Show #1435 - Friday, November 23, 1990

Steve Robin game 4.
Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


[<< previous game]

Robert Wasserman, an operations supervisor from Brooklyn, New York

Adela Oppenheim, an administrative assistant from Jamaica Estates, New York

Steve Robin, a marketing director from Scottsdale, Arizona (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,100)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
He told the 1932 Democratic convention, "I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people"
    $100 21
While his partner Baba Looey was a burro, Marshall Quick Draw McGraw was this
    $100 6
This nuclear plant, much in the news in 1986, is near the Ukranian town of Pripyat
    $100 1
The 1st production of his "Carmen" was a failure & he died before it triumphed
    $100 16
In his autobiography, he wrote of building a car "so low in price that no man will be unable to own one"
    $200 12
This illustrator of "Saturday Evening Post" covers received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977
    $200 22
This Oscar-winning character returned to the screen in 1990 in his 1st theatrical short in 26 years
    $200 7
GUM & TsUM are 2 of the largest of these in Moscow
    $200 2
Opera seria is Italian for "serious opera"; this is Italian for "comic opera"
    $200 17
Adolph S. Ochs is credited with this motto of the "New York Times"
    $300 13
This "Man of 1,000 Faces" wrote an Encyclopaedia Britannica entry on makeup
    $300 23
Disney's 1990 reissue of this Kipling classic was promoted with a McDonald's Happy Meal tie-in
    $300 8
The largest island in this Siberian lake is 300 square mile Olkhon
    $300 3
"Song of the Rat" & "Song of the Flea" are parts of Berlioz's "Damnation of" this man
    $300 18
In a 1936 speech Al Smith said, "No matter how thin you slice it, it's still" this
    $400 14
This Tennessee native helped found the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee in 1960 & served in the Georgia legislature from 1967-75
    $400 24
This comic character's roller coaster rode into theaters in tandem with Dick Tracy
    $400 9
The cruiser Aurora, which fired on the Winter Palace in 1917, is on display in this city
    DD: $500 5
This Saint-Saens opera set in Gaza c.1150 BC always brings down the house
    $400 19
According to Plutarch, Pyrrhus said, "One more such" of these "and we are lost"
    $400 27
In 1962 Smokey Robinson had 3 Miracles, & Frank Sinatra had this many
    $500 15
His poems "Thanatopsis" & "To a Waterfowl" were published when he was practicing law in Massachusetts
    $500 25
In May 1990 Universal Studios' Tour opened Fievel's Playland, based on this 1986 film
    $500 11
Blini, a type of these, are made with buckwheat & served with sour cream
    $500 10
In a Donizetti opera, this infamous Italian noblewoman poisons her own son
    $500 20
Scottish-born industrialist & philanthropist who said, "The man who dies rich dies disgraced"
    $500 26
St. Peter wrote, "Charity shall cover" this amount "of sins"

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

Steve Adela Robert
$1,600 $1,700 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Adela Robert
$3,400 $1,800 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
In 1901 Daimler built the 1st of these cars named for the daughter of a customer
    $200 6
This state gave the Senate its 99th & 100th members
    $200 16
El Salvador has over 5 million in population but under 200,000 of these, so it's hard to reach out & touch someone
    $200 1
The cyclops was famous for only having 1 of these
    $200 2
The unlucky number of towers on the inner wall
    $400 22
Of the 29 military roads leading from Rome, it was the oldest & the 1st long paved road
    $400 8
On this date in 1917, the United States declared war on Austria-Hungary, so it lives in infamy too
    $400 17
Not the Greens, but the Fianna Fail, or Soldiers of Destiny, is this country's largest political party
    $400 3
Apollo loved Daphne, who was turned into this type of tree, hence the wreath he wears
    $400 4
Some say this saint welcomed his imprisonment in the Tower in 1534, but it was still no Utopia
    $600 23
1 of 2 railroads that met when the Golden Spike was driven at Promontory Point, Utah
    $600 9
In 1931 this President signed the bill making "The Star-Spangled Banner" our national anthem
    $600 28
His fictional account of the news business is told in "The Evening News"
    $600 18
It's the longest group of coral reefs in the world
    $600 5
Of the Fates, Cloth was the spinner, Lachesis the measurer, & Atropos had this job
    $600 7
This courtier was released to search for gold in the New World; he failed & was executed
    $800 24
Early versions of this vehicle include de Sivrac's celerifere & von Drais' draisine
    $800 12
As president of the American Federation of Labor, he brought back the Congress of Industrial Organizations & kicked out the Teamsters
    $800 27
He teamed up with Patricia Aburdene to write "Megatrends 2000"
    DD: $1,000 19
Sea in which you'll find The Netherlands' only overseas territory
    $800 14
Zeus assumed this animal form to swim to Crete with Europa on his back
    DD: $1,200 10
This 1888 Gilbert & Sullivan operetta set at the Tower features the following:

"Tower warders, / Under orders, / Gallant pikemen, valiant sworders! / Brave in bearing, / Foemen scaring, / In their bygone..."
    $1000 25
Named for a President, this became the 1st paved U.S. transcontinental highway in 1913
    $1000 13
This Secretary of State quit of the botched attempt to rescue the U.S. hostages in Iran
    $1000 26
"Vineland" has been called this author's most accessible book
    $1000 20
Half of this administrative unit that takes up one-third of Canada is within the Arctic Circle
    $1000 15
Young man who swam the Hellespont nightly to visit his love Hero
    $1000 11
These 2 wives of Henry VIII were beheaded at the Tower

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Adela Robert
$9,800 -$800 $5,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1932 Summer & Winter Olympics, both held in the United States, were hosted by these 2 cities

Final scores:

Steve Adela Robert
$11,001 -$800 $11,000
4-day champion: $39,101 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Adela Robert
$9,400 $100 $5,500
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1990-09-11
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at