Show #1380 - Friday, September 7, 1990

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Ken Marks, a proofreader and umpire originally from Eastchester, New York

Roberta Schwartz, a training director for a travel agency from Plantation Florida

Rick Cimerman, an economic analyst from Tallahassee, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
This American's birthday was 1st observed by New York City's Republican Club in 1887 & by Illinois in 1892
    $100 6
Though better known for his work with comets, he published the 1st weather map in 1686
    $100 11
From the Turkish word for towel, "makrama", it's the art of tying cords in a pattern
    $100 26
Its seal shows Lord Baltimore dressed as a medieval knight
    $100 1
Pass it on, a relay team consists of this many runners
    $100 16
It's estimated the Moon has over a billion of these, with a half-million of them more than a mile wide
    $200 22
On the last Monday in March this state celebrates Seward's Day to commemorate its purchase
    $200 7
These are the most violent windstorms
    $200 12
From the Greek meaning "upon a tomb", it's an inscription upon a tomb
    $200 27
This state's seal shows a man with a gun standing on the state's Lower Peninsula
    $200 2
She won the Olympic javelin throw in 1932 with a 143' 4" toss, over 100' less than the winner in 1988
    $200 17
First line of the rhyme that includes the words "the cow jumped over the moon"
    $300 23
This Jewish festival commemorates the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrian Greeks in 165 B.C.
    $300 8
Forms of this include forked, streak, ribbon & beaded
    $300 13
This verb, meaning "to travel or roam for pleasure", may be an alteration of "gallant"
    $300 28
Taro leaves, banana foliage & the goddess of liberty adorn this state's seal
    $300 3
Decathlon event that gets the competitors the highest off the ground
    DD: $700 18
17th century astronomers were the 1st to refer to the large dark areas on the Moon as these
    $400 24
The official national observance of Memorial Day is marked by the placing of a wreath here
    $400 9
Listless area near the equator where trade winds from the north & south meet
    $400 14
A fine goat skin leather tanned with sumac or the North African country for which it's named
    $400 4
It's a 3000-meter race that has 28 hurdles & 7 water jumps
    $400 19
In song, Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth asked it to "shine on, shine on, up in the sky"
    $500 25
Every November 4th, this state observes the birthday of humorist Will Rogers
    $500 10
A sudden gust of wind, a light snowfall, or a sudden burst of confusion
    $500 15
This word for a priest of an ancient Celtic religion is akin to an Old Irish word for "wizard"
    $500 5
A shot is just a metal ball; this is a metal ball attached to a wire with a handle on the other end
    $500 20
A current theory says from debris thrown off by a giant rock hitting the Earth 5 billion years ago

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

Rick Roberta Ken
$2,100 $100 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Roberta Ken
$3,000 $2,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Indians called this mountain southeast of Tacoma, Washington "big white mountain"
    $200 24
For his 1st opera Benjamin Britten picked a big subject, this American giant
    $200 1
Alfred Hitchcock directed "The 39 Steps" & "The Lady Vanishes" in this, his native country
    $200 16
A year after French troops left in 1870, Victor Emmanuel II made this city capital of the kingdom of Italy
    $200 27
Armagnac is a brandy name for a region in this country where its made
    $200 8
He was the son of a portrait artist named John Butler Yeats
    $400 4
It's said Columbus named this West Indian island for the Trinity after sighting three peaks in the southeast
    $400 23
E. Power Biggs has performed all of Bach's works for this instrument at Harvard & Columbia
    $400 2
Montreal-born actor who starred in all 5 "Star Trek" movies & directed "Star Trek 5" as well
    $400 17
Moravia is the central & Bohemia the western part of this country that was established in 1918
    $400 12
His mother wrote poetry under the name Speranza & he wrote "Lady Windermere's Fan"
    $600 9
The world's highest waterfall is on this continent
    $600 22
In 1872 this "King of the Waltz" went on tour in the U.S.
    $600 5
He won Oscars for directing "Bridge on the River Kwai" & "Lawrence of Arabia"
    $600 18
In 1833, Bavarian Prince Otto became the 1st king of this Balkan country after its liberation from Turkey
    $600 25
Vodka is often substituted for this potent potable in a martini
    $600 13
This poetess was in her 40s when she gave birth to her only child, Robert, in Florence in 1849
    $800 10
Although this island contains only 7% of Indonesia's area, it has about 3/5s of the population
    $800 21
For his upcoming 75th birthday in 1886 this Hungarian pianist went on a jubilee tour
    $800 6
James Cameron directed this 1989 underwater thriller that his ex-wife Gale Anne Hurd produced
    $800 19
After 15 years of rule by this neighbor, Belgium revolted & declared its independence in 1830
    DD: $2,700 28
He became the cellarer of the Benedictine Abbey of Hautvillers, about 1670
    $800 14
Prior to his death, this son of Winston Churchill was working on a definitive bio of his father
    $1000 11
Maori art is featured in the War Memorial Museum in this city, New Zealand's largest
    $1000 26
Your names don't have to be Hansel und Gretel to sing his "Kinderlieder"
    $1000 7
Italian director who made "Blow Up" in the U.K. & "Zabriskie Point" in the U.S.
    DD: $2,000 20
The death of Charles II in 1700 ended the Spanish branch of this dynasty
    $1000 15
Her father, William Godwin, was a prominent social philosopher & anarchist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Roberta Ken
$5,500 $3,400 $6,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Dying in 1903, she said, "It's the 27th anniversary of Bill's death. Bury me next to Bill."

Final scores:

Rick Roberta Ken
$1,000 $100 $1,300
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $1,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Roberta Ken
$5,600 $3,000 $6,300
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1990-07-30
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