Super Jeopardy! show #2 - Saturday, June 23, 1990

Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 2.

Contestants

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Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Evanston, Illinois

Brian Wangsgard, a senior marketing representative from Ogden, Utah

Frank Spangenberg, a police officer from Flushing, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

9-LETTER WORDS
CELEBRITIES
AFRICA
LITERATURE
COOKING
FAMOUS HORSES
    200 27
It can mean to ponder on a subject or to purchase with the expectation of profit
    200 25
To avoid being confuse with B. Bel Geddes, she signs autographs as “J.R.'s Real Mother”
    200 11
These little people who inhabit the Ituri Forest in Zaire may have been its first inhabitants
    200 16
He spent 5 years as a slave in north Africa before he began work on the first modern Spanish novel
    200 2
Snail butter, which can be served on other foods, is usually made with 1 or 2 cloves of this
    200 1
Copenhagen was the horse that carried this British leader to victory at the battle of Waterloo
    400 30
A public officer who keeps the peace, or a British policeman of the lowest order
    400 13
This founder of the National Review debuted as a harpsichordist with the Phoenix Symphony in 1989
    400 14
In 1962 the northern half of Ruanda-Urundi became Rwanda & the southern half became this nation
    400 18
Dublin Theatre formed from the Irish Literary Theatre founded by W.B. Yeats & Lady Gregory
    400 3
Traditionally, this vegetable put the “red” in red flannel hash
    400 4
Ironically, it was a horse named Comanche who was the only cavalry survivor of this event
    600 26
Semantics is the study of a word's meaning, this is the study of a word's history
    600 5
This leading actress' first film with Michael Douglas was “Romancing the Stone”
    600 15
Explorers from this country claimed Mauritius in 1598 & named it for Prince Maurice of Nassau
    600 19
Milan Kundera, a Czech, lived in France when he published “The Unbearable Lightness of” this
    600 9
This school was founded in 1895 to teach cooking to wealthy young Frenchwomen
    DD: 800 7
This Roman emperor gave his horse Incitatus a marble stable
    800 28
The name of this children's game can serve as a verb meaning “to leap from place to place”
    800 6
She also played the offstage voice of Annie Sullivan's brother in the play “The Miracle Worker”
    800 22
Most of the Asians in t his country live in Natal, where their ancestors worked on sugar plantations
    800 17
In some versions of the story, he was unable to look at the Holy Grail after his adulterous affair
    800 20
This Penn. dish, made with scraps of pork mixed with corn meal, is shaped into loaves & then sliced & fried
    800 8
1 of 3 western movie horses to have his hoofprints in cement at Hollywood's Chinese Theatre
    1000 29
In ancient Greece, a politician who championed the masses; now it's one who plays on people's emotions
    1000 12
She said of “Laura”, “People remember me less for my acting job than as the girl in the portrait”
    1000 24
Mozambique is a leading producer of this bean-shaped nut related to poison ivy
    1000 23
The 3 sections that comprise Dante's “Divine Comedy”
    1000 21
In Mexican cooking this spicy sauce made with chilies & chocolate is often served over poultry
    1000 10
Nicknamed “Big Red”, this racehorse's only career loss was to Upset in 1919

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

Frank Brian Eugene Kate
1,200 2,200 2,200 1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Brian Eugene Kate
4,000 5,200 4,000 2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE UNIVERSE
FRENCH HISTORY
U.S. STATES
MYTHOLOGICAL WOMEN
COMPOSERS
THE QUEEN'S ENGLISH
    500 11
From the 14th to the 17th century, France's flag had 3 of these “flowers” on a blue field
    500 20
Most say its name is Papago Indian for “little spring”, others say it's Spanish for “arid zone”
    500 3
Slain by Achilles, Penthesilea was queen of these warrior women
    500 1
The full first name of this French composer born in 1862 was Achille-Claude
    500 21
A telephone in use isn't busy, it's this
    1000 12
In the 1572 St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, 3,000 of this religious group were killed in Paris alone
    1000 7
The bald cypress, which grows in the swamps & bayous, is this state's official tree
    1000 13
These terrible goddesses of punishment had eyes that wept tears of blood
    1000 2
Beethoven studied some writing with this villain of “Amadeus”
    1000 24
When an English mummy wants an English daddy to change baby's diaper, she asks him to change this
    1500 14
Hired by France, this Italian explorer of New York harbor gave France its claim to the new world
    1500 4
While Washington has no official state fish, these 2 states have chosen a salmon
    1500 17
Phaedra who fell in love with her stepson Hippolytus, was the daughter of this king of Crete
    1500 8
In English the full title of this composer's work is “St. John's Night on the Bare Mountain”
    1500 25
A leg break bowler may deliver a flipper in this sport
    2000 23
The closest of its 22 known moons is about 85,000 miles away from it; the farthest, 8 mil. miles away
    2000 15
Sports venue where, in 1789, Third Estate deputies pledged not to disband until France had a constitution
    DD: 4,000 5
Mount Adams, Mount Jefferson & Mount Madison are in this New England state
    2000 18
This 6-headed sea monster that ate sailors lived in a cave opposite the whirlpool Charybdis
    2000 9
Completes the title of the Glinka opera “A Life for the ...”
    2000 26
A doctor's office, whether or not operations are performed there
    2500 16
His 1831-32 visit to the U.S. also produced a book about the American penitentiary system
    2500 6
“The Peace Garden State”
    2500 19
Zeus arranged for her to spend part of the year with her mother, Demeter, the rest with her husband, Hades
    DD: 4,500 10
Series of waltzes by Liszt whose name refers to a character in “Faust”
    2500 22
If you bridged the Atlantic & wanted to borrow a wrench, ask for one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Brian Eugene Kate
17,500 9,200 13,000 7,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
The most ex-presidents, 5, were alive when he was inaugurated; all had served 1 term or less

Final scores:

Frank Brian Eugene Kate
8,999 9,200 26,000 0
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Semifinalist 4th place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frank Brian Eugene Kate
17,500 9,200 10,800 11,900
14 R,
0 W
12 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: 49,400

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