Show #1603 - Wednesday, July 17, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 3.


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Kay Paul, a nurse from Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Nancy Pearson, a fashion consultant from Encinitas, California

Bob Olsen, a marketing teacher from Northbrook, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
About 60% of Texas' foreign-born residents are from this country
    $100 15
French for "chewed paper", it's the art of figure-molding using shredded paper & glue
    $100 1
Most of the Pilgrims were Separatists, Puritans who elected to leave this church
    $100 2
Ray Charles dropped this last name so he wouldn't be confused with Sugar Ray
    $100 13
He's first in casting the most tie breaking votes as well as first on the list of VPs
    $100 16
Fast-moving merchandise "sells like" these
    $200 10
The state seal shows an oak branch for strength & a branch of this for peace
    $200 26
If you build this weaving frame yourself, make sure to tension the warp evenly
    $200 5
The Pilgrims weren't first to call their colony this; the name appears on Capt. Smith's 1614 New England map
    $200 3
James King Kern Kyser of Rocky Mount, N.C. became a famous bandleader using this name
    $200 14
He was the first vice president to succeed to the presidency upon the president's resignation
    $200 17
Served on Good Friday, these baked treats are decorated with a religious symbol
    $300 11
Big Bend National Park lies within the big bend of this river
    $300 27
Basic knitting patterns require only two stitches, the knit stitch & this
    $300 7
He came over on the Mayflower with his wife, Rose, & worked with the Pilgrims; the courtship poem is fictional
    $300 4
He used to be Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.
    DD: $1,100 24
He was the last vice president to succeed to the presidency upon the president's death
    $300 18
Sexy nickname of 1930s comedienne Thelma Todd, or an alcoholic beverage that warms you up
    $400 12
This city's Chronicle is the state's largest daily newspaper
    $400 29
The half-knot & half-hitch are basic knots in this handicraft popular in the '60s & '70s
    $400 22
In 1620 the Pilgrims left for America from this country they'd moved to from England
    $400 6
He was Schmuel Gelbfisz, then Samuel Goldfish, then this
    $400 25
Alaska's 2nd largest city is named for this man, Teddy Roosevelt's vice president
    $400 19
A line from the poem that begins, "Pease porridge hot", or a film that was a "drag" for Jack Lemmon
    $500 21
This university in College Station is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas
    $500 30
Usually sold in slabs, it's the preferred wax for candlemaking
    $500 23
Following a rich harvest, this governor threw a party, the first Thanksgiving
    $500 8
John Pringle was the real name of this silent screen star who was linked with Garbo
    $500 28
He was the last Whig to hold the office & went on to become president when Zachary Taylor died
    $500 20
Famous nickname of Sir Henry Percy, whom Shakespeare immortalized in "Henry IV, Part I"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Bob Nancy Kay
$2,100 $300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Nancy Kay
$6,000 -$200 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The name of this lucky Irish 3-leaf clover is from an Irish word for "clover"
    $200 20
This trade union was founded in Gdansk in September 1980
    $200 2
Kendo, a Japanese form of this sport, uses bamboo or wooden sticks instead of swords
    $200 1
Title nickname of Irish-born orphan Kimball O'Hara, hero of a 1901 Rudyard Kipling novel
    $200 23
The coldest spot in Europe & the coldest spot in Asia are in this country
    $200 7
It was once believed that this conqueror's wife, Matilda of Flanders, embroidered the Bayeux Tapestry
    $400 16
"Chafing" as in chafing dish & this word for a driver both come from the Latin for "to make hot"
    $400 21
Since 1974 Albert Shanker has been pres. of the American Federation of these professionals
    $400 9
The first three letters in this country's name stand for Punjab, Afghanistan & Kashmir
    $400 3
This author's father, a London schoolmaster, was the model for Mr. Chips
    $400 25
Seen at small airports, this simple instrument is a fabric tube narrower at one end, tied to a pole
    $400 8
He ordered the murder of Parmenio, one of his Macedonian generals, in 330 B.C.
    $600 18
From the Latin for "hand" this term for etiquette originally meant how to use your hands
    $600 22
This union headquartered in Keene, Calif. organized boycotts of table grapes in the 1980s
    $600 10
Sitting in Ulan Bator, the Great People's Khural is this country's highest organ of state power
    $600 4
Some claim his real name was Robt. Fitz-ooth but he usually appears in English lit under this name
    $600 26
Though it's as far north as Labrador, Britain enjoys milder weather due to the influence of this current
    DD: $1,600 13
In the late 19th century Charles Stewart Parnell led this country's struggle for home rule
    $800 19
Rookie, the new person on a team, is an alteration of this 7-letter word
    DD: $1,299 29
This union's TV commercials ask you to "Look for the Union Label"
    $800 11
Most of this island's tourists are weekenders from Hong Kong drawn by its gambling casinos
    $800 5
Society is divided into 5 castes in this futuristic tale: Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas & Episilons
    $800 27
Anticyclone & cyclone areas are more commonly labeled as these on weather maps
    $800 14
James J. Strang proclaimed himself "King" of 1 group of Mormons after this man's 1844 murder
    $1000 24
The British got the words schooner, scour & landscape from this language
    $1000 12
If you're on the road to Mandalay, you're on your way to this country's 2nd largest city
    $1000 6
Born Adeline Virginia Stephen, she & her husband founded Hogarth Press in 1917 to publish her works
    $1000 28
G.E. scientist Bernard Vonnegut found this compound could be used to "seed" clouds
    $1000 17
She was the wife of the British envoy to Naples & the lover of Admiral Horatio Nelson

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Nancy Kay
$11,800 $200 $1
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This famed musician disappeared on December 16, 1944 & was never found

Final scores:

Bob Nancy Kay
$12,000 $400 $1
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Nancy Kay
$11,000 $1,800 $1,300
27 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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Game tape date: 1991-03-26
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