Show #1588 - Wednesday, June 26, 1991

Mark Born game 5.
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Beverly Mailey, a biologist from Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Mike Sabin, an insurance examiner originally from New York City, New York

Mark Born, an investment analyst from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $68,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
The adjective Oxonian doesn't refer to oxen but to this town or its university
    $100 21
This "Arabian Nights" sailor encounters a cyclops on his third voyage
    $100 1
In addition to Archduke Ferdinand, the other person assassinated by Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914
    $100 3
She was the Dionne of Dionne & Friends who recorded "That's What Friends Are For"
    $100 8
Grown for its edible root celeriac is a variety of this vegetable
    $100 16
The year Lincoln was shot, this author published "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
    $200 27
"The Moor's Pavane" is a ballet of love, betrayal & death, based on this play
    $200 22
In a Hugo novel Parisians choose this character to be the King of Fools in the Epiphany celebration
    $200 2
After 47 years of German rule, these 2 provinces were returned to France at war's end
    $200 4
Written by Jan Hammer the them of this TV cop show hit No. 1 in 1985
    $200 9
Like the fields it's grown in, the dry, fresh grain of this plant is called paddy
    $200 17
While da Vinci was painting the Mona Lisa, this man was on his 4th & last voyage to the New World
    $300 28
State, whose official state poem is "Howdy Folks"
    $300 23
The title character of Burnett's 1886 book who became a byword for any overdressed, pampered boy
    $300 13
After the war this Medal of Honor winner settled on a Tennessee farm given to him by the state
    $300 5
You might as well face it, in 1986 Robert Palmer was "Addicted To" this
    $300 10
This substance is made from the milky juice of the Castilla elastica plant
    $300 18
In 1789 the Marquis de Sade was stuck in an insane asylum & this captain was stuck in a boat & set adrift
    $400 29
Augustus Caesar's sister, her name is similar to his other name
    $400 24
The title year during which Mr. Charrington works as a member of the Thought Police catching rebels
    $400 14
252 ships fought a 1916 naval battle off this Danish peninsula, making it the largest in modern times
    DD: $500 6
Singer who topped the pop charts with the following:

"Her hair is Harlow gold / Her lips a sweet surprise / Her hands are never cold / She's got Bette Davis eyes / She'll turn her music on you..."
    $400 11
Nodules on the roots of beans fix this element from the atmosphere
    $400 19
The only one of the Three Bs of classical music who was composing while Mark Twain was writing
    $500 30
Albania was part of this empire for over 400 years, until 1912
    $500 25
He is kidnapped not only in "Kidnapped", but in its sequel also
    $500 15
This British prime minister signed the Treaty of Versailles for his country
    $500 7
You would have found "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" on this band's album "The Joshua Tree"
    $500 12
The benjamina species of this genus is the one most commonly grown as a house plant
    $500 20
Both born in 1564, one saw the phases of Venus, the other wrote the poem "Venus and Adonis"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Mark Mike Beverly
-$400 $1,000 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Mike Beverly
$4,100 $1,200 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
He lived from 1638 to 1715 & was King of France for all but five of those years
    $200 11
From the Latin for "to speak alone", a monologue in which a character like Hamlet sorts out his thoughts
    $200 13
This form of pneumonia got is name when 29 members of the American Legion died in 1976
    $200 1
Chinese engineers have proposed a 550-foot-high, 1.5-mile-wide dam on this river, the country's longest
    $200 21
From the Greek for "messenger", they frequently act as messengers in the Bible
    $200 26
Speaking of manners or oil, it's the opposite of refined
    $400 7
Nicknamed "Canmore" or "Big Head", Malcolm defeated & killed this ruler at Lumphanan, Scotland in 1057
    $400 12
Epistolary novels consist of these missives
    $400 14
Drugs used to treat allergies are anti this chemical, released by the body during allergic reactions
    $400 2
While the Scottish pronounce it like the British "borough", they spell it like this
    $400 22
According to the law of Moses the Jews were not to light fires or cook on this day, meaning rested
    $400 27
Pronounced one way it's an antonym of take, pronounced another way it's an antonym of absent
    $600 8
Having killed the son he named his successor, he left Russia to the feeble-minded Feodor
    $600 18
An accidental reversal of sounds like "poured with rain" for "roared with pain"
    $600 15
This is defined as a drop in body temperature below 95 degrees Fahrenheit
    $600 3
The Snowy Mountains contain the highest peak on this continent
    $600 23
On Maundy Thursday it is customary for the pope to do this to 12 paupers, as Christ did it to his disciples
    $600 28
Drop one letter from feast and you have this antonym
    $800 9
This former Olympic gold medalist fled Greece in 1967
    $800 19
Surprise endings are also called this kind of ending for the short story writer famous for them
    DD: $1,500 16
In radial keratotomy the cornea is incised to correct this vision defect
    $800 4
Founded by Chinese miners in 1857, it's Malaysia's capital
    $800 24
If you repeat your mantra as the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi suggests, you're practicing this discipline
    $800 29
President whose last name is an antonym of deny
    DD: $2,000 10
2 of the 3 countries over which Canute the Great reigned
    $1000 20
The Latin word for "swaddling clothes", it refers to books printed before 1501
    $1000 17
The sudoriparous glands produce this
    $1000 5
Though over 340,000 square miles, Mato Grosso is only the 3rd largest state in this country
    $1000 25
They were called Russellites, after their founder, before this name was chosen by convention in 1931
    $1000 30
P.T. Barnum used this antonym of entrance to trick people into exiting his museum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Mike Beverly
$12,800 $2,600 $5,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of all the independent agencies of the U.S. government, this one has the most employees

Final scores:

Mark Mike Beverly
$14,500 $5,200 $5,201
5-day champion: $82,899 3rd place: Konica Z-UP 80RC camera & Nintendo Entertainment System with Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! & Fisher Price preschool + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy 2nd place: Whirlpool refrigerator + Sanyo coffee maker

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Mike Beverly
$11,100 $2,600 $6,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
10 R,
3 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1991-03-18
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