Show #1648 - Wednesday, October 30, 1991

Missing contestant introductions.


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Jonathan Loeb, from

Eileen Doherty, an educational consultant from Whitestone, New York

Greg Shepherd, from Honolulu, Hawaii (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,001)

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And these are quotes spoken to us by celebrities, in their own words.)
    $100 16
Completes JFK's quote, "My fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you..."
    $100 18
From the word "body", it's the fitted part of a dress from the waist to the shoulder
    $100 11
The 2 blue stripes on Guatemala's flag represent these 2 oceans
    $100 1
Virginia's Shirley Plantation has a "hanging" flight of these rising 3 stories without visible support
    $100 6
Detroit Tigers outfielder known as the "Georgia Peach" who has the highest career batting average at .367
    $100 23
I'm the architect of rock & roll & the originator--Good golly, Miss Molly!
    $200 17
In 1964 he told the GOP convention that "Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice"
    $200 19
French cuffs are folded back on themselves & fastened with these
    $200 12
Tamil is spoken in this country's state of Tamil Nadu, which was once known as Madras
    $200 2
Eero Saarinen's only skyscraper is CBS Headquarters in this city
    $200 7
This Yankee catcher later managed the Yankees & the Mets, winning pennants with each team
    $200 24
I started riding elephants, then went on to swing with the Monkees & sold 65 million records
    $300 20
In a 1951 address to Congress, this general said that "In war there is no substitute for victory"
    $300 28
Term for a jacket with a front closing that overlaps enough to allow for 2 rows of buttons
    $300 13
Willem-Alexander, the eldest son of Queen Beatrix, is the heir to this country's throne
    $300 3
Found in Moorish buildings, these ornamental points are named for the hanging deposits on cave ceilings
    $300 8
Shortstop who stole 104 bases in 1962—a major league record at the time & still the Dodger record
    $300 25
In the 1959 Sears, Roebuck catalog I modeled underwear; later I went on to host "That's Incredible!"
    $400 21
Miss. senator who in 1861 announced that his state had "declared her separation from the United States"
    $400 14
Nanduti, a lace that looks like spider webs, is made in Itaugua, a town near Asuncion in this country
    DD: $500 4
Begun in 1248, Cologne Cathedral is the largest cathedral in this style in northern Europe
    $400 9
In 1964 & 1967, this Cardinals pitcher was named World Series MVP
    $400 26
I drove around "Vega$" in a little red T-Bird & drove around Boston in a '65 Mustang
    $500 22
His last words were "How were the circus receipts today at Madison Square Garden?"
    $500 15
In 1896 this capital on the Danube became the 1st city in eastern Europe to have a subway
    $500 5
Byzantine style is characterized by a central one of these over a square space, as the Hagia Sophia
    $500 10
This old-time Washington Senators pitcher held the career strikeout record until Nolan Ryan broke it in 1983
    $500 27
I've been hosting & producing the nationally syndicated dance show "Soul Train" for 2 decades

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

Greg Eileen Jonathan
$1,900 $200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Eileen Jonathan
$3,500 $600 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The buildup of this insecticide in some birds & fish led to its restriction in 1972
    $200 3
"The Lodger", a 1913 novel by Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, is a ripping yarn about his London crimes
    $200 29
The Bozeman, Overland & Oregon ones all crossed Wyoming
    $200 5
This Gershwin opera was not performed at the Met until 1985
    $200 1
His 1904 Nobel Prize was for work on digestion, not conditioned reflexes in dogs
    $400 16
Used to preserve biological specimens, it's the simplest of the organic compounds called aldehydes
    $400 17
Harold Adrian Russell Philby, who spied for the Soviets, was better known by this nickname
    $400 28
In 1966 his "Foundation" trilogy won a Hugo Award for the best all-time science fiction series
    $400 27
The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is in this city
    $400 12
"The Marriage of Figaro" was the first of 3 collaborations between Lorenzo da Ponte & this composer
    $400 4
This American "jungle doctor" didn't have to hang down his head when he founded hospitals in Laos
    $600 8
Once widely used as an anesthetic, CHCl3 is the chemical symbol for this
    $600 19
He was a prior of a Dominican convent many years before he became Grand Inquisitor of Spain
    $600 18
He died in 1975 shortly after publishing his last Nero Wolfe novel, "A Family Affair"
    $600 24
"Geographical" term for Jim Bridger, Jedediah Smith & others who trapped in the state
    $600 13
The Unattractive Tonio in "I Pagliacci" has this profession
    DD: $1,000 9
This man was the first person to become a qualified pediatrician & psychiatrist
    $800 7
Astronomers knew very little about Pluto until this moon was discovered in 1978
    $800 20
Dutch Schultz was 1 of the most famous victims of this organization of killers for hire
    $800 22
Nevil Shute's novels "A Town Like Alice" & "On the Beach" are largely set in this country
    $800 26
It's the name of a river, Cheyenne's county & the city that's home to the University of Wyoming
    $800 14
She sang in a Baptist church in Philadelphia before she became the Met's first black soloist
    $800 10
Frederick Leboyer's controversial approach to this includes dim light & a warm bath
    $1000 6
An important source for vit. A, this group of pigments gives pumpkins & apricots their color
    $1000 21
Prince Felix Yusupov & his conspirators threw this man in the Neva River in 1916
    DD: $1,500 23
This author of "Gorky Park" has also written under the pen names of Jake Logan & Martin Quinn
    $1000 25
After this governor died in 1924, his wife was elected to complete his term of office
    $1000 15
Enrico Caruso made his U.S. debut on November 23, 1903 as the Duke of Mantua in this opera
    $1000 11
Doctor Yelena Bonner is the widow of this Soviet dissident

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Eileen Jonathan
$8,600 $4,200 $3,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Ronald Reagan, Errol Flynn, Richard Mulligan & Gary Cole have all played this historical role

Final scores:

Greg Eileen Jonathan
$8,500 $0 $1
2-day champion: $17,501 3rd place: Magic Chef electric range + Nintendo Entertainment System & games 2nd place: trip for 2 to Chicago

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Eileen Jonathan
$8,000 $3,800 $3,700
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1991-09-10
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