Super Jeopardy! show #6 - Saturday, July 21, 1990

Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Burns Cameron, a realtor from Standish, Maine

Liz Caccese, a librarian from Van Nuys, California

Bruce Seymour, a writer from Piedmont, California

Rich Lerner, a lawyer from American Samoa

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Jeopardy! Round

USA
NURSERY RHYMES
STARTS WITH “S”
WOMEN IN SPORTS
THE MIDDLE AGES
CLASSIC COMEDY TEAMS
    200 7
Running from April 1860 to October 1861, it lost the mail only once
    200 28
Gardener described as “quite contrary”
    200 21
A close-fitting dress usually with a straight skirt & no belt, or a case for a blade
    200 1
Olympic figure skating champ of 1984 & 1988, she's nicknamed “Katarina the Great”
    200 24
During the 10th & 11th centuries, the king of France ruled only a narrow strip of land around this city
    200 8
In 1928 F. Gosden & Chas. Correll renamed their Sam ’n’ Henry characters this, & the rest is history
    400 9
A new Orleans park near Basin Street is named for this late trumpeter
    400 29
Weapon the farmer's wife wielded in her attack on 3 blind mice
    400 30
Not a table for serving lunch, it's 2 large ad placards linked by straps & worn over the shoulders
    400 2
In 1985 Lynette Woodard became the 1st woman to play basketball for this exhibition team
    400 3
They were trade organizations that fixed wages & set quality standards
    400 14
Classic comedy team associated with the line “Here's another fine mess you've gotten me into”
    600 10
Among official state nicknames there isn't a “later” state, but there is a “Sooner” state, this one
    600 25
While you “ring-a-ring o'roses”, you've got a pocketful of these flowers
    600 22
In printing, a fine line finishing off the main stroke of a letter
    600 4
In 1985 she became the first gymnast to be elected to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
    600 13
This king of England lost territories, was excommunicated & was forced to accept the Magna Carta
    600 23
Name completing the catch phrase “Absolutely, Mr. Gallagher?” “Positively...”
    DD: 1,600 11
Now known as this, in the 17th century this island ws owned by a man named Isaac Bedloe
    800 26
In “rock-a-bye baby” this is when “the cradle will rock”
    800 19
The center of our galaxy lies in this constellation between Scorpio & Capricorn
    800 5
Since March, women's tennis has had a new advantage, this 14-year-old powerhouse
    800 17
In the 13th C. the Franciscan friars wore gray, while the Friars founded by this saint wore black
    800 16
Wheeler had Woolsey, & Olsen had him for a partner
    1000 12
Thomas McKean of Delaware was the last to sign this & may have done it as late as 1781
    1000 27
A compendium of nursery rhyme character quotes would include this one under Horner, Little Jack
    1000 20
This term that means “without knee breeches” was applied to some ill-clad French revolutionaries
    1000 6
With over $2.5 million in career earnings, Pat Bradley is the top female money-winner in this sport
    1000 18
Pope Stephen II gave him the title patrician, but most people know Pepin III by this nickname
    1000 15
Their real last name was Joachim; brothers Harry, Al & Jimmy got this name from a passing truck

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

Rich Bruce Liz Burns
2,200 400 1,600 2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Bruce Liz Burns
2,200 3,400 2,200 5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

OLD TESTAMENT
SCIENCE
ART
LAKES & RIVERS
THEATRE
MAGAZINES
    500 23
I Kings 10 says the Queen of Sheba was highly impressed by his wisdom
    500 29
In 1931 “New Dawn”, a species of this thorny garden flower, became the 1st plant to receive a patent
    500 25
Missing from the 1989 U.S. tour of his works was a lady missing her clothes, the “Naked Maja”
    500 1
3 of the 5 largest lakes in north America are part of this group
    500 30
The book “Mama's Bank Account” evolved into this play
    500 11
The Numismatist is geared to hobbyists who collect these
    1000 24
While smiting the firstborn in Egypt, the Lord passed over houses with this on the doorposts
    1000 28
It's the common name for hydrated oxide of iron
    1000 26
Naum Gabo created a kinetic sculpture in 1920, but this artist is credited with the first true mobile
    1000 2
This country's longest river is the Tay, but the Clyde carries more traffic
    1000 27
E. O'Neill play about a fugitive black man who'd made himself ruler of a West Indian island
    1000 12
Cape Cod Life caters to residents of Cape Cod as well as these 2 resort islands
    DD: 2,500 9
The Open Bible describes the first of the 150 of these as “two ways of life contrasted”
    1500 8
It's the ratio of the density of a liquid to that of an equal volume of distilled water at 4 degrees C.
    1500 3
Last name of the Rembrandt known for portraits of Washington & Jefferson
    1500 4
New York state actually has 11, not 10, of them
    1500 15
If Rosencrantz & Guildenstern were alive, they might know he also wrote “Jumpers”
    1500 21
Decision Magazine is published by this minister's evangelistic association
    2000 17
Not only did he foil Haman's plot, he got Haman's house after Haman was hanged
    2000 13
1 of 2 protocontinents that converged about 300 million years ago to form Pangaea
    2000 7
German-born artist who's been called “Dadamax” & “The Complete Surrealist”
    2000 5
Lake Eyre, the largest on this continent, covers 3600 square miles but is only about 4 feet deep
    DD: 2,000 16
The 2 writers who collaborated on “Dinner at Eight” & “Stage Door”
    2000 19
It calls itself “America's Food & Entertaining Magazine”
    2500 20
Though the eldest of Jacob's 12 sons, he forfeited his birthright
    2500 14
The greenhouse effect occurs in this, the lowest level of the atmosphere
    2500 10
Russian emigre who painted “Bride & Groom with Eiffel Tower”
    2500 6
The name of this river which joins the Ganges means “the son of Brahma, the creator of the universe”
    2500 18
His novel “A Death in the Family” was adapted for the stage as “All The Way Home”
    2500 22
1989 marked the 20th anniversary of this oversized celebrity magazine founded by Andy Warhol

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Bruce Liz Burns
5,200 12,400 10,700 11,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
Parts of this epic work published in 1667 were dictated by its author to family members

Final scores:

Rich Bruce Liz Burns
2,001 22,801 0 22,800
3rd place: $5,000 Semifinalist 4th place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rich Bruce Liz Burns
6,800 16,900 10,700 11,400
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
0 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: 45,800

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