Show #1438 - Wednesday, November 28, 1990

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Marilyn Maracic, a research scientist from Brooklyn, New York

Mike Hughes, an attorney originally from Vineland, New Jersey

Doug Marsh, a set designer from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
A huge one in Seward, Nebraska with an auto & a motorcycle in it isn't to be opened until 2025
    $100 7
He said "Personally, I'm just as sloppy as Columbo, but nowhere near as smart"
    $100 1
He dedicated his 9th Symphony, which includes the Ode to Joy, to the King of Prussia
    $100 6
Though he was the youngest male Wimbledon winner in 1985, he lost to Stefan Edberg in 1990
    $100 12
The waves of grain in "America the Beautiful" are this color
    $100 24
It's both the name of The Little Mermaid's fish friend & the kind of flatfish he is
    $200 18
This timepiece is named for a sailor's or sentinel's cycle of duty
    $200 8
"Friends, Romans, countrymen", this Shakespearean role earned Brando an Oscar nomination for 1953
    $200 2
His music for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" includes the familiar "Wedding March"
    $200 20
Term for tournaments in which both amateurs & professionals can play
    $200 13
Misha, the mascot of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, was this type of animal
    $200 26
Aptly, the whale variety of this fish is the largest of any
    $300 19
Congress enacted it to save energy in WWI but the farmers forced its repeal in 1919
    $300 9
Gary Busey paid $242,000 for an acoustic guitar once owned by this man he played on film
    $300 3
It's not known if his "Well-Tempered Clavier" was composed for clavichord or harpsichord
    $300 21
In 1990 she became the 1st since 1900 to win a Wimbledon singles title in 3 different decades
    $300 14
In the 1950s, this product's pitch was "A little dab'll do ya!"
    $300 25
Though a 1978 horror film was named for them, these South American fish rarely attack people
    $400 28
Longfellow called it "a pause in the day's occupations"
    $400 10
"Well, my little pretty", this ex-kindergarten teacher played the Wicked Witch in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $400 4
He composed the film score for "Alexander Nevsky" and set "Peter and the Wolf" to music
    $400 22
The score following love
    $400 15
Judge Roy Bean held court in this Texas town named for an actress
    DD: $800 27
As a tadpole is a young frog, an elver is a young one of these
    $500 11
It's said she lost the role of Scarlett O'Hara because she was living out of wedlock with Charlie Chaplin
    $500 5
Some of his 24 caprices for violin were adapted for piano by Schumann & Liszt
    $500 23
Not just a high card in bridge, but a legal serve a receiver is unable to touch
    $500 16
The only listings in "Americana" that start with the letters "GD" are the ports of Gdynia & Gdansk in this country

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Doug Mike Marilyn
$1,500 $1,800 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Mike Marilyn
$2,400 $3,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The odd word in this Bronte title is Old Yorkshire dialect meaning "stormy weather"
    $200 22
Don't bring your compass to Mars since it seems to lack one of these fields
    $200 13
This southern state has the only Manatee County in the U.S.
    $200 6
August 30, the birthday of Huey P. Long, is celebrated in this state
    $200 1
Clodhoppers & sabots are types of these
    $200 11
She once said she wouldn't pay a dollar of her fine for voting; in 1979 a dollar coin was named for her
    $400 16
Delighted with Alice, Queen Victoria asked him for other books; he sent tomes on mathematics
    $400 29
On Mars, this is only about 37 minutes longer than on Earth
    $400 14
Abraham Lincoln has 18 counties named for him; this debate foe has 12
    $400 7
The 1st observance of this holiday is believed to have been on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City
    $400 2
It's tough to keep your eye on the pelota, the ball used in this sport, it flies by so quickly
    $400 12
By 1870, though some women in this territory were sharing husbands, each had the right to vote
    $600 19
This, Oscar Wilde's only novel, was used as an exhibit for the prosecution in his trial
    $600 27
Because of its reddish color, Mars was named for the Roman god of this
    $600 17
Chicago is the seat of this Illinois county, the second-most populous in the U.S.
    $600 8
In Great Britain, Pancake Tuesday is followed by this day
    $600 3
Of happy, sad, or hungry, what you are if you're lugubrious
    $600 23
As a senator, he voted for woman's suffrage, & in 1920 was the first President elected when all women could vote
    DD: $2,200 20
English novelist who once said he wrote in English, thought in French, & dreamed in Polish
    $800 28
This outer Martian moon is named for the ancient Greek personification of terror
    $800 18
This state named for a woman also has the most counties named for women
    $800 9
This country observes Bataan Day with a parade of veterans of the infamous Death March
    $800 4
A line on a weather map connecting areas of equal pressure, its first letter is a line too
    $800 24
It was the 1st U.S. territory & the 1st state to explicitly give women the vote
    $1000 21
Author of "Sense & Sensibility" who said, "I write about love & moneyā€¯
    $1000 30
The #4 space craft of this series made the first fly-by of Mars in 1965
    $1000 26
This Wisconsin county whose name is French for "far end of the lake" is located at the end of Lake Winnebago
    $1000 10
On April 30, this country celebrates King Carl XVI Gustaf's birthday
    $1000 5
Districts in England in which this metal was produced were called stannaries
    DD: $1,000 25
Lucretia Mott, who fought against slavery & for women's suffrage, was a minister of this religion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Mike Marilyn
$7,000 $4,000 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was elected Governor of New York in 1817, right after the state agreed to finance his pet project

Final scores:

Doug Mike Marilyn
$2,700 $2 $10,600
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $10,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug Mike Marilyn
$9,200 $3,600 $5,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1990-09-12
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