Show #1526 - Monday, April 1, 1991


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Eric Miller, a bankruptcy attorney from Baltimore, Maryland

Ann Catlin, a computer programmer from Brick, New Jersey

Dan Avila, a photographer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This is Math Awareness Month, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics have asked us to do something in honor of National Math Awareness Month, and that's why we've got that category. We'll find out how well it plays in a few moments.)
    $100 5
This no-nonsense First Lady admitted that her trademark pearls are fake
    $100 1
Numerical "Force" "from Navarone" that Harrison Ford was part of, or Bo Derek's No. in a 1979 film
    $100 10
In 1990 Doug Drabek became the first Pittsburgh Pirate since Vern Law in 1960 to win this pitching award
    $100 15
Term for a type of triangle with three equal sides
    $100 21
You should whip this ingredient before you top your Chantilly potatoes with it
    $100 26
Both NYC & Philadelphia claim the oldest of these in the U.S.
    $200 6
She had 4 sons but only the oldest, Robert, lived to adulthood
    $200 2
This Nicholson was a Joker
    $200 11
Cartoonist Bill Watterson won a Reuben Award for this comic strip about a boy & his tiger
    $200 16
For this operation, most people use the borrow method
    $200 22
A classic plum pudding contains this kind of fat
    $200 27
In the old standard song, "The strings of my heart" went this way
    $300 7
Zasu Pitts got this First Lady her first professional role in a play
    $300 3
If you want to see a butterfly that's prissy, check out this butterfly in "Gone with the Wind"
    $300 12
In 1975 Sen. Proxmire originated this award to publicize wasteful gov't spending
    $300 17
After multiplying these you should reduce the product if possible
    $300 23
A type of shell that holds creamed meat dishes, or a nickname for Patricia
    $300 28
Johnston McCulley's novel "The Curse of Capistrano" gave us this character a.k.a. Don Diego
    DD: $500 8
She didn't attend her husband's 1797 inauguration because her mother-in-law was ill
    $400 4
As Cody Allen on TV, this Perry lived on the boat "Riptide"
    $400 13
Named for magazine publisher Hugo Gernsback, the Hugo Award honors this literary genre
    $400 18
The name "geometry" comes from two Greek words meaning this
    $400 24
If you want to be veddy British, sprinkle your fish & chips with the malt type of this
    $400 29
The Tom Wilson comic character who has his own line of greeting cards
    $500 9
The only first lady whose given name was Claudia
    $500 14
On the PBS anthology series "Mystery!", Sam Neill played Reilly, who was this "of Spies"
    $500 20
The Obie Awards for off-Broadway theater are sponsored by this weekly New York paper
    $500 19
It's a quarter of a circle or one of four divisions of a plane
    $500 25
A genoise is a butter-rich one of these
    $500 30
Ahura Mazda is not a model of car, but the 1 true god of this religion

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Dan Ann Eric
$300 $600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Ann Eric
$800 $1,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The games featuring these fighters began in the 3rd Cent. B.C. as part of funeral ceremonies
    $200 6
The short story writer Saki was killed in action in this war in 1916
    $200 11
The name for this sea comes from the Latin for "in the middle of land"
    $200 21
This Russian word is from the Greek for "sailor of the universe"
    $200 16
"The Starry Night"
    $400 2
The 4th king of Rome, Ancus Marcus, is credited with building the 1st bridge across this river
    $400 7
Scotsman who published "The Betrothed" & "The Talisman" together as "Tales of the Crusaders"
    $400 24
A combine is a combination harvester & this machine that separates seed from straw
    $400 12
The Tasman Sea separates Australia & this country
    $400 22
On March 23, 1965 Gus Grissom & John Young became the 1st pair to orbit in this new space project
    $400 17
"2 Tahitian Women"
    $600 3
He named himself princeps, or first citizen, but is known in history as the first emperor
    $600 8
Wilkie Collins wrote a novel about a mysterious "Woman in" this color who lived in an asylum
    $600 25
The largest farms, some over 60,000 acres, are the state farms in this country
    $600 13
It's New Mexico's largest & longest river
    DD: $800 23
While Neil Armstrong & Edwin Aldrin explored the moon, he orbited about 70 miles above
    $600 18
"Luncheon on the Grass"
    $800 4
The 2 men in this post were responsible for counting the Romans & controlling moral conduct
    $800 9
Ole E. Rolvaag wrote "Giants in the Earth" in this language; it was then translated into English
    $800 28
Of the top 3 grains grown in the world, the U.S. is first in the production of this one
    $800 14
The name of this river which empties into the Bay of Bengal means "the son of Brahma"
    $800 26
It's the only planet not yet encountered by a space probe
    $800 19
"View of Toledo"
    DD: $1,400 5
It's believed the Romans turned against the ruling Etruscans after Sextus Tarquinius raped her
    $1000 10
Completes the title of Olive Ann Burns' novel "Cold Sassy..."
    $1000 15
Connecticut is bordered on the south by this arm of the Atlantic
    $1000 27
The European Space Agency designed this 3-stage rocket to launch its payloads
    $1000 20
"The Dance Class"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Ann Eric
$1,000 $3,700 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country's national anthem is "William of Nassau"

Final scores:

Dan Ann Eric
$0 $1,599 $5,800
3rd place: Sanyo remote control stereo music system & a Nintendo Entertainment System with Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune games 2nd place: Trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico and the island of St. Kitts aboard Delta Airlines New champion: $5,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Ann Eric
$2,400 $3,700 $3,200
18 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,300

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Game tape date: 1991-02-11
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