Show #1631 - Monday, October 7, 1991


[<< previous game]

Paul Lanning, an environmental planner from Yorba Linda, California

Gayle Richardson, a librarian from Seattle, Washington

Aaron Gershowitz, a refugee resettlement coordinator from New York City, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,000)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice that "buck" is in quotation marks. That will appear in each correct response.)
    $100 20
One historian says he lived in the woods, allowed no woman to be molested & spared poor men's goods
    $100 6
The only land mammals native to New Zealand are 2 species of these flying mammals
    $100 16
Like his cousin Jimmy Lee Swaggart, this rock 'n' roll great's middle name is also Lee
    $100 26
As you might expect, it's the color of a cardinal flower
    $100 1
In 1979 this American married English tennis player John Lloyd, but they divorced 8 years later
    $100 11
In agriculture it's a minor grain crop, on "The Little Rascals" it's the name of a major character
    $200 21
The British tourist office tells us the Lamb & the Flag is the oldest one in London
    $200 7
This large dog originated in Germany, not in Denmark as its name implies
    $200 17
Michael Nesmith's mom wasn't "Monkeeing" around when she invented this typewriter correction fluid
    $200 27
In names of flowers, this heavenly word follows shooting & blazing
    $200 2
On Nov. 19, 1969 he scored his "Milesimo", or 1000th goal, in Rio's Maracana Stadium
    $200 12
In 1965 he ran unsuccessfully for New York City mayor on the Conservative Party ticket
    DD: $1,400 22
A 1597 book by T. Morley described how dinner guests would sing one of these together:

"Though Amaryllis daunce in green / Like Fayrie Queene / And sing full cleere / Corina can with smiling cheer..."
    $300 8
Basilisks are also called "Jesus Christ Lizards" because of their ability to run on the surface of this
    $300 18
Frank Kurtz, the most decorated bomber pilot of WWII, is the father of this comedic actress
    $300 28
Fuchsia has dangling blossoms that resemble this piece of ladies' jewelry, hence its other name
    $300 3
Service academy that's the home team at Michie Stadium
    $300 13
Roy Clark's "Hee Haw" co-host
    $400 23
The Italian Pulcinella became this handy character in England
    $400 9
In his "Monograph on the Cirripedia", Charles Darwin told the hull truth about these sea creatures
    $400 19
Her father, Pat, created both the "Today" & "Tonight" shows as president of NBC
    $400 4
From 1901-54 the Athletics represented this city in the American League
    $400 14
He brought 'em back alive from the jungle
    $500 24
This court was first built in 1539, adjacent to Newgate Prison
    $500 10
Latin gave us this word for the pouch on a kangaroo's belly
    $500 25
These 3 siblings appeared together in only one film, "Rasputin and the Empress"
    $500 5
This Baltimore university best known for its medical school has won a record 17 Lacrosse titles
    $500 15
Roscoe was the real first name of this 320-lb. silent screen actor

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

Aaron Gayle Paul
$1,500 $500 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Gayle Paul
$3,400 $400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1920s
    $200 6
With Mary Baker Eddy presiding at an 1879 meeting in Lynn, Mass., this movement voted to become a church
    $200 26
'20s idol born R. Alfonzo Raffaeli Pierre Filibert di Valentina d'Antonguolla or something like that
    $200 16
Parler, meaning "to talk", gave rise to this word for a type of legislature
    $200 11
When it's used to play folk music, a violin is popularly called this
    $200 21
His 1st line in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" is "Now, Master Shallow; you'll complain of me to the king?"
    $200 1
In this country 100 lepta will get you 1 drachma
    $400 7
The academy Dr. John Phillips founded in this New Hampshire town in 1781 was opened to girls in 1970
    DD: $2,500 27
On March 19, 1920 the Senate voted 49-35 to join it, but a 2/3 majority was required
    $400 17
This tropical bird's name is probably derived from the name Pierre
    $400 12
Though resembling a piano, the strings on this old keyboard instrument are plucked rather than struck
    $400 22
The man who brags, "I am he am born to tame you, Kate"
    $400 2
Worth about 5 to the U.S. dollar, the yuan is the basic monetary unit of this country
    $600 8
Its state tree is the white, not the charter, oak
    $600 28
This New York City section became Bohemia for Theodore Dreiser, Willa Cather & Sherwood Anderson
    $600 18
The name of this glassy material comes from Latin meaning "stone of obsius"
    $600 13
The Sousaphone is basically the same as this instrument but coiled in a circle
    $600 23
Of Flute, Oboe or Piccolo, the one who's a character in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $600 3
From Russian for "lance", this small coin originally showed the czar with a lance
    $800 9
Published by Benjamin Harris around 1690, it began "A--In Adam's fall, We sinned all"
    $800 19
This golden horse's name comes from Spanish meaning "like a dove"
    $800 14
Among orchestral drums, they're the only type tuned to specific pitches
    DD: $1,500 24
Prospero calls this sprite "My tricksy spirit!"
    $800 4
1 of 5 Middle Eastern countries whose monetary unit is the rial
    $1000 10
The 2 men chosen to warn the Patriots at Lexington the British were coming were Paul Revere & him
    $1000 20
Type of government whose name is derived from the Latin for "bundle"
    $1000 15
As it's nearly 16 feet long, this lowest-sounding woodwind is folded into three sections
    $1000 25
The playwright George Wilkins may have collaborated on this play about a prince of Tyre
    $1000 5
This country that became independent in March 1990 still uses the South African rand

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Gayle Paul
$6,900 $3,100 $2,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Howard R. Garis wrote some 12,000 stories about this "Uncle" & his friends between 1910-1947

Final scores:

Aaron Gayle Paul
$6,300 $6,100 $1
3-day champion: $39,300 2nd place: Ashley Top Flight bedroom group with high-gloss ebony finish & brass accenting + Waverly Home Fashions Nantucket Collection bedding ensemble 3rd place: Eastpak bags + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + Infogenius for Nintendo Game Boy

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Gayle Paul
$4,800 $6,000 $2,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1991-08-20
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at