Show #1379 - Thursday, September 6, 1990

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Missing prizes.


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Rick Cimerman, an economic analyst from Tallahassee, Florida

Sue Korosa, a teacher from Akron, Ohio

Dave Jeffery, a political consultant from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
Horace Smith's partner in the gun trade
    $100 1
To decide which player serves first, this piece of equipment is usually tossed
    $100 11
Known in France as Légion étrangère, you can still sign up
    $100 5
A magnetron is used to generate this type of energy that can transmit sound, or cook
    $100 26
Hansel & Gretel spent some time in a gingerbread one of these
    $100 21
Thomas Gray wrote, "Where" this "is bliss, Tis folly to be wise"
    $200 17
Spanish for "prosperity", Lorne Greene could have told you it meant a lucky find of gold
    $200 2
3 of them are the continental serve, Eastern forehand & Eastern backhand
    $200 12
Mystic warrior in feudal Japan trained in espionage & both armed & unarmed combat
    $200 6
Studying data from one of these occurrences, Mohorovicic discovered the crust-mantle boundary
    $200 27
In Peter Pan it was John, Michael & Wendy's last name, dear
    $200 22
A first baseman, as opposed to the guy out in right
    $300 18
He captured Billy the Kid, lost him, tracked him down again & killed him
    $300 3
In tournament play this official sits on a high chair alongside center court
    $300 13
Last seen in 1982, he's once again replying to consumer questions in Shell TV commercials
    $300 8
Used in making soap & margarine, copra is the dried meat of this
    $300 28
In an E.B. White tale Frederick C. Little's second son looked & acted like one of these
    $300 23
It refers to a verb that doesn't require a direct object
    $400 19
Before the invention of this, West Texas had very few fences
    $400 4
In 1988, this West German became only the third woman to win the Grand Slam
    $400 14
The master of these leads fox hunters
    $400 9
The small explosive device that sets off the main explosive charge
    $400 29
Animal mentioned in both Jack & the Beanstalk & Little Boy Blue
    $400 24
On the ancient Roman calendar it was the 15 of May, too
    $500 20
In the 19th century 130 million acres of federal land were granted to these companies
    $500 7
This term refers to a score of 40-40
    $500 15
A prospector doing this might find gold, a critic didn't
    $500 10
Also called gristle, found between your vertebrae, & also shapes your ears & nose
    $500 30
In a 1987 film Amy Irving played the miller's daughter & this character was played by Billy Barty
    DD: $1,200 25
It's the official newspaper of the Soviet government

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

Dave Sue Rick
$1,200 $0 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Sue Rick
$2,700 $800 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
In the 1790s, when he was in his 20s, he began to lose his hearing & it tormented him
    $200 2
In 1596, King Sigismund III moved the capital of Poland from Krakow to this city
    $200 13
In spite of his dreadful reputation, this czar's first marriage in 1547 was apparently a happy one
    $200 1
He wrote, "Poems are made by fools like me, but only God can make a tree"
    $200 7
In 1961, the USS Long Beach became the 1st naval surface ship using this type of power
    $200 21
Movie whose title is derived from Mozart's middle name
    $400 20
Though German by birth, Handel became a naturalized subject of this country
    $400 3
Gustave Eiffel was born in this city, perhaps with a mustard spoon in his mouth
    $400 14
Ferdinand the Handsome, also known as Ferdinand the Fickle, was the 9th king of this small Iberian country
    $400 12
"I was prince of the apple towns", this poet wrote of his Welsh childhood in "Fern Hill"
    $400 8
In 1791 the HMS Pandora sailed into the harbor at Tahiti in search of this ship's crew
    $400 24
Director Francois Truffaut played a UFO researcher in this 1977 Spielberg film
    $600 22
This "Barber of Seville" composer spent his later years in Paris & became as a host
    $600 4
Dubrovnik, in this country, was founded in the 7th century by Roman refugees from the sacked town of Epidaurus
    $600 15
This French emperor was the grandson of Empress Josephine by her first husband, not by Napoleon
    $600 29
Gwendolyn Brooks was the first Black poet to win this award in 1950 for "Annie Allen"
    $600 9
Robert Fulton called it the North River's Steamboat; we refer to it by this name
    $600 25
Twyla Tharp choreographed both hippies & horses in New York's Central Park for this movie musical
    $800 19
This leading composer of lieder set Goethe's poem "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel", to music
    $800 5
Shakespeare might have told you this Danish city is the site of Hamlet's castle
    $800 16
She was invested in Amsterdam in 1898 and gave up her throne 50 years later
    $800 30
His poem, "The Tyger", begins "Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night"
    $800 10
Sir Francis Drake's 100-ton ship, the Pelican, was renamed this, from the crest of one of his backers
    $800 26
This New York critic titled one of her books of reviews, "I Lost It at the Movies"
    DD: $3,000 23
He based his "Kullervo", a symphonic poem, on the "Kalevala", the Finnish national epic
    $1000 6
In the 1800s Bergen was the cultural center of this country
    DD: $2,000 17
Philip V was the first Bourbon king of this country
    $1000 28
3-line Japanese poem with 5 syllables in the first & third line, & 7 syllables in the second
    $1000 11
When launched in 1907, this British liner was the fastest ship afloat, but it was sunk 8 years later
    $1000 27
Jack Webb produced, directed & starred in this jazz film of the '50s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Sue Rick
$4,100 $9,200 $9,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Its 1st 2 headquarters were Central Hall in London & Hunter College in the Bronx

Final scores:

Dave Sue Rick
$4,200 $100 $18,401
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $18,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Sue Rick
$4,100 $8,200 $6,600
11 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1990-07-30
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