Show #1650 - Friday, November 1, 1991


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Bill Gerardi, a physician and management consultant originally from Waterbury, Connecticut

John McGill, an electrical lineman from Wallingford, Pennsylvania

Greg Shepherd, a college music instructor from Honolulu, Hawaii (whose 3-day cash winnings total $25,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
You can tour the Hillerich & Bradsby plant in Louisville where these baseball bats are made
    $100 21
It precedes puss to indicate a sullen person
    $100 14
In 1937 this "Platinum Blonde" became the first actress to appear on the cover of Life magazine
    $100 1
Give yourself a hand if you know this name for the tongue of a bell
    $100 2
Mark Lane's "Rush to Judgment" was a critique of this commission's inquiry into the death of JFK
    $100 9
A period of penitence, or the past tense of lend
    $200 27
A facility in Bowling Green is the only place where this Chevrolet sports car is manufactured
    $200 22
Chess piece whose name is a synonym for hock
    $200 15
Michael Caine took his stage name from the title of this 1954 Humphrey Bogart film
    $200 4
Beethoven's title was "3 Equali for 4" of this instruments, not 76
    $200 3
Author Suzy Becker believes "All I Need to Know I Learned from" this pet
    $200 10
The 3-word phrase most associated with Halloween
    $300 28
The courthouse in Washington County houses the marriage certificate of this president's parents
    $300 23
The British spell this farm implement with 6 letters; we replaced the "ugh" with a "W"
    $300 16
This actor received Oscar nominations for playing Henry II in both "Becket" & "The Lion in Winter"
    $300 5
Musically, not the piper's son, but a double-headed barrel drum from Asia
    $300 6
Though British-born, his "America", based on his 13-part miniseries, has become a U.S. history classic
    $300 11
In England it's an old custom not just to eat this animal's head at Christmas but to sing about it
    DD: $1,000 29
In 1991 this national park marks its 50th anniversary
    $400 24
A scenery-shifting stagehand or a handhold on a hammer
    $400 17
This "Bionic Woman" once was the babysitter for Glen Campbell's children
    $400 7
Add an "A" to the end of a word for "overtone" & you get this instrument
    $400 19
Her books "North to the Orient" & "Listen! The Wind" describe flights she took with Charles
    $400 12
On January 5, the day that honors him, you might try eating some of the peanut products he developed
    $500 30
Governor from 1979 to 1983, this Democrat is married to former Miss America Phyllis George
    $500 25
A blue-green color or a small duck
    $500 18
Film comedian who used such pseudonyms as Mahatma Kane Jeeves & Otis Criblecoblis for his screenplays
    $500 8
A marimba is a large, more mellow-sounding one of these instruments
    $500 20
Perhaps she foresaw her book, subtitled "My Seven Years as White House Astrologer", selling well
    $500 13
The date on which you're most likely to hear a Frenchman say, "A bas la Bastille!"

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

Greg John Bill
$1,900 $900 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg John Bill
$300 $2,400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: GRAB BAG, of course, is very much like a POTPOURRI category.)
    $200 9
Marcus Andronicus is this title character's brother
    $200 6
A person unable to go to his polling place on Election Day can cast this type of ballot
    $200 21
Pecorino romano cheese is made from this animal's milk, not cow's milk
    $200 1
The Soviet Venera 7 probe landed on this planet on Dec. 15, 1970
    $200 8
This forest is actually a mountainous region of southwest Germany
    $400 10
At the beginning of "Richard III", Richard is the duke of this
    $400 7
Title shared by the heads of the U.S. Army, Navy & Air Force Health Services & the head of the Public Health Service
    $400 22
Despite its name, this London weekly deals with general news, not just economics
    $400 2
This Chinese dynasty was in power when Europeans first arrived by ship
    $400 17
The Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic is also known by this "colorful" name
    $600 11
This Amazon is the first woman to speak in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $600 16
Election '88 candidate who is currently chairman of the Senate Finance Committee
    $600 23
Carl Jung, Harry Houdini & J.P. Morgan appear as characters in this author's "Ragtime"
    $600 3
Henry VIII's fourth wife, Anne, was the daughter of the duke of this city
    $600 18
20 miles wide at the mouth & 120 miles in length, it's the largest arm of Lake Michigan
    $800 12
In "The Tempest" Prospero calls this grotesque character "Thou poisonous slave, got by the devil himself"
    DD: $1,500 15
2 of the 3 Supreme Court associate justices appointed by President Ronald Reagan
    $800 4
This Florentine navigator saw the Hudson River 85 years before Hudson
    $800 26
The field of agriculture that deals with the growth of crops & the proper use of soil
    $800 19
Iron oxides give this Vietnamese river its color & its name
    DD: $1,500 13
At the end of this comedy, Rosalind says, "When I make curtsy, bid me farewell"
    $1000 14
In 1991 Ron Brown had the flag at Democratic HQ flown at half-staff when this former GOP chairman died
    $1000 24
At the Lenai festival in Greece this playwright's "Wasps" won 2nd prize in 422 B.C.; his "Frogs" came in 1st in 405 B.C.
    $1000 5
Sedan in the Ardennes Dept. of France was the site of the decisive battle of this 1870-71 war
    $1000 25
This organism consists of an alga & a fungus living together as a single unit
    $1000 20
This capital of Canada's Northwest Territories was founded in 1935 after gold was discovered

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg John Bill
$800 $4,200 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This city was designed in 1912 by English architect Edwin Lutyens

Final scores:

Greg John Bill
$0 $2,200 $0
3rd place: Dahon Classic folding bike + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Nintendo Game Boy New champion: $2,200 2nd place: a trip on Delta Airlines to Tampa, Florida with stay at Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness Center

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg John Bill
$3,300 $4,200 $2,100
18 R,
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $9,600

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Game tape date: 1991-09-10
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