Show #1551 - Monday, May 6, 1991

1991 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.


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Eric Przybylko, a sophomore from Stanford University

Jean O'Hearn, a freshman from New York University

David Morris, a junior from Duke University

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Jeopardy! Round

1980s ROCK
    $100 11
In May 1906 they received patent No. 821,393 for a flying machine
    $100 21
You can use one of these three-legged supports to hold your camera steady
    $100 6
His "Uptown Girl" was a love letter to his future wife, model Christie Brinkley
    $100 1
In the Hindu language, this country is called "Bharat"
    $100 16
In the Junior version of this board game, you aren't sent to jail but to the restroom
    $100 17
One of these "is worth a thousand words", which is why we have Video Daily Doubles
    $200 12
He was the first non-Italian to become pope in 456 years
    $200 22
This device is a projector used to make a print bigger than the negative it's made from
    $200 7
"Around The World In A Day" was this singer's 1st album with his new band, The Revolution
    $200 2
A Norwegian territory, Queen Maud Land is located on this continent
    $200 18
The persimmon is the only member of this black-wood tree family native to the U.S.
    $200 19
To take action in a crisis is to "take the bull by" these
    $300 13
When he came to power in the USSR, he was 20 years younger than his predecessor & the U.S. president
    DD: $700 8
He had the only a capella hit ever to reach No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart with the following:

"Here's a little song I wrote /
You might want to sing it note for note /
Don't worry, be happy..."
    $300 3
One legend says this snow-capped mountain in Africa is the burial place of King Solomon
    $300 20
1990 was the last year to have this many Mondays, the maximum a year can have
    $300 23
"Storm in a teacup" is another version of this cliche about a squabble over a trifle
    $400 14
When he joined the party Politburo in 1934, Josip Broz acquired this code name
    $400 9
In 1988 this recording by Cheap Trick became the 1st remake of an Elvis hit to crack the Top 10
    $400 4
Baffin Bay separates Canada's Baffin Island from this Danish province
    $400 27
This zodiac sign is usually depicted as 2
    $400 25
To "drop the other" one of these means to end the suspense
    $500 15
In 1952 this scientist turned down an invitation to become president of Israel
    $500 10
Using his real name, Gordon Sumner, this rocker taught at a Catholic girls school
    $500 5
A 22-mile-wide channel separates Zanzibar Island from the mainland of this country
    $500 26
This poison is named after the French ambassador who sent tobacco from Portugal to Paris in 1560
    $500 24
If you're moving between perils, you're said to be steering between Scylla & this whirlpool

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

David Jean Eric
$2,600 -$300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Jean Eric
$3,600 $0 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
The name of this fruit goes back to the Sanskrit word "naranga"
    $200 16
This 3-letter prefix that precedes -bar, -metric & -tope means "equal"
    $200 11
In the election of 1860, 10 slave states didn't even put his name on the ballot & he still won
    $200 2
This 1982 low-budget movie set in Florida in 1954 is known for its locker-room humor
    $200 1
Kind of animal that was "mom" to Mowgli in "The Jungle Book"s
    $200 27
Number of "men on the dead man's chest, yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!"
    $400 30
Meaning "to bounce a basketball lightly", this word is a variant of drip
    $400 20
Bort, an impure type of this form of carbon, is used for cutting, not for jewelry
    $400 12
When news broke that it was offered statehood in 1845, Mexico recalled its minister from Washington
    $400 3
Director who made his feature debut in 1978 with "Eraserhead"; he went on to "Blue Velvet"
    $400 4
Chios, Smyrna, Colophon, Argos, Rhodes, Athens & Salamis have all claimed to be this ancient poet's birthplace
    $400 28
This popular name for a pop music single referred to the record's playing speed
    $600 23
Basin for holding baptismal water named from Latin meaning "fountain"
    $600 21
This type of water that contains dissolved compounds doesn't readily lather with soap
    DD: $2,000 13
The attack on Ft. McHenry was the last battle fought before the treaty ending this war was signed
    $600 10
1990 saw George Romero remaking this 1968 zombie classic of his
    DD: $700 5
"The Grapes of Wrath" opens in this state
    $600 29
It's the only even prime number
    $800 22
This compound extracted from opium is named for the Greek god of dreams
    $800 24
This apparatus for increasing ions to high energies is called a linac for short
    $800 14
"Commodore" who lost the "Erie War", an 1860s fight for control of the Erie Railroad
    $800 9
From her ability to yell out in terror in horror films, Brinke Stevens has this nearly rhyming title
    $800 6
His math books include "Symbolic Logic", his fantasy works "The Hunting of the Snark"
    $800 19
Triskaideka-phobia is the fear of this number
    $1000 17
Latin for "cloud", it's a diffuse mass of interstellar dust
    $1000 26
It's a sudden involuntary contraction of the diaphragm
    $1000 15
In 1923 his father administered the presidential oath of office to him in a farmhouse
    $1000 8
The weapon wielded by Leatherface
    $1000 7
He went on for 55 verses weeping for the dead "Adonais"
    $1000 18
Number of theses Martin Luther posted on the door of a church in Wittenberg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Jean Eric
$7,400 $1,700 $2,300
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1972 he succeeded U Thant to become the U.N's 4th secretary-general

Final scores:

David Jean Eric
$5,800 $0 $1
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Jean Eric
$5,600 $1,600 $2,300
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
11 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $9,500

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Game tape date: 1991-04-06
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