Show #1251 - Monday, January 29, 1990

Contestants

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Terry Ragazzini, a homemaker from Wilton, Connecticut

David Harris, a librarian from Austin, Texas

Rob Lasker, a humanities student from Detroit, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

STARTS WITH "G"
THE BIBLE
SNAKES
TELEVISION
ONTARIO
THANKS, GUYS
(Alex: Our annual way of saying "thank you" to the experts and researchers at various companies and government agencies who provide us with some of the information or verification of information we need to construct our boards.)
    $100 16
This adhesive can be made from animal hides, bones, vegetables or fish
    $100 26
Half of the Psalms are attributed to this king whose name means "Beloved (Of God)"
    $100 12
Snakes have a peculiar respiratory system; most of them have only one of these
    $100 3
He placed 6th in the U.S. Olympic decathlon trials in 1948 before limping into TV's "Gunsmoke"
    $100 1
Natural wonder shared by Ontario & New York State; it's a famous honeymoon destination
    $100 8
Jim Cole, who keeps us posted on fruit imports & exports, works for this cabinet dept.
    $200 17
Some folks eat these leaping insects jellied, roasted or dipped in honey
    $200 27
This New Testament apostle is also called Simon, Simeon or Cephas
    $200 13
Snakes used in these acts sway in response to the musician's movements; they can't really hear the music
    $200 4
Dan Rather hosts this documentary series that condenses 2 days of coverage into a single hour
    $200 2
The 2 capitals located in Ontario; 1 is the provincial capital & the other the national capital
    $200 22
When we have a question about this, the "Breakfast of Champions", we call Kathryn Newton
    $300 18
Some of these muscles are minimus & some of them are maximus
    $300 28
This came out of the rock at Horeb after Moses struck it with his rod
    $300 14
In Hopi Indian snake dances, priests carry these snakes in their mouths
    $300 5
In 1966 this ex-producer of "ABC's Wide World of Sports" received the 1st of his more than 40 Emmy nominations
    $300 9
The Ambassador Bridge, world's largest int'l suspension bridge, links Windsor, Ontario & this city
    $300 23
Richard Arnold, researcher for this Paramount "enterprise", told us about Vulcan mating customs
    $400 19
Romany is known as the language of these nomadic people
    DD: $700 29
This gospel writer was a tax collector at Capernaum when Jesus 1st met him
    $400 15
Related to the boa constrictor, this largest South American snake is also called the water boa
    $400 6
Carroll O'Connor stars as chief Bill Gillespie in this NBC series based on 1967's "Best Picture"
    $400 10
Tyrone Guthrie was the 1st to direct the Shakespeare-oriented festival in this town
    $400 24
When we need to know about this, the King of Beers, we call Mary McHugh
    $500 20
Part eagle & part lion, these mythical beasts were famous for guarding gold
    $500 21
The hamadryad, the longest poisonous snake, is also known by this name
    $500 7
He played sheriff Sam Cade in the early 1970s drama "Cade's County"
    $500 11
The large bay & its smaller bay that form the northern border of Ontario
    $500 25
Mr. Otha Day of this bandleader's archive told about the 1st performance of "Rhapsody In Blue"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Rob David Terry
$1,100 $500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob David Terry
$2,300 $1,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
POETRY
COLORS
THE NILE
NICKNAMES
FILMS OF THE 1930S
    $200 1
He was called "Black Dan" due to his swarthy complexion & "Godlike Daniel" from his imposing style
    $200 16
Completes the title of Alan Seeger's most famous poem, "I Have a Rendezvous with..."
    $200 2
A person who brings his own lunch to work instead of using the cafeteria
    $200 26
It's what the ancient Greek historian Herodotus called "the gift of the Nile"
    $200 21
He got his nickname as a kid from his fondness for the comic strip "Bingville Bugle"
    $200 8
Tibetans were played by Pala Indians from California in this film based on James Hilton's novel
    $400 4
A branch of the military that was part of the army before it became independent in 1947
    $400 17
"I never saw a moor, I never saw the sea; yet know I how the heather looks, and what" one of these "must be"
    $400 3
A yellowish-pink color which describes a pretty girl from Georgia
    $400 22
Eleanora Fagan was known as Billie Holiday & John Henry Holliday was known as this
    $400 9
In 1932 Paul Muni was "A Fugitive From" this
    $600 5
He resigned as Secretary of State April 15, 1959 & died a few weeks later
    DD: $1,000 18
"Freely", "Purely", & "To the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach"
    $600 10
It can precede bull, gate, horde or rule
    $600 23
The musical "Call Me Madam" was inspired by this "Hostess with the Mostes"
    $600 13
In this film E.G. Robinson uttered the dying words, "Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico?"
    $800 6
He, not FDR, was the only Democrat Vermont supported for president since the Civil War
    $800 19
Leigh Hunt wrote, "Jenny" did this to "me when we met, jumping from the chair she sat in"
    $800 11
In "An Essay On Criticism", Alexander Pope wrote "All looks" this color "to the jaundiced eye"
    $800 24
This state's name is Indian for friendship but its people didn't want "The Friendship State" on lic. plates
    $800 14
This Greta Garbo film in which she played a Russian was remade in 1957 as the musical "Silk Stockings"
    $1000 7
These unpopular laws that dealt with citizenship & free speech contributed to John Adams' defeat in 1800
    $1000 20
Milton had him bemoaning, "O loss of sight, of thee I most complain!"
    $1000 12
The word iodine comes from "ion", the same Greek root that gave this flower its name
    $1000 25
He, not Valentino, was "The Great Lover" of the silent screen
    $1000 15
In this 1936 film Gary Cooper portrayed a tuba player from Mandrake Falls who inherits $20 million

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob David Terry
$1,300 $3,300 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ROYALTY
If Prince Charles keeps his name when he becomes king, this number will follow it

Final scores:

Rob David Terry
$100 $6,600 $6,601
3rd place: Vivitar TEC 155 Zoom Camera 2nd place: Pub Table & 4 Bar Stools New champion: $6,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rob David Terry
$2,000 $3,300 $4,900
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $10,200

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