Show #1676 - Monday, December 9, 1991


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Linda Yonick, a pharmacist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jeff Scott, a systems engineer from Lexington, Virginia

Mark Weston, a writer from Armonk, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Finished in 1710, this cathedral is considered Christopher Wren's greatest work
    $100 16
One who acts hastily without regard for the consequences is said to "shoot from" this body part
    $100 6
Alfonso Salvo peeled 50 pounds of these in 5 minutes 23 seconds; we don't know how much he cried
    $100 26
This is the vegetable most often cooked "O'Brien"
    $100 11
This barbecue fuel, a form of carbon, is made by heating wood without air
    $100 21
In titles this word has preceded "Story", "Experts" & "Connection"
    $200 2
11 days of the year 1752, September 3-13, were omitted when this was finally adopted
    $200 17
If you're on the verge of failure you're "on your last" ones
    $200 7
In 1987 a Hiroshima club flew 2,233 of these on a single line
    $200 27
Coeur a la creme should be made in a mold or a wicker basket shaped like this
    $200 12
A 1-megaton bomb has the explosive power of a million tons of this
    $200 22
He hosted 2 game shows, "Mother's Day" & "Laugh Line", before becoming Rob Petrie
    DD: $500 3
This German-born oratorio composer became a British subject in 1726
    $300 18
To be right on target is to be "on" this facial feature
    $300 8
In 55 daily 10-hour stints, Johann Hurlinger of Austria walked 871 miles on these body parts
    $300 28
The Boston brown type of this, which is steamed, often accompanies Boston baked beans
    $300 13
Though its mirror is flawed, this $1.5 billion space telescope is producing useful data
    $300 23
1 of the 2 games you could watch in 1965 whose name began with "Let's"
    $400 4
He wrote "The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with S. Johnson, LL.D." before his "Life" of Johnson
    $400 19
Leo Durocher could tell you it's a synonym for back talk
    $400 9
It's the reason the Russian sturgeon is the most valuable fish in the world
    $400 29
This Scandinavian country's limpa bread is a rye bread sometimes flavored with fennel
    $400 14
On a chart an isotherm connects points equal in this
    $400 24
Host in common to "Super Password", "Tattletales" & "Win, Lose or Draw"
    $500 5
He was born on June 4, 1738, the oldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales & grandson of George II
    $500 20
Things that are in close proximity are said to be "cheek by" this
    $500 10
The world's tallest pagoda, 377' high, was built for King Mongkut in this country in the 19th c.
    $500 30
The "chess" type of this dessert is popular in the South
    $500 15
Geotropism is the response of living things to the effects of this force
    $500 25
Jack Narz' brother, he hosted "To Say the Least" & "You Don't Say"

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

Mark Jeff Linda
$2,300 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jeff Linda
$2,600 $3,300 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Regimental water carrier about whom Rudyard Kipling wrote a poem
    $200 2
This Algerian capital was founded in the 10th century by the chief of the Muslim Sanhaja tribe
    $200 21
"The Red Baron"
    $200 13
Wu is one of the major dialects of this language
    $200 1
The "Big Room" chamber in these N.M. caverns has a ceiling as high as a 26-story building
    $200 7
The Marasca variety of this fruit is used to make maraschino liqueur
    DD: $3,000 27
A Samuel Lover poem ends, "We call our country Father Land, we call our language" this
    $400 9
In 1849 this European power established a home for emancipated slaves at Libreville, Gabon
    $400 22
"The Little Corporal"
    $400 14
This language spoken in Cardiff is also known as Cymraeg
    $400 3
Steamboat Geyser in this park is the largest active geyser in the world
    $400 8
A peach replaces the "O" in the name of this state on its license plates
    $600 28
Sir Walter Scott wrote "The Lay of the Last" one of these
    $600 10
Burkina Faso was formerly named for the 3 "upper" branches of this river
    $600 23
"Beau James"
    $600 15
Kinyarwanda is spoken widely in this country known for its mountain gorillas
    DD: $2,300 4
This park in Oregon is located within the caldera of Mount Mazama
    $600 16
Born in Sadam Hussein's hometown, this medieval Muslim warrior & sultan was a Kurd
    $800 11
In 1885 this Belgian king established the Congo Free State as his personal property
    $800 24
"The Betrayer of Norway"
    $800 19
A grammarian named Panini standardized this classical language of the Hindus
    $800 5
On Labor Day, 1940 F.D.R. dedicated this mountain peak on the North Carolina-Tennessee border
    $800 17
In a famous song, line preceding "and liddle lamzy divey"
    $1000 12
This cattle-raising tribe of Kenya lives almost entirely on milk, blood & meat from its herds
    $1000 25
"Hero of the Nile"
    $1000 20
Most of Luxembourg's daily newspapers are printed in this language, not Letzeburgisch
    $1000 6
Eight historic bathhouses are preserved along Bathhouse Row at this nat'l park in Arkansas
    $1000 18
Arthur Goldberg was this President's Sec'y of Labor before becoming a Supreme Court Justice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jeff Linda
$6,000 $3,700 $6,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1926 opera was inspired by a Carlo Gozzi play written in 1762 & described as a "Chinese fairy tale"

Final scores:

Mark Jeff Linda
$101 $1 $1,799
2nd place: trip on Delta to Hawaii & stay at The Westin Maui 3rd place: Amana range & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy New champion: $1,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Jeff Linda
$5,800 $3,700 $6,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
21 R,
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,100

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Game tape date: 1991-09-24
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