Show #1550 - Friday, May 3, 1991

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Paul Carpenter, a software problem determination specialist from Burbank, California

Dan Hackett, a psychiatric resident originally from Flushing, New York

Jeff Raines, a writer originally from Birmingham, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we hope this does not appear to be too self-serving on our part...)
    $100 1
Originally called New York, this Northwest city was renamed for Chief Sealth
    $100 21
Her searingly candid autobiography, "Ava: My Story", wasn't published until after her death
    $100 8
A person used to further the purposes of another, or a chess piece of lowest value
    $100 10
This computer, introduced in 1984, was named for its designer's favorite apple
    $100 2
Her last words to Samson were "The Philistines be upon thee, Samson"
    $100 22
Add 2 letters to "real estate" & you'll get the name of this category about fictional settings
    $200 3
Fleeing the British, the Continental Congress met for 1 day at Lancaster in this state
    $200 27
Suzanne Farrell wrote about her rise to fame in this profession in "Holding On to the Air"
    $200 9
Aaron, or the trilling sound a Scot might make when pronouncing the Rs in his name
    $200 11
No one wanted the vote recorder he invented in 1868 in Boston
    $200 4
"The Lord said unto Moses", this man's "heart is hardened, he refuseth to let the people go"
    $200 23
This perennial Jeopardy! category could be called THESPIANS & THEIR PARTS
    DD: $1,700 15
Port at the end of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline that was explored & named by Spaniards
    $300 28
"All His Jazz" profiles this director of "All That Jazz"
    $300 18
This word commonly precedes expectancy, insurance & jacket
    $300 12
This developer of the steam engine also invented steam heating as a way to heat his office
    $300 5
This messenger angel interpreted Daniel's vision for him
    $300 24
10-letter rhyming name of a catch-all category that's the same as POTPOURRI
    $400 16
Site of a Civil War battle, Lookout Mt. overlooks this Tenn. city
    $400 29
"Supreme Faith" is the sequel to this ex-Supreme's memoir "Dreamgirl"
    $400 19
A female deer, or an adjective describing her rear legs
    $400 13
Sonar was to be used in World War I to locate these craft, but the war ended before it could be used
    $400 6
According to Genesis 2:21, God took one of these from Adam while he slept
    $400 25
In titles of categories this word has preceded NAMED ED, NAMED LOUIS & NAMED GEORGE
    $500 17
William Saroyan was born in this raisin-growing capital of the world in Central California
    $500 30
"Get to the Heart" is the story of this singer who "was country when country wasn't cool"
    $500 20
A stand on which a coffin is carried, its name sounds like a beverage
    $500 14
It was about the time of the Civil War that he introduced his cylinder lock
    $500 7
In Matthew 12:25 Jesus said, "Every city or" one of these "divided against itself shall not stand"
    $500 26
Our category on this foreign first lady included info on her beauty contest titles & her shoes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Jeff Dan Paul
$700 $800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Dan Paul
$4,800 $2,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Jozef Pilsudski was this country's 1st chief of state after it became a republic in 1918
    $200 26
The Chateau de Chambord has 1 of these with twin spirals so 1 person can go up & 1 can go down without meeting
    $200 7
As you might expect, Tennyson was buried in this famous section of Westminster Abbey
    $200 18
The UN projects that by the year 2000 it will be the world's most populous urban area
    $200 1
This gland produces thyroxine, a hormone which regulates metabolism
    $200 3
Recommended by Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Banneker was one of the surveyors who laid out this city
    $400 14
This president of Turkey was given the nickname Kemal, which means perfection, by 1 of his teachers
    $400 27
The Jacobean style, which varied little from Tudor style, was named for this man
    $400 9
His original first name was Nicholas but we know him better by his middle name, Vachel
    $400 19
It was first cultivated in Mexico & is still the main crop there
    $400 2
These joints are located between the metacarpals & the adjoining phalanges on a hand
    $400 8
The popularity of ragtime ended about the same time that this composer died in 1917
    $600 15
A 1974 assassination attempt on this S. Korean president killed his wife instead
    $600 28
This English cabinetmaker, born in 1718, was noted particularly for Chinese & Rococo designs
    $600 10
One of A.E. Housman's poignant poems is titled "To An Athlete" doing this "Young"
    $600 20
If a Mexican shows you his huaraches, he's showing you these
    $600 4
This temporary organ in pregnant women supplies the unborn baby with food & oxygen
    $600 23
In 1967 this author & comic ran for mayor of Chicago; in '68 he was a candidate for president
    DD: $1,000 16
First name of the dauphin who was restored to the throne of France with the help of Joan of Arc
    $800 29
The Regency & Empire Styles revived the use of the Klismos, a typical chair of this ancient civilization
    $800 11
He was very well-read but his formal education ended at Swansea Grammar School in Wales
    $800 21
Colors of the 3 vertical stripes on the Mexican flag
    $800 5
A jellylike substance called the vitreous humor fills much of the space in these organs
    $800 24
Replacing Jefferson Davis, Hiram Revels, the first black U.S. senator, represented this state
    $1000 17
Subject of a famous opera, this czar wasn't a Romanov but was elected by a national assembly in 1598
    $1000 30
A poudreuse is a small one of these often equipped with a mirror that lifts up
    DD: $700 12
British Romantic poet seen in the following portrait wearing an Albanian costume:
    $1000 22
After his forces captured & shot Maximilian, this Mexican hero was reelected president
    $1000 6
The lungs contain hundreds of millions of these air sacs which provide oxygen to the blood
    $1000 25
In 1968 she became the first black woman elected to the House of Representatives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Dan Paul
$9,800 $8,200 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Greer Garson, Jane Alexander, & Jean Stapleton have all played this first lady

Final scores:

Jeff Dan Paul
$10,600 $15,200 $6,700
2nd place: a trip to San Juan aboard Delta Airlines + a week's vacation at the Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino in San Juan, Puerto Rico New champion: $15,200 3rd place: Princess House Products hand-blown & lead crystal giftware, cookware & accessories + Nintendo Entertainment System with Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! & Fisher-Price Preschool Games + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Dan Paul
$8,400 $8,300 $5,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,900

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Game tape date: 1991-02-19
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