Show #1416 - Monday, October 29, 1990


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Bill Larson, a U.S. Air Force personnel officer from San Antonio, Texas

Marty Farrington, a programmer analyst from Palatine, Illinois

David Rice, a substitute English and speech teacher from Clarendon Hills, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $30,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
Isaac Stern led the fight to save this NYC concert hall while Lincoln Center was being built
    $100 1
Geographers still use this ancient name for the peninsula occupied by Spain & Portugal
    $100 17
This ice cream treat was probably named for the day of the week on which it was originally sold
    $100 6
From the Greek "nostos", return & "algia", pain, it's the slight pain you feel remembering
    $100 11
Prince Rainier served in this country's army during WWII; Monaco doesn't have an army
    $100 13
Riverside, Iowa has declared itself the future birthplace of this "Star Trek" captain
    $200 20
This symbol found at the start of a line of music can be treble or bass
    $200 2
Running the length of South America, these mountains form the world's 2nd highest range
    $200 18
Pineapple baked on the bottom ends up on top of this cake, hence its name
    $200 7
The Congolese word "nguba" gave us this nickname for a peanut
    DD: $500 12
Dying in 1861, England's Prince Albert spoke his last words in this language of his native land
    $200 14
His mother is Amanda Grayson, the wife of an ambassador
    $300 22
Mozart introduced this single reed wind instrument to the symphony orchestra
    $300 3
Once a major whaling center, Hobart is the capital of this Australian island-state
    $300 21
Though called a pie, it's really a 2-layer cake with a thick custard filling
    $300 8
Whiskey named for a county in Kentucky whose county seat is Paris
    $300 16
This Middle Eastern king married an American in 1978
    $300 15
She plays Guinan, the hostess of 10 Forward, the bar on the new Enterprise
    $400 23
He is the leader of the first violin section in an orchestra
    $400 4
Egypt may be famous for its pyramids, but the worlds largest one is in this country
    $400 26
Apple is the traditional filling for this Austrian pastry whose name means "whirlpool"
    $400 9
This term for the landing of a spacecraft on water came into vogue in the '60s
    $400 24
He became king of Macedon shortly after the death of his brother, Perdiccas III
    $500 28
Amati, Guarneri & Stradivari made their instruments in this Italian city
    $500 5
The world's third leading producer of tea is this island nation
    $500 27
A black bottom pie is flavored with this liquor
    $500 10
From the French for "man", it's a ceremony of paying or expressing respect for a person
    $500 25
Margrethe II of Denmark is the granddaughter of this country's King Gustav VI Adolf
    $500 29
One-letter name shared by John deLancie's character on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" & J. Bond's armorer

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

David Marty Bill
$1,100 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Marty Bill
$2,600 $1,700 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Bandleader Ted Lewis was famous for asking "Is everybody" this
    $200 1
After 3,000 years these "ships of the desert" in Saudi Arabia are being replaced by cars, vans & trucks
    $200 11
Halloween's name indicates it's the eve of this day
    $200 17
If the U.S. national anthem is played & there is no flag displayed, all present should face this
    $200 16
Almost the entire southern tip of Florida is covered by this national park
    $200 22
Her book title "Sonnets from the Portuguese" refers to her husband's nickname for her
    $400 7
In February 1928 it said it was dropping the use of masks & renaming itself Knights of the Great Forest
    $400 2
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi belongs to the gray variety of this animal
    DD: $2,200 12
They're the last 2 legal holidays of the year
    $400 18
On May 28, 1934 these quintuplets were born in Callander, Ontario
    $400 25
The fastest circuit auto race, the NASCAR Busch Clash, takes place at this speedway
    $400 23
Dashiell Hammett modeled this lady sleuth after his lover, Lillian Hellman
    $600 8
When it took effect in 1920, Herbert Hoover called it "a great social & economic experiment"
    $600 3
This breed of dog originated in Tibet
    $600 13
In Mexico it honors the day the Virgin Mary appeared to an Indian named Juan Diego
    $600 19
The hats named for this Central American country are actually made in Ecuador
    $600 26
From 1963-73 Cape Canaveral was known by this name
    $600 24
2 of her novels contain barely fictionalized portraits of her lover, Jean-Paul Sartre
    $800 9
With the world watching on December 2, 1927, Henry Ford unveiled this model
    $800 4
The prehistoric Archaeopteryx is considered a transitional form between reptiles & this animal class
    $800 14
"Patriots' Day", observed in Maine & Mass., commemorates these 2 early battles of the Revolution
    $800 20
Honorary title of the British governors-general of India from 1858-1947
    $800 29
White Springs, near the Suwannee River, hosts an annual celebration in honor of this composer
    DD: $500 27
She wrote a book subtitled "The Modern Prometheus"; he wrote the drama "Prometheus Unbound"
    $1000 10
In 1928 this automaker announced plans to build the nation's tallest building in Manhattan
    $1000 5
There are more species by far of this class of animal than any other
    $1000 15
Occurring 40 days after Easter, it celebrates the rising of Jesus into heaven
    $1000 21
April 6, 1917 is important in history as the date the U.S. did this
    $1000 28
At least 2 of her books are dedicated to Quintana, her daughter by John Gregory Dunne

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Marty Bill
$7,300 $5,500 $8,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Founder of the Friars Minor in the 13th c., he was made patron saint of ecologists in 1979

Final scores:

David Marty Bill
$3,300 $2,100 $3,199
4-day champion: $33,500 3rd place: Wallace Silversmiths punch set & NES with special editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune & Fisher Price games + The Jeopardy! Book 2nd place: trip by Momentum Travel to Hawaii to see solar eclipse in July 1991 + The Jeopardy! Book

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Marty Bill
$6,000 $5,200 $8,900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1990-09-10
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