Show #1527 - Tuesday, April 2, 1991


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Sharon Silverman, a freelance writer from West Chester, Pennsylvania

Scott Rand, a podiatrist from Marlton, New Jersey

Eric Miller, a bankruptcy attorney from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the beers; you give us the country.)
    $100 3
William Henry Harrison was the first president to be elected from this political party
    $100 25
Nickname of basketball coach Arnold Auerbach
    $100 10
The first line of this film is "She isn't coming yet, Toto. Did she hurt you?"
    $100 8
Born Louis Bernstein in 1918, at age 16 he changed his first name to this
    $100 15
One of the reasons the Hopi did the corn dance was to induce this from the heavens
    $100 1
& Kangaroo
    $200 4
In 1988 this company celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Frisbee
    $200 26
Former ski jump champ from Butte, MT who attempted a jump over Snake River Canyon in 1974
    $200 20
Between 1936 & '40, he was Kate Hepburn's leading man in 4 comedies before she teamed up with S. Tracy
    $200 9
Gustav Mahler made his debut as principal conductor of this American opera company in 1908
    $200 16
In the 13th c. it referred to a building in which monks lived, today it's a home to nuns
    $200 2
Kirin &
    $300 5
A candy bar from Hershey or a thingamajig
    DD: $1,000 27
In 1934 he was the only incumbent Republican governor reelected, 2 yrs. later he ran for president
    $300 21
If you never saw this actor with hair, you might not recognize him as Jean Lafitte in "The Buccaneer"
    $300 11
Dmitri Shostakovich wrote 15 of these & dedicated No. 12 to the memory of Lenin
    $300 17
On the death of Francis Spellman in 1968, Terrence Cooke took over this city's see
    $300 13
& Amstel
    $400 6
This object for sharpening knives & tools is commonly made of quartz or flint
    $400 28
He built Hoover Dam, an unsuccessful auto & set up an HMO
    $400 22
Many airlines cut the fear-of-flying scene from this 1988 D. Hoffman film, but Qantas didn't
    $400 12
Antonio Salieri moved to this city in 1766 & became court composer there 8 years later
    $400 23
In 1988 this Louisiana-based minister was defrocked by the Assemblies of God
    $400 18
Spartan &
    $500 7
A fingerprint pattern in which the central ridges form at least one complete circle
    $500 29
"Strictly Speaking" author & TV journalist who is an expert on English usage
    $500 30
Jimmy Stewart is confined to his apartment with a broken leg in this 1954 thriller
    $500 14
This Russian wrote "The Flight of the Bumblebee" for his opera "Tsar Saltan"
    $500 24
In the King James Bible it's the first & longest of St. Paul's epistles
    $500 19
& Carlsberg

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Eric Scott Sharon
$200 $1,200 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Scott Sharon
$1,700 $3,600 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The Great Plague in 1665 & the Great Fire in 1666 nearly wiped out this city
    $200 22
He was influenced to create his masterpiece by accounts of a whale called "Mocha Dick"
    $200 2
Milledgeville was capital of this state from 1807 to 1868, when it was replaced by Atlanta
    $200 3
E. Roosevelt once defended Molly Yard, pres. of this feminist org., against charges of communism
    $200 16
Giotto probably painted some of the scenes from this saint's life in the Double Church in Assisi
    $200 13
If you're playing "in the Majors" you're in 1 of these 2 leagues
    $400 4
Usually the last "B" entry in an encyclopedia, this ancient Greek city became Istanbul
    $400 23
This Pasternak hero suffers a heart attack on a streetcar & dies
    $400 9
Great Falls is in Montana while Twin Falls is in this neighboring state
    $400 6
Currently in her fifth term, Kathy Whitmire is the first woman mayor of this Texas city
    $400 30
Giorgione's painting of this Roman goddess of love sleeping was left unfinished when he died
    $400 14
In 1974 men were allowed into this league, founded in 1920 to help women use their suffrage wisely
    $600 5
In 1871 King Wilhelm I of this country became emperor of Germany
    $600 24
Good-Deeds travels to Paradise with the title character of this medieval morality play
    $600 10
Mark Hatfield was governor of this state before representing it in the Senate
    DD: $800 7
He was press sec'y to Vice President George Bush & is now press sec'y to the president
    $600 29
In 1923 "Time" reported this French sculptor died neglected, after giving his sculptures to France
    $600 15
Rabbi Meir Kahane, who founded it in 1968, was assassinated in November 1990
    $800 20
400 years before Columbus, Leif Ericson reached North America & called it this
    DD: $1,500 25
"Prairie" was the opening poem in his 1918 collection "Cornhuskers"
    $800 11
This state that gave us Sandra Day O'Connor had the 1st woman chief justice in the U.S.
    $800 8
Manfred Worner is the first German to serve as Gen. sec'y of this organization founded in 1949
    $800 28
This English satirist & engraver painted a scene from "The Beggar's Opera" in 1728
    $800 17
Its covenant was written into the Treaty of Versailles
    $1000 21
The 1842 treaty of this Chinese city ended the Opium War & ceded Hong Kong to Britain
    $1000 26
He wrote "Gargantua and Pantagruel" as Alcofribas Nasier, an anagram of his name
    $1000 12
Col. William Moultrie designed the flag of this state that has a fort named for him
    $1000 18
This etiquette expert is the sister of late Commerce Sec'y Malcolm Baldrige
    $1000 27
He carved a 6-ton head of Lincoln for the Capitol rotunda before working on Mount Rushmore
    $1000 19
Mauritania, Somalia, Djibouti & the PLO joined it in the 1970s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Scott Sharon
$5,300 $6,400 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the only president who fought in both the Revolutionary War & the War of 1812

Final scores:

Eric Scott Sharon
$0 $10,601 $0
2nd place: Merillat oak modular shelving system & Smith Corona PWP 7000 laptop word processor + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $10,601 3rd place: Hotpoint washer & dryer + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eric Scott Sharon
$5,300 $5,500 $6,100
14 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1991-02-11
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