Show #1440 - Friday, November 30, 1990

Bruce Ikawa game 1.
Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Sybil Russell, a freelance writer from Redondo Beach, California

Bruce Ikawa, a college professor originally from Indianapolis, Indiana

Harold Atchison, a truck driver from San Pedro, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
He served as Archbishop of Krakow in the 1960s
    $100 17
According to the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, Perry Mason proposed to her at least five times
    $100 6
Once the site of pretrial examinations, Judge Jonathan Corwin's home in this city is known as the Witch House
    $100 24
A division in a road, or an eating utensil
    $100 26
In 1967, The Young Rascals were "Groovin'" in the afternoon on this day
    $100 11
The spectre of Lady Glamis is said to haunt the clock tower of Glamis Castle in this country
    $200 2
Jutland, a part of Denmark, is named for these people though it's not certain if they ever lived there
    $200 18
Tough guy hero of "My Gun is Quick" & "Kiss Me Deadly"
    $200 7
This South Carolina seaport boasts the first fireproof building in the U.S., built in the 1820s
    $200 25
This synonym for shy is rooted in the word "abash", meaning "to embarrass"
    $200 12
The Drury Lane may be the most haunted one of these buildings in the world
    $300 3
Fanny Kaplan tried to kill this Soviet leader in 1918, his wounds led to his death five years later
    $300 19
This former jockey is known for horse racing mysteries like "Odds Against" & "Dead Cert"
    $300 8
Thousands of bats sometimes swarm out of this state's famous Carlsbad Cavern; it can drive you batty
    $300 16
It's slang for the lever that controls an airplane's movement, or a video game's action
    $300 13
Jack London novel in which Wolf Larson captains a schooner named "Ghost"
    $400 4
This mistress of Louis XV lived in the Elysée Palace, now the official home of France's president
    $400 20
This detective employs Archie Goodwin to do his legwork
    $400 9
Kaanapali is a top resort area on this, Hawaii's Valley Island
    $400 22
To move from one place to another, whether it's a flower, a family or a vital organ
    $400 28
In 1963, Sam Cooke sang about "Another" one of these nights
    $400 14
Some say this "Mad" general still rides his ghostly steed through the Hudson River Valley
    $500 5
At Waterloo, Napoleon led the French, Wellington the British & von Blücher, this army
    $500 21
Novelist Eric Ambler created this 1960s detective show starring Sebastian Cabot
    $500 10
The State Department Building is in the section of Washington, D.C. known by this "misty" nickname
    DD: $3,000 23
The Greeks called this measurement a thumb breadth
    $500 27
In 1966, Nancy Sinatra sang about "Friday's Child" & in 1968 The Supremes sang about this "Child"
    $500 15
The ghost of Samuel predicted that King Saul would be vanquished by these people

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

Harold Bruce Sybil
$2,200 $1,300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harold Bruce Sybil
$6,800 $2,000 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The campaign song, "Harding, You're The Man For Us" was written by this jazz singer
    $200 14
Italian poet whose last name was Alighieri
    $200 1
The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris stands on the Île de la Cité, a small island in this river
    $200 7
"The Marriage of" this valet takes place at Almaviva's chateau near Seville
    $200 21
The orange, white & blue stripes on this African country's flag represent the original Dutch flag
    $200 26
In Great Britain a baron is entitled to a seat in this house
    $400 3
While debating him in 1984, Ronald Reagan said, "I will not make age an issue of this campaign"
    $400 15
In "Maid's Metamorphosis" John Lilly wrote, "Night hath a thousand" of these
    $400 8
The Mississippi is "Big River" & this one is "Big Muddy"
    $400 10
The title bird in Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le coq d'or" is this color
    $400 22
The flags of Indonesia & this principality on the Riviera are identical
    $400 27
After his war service Baron Von Steuben became a citizen of this country
    $600 4
He got us into war five months after being re-elected under the slogan, "He kept us out of war"
    $600 16
Mark Van Doren & Lionel Trilling both taught this "Howl"ing poet when he studied at Columbia
    $600 9
After Lake Superior this African lake is the largest freshwater lake in the world
    $600 11
This Black opera singer first appeared at the Met on January 27, 1961 as Leonora, in "Il trovatore"
    $600 23
The Swiss flag features this white emblem on a red background
    $600 28
This baron married his children's governess in 1927, not on the eve of World War II as the film implies
    DD: $2,000 5
In 1816, Rufus King of New York became the last presidential candidate of this party
    $800 17
Nonsense poet who wrote a poem titled "Bankers Are Just Like Anybody Else, Except Richer"
    $800 19
The Colorado River empties into this Mexican gulf
    $800 12
His "Tales" begin at the tap room of Luther's Tavern in Nuremberg
    $800 24
The colors of Moldavia & Wallachia appear on this country's flag
    $800 29
Meryl Streep played this famous baroness in "Out of Africa"
    $1000 6
In the 1968 presidential primary this Minnesota senator won 20 delegates to President Johnson's 4
    $1000 18
"They also serve who only stand and wait" is the last line of this poet's "On His Blindness"
    $1000 20
The Wabash & Green Rivers are tributaries of this U.S. river
    DD: $3,800 13
This Mussorgsky work based on the life of a czar has been called "the masterpiece of Russian opera"
    $1000 25
The flags of Uruguay & this western neighbor have the sun of May representing independence
    $1000 30
Baroness Orczy wrote novels about this fictional hero of the French Revolution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harold Bruce Sybil
$7,400 $13,800 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only continent on which the recorded temperature has not gone below -8 F.

Final scores:

Harold Bruce Sybil
$14,000 $14,801 $8,500
2nd place New champion: $14,801 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harold Bruce Sybil
$4,900 $9,800 $4,500
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1990-09-12
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