Show #1411 - Monday, October 22, 1990

Sara Cox game 4.
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Karen Shamban, a business planner from Milton, Vermont

Debbie Reinhardt, a college teacher originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Sara Cox, a teacher from Bangor, Maine (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
To betray, or to go back on a promise
    $100 1
Referring to the Pearl Harbor attack, FDR called this "a date which will live in infamy"
    $100 6
It calls itself "The Breakfast of Champions"
    $100 25
To get this fuel, partially drain your bog, remove the loosened surface, then cut out the turfs
    $100 17
He was so complex he married Jocasta without knowing she was his mother
    $100 15
This tight device should only be applied as a last resort if bleeding is severe
    $200 11
Bond... James Bond
    $200 2
After leaving this country in 1942, Gen. MacArthur promised, "I shall return"
    $200 7
This cereal is celebrating 60 years of Snap, Crackle & Pop
    $200 27
While olericulture deals with vegetable crops, pomology deals with this class of crops
    $200 19
Mnemosyne, who names means memory, was the mother of these goddesses of the arts & sciences
    $200 16
One of the major symptoms of heat stroke is skin that is hot but does not do this
    $300 12
In tennis you lose a point if you do this
    $300 3
U.S. battleship on which the Japanese surrendered
    $300 8
Tony the Tiger uses this adjective to describe Kellogg's Frosted Flakes
    $300 28
Xanthophylls colors leaves yellow, carotene orange and this substance makes them green
    $300 22
This Greek sea god turned Caenis, one of the girls he loved, into a man at her request
    $300 20
This maneuver used on choking victims is also known as the abdominal thrust, or manual thrust
    $400 13
A U.S. $20 gold piece issued from 1849-1933
    $400 4
A Soviet victory in this battle ended Germany's eastward drive
    $400 9
Fruity Pebbles & Cocoa Pebbles use characters from this cartoon series as spokesmen
    $400 29
Si, you can see this member of the pineapple family hanging from the branches of oaks in the South
    $400 23
This Norse god known for his great strength sometimes wore iron gloves
    $400 21
This degree of burns is characterized by blistering
    $500 14
A term with 2 meanings, one of them risqué
    $500 18
This island group was the only part of Britain to endure German occupation
    $500 10
Post's Super Golden Crisp features this animal on its box
    DD: $1,000 30
Variety of rose that's the official flower of the District of Columbia
    $500 24
Wise people know that she's the Roman goddess of wisdom
    $500 26
A diabetic person who goes into this kind of shock may appear drunk or confused

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

Sara Debbie Karen
$400 $1,800 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Debbie Karen
$2,100 $800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. were among the authors known collectively as this city's Brahmins
    $200 26
His Blue Period lasted from 1901-1904; how sad
    $200 21
Opened in 1964, the Great St. Bernard Tunnel was the 1st automobile tunnel through these mountains
    $200 2
Though this country is a major world power, few Americans could name its president, Yang Shangkun
    $200 1
Matthew Broderick was the 1st choice for the role of Alex on "Family Ties", but he got the part
    $200 16
Ann Franklin, America's 1st women newspaper editor, was his sister-in-law
    $400 12
The title of this Erskine Caldwell novel refers to land whose income is supposed to go to the church
    $400 27
Wassily Kandinsky, who's considered the first modern abstract painter, was born in this country in 1866
    $400 22
In 58 B.C., his armies conquered the Helvetians, a Celtic people living in what is now Switzerland
    $400 3
Though in office only 7 1/2 months, Pierre Mendes France extricated France from the war here in 1954
    $400 6
He was bitten by a parrot, a dog, a chimp & a duck while filming "Dr. Dolittle"
    $400 17
22 years after Edmund Hillary, Junko Tabei became the 1st woman to reach this mountaintop
    $600 13
Hemingway's story "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" is set on this continent
    $600 28
He painted Mars & Venus, but his painting of Venus' birth is more famous
    $600 23
Switzerland is a confederation of 26 of these political subdivisions
    $600 4
Absolute monarchy ended in this country in 1932 during the reign of Prajadhipok
    $600 7
In this, Gene Wilder's first film, he was abducted by Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway
    $600 18
This former physicist was the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500
    $800 14
This American who moved to Europe wrote about Americans in Europe in "The Ambassadors"
    DD: $2,000 24
Basel, which handles 8 million tons of cargo each year as the country's only port, is on this river
    $800 5
In 1971, this country's president William Tubman died before being inaugurated to a 7th term
    $800 8
Laurence Olivier won an Emmy for playing Lord Marchmain in the miniseries based on this Evelyn Waugh novel
    $800 19
As a candidate of the Equal Rights Party she was the 1st woman to run for U.S. president
    $1000 15
Her 1927 novel "Death Comes for the Archbishop" is based on the lives of 2 French clerics
    $1000 25
The Winter Olympics have been held in Switzerland twice, both times in this resort town
    $1000 10
In the early 1960s he was president of the secessionist state of Katanga & later premier of the entire Congo, now Zaire
    $1000 9
On TV he's played F. Scott Fitzgerald, the Count of Monte Cristo & the Man in the Iron Mask
    $1000 20
FDR's Secretary of Labor, she was America's first female Cabinet member

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Debbie Karen
$7,700 $5,000 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon is now known by this title

Final scores:

Sara Debbie Karen
$10,001 $0 $0
4-day champion: $60,201 2nd place: trip on Delta to New Orleans & stay at Maison Dupuy + The Jeopardy! Book 3rd place: Smith Corona PWP 7000 laptop word processor + Nintendo Entertainment System with Family, Junior & Special editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + The Jeopardy! Book

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sara Debbie Karen
$7,700 $4,800 $2,600
21 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1990-08-28
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