Show #1553 - Wednesday, May 8, 1991

1991 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Franco Recchia, a senior from Wayne State University

Michael Cantor, a senior from Princeton University

Kelly Barbour, a junior from East Texas State University

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
This word for an obnoxious person or a troublesome animal is a variation of vermin
    $100 1
The city of Gath was home to this Philistine giant
    $100 18
This camera which produced a print in 60 seconds went on sale May 11
    $100 2
This organ has occipital, parietal, temporal & frontal lobes
    $100 14
This bald rock star topped Mr. Blackwell's 1991 list of the worst-dressed women
    $100 15
Your rec room may look like a wreck, but "rec" is short for this
    $200 8
This Catholic celebration of the eucharist comes from the Latin for "to send"
    $200 10
Paul had his sight restored in this Syrian city at the hands of Ananias
    $200 19
No longer prime minister, he published "Their Finest Hour", vol. 2 of his WWII history
    $200 3
The pollex is the medical name for this part of the body; just ask Siskel or Ebert
    $200 27
In 1991 his 15-year-old son, Sean, wrote some timely new lyrics for his song "Give Peace A Chance"
    $200 16
This euphemism for bathroom has a cosmetic in its name
    $300 9
Type of toll road that comes from Middle English for "spiked barrier"
    $300 11
The tower in the 11th chapter of Genesis was built near this city in the land of Shinar
    $300 20
In December the nationalist government of China fled from Chengtu to this island
    $300 4
They're a pair of passageways divided by a bony septum, leading to to the vestibule
    $300 30
This former Miss America sang "Some Wings", the theme of Paul Hogan's film "Almost An Angel"
    $300 17
You probably don't have one of these rooms named for a royal seat unless you're a monarch
    $400 23
Number of points for each team in a contest, it comes from Old Norse for 20 & also means 20
    $400 12
When the scriptures mention Zion, they refer to this city
    $400 21
After delivering over 2 mil. tons of supplies, the Allied airlift to this city ended Sept. 30
    $400 5
Dimension in which the large intestine is larger than the small intestine
    $400 29
"Smooth Operator" Helen Folasade Adu is known professionally by this name
    $400 25
A large room used for dancing or an adjective that describes dances done in it, like the waltz or tango
    $500 24
Breed of chicken named for a famous American landing site
    $500 13
"And in the 6th month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named" this
    $500 22
Mr. D. L. Colvin, president of the WCTU, blamed this for American concessions at Yalta
    DD: $500 6
The humerus, radius & ulna meet at this joint
    $500 28
This vocalist heard in "When Harry Met Sally" starred in a PBS special called "Swinging Out with Harry"
    $500 26
A lounge used by actors, probably named for the color it was painted originally

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Kelly Michael Franco
$0 $700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Michael Franco
$2,400 $1,800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
On his 3rd voyage to the New World in 1498, he became the 1st European to reach South America
    $200 30
Monteverdi wrote one of the first of these extended vocal solos for his 1608 opera "Arianna"
    $200 20
Henry James wrote one "of a Lady"; James Joyce wrote one "of the Artist as a Young Man"
    $200 1
In China, most of these sacred towers have 8 sides & 3 to 15 stories
    $200 4
It's the official state beverage of Mississippi & its source is the official domestic animal of Wisconsin
    $200 25
First name shared by employees of Mel Sharples & Mike Brady
    $400 14
Tasman discovered New Zealand in 1642, but the 1st European to set foot on it was this Briton in 1769
    $400 11
Originally, this famed opera house stood on Broadway between 39th & 40th Streets
    $400 21
In title of books by Trollope & Tolkien, this word follows "Barchester" & "The Two"
    $400 2
Deposed by his son, Shah Jahan was unable to complete plans to build a replica of this, his wife's tomb
    $400 5
Famous flyers from this state include Eddie Rickenbacker, John Glenn & Orville Wright
    $400 26
This ABC western features The Kid, William Cody & James Hickok
    $600 15
One of Magellan's ships was first to circumnavigate the Earth; this Englishman's was second
    $600 12
The part of Iago is sung by a baritone in this Verdi opera
    $600 22
In the epic poem "Beowulf", the monster devours Hondscio, one of Beowulf's men
    $600 3
St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City was built during a revival of this architectural style
    $600 6
These words in the nicknames of California & New Jersey both end with "D-E-N"
    DD: $1,000 27
In this sitcom's 1991 wedding of the couple seen here, the bride wore the dress from her real wedding in 1989:
    $800 16
In 1499 King Manuel of Portugal gave this navigator the title "Admiral of the Sea of India"
    DD: $800 18
E. Humperdinck's sister Adelheid wrote the libretto for this 1893 opera about a brother & sister
    $800 23
Jane Austen title heroine whose last name is Woodhouse
    $800 9
The largest dome of ancient architecture covers this Roman temple dedicated to all gods
    $800 7
This state was named for the man who was King of England in 1732
    $800 28
Dr. Harry Weston on "Empty Nest" practices in this state
    $1000 19
In 1889 this former N.Y. Herald reporter discovered the "Mountains of the Moon" in E. Central Africa
    $1000 17
If you saw "The Godfather, Part III" you know "Cavalleria rusticana" is set on this Italian island
    $1000 24
This Scotsman was working on his novel "Weir of Hermiston" when he died suddenly on Samoa
    $1000 10
Flanked by aisles, this chief area within a church extends from the main entrance to the sanctuary
    $1000 8
It borders 4 of the 5 Great Lakes
    $1000 29
This David Hasselhoff series has been given mouth-to-mouth & will return '91 in syndication

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Michael Franco
$6,000 $5,200 $7,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 federal positions that by law pay the same salary as the vice presidency, $160,600 a year

Final scores:

Kelly Michael Franco
$11,000 $10,200 $10,000
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kelly Michael Franco
$6,000 $6,200 $7,100
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1991-04-06
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