Show #1488 - Wednesday, February 6, 1991

Leslie Frates game 4. Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.
All of the categories in the game begin with the letter "M".


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Bill Vincent, a university professor originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan

Mark Cousy, an attorney from West Hartford, Connecticut

Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $24,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A lot of "M"s.)
(Alex: All of the correct responses will begin with those three letters of the alphabet.)
    $100 1
In 1963 this country ceded about 500 acres to Mexico to settle a 100-year-old border dispute
    $100 11
His middle name, Henry, wasn't nearly as fancy as his first name, Fiorello
    $100 24
A calculating device with rows of beads strung on a wire & mounted on a frame
    $100 4
This Norse god of thunder had a huge appetite; he once ate an ox & drank three barrels of mead
    $100 16
Troops deployed by this organization are known as peacekeeping forces
    $100 18
In 1987 this was one of four Stephen King novels among the top 10 hardcover bestsellers
    $200 2
Cuauhtemoc, the last emperor of this group, is a Mexican national hero
    $200 12
"Frankly, my dear", it was Gable's middle name
    $200 27
If angle A is less than angle B & angle B is less than angle C, A has this relationship to C
    $200 7
This Egyptian god of the underworld, Isis' husband, is often represented in art as a mummy
    $200 17
The Grand Army of the Republic, a society of veterans of this war, closed up shop in 1956
    $200 19
Someone who hates people should know this title of a Moliere comedy
    $300 3
The Plaza Mexico in Mexico City is the world's largest arena for this sport
    $300 13
Walt Disney's middle name, or the first name of sewing machine inventor Howe
    $300 28
The opposite of a credit, it's written on the left hand side of the ledger
    DD: $800 8
When they were babies, Romulus & Remus were thrown into this river, but miraculously didn't drown
    $300 23
In the British army, only Highland infantry regiments & bagpipers wear these
    $300 20
The man referred to in this Nathaniel West title is attacked by someone he advises
    $400 5
Of 1918, 1938, or 1958, the year Mexican women first voted for President
    $400 14
It was the middle name of Daniel French, who took more than a minute to sculpt "The Minuteman"
    $400 29
It's the lowest common multiple of 4, 5 & 6
    $400 9
These frightful sisters not only had snakes on their heads, they had claws and enormous teeth, too
    $400 25
In the Marines, it's the rank just above private first class & just below corporal
    $400 21
Ensign Pulver was Jack Lemmon's Oscar-winning role in this film
    $500 6
State-owned Pemex controls the production of this resource in Mexico
    $500 15
This socialist ran for U.S. president five times, but despite his middle name, Victor, he never won
    $500 30
In geometry, a hypothesis & conclusion make up this type of formal statement
    $500 10
This king of Cyprus fell in love with a statuesque beauty, a statue named Galatea
    $500 26
Along with a new cannon, Edward III's army introduced this weapon at Crécy in 1346
    $500 22
At the end of this Strindberg one-act tragedy, the title character goes to commit suicide

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

Leslie Mark Bill
$2,300 $900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Mark Bill
$3,100 $1,300 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: James Monroe.)
    $200 6
The E one of these on a violin is sometimes called the chanterelle
    $200 8
Natalya Negoda, who appeared nude in the Soviet film "Little Vera", appeared as this magazine's cover girl in May 1989
    $200 1
It's thought that 7,497-foot Jabal Musa is this mountain on which Moses received the Ten Commandments
    $200 13
While living in County Galway, John Huston became an avid hunter of these; tally ho!
    $200 26
These mollusks have hearts but no brains, maybe that explains why they're supposed to be happy
    $200 21
This capital of Liberia, a country he promoted as a haven for ex-slaves, was named for him
    $400 7
The British call an eighth note a quaver & one of these a semiquaver
    $400 9
It has the highest circulation of the three major American newsweeklies
    $400 2
The highest peaks in this range shared by Spain & France are on the Spanish side
    $400 14
Early in his career this "Master of Suspense" directed a musical about Johann Strauss
    $400 27
When it passes out of the megalops stage, a crab tucks this in under its body
    $400 22
One of the two Cabinet posts Monroe held under Madison
    DD: $1,100 10
Madrigals originated in this country in the 1300s & later became popular in England
    $600 18
Soon after its inception in 1952, this popular satire magazine began refusing all outside advertising
    $600 3
The name of this Sicilian volcano is from the Greek for "I burn"
    $600 15
This director of "Per un pugno di dollari", also known as "A Fistful of Dollars", was a silent film director's son
    $600 28
This 10-armed creature can travel really fast, but not forward, backward
    $600 23
He was heavily in debt when he retired to this, his home state, in 1825
    $800 11
This city where Mozart was born is world famous for its summer music festival
    DD: $2,000 19
The national offices of "TV Guide" are not in New York or California, but in this state
    $800 4
This highest peak in the Sierra Nevadas was named for a state geologist of California
    $800 16
David Lean's first film as a director was "In Which We Serve", he co-directed it with this urbane playwright
    $800 29
These fish were named for the lancet-like spines they use to slash, not operate
    $800 24
Passed in his administration, this agreement was credited with putting the Civil War on hold for 40 years
    $1000 12
Great operetta composer who wrote "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life" for "Naughty Marietta"
    $1000 20
"Self", "Vogue", "Glamour" & "Mademoiselle" are all published by this company
    $1000 5
This Andean peak is the highest in the Western Hemisphere, but doesn't rank among the world's top 60
    $1000 17
Truffaut, Antonioni & this "Paper Moon" director were all film critics before directing films
    $1000 30
Birds & small fish eat these shrimp-like creatures one at a time, whales by the thousands
    $1000 25
In the 1820 election, Monroe received all the electoral votes but one, which went to this man, his successor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Mark Bill
$7,000 $9,100 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was born in 1938 in Rome, where his parents were living with his grandfather, an exiled king

Final scores:

Leslie Mark Bill
$13,900 $4,199 $2
4-day champion: $38,698 2nd place 3rd place: Bill given 2nd place prize, per Alex remarks at beginning of show #1489

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Leslie Mark Bill
$7,600 $7,900 $5,100
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1991-01-07
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