Show #1407 - Tuesday, October 16, 1990

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Chris Cannole, an engineer from San Diego, California

Joe Laboda, a teacher from Hudson Falls, New York

Dan Poneman, a lawyer from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
He not only told Mary "The Lord is with thee", but as Jibril, gave the Koran to Mohammed
    $100 9
In 1913 Henry Ford installed the first moving one in his Highland Park plant
    $100 14
Like the 1929 stock market, when a computer system is down, it is said to have done this
    $100 1
The Motown Museum in this city is located on the site of Motown's original studios & offices
    $100 5
This North American river shares its name with a Canadian territory
    $100 21
"Down and Out..."
    $200 8
A mezuzah is a box containing Scriptural passages attached to a door post in this religion
    $200 10
In 1776 David Bushnell came up with a submarine he named for this reptile
    $200 27
It's short for "Beginner's All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code"
    $200 3
There's a Ukranian arts & crafts museum in Saskatoon in this Canadian province
    $200 17
The site of the first permanent British colony in the U.S. is on this Virginia river
    $200 22
"Dog Day..."
    $300 13
This book, whose name means "second law", is the 5th book of the Bible
    $300 11
In June 1778 he was made head of the new Secret Service 16 years before his famous duel
    $300 28
Switches, vacuum tubs, or transistors, once did the job of these tiny wafers of silicon
    $300 4
A museum in Louisville is devoted to the success story of this colonel who was famous for his legs
    $300 18
This river rises near Yellowstone, skirts the Grand Tetons, and flows south to Idaho and Hells Canyon
    $300 23
"Kind Hearts and..."
    $400 15
Meaning "deeds", it's the Hindu idea that the quality of this life depends on one's actions in previous lives
    DD: $300 12
Harding invited this vice president to attend Cabinet meetings, which was good, since he later had to conduct his own
    $400 29
RAM & ROM are 2 examples of this computer capacity
    $400 6
If you want to see Rembrandt's "Night Watch", head for this Amsterdam museum
    $400 19
This river is called Rio Tejo in Portugal & Rio Tajo in Spain where it rises
    $400 24
"Jim Thorpe..."
    $500 16
Pope John XXIII was the first to send one of these papal letters to all men of good will, not just Catholics
    $500 26
On August 6, 1926 Gertrude Ederle of New York spent 14 hours, 31 minutes doing this
    $500 30
In 1951 it became the 1st mass produced electronic computer
    $500 7
The section of Madame Tussaud's that displays wax effigies of murderers is known as this
    $500 20
1 of the 2 5-letter names of the African river that's the 5th-longest in the world
    $500 25
"Heaven Knows..."

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

Dan Joe Chris
-$800 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Joe Chris
$500 $4,700 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, a tribute to...)
    $200 4
A city in Washington shares this name with an island & much larger city in British Columbia
    $200 10
To mount this winged horse means to do creative or inspired work
    $200 1
The lyrics to many of his songs were written by his brother Ira
    $200 18
The central nervous system is comprised of the spinal cord & this organ
    $200 3
In addition to writing novels, she also translated the Chinese classic "Shui Hu Zhuan"
    $200 23
Bryan died 6 days after being cross-examined by Clarence Darrow in the Monkey Trial of this man
    $400 5
This largest New Jersey city is the 3rd-oldest major city in the United States
    $400 11
Appropriately, this word that means warlike comes from the name of the Roman god of war
    $400 2
His 2nd wife, opera singer Giuseppina Strepponi, has been compared to the fallen woman in his "La Traviata"
    $400 19
The body's thickest skin is found on the back & on this part of the foot
    $400 7
In 1934 P.L. Travers began a series of books about this magical nanny
    $400 24
His most famous speech concluded, "You shall not crucify mankind upon" this
    $600 14
This Pennsylvania city got its name from a Christmas carol
    $600 12
The name of this young man beloved by Aphrodite has become a synonym for a handsome youth
    $600 6
Conductor Hans von Bulow, who coined the term "The 3 Bs" was a contemporary of this "B"
    $600 20
It's the small sac from which a hair grows
    $600 26
Romance novelist who tackled Vietnam in her 25th bestseller "Message From Nam"
    $600 25
The number of times he was Democratic candidate for President
    $800 16
This largest Wyoming city could have been called Collins but they used the soldier's first name
    $800 13
This adjective describes extremely difficult tasks such as cleaning the Augean stables
    $800 8
Liszt once called this "Carnival of the Animals" composer the finest organist in the world
    $800 21
It's the artery which carries blood from the heart to the lungs
    DD: $700 27
This author of "Second Chances" shares her name with a Booth Tarkington novel
    $800 29
He was known as "The Great Commoner" & "The Boy Orator of" this Nebraska river
    $1000 17
State capital popularly known as "Insurance City"
    $1000 15
Derived from the name of a wine god, this adjective means "frenzied" or "wildly uninhibited"
    $1000 9
This German Romantic composer wrote many famous piano pieces for his wife Clara
    DD: $2,300 22
Most of the body's cholesterol is produced by the cells of this organ
    $1000 28
"Weep No More, My Lady" & "While My Pretty One Sleeps" are among her bestsellers
    $1000 30
Woodrow Wilson appointed him to this post, the highest he achieved

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Joe Chris
$5,600 $10,000 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She was usually cast in exotic Asian roles before her huge success playing a detective's wife in 1934

Final scores:

Dan Joe Chris
$9,801 $11,200 $400
2nd place New champion: $11,200 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Joe Chris
$4,300 $10,800 $4,900
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1990-08-27
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