Show #1672 - Tuesday, December 3, 1991


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Steve Firkser, an attorney from Rahway, New Jersey

David Cohen, a psychic counselor from San Diego, California

Elizabeth Pearce, a freelance editor and writer from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Part of the Compromise of 1850 established Utah as a territory with this Mormon leader as gov.
    $100 5
Harold Jenkins took this name from 2 southern towns: he sets country fans' hearts a"twit"ter
    $100 19
This Louisiana smuggler was famous for aiding U.S. forces in the War of 1812
    $100 3
The Greeks first used black & white pebbles to make these floor designs; tile came later
    $100 1
Bogie's 1941 "bird"
    $100 13
A wife's spouse, it also means a prudent or thrifty manager
    $200 27
This bird that saved the 1848 harvest from crickets is the state bird
    $200 9
Otis Dewey Whitman Jr.'s "skinny" nickname
    $200 22
In addition to her smuggling activities, this Bizet character worked in a factory
    $200 4
The Odeon of Pericles was the first roofed one of these designed for its acoustics
    $200 2
One of the top five films of 1986 was this little wonder from Down Under
    $200 14
To the French this frozen whipped dessert is just "perfect"
    $300 28
The first transcontinental communications system of this type met in Utah in 1861
    $300 10
His name was Hugh Anthony Cregg III before he made news with The News
    $300 23
In the 1830s, attempts by the Chinese government to stop the smuggling of this led to a war
    $300 18
The Greek "alpha" & "beta" came from their "aleph" & "beth"
    $300 6
2 of the 3 Marx brothers movies with a specific animal in the title
    $300 15
It can precede bureau, stripping or vane
    $400 29
This river & its main tributary, the Green River, are the state's largest
    $400 11
Born Roberta Joan Anderson, she rode a "Big Yellow Taxi" to fame
    $400 24
Smuggling used to be prevalent in this country in the Pyrenees, but as they informed us, not anymore
    $400 20
In the "Apology" Plato had him defending himself on charges of corrupting the youth
    $400 7
In 1944 Mickey Rooney trained the horse in "National Velvet"; in 1979, this title steed
    $400 16
Divide into 3 equal parts
    $500 30
This man who flew into space aboard Discovery in 1985 has been a senator from Utah since 1974
    $500 12
In 1967 Florencia Cardona recorded "It Must Be Him" under this more famous stage name
    $500 25
The fleet now known as this was founded in 1790 by Alexander Hamilton to prevent smuggling
    DD: $900 21
Hipparchus used this form of math to work out the distances between the Sun, Moon & Earth
    $500 8
This 1975 Jack Nicholson film could use a cage, a bird cage, to hold its Oscars
    $500 17
Technically, it's a white, crystalline compound of acetylsalicylic acid

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

Elizabeth David Steve
$2,200 $300 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth David Steve
$3,400 $200 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1870s
    $200 16
On Christmas day, 1066, this "Conqueror" was crowned king of England
    $200 11
The No. 1 health book of 1988 was Robert Kowalski's "8-week" cure for this
    $200 26
During metamorphosis, most members of this class of animals lose their external gills
    $200 21
A landmark at this cape consists of 6 launch pads & the original Mission Control room
    $200 1
He painted "Ballerina Posing for a Photograph" circa 1879
    $200 6
In 1870 he started his own monopoly with the founding of Standard Oil of Ohio
    $400 17
In 1474 she succeeded her half brother Henry IV, becoming queen of Castile & Leon
    $400 12
"Move On: Adventures in the Real World" is a follow-up to her memoir "And So It Goes"
    $400 27
Mendel's laws of heredity deal with dominant traits & this type
    $400 22
This carmaker's Dearborn, Mich. home, Fair Lane, was occupied by the family until 1950
    $400 2
The day of the week depicted in Georges Seurat's most famous painting
    $400 7
This man arrived in Africa in 1871 as part of a promotional stunt by the New York Herald
    $600 18
When he visited Europe in 1971, it marked the first time a reigning emperor had left Japan
    $600 13
"Working" & "Hard Times" are among the best-selling oral histories by this author
    $600 28
Adipose tissue, which provides heat & energy to the body, consists mainly of this substance
    $600 23
This soft drink company's 1st bottling plant in Atlanta was designated a nat'l landmark on May 4, 1983
    $600 3
These surnames of 19th century artists Claude and Edouard differ by just 1 letter
    $600 8
The age of Aristides, who won the first Kentucky Derby May 17, 1875
    $800 19
On his deathbed in 1715, this French king said, "I have loved war too much"
    DD: $1,000 14
This best-selling science book by Stephen Hawking is subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes"
    $800 29
Like the splitting of atomic nuclei, bacteria & amoebas reproduce by this method
    $800 24
This settlement house at 800 S. Halsted Street in Chicago was founded by Jane Addams in 1889
    DD: $1,000 4
Renoir was born in this French city famous for its porcelain, & as a youth he was a porcelain painter there
    $800 9
Pinkerton detectives helped break up this Pennsylvania mining group's strike & broke up the group too
    $1000 20
In 37 B.C. he became ruler over all of Palestine
    $1000 15
This Henry David Thoreau essay states, "That government is best which governs least"
    $1000 30
Exhibited by lower animals, it's the growth of new body parts to replace lost or broken ones
    $1000 25
This Underground Railroad "conductor"s Home for the Aged in Auburn, N.Y. is now a nat'l landmark
    $1000 5
This American woman was noted for her paintings of mothers & children, such as "The Bath"
    $1000 10
Don't give 3 cheers but 12 tones for this Austrian composer born September 13, 1874

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth David Steve
$7,000 $2,200 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country which gained independence in 1981 was Britain's last colony on the mainland of the Americas

Final scores:

Elizabeth David Steve
$13,000 $4,400 $14,001
2nd place: Pacific Sun outdoor furnitute set + Service Merchandise gift certificate 3rd place: Dahan Mountain Gold mountain bike New champion: $14,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elizabeth David Steve
$7,000 $2,000 $11,000
18 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
24 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1991-09-23
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