Super Jeopardy! show #5 - Saturday, July 14, 1990

Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Keith Walker, an attorney from Pomona, California

Cathy Boggs, a communications consultant originally from Appleton, Wisconsin

Paul Rouffa, an actor from Oak Park, Illinois

Mark Lowenthal, a foreign policy analyst from Reston, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

1980s ROCK
LITERATURE
PLANTS
GEOMETRY
DESIGN
THE DODGERS
(Alex: A tribute to the 100th anniversary of that baseball team)
    200 4
In 1989 "Express Yourself" became this singer's 15th straight Top 5 hit, a record for females
    200 8
This encyclopedia originated as part of the Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century
    200 26
Indican, a colorless substance in this plant, turns blue in air & is used as a dye
    200 1
A single straight line forms an angle of this many degrees
    200 16
A Schwartzlot is a German painted decoration using enamel of this color on glass
    200 17
It's said that when manager Tommy Lasorda cuts himself shaving, he bleeds this color
    400 6
This Scottish singer appeared in the opening credits of "For Your Eyes Only", singing the title tune
    DD: 2,000 12
The girls who were part of "The Group", by Mary McCarthy, attended this college
    400 27
The plantain is a species of this fruit
    400 2
In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called this
    400 22
Juniper trees are sometimes used to build chests known by the name of this other wood
    400 18
His 23 wins in 1988 were the most by a Dodger pitcher since Sandy Koufax's 27 in 1966
    600 9
This group's "5150" album was the first with Sammy Hagar as lead singer
    600 13
As James Jones could tell you, this completes Kipling's line from "Gentlemen-Rankers", "Damned from..."
    600 28
Among the most primitive plants with chlorophyll, it is the main plant life in both seawater & freshwater
    600 3
To determine the area of a circle, you multiply pi X this
    600 23
The Griffin originated as a design in this "land between two rivers"
    600 19
In 1981 this Dodger pitcher won the Rookie of the Year & the Cy Young Awards
    800 10
She joined Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in the 1981 smash "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"
    800 14
Her poem "I Never Saw A Moor" didn't refer to her missing a production of "Othello"
    800 29
Carrots are root vegetables while potatoes are examples of these underground stems
    800 5
2 or more circles that share the same center are said to be this
    800 24
This group of buildings formed the Great Fortified Palace of the Moorish kings of Spain
    800 20
In 1969 this catcher, whose career was cut short by a 1958 auto accident, was voted into the Hall of Fame
    1000 11
In 1985 this group had its first No. 1 single with "I Want To Know What Love Is"
    1000 15
Among his "Mosses From An Old Manse" is "Rappachini's Daughter"
    1000 30
This cactus can grow to 50' tall & the white flower that grows on top is Arizona's state flower
    1000 7
An oblique angle is one that is either acute or this
    1000 25
2 of the 3 classical orders of columns developed by the Greeks
    1000 21
A Brooklyn bridge is named for this Dodger who lived in Brooklyn & later managed the Mets

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Mark Paul Cathy Keith
4,600 1,600 2,400 1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Paul Cathy Keith
6,000 7,800 2,600 1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR
COMMUNICATIONS
OPERA
INSECTS
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
KINGS NAMED ED
    500 9
You're hot as a pistol if you know the Union bought over 146,000 of this company's pistols
    500 17
In 1989, for this medium's 50th anniversary, a plaque was put in a museum at the site of the 1939 World's Fair
    500 1
English translation of the title of Berlioz's opera "Le Troyen"
    500 24
When hunting, this carnivore whose name means "prophet" raises its forelegs into a pious position
    500 12
This country's deserts include the Gibson, Great Sandy & Great Victoria
    500 2
In 1939 he visited England for the first time since his abdication
    1000 18
In contrast to the "Stars and Stripes", the 1861 Confederate flag was nicknamed this
    1000 19
Communications satellite launched in 1962 that was the first privately owned Earth satellite
    1000 3
Placido Domingo played Radames in a 1987 production of this Verdi opera staged at the Temple of Luxor
    1000 25
The German variety of this household pest is also called the Croton bug, after New York City's Croton Reservoir
    1000 13
Jamestown is the capital of this British island where Napoleon died
    1000 4
This country's King Edward supported exploration projects of his brother Henry the Navigator
    1500 21
After failing to stop this general in Atlanta, General Hood asked to be relieved from duty
    1500 20
U Thant spoke to the U.N. general assembly in English, although this was his native tongue
    1500 5
This Russian novel inspired the opera "Raskolnikov"
    1500 28
Bubonic plague is spread by these insects who bite infected rats
    1500 14
In population, it's the largest city in South America
    1500 6
Edward IV's symbol wasn't the tulip, though he fled to Holland before returning to fight this war
    2000 22
After he resigned as treasury secretary, he was named Chief Justice by Lincoln, who never got along with him
    2000 26
The most often used letter in English text, it is also the quickest to send in Morse code
    2000 10
Ping, Pang & Pong are characters in this Puccini opera set in Peking
    2000 29
The dreaded Dutch Elm Disease is spread from tree to tree by this insect
    2000 15
Found mostly in the Soviet Union, this belt of grassland runs 5,000 miles from Hungary to Manchuria
    DD: 8,500 7
At his death he named Harold his successor though he allegedly promised the crown to William of Normandy
    2500 23
On August 21, 1863 Quantrill's Raiders descended on this city in Kansas
    2500 27
This M.I.T. linguist claims every human knows the general principles of language at birth
    DD: 5,800 11
Donizetti opera that includes the following, perhaps the most famous mad scene in opera:
    2500 30
Some have called the dragonfly this, in the belief that it sews up people's lips
    2500 16
Iona is part of this Scottish island group
    2500 8
King for 3 months in 1483, Shakespeare's "Richard III" tells of his death in the tower

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Paul Cathy Keith
27,000 10,800 5,600 20,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
Martin Klaproth named uranium after Uranus & this element after Uranus' children

Final scores:

Mark Paul Cathy Keith
13,700 0 11,200 27,100
2nd place: $5,000 4th place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Paul Cathy Keith
18,900 10,800 5,600 16,800
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
1 W
6 R,
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: 52,100

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