Show #1687 - Tuesday, December 24, 1991


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Paul Teplitz, a sales representative from Thousand Oaks, California

Melissa Ennis, a writer from Arlington, Virginia

Larry Dunn, an export manager from Northridge, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will tell you about the medal or the decoration; you have to identify the country which it represents.)
    $100 6
Of a pebble, a cobble or a boulder, the smallest one
    $100 11
For this title role, Lon Chaney wore a 40-pound hump & a 30-pound harness
    $100 23
The sound of a large bell, or the tax you may have to pay to ring it
    $100 18
The feathers of most adult swan species are this color
    $100 13
The poem's first 5 words, they're often mistaken for the title
    $100 1
The Order of Isabella the Catholic
    $200 7
Peat is considered an early stage in the development of this fossil fuel
    $200 12
As a 5-year-old, Milton Berle made his film debut in "The Perils of" this heroine
    $200 24
Value of the U.S. bicentennial coin that featured the Liberty Bell
    $200 19
Unlike most other diving birds, the grebe has lobed ones, not webbed ones
    $200 14
"The children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of" these "danced in their heads"
    $200 2
The Most Noble Order of the Garter
    $300 8
Dormant for over 600 years, Mt. Pinatubo erupted in this Asian island country in 1991
    $300 27
The skyline of Manhattan inspired this 1927 Fritz Lang film about a futuristic society
    $300 25
It's a set of 23 or more tuned bells in a tower, rung by means of wires & levers or electricity
    $300 20
The sacred ibis of Africa was revered by this ancient civilization & was a symbol of the god Thoth
    $300 15
To rise up the chimney, St. Nick gave a nod & laid his finger aside this
    $300 3
The Order of the Grimaldi
    $400 9
The mineral nephrite is 1 of the 2 types of this oriental gemstone
    $400 28
In this Civil War film, Buster Keaton played a Southern engineer whose locomotive is stolen by Union troops
    DD: $500 26
First line of the nursery rhyme about Little Johnny Green's crime
    $400 21
Some of these woodpeckers are red- breasted & some of them are yellow-bellied
    $400 16
"He was dressed all in fur from his head to his foot, and his clothes were all tarnished with" these 2 items
    $400 4
The Order of the Dannebrog
    $500 10
Iron pyrite is sometimes called this from its resemblance to a precious metal
    $500 29
She won the 1st Best Actress Oscar for roles in 3 films: "Sunrise", "Seventh Heaven" & "Street Angel"
    $500 30
During a sailor's watch at sea the bells are rung at these intervals
    $500 22
Goatsuckers were so named because people once believed they sucked this from goats
    $500 17
This seminary teacher wrote "A Visit from St. Nicholas" in 1822 as a Christmas piece for his children
    $500 5
The Order of Christ

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

Larry Melissa Paul
$1,600 $2,100 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Melissa Paul
$1,900 $1,700 -$700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The Swiss National Museum is in this largest city, not the capital
    $200 3
He worked provisioning the Spanish Armada long before writing "Don Quixote"
    $200 9
A large moon crater is named for this cosmonaut who was the first man in space
    $200 26
Wieland Wagner, grandson of this composer, was a great-grandson of Franz Liszt
    $200 10
It's the pounding & grinding tool that you expect to see in a mortar
    $200 11
The first one met in 1774 & demanded repeal of the Intolerable Acts
    $400 2
The name of this Scottish city on the Clyde means either "Green Glen" or "Dear Green Spot"
    $400 4
This hero first appeared in J.M. Barrie's "The Little White Bird"
    $400 21
Once an aide to Gen. MacArthur, he became Pres. Reagan's first Sec'y of State in 1981
    $400 27
William Walton wrote pieces for the coronation of George VI in 1937 & hers in 1953
    $400 16
A color, or a verb meaning to put ashore on a desolate island
    $400 12
2 days after this president's heart attack Sept. 24, 1955, the N.Y. Stock Exchange lost $14 billion
    $600 5
Lee Kuan Yew was prime minister of this Asian city-state from its independence in 1965 to 1990
    DD: $1,000 8
Jody Tiflin gets a red colt named Gabilan in a 1933 work by this author
    $600 22
A native of Northern Ireland, he's been called "The Man with the Golden Flute"
    $600 28
This composer's last name means "beet garden" in Dutch
    $600 17
Despite its name, it's not a little wolf but a fur-bearing relative of the badger
    $600 13
At his peak in 1868, he had contractors in NYC pad their bills 85%, the proceeds going to his gang
    $800 6
About 350,000 Allied troops were evacuated from this city on the Strait of Dover in 1940
    $800 20
She borrowed the title of her "Ship of Fools" from a 15th century poem, "Das Narrenschiff"
    $800 23
At age 73 this developer of the first atomic-powered submarine was made a full admiral
    $800 29
He has written a symphony & a violin concerto as well as music for "Star Wars" & "Jaws"
    $800 18
It's a person involved in extortion, not someone who sells tennis equipment
    DD: $1,100 14
In 1853 he was sent to buy land south of the Rio Grande but came back with a different purchase
    $1000 7
This city is Russia's largest Pacific port and capital of its maritime territory
    $1000 25
He wrote "Stage Door" with Edna Ferber & "You Can't Take It with You" with Moss Hart
    $1000 24
He resigned as head of the AFL-CIO in 1979 & died two months later
    $1000 30
Ottorino Respighi wrote symphonic poems about "The Pines" & "The Fountains" of this city
    $1000 19
By definition, a person who is "piscivorous" eats this
    $1000 15
During the 1830s & '40s he reformed the educational system in Massachusetts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Melissa Paul
$6,800 $3,100 $900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Also called the "Regina Viarum", Queen of Roads, it was named after the censor who started it

Final scores:

Larry Melissa Paul
$7,000 $5 $1
2-day champion: $17,800 2nd place: Whirlpool no-frost side-by-side refrigerator with through-the-door ice & water dispensers + GoldStar model 7800 telephone & answering machine + the Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Panasonic family-sized microwave combination oven + Panasonic 13" color monitor receiver with remote + the Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Larry Melissa Paul
$6,500 $3,100 $2,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R,
4 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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Game tape date: 1991-10-01
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