Show #1515 - Friday, March 15, 1991

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Jim Flynn, a stockbroker from Farmington, Connecticut

Karen Foster, a school administrator from Washington, D.C.

Marc Goldberg, an anesthesiologist from Cinnaminson, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,599)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
The jonquil is often mistaken for this yellow narcissus to which it is related
    $100 16
An order to a private, or a month of the year
    $100 6
Called the first beagle on the Moon in comics, his picture was beamed back from space by Apollo 10
    $100 1
The 2 largest battleships ever built, Japan's Yamato & Musashi, were sunk during this war
    $100 21
Number of strikes needed for a perfect 300 game
    $100 11
Edison's first one recorded the sound on a cylinder covered with a sheet of tin foil
    DD: $700 25
Second to the rose in commercial value, it's called the clove pink because of its spicy fragrance
    $200 17
An allergic reaction to shellfish, or homes for honeymakers
    $200 7
Harold Gray never explained why he gave her blank eyes
    $200 2
In 1621 the Dutch formed this companion to their other company to trade in the Atlantic region
    $200 22
Bowling balls used in leagues can't exceed 27 inches in circumference nor weigh more than this
    $200 12
As a tribute to the late Edison, Hoover ordered all Americans to do this the night of October 21, 1931
    $300 26
Of annual, biennial, or perennial, the one that describes the growing life of trees
    $300 18
Nickname shared by Jay Dean & John Gillespie
    $300 8
Tess Trueheart is true to him
    $300 3
He was speaker of Iran's parliament when he became the country's president in August 1989
    $300 23
The introduction of this machine in 1952 put a lot of young boys out of work
    $300 13
As a boy he was called Al, which was short for this, his middle name
    $400 27
Found on the California & Oregon coast, this huge tree rarely occurs more than 50 miles inland
    $400 19
Oscar-winning 1963 film, or singer of the Oscar-nominated 1965 song "What's New, Pussycat?"
    $400 9
This comic strip character with the goo-goo-googly eyes inspired a 1920s song
    $400 4
When the Treaty of Ghent was signed ending this war, Ghent belonged to the Netherlands
    $400 29
The Firestone Tournament of Champions, one of bowling's premier events, is held in this city
    $400 14
Edison invented a simpler mouthpiece for this, eliminating the need to shout into it
    $500 28
Term for an herbicide that causes the leaves to fall off of trees & bushes
    $500 20
The man who gave us the terms "mesozoic" & "cenozoic", or a Papa in The Mamas & The Papas
    $500 10
Andy Capp's "pet" is named this
    $500 5
The English Civil Wars of 1642-51 led to the defeat & execution of this King
    $500 30
This bowler & his son Pete are only father & son to have led the PBA in yearly earnings
    $500 15
Henry Ford moved the Invention Factory Edison set up in Menlo Park, N.J. to this city

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

Marc Karen Jim
$2,200 $100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marc Karen Jim
$3,400 $2,100 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
    $200 15
In 1937 the Lincoln Tunnel was opened under the Hudson & this was opened over San Francisco Bay
    $200 22
John Blow, Orlando Gibbons & Henry Purcell are buried in this London building where they were organists
    $200 3
Jeanne Larson's historical novel "Silk Road" is set in this Asian country in the 8th century
    $200 1
MacGillycuddy's Reeks are famous for being the highest of these in Ireland
    $200 10
As a result of this ship's sinking, the 1st International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea was convened in 1913
    $200 9
The answer to this nursery rhyme query is "the sparrow"
    $400 16
In his 1st inaugural address, FDR said this was the only thing the country had to fear
    $400 23
"Siegfrieds Tod", "Siegfried's Death", was his original title for "Gotterdammerung"
    $400 5
In 1989 at age 70, this famous Iris published her 24th novel, "The Message to the Planet"
    $400 2
There once was a city in Ireland, & still is, that gave its name to funny 5-line poems
    $400 11
Named for the dog star, it became the 1st to cross the Atlantic totally under steam power in 1838
    $400 27
Poe describes one whose "eyes have all the seeming of a demon that is dreaming"
    $600 19
Louisiana senator who proposed a "Share the Wealth" program
    $600 24
This American composer & conductor wrote the 1-act opera "Trouble in Tahiti"
    $600 6
"Falconer" author whose last published novel was "Oh What a Paradise It Seems" in 1982
    $600 4
Prior to this 1845-47 tragedy, Ireland's population was 8 million, far more than it is today
    $600 12
The nuts, bolts & bell used in the Constitution, Old Ironsides, were made by this Boston craftsman
    $600 28
Dixon Merritt was amazed that this bird can take in his beak "food enough for a week"
    $800 20
In 1932 the U.S. Army booted this expeditionary force out of Washington, D.C.
    $800 25
John Cage has written pieces for prepared & toy versions of this instrument
    $800 17
John Updike's 3rd Rabbit novel, which won him a Pulitzer Prize, is titled "Rabbit is" this
    DD: $2,000 7
The Irish airline, its name is Gaelic for "air fleet"
    $800 13
In 1968 Cunard launched this ship, the last trans-Atlantic superliner to be built
    $800 30
It completes the lines "Her beauty was sold for an old man's gold, she's a..."
    $1000 21
Detroit priest who took to the airwaves with tirades against the government
    DD: $500 26
With Brecht & Hindemith, this composer wrote a radio cantata commemorating Lindbergh's flight
    $1000 18
In 1981 she made the cover of "Newsweek" with "Tar Baby", her 4th novel
    $1000 8
Ireland has only 1 native species of this class of animals
    $1000 14
Though warned of attacks, few of the 1,258 passengers on this ship's May 1, 1915 trip cancelled
    $1000 29
In a Tennyson poem, he "clasped the crag with crooked hands"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marc Karen Jim
$9,300 $8,900 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A Democratic slogan in the 1800s went "We Polked 'em in '44, we'll" do this to "'em in '52"

Final scores:

Marc Karen Jim
$300 $0 $0
2-day champion: $1,899 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marc Karen Jim
$8,600 $8,400 $5,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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Game tape date: 1991-01-28
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