Show #1474 - Thursday, January 17, 1991

Lois Kurowski game 4.


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Barbara Pixley, a teacher originally from Lincoln, Nebraska

Monica Nishida, a nursing assistant from Granada Hills, California

Lois Kurowski, a doctoral student from Elkhart, Indiana (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Prior to 1929, when he got a private one, the president had to use a booth adjoining the Oval Office
    $100 16
Cling peaches are called that because they cling to this
    $100 11
Georges Clemenceau called this "much too important a matter to be left to the generals"
    $100 21
Invented by Edwin Land, it was the first instant camera
    $100 1
Though this dam controls the Nile's flood waters, some say it's harmed the environment
    $100 26
Completes the title of Little Richard's 1958 song "Good Golly..."
    $200 3
Among those who filled this post were Latisha Tyler Semple, Harriet Lane & Dolley Madison
    $200 17
The fruit of the nopal cactus is this kind of pear
    $200 12
The "Cynics' Cyclopedia" defined this as "Patrick Henry's second choice"
    $200 22
When Henry Cavendish discovered this lightest-known element, he called it inflammable air
    $200 7
The country's most important crop; Egypt became Europe's main supplier during our Civil War
    $200 27
Brian Hyland hit #1 in 1960 singing about this type of "yellow, polka-dot bikini"
    $300 4
It's between the Green Room & the Red Room on the first floor
    $300 18
Citrus fruit named for the resemblance of its apex to a belly button
    $300 13
An anonymous wag defined a king as "a highly paid model for" these "sticky things"
    $300 23
Galileo is said to have done gravity experiments by dropping weights from this tower
    $300 8
When Sadat was assassinated in 1981, this vice-president succeeded him
    $300 28
In his first big hit, Roy Orbison claimed "Only" they "know how I feel"
    $400 5
The North Portico faces this street
    $400 19
Wintercress is also called scurvy grass because of its high content of this vitamin
    $400 14
Mark Twain said this "Parsifal" composer's music "is better than it sounds"
    $400 24
In ancient times, lodestone was used as a form of this instrument
    $400 9
Established in 970, Cairo's Al-Azar is the chief Islamic one in the world
    $400 29
Freddy Cannon had a 1959 hit singing about this "Lassie"
    $500 6
Teddy Roosevelt had these American animal heads carved into the mantle in the state dining room
    $500 20
Maui & Vidalia, Georgia are famous for producing sweet types of this vegetable
    $500 15
This "Candide" author said, "The secret of being a bore is to tell everything"
    $500 25
A positive ion is formed when an atom loses one or more of these
    DD: $700 10
The eagle, a symbol of this medieval Muslim sultan of Egypt, is on its flag & coat-of-arms
    $500 30
Janis Joplin's only #1 song

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

Lois Monica Barbara
$2,200 $700 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lois Monica Barbara
$5,000 $1,700 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(of different countries)
    $200 1
"The Corsican General"
    $200 13
Manuel Puig's novel about the kiss of this woman was banned in his native Argentina
    $200 9
On average, 7 to 8 yards of material are used in a pagri, a type of this headdress worn in India
    $200 2
A labor contract clause calling for wages to climb automatically, named for a moving staircase
    $200 12
Mama snakes can't remind their kids to do this to their food, since most snakes' teeth aren't made to do it
    $200 23
The ship on Grenada's coat-of-arms represents this explorer who discovered the island in 1498
    $400 4
"The One-Legged Governor of New Netherland"
    $400 17
J.G. Ballard's experiences in this country during World War II shaped his novel "Empire of the Sun"
    $400 14
Worn by England's Yeoman Warders of the Tower, this hat has given them their nickname
    $400 3
The headquarters of the United Automobile Workers is in this city
    $400 16
Scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of this primate, the black-faced lion tamarin
    $400 24
This mountain is prominent on Tanzania's coat-of-arms
    $600 5
"The Lady with the Lamp"
    $600 26
He dedicated "The Winds of War": "With Love to my sons Nathaniel and Joseph"
    $600 15
Basque shepherds commonly wear this soft, brimless hat
    $600 7
From the Latin for "to grasp", it's one who is just learning a trade
    $600 18
This floating sea creature which resembles a jellyfish was probably named for a type of ship
    $600 25
This African country's coat-of-arms reads "The Love of Liberty Brought Us Here"
    $800 6
"The Scourge of God"
    $800 27
This author continued the saga of the Corleones in his novel "The Sicilian"
    $800 21
Indian women of Bolivia wear these mens' hats as a part of their traditional costume
    $800 10
A management strike in which the company refuses to let employees work until its terms are accepted
    DD: $1,500 19
In winter, when its brown coat turns to white, the short-tailed weasel is called this
    DD: $2,000 29
Among the symbols used on its coat-of-arms are two Gurkhas & the Himalayas
    $1000 8
"The Hero of the Nile"
    $1000 28
The Jerzy Kozinski novel that opens with, "It was Sunday. Chance was in the garden"
    $1000 22
This soft felt hat with a tapered crown and center crease is named for an 1882 French play
    $1000 11
2-word phrase for workers' perks developed during World War II because raises were prohibited
    $1000 20
Eskimos of Greenland hunt this whale for its single long ivory tusk

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lois Monica Barbara
$13,400 $5,100 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 women who made the Top 10 on Forbes' list of the highest-earning entertainers of 1989-90

Final scores:

Lois Monica Barbara
$13,400 $0 $11,000
4-day champion: $57,500 3rd place: Gibson portable dishwasher 2nd place: Colortyme home entertainment center

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lois Monica Barbara
$12,000 $5,100 $5,300
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,400

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Game tape date: 1990-10-10
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