Show #1619 - Thursday, September 19, 1991

Contestants

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Kerrie McCaw, a retail supervisor originally from Portland, Oregon

Charles Wolfe, a statistician from Arlington, Virginia

Phil Katz, a doctoral candidate from Princeton, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

3-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: That sounds easy.)
HISTORIC NICKNAMES
CARD GAMES
SOUTH AMERICA
THE 1990 OSCARS
ROOMS
    $100 20
It can be a spigot, or the beer drawn through the spigot
    $100 1
Among his nicknames are "Sage of America" & "Father of the Stove"
    $100 11
This game is also known as patience; you may need a lot of it to play by yourself
    $100 15
Chile's most important export is this metal used in electrical wiring
    $100 12
1990's Best Picture, it became only the 2nd western to win that award
    $100 4
It's where a performer changes costumes, not where he keeps his vinaigrette
    $200 21
An inexperienced newspaper reporter working the press box at Wrigley Field
    $200 2
Alexander Pope is the "Bard of Twickenham" & Shakespeare is the "Bard of" this
    $200 13
In France, this gambling game is known as vingt-et-un
    $200 16
This odd-shaped mountain rises above Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro
    $200 27
John Caglione Jr. & Doug Drexler won Best Makeup for bringing to life Pruneface & other villains in this film
    $200 7
A comfortable, secluded room often used for reading, or the lair of a wild beast
    $300 22
One of Santa's diminutive assistants
    $300 3
He's been called the "Conqueror of the World" & "Madman of Macedonia"
    $300 14
Five hundred is a combination of euchre & this ever-popular bidding game
    $300 17
Ecuador's chief seaport, it's also the capital of Guayas Province
    $300 28
Her Oscar for playing a medium in "Ghost" was the 1st won by a Black actress since 1939
    $300 8
A small living room, often part of a suite, named for what one does in a chair
    $400 23
A scepter or crown is sometimes topped with this sphere that bears a cross
    $400 5
When exiled to Elba, he said he'd return with the violets, earning him the nickname "Corp. Violet"
    $400 18
This casino game, often played in Europe is nicknamed "chemmy"
    $400 25
A war over the Chaco region erupted in 1932 between Paraguay & this other land-locked country
    $400 29
Joe Pesci won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for playing a sadistic mobster in this film
    $400 9
If a Frenchman invites you into his chambre a coucher, he wants to take you here
    $500 24
The white-tailed species of this antelope is now confined to fenced farms & reserves in South Africa
    $500 6
The flamboyant King Charles II of England earned himself this jovial nickname
    $500 19
These cards are high in pinochle
    DD: $900 26
South America's northernmost point is in this country
    $500 30
He won the Best Actor Oscar for playing Claus von Bulow in "Reversal of Fortune"
    $500 10
In a famous poem, the spider invited the fly to "walk into" this room, a euphemism for her web

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Phil Charles Kerrie
$1,400 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Charles Kerrie
$4,000 $600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

FIRST LADIES
WORLD FACTS
FRENCH LITERATURE
ARCHITECTURE
BIRDS
NATIONAL FORESTS
    $200 12
Lou Hoover was a troop leader in this organization before she became its national president
    $200 17
This independent state is located on the west bank of the Tiber River
    $200 2
Most common translation of Rene Descartes' "Je pense, donc je suis"
    $200 6
The Gothic style known as Isabelline, which began circa 1479, was named for her
    $200 22
The Book of Knowledge calls its song "rollicking"; a '50s tune said it "rocks in the treetop"
    $200 1
The only national forest in this state is the Hoosier National Forest
    $400 13
The death of her son Willie in 1862 shattered her
    $400 18
The Governor of the Netherlands Antilles is appointed by this person
    DD: $1,000 3
Poet A. Vacquerie said of this author, "The towers of Notre Dame formed the H of his name"
    $400 8
The magnificent Farnese Palace in this capital city was designed partly by Michelangelo
    $400 23
To do this a hummingbird moves its wings in a figure eight pattern instead of up & down
    $400 27
Shoshone National Forest in Wyoming borders this national park
    $600 14
This early 19th century first lady got all "dolled" up in Turkish turbans
    $600 19
Pere David's deer are native to this Asian country & were once found only on the Emperor's hunting grounds
    $600 4
Completes the title of Jean Anouilh's drama "The Waltz of the..."
    $600 9
The master wood-carver Grinling Gibbons decorated the choir stalls at this London cathedral
    $600 24
A pigeon feeds its young a protein-rich "milk" produced in this part of its esophagus
    $600 28
This Idaho forest named for Chief Joseph's tribe has the deepest gorge in the U.S.
    $800 15
Nancy Reagan majored in drama at this college in Northampton, Massachusetts
    $800 20
The blue bars on the flag of this capital of Alberta represent the North Saskatchewan River & strength
    $800 5
In 1943 this philosopher wrote of "L'Etre et le Neant", "Being and Nothingness"
    $800 10
Among this city's surviving Byzantine churches are Hagia Irene & Hagia Sophia
    $800 25
Females of the biggest species of this bird lay 1 egg & don't use a nest but hold it on their feet
    $800 29
Among the national forests in this state are Cleveland, Los Padres & Shasta-Trinity
    DD: $3,000 16
1 of her favorite paintings, "The Garden at Versailles" was painted in 1951 by her husband
    $1000 21
The Native Quarter in this city for which a hat is named has been called Morocco's most interesting
    $1000 7
This author of "The Little Prince" was famous as an aviator & wrote on that subject, too
    $1000 11
This country's Manueline style celebrated its sea trade with carved barnacle & coral designs
    $1000 26
Related to the stork, this bird once sacred in Egypt is no longer found there
    $1000 30
These 2 New England states share White Mountain National Forest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Charles Kerrie
$8,600 $5,000 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ORGANIZATIONS
It was founded in 1938 as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

Final scores:

Phil Charles Kerrie
$12,200 $9,999 $20,000
2nd place: Mexican vacation + Jeopardy! home game or the computerized version of Jeopardy! 3rd place: wall coverings + Jeopardy! home game or the computerized version of Jeopardy! New champion: $20,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Charles Kerrie
$8,600 $5,900 $7,400
23 R,
3 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,900

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