Show #1602 - Tuesday, July 16, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Henry Wold, a retired Marine Corps officer from Darien, Connecticut

Val Sullivan, a retired history teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Mary Webster, a Social Security quality assessor from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1890s
    $100 2
This group, formed in 1899, didn't put its first Bible into a hotel room until 1908
    $100 1
Contrary to its name, this mammal also dines on other insects like bees & termites
    $100 17
Before his heavyweight title fight Joe Louis said of Billy Conn, "He can run, but he can't" do this
    $100 20
90% of the world's ice, accounting for 70% of the world's fresh water, is found on this continent
    $100 8
You can take the Marrakesh Express to go to this country's Nat'l Folklore Festival in Marrakesh
    $100 7
When Rex joined this city's Repertory Theatre at age 16 in 1924, the Beatles weren't even born yet
    $200 3
After the 1898 Volunteer Army Act passed, the 1st volunteer cavalry, nicknamed this, was formed
    $200 13
The black panther is not a separate species; it's just the black one of these
    $200 18
"Dear fatherland, no danger thine: firm stands thy watch along" this river
    $200 27
In 1990 11.9% of the U.S. population was living in this state
    $200 9
In Tokyo to complement a meal, order "choshi" which is a small bottle of this alcoholic drink
    $200 21
Though R. Burton got more publicity, Rex romanced Elizabeth Taylor in this 1963 spectacle too
    DD: $500 4
Comic character seen here who gave his name to a type of newspaper reporting
    $300 14
When threatened, a pangolin, like an armadillo, does this
    $300 19
Former Sec'y of State Shultz said, "Who walks in the middle of" this "gets hit from both sides"
    $300 28
With a total of 5, this university has graduated more U.S. presidents than any other
    $300 10
The Raj Ghat in Delhi marks the spot where his remains were cremated in 1948
    $300 22
Of Reginald, Regis or Reynard, Harrison's original first name
    $400 5
About a month after Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech, gold was discovered near this river in the Yukon
    $400 15
This aquatic weasel comes in both freshwater & "sea" varieties
    $400 25
In 1849 they wrote, "The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class"
    $400 29
Guinness says this math symbol has been calculated out to 1,011,196,691 decimal places
    $400 11
Leningrad Museum built by Catherine the Great as a gallery for her art collection
    $400 23
Following in Rex's footsteps, this son of his has starred in many productions of "My Fair Lady"
    $500 6
The 1990s have Princess Di; the press back in the 1890s had "Queen Lil", the deposed queen of this
    $500 16
Mammals are the only class of animals that exhibit this outgrowth from the skin
    $500 26
In 1787 he wrote, "I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing"
    $500 30
With some 2 mil. members, the National Education Assoc. has edged out this union as America's largest
    $500 12
From Zambia's Knife Edge Footbridge, you can view these magnificent waterfalls head on
    $500 24
Rex won a Tony for his 1948 performance in this regal role in "Anne of the Thousand Days"

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

Mary Val Henry
$600 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Val Henry
$2,000 $4,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Willa Cather's novel "Death Comes for the Archbishop" reflected her interest in this religion
    $200 4
As with spinach & kale, this is the part of Brussels sprouts that's eaten
    $200 9
To see his "The Creation of Adam", look up at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
    $200 20
The 1970 flop "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" was based on this novel about a teahouse
    $200 16
The standard version of this language is based on the Svea dialect spoken in Stockholm
    $200 1
By 1971 the trail named for him was North Vietnam's main remaining supply route to the south
    $400 3
Of George Sand, George Eliot or George Orwell, the one who doesn't fit the category
    $400 5
The Latin name for this "spreading" tree should click with you, it's Castanea
    $400 11
In 1891 he auctioned off about 30 of his paintings to finance a trip to Tahiti
    $400 30
The title of Barbra Streisand's 1st Broadway musical was "I Can Get It for You" this way
    $400 23
Outside the city of Asuncion, Guarani, not Spanish, is the most widely spoken language in this country
    $400 10
Daniel Ellsberg leaked this classified study to the press in 1971
    $600 15
The acclaimed journalist Dorothy Thompson married this author of "Main Street" in 1928
    $600 6
This tree has the largest seeds of all, so wear a hard hat when strolling along the beach
    $600 12
In a 1988 auction, his painting of the "Acrobat and the Harlequin" sold for over $38 million
    $600 29
The 1957 musical "New Girl in Town" was based on this playwright's "Anna Christie"
    $600 24
Another name for this language is Cape Dutch
    $600 17
Details of the 1968 massacre in this village were kept secret until a year later
    $800 18
Completes the title of Fannie Hurst's 1933 novel "Imitation of..."
    $800 7
The bristlecone variety of this tree in Calif.'s White Mountains may be the oldest living thing on Earth
    DD: $2,000 13
He became interested in Impressionist art while visiting his brother Theo in Paris
    $800 28
Borrowing a kabuki theatre tradition, the stagehands seen in "Pacific Overtures" wore this color
    DD: $3,000 25
Foreign language heard in the following hit from 1974: "Oh, oh moja droga jacie kocham / Means that I love you so / Moja droga jacie kocham / More than you'll ever know"
    $800 21
After 10 unsuccessful attempts, U.S. forces captured this "meaty" hill May 20, 1969
    $1000 19
This "Gigi" author wrote the libretto for Ravel's opera "L'enfant et les sortileges"
    $1000 8
The tomato, potato & belladonna are part of this flower family
    $1000 14
Family name shared by French father & son painters Camille & Lucien
    $1000 27
This winner of 1954's Tony for "Best Musical" was touted as "A Musical Arabian Night"--fatefully
    $1000 26
It's the official language of Gambia, Ghana, Guyana & Grenada
    $1000 22
South Vietnam's second largest city, it was the site of huge U.S. air base

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Val Henry
$10,400 $9,600 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He married Edith Bolling Galt, a widow, on December 18, 1915 in her Washington, D.C. drawing room

Final scores:

Mary Val Henry
$20,400 $16,801 $2,200
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Val Henry
$9,200 $10,100 $4,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,500

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Game tape date: 1991-03-26
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