Show #1236 - Monday, January 8, 1990

Contestants

Wayne Perra, an advertising manager from Tenafly, New Jersey

Florence Livingston, a homemaker from Ellicott City, Maryland

Joe Haggerty, a distributor originally from Woonsocket, Rhode Island (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

FILE UNDER "E"
U.S. HISTORY
OPERA
TRAVEL & TOURISM
INVENTIONS
FAMOUS KANGAROOS
(Alex: Believe it or not, there are some!)
    $100 2
Gene Chandler is the Duke of Earl & Prince Philip is the duke of this city
    $100 7
Teddy Roosevelt's attorney general, Charles Bonaparte, was this man's grandnephew
    $100 26
He composed a 1-act jazz opera called "Blue Monday" 13 years before "Porgy & Bess"
    $100 19
When visiting this country, why not try the cloudberry soup, the reindeer tongue or the sauna sausage
    $100 3
Edison's bulb gave off yellow light; Irving Langmuir invented 1 that produced light of this color
    $100 6
He named his character Captain Kangaroo from the large pockets on his jacket
    $200 24
According to Maurice Chevalier, they seem to "whisper Louise"
    $200 8
Black Shawl was the wife of this Indian who helped lead the charge against Custer
    $200 20
The mode of transportation you'd be taking if you were "pushed" by some of Tokyo's "people pushers"
    $200 15
The World Almanac's list of inventions runs from Pascal's adding machine to this fastener by Judson
    $200 11
The 1978 Elliott Gould film "Matilda" was about a kangaroo who participated in this sport
    $300 25
Poet William Drennan claimed to have coined this colorful name for Ireland about 1795
    $300 1
Roger Williams founded R.I. after he was banished from this colony for his religious beliefs
    $300 21
This "coast of the sun" is Spain's answer to the Riviera
    $300 16
E.E. Cummings would not have liked the typewriter C.L. Sholes invented; it only did this
    $300 12
In 1963 Aussie Rolf Harris had his only U.S. top 40 hit with this song
    $400 9
This conjunction is Latin for "therefore"
    $400 4
This state recently marked the 400th anniversary of the English settlement on Roanoke Island
    $400 28
Rimsky-Korsakov wrote an opera about Mozart's rivalry with this man, who allegedly poisoned him
    $400 22
St. Moritz, where the jet set "winters", is in this country, not far from the Italian border
    DD: $500 17
Purpose of the device seen here on the top of the billboard:
    $400 13
He created the characters of Kanga & Roo
    $500 10
He's the only man nominated for V.P. by a natl. convention who resigned his candidacy under pressure
    $500 5
The Cajuns migrated to Louisiana from there
    $500 27
He wrote his 1st opera, "The Death of Pierrot", at age 11; the one about Amahl came much later
    $500 23
Their ads say they're "The World's Favourite Airline"
    $500 18
Italian-born physicist whose control rods put a "damper" on the 1st controlled nuclear reaction
    $500 14
In 1969 this bush kangaroo got his own syndicated TV series

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Joe Florence Wayne
$2,100 $1,200 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Florence Wayne
$3,600 $2,300 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW YORKERS
POTENT POTABLES
WORLD LITERATURE
ASIAN CAPITALS
ACTORS & RUSSIAN ROLES
NUMBER, PLEASE
    $200 21
Today all brands of this whiskey except Bushmills are made in Midleton near Cork
    $200 13
Trapped in the cave, Cassim yelled, "Open, wheat!" & "Open, barley!" when he forgot this phrase
    $200 10
This Sri Lankan capital was named for the Kelani Ferry, not a detective in a rumpled raincoat
    $200 1
Alec Guinness played Yevgraf, the half brother of the title physician, in this romantic 1965 epic
    $200 14
Number of musketeers in the title of the 1975 movie sequel
    $400 22
For 20 years this scotch's ads have featured "Achievers" who tell "Why I Do What I Do"
    $400 12
He used Marlow as a character or narrator in "Youth", "Lord Jim" & "Heart of Darkness"
    $400 9
When North & South Vietnam were reunited in 1976, this city was designated the capital
    $400 2
Christopher Lee, Edmund Purdom, Gert Frobe & Lionel Barrymore all monkeyed around as this "Mad Monk"
    DD: $1,000 17
Number in the title of the following Neil Sedaka hit:

"Tonight's the night I've waited for..."
    $600 23
Alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey, it's announcer Johnny Gilbert's favorite
    DD: $1,200 4
The last names of these Steinbeck characters are Small & Milton
    $600 8
From 1773-1912 this city, India's largest, served as the nation's capital
    $600 3
Playing a Russian commissar, this Hungarian was seen in "Ninotchka" without fangs
    $600 18
Though you'll probably retire later, you can join the American Assn. of Retired Persons on reaching this age
    $800 24
Zubrowka is this type of potent potable flavored with buffalo grass
    $800 11
It's who Eliza carried across the ice floes of the Ohio River in "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
    $800 6
This planned city named for Pakistan's main religion became the nation's capital in 1967
    $800 16
In 1986 this Austrian Oscar-winner starred in an acclaimed miniseries as "Peter the Great"
    $800 19
Dalton Trumbo was 1 of this "Hollywood" group subpoenaed by the HUAC in 1947
    $1000 25
The label of this liqueur indicates it's "made with orange & fine old cognac brandy"
    $1000 7
The 1st novel in the "Danzig Trilogy" by Gunter Grass
    $1000 5
In the mid 1800s King Mongkut modernized this capital known as the "Venice of the Far East"
    $1000 15
She was married to Mel Ferrer in real life when she romanced him onscreen in "War & Peace" in 1956
    $1000 20
In the northern U.S. the number of years between appearances of the insects called periodic cicadas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Florence Wayne
$6,200 $2,700 -$1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANAGRAMS
2 words having to do with parenthood that are anagrams of "parental"

Final scores:

Joe Florence Wayne
$6,700 $0 -$1,400
3-day champion: $33,001 2nd place: an entertainment center & TV 3rd place: an Astral crystal service set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Florence Wayne
$8,400 $2,700 -$900
20 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
2 W
8 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $10,200

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