Show #1559 - Thursday, May 16, 1991

1991 College Championship final game 1.
Game in which 61 correct responses were given (with 6 rebounds).


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Tim Lakin, a sophomore from Northwestern University

Andre DuVoisin, a senior from the University of New Orleans

Scott Gillispie, a senior from Georgia Tech

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
On the death of Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966, she became prime minister of India
    $100 1
Robert De Niro wakes up from a catatonic trance in this film about post-encephalitic disorders
    $100 9
George Bush is our third President to have attended this Connecticut school
    $100 10
Germanium used to be used in semiconductors until this more common element superseded it
    $100 30
It means to bring your lunch to work in a sack
    $100 12
This little bird hates to be called "Feathers"
    $200 20
In 1978 he became prime minister as well as president of the Philippines
    $200 2
Johnny Depp's first line in this 1990 film was "Dont go...I'm not finished"
    $200 18
The university of this city isn't in the city itself but in neighboring Coral Gables
    $200 11
This light noble gas is the only known substance that can't be solidified under normal atm. pressure
    $200 29
A Madonna album, or what a faithful friend should be
    $200 14
Of Lucy, Linus or Schroeder, the one who surprisingly, appeared in "Peanuts" first
    $300 6
Roger Fenton did this in the Crimean War, as Mathew Brady later did in the Civil War
    DD: $500 4
Glenn Close is only 9 yrs. older than Mel Gibson but she played his mother in this 1990 film
    $300 19
Baker Library at this Ivy League college in New Hampshire is noted for its Robert Frost collection
    $300 13
It's the mass per unit volume of a given substance, not how stupid it is
    $300 28
James Bond thwarted his plan to rob Fort Knox
    $300 15
It's what Marcie calls Peppermint Patty, even though she's not a man
    $400 3
From 1834-36 these South Africans went on a "Great Trek"
    $400 5
Goldie Hawn could tell you this "Tango and Cash" co-star was in Disney films when he was a teenager
    $400 22
Ouachita Baptist University is located in Arkadelphia in this Ozark state
    $400 23
Marsh gas is another name for this, the chief component of natural gas
    $400 27
On her journey to see the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy followed this path
    $400 16
Frieda is a little girl who's extremely proud of having hair that's "naturally" this
    $500 7
The Easter Rising in April 1916 occurred in this city
    $500 8
This Frenchman has acted in about 70 films but "Green Card" was his first American movie
    $500 25
The H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College for women is part of this New Orleans university
    $500 24
Bell metal is an alloy of copper & this metal whose symbol is Sn
    $500 26
Common name for an aircraft's removable flight recorder
    $500 17
Charlie Brown has a continuing battle with a "kite-eating" one of these

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

Scott André Tim
$900 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott André Tim
$3,300 $3,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Caribbean nation whose name came from a fig tree, Ficus barbata
    $200 1
She calls her 27th bestseller, "Heartbeat", a counterpoint to the heavy "Message from Nam"
    $200 5
Instead of antlers, musk deer & Chinese water deer have these elongated teeth
    $200 21
Term for the person who writes the words to songs in a musical
    $200 26
The Sparta dialect of this language is a continuation of the Ancient Doric
    $200 14
During the Civil War, his home at Mount Vernon was treated as neutral territory
    $400 8
The largest country in area to begin with "B" & the fifth largest overall
    $400 2
Thor Heyerdahl wrote of his rafting voyage from Peru to Polynesia in this 1950 book
    $400 9
When one of these mammals is born, it's often a six-foot drop to the ground
    $400 22
It's what indicates the meter of a piece
    $400 28
This Celtic language has 2 main branches, Scottish & Irish
    $400 15
While he was President, he had one brother in the Senate & another in his cabinet
    $600 10
This country is the only island nation in the Persian Gulf
    $600 3
His title "The Sound and the Fury" was taken from Shakespeare's "Macbeth"
    $600 13
A pride of these mammals usually has one to four males & numerous females
    $600 23
"My Country 'Tis of Thee" is sung to the same tune as this British national anthem
    $600 29
Of Kenya's 4 daily newspapers, 3 are published in English & 1 in this official language
    $600 16
He took his first oath of office Sept. 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York
    $800 11
The taka, which replaced the Pakistan rupee in 1972, is this country's basic unit of curency
    $800 4
John Gunther took the title of this book about his late son from a poem by John Donne
    $800 19
Certain geckos measuring less than an inch long are the smallest of these creatures
    $800 24
If there are no sharps or flats at the beginning of the score, you're playing in this key
    $800 27
Dialects of this language include Norman & Walloon
    DD: $4,000 17
Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" during his second term in office
    $1000 12
It was the last Central American country to gain its independence
    $1000 6
This 1980 novel was the first book in Jean Auel's "Earth's Children" series
    $1000 20
Named for its narrow snout, this dolphin is the one most often seen at amusement parks
    $1000 25
The first opera performed in Italian in New York was this Rossini opera set in Spain
    DD: $3,000 30
Country whose official language is Khmer
    $1000 18
Some called him "His Accidency" after he succeeded Wm. Henry Harrison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott André Tim
$13,300 $6,600 $9,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

To keep a balance, an 1820 compromise admitted Missouri as a slave state & this as a free state

Final scores:

Scott André Tim
$16,600 $1,600 $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott André Tim
$10,100 $6,600 $7,400
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,100

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Game tape date: 1991-04-07
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