Show #1486 - Monday, February 4, 1991

Leslie Frates game 2.

Contestants

Scott Holliday, a legal word processor from Hoboken, New Jersey

Jim McLeod, a regional sales manager from San Antonio, Texas

Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,198)

Jeopardy! Round

FILE UNDER "A"
NONFICTION
DIRECTIONS
THE OSCARS
TRAINS
POTPOURRI
    $100 1
Target and field as well as flight shooting are popular versions of this sport
    $100 6
Dee Brown's Indian history of the American west is called "Bury My Heart at" this place
    $100 11
It's the opposite of larboard
    $100 16
When he won for the 1st time in 1970, he said he "should have put on that eyepatch 35 years earlier"
    $100 19
"You can be sure" it was this manufacturer & inventor who first patented the railroad air brake
    $100 26
"The Key Reporter" is a newsletter published by this college & university honor society
    $200 2
A heavenly herb, or a dessert wine said to have originated near Los Angeles, for which it's named
    $200 7
In 1941, a collection of his speeches was published under the title "Blood, Sweat, & Tears"
    $200 12
Besides a young man, Horace Greeley also told the unemployed in New York City to head this way
    DD: $1,000 17
These 2 "Becket" stars have each been nominated 7 times without winning
    $200 20
The track consists of 2 rails held by these supports that bind them
    $200 27
Shorthand teacher Emma Dearborn originated this fast form of shorthand around 1924
    $300 3
It's a violent dance performed by Parisian couples, not by American Indians, as its name implies
    $300 8
"Hit Men" is Frederick Dannon's 1990 book about powerbrokers and fast money inside this business
    $300 13
Acoording to the kids' joke, you "don't get it from an elephant; you get it from a duck"
    $300 18
The only Oscar-winning song sung by a cricket
    $300 21
Term for the uniform distance between the rails; each country has a standard one
    $400 4
The name of this island precedes "and Barbuda" in the name of a Caribbean country
    $400 9
In "History of My Calamities", he wrote about his tragic romance with Heloise
    $400 14
If you own a watch, you might know this direction is also known as withershins
    $400 24
These two actors have won Oscars only as directors in 1980 & 1981
    $400 22
Running from Paris to Constantinople, it was called the "king of trains" & the "train of kings"
    $500 5
This Egyptian god of the dead is often depicted with the head of a jackal
    $500 10
This author of "Our Man in Havana" published a volume of his letters to the editor in 1990
    $500 15
In general, the Nile flows in this direction
    $500 25
She broke an Academy ban when she walked up to receive her "Darling" Oscar in 1966 in a mini-dress
    $500 23
The world's longest railroad line connects Vladivostok to this city, 5600 miles away

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

Leslie Jim Scott
$1,000 $0 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Jim Scott
$2,700 $0 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

1958
SCIENCE
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
WORLD CAPITALS
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
FAMOUS QUOTES
    $200 1
The IRS approved this form for use by all persons whose income was $10,000 or less
    $200 9
On June 1, 1831, James Clark Ross discovered this when a compass needle he was holding pointed straight down
    $200 7
The saxophone belongs to this family, not the brass
    $200 2
The University of San Marcos, Peru's oldest school of higher learning, was founded here in 1551
    $200 26
Not surprisingly in 1892, this state became the first to make Lincoln's birthday a legal holiday
    $200 16
In "The Compleat Angler", Izaak Walton wrote "I have laid aside business and gone to do this"
    $400 13
In December, he became head of France for the 2nd time
    $400 11
Newton figured the Earth should be an oblate spheroid with an equatorial bulge because it does this
    $400 8
If someone showed you his "Fender Stratocaster", you'd be looking at one of these
    $400 3
From 1936-1961, this capital of the Dominican Republic was called Ciudad Trujillo
    $400 27
In Canada, the Monday before May 25th is a holiday named for this queen
    $400 19
When crowned in 1804, he told the Pope, "I am the successor of Louis XIV, not Charlemagne"
    $600 23
The World's Fair, symbolized by a 334-foot high atomium, was opened April 17 by King Baudouin in this capital
    $600 12
From the Greek for "number", it's the science of numbers
    $600 10
Term for the various strands of gut, nylon, or wire stretched over the head of a sidedrum
    $600 4
This city was founded in 1434 to succeed Angkor Thom as capital of the Khmer Empire
    $600 28
In 1889 the 2nd Socialist International designated this day to honor the world's workers
    $600 20
In March, 1964, he said, "For the first time in our history, it is possible to conquer poverty"
    $800 24
Jordan's King Hussein's cousin was overthrown and killed in this neighboring country
    $800 14
A lean, small-boned person is an ectomorph; an endomorph is round; and this type is muscular
    DD: $2,300 17
In a famous opera, the Queen of the Night gives Tamino this instrument
    $800 5
Windhoek is the capital & largest city of this newly independent former mandate of South Africa
    $800 21
American wit who said that "Puritanism was the haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy"
    DD: $1,000 25
This Russian made news on October 29th when he turned down a cash prize worth $41,420
    $1000 15
In this pre-birth procedure, a small amount of fluid is withdrawn from the sac in the uterus and tested
    $1000 18
The pitch of one of the two standard orchestra clarinets
    $1000 6
When in this European capital, don't forget to see the Antonin Dvorak Museum and the tomb of St. Wenceslas
    $1000 22
Failing to corner the silver market in 1980, he said "A billion dollars is not what is used to be"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Jim Scott
$8,000 $800 $3,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NOVEL CHARACTERS
Striking soft chords on the piano, he says, "Like the painting of a sorrow; a face without a heart"

Final scores:

Leslie Jim Scott
$7,000 $0 $6,000
2-day champion: $13,198 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leslie Jim Scott
$10,300 $1,800 $2,200
27 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $14,300

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