Show #1618 - Wednesday, September 18, 1991


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Phil Katz, a doctoral candidate from Princeton, New Jersey

Jay Sklar, an attorney and college professor originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Randy Kaplan, a commodities broker from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $49,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
After the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sitting Bull led his remaining followers into this country
    $100 20
Founded in the 9th century by the Moors, this Spanish city was known by the Arabic name Majrit
    $100 1
The 9 members of the Board of Governors designate someone to this post that heads the operation
    $100 14
Sir Humphry Davy discovered boron & showed diamonds are a form of this
    $100 26
Kelsey Grammer plays psychiatrist Frasier Crane on this sitcom
    $100 11
Sound the Road Runner would make while speeding away from Wile E. Coyote
    $200 7
This inventor of the Cherokee syllabary died in Mexico in 1843; his burial place is unknown
    $200 22
A 1059 decree by Pope Nicholas II made this body the electors of the Pope
    $200 2
The first regular service for this type of mail was established in 1918 between New York City & Washington, D.C.
    $200 15
The name of this element can precede horn, can & Lizzie
    $200 27
In "Northern Exposure" Rob Morrow plays a New York doctor working in this state
    $200 12
Sometimes seen in cages, this type of disco dancer was popular in the 1960s
    $300 8
Collier's Encyclopedia says this Apache chief was sometimes called "Chiz" for short
    DD: $500 23
In 1086 he ordered the survey of English landowners called The Domesday Book
    $300 3
In 1989 the Post Office issued this new type of stamp that is slightly more expensive
    $300 18
The only element whose name is exactly the same as a planet's
    $300 28
Medical specialty of Dr. Julie Farr, played by Susan Sullivan in several TV movies & a series
    $300 13
This 1967 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap song asked "Have you got cheating on your mind?"
    $400 9
In 1609 this powerful chief, Pocahontas' father, was crowned by order of Christopher Newport
    $400 24
In 1231 the Pope founded this court in France to fight the Albigensian Heresy
    $400 4
In 1680 William Dockwra's firm would deliver a letter anywhere in London for this price
    $400 19
This metal used in blue pigments is also used to treat cancer
    $400 29
Not "M.D." but this was the last name of "Trapper John"
    $400 16
In this 1961 Carl Reiner film, a Soviet submarine lands off the coast of a New England island
    $500 10
He was captured & sold into slavery in Spain a few years before he befriended the Pilgrims
    $500 25
This ruler of Venice was originally a Byzantine official
    $500 5
By tradition, the Post Office always has a standard first-class stamp with one of these in the design
    $500 21
It's used in gunpowder & to vulcanize rubber
    $500 17
Marcel Duchamp is perhaps the best known practitioner of this outrageous style of art

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

Randy Jay Phil
$600 $500 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Jay Phil
$1,900 $900 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
You do it to a whip, an egg or a code
    $200 1
O. Henry called this capital of Texas the "City of the Violet Crown"
    $200 6
The first month of the year that has only 30 days
    $200 26
According to Dear Abby, if a lady is wearing a ring you should never greet her with a firm one of these
    $200 11
Ibo, Kongo & Zulu are all spoken on this continent
    $200 12
You can buy a tape of this young man reading his father's book "Profiles in Courage"
    $400 29
5-letter synonym for lariat
    $400 2
General John Pershing taught at the University of Nebraska in this capital
    $400 7
The length of an Olympiad or the time between most occurrences of February 29
    $400 24
Ivory Coast is the world leader in the production of this bean used to make chocolate
    $400 13
Excellence is an English word; exzellenz means the same thing in this language
    $400 14
She taped her novel "Postcards from the Edge"; according to the box, "She has been known to act in films"
    $600 25
Pie crust that breaks into fine thin fragments is described as this
    $600 3
The 73-story-tall Peachtree Plaza Hotel dominates its skyline
    $600 8
In the U.S. the second Sunday & last Monday in this month are major observances
    $600 21
Of 2, 30 or fourscore & 7, the length in minutes of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
    $600 18
Like Gaelic, Breton, Spoken in Brittany, France, belongs to this branch of Indo-European languages
    $600 15
F. Murray Abraham put some "bite" into his performance of Anne Rice's "Interview with" this monster
    $800 27
In geology it's a division of a period
    $800 4
The Kennebec Journal serves residents of this city
    $800 9
As a correction, a second month of Adar is added 7 times in every 19 years to this calendar
    $800 22
This famous 19th c. beauty had 4 husbands, including a bigamist, but she never married Jim Brady
    DD: $1,500 19
Our words algebra, alfalfa & ironically, alcohol come from this language
    $800 16
If you like Darren McGavin, you might enjoy hearing him read this author's "The Bourne Supremacy"
    $1000 28
A linen fabric used as a liner in curtains or a translucent drop in the theater
    DD: $1,200 5
Its name is Spanish for "Holy Faith"
    $1000 10
This calendar that was used from 1793-1805 had 5 feast days: Virtue, Genius, Labor, Reason & Rewards
    $1000 23
Located on the island of Hawaii, it's one of the world's largest cattle ranches
    $1000 20
More than 100 periodicals are published in this artificial language devised by a Polish doctor
    $1000 17
This black author reads selections from her own book "The Temple of My Familiar"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Jay Phil
$9,600 $6,300 $9,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first Victoria Cross was made from Russian guns captured during this war

Final scores:

Randy Jay Phil
$599 $9,700 $18,600
3rd place: a VCR and a Nintendo Entertainment System 2nd place: bedroom furniture and bedding New champion: $18,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Randy Jay Phil
$8,900 $6,100 $9,100
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $24,100

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Game tape date: 1991-08-12
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