Show #1437 - Tuesday, November 27, 1990


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Eric Aranda, a piano teacher from Santa Monica, California

Doug Marsh, a set designer from Pasadena, California

Regina Jahr, a fundraiser from Alexandria, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
[The above approximates how the category was shown.]
    $100 1
Term for the minimum number of members needed at a meeting to conduct business
    $100 11
"The Great Leap Forward" program begun in 1958 to modernize this country didn't work
    $100 13
In the World Book this member of the mint family can be found between "baseball" & "basketball"
    $100 24
The sport in which a Canadian Maple Leaf might fall
    $100 18
Canadians as well as U.S. 10-cent pieces are called this
    $100 6
According to the proverb, 1 of these is "just a frown turned upside-down"
    $200 2
In 1976 Jack Klugman began a 7-year run as this TV medical examiner
    $200 12
The program to remove this former leader's name from the hearts & minds of Soviets began in 1956
    $200 14
Whether you call it anise or aniseed, it still has this flavor
    $200 25
Deaf players at Gallaudet formed the first one in a football game to hide their hand signals
    $200 19
In the 1780s this Virginian proposed to Congress a decimal system using the dollar
    $200 7
In "Royal Wedding" we saw him dancing on the ceiling
    $300 3
In the Bible it is said that "many waters cannot" do this to "love"
    $300 21
Host of "See It Now", the "R" in his name stood for Roscoe
    $300 15
Hot dog spread named from the Latin word for "new wine", the liquid used to make it a paste
    $300 26
This fastest swimming stroke, 1st used by Pacific islanders, was named for a continent
    $300 20
Meaning "string of white", it first referred to Algonquin shell money
    $300 8
A 1918 24¢ U.S. stamp for this type of letter is valuable if the picture is upside-down
    $400 4
A poem with one line less than a limerick
    $400 22
His play "A Moon for the Misbegotten" wasn't produced until 1957, over 3 years after his death
    $400 16
This major ingredient in curry powder also starts with "cu"
    $400 27
Clergymen were shocked when Teddy Roosevelt asked that this phrase be struck from gold coins
    DD: $700 9
In 1980 this singer had a No. 1 hit with the following:

"Upside down / Boy, you turn me / Inside out / And round and round / Upside down / Boy, you turn me / Inside out / And round and round..."
    $500 5
It's believed to be the basic subunit of neutrons & protons
    $500 23
Organization created by a defense pact signed in Manila September 8, 1954
    $500 17
These leaves were originally boiled with rum to make a soothing lotion used by barbers
    $500 10
Uncommon condition in which the temperature rises as you get higher in the atmosphere

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

Regina Doug Eric
$400 $1,700 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Doug Eric
$1,700 $3,600 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to come up with the play.)
    $200 2
"Goodnight, goodnight! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow"
    $200 3
A ruptured oxygen tank forced this "unlucky" manned craft to cancel its moon landing in 1970
    $200 1
Caribbean island whose name is from the Arawak Indian "xaymaca", meaning land of wood & water
    $200 6
On Jan. 21, 1989 a public open house was held there for the first time since the Taft era
    $200 14
This egocentric youth shunned lots of females, not just Echo
    $200 15
This "clock" bird's scientific name is Cuculus canorus
    $400 4
"The Ides of March are come."
    $400 26
In 1965 this European country became the 3rd nation to launch a satellite into Earth's orbit
    $400 5
Quebec's lle d'Orleans lies in this river
    DD: $2,000 7
This governor of Illinois who was twice defeated in presidential races was born in Los Angeles in 1900
    $400 19
Zeus gave her to Epimetheus, who didn't realize what a curious woman she was
    $400 27
The flightless New Zealand kakapo is the heaviest type of this bird; the macaw is the largest
    DD: $2,700 11
"The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king"
    $600 16
The name of this island in the English Channel is the Anglicized form of "Caesar"
    $600 8
He used the expression "Rugged Individualism" while running for president in 1928
    $600 20
Geryon, who had 3 heads in some stories & 3 bodies in others, was the grandson of this Gorgon
    $600 23
Eagles & hawks can also be used in the sport named for this bird
    $800 12
"Out of this word do not desire to go."
    $800 17
In 1957 remains of the Bounty were discovered underwater just off the coast of this island
    $800 9
The Head Start program for preschoolers was begun during his administration
    $800 21
Hector's son Astyanax was hurled from the walls of this city
    $800 24
In New England it's often called a partridge while southerners call it a pheasant
    $1000 13
"The quality of mercy is not strained, it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath."
    $1000 18
Island that's divided among Brunei, Malaysia & Indonesia
    $1000 10
FDR used this song as a theme song, & it has been associated with the Democratic Party ever since
    $1000 22
You could say Hippomenes won his race against her unfairly; he threw golden apples in her path
    $1000 25
This diving bird of the auk family is distinguished by its colorful, triangular beak

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Doug Eric
$4,300 $11,300 $0
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The woman in his 1862 painting "Symphony in White, No. 1" was his mistress Joanna Hiffernan

Final scores:

Regina Doug Eric
$300 $12,500 $0
2nd place: Colortyme home entertainment center + Secrets of the Unknown 5-volume tape set + The Jeopardy! Book & Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $12,500 3rd place: Landes 5-piece coffee & tea set + The Jeopardy! Book & Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Regina Doug Eric
$2,700 $9,900 $0
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1990-09-12
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