Show #1673 - Wednesday, December 4, 1991


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Ruth Goldstein, a management and investment consultant from Atlanta, Georgia

Dan Deacon, a senior marketing and business analyst from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Steve Firkser, an attorney from Rahway, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
The Byward Market, a farmer's market, has thrived in this Canadian city for well over a century
    $100 8
Stunt man Yakima Canutt taught Charlton Heston to drive a chariot for this 1959 film
    $100 13
Someone who is old-fashioned or unprogressive is described as one of these "-in-the-mud"
    $100 3
"Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old" was their first comic opera
    $100 22
The red type of this soft material within the bones produces red blood cells
    $100 1
This state holds a "Spud Days" festival every September in Shelley
    $200 17
You'll find the National Art Gallery of New Zealand in this city
    $200 9
"Alamo" star whose only line in "The Greatest Story Ever Told" was "Truly, this man was the son of God"
    $200 14
"Canine" term for a simple form of swimming used to stay afloat
    $200 4
It was at the 1956 Republican Convention that this TV news team paired up for the first time
    $200 23
This type of twins is born to about 3 or 4 mothers in 1000
    $200 2
Each April a "Little 500" bicycle race is held in Bloomington in this state
    $300 18
Of Morocco's 4 "imperial cities", the one that's the capital
    $300 10
This leader of the Tijuana Brass played a drummer in Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments"
    $300 15
Stingy, miserly people, or inexpensive footwear for Tai & Randy
    $300 5
They created "Tom and Jerry" while working at MGM & in 1957 started their own TV cartoon company
    $300 28
The corpus callosum connects the 2 hemispheres of this organ
    $300 25
There's an annual Helen Keller festival held each June in Tuscumbia in this state
    DD: $600 19
This capital lies about 150 miles east of Port-au-Prince, on the same island
    $400 11
He not only directed "The Bible", he portrayed Noah as well
    $400 20
As a verb, it means to chop into very small pieces; as a prefix, it often precedes "meat"
    $400 6
They wrote Oklahoma's state song
    $400 29
It's defined as the study of relationships of living things to each other & the environment
    $400 26
Every May, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana hosts a festival dedicated to this freshwater crustacean
    $500 24
The National Theatre in this capital of Costa Rica is known for its lavish decor
    $500 12
Gregory Peck & Susan Hayward played these 2 biblical lovers in a 1951 film
    $500 21
Diurnal is the antonym of this word
    $500 7
Maintaining their innocence to the very end, these 2 Italian immigrants were executed in Mass. August 23, 1927
    $500 30
The basic unit of biological classification; members of one can breed with one another
    $500 27
In July Sauk Centre, Minnesota has a 4-day festival honoring this novelist

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

Steve Dan Ruth
$500 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Dan Ruth
$1,100 $2,300 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
In 1719 this planet was so bright that some people mistook it for a red comet
    $200 13
The first & last letters of the alphabet form its postal abbreviation
    $200 1
The N.Y. Times won in 1972 for publishing these purloined papers
    $200 2
Ironically, Russia's Ivan the Great was succeeded by this Ivan
    $200 3
Caruso played Dick Johnson in the world premiere of this opera set in "the Golden West"
    $200 21
In an 1842 poem he wrote, "Into each life some" of this "must fall"
    $400 23
Zubenelgenubi, a star in this constellation, tips the scales at an apparent magnitude of 2.9
    $400 14
Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska is a display of half-buried cars that looks like this British landmark
    $400 6
Joe Rosenthal won for news photography in 1945 for his photo of this event
    $400 5
They wrote, "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles"
    $400 4
Alice Josephine Pons took this "floral" stage name
    $400 24
Title event described in the poem with the line "One, if by land, and two, if by sea"
    $600 25
The Leonids, which usually occur between Nov. 14 & 20, are these
    $600 15
Thomas Penn, William's son, settled this Pennsylvania city later known for its rail line
    $600 7
Writing for the Chicago Sun-Times, he won a 1975 Pulitzer for his film criticism
    $600 18
The original Boers in South Africa were Dutchmen & some of this group that had fled from France
    $600 10
On November 1, 1954 this Greek-American made her U.S. debut in the role of Norma
    $600 28
Longfellow's song about this person is set "by the shining big-sea- water"
    $800 26
During a total solar eclipse this outer atmosphere of the Sun appears as a halo
    $800 16
At a bachelor auction in L.A., a lady paid $22,500 to date this Broadway "Phantom"
    DD: $1,200 8
The only work for which Hemingway won a Pulitzer was this 1952 novella
    DD: $900 19
At the start of the 7 Years' War in 1756, France & England were fighting each other on these 3 continents
    $800 11
Last name of the Danish-American tenor Lauritz, or one of the magi
    $1000 27
This aptly named group of asteroids includes Hector, Priam & Aeneas
    $1000 17
In 1986 former Sec'y of State William P. Rogers headed the government investigation into this accident
    $1000 9
He won for "A Death in the Family", which was left unfinished when he died
    $1000 20
Uruguay bought some of the oversupply of these garments & gave them to Garibaldi for his men
    $1000 12
This great Russian basso who died in 1938 was renowned for his interpretation of Boris Godunov

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Dan Ruth
$3,500 $6,400 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It grew out of vigilance committees set up by local advertising clubs to monitor false advertising

Final scores:

Steve Dan Ruth
$6,900 $8,001 $0
2nd place: a trip on Delta Airlines to Boston, Massachusetts with 5 days & nights Smugglers' Notch ski village, Vermont New champion: $8,001 3rd place: Robert H. Peterson Co. real-fire gas logs & hallmark brass accessories + Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Nintendo Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Dan Ruth
$3,100 $6,900 $4,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1991-09-23
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