Show #1538 - Wednesday, April 17, 1991

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David Combs, an electrical engineer from Long Beach, California

Jerry de Jager, a management consultant from Los Gatos, California

Burt Albert, a lawyer from Salem, Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $39,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
This Black Sea port was named for Odessos, a Greek city thought to have existed on the site
    $100 7
Native to the Orinoco River, they emit the most powerful electric charge of any fish
    $100 2
Choucroute is sauerkraut & chou-fleur is this white vegetable
    $100 16
"Butterflies are..."
    $100 8
In 1879, the Lambert Pharmaceutical Company of St. Louis introduced this first mouthwash
    $100 1
When mother hen can't, these electric machines keep eggs at a constant temperature
    $200 21
Ukrainian city often called the mother of Russian cities
    $200 9
The generating plants in our nation's capital produce this type of current
    $200 3
Cornichons are a tiny, sweet, sour variety of these
    $200 17
"She Stoops to..."
    $200 14
Peter Guber & Jon Peters run Columbia Pictures Entertainment for this company
    $200 13
Every chicken is distinguished by this feature, so Kookie doesn't need to lend them one
    $300 22
Now called Volgograd, it had this name when the Russian army stopped the Nazi advance in World War II
    $300 10
When rubbed with a cloth, this yellow fossil resin becomes electrically charged
    $300 4
Pommes de terre a l'huile is a French version of this picnic favorite
    $300 18
"The Dark at the Top of..."
    $300 15
In June 1990, Dayton Hudson bought this 138-year-old Chicago-based department store
    $300 25
The feathers on a chicken's neck; a person prepared to fight gets his up
    $400 23
The 1825 Decembrist revolt at Senate Square in this city was crushed by government troops
    $400 11
A 3-way bulb has this many filaments
    $400 5
Dishes a la Nantua contain this freshwater crustacean
    $400 19
"Pump Boys and..."
    DD: $1,500 28
In 1967, the United States Rubber Company changed its name to this
    $400 26
It refers to a miniature chicken or a miniature boxer
    $500 24
Today, more Russians than Latvians live in this Latvian capital
    $500 12
This Italian's pile was the world's first source of a steady electric current
    $500 6
Canard aux Montmorency is a dish made of this fowl with a sour cherry sauce
    $500 30
    $500 29
This company has recently introduced Windows 3.0 to make computers more user-friendly
    $500 27
Though Arkansas produces the most broilers, this state produces the most eggs

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

Burt Jerry David
-$100 $900 $2,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Burt Jerry David
-$900 $1,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Ann Taylor wrote in 1773 that her grandmother, Mary Chilton, was the first to step on this rock
    $200 1
Escaping from prison to seek revenge, Edmund Dantes assumes this identity
    $200 26
Jean-Francois Oeben used a tambour shutter to create this type of desk
    $200 5
This Jewish house of worship is sometimes called a temple by Conservative & Reform congregations
    $200 4
McMurdo Sound is the most often used sea approach to the interior of this continent
    $200 17
This July birthstone takes its name from the Latin word for "reddish"
    $400 22
This word once used to describe entire colonies later came to refer to large Southern farms
    $400 2
When Tom Sawyer first laid eyes on her, a certain Amy Lawrence vanished out of his heart
    $400 27
Avian term for the small compartments in a bureau or secretary
    $400 6
In this religion, Bodhi is the final enlightenment on the path of nirvana
    $400 10
Punta Arenas, Chile is the port of call for ships passing through this strait
    $400 18
This word for an imposed isolation is from the Italian for "40 days"
    $600 23
On July 16, 1769, Junipero Serra dedicated the first California mission in this city founded by Cabrillo
    $600 3
In "A Christmas Carol", he's the father of Tiny Tim
    $600 28
A tall boy & a high boy both have a set of small & large ones
    $600 7
One of the religious duties imposed on Muslims is to pray this many times a day
    DD: $2,000 14
Canada's largest gulf is named for this saint
    DD: $3,000 19
It's a contraction or alteration of "God be with you"
    $800 24
The original deed to this colony issued to Berkeley & Carteret also called it New Caesarea
    $800 11
Novel in which Holden Caulfield tries to escape the phonies of the world
    $800 8
The Missouri Synod is considered the more conservative of the two main US groups of this church
    $800 15
At 24,442', the Java Trench is the deepest known point in this ocean
    $800 20
French for "half cup", it's a small cup of strong black coffee
    $1000 25
The Penobscot were an Algonquian speaking tribe found in what is now this US state
    $1000 12
Francis Macomber had a "Short, Happy Life" in a short story by this author
    $1000 9
Britannica says this Creed, not the Apostle's, is the only one accepted by all major Christian groups
    $1000 16
The Ligurian name of this longest Italian river was Bodincus, meaning "bottomless"
    $1000 21
From the Latin for "wash away" comes this term for the Bible's great flood

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Burt Jerry David
-$2,700 $2,200 $13,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Washington Irving called it "that great object of universal devotion throughout our land"

Final scores:

Burt Jerry David
-$2,700 $0 $10,800
3rd place 2nd place New champion: $10,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Burt Jerry David
-$2,700 $2,200 $11,500
6 R,
12 W
13 R,
3 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,000

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Game tape date: 1991-02-13
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