Show #1485 - Friday, February 1, 1991

Leslie Frates game 1.
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Jim Maxwell, a carpenter from Los Angeles, California

Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California

Adelaide Jaffe, a computer operator from Bay Village, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 1
According to some accounts, he was killed by Elhanan, one of David's soldiers
    $100 11
Despite its name, it's usually caused by an allergy to pollen & involves no change in temperature
    $100 26
Metal containers can damage the magnetron tube in this type of cooking equipment
    $100 6
As you might expect, this continent is the setting for Elspeth Huxley's "Murder on Safari"
    $100 16
It's home to the NBA Nuggets & the NFL Broncos
    $100 21
Some Gemini husbands, like this Vermont-born Mormon leader, scatter their attentions
    $200 2
The comet, lionhead & veiltail are common varieties of this aquatic pet, a type of carp
    $200 12
Secreted by the cortex, this hormone is used in medicine to reduce inflammation
    $200 27
Steamers are now available to waft the scent of these dried flower mixtures through the house
    $200 7
The murders in "A Pocketful of Rye" by Agatha Christie are based on this nursery rhyme
    $200 17
Abilene, Texas is named after the Abilene in this state
    $200 22
This jazz singer was born in Russia under the sign of Gemini; we don't know what his mammy's sign was
    $300 3
A Scottish city, or the last name of Southern author Ellen, who wrote "In This Our Life"
    $300 13
Eye exams often include a pressure check of the eye fluid to test for this disorder
    $300 28
Kitchen device often shaped like an hourglass but containing only about three minutes' worth of sand
    DD: $1,000 8
"A Scandal in Bohemia" tells us, "there was but one woman to" him, "and that woman was Irene Adler"
    $300 18
Its wealthiest families once lived in the Back Bay section
    $300 23
JFK was a Gemini & this actress who sang "Happy Birthday" to him in 1962 was a Gemini, too
    $400 4
A ragtime dance popular around World War I, or an animal also known as Ursus horribilis
    $400 14
A DPT vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus & pertussis, which is this
    $400 29
On the table, it's what you might find in a boat
    $400 9
Last name of Lady Antonia, the biographer who also writes Jemima Shore mysteries
    $400 19
St. Paul is the northernmost capital on the Mississippi & this is the southernmost
    $400 24
Geminis can be flirtatious & fickle, as this swashbuckling Tasmanian actor could have told you
    $500 5
Aaron Copland wrote "Appalachian Spring" for this woman, who choreographed it
    $500 15
Prescription cough medicines may contain this narcotic drug derived from opium
    $500 30
Needlepoint done on a canvas with 16 to 20 mesh holes per linear inch is called this
    $500 10
Tony Hillerman writes novels about Jim Chee, a detective on this Indian tribe's police force
    $500 20
In 1849, while 49ers flocked to John Sutter, Sr.'s mill, John Sutter, Jr. founded this city
    $500 25
The Gemini poetess who wrote, "As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free"

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

Adelaide Leslie Jim
$3,700 $1,200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adelaide Leslie Jim
$3,900 $3,900 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The Persian government ran this service using relay stations with remounts & fresh riders a day's ride apart
    $200 21
Completes the quote, "The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty"
    $200 16
Women who kept these after they wed were called Lucy Stoners, after Lucy Stone who did it in 1855
    $200 26
In existence for 289 years, it's the state's oldest university
    $200 6
17th-century painter Jan van Goyen was one of this country's most gifted landscape artists
    $200 1
Innkeeper, Captain of the Inquisition, dancing horses, Sancho Panza
    $400 12
Known in Greek mythology for his treasures of gold, this Phrygian king really existed
    $400 22
Gertrude Stein said, "In" this country "there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is"
    $400 17
Mahalia Jackson was among those who sang old slave spirituals at his 1963 March on Washington
    $400 27
Bridgeport's Mountain Grove Cemetery is the burial place of Tom Thumb & this showman who employed him
    $400 7
In 1514 Pope Leo X made Raphael Chief Architect of this building
    DD: $1,900 2
Cassie, Zach, Sheila, Maggie
    $600 13
11 rulers of the Byzantine Empire, including the first & last, bore this name
    $600 23
On August 25, 1944, Hitler asked this famous question about France's capital
    $600 18
She was the first woman mayor of Chicago
    $600 28
Connecticut's highest point is on Mount Frissell, but the peak's top is further north in this state
    $600 8
This woman whose life spanned a century was known for painting flowers & cattle skulls
    $600 3
Lt. Joseph Cable, Liat, Bloody Mary
    $800 14
Rome was ruled by these non-Latin neighbors from the late 7th century BC to about 509 BC
    $800 24
Joyce Kilmer wrote about one of these "upon whose bosom snow has lain, who intimately lives with rain"
    $800 19
At age 91, Anna Hauptmann is still trying to clear her husband of this 1932 crime
    $800 29
You can visit the house in which Mark Twain lived from 1874 to 1891 in this city
    $800 9
Spanish cubist José Victoriano González changed his name to this, keeping the initials J.G.
    $800 4
Queenie, Capt. Andy, Gaylord Ravenal
    $1000 15
A type of camel is named for this ancient country in southwest Asia
    $1000 25
Phrase that completes John Donne's line, "Never send to know for whom the bell tolls"
    $1000 20
She and Harold Ickes were FDR's only original Cabinet members to serve to 1945
    $1000 30
In 1687, when Governor Andros came to seize the colonial constitution, it was hidden in this tree
    DD: $2,400 10
In 1977, the city of Antwerp celebrated the 400th anniversary of the birth of this Baroque artist
    $1000 5
Chief Commissar, President of the Politburo, French Comrades, Ninotchka

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adelaide Leslie Jim
$7,500 $10,600 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Total number of horizontal rows of stars on the U.S. flag

Final scores:

Adelaide Leslie Jim
$2,500 $6,198 $500
2nd place New champion: $6,198 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adelaide Leslie Jim
$6,800 $9,100 $8,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,300

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Game tape date: 1990-10-16
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