Show #1420 - Friday, November 2, 1990


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Jim Arnold, a law student originally from Kansas City, Missouri

Nancy Byrne, a graduate student from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Stephanie Brush, a writer from Fairfield County, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
When George Washington first took office, the Senate had this many members
    $100 3
He not only used the cedars of Lebanon to build the Temple, he also built his own home from them
    $100 15
Specifically, it's the brand of tape made by 3M
    $100 22
The 1992 Winter Olympics will be held February 8-23 in Albertville in this country
    $100 1
In 1990 a blueberry poppy seed brunch cake was the top prize winner in this famous bake-off
    $100 9
In a farewell letter to Sacco's son, he wrote, "We are not criminals... they denied us a new trial"
    $200 23
While there's no limit to the number of terms a Senator may serve, each term lasts this long
    $200 4
Jonathan stopped his father, Saul, from killing this lad
    $200 17
Originally introduced as "Celluwipes", it's now a common brand of tissues
    $200 27
During his 26
year career in the NHL, this Detroit Red Wing scored a record 801 goals
    $200 2
Little Brownie Bakers is 1 of the 3 companies that make this organization's famous cookies
    $200 11
He wrote, "I have admired only you, I desire only you" to the Countess Walewska, not to Josephine
    $300 24
According to Guinness, Sen. Wayne Morse, who spoke nonstop for 22½ hrs., holds the record for this
    $300 5
In Exodus 2:23-25 the children of Israel call upon God; in 3:4 God calls upon him
    $300 18
F. Walton lost the rights to this name for a hard floor covering when it became a household word
    $300 28
She not only won tennis' Grand Slam in '88, she won a gold medal at the Olympics too
    $300 6
The traditional New Orleans pastries known as beignets are cooked this way
    DD: $1,000 12
In 1867 he wrote, "I have almost resolved to publish a little essay on the origin of mankind"
    $400 25
He's the current president of the Senate
    $400 10
Joseph asked his people to carry his bones to Canaan just before he died in this country
    $400 19
Nylon "touch" or "hook & loop" fasteners have become popular under this trademark name
    $400 7
This dessert named for an Australian opera singer is topped with raspberry sauce
    $400 13
He wrote, "I hope you will be willing... to be buried near me," & Heloise took the hint
    $500 26
Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole is this state's senior Senator
    $500 16
In all the land there were none so fair as his daughters, Jemima, Kezia & Kerenhappuch
    $500 20
This trade name for a fluorescent paint has come to be used for any bright, shocking color
    $500 8
This Canadian province is the world's largest producer of maple syrup
    $500 14
One reason he advised a young man to take an older mistress was "they are more prudent and discreet"

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

Stephanie Nancy Jim
$2,300 $400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Nancy Jim
$3,600 $400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
The first Jewish member of the British Parliament was from this banking family
    $200 26
He marched down the aisle with his foster sister before he marched to the sea
    $200 1
"Now You Know: The Personal Odyssey of" this woman tells of her struggles during & after the 1988 campaign
    $200 6
Its name says it's a long Florida Key - - & in fact, it's the longest
    $200 17
Susan Williams, Guinness record holder for this, was fined for popping her gum in a courthouse
    $200 12
From the French, meaning to tie or bind, it's a relationship that could be "dangerous"
    $400 22
Created by Louis Philippe in 1831, this force first saw battle in the conquest of Algeria
    $400 2
This late comedian's widow, Judith, has written a book called "Samurai Widow"
    $400 7
In 1953 Canada's arctic islands were grouped together politically & named for this sovereign
    $400 18
When this Siberian native visited the White House in May 1990, Millie took a shine to her
    $400 13
This 6-letter French word meaning small is often used to describe diminutive women
    $600 23
Around the 11th century it first appeared over the lower case version of the 9th letter
    $600 3
This novel is a fictionalized account of Kurt Vonnegut's experiences in the WWII Dresden fire bombing
    DD: $1,600 9
Both La Guardia & JFK airports are located on this island
    $600 19
On May 10, 1990 his son Peter duplicated his feat, reaching the top of Mt. Everest
    $600 14
Allemande, a term used in dance & in cooking, comes from a French word for this nationality
    $800 24
The first Unification Church was founded in 1954 in this country
    $800 4
This secretary of state under JFK & LBJ has collaborated with his son on "As I Saw It", a memoir
    $800 10
In 1530 Charles V gave this Mediterranean island to the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem
    $800 20
Few remember that in June 1963 Valery Bykovsky was in space at the same time she was
    $800 15
French for "half-world", it refers to women on the fringes of respectable society
    DD: $1,800 25
This New York City company produced the first escalator
    $1000 5
This author was arrested for pornography when "Madame Bovary" was published in 1856
    $1000 11
Suva, on the island of Viti Levu, is this Pacific nation's capital & largest port
    $1000 21
Along with his grandson Xabiso, this Anglican archbishop visited Disneyland in May 1990
    $1000 16
Ho-hum: this word for utter weariness or boredom is from Old French for "annoyance"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Nancy Jim
$4,800 $3,600 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only state whose name ends with 3 consonants

Final scores:

Stephanie Nancy Jim
$150 $1 $300
2nd place: trip to The Bahamas + The Jeopardy! Book 3rd place: fax machine and a Nintendo Entertainment System + The Jeopardy! Book New champion: $300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stephanie Nancy Jim
$4,100 $2,800 $6,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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Game tape date: 1990-09-10
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