Show #1408 - Wednesday, October 17, 1990

Sara Cox game 1.

Contestants

Bill Hughes, a firefighter from Brooklyn, New York

Sara Cox, a teacher from Bangor, Maine

Joe Laboda, from Hudson Falls, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,200)

Jeopardy! Round

"A" IN SCIENCE
FOOD
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
SEE THE USA
SPORTS
IN OTHER WORDS...
    $100 12
The gas pedal on a car, or a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction
    $100 1
Traditionally, it's the main ingredient in the sauce served on veal parmigiana
    $100 6
When she was 19, this "Murder, She Wrote" star was nominated for an Oscar for her 1st film, "Gaslight"
    $100 11
For some fun in Arkansas, why not visit "Dogpatch USA" a theme park based on this comic strip
    $100 18
From the Greek "sthenos", meaning strength, they're exercises such as jumping jacks
    $100 17
An industry does not exist that compares with the entertainment industry
    $200 13
Theoretically, it's the lowest possible temperature that can be reached
    $200 2
George Bush could tell you this western state grows 91% of the broccoli in the U.S.
    $200 7
Portsmouth, Ohio's yearly festival in honor of this movie cowboy "triggers" lots of memories
    $200 16
In August 1990 this covered up the famous black sand on Hawaii's Kalapana Beach
    $200 19
Richard M. Butkus was elected to this hall of fame in 1979
    $200 27
Don't miss flipping over any rock
    $300 14
The type of acid found in vinegar
    $300 3
Ever popular lunchbox item named for an English earl
    $300 8
33 years after her aunt's "Too Much Too Soon", this "E.T." star published "Little Girl Lost"
    $300 24
California town with an Indian name that's been popularized as standing for everything from "A to Z" in the USA
    $300 21
In basketball, it's resuming dribbling after you've stopped or dribbling with both hands
    $300 28
Bekins & Allied Van Lines plus a salt container & a cocktail maker
    $400 15
This most accurate of timepieces may gain or lose less than a second in 100,000 years
    $400 4
In names of desserts, this word precedes frite, brulee & caramel
    $400 9
This actress of Russian descent was set to play Anastasia on stage when she drowned in 1981
    DD: $600 25
The "Trail of Tears" drama, performed daily in summer near Tahlequah, Okla., depicts this Indian tribe
    $400 22
The 2 styles of harness racing
    $400 29
Resembling the grim reaper reheated
    $500 20
Type of substance used for grinding & polishing, emery is an example
    $500 5
This co. makes ready-to-bake Toll House cookie dough "for not-so-ready-to-bake people"
    $500 10
This leading lady said George Brent fell in love with her while they were filming "Dark Victory"
    $500 26
Early October is the time to celebrate "London Bridge Days" in this Arizona city
    $500 23
U.S. & British teams compete for the Ryder Cup in this sport
    $500 30
Cut one novel to novella length

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Joe Sara Bill
$1,500 $1,300 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Sara Bill
$3,800 $2,300 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

1989
MAGAZINES
ISLANDS
SHAKESPEARE
ABBREV.
PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
    $200 15
On Christmas Eve this man took refuge in the Vatican embassy in Panama City
    $200 27
Every week this magazine published 109 editions with regional program listings
    $200 12
Corregidor Island in the Philippines guards the entrance to this city's harbor
    $200 2
The famous question that follows "O Romeo, Romeo!"
    $200 1
It's the taxing profession of a CPA
    $200 7
Tho most books list his former occupation as haberdasher, he was one for only a couple of years after WWI
    DD: $3,000 16
In May this man, second in line to the presidency, announced he was resigning from the House
    $400 28
Krokodil, a humor magazine, is published by this official newspaper of the Soviet communist party
    $400 13
This continent's largest island is Alexander Island in the Weddell Sea
    $400 3
He kills Macbeth in battle
    $400 21
It's who should see a D.V.M. when ill
    $400 8
His mom & dad were John & Abigail
    $600 17
The exhibit "On the Art of Fixing a Shadow" at the National Gallery of Art celebrated 150 years of this
    $600 30
Baltimore humorist who was co-editor of the smart set & helped found the American Mercury
    $600 14
During the Civil War this British colony in the Atlantic was used a a base for blockade running
    DD: $1,000 4
The last line in this play, "Go, bid the soldiers shoot," is spoken by Fortinbras
    $600 22
To a disgruntled computer operator, "GIGO" means this
    $600 9
Rutherford B. Hayes' wife, Lucy, moved this annual event from the Capitol lawn to the White House lawn
    $800 20
In March, 2 grapes from this country were found to contain nonlethal traces of cyanide
    $800 29
Started in 1821 in Philadelpha, it became something of a nat'l institution after Curtis bought it in 1897
    $800 18
From 1900-51 the U.S. Navy had a base at Pago Pago & administered this island territory
    $800 5
In "Much Ado About Nothing", Leonato says, "There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick &" her
    $800 23
Where a union worker files a complaint when he takes it to the NLRB
    $800 10
The presidential retreat in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains is named after his grandson
    $1000 25
After the Senate rejected John Tower for Sec'y of Defense, this man was approved unanimously
    $1000 26
Poet James Russell Lowell was the first editor of this literary monthly
    $1000 19
In 1902 Mount Pelee on this island in the French West Indies erupted killing about 30,000 people
    $1000 6
The prologue of this play tells us "The ravished Helen...with wanton Paris sleeps--& that's the quarrel."
    $1000 24
On your pay stub, it's what "FICA" stands for
    $1000 11
Reagan was the oldest man inaugurated & he served 8 yrs.; this man was 2nd oldest & served 31 days

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Sara Bill
$10,000 $8,700 $2,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
Numerical phrase in the title of the 1955 autobiography of British physician Roger Bannister

Final scores:

Joe Sara Bill
$17,400 $17,400 $4,100
2-day co-champion: $28,600 New co-champion: $17,400 2nd place: trip to New York & stay at Roseland Ranch in Stanfordville + The Jeopardy! Book

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Sara Bill
$9,400 $8,700 $5,100
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
16 R,
2 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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