Show #1462 - Tuesday, January 1, 1991

Jonathan Jacobs game 3.
Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


[<< previous game]

Jack Groshen, a computer consultant from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mike Willis, an import specialist from Colonial Heights, Virginia

Jonathan Jacobs, an operations research analyst originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,301)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Change one letter in Volga & you'll get this major river in West Africa
    $100 12
A treeless opening in the forest or an air freshener that smells like one
    $100 7
Lincoln was "The Great Emancipator" & this president "The Great Communicator"
    $100 6
A flock of these pink birds lives at the infield lake in Hialeah Park
    $100 17
A vacant piece of land, a motion picture studio or a great number
    $100 26
Ava's funeral in this Tar Heel state reminded some of her rainy funeral in "The Barefoot Contessa" in 1954
    $200 2
It's the name the British use for the islands the Argentines call Islas Malvinas
    $200 22
We hope the National Forest named for him will last standing in South Dakota & Montana
    $200 8
Term for a proposed space-based defensive weapon system from a 1977 film
    $200 13
Thomas Nast gave us the Democratic donkey, the Republican elephant & this Tammany symbol
    $200 18
A flat part of a whale's tail, a flat worm or a flat-out stroke of good luck
    $200 27
Ava played this goddess of love 40 years before Vanna White
    $300 3
At about 12,000' above sea level, this national capital of Bolivia is the highest capital in the world
    $300 23
This man whose real name is uncertain ruled North Vietnam for 15 years
    $300 9
Baseball player & manager known as "the Lip" or "Lippy"
    $300 14
Though they are powerful swimmers, that doesn't stop them from winding up as calamari
    $300 19
An amulet, an incantation or a group of finches
    $300 28
One of Ava's last roles was as William Devane's mother on this TV series in 1985
    $400 4
The northernmost spot in the United States is this point in Alaska
    $400 24
In wood furniture manufacturing, types of these include butt, dovetail & dado
    $400 10
In the mid-1970s, her CB handle was First Mama
    $400 15
Term given to the horn-like growths on deer
    DD: $1,300 20
Lawful to hunt, of light color or within bounds
    $400 29
Set in Mexico, this film based on a Tennessee Williams play was called the artistic apex of Ava's career
    $500 5
Up until 1970 the name of this country included its capital, Muscat
    $500 25
Collier's Encyclopedia says wood lore forms a backdrop in her story of a boy & "The Yearling"
    $500 11
The "Father of Pennsylvania" & the "Father of the H-Bomb", or a pair of comic magicians
    $500 16
In 1956, the Army sold off the last of their stock of these birds; they replaced them with electronic devices
    $500 21
A muscle strain or special influence exerted on behalf of a person
    $500 30
Ava earned an Oscar nomination for this 1953 film in which she romanced Clark Gable in Africa

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jonathan Mike Jack
$2,500 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Mike Jack
$2,200 $1,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
The last man to invade England successfully, he defeated Harold II in 1066
    $200 1
In "Of Mice & Men", George & Lenny are migrant workers in this state
    $200 2
It was created July 27, 1789 as the Department of Foreign Affairs; 1½ months later it was renamed this
    $200 10
An apple used for a target rested on the head of Jemmy, the son of this Rossini title character
    $200 11
The name of this container came from the butt, a 126-gallon cask used to ship wine
    $200 22
The famous street Via del Corso was once used as a course for racing these animals
    $400 18
A Scottish rebellion in 1745 tried to bring this handsome Stuart to the throne, but it failed
    $400 3
Temple Drake is the strange heroine of his novel "Sanctuary" & its sequel "Requiem for a Nun"
    $400 5
Assistant secretaries in this department are in charge of fossil & renewable forms
    $400 12
1972's "The Trial of Mary Lincoln" was the first opera commissioned by this TV network
    $400 13
In 1324, England's King Edward II decreed that this was the length of three barleycorn kernels
    $400 23
During the Renaissance, stones from this largest Roman arena were used to construct other buildings
    $600 19
In 43 AD, Emperor Claudius conquered what is now England & made it this Roman province
    $600 4
According to the title of Alan Gurganus' novel, the "Oldest Living Confederate Widow" does this
    $600 7
3 of the 14 people in George Bush's cabinet are from this state from which he was elected
    $600 16
"The Magic Flute" is set in this African country
    $600 14
It's not only a flat boat used to carry goods, it's the term used for 21.2 long tons of freight
    $600 24
The water for this 200-year-old fountain comes from an aqueduct built by Agrippa in 19 BC
    $800 20
Casualties from disease far exceeded casualties from fighting during this war fought from 1854-56
    $800 6
Babbitt & Dodsworth both live in this fictitious town known as the Zip City
    DD: $2,000 8
The Forest Service isn't part of Interior, but this Cabinet department
    $800 28
Vladimir falls in love with one of the Polovtsian maidens in this Borodin opera
    $800 15
When walking, place this instrument on your belt to measure how far you've gone
    $800 25
Built in 312 BC & still used today, it's about 20 feet wide & paved with stone & basalt
    $1000 21
George Fox had a religious experience in 1647 & several years later started this group
    $1000 27
"The Making of Americans", a novel by this female expatriate, has no dialogue & no action
    $1000 9
The Census Bureau, part of this department, guarantees confidentiality of 1990 census forms until 2062
    $1000 30
From 1866-74, this composer & Czech nationalist was conductor of the Prague Opera
    $1000 29
1 of 2 systems of weight in which 12 ounces equal one pound
    DD: $4,000 26
Roman emperor who built the huge tomb seen here for himself & his successors

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Mike Jack
$12,800 $8,600 $3,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1952 winner earned theology & philosophy doctorates at Strasbourg before becoming an M.D.

Final scores:

Jonathan Mike Jack
$17,300 $13,100 $6,000
3-day champion: $43,601 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Mike Jack
$12,900 $5,600 $3,000
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,500

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1990-10-08
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at