Show #1690 - Friday, December 27, 1991


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Eric Van Young, a college professor from San Diego, California

Jim Alverson, a legal assistant from Tustin, California

Margaret Epstein, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Ampicillin is a semisynthetic form of this other antibiotic
    $100 6
1 of these in Morse code is an E, 5 of them, a 5
    $100 16
Stan Freberg's "St. George & the Dragonet", a parody of this cop series, was a #1 record in 1953
    $100 7
There once was a Whooping Crane Conservancy on this South Carolina island named for Captain Wm. Hilton
    $100 1
These walking shorts are worn with knee socks by men in the island country of the same name
    $100 19
"Celebrity Register" calls this comedian "the superstar with the ski-jump nose"
    $200 27
This type of surgery uses grafts to circumvent blocked coronary arteries
    $200 12
On public signs in the U.S., a large H indicates hospital & a large P, this
    $200 17
This series was later syndicated under the title "Sergeant Bilko"
    $200 8
Greenville, North Carolina is one of the largest markets in the world for the bright-leaf type of this crop
    $200 2
Traditionally, this Scottish cap has a pompon at the center of the crown
    $200 20
Woody Allen & Diane Keaton held a nose hostage in this futuristic film
    $300 28
You use a sphygmomanometer to measure this
    $300 13
In 1991 this company modernized its Man-in- the-Moon logo, cutting off its curly locks
    $300 18
On July 29, 1957 he succeeded Steve Allen as permanent host of "The Tonight Show"
    $300 9
The Pontalba Buildings that flank Jackson Sq. in this La. city were built by a baroness circa 1850
    $300 3
A simple, beltless dress was named for this London street known in the '60s for its mod fashions
    $300 21
It's a "canine" synonym for a snub nose
    $400 29
Also called hemicrania, these recurring vascular headaches are more common in women
    $400 14
When curved, these word & phrase surrounders are called parentheses; when squared off, this
    $400 24
This character's card read, "Have gun, will travel"
    $400 10
Once a trading post called Le Fleur's Bluff, Jackson is now the largest city in this state
    $400 4
The elaborately sequinned jacket of this matador costume can weigh 10 pounds by itself
    $400 22
Gerard Depardieu didn't win an Oscar for this Rostand role; we assume he lost by a nose
    $500 30
A lipoma is a benign tumor that consists of this kind of tissue
    DD: $500 15
In Roman numerals, it's the first year of the 21st century
    $500 25
This host of "See It Now" won a 1953 Emmy for most outstanding personality
    $500 11
This Georgia city is built on 7 hills, like the Italian city of the same name
    $500 5
A geisha would wear her geta on this part of her body
    $500 23
In "The Owl and the Pussycat", "Piggy-wig stood with" one of these "at the end of his nose"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Margaret Jim Eric
-$400 $300 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Jim Eric
$1,200 $2,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And all of them will begin with the letter R.)
    $200 18
The pileus is the proper term for the circular cap on one of these fungi
    $200 2
In 1638 Delaware colonists from this Scandinavian country built the 1st log cabins in America
    $200 1
Since its creation in 1935, A.A. has been devoted to battling this
    $200 24
A minor figure in "The Iliad", he's the main character of Homer's other epic
    $200 13
By crossing this river in 49 B.C., Caesar violated Lex Cornelia Majestatis
    $200 11
It's the original city in Citibank, part of Citicorp
    $400 21
It's the term for the large, divided leaves found on ferns & certain palms
    $400 3
By 1775 it was the largest city in Colonial America
    $400 5
Named for a senator, it refers to the investigations of Communist activities during the 1950s
    $400 25
Diomedes would have slain this Trojan, hero of a Virgil epic, but Aphrodite saved him
    $400 14
This river is in California's Sonoma & Mendocino Counties, not in the USSR
    $400 12
Security for a loan, it can be paper, trade goods, intangibles or business proceeds
    $600 23
The spines on a cactus are modified leaves; the thorns on a bush are modified ones of these
    $600 4
The first book printed in Colonial America was a book of these from the Bible
    $600 8
This often fatal food poisoning is caused by improperly canned or preserved food
    $600 26
For settling a dispute in her favor, Aphrodite promises him the world's most beautiful woman as his wife
    $600 15
This river is navigable from the North Sea to Basel, Switzerland
    $600 19
In the 18th century, brothers in this family ran banks in London, Vienna, Frankfurt & Naples
    $800 29
All types of this grain belong to the botanic species Zea mays
    $800 6
A N.Y. court acquitted this weekly journal editor of libeling British gov. Cosby in 1735
    DD: $800 9
It's the system of painting developed by Georges Seurat using tiny dots of color
    $800 27
Like this woman, his sister, Helenus has the gift of second sight
    $800 16
This river shares its name with a nearby island where Sir Walter Raleigh founded a settlement
    $800 20
A demand deposit account is more commonly known as this
    $1000 30
Like a sign of disgrace, the part of a flower's pistil that receives pollen is called this
    $1000 7
By the 1770s this British firm had a monopoly on the sale of tea in America
    $1000 10
In logic, it's the drawing of a conclusion from two statements or premises
    $1000 28
Commander of the Greeks, he is the older brother of King Menelaus
    $1000 17
The Rapidan is the main branch of this Virginia river, site of much civil war fighting
    DD: $1,000 22
Between 1982 & 1990 there were about 1100 bank failures in the U.S. & over 1/3 were in this state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Jim Eric
$4,800 $5,000 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The heroines in this novel perform an original melodrama called "The Witch's Curse"

Final scores:

Margaret Jim Eric
$9,399 $9,500 $4,800
2nd place: a trip to Cancun, Mexico on Aerocancun with stay at Hotel Oasis Cancun New champion: $9,500 3rd place: Pro-Form Fitness products Flex CTS exercise machine with stepper + a Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeoaprdy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Nintendo Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Margaret Jim Eric
$4,800 $5,000 $2,400
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 1991-10-01
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