Super Jeopardy! show #13 - Saturday, September 8, 1990

Super Jeopardy! final game. The conclusion of The $250,000 Challenge.

Contestants

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Dave Traini, a high school administrator from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

Bruce Seymour, a writer from Piedmont, California

Bob Verini, a playwright, actor, and director from New York City, New York

Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
COLORS
(Alex: All of the correct responses in that category will contain a color.)
6-LETTER WORDS
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
ART WORLD BLOCKBUSTERS
    200 7
Of Napoleon I, Napoleon II or Napoleon III, the one who never ruled France
    200 12
A person described as "hoary" has hair this color
    200 20
The second book of the Old Testament & the event described there
    200 24
Hungary is famous for this beef stew flavored with paprika
    200 16
Traditionally, inaugural parades follow this street between the Capitol & the White House
    200 15
Assessed at $100 million in 1962, this da Vinci painting is believed to be the world's most valuable
    400 6
This man who punished traitors in WWII was made Soviet Premier in 1958
    400 8
This nickname of Kentucky can refer to its landscape or its music
    400 21
Marilyn Quayle's profession, although she hasn't practiced in years
    400 25
It's how you'd order rice with chicken in Spanish-speaking countries
    400 17
The Overseas Highway starts at Key Largo & ends at this island
    400 14
In 1980 one of this glassworker's lamps fetched the highest price ever for Art Nouveau
    600 1
Party to which French president Francois Mitterand belongs
    600 9
Completes the lyric "For they're hangin' men & women there for the wearin' o'…"
    600 22
To exhale, or to stop breathing entirely
    600 26
The Italian dish Osso Buco is made with this type of meat
    600 18
It's the route followed by the Joad family in "The Grapes of Wrath"
    600 4
Dutch-born U.S. abstract expressionist, his "Interchange" sold for $20.7 mil., a living artist's record
    800 2
In 1983 Yitzhak Shamir replaced this man as prime minister of Israel
    800 10
It's a shade of brown, a type of nut or a nutty housekeeper
    800 23
In "Clementine", the 2 places where the miner, 49er, was excavating for a mine
    800 29
The French will tell you cuisses de grenouille, which are these, taste a lot like chicken
    800 19
This bridge links Michigan's Upper & Lower Peninsulas
    DD: 600 5
A tiger, not a horse, fetched $35,200 in 1986, the highest price ever for a piece from 1 of these
    1000 3
On her death, James VI of Scotland moved to London & took over
    1000 11
It's another name for the Jolly Roger
    1000 28
A bodice for women that ties behind the neck, or a device made of leather to restrain a horse
    1000 30
This popular Thai dish consists of sweet crispy noodles with chicken or shrimp
    1000 27
This city recently reconstructed its Dan Ryan Expressway at a cost of $250 million
    1000 13
Impressionist whose painting "Reading Le Figaro" in 1983 sold for more than any other woman's work

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

Bob Bruce Dave
800 1,400 200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Bruce Dave
5,400 5,200 200

Double Jeopardy! Round

EARLY AMERICA
BOOKS & AUTHORS
THEATER HISTORY
NEWSPAPERS
SPANISH CITIES
17th CENTURY SCIENCE
    500 29
On Nov. 11, 1620, 41 men aboard this ship signed a famous compact
    500 16
John Bunyan's dreamlike allegory of Christian's journey to the celestial city
    500 27
The village of Oberammergau in this country is the home of a passion play first performed in 1634
    500 28
Newspapers in Sacramento, Modesto & Fresno share the name of this insect
    500 26
The zero km. mark from which all Spanish roads are measured is in the Puerta del Sol in this city
    500 30
In 1611 Kepler published a paper on the 6-sided nature of these weather phenomena
    1000 25
Jean Nicolet, who arrived at Green Bay in 1634, was the first European to visit what is now this state
    1000 18
"The Cancer Ward", in his novel of the same name, is thought to be an allegory of the Soviet state
    1000 20
In Ancient Greece plays about these goat-legged men were performed after a trilogy of tragedies
    1000 24
This Boston-based newspaper is circulated in more than 100 countries
    1000 23
Catalan is the language of this second largest city in Spain
    1000 22
About 1645 A. Kircher came up with this device that projects pictures on a wall
    1500 11
He was looking for China in 1609 when he sailed his ship, the Half Moon, into New York Harbor
    DD: 4,000 10
Ambrose Bierce wrote "The Cynic's Word Book" which was later published under this title
    1500 14
Maude Adams was known for starring in this author's plays, including "The Little Minister" & "Peter Pan"
    1500 7
This capital city's 2 daily newspapers are The Deseret News & The Tribune
    1500 4
A Roman aqueduct brings water to this city that shares its name with a guitarist
    1500 3
After John Napier discovered these, William Oughtred invented a slide rule to utilize them
    2000 12
In 1647, when it was still part of this colony, New Hampshire was required to develop a school system
    2000 19
Some think his works, including "The Social Contract", inspired the French Revolution
    2000 13
V. Nemirovich-Danchenko & K. Stanislavsky founded this theater company in 1898
    2000 8
International editions of this Miami daily are airlifted to Latin America
    2000 5
This capital of the Visigothic kingdom in Spain is on the cutting edge of swordmaking
    2000 2
In a 1665 book Robert Hooke described the cells of this plant he saw through his microscope
    DD: 4,000 15
In 1790 John Carroll of this city became the 1st American appointed a Roman Catholic bishop
    2500 17
If you've read his "A la recherche du temps perdu", then you know about the Madeleines
    2500 9
This Roman comic playwright made fun of the gods in "Amphitryon", one of his comedies of errors
    2500 21
This Cleveland paper has the largest circulation in Ohio
    2500 6
This northern port in the Basque region is called the "Pittsburgh of Spain"
    2500 1
In 1675 this astronomer found at least 2 rings separated by a gap encircling Saturn

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Bruce Dave
16,900 28,200 -2,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
He was vice president of the U.S. for just 82 days before becoming president

Final scores:

Bob Bruce Dave
0 33,801 -2,800
1st runner-up: $50,000 Super champion: $250,000 2nd runner-up: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Bruce Dave
17,500 24,200 -2,800
23 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: 38,900

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