Show #1599 - Thursday, July 11, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 4.


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Mary Webster, a Social Security quality assessor from Los Angeles, California

Nancy Pearson, a fashion consultant from Encinitas, California

Babs McClellan, an art student from Clearwater, Florida

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
New President Reagan put a glass jar full of this candy on the cabinet room table
    $100 6
A person who is well off lives "in the lap of" this
    $100 24
Located near Guadalajara, Chapala is this country's largest lake
    $100 1
As you might expect, you need 1 1/2 ounces of this liquor to make a shillelagh
    $100 11
The Arabian type of this can carry up to 600 pounds on its back
    $100 13
Their real first names were Leonard, Arthur, Julius, Herbert & Milton
    $200 17
Her engagement was announced February 24, she wed July 29, & was expecting in October
    $200 7
Adults warn children to be on their best behavior by telling them to "mind" these 2 letters
    $200 27
This Canadian bay covers more than 3 times the area of all the Great Lakes combined
    $200 2
A fallen angel cocktail calls for lemon juice or this juice
    $200 12
More than 15 million of these cars were sold before they were discontinued in 1927
    DD: $500 14
They were married in 1926 in real life but not until the '40s on their radio show
    $300 18
They were released the day Ronald Reagan took office January 20, 1981
    $300 8
The phrase "to" do this "by a thread" alludes to the legendary sword of damocles
    $300 30
From Paris, the Seine River flows to Le Havre, where it empties into this body of water
    $300 3
Of single sec, double sec or triple sec, the one you're likely to find in a margarita
    $300 21
This Soviet national airline has the largest fleet of planes in the world
    $300 15
They were regulars on Rudy Vallee's radio show before getting their own show, knock wood
    $400 19
The Writers Guild of America, PATCO & the Major League Baseball players, to name 3 groups
    $400 9
To be active in many endeavors is to "have a finger in every" one of these desserts
    $400 29
The Greek islands of Lesbos & Samothrace are in this sea, an arm of the Mediterranean
    $400 4
In the name of a gin cocktail, this ordinal number precedes "heaven"
    $400 25
During the Civil War they were used to direct cannon fire & to report troop movements
    $400 22
Pianner man with Clayton & Jackson
    $500 20
Husband & wife historians who died within 2 weeks of each other in 1981
    $500 10
If you're very frightened or anxious, you "have your heart in" this body part
    $500 28
There's no oxygen below 510 ft. in the center of this sea the Russians call Chernoye More
    $500 5
The apricot flavor of this liquor is one of the main ingredients in a fairy belle cocktail
    $500 26
The autogiro is considered a predecessor of this aircraft
    $500 23
Clark had McCullough & Smith had him

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

Babs Nancy Mary
$2,000 $500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Babs Nancy Mary
$3,500 $1,200 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
He's Bertie Wooster's impeccable butler
    $200 19
In Spanish this month is Julio
    $200 16
By the time of birth, this tube connecting the fetus to the placenta is about 2 feet long
    $200 17
The land that is South Dakota was acquired by the U.S. in this 1803 deal
    $200 11
The total value of his inventions before his death in 1931 was estimated to be at least $15 billion
    $200 1
"You Can't Take It..."
    $400 7
In "Breakfast at Tiffany's" she gets mixed up with a criminal named Sally Tomato
    $400 20
Back in the 16th century, Thomas Tusser associated these 2 months with showers & flowers
    $400 24
The three main types of these are smooth, skeletal & cardiac
    $400 18
With about 8,000, South Dakota has more of these bearded beasts than any other state
    $400 12
After capturing the tea market, he set out to capture the America's Cup but lost 5 times
    $400 3
"Suddenly Last..."
    $600 8
In a Mark Twain novel, it's the nickname of lawyer David Wilson
    DD: $1,500 21
Joseph Stalin & Julius Caesar both died in this month
    $600 25
The atria comprise the upper chambers of the heart & these comprise the lower
    $600 27
Harney Peak, the highest point in the state, is in these hills
    $600 13
In 1926 he became Spain's youngest general
    $600 4
"The Barretts of..."
    $800 9
This H.G. Wells novel ends with Griffin slowly materializing upon the ground
    $800 22
Columbus left Palos, Spain on his 1st voyage in this month, arriving in the New World 2 months later
    $800 26
Each pair of ribs is joined at the back of the rib cage to one of these bones in the spine
    $800 28
This national memorial in South Dakota is also called the "Shrine of Democracy"
    $800 14
One of Charles Darwin's grandfathers was this maker of fine English jasperware
    $800 5
"The Imaginary..."
    $1000 10
In books by B. Malamud, Frank Alpine is "The Assistant" & ballplayer Roy Hobbs is this
    $1000 23
Burns wrote, "O, my luve is like a red, red, rose, that's newly sprung in" this month
    $1000 30
This small, pear-shaped pouch beneath the liver can store up to 2 ounces of bile at one time
    DD: $1,200 29
The state casts this many electoral votes, the fewest a state can have
    $1000 15
In "Thus Spake Zarathustra" he discusses the concept of the "superman"
    $1000 6

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Babs Nancy Mary
$11,000 $3,800 $7,700

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only real-life couple Astaire & Rogers played in their 10 films together was this dance team

Final scores:

Babs Nancy Mary
$12,000 $7,600 $15,400
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Babs Nancy Mary
$11,300 $4,300 $7,700
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,300

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Game tape date: 1991-03-25
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