Show #1483 - Wednesday, January 30, 1991


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Arthur Mitchell, an advertising writer from Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Tom Moses, a lawyer from Long Beach, California

Adelaide Jaffe, a computer operator from Bay Village, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Dustin Hoffman kept the dresses he wore in this film; his favorite one is brown silk
    $100 24
Byron called this animal "the firmest friend, the first to welcome, foremost to defend"
    $100 17
The record wind speed for one of these, 280 mph, was measured over Wichita Falls, Texas in 1925
    $100 3
An "impish" way to say a dish is flavored with a spicy or mustard sauce
    $100 12
On a flat surface, it's the shortest distance between two points
    $100 1
When the troops shouted & 7 priests blew on ram's horns, the walls of this city fell
    $200 22
In 1990 readers "made his day" by voting him "The Sexiest Gentleman Over 50"
    $200 25
Two lines of rhyming verse that are self-contained in meaning & structure
    $200 18
In 1979 the names of hurricanes were changed to include these
    $200 8
When you heat a liquid like milk almost to the boiling point, you are said to do this to it
    $200 13
The word is from the Arabic meaning "void", though the Mayans discovered the concept 1st
    $200 2
The Bible says this place is where the last battle between good & evil will be waged
    $300 23
People said these "Dick Tracy" stars call each other "Buzzbomb" & "Old Man"
    DD: $500 26
Poem that states, "Fair tresses man's imperial race ensnare, and beauty draws us with a single hair."
    $300 19
The rainiest place in the U.S. is in this state
    $300 9
From the French for "to jump"; classically it's frying food in a pan while shaking it
    $300 14
Good gamblers use these laws to estimate the likelihood that an event will occur
    $300 4
When Pilate heard Jesus was from this region, he sent him to Herod, who had jurisdiction over it
    $400 29
He lamented, "Women seem to be more interested in my blue eyes than in anything I do or say."
    $400 27
Native of Lesbos known for the lyric poetry she wrote to the girls she led
    $400 20
Indra, chief Vedic god of India, killed Vrtra, a dragon who held back these seasonal winds
    $400 10
From Latin for "money", it's the herb that traditionally flavors lamb
    $400 15
A statement in algebra that shows the value on the left to be the same as the value on the right
    $400 5
This region east of the Jordan was famous for the aromatic resin known as balm
    $500 30
People called her "the most closely watched public beauty since Jacqueline Onassis"
    $500 28
"Boomlay, boomlay, boomlay, boom" is a recurring line in V. Lindsay's poem about this part of Africa
    $500 21
An electrical discharge appearing as a blue or green halo is called this
    $500 11
Stew can cook on the bottom & the semolina on top in the special pot used to make this N. African dish
    $500 16
From the Latin for "how many times", it's the answer to a division problem
    $500 6
Jesus changed water into wine at the wedding feast in this town

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

Adelaide Tom Arthur
$1,100 $600 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adelaide Tom Arthur
$1,700 $1,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
"The Last Days of Pompeii" begins a few days before the eruption of this volcano
    $200 21
This carnivore uses its tusks as hooks when climbing onto the Arctic ice
    $200 1
A Roman venturing into terra incognita would be traveling into this type of territory
    $200 11
The 16th century chronicles of Raphael Holinshed were a source for his "Macbeth" & "King Lear"
    $200 16
Three kinds are Spanish, Hong Kong & swine
    $200 26
Like Rome, this capital of the Ottoman Empire was built on 7 hills
    $400 7
This 1936 novel by W.D. Edmonds depicts life in the Mohawk Valley during the American Revolution
    $400 22
This tuna's meat is the whitest of all tunas & has a chicken-like flavor
    $400 2
If a senorita greets you by saying "Buenas tardes", she's wishing you this
    DD: $1,500 12
Broadway musical that gave us the following song:

"I'm jist a girl who cain't say no / I'm in a turrible fix..."
    $400 17
It's the "common" name for rhinitis or afebrille coryza
    $400 27
The Ottoman era between 1715-30 was named after this bulb flower
    $600 8
The title "The Talisman" refers to an amulet that cures this crusader king of England
    $600 23
2 Pacific coast species of this mollusk are pismo & geoduck
    $600 3
By definition, when you're dining alfresco, you're eating your meal here
    $600 13
In reality, Pepin was this king's father; in the Broadway musical, Pippin was his son
    $600 18
Common names for rubeola & rubella, 2 of the most contagious diseases known to man
    $600 28
During the late 17th c. the Koprulu family controlled this grand office, the equivalent of prime minister
    $800 9
This "Pathfinder" of the West" is the leading character in "Dream West"
    $800 24
These members of the herring family are named for a Mediterranean island
    $800 4
Sturm und Drang, a major German literary movement translates to this
    $800 14
The Paycock is Juno's weak-willed husband in the play by this Irish author
    $800 19
Instant info about a person's physiological processes given to teach the person to control them
    $800 29
In 1922 he overthrew the last sultan & the history of modern Turkey began
    $1000 10
A brief episode in Goethe's life inspired this "Death in Venice" author to write "Lotte in Weimar"
    $1000 25
Prior to being caught in 1938, this fish was known only from fossil records & believed to be extinct
    DD: $1,000 5
It's the name the Greeks gave to the primordial disorganization of the universe
    $1000 15
Office machine in the title of Elmer Rice's 1923 play about Mr. Zero
    $1000 20
This type of anemia is caused by inability to absorb vitamin B
    $1000 30
Mehmed I is called restorer as he reunited the empire after this lame leader conquered it in 1402

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adelaide Tom Arthur
$9,600 $4,100 $1,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The two European countries that have the letter Z in their English names

Final scores:

Adelaide Tom Arthur
$8,300 $100 $0
New champion: $8,300 2nd place: trip on Delta to Miami & stay at Sonesta Beach Hotel Key Biscayne 3rd place: Cazal sunglasses + NES with games + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adelaide Tom Arthur
$9,000 $4,100 $1,900
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
12 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1990-10-16
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