Show #1383 - Wednesday, September 12, 1990

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Kyle Freeman, a teacher and proofreader from San Francisco, California

Todd Clanton, an audio visual designer from San Diego, California

Ed Allen, a writer and teacher from Memphis, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Hungary's house of parliament is in Belvaros, the old inner city of this capital
    $100 24
Jessica Tandy & Morgan Freeman drove home with Golden Globes for their roles in this film
    $100 15
These vehicles used in library outreach programs can be trailers, trucks & even boats in Louisiana bayous
    $100 3
This trailblazer was born to a Quaker family in Berks County, Pennsylvania, not Kentucky
    $100 21
On a sports coat it's an extension of the collar against the breast
    $100 10
This Greek letter is also the name of a major U.S. airline
    $200 2
This capital of Nicaragua is on the edge of a lake which shares it name
    $200 25
Date in the title of the film that won the award for Best Motion Picture Drama in 1990
    $200 17
In this system a book on the history of art in the U.S. would be found under 709.73
    $200 4
In 1794 Congress ordered 2 stripes added to the flag for 2 new states, making the total this
    DD: $1,000 22
It's what this symbol stands for on a clothing label
    $200 12
The first & last letters of the Greek alphabet
    $300 6
The National Palace in this city is the official home of the president of Haiti
    $300 26
Wise up and tell us this guy won an acting award for Wise Guy
    $300 18
Sam Rayburn Library in Bonham, in this state, features a replica of his office in the U.S. Capitol
    $300 5
In 1919 the Senate rejected the Versailles Treaty and membership in this organization
    $300 23
A woman's straight, loose-fitting dress, or the time period during which a garment worker made it
    $300 13
The Greek letter that corresponds to T in our alphabet
    $400 7
Francisco Pizarro founded this city in 1535
    $400 27
She was anything but sad when she won for "Anything but Love"
    $400 19
The libraries of ancient Assyria contained thousands of tablets made of this
    $400 8
American Indians used the shells of whelks & clams to make these beads used for money
    $400 14
The Greek letter that rhymes with eta, beta & zeta
    $500 11
This country's capital was formerly spelled D-A-C-C-A, but now it's usually spelled D-H-A-K-A
    $500 28
Michelle Pfeiffer's reaction to this film was, "I have to sing? Are you crazy?", but her singing helped her win
    $500 20
One of the world's greatest collections of Celtica is in this country's National Library in Aberystwyth
    $500 9
This interracial organization was founded in 1910 in New York City to help Blacks living in cities
    $500 16
Greek letter that's also a word for a very small quantity

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

Ed Todd Kyle
$200 $1,500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Todd Kyle
$2,900 $1,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Letter symbol for acceleration due to gravity; it's value varies with the distance from the Earth
    $200 1
The last time he's mentioned in the New Testament is when 12-year-old Jesus is found in the temple
    $200 8
We're not telling tales when we tell you Johann Strauss composed the tales from these woods
    $200 15
For a long time the world's richest diamond-producing mine was The Big Hole at Kimberley in this country
    $200 13
Prose based on a writer's imagination, rather than fact, is classified as this
    $200 22
After their classes were suspended, students from this university moved to Cambridge in 1209
    $400 7
Type of electrical current that travels one way only
    $400 2
Number of times Peter told people he didn't know Jesus
    $400 9
This "Ring" composer put a ring on the finger of Franz Liszt's daughter, Cosima
    $400 23
In 1854 Said Pasha gave Ferdinand de Lesseps permission to build this
    $400 14
This literary form is almost always Petrarchan or Shakespearean
    $400 30
An epidemic interrupted his Cambridge studies so he went home & reportedly saw an apple fall
    $600 10
The name of this type of undertow is a misnomer, it's a current, not a tide
    $600 3
His Latin translation of the Bible is known as the Vulgate
    $600 17
Tchaikovsky wrote this piece with cannon fire & cathedral bells in it, to be performed in Moscow Square
    $600 24
2 of the 3 countries that begin with the letter Z
    $600 16
A hackneyed expression like a bull in a china shop, that's become so overused, it's become trite
    $600 29
He studied half-heartedly for the ministry at Cambridge before sailing off on the HMS Beagle
    DD: $1,500 11
19th century British physicist William Thompson, who developed a temperature scale, was known by this name
    $800 4
Long the patron saint of wayfarers, he's the patron saint of motorists too
    DD: $3,800 20
Benjamin Britten is famous for "The Young Person's Guide to" this
    $800 28
This famine stricken country's Eritrea province has been in rebellion for nearly 30 years
    $800 18
Term for a word's history that includes its derivation & change in its use
    $800 25
Appropriately, this large king founded Cambridge's largest college in 1546
    $1000 12
In astronomy a body moving in the opposite direction from other members of a solar system is in this
    $1000 6
Famed as a preacher, Catholics pray to him for help in finding lost articles
    $1000 21
Nicknamed "Papa", though he & his wife never had kids, Haydn is also called the father of this form
    $1000 26
Western Sahara is claimed & occupied by this North African country
    $1000 19
One type of these lyrical lengthy poems characterized by lofty style is called Pindaric
    $1000 27
Cambridge professor G. M. Trevelyan was famous for writing books on this subject

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Todd Kyle
$9,300 $6,300 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1990 it became the third country to place a satellite in lunar orbit

Final scores:

Ed Todd Kyle
$3,300 $100 $12,601
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $12,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ed Todd Kyle
$8,500 $5,600 $4,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1990-07-31
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