Super Jeopardy! show #4 - Saturday, July 7, 1990

Super Jeopardy! semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Eric Newhouse, a student from Sioux City, Iowa

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Evanston, Illinois

Bob Verini, a playwright, actor, and director from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
SAINTS & SINNERS
ARTISTS
WORLD HISTORY
HODGEPODGE
SMITHS
    200 29
When Houston became Texas' capital in 1842, this city kept the archives & forced a move back to it
    200 28
He expected a debate but didn't expect to start a new church when he posted his "95 Theses" in 1517
    200 24
Unlike other artists of the time, Leonardo based these angel parts on the ones that birds have
    200 25
In 1947 Britain's George VI dropped his title as emperor of this country
    200 30
"Blow The Man Down" is an example of this type of song sailors sang while working on sailing ships
    200 6
The Pilgrims used the maps & books of this founder of Virginia, but did not accept his services
    400 27
It's named for a Maine general's daughter
    400 19
Mark's gospel says this woman whom Jesus cured of seven demons was the first to see him resurrected
    400 21
He was the subject of Gilbert Stuart's "Vaughn", "Landsdowne" & "Athenaeum" portraits
    400 20
On May 30, 1967 it declared itself a republic & seceded from Nigeria
    400 23
In 1802 Napoleon instituted this award, France's highest
    400 5
This former ABC News anchor played himself in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" & "The Candidate"
    DD: 1,000 26
Listing the states alphabetically, this is the capital of the state at the top of the list
    600 17
St. Monica's son, who lived a dissolute youth as he admitted in his "Confessions"
    600 18
Look around Goya's works & you'll spot several bichon frises, which are these
    600 12
After discovering the Philippines in March of 1521, he stayed there for about a month & was killed
    600 22
The Royal Opera House in London has staged this Beethoven opera over 100 times since World War II
    600 4
This New York Daily News columnist once said that gossip is "news in a red satin dress"
    800 11
These 2 capitals both end in "-polis"
    800 15
The king who had St. Thomas More put to death
    800 14
"A Portrait of Dr. Gachet" by this artist sold in 1990 for $82.5 million
    800 9
By 1906 British New Guinea had become a territory of Australia & was renamed this
    800 16
This Scottish missionary explored the Kalahari Desert & discovered the Zambezi River in 1851
    800 3
Much of this British poet's works dealt with death including her most famous, "Not Waving, But Drowning"
    1000 2
State capital closest to Philadelphia
    1000 13
The king who had St. Thomas of Becket put to death
    1000 7
His 1863 work "Luncheon on the Grass" was based on "Concert Champetre", painted centuries earlier
    1000 8
This smallest Balkan country didn't become independent until the 20th century
    1000 10
"All The King's Men" can't bring this U.S. Poet Laureate back again; he died September 15, 1989
    1000 1
She wrote over 70 one-act plays but is best known for her first novel, "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn"

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

Bob Eugene Eric
5,400 800 6,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Eugene Eric
6,400 2,600 6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
MUSICAL THEATRE
JAPAN
ARCHITECTURE
DEMOCRATS
CLASSICAL LITERATURE
    500 14
Last name shared by musical theatre greats Moss & Lawrence
    500 21
Wallace K. Harrison designed the Metropolitan Opera House as part of this NYC complex
    500 15
In May 1990 Daniel Akaka became this state's new junior senator, replacing Spark Matsunaga
    500 1
The people Aeneas led to Italy to found Rome were the losers in this war
    1000 9
The original cast album of this Broadway musical features a rose & a mask on the cover
    1000 5
Occuring nearly 1,500 times a year, one of these led to more than 100,000 deaths in 1923
    1000 26
The cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence is called this after its massive dome
    1000 13
Colorado congresswoman who was an almost-ran in the 1988 presidential race
    1000 16
The Elder wrote natural history & the Younger, his nephew & adopted son, was known for his books of letters
    1500 8
The title character of this comical 1956 musical almost marries Apassionata Von Climax
    1500 4
In a traditional Japanese home, floors are covered with straw mats called these
    1500 23
At age 13 he emigrated from Finland to the United States with his architect father Eliel
    1500 12
William A. O'Neill has been governor of Connecticut since she resigned because of illness
    1500 17
Philosopher who was grossly caricatured in Aristophanes' "The Clouds"
    2000 24
The second-largest deer in the world, it's also called the wapiti
    DD: 9,900 7
1-word title of the 1980 musical which featured the following:

"When the pills the doctor gave you turn your cold to the grippe /
When a stitch to save nine others comes apart with a rip /
When the rats invade your attic and start leaving your ship /
Follow my tip /
Come away on a trip /
Just join the circus..."
    2000 2
The first Japanese film director to become famous internationally; his films include "Rashomon" & "The Seven Samurai"
    2000 22
Pseudonym of Swiss architect & city planner Charles-Edouard Jeanneret
    2000 11
He's been an Arizona congressman since 1961 when his brother vacated the seat to join JFK's cabinet
    2000 18
This first Greek historian attempted to write a history of the world up to his own time
    DD: 4,800 25
The disease mixomatosis was introduced to Australia in the 1950s to control them
    2500 6
Gertrude Lawrence was the "lady" in the title of this 1941 musical about psychoanalysis
    2500 3
The Ainu, most of whom live on this northernmost island, may have been Japan's first inhabitants
    2500 19
Chicagoan who has been called "The Father of the American Skyscraper"
    2500 10
He lost the presidential nomination to Hubert Humphrey in 1968 & ran as an independent in 1976
    2500 20
This Roman poet fought for Brutus before settling down to write his epodes & odes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Eugene Eric
24,800 16,100 10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
In area, it's the second-largest country on the second-largest continent; both begin with the letter "A"

Final scores:

Bob Eugene Eric
32,201 21,100 20,800
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Eugene Eric
17,900 16,100 15,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: 49,200

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