Show #1689 - Thursday, December 26, 1991


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Margaret Epstein, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Gary Pate, an administrator and teacher from Fullerton, California

Mary Hurley, a senior gardener originally from Stockton, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
In the U.S. it's equivalent to 42 gallons; in Canada, 35 imperial gallons
    $100 3
It's the type of sportsman who carries a shoulder bag called a creel
    $100 7
The French name for this color is "ivoire"
    $100 1
From the French for "rocking chair", a berceuse is one of these "cradle songs"
    $100 8
Maureen O'Hara made a triumphant comeback as John Candy's mother in this 1991 film
    $100 17
Of the 5 senses, the one that works outside of the head area, too
    $200 27
About 45% of all crude oil is refined into this
    $200 22
It's a type of skin diving where you breathe through a long tube that stays above water
    $200 13
A purplish hue, or a professor in the game of Clue
    $200 2
The lowest male singing voice; when it's very low & powerful, it's profundo
    $200 9
This handsome Irishman was a real scene-stealer as Remington Steele
    $200 18
The 5 "W"s of journalism
    $300 28
Among this country's oil fields are those in Tabasco, Veracruz & the Bay of Campeche
    $300 23
3 methods of this are automatic ejection, static line & free fall
    $300 14
The color of the cross on the Greek flag
    $300 4
This Tyrolean mountaineer singing style features sudden changes from low voice to falsetto
    $300 10
You could say this actor has played the field: his role in "The Field" earned him an Oscar nomination
    $300 19
To remember the names of the 5 of these, use the mnemonic "HOMES"
    $400 29
This type of rock contains kerogen, which yields oil when heated
    $400 24
It's a type of football kick or a pole-propelled boat
    DD: $1,000 15
This shade of yellow resembles the translucent fossil resin of the same name
    $400 5
"Les Preludes" by Franz Liszt is an example of a "symphonic" or "tone" one of these
    $400 11
After "Goodbye Mr. Chips" she said goodbye to Ireland, moved to Hollywood & became Mrs. Miniver
    $400 20
The only one of the 5 Civilized Tribes whose name didn't begin with "C"
    $500 30
These wells are drilled in areas where no oil or gas has previously been found
    $500 25
About 1870 it was brought to England from India & was played by 8-man teams with few rules
    $500 16
A vivid red a pepper stuffed in olives share this name, derived in part from Latin for pigment
    $500 6
Beethoven gave this "rural" name to his Symphony No. 6 in F major
    $500 12
This Dubliner made his film debut in "Juno and the Paycock" in 1930, 14 years before "Going My Way"
    $500 21
There were 5 Marx Brothers: Groucho, Harpo, Chico & these 2

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

Mary Gary Margaret
$1,100 -$100 $3,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Gary Margaret
$1,800 -$500 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The Renaissance began in this country in the early 1300s
    $200 28
Each of these consists of a root & a crown
    $200 1
Samson told her, "If I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak"
    $200 11
In 1912 this future state became a territory
    $200 21
In 1988 this country introduced a platinum coin called the Koala
    $200 16
His last completed novel, "Tender is the Night", was published in 1934
    DD: $1,000 4
In 1401 Lorenzo Ghiberti won a contest to design the bronze doors of the baptistery in this city
    $400 27
Prior to the 20th century all doctors who treated this part of the body were called chiropodists
    $400 2
According to Genesis 20:12 she was not only Abraham's wife, but his half-sister
    $400 12
Half of this state's apple crop is produced in the Shenandoah valley
    $400 22
The Vatican's 1959 100-lira gold coin featured this new pope
    $400 17
He was exiled from the USSR after publishing "The Gulag Archipelago"
    $600 5
Although he designed the dome of the St. Peter's Basilica, it was Giacomo della Porta who built it
    $600 26
In the eye this structure sits immediately behind the pupil
    $600 8
Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead, was the brother of these two women
    $600 13
The first atomic bomb was exploded on July 16, 1945 at the Trinity site in this state
    $600 23
Some ancient Greek coins featured an owl, the symbol of this city
    $600 18
David Herbert Donald won a 1988 Pulitzer for "Look Homeward: A Life of" this author
    $800 6
Jan van Eyck is considered the founder of this Northern Renaissance school of painting
    $800 29
It's the bone that forms your chin
    $800 9
This Queen of Persia for whom a book is named was also known as Hadassah
    $800 14
Its current license plates carry the slogan "First in Flight"
    $800 24
The colon of El Salvador & Costa Rica was named for this explorer
    $800 19
"Visions of Cody", published posthumously in 1972, was originally part of his "On the Road" novel
    $1000 7
He wrote a great many poems about a girl named Laura & was crown Poet Laureate of Rome in 1341
    $1000 30
It's made up of 2 different tissues, acinar cells & the islets of Langerhans
    $1000 10
This sister of Moses led the women of Israel in song & dance after crossing the Red Sea
    $1000 15
This state has a historic site honoring the 1st railroad to cross the Allegheny Mountains
    $1000 25
The first government mint was established in the 6th century B.C. by this "rich" Lydian king
    DD: $1,000 20
This author's "The Wind in the Willows" began as a series of tales told to his son

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Gary Margaret
$4,800 $3,700 $10,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Addresses" as in locations, not speeches.)
His home address is the Admiral's House, 34th Street & Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC

Final scores:

Mary Gary Margaret
$100 $7,399 $10,200
3rd place: Vita-Mixer, 4000 2nd place: Broyhill bedroom set + Whisper Soft Mills bedding New champion: $10,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Gary Margaret
$4,200 $3,700 $9,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
7 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1991-10-01
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