Show #1649 - Thursday, October 31, 1991


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Deborah Tardiff, an information manager originally from Manchester, New Hampshire

Joe Marra, a schoolteacher from Bayside, New York

Greg Shepherd, a college music instructor from Honolulu, Hawaii (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
This capital, the state's largest city, has only slightly more than 100,000 people
    $100 1
He & a friend wrote a song called "Hudson Hawk" years ago; now it's in his film of the same name
    $100 26
Most of these child attendants no longer strew petals because they might make the bride slip
    $100 16
The Marine service uniform is green, the dress uniform this color
    $100 6
In cribbage, each player keeps his own score on one of these, using pegs
    $100 7
A deep, hearty guffaw
    $200 22
This national park, also in Montana & Wyoming, was established before Idaho became a state
    $200 2
This Disneyland ride inspired Roman Polanski to make the film "Pirates"
    $200 27
At the reception, the best man often proposes the first one of these
    $200 17
The Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Virginia commemorates the capture of this island
    $200 12
Trademark character whose picture graces boxes of Sugar Golden Crisp
    $200 8
A dunce or ignoramus
    $300 23
Developed in 1936, this ski resort is in the Sawtooth Mountains
    $300 3
Of "Suddenly", "Last Summer" or "Suddenly, Last Summer", the one that starred Frank Sinatra
    $300 28
The custom of wearing this may go back to the days when guests would steal a bride's stockings
    $300 18
While serving as leader of the Marine Corps Band, he wrote the Corps March, "Semper Fidelis"
    $300 13
Remove 4 letters from "odoriferous" to get this word which means the same thing
    $300 9
This container is used in laboratories to protect instruments or for containing gases
    $400 24
Developed by the Nez Perce Indians, this spotted-rump breed is Idaho's state horse
    $400 4
"Twin Peaks" actors Richard Beymer & Russ Tamblyn played gang members in this 1961 movie musical
    $400 29
When choosing an engagement ring, you should know that 100 points equals one of these
    $400 19
The officers' sword has a hilt that commemorates service against these pirates in the early 1800s
    $400 14
Caroline Kennedy's middle name, it was her mother's maiden name
    $400 10
1 of 2 Top 10 hits by the 5th Dimension with "Bell" in the title
    $500 25
The Blackfoot, Big Wood & Salmon Rivers all flow into this 1 that drains most of the state
    DD: $500 5
This Englishman directed Shirley MacLaine in her 1st film, "The Trouble with Harry"
    $500 20
Marine recruits attend boot camp at San Diego or this South Carolina post
    $500 15
Of all the popes in the 20th century, he had the highest number after his name
    $500 11
This drug whose name is Italian for "Fair Lady" is sometimes used as a cardiac stimulant

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

Greg Joe Deborah
$600 $200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Joe Deborah
$2,100 $800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
In 1611 this navigator was set adrift by mutineers in the Canadian bay named for him & soon died
    $200 21
The young of this Connecticut state bird have speckled breasts; the adults are red-breasted
    $200 1
She is head of state of Canada & the Bahamas though she's represented by governors general
    $200 16
Davenport in this state honors its native son Bix Beiderbecke with an annual jazz festival
    $200 26
Establishment of a general association of nations was his 14th point
    $200 2
Faulkner set his novel "Mosquitoes" in this city, in the French Quarter where he'd once lived
    $400 8
On April 6, 1909 he wrote in his diary, "The pole at last! The prize of 3 centuries... Mine at last!"
    $400 22
In winter this "ruffed" state bird of Pennsylvania develops feathery "snowshoes" on its toes
    $400 3
2 Constantines lead this country; Karamanlis is president & Mitsotakis is prime minister
    $400 17
He hit the pop charts with "What A Wonderful World" some 16 years after his death
    $400 27
It's the 1960s organization founded by Bobby Seale & Huey Newton
    $400 12
The elusive Old Ben is the title character of this short story, probably Faulkner's best-known
    $600 9
On his return trip from Alaska in 1741, this Dane died of scurvy on an island off Siberia
    $600 23
This state bird of Arkansas can mimic other birds as well as barking dogs & farm animals
    $600 4
84-year-old Yang Shangkun is the president of this country
    $600 18
James Stewart played this trombonist & big band leader in a 1954 motion picture
    $600 28
It was during his tenure as U.S. president that Sputnik I went into orbit
    $600 13
Faulkner collaborated on the screenplay for this 1945 film, the 1st to team Bogart and Bacall
    $800 10
On the 1st of his 3 voyages to the Pacific, this Englishman charted the coast of New Zealand
    $800 24
This western meadowlark is the state bird of this Cornhusker State
    $800 5
He returned from exile in Mexico in 1956 & set up a guerrilla movement in Cuba's Sierra Maestra
    $800 19
This pioneer vibraphonist played with the Benny Goodman Quartet 1936-40
    $800 29
He served with Pershing in Mexico, set up a tank training school in France & headed the 3rd Army in WWII
    $800 14
Jefferson is the seat of this fictional Faulkner county; we won't ask you to spell it
    $1000 11
On May 20, 1498 this sailor became the first European to set anchor in India
    DD: $2,300 25
This state bird of New Mexico is also called a ground cuckoo
    $1000 6
President Mengistu Haile Mariam of this country fled to Zimbabwe in 1991
    $1000 20
His son Mercer has led his band since his death in 1974
    DD: $2,201 30
Spiro Agnew & this man ran as Nixon's V.P. candidates
    $1000 15
This author of "Winesburg, Ohio" helped Faulkner get his 1st novel published

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Joe Deborah
$9,001 $4,800 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 cities that have hosted the games twice

Final scores:

Greg Joe Deborah
$8,301 $100 $0
3-day champion: $25,802 2nd place: Delta Design real-wood unfinished computer desk, hutch & printer stand + Smith-Corona PWP 1200 personal word processor with built-in disk drive + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 3rd place: RCA extra-large capacity washer & matching RCA dryer + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Joe Deborah
$7,000 $4,800 $3,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1991-09-10
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