Show #1413 - Wednesday, October 24, 1990


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David Rice, a substitute English and speech teacher from Clarendon Hills, Illinois

Sherri Krynski, an importer and writer from San Francisco, California

Mike Brecklin, a magazine editor from Peoria, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
    $100 4
Once a prison for "intractable male offenders", it's now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    $100 28
Ballroom dance in 4/4 time allegedly named for Vaudeville comedian Harry Fox
    $100 12
In 1952 he resigned from the army & waived his pension in order to "feel free" to campaign as an individual
    $100 7
Byron called this "stranger than fiction"
    $100 1
Joan Ganz Cooney's original concept of this show was "a kind of 'Laugh-In' for kids"
    $100 21
Official name of the college commonly called S.M.U.
    $200 13
National monument also known as "The Mother of Exiles"
    $200 14
Nationalists from this U.S. commonwealth tried to kill Truman in 1950, & in 1954 shot 5 congressmen
    $200 8
According to Marlowe, her face "burnt the topless towers of Ilium"
    $200 2
He not only starred in "The Death of the Incredible Hulk", he directed it
    $200 22
According to The Beach Boys, "With the way they talk, they knock me out when I'm down there"
    $300 11
The only mountain in Colorado that's been designated a national landmark
    $300 15
When Hurricane Carol hit New England it toppled the steeple from this historic church
    $300 16
In a speech on a reform bill, Gladstone said, "You cannot fight against the future." This "is on our side."
    $300 3
One 1990 ad for this show said, "He's an alien. He's a man. He's pregnant."
    $300 23
The aurora australis
    $400 10
Officially this St. Louis landmark's name is the Jefferson Nat'l Expansion Memorial
    $400 25
Portuguese for "new trend", this dance evolved from the samba in the 1950s & '60s
    $400 17
After his army hearings, the Senate condemned many of his actions they felt were disreputable
    $400 19
His reaction to the quantum theory was "Gott wurfelt nicht," "God does not play dice."
    $400 5
She was a regular on "The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour" before she played "Mr. Mom"s wife on film
    $400 27
Martin Luther King Jr. founded this civil rights group in 1957
    DD: $500 9
Since 1942 it's served as the official residence for guests of the president
    $500 24
"A way of dancing that's really ultra new... because it does what you want it to do"
    $500 18
Explorer I, the first U.S. satellite to orbit the Earth, discovered these radiation belts
    $500 20
Wilson Mizner said, "When you steal from, one author, it's this; "If you steal from two, it's research."
    $500 6
You may not know that this Dodge City dame had a last name:
it was Russell
    $500 26
This writer of black humor is best known for his 1958 novel, "Candy", a parody on pornography

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

Mike Sherri David
$1,500 $400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Sherri David
$3,900 $500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The color of
Steinbeck's title "Pony"
    $200 18
She wore a red dress & coat designed by Adolfo to her husband's 1st presidential inauguration
    $200 14
A few of these green gems have been found in the U.S. in North Carolina, but the finest are from Colombia
    $200 1
In Serbo-Croatian this capital's name is Beograd
    $200 24
Trying to get the people in his empire together, he had 10.000 Greeks & Macedonians wed Asian women
    $200 2
In 1964 jockey Bill Hartack rode this horse to victory in the Kentucky Derby & the Preakness
    $400 4
Dr. Manette of "A Tale of 2 Cities" spent 18 years confined in this prison
    $400 23
Her maiden name was Bouvier
    DD: $2,100 15
Gem in the title of the following 1975 No. 1 hit:

"I've been walking..."
    $400 5
The Bay of Biscay is off the coast of France & Biscayne Bay is off the coast of this state
    $400 8
This Australian region is twice the size of Texas but has fewer people than Lubbock
    $600 6
"Feminine" name of the character in "Little Women" who marries Amy
    $600 20
When her husband popped the question she said, "I am plain. I have little to bring you."
    $600 19
This country is the leading producer of cultured pearls
    $600 7
Arabs call it the Arabian Gulf
    $600 11
This large freshwater game fish has sharp teeth & can eat frogs, birds & other small animals
    $800 10
He said of the wolves, "Listen to them, the children of the night, what music they make!"
    DD: $3,000 21
1 of the 2 19th century presidents who marred women named Julia
    $800 27
Onyx, jasper & agate are varieties of this mineral
    $800 9
This island famous for its huge stone carvings is about 2300 miles west of Chile, which owns it
    $800 12
A dull red apple grown in the Northeast & Canada, or a Yankee snooping about in the Confederacy
    $1000 17
She patterned the title character of her 1849 novel "Shirley" on her sister Emily
    $1000 22
She met her husband when they were both students at Stanford in 1894
    $1000 26
Isle Royale greenstone, this state's official gem, is found on the largest island in Lake Superior
    $1000 16
Turkish for "mountain", it's the name of a peninsula as well as a mountain range in SE Europe
    $1000 25
The Greek writer Longus wrote the 1st pastoral prose romance, the story of this goatherd & shepherdess
    $1000 13
The constellation Corona Borealis is also known by this name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Sherri David
$8,100 $10,000 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of Shakespeare's acting company, the King's Men, referred to this king

Final scores:

Mike Sherri David
$0 $3,799 $6,300
3rd place: Novatel cellular telephone + NES with Family, Junior & Special editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + The Jeopardy! Book 2nd place: a trip on Delta to Bermuda & stay at Elbow Beach Hotel + The Jeopardy! Book New champion: $6,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Sherri David
$8,100 $6,600 $3,200
20 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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Game tape date: 1990-08-28
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