Show #1472 - Tuesday, January 15, 1991

Lois Kurowski game 2.

Contestants

Kathy Kirkhofer, an accountant & CPA from Lake Arrowhead, California

David Poland, a writer originally from Miami, Florida

Lois Kurowski, a doctoral student from Elkhart, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,800)

Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
FLOWERS
POTENT POTABLES
3-LETTER WORDS
MOVIES
MASCOTS
    $100 1
Cornelia Meigs' book "Invincible Louisa" told the story of this 19th c. author
    $100 22
The ancient Greeks named it the delphinium because they thought it resembled these sea mammals
    $100 10
As you might expect, a bee's knees is sweetened with this
    $100 2
According to Emily Post, the standard one for a waiter is fifteen percent
    $100 7
William Holden played a sergeant suspected of being a Nazi spy in this 1953 film set in a P.O.W. camp
    $100 16
A falcon is the mascot of this service academy
    $200 3
In 1979 her "Aunt Erma's Cope Book" became this author's 3rd straight best seller
    $200 23
Madonna, American Turk's cap & tiger are species in this flower family
    $200 11
To make a sloeberry cocktail, add a dash or 2 of bitters to this liqueur
    $200 5
The rim of a cup, or what you might bite to hold back your anger
    $200 8
The 1985 James Bond film "A View to a Kill" climaxed atop this San Francisco landmark
    $200 17
Sydney, Higgins & Big Ears are among the koala mascots used by this airline over the years
    $300 4
This cookbook by Irma Rombauer was 1st printed privately & distributed from her home
    $300 24
The blossoms of these flowers resemble tiny jaws & can be made to open when pinched
    $300 25
Of creme fraiche, creme brulee or creme d'ananas, the one that fits the category
    $300 6
"Cool", "gone", "far-out"; or where the pelvis meets the thighbone
    $300 9
The title of this 1954 Fellini film translates to "The Road"
    $300 19
This economy lodging chain has used Sleepy Bear as its mascot since 1954
    $400 12
As of 1989 this C. McCullough book was the all-time best-selling paperback by a woman
    DD: $200 29
This climbing vine's funnel-shaped flowers open shortly after dawn for just a few hours
    $400 27
Type of liquor you must have to make a zombie
    $400 14
It's the seed of an apple, or a domino's dot
    $400 18
Appropriately, this star sang "The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat" in "The Gang's All Here"
    $400 20
Ralphie the Buffalo attends the home football games of this Big 8 university
    $500 13
This "Ship of Fools" author won her only Pulitzer Prize in 1966 for a collection of her stories
    $500 30
Its flowers resemble fingers; the leaves of the purple variety produce digitalis
    $500 28
An orange blossom is made with gin & orange juice while a gimlet is made with gin & this juice
    $500 15
To move quickly; to fasten something; or just plain nothing
    $500 26
In this 1936 film Gary Cooper portrayed a tuba player from Mandrake Falls who inherits $20 million
    $500 21
Ranger Rick, the mascot of the National Wildlife Federation is this type of animal

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

Lois David Kathy
$300 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lois David Kathy
$2,000 $2,000 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEAREAN 1ST LINES
[The "ST" were in upper case and a little shorter than than the "1"]
20TH CENTURY PERSONALITIES
[The "TH" were upper case and a little shorter than the "20."]
U.S. STATES
MEN OF SCIENCE
MYTHOLOGY
CARNEGIE HALL
    $200 10
It opens, "Two households, both alike in dignity"
    $200 9
Millions of pardons were issued to commemorate this emperor who died on January 7, 1989
    $200 7
State that's often called "The Crossroads of the Pacific"
    $200 6
This naturalist spent more time working with plums, berries & lilies than with his famous potatoes
    $200 1
This pipe-playing god of flocks & shepherds was part man & part goat
    $200 26
He lectured on "The Boer War As I Saw It" in 1901, 39 years before he became prime minister
    $400 11
In Troy there lies the scene of this tragic title couple's story
    $400 13
This British prince was born on November 14, 1948
    $400 20
Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asis was the original name of this state's capital
    $400 8
Paul Muller won a Nobel Prize for developing the insectiside known by this 3-letter name
    $400 2
Hermes invented this musical instrument by stretching strings across a tortoise shell
    $400 27
This British author's 1922 speech on spiritualism was probably far from "elementary"
    $600 12
Title character who muses blackly, "Now is the winter of our discontent"
    DD: $1,000 14
He took over his mother's prime minister job the same day she was assassinated in 1984
    $600 21
Founded by the French c. 1714, Natchitoches is the oldest permanent settlement in this state
    $600 17
He built his own helicopter in 1909 & in 1913 developed the first multi-engine aircraft
    $600 3
In the form of a swan, Zeus seduced this mother of Castor & Pollux
    $600 28
Her November 10, 1956 concert at Carnegie Hall was titled "Lady Sings the Blues"
    $800 24
This play subtitled "Or What You Will" opens, "If music be the food of love, play on"
    $800 15
"Tiger of the Snows" is the autobiography of this famous Sherpa
    $800 22
You can't see the falls for which International Falls in this state is named; they no longer exist
    $800 18
In 1930 John Northrop ended a dispute by proving that an enzyme is this type of substance
    $800 4
This son of Hypnos was the god of dreams
    $800 29
This "Candide" composer made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1943, substituting for conductor Bruno Walter
    $1000 25
Antonio begins it, "In sooth I know not why I am so sad"
    $1000 16
"Tiny Alice" playwright who advised "Start with people. You can't ever make a good play out of an idea."
    $1000 23
Though it has only 40 miles of coastline, it's still nicknamed "The Ocean State"
    $1000 19
In 1900 this German physicist put forth his Quantum Theory
    $1000 5
She challenged Athena to a weaving contest, & was later changed into a spider
    DD: $1,700 30
[AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE] This composer was only 27 when he performed the world premiere of the following concerto in '25: [instrumental music plays]

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lois David Kathy
$7,300 $1,400 $7,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Working here, Lewis Terman adapted Binet's test & came up with the term "intelligence quotient"

Final scores:

Lois David Kathy
$14,600 $2,000 $0
2-day champion: $29,400 2nd place: Lehigh bedroom furniture & "Summer Wildflowers" lithograph + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Sierra Cricket on the Hearth fireplace + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lois David Kathy
$6,800 $2,400 $7,300
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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