Show #1595 - Friday, July 5, 1991

Last regular-play game of Season 7.


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Barbara Blaine, an administrative clerk originally from Whittier, California

Ken Mueller, a technical specialist originally from Wheaton, Illinois

Molly Redfield, a Ph.D. candidate from Claremont, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $31,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1850s
    $100 1
One who determines odds & receives & pays off bets, legally or illegally
    $100 6
In 1859 Charles Blondin became famous by crossing these falls on a tightrope
    $100 21
Appropriately, they have a daughter named Tandy Cronyn
    $100 9
The parrot variety of this Dutch bulb flower has twisted, cut or feathered petals
    $100 26
The Clarence Campbell Conf. & the Prince of Wales Conf. make up this professional league
    $100 16
"Behold the duck, It does not cluck, a cluck it lacks, it" does this
    $200 2
It's a "colorful" registry of socially prominent persons
    $200 7
Pres. Buchanan tried to take control of this territory away from the Mormons, & a war broke out
    $200 22
This musician owned a candelabra ring with platinum candle sticks & diamond flames
    $200 12
In the names of plants this word precedes -breath & -tears
    $200 27
This Olympian & his sister Carol have the best combined brother-sister long jump marks in history
    $200 17
These pachyderms "are useful friends, They have handles on both ends"
    $300 3
What Detective Steve McGarrett would say to Detective Danny Williams when he brought in the suspects
    DD: $500 8
This man wrote that he was "worth inconceivably more to hang than for any other purpose"
    $300 23
These twin columnists are also known as "Eppie" & "Popo"
    $300 13
This citrus fruit was so named because it grows in bunches
    $300 28
When it was first formed in 1920, this NFL team was called the Decatur Staleys
    $300 18
Nash lamented, "I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as" one of these
    $400 4
In 1958 the Monotones asked, "I wonder, wonder who, who, who wrote" this
    $400 10
In a territorial election there in 1855, 2,000 registered but 6,000 voted, as proslavery men came in from Mo.
    $400 24
"If This Was Happiness" is Barbara Leaming's biography of this "Love Goddess" of the 1940s
    $400 14
When used as the French royal symbol, Iris germanica was called this
    $400 29
In August 1990 they became the first father & son to play on the same Major League ballclub
    $400 19
Nash rhymed, "The panther is like" one of these cats, "Except is hasn't been peppered"
    $500 5
A judge who gives you the maximum sentence permissible is said to do this
    $500 11
This Swede married her accompanist, O. Goldschmidt, in 1852, during her American tour
    $500 25
He was the Ford Motor Company's first nonfamily president before JFK made him defense sec'y
    $500 15
A superstition says this plant of the nightshade family shrieks when pulled from the soil
    $500 30
The most NBA titles, 16, have been won by this team
    $500 20
Nash's poem "The Eel" consists of 1 sentence: "I don't mind eels except as" these

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

Molly Ken Barbara
$1,200 $1,300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Ken Barbara
$2,900 $2,300 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
The sixth & last Russian ruler to have this name was murdered in 1764 by order of Catherine II
    $200 6
"Oh! Susanna, do not cry for me; I come from Alabama with" this instrument "on my knee"
    $200 7
Of a state, a Creole woman or a fictional utopia, what Indiana is in George Sand's novel "Indiana"
    $200 1
The finest of these Sept. gems come from Kashmir, & their color is described as Kashmir blue
    $200 16
A likeness of its battle flag is found on the state flags of Georgia & Mississippi
    $200 26
Leaving office in 1974, this president said, "Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them"
    $400 18
It's reported Boris III, king of Bulgaria, died mysteriously in 1943 after an angry meeting with this man
    $400 10
The name for these metal percussion instruments comes from the Greek for "hollow of a cup"
    $400 8
"Felix Holt, the Radical" is a political novel by this "Silas Marner" author
    $400 2
Heating this February birthstone can change it from violet to yellow
    $400 22
Type of tree you'll find on Maine's state flag
    $400 29
Ovid said, "Tempus edax rerum", which means this "is the devourer of all things"
    DD: $1,500 19
Fredericksburg, Va. was founded in the 1720s & named after this king's father, Prince Frederick Louis
    $600 11
This small bellows instrument was patented by Sir Charles Wheatstone
    $600 9
The detective stories in his book "Knight's Gambit" concern the citizens of Yoknapatawpha County
    DD: $1,000 3
In the jewelry trade, this January birthstone may be sold as a "Cape Ruby"
    $600 23
A white silhouette of this animal appears on Wyoming's flag
    $600 30
John Milton wrote, "They also serve who only stand and" do this
    $800 20
This queen's father, Bernhard of Lippebiesterfeld, was implicated in '76 in the Lockheed bribery scandal
    $800 12
Instrument with which Tommy Dorsey was most associated
    $800 14
While minister to France in 1865-66, John Bigelow discovered this American patriot's "Autobiography"
    $800 4
Yellow quartz is sometimes sold as a substitute for this November birthstone
    $800 24
The wife of future senator Carl Hayden made the 1st copy of this southwestern state's flag
    $800 27
The book of Proverbs says "Go to" this insect, "thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise"
    $1000 21
This Frankish dynasty ruled as mayors of the palace until they deposed the Merovingians in 751
    $1000 13
"Skiffle" music used these items whose grooved surfaces were scraped with metal thimbles
    $1000 15
Historian who won her second Pulitzer for "Stilwell and the American Experience in China"
    $1000 5
This clear blue-green stone for March is the most common variety of gem beryl
    $1000 25
Florida's flag says "In God We Trust"; this state's flag says it's "The Sunshine State"
    $1000 28
Ancient Greek philosopher who said, "Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Ken Barbara
$6,000 $7,500 $4,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In "Hamlet", this character says, "The apparel oft proclaims the man"

Final scores:

Molly Ken Barbara
$11,999 $2,900 $1
4-day champion: $43,399 2nd place: 7-day trip for 2 to Durango, Colorado 3rd place: Sanyo remote control stereo + Nintendo Entertainment System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Molly Ken Barbara
$7,500 $7,100 $4,900
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1991-03-19
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