Show #1639 - Thursday, October 17, 1991

Three new contestants after Leszek Pawlowicz retired as a 5-time champion in the previous game.

Contestants

Tom Morrison, an accountant originally from Memphis, Tennessee

Marcia Hochberg, a psychologist from Downingtown, Pennsylvania

David Blakeley, a telecommunications manager from Edison, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

1974
POTTERY
MIDDLE NAMES
WORD ORIGINS
BROADWAY LYRICS
GETTING MARRIED
    $100 1
On Sept. 8, 1974 he was pardoned for any crimes he may have committed while president
    $100 26
These ovens used to fire pots operate at temperatures up to 2200°F.
    $100 11
At his royal wedding, his bride mixed up his 1st & middle names & called him “Philip Charles Arthur George”
    $100 16
Mark Twain should have known the name of this fruit may be an alternation of “hurtleberry”
    $100 6
This “stays mainly in the plain!”
    $100 21
The extended cathedral length of one of these is over 9 feet long & doesn’t include a dining car
    $200 2
He said of his 715th homer, hit April 8, “All I could think about was that I wanted to touch all the bases”
    $200 27
To a potter, throw means to form, say, a vase on one of these
    $200 12
Poet James Riley’s middle name
    $200 17
The name of this “tuxedoed” bird may come from the Welsh for “white head”
    $200 7
“Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry when I take you out in” this
    $200 22
In a double ring ceremony, she gives the ring to the bride to place on the groom’s finger
    $300 3
Malcolm Bricklin began producing these in Canada but his company folded a year later
    $300 28
The word ceramics comes from “keramos”, the Greek word for this substance
    $300 13
The middle name of John North, who kept a famous circus going after his uncle died in 1936
    $300 18
Evangelical Protestant sect named for its founder, Menno Simons
    $300 8
This song from “The Music Man” says, “There were bells on the hill, but I never heard them ringing”
    $300 23
When writing, offer the bride “best wishes” & the groom this
    $400 4
In August a 40-year-old ban on private ownership of this in the U.S. was lifted
    $400 29
In 1710 the first European hard-paste porcelain factory was set up in this city near Dresden
    $400 14
Middle name of Franklin Adams, the witty columnist known as F.P.A.
    $400 19
Almond paste confection whose name comes from a Medieval Italian coin
    $400 9
They say this lady will “coax the blues right out of the horn” & “charm the husk right off of the corn”
    $400 24
Exactly 9 sips of this are the essence of a Shinto wedding ceremony in Japan
    DD: $500 5
He told the UN General Assembly, “I have come bearing an olive branch & a freedom fighter’s gun”
    $500 30
The company he founded in Lambeth in 1815 was appointed a supplier to the British court in 1901
    $500 15
H.L. Hunt’s middle initial stood for this name which may remind you of a military Marquis
    $500 20
Sorority is derived from the Latin “soror”, which means this
    $500 10
It begins, “Isn’t it rich? Are we a pair? Me here at last on the ground, you in mid-air”
    $500 25
According to tradition, the man who catches the bride’s garter gets to place it on this person’s leg

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

David Marcia Tom
$600 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Marcia Tom
$1,600 $1,700 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEDIEVAL TIMES
TECHNOLOGY
WORLD TRAVEL
SECRETARIES OF DEFENSE
HORSES
AUTHORS' DEDICATIONS
    $200 6
Frederick Barbarossa decided to crown his career by leading one of these & died en route
    $200 1
As its name implies, a hydrophone is used to detect sound here
    $200 7
This 180-foot structure 175 miles NW of Rome is tilting an average of .047 inches each year
    $200 15
Nicknamed “Cap the Knife”, he was Reagan’s first Secretary of Defense
    $200 26
The name of this spotted horse comes from the Spanish word for “painted”
    $200 20
Joseph Wambaugh said that this book was “for Dee and of course for all the centurions”
    $400 12
The Frankish kings divided their lands into these units, each headed by a count
    DD: $300 2
Displayed on many products, the symbol seen here means this:
    $400 8
The 200-year-old Brandenburg Gate colonnade has been called this city’s arch of triumph
    $400 16
This current Sec’y & his wife wrote a book about 8 Speakers of the House & their impact on U.S. history
    $400 27
Some breeders use this term to describe any white horse, whether lacking pigment or not
    $400 21
His novel “Burr” is dedicated to his nephews Ivan, Hugh and Burr
    $600 13
9th century Viking invaders set up the Danelaw, an area in this country in which Danish law was supreme
    $600 3
The fluid flywheel is a torque converting device in this part of a truck
    $600 9
A monument was erected at the Lenin Shipyards in this Polish city honoring workers who died during a 1970 uprising
    $600 17
As Secretary of Defense, he made visits to South Vietnam in 1962, 1964 & 1966
    $600 29
Based on the width of a man’s palm, this unit is used to measure a horse’s height
    $600 22
“The Exorcist” is dedicated to his brothers and sister “and in loving memory of” his parents
    DD: $1,000 14
Al-Khwarizmi, a Muslim of Baghdad, named this branch of math that combined Greek & Indian ideas
    $800 4
The collector on a solar furnace is a parabolic one of these
    $800 10
The name of this Hawaiian palace means “heavenly bird”
    $800 18
This President’s Secretaries of Defense were James Schlesinger followed by Donald Rumsfeld
    $800 23
He dedicated “The Betsy” “To my wife, Grace for whom the name – and the word – were created”
    $1000 25
As she produced no sons & fooled around, Louis VII dissolved the marriage; she then wed Henry of Anjou
    $1000 5
In the 1850s he came up with the first cheap, large-scale way of making steel from pig iron
    $1000 11
This Chicago museum of natural history was an outgrowth of the 1893 Columbian Exposition
    $1000 19
This general was Secretary of State from 1947-49 & Secretary of Defense from 1950-51
    $1000 28
The smallest breed of horse, the Falabella, was developed by ranchers in this S. American country
    $1000 24
He dedicated “Across the River and into the Trees” “To Mary with love”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Marcia Tom
$3,800 $3,400 $11,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ORGANIZATIONS
The USA’s oldest nationwide voluntary health agency, it was founded in 1904 to combat tuberculosis

Final scores:

David Marcia Tom
$100 $1,400 $10,000
3rd place: a Ross-Simons gold/diamond bracelet + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer game 2nd place: a trip to Hotel Montetaxco, Mexico aboard Delta Airlines + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer game New champion: $10,000 + Jeopardy! 25th Anniversary home game or computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Marcia Tom
$4,800 $3,500 $11,800
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
27 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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