Show #1608 - Wednesday, September 4, 1991

Steve Newman game 1.
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Henry Ricardo, a program manager from Tappan, New York

Steve Newman, a computer consultant from Rockville, Maryland

Richard Bannin, a fundraising director from New York City, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
In olden days a well-dressed knight wore suits of this & so did their horses
    $100 1
On July 9, 1776, New York's Provincial Congress met in White Plains & ratified this
    $100 26
This spin-off from "Dallas" was actually created before "Dallas"
    $100 11
One red species of this simple plant exits at a record depth of 884 feet in the ocean
    $100 21
Gallup noted for its annual Indian ceremonies & rodeos is a city in this state
    $100 16
About half the issues of this Washington D.C.-based magazine are accompanied by pull-out maps
    $200 6
In names of holidays this word precedes Saints Day & Souls Day
    $200 2
On June 12, 1776, its House of Burgesses became the 1st colonial legislature to adopt a bill of rights
    $200 27
In February 1990, he checked back into "General Hospital", but not as his old character Luke Spencer
    $200 12
Puffballs, yeast & rots belong to this group of plants that lack chlorophyll
    $200 22
The U.S.S. Yorktown, a World War II carrier, is now a museum on the Cooper River, opposite Fort Sumter in this state
    $200 17
The only extant map made by this explorer shows the northwest coast of Hispaniola
    $300 7
The Rhode Island Greening is a tart one of these you can use to make tarts
    DD: $500 3
3 French agents who demanded a bribe from U.S. envoys in 1797 are remembered in history by these 3 letters
    $300 28
Object featured in the opening of "Days of Our Lives"
    $300 13
When harmful substances enter the body these proteins neutralize or destroy
    $300 23
Enthusiasts of this author will enjoy visiting the Old Curiosity Shop on London's Portsmouth Street
    $300 18
To orient themselves medieval mapmakers usually put this direction at the top of maps
    $400 8
Richard the Lionheart was duke of this French area which his mother Eleanor had inherited
    $400 4
A phrase used in Parliament gave the group opposed to the Stamp Act the name Sons of this
    $400 14
The principles of mutation were discovered by Thomas Hunt Morgan working with drosophila, this tiny insect
    $400 24
In Japan it's drunk very ceremoniously at a ceremony called a chanoyu
    $400 19
Contour lines are used on maps to show this
    $500 9
A 15th c. leader named Skanderbeg is the national hero of this small Balkan country
    $500 10
In 1753 he was appointed his majesty's deputy postmaster general for all of North America
    $500 15
The name of this class of vertebrates literally means "having 2 lives"
    $500 25
Cancun, and island resort in this country, didn't open its first hotels until the mid 1970s
    $500 20
This type of projection makes areas in high latitudes seem larger but is ideal for navigation

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

Richard Steve Henry
$100 $2,800 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Steve Henry
$500 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Clytemnestra's sister, she was the subject of a famous abduction
    $200 14
Since Justice Brennan retired, this "Whizzer" is the longest-serving member of the court
    $200 25
The tallest twin sisters, Heidi & Heather Burge, play this sport for the U. of Virginia
    $200 1
This was Chekhov's first name
    $200 11
The name of this U.S. commonwealth means "rich port"
    $200 17
"The Jazz Singer", the movies 1st talkie, opens in New York City
    $400 7
Mount Helicon was the haunt of this inspirational group of sisters
    $400 15
For about a month in 1801, he was both Chief Justice & Secretary of State
    $400 27
This Louvre painting, once appraised at $100 million, is considered to be the world's most valuable
    $400 3
On his 1582 marriage license the bride's name is Anne Whateley, not Anne Hathaway
    $400 12
This island's largest city is Hilo
    $400 20
Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee
    DD: $2,000 8
Iris is the goddess of this object that seems to touch both heaven & earth
    $600 16
Tom Clark resigned from the court in 1967 when this man, his son, became attorney general
    $600 28
The longest biography in publishing history is that of this prime minister, by his son, Randall
    $600 4
"The Iceman Cometh" was the last of his plays produced on Broadway during his lifetime
    $600 13
45 square mile Easter Island in the South Pacific is part of this country's Valparaiso province
    $600 21
The first nuclear chain reaction takes place at the University of Chicago
    $800 9
Cronus ate the kids Rhea bore him, but Rhea substituted a son when Cronus got to this one
    $800 24
He's the first man of Italian descent to serve on the court
    $800 29
The most valuable cello & the most valuable violin were made by this Italian craftsman
    $800 5
He was born in Ireland but wrote his absurdist play "Endgame" in French
    $800 18
On Aug. 6, 1945, Tinian Island, a small U.S. possession, was the starting point for this WWII mission
    $800 22
The battleship Maine blows up
    $1000 10
Pasiphaƫ, who bore the Minotaur, was queen to this king of Crete
    DD: $3,000 26
Because this future Chief Justice was ill, he contributed just 5 essays to the Federalist Papers
    $1000 30
Covering 86 square miles, Khalid International Airport in this country, is the world's largest
    $1000 6
In 1991 he directed the film version of his own play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead"
    $1000 19
Partly belonging to Indonesia & partly independent, it's the largest island south of the equator
    $1000 23
After a 12-day siege all fighting men at the Alamo die

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Steve Henry
$7,100 $10,400 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the 1st Democrat elected president after the Civil War

Final scores:

Richard Steve Henry
$14,200 $14,201 $4,200
2nd place New champion: $14,201 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Steve Henry
$5,100 $10,200 $5,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1991-08-05
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