Show #1487 - Tuesday, February 5, 1991

Leslie Frates game 3. Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Jeff Czernis, a software marketing executive originally from Pasadena, California

Inez Seeger, a sleep researcher originally from Ecuador, South America

Leslie Frates, a Spanish teacher from Hayward, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Taxi is underlined; that means it's a reference to the television series of the same name.)
    $100 23
After the war, this marquis returned to France with enough American soil in which to be buried
    $100 4
When sentenced on July 19, 1990, he said, "I lost my dignity, I lost some dear fans"
    $100 13
Before Dorothy & friends entered here, they were given green spectacles to wear for protection
    $100 1
Crude writing or drawing on a wall; "Kilroy was here", for example
    $100 15
A chesterfield, which usually has a velvet collar, is one of these
    $100 10
His girlfriend, Zena, was played by Rhea Perlman
    $200 24
He fought well as a major general for the Americans & a brigadier-general for the British
    $200 17
When asked if he deserved making more than President Hoover, this Yankee said, "Why not? I had a better year."
    $200 19
Ludwig Bemelmans' "Madeline" attends a boarding school in this city
    $200 2
A cowboy who tends saddle horses, or the brand of jeans he might wear doing it
    $200 6
In the 1770s these were extremely high & so starched & powdered they attracted vermin
    $200 9
After turning from boxing to acting in real life, he went for one more match in 1979 in Madison Square Garden
    $300 25
Because he hadn't begun to fight, he continued his career in Russia's navy
    $300 28
Before leading the Jets to victory in Super Bowl III, this quarterback said, "I guarantee it"
    $300 20
Munro Leaf's bull who'd rather smell the flowers than fight
    $300 3
A list of specialized words & their meanings, often found at the end of a book
    $300 16
A pork pie, which is one of these, was named for its resemblance to a pork pie
    $300 11
Before becoming a regular, he appeared once as the minister planning to officiate at Latka's wedding
    $400 26
Ethan Allen led this fighting group in Vermont
    DD: $1,500 21
Margery Williams story of a toy brought to life by love; it's a hare-raising tale
    $400 5
From the Latin "frangere", to break, it's a broken or detached part
    $400 8
Portraits of Elizabeth I often show her wearing one of these large collars, popular in the 1500s
    $400 12
This cab driver has two kids, Jason & Jennifer
    $500 27
He served as Washington's aide-de-camp for four years before leading New York troops at Yorktown
    $500 22
You might say he wrote the book on nonsense, since he's the author of "The Book of Nonsense"
    $500 7
Iced rum & lime juice cocktail named for a place in Cuba
    $500 18
This ancient civilization's rulers & chief military officers wore cloaks called paludamenta
    $500 14
This ex-wife of Woody Allen played Alex Reiger's ex-wife Phyllis

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

Leslie Inez Jeff
$900 $100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Inez Jeff
$3,600 $500 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A lot of Ps there.)
(Alex: Accounts of creation.)
    $200 27
Guinness says when this volcano erupted in 1980, it caused the largest avalanche ever in the U.S.
    $200 2
To strut conspicuously, it's from the French "chasse", referring to a gliding dance step
    $200 8
Circling the sun every 88 days, it is the fastest planet
    $200 1
Like his niece Grace Kelly, playwright George Kelly was born in this Pennsylvania city
    $200 7
This line zigzags, so the Wallis Islands are to the west of it & Western Samoa to the east
    $200 13
The West African Dogon tribe believed a cosmic one of these came first, not a chicken
    $400 26
The 1889 river flood at this Pennsylvania town took more U.S. lives than any other
    $400 3
This word for a diplomatic agent is from the French for "to send"
    $400 15
In 1610, he looked through his telescope & discovered the four large moons of Jupiter
    $400 28
In 1947 Bertolt Brecht returned to Europe after testifying before this committee
    $400 9
The largest of the three main groups of islands, its name means "Many islands"
    $400 25
The Kalahari Bushmen believe all the animals were created by Kaggen, whose symbol is this praying insect
    $600 21
About 5,000 were trampled in the stampede for free beer at the coronation of this czar in 1896
    DD: $2,500 4
A group of people surrounding an important person, derived from the French for "to surround"
    $600 16
This planet, though not nearest the Sun, is hottest because of a greenhouse effect
    $600 29
William Gibson called his book about the making of this play "The Seesaw Log"
    $600 10
He found the Pacific in 1513, but couldn't sail it then because he left his ship on the other side of Panama
    $600 24
Some creation accounts fall under the category "creatio ex nihilo", creation from this
    $800 20
Few remember it was the Stockholm, a Swedish liner, that collided with this Italian liner in 1956
    $800 5
From the French meaning "novel with a key", it's a novel with thinly-disguised depictions of real people
    $800 17
Because it is smallest & lightest, some astronomers think it should be considered an asteroid
    $800 30
He wrote "That Championship Season" while acting in "The Odd Couple" at a Fort Worth dinner theater
    $800 11
The South Equatorial Currents splits near Chile; part goes around Cape Horn, the rest heads north as this
    $800 23
The Koran states that Allah created heaven & earth in this number of days or periods
    $1000 19
It took 20 years for this country to admit that 25 million died of famine there in 1961
    $1000 6
This word for a subtle distinction is French for "shade" or "hue"
    $1000 14
In 1986 Voyager 2 discovered this planet has 15 moons & 11 rings
    $1000 18
He dedicated "The Plough and the Stars" to "the gay laugh of my mother at the gate of the grave"
    DD: $1,500 12
The Pacific is bounded by the Ross Sea to the south & this sea to the north
    $1000 22
In this civilization's legend, when Khepri came into being, so did being itself

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Inez Jeff
$15,800 -$300 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Prior to Ronald Reagan, he was the only President who served past the age of 70

Final scores:

Leslie Inez Jeff
$11,600 -$300 $0
3-day champion: $24,798 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leslie Inez Jeff
$12,300 -$300 $2,000
34 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
4 R,
4 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1991-01-07
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