Show #1536 - Monday, April 15, 1991


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Jonathan Brandt, an actor originally from Stirling, New Jersey

Kelly Wiessner, an editor originally from Fanwood, New Jersey

Burt Albert, a lawyer from Salem, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
An atom that becomes electrically charged by gaining or losing an electron
    $100 2
In a Beatles song, she "picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been"
    $100 19
This country has fairy folk called shee as well as leprechauns
    $100 7
This huge Asian country's 1st copyright law is scheduled to go into effect on June 1, 1991
    $100 1
This library's administrator is appointed by the President with the approval of the Senate
    $100 22
This most popular English cheese is naturally white, but often sold dyed orange
    $200 17
A light bulb breaking produces 1 of these, the opposite of an explosion
    $200 3
"When you're alone & life is making you lonely, you can always go" here
    $200 27
He puts "sleepy dust" in children's eyes to help them sleep
    $200 8
These islands off the coast of Ecuador are scattered over an area of some 36,000 square miles
    $200 12
The Astor & Lenox Libraries formed the basis for this city's public library in 1895
    $200 23
The semisoft Wisconsin cheese shaped like the building block for which it's named
    $300 18
All non-carbon compounds are studied by this major branch of chemistry
    $300 4
"Who walks in the classroom cool and slow? Who calls the English teacher 'daddy-o'?"
    $300 28
Some say the Menehunes of this U.S. state can build a road in a single night
    $300 9
This Belgian city is famous for its bridges & its name is Dutch for bridges
    $300 13
The Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library at this N.J. school is the state's largest research library
    $300 24
Called "the cheese of kings & popes", it's the only blue cheese made from ewe's milk
    $400 20
Muscles remain at the same length but their tension increases in this type of exercise
    $400 5
"Oh, here she comes, watch out boy, she'll chew you up, oh, here she comes, she's" this
    $400 29
A bowl of cream is one of the few gifts these fairies with a "sweet snack" name will accept
    $400 10
Queen Mary's dolls' house is one of the attractions at this castle 22 miles west of London
    $400 14
This state's oldest library is the Wilmington Institute Free Library, founded in 1788
    $400 25
This Dutch variety is similar to Edam, except that its extra butterfat makes it creamier
    $500 21
It's another name for polio
    DD: $600 6
It begins, "When the night has come and the land is dark and the moon is the only light we'll see"
    $500 11
The world's leading dinosaur museum is in this westernmost prairie province of Canada
    $500 15
His presidential library was dedicated on July 19, 1990 in Yorba Linda, California
    $500 26
It's how the French say "cheese"

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

Burt Kelly Jonathan
$500 $500 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Burt Kelly Jonathan
$1,300 $2,000 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Unjustly condemned for treason, Alfred Dreyfus was sent to this penal colony in 1895
    $200 26
The path followed by electric current, it has to be closed for the light to work
    $200 11
Eudora Welty celebrated her 79th birthday by visiting this home of Thomas Jefferson
    $200 1
This Nevada capital lies 14 miles east of Lake Tahoe
    $200 12
Arthur Miller's play "Incident At Vichy" takes place during this war
    $200 21
The Sixth Amendment guarantees every American the right to a speedy & public one of these
    $400 7
The overthrow of Robespierre in 1794 ended this period of the French Revolution
    $400 27
Occupation of Carlton on TV's "Rhoda"
    $400 13
His books include "Thank You, Jeeves", "Very Good, Jeeves" & "Carry On, Jeeves"
    $400 2
This capital's tallest buildings are the John Hancock Tower & the Prudential Center
    $400 14
This rock musical that opened on Broadway in April 1968 listed the staff astrologer on the program
    $400 22
Congress shall not abridge the "right of the people peaceably to" do this
    $600 8
Due to our desire to build a canal, we encouraged the Panamanian revolt against this country in 1903
    $600 28
A contraction of Mary Magdalene's name gave us this adjective for "foolishly sentimental"
    $600 16
More than 30 of his books were made into films, including "Hondo" & "How the West Was Won"
    DD: $1,000 3
By the mid-19th c., this city had become major Pacific whaling port
    $600 15
"Questionable" title of Edward Albee's first full-length play
    $600 23
Adopted in 1791, the Bill of Rights bears the signatures of the Speaker of the House & this Vice Pres.
    $800 9
These eastern Mediterranean traders were the first known colonists in ancient Spain
    $800 29
The "tail" side of a coin is the reverse; the "head" side is this
    $800 17
This author of "The Bonfire of the Vanities" started writing a biography of Napoleon when was 9
    $800 4
The Sunflower State Exposition is held annually in this capital
    DD: $2,000 19
He based "Camille" on his novel "La Dame aux Camelias"
    $800 24
The Fourth Amendment prohibits unreasonable search & this
    $1000 10
At the 1801, naval Battle of Copenhagen, Sir Hyde Parker was Britain's first-in-command & he was second
    $1000 30
From Greek for "public service", it's a body of rites prescribed for a public religious service
    $1000 18
She's Princess Diana's stepgrandmother, but she's better known for her romance novels
    $1000 5
This city's capitol building is built in the shape of the sun symbol of the Zia Indian pueblo
    $1000 20
This Frenchman's 1669 comedy "The Miser" was derived from Plautus' play "Aulularia"
    $1000 25
This future president was both the chief architect of the Bill of Rights & the Father of the Constitution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Burt Kelly Jonathan
$7,300 $3,200 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This classic race was first won by Ray Harroun on May 30, 1911

Final scores:

Burt Kelly Jonathan
$11,401 $1,500 $11,399
3-day champion: $28,402 3rd place: Cazal 951 & 955 sunglasses + Nintendo Entertainment System with games 2nd place: trip to the Cayman Islands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Burt Kelly Jonathan
$7,300 $3,200 $8,600
15 R,
3 W
13 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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Game tape date: 1991-02-13
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