Show #1561 - Monday, May 20, 1991


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Mark Dixon, a bank teller originally from Wilmington, Delaware

Mickey Tennenbaum, a teacher originally from The Hague, Holland

Dan Hackett, a psychiatric resident originally from Flushing, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The brightest star of a constellation is often designated by this Greek letter
    $100 3
"You and I,
You and I,
Oh! How happy we'll be" here
    $100 21
It doesn't take a bird brain to figure out stoolie is short for this
    $100 7
Frank Morrison Spillane's pen name
    $100 26
A baldachino is an elaborate one these usually found over an altar or throne, not a bed
    $100 13
Until 1958 this 23-mile-long Fla. beach was used for automotive speed trials & you can still drive on it
    $200 2
The glass used in most windows is made from a mixture of lime, soda & this
    $200 4
It includes the line "'member that rainy eve that i drove you out, with nothin' but a fine tooth comb?"
    $200 22
Motor Trend magazine named this company's Caprice Classic LTZ its 1991 Car of the Year
    $200 8
She once used the male pen name Tom A. Janowitz, which is similar to her real name
    $200 27
Unlike a typical folding fan, a cockade fan opens into a full one of these geometric shapes
    $200 14
You'll find the New York Aquarium on the boardwalk at this Brooklyn beach & amusement area
    $300 15
While an aviary is a place to keep birds, an apiary is for these creatures
    $300 5
It's what "this old man" plays on his drum
    $300 23
If you're 50 or older, you're eligible to join AARP, which is this
    $300 9
This author of westerns once used the name Tex Burns; his real name may have seemed too "romantic"
    $300 28
Frederick Law Olmsted began his career as landscape architect of this Manhattan park
    $300 18
The name of this beach on southern Oahu is Hawaiian for "spurting water"
    $400 16
When the Moon is in a quarter phase, these lowest ocean tides occur
    $400 6
"And he's just wild about, cannot do without, he's just wild about me"
    $400 24
Though low in calories, carrots contain more sugar than any other vegetable except these
    $400 11
Of Beau Geste, Beaumarchais or Beau Brummell, the pen name of the "Barber of Seville" playwright
    $400 29
The earliest known lacquerwork objects were made in this Asian country
    DD: $1,400 19
A favorite with people from D.C., Ocean City is this state's largest seaside resort
    $500 17
The amoeba is an example of these 1-celled organisms whose name is Latin for "first animals"
    $500 10
This song about collecting hard-shelled fruit in spring is sung to the same tune as "Mulberry Bush"
    $500 25
This author of "Lost Horizon" shared a writing Oscar for "Mrs. Miniver"
    $500 12
This Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Beloved" was born Chloe Anthony Wofford in 1931
    $500 30
A tjanting is an instrument used to trace wax patterns on fabric in this dyeing process popular in Java
    $500 20
Sochi Beach on this sea is a popular Russian playground

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dan Mickey Mark
$700 $1,000 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Mickey Mark
$1,200 $2,300 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
His 1st line, "There's beggary in the love that can be reckoned", is spoken to Cleopatra
    $200 21
The signing took place Sept. 17, 1787 at what is now Independence Hall in this city
    $200 4
This "I Get A Kick Out Of You" composer was born in Peru -- Indiana
    $200 13
Some say its name is from the French "beau pleuve", beautiful river, not from bison
    $200 1
After giving up 1 of these for the right to drink from the well of wisdom, Odin had only 1, like a Cyclops
    $200 26
"The bigger they are..."
    $400 12
She two-times Troilus with Diomedes
    $400 22
This amendment bars a'n established religion but says nothing about separation of church & state
    $400 5
He planned to dedicate his "Eroica" to Napoleon until Napoleon took the title "Emperor"
    $400 14
This city 5ยบ north of the Tropic of Cancer was the site of Super Bowl XXV in 1991
    $400 2
Andhrimnir cooks sumptuous meals in a magic cauldron at this "hall of the slain"
    $400 27
"Those who live in glass houses..."
    $600 15
At the beginning of "Macbeth", this man is king of Scotland
    $600 23
To represent your district in the House of Representatives you must be at least this age
    $600 6
Gustav Holst composed "The Planets" & he wrote the "Jupiter Symphony"
    $600 18
Though it's the seat of Jackson County, this city is home to Truman's library
    $600 3
Of Balder, Thinner or Fatter, the one who was killed by a branch of mistletoe
    $600 28
"A chain is no stronger than..."
    $800 16
An orchard near Oliver's house is the 1st setting in this play; the forest of Arden turns up later
    $800 24
Under the 14th Amendment, no person shall be deprived of "life, liberty, or property without" this
    DD: $2,000 7
His exclamatory musicals are "Oh, Kay!" & "Lady, Be Good!"
    $800 19
This Indiana city is selling itself with the slogan "A city built on sand, made of steel"
    $800 9
Thor rides across the sky in one of these vehicles drawn by goats
    DD: $2,000 29
"There's none so blind..."
    $1000 17
This misanthropic title character leaves Athens & moves to a cave
    $1000 25
Popular name for the 20th Amendment which shortened an outgoing president's time in office
    $1000 8
He wrote a Loudon Symphony as well as a London symphony
    $1000 20
This state has cities named after the Burling family Benning Wentworth
    $1000 10
This mischief maker was the father of a serpent who encircled the Earth
    $1000 30
"None but the brave..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Mickey Mark
$7,400 $11,500 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 island nations that are members of NATO

Final scores:

Dan Mickey Mark
$6,400 $17,500 $17,200
3rd place: Krementz gold ring + Nintendo Entertainment system with Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! & Fisher Price preschool games + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy. New champion: $17,500 2nd place: a trip on Cayman Airways to the Cayman Islands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Mickey Mark
$7,400 $9,100 $7,600
15 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,100

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Game tape date: 1991-02-25
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