Show #1565 - Friday, May 24, 1991


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Bill Puskas, a lawyer from Somerset, New Jersey

Archie Parker, a data management specialist from Merchantville, New Jersey

Mike Heberling, a marketing analyst originally from Temple, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
On September 15, 1789 the Department of Foreign Affairs changed its name to this
    $100 13
He turned from horror to fantasy for his 1987 novel "The Eyes of the Dragon"
    $100 8
Million seller in which Elvis Presley asks, "Are you sorry we drifted apart?"
    $100 3
How you pay for your "stamps" in the game of post office
    $100 22
The name of this Haitian folk religion comes from the African word "vodun", a god or spirit
    $100 1
This entertainer's book "Yes I Can" opens, "I was born in Harlem on December 8, 1925"
    $200 15
The Comptroller of the Currency operates under the auspices of this cabinet department
    $200 18
This translator of the Rubaiyat was known to Thackeray & Tennyson as "Old Fitz"
    $200 9
In 1965 Tom Jones had the ladies "purring" with this questionable hit
    $200 4
Another name for a firefly, or Hasbro's toy that lights up when you hug it
    $200 23
Our word juggernaut comes from the name of a god equated with Vishnu in this religion
    $200 2
This trumpeter studied at Juilliard & joined Charlie Parker's bebop band in 1945
    $300 16
When founded on May 15, 1862, it had only a commissioner, 4 clerks, 1 gardener & his aides
    $300 19
2 centuries before Shakespeare, this medieval English poet tackled "Troilus and Criseyde"
    $300 10
Rod Stewart earned his only platinum record for this 1978 song in question
    $300 20
"Pong"s creator began this video game co. & named it for a Japanese word for "a winner"
    $300 24
The members of this college serve as the pope's chief advisers
    $300 5
Thru the decade of the '60s, the L.A. Dodgers & Green Bay Packers both had stars named this
    $400 17
It's been described as "The custodian of the nation's natural resources"
    $400 11
In her first top ten hit, Connie Francis asked this title question
    $400 21
It's a playing piece in Chinese checkers
    $400 25
This title means enlightened one in Sanskrit
    $400 6
Between 1981 & 1985 this Denver oilman owned 20th Century-Fox
    $500 27
In 1979 Health, Education & Welfare was split into the Dept. of Education & this department
    $500 12
One of two No. 1 hits by the Bee Gees whose titles begin with "How"
    $500 28
2 of the 3 chess pieces that can move up to 7 spaces in one turn
    DD: $1,000 26
The first of the Ten Commandments begins with these 6 words
    $500 7
She ran for Vice President on the Communist Party ticket in 1980

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mike Archie Bill
-$100 $700 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Archie Bill
$600 $3,100 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Disguised as an Afghani, Sir Richard Burton visited this Muslim holy city in 1853
    $200 6
As Mike Oldfield proved in his 1974 best-selling album, these instruments can be "Tubular", man
    $200 8
This symbol of forest fire prevention is buried at a New Mexico state park near Capitan
    $200 26
This J.M. Barrie play, subtitled "The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up", is produced every Christmas in London
    $200 16
Like atoms, comets also have this distinct inner core
    $200 21
"The Father of the Steamboat"
    $400 2
An explorer from this country was first to reach the North Pole
    $400 7
It's the trombone's equivalent of valves
    $400 9
The cutthroat species of this fish was adopted as the state fish in 1955
    $400 27
This title Roman walks off unmolested with the lion at the end of Shaw's play
    $400 17
Mainly composed of dust & ice, comets have been called "dirty" ones of these
    $400 22
"The Father of the Telegraph"
    $600 3
This Sound, an inlet of the Pacific, is named for a 2nd lieutenant in Geo. Vancouver's expedition
    DD: $2,500 13
In "The Devil's Dictionary", Bierce called it "A parlor utensil for subduing the impenitent visitor"
    $600 10
Because the U.S. supported a rival, this Mexican bandit raided Columbus, killing about 16 people in 1916
    $600 28
This A. Miller masterpiece is subtitled "Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem"
    $600 18
Most asteroids are found between the orbits of these two planets
    $600 23
"The Father of the Turks" which is what his name means
    $800 4
In 1682 he reached the mouth of the Mississippi & claimed the region for France
    $800 14
Strictly speaking an orchestra's timpani are these vessel-shaped instruments
    $800 11
Located in the foothills of the Guadalupe Mountains it's New Mexico's only national park
    $800 29
The title locale where Irma's lover is shot in Genet's play or where the audience might sit to see it
    $800 19
Large comets often travel through space within a cloud of this gas
    $800 24
"The Father of the Blues"
    $1000 5
Ibn Battutah, a Moroccan, explored Russia & later went to this fabled Mali city in 1353
    $1000 15
This pear-shaped instrument, whose name means "small lute", is a bluegrass band standard
    $1000 12
The state's first railroad, it was completed in 1879 & ran from Kansas to New Mexico
    DD: $1,000 30
"Another Part of the Forest" is a prequel to this Lillian Hellman play
    $1000 20
In 1973 Skylab astronauts had a chance to study this comet, which appears every 75,000 years
    $1000 25
"The Father of the American Revolution", he organized the Boston Tea Party

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Archie Bill
$3,800 $5,300 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The last name of Lord Darnley, whose son became King of England in 1603

Final scores:

Mike Archie Bill
$7,600 $10,600 $7,599
2nd place: a trip to Orlando, Florida New champion: $10,600 3rd place: Laguna sportswear + Nintendo Entertainment System with games

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Archie Bill
$3,800 $5,800 $11,600
9 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1991-02-25
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