Show #1460 - Friday, December 28, 1990

Jonathan Jacobs game 1.
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Albert Kerry, a teacher from San Francisco, California

Jonathan Jacobs, an operations research analyst originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Richard Healey, a deputy district attorney from Huntington Beach, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
An aloof person is said to live in an ivory one
    $100 2
The city of San Buenaventura, California is better known by this shorter name
    $100 7
Type of boat designed to push barges or large ships
    $100 1
In 1989 over 95% of the Justice Department's classified material was generated by this bureau
    $100 15
In 1937 one critic said Tallulah Bankhead barged down the Nile as this character and sank
    $100 17
After fast fire engines came out in the 1920s cops began to ask speeders this burning question
    $200 20
England's first tunnel for these amphibians was opened in 1987 to save them from croaking
    $200 3
The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza is in this city, not New York City
    $200 8
Big Boy was the largest type of this engine ever built but it was later replaced by diesels
    $200 10
World Military & Social Expenditures Report said in 1989 no new ones began, a first in 31 years
    $200 27
In the mid 1930s Katharine Cornell played this tragic teenager opposite both Basil Rathbone & Maurice Evans
    $200 18
When a fire started in a U.S. frontier town call to throw out these was sounded in the streets
    $300 22
To see the bright Christmas lights at Twitty City go to this state
    $300 4
Huntsville, Alabama Civic Center Complex is named for this German rocket pioneer
    $300 9
Phrase for the type of vacation on which a Greyhound operator goes for a drive
    $300 12
Winning the Family Circle Magazine Cup in April 1990 gave her her 150th pro tennis title
    $300 28
Alfred Lunt tamed this actress in a 1935 production of "The Taming of the Shrew"
    $300 21
Before matches, this, made of cloth or bark was kept in a box to be set afire with flint & steel
    $400 23
Kentucky leads the world in the burley variety of this
    $400 5
It's the largest city on the Ohio River & the 3rd largest in Ohio
    $400 11
British aviators Arthur Brown & John Alcock made the first non-stop flight across this body of water in 1919
    $400 13
First established in 1776 it's the world's largest ballet company, the key word here is largest
    $400 29
Sarah Siddons 1812 performance as this Shakespearean sleepwalker was said to be perfect
    $400 25
During WWI a popular song urged families to keep these burning to welcome back the doughboys
    $500 24
Odeum is a fancy word for one of these
    $500 6
This, the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, is called "the Helium Capital of the World"
    $500 16
On a bicycle a derailleur is used to do this
    DD: $1,000 14
It was increased in 1990 from 3 million to 4 million Swedish krona
    $500 30
Ellen Terry was acclaimed for her 1875 performance in this role in "The Merchant of Venice"
    $500 26
By 1648 this governor outlawed thatched roofs as a fire danger in New Amsterdam

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Richard Jonathan Albert
$2,400 $900 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Jonathan Albert
$4,400 $2,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
"The American Talleyrand" & "Little Van"
    $200 16
Cottontail was the sister of these 2 good little bunnies in "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"
    $200 11
At one point this Danish island is only about 10 miles from Canada
    $200 1
During WWI some in the U.S. called this German dish liberty cabbage
    $200 19
Neil Sheehan was the reporter to whom Daniel Ellsberg gave these papers in 1971
    $200 25
King Friday XIII, X the Owl, & Donkey Hodie are some of the characters in his neighborhood
    $400 7
"The Sage of Springfield"
    $400 17
"Call of the Wild" mongrel who is stolen from California & become a sled dog in the Klondike
    $400 12
Margaret Mead wrote the first & most famous of her books after a field trip to this island group
    $400 2
This sadistic marquis fought in the Seven Years' War which we assume he enjoyed
    $400 20
1 of Hollywood's unholy trio of gossip columnists, she also wrote "Beloved Infidel"
    $400 26
Late conductor known as "Mr. Pops"
    $600 8
"Hero of New Orleans"
    $600 18
Dr. Seuss' good-hearted elephant who sat on a bird's egg until it hatched
    $600 13
Some say this Italian island, famous for its blue grotto, was home to the Sirens of Greek myth
    $600 3
The Cunard liner Carpathia picked up all 700 survivors of this 1912 disaster
    DD: $2,500 21
Editor-in-chief of "Vogue" from 1962-71, she coined the expression "beautiful people"
    $600 27
Reggie Jackson got this nickname for his heroics in postseason play
    $800 9
"Our Chet"
    $800 24
He killed Nag & Nagaina, 2 cobras in a bungalow in Segowlee
    DD: $2,500 14
Napoleon's wife Josephine was born on this French island in the Caribbean
    $800 4
In the 4th century the Goths split into these two groups
    $800 22
This former gunman & Dodge City sheriff became a sportswriter in New York City & died at his desk
    $800 28
For his work as NAACP attorney this future Supreme Court justice earned the title "Mr. Civil Rights"
    $1000 10
"Buffalo Hangman"
    $1000 29
Bustopher Jones, Growltiger & Old Deuteronomy were felines featured in this collection of poems
    $1000 15
Located off the coast of Spain, they're the 2 largest of the Balearic group
    $1000 5
This 18th century war was named for part of Robert Jenkins' body
    $1000 23
Columnist & member of the Algonquin Round Table who was known by his initials FPA
    $1000 30
Even though he was "Mr. Republican", he lost the 1952 nomination to Ike

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Jonathan Albert
$2,200 $10,200 $1,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This World Chess champ is Deputy Chairman of the new Democratic Party of Russia

Final scores:

Richard Jonathan Albert
$4,400 $15,900 $0
2nd place New champion: $15,900 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Jonathan Albert
$6,700 $10,200 $1,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
26 R,
4 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1990-09-25
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