Show #1640 - Friday, October 18, 1991

Contestants

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Dave Gingold, a law student from Eugene, Oregon

John Alberti, a college professor originally from Los Angeles, California

Tom Morrison, an accountant originally from Memphis, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
NO. 1 HITS OF THE '60s
THE FUNNIES
MEDALS & DECORATIONS
BOWLING
2—LETTER WORDS
    $100 1
Discovered by Ponce de Leon in 1513, this state's Dry Tortugas Islands are now a bird sanctuary
    $100 6
In a 1961 hit, the Highwaymen asked him to "row the boat ashore, hallelujah!"
    $100 11
The profession of Rex Morgan
    $100 25
The St. Helena Medal, first granted by France in 1857, bears a portrait of this general
    $100 21
The number of the pin in the center of the triangle
    $100 16
Emerald City is the capital of this fictional land
    $200 2
Las Tunas, Pinar del Rio & Guantanamo are 3 of this Caribbean island's 14 provinces
    $200 7
In this 1966 hit, the Troggs sang, "You make my heart sing, you make everything groovy"
    $200 12
Li'l Abner's favorite comic star, Fearless Fosdick, bore a resemblance to this other strip Dick
    $200 26
In 1939 Hitler reinstituted the Iron Cross with this emblem in the center
    $200 22
On the scoresheet this frame has 3 little boxes in it
    $200 17
3.14159265...
    $300 3
It's often known as "The Bounty Island"
    $300 8
This 1960 Elvis Presley hit was based on the turn-of-the-century Italian song "O Sole Mio"
    $300 13
"The Revenge of the Baby-Sat" is a collection of this strip by Bill Watterson
    $300 27
Thailand's Order of the Nine Gems is limited to members of this religion
    $300 23
It's 60 feet from this point to the headpin
    $300 18
It's the objective case of "I"
    $400 4
Sardinia was part of an independent kingdom from 1720 to 1861, when it joined this country
    $400 9
In 1968 this Jeanie C. Riley song leaped from No. 81 to No. 7 in 1 week—then went on to No. 1
    $400 14
You can see a bit of the Simpsons style in his "Life in Hell" strips
    $400 28
From the Civil War until WWI, it was the only U.S. military decoration
    $400 24
Traditionally, the soles on the left & right bowling shoes are different: one is rubber, one is this
    $400 19
Abrupt removal from employment, or a sharp tool used in cutting wood
    DD: $500 5
This Hawaiian island's name means "the gathering place" & most people in the islands are gathered there
    $500 10
In 1963 Jan & Dean had their only No. 1 hit with this summer song
    $500 15
In 1902 Richard Outcault created this mischievous kid who later went into shoe biz
    $500 29
Since 1876 Japan has given members of royalty the Order of this flower
    $500 30
Borough where the 1st automatic pinsetter was used, or when the ball hits the headpin left of center
    $500 20
The temple of the moon god Nanna was the largest building in this ancient Sumerian city

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

Tom John Dave
$2,700 $1,300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom John Dave
$2,900 $3,500 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OSCAR WILDE
U.S.A.
MAMMALS
ART
ANCIENT HISTORY
THE HUMAN BODY
    $200 2
Richard Strauss turned this Wilde play into a wild opera, one veil at a time
    $200 8
To an Aleutian this state's name means mainland
    $200 22
Meaning thick-skinned, it describes hippos & rhinos as well as elephants
    $200 7
About 1415 Donatello carved a statue of this saint & a relief below it of him killing a dragon
    $200 17
To announce the Persian defeat in 490 B.C., a man ran from this plain over 20 miles to Athens
    $200 1
The melanin which determines skin color is contained in this outermost layer of skin
    $400 3
It's where Wilde was forced to spend the years between 1895-97
    $400 13
After English it's the second-most-spoken major language in Maine & Louisiana
    $400 27
When flying through the sky during the Cenozoic Era, these looked the same as they do now
    $400 9
Claude Monet's "Les Nympheas" is a series of paintings depicting these flowers
    $400 18
When he died at age 33 in 323 B.C. he left behind many cities named after him
    $400 23
It's the medical name for the shoulder blade
    $600 4
Jack Worthing poses as this man to win the hand of Algy's cousin Gwendolen
    $600 14
It's the official neckwear of the state of Arizona
    $600 28
Gray whales feed in the Arctic & conceive in this gulf
    $600 10
In 1976 the Amateur Athletic Union honored him as the nation's outstanding sports artist
    $600 19
Some say this system began in India to stop the Dravidians from marrying their conquerors
    $600 24
Collectively, the mouth, esophagus, stomach & intestines make up this "canal"
    $800 5
Wilde spent the last years of his life in this city living under the name Sebastian Melmoth
    $800 15
Pair ending North Dakota's motto, "Liberty and union, now and forever..."
    $800 29
The European wisent is a slightly larger version of this North American member of the cattle family
    DD: $1,900 11
He painted Dutch landscapes before turning to geometric works like "Composition with Blue"
    DD: $400 20
The last person in the Ptolemaic line who ruled Egypt
    $800 25
The portal vein & the hepatic artery supple about 40 ounces of blood to this organ every minute
    $1000 6
Basil Hallward was the character who produced this title object
    $1000 16
Year in which Colorado entered the Union
    $1000 30
The name of these primates on Madagascar means "ghosts"
    $1000 12
This scandalous but famous painting by Edouard Manet shows 4 people picnicking, one in the nude
    $1000 21
Under Hammurabi the Plain of Shinar became known as this
    $1000 26
Salt & water are extracted from the blood by tiny tubes called nephrons, found in these organs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom John Dave
$7,000 $8,300 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
It's the only chemical element named for a U.S. state

Final scores:

Tom John Dave
$14,000 $14,001 $4,799
2nd place: Bassett oak desk & chair + Smith Corona PWP1200 word processor New champion: $14,001 3rd place: Zojirushi home bakery & Nintendo Entertainment System with Super Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + InfoGenius for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom John Dave
$8,900 $8,700 $2,400
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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