Show #1593 - Wednesday, July 3, 1991

Contestants

Andy Carlson, an office manager from Torrance, California

Mahlon McLean, a legal assistant from Fullerton, California

Molly Redfield, a Ph.D. candidate from Claremont, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AMERICA
THE HUMAN BODY
WORD ORIGINS
FAMOUS FOLKS
BRAZIL
FIG FACTS
    $100 26
In 1945 Grand Rapids, MI & Newburgh, NY became the first U.S. cities to add this to drinking water
    $100 1
When ultraviolet light shines on ergosterol in our skin, this vitamin is produced
    $100 6
This insect's name may derive from a belief that witches shaped like them flew around stealing butter
    $100 11
He's Ol' Blue Eyes' musical director as well as his son
    $100 19
A Brazilian bidding you "bom dia" is telling you this in Portuguese, the official language
    $100 16
Of figs, fig trees or fig leaves, the one mentioned first in the Bible
    $200 27
In 1954 he led televised hearings into alleged Communist influence in the Army
    $200 2
This is the only moveable bone of the 14 in the face
    $200 7
The name of the marimba may derive from Kimbundu, a Bantu language of this continent
    $200 12
Muppetmaster whose daughter Lisa was 1st female president of the Harvard Lampoon
    $200 22
Native to the rain forest, these edible seeds are 65-70% fat
    $200 17
Ounce for ounce dried figs are higher in this mineral, element No. 20, than cow's milk
    $300 28
In the Nov. '90 elections, this ex-Washington mayor lost his bid for a seat on the D.C. city council
    DD: $500 3
Gastric juice in the stomach consists of the enzyme pepsin & this acid
    $300 8
This word for scowl is derived from the Old Irish "sron" which means nose
    $300 13
Her son Cody was born on March 22, 1990, as Regis Philbin could tell you
    $300 23
What the Brazilians call "futebol" we call this
    $300 18
In the 1890s the Kennedy Biscuit Co. of Massachusetts created this famous cookie
    $400 29
In 1967, while awaiting a retrial, this assassin of Lee Harvey Oswald died
    $400 4
Although stored in the gall bladder, bile is manufactured by this organ
    $400 9
A Middle English word for a small horse gave us this term for a favorite pastime
    $400 14
This publisher & his infant son, Marston Glenn, wear matching silk pajamas
    $400 24
First planted in Rio in the 1770s, by 1830 it was Brazil's top export
    $400 20
The Romans considered the fig to be a sacred gift from this god of wine
    $500 30
The 1925 Scopes trial upheld Tennessee's right to ban the teaching of this in school
    $500 5
This gland located within the brain in shaped line a pink cone, hence its name
    $500 10
An Italian word meaning cool & fresh gave us the name of this art of painting on plaster
    $500 15
This "Bird on a Wire" actress is a descendant of E. Rutledge, youngest signer of the Dec. of Independence
    $500 25
Though Spanish explorers may have been there first, in 1500 this Portuguese claimed Brazil for his country
    $500 21
One of the more popular varieties, the Smyrna is named for a district in this Asia Minor country

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

Molly Mahlon Andy
$1,700 $500 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Mahlon Andy
$3,200 $900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE RENAISSANCE
ZOOLOGY
U.S. STATES
LITERATURE
BUSINESS BIGGIES
GHOSTS
    $200 18
World Book says that his arrival in the Americas was one of the greatest achievements of the Renaissance
    $200 1
Scientists believe that all dogs are descended from these wild animals
    $200 5
Its new license plates have a depiction of the Statue of Liberty
    $200 12
"His Eminence and Hizzoner" is by John Cardinal O'Connor & this former NYC mayor
    $200 10
Castle & Cooke, which owns 98% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai, also owns this pineapple Co.
    $200 24
It showed up after the Ghost of Christmas Past & before the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
    $400 19
The Donatello version of this biblical hero was the 1st large free-standing nude since classical times
    $400 2
Striped almost completely down to its hoofs, the Grevy's is the largest one of these
    $400 6
This state has 4 national forests, Sabine, Angelina, Davy Crockett & Sam Houston
    $400 13
This war novel made Norman Mailer an instant celebrity at the age of 25
    $400 11
In January, after abandoning merger talks with TWA, this airline filed for Chapter 11
    $400 25
The first-class lounge of this ship moored in Long Beach, CA. is said to be haunted by a woman in white
    $600 20
The Great Schism began when 2 popes were elected, 1 in Rome & 1 in this city
    $600 3
With an 18-to 23-month gestation period, it has the longest pregnancy of any mammal
    $600 7
This state is now third after Indiana & Ohio in production of iron & steel
    $600 14
The inn in the title of Daphne du Maurier's 1936 novel
    $600 16
This company based in Los Angeles, ranks as the 3rd-largest seller of athletic shoes
    $600 26
The bell witch, 1 of these "noisy" ghosts, apparently killed John Bell & then sang at his burial
    DD: $3,000 21
After dismissing Cardinal Wolsey, Henry VIII made him Lord Chancellor tho he opposed Henry's divorce
    $800 4
This fierce, furry member of the weasel family gave Michigan its state nickname
    $800 8
Mormon Station was the first permanent settlement in this state west of Utah
    $800 15
They each had their first published novels in 1847: "Jane Eyre" & "Wuthering Heights"
    DD: $1,000 29
According to the 1990 Franchise Annual, the top franchise after McDonald's is this real estate Co.
    $800 27
Shakespeare said several ghosts bedeviled him at Bosworth Field & told him to "Despair and die!"
    $1000 22
A kind of sonnet is named for this Italian Renaissance poet who wrote many of them
    $1000 23
Resembling a giant guinea pig, this South American mammal is the world's largest rodent
    $1000 9
In 1777 the constitution of this N.E. state, then a republic, became the 1st in the U.S. to prohibit slavery
    $1000 17
This Laurence Sterne novel was denounced by Dr. Johnson & Oliver Goldsmith
    $1000 30
This Co. in East Aurora, N.Y. has an on-site play laboratory where it tests its toys on kids
    $1000 28
A spirit known as the Gray Lady inhabits Sherwood Forest, Pres. Tyler's plantation home in this state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Mahlon Andy
$14,200 -$2,300 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ROYALTY
At his death in January 1991, the king of this country was the world's oldest reigning monarch

Final scores:

Molly Mahlon Andy
$12,200 -$2,300 $4,800
2-day champion: $20,300 3rd place: Lalura perfume & cologne + Nintendo Entertainment System with games 2nd place: trip to New York on American West Airlines & stay at Roseland Ranch in Stanfordville

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Molly Mahlon Andy
$12,300 -$2,300 $5,800
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
6 W
21 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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