Show #1549 - Thursday, May 2, 1991

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Jeff Raines, a writer originally from Birmingham, Alabama

Danna Schoenberg, an attorney from New York City, New York

Kay Kipling, a journalist from Bradenton, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
"The Naked & the Dead"
    $100 11
From the Hebrew meaning to rest, it's the day of rest observed by Jews & Christians
    $100 3
What the homecoming queen rides on or her ice cream drink
    $100 5
The National Center for these storms
is in Coral Gables, Florida
    $100 15
One of five No. 1 hits for The Four Seasons
    $100 17
This brand of pencil by Dixon was named after a Revolutionary War
fort in upstate New York
    $200 2
"Tropic of Cancer"
    $200 12
The Mormons officially ended this practice in 1890
    $200 4
Your heart, your stomach, or your keyboard instrument
    $200 21
From the Latin for cast down, it's any form of rain or snow
    $200 16
One of four solo No. 1 hits by Lionel Richie
    $200 18
Common name of the Ficus elastica, an ant can't move one without "High Hopes"
    $300 6
"Tarzan of the Apes"
    $300 13
In the Western churches, Epiphany commemorates their visit to Jesus
    $300 9
This word can refer to a golf course, or to several sausages
    $300 22
In the Northern Hemisphere, eastbound aircraft fly with this to gain speed & save fuel
    $300 28
One of three No. 1 hits for The Monkees
    $300 19
When the cost of a first class stamp went to 29 cents, this became the postage for a standard postcard
    $400 7
"Appointment in Samarra"
    $400 25
It's the largest Protestant denomination in the United States
    $400 10
Adjective, meaning ultra fashionable; it's from the name of a hotel chain, not crackers
    $400 23
A weather vane points in this direction
    $400 29
One of two solo No. 1 hits by Ringo Starr
    $400 20
Guinness says the greatest advance for any one book is the $5 million for this author's "Whirlwind"
    $500 8
"Battle Cry"
    $500 26
Completes the Muslim creed, "There is no God but Allah"
    $500 14
To avoid making a clear, direct response, about your pivot, for example
    $500 24
Air pressure is also called this from the instrument used to measure it
    DD: $800 30
Heard here,
it's Lloyd Price's only
No. 1 hit:

"The night was clear / And the moon was yellow / And the leaves came tumbling Down / I was standing on the corner / When I heard my bulldog bark / He was barkin' at the two men who were gamblin'..."
    $500 27
Of the five recognized breeds of retriever, it's the only one developed in the United States

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

Kay Danna Jeff
$200 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Danna Jeff
-$600 $400 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
After flowing through part of India, the Brahmaputra joins this sacred river in Bangladesh
    $200 22
In names of insects, this word follows alfalfa, strawberry, apple blossom & cotton boll
    $200 2
At a salary of $130,000 a year, this New Yorker is the nation's highest paid governor
    $200 11
As a result of the War of Spanish Succession, Britain received Menorca & this rocky colony
    $200 1
Sean O'Casey broke with this city's Abbey Theater after it rejected his "The Silver Tassie"
    $200 18
The Chinese use this practice, which they developed, as a non-chemical form of anesthesia
    $400 17
Idaho Falls is the largest city on this 138-mile-long winding river
    $400 23
Some of these ray-like fish have electric organs in their tails & they sound like they belong in a rink
    $400 5
Although a registered Republican, he backed JFK in 1960 and became his Secretary of Defense
    $400 12
This country's last king, Stanislaus II took the throne in 1764 & ruled for 31 years
    $400 3
His play, "The Matchmaker", was first produced under the title "The Merchant of Yonkers"
    $400 28
In 1895, Daniel Palmer became the first of these doctors who believe disease results
from a misaligned spine
    $600 19
Wisconsin's Green Bay is an extension of this Great Lake
    $600 24
The whippet, which was bred by crossing terriers with these, is called the poor man's race horse
    $600 6
Also called The People's Party, it held its first convention in 1892 and ran James B. Weaver for President
    $600 13
The noble house with this color's name originated in France but has ruled the Netherlands since 1815
    $600 4
This "Breakfast of Champions" author's play "Happy Birthday, Wanda June", opened off Broadway in 1970
    $800 20
The name of this large Florida lake comes from the Seminole word for "big water"
    $800 25
The gavial, a crocodilian with a long narrow snout, is native to this continent
    $800 7
Until appointed Defense Secretary, Dick Cheney was this state's only representative in the House
    DD: $1,000 14
The Romans called Scotland, Caledonia & the people this, from a Latin word meaning painted
    $800 9
Last name of the British twin brothers who between them,
wrote "Amadeus" and "Sleuth"
    $800 27
New age practitioners believe these rocks are alive and have healing powers
    $1000 21
At 2,400 feet, the Norway Gulf is this sea's deepest point
    $1000 26
The Grant's species of this antelope has black-ringed horns that can be over 30 inches long
    $1000 8
This West Virginian is president pro tempore of the Senate
    $1000 15
The council of this Italian city was held in the mid-16th century to define Catholic belief
    DD: $1,200 10
He wrote "Murder in the Cathedral" for a 1935 festival in Canterbury where the play is set

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Danna Jeff
$4,800 $3,400 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As of February 1991 the V.A. was still paying death pensions to 5 widows of veterans of this war

Final scores:

Kay Danna Jeff
$2,800 $6,800 $9,601
3rd place: Tasco telescope & tripod + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 2nd place: Samsung VHS camcorder & Hatteras hammock + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version New champion: $9,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kay Danna Jeff
$4,600 $4,200 $7,500
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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Game tape date: 1991-02-19
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