Show #1403 - Wednesday, October 10, 1990


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Lorraine Hirsch, a lawyer from San Jose, California

Andrew Duncan, a therapist from Studio City, California

Richard Engel, a CPA and financial analyst from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Type of string in the title of a 1941 mystery novel by Gypsy Rose Lee
    $100 7
Clint Eastwood cop who earned his nickname because he always got the "dirtiest" assignments
    $100 14
Polyphemus was the chief of these one-eyed Greek giants
    $100 23
Before its use in the 19th c., a conductor used a roll of music or banged a heavy stick on the floor
    $100 1
Of 12 months, 12 weeks or 12 hours, length of time a female waits to remate after giving birth
    $100 2
The Lilliputians called him Quinbus Flestrin or great man-mountain
    $200 13
Letter replaced by an apostrophe in e'er, o'er, & ne'er
    $200 8
Sigourney Weaver was the only human survivor of the spacecraft "Nostromo" in this 1979 film
    $200 15
Some legends say this sea was named for Io, who swam across it after being turned into a heifer
    $200 25
Quick waltz most anyone can play; it shares its name with eating utensils
    $200 22
On the French lop, these range between 15 & 18 inches & hang down to the ground
    $200 3
In this M. Twain novel, Tom Canty & the future Edward VI trade places for a while
    $300 19
While in disguise, Don Diego de la Vega often left this letter in his wake
    $300 9
Elvis Presley played the son of a pineapple executive in this 1961 film
    $300 16
Sirius, who later became the Dog Star, was the faithful hound of this hunter
    $300 26
You're a whiz if you know this direction is abbreviated "pizz."
    $300 24
The jack rabbit & the snowshoe rabbit are not rabbits but these
    $300 4
Henry Fleming is a Union soldier who must come to terms with his fear of death in this Civil War novel
    $400 20
In Washington, D.C., signs with this letter designate the subway
    $400 10
The star of "Semi-Tough" & "The Longest Yard" was a halfback at Florida State University
    $400 17
In Greek myth, bad souls were sent to Hades & heroes went to these fields
    $400 27
A whole one of these is shown as a little black rectangle hanging from a staff line
    $400 29
Like the goats, Angora rabbits are bred for this
    DD: $700 5
Prince Myshkin's childlike & gentle nature earns him this title nickname in a Dostoevski novel
    $500 21
This letter is sometimes used as an abbreviation for a Latin word that means "about"
    $500 11
She played Woody Allen's teenage girlfriend in "Manhattan"
    $500 18
Though he was quite unattractive, this Roman blacksmith married Venus
    $500 28
Sliding one finger across all the harp strings, or drawing a fingertip over all the white piano keys
    $500 30
Peter could tell you it's the wild rabbit of North America
    $500 6
Frederic Henry & Catherine Barkley escape to neutral Switzerland in this Hemingway WWI novel

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

Richard Andrew Lorraine
$600 $1,100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Andrew Lorraine
$3,300 $1,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The Nat'l Museum of Natural History & the Nat'l Zoo are part of this D.C. museum complex
    $200 26
Its area is determined by the formula A= l x w
    $200 1
In 1801 he tied Aaron Burr in electoral votes but the House of Representatives elected him our 3rd president
    $200 21
Shaped like a triangle, this Russian fortress houses several cathedrals & the Czar Cannon
    $200 11
The roe of chum salmon is often used to make what is known as the red variety of this delicacy
    $200 6
In 1580 he completed a 3-year voyage around the world, the 1st Englishman to do so
    $400 17
For "the improvement of public taste in design", Prince Albert helped to start this museum
    $400 27
Don't get bogged down by the fact this fruit has its own special barrel size
    $400 2
The Lincoln-Douglas debates were held in this state
    $400 22
Ironically, the Gate of Heavenly Peace overlooks this square in Beijing
    $400 12
"Everything it Touches Turns Delicious" is the slogan of this liqueur found in a white Russian
    $400 7
This American commodore's ship, the Niagara, can be seen on the waterfront in Erie, PA.
    DD: $4,000 18
NYC museum seen here:
    $600 28
Due to a heavy penalty for short weight, a 13th, or vantage loaf, was added, creating this
    $600 3
This service that lasted from April 1860 to October 1861 ran up losses of some $200,000
    $600 23
The famous Rialto Bridge was the only bridge over this city's Grand Canal until modern times
    $600 13
The vegetable that's called an "aubergine" in Europe
    $600 8
He died aboard his flagship, the Victory, during the Battle of Trafalgar
    $800 19
This city's Gardner Museum on Fenway Court is built in the style of a 15th century Venetian palace
    $800 29
A measuring device called an audimeter is attached to these in selected U.S. homes
    $800 4
In 1937 FDR made him ambassador to Great Britain, & he resigned the post in 1940
    $800 24
The president of France lives in this Parisian palace built in 1718
    $800 14
The crust of a shepherd's pie is made with this vegetable
    $800 9
The U.S.S. Missouri was the flagship of this WWII admiral nicknamed "Bull"
    $1000 20
If you saw the Rose Parade on TV you might have noticed the Pasadena Museum named for this businessman
    $1000 30
Used in measuring interstellar distances, it comes from the words parallax & second
    $1000 5
The "Whiskey Ring" scandal occurred during his presidency
    DD: $3,000 25
A statue of Christ the Redeemer stands on Corcovado Mtn. overlooking this city
    $1000 15
This picante sauce's ads stress that it's made in San Antonio, not New York City
    $1000 10
This Dutch navigator discovered New Zealand in 1642, & the adjoining sea is named for him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Andrew Lorraine
$3,700 $9,500 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the first planet whose discoverer is known

Final scores:

Richard Andrew Lorraine
$7,350 $5,500 $7,800
2nd place: a trip on Delta to San Juan, Puerto Rico then to Nevis & stay at Resthaven Inn + The Jeopardy! Book 3rd place: Gibson food freezer + Nintendo Entertainment System with Family, Junior & Special editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + The Jeopardy! Book New champion: $7,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Andrew Lorraine
$7,700 $7,500 $7,400
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 1990-08-21
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