Show #1389 - Thursday, September 20, 1990

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Karen Dalal, an educational consultant from South Holland, Illinois

Burr Baldwin, a painting and decorating contractor from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Catherine Meschter, a communications consultant from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
He celebrated his 71st birthday May 8 by breaking ground for his presidential library in Independence, Missouri
    $100 4
The chances of drawing this poker hand are 649,739 to 1
    $100 7
Einstein's theory of relativity shows that a body can't actually travel at this speed
    $100 10
Her 1989 single "Like A Prayer" debuted in a Pepsi-Cola TV commercial telecast in 40 countries
    $100 1
1 of 3 Queens that were built on the River Clyde near Glasgow
    $100 15
Battle in a similar way to Lucifer
    $200 27
These 2 labor groups ended a 20-year division when they merged in December
    $200 5
Found in Egyptian tombs from 2000 B.C., these are the oldest known gambling implements
    $200 8
The grub is the larva of a beetle, the maggot of a fly, & this is the larva of a moth or butterfly
    $200 11
She had a No.1 hit with "Do You Know Where You're Going To", "The Theme From Mahogany"
    $200 2
These animals are often allowed to graze on some golf courses to keep the greens cropped
    $200 16
I was forced by Mephistopheles to accomplish this task
    $300 28
"The Ballad of" this man sold over 4 million copies on some 15 different record labels
    $300 6
An aggie is a marble made of this material
    $300 9
Minimum number of mirrors in a kaleidoscope
    $300 12
This lead singer of Jefferson Airplane co-wrote "Somebody To Love", their first Top 10 hit
    $300 3
Item of clothing the Scots call a jumper; the most famous are the patterned ones called Fair Isle
    $300 21
Satan's student
    $400 29
Georgi Malenkov, who had succeeded this Soviet leader, was demoted to the Ministry of Power Stations
    $400 13
Players try to avoid the soft ball in this game that can be played in team or circle versions
    $400 24
Science concerned with the construction of mechanical men
    $400 17
She was called "Bubbles" by her family but this is now Evelyn King's nickname
    DD: $1,500 19
Though English is the official language, this is also spoken, mostly in the Highland & also in the islands
    $400 22
Old Nick before you, a very large aqua-colored body of water behind you
    $500 14
In this card game a red 3 is worth 100 points, whether or not you meld
    $500 25
Scientists believe camels originated on this continent where they are no longer native
    $500 18
Her 1957 hit "Dynamite" was responsible for her nickname "Little Miss Dynamite"
    $500 20
Scotland's lakes are called lochs & its narrow inlets of the sea are called these
    $500 23
Present to a prince of darkness what he deserves

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Catherine Burr Karen
$100 $1,500 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Burr Karen
$200 $4,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
She says her new book "The Way to Cook" may be her last
    $200 26
If you want to open a new restaurant you might consider a loan from SBA which stands for this
    $200 21
Bogie just called this actress, born Betty Joan Perske, "Baby"
    $200 13
Examples of these features are bay, casement & jalousie
    $200 8
He was the son of Swedish prime minister Hjalmar Hammarskjold
    $200 3
This, the worlds tallest mountain, was known as Peak XV before it was renamed in 1865
    $400 2
Hollywood nonagenarian who remembers his career in "All My Best Friends"
    $400 27
The Voice of America & WORLDNET come under the auspices of this agency founded in 1953
    $400 22
At different times he headed the programming departments at CBS & ABC & was president of NBC
    $400 14
Bricks get their reddish color from the presence of this ore in the clay used to make them
    $400 9
Colliers Encyclopedia says this bizarre czar was entirely lacking in mental stability
    $400 4
At 18,700' Citlaltépetl is this country's highest peak
    $600 16
She wrote "I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Go to Boise" about kids who survive cancer
    DD: $1,000 28
Commission referred to by its initials in the following song:

"Well I pulled out of Pittsburgh rolling down that Eastern seaboard / I got my diesel wound up and she's a-running like never before / There's a speed zone ahead, but all right / I don't see a cop in sight / Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight..."
    $600 23
This Watergate co-conspirator's 1980 autobiography was titled "Will"
    $600 15
You might say that this skyscraper, the world's tallest from 1913 to 1930, was built on nickels & dimes
    $600 10
He didn't initiate the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 but he's the most famous of the conspirators
    $600 5
The Bighorn Mountains extend northward from Wyoming into this state
    $800 17
Actor whose book of light verse hit the best seller list in 1989
    $800 24
This former Baltimore Orioles pitcher has appeared in Jockey underwear ads
    $800 19
Architectural detail named for, not created by, Francois Mansart
    DD: $2,500 11
Toussaint Louverture, who died in a French prison in 1803, is considered the liberator of this country
    $800 6
Half a mile higher than McKinley, Mount Aconcagua is the tallest peak in this range
    $1000 18
"Foucault's Pendulum" is an encyclopedic detective story by this author
    $1000 25
5 years after the publication of his "Daisy Miller", this author wrote a dramatization of the novel
    $1000 20
He designed statehouses for Maine, Massachusetts & Connecticut, while his son is famous for stories from mythology
    $1000 12
Despite international protests, this prime minister of Pakistan was hanged in 1979
    $1000 7
Swiss peak, first climbed in 1865, it's called Mont Cervin in French & Monte Cervino in Italian

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Burr Karen
$3,400 $10,500 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1890s this company introduced the pneumatic tire for cars; in 1948 the steel-belted radial tire

Final scores:

Catherine Burr Karen
$100 $11,300 $200
3rd place New champion: $11,300 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Catherine Burr Karen
$4,400 $7,700 $5,600
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1990-08-06
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