Show #1643 - Wednesday, October 23, 1991

Contestants

Jerry Sobul, a film production manager from Los Angeles, California

Bob Barnes, a lawyer originally from Plainfield, Illinois

Wayland Massey, an employment service specialist from Durham, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,201)

Jeopardy! Round

U.S.A.
AWARDS
SCULPTURE
POTENT POTABLES
SNAKES
RED
    $100 3
It's the largest city in Maine & in Oregon
    $100 16
The top prize at this city's film festival is the Golden Lion, not the Golden Gondola
    $100 26
A prehistoric sculpture of a bison licking itself was found in this country's cave of La Madeleine
    $100 1
Whiskey & soda over ice, or a tall glass in which to serve it
    $100 21
Ranging from Burma to the East Indies, this cobra is the longest of all venomous snakes
    $100 6
The name of this cosmetic that can turn your cheeks red mean "red"
    $200 8
In Washington State, the 90-mile-long Wonderland Trail encircles this mountain
    $200 17
If a newspaper wins a Pulitzer for meritorious public service, it gets a gold one of these but no money
    $200 27
This Rodin sculpture could be called "The Osculation"
    $200 2
Sabra is a chocolate- & orange-flavored liqueur made in this country
    $200 22
The horned rattlesnake is also known by this name, which describes its movement across the sand
    $200 7
This shade precedes letter, pimpernel & fever
    $300 9
The Hudson River rises in this mountain range, which is often considered to be part of the Appalachians
    $300 18
The 3rd person to win a Tony in this category was Jerome Robbins for "High Button Shoes"
    $300 28
After Degas' death, many of the statues he'd modeled in clay or wax were cast in this alloy
    $300 4
A Danish Mary is the same as a bloody Mary except instead of vodka, it contains this Scandinavian liquor
    $300 23
Found in S.E. Asia, the longest snake on record was a 32-foot 9 1/2 inch reticulated 1 of these
    $300 12
Of sanguine, rutilant or viridian, the one that doesn't describe something red
    $400 10
Manteo, seat of North Carolina's Dare County is on this island
    $400 19
Washington, D.C.'s theater awards are named for this "First Lady", not for a president's wife
    $400 29
Those darn Etruscans were noted for their supine terra-cotta figures on the lids of these
    $400 5
To make a jellybean, mix blackberry brandy with this licorice-flavored liqueur
    $400 24
The eastern species of this U.S. snake has broad black & red bands separated by narrow yellow ones
    $400 13
The female of this state bird of 7 states is only red on its crest, wings & tail
    $500 11
Punchbowl, an extinct volcano in this capital city, contains a national cemetery
    $500 20
She & Louis Prima won the 1958 Best Pop Duo Grammy for "That Old Black Magic"
    DD: $1,000 30
There are 8 colossal statues of Ramses II carved out of a sandstone cliff at this Egyptian site
    $500 15
Completes what v.s.o.p. stands for on a cognac bottle: "very superior old..."
    $500 25
The heaviest of all snakes, this giant boa of South America is the only aquatic boa
    $500 14
This dye was originally obtained from the Kermes insect

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

Wayland Bob Jerry
$1,500 $600 -$700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wayland Bob Jerry
$2,300 $2,300 -$800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD FACTS
POETS & POETRY
COTTON
HISTORIC FIGURES
CLICHES
ANCIENT GREEK SCIENCE
    $200 1
In recent years, Botswana has overtaken South Africa in the production of these gems
    $200 5
Part II of this Coleridge poem ends, "Instead of the cross, the albatross about my neck was hung"
    $200 18
In 1492 he reported cotton growing in the Bahamas
    $200 2
Liu Pang, a man of humble birth, founded this country's Han Dynasty circa 202 B.C.
    $200 13
To be "under" this digit is to be under someone else's power
    $200 24
Democritus proposed all matter was made up of these, from a Greek word for indivisible
    $400 7
As a British mandate & emirate, Jordan was known by this longer name
    $400 6
The line "Good fences make good neighbors" is from his poem "Mending Wall"
    $400 19
Eli Whitney's cotton gin made it easier & cheaper to remove these from cotton fibers
    $400 3
Only the core of this 13th century conqueror's army consisted of Mongols
    $400 14
If you're "pushing up daisies", you're not arranging flowers, you're this
    $400 25
This rock-tosser was devised by workers under orders from Dionysius to come up with new weapons
    $600 8
Including fjords & peninsulas, this country has over 13,000 miles of coastline
    DD: $500 20
The boathouse in Laugharne where this poet lived in the early 1950s is now a museum
    $600 21
This Tennessee city on the Mississippi has the world's largest spot cotton market
    $600 4
Wayzaro Menen, a great-granddaughter of Emperor Menelik II, was the wife of this Ethiopian ruler
    $600 15
If someone looks innocent but probably isn't you'd say this "wouldn't melt in his mouth"
    $600 26
In creating the first star map, Hipparchus came up with this system of lines now used on Earth maps
    $800 9
This largest Brazilian city has the largest Japanese community outside Japan
    $800 30
This poet's father was treasurer of Amherst College & later a U.S. Congressman
    $800 22
This process using caustic soda adds durability & luster to cotton fabrics
    $800 11
In August 1483 he was appointed Grand Inquisitor for Castile & Leon
    $800 16
"To put" 1 of these "among the pigeons" means to stir up trouble
    $800 27
Around 280 B.C. Aristarchus figured this out about our solar system but people thought the idea stupid
    $1000 10
This landlocked country is South America's largest exporter of electricity
    $1000 29
His poem about daffodils opens, "I wandered lonely as a cloud that floats on high o'er vales & hills"
    DD: $600 23
It's the leading cotton-growing state
    $1000 12
Her husband became a viscount in 1919 so she ran for his seat in the House of Commons & won
    $1000 17
The phrase about an "iron hand in" one of these may have originated with Napoleon
    $1000 28
This "Elements" author is considered the most famous mathematician of all time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wayland Bob Jerry
$6,400 $5,500 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIE INDUSTRY
This motion picture process was invented by an alumnus of MIT & named in honor of the school

Final scores:

Wayland Bob Jerry
$12,700 $10,954 $12,801
2nd place: trip on Aerocancun to Mexico & stay at Hotel Oasis Cancun 3rd place: Capri Lighting fixtures & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy New champion: $12,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Wayland Bob Jerry
$7,900 $5,500 $7,200
22 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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