Show #1455 - Friday, December 21, 1990


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Susan Huser, an insurance underwriting manager originally from Cincinnati, Ohio

Gordon Nash, a teacher originally from New York City, New York

David Hewitt, a minister from Mount Pulaski, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Some birds still have the gene that would allow these to grow in their beaks
    $100 13
Poetically, e'er is ever & e'en is this
    $100 26
A breaded veal cutlet garnished with a fried one of these is called veal Holstein
    $100 2
This ritual plainsong used in the Roman Catholic church was named for Pope Gregory I
    $100 1
Horses placing first, second or third are covered by these basic bets
    $100 18
This Prussian king is called Friedrich der Grosse in German
    $200 4
A millipede has this many antennae
    $200 14
An upright stake in the ground, or a base to which military personnel are assigned
    $200 27
Despite its name, it's not necessarily 50% milk & 50% cream
    $200 8
It's the Italian term for singing without instrumental accompaniment
    $200 12
Prize money put up by the track, or what the money might go into after it's won
    $200 19
Sicily's crusader King Frederick II crowned himself king of this holy city in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
    $300 5
This 3-letter suffix denotes a carbohydrate, especially a sugar
    $300 15
It's the sound made by rippling water, or a type of knitting stitch
    $300 28
This paste of goose liver & truffles sometimes has added lard
    $300 9
They're the 2 main types of wind instruments
    $300 23
The length of the Kentucky Derby is 1 1/4 miles or 10 of these units of distance
    $300 20
Frederick III's coronation as this in 1452 was the last in Rome by a pope
    $400 6
As opposed to vitamins B1 & C, which are water soluble, A & E are usually soluble only in this
    $400 16
A body of still water smaller than a lake
    $400 29
A drink made with rum, cream & Grand Marnier or Cointreau, or a 2-word phrase describing Harlow's hair
    $400 10
A passage connecting 2 melodies, or the part of a violin that supports the strings
    $400 24
The Travers, the oldest stakes event in the U.S. is held at this Upstate, N.Y. track
    $400 21
Noted for his red beard, this German king drowned while crossing the River Saleph in 1190
    DD: $600 7
In addition to making penicillin, species of penicillium are used to ripen & flavor these
    $500 17
The accumulated fact, tradition or belief about a subject
    $500 30
The traditional form of this gumbo thickener made from sassafras has been banned by the FDA
    $500 11
On sheet music this sign is used to cancel a preceding sharp or flat
    $500 25
2 of the 3 horses who've won racing's triple crown in the past 25 years
    $500 22
Frederick Augustus I of Saxony lost 3/5 of his land at this 1815 conclave

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

David Gordon Susan
$600 $1,300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Gordon Susan
$1,200 $4,500 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Kansas City is the most populous city in this state
    $200 5
Andrew Jackson & James Garfield were the first & last presidents to be born in this type of dwelling
    $200 1
The sequence of events in a story, sometimes there's a "sub" one too
    $200 22
20th century conflict the Chinese call "The War of Resistance to Japanese Aggression"
    $200 15
Shaw's 1-act play about this lusty Russian empress opens in the Winter Palace
    $200 3
This weapon sometimes wielded by Zeus still kills about 100 people a year in the U.S.
    $400 13
St. Mary's City preceded this city as Maryland's capital
    $400 8
When listed by surname, this president is alphabetically last
    $400 27
3-letter synonym for paronomasia, an example is "a farce set in a hospital is a play on wards"
    $400 23
When they swept into China in the 1200s, they became the first foreigners to occupy it
    $400 18
The "He" in "He Who Gets Slapped" gets slapped when he joins the circus as one of these
    $400 4
Though a Beatty film shared its name with this fertility goddess, it bore little fruit at the box office
    $600 19
New York's largest mountain region, it includes Mt. Marcy & Algonquin Peak
    DD: $3,700 12
When he became Senate minority leader in 1953, he was the youngest man ever to hold that post
    $600 28
The French equivalent of "pseudonym"
    $600 24
The motto of this movement in 1900 was "Preserve the dynasty; destroy the foreigners"
    $600 17
This musical set in France features an eerie gondola ride across an underground lake
    $600 9
Hermes winged rod with 2 serpents on it that has become this emblem of physicians
    $800 20
America's first nat'l monument, Devils Tower & first nat'l forest, Shoshone, are both in this state
    $800 7
Wm. Henry Harrison's successor, he had 15 children, the most of any president
    $800 29
Latin for "thus", it's put after a word or phrase that looks wrong but is quoted correctly
    $800 25
Chinese seizure of this from British merchants signaled the start of a war named for it
    $800 16
In the play version of this novel, Boo & Nathan Radley can be played by the same actor
    $800 10
One of the elder gods that ruled before Zeus, or the largest of Saturn's moons
    $1000 21
An arm of the Atlantic, this bay nearly divides Rhode Island in 2
    $1000 6
During the War of 1812 he served as Secretary of State & then Secretary of War
    $1000 30
"Anatomical" poetic term for a rhythmic unit of 2 or 3 syllables
    DD: $1,200 26
In the 2nd century this export was sent as far as Rome, fetching as much per ounce as gold
    $1000 14
In a 1968 play it was the age of Julie Harris' character & the number of "Carats" in the title
    $1000 11
Selene, the Greek goddess of the Moon, was the sister of this Greek sun god who preceded Apollo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Gordon Susan
$6,000 $16,400 $2,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1950 film was the only "Best Picture" that featured Marilyn Monroe; she played an actress

Final scores:

David Gordon Susan
$7,700 $20,800 $100
2nd place: Colortyme home entertainment center & La-Z-Boy sofa New champion: $20,800 3rd place: RCA washer & dryer & + Nintendo Entertainment system with Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! & Fisher Price preschool games + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Gordon Susan
$6,000 $13,000 $2,100
15 R,
1 W
30 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,100

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Game tape date: 1990-09-24
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