Show #1477 - Tuesday, January 22, 1991

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Mark Parthemer, an attorney and bookseller originally from Portland, Oregon

Elaine Bloom, a writer from Maplewood, New Jersey

Mary Anderson, a story editor from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
In February, at the 20th Communist Party Congress, he delivered the secret speech about Stalin's excesses
    $100 25
The cerulean shade of this has been compared to the color of the sky on a bright, cloudless day
    $100 2
In 1974, Alaskans voted to replace this city as the capital, but changed their minds in 1982
    $100 1
In the past, the NL team in this city was called the Doves, the Redcaps & the Beaneaters
    $100 30
It's what Peter Piper picked
    $100 12
First name of the suffering mom Stanwyck played in 1937 & Bette Midler played in the 1990 remake
    $200 8
After a 10-year test in July, it was reported that this reduced tooth decay in children
    $200 21
You don't have to be a shrinking one of these to wear the floral hue of the same name
    $200 17
It comprises most of the state's commercial fishing catch
    $200 3
He was not only the first Black pitcher in the AL, but the oldest man to play in the majors
    $200 26
It's what "Ladybug, ladybug" is told to do
    $200 13
Stanwyck lusted after Richard Chamberlain in this miniseries & won an Emmy
    DD: $300 9
In 1956, this group had its first number one hit with the following:

"Oh, yes, I'm the great pretender / Pretending that I'm doing well..."
    $300 22
The color of the rabbit Alice chased down the rabbit hole
    $300 18
A National Historical park in Skagway preserves buildings associated with this 1890s event
    $300 4
He became the first Yankee to have his number retired after he said goodbye to Yankee Stadium July 4, 1939
    $300 27
It's the crime committed by Tom Tom, the piper's son
    $300 14
This handsome leading man, Stanwyck's second & last husband, was Garbo's co-star in "Camille"
    $400 10
Norodom Suramarit replaced this man, his son, as King of Cambodia
    $400 24
Someone of royal blood is described as being born to this color
    $400 19
Alaska's official motto is "North to" this
    $400 5
If you forfeit a baseball game, the score goes into the books as this
    $400 28
When Polly does this, we'll all have tea
    $400 15
The title of this classic 1944 film noir refers to an insurance policy
    $500 11
Bert Lahr played Estragon & E.G. Marshall Vladimir in this Beckett play on Broadway
    $500 23
Absinthe, apple & beryl are all shades of this
    $500 20
The oil field at this Arctic Bay is the largest in North America
    $500 6
Since 1959, center field fences in new Major League ballparks must be at least this far from home plate
    $500 29
As the king was counting out his money, the queen was in the parlor doing this
    $500 16
Stanwyck played a bedridden heiress marked for murder in this 1948 suspense film

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

Mary Elaine Mark
$200 $400 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Elaine Mark
$2,200 $2,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
Mark Twain called him "the juvenile pariah of the village, son of the town drunkard"
    $200 16
Mary wrapped Jesus in these clothes & laid him in a manger
    $200 6
In the United States, seawater extraction is the source of much of this light metal, symbol Mg
    $200 1
His laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey is preserved & contains the first phonograph made
    $200 20
Count Grigory Orlov not only led the coup that placed her on the Russian throne, he was one of her lovers
    $200 26
The surrender of an individual by a state or country to another in which he is charged with a crime
    $400 11
Shaw wrote a comedy about the conversion of this pirate captain
    $400 17
This son of Adam built a city in the land of Nod & named it for his son Enoch
    $400 7
The Bessemer process makes this alloy out of pig iron
    $400 2
Baltimore's Flag House is the site where Mary Pickersgill made the banner that flew here
    $400 21
King Leopold II of this country was criticized harshly for his exploitation of the Congo
    $400 27
In horse racing, you win this bet by correctly choosing the first & second place winners
    $600 12
Nick Carraway's mysterious neighbor, he was a bootlegger & gambler
    $600 18
The 23rd Psalm says that "thou preparest a table before me in the presence of" these people
    $600 8
From 1898, when the Curies discovered it, until 1954, only about five pounds of this metal was produced
    $600 3
It declared its independence from Mexico at Washington-on-the-Brazos, March 2, 1836
    $600 22
This country's King Christian X inspired its resistance to World War II German occupation
    $600 28
A person appointed to carry out a will is called this
    $800 13
Schoolmaster with a long snipe nose who liked to pass the time with the old Dutch wives
    DD: $1,200 19
In the book of Mark, Jesus calmed this body of water & walked upon it
    $800 9
Modern pewter no longer contains this metal because of its toxicity
    $800 4
The British erected a monument at Kealakekua, Hawaii, where this explorer was killed
    DD: $2,000 24
This King of England died unexpectedly in 1216; one rumor said a monk poisoned him
    $800 29
Latin for "ever upward", it's New York State's motto
    $1000 14
It's said that this governor in "All the King's Men" was based on Huey Long
    $1000 23
She was both a prophetess & a judge of Israel
    $1000 15
A compound of this lightest metal has been found effective in treating manic depressives
    $1000 5
A historic site in Greeneville, Tennessee includes the restored homes & tailor shop of this president
    $1000 25
Prince Louis-Napoleon, the only son of Napoleon III & this empress, died fighting in the Zulu War
    $1000 30
The 3 in (x+y)3, for example

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Elaine Mark
$3,400 $4,200 $10,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1935 this country officially changed its name to one that means "Land of the Aryans"

Final scores:

Mary Elaine Mark
$6,799 $8,400 $12,399
3rd place 2nd place New champion: $12,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Elaine Mark
$3,400 $6,500 $10,000
18 R,
5 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1990-10-15
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