Show #1409 - Thursday, October 18, 1990

Sara Cox game 2.
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Steven Bonorris, a lawyer from Washington, D.C.

Sara Cox, a teacher from Bangor, Maine (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,400)

Joe Laboda, a teacher from Hudson Falls, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This Syrian capital is believed to be the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world
    $100 6
It's reported that the QEII medical staff gives about 5,000 injections a year for this
    $100 8
"A-Team" co-star who subtitled his autobiography "The Man with the Gold"
    $100 21
It can be stout, pilsner or lager
    $100 13
Nicknamed "The Stilt", this Philadelphia Warrior player scored 100 points in a game March 2, 1962
    $100 26
baby grand
    $200 2
A 1666 fire which broke out in a baker's shop nearly destroyed this capital
    $200 7
Dr. René Laennec invented this piece of medical equipment by rolling a piece of paper into a tube
    $200 9
Composer who called his book "Did They Mention the Music?", not "Days of Wine and Roses"
    $200 22
The Bartender's Guide calls it the Russian national drink
    $200 15
By the time he retired in 1989, this Laker had been named the NBA's MVP a record 6 times
    $200 27
    $300 3
Over a third of Chile's people live in this capital city
    DD: $500 10
After this was invented in the mid-15th century, the need for glasses became widespread
    $300 14
This actor titled Chapter 13 of his memoir "Hi There, Sherlock, How's Doctor Watson?"
    $300 23
Scotch gets its smoky flavor from this malted grain dried over peat fires
    $300 16
In 1966 Bill Russell became the NBA's first Black coach when he succeeded Red Auerbach as this team's coach
    $300 28
the red carpet,
pie dough,
the barrel
    $400 4
In the late 1960s Islamabad replaced Rawalpindi as this country's capital
    $400 11
Described as vermiform, or wormlike, it's attached to the right side of the large intestine
    $400 19
Ziegfeld Follies humorist who called his 1927 book "There's Not a Bathing Suit in Russia"
    $400 24
Bottled in Britain, this brand of gin calls itself, "the world's most imported gin"
    $400 17
This NBA team's official logo features a stylized musical note
    $400 29
big game,
Fred Dryer
    $500 5
In 1919, Soviet troops occupied this capital of Afghanistan
    $500 12
In childbirth classes you learn that Braxton Hicks contractions are commonly called this
    $500 20
"Your Cheatin' Heart" has been called the consummate biography of this singer
    $500 25
Mix cream, rum, Cointreau & Blue Curaçao & you'll have this tropical cocktail named for a state
    $500 18
This professional league folded in 1976 with four of its teams joining the NBA
    $500 30
Charlie McCarthy,
Mr. Peanut,
Colonel Klink

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Joe Sara Steven
$2,400 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Sara Steven
$3,800 $1,300 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
After her husband collapsed at the Battle of Monmouth, she pitched in to fire his cannon
    $200 16
A geisha's garb
    $200 1
This Tennyson poem was written in 1854, a few weeks after the Crimean War battle it describes
    $200 18
The longest chord of a circle, it divides the circle into two equal parts
    $200 6
"There was a crooked man" and he went this distance
    $200 26
Now a generic term, it went originally by its trade name for acetylsalicylic acid
    $400 12
Ellen Gates Starr co-founded this settlement house with Jane Addams
    $400 17
Nonsense talk, or the technical language of a trade
    DD: $2,000 2
Nahum Tate's version of this play eliminates the Fool, makes Edgar & Cordelia lovers & ends happily
    $400 19
Raise a number to the 2nd power & you square it; raise it to the 3rd power & you do this
    $400 7
It's where the little boy is who looks after the sheep
    $400 27
Since the 1870s petroleum jelly has been manufactured & sold under this famous name
    $600 13
This colony was named for Queen Henrietta Maria, so it could have been called Henriettaland
    $600 23
Type of book in which debits, credits & money transactions are recorded
    $600 3
A.A. Milne's son Christopher was a friend of Frances Hodgson Burnett's son, on whom this character was based
    $600 20
Derived from the Latin word for "finger", it describes a numeral from 0 to 9
    $600 8
Little Jack Horner said, "What a good boy am I", after he did this to his pie
    $600 28
It's DuPont's name for a common air conditioning refrigerant
    DD: $1,000 14
He killed a lawyer named Charles Dickinson in a duel, 23 years before he became president
    $800 24
While equine pertains to a horse, this pertains to a bear
    $800 4
This "Empire of the Sun" author began as a science fiction writer in the 1950s
    $800 21
2 angles are said to be this when their sum is 90 degrees
    $800 9
"I had a little", one of these, "his name was Dapple Gray"
    $800 29
In 1915, Corning coined this name for cookware made of heat resistant glass
    $1000 15
Because of the Alien & Sedition Acts this political party became known as a party of oppression
    $1000 25
A papal ambassador or representative
    $1000 5
His last novel, "Staying On", told the story of two minor characters in his "Raj Quartet"
    $1000 22
A bar placed over a Roman numeral indicates it should be multiplied by this number
    $1000 10
He "went to bed with his stockings on; one shoe off, one shoe on"
    $1000 30
Nipper heard his master's voice over this trademarked phonograph which preceded the Victrola

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Sara Steven
$7,000 $7,700 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Besides the archer, who can be a centaur, 2 of the 3 signs symbolized by human figures

Final scores:

Joe Sara Steven
$8,600 $15,400 $15,400
2nd place: Berkline Wallaway sofa & Aiwa X-71 mini component system + The Jeopardy! Book or Jeopardy! computerized version 2-day co-champion: $32,800 New co-champion: $15,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Sara Steven
$6,800 $7,500 $7,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1990-08-27
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