Show #1508 - Wednesday, March 6, 1991

Mark Pestronk game 5.
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Jim Brochu, a writer from North Hollywood, California

Lary Prince, an administrator from Los Angeles, California

Mark Pestronk, a travel lawyer from Washington, D.C. (whose 4-day cash winnings total $51,698)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
An instrumental piece played before the curtain rises to introduce an opera or a musical
    $100 4
Allow the feline to emerge from the sack
    $100 13
His youngest daughter, Princess Suga, married a bank clerk in Tokyo in 1960
    $100 22
George Hamilton's 1979 vampire spoof wasn't called "Love at First Sight", but this
    $100 1
Zaire's flag sports a flaming one of these, which may remind you of the Olympics
    $100 5
A native of Naples or a brick of layered ice cream
    $200 18
A Rimsky-Korsakov opus & Ravel's song cycles were named for this Arabian storyteller
    $200 6
Java, a cuppa, or cow juice
    $200 14
King George I of this country was assassinated in 1913 in Thessaloniki
    $200 23
"The Fearless Vampire Killers" was subtitled "Pardon Me, but Your Teeth are in" this body part
    $200 3
Heavenly body featured on the flags of Uruguay, Antigua & Barbuda & Kiribati
    $200 9
Named for a spice, this cookie shaped in the form of men is a Christmas treat
    $300 19
The musical fairy tale by Prokofiev in which a different instrument represents each character
    $300 7
Steal from Mr. Piper so that you may remunerate Mr. Bunyan
    $300 15
On January 18, 1871 Wilhelm I was declared German emperor in this palace's Hall of Mirrors
    $300 24
Catherine Deneuve "hungered" for this Bull Durham beauty in "The Hunger"
    $300 12
Along with a 14-pointed star, this Muslim symbol is on the flag of Malaysia
    $300 10
Ruth Wakefield named this chocolate chip cookie for her Massachusetts restaurant
    $400 20
Term for a piece written for a funeral that's come to mean any slow-moving song
    $400 8
Sanguinary fluid, labor, lacrimal gland secretion & perspiration
    DD: $1,500 16
In 1960 he became the first child born to a reigning British sovereign since 1857
    $400 29
This Englishman played Dracula in "Horror of Dracula" in 1958, then rose from the grave for several sequels
    $400 25
Handheld flags that are used to send messages between ships, or ship to shore
    $400 27
Brennan's in New Orleans calls its dish using this fruit, Foster, for a favorite customer
    $500 21
This expression mark indicated by a sideways "V" means the music should get gradually louder
    $500 11
Transporting carbonized vegetable matter to a seaport upon Tyne
    $500 17
Rurik is the semi-legendary founder of this country
    $500 30
Some say the title character for this German silent film was the ugliest vampire in film history
    $500 26
A tapering flag that ends in a point is a pennant; if it ends in two points, it's called this
    $500 28
The cherry-chocolate cake named for the German region from which it hails

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

Mark Lary Jim
$1,200 -$100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Lary Jim
$1,700 $1,300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
This document limited the president's term to 6 years but the Confederacy didn't last that long
    $200 1
In 1967 Klaus Voormann won one of these for his design of The Beatles "Revolver" album cover
    $200 14
"Lady Boss" continues her story of "Lucky"
    $200 8
The Palk Strait & Gulf of Mannar separate India from this island nation
    $200 13
Ci which stands for Curie, is a unit used to measure this
    $200 22
The coats these hunters wear are usually red but are called pinks after a London tailor named Pinks
    $400 4
Judah P. Benjamin, a lawyer, was the 1st to hold this Confederate cabinet office
    $400 2
Kevin McCarthy won a Golden Globe for Promising Male Newcomer for playing Biff Loman in this 1951 movie
    $400 15
During WWII this author of "Slaughterhouse Five" was a prisoner of war in Germany
    $400 9
The French department of Saint Pierre & Miquelon is just south of this Canadian province
    $400 23
It's the acid that makes lemons & limes sour
    $600 5
His famous horse, Traveller, was originally named Jeff Davis
    $600 17
This award named for John Chapman is given to those who pioneered in some branch of horticulture
    $600 16
In 1990 actress Kathryn Leigh Scott published her 2nd book on this gothic soap & NBC revived the show in 1991
    $600 10
The longest river in Southeast Asia, it rises in Tibet & empties into the South China Sea in Vietnam
    $600 24
In the Haber process hydrogen & nitrogen combine to form this pungent gas
    DD: $1,500 6
1 of 2 states that remained in the Union but were represented in the Confederate Congress
    $800 18
Husband & wife in real life, they won Emmys in 1986 for playing husband & wife on "St. Elsewhere"
    DD: $1,100 20
The L.A. Times reports many of this author's fans have named their kids Ayla after her heroine
    $800 11
Until 1940, Lake Ladoga near Leningrad was part of the border between the USSR & this country
    $800 25
The relationship between heat, work & energy is the basis of this physics branch
    $1000 7
Union agent James Andrews stole a train headed from Marietta, Georgia toward this Tennessee city
    $1000 19
The Prince of Wales, Lady Byng & Conn Smythe trophies are awarded in this professional sport
    $1000 21
The title of the Franz Kafka story "Die Verwandlung" changed into this in English
    $1000 12
Once called Basutoland, this kingdom is completely surrounded by South Africa
    $1000 26
To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius subtract 32 & multiply by this fraction

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Lary Jim
-$200 $4,600 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A political organization took the name of this man who it considers the 1st U.S. casualty of the Cold War

Final scores:

Mark Lary Jim
-$200 $5,601 $5,500
3rd place New champion: $5,601 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Lary Jim
$2,800 $5,700 $2,800
20 R,
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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Game tape date: 1991-01-09
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