Show #1391 - Monday, September 24, 1990

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Colin Hodgin, a U.S. Army sergeant originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Barbara Simon, a goldsmith from Cape Coral, Florida

John Nam, a law student from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
In 1860 Sir Rutherford Alcock became the first non-Japanese to climb this mountain
    $100 26
In 1969 Kenny Rogers pleaded with this girl "Don't take your love to town"
    $100 21
Evidence shows ancient man rode these before inventing the wheel, that puts them before the cart
    $100 16
Jewish holiday also known as the Feast of Unleavened Bread
    $100 7
Author Lyman Baum is better known by this, his middle name
    $100 11
Melba is derived from the name of this Australian city
    $200 4
A maiko is an apprentice to one of these professional women entertainers
    $200 27
This mother and daughter's "Why Not Me" won a Grammy for Best Country Performance by a Duo in 1985
    $200 20
Its name is a contraction of motorized bicycle + pedals
    $200 24
U.S. equivalent to the Communist May Day
    $200 10
"The Mysterious Affair at Styles", which introduced detective Hercule Poirot was this author's first novel
    $200 12
People who know Hebrew writing to her for advice might begin, "Dear Source of Joy"
    $300 2
Though Tokyo is the capital, imperial coronations still take place in this city
    DD: $5 28
She made her TV debut on "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts" January 21, 1957, singing the following:

"I go out walkin' after midnight / Out in the moonlight / Just like we used to do / I'm always walkin'"
    $300 19
On a car its job is to smooth out sound pressure peaks within the 40 to 4,000 hertz frequency range
    $300 17
In Taiwan they say his birthday is honored as Teacher's Day
    $300 9
In 1937, Paul Muni starred in "The Life of" this man, an author & an advocate of naturalism
    $300 23
It comes from the German for "eagle-powered", but don't tell that to the pig on "Green Acres"
    $400 5
This dish of vegetables & seafood dipped in batter and deep-fried is of Portuguese origin
    $400 22
Means of propulsion used by competitors in the famous Henley Regatta
    $400 15
On July 12, Protestants celebrate Orangemen's Day in this country
    $400 1
He ridiculed the battle of the sexes in "The Rape of the Lock"
    $400 18
Her father, Ptolemy Auletes, gave her this name, which means "fame of her father"
    $500 6
The Nagara & Uji Rivers are good places to see the Japanese fish with these birds
    $500 25
In May 1990 the TGV electric train in this country broke its own speed record with a 320 mph run
    $500 14
In his "Assembly of Fowls", Chaucer wrote, "It's when every fowl comes to choose his mate"
    $500 8
His novel "The Day of the Jackal" centered on a plot to kill de Gaulle
    $500 13
The name of this first Christian martyr means "crown"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

John Barbara Colin
$700 $1,300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Barbara Colin
$2,995 $1,400 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Per the book's title, Captain Nemo covered a distance of 60,000 miles in this Jules Verne novel
    $200 6
Congress appropriated just $2,500 to finance their 1804 expedition
    $200 8
In Revelation 22:13 Jesus said he is these Greek letters, the first & the last
    $200 15
In 1675, Italian astronomer Gian Domenico Cassini discovered a dark gap in this planet's main ring
    $200 23
Utah's Pioneer Trail State Park preserves the forest farm home of this Mormon leader
    $200 1
Canada's national anthem begins with this 1-letter word
    $400 12
A slot machine
    $400 9
After Almagro helped him conquer Peru he had Almagro killed & was later killed by Almagro's men
    DD: $795 7
Each of the nine verses of the Beatitudes begins with this 7-letter word
    $400 24
It's equal to 550 foot pounds of work in 1 second of time
    $400 25
A state park near Richmond, Virginia is named for this Indian maiden
    $400 3
Henri Mouhot, a French naturalist, discovered the ruins of Angkor Thom in this country in 1860
    $600 10
After a full round of golf players sometime gather here to relax or have a drink
    $600 20
Explorer who claimed Australia's east coast for Britain, naming it New South Wales
    $600 5
The only Gospel not considered one of the Synoptic Gospels, those presenting a common view
    $600 21
This class of rocks formed by the solidification of molten rock includes basalt & granite
    $600 26
Suwannee River State Park is in Florida, but one named for Stephen Foster is in this adjoining state
    DD: $790 22
Part of the Tyrol is in Austria & part of it is in this country
    $800 13
A cat nap
    $800 19
Vasco da Gama ended his life as viceroy to this country
    $800 4
Saul, later Paul, was born in this capital of Cilicia
    $800 16
1 of 2 physical processes that occur in distillation
    $800 27
This president's birthplace at Denison, Texas is now a state park
    $800 29
Bang Pa-In Palace in this Asian country was the summer residence of early Chakri kings
    $1000 14
This slang term refers to one changing his mind, or reversing direction
    $1000 18
He was disappointed to find the Seven Cities of Cibola were just Indian pueblos
    $1000 2
Two Simons were apostles; Simon Peter & the Simon known as this, now meaning a "fanatic"
    $1000 17
This unit of electrical resistance was named for a German physicist
    $1000 28
Appropriately, this state's Buffalo Bill State Park is just outside the town of Cody
    $1000 30
The Dragon's Mouth is one of the channels which separate the island of Trinidad from this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Barbara Colin
$8,580 $8,200 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the only president to ask the U.S. Congress to declare war on Great Britain

Final scores:

John Barbara Colin
$759 $6,000 $1
2nd place New champion: $6,000 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Barbara Colin
$8,000 $8,200 $2,900
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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Game tape date: 1990-08-07
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