Show #1570 - Friday, May 31, 1991


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Alec Wittek, a physician originally from Brooklyn, New York

David Gzesh, an attorney originally from Chicago, Illinois

Fred Ketteman, a purser from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
On Feb. 6. 1778 this country became the 1st to recognize the independence of the United States
    $100 1
This S, Beckett play inspired another playwright to write a follow-up, "Godot Has Come"
    $100 6
Buenos Aires province is this country's largest in area & population
    $100 16
Like second-place medals, those for first place are a also made of this, but coated with gold
    $100 21
Hope you don't find yourself "out on" one of these large branches of a tree
    $100 18
A French buche de noel is traditionally served for this holiday
    $200 13
The British recaptured this fort on Lake Champlain in 1777, but abandoned it later that year
    $200 2
In the play, "84 Charing Cross Road" is the address of this type of shop
    $200 7
Only about 15% of the population of this country is Monegasque
    $200 17
In 1984 Jesse Owens' granddaughter Gina Hemphill was one of those who carried this
    $200 22
To raise on the hind legs like a horse, or to raise a child
    $200 27
Sponge cake, sherry, jam & custard combine to make this "piddling" English dessert
    $300 12
The Battle of Long Island was fought in what is now this NYC borough
    DD: $500 3
Comparing it to "Les Miz", one critic called this blockbuster musical "Les Vietnamiz"
    $300 8
Of the Inca, the Dinka or the Do, the largest non-Arab ethnic group in the Sudan
    $300 19
For men, the metal ball used in this event weighs 16 lbs., almost twice as much as the women's
    $300 23
The handle of a dagger, or what something pushed to the limit is done up to
    $300 28
The most popular type of this baked fruit & breadcrumb pudding is "apple Brown"
    $400 14
On Dec. 25, 1776 Washington crossed the Delaware & captured about 1,000 Hessians in this city
    $400 4
In "Of Thee I Sing", John P. Wintergreen's campaign slogan is "Put love in" this house
    $400 9
The world's longest railway tunnel links 2 major islands in this country known for fast trains
    $400 20
One of two demonstration sports played at the 1984 Summer Olympics
    $400 24
To trade one thing for another, it formerly meant "to strike hands in closing a bargain"
    $400 29
Pennsylvania Dutch pie whose name probably refers to the difficulty of keeping flies off it
    $500 15
Last name of brothers William & Richard, who led British land & sea forces respectively
    $500 5
Shaw play that takes place "towards the end of the XXXIII dynasty"
    $500 10
Known as the land of the thunder dragon, Bhutan is sandwiched between these 2 large countries
    $500 26
Grace Kelly's father & brother each earned medals in this rowing event
    $500 25
A type of freshwater fish, or to complain constantly
    $500 30
Cream puffs & these oblong iced pastries are made from the same choux pastry dough

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

Fred David Alec
$900 $200 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred David Alec
$2,400 $1,600 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
You don't have to be a "girl" to know this is the No. 1 "temp" company in the U.S.
    $200 4
In 1959 she became the 1st reigning British sovereign to visit Chicago
    $200 22
Dread Zeppelin is a band that records reggae versions of this group's music
    $200 8
Until the 20th c. U.S. college students had to read Greek & this other classical language
    $200 16
Though not the first to make one, Fahrenheit was the first to fill a thermometer with this metal
    $200 21
Aptly, they are the first three words of the Bible
    $400 2
In 1981 Nissan dropped this brand name for its cars sold in the U.S.
    $400 5
Queenly name that preceded of Castile, of Provence and of Aquitaine
    $400 24
The 2 identical new versions of this presidential plane will cost a total of $260 million
    $400 12
Today the Baltic languages comprise only Lettish or Latvian & this
    $400 17
By mounting lenses in a tube, Dutch optician Hans Lippershey created one before Galileo
    $400 28
Resigned to his woes, he said, "The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away"
    $600 3
This company was formed by the merger of Zapata Petroleum & South Penn Oil Company
    $600 9
His wife, Henrietta Maria, fled to France in 1644 & never saw him again; he was executed in 1649
    $600 25
Invented for a college football team in the early '60s, Newsweek calls it "the granddaddy of sports drinks"
    $600 13
For nearly 3 centuries after the Norman Conquest, it was the language of English nobility
    $600 18
This astronomer is known by the Latinized version of his Danish name, Tyge
    $600 23
Apostle who asked, "Lord,... bid me come unto thee" when Jesus walked on the water
    $800 6
Villard, Ballantine & Del Rey are imprints of this publisher co-founded by Bennett Cerf
    $800 10
We don't know if his teenage wife, Isabel of Angouleme, was ever called Isabel Lackland
    $800 26
Among the 7 ancient world wonders were 2 statues, Zeus at Olympia & this
    DD: $1,000 14
1 of the 2 Great Lakes that's also the name of an American Indian language
    $800 19
James Hutton, author of "Theory of the Earth", is considered the "father of" this science
    $800 29
At the Jordan he called Jesus "the lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world"
    $1000 7
According to its commercials, this chemical company "lets you do great things"
    $1000 11
When this consort of King George V saw a haystack during WWII, she said, "So that's what hay looks like"
    $1000 27
In the name of a national non-profit organization, the initials RIF stand for this
    $1000 15
It's the official language of Suriname
    $1000 20
In 1943 this physicist was put in charge of the Los Alamos labs where the first A-bomb was built
    DD: $1,000 30
He wailed, "Would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred David Alec
$6,400 $4,400 $12,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This documentary series was the highest-rated series in PBS history

Final scores:

Fred David Alec
$50 $6,500 $16,599
3rd place: Lalura pure parfum in Baccarat crystal + body silk, powder, & cologne + Ornas Royale cologne & aftershave + Nintendo Entertainment System + Wheel & J! games 2nd place: 1-week vacation for 2 at the Oasis Water Resort Villa Hotel, Palm Springs + Ventura luggage New champion: $16,599

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fred David Alec
$6,400 $4,400 $12,300
18 R,
1 W
14 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,100

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Game tape date: 1991-02-26
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