Show #1400 - Friday, October 5, 1990

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


Kent Conrad, a Chinese linguist from Dauphin, Pennsylvania

Pete Belli, a retail manager from Orlando, Florida

Cheryl Weisberg, a French teacher from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,500)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
In 1984, Ella Fitzgerald was inducted into the hall of fame which honors this genre of music
    $100 6
Chinese dialect spoken by more people than any other language in the world
    $100 7
People born under this sign tend to weigh decisions too long; they don't want to become unbalanced
    $100 15
Elevated train tracks encompassing downtown Chicago gave it this famous nickname
    $100 1
It describes several hot spicy dishes of India or the blend of spices in them
    $200 18
Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister
    $200 12
In the 10th century Menahem ben Saruq wrote a biblical lexicon & the first dictionary in this language
    $200 8
A horoscope is divided into this number of houses which represent health, friends, death, etc.
    $200 19
Last name of Chicago's current mayor, he's a regular chip off the old block
    $200 2
The Mexican dish frijoles refritos is called this in English
    $300 13
Though Brussels is located within a Flemish linguistic zone, most residents speak this language
    $300 9
Scorpio is ruled by this violent planet, which may explain why Scorpios are aggressive
    $300 20
In 1934 he met his death outside Chicago's Biograph Theater
    $300 3
In the British dish bangers & mash, bangers are these
    $300 24
A dozen dozen
    $400 26
Helen Gurley Brown has been the editor of this magazine since 1965
    $400 14
This single letter represents the usual Spanish word for "and"
    $400 10
It's the faintest, most inconspicuous constellation in the zodiac, but it'll do in a pinch
    DD: $900 21
This park, Chicago's largest, features beaches, lagoons & a zoo
    $400 4
Italy's version of the omelet, it's cooked slowly & served flat, not folded
    $400 23
It's the total number of dots on a pair of dice
    $500 27
This Irish-born woman studied horse-training in Argentina, but was more famous for training dogs
    $500 16
Greek & Turkish are the official languages of this island country
    $500 11
This sign is identified with the animal who had the Golden Fleece
    $500 22
In 1900 engineers completed this great & unusual feat with the Chicago River
    $500 5
Sold in slabs or bars, this confection is made from ground sesame seeds & honey
    $500 25
People generally work 40 hours out of this many in a week

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

Cheryl Pete Kent
$1,400 $100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cheryl Pete Kent
$3,000 -$300 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
These Europeans founded a settlement at Winyah Bay, South Carolina, 81 years before England settled Jamestown
    $200 6
Air in motion at any speed, especially on a parallel with the earth, is called this
    $200 13
"Bring Back Birdie", a sequel to this musical, opened March 5, 1981 & closed 2 days later
    $200 18
In a 1719 sequel he & Friday revisited the island where he was first stranded
    $200 11
While he didn't retire there, this author of "Confessions" had a Florida city named for him
    $400 2
In 1804, while still vice president, he ran for governor of New York & lost
    $400 7
Transition zone between two air masses, it was named for its resemblance to the lead troops in battle
    $400 14
1 of the 2 current musicals on Broadway set in 19th century France
    DD: $3,000 19
After Shakespeare she's the most widely translated English author
    $400 12
By the beginning of the 7th century the bishop of this city was the Western world's spiritual leader
    $600 3
This brother of explorer William Clark was never paid for his service the Revolutionary War
    $600 8
These rotating cone-like clouds aren't called tornadoes until they touch the ground
    $600 15
He starred in & co-wrote "Stop the World – I Want to Get Off"
    $600 20
In England, up to the 9th century, most prose was written in this language
    $600 23
Dating from the 2nd century it begins "I believe in God, the Father Almighty"
    $800 4
If passed, his proviso would have forbidden slavery in territory gained from the Mexican War
    DD: $800 9
Meteorological term for a tropical cyclone that occurs in the Western North Pacific Ocean
    $800 16
Sondheim musical suggested by the Ingmar Bergman film "Smiles of a Summer Night"
    $800 21
In "Ivanhoe" Robin Hood appears under this name, the town in which he was born
    $1000 5
Mrs. Oveta Culp Hobby became the 1st person to head this new Cabinet dept. in 1953
    $1000 10
Halos that appear around the Moon are caused by the refraction of light against these in the air
    $1000 17
Lauren Bacall played Margo Channing in this musical based on the film "All About Eve"
    $1000 22
Though written much earlier, her "Northanger Abbey" wasn't published until 1818, a year after her death
    $1000 25
The ripened ovary of a flower, it can be true, false, simple, aggregate or multiple
    $1000 24
The First Ecumenical Council was convened in Nicaea in 325 by this emperor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cheryl Pete Kent
$3,200 $3,700 -$900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This New York company introduced the direct-mail sweepstakes concept in 1962

Final scores:

Cheryl Pete Kent
$3,200 $6,401 -$900
2nd place New champion: $6,401 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cheryl Pete Kent
$6,200 $4,600 -$900
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $9,900

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Game tape date: 1990-08-20
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