Show #1523 - Wednesday, March 27, 1991

Tom Halpern game 4.
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Roberta Fells, a paralegal from Leonia, New Jersey

David Kneip, a lawyer originally from Evanston, Illinois

Tom Halpern, a researcher and writer from New York City, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $34,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the characters, you identify the film.)
    $100 14
Pretoria is South Africa's administrative capital, but this is its legislative capital
    $100 24
"My lips are sealed, but my Underwood is indiscreet", is a line from "Tru", a one-man show about him
    $100 20
They evolved from hand stops to knee levers to the form used today
    $100 1
America's oldest regularly contested foot race, this marathon is held on Patriots' Day
    $100 6
According to the proverb, it's "next to godliness", though for some children, it's next to impossible
    $100 9
Elaine Robinson,
Benjamin Braddock &
Mrs. Robinson
    $200 15
This South American country is 2,650 miles long, but on the average, only 110 miles wide
    $200 27
This author of "The Group" was born in 1912 & orphaned in 1918 when her parents died in a flu epidemic
    DD: $1,000 21
Accessory seen here
    $200 2
He's the only U.S. president in the National Sportscasters & Sportswriters Hall of Fame
    $200 7
A rhyming proverb states, "Plant" this fruit "for your heirs"
    $200 10
Joe Buck &
Ratso Rizzo
    $300 16
Cities in Indiana, Georgia & Ohio share this name
    $300 28
First name shared by author Roth & a character in his 1990 novel "Deception"
    $300 22
In 1915, this Russian-born American composer wrote the song, "I Love a Piano"
    $300 3
The John Hancock Bowl, formerly the Sun Bowl, is played in this Texas city
    $300 8
"At" this shape "table, there's no dispute of place"
    $300 11
Police chief Bill Gillespie,
Deputy Sam Wood &
Virgil Tibbs
    $400 19
The Welsh Folk Museum is in St. Fagans, four miles from this capital city
    $400 29
He hadn't written "Franny & Zooey" yet when Oona O'Neill spurned him for Charlie Chaplin
    $400 25
A standard grand piano has 52 white keys & this many black keys
    $400 4
The John R. Wooden Award is given to the nation's outstanding college player in this sport
    $400 17
In a rhyme, "garlic makes a man wink, drink &" this
    $400 12
Sheriff Bart,
Mongo &
Hedley Lamarr
    $500 23
The Ohio joins the Mississippi River at this southern Illinois city
    $500 30
He dedicated "Texasville", his sequel to "The Last Picture Show", to Cybil Shepherd
    $500 26
Bartolomeo Cristofori made changes to one of these instruments to create the first piano
    $500 5
For using steroids, this athlete had to forfeit his 1988 Olympic gold medal for the 100-meter dash
    $500 18
Jesus told his critics, "Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician," do this
    $500 13
Curtin &
Fred C. Dobbs

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

Tom David Roberta
$1,300 $2,200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom David Roberta
$4,100 $2,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The taste buds are housed inside papillae on this muscular organ
    $200 21
Hearing a false report that she had committed suicide, Mark Antony stabbed himself & died in her arms
    $200 22
Three of these servicemen go out on the town in the ballet "Fancy Free"
    $200 5
For centuries, this spring festival has been celebrated by selecting a queen & dancing around a pole
    $200 1
This blonde "Today Show" hostess was once Georgia's Junior Miss
    $200 10
To decimate is to kill this fraction of a group
    $400 3
Normally, a molar has 2 or 3 of these, while an incisor has only 1
    $400 26
Only this Carthaginian's own elephant, Surus, survived his war against the Romans
    $400 23
Carabosse, the evil fairy in this Tchaikovsky ballet, rides in a black coach drawn by enormous rats
    $400 15
In the 19th century, England's "Trooping the Colour" became an annual event to celebrate this
    $400 4
The founder of this cosmetics company was born Mary Kathlyn Wagner
    $400 11
According to Aristotle, "well begun is" this much "done"
    $600 6
Part of the body that can be affected by an inflammation called labyrinthitis
    $600 27
The era of 200 years of peace begun under Augustus Caesar was known by this Latin name
    DD: $1,500 24
Marjorie Tallchief danced the title role when the ballet based on this tragic Poe poem premiered in 1951
    $600 16
June 29 is the feast day of these 2 leading apostles, who each died a martyr
    $600 9
Pat Nixon was born in the mining town of Ely in this "Silver State"
    $600 12
A bit is this fraction of a dollar
    $800 7
This valve is found between the left atrium & the left ventricle
    $800 28
Roman poet Publius Papinius Statius referred to it as "the queen of long-distance roads"
    $800 25
When this ballet set in Russia premiered in 1911, Nijinsky played the title puppet
    $800 17
In Scotland, Burns Day, honoring the poet, draws to a close with the singing of this song
    $800 19
In the 1940s, this singer was called the First Lady of Radio
    $800 13
A fifth of liquor, which is one-fifth of a gallon, is this fraction of a quart
    $1000 8
In the pancreas, small clusters of special cells called the islands or islets are named for this doctor
    $1000 30
This area, the center of government, included the Senate House & the Temple of Saturn
    $1000 29
Natalia Makarova was on tour with this Leningrad company when she defected to the West in 1970
    DD: $2,000 18
April 30, 1889 was declared a national holiday to mark the centennial of this event
    $1000 20
In 1990, this primatologist joined the faculty of the University of Southern California, where she gives occasional lectures
    $1000 14
At his second inaugural, FDR saw this fraction of the nation "ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom David Roberta
$7,900 $3,900 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 men elected president while serving as a U.S. senator

Final scores:

Tom David Roberta
$14,801 $7,700 $0
4-day champion: $48,802 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom David Roberta
$7,100 $5,000 $7,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1991-01-30
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