Show #1598 - Wednesday, July 10, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Val Sullivan, a retired history teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Lou Pryor, an attorney from New Canaan, Connecticut

Bill Lyons, a marine consultant from San Francisco, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
According to the 1990 Census, this Missouri capital has a population of just 35,481
    $100 6
This star of "Your Hit Parade" got his nickname from the Irving Berlin song "Snooky-Ookums"
    $100 26
Your whole collection of wearing apparel, or a tall piece of furniture where you might keep it
    $100 11
He was "The Mouth" of "Monday Night Football" until he retired in 1984
    $100 21
Commander of the Egyptian Air Force from 1972-75, he became president in 1981
    $100 16
People born under this "bullish" sign don't just bellow: many of them are fine singers
    $200 2
Pari-mutuel dog racing is held at this city's Mile High Kennel Club
    $200 7
This "Vagabond Lover" kept his love letters from Alice Faye, Hedy Lamarr & Dorothy Lamour in a safe
    $200 27
A bergere is an upholstered one of these, usually with a cushioned seat
    $200 12
Jim McKay ABC series that shows "the thrill of victory" & "the agony of defeat"
    $200 22
Queen Elizabeth II recently bestowed upon this former prime minister the Order of Merit
    $200 17
This sign is identified with the ram that carried Phrixus across the Hellespont to Colchis
    $300 3
It was chosen capital in 1824 because it was located between St. Augustine & Pensacola, 2 earlier capitals
    DD: $500 8
He sobbed his way to stardom in the '50s with the following: "If your sweetheart sends a..."
    $300 28
A psyche is a cheval type of one of these & can be tilted backward or forward
    $300 13
"TODAY" he's a host, but his "Baseball World" show won a Peabody Award in 1973
    $300 23
In 1988 he celebrated his 35th anniversary as king of Jordan
    $300 18
Perhaps appropriately, this quick-tempered sign is symbolized by an animal that stings it prey
    $400 4
Founded in 1851 as Eagle Station, it served as a stop for those passing over the nearby Sierra Nevadas
    $400 9
Her rendition of "Misty" earned her the nickname "Misty Miss Christy"
    $400 29
A desk with a small bookcase on top, or an office worker
    $400 14
Sport you'll see if you watch NBC's late-night specials, "Saturday Night's Main Event"
    $400 24
During most of WWII, these leaders were known as "The Big 3"
    $400 19
Sagittarians are ruled by this planet named for the king of the gods
    $500 5
You'll find the Governor Alfred E. Smith State Office Building in this capital
    $500 10
This Peruvian known for her incredible range claims to be descended from Inca kings
    $500 30
The simple, austere furniture produced by this celibate sect was usually made of maple
    $500 15
Thousands protested in 1968 when NBC left a Jets-Raiders game to telecast this kids' special
    $500 25
In 1989, after a showdown with his cabinet, he stepped down as president of South Africa
    $500 20
This sign is represented by a maiden carrying a sheaf of wheat

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

Bill Lou Val
-$100 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Lou Val
$1,100 $3,900 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
He took a cut in rank from major general in the U.S. Army to brigadier general in the British army
    $200 20
Using 100 million pounds of paper a year, this federal agency is the world's largest printer under one roof
    $200 26
The scientific name for this flower is "Lilium tigrinium"
    $200 16
This chemist's research into ascorbic acid led to the 1970 book "Vitamin C and the Common Cold"
    $200 11
Watson's Erroneous Deductions is 1 of many societies devoted to this fictional partner of Watson
    $200 1
This title of this highest priest of Tibet translates to "ocean chief"
    $400 3
His family believed this American spy, disguised as a schoolmaster, was betrayed by a relative
    $400 21
The feature section of this city's Daily News is called "Yo!"
    $400 27
This bell-shaped flower of the primrose family is found in red, white, blue & of course, "scarlet"
    $400 17
When he entered the Augustinian monastery at Brunn in 1843, he added Gregor to his given name, Johann
    $400 12
In 1962 Cuba was suspended from this union of Western Hemisphere nations
    $400 7
You don't have to speak Yiddish to know it means "a gossipy woman"
    $600 4
Parliament didn't repeal all of the Townshend Acts in 1770, if left this tax in place
    $600 22
In 1914 publisher Conde Nast started this pattern company, named for a magazine he already owned
    $600 28
Despite the nursery rhyme, it's neither blue, "Dilly Dilly", nor green; it's pale purple
    $600 18
At the time of his death in 1727, this English physicist held the post of Master of the Mint
    $600 13
When founded in London in 1855, the YWCA sought to find housing for nurses returning from this war
    $600 8
Russian for a three-horse sled, it's also three ideas represented metaphorically
    $800 5
In a July 6, 1775 declaration, this body still hoped for a reconciliation, not a split
    DD: $800 23
In 1954 he became CEO of Harcourt Brace, in 1970 his name was added to the firm's
    $800 29
This colorful violet has been called the "flower with a face"
    $800 19
In 1899 he claimed his 20-million volt "coil" passed current around the world sufficient to light 200 lamps
    $800 14
Composer Victor Herbert was among those who founded this music licensing association in 1914
    DD: $800 9
Gilbert & Sullivan fans know Japanese emperors once had this title meaning "exalted gate"
    $1000 6
The Civil War featured the Monitor vs the Merrimack, the Revolution, the H.M.S Serapis vs this ship
    $1000 24
The Hearst Corporation still owns this West Coast paper, the first in William's empire
    $1000 30
In a poem by Walt Whitman, type of flowers that "last in the dooryard bloom'd"
    $1000 25
This Frenchman's 1857 paper "On Lactic Fermentation" put forth his germ theory of disease
    $1000 15
This association, noted for its Christmas Seal campaign, was founded in 1904 to combat tuberculosis
    $1000 10
We often use this French word for "surroundings" to describe a restaurant's atmosphere

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Lou Val
$3,500 $9,700 $9,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 40-year old widower, he was engaged to remarry when he died mysteriously in Baltimore in 1849

Final scores:

Bill Lou Val
$0 $10,200 $10,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Lou Val
$3,500 $9,700 $8,800
13 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1991-03-25
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