Show #1524 - Thursday, March 28, 1991

Tom Halpern game 5.


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Jeff Demmin, an engineer from San Jose, California

Anne Eskridge, a child care administrator originally from Mobile, Alabama

Tom Halpern, a researcher and writer from New York City, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This resort city in Austria's Tirol is the northern gateway to the Brenner Pass in the Alps
    $100 11
Vitello tonnato is cold veal with a sauce made of this fish
    $100 6
As a warning before striking, these snakes will generally raise their hoods
    $100 22
Peggy Lee co-wrote the song "He's a Tramp" for this film & she sang it, too
    $100 14
For 40 years Jerry Lewis has been chairman of & a spokesman for this association
    $100 16
O. Henry set many of his stories in this city, which he called Bagdad-on-the-Subway
    $200 2
This Kansas City suburb was the starting point for the Oregon, Santa Fe & California Trails
    $200 12
A relative of the wild cavy, this laboratory animal is the national dish of Ecuador
    $200 7
While it can mean any small horse, it's usually one under 58 inches tall
    $200 23
A song from "Peter Pan" advises, "Never Smile at" one of these big reptiles
    $200 24
If you're a Brownie or Daisy, you belong to this organization
    $200 17
The story "The Rubaiyat of a Scotch Highball" contains quotes from the "Rubaiyat of" this author
    $300 3
The headquarters for the American Legion is located in this state capital
    $300 13
The tandoor in which tandoori chicken is made is this type of cooking device
    $300 8
This Tibetan dog breed may have developed from the Pekingese & the Lhasa apso
    $300 28
"Biddle-Dee-Dee" is a song from "Toby Tyler" & "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo" is a song from this film
    $300 25
The oldest humane society in the U.S. is the ASPCA which stands for this
    $300 18
Many consider "The Ransom of" this person his funniest story
    $400 4
This Swiss resort town is so named because it's located between 2 lakes
    $400 15
A frequent ingredient in gravy, this term refers to the heart, gizzard, etc. of fowl
    $400 9
An ibis is a bird & an ibex is a wild one of these
    $400 29
The 1951 film that features the song "Painting the Roses Red" & "March of the Cards"
    $400 26
National records for shooting competitions are kept by this organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
    $400 19
O. Henry's original middle name, some say it begins with "Si" but others spell it "Sy"
    $500 5
Some say Macbeth murdered Duncan in a castle near this Scottish city
    $500 21
Named for a village near Milan, this is the foremost blue cheese
    DD: $500 10
This rodent's name is derived from the Latin for "sleep"
    $500 30
King Louie the orangutan sings "I Wanna Be Like You" to Mowgli in this film
    $500 27
The 1977 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to this organization, devoted to helping prisoners of conscience
    $500 20
The walrus & the carpenter could tell you O. Henry's first book was called "Cabbages and" these

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

Tom Anne Jeff
$1,000 $400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Anne Jeff
$2,600 $1,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
His 1949 novel about a missionary, "The God-Seeker", is set in Minn.; so is his "Main Street"
    $200 2
While in this island country south of India, visit the gem mines near Ratnapura
    $200 26
The Black Prince's ruby on the British crown isn't a real ruby but a spinel of this color
    $200 7
Legend says her late husband's uncle was 1 of the men who asked her to sew the first U.S. flag
    $200 21
An 1864 2-cent piece was the first U.S. coin to bear this motto
    $200 12
Petrology & mineralogy are both branches of this science
    $400 17
In Twain's novel, the prince and the pauper are born in this city on the same day
    $400 3
This British colony lies about 600 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
    $400 27
Legend says Cleopatra once dropped 2 of these mollusk gems in wine or vinegar & drank them
    $400 8
She was 80 when she retired as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1900
    $400 22
This structure first appeared on the back of the penny in 1959
    $400 13
It can mean the expression of religious belief, as well as the study & description of God
    $600 18
Eudora Welty's novel "Delta Wedding" takes place in this state in the early 1920s
    $600 4
So. Pacific island named after the Latin name for Scotland because it resembled that country
    $600 28
All diamonds consist of this element
    $600 9
Pierre Laclede, the founder of St. Louis, was a merchant from this city downriver
    $600 23
In the early 1800s, this country's dollar or piece of eight was the main currency in the U.S.
    $600 14
From the Greek for "blood" comes this term for the study of blood & its diseases
    DD: $1,000 19
Naguib Mahfouz's trilogy about this capital of his homeland has been called a "monumental masterwork"
    $800 5
In 1635 France claimed this Caribbean island & built a settlement at St. Pierre
    $800 29
In the 1950s a bust of Pres. Eisenhower was carved from a 2,097-carat "star" one of these
    $800 10
She was born in 1587 to an English settler named Ananias & a governor's daughter named Ellinor
    $800 24
Dies for all U.S. coins are made at the mint in this city
    $800 15
As your local druggist can tell you, it's the study of drugs & their effects
    $1000 20
In this Agatha Christie novel, 10 guests are enticed to a mysterious house party on Indian Island
    $1000 6
Kharg Island, this country's major offshore oil terminal, was seriously damaged in the 1980s war
    $1000 30
The belief that these gems are unlucky may derive from a Sir Walter Scott novel, "Anne of Geierstein"
    DD: $1,500 11
He was the only president born in Delaware--Delaware, Ohio, that is--& he won by just 1 electoral vote
    $1000 25
The U.S. Treasury building appears on the reverse side of this bill
    $1000 16
It's the science of poisonous substances & their effects

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Anne Jeff
$8,400 $7,400 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's sometimes completed with "but satisfaction brought it back"

Final scores:

Tom Anne Jeff
$14,800 $200 $7,400
5-day champion: + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 3rd place: Magnavox Movie Maker camcorder + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 2nd place: 7-day Norwegian Cruise Line trip to the Caribbean + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Anne Jeff
$8,400 $7,700 $6,200
16 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,300

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Game tape date: 1991-01-30
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