Show #1455 - Friday, December 21, 1990

A scattering of clues only.

Contestants

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Susan, from

Gordon Nash, from

David Hewitt, a minister from Mount Pulaski, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
4-LETTER WORDS
FOOD & DRINK
MUSIC
SPORT OF KINGS
KINGS NAMED FRED
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    $100 17
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    $200 2
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    $200 8
It's the Italian term for singing without instrumental accompaniment
    $200 27
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    $300 9
They're the 2 main types of wind instruments
    $300 28
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    $400 10
A passage connecting 2 melodies, or the part of a violin that supports the strings
    $400 29
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    $400 25
Noted for his red beard, this German king drowned while crossing the River Saleph in 1190
    DD: $500 5
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Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

David Gordon Susan
$800 $1,300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Gordon Susan
$1,200 $4,300 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
LITERARY TERMS
CHINESE HISTORY
THEATER
YE GODS!
    $200 1
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    $200 5
Andrew Jackson & James Garfield were the first & last presidents to be born in this type of dwelling
    $200 2
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    $200 22
20th century conflict the Chinese call "The War of Resistance to Japanese Aggression"
    $200 15
Shaw's 1-act play about this lusty Russian empress opens in the Winter Palace
    $200 3
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When they swept into China in the 1200s, they became the first foreigners to occupy it
    $400 16
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Though a Beatty film shared its name with this fertility goddess, it bore little fruit at the box office
    $600 19
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    DD: $3,100 8
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The motto of this movement in 1900 was "Preserve the dynasty; destroy the foreigners"
    $600 17
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America's first nat'l monument, Devil's Tower & first nat'l forest, Shoshone, are both in this state
    $800 7
Wm. Henry Harrison's successor, he had 15 children, the most of any president
    $800 25
Chinese seizure of this from British merchants signaled the start of a war named for it
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An arm of the Atlantic, this bay nearly divides Rhode Island in 2
    $1000 6
During the War of 1812 he served as Secretary of State & then Secretary of War
    DD: $2,600 26
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Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Gordon Susan
$6,000 $16,400 $2,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

OSCAR-WINNING FILMS
This 1950 film was the only "Best Picture" that featured Marilyn Monroe; she played an actress

Final scores:

David Gordon Susan
$7,700 $20,800 $100
2nd place: Colortyme home entertainment center & La-Z-Boy sofa New champion: $20,800 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Gordon Susan
$6,000 $12,300 $2,100
14 R,
1 W
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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