Show #1473 - Wednesday, January 16, 1991

Lois Kurowski game 3.
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Grinnell Almy, a programmer and analyst from Santa Monica, California

Rick Rosner, a bar bouncer originally from Boulder, Colorado

Lois Kurowski, a doctoral student from Elkhart, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Wisconsin's two largest cities are both M's, Milwaukee & this
    $100 1
She co-starred in the 1966 series "Shane" before she married Charles Bronson
    $100 5
Used for measuring precious stones, it was originally the weight of a seed of the carob tree
    $100 7
This Scottish novelist created a guy named Guy Mannering
    $100 19
Bush said he doesn't like it; his mother made him eat it, & he's president & doesn't have to eat it any more
    $100 24
Traditionally, this person makes the choice of weapons
    $200 11
The largest tributary of the Hudson River, it's named for an Indian tribe
    $200 2
On screen, she was married to the mob; off screen, she was married to Peter Horton of "thirtysomething"
    $200 15
It can mean 100 pounds of nails or a cask of 30 gallons or less of beer
    $200 8
The last two characters this author killed off were Captain Vere & Billy Budd
    $200 22
"The Presidents: Tidbits & Trivia" book lists hundreds of places George Washington did this
    $200 25
A dueler's assistant, his job is to make the duel as harmless as possible
    $300 12
It's the state Downeasters call home
    $300 3
Mario Cuomo's son Andrew & Carrie Kennedy, this man's daughter, married in 1990
    $300 16
Once a container for measuring grain, it's now one quarter of a bushel
    $300 9
The country in Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country"
    $300 23
This eldest daughter of Grover Cleveland had a candy bar named for her
    $300 27
According to "Collier's Encyclopedia", during the first duels with pistols, the combatants sat on these
    $400 20
Because it's so small in area, no passenger cars are allowed on this Michigan resort Island
    $400 4
This ex-"Dallas" star & beauty book author is the wife of a plastic surgeon, Dr. Harry Glassman
    $400 17
Firewood is usually sold in these units, which are 8' x 4' x 4'
    $400 13
In "Through the Looking Glass", there are white & red kings, queens, pawns & these
    $400 26
In August 1927 he passed out slips of paper saying, "I do not choose to run for president in 1928"
    DD: $200 29
In 1804, this state hosted the Hamilton-Burr duel
    $500 21
This Swiss resort city on Lake Geneva hosts a famous international jazz festival
    $500 6
She married fellow cosmonaut Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev in 1963
    $500 18
Points & picas are measurements used in this craft
    $500 14
Tom Brown's school days under headmaster Dr. Arnold were at this sporty school
    $500 28
He chose to run for president in 1928 & was elected

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Lois Rick Grinnell
$1,100 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lois Rick Grinnell
$2,100 $2,500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The most dangerous spider native to the U.S.; it's found in nearly every state
    $200 25
West Virginia was the first state to impose this type of tax on business, which it did in 1921
    $200 3
It can be any large city or the specific city in which Superman lives
    $200 15
The one on Morocco's flag has one less point than the one on Israel's
    $200 1
Robert Sherwood's play, "The Petrified Forest", is set in this state, home of the Petrified Forest
    $200 4
A month before the surrender, the Confederate Congress passed a law allowing them to be soldiers
    $400 19
While kangaroo rats are rodents, rat kangaroos belong to this order of mammals
    $400 26
In 1915, the Supreme Court ordered West Virginia to pay this state $12,393,929.50
    DD: $650 12
Occupation in the title of the following song:

"25 dollar 30 now 30 dollar 30 dollar 30 dollar 30 dollar give me a holler 30 dollar who will bid it at a 35 dollar bid?"
    $400 18
The flags of each of this country's 6 states have a Union Jack in the upper left
    $400 2
Laura Wingfield is the fragile heroine of this Tennessee Williams play
    $400 6
This song that had been written for the minstrel stage became the Confederacy's unofficial anthem
    $600 20
The most powerful cat in the New World, it feeds on many animals, including tapirs & turtles
    $600 27
In 1734, Robert Harper founded this town at the junction of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers
    $600 13
From the Latin for "shopkeeper", this word is a synonym for druggist or pharmacist
    $600 23
His wife's nephew, William Todd, designed the original bear flag of California
    $600 5
The ghost of Gertrude Stein returns to this woman in the play "Gertrude Stein and a Companion"
    $600 7
2 of the 4 cities that served as the Confederate seat of government
    $800 21
This dog, not the borzoi, is the tallest of all wolfhounds
    $800 29
During the 19th century, these 2 cities alternated as state capital, & one of them still is
    $800 14
A test for determining an item's quality or a film division of Walt Disney Studios
    $800 24
Weapon seen on the flags of Kenya & Swaziland
    DD: $1,000 9
This Pirandello play about the creative process is subtitled, "A Comedy in the Making"
    $800 8
Unlike ours, the Confederate Constitution allowed this type of veto for appropriation bills
    $1000 22
The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles & amphibians
    $1000 30
The city of Weirton is bordered by Pennsylvania on the east & this state on the west
    $1000 17
This word for a tattered, dirty child is from the name of a demon in "Piers Plowman"
    $1000 28
The inscription on its flag means, "There is no god but Allah; Muhammad is the prophet of Allah"
    $1000 10
The tragic 1933 play "Blood Wedding" takes place in this country
    $1000 11
Not surprisingly, there was more turnover in this cabinet post than any other; 6 people held it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lois Rick Grinnell
$10,700 $6,750 $2,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This German author is a character in Offenbach's last opera, which was based on his stories

Final scores:

Lois Rick Grinnell
$14,700 $10,760 $0
3-day champion: $44,100 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lois Rick Grinnell
$10,900 $6,500 $3,200
24 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1990-10-10
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