Show #1679 - Thursday, December 12, 1991

Contestants

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Ron Brashear, a curator from Pasadena, California

Jay Marhoeffer, a management consultant from Dallas, Texas

Glenn Gillis, a film student from San Antonio, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,600)

Jeopardy! Round

"A" IN ASTRONOMY
SHAKESPEARE
FOOD
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
5-LETTER WORDS
CRIME & PUNISHMENT
    $100 1
1 of the first 2 men to pick up rocks on the moon
    $100 2
She says "'Tis but thy name that is my enemy; thou art thyself, though not a Montague"
    $100 17
This is sometimes called a Wimpy after a character in "Popeye" who loves them
    $100 12
Within days of a new session of Congress, the president delivers this address
    $100 7
This name for a female goat is derived from a nickname for Anne
    $100 23
Term for a group of prisoners shackled together leg to leg
    $200 3
Also called "minor planets", thousands of these circle the sun
    $200 8
Richard III asks this saint to "inspire us with the spleen of fiery dragons"
    $200 22
The converted type of this grain is only partly polished with some bran left on
    $200 13
The Sherman Act is perhaps the most famous of these laws designed to prevent a monopoly
    $200 18
This word can precede "de chine", "myrtle" or "suzette"
    $200 24
Mildred Gillars was convicted of treason for broadcasting Nazi propaganda under this name
    $300 4
In the sky & on the astrological chart, it lies between Taurus & Pisces
    $300 9
In this play, Falstaff disguises himself as a Windsor stag, "the fattest... i' the forest"
    $300 14
Permanent members of the Nat'l Security Council include the VP & these two cabinet secretaries
    $300 19
You can do this to a painting or to an innocent person, if you want to incriminate him
    $300 25
"Fishy" name for the usurious crime of lending money at extremely high rates of interest
    $400 5
You must "strain" to see this galaxy, the most distant object visible to the naked eye
    $400 10
Hamlet says of her, "A beast, that wants discourse of reason, would have mourn'd longer"
    $400 15
It runs from October 1 through the following September 30
    $400 20
A plume that adorns the top of a helmet, or a brand of toothpaste
    $400 26
This chair fastened to a plank & held over water was once used to punish witches
    $500 6
This triple star includes the closest star to the sun
    $500 11
This historical play about a Tudor king may have been co-written by John Fletcher
    $500 16
Agency of the Interior Dept. whose functions include the study of earthquakes & publishing maps
    $500 21
A brilliant burst of fire, a white mark on a horse's face, or an intense outburst "of glory"
    DD: $500 27
Title of the following folk song that takes place in prison:

"Well, now, the sheriff, he'll grab you /
And the boys will pull you down /
And then before you know it /
You're penitentiary bound..."

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

Glenn Jay Ron
$500 $1,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Jay Ron
$400 $1,900 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
ACTRESSES
SICKNESS & HEALTH
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
AUSTRALIA
    $200 8
The Library of Congress has the 1st & 2nd drafts of this short November 19, 1863 speech
    $200 13
Philosopher & Essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson entered this univ. near Boston at age 14
    $200 1
Hayley Carr, who was named for this actress, played her daughter in the TV movie "Back Home"
    $200 25
Trichinosis is most often caused by eating this meat when it's undercooked
    $200 15
Philip Nolan, who was exiled from the U.S. in 1807 & died at sea in 1863, was "The Man Without" one
    $200 3
When Edward Hargraves found this at Bathurst in 1851, the whole continent felt a rush
    $400 9
In the 1890s she took to the vaudeville circuit to promote her campaign of "Hatchetation"
    $400 18
This university's basketball team is nicknamed the Runnin' Rebels
    $400 2
Casting director Rudolf Sieber was married to this German sex goddess for over half a century
    $400 27
Surgery can usually repair this birth defect, a split in the roof of the mouth
    $400 21
Jack London's cunning canine who was brought to the screen by Disney in 1991
    $400 4
Australia participated in both world wars on this side
    $600 11
From 1883-91 Billy Sunday was a professional one of these before turning evangelist
    $600 19
The highest college campus in the U.S. is located at 10,100 feet in Leadville in this state
    $600 14
You could say that playing Norma Jennings on "Twin Peaks" was this ex-"Mod Squad"der's cup of tea
    $600 28
A fever blister that occurs at the corner of one's mouth is more commonly called this
    DD: $3,000 22
The horse-like Houyhnhnms keep the man-like Yahoos as beasts of burden in a work by this author
    $600 5
In 1911 New South Wales ceded the land for this capital to the Commonwealth
    $800 10
In February 1805 Meriwether Lewis acted as midwife & delivered her baby
    $800 20
From 1948 to '53, Dwight D. Eisenhower served as president of this Ivy League university
    $800 16
This star of "Vertigo" raises llamas with her husband, veterinarian Robert Malloy
    $800 29
Graves' disease patients are often treated with radioactive iodine, which destroys this gland
    $800 23
When the "bewitching" Gillian Holroyd, heroine of this play, falls in love, she loses her magic powers
    $800 6
Named for a monarch, this 2nd-smallest state contains Australia's 2nd largest city, Melbourne
    DD: $1,500 12
It was caused by the collapse of a dam on the Conemaugh River May 31, 1889
    $1000 26
The stone on which Joan of Arc prayed prior to her death is in the chapel on this Milwaukee school's campus
    $1000 17
Esquire called this star of "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd" "The Thinking Man's Bombshell"
    $1000 30
Term for the class of drugs that helps remove excess water from the body
    $1000 24
Nathanael West novel in which Tod Hackett paints a mural, "The Burning of Los Angeles"
    $1000 7
If you put a map of Australia on a dart board this town would be in the bull's-eye

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Jay Ron
$4,000 $9,500 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRIDGES
In 1941 the Rainbow Bridge replaced the Honeymoon Bridge over this river

Final scores:

Glenn Jay Ron
$4,000 $18,900 $18,800
3rd place: Cuisinart Espresso machine New champion: $18,900 2nd place: his and her clothing from The Greif Companies + a Panasonic word processor

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Glenn Jay Ron
$4,500 $7,100 $8,900
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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