Show #1674 - Thursday, December 5, 1991


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Mary Jane Dreyer, a housewife from Ridgewood, New Jersey

Roger Rice, a University of Texas student originally from Waco, Texas

Dan Deacon, a senior marketing and business analyst from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Poachers go after elephants for the ivory & after rhinos for these facial features
    $100 1
This trio won Grammys in 1962 & 1963 for "If I Had A Hammer" & "Blowin' In The Wind"
    $100 11
As of July 1991, 1 Italian lira was worth almost 2 1/2 of this Mexican unit
    $100 17
This man who put the "O" in Jackie O died March 15, 1975
    $100 22
This dog's name had a double meaning: it referred to his color & to his yelling bark
    $100 12
If you're badly mistaken, you're way "off" this infield item
    $200 3
Lack of this food is one of the reasons the giant panda is disappearing
    $200 4
This group's 1st release, "Scarlet Ribbons", didn't chart, but its 2nd, "Tom Dooley", went to No. 1
    $200 24
Of the Swiss franc, the Belgian franc or the French franc, the one worth the most
    $200 18
"Old Hickory" sticks in our mind as this president, born March 15, 1767
    $200 23
This girl detective goes on safari in East Africa in "The Spider Sapphire Mystery"
    $200 13
Hilton's Horizon or
Stein's Generation
    $300 8
6 types of darters, which are these, are on the current U.S. endangered list
    $300 5
Her 1975 album "Judith" featured the hit single, "Send In The Clowns"
    $300 27
The name of the Dutch guilder is derived from the word for this metal
    $300 19
She opened as a Doolittle on Broadway March 15, 1956 with a future Dolittle -- Rex Harrison
    $300 25
In "Jo's Boys", this author wrote that Jo "the Ugly Duckling" became "a golden goose"
    $300 14
The back of the neck
    $400 9
Birds endangered in this state include species of hawk, goose & nukupu'u
    $400 6
A former member of the Limeliters, his 1st solo hit was "Baby The Rain Must Fall" in 1965
    $400 28
The Irish unit of currency is called a punt or this
    $400 20
Dr. Bernard Fantus set up the 1st bank of this type in the U.S. March 15, 1937; it had no coins, just corpuscles
    $400 26
Princess Ozma & Dorothy journey to the Magic Isle of the Skeezers in his book "Glinda of Oz"
    $400 15
The raised platform in a lecture hall on which the speaker stands
    $500 10
The clouded & snow species of this cat are heading towards extinction in Asia
    DD: $500 7
This folk group evolved from informal songfests in Pete Seeger's home in 1949
    $500 30
Though it changed its name from Burma, it didn't change the name of its currency, the kyat
    $500 21
On March 15, 1917 this czar abdicated in favor of Grand Duke Mikhail, who abdicated March 16
    $500 29
Chapter 11 of her book "Little House on the Prairie" is titled "Indians in the House"
    $500 16
It's the first 4-letter noun in the rhyme "Hey Diddle, Diddle"

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

Dan Roger Mary Jane
$900 $1,000 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Roger Mary Jane
$2,100 $2,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
Many limestone caverns are featured in a Montana state park named for these 2 explorers
    $200 21
In algebraic equations Ahmes, an Egyptian scribe, used the word "heap" the way we use this 24th letter
    $200 1
"Don't cut off your nose to" do this
    $200 10
A commissioner allegedly called this retirement program "the most complex... God and Congress ever created"
    $200 6
This type of glass can be used to make fishing rods & sports car bodies
    $200 15
He said, "I found the crown of France lying on the ground, and I picked it up with a sword"
    $400 23
Covering about 6 million acres, Adirondack State Park in this state is the USA's largest
    $400 22
In trigonometry, sec is secant, sin is sine & cot is this
    $400 2
They "are the devil's books" & if you're "lucky at" them you're "unlucky in love"
    $400 11
From the Latin meaning "to rest on", it's a candidate for an office who already holds the position
    $400 7
Cobalt added to glass gives it this tint
    $400 16
From about 970 to 1301, descendants of Arpad, chief of the Magyars, ruled this country
    $600 24
This state's Pancho Villa State Park lies on the site of Villa's 1916 raid
    $600 28
It's the term for integers greater than 1 that have only 1 & themselves as factors
    $600 3
"A drowning man will clutch at" one of these
    $600 12
In Congress, the assistants to the majority & minority floor leaders are called this
    $600 8
In 1915 Corning introduced heat-resistant borosilicate ovenware under this trade name
    $600 17
On June 17, 1944 this North Atlantic island gained complete independence from Denmark
    $800 25
A state park near Little Falls, Minnesota features the boyhood home of this aviator
    DD: $2,000 29
The square root of 24
    $800 4
"The more" of these, "the more offenders"
    $800 13
It's the fraction of votes needed in the House & Senate to override a president's veto
    DD: $1,000 9
The addition of this element to glass makes it sparkle--& makes it heavier
    $800 18
When King Wilhelm I became emperor of Germany in 1871, this became the German Empire's largest state
    $1000 26
The 2 states in which you'll find a Washington Crossing State Park
    $1000 30
The term for part of a circle formed between 2 radii & the circumference
    $1000 5
This Latin proverb can be translated as "In wine there is truth"
    $1000 14
1 of 2 Supreme Court nominees in 1987 for the seat now held by Anthony Kennedy
    $1000 27
Craftsmen from this Italian city made the plate glass for Versailles' Hall of Mirrors
    $1000 19
As a result of this war, Sparta became the strongest Greek city-state in 404 B.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Roger Mary Jane
$13,500 $6,200 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Commissioned in 1916 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, it was finally completed in 1972

Final scores:

Dan Roger Mary Jane
$12,500 $12,400 $2,399
2-day champion: $20,501 2nd place: Broyhill washed finish entertainment center with pull-out TV shelf, 2 VCR boxes & 4 storage drawers + Panasonic HP600 personal cellular phone with 90 minutes of continuous talk time + the Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 3rd place: Whirlpool CleanTop oven/range with sealed-in Ceran black glass-ceramic surface + the Jeopardy! home game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Roger Mary Jane
$12,100 $6,200 $3,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
18 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1991-09-23
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