Show #1104 - Thursday, May 25, 1989

Rich Lerner game 3.


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Lynn Parana, a sales representative from Los Angeles, California

Tom Baldridge, a graduate student originally from Indianapolis, Indiana

Rich Lerner, a lawyer from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Though its name means "sour wine", it can be made from berries, melons & cereal, not just grapes
    $100 26
A "pas de chat" is a leap that resembles the movement of this animal
    $100 2
The U.S. Auto Club reversed an earlier decision & declared Bobby Unser the winner of this race
    $100 4
Vivien Leigh said of this role, "I knew it was a marvelous part, but I never cared for her"
    $100 5
His experiments in electricity led him to invent the lightning rod
    $100 14
According to the poem, it was against the rules
    $200 3
In this 1958 Alfred Hitchcock film, James Stewart played a former police detective afraid of heights
    $200 28
Geo. Balanchine choreographed this ballet based on the biblical story of a child who returned home
    $200 10
The Vatican reduced from 37 to 6 the number of offenses that cause this to happen automatically
    $200 15
"I stare at life through fields of mayonnaise," which may have been how he came up with "Blazing Saddles"
    $200 9
World Book defines it as "electrons or ions that are not moving"
    $200 20
In the 1830s Lowell Mason did this with the poem
    $300 6
Either of two lower chambers of the heart that pump blood into the arteries
    $300 30
Russian dancer who was the choreographer & star of the 1912 production of "The Afternoon of a Faun"
    $300 11
With Reagan as a character witness, this entertainer was given a license by the Nev. Gaming Commission
    $300 16
Movie mogul famed for statements like "He has warmth & charmth" & "It rolls off my back like a duck"
    $300 19
Wrap a wire around an iron bar, send a current through the wire & you've made one of these
    $300 21
His recitation of the poem in 1877 didn't amaze people until he played it back
    $400 7
Hindus believe this god descended from heaven in several forms, including Krishna
    $400 29
The group of dancers in a ballet troupe who perform as an ensemble
    DD: $400 12
Movie remake that gave us the following song, a Top 10 hit in 1981:

"On the boats and on the planes /
They're coming to America..."
    $400 17
This mustachioed comic quipped, "I've been around so long, I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin"
    $400 23
George Westinghouse promoted this type of current that we use today
    $400 22
"Mary" is said to be Mary Sawyer from either Sterling or Sudbury in this state
    $500 8
Expressed as a number, it's the capacity of an atom to combine with other atoms
    $500 27
Tchaikovsky wrote the music to 3 ballets: "The Sleeping Beauty", "The Nutcracker" & this
    $500 13
Later made into a movie, this off-Broadway play by Beth Henley won a Pulitzer Prize
    $500 18
Frank Capra dubbed this director of "The Birth of a Nation" "The Poor Man's Shakespeare"
    $500 24
Galvani thought this dead animal released electricity when touched to metal & its legs kicked
    $500 25
She wrote the poem, or at least its last 3 verses

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Rich Tom Lynn
$1,600 $800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Tom Lynn
$3,400 $1,900 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...there will be a number, probably, in all of the correct responses.)
    $200 3
Michelangelo spent 3 years, 1501-4, sculpting this Goliath-size statue
    $200 8
This expensive bionic superhuman was played by Lee Majors
    $200 22
The last line of this Shaw play is "Hail, Caesar!"
    $200 1
His Indian name was Tashunka-Uito, which can be translated as "his mount is insane"
    $200 2
Until he said he wasn't, Japanese emperors were considered divine
    $200 17
Queen Anne's lace is the ancestor of this orange vegetable & has roots resembling it
    $400 9
Kurt Vonnegut fictionalizes some of his own experiences in the firebombing of Dresden in this book
    $400 23
This Arthur Miller play, set in the 17th c., was originally titled "Those Familiar Spirits"
    $400 13
This outlaw's sister said he left South America & returned to the U.S., dying in Washington State in 1937
    $400 4
Being a free port makes Kowloon, in this Crown Colony, a busy place
    $400 18
The primary source of this food is the Apis mellifera
    $600 10
Term for someone who's unfit for service in the U.S. military
    $600 25
This Southerner wrote a play about Zelda Fitzgerald called "Clothes for a Summer Hotel"
    $600 14
Some say this Kentucky-born judge's original family name was Boone & that he & Daniel Boone were relatives
    $600 5
In Asia, the sherpas are best known as mountain guides & the gurkhas as these
    $600 19
"Jennifer" derives from the Celtic form of this legendary Queen's name
    $800 11
A catnap
    $800 26
Actor-playwright whose unhappy marriage to an actress may have led him to write "The Misanthrope"
    $800 15
To help others reach the promised land, this church set up the Perpetual Emigration Fund in 1849
    $800 6
These people refer to themselves as the Han
    $800 20
This publication says it's "no more a magazine about NYC than Time is a magazine about wristwatches"
    DD: $3,400 24
The style of this Baroque Flemish artist is so distinct, his name became an adjective to describe it
    $1000 12
According to the Ray Bradbury novel filmed by Francois Truffaut, paper burns at this temperature
    DD: $1,000 27
Sidney Poitier co-starred in this 1959 drama, the 1st play by a black woman produced on Broadway
    $1000 16
Legend says this "Bandit Queen" married 1 of her outlaw husbands on horseback
    $1000 7
While America is called the "Land of the Free", this nation's name means just that
    $1000 21
Luxurious legwear, or a 1957 movie musical starring Fred Astaire, who didn't wear them

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Tom Lynn
$10,400 -$1,100 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the 1st country to use paper money

Final scores:

Rich Tom Lynn
$13,000 -$1,100 $6,800
3-day champion: $34,400 3rd place: Kosta Boda crystal stemware from Sweden 2nd place: a trip to St. Martin on Eastern Airlines with hotel at Mullet Bay Resort

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rich Tom Lynn
$10,400 $3,300 $3,400
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,100

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Game tape date: 1989-01-31
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