Show #1392 - Tuesday, September 25, 1990

Jim Scott game 1.


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Joan Sebelin, an attorney from Shaker Heights, Ohio

Jim Scott, a college student from Charlottesville, Virginia

Barbara Simon, a goldsmith from Cape Coral, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A reference to The Beatles.)
    $100 2
Khrushchev proposed that U.S., French, British & Soviet forces be withdrawn from this city
    $100 7
It's the shortest name a pope has chosen, & we're not lion
    $100 18
"Famous Potatoes" come from this state
    $100 26
This portrait inspired Aldous Huxley's short story "The Gioconda Smile"
    $100 9
All 4 Beatles came from this city
    $100 1
Beneficial beetles include these that eat scale insects & "fly away home"
    $200 3
Wilt Chamberlain left the University of Kansas to join this barnstorming team
    $200 8
The Rifais are dervishes known for howling; & the Mawlaws are dervishes known for doing this
    $200 19
Its plates tell you this state "is OK"
    $200 27
"The Saga of King Olaf" is one of this American poet's "Tales of a Wayside Inn"
    $200 11
At the 1990 Grammys he received a Lifetime Achievement Award
    $200 14
The largest of the beetle families, they really know how to have a boll
    $300 4
Crowned Miss America in September, she later became Mrs. Gary Collins
    $300 10
The largest Protestant cathedral in Dublin is named for this saint
    $300 20
It's the "Land of Lincoln", though he was born in Kentucky
    $300 28
Daisy Buchanan runs over Myrtle & kills her while driving this title character's car
    $300 17
"Nobody ever hears him, or the sound he appears to make, and he never seems to notice"
    $300 15
For most beetles the sense of smell is located in these appendages
    $400 5
In March Elvis went into the Army & this heir to the throne of Monaco was born
    $400 12
Traditionally, it is read aloud in its entirety in the synagogue over the course of a year
    $400 21
Dan Quayle is "Back Home Again" when he's in this state
    DD: $900 29
In "The Gift of the Magi", a young wife sells this to buy her husband a watch fob
    $400 24
The Beatles' involvement with gurus in 1967 led to this album & accompanying TV special
    $400 16
It was a symbol of the soul to ancient Egyptians
    $500 6
He defeated George Johnson in November to win his third term as governor of Arkansas
    $500 13
From 1934 to his death in 1975, he led the Nation of Islam
    $500 22
"The Silver State", though its plates aren't made of it
    $500 30
The nationality of the old man in "The Old Man and the Sea"
    $500 25
When Brian Epstein signed The Beatles, this man was the drummer
    $500 23
The larvae of some beetles are nicknamed this because they eat paper

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

Barbara Jim Joan
$500 $1,900 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Jim Joan
$1,400 $3,300 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Word meaning to forbid or veto, it's from the German "nichts", meaning nothing
    $200 26
A small bunch of bananas is called a hand; an individual banana is called this
    $200 15
First name shared by playwrights Rabe & Mamet
    $200 8
More than half the world's population lives on this continent
    $200 2
George Washington's inauguration was re-enacted on April 30,1989 at this city's Federal Hall
    $200 1
Carthaginian general who took a fatal dose of poison circa 183 B.C.
    $400 13
This word for a shopping center came from the narrow alleys where a game was played with a ball & mallet
    $400 27
When used in weights & measures, the prefix mega- means this number
    $400 18
Novelist who dedicated his play "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" to its director, Charles Laughton
    $400 22
Greenland is about 50 times as large as this country of which it is a province
    $400 3
In 1912 this candidate of the Bull Moose Party lost to Wilson
    $400 4
The cause of this teenage ruler's sudden death circa 1339 B.C. is still unknown
    $600 14
Amateur radio operators could tell you this word is derived from the word "amateur"
    DD: $3,000 28
The word for this distance is from the Latin for "a thousand paces"
    $600 19
His collaborators included Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber & Moss Hart
    $600 23
Belonging to Chile, this cape is the southernmost extremity of South America
    $600 5
Boston's archbishop & future cardinal Richard Cushing conducted their marriage ceremony
    $600 9
Dancer whose children were drowned in 1913 in a car which rolled into the Seine; she died 14 yrs. later
    $800 16
This word for a utopia came from the paradise in James Hilton's "Lost Horizon"
    $800 29
It was originally intended to be exactly equal to the mass of water in a liter
    $800 20
Act II of "A Day in Hollywood/ A Night in the Ukraine" was loosely based on this Russian's "The Bear"
    $800 24
In 1947 when the British left, the Punjab was divided between these 2 countries
    DD: $2,000 6
The only president born in Iowa, he was the first president born west of the Mississippi
    $800 10
In Arthurian legend, King Arthur slays this treacherous relative in battle
    $1000 17
The Sanskrit word "chitra", meaning brightly colored, is the root of this word for cheap or tawdry
    $1000 30
It's the smallest unit of weight in the avoirdupois system; 7,000 equal 1 pound
    $1000 21
He was handsome, wealthy, a good dancer, a lyre player, a wrestler... & he wrote "Antigone" too
    $1000 25
1 of 2 Central American lands that share the Mosquito Coast, an area named for Indians not insects
    $1000 7
This future president decisively defeated the Creek Indians at Horseshoe Bend in 1814
    $1000 11
One of Raleigh's native bearers was eaten by a crocodile during his search for this legendary kingdom of gold

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Jim Joan
$5,600 $14,500 $400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She & her husband, Lord Guildford Dudley, were executed on Tower Hill February 12, 1554

Final scores:

Barbara Jim Joan
$1,600 $17,500 $390
2nd place: a trip on Delta to San Juan, Puerto Rico & stay at El San Juan Hotel & Casino + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $17,500 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Jeopardy! home game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barbara Jim Joan
$5,600 $10,400 $400
19 R,
6 W
28 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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Game tape date: 1990-08-07
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