Show #1320 - Friday, May 4, 1990

Contestants

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Michelle Collier, an office account manager from New York City, New York

Brenda Bright, a homemaker originally from Washington, D.C.

Paula Massengale, a bookkeeper from San Antonio, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $50,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
AMERICAN HISTORY
NAMES THAT ARE VERBS
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
IRON
CURTAINS
    $100 12
Li Po, who lived over 1,000 years ago, was one of this country's greatest poets
    $100 4
3 months after Congress authorized the Department of Foreign Affairs, it changed its name to this
    $100 1
Silent screen cowboy Tom, or what many people do at cocktail parties
    $100 18
JFK outlined his idea for the Peace Corps during a 1960 campaign speech on this school's Ann Arbor campus
    $100 11
It's also called the Drinker Respirator, after Philip Drinker, who invented it
    $100 26
The appearance of a performer at the end of a show in response to applause
    $200 13
"Shadows On The Grass" is a collection of African vignettes by this Danish baroness
    $200 5
He died in 1804 the day after his duel with Aaron Burr
    $200 2
Mr. Martindale, or what he might do if he likes you
    $200 19
Nixon & Khrushchev sang this school's song, "The Ramblin' Wreck", during Nixon's '59 visit to Moscow
    $200 17
The iron first used by man was probably taken from these that fell to Earth
    $200 27
1939 movie that included the line "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain...."
    $300 14
In German, the title of this Thomas Mann novella is "Der Tod in Venedig"
    $300 6
In 1945-46 the number of these government employees dropped from 12 million to less than 3 million
    $300 3
Mr. Owens, or what his horse might do to throw him
    $300 20
Tulane & Loyola, both on St. Charles Ave. in this city, are an average of 4 feet below sea level
    $300 23
Spike-lined medieval torture device that had a deadly hug
    $300 28
Game show that asked "Would you like the box or what's behind the curtain Carol's pointing to?"
    $400 15
Virginia Woolf wrote about one "of one's own"; E.M. Forster wrote about one "with a view"
    $400 7
In 1932 Hattie Caraway of Arkansas became the first woman elected to this body
    $400 9
E. Howard, or what he'd do stalking game
    $400 21
McGill University in this Canadian city is known as the "Harvard of the North"
    $400 24
Most iron ore is reduced to pig iron in this type of furnace
    $400 29
Song that begins "And now the end is near, and so I face the final curtain"
    $500 16
Nationality of the woman who created Hans Brinker
    $500 8
After the original 13 colonies, this was the first state to enter the Union
    $500 10
TV "Avenger" Emma, or what she could do in a burlesque show
    DD: $500 22
This land grant university operates joint campuses with Indiana U. at Indianapolis & Ft. Wayne
    $500 25
By definition, steel is an alloy of iron & this element
    $500 30
This popular detective died in the 1975 best seller "Curtain"

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

Paula Brenda Michelle
$1,300 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Brenda Michelle
$1,800 $2,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE RENAISSANCE
IN THE NEWS
ENGLAND
ODDS & ENDS
PLANTS & TREES
EPITAPHS
    $200 1
In the beginning of the 17th C. the "." & the "x" were introduced as signs for this & both are still used today
    $200 3
Garry Kasparov recently beat a computer program, Deep Thought, in a game of this
    $200 11
Legendary tax protester whose real name was probably Godgifu, meaning "Gift of God"
    $200 16
Chapultepec Park, 1st used by Aztec emperors, is the largest park in this Latin American capital
    $200 26
2 varieties of this desert plant are named for holidays: Christmas & Easter
    $200 21
"Free at last, free at last, thank God almighty, I'm free at last!"
    $400 2
Philologists of the Renaissance most commonly studied these 2 classical languages
    $400 7
This evangelist who has personally preached to over 100 mil. now has his own star on Hollywood Blvd.
    $400 12
He's the primate of all England
    $400 17
Drugs that the FDA approves as safe for self-medication are termed "OTC", which stands for this
    $400 27
Term for the cutting of plants & trees to enhance growth & improve appearance
    $400 22
A statue at the Will Rogers Memorial bears this epitaph, his most famous line
    $600 4
In 1414 the Council of Constance condemned Jan Hus, who was burned at the stake for this "crime"
    $600 8
Leftist guerrillas are in their 10th yr. of trying to overthrow this country's gov't now led by Alfredo Cristiani
    $600 13
He's the patron saint of The Order of the Garter, the highest order of English knighthood
    $600 18
The steel drum was developed in the 1940s in this Caribbean island nation near Venezuela
    $600 28
It can mean any umbrella-shaped fungus or inedible mushroom
    $600 23
The epitaph on his footstone reads, "Truth & history. 21 men. The boy bandit king -- he died as he lived."
    DD: $500 5
The word "renaissance" comes from the Old French "renaistre", meaning to be this
    $800 9
This oil company announced it is moving its hdqrs. from Rockefeller Center in NYC to Irving, Texas
    DD: $1,000 14
The last of Henry VIII's children to rule England
    $800 19
This planet was named for the father of Saturn & the grandfather of Jupiter
    $800 29
One way to recognize poison ivy is to know its leaves always come in clusters of this many
    $800 24
This New Englander's "I had a lover's quarrel with the world" is from his poem "The Lesson For Today"
    $1000 6
Field in which Brunelleschi & Palladio worked during the Renaissance
    $1000 10
Relics of this culture found at Nimrud in Iraq's Nineveh region were called the greatest find since King Tut
    $1000 15
Walter Tyler, who led a 1381 rebellion, was better known by this nickname
    $1000 20
Every 4 years Dixville Notch in upstate New Hampshire holds this distinction
    $1000 30
Spruces have drooping cones & angular leaves while these have upright cones & flat leaves
    $1000 25
His tombstone says, "He gave to man control over that dreadful scourge, yellow fever"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Brenda Michelle
$5,400 $6,200 $8,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SENATE
The 2 astronauts who went on to become U.S. senators

Final scores:

Paula Brenda Michelle
$0 $1,400 $6,201
3rd place: Ashley Oak Contemporary Table 2nd place: Seragraph & Ricoh Mirai 135mm Zoom Camera New champion: $6,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paula Brenda Michelle
$5,400 $6,200 $8,900
15 R,
1 W
20 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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