Show #1478 - Wednesday, January 23, 1991

Lynne Wexler game 1.


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Lynne Wexler, a librarian from Evanston, Illinois

Al Easter, a data processor from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mark Parthemer, an attorney and bookseller originally from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

1960s TV
    $100 12
About 1/4 of all the people in Denmark live in this city or its suburbs
    $100 7
An abnormal sound of the heart, or to grumble in a low voice
    $100 22
In 1987 this 49ers quarterback completed an NFL record 22 consecutive passes
    $100 2
Known as "Mr. Warmth", he played Bald Eagle on TV's "F Troop"
    $100 17
The largest known gem of this type weighs 14 pounds & was found in a giant clam
    $100 1
The 1940 Oldsmobile was the first car to offer this alternative to a stick shift
    $200 13
For Senegal it's "Pluck Your Koras, Strike The Balafons"
    $200 8
Passable; neither very good nor very bad
    $200 23
She was the Associated Press Woman Athlete of the Year in 1932, '45, '46, '47, '50 & '54
    $200 3
The title of this series was Swahili for "doctor"
    $200 18
You won't find this store putting men's diamond rings in its blue boxes; it won't sell them
    $200 25
In 1956 this family-owned U.S. auto company began to sell shares of stock
    $300 14
The people of this South American city are called Cariocas
    $300 9
The Temptations topped the charts in '72 when they sang that he "was a rollin' stone"
    $300 24
He finished his 20-season NBA career in 1989 with a record 38,387 points
    $300 4
The No. 1 series for the 1967-68 season was "The Andy Griffith Show"; this spin-off series was No. 3
    DD: $800 19
It can mean a connoisseur of gems, a cutter of gems or the art of cutting gems
    $300 26
16 years before he built the sports car that bears his name, his father designed the first Volkswagen
    $400 15
Of all national flags, the one has the greatest number of stars
    $400 10
A deficiency of vitamin B1 can cause this disease of the peripheral nervous system
    $400 29
This Cincinnati Reds catcher was National League Rookie of the Year in 1968 & MVP 2 years later
    $400 5
This ABC prime-time serial aired 3 nights a week from June 1965 to August 1966
    $400 20
British peers & kind hearts wear these red-velvet-lined silver crowns with their robes
    $400 27
Inspired by the P-38 fighter plane, this design feature appeared in 1948 & reached its peak in 1959
    $500 16
The 2 straits that lead out of the Sea of Marmara; 1 goes to the Black Sea, 1 to the Aegean
    $500 11
In the title of Ed Graczyk's Broadway play, it follows "Come Back to the Five & Dime"
    $500 30
This American set a long jump record in 1935 that stood for 25 years
    $500 6
Patrick McGoohan was known only as Number 6 in this CBS series filmed in England
    $500 21
Greeks & Romans used their fibulae to do this to their clothes
    $500 28
In 1954 Nash-Kelvinator & Hudson combined to form this company

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

Mark Al Lynne
$300 $2,200 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Al Lynne
$2,500 $2,800 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
French for "stick", it's the wand a conductor uses to make magical musical moments
    $200 20
You can buy both the "summer" & "winter" varieties of this vegetable most times of the year
    $200 8
A.E. Housman heard a wise man say, "Give crowns and pounds and guineas but not" this "away"
    $200 12
Before & after his term as Johnson's VP, he served as a Minnesota senator
    $200 4
This city's Clark County Library is located about 2 miles east of the Strip
    $200 1
Wackford Squeers, Smike, Kate Nickleby
    $400 21
Harry Belafonte popularized this type of rhythmical song from Trinidad
    $400 24
The rutabaga is believed to be a cross between a cabbage & this root vegetable
    $400 9
He "howled", "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness"
    $400 15
After Gerald Ford succeeded to the presidency, he named this man vice president
    $400 5
In 1524 Michelangelo was commissioned to build the Laurentian Library in this city
    $400 2
Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon, Hepzibah & Phoebe
    DD: $1,500 26
A free-form mood piece; Liszt wrote some "Hungarian" style
    $600 25
Some markets now carry broccoflower, a hybrid of these two vegetables
    DD: $1,000 10
Shelley wrote "to a Skylark", but Keats wrote an "Ode to" this songbird
    $600 16
Vice president under James Polk, he was born in Pennsylvania, not Texas
    $600 19
The Austrian National Library in Vienna was enriched by gifts from this ruling family
    $600 3
O'Brien, Mr. Charrington, Winston Smith
    $800 27
The ability to identify a musical tone by name or sing it without hearing any other tone
    $800 29
The brief cooking time of this vegetable led to the expression "Quicker than you can cook..."
    $800 11
Completes R.L. Stevenson's line "Home is the sailor, home from the sea and the hunter..."
    $800 17
As VP during FDR's first two terms, he helped put through the New Deal program
    $800 22
This library was founded in the 15th century by Nicholas V
    $800 6
Jurgis Rudkus, a stockyard worker; Ona Rudkus, his wife; Antanas Rudkus, his father
    $1000 28
"mp" the musical mark meaning "moderately soft", stands for this
    $1000 30
Varieties of this crisp salad vegetable include the cherry belle & scarlet globe
    $1000 13
Wordsworth said this "is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers"
    $1000 18
After resigning as VP in 1832, he served in the Senate & later became sec'y of state under John Tyler
    $1000 23
Over 12 million printed volumes & 500,000 magazines are contained within this Paris library
    $1000 7
Hugh Conway, a British consul; Chang, a Chinese monk; Father Perrault, the high lama

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Al Lynne
$6,100 $5,800 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Oracle at Delphi was believed to be speaking the words of this god

Final scores:

Mark Al Lynne
$12,199 $11,575 $12,201
2nd place: Keller bedroom furniture + Northwestern Bell phones 3rd place: Allen Edmonds executive attaché case + Nintendo Entertainment System with games New champion: $12,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Al Lynne
$6,100 $5,800 $9,300
16 R,
3 W
17 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1990-10-15
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