Show #1661 - Monday, November 18, 1991

Missing introductions and prizes.


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Greg Whimpey, a geophysical analyst from San Antonio, Texas

John McGill, an electrical lineman from Wallingford, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those two letters of the alphabet will appear in all of the correct responses.)
    $100 4
On the June 1991 shuttle mission NASA sent up almost 2500 of these spineless creatures
    $100 3
A 14-foot-long wooden model of this "Star Trek" starship now hangs in the Smithsonian
    $100 19
Ogden Nash said this man "crossed the Delaware with a boat, the Potomac, with a dollar"
    $100 1
Ocean Spray says some Indians called this fruit sasemin & used its juice on arrow wounds
    $100 9
"I'd like to teach the world to sing"
    $200 12
In 1991, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of this word, Britain put a Triceratops on a stamp
    $200 5
According to the series title, this hero lived "in the 25th century"
    $200 20
T.S. Eliot wrote, "This is the way the world ends not with a bang" but this
    $200 2
Trader Vic's recipe for a scorpion calls for brandy & the light Puerto Rican type of this
    $200 10
"Ask any mermaid"
    $300 13
"The Unofficial U.S. Census" found 179,520,000 own one of these & 143,616,000 can't program it
    $300 11
The Daleks & the Cybermen are villains fought by this 750-year-old time traveler
    $300 21
"The gingham dog went 'bow-wow-wow!' and" this cat 'replied 'mee-ow!"'
    $300 6
The Yorkshire type of this is often served with roast beef
    $300 16
"Have it your way"
    $300 24
It's a public disclosure, often written, of a scandal or crime
    $400 14
In June 1991 the world learned of the death of Jiang Qing, this man's widow
    $400 27
As Commander Adama, he starred in both "Battlestar Galactica" & "Galactica 1980"
    $400 22
Robert Frost wrote, "he will not see me stopping here to watch his woods fill up with" this
    $400 7
Coffee is cultivated on this Asian island whose name is synonymous with coffee
    $400 17
"You can trust your car to the man who wears the star"
    $400 25
The shell of a lobster is an example of this supporting structure
    $500 15
On March 19, 1991 the U.S. government granted the five millionth one of these
    $500 28
Its episodes ended with a voice saying, "We now return control of your television set to you..."
    DD: $600 23
She called bees "buccaneers of buzz" in her poem No. 1405
    $500 8
By law, butter sold in the U.S. must be at least 80% this
    $500 18
"The times of your life"
    $500 26
It's the dept. in the British treasury that collects, managers & disburses gov't funds

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

John Greg Andrea
$2,700 $500 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Greg Andrea
$4,100 $2,600 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Jefferson wrote the rough draft but it's Timothy Matlack's handwriting we see on this document
    $200 26
Archaeopteryx. which lived millions of years ago, had well-developed ones in its mouth
    $200 1
When Ginger Rogers won an Oscar before he did, he sent her a 1-word telegram: "Ouch!"
    $200 7
It succeeded Spanish town as Jamaica's capital in 1872
    $200 16
This star of "Little Caesar" wasn't born in Rome but in Romania—in Bucharest
    $200 28
Though based in part on Norse legends, the operas were written in this language
    $400 3
At age 19, this French captain was commissioned a major general in the Continental Army by Congress
    $400 22
Several species of this large shaggy bird native to Australia were exterminated by settlers
    $400 30
On May 18, 1990 the lights on Las Vegas' strip went dark for 10 minutes in honor of this late tap dancer
    $400 8
This Arab capital was devastated by the Iraqi army during the Persian Gulf War
    $400 15
Christina Onassis wasn't born in Greece but in this U.S. metropolis
    $400 21
The prologue to the ring cycle opens on the bed of this river where the maidens guard the gold
    $600 4
This 1765 act called for duties on dozens of items, including a fee on all notarized papers
    $600 20
Some singing canaries are bred in these mountains whose name may remind you of a brand of bird food
    $600 27
Eugene Loring choreographed the 1938 ballet about this youthful outlaw, & he starred in it, too
    $600 9
This 3000-year-old Afghan capital was called Kabura by Ptolemy
    $600 14
Composer Edward Elgar was born in this "saucy" English county in 1857
    $600 29
Name shared by Wagner's son & the hero of the Ring Cycle
    $800 5
In July 1958, at the request of President Chamoun, U.S. Marines were sent into this Mideast country
    $800 19
The rhea is native to this continent where it associates with guanacos & forms mixed herds
    DD: $1,000 12
Judith Jamison succeeded this late Black choreographer as director of his American dance theater
    $800 10
This capital is located on a high plain sometimes called the Valley of Nepal
    $800 17
This Belgian seaport city was the birthplace of portrait artist Anthony van Dyck
    $800 24
In "Die Walkure" she disobeys her father & is put to sleep on a rock
    $1000 6
Plans for the World Bank & the IMF were drawn up in 1944 at Bretton Woods in this state
    $1000 25
The oo of this U.S. state may be extinct though it's believed one was sighted in 1981
    $1000 13
Red-haired ballerina who made her film debut in "The Red Shoes" in 1948
    $1000 11
This Sudanese capital's name is Arabic for "elephant's trunk" due to its site on a narrow peninsula
    DD: $4,000 18
G. Flaubert's birthplace in this city, where Joan of arc was burned at the stake, is now a museum
    $1000 23
This last piece in the tetralogy debuted August 17, 1876, the day after Part Three

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Greg Andrea
$6,100 $6,200 $5,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This "sequestered glen" lies about 2 miles from the Tappan Zee

Final scores:

John Greg Andrea
$12,100 $199 $10,200
2-day champion: $14,300 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Greg Andrea
$10,100 $6,200 $5,500
28 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 1991-09-11
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