Show #1604 - Thursday, July 18, 1991

1991 Seniors Tournament final game 1.


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Bob Olsen, a marketing teacher from Northbrook, Illinois

Lou Pryor, an attorney from New Canaan, Connecticut

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

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
Her hometown, Jamestown, NY, holds a comedy festival in her honor called the Lucyfest
    $100 1
Legend says Cecrops was the first king of this Greek capital
    $100 24
New Englanders make traditional red flannel hash with this meat
    $100 6
Taste buds are usually divided into 4 types, salt, acid, bitter & this
    $100 10
For women the metal ball for this event weighs 8 pounds, 13 ounces
    $100 13
At concerts, the French call out "bis", not this French word meaning "again"
    $200 17
If you know that Shirley Jones was named for this child star, "stand up and cheer"
    $200 2
A hippogriff is a mythical beast with the head of a griffin & the hindquarters of this animal
    $200 26
A special tool known as a "larding" one of these is used to thread strips of fat into meat
    $200 7
A red corundum is a ruby, a blue corundum is this
    $200 11
Dutch Warmerdam, the 1st man to vault over 15', in 1940, used poles made of this natural substance
    $200 18
The sign which lowers a note a semitone
    $300 22
The Hollywood Reporter says this sex symbol left 75% of her estate to her acting coach, Lee Strasberg
    $300 3
Accounts of this gigantic hunter's death differ; some say the goddess Artemis killed him
    $300 28
Andalouse sauce is made with tomato puree & this sandwich spread
    $300 8
If you're running from one of these, the largest of all monitor lizards, remember they can climb trees
    $300 12
Excluding the marathon, it's the only non-metric race on the IAAF list of world records
    $300 19
When a dot is placed above a note, you play it this way, the opposite of "legato"
    $400 23
This actress said, "I could have died when I finally saw ("The Outlaw")...I was terrible"
    $400 4
This Egyptian ruler of the dead was murdered by his brother Seth
    $400 29
Term for the top crust of a pie when it's "woven" in a crisscross pattern
    $400 9
According to the 3rd law of thermodynamics, a body can't be brought down to this temperature
    $400 14
This Olympic decathlon champ is descended from the man who discovered a vaccine for smallpox
    $400 20
A Mexican folk music ensemble that usually includes 2 violins, a guitar, a harp & large guitar
    $500 25
James Woods took the photo on the cover of this late "Jezebel" star's book "This 'n That"
    DD: $1,000 5
Oedipus became king of Thebes after he answered this monster's riddle
    $500 30
A langue-de-chat is a confection shaped like one of these, which is what its name means in French
    $500 27
Rock crystal is a colorless variety of this mineral, & amethyst is the purple variety
    $500 15
Between 1977 & 1987, this American won 122 consecutive races in the 400-meter hurdles
    $500 21
These Cuban gourd instruments can be made of Bakelite filled w/lead shot for a stronger sound

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mary Lou Bob
$2,400 $0 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Lou Bob
$3,600 $1,700 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

[NOTE: The "TH" was in smaller size uppercase and underlined]
    $200 13
The 1825 opening of this drastically reduced the freight rates between Buffalo & New York City
    $200 12
Our only president whose middle name was Clark
    $200 23
This archaic word the third person singular present indicative of have
    $200 7
The railroad between Jining, China & Ulan Bator, Mongolia crosses this desert
    $200 1
In a Thos. Hardy novel, Henchard's asst. Donald Farfrae also becomes "The Mayor of" this
    $200 6
One may be war or Easter
    $400 18
In 1845 this former commander of the Texas armed forces became 1 of that state's first 2 U.S. senators
    $400 14
Middle name of "First Lady of the American Theater" Helen Brown
    $400 24
To invent a new word or phrase
    $400 8
Ceuta, a free port on the Moroccan coast, is administered as part of this country's Cadiz province
    $400 2
Jonas Chuzzlewit marries Mercy Pecksniff & makes her life miserable in a novel by this author
    $400 19
The animal whose fur is used in most men's fur felt hats today is this one often pulled from hats
    $600 20
In 1819 this Chief Justice said, "The power to tax involves the power to destroy"
    $600 15
Father of Kansas Senator Kassebaum; his middle name was Mossman
    $600 25
Sharp as in a blade or sense of hearing
    $600 9
Known to the Roman as Albis, this river marked their farthest advance into Germany
    $600 3
Henry Fleming, the hero of "The Red Badge of Courage", reappeared in his short story "Lynx-Hunting"
    $600 28
Nautical-sounding name for a stiff-brimmed, flat-crowned straw hat
    $800 21
This country's King Mongkut offered Pres. Buchanan a herd of elephants to help develop U.S. transportation
    $800 16
Middle name of Dixy Ray, who was Washington state governor 1977-1981
    $800 26
It's Scottish for a church
    $800 10
This continent's northernmost point, Cape York Peninsula, has extensive deposits of bauxite
    $800 4
"Floral" name of Henry James' "strikingly, admirably pretty" heroine from Schenectady
    $800 29
Muslim men wear a tarboosh alone or as the inner part of one of these
    $1000 22
This president replaced some officeholders with his own supporters, thus creating the "spoils system"
    $1000 17
Middle name of jurist Billings Hand, who served a record 52 years on the federal bench
    DD: $1,200 27
These 2 4-letter words for sticky, slimy mud are both from Old Norse & both begin with "M"
    $1000 11
Madhya Pradesh is this country's largest state, Uttar Pradesh, its most populous
    DD: $2,000 5
Trilby loses her voice when this mesmerizing musician dies
    $1000 30
The pillbox hat worn by the French army; the Confederate cap was based on it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Lou Bob
$5,800 $8,300 $9,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

She has won 8 Emmys, more than any other performer, the 1st for Best Female Singer in 1954

Final scores:

Mary Lou Bob
$5,800 $7,300 $7,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Lou Bob
$4,300 $8,100 $9,200
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
22 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 1991-03-26
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