Show #1454 - Thursday, December 20, 1990


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David Hewitt, a minister from Mount Pulaski, Illinois

Elaine Smith, a registered nurse from Ocala, Florida

Mitch Gerber, an editor originally from Buffalo, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
In Joshua, when the 12 men carrying the Ark of the Covenant set foot in this river, the river parted
    $100 1
This word for a football is a misnomer, since it's not made of that material
    $100 24
In '86, this actor's "Crocodile Dundee" was the top money-making foreign film in the U.S.
    $100 17
This flying mammal is not blind; some can see almost as well as humans
    $100 4
In the story "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids" the kids were these animals
    $100 2
It has been improved since the 1960s by leakproof liners & baffles for wave control
    $200 12
The second time Moses climbed Mount Sinai he had to bring a new pair of these with him
    $200 3
Of bantam, fly & feather, the word used to describe the lightest boxing weight
    $200 25
His father, Apollos de Revoire, anglicized his name to make it easier on the "bumpkins"
    $200 18
These "sluggish" tree-dwelling mammals rarely descend to the ground
    $200 5
She pushed the witch who lived in the edible abode into the oven
    $200 20
Any pretense, or a pillow cover that's a pretense for the pillow itself
    $300 14
The stories of Deborah, Gideon & Samson are found in this book
    $300 6
A horse's gait, so named because it was the favorite of pilgrims riding to Becket's cathedral
    $300 26
His company "will sell no wine before its time"
    $300 19
Macaques, marmosets & mandrills are all varieties of this primate
    DD: $200 8
His fee the first time was a necklace, the second, a ring, the third, the firstborn child
    $300 21
Latin for "mosquito net", it's now the name for the decorative cloth suspended over a bed
    $400 15
Solomon also ordered fir & algum trees from this country for the temple
    $400 7
Sportscaster Chick Hearn coined this phrase for W. Chamberlain's forceful scoring shot
    $400 27
Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite" was first performed by this "King of Jazz" & his orchestra
    $400 29
The largest marsupial
    $400 9
Her punishment for letting a prince into the tower was a haircut & a one-way ticket to the desert
    $400 22
This bed, named for its inventor, has come out of the closet for years
    $500 16
Though Romans comes 1st in the Bible, chronologically the earliest of his epistles is I Thessalonians
    $500 13
A golf fairway laid out at an angle, named for a canine's appendage
    $500 28
Germany's supreme military commander during WWI; he later became its president
    $500 30
Though called a honey bear, this mammal, native to Latin America, is a member of the raccoon family
    $500 11
When the king's daughter dropped her golden ball down the well, this animal retrieved it
    $500 23
The American empire style of bed named for the horse-drawn vehicle it resembles

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

Mitch Elaine David
$400 $1,300 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mitch Elaine David
$1,000 $2,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
William Adams, the first Englishman to visit this country, was made a nobleman by the Shogun
    $200 7
Che, Peron, People of Argentina
    $200 16
His novel, "Islands in the Stream" was published posthumously in 1970
    $200 12
The renminbi of this country is commonly known as the yuan
    $200 23
The name of this brief, violent windstorm with rain or snow may be from the Old Norse "skvala", squeal
    $200 1
It finishes George Young's warning, "The lips that touch liquor must never..."
    $400 9
King Charles of Spain made him a marques, but refused to make him Governor of Mexico in 1528
    $400 6
Sir Dinadan,
Sir Sagramore,
King Pellinore
    $400 18
Umberto Eco's 1980 novel "Il nome della rosa" translates to this
    $400 17
The pataca is the currency of this Portuguese territory west of Hong Kong
    $400 24
This abrupt shift in wind speed was found to be a cause of a 1985 crash at Dallas-Ft. Worth Airport
    $400 2
This title of a cautionary film with Jack Lemmon & Lee Remick is from a poem by Ernest Dowson
    $600 10
In 1851 David Livingstone discovered this river on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border
    $600 5
Lady Thiang, Anna Leonowens, Lun Tha
    DD: $600 19
In 1920, at age 24, this author established his reputation with "This Side of Paradise"
    $600 25
This republic in the Apennines uses the Italian lira
    $600 28
Thanks to ocean winds from the west, this state produces over 90% of U.S. wind-generated energy
    DD: $800 13
2 items that accompany Omar Khayyam's "Jug of Wine"
    $800 11
Portuguese explorer Pedro Cabral is credited with discovering this South American country
    $800 4
Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd, Melvin P. Thorpe, Miss Mona's girls
    $800 20
"Whistle", published in 1978, completed the James Jones trilogy that began with this novel
    $800 26
This monetary unit of El Salvador is named for Christopher Columbus
    $800 29
Island group in the West Indies named for the fact that they're sheltered from the trade winds
    $800 14
It' completes the rhyming proverb, "What soberness conceals..."
    $1000 22
After claiming the Mississippi Valley for France, he named the region Louisiana
    $1000 3
Action, Gee-Tar, Big Deal, Diesel, Tiger, Riff, Tony
    $1000 21
Richard Wright's first novel, it tells of a Black youth named Bigger Thomas
    $1000 27
These 2 countries have units called the won
    $1000 30
In classical mythology, the west wind
    $1000 15
A character in his "Candida" admits, "I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mitch Elaine David
$3,600 $4,000 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 4 Americans who negotiated the Treaty of Paris with the British in 1782

Final scores:

Mitch Elaine David
$7,200 $1,000 $8,100
2nd place: trip on America West to New York City & stay at Halloran House + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 3rd place: Jean d'Eve watch + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version New champion: $8,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mitch Elaine David
$3,600 $4,900 $7,700
15 R,
5 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1990-09-24
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