $400 27
British sailors applied this to canvas to make waterproof clothes, hence their nickname
    $400 20
He married Dolley Madison's great-niece Adele Cutts 2 years befoe his debates with Lincoln
    $400 7
On July 18, 1924 this county named for a fruit became the last one formed in Georgia
    $600 11
In 1890 this diamond king became prime minister of the Cape Colony in Africa
    $600 3
This New Yorker was once nicknamed the "Queen of America"
    $600 16
This musical spectacle features a helicopter & a 21-foot statue of Ho Chi Minh
    $600 28
In the 1820s it could take a man up to 2 hours to do this properly to his cravat
    $600 21
Ellen Douglas, who lives near Loch Katrine, is the lady in the title of this Sir Walter Scott poem
    $600 8
Jackson Hole is more than a hole, it's a valley at 7,000 ft. in this state's Teton County
    DD: $4,600 12
This dictator & his 2 sons ruled Nicaragua for all but 6 years between 1937 & 1979
    $800 4
Her daughter Rose Kennedy Schlossberg was born in 1988
    $800 17
All we know is what we read in the papers: a show about him won the Tony for Best Musical in 1991
    $800 29
Last name of the hatmakers who supplied the felt for the 1st British "derby"
    $800 22
Sir J. Douglas, an early governor of Vancouver Island, was "The Father of" this Canadian province
    $800 24
Colorado has counties named for John C. Fremont & this scout who traveled with him
    $1000 13
Because the Belgian people thought he didn't stand up to the Nazis, this king abdicated in 1951
    DD: $1,600 5
She's Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother-in-law
    $1000 23
"Our Country's Good" tells the story of a group of convicts on this continent who put on a play
    $1000 30
In 1901 Thomas Burberry made his first one for the British army
    $1000 25
We like the title of his 1933 book "Precious Jeopardy", but "The Robe" is more famous
    $1000 26
Its Cimarron County is the only one in the U.S. to border 4 states: Texas, Colorado, N.M. & Kansas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rand Logan Sue
$9,000 $3,800 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 books that list the Ten Commandments

Final scores:

Rand Logan Sue
$11,801 $1,699 $900
3-day champion: $39,301 2nd place: Panasonic camcorder & Ashley entertainment center 3rd place: Samsung 27" tv & NES with Super Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune & InfoGenius for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rand Logan Sue
$4,600 $4,600 $5,900
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1991-08-19
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