Show #1453 - Wednesday, December 19, 1990


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Mitch Gerber, an editor originally from Buffalo, New York

Duane Leach, a railroad brakeman from North Platte, Nebraska

Charles Hankey, a computer consultant and novelist from Brecksville, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
The Papago Indians called this home of the University of Arizona "Stjukshon"
    $100 23
In a restaurant a flambe dessert would be served this way
    $100 16
In 1982 all 5 nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama were from this NBC police series
    $100 21
Term for the devouring of a galaxy by another or of a person by another
    $100 1
A grain of the grass family that's been cultivated for some 5,000 years, or a university in Houston
    $100 6
Dickens wrote it for the money but said he laughed & cried over it more than any other story
    $200 12
In 1790 this city replaced Charleston South Carolina's capital
    $200 24
This Mexican dish, made with various fillings, is traditionally steamed & served in a corn husk
    $200 17
Confined to a wheelchair, this former chief of detectives served as a consultant to the police
    $200 22
Greek letter usually used to designate the second brightest star in a constellation
    $200 2
Abolitionist whom Lincoln made ambassador to Russia, or boxer Muhammad Ali
    $200 7
In Luke's version of Christ's birth, the angel brings them "tidings of great joy"
    $300 13
This metropolitan city has major expressways named Edsel Ford & Chrysler
    $300 28
This Turkish & Greek dessert is made of thin layers of pastry filled with a sweet syrup & nuts
    $300 18
In "Police Woman", Sgt. Suzanne Anderson was better known by this "hot" nickname
    $300 25
When the Sun is on the celestial meridian, it's this time where you are
    DD: $500 3
Gospel writer who shares his name with a world currency
    $300 8
Recounting his early years in Wales, this author said, "One Christmas was so like another"
    $400 14
"The Big Easy"
    $400 29
Flavored with tarragon, this classic French sauce is the traditional topping for Chateaubriand
    $400 19
Wo Fat was the arch nemesis of this detective played by Jack Lord
    $400 26
Many believe the "red shift" of the light from distant galaxies proves the universe is doing this
    $400 4
A cereal from Quaker Oats, or a magazine from Time Warner
    $400 9
In his short story "The Gift of the Magi", a young husband & wife sacrifice to give each other gifts
    $500 15
The largest Chinese community outside of the Orient is in this U.S. city's Chinatown
    $500 30
Once used to make perfume, this spice gives prepared mustard its bright yellow coloring
    $500 20
"In the Heat of the Night" features Howard Rollins as this chief of detectives
    $500 27
H.G. Wells & Yuri Gagarin have geographic features named for them here
    $500 5
1 of the 6 nations in the Iroquois league, or a Roman statesman who advised Nero
    $500 10
Truman Capote's story of his childhood holidays, he narrated the TV movie version

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

Charles Duane Mitch
$1,400 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charles Duane Mitch
$1,700 $3,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Places in fiction.)
    $200 6
This condition is not medically diagnosed until at least 10% of body weight has been lost due to food abuse
    $200 11
It traditionally takes place approximately 11:30 A.M. in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace
    $200 21
The portion of a ribbed vault that's between the ribs, or a structure made by a spider
    $200 22
The 3 syllables in the name of this form of Japanese drama mean song, dance & skill
    $200 1
In December 1943 this American general became supreme commander of the A.E.F. in Europe
    $200 12
In a 1984 John Updike novel, 3 witches put a curse on this Rhode Island town
    $400 7
Dustin Hoffman won an Oscar in 1989 for playing a man fighting this alienating condition
    $400 13
This city's airport is Germany's busiest
    $400 26
The name for this part of a church, usually flanked by aisles, comes from the Latin for "ship"
    $400 23
In response to the Communist "witch hunts", Arthur Miller wrote this play about the Salem witch hunts
    $400 2
Named for a Civil War gen., this 34-ton U.S. tank was the most widely produced tank of the war
    $400 20
In an "Incident" near this river, 3 men were falsely accused of cattle rustling & were hanged
    $600 8
The kind of counter-conditioning used to stop maladaptive behavior, like smoking
    $600 14
In Greece, it's popular to start off a meal with this anise flavored liqueur
    $600 27
In classical architecture, a caryatid is a sculpted female figure used as one of these
    $600 24
Archibald MacLeish's 1958 play. "J.B.", is based on this book of the Bible
    $600 3
Montgomery & Patton invaded this Medit. island in July 1943; ultimately reaching the town of Messina
    $600 19
6 people were trapped in a snowstorm in Bret Harte's "The Outcasts of" this mining town
    DD: $1,000 9
In contrast to claustrophobia, it's the fear of open spaces
    $800 15
For a mineral bath in the city of Spa, go to this country's Liege Province
    $800 28
The "wheel windows" found in Gothic cathedrals are also known by this floral name
    $800 25
In 1983 Richard Burton & Elizabeth Taylor reunited on stage for a revival of this Noel Coward play
    $800 4
The Battle of the Coral Sea was the first naval battle in which these, not warships, did all the fighting
    $800 18
The giants in this country in "Gulliver's Travels" are 12 times the size of a normal man
    $1000 10
Jung's term for the inner part of the personality, as opposed to the "persona"
    DD: $3,100 16
El Greco's house & museum can be visited in this city where he spent most of his life
    $1000 29
Preceding the Gothic, this period in European architecture flourished in the 11th-12th c.
    $1000 30
"Six Characters in Search of an Author" must be looking for this playwright who created them
    $1000 5
While attending a conference in this East German city, Truman learned of the first successful A-bomb test
    $1000 17
Many of John O'Hara's novels were set in Gibbsville, a town in this state in which O'Hara was born

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charles Duane Mitch
$2,800 $3,000 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He Latinized his first 2 names to Carolus Ludovicus, anglicized & reversed them

Final scores:

Charles Duane Mitch
$5,600 $6,000 $8,000
3rd place: Lucien Piccard his & her watches + Nintendo Entertainment system with Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! & Fisher Price preschool games + Wheel of Fortune for Game Boy 2nd place: Keller dining furniture + Cuthbertson Christmas dinnerware New champion: $8,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Charles Duane Mitch
$5,700 $3,000 $7,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1990-09-24
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