Show #1410 - Friday, October 19, 1990

Sara Cox game 3.
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Chris Carter, a software engineer originally from Allegan, Michigan

Steven Bonorris, a lawyer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,400)

Sara Cox, a teacher from Bangor, Maine (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $100 6
Canada's oldest city or largest province
    $100 11
The 1956 Nobel physics prize went to three men who developed this object that miniaturized radios
    $100 13
Its seal promises a limited warranty to consumers & replacement or refund if defective
    $100 30
Luckily, since it can't fly, it's the fastest running bird
    $100 29
Ashura, a Muslim observance, commemorates the death of his grandson
    $100 1
"Darren lacks qualifications to attend a witch's convocation"
    $200 7
It's where an archer keeps his arrows
    $200 12
In September 1958 it was announced that NASA planned to do this within 6-10 years; they missed it by less than 1
    $200 21
This city's 2 major daily newspapers are the Arizona Republic & the Gazette
    $200 27
Since its tail feathers are adorned with eyes it could be the symbol of both NBC & CBS
    $200 28
This bottled water is advertised as "Earth's first soft drink"
    $200 2
"Granny & Ellie seek happiness as liberated women"
    $300 8
This substance derived from cinchona bark was widely used to treat malaria
    $300 14
In 1952 the U.S. Air Intelligence Center received 1,000 reports of these; 20% went unexplained
    $300 22
The first public newspaper in this state was the Sitka Times, published in 1868
    $300 18
Term for the process of a bird cleaning its feathers by running its beak through them
    $300 15
JFK wasn't born in Boston but in this upscale suburb
    $300 3
"Basil is caught in a compromising situation with a hotel guest"
    $400 9
Since 1867 professional boxers have had to adhere to these rules
    $400 25
In October 1951 the Atomic Energy Commission dropped a bomb half the size of the Hiroshima bomb over Yucca Flat in this state
    $400 23
Music City News is a monthly newspaper published in this city
    DD: $500 19
A chicken bearing this state's name is its official bird
    $400 16
Sherlock Holmes had a 2-bedroom apartment with a large sitting room at this London address
    $400 4
"Horshack drops out of school"
    $500 10
In ancient times this fruit related to the pear was thought to ward off the evil eye
    $500 26
She divorced Dr. Peter Lindstrom in 1950, clearing the way to marry Roberto Rossellini
    $500 24
William F. Buckley, Jr.'s column in this conservative magazine is called "On the Right"
    $500 20
Though its scientific name is Geococcyx californianus, it's the state bird of New Mexico
    $500 17
Later Aaron Burr's chief defense counsel, Edmond Randolph was the first to hold this Cabinet post
    $500 5
"Jack signs up as chef on a cruise & everyone wants to go along as his guest"

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

Sara Steven Chris
$400 $900 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Steven Chris
$1,900 $1,100 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The cities of Huntsville & Tuscaloosa were once capitals of this state
    $200 1
The heroine of "The Maid of Pskov" is the secret daughter of this dreadful czar
    $200 7
4 asteroids named Lennon, McCartney, Harrison & Starr honor this rock group
    $200 2
More Rhodes Scholars have come from this Ivy League college than any other school
    $200 10
Julie Krone was the first woman to compete as one of these in the Breeder's Cup
    $200 22
Though an inventor, a Founding Father, & more, he called himself only "a printer" in his epitaph
    $400 16
For a real Dutch treat head to this Michigan city famous for its tulip festival & windmill
    $400 8
Like quasars, these stars also send out radio waves but in short, rapid bursts
    $400 3
Of the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Texas & the University of Vermont, the one that's privately controlled
    $400 11
She says her book "The Feminine Mystique" elicited less hostility from men than from women
    $400 23
"Here lies Lester Moore, 4 slugs from a .44, no Les, no more." is one found in this aptly-named town
    $600 17
In the 1500s this city served as Spain's military headquarters in Florida
    $600 27
At the end of Gounod's "Faust" this fiend drags Faust off to his doom
    $600 9
Kepler's first law states that the shape of a planet's orbit is this, rather than circular
    $600 4
Founded by inventor & philanthropist Peter Cooper, this New York City school has always been tuition-free
    $600 12
Many think this so-called "First Lady of Monaco" is Europe's most beautiful princess
    $600 24
"In lapidary inscriptions, man is not upon oath", Boswell heard him say
    $800 18
The graves of Daniel Boone & his wife can be visited in this capital city
    $800 28
The name of the little boy in the title of Menotti's 1951 Christmas opera
    $800 19
In the Northern Hemisphere it can be September 22 or 23
    $800 5
The University of Miami is in Florida; Miami University is in this state
    DD: $3,100 13
Formerly an executive with Sun Oil, Barbara Harris is now a Suffragan Bishop in this church
    $800 25
Appropriately-named author of "Beggar's Opera" whose epitaph reads "Life is a Jest"
    $1000 21
In 1875 P.T. Barnum became mayor of this large Connecticut city
    DD: $4,000 29
In a Stravinsky opera based on a fairy tale, this title bird saves the life of the emperor of China
    $1000 20
The 2 galaxies nearest to our own are known as these clouds
    $1000 6
The world's first nuclear reactor was built in 1942 under the stands at this university's Stagg Field
    $1000 14
Noted for styles for career women, America's 3rd-largest apparel company was co-founded by & named for her
    $1000 26
When this Romantic poet died young his stone read, "Here lies one whose name was writ in water"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Steven Chris
$8,700 $8,200 $8,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"From this world to that which is to come" completes the title of this 1678 work

Final scores:

Sara Steven Chris
$17,400 $6,200 $399
3-day champion: $50,200 2nd place: a trip to Nassau, Bahamas 3rd place: Abigail's Heirlooms Hidden Heart Ring + Nintendo Entertainment System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sara Steven Chris
$6,200 $5,900 $8,900
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 1990-08-27
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