Show #1620 - Friday, September 20, 1991

Contestants

Vicky Ficco, a registered nurse from Tappan, New York

Seth Davis, an environmental lawyer from Croton-on-Hudson, New York

Kerrie McCaw, a retail supervisor originally from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
TRAVEL & TOURISM
FAIRIES & FOLKLORE
MAGAZINES
BROADWAY LYRICS
GREAT NICKNAMES
    $100 10
It's the general term for a poisonous or bad-tasting mushroom
    $100 15
It's touted as "the land of the kookaburras, Drizabones, billabongs & contraltos
    $100 1
From the Latin "unda", meaning wave, an undine is a spirit that lives in this environment
    $100 12
According to its cover, this magazine is "Entertainment for men"
    $100 5
"The rain is Tess, the fire Joe and they call the wind" this
    $100 22
"The Great Emancipator"
    $200 27
The opposite of perigee, it's the point at which the moon is farthest from earth
    $200 16
In November 1990 this southern California studio announced "The fire is out!...Our show will go on!"
    $200 2
These fairies that share their name with little Girl Scouts ride to fetch the midwife at childbirth
    $200 13
This founder of Ms. also helped launch New York magazine in 1968
    $200 6
"Don't bring along a cloud to rain on" this
    $200 23
"The Great Communicator"
    $300 28
Dry ice is made by cooling & compressing this gas
    $300 17
Salamanca in this country boasts 1 of the most beautiful squares in Europe, the Plaza Mayor
    $300 3
The mirage known as the Fata Morgana was named for this enchantress of Arthurian legend
    $300 14
This founder of Seventeen was U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain from 1969 to 1974
    $300 7
"What kind of fool am I? Who never" did this
    $300 24
"The Great Compromiser"
    $400 29
Rather than bone, a shark's skeleton is made up of this elastic tissue
    $400 18
The Sri Mahamariamman Temple in this capital city is 1 of Malaysia's most ornate Hindu temples
    $400 4
These fairy babies switched with human babies usually have an ugly physical feature
    $400 20
U.S. News & World Report & Nation's Business are published in this city
    $400 8
"Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry when I take you out in" this
    $400 25
"The Great Profile"
    $500 30
Erythrocyte is the scientific name for a red blood cell & this is the term for a white one
    $500 19
Go to this country to see the "Lion of Belfort" sculpture Bartholdi carved in a hill
    DD: $500 11
This title has been held by Mab & Titania
    $500 21
This Rock 'n' roll mag. premiered in November 1967 with a cover photo of John Lennon
    $500 9
"Only" this many "minutes from Broadway, think of the changes it brings"
    $500 26
"The Greatest"

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

Kerrie Seth Vicky
$800 $2,400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kerrie Seth Vicky
$900 $4,300 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
ARTISTS
RIVERS
NOVELS
GAMBLING
ODDS & ENDS
    $200 10
In 1974 military leaders ousted this Ethiopian ruler, ending his 58 years in power
    $200 21
Eugene Delacroix' apartment in this capital city became a museum after his death
    $200 26
The military academy at West Point is on this river
    $200 1
"Arundel" is a historical novel about this traitor's attack on Quebec
    $200 6
Loaded ones have been found in ancient Egyptian ruins
    $200 14
The leading hotels & shops in Albania began accepting this in 1991, so don't go there without it
    $400 11
2 weeks after Jimi Hendrix died, rock music fans mourned the death of this female legend
    $400 22
Add 1 letter to "titan" to get the name of this titan of Venetian art
    $400 27
This river & its tributaries carry about 2/3 of all soviet river freight
    $400 2
According to the title of a Thomas Wolfe novel, "You can't" do this "again"
    DD: $2,800 7
Racetrack combination in which you pick the winners of 2 races, usually the first 2
    $400 15
Yiddish for "stuffed fish", it's a mixture of ground fish, eggs, matzo meal & seasonings
    $600 12
His 1975 visit to the U.S. was the first by an Egyptian president
    $600 23
This artist collaborated with director Luis Bunuel on the surrealist film "Un Chen Andalou"
    $600 28
A railway tunnel beneath this English river connects the cities of Liverpool & Birkenhead
    $600 3
Of a valentine, a locket or a jail, what "The Heart of Midlothian" is in Sir Walter Scott's novel
    $600 8
Type of poker or a word you shouldn't say to a professional gunfighter
    $600 16
There was no joy in this town, for Mighty Casey had struck out
    $800 19
In 1976 Israeli commandos raided this Ugandan airport, freeing 100 hostages
    $800 24
In 1931 this Mexcian artist painted a mural featuring revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata
    $800 29
The Vaal River of South Africa forms part of the boundary between the Orange Free State & this province
    $800 4
"Gerontius" is a novel about this composer of "The Dream of Gerontius" & "Pomp and Circumstance"
    $800 9
In a casino this game is operated by a croupier
    $800 17
This deposed First Lady became a citizen of Tonga in 1991
    $1000 20
On July 2, 1976, these 2 Asian countries officially reunited
    $1000 25
Andrew Wyeth lives in these 2 states & paints many rural scenes near his homes
    DD: $2,000 30
Geneva, Lyon & Avignon are on this river which rises in the Alps & empties into the Mediterranean
    $1000 5
His 1993 novel "Over the River" concerned the Charwell family as well as the Forsytes
    $1000 13
Time reports the only 2 states in the U.S. that have no legal betting of any kind are Hawaii & this one
    $1000 18
Oleg Popov performs as one of the most famous circus ones in the USSR

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kerrie Seth Vicky
$5,300 $7,900 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
The first president to serve 8 full years

Final scores:

Kerrie Seth Vicky
$10,600 $10,601 $0
2nd place: a set of Pinseeker custom-made golf clubs + a hammock from Hatteras New champion: $10,601 3rd place: the Dauville diamond watch collection by Armitron + the Nintendo Entertainment System featuring Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kerrie Seth Vicky
$5,300 $9,700 $4,900
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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