Show #1582 - Tuesday, June 18, 1991

Player introductions from audiorecording.


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Mary-Agnes Bornhoeft, an attorney and novelist from New Hyde Park, New York

Elliot Maggin, an editor from Encino, California

Brad Colgate, a college health physician from Grove City, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Though it's been given the scientific name Nessiteras rhombopteryx, many still doubt its existence
    $100 1
Dr. James Mortimer seeks his help in solving the death of his friend Sir Charles Baskerville
    $100 14
"The Stilt"
    $100 16
The former capitals of Nara & Kyoto were modeled on X'ian in this country
    $100 23
This tropical fruit is also called a pawpaw
    $100 7
He recorded "A Fool In Love" with Tina in 1960; it was their first Top 40 hit
    $200 9
The legs on this "crazy"-sounding North American bird are encased within its body down to the ankle
    $200 2
Only Piggy and the twins, Sam & Eric, stick by Ralph in this William Golding novel
    $200 15
    $200 19
In Japan, this is called cha, & the green type is o-cha
    $200 24
For a garnish, you might use a sprig of the curly leaf variety of this vegetable
    $200 8
The Goodwill Games were his idea
    $300 10
While the count on the front feet may differ, a sloth always has this many toes on a back foot
    $300 3
For Philip Pirrip, the hero of "Great Expectations", this nickname was a natural
    $300 28
"Crazy Legs"
    $300 20
Now in his 3rd year as emperor, his reign is officially known as Heisei, meaning "achieving peace"
    $300 25
The Germans call this miniature vegetable "rosenkohl" or rose cabbage
    $300 11
After her father was murdered she moved to L.A. with her mother & became a "Sweater Girl"
    $400 17
Like bats, toothed whales use a form of this to locate their prey
    $400 4
Count Vronsky rides a thoroughbred named Frou Frou in this Tolstoy novel
    $400 29
"The Yankee Clipper"
    $400 21
When they had lost their master, these knights were called ronin
    DD: $1,000 26
The freestone variety of this fruit is usually sold fresh while the clingstones come in cans
    $400 12
Movie comedy in which fastidious Tom Hanks got stuck with a big, slobbering pooch
    $500 18
Some of these marsupials that tend to smell like eucalyptus have harems
    $500 5
Sycorax was a foul witch who was the mother of this monster in "The Tempest"
    $500 30
"Super Mex"
    $500 22
The object of this sport is to force the opponent to step outside a circle marked on the ground
    $500 27
The "Royal Anne" is a reddish-gold variety of this fruit
    $500 13
According to the title of a play by August Wilson, he's "Come and Gone"

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

Brad Elliot Mary-Agnes
$1,100 $400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Elliot Mary-Agnes
$3,300 $600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
This undersea explorer won an Oscar for his 1959 short film "The Golden Fish"
    $200 6
A little, white lie
    $200 13
In 1764, at age 8, this Austrian composer played for George III in London
    $200 1
"I remember every detail, the Germans wore gray. You wore blue."
    $200 12
This Colorado capital was named for a governor of the Kansas Territory
    $200 26
The Louvre is located in Paris on the right bank of this river
    $400 9
In the early 16th century, this Spaniard served as gov. of Puerto Rico & then Bimini & Florida
    $400 7
To confer knighthood by tapping one on the shoulder, or to insert new dialogue into a film
    $400 16
English title of "Ein Sommer-Nachtstraum", Mendelssohn's overture to a Shakespeare play
    $400 2
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me, aren't you?"
    $400 14
This city is Kent County seat as well as the capital of Delaware
    $400 27
Because of this event the Royal Art Collection was nationalized & opened to the public as the Louvre Museum
    $600 10
In 1906 this Norwegian became the first to sail through the Northwest Passage
    $600 22
It's the sound a dove or pigeon makes
    DD: $2,700 17
This popular title for Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 57 is Italian for "with intense feeling"
    DD: $1,000 3
"Oh, Cathy, I never broke your heart! You broke it. Cathy, Cathy, you loved me."
    $600 15
Sutter General & Sutter Memorial Hospitals are in this state capital
    $600 29
If you want to see the law code of this Babylonian king, it's on display in the Louvre
    $800 11
While working for the Dutch East India Co., this Dutchman discovered New Zealand, Tonga & Fiji
    $800 23
To seize & pinch, or to drink liquor in small sips
    $800 18
When this composer went insane, Brahms helped his wife, Clara, manage the family
    $800 4
"I don't have to show you any stinking badges."
    $800 20
North Dakota capital first called Edwinton after the Northern Pacific Railroad's chief engineer
    $800 30
A. Mariette, a curator of the Egyptian Dept. of the Louyre, created the tale that inspired this opera
    $1000 25
In 1542 this Portuguese explorer became the 1st European to see San Diego Bay & Santa Catalina Island
    $1000 24
It's the passive, female principle in Chinese philosophy
    $1000 19
This Brazilian used Brazilian folk rhythms in such pieces as "Bachianas Brasileiras"
    $1000 5
"Well, you look about the kind of angel I'd get. Sort of a fallen angel, aren't you?"
    $1000 21
This capital on the Willamette River is the home of Willamette University
    $1000 28
This French Cubist painted the ceiling of the room dedicated to the Etruscans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Elliot Mary-Agnes
$10,800 $4,800 $5,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 European countries officially called principalities

Final scores:

Brad Elliot Mary-Agnes
$10,300 $0 $100
2-day champion: $24,901 3rd place: Deauville by Armitron watches + Jeopardy home game or Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: Michael C. Fina china + Oneida Silversmiths gift certificate + Jeopardy home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brad Elliot Mary-Agnes
$8,100 $4,800 $4,700
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1991-03-13
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