Show #1547 - Tuesday, April 30, 1991

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Bill Dingfelder, an art museum fundraiser from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Christine Baker, a legal secretary from Brooklyn, New York

Kay Kipling, a journalist from Bradenton, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Gemsboks have straight, rapier-like ones which can reach a length of four feet
    $100 1
Some say French actress Jeanne Moreau was the first choice to play Mrs. Robinson in this 1967 film
    $100 6
In 1945, the Russians captured Puyi, the last emperor of this country, & sent him to Siberia
    $100 20
In "Superman" #50 in 1990, Clark Kent proposed to this colleague
    $100 26
Of egg & dart, egg & tongue or egg & ham, the one that isn't a type of ornamental molding
    $100 10
When a number of patients see the psychiatrist at the same time, it's this type of therapy
    $200 8
The Javan rhinoceros is almost extinct on this, its native continent
    $200 2
Tyrone Powers' sword in "The Mark of Zorro" was the same one used by this actor in a 1920 silent version
    $200 11
This Bonnie Prince, also known as The Young Pretender, was noted for his drunkenness & debauchery
    $200 22
Titles in this company's line include "Betty's Diary", "Betty & Me" & "Betty & Veronica"
    $200 27
This type of wall hanging was once made in the town of Arras, & arras became a synonym for it
    $200 12
Edgar Guest wrote, "It takes this much a-livin' in a house to make it home"
    $300 16
Contrary to popular belief, you can't tell how old a rattlesnake is by doing this
    $300 3
This 1966 film, based on a Ray Bradbury novel, was director Francois Truffaut's only movie in English
    $300 13
Octavian had her teenage son Ptolemy XV executed in 30 B.C.
    $300 23
To avoid confusion with the Marvel title, Acme Eclipse used "Steed & Mrs. Peel" instead of this
    $300 28
The color of the basaltware that Josiah Wedgwood began to manufacture in the 1700s
    $300 15
A lovely amount of coconuts for Mr. Griffin
    $400 9
The female Suriname toad carries these in the thick, spongy skin of her back
    $400 4
In "The Seven Year Itch", Marilyn Monroe said this 1950s movie creature "wasn't really all bad"
    $400 14
The parents of this country's King Victor Emmanuel III were cousins
    DD: $500 24
Television series on which the 1991 Innovation comic seen here is based
    $400 29
This stringed instrument of ancient Greece was a popular decorative motif during the Empire period
    $400 18
Colossal, like Cronus, or a famous sunken ship
    $500 17
Porcupines belong to this order of mammals
    $500 5
At the end of this 1952 film, Burt Lancaster told Shirley Booth, "It's good to be home"
    $500 21
Traditionally, the crown prince of this Low Country holds the title Duke of Brabant
    $500 25
This character's early years are featured in "Legends of the Dark Knight"
    $500 19
It's usually a covey of quail; in "Paradise Lost", Milton wrote of one of fair women

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

Kay Christine Bill
$2,100 -$200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Christine Bill
$2,800 $100 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
In its original German, this B. Traven novel was titled "Der Schatz der Sierra Madre"
    $200 22
He was Sam Houston's Secretary of State & got the capital named after him
    $200 17
An authentic signature of his is more likely to include the middle name Amadei instead of Amadeus
    $200 7
Founded in 1652, Cape Province is this country's oldest province
    $200 6
In Hyperion, Longfellow wrote, "In this world, a man must either be Anvil or this"
    $200 1
In 1890, William Halsted began the practice of wearing these rubber items during surgery
    $400 9
Town in which the real king of Ruritania was held prisoner
    $400 23
5 years after discovery of the Comstock Lode, it was let into the Union, though it still lacked the required population
    $400 20
This American conducted for the last time on August 19, 1990 at Tanglewood in Massachusetts
    $400 13
Irving Berlin quipped, "The world would not be in such a snarl if Marx had been Groucho instead of him"
    $400 2
He discusses his famous slip in his 1901 work, "The Psychopathology of Everyday Life"
    $600 10
Dr. Van Helsing, called in from Amsterdam to cure Lucy Westenra, tracks him down
    $600 24
Edmund Ruffin is credited with doing this April 12, 1861; we don't know if he hit anything
    $600 21
This 19th century German opera composer's original last name was Beer, but he lengthened it
    $600 14
Burt Taylor defined a bore as "a man who, when you ask him how he is", does this
    $600 3
In the 1890s, French pharmacist Jules Bengue discovered an ointment for sore ones
    DD: $1,500 11
John Buchan's son said the inspiration for this novel was stairs from a nursing home to a beach
    $800 25
This man defeated Grover Cleveland in 1888 & lost to him in 1892
    $800 18
Claudio Monteverdi became director of music at St. Mark's Basilica in this city in 1613
    $800 15
Elbert Hubbard said, "Don't take this too seriously; you will never get out of it alive"
    $800 4
In 1896, Dr. W.P. Morgan described this condition as "word blindness"
    $1000 12
In a Dickens tale, Quilp the dwarf had his eyes on this young granddaughter of a shopkeeper
    $1000 26
This early labor organization began as a secret society of Philadelphia garment cutters in 1869
    $1000 19
This Puccini opera set in China wasn't performed until after his death
    $1000 16
The 4 words that complete the line from Olney Hymns, "God moves in a mysterious way"
    DD: $1,300 5
In 1977, this new procedure to reopen diseased arteries was developed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Christine Bill
$5,900 $1,800 $1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He submitted a design for the executive mansion under a pseudonym, A.Z.; it was rejected

Final scores:

Kay Christine Bill
$8,000 $3,600 $3,000
2-day champion: $21,500 2nd place: Broyhill bedroom set & Select Comfort matress 3rd place: Yamaha keyboard

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kay Christine Bill
$5,200 $3,000 $1,500
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $9,700

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Game tape date: 1991-02-19
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