Show #1436 - Monday, November 26, 1990

Steve Robin game 5.
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Joe Shipman, a mathematical consultant from Melrose, Massachusetts

Barbara Stevens, a teacher from Succasunna, New Jersey

Steve Robin, a marketing director from Scottsdale, Arizona (whose 4-day cash winnings total $39,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
Jefferson thought this purchase wasn't Constitutional, but was too good to pass up
    $100 11
As an infant, he was given to a nomadic wet nurse in the desert outside Mecca
    $100 25
Wisconsin's NFL entry
    $100 1
This magazine's interactive geography show "Geographica" is found at its Washington, D.C. office
    $100 5
The Richter scale is used to measure the magnitude of these
    $100 16
From Spanish for "chestnuts", they put the beat in flamenco
    $200 21
Before becoming a Commander-in-Chief, he was a Supreme Commander of NATO
    $200 12
Thomas Cranmer was the first Protestant to hold this English ecclesiastical position
    $200 26
Legal sabbath no-nos
    $200 2
He was working for "Children's Activities" magazine when he launched his own men's magazine in 1953
    $200 6
A pentode is an electronic vacuum tube with this many electrodes
    $200 27
This instrument made popular in minstrel shows can be plucked with a plectrum
    $300 20
After this party didn't want him anymore, Fillmore hooked up with the Know-Nothings
    $300 13
Ceremony in which a chuppah is used
    $300 17
The Ocean State's Ivy League school
    $300 3
The word "Goodbye" appeared on the cover of this magazine's last weekly issue, December 29, 1972
    $300 7
Sony's Mavica camera takes still photos that are stored on a disc & viewed on this equipment
    DD: $1,000 28
Unusual instrument named in the title of the following:

"Chi del gitano i giorni abbella? Chi del gitano i giorni abbella?"
    $400 22
On Aug. 3, 1923, he was sworn in by his father at his farm home in Vermont
    $400 14
The key concept in this Chinese philosopher's system was ren, meaning "love mankind"
    $400 18
In India, this cell was the pits
    $400 4
The rock bible that prints "All The News That Fits"
    $400 9
New safety features prevent this type of cookware from being opened when steam is still present
    $500 24
He lost the 1876 presidential election to Rutherford B. Hayes by 1 electoral vote
    $500 15
The common name for the list of books that Roman Catholics are forbidden to read
    $500 19
A fishy distraction
    $500 8
Each February, Eustace Tilley, top-hatted dandy with a monocle in his hand, graces its cover
    $500 10
1953's "The Robe" was the 1st film to use this widescreen format developed in the 1920s & '30s by Henri Chretien

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

Steve Barbara Joe
$2,100 -$900 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Barbara Joe
$2,200 $500 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In other words, birds.)
    $200 30
The Arctic tern winters here; not much of a difference
    $200 19
Poet Robinson Jeffers lived in Carmel in this state for almost 50 years
    $200 24
In general, it will wear out after about 18 months in circulation
    $200 1
Benedict Arnold moved to this country in 1781 & interestingly, he was highly unpopular there
    $200 13
This Portuguese capital is also the country's chief port
    $200 3
Kevin Kline reprised his Tony-winning role as The Pirate King in this screen operetta
    $400 29
Unlike most birds, vultures do not have these on their heads or necks
    $400 20
This 14-line verse form can be Petrarchan or Spenserian
    $400 27
From 1909-58, 2 stalks of wheat appeared on the reverse side of this coin
    $400 2
Sir Wilfrid Laurier held this office from 1896-1911, the first French-Canadian to do so
    $400 14
This city's harbor is located where the Patapsco River empties into Chesapeake Bay
    $400 4
In 1990 this adaptation of a Steinbeck novel beat the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Piano Lesson"
    $600 10
Add 2 letters to the front of "prey" & you have this bird of prey
    $600 21
Edna St. Vincent Millay said this spring month "comes like an idiot, babbling & strewing flowers"
    $600 28
From 1948-63, his profile appeared on the half-dollar
    $600 6
A bullet missed this President-elect & killed the mayor of Chicago instead
    $600 15
Georgia's first colonial settlement, this port is called "The Cradle of Georgia"
    DD: $1,300 5
In 1985, this show based on "Huckleberry Finn" took the Tony for Best Musical
    $800 11
Among the many species of this small bird are the green, the gold & the bull
    $800 22
The last line of this John Donne poem is "And death shall be no more, death thou shalt die"
    $800 25
1 of 2 bureaus of the Treasury Department that manufacture our currency
    $800 7
Some say he worked with Jean Lafitte in the slave trade before he died at the Alamo
    $800 16
The USS Constitution is anchored in this city's harbor
    $800 9
In 1989 British actress Pauline Collins won for this role, which she also played on film
    DD: $2,000 18
This bird mentioned in Matthew 26 later became a symbol of the resurrection of Christ
    $1000 23
In a Tennyson poem, Lancelot said of this lady, "she has a lovely face, God in his mercy lend her grace"
    $1000 26
Building depicted on the back of a $100 bill
    $1000 8
Boris III became king of this Balkan country when his father abdicated in 1918
    $1000 17
This major port in southern England is the country's chief terminus for transatlantic steamship lines
    $1000 12
His Shylock on Broadway didn't receive a pound of flesh or a Tony in 1990

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Barbara Joe
$8,800 $6,400 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In population, it's the largest city in Africa

Final scores:

Steve Barbara Joe
$12,800 $12,700 $7,590
5-day champion: $51,901 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Barbara Joe
$10,800 $5,700 $4,800
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1990-09-12
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