Super Jeopardy! show #9 - Saturday, August 11, 1990

Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 7.

Contestants

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Yael Sofaer, a programmer and analyst originally from Israel

Ron Black, an attorney from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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

Chuck Forrest, a foreign service officer originally from Grand Blanc, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

CURRENT EVENTS
NON-POTENT POTABLES
SPORTS
PROVERBS
WORLD CAPITALS
ODDS & ENDS
    200 4
Animal-rights activists have accused the navy of using these mammals as underwater “hit men”
    200 20
To make lemon juice into lemonade, these 2 ingredients must be added
    200 8
In May 1990 this Lakers player became the first guard in NBA history to win 3 MVP awards
    200 11
“East, west”, this “is best”
    200 1
King Christian IV built the Round Tower in this Danish capital as an astronomical observatory
    200 5
The huge African goliath frogs entered in this May 1990 event in Angels Camp, CA. lost big
    400 15
After Lithuania & Estonia, it became the final Baltic republic to proclaim its independence
    400 23
This powder mixed with milk is made from ground, kiln-dried, sprouted barley
    400 14
In 1978 he won the heavyweight boxing title; 7 years later, his brother Michael did the same
    400 18
“The nearer” this, “the sweeter the flesh”
    400 2
Yarralumla House in this Australian capital is the residence of the governor-general
    400 9
The pluribus, or many, in our motto “E Pluribus Unum” originally referred to this number
    600 16
In March, for the first time, it reached $3 trillion
    600 24
The color of this coffee drink reminded Italians of the color of a monk's habit, hence its name
    600 17
1 of 3 jockeys who have won the Kentucky Derby 4 or more times
    600 19
Alexander Pope's “Essay on Criticism” gave us this proverb on the recklessness of fools
    600 3
The name of Martinque's capital includes the name of this country which colonized it
    600 10
Though she stopped wearing those pantaloons in 1859 her name is still synonymous with them
    800 21
For health reasons, she stepped down as head of the Missionaries of Charity
    800 29
Introduced into Spain by Cortes, in the 17th century it became a fashionable drink
    800 26
This Oakland A's pitcher was the only man with 3 20-win seasons in the 1980s
    800 25
One of these “is never known till needed” & one “to all is” one “to none”
    800 6
The churches & convents in this capital of Ecuador are renowned for their art treasures
    800 12
On May 5, 1960 the U.S. claimed it was a weather plane
    1000 22
In an upset victory, she was voted in as Nicaragua's new president
    1000 30
Named for the peer it was created for, this black tea is often flavored with oil of bergamot
    1000 27
Randy Barnes, world record holder in this event, has licensed plates that read “80 feet”
    1000 28
“No man is” one of these “to his valet”
    DD: 1,000 7
The mausoleum of Kemal Attaturk in this city wasn't completed until 1953, 15 years after his death
    1000 13
After digging about 76 million cubic yards of earth to build a Panama canal, his firm went bankrupt in 1889

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

Chuck Dave Ron Yael
800 1,200 2,800 2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Dave Ron Yael
1,600 3,000 7,000 4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PSYCH 103
ANCIENT HISTORY
AUTHORS
ROCKS & MINERALS
PRESIDENTS
SAMMY DAVIS JR.
    500 7
In 1938 this biologist was asked to teach a course on sex & marriage at Indiana Univ.
    500 3
By 221 B.C. the Ch'in state had defeated the Ch'u to form this country's 1st unified empire
    500 22
Ellis Weiner is listed as the co-author of her “Mayflower Manners”
    500 10
Originally these were quartz pebbles found in the Rhine River
    500 23
A month after taking office, he granted former president Nixon a full pardon
    500 29
3-letter title of Sammy's last film, or a type of dancing at which he excelled
    1000 14
The digit-span test doesn't measure the width of your hand but how many of these you can recall
    1000 6
Linus, the second to hold this office, reigned circa 69-79 A.D.
    1000 21
This marine biologist also wrote “The Sea Around Us”, but she's better known for “Silent Spring”
    1000 26
There are deposits of this type of coal under half of West Virginia
    1000 25
His sudden death in 1923 led some to believe that he had been poisoned by his wife
    1000 30
After he nearly died in an auto accident, Sammy converted to this religion
    1500 15
Swiss psychiatrist who said there is a “collective unconscious” shared by all manking
    1500 5
The Seleucid Kingdom which once stretched from Thrace to India was a fragment of his empire
    1500 20
His reporting job in D.C. provided him with material for his novel “Advise and Consent”
    1500 12
Some of these fine-grained laminated sedimentary rocks are a source of oil
    1500 11
After his son Willie died, he participated in several seances to try to contact him
    DD: 50 8
This song, a hit for Sammy in 1969, was played at his memorial service: [Audio] Whether I'm right or whether I'm wrong..
    DD: 11,500 24
In this type of study, first done at McGill Univ., students were paid to feel, see, hear & touch nothing
    2000 4
Almost all of the Roman supply of this metal came from Cyprus, so they named it for the island
    2000 9
He grew up in Hollywood & hist first novel, “What Makes Sammy Run?”, was about an amoral studio exec
    2000 13
Connemara, Ireland is famous for the green-streaked variety of this stone
    2000 16
His wife, M.W. Skelton, died 18 years before he took office, making him the 1st widower president
    2000 28
The 1956 musical that Sammy starred in wasn't “Mr. Entertainment” but “Mr.” this
    2500 19
John B. Watson founded this school of psychology that studies human actions and reactions
    2500 1
Cambyses II of this country ruled Egypt during its 27th dynasty
    2500 2
When he won his Nobel Prize this author of “100 Years of Solitude” said Faulkner influenced him
    2500 18
Now under the Coronation Chair, this stone came to England from Scotland
    2500 17
He's nicknamed the “Era of Good Feeling President”
    2500 27
Sammy performed in vaudeville with his father & his “adopted uncle” in this trio

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Dave Ron Yael
11,600 20,000 10,450 10,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL WAR
Re-admitted to the Union under Andrew Johnson, this Confederate state avoided Reconstruction

Final scores:

Chuck Dave Ron Yael
20,901 24,000 20,900 16,801
2nd place: $5,000 Semifinalist 3rd place: $5,000 4th place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chuck Dave Ron Yael
11,600 10,500 10,500 10,400
10 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: 43,000

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