Show #1512 - Tuesday, March 12, 1991

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Chris Handy, an art dealer from New York City, New York

Betsy Franklin, a scuba instructor from Islamorada, Florida

David Epstein, a lawyer from Irvine, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The 2 orders of these extinct reptiles are Saurischia & Ornithischia
    $100 17
In "Don Quixote" & "Boris Godunov", the title roles are sung in this low vocal range
    $100 16
An advocate of all-out war, or to sell products on the street by shouting
    $100 11
A measure of cloth equal to about 30 yards
    $100 6
From the Latin for "to open" it's a drink taken before a meal to sharpen the appetite
    $100 26
5 of the top 10 highest-rated programs of all time have been this annual event
    $200 2
It's the breakdown of food into simpler substances that can be absorbed by body tissues
    $200 22
This tenor was the 18th of 20 children of a Neapolitan worker & the first to survive until adulthood
    $200 18
A foolish person, or the type of prize that's given to the worst player in a game
    $200 12
Not a pig's noggin, but the equivalent of 2 barrels of wine or other liquor
    $200 7
Of sec, brut or doux, the driest champagne
    $200 27
For the 1990-91 season of this show Clark & Lana are working for the Bureau of Extranormal Matters
    $300 3
This fin on a fish's back helps it to remain upright
    $300 23
Beethoven completed 4 overtures for this, his only opera
    $300 19
A sweet white wine from Spanish islands northwest of Africa, or a shade of yellow
    $300 13
One of these units is the smallest amount of change in volume detectable to the human ear
    $300 8
The traditional squat brandy glass, its rim turns in to hold the bouquet
    $300 28
These plumbers featured in a series of Nintendo games have their own cartoon series
    $400 4
The larch, a member of the pine family, is this type of tree since it drops its needles each fall
    $400 24
Nicolas Nabokov's opera "The Holy Devil", is about this notorious Russian
    $400 20
To make a malicious statement about someone or to shoot from a concealed location
    $400 14
A long one weighs 240 pounds more than a short one
    $400 9
A whiskey & ginger ale cocktail named for part of the equine anatomy
    $400 29
This former head of the Avengers plays a computer-generated head on "Super Force"
    $500 5
In cases of kidney failure this process of removing waste from the blood is done by a machine
    DD: $300 25
Leoncavallo had the bad timing to release his "La boheme" the year after this composer's
    $500 21
It's what a bowler is said to get when he makes three strikes in a row
    $500 15
Used to measure lumber, 1 is 12" x 12" x 1"
    $500 10
Tequila is a version of this stronger liquor which shares its name with a hallucinogenic plant
    $500 30
Term for the puppetry technique used by Gerry Anderson in Fireball XL 5 & "Thunderbirds"

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

David Betsy Chris
$900 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Betsy Chris
$800 $2,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
On Feb. 5, 1974 she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army
    $200 1
Of almost equal length, Britain's 2 longest rivers are the Severn & this one
    $200 6
His son Christopher Buckley wrote a satirical novel called "The White House Mess"
    $200 12
From the Latin for "given over to", it's the term for a hard habit to break
    $200 26
Hall of famer Honus Wagner played 18 seasons at shortstop for this Pennsylvania team
    $200 21
On April 30, 1939 this city's fair in Flushing Meadow opened with the theme "The World of Tomorrow"
    $400 8
In 1934 this U.S. government agency was established to regular the stock market
    $400 2
The actual source of this river in the snow-covered Andes of Peru wasn't discovered until this century
    $400 17
Former first daughter whose second novel "Deadfall" has been called a haunting psychodrama
    $400 13
An average child whose mental age & chronological age are equal have this number IQ
    $400 27
This future industrialist left Scotland in 1848 and settled in Allegheny with his family
    $400 22
All the electricity at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo came from this source
    $600 9
As part of the De-Stalinization program Stalingrad was renamed this in 1961
    $600 3
The Moselle which flows from France to Germany is a tributary of this river
    $600 18
"Night Rider", his novel about the Kentucky tobacco war appeared seven years before "All the King's Men"
    DD: $1,000 14
A therapeutic discharge of emotion, classical tragedy strives for one
    $600 28
Philadelphia comedian who appeared in the film "Uptown Saturday Night" & "The Devil and Max Devlin"
    DD: $1,500 23
Opening in 1904, one year late, the St. Louis Fair celebrated the 100th anniversary of this
    $800 10
They were code named "Little Boy" & "Fat Man"
    $800 4
The St. Croix & St. John Rivers form part of the border between New Brunswick, Canada & this state
    $800 19
Silent screen sweetheart who wrote an inspirational book called "Why Not Try Go?"
    $800 15
This Greek heroine's name describes the complex in which a daughter is attracted to her father
    $800 29
Philadelphia lawyer Andrew Hamilton defended this New York publisher against a charge of seditious libel in 1735
    $800 24
In 1974 this largest city in Eastern Washington held the first world's fair with an environmental theme
    $1000 11
In 1910 a revolution deposed Manuel II, the last king of this country
    $1000 5
South America's Orinoco River forms part of the boundary between Colombia & this country
    $1000 20
He wrote about assassinations in "Winter Kills" & "The Manchurian Candidate"
    $1000 16
This author of "The Primal Scream" later wrote "Imprint" about the effects of fetal stress
    $1000 30
Born Elizabeth Cochran, this pioneer newspaper woman took her pen name from a Stephen Foster song
    $1000 25
A record 77 nations participated in Expo '70 held in this Japanese city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Betsy Chris
$6,200 $5,200 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1977 James Schlesinger became the first man appointed to this post

Final scores:

David Betsy Chris
$10,401 $10,400 $50
3-day champion: $25,902 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Betsy Chris
$5,800 $5,400 $5,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1991-01-28
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