Show #1677 - Tuesday, December 10, 1991


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Glenn Gillis, a film student from San Antonio, Texas

Mira Rabin, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Linda Yonick, a pharmacist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Legend says St. Martha freed part of Provence from one of these fire-breathers
    $100 22
The word rodeo, which once denoted a marketplace for cattle, comes from this language
    $100 1
These ballet slippers cover 10 digits, not just one as their name implies
    $100 17
In 1966 staff sergeant Barry Sadler had a No. 1 hit with a ballad about this special forces unit
    $100 2
Originally made in Hungary, Liptauer cheese gets its reddish color from this spice
    $100 11
He told Lauren Bacall, "Goodbye kid, hurry back" before he died on January 14, 1957
    $200 5
People who drank from this fabled creature's horn were supposedly protected from poisoning
    $200 23
This farm chore that involves getting liquid from a bovine inspired a popular rodeo event
    $200 27
A trademark name for little girls' patent leather shoes, it's also a proper name for little girls
    $200 18
Most commissioned officers come from this program conducted on college campuses
    $200 3
Felines aren't the only ones who fancy this herb; some use it in salads or to make tea
    $200 12
It's said that this crooner's last words in 1977 were "That was a great game of golf, fellers"
    $300 6
One of these creatures had his eye on the nymph Galatea
    $300 24
In a women's event, cowgirls ride horses in a cloverleaf pattern around 3 of these containers
    $300 28
A "Havana" uplift, or what a cast-off girlfriend might call Castro
    $300 19
4 squads, or about 40 soldiers, comprise this troop unit commanded by a lieutenant
    $300 8
Allspice, derived from a single source, tastes like a blend of cloves, cinnamon & this eggnog spice
    $300 13
This evolutionist said, "I am not in the least afraid to die"
    $400 7
The Bennu, a bird sacred to the Egyptian god Ra, represented this heavenly body
    $400 25
Riding these animals is the most dangerous event because they usually weigh at least a ton
    DD: $600 29
Her disco shoes decorated with flashing lights are on display at the Malacanang Palace Museum
    $400 20
This word completes the West Point motto, "Duty, honor..."
    $400 9
If a spaghetti sauce recipe calls for wild marjoram, you can use this herb which is the same thing
    $400 14
This ex-president gasped in 1885, "Water", not "Give me a whiskey"
    $500 16
In Arabian folklore, this enormous bird was so powerful it could seize & carry off elephants
    $500 26
In calf roping, the cowboy must throw the calf to the ground & tie this many of its legs together
    $500 30
They're the old-fashioned shoes in the title of a 1947 musical set in 1913 New Jersey
    $500 21
On September 1, 1939, the day the Nazis attacked Poland, he became Army Chief of Staff
    $500 10
Also called Indian saffron, this yellowish spice is used in mustard, curry powder & piccalilli
    $500 15
"Turn up the lights--I don't want to go home in the dark", this author said in a twist ending June 5, 1910

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

Linda Mira Glenn
$600 $1,600 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Mira Glenn
$700 $1,900 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It seems as if we have used all of the popular Shakespeare plays.)
    $200 21
In 1974 he was disbarred in Maryland, where he'd been governor
    $200 15
In 1985 researchers reported a "hole" in the ozone layer over this continent
    $200 1
Alexander the Great was born in the Macedonian capital of Pella, now in this country
    $200 10
This character was introduced in a 1914 short & Chaplin played him for 26 years
    $200 2
Of Robert Browning, E. Barrett Browning or John Moses Browning, the one who invented an automatic rifle
    $200 26
Poins calls Doll Tearsheet "as common as the way between St. Albans and" this capital
    $400 25
When he became VP in 1974, his personal worth was estimated at over $70 million
    $400 16
On a single day a satellite observed 7,603 fires burning the rain forests of this river basin
    $400 7
Washington established the main camp of the Continental Army here in Dec. 1777
    $400 11
Chaplin's first film, "Making a Living", was made for this studio headed by Mack Sennett
    $400 3
Alfred Lewis Vail was this man's assistant, so he received the famous message "What hath God wrought!"
    $600 24
As a Navy pilot from 1943-45, he won the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism
    $600 17
Millions of U.S. homes exceed safe levels of this gas which is produced by the decay of radium
    $600 8
The Zealots, a Jewish sect, controlled this fortress from 66 A.D. till conquered by Rome in 73 A.D.
    $600 12
This 1921 film co-starring Jackie Coogan was the first feature written & directed by Chaplin
    $600 4
Several plots against this French cardinal's life failed; he died of natural causes in 1642
    $800 22
He was elected to the Senate in 1791, defeating Alexander Hamilton's father-in-law
    $800 18
This pesticide, banned in the U.S. in 1972, is still found in the polar environment
    $800 9
This principality near the French-Italian border was probably founded by Phoenicians
    $800 13
In 1919 Chaplin, Mary Pickford, D.W. Griffith & Douglas Fairbanks founded this film studio
    $800 5
Maria de Medici was born in this Italian city; she later became queen of France
    $1000 23
He was the only vice president who represented the Federalist Party
    DD: $1,500 19
Scientists have found that cows belch up to 430 liters per day of this gas, worsening global warming
    DD: $1,500 20
A June 28, 1914 event in this capital of Bosnia & Hercegovina precipitated WWI
    $1000 14
Chaplin secretly wed this actress at sea in 1936; 6 years later their marriage was on the rocks
    $1000 6
In 1683 George II was the last king of England born in what is now this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Mira Glenn
$2,700 $4,500 $7,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In its native language this island is called Kalaallit Nunaat

Final scores:

Linda Mira Glenn
$5,300 $0 $5,999
2nd place: Pacific Kinematics NextStep 2001 stair-climb exercise machine with 13" color TV + Fila sportswear + the Jeopardy! home game or the Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Panasonic HP600 personal cellular phone with 90 minutes of continuous talk time + the Jeopardy! home game or the Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $5,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Mira Glenn
$2,700 $4,300 $8,500
12 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1991-09-24
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