Show #1378 - Wednesday, September 5, 1990


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Jeanne Boucher, a banker from Georgia, Vermont

Jody Lentz, an electronic upkeep consultant from Orlando, Florida

Dave Jeffery, a political consultant from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
At 6' 4", he was our tallest president, & the first to wear a beard
    $100 10
In names of magazines, this word precedes Experience, Romance & Confessions, & that's no lie
    $100 15
The oldest movie in the Library of Congress is a 3-second film made by this inventor
    $100 26
This method used by the Japanese to dwarf trees originated in China
    $100 1
One can park at the 1964 World's Fair grounds when attending Mets games at this stadium
    $100 21
A feline's feelers
    $200 7
He was our 22nd & 24th president
    $200 11
A film about a performing arts high school, or a magazine whose name is a synonym for "celebrity"
    $200 17
In his debut as a director, this actor won an Oscar for 1980's "Ordinary People"
    $200 27
The French grow these shoots in white, purple & green, & some eat just the tips
    $200 2
In this team's Olympic Stadium, games are announced over the P.A. in 2 languages
    $200 22
To slice shavings from a piece of wood
    $300 8
Woodrow Wilson, the only president to earn a Ph.D., received it from this Maryland university
    $300 12
A dark waist cincher, or the "World's Leading Magazine of Self-Defense"
    DD: $700 18
Henry Fonda decided to make this 1957 film about a trial after seeing the play on TV's "Studio One"
    $300 28
If your soil is too acidic, add lime; if it's too alkaline, add this yellow element
    $300 3
In 1990 the White Sox spent their 81st & last season in this ballpark -- baseball's oldest
    $300 23
What an animal is if it's homoiothermic
    $400 9
At the time of his death, Andrew Johnson was serving as a senator from this state
    $400 14
Late singer Sarah Vaughan's nickname, or a youth-oriented magazine that lives up to its name
    $400 19
Joseph L. Mankiewicz won back-to-back director Oscars for "A Letter to 3 Wives" & this '50 Bette Davis film
    $400 29
Normally, snowdrops bloom in this season
    $400 4
This A.L. team's Skydome has the world's largest video board -- 3 stories high & 115 feet wide
    $400 24
An unweaned puppy, or to give birth to puppies
    $500 13
He was the first president buried at Arlington Nat'l Cemetery; John Kennedy was second
    $500 16
WWF Magazine is the official publication of this organization, not the World Wildlife Fund
    $500 20
The avant-garde director of "Eraserhead", "The Elephant Man", "Dune", & "Blue Velvet"
    $500 30
In ads for this product, Stern's shows record-size vegetables that have been grown using it
    $500 5
Mini-Gateway Arches adorn the top of this stadium
    $500 25
An intense desire to travel, or a best seller by Danielle Steel

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

Dave Jody Jeanne
$1,300 $1,300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Jody Jeanne
$1,300 $4,100 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Laura, beloved of Petrarch, died in this epidemic that swept medieval Europe
    $200 20
His "Kent Family Chronicles" is composed of 8 novels, but his "North & South" series has only 3
    $200 1
Term for property pledged to a lender until the loan is repaid
    $200 7
Saint-Gaudens' equestrian statue of Gen. Sherman stands beside an entrance to this NYC park
    $200 13
This state leads the U.S. in the production of bourbon whiskey
    $200 2
In some stories, fairies are fallen ones of these who never reached the underworld
    $400 9
Great floods in the 13th century created the Zuider Zee in this country
    $400 21
This author of "Remembrance of Things Past" was a semirecluse who suffered from chronic asthma
    $400 25
The right an employee acquires to pension plan money after serving a required number of years
    $400 18
Of Motherwell, Fatherwell or Sisterwell, the one who painted "Pancho Villa, Dead and Alive"
    $400 14
This state's name comes from the Spanish word for "colored red"
    $400 3
Shakespeare didn't invent this mischievous sprite; in folklore he's also known as Hobgoblin
    DD: $2,100 10
Many say his coronation in 800 A.D. marked the end of the Dark Ages
    $600 22
This author of "All the King's Men" died at his summer home in Stratton, VT in 1989
    $600 26
It's the central collection site where banks exchange checks with one another
    $600 19
In the title of John S. Sargent's scandalous portrait of Mme. Gautreau, letter following "Madame"
    DD: $4,000 15
In 1967 this state chose galena as its state mineral & mozarkite as its state rock
    $600 4
These household fairies usually wear hats or hoods of the color found in their names
    $800 11
The reign of the Gupta dynasty, from about 320-550, has been called the golden age of this country
    $800 23
Naguib Mahfouz has been called this country's Balzac
    $800 27
Before buying, investors consider a company's P/E ratio, which stands for this
    $800 29
The unusual first name of illustrator Parrish, who was known for his magazine covers
    $800 16
Ketchup heir John Heinz is this state's senior U.S. senator
    $800 5
A wailing fairy whose name is derived from the Irish meaning "woman of Fairyland"
    $1000 12
This Scotsman completed the first overland trip across Canada; a major river is named for him
    $1000 24
She was a guest editor of Mademoiselle before she wrote "Slaves of New York"
    $1000 28
The fiscal year of the U.S. government begins on the first day of this month
    $1000 17
It's nicknamed "The Heart of Dixie"
    $1000 6
Kobolds, who are most associated with this country, often live underground in caves or mines

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Jody Jeanne
$14,600 $6,500 $800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only country crossed by the Equator & the Tropic of Capricorn

Final scores:

Dave Jody Jeanne
$16,100 $1,650 $1,200
2-day champion: $29,701 2nd place: Whirlpool microwave range & Aristokraft work center 3rd place: Carey limousine service

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Jody Jeanne
$9,700 $6,500 $1,500
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
3 W
7 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1990-07-30
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