Show #1531 - Monday, April 8, 1991


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James Hyder, a systems manager from Columbia, Maryland

Lynda Burkett, a special projects assistant from Alexandria, Virginia

Richard Shildt, an elementary school principal from Cyclone, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Boy, wasn't that a good year?)
    $100 16
A group of 19th c. authors is called the Knickerbocker Group after his pen name
    $100 1
This ursine likes to eat seals as well as fish
    $100 6
Latin for “before noon”, it’s what A.M. stands for
    $100 17
Cher sings “The Shoop Shoop Song” over this 1990 film’s closing credits
    $100 22
Charles Rennie Mackintosh of this country was 1 of the most innovative Art Nouveau architects
    $100 11
One of his patents that year was for a motion-picture projector, the kinetoscope
    $200 27
Poet & editor Wm. C. Bryant is known for his 1870-71 translations of these 2 Homeric works
    $200 2
The emperor is the largest variety of this bird
    $200 7
Spoken or sung at the end of Latin masses, Deo gratias means this
    DD: $700 18
In 1968 Hugo Montenegro took this title tune to No. 2 on the pop charts:
    $200 23
Not surprisingly, the French town of Chantilly is known for this type of fabric
    $200 12
900,000 acres of land in this state were opened for settlement on Sept. 22 though some went sooner
    $300 3
The bellow of this tusked sea animal can be heard from half a mile away
    $300 8
Seneca said “Ars longa, vita brevis", which means this
    $300 19
“Clang, clang, clang, went the trolley, Ding, ding, ding, went the bell, Zing, zing, zing, went” these
    $300 24
The “slipper” type of this lustrous fabric can be used to make slippers or draperies
    $300 13
An attack on American sailors in Valparaiso brought the U.S. to the brink of war with this country
    $400 4
This ox, one of the northernmost hoofed animals, is named for the odor it emits
    $400 9
Someone who is primus inter pares is first among these people
    $400 20
Pat Boone sang that this “is for the very young, Ev’ry star’s a wishing star that shines for you”
    $400 25
Edward Kemeys designed the lions that guard the entrance to the Art Institute of this city
    $400 14
George Hale’s spectroheliograph made it possible to photograph this using one w.l. of light
    $500 5
When these rodents drown during their migrations, it’s an accident, not suicide
    $500 10
The abbreviation q.v. which stands for quod vide, literally means this
    $500 21
Pop songstress who won an Oscar in 1989 for “Let The River Run” from “Working Girl”
    $500 26
The back of a Salem rocker is usually lower than the back of this other rocker named for a Mass. city
    $500 15
James Naismith invented basketball in this Massachusetts town in December

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

Richard Lynda James
$1,300 -$200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Lynda James
$800 -$700 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we did so well on 1891, we thought we'd test you on...)
    $200 9
Merged island countries include Sao Tome & Principe and Trinidad & this
    $200 2
Shortly after promoting him, Darius had him cast into a lion’s den
    $200 1
The manzanillo is the most widely grown type in Calif.; almost all are eaten, not pressed for oil
    $200 12
Cobweb is a fairy, not a spider, in this comedy
    $200 26
A column of “Hints” has been written under this name shared by a mother & the daughter who succeeded her
    $200 21
In March, Congress passed an excise tax on this, provoking a rebellion in 1794
    $400 10
Its capital, largest city & chief port is Palermo
    $400 3
According to II Chronicles 2, over 153,000 people worked on its construction in Jerusalem
    $400 5
Hawkeye Pierce could tell you that kimchi is pickled vegetables common in this country
    $400 13
Hamlet gives his “Alas, poor Yorick!” soliloquy in this location
    $400 27
Columnist whose 1922 “Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage” sold over half a million copies
    $400 22
His opera “Die Zauberflote” premiered in Vienna on Sept. 30
    $600 15
Capital of French Guiana & the name of the island it’s on, it gave its name to a kind of pepper
    DD: $500 4
The Lord told Satan, “There is none like him in the Earth, a perfect and an upright man”
    $600 6
Lactobacillus bulgaricus is added to milk to make this thick semi-solid dairy product
    $600 14
After Emilia is stabbed in this tragedy, she says, “I will play the swan” & sings before she dies
    $600 28
Last name of brothers Stuart & Joseph who together wrote the “Matter of Fact” column
    $600 23
He published the first part of “The Rights of Man” in England & was later charged with treason
    $800 19
Tanzania’s capital was founded by the sultan of this island that’s now part of the country
    $800 7
Ahasuerus liked her better than all the other virgins so he made her queen in place of Vashti
    $800 11
“The Joy of Cooking” says these liquor-soaked cakes have been enjoyed 25 years after baking
    $800 16
Shakespeare wrote, “When in disgrace with” this “and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state”
    $800 29
As financial reporter for the N.Y. Post she used initials for her byline to pass for a man
    $800 24
Born in Cove Gap, Penn. on April 23, he later became the 15th U.S. president
    $1000 20
Though they sound Egyptian, these islands in the N. Atlantic are part of Denmark
    $1000 8
Korah was killed for rebelling against Moses but his descendants wrote some of the 150 of these
    $1000 18
The name of these little snacks is Cantonese for “heart’s delight”
    DD: $2,000 17
This young woman lives on an island with her father, a magician
    $1000 30
Columnist for N.Y.’s Newsday who wrote the novel “The Gang that Couldn’t Shoot Straight”
    $1000 25
This Italian announced that electricity applied to frogs’ legs caused them to twitch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Lynda James
$3,600 $1,600 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Connecticut was the last of the original 13 states to ratify this & didn’t do it until 1939

Final scores:

Richard Lynda James
$7,190 $3,200 $7,201
2nd place: Broyhill solid cherry entertainment center + Samsung color TV & VCR 3rd place: Konica ZF-80 RC + a Nintendo Entertainment System + games New champion: $7,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Lynda James
$3,600 $1,700 $7,200
16 R,
6 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,500

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Game tape date: 1991-02-12
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