Show #1371 - Monday, July 16, 1990

1990 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Arnold Yellin, a manufacturer from Chicago, Illinois

Anne Laird, a teacher from New Orleans, Louisiana

George Soule, a teacher from Northfield, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

AWARDS
U.S. TERRITORIES
GEMS & JEWELRY
THE FBI
8-LETTER WORDS
POPEYE
    $100 1
In the '80s Mario Lemieux & this man won every MVP award in the NHL
    $100 6
Columbus discovered this future commonwealth in 1493 & named it San Juan Bautista
    $100 21
Navajo jewelry is typically made using turquoise stones & this metal
    $100 22
He was only 29 years old when chosen to head the FBI in 1924
    $100 11
A temporary elevated platform for workmen or hangmen
    $100 16
She has a swan neck, a pickle nose & measurements of 19-19-19
    $200 2
The Grammy Album of the Year for 1960 was this comic's "Button Down Mind"
    $200 7
Until 1979 a general of the U.S. Army governed this 10-mile wide strip of land
    $200 27
128-ct. diamond on display at its namesake NYC jewelry store that made Holly Golightly's mouth water
    $200 23
Most of these the FBI has on file are in sets of 10, but they have a special single file too
    $200 12
This jug for holding & pouring wine didn't have a specific name until the 18th century
    $200 17
This friend of Popeye's was born in a hamburger joint in Ocean Park Pier, California
    $300 3
In January 1990 the son of this "Desert Fox" was made a Commander of the British Empire
    $300 8
Discovered by Magellan in 1521, this island was the first U.S. possession occupied by Japan in WWII
    $300 28
Nephrite is the most common form of this green gemstone
    $300 24
Of accounting, political science or history, the acceptable major for applicants just out of college
    $300 13
In photography it's the relative difference between areas of light & dark on a print
    $300 18
Called Brutus in comic strips, Popeye's 372-pound archenemy has this name in films & on TV
    $400 4
Miss America of 1921 & 1944 didn't represent states but this city
    $400 9
300 people live on this 2-square-mile Pacific island controlled by the U.S. Navy
    $400 29
The fiery colors of these milky stones are caused by impurities & by light catching the cracks
    $400 25
Henry Randolph Mitchell was the only criminal on the first list of these who was not caught
    $400 14
This word that's sometimes confused with "energize" means to deprive of energy
    $400 19
This name for an army vehicle may be from the yellow fourth dimensional animal who eats orchids
    $500 5
The Fermi Award is given in the atomic energy field, & the Peabody Award is for this field
    $500 10
Their capital, Charlotte Amalie, was founded in 1672 & named for the Danish queen
    DD: $1,000 30
At the end of the 16th century, these gemstones, favored by the Incas, began to arrive in Europe from S. America
    $500 26
Tho the FBI had no jurisdiction, it amassed the evidence to convict B. Hauptmann in this case
    $500 15
Philosophy opposed to the hedonism of epicureanism, its followers probably had less fun
    $500 20
1 of Popeye's 4 nephews in the animated cartoons

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

George Anne Arnold
$200 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

George Anne Arnold
$1,100 $1,300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCANDINAVIA
THE 19th CENTURY
PSYCH 101
WORLD LITERATURE
PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
LEATHER
    $200 9
It's the official religion in all 3 Scandinavian countries
    $200 1
This geneticist's given name was Johann; he took the name Gregor when he entered a monastery
    $200 21
If you're mendacious you might be a pathological one of these
    $200 16
Edward Gibbon's account includes the 1,000 years this empire continued in the East after it fell in the West
    $200 4
He was born in 1884 in Missouri & died there in 1972
    $200 26
Heavy coats of oil varnish put on at the end of the finishing process give this leather its gloss
    $400 10
Of Republic, Federal Union or Constitutional Monarchy, the form of government in Scandinavia
    $400 2
The Treaty of Tangier ended the French war in this country in 1844, & the French withdrew
    $400 22
Psychologists don't know why we do it; Mark Twain said man is the only animal that does or needs to
    $400 17
In his "Paradiso" Dante wrote, "Christ is at once true God and true man" & she is the "mystical rose"
    $400 5
In November 1989 this former president made a private visit to China
    $400 27
The biggest leather ball Spalding makes is for this sport
    $600 11
After Chernobyl, these northern people lost much of their market for reindeer meat
    $600 3
In 1870 the Vatican Council declared this dogma to describe occasions when the pope spoke ex cathedra
    $600 23
The behavior reaction brought about by a stimulus
    $600 18
Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner" is punished for shooting one of these
    DD: $2,000 6
President noted for saying, "Come now, let us reason together."
    $600 28
Alum has been used in this process for over 2,000 years
    $800 12
The main part of this city, the largest in Scandinavia, lies on the island of Zealand
    DD: $1,000 14
King John VI of this country died in 1826 & left his throne to Dom Pedro of Brazil who became Pedro I
    $800 24
According to Freud, it's the part of your personality programmed by your parents
    $800 19
"The Kreutzer Sonata" isn't a piece of music but a novel by this Russian count
    $800 7
He was captured by the British during the Revolution when still a boy in the Carolinas
    $800 29
This man who turned his father's leather goods co. into a major Italian fashion house died in Jan. 1990
    $1000 13
In 1809 this country's parliament, the Riksdag, created the office of ombudsman
    $1000 15
Before it was destroyed by arson in 1871, this French royal residence adjoined the Louvre
    $1000 25
Henry Thoreau wrote "Walden", & this psychologist wrote "Walden Two"
    $1000 20
On his fifth voyage, Sinbad the Sailor's ship is destroyed by 2 of these mythical birds
    $1000 8
1 of the 2 presidents born in Vermont
    $1000 30
Prince Matchabelli makes perfumes like Wind Song, & this Prince makes leather goods like wallets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

George Anne Arnold
$4,100 $8,100 $2,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
"The dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life"

Final scores:

George Anne Arnold
$8,200 $7,999 $1,000
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

George Anne Arnold
$5,100 $9,100 $4,200
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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