Show #1290 - Friday, March 23, 1990

Andrew Bernknopf game 1.
Final Jeopardy! Round incomplete.

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Andrew Bernknopf, a lawyer originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Don McQuarrie, a teacher from Ilwaco, Washington

John Cunningham, a hot dog vendor from San Antonio, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

"S"CIENCE
THE ROARING '20s
CLICHES
THE BIBLE
GOVERNMENT
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
    $100 6
In botany it's the term used for the liquid in the stems & roots of plants & trees
    $100 16
On Sept. 30, 1927 Washington's Tom Zachary threw the pitch that became this man's 60th homer of the season
    $100 11
The American version of the British "Johnny Newcome"
    $100 22
Some Biblical scholars believe it was an orange or a quince--or possibly an apricot
    $100 1
As president of the Senate, on Jan. 4, 1989 he announced to Congress that George Bush won the election
    $100 21
Eric Knight died while serving in WWII, just 4 years after writing the story of this collie
    $200 7
This bacterium is responsible for many infections including strep throat & scarlet fever
    $200 17
H.L. Mencken said his chief feat "was to sleep more than any other president"
    $200 12
Term for something that's different or unusual, not on the well-worn path
    $200 23
Governor of Judea who asked Jesus, "Art thou the king of the Jews?"
    $200 2
Incumbent David Durenberger defeated Hubert Humphrey III in this state's 1988 Senate race
    $200 27
Name shared by the 3 billy goats who met up with the wicked old troll
    $300 8
The smallest of all constellations is Crux, also known by this name
    $300 18
Among this jazz bandleader's recorded hits were "King Porter Stomp" & "The Jelly Roll Blues"
    $300 13
A person or thing that comes at the end of a list but is nonetheless important
    $300 24
A ladder reaching to heaven appeared to him in a dream
    $300 3
The first Speaker of the House, Frederick Muhlenberg, was a member of this party
    $300 28
His stories include "Brer Mink Holds His Breath" & "Brer Buzzard & The Tombstone"
    $400 9
From the Greek for "earthquake writer", this instrument records any Earth movement
    $400 19
A flapper was a girl & a flivver one of these
    $400 14
Phrase meaning "wish me luck", from the old superstition of making the sign of the cross to ward off evil
    $400 25
God first appeared to Moses in this form
    $400 4
He was Wyoming's U.S. representative & GOP House Whip when he was nominated for Sec'y of Defense
    $400 29
Willie Wonka owned the world's most famous one
    $500 10
This bluish glow is sometimes seen at the tips of tall objects during thunderstorms
    $500 20
Pop psychologist Emile Coue promoted the motto, "Every day, in every way, I am" doing this
    $500 15
From a magician's trick, it means to accomplish the unexpected or find a surprising solution
    DD: $500 26
The first verse of the book of Proverbs attributes its authorship to this man
    $500 5
The Rockefeller who's a Senator from West Virginia
    $500 30
The profession of Nancy Drew's father

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

John Don Andrew
$500 $700 $2,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Don Andrew
$1,500 $1,500 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC QUOTES
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
WORLD CITIES
MAGAZINES
COMPOSERS
THE ENVIRONMENT
    $200 8
In a 1956 speech, he said, "Whether or not you like it, history is on our side. We will bury you."
    $200 19
Tom Hanks got the starring role in this "huge" film after Robert De Niro turned it down
    $200 1
Hadrian's Wall is in England; Hadrian's Tomb is in this city
    $200 13
Departments of this media magazine include "Soaps", "Grapevine" & "Videocassette Report"
    $200 4
This "Threepenny Opera" composer studied with Engelbert Humperdinck--the composer, not the singer
    $200 21
Emmissions of nitrogen & sulfur oxides into the air cause this, endangering fish & aquatic life
    $400 9
Alfred E. Smith said, "All the ills of democracy can be cured by more" of this
    $400 20
The great 19th c. actor Edwin Booth was most famous for playing this Shakespearean role
    $400 2
The chief port in Australia's Northern Territory; it was named after a naturalist on the Beagle
    $400 14
This magazine, the first undergraduate humor magazine in the U.S., was begun at Harvard in 1876
    $400 7
Great Broadway composer who wrote the music for the documentary series "Victory at Sea"
    $400 22
In 1985 French military advisors at Auckland, New Zealand sank this group's vessel, the Rainbow Warrior
    $600 10
This great Prussian king is credited with saying, "An army, like a serpent, travels on its belly"
    DD: $700 23
"Dallas" actor heard here singing in a 1953 movie musical:

"Where is the light that's lit by land? Where is it now?"
    $600 3
The 1759 British victory on the Plains of Abraham at this city helped them conquer Canada
    $600 16
In addition to Penthouse, Bob Guccione owns this magazine of science & futurism
    $600 15
Borodin, the illegitimate son of a Russian prince, died before finishing his opera about this prince
    $600 26
This device added to a car's exhaust system eliminates much of the pollution produced by gas combustion
    DD: $700 11
Asked after the Constitutional Convention "What have we got?", he replied "A republic, if you can keep it"
    $800 24
He was the first actor to win an Oscar & a Tony for the same role, for "Cyrano de Bergerac"
    $800 5
It's the only city on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands
    $800 17
In 1981 Budget Dir. Stockman's criticism of the Reagan administration was published in this monthly
    $800 29
Rossini called this composer of "Gaite Parisienne" "Our little Mozart of the Champs-Elysees"
    $800 27
It's said various medical problems have resulted from toxins dumped in this part of Niagara Falls, N.Y.
    $1000 12
When Napoleon said "England is a nation of shopkeepers", he was quoting this economist
    $1000 25
He was Ingrid Bergman's leading man in her 1st American film, "Intermezzo"
    $1000 6
This city is the eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway & home to the Soviet Pacific fleet
    $1000 18
Since 1912 this federation of businesses has published its own monthly magazine, Nation's Business
    $1000 30
Trained as an engineer, this Hungarian composed the operettas "The Desert Song" & "The New Moon"
    $1000 28
In 1978 the U.S. banned use of these, called CFCs for short, as propellants in most spray cans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Don Andrew
$5,800 $4,300 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
After his death in 1745, he was buried in St. Patrick's cathedral in Dublin

Final scores:

John Don Andrew
$0 $2,799 $4,799
3rd place: Oneida Silversmiths gift certificate 2nd place: a Magnavox VHS camcorder + sets of tailored clothes New champion: $4,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Don Andrew
$5,900 $4,300 $8,100
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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