Show #1617 - Tuesday, September 17, 1991


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Chuck Lane, a magazine writer from New York City, New York

Maureen Fernbacher, a school librarian from Allentown, Pennsylvania

Randy Kaplan, a commodities broker from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That was a great year.)
(Alex: Interesting subject.)
    $100 6
Badly burned & found clinging to a tree, he became a symbol of forest fire prevention
    $100 23
A loose-fitting playsuit with short bloomers perfect for small kids in a TV "room"
    $100 18
St. Veronica is supposed to have wiped his face & an image of it remained on her cloth
    $100 7
Its scientific name is panthera leo
    $100 1
Cow juice
    $100 16
"Twin Peaks" star Laurie or "Head of the Class" star Lara
    $200 11
In March, President Truman denounced this Wisconsin senator as a saboteur of U.S. foreign policy
    $200 24
If Mr. Berkeley wore a busby he'd have worn it on this part of his body
    $200 19
It's said the altar of the Vatican Basilica stands above his grave
    $200 8
In the Bible, Jeremiah asked proverbially, "can" this animal change "his spots?"
    $200 2
A dopesheet gives you information about the past performances of these
    $200 17
New York-born Arthur or Jason; they both know the daily grind of playwriting
    $300 12
In the biggest armed robbery to date, close to $3 million was stolen from this armored car co.
    $300 25
Of an anorak, mukluk or parka, the one whose name means seal, since that's what it was made from
    $300 20
The prayers of Genevieve are said to have turned Attila & his Huns away from this city
    $300 9
The only cat that can't retract its claws, it can run up to 70 mph
    $300 3
A left jab followed by a hard right cross adds up to this "old" combination of punches
    $300 28
From this 39th president's last name, you'd expect him to be an expert in drayage
    $400 13
After 67 years in the majors, he announced his retirement as manager of the Philadelphia Athletics
    DD: $2,400 26
A cloth worn under the chin & a piece of lace worn around the neck & shoulders form this phrase
    $400 21
Saints born in this town include Clare & Francis
    $400 10
This cat, the largest in the western hemisphere, figures prominently in Mayan design
    $400 4
Those who play piano really well can really tickle these keys
    $400 29
He won an Emmy in 1959 for his role as Chester Goode on "Gunsmoke"
    $500 14
This author, whose latest works were "Go Down, Moses" & "Intruder in the Dust", won a Nobel Prize
    $500 27
A hooded cloak worn by Arabs, its name goes back to the Greek "birros", cloak with a hood
    $500 22
In Ireland she's right up there with St. Patrick; in fact, she's called "The Mary of the Gael"
    $500 15
Broad feet help the "Canada" species of this cat pursue its favorite prey, the snowshoe rabbit
    $500 5
This type of "party" popularized in western films is slang for a lynching
    $500 30
This last name of "Dead Skunk" singer Loudon means wagon maker

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

Randy Maureen Chuck
$2,200 -$400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Maureen Chuck
$6,700 $200 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Its Swedish-speaking minority calls this capital Helsingfors
    $200 9
Robert A. Heinlein's 1952 novel about a family that buys a spaceship, or Mick Jagger's rock group
    $200 16
One of the few Cubist sculptures made by this Spaniard was "Head of a Woman" in 1909
    $200 1
In 1306 Robert the Bruce stabbed rival John Comyn & was crowned king of this country at Scone
    $200 30
You could have said "Take me to your lieder" to both these 19th c. composers whose names start with "Schu"
    $200 21
A popular summer event in this state is the crowning of "Alice in Dairyland"
    $400 7
South American country so named because native huts built over water reminded Alonso de Ojeda of Venice
    $400 10
"The Mysterious Island" was his sequel to "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"
    $400 17
In Danish she's known as "Den Lille Havfrue"
    $400 2
In 1589 Henry IV became the first Bourbon to ascend the throne of this country
    $400 29
Heitor Villa-Lobos helped develop a national style of music for this, his native country
    $400 22
This state has many maple sugar festivities, including the annual Sugar Slalom in Stowe in April
    $600 8
Pietermaritzburg is the capital of this country's Natal province
    $600 11
"Star Trek" star who described his novel "Tekwar" as "T.J. Hooker in the future"
    DD: $2,400 18
This 20th c. English sculptor is known for his several "Reclining Figure" works
    $600 3
Claiming descent from Genghis Khan, this lame Mongol conquered much of the Middle East by the 1500s
    $600 26
This composer's "The Rite of Spring" is subtitled "Scenes from Pagan Russia"
    $600 23
If you're into jogging, try the Freeze Your Gizzard Blizzard Run in January in this state's Int'l Falls
    $800 12
This island makes up over half of Japan's land mass
    $800 14
Ray Bradbury's 1950 collection of stories about the colonization of Mars
    $800 19
This Daniel Chester French statue commemorates the Battle of Concord in 1775
    $800 5
This Prussian king's invasion of Silesia in 1740 caused the War of the Austrian Succession
    DD: $1,700 27
In 1867 he founded the Norwegian Academy of Music
    $800 24
An International Pack Burro Race is held each August in Leadville in this state
    $1000 13
Jebel Neba in this country is probably the Mt. Nebo where the Bible says Moses died
    $1000 15
"Report on the Barnhouse Effect" is 1 of the sci-fi tales in his book "Welcome to the Monkey House"
    $1000 20
He sculpted the Statue of Lafayette in NYC's Union Square as well as the Statue of Liberty
    $1000 6
This Ottoman ruler gained control of most of Hungary by winning the Battle of Mohacs in 1526
    $1000 28
After success with "Pelleas & Melisande", this composer considered writing an "As You Like It" opera
    $1000 25
This Illinois city, noted for a historic Mormon settlement, holds a grape festival each September

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Maureen Chuck
$18,100 $3,100 $4,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only Tracy & Hepburn film with their characters' names in its title

Final scores:

Randy Maureen Chuck
$21,000 $6,199 $2,799
3-day champion: $49,800 2nd place: a trip on Delta to Phoenix, Arizona & stay at the Phoenician + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Oneida Silversmith gift certificate + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Randy Maureen Chuck
$14,300 $2,200 $4,500
37 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1991-08-12
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