Show #1394 - Thursday, September 27, 1990

Jim Scott game 3.


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Riccarla Hayton, a junior high English teacher from Los Angeles, California

Monte Montgomery, a writer from Crestline, California

Jim Scott, a college student from Charlottesville, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,500)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Its main commercial thoroughfare is Gorky Street
    $100 11
Invented in 1890 as a health food, it's been sticking to the roofs of mouths for a century now
    $100 7
It's the "AF" in RAAF, RCAF & RAF
    $100 21
Lists of French kings usually designate him King Charles I
    $100 19
Golly! I have a highway named after me that runs through central Alabama
    $200 2
Much of this city lies within the 12-mile wall begun by the emperor Aurelian in 271 A.D.
    $200 12
Isaac Singer added a foot treadle as one of his improvements to this device
    $200 6
It can refer to a type of electric current or a comic book company
    $200 22
King Alfonso XIII of this country was plagued by assassination attempts, including one on his wedding day
    $200 18
Before I was a Monkee I was a jockey, & in 1982 rode my first race under jockey club rules
    $300 3
This capital is home to the Nehru Memorial Museum
    $300 13
In 1958 bifocal contact lenses were invented, some 175 years after he invented bifocal glasses
    $300 8
When it precedes a number, Dec. means December: when dec. follows a name, it means this
    $300 23
L. Strachey's book about this woman & Essex has been called "erotic", "disgusting" & "salacious"
    $300 17
With "Girl Talk" I was the 1st woman to get paid on TV for making women talk like they were under dryers
    DD: $500 4
In 1926 Reza Shah Pahlavi began his modernization of this city by tearing down its ancient wall
    $400 14
Joseph Bramah invented a device to do this to banknotes so each one would be a little different
    $400 9
As a word it's the color green; as an abbreviation, it's the opposite of hor.
    $400 26
Pierre Balmain helped launch the "New Look" in the '40s, but this man usually gets sole credit
    $400 24
He was executed by a Mexican firing squad on June 19, 1867
    $400 16
On TV I've been Hoby Gilman, Texas Ranger; Kelly Robinson, spy; & Bill Maxwell, FBI agent
    $500 5
In the early 1400s this dynasty moved the Chinese capital from Nanjing to Beijing
    $500 15
In 1924 this U.S. company acquired the German Zeppelin patents under license
    $500 10
It's no use following the directions if you don't know tpk. stands for this
    $500 27
This turn-of-the-century "girl" wore a shirtwaist dress w/puffed sleeves & a pompadour hairdo
    $500 25
Claus von Amsberg, a German diplomat, became a prince when he married this Dutchwoman in '66
    $500 20
Ex-host of "Home" & "Entertainment This Week", I helped invent the stadium wave

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jim Monte Riccarla
$1,900 $200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Monte Riccarla
$3,900 $700 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
While Confucius was teaching in China, this man from the clan of Gautama was teaching in India
    $200 7
Near the end of this novel, Rosemary complains that her child "can't wear black all the time"
    $200 6
The name of this state is often found in desserts made with ice cream
    $200 12
He was born Israel Baline in Russia in 1888 & died in the U.S. in 1989
    $200 26
4-wheeled doorless carriage of the 19th & early 20th centuries, in song it had a fringe on top
    $200 4
Derived from the Latin for "under penalty", this is a legal notice to appear in court as a witness
    $400 24
In 712 B.C. a Nubian king conquered this civilization & established its 25th dynasty
    $400 8
"Atlas Shrugged" author who said, "'We the Living' is as near to an autobiography as I will ever write."
    $400 17
This state bird was named for the English lord who founded Maryland
    $400 13
Claude Debussy completed only one of these, "Pelleas et Melisande"
    $400 29
The first of these, 3.75 miles long, opened in 1863 in London, not New York
    $400 3
From the Latin, meaning "to enjoin", it can be issued to stop a person from committing an act
    $600 21
In 332 B.C. he completed his conquest of Phoenicia when Tyre fell flat
    $600 9
Chapter 15 of this Zane Grey novel is titled "Shadows on the Sage-Slope"
    $600 18
This branch of the armed forces trains officers at its academy in New London, Connecticut
    $600 14
Actress Helena Modjeska financed the studies of this pianist-composer who became Poland's premier
    $600 28
The light 2-wheeled vehicle used for harness racing, or how your teenager might act if grounded
    DD: $500 2
This document notifies a person that he must come to court to answer a complaint against him
    $800 22
In 539 B.C. Palestine became part of this empire under Cyrus II
    DD: $1,000 10
Light Horse Harry is a major character in "Tidewater Dynasty", a novel about this family
    $800 19
Lindbergh's last home was in this state, & he was buried there in 1974
    $800 15
An arranger for Paul Whiteman's Orchestra, he also composed "Grand Canyon Suite"
    $800 27
A group in Georgia owned this first ship to cross the Atlantic using steam power
    $800 1
An attorney prepares this document of his arguments in a case to give to the judge & opposing party
    $1000 23
Tho some think it may be Minoan, Linear A, a script used on this island, still hasn't been deciphered
    $1000 11
His first novel, "The Young Lions", appeared in 1948, 22 years before "Rich Man, Poor Man"
    $1000 20
Grandfather Mountain, the tallest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is in this state
    $1000 16
He published his autobiography, "Father of the Blues", in 1941
    $1000 30
Small flat-bottom boats with wedge-shaped prows common in Chinese rivers & harbors
    $1000 5
Used chiefly against debtors, this court order allows the seizure of one's property to pay a debt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Monte Riccarla
$7,100 $1,200 $6,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Country in which the first successful human heart transplant was performed

Final scores:

Jim Monte Riccarla
$14,000 $1,950 $7,400
3-day champion: $40,500 3rd place: Cinebooks 12-volume The Motion Picture Guide + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version 2nd place: Sam Moore lounge chair & ottoman + After the Rain serigraph by Leo Posillico courtesy of Martin Lawrence Galleries + Jeopardy! home game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Monte Riccarla
$7,000 $1,300 $6,500
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1990-08-07
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