Show #1574 - Thursday, June 6, 1991

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Max Schneider, a salesman from New Smithville, Pennsylvania

Mark Schleben, an attorney from Clearwater, Florida

Tobe Benz, a business executive from Germantown, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In 1978, he was promoted posthumously to General of the Armies of the United States
    $100 10
This religion's name comes from the old Persian name for the Indus River
    $100 15
When activated, this form of carbon is used to purify liquids
    $100 24
Humorist who remarked, "Communism is like prohibition; it's a good idea, but it won't work"
    $100 1
Lee J. Cobb was the first to star as Willy Loman in a production of this play
    $100 8
It's made up of 5 events -- steeplechase, fencing, swimming, pistol shooting, & a cross-country run
    $200 7
Arkady Shevchenko, the highest-ranking Soviet working here, defected to the United States
    $200 11
Stringed instrument whose name comes from the Arabic "al-ud"
    $200 16
Hypochlorites are the forms of this gaseous element used to bleach clothes
    $200 27
This actor has played Brett Maverick on two TV series
    $200 2
For its run in Mexico, this musical was billed as "Vaselina"
    $200 9
Completed in 1943, it's a 5-sided complex of 5 concentric buildings connected by hallways
    $300 21
After 16,255,500 of these were made in Germany, production ended there but went on elsewhere
    $300 12
The Latin "dealbare", to whitewash, gave us this word, meaning to apply paint crudely
    $300 20
The reaction of a substance with oxygen to produce heat & light; it's a fancy way to say burning
    $300 28
This Yankee slugger hit over 50 home runs in a season twice, 1956 & 1961
    $300 3
His first major play, "Battle of Angels", was later rewritten as "Orpheus Descending"
    $300 17
It's a 5-pointed star with supposed mystic properties
    $400 25
The Supreme Court ruled this man's "7 Words" you couldn't say on the airwaves could be banned from the airwaves
    $400 13
This element found in matches comes from the Greek meaning "light-bearing"
    $400 22
This metallic element is used to make brilliant blue colors in porcelain & tiles
    $400 4
The romance of Robert & Elizabeth Barrett Browning inspired this 1930 play by Rudolf Besier
    $400 18
This 1-word term for the first 5 books of the Bible is from the Greek for "five scrolls"
    $500 26
Victor Hasselblad, inventor of the type of this the astronauts used on the moon, died in August
    $500 14
Combine the Greek words for "wolf" & "man", & you'll have this word for werewolf
    $500 23
Element used in conjunction with nickel oxide in rechargeable leak-proof batteries
    $500 5
The Baltimore Sun called this 1941 comedy "the funniest play about murder ever written"
    $500 19
Since the 16th century, this 5-foot meter has been the predominant meter in English verse

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Tobe Mark Max
$300 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tobe Mark Max
$1,700 $2,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
King Thutmose IV was probably the first to clear the accumulated sand off this monument
    $200 20
The building that houses the FBI is named for this man
    $200 2
Amalienborg Castle in this city has been home to the Danish royal family since 1794
    $200 11
No question about it, Claudia Schiffer is igniting this jeans company's ads & sales
    $200 1
Debbie & Eddie's daughter, who based "Postcards from the Edge" on her own life
    $200 12
Peter Minuit was born in Wesel in what is now this country, not in Holland
    $400 25
Anubis was the god of this mummification process that kept you in good shape after expiring
    $400 21
This federal agency has four offices, in Washington, D.C., Muscle Shoals, Alabama, & Chattanooga & Knoxville, Tennessee
    $400 3
The 2 Spanish cities that boast subway systems
    $400 17
Nini Bambini, a California company, specializes in fashions for this segment of the population
    $400 7
Critics cheered this 1990 Scorsese film based on Nicholas Pileggi's 1985 mafia bestseller, "Wiseguy"
    $400 13
This movie Sherlock Holmes was born to British parents in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1892
    $600 22
Charged with preventing price fixing & misleading advertising, the FTC stands for this
    $600 4
City in which you'd find the Sibelius Monument
    $600 18
In 1955, the boys were wearing coonskin caps, & the girls, these skirts named for dogs
    $600 8
One of Queen Elizabeth's favorite mystery writers, his "Longshot" raced to the Best Seller list in 1990
    $600 14
This folk hero known for his fruit trees sprang up in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1774
    $800 23
As head of the General Accounting Office, Charles Bowsher holds this title
    $800 5
This is the only national capital on the Vistula River
    $800 26
Don Fisher began this retail chain in San Francisco in 1969 when he couldn't find a pair of jeans that fit
    DD: $2,000 9
Time found in 1990 titles by Stephen King & Sidney Sheldon
    $800 15
Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in this smallest Canadian province, the setting for her novel, "Anne of Green Gables"
    $1000 24
Appointed Secretary of Education by Ronald Reagan in 1988, he resigned in 1990
    $1000 6
Estoril, a suburb of this capital, was a center of espionage during World War II
    $1000 10
"Means of Ascent" includes an account of this future president's race for the Senate in 1948
    DD: $2,000 16
Winston Churchill was born in this palace built for John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tobe Mark Max
$7,500 $2,800 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1980s, this company bought Kraft & General Foods, making it No. 1 in food as well as in cigarettes

Final scores:

Tobe Mark Max
$9,000 $4,100 $0
2-day champion: $27,201 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tobe Mark Max
$5,300 $2,800 $2,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
14 R,
4 W
15 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $10,100

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Game tape date: 1991-03-11
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