Show #1530 - Friday, April 5, 1991


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Ken Wells, a medical student originally from Woburn, Massachusetts

Richard Shildt, an elementary school principal from Cyclone, Pennsylvania

Bill Holzapfel, a sales representative from Montclair, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In Germany, where it rises in the forest, this river is called the Donau
    $100 4
Alley Mills of "The Wonder Years" used to play Renko's hairdresser sister on this series
    $100 7
Because of their markings, these poisonous spiders are also called hourglass spiders
    $100 12
It follows "So the last shall be first, and the first last; for many are called, but..."
    $100 16
This copyrighted game played with five dice is based on & named for the game of "Yacht"
    $100 13
Before "bowl", it's a digit dunker; before "wave", it's a digitally induced hairdo
    $200 2
This country's largest lake is Garda, but its Lake Como is more famous
    $200 14
This "Addams Family" character's middle name was Thursday
    $200 8
Found in the U.S., trap-door spiders are a type of these big, hairy spiders
    $200 24
I Timothy 3:3 in the King James version gives us this synonym for dirty money
    $200 19
In craps a "come-out" roll of either of these two numbers wins
    $200 23
Preserving food by freezing it & removing water from it in a vacuum
    $300 3
At 2,485 miles, the Parana is this continent's second-longest river
    $300 15
On August 28, 1990 she celebrated her 10th anniversary as co-host of "Good Morning America"
    $300 9
Most spiders have this many eyes; they have that many legs, too
    DD: $2,600 25
Meaning incompetents guiding other incompetents, Jesus said, "both shall fall into the ditch"
    $300 20
In charades it's how you indicate that a word or syllable "sounds like another"
    $300 27
It describes an eccentric person or a crispy pie crust
    $400 5
The Snake River, which flows across Idaho, is the largest tributary of this river
    $400 17
"Family of Spies" was a 1990 miniseries about this Navy family
    $400 10
The spiders named for their resemblance to these shellfish can walk sideways also
    $400 26
As indicated in Daniel 9:3, they're what a penitent person is said to be wearing
    $400 21
For this game you need a deck of cards, a noddy board & some pegs to mark your points
    $400 28
Another word for the roughage a healthy diet provides
    $500 6
After a course of over 2,200 miles, the Volga River enters this inland sea
    $500 18
1 year after he finished playing Donna Reed's husband, he came back as "Judd, for the Defense"
    $500 11
These slim-waisted flying insects are among spiders worst enemies
    $500 30
In chapter 65 Isaiah accuses the people of having this obnoxiously pious attitude
    $500 22
In Hong Kong the shuffling of the tiles in this game is known as "the twittering of the sparrows"
    $500 29
It's textured velvet-like wallpaper for people, not sheep

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bill Richard Ken
-$200 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Richard Ken
$1,700 $5,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This British admiral's only child was born in 1801 & named Horatia
    $200 26
The English title of Vicente Blasco Ibanez' novel "Los Cuatro Jinete del Apocalipsis"
    $200 11
In 16th c. France, after New Year's was changed to January 1, it was fools who still celebrated on this date
    $200 17
The largest quarries for this rock in the U.S. are in Vermont, not New Hampshire
    $200 1
One of Monet's popular subjects; little boy blue slept under one
    $200 16
The religious movement based on L. Ron Hubbard's book "Dianetics"
    $400 3
In June 1942 he was promoted to field marshal in the German army for his success in North Africa
    $400 27
According to the title of a Jacqueline Susann novel, this "Is Not Enough"
    $400 12
Orthodox & Conservative Jews observe an 8-day Passover, this denomination only 7 days
    $400 18
Granted a charter in 1780 & named after a city in France, it was made capital in 1805
    $400 5
This late artist's cookie jar collection sold at auction in 1988 for $247,830
    $400 22
Once a branch of philosophy dealing with the mind, it's now considered the science of behavior
    $600 4
Noted for his eye patch, this general served as Israel's defense minister from 1967 to 1974
    DD: $3,000 28
Larry McMurtry was born in this state in 1936 & sets many of his novels there
    $600 13
It was a European legend about a badger that evolved into this observance in the U.S.
    $600 19
They were first organized in 1770 to harass New Yorkers who claimed land in Vermont
    $600 6
Famous for his "Discourses", he's considered the 18th century's leading English portrait painter
    $600 23
It's the science that deals with earthquakes & related phenomena
    $800 9
Both this man & his father served in the Philippines & were Medal of Honor winners
    $800 29
"Sailor on Horseback" is Irving Stone's novel about this seagoing San Francisco author
    DD: $2,200 14
Year of the first Thanksgiving; it was the year after the pilgrims landed
    $800 20
1 of 2 presidents who were born in Vermont
    $800 7
The Japanese artist Sharaku is known for his prints of these actors
    $800 24
To learn about the origin & structure of the universe, you'd study this science
    $1000 10
In about 196 B.C., he became a chief magistrate of Carthage
    $1000 30
This author of "The Betsy" was once a shipping clerk for Universal Pictures
    $1000 15
Ascension Day falls 10 before this Christian observance; Corpus Christi, 11 days after it
    $1000 21
A monument in this city commemorates an August 16, 1777 battle that may not have occurred there
    $1000 8
Raphael's painting of the "Madonna on the Chair" is in tondo form, meaning in this shape
    $1000 25
It's the study of the internal structure & organization of cells

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Richard Ken
$9,900 $9,000 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Still making money in re-release, the 4 top-grossing films made in the '40s are by this studio

Final scores:

Bill Richard Ken
$900 $7,500 $1,399
3rd place: Joyce Chen cooking supplies & Nintendo Entertainment System with Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! & Fisher Price preschool games + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy New champion: $7,500 2nd place: trip on Delta to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico & stay at Villa Del Palmar

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Richard Ken
$7,500 $6,700 $3,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,000

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Game tape date: 1991-02-11
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