Show #1286 - Monday, March 19, 1990

Contestants

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Ken Sarajian, a color separator from Mahwah, New Jersey

Mary Beth Smalley, a curatorial assistant from Brooklyn, New York

Mark Shrager, a budget analyst from Granada Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

Jeopardy! Round

FILE UNDER "E"
LIBRARIES
THE PLANETS
MIDDLE NAMES
WORLD LEADERS
MEDALS & DECORATIONS
    $100 20
The motto on the Great Seal of the U.S.: "Out of many, one"
    $100 26
The T. Jefferson Building, John Adams Building & James Madison Memorial Bldg. house this
    $100 1
Because it's closest to the sun, this planet is best seen near the horizon just before sunset or sunrise
    $100 13
It was the middle name of John Astor the hotel builder and his great-grandfather the fur trader
    $100 6
2 Sikh bodyguards assassinated this Indian prime minister on Oct. 31, 1984
    $100 11
The highest award to a hero of the Soviet Union, or the top award a teacher gives a young pupil
    $200 21
Eritrea, now the northernmost province of this country, was an Italian colony from 1890-1941
    $200 27
His presidential library was opened in Hyde Park, N.Y. while he was still in office
    $200 2
This "colorful" 20,000 mile-wide storm on Jupiter has been raging for centuries
    $200 14
This cowboy humorist had 2 middle names, Penn & Adair
    $200 7
The only presidents this nation has had are Sukarno & Suharto
    $200 12
In U.S. decorations this adjective precedes service medal & flying cross
    $300 22
3-sided sword that's a familiar word to fencers & crossword puzzle enthusiasts
    $300 28
The largest library in the Soviet Union is named for this revolutionary
    $300 3
A thick cloud cover is one reason temperatures at its equator & poles are about the same
    $300 15
This poet's first name was James; Langston was one of his middle names
    $300 8
In 1970 Prince Norodom Sihanouk was deposed in a bloodless coup as head of state of this country
    $300 18
Animal depicted on the Victoria Cross
    $400 23
A candidate for knighthood in medieval times, or an English country gentleman
    DD: $1,000 29
In 1889 a Braddock, PA library became the first in the U.S. constructed by this businessman
    $400 4
This icy planet takes 248 years to complete an orbit of the sun
    $400 16
Aristotle Onassis' middle name; it was also the name of a Greek philosopher
    $400 9
In 1847 Virginia-born Joseph Jenkins Roberts became the first president of this black African nation
    $400 19
Juha Tiainen, Joaquim Cruz & Rowdy Gaines all won these in the summer of 1984
    $500 24
This ancient Greek city in Asia Minor was the site of the temple of Artemis
    $500 30
The library at this Waco, Texas school houses the largest collection of works about Robert Browning
    $500 5
Based on the calculations of a French mathematician, Johann Galle discovered this planet in 1846
    $500 17
Of Hollywood's Warner Brothers, the one whose middle name was Leonard
    $500 10
At 49, Margrethe II of this Scandinavian country is the world's youngest queen regnant
    $500 25
Bolivia awards a national order named after this bird of the Andes

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

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$2,300 $700 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$6,400 $400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE QUEEN'S ENGLISH
U.S. LANDMARKS
MYTHOLOGY
SCIENTISTS
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
PLAYWRIGHTS
    $200 5
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem claims to be the oldest of these in Britain, so bottoms up to it
    $200 22
Built in the 19th century, the Flying Horse Carousel & Newport Casino are landmarks in this state
    $200 16
This goddess of wisdom was said to have sprung forth fully grown from the brain of her father, Zeus
    $200 2
Her second Nobel Prize, awarded in 1911, was for her work in chemistry
    $200 11
Currants & sultanas are produced by drying this fruit
    $200 1
First name shared by playwrights Fry, Durang & Marlowe
    $400 6
The British turned this brand name into a verb meaning to vacuum
    $400 23
NYC department store on 34th Street that's listed in the Catalog of Nat'l. Historic Landmarks
    $400 17
Hera took the eyes of Argus & set them in the tail of this, her favorite bird
    $400 8
This inventor supposedly offered G.W. Carver over $100,000 a year to work for him, but he declined
    $400 12
The South American Indians called them "papas", a name that's still used today
    $400 3
Brecht served in a German army hospital during this war, but never as a surgeon as he claimed
    $600 7
Numerical phrase referring to the P.M.'s office
    $600 24
It's the oldest continuously operated automobile race course anywhere
    $600 18
The last Greek god to be deified, the Romans called him Bacchus
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1705 he became the first Englishman knighted for scientific achievement
    $600 21
The nopal cactus, part of this national symbol of Mexico, produces this fruit
    $600 4
In the 1950s he was the first of the British playwrights known as "Angry Young Men"
    $800 29
If you pinch a kipper you've stolen a fish; if you take a kip, you've done this
    DD: $1,000 25
Florida city in which you can explore the historic fortress Castillo de San Marcos
    $800 19
The Valkyries were maidens who attended this god
    $800 14
He proved being inoculated with cowpox matter would prevent people from catching smallpox
    $800 27
As its label indicates, Southern Comfort contains the juice of this fruit
    $800 9
This "Endgame" author was a friend of James Joyce but, contrary to rumor, was not his secretary
    $1000 30
If you've grassed on your mates, you haven't mowed them down but did this to them
    $1000 26
The historic First & Second Banks of the U.S. are one block apart in this city
    $1000 20
This god was the trumpeter of the sea, & his trumpet was a large shell
    $1000 15
An Air Force base in Virginia is named for this astronomer & aeronautical pioneer
    $1000 28
The names of these 2 onion relatives are from the name of the Mideast city Ashkelon
    $1000 10
His last play, "What The Butler Saw", was produced in 1969, 2 years after he was killed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$11,000 $1,400 $1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CALENDAR
Civilization that produced the first known calendar with 365 days

Final scores:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$8,000 $2,799 $100
2-day champion: $20,000 2nd place: Trip to Puerto Rico & St. Kitts 3rd place: Fredrick Ramond Chandelier

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$10,000 $1,400 $2,500
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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