Show #1404 - Thursday, October 11, 1990

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Carol Kirk, an attorney originally from New York

Nick Coe, a chef from Pasadena, California

Lorraine Hirsch, a lawyer from San Jose, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
The Gerald Ford Presidential Library is located in Ann Arbor in this state
    $100 9
It precedes D, Rs & ring circus
    $100 16
His son, Tony, Jr., promoted Kellogg's Frosted Rice cereal
    $100 1
Terrapin is the common name for certain freshwater varieties of this shelled reptile
    $100 21
To alert other golfers that a ball has been hit in their direction, shout this traditional warning
    $100 3
"My Fair Lady" is based on his play "Pygmalion"
    $200 23
Huey Long & his brother Earl were 2 of the most powerful politicians in this state's history
    $200 10
Number of reindeer mentioned by name in "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
    $200 17
A picture of a coffee cup with 1 drop falling out of it is on containers of this coffee
    $200 2
It's the only U.S. state where alligators & crocodiles are found together naturally
    $200 27
His legion of fans is known as "Arnie's Army"
    $200 4
He wrote of his grand old life in "20 Years on Broadway & the Years It Took to Get There"
    $300 24
Due to its great running facilities, Eugene in this state is a favorite training site for athletes
    $300 11
If your chronological age & your mental age are the same, this is your IQ
    $300 18
In ads for Post Bran Flakes, she says, "Two-thirds more fibre keeps the brass in this Horne"
    $300 6
While a nocturnal reptile is active at night, this type is active during the day
    $300 28
In 1990 this South African beat Jack Nicklaus & Lee Trevino to win the PGA Senior Championship
    $300 5
This political columnist recently wrote a #1 bestseller on baseball called "Men at Work"
    DD: $900 25
Country music's Alabama is from that state, while the Oak Ridge Boys began as a group in this state
    $400 12
A pinochle deck has this many fewer cards than a regular deck
    $400 19
Madge the wisecracking manicurist soaks her clients' hands in this
    $400 14
Named for an Arizona river, it's 1 of just 2 types of poisonous lizards in the world
    $400 29
The New Course at the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of this city opened in 1895
    $400 7
In "A Winter on Majorca" she describes her stay on the island with her lover Chopin
    $500 26
William Henry Harrison won the Battle of Tippecanoe near Lafayette in what is now this state
    $500 13
Throw all strikes in bowling and you'll get a 300; alternate strikes & spares and you'll get this score
    $500 20
In Clairol ads, the answer to this famous question was "Only her hairdresser knows for sure"
    $500 15
Native to the South American tropics, it's the world's heaviest snake
    $500 30
After he won the U.S. Open in 1988, it wasn't odd that he won again in 1989
    $500 8
"Adam Bede" was the first full-length novel Mary Ann Evans wrote under this pen name

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

Lorraine Nick Carol
$1,000 $1,300 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lorraine Nick Carol
$1,400 $3,100 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A very specific topic.)
    $200 13
In 1084 Gregory VII, who held this office, was deposed by Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV
    $200 1
Neoprene is considered an artificial form of this
    $200 3
This Colombian capital was named for a Chibcha Indian town called Bacata
    $200 23
To locate a book in the card catalog, look it up under the subject, the title, or this
    $200 11
William Cowper wrote, "it's the very spice of life that gives it all its flavor"
    $200 19
Carchemish, conquered by Nebuchadnezzar in 605 BC, was dug up in the 20th century by this man "of Arabia"
    $400 17
A dance hysteria of the Middle Ages gave this alternate name to the disease chorea
    $400 2
At the summer one, the noon sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer
    $400 7
Norway is noted for these long, narrow inlets of the sea
    $400 24
In 1989, Linda Crismond became the first woman named Executive Director of the ALA, which is this
    $400 12
Shelley called them "the unacknowledged legislators of the world", and he should know, he was one
    $400 20
As reported in the Bible, Nebuchadnezzar had Nebuzaradan destroy this city & its temple
    $600 18
After Llewellyn, a chieftain who had held this title, died, England's Edward I gave it to his son
    $600 4
Edison spent over a year searching for the right material for this part of his light bulb
    $600 8
This river forms an irregular boundary between Maryland & Virginia
    $600 26
Italian-born librarian Sir Anthony Panizzi designed the famous reading room at this London museum
    $600 14
According to the psalm, "thy word is a lamp unto" these, "and a light unto my path"
    $600 21
The Bible says anyone who didn't worship the king's idol was to be thrown into a fiery one of these
    DD: $1,500 5
The 2 planets in our Solar System that have only 1 known moon
    DD: $2,000 9
To climb Mt. Fuji you have to be on this island
    $800 15
In his diary, Samuel Pepys referred to this actress as "pretty witty Nell"
    $800 22
In Daniel 2, the image of Nebuchadnezzar's dream had a head of gold & feet of these
    $1000 6
A monkey is a type of animal and a monkey puzzle is a type of this
    $1000 10
This Ontario city, 35 miles southwest of Toronto, is the center of Canada's steel industry
    $1000 25
There's a John Steinbeck Library in this city, his birthplace
    $1000 16
She supposedly said, "Shoot if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country's flag"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lorraine Nick Carol
$3,700 $2,700 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The tallest structure built for the Universal Exposition of 1889

Final scores:

Lorraine Nick Carol
$6,200 $5,300 $7,401
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $7,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lorraine Nick Carol
$5,200 $4,200 $4,300
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1990-08-21
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