Show #1564 - Thursday, May 23, 1991


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Mike Heberling, a marketing analyst originally from Temple, Pennsylvania

Andrea Lehman, a freelance editor from Trenton, New Jersey

Ken DeBusk, a computer instructor from Coldwater, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Sometime between 1508 & 1512 Michelangelo painted a drunk Noah on its ceiling
    $100 18
The New World bean named for the capital of Peru
    $100 2
Title line preceding "After 'while crocodile"
    $100 13
The Earthworks Group published "50 Simple Things Kids Can Do" to save this
    $100 1
Pass this birthday & you're too old to enlist, but you can now become president
    $100 11
Ned is always hiding in this room
    $200 27
The water must have been cold in Bath; it was after he moved there he painted "The Blue Boy"
    $200 19
Smoked precooked sausages, named for the German town whose link sausages may have inspired them
    $200 3
In "Eleanor Rigby", he writes "the words of a sermon that no one will hear"
    $200 14
Charles Perrault called this nursery character "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge"
    $200 7
Special cap worn by members of the U.S. Army Special Forces "A" Team
    $200 12
Nero never fiddled around in this Nevada city
    $300 28
Rembrandt made his by using acid on a metal plate, then printing onto paper
    $300 20
Tenderized flank steak, thinly sliced along the grain
    $300 4
"Long distance information, give me" this city
    $300 15
He first enchanted children with 1937's "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street"
    $300 8
The Navy's special forces who are trained for all-terrain combat, not for playing horns in a circus
    $300 23
The first name of a late, great Swedish actress
    $400 29
De Kooning & Pollock are both classified as this type of expressionists
    $400 21
Also called a "western sandwich", it combines scrambled eggs, ham, onion & green pepper
    $400 5
Tom Jones hit that begins, "Well, she's all you'd ever want, she's the kind men like to flaunt"
    $400 16
In 1990 this embattled author wrote "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" from his place in hiding
    $400 9
The first WAC contingent served in this war
    $400 24
If you dared to look at this mythological monster, you'd be far from amused
    $500 30
Houdon's marble statue of this Enlightenment philosopher seated is at the Comedie Francaise
    $500 22
Magyu cattle, massaged with straw & fed on beer, produce this expensive Japanese beef named for a city
    $500 6
Neil DIamond told us that "ev'rybody knows one" & "ev'ry garden grows one"
    DD: $800 17
When Maurice Sendak's Max gets mad he goes "Where" these "Are"
    $500 10
The emblem of the Marine Corps shows a globe, an eagle & one of these
    $500 25
1 of these is missing from my linen closet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Ken Andrea Mike
$800 $500 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Andrea Mike
$1,100 $1,800 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
The first 29 countries joined this on Oct. 24, 1945
    $200 6
On his return to England in 1864, he wrote "Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambezi and its Tributaries"
    $200 19
In its currency, 100 centimes equal one of these
    $200 1
The positive electrode of a tube is an anode, the negative electrode, this
    $200 13
The L.A. Area Council of the Boy Scouts named a humanitarian award for him: what a thriller
    $200 18
The Liberty Bell was cast twice in 1753 by John Pass & Charles Stow, founders in this city
    $400 9
In 1530 Charles V became the last emperor of this crowned by the Pope
    $400 7
This comic titled his 1986 autobiography "Absolutely Mahvelous"
    $400 20
The French word for "castles"; lovely ones dot the Loire Valley
    $400 2
In addition to his electrical work, Georg Ohm helped found this science of sound
    $400 14
In 1917 Herbert Bayard Swope of the N.Y. World became the first man to win this prize for reporting
    $400 24
From 1949-63 this coin featured Franklin on 1 side & the Liberty Bell on the reverse
    $600 10
Beaten to the North Pole by Peary, this Norwegian reached the South Pole Dec. 14, 1911
    $600 28
Allan Nevins' book subtitled "The Times, the Man, the Company" is a study of this automaker
    $600 21
Long before hippies, the French used this a their basic unit of local gov't
    $600 3
In 1905 he was the first to propose the existence of particles of light called photons
    $600 15
The Directors Guild of America's top honorary award is named for this "Birth of a Nation" director
    $600 25
A quote from this book is inscribed on the bell
    DD: $2,500 11
In 1990 Lothar de Maiziere was the last prime minister of this country
    $800 29
Founder of the U.S. organization, she wrote "The Red Cross in Peace and War" & "A Story of the Red Cross"
    $800 22
It's the only remaining European possession on the South American mainland
    $800 4
A roller coaster atop the slope has potential energy; as it rolls down, it builds up this energy
    DD: $1,000 16
The Governor-General's Literary Awards were established in this country in 1936
    $800 26
The yoke is made of the wood of this American tree which has been devastated by disease in recent years
    $1000 12
Prince Edward of Woodstock got this nickname from the color of his armor in the Hundred Years' War
    $1000 30
In his book "Head First", he reasserted that positive attitudes can fight disease
    $1000 23
De Gaulle had the gall to increase the president's powers when he founded this number republic in 1958
    $1000 5
This man, known for his pendulum, made the first gyroscope in 1852
    $1000 17
The Mystery Writers of America gave Joan Kahn one of these awards for lifetime achievement
    $1000 27
Tradition holds the bell cracked in 1835 while tolling the death of this Chief Justice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Andrea Mike
$7,500 $4,000 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In NYC in 1955 she said, "An actress's life is so transitory--suddenly you're a building"

Final scores:

Ken Andrea Mike
$0 $5,000 $13,999
3rd place: Mad Raq tennis rackets 2nd place: Merillat shelving system + a Sanyo color TV New champion: $13,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Andrea Mike
$8,300 $4,000 $9,300
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 1991-02-25
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