Show #1307 - Tuesday, April 17, 1990


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Jim George, a history teacher from Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Liz Barnea, a librarian from Billings, Montana

Steve Mueller, an agency manager from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
1980 film in which 2 shipwrecked kids grow up to be Brooke Shields & Christopher Atkins
    $100 26
This test for cervical cancer was devised by & named for Dr. George Papanicolaou
    $100 2
According to one superstition, a gift of a purse or wallet should always contain some of this
    $100 20
Completes the proverb "Living well is the best..."
    $100 21
The front part of a hindquarter with the flank removed, it may be "tender"
    $100 7
In England french fries are called this
    $200 12
In this 1930 film Marlene Dietrich played Lola-Lola, a sultry cabaret singer
    $200 27
Queen Victoria passed this hereditary blood disease to many of her royal descendants
    $200 3
Wedding custom that is supposed to ensure the marriage will produce many children
    $200 16
These "that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails."
    $200 22
It's the term for a young pig that's fattened for its meat
    $200 8
About 10 days before harvest farmers do this to the vines
    $300 9
George Gershwin's songs were featured in this 1945 biographical film
    $300 28
A disease that comes & goes quickly is "acute", while this describes a disease of long duration
    $300 4
4 is an unlucky number in this country because "shi", the word for 4, sounds like the word for death
    $300 17
"Better the foot slip than" this
    $300 23
This country is the world's largest exporter of mutton
    $300 13
To distinguish a potato from the unrelated sweet potato, it's usually called "Irish" or this color
    $400 10
1 of the 2 Elvis Presley films that fit the category
    DD: $500 29
Rickets is caused by inadequate exposure to sunlight or a lack of this vitamin in the diet
    $400 5
Term for the symbols seen on barns in Pennsylvania Dutch country
    $400 18
"The mouse that has but one" of these "is quickly taken."
    $400 24
This variety meat is the thymus gland, usually taken from a calf, but occasionally a lamb
    $400 14
This country leads the world in production of potatoes
    $500 11
Isabella Rossellini sang the title song, an old Bobby Vinton hit, in this 1986 film
    $500 6
In the South it was thought a sin to do this, as in the title of a Harper Lee novel
    $500 19
Line that pairs with "See a pin and let it lie, you'll want a pin before you die."
    $500 25
Spelling that completes the jingle "Oscar Mayer has a way with..."
    $500 15
It's the primary variety of potato grown in the U.S.

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

Steve Liz Jim
$800 $500 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Liz Jim
$1,400 $1,300 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
The 2 Olympics are distinguished by these seasonal names
    $200 1
Mt. Waialeale, the wettest spot in the world, is located in this state
    $200 30
She says to Juliet, "O Romeo, Romeo! Who ever would have thought it? Romeo!"
    $200 13
King Victor Emmanuel III appointed him prime minister of Italy in 1922
    $200 25
During WWI the British called them "limps", the most common being the "B" type
    $200 11
"Come on and hear, come on and hear", this song, Berlin's first big hit, which he wrote in 1911
    $400 20
If you're old you're not this type of chicken
    $400 2
The capital of this state was named for Pierre Chouteau, a French fur trader
    $400 10
She was nanny to little Londoners Jane & Michael Banks
    $400 14
This Parisian school was founded as a college of theology in 1253
    $400 26
It's said these are "manned" in an emergency, but they're usually womened & childrened first
    $400 8
This Irving Berlin song has been called "the nation's unofficial second national anthem"
    $600 22
The 2 seasons that begin on an equinox
    $600 3
The Hawkeyes of this "Hawkeye State" must read a lot--they have the highest literacy rate in the U.S.
    $600 12
What Mrs. Bridges did "downstairs" for the Bellamy famliy, who lived "upstairs"
    $600 15
This N. European country was a grand duchy ruled by Russia before gaining its independence in 1917
    $600 27
A San Franciscan can tell you BART stands for this
    DD: $1,800 4
In 1927 A. Jolson sang this Berlin tune in "The Jazz Singer"; Willie Nelson had a hit with it 50 years later:
    $800 23
In a sonnet Shakespeare asked, "Shall I compare thee" to a "day" in this season
    $800 6
Canyonlands National Park & Arches National Park are tourist attractions in this state
    $800 19
P.G. Wodehouse first introduced this gentleman's gentleman in "Extricating Young Gussie"
    $800 16
A reported attack on 2 U.S. destroyers in this gulf led to the passage of the 1964 resolution named for it
    $800 28
It's what "powered" the first B&O passenger train back in 1830
    $800 5
Berlin's 1946 Broadway hit, it featured the songs "The Girl That I Marry" & "I'm An Indian Too!"
    $1000 24
The 2 seasons used to distinguish types of wheat
    $1000 7
This state ceded Tennessee to the U.S. in 1784, then reclaimed it & ceded it again in 1789
    $1000 21
Jean Genet play in which 2 sisters attempt to poison their mistress
    $1000 17
A 1795 partition ended its existence as a separate state in E. Europe; in 1918 it was back as a republic
    DD: $300 29
The Goodspeed, Sarah Constant & Discovery brought the first people to this settlement
    $1000 9
Completes Jerome Kern's quote "Irving Berlin has no place in American music..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Liz Jim
$5,900 $5,500 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 major literary monthlies founded in the 1850s that survive today

Final scores:

Steve Liz Jim
$700 $11,000 $0
2nd place: Ashley bedroom group New champion: $11,000 3rd place: a Smith Corona PWP 7000 "Laptop" word processor

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Liz Jim
$5,000 $5,400 $5,500
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1989-12-03
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