Show #1647 - Tuesday, October 29, 1991


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Rita Connolly, a medical technologist from Williamstown, New Jersey

Greg Shepherd, a college music instructor from Honolulu, Hawaii

Jim Baughman, a fine arts printer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
After Jan. 24, 1848, James Marshall was followed around by people hoping he would find more of this
    $100 10
"I'm wearing second hand hats — second hand clothes — that's why they call me" this
    $100 11
Red is considered a harmonious color for people born under this sign of the ram
    $100 4
Of the 900 million bulbs we import from this country each year, only about 1/3 are tulips
    $100 25
In 1991 Vermont marked this, its 200th anniversary of statehood
    $100 28
The area code for this entire state is 602, whether you're calling Apache Junction or Yuma
    $200 26
Records indicate between 1859 & 1872 Mexican bandits stole 145,298 of these from the King & Kenedy Ranches
    $200 2
"If you ever plan to motor west — travel my way, take the highway that's the best, get your kicks" here
    $200 12
Appropriately, this sign is characterized by a "goat"like ability to climb over life's obstacles
    $200 21
Until the 20th century, its main uses were for floats, shoe soles & bottle stoppers
    $200 5
Optical toy consisting of a tube with bits of colored glass reflected by mirrors
    $200 7
In area it's the largest state that has just 1 area code: 907
    $300 14
It's the protuberance on a Western saddle around which a rope could be dallied or tied
    $300 3
"Oh my darlin', knock three times on" this "if you want me; twice on the pipe if the answer is no"
    $300 13
Of Cancer, Pisces, or Aquarius, the one that isn't classified as a water sign
    $300 22
It's the most abundant natural textile fiber
    $300 6
It can describe a sophisticated, worldly woman, or the magazine she reads
    $300 27
It's the area code for our offices at "Jeopardy!"
    $400 15
Though these Indians had scalped Mormons, Brigham Young said he would not attack & made peace
    $400 8
"I'm going to buy" one of these "that I can call my own"
    $400 17
The opal is a suggested stone for women born under this sign; you might wear 1 on each hand for "balance"
    $400 23
The part of a chicory plant that is roasted with coffee beans
    $400 19
It's the proper medical term for high blood pressure
    $400 29
"The Bronx is up but the Battery's down" & this is the area code for both of them
    $500 16
This gunslinger born in 1853 was named after the founder of the Methodist Church, John Wesley
    $500 9
John Lennon wrote. "It's like we both are falling in love again, it'll be just like" doing this
    $500 18
This sign is known for directness—as direct as an arrow speeding to its mark, you might say
    DD: $400 24
Ikebana is the Japanese art of this
    $500 20
It's a person who makes his living collecting & analyzing numerical data
    $500 30
If you want to call our nation's capital, this is the area code you need to know

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

Jim Greg Rita
$1,200 $2,100 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Greg Rita
$2,700 $2,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Both the franc & the peseta are legal tender in this small mountainous nation
    $200 10
Berzelius Windrip is elected president of this country in "It Can't Happen Here" by Sinclair Lewis
    $200 20
Karl Doenitz briefly led this country in 1945, presiding over its surrender
    $200 30
Established in 1934, it licenses & regulates all radio & TV stations
    $200 11
It's the "shell" of a burrito
    $200 16
The first Winter Olympics were held at Chamonix in this country in 1924
    $400 2
Goteborg is this country's principal seaport & shipbuilding center
    $400 9
The 1904 novel "Green Mansions" is set in this continent's tropics
    $400 21
Alexander Gardner began his career shooting the Civil War for this more famous photographer
    $400 18
This agency not only ensures the safety of edibles & medicines but of cosmetics as well
    $400 12
This brownish-black liquid is used in making pumpernickel, pumpkin pie & Boston baked beans
    $400 17
This word for the highest ranking bureaucrats of imperial China comes from Portuguese
    $600 3
This North African country's 3 main regions are Cyrenaica, Tripolitania & Fezzan
    $600 6
Frank R. Stockton's story "The King's Arena" was renamed "The Lady or" this
    $600 22
The grandfather of this mobile sculptor made the statue of Wm. Penn atop Philadelphia's city hall
    $600 19
In addition to issuing patents, the U.S. Patent Office also registers these
    $600 13
Usually made of the Royal Ann variety, this treated fruit is the garnish in a Shirley Temple
    $600 27
On August 22, 1989 Rickey Henderson became the 5,000th person struck out by this pitcher
    $800 4
This Latin American country leads the world in the production of silver
    DD: $2,000 7
Magnolia Hawks runs off with Gaylord Ravenal in this Edna Ferber novel
    DD: $2,500 23
This Norwegian explorer was killed trying to rescue Italian Arctic explorer Umberto Nobile
    $800 26
Among its functions are to control air traffic & to write & enforce air safety regulations
    $800 14
When talking about crushed grains, it's hominy grits & buckwheat these
    $800 28
Andrew Young was our ambassador to this from 1977-79, before serving as Atlanta's mayor
    $1000 5
About 1/3 of this Mideast country's foreign trade earnings comes from sales of cut diamonds
    $1000 8
Like "The Luck of Roaring Camp", his novella "M'liss" is set in a mining camp
    $1000 24
This Hawaiian swimming star was sheriff of Honolulu 1932-61
    $1000 25
A part of the Treasury, this agency designs & issues postage stamps & Federal Reserve notes
    $1000 15
Small, light, shell-shaped, spongy cakes immortalized by Proust
    $1000 29
In 1988 President Reagan gave the National Medal of Arts to this "Humboldt's Gift" author

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Greg Rita
$1,400 $6,000 $3,000
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1852 he invented an automatic safety device to prevent the fall of hoisting machinery

Final scores:

Jim Greg Rita
$2,800 $9,001 $6,000
3rd place: Pacific Kinematics Nextstep 500 exerciser + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy Challenger New champion: $9,001 2nd place: The Greif Companies her & hers clothing + Julie Jurgensen mens watch + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Greg Rita
$5,900 $6,000 $3,400
19 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
4 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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Game tape date: 1991-09-10
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