Show #1669 - Thursday, November 28, 1991

Kirk Ditzler game 4.


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Robin O'Donnell, a computer network manager from Berkeley, California

Joan Srednicki, a special education teacher from Bayonne, New Jersey

Kirk Ditzler, a teacher from Houston, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Over half of this state's population lives in Providence county
    $100 19
1991 was the 230th anniversary of the parade in New York on this March holiday
    $100 8
If little Jackie or Sammi asks you for a laptop for her birthday, she wants one of these
    $100 15
Barium sulfate is used in diagnosing gastrointestinal problems since it's opaque to these rays
    $100 6
The "Maltese" one of these Christian symbols has eight points
    $100 13
After feeding it, hold the baby on your shoulder & pat its back
    $200 2
Carson City, the capital of this state, is not part of any county
    $200 20
This June 14 observance isn't a federal holiday
    $200 9
1 of the 4 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    $200 25
Joseph Priestley gave this name to some tree sap that could wipe out pencil marks
    $200 7
Used in decorative tableware, the opaque glass named for this liquid is usually white
    $200 14
Work your way up from page & squire, or be tapped by a king with a sword
    $300 3
Mountain gap discovered in 1750, many years before D. Boone blazed the Wilderness Road through it
    $300 21
In 1986 president Reagan signed legislation moving this from the last to the 1st Sunday in April
    $300 10
Big names in this field of music are MC Hammer, Young MC & Tone Loc
    $300 29
The inner layer of skin in vertebrates is called this
    $300 22
An amorino is a decorative representation of one of these little beings, usually winged
    $300 16
Put a bar magnet on a plastic lid and float it in a bowl of water
    DD: $500 4
The name of this Florida city comes from the Spanish Cayo Hueso, "Bone Island", not its location
    $400 23
On December 12, Mexico honors this "Virgin", the patron saint of Mexico
    $400 11
Animal that laughed at such sport as a cow jumping over the moon
    $400 28
This term refers to any water-storing fleshy plant, including cactus
    $400 26
In the 1800s there was a revival of the furniture style named for this beheaded Bourbon king
    $400 17
Move the runner up the shaft to the stop wire so the ribs are extended & the fabric taut on the frame
    $500 5
Sandusky Bay is an inlet of Lake Erie in this state
    $500 24
This Jewish holiday is marked by reading the Biblical book of Esther
    $500 12
In "Jack and the Beanstalk" Jack stole a singing one of these from the giant
    $500 27
Colles' fracture, common in people who fall forward, is a break of this arm bone
    $500 18
Flood the bog, churn the water, then scoop off the fruit that floated to the top

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

Kirk Joan Robin
-$100 $500 $2,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirk Joan Robin
$800 $700 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In titles of Broadway musicals, this word follows "Golden" & "Finian's"
    $200 23
He asked God, "Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh and... bring forth the children of Israel"
    $200 16
During the early Middle Ages Sorrento, now part of this country, was an independent duchy
    $200 2
A cassava is a root & a casaba is one of these
    $200 11
Margaret Mitchell took this title from Ernest Dowson's poem "Cynara"
    $200 18
"The Sage of America", "The Father of the Stove" & "The Jolly Imbiber"
    $400 7
According to the title of a song from "Barnum", "There Is" one of these "Born Ev'ry Minute"
    $400 27
He said, "My God hath sent his angel & hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me"
    $400 17
Ferdinand VII was forced to abdicate the throne of this country in favor of Joseph Bonaparte
    $400 3
2 will-known varieties of this fruit are the Persian & the Key
    $400 12
In 1800 Parson Weems wrote "The Life and Memorable Actions of" this president
    $400 19
"The Mad Monk"
    DD: $1,000 8
1977 musical in which Dorothy Loudon sang the following:

"Little girls, little girls/Everywhere I turn/I can see them..."
    $600 28
Ecclesiastes says, "Cast" this "upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days"
    $600 24
The 7th Earl of Cardigan was 57 when he led this famous charge at the Battle of Balaklava
    $600 4
Once made from the root of the plant it's named after, it's now made from corn syrup, gum Arabic & gelatin
    $600 13
30 years after she wrote "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas", Alice wrote "What is Remembered"
    $600 20
The U.S. Army's "Black Jack"
    $800 9
Diahann Carroll starred in this 1962 musical whose title referred to a lack of violins in its score
    $800 29
In Matthew, Jesus is quoted as saying, "For wide is the gate, & broad is the way, that leadeth to" this
    $800 25
The Golden Bull of 1222 has been called the Hungarian equivalent of this English document
    $800 5
This light, currant-studded, rum-soaked yeast cake was named after an Arabian Nights character
    $800 14
John Gay wrote "Polly" as a sequel to this "Opera"
    $800 21
"Hero of Mobile Bay"
    $1000 10
Lucille Ball struck oil at the end of this 1960 musical
    DD: $1,500 30
Psalm 111 in the King James Version says, "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of" this
    $1000 26
Born circa 1743, this Haitian revolutionary was a slave until he was in his 40s
    $1000 6
This Polish or Russian specialty is a half-moon shaped noodle dumpling filled with a minced mixture
    $1000 15
This is the first of Sophocles' Theban plays chronologically but the second written
    $1000 22
"The Creator of the 'Eclectic Readers'"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirk Joan Robin
$5,400 $900 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The forerunner of this organization was founded in 1887 to coordinate 22 Denver charities

Final scores:

Kirk Joan Robin
$5,800 $1,800 $4,800
4-day champion: $34,000 3rd place: Yashica Zoomtec camera + Jeopardy home game or computerized version of Jeopardy 2nd place: trip for 2 to Las Vegas + Jeopardy home game or computerized version of Jeopardy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kirk Joan Robin
$5,000 $900 $3,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
6 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,700

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Game tape date: 1991-09-12
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