Show #1267 - Tuesday, February 20, 1990

Contestants

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Larry Minton, a lumber salesman from Fullerton, California

Freddye Silverman, a systems analyst from Baltimore, Maryland

Terry Swart, a medical research technician from Norwalk, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,500)

Jeopardy! Round

THE EARTH
BOTTOMS UP
INSURANCE
BACKYARD GAMES
FROM THE LATIN
SINATRA
(Alex: A reference, of course, to Frank Sinatra.)
    $100 7
The modified Mercalli scale ranks these 1-12: 1 - not felt except by few, 12 - total destruction
    $100 8
This California firm is the largest producer of wine in the U.S.
    $100 26
Since 1896 it's used the Rock of Gibraltar in its ads
    $100 17
Competition in which you walk on your hands while your partner holds up your legs
    $100 2
Your mom could tell you this word for marriage comes from the Latin for "mother"
    $100 1
He did his own fight scenes when he appeared on this TV P.I.'s show in February 1987
    DD: $1,000 13
We're in the Holocene epoch of the Quaternary period of the Cenozoic one of these
    $200 9
Word that can precede dress, party & table
    $200 27
In 1988 this British firm celebrated its 300th anniversary
    $200 18
Before the invention of plastic this racket game used a cork stuck with feathers
    $200 3
"Pondus", the Latin word for weight, gave us this adjective meaning weighty or unwieldy
    $200 22
The Arizona radio station Sinatra bought in 1989 was dubbed KFAS, the FAS standing for this
    $300 14
Basalt is an igneous rock & rock salt is this type
    $300 10
Beef bouillon & a shot of vodka are the main ingredients in this drink
    $300 28
Actuaries compute rates for various risks & these decide if the company will take the risk & insure you
    $300 19
To play this you stand behind the 10 Off area & shoot your disk down the court into the scoring area
    $300 4
This adjective meaning shifty or deceptive is derived from "de via", meaning away from the road
    $300 23
As Joey Evans in this 1957 film, Sinatra belted out "The Lady Is A Tramp"
    $400 15
William Smith was the 1st to date rocks using these found within them
    $400 11
One story says this rum drink made the 1st man who drank it feel "like the living dead"
    $400 29
Basic types of life insurance are whole life, endowment & this
    $400 20
In this game 2 players join hands & form an arch that falls after the "Take the key and lock her up" stanza
    $400 5
Meaning explosive or changeable, it comes from "volare", to fly
    $400 24
Sinatra made his 1st record in July 1939 as a vocalist for this trumpeter's band
    $500 16
The stratosphere includes this layer of the atmosphere that absorbs ultraviolet light
    $500 12
1st made in Scotland in the 18th c., this liqueur blends old scotch, honey, herbs & spices
    $500 30
Used in setting rates, the theory of this was developed by Blaise Pascal & Pierre de Fermat in the 1600s
    $500 21
The order of shooting in croquet follows the order of the color rings on this
    $500 6
Whales belong to this order of mammals whose name comes from the Latin for whale, "cetus"
    $500 25
Dying in this film, Sinatra warns Prew, "Watch out for Fatso, he'll try to crack you..."

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

Terry Freddye Larry
$600 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Freddye Larry
$700 $1,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
VEGETABLES
POETS
POTPOURRI
NEWFOUNDLAND
MOVIE QUOTES
    $200 21
Date during WWII on which the Allies put Operation Overlord into action
    $200 1
1st grown in Belgium about the 13th century, these vegetables look like tiny cabbages
    $200 16
William Butler Yeats wrote his own: "Cast a cold eye on life, on death. Horseman, pass by!"
    $200 6
The number of times a year the snow goose sets off on a migration
    $200 23
In the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713 Britain obtained Newfoundland from this country
    $200 11
Movie in which Margaret Hamilton cackles, "Well, my little pretty, I can cause accidents, too."
    $400 22
In 1763 these surveyors began work to settle a boundary dispute between the Penns & the Calverts
    $400 2
This root can be eaten raw w/dip or baked in a cake that usually comes w/cream cheese icing
    $400 17
He often had visions of angels & dead people; perhaps he saw a "Tyger! Tyger! Burning Bright!", too
    $400 7
MCA Home Video has sold over 15 million copies of this movie, calling it the all-time top-selling video
    $400 12
1967 movie in which Faye Dunaway said, "We rob banks."
    DD: $800 24
In 1964 it was established as the "Domestic Peace Corps"
    $600 3
"Swiss" vegetable that's also known as the "spinach beet"
    $600 18
"Weighty" name of the pro-Fascist American poet who was declared insane in 1946
    $600 8
In November 1988 this former leader of CCR was acquitted of plagiarizing--himself
    $600 13
"Do you Alice, Ruth, Martha, Liza, Sarah, Dorcas, take these men to be your lawfully married husbands?"
    $800 25
State in which Nat Turner led a slave revolt in 1831
    $800 4
The part of the plant you're eating when you chow down on corn, peas or lima beans
    $800 19
Queen Elizabeth I gave him a pension for life after he dedicated "The Faerie Queen" to her
    $800 9
The Energy Dept. picked this state in which to build the estimated $4.4 billion Supercollider
    $800 14
In "Now, Voyager", this actress says, "Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars."
    $1000 26
Formally organized in the 1870s, it began as a secret order of garment workers in 1869
    $1000 5
Escarole is a name commonly used by cooks & greengrocers for this salad vegetable
    DD: $1,000 20
20th century American poet heard here, reading one of his own works:

"With a Dutchman, I went once to Rembrandt Square, and down to Zanfra too. I should have stayed & spent my lifetime on that beach. I might have been a sailor, singing songs to myself only, or to a friend in Amsterdam..."
    $1000 10
Serving briefly under Reagan, he didn't sign any dollar bills until Bush appointed him Treasury Secretary
    $1000 15
Eccentric character who said "Life is a banquet & most poor suckers are starving to death!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Freddye Larry
$5,100 $2,600 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GOVERNMENT
This man resigned his Senate seat January 3, 1989

Final scores:

Terry Freddye Larry
$4,999 $100 $0
3-day champion: $23,499 2nd place: Keller Royal Anne dining furniture 3rd place: a Sierra Cricket-On-the-Hearth fireplace

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Freddye Larry
$5,900 $2,600 $1,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,900

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