Show #1424 - Thursday, November 8, 1990

1990 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Lisa Guay, a homemaker from Champlain, New York

Erik Larsen, a graduate student from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Richard Neale, a taxpayers' service representative from Concord, California

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Jeopardy! Round

"M" TV
    $100 11
The novel it was derived from was written by a doctor who'd actually served in the Korean War
    $100 1
Peter the Great abolished the aristocratic Boyar class in this country
    $100 12
An anemometer is an instrument used to measure the speed of this
    $100 3
More people in county Galway speak this language than in any other county
    $100 17
The name of this gemstone came from the Greek "Smaragdos", which probably meant any green stone
    $100 18
He is "a friend indeed"
    $200 27
In a 1987 show, Matt Frewer played a dual role, Edison Carter & this title character
    $200 2
Alessandro, the first Duke of Florence, was an illegitimate member of this family
    $200 13
The THI, it tells you exactly how miserable you are on a hot summer day
    $200 4
Gullah is still spoken by some blacks in this country
    $200 23
The 787-carat Great Mogul Diamond was the largest found in this country
    $200 19
Finishes the saying, "Friendship is a plant which must be often..."
    $300 28
Edith Bunker's caustic cousin
    DD: $300 8
During the Napoleonic Wars, the royal family of Portugal fled to this colony
    $300 14
Word used to describe rain, snow or fog with a pH value of less than 5.6
    $300 5
The Ciceronian Age followed by the Augustan Age created the Golden Age of literature in this language
    $300 24
Many of the red stones are classified as the "fire" variety of this fiery gem come from Mexico
    $300 20
Christ said, "Greater love hath no man" than to do this "for his friends"
    $400 29
In 1970-71 this show about an M.D. became the first ABC series to rank No. 1 for a full season
    $400 9
This German-born archaeologist made a fortune in the Crimean War, which allowed him to look for Troy
    $400 15
The Rocky Mountain equivalent of the Alpine wind called a foehn
    $400 6
R. Tagore, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, wrote in this language of Bangladesh
    $400 25
Rubies are a form of this stone, the hardest in the world after diamond
    $400 21
"Prosperity makes friends" but this "tries them"
    $500 30
This show's first season included a 12-part presentation of "The First Churchills"
    $500 10
More than 1 million turned out for his funeral procession in the Philippines August 31, 1983
    $500 16
The Humboldt Current is also called this, for the S. American country off the coast it's found
    $500 7
Hausa, Yoruba & Ibo are the principal African languages spoken in this country
    $500 26
According to Britannica, this August birthstone is also called precious olivine
    $500 22
Friends are "the thieves" of this

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

Richard Erik Lisa
$400 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Erik Lisa
$2,600 $3,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
Poe wrote, "They tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, in the icy air of night!"
    $200 13
Jacob was born into this family in 1785 & his brother Wilhelm in 1786 & we're not telling tales
    $200 3
When spaghetti is cooked "al dente", it means it's firm to this body part
    $200 5
He was the first man in Indiana history to get more than 60% of the votes for senator, in 1986
    $200 7
This barren Italian island became famous after a fictional "Count" uncovered a treasure there
    $200 1
In 1967 Pearl Bailey led an all-black cast in this musical
    $400 27
This Illinois poet wrote what many consider to be the definitive biography of Abraham Lincoln
    $400 14
Her sister-in-law Anett Potzsch is also an Olympic gold medalist in figure skating
    $400 4
Pumpernickel bread is made primarily of this grain
    $400 22
Christian Herter succeeded this man as Eisenhower's Secretary of State
    $400 18
Once called Oyster Island, it became part of the Statue of Liberty nat'l monument in 1965
    $400 2
In this musical based on a Roger Corman film, no one heeds the musical warning, "Don't feed the plants!"
    $600 28
He wrote, "Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in"
    $600 15
German who designed the Me-262, the first jet plane used in war
    $600 6
It's the culinary term for burnt sugar or a candy made from browned sugar
    $600 23
The grandson of this longtime Philadelphia A's manager has been Florida's junior senator since 1989
    $600 19
One of Iowa's quad cities & a railroad bear the name of this island
    $600 10
In 1990 this ex-TV cop won a Tony for her Broadway role as Gypsy's mom
    DD: $900 29
This 1928 poem by Stephen Vincent Benet includes lines from the song "Dixie"
    $800 16
German director Wim Wenders cast her in her 1st film, "The Wrong Move", & used her again in "Paris, Texas"
    $800 8
Halal meat is slaughtered according to the laws of this religion
    $800 25
Nixon's running mate in 1960, he was ambassador to South Vietnam under JFK & LBJ
    DD: $1,500 20
3 of the 4 islands that make up the Greater Antilles
    $800 11
As the witch, P. Rashad went "Into the Woods" on Broadway to sing this composer's ditties
    $1000 30
While in prison he wrote, "I could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not honor more"
    $1000 17
19th century German whose name is synonymous with guidebook
    $1000 9
The herb also called Chinese parsley or fresh coriander is called this in Mexican cooking
    $1000 26
In 1984, the year after he switched to the G.O.P., he was elected a senator from Texas
    $1000 21
Named for a fire god, Surtsey emerged from the Atlantic in '63 & became part of this country
    $1000 12
This actress, who originated the role of Anna in "The King & I", died during its run in 1952

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Erik Lisa
$9,900 $8,300 $2,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

This country contains South America's highest & lowest points

Final scores:

Richard Erik Lisa
$2,900 $7,600 $0
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Erik Lisa
$9,800 $7,600 $2,500
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1990-10-22
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