Show #1605 - Friday, July 19, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament final game 2.
Last game of Season 7.
Last show with 1985–1991 set.


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Bob Olsen, a marketing teacher from Northbrook, Illinois (subtotal of $7,200)

Lou Pryor, an attorney from New Canaan, Connecticut (subtotal of $7,300)

Mary Webster, a Social Security quality assessor from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
In a telegram on December 17, 1903, they wrote, "Success. Four flights Thursday morning"
    $100 10
American colony that was a "holy experiment" for the Society of Friends or Quakers
    $100 19
1936's "Modern Times" was the last film in which he appeared as the Little Tramp
    $100 24
In 1927 this aviator was named Time magazine's first Man of the Year
    $100 6
Founded by George Rogers Clark in 1778, this Kentucky city was named for a French monarch
    $100 1
A.E. Housman wrote, "A tail behind, a trunk in front, complete the usual" one of these
    $200 15
On February 9, 1941, he told FDR, "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job"
    $200 11
1 of the 2 gospels in which a version of the Lord's Prayer appears
    $200 20
He played a priest in "San Francisco" in 1936 & again in 1938 for "Boys Town"
    $200 27
This actor won a 1966 Tony for his one-man show, "Mark Twain Tonight!"
    $200 7
This Nevada city calls itself "the biggest little city in the world"
    $200 2
In this poem the borogoves were "all mimsy"
    $300 16
In 1521 he told the Diet of Worms, "I cannot and I will not recant anything"
    $300 13
This Christian church is headed by the patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt
    $300 21
In studio logos, MGM had a lion & Republic one of these birds
    $300 28
In 1974, this co.'s Charlie was named Most Successful Introduction of a New Women's Fragrance
    $300 8
This Virginia port is headquarters for the Navy's Atlantic fleet
    $300 3
Hilaire Belloc wrote, "When I'm dead, I hope it may be said: 'His sins were scarlet, but his books were'" this
    DD: $600 17
He told the 1984 Dem. Convention, "Our flag is red, white, & blue, but our nation is a rainbow"
    $400 25
In Judaism it's the collective term for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
    $400 22
This classic 1931 Cagney film was based on the John Bright story "Beer and Blood"
    $400 29
A 1977 winner of the Pres. Medal of Freedom, Bruce Catton was a noted historian of this war
    $400 9
It's "the nation's oldest city"
    $400 4
A piggy-wig in a wood sold his nose ring to this Edward Lear pair
    $500 18
About this first battle of the Revolutionary War, S. Adams said, "What a glorious morning for America"
    $500 26
A religious retreat or commune in India; Gandhi had one at Wardha
    $500 23
The 2 1939 films directed by Victor Fleming
    $500 30
This comedian's "Meeting of Minds" show on PBS won a 1981 Emmy for Best Informational Series
    $500 12
This largest city in Kansas is the world's top producer of general aviation aircraft
    $500 5
He wrote, "Isn't it funny how a bear likes honey? Buzz! Buzz! Buzz! I wonder why he does?"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mary Lou Bob
$1,000 $2,100 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Lou Bob
$1,700 $4,500 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This sports star tells all in his 1990 autobiography, "Bo Knows Bo"
    $200 11
Founded in 1847, the Quincy Grammar School in this state was the USA's 1st graded elem. school
    $200 14
The Italian part of this coastal resort area runs from the French border to Tuscany
    DD: $1,500 1
He wrote the following while employed by the U.S. Marine Corps:
    $200 15
Name shared by a Beatles album title & a 1835 invention of Samuel Colt
    $200 23
A short ballet skirt, or South African Archbishop Desmond
    $400 7
She dedicated her autobiography "To Walter Mondale for his faith & to John Zaccaro for his strength"
    $400 12
The 1st schools in Alaska were established in the 1820s by this country
    $400 16
Standard Italian came from the dialect used in this city by Dante, Petrarch & Boccaccio
    $400 2
Verdi's first name
    $400 18
Adjective attached to Gustave Pasch's match & Walter Hunt's pin
    $400 24
German spa town in the Black Forest region
    $600 8
In 1972 this real-life heroine of "The Sound of Music" published her autobiography, "Maria"
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1783, while teaching in Goshen, N.Y., this educator first published his "American Spelling Book"
    $600 17
The 3 colors on the flag of Italy are red, white & this
    $600 3
He called his "Bolero" a "piece for orchestra without music"
    $600 28
In 1792 William Murdock was the first to use coal gas for this purpose
    $600 25
This maker of artificial flowers is in love with Rodolpho in Puccini's opera "La Boheme"
    $800 9
In 1981 this longtime editor of the "Saturday Review" wrote his autobiography, "Human Options"
    $800 21
Most of Aristotle's extant writings may have been notes for his lectures at this Athenian school
    $800 19
Stendhal wrote about "The Charterhouse of" this city, world famous for its cheese
    $800 4
Austria put his picture on its 5,000 schilling note to honor the 200th anniversary of his death in 1991
    $800 29
John Ericsson invented this to replace the paddlewheel as the propulsion device on steamships
    $800 26
In 1972 Stanford researchers began teaching this female gorilla sign language
    $1000 10
This trumpeter, a co-founder of the "Bebop" movement, titled his 1979 autobio. "To Be or Not to Bop"
    $1000 22
Named for a lake in Western N.Y., this early 20th c. movement's traveling lecturers often spoke in tents
    $1000 20
To reach the island of Sicily from the "toe" of Italy, cross this narrow strait
    $1000 5
Camille Saint-Saens dedicated his 3rd symphony to the memory of this Hungarian pianist
    $1000 30
In the 1850s this man sued Isaac Singer over infringements on the patents of the sewing machine
    $1000 27
Frilly trimmings such as ribbons or ruffles on women's clothing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Lou Bob
$2,500 $13,500 $9,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This baron was England's poet laureate from 1850 to 1892, longer than anyone else

Final scores:

Mary Lou Bob
$5,000 $19,301 $19,400

Cumulative scores:

Mary Lou Bob
$10,800 $26,601 $26,600
2nd runner-up: $10,800 + NES with Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Fisher-Price educational games, and Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy Tournament champion: $26,601 + NES with Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Fisher-Price educational games, and Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy 1st runner-up: $26,600 + NES with Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Fisher-Price educational games, and Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Lou Bob
$2,500 $12,900 $8,400
8 R,
0 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1991-03-26
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