Show #1464 - Thursday, January 3, 1991

Jonathan Jacobs game 5.
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Jerry Standlee, an air traffic controller from Fort Worth, Texas

Jeff Krauss, a swimming pool cleaner from Vero Beach, Florida

Jonathan Jacobs, an operations research analyst originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 4-day cash winnings total $61,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Ironically, Horace Greeley disapproved of this 1867 purchase
    $100 13
Though teens spend millions on various products, there's no complete cure for this skin ailment
    $100 4
In golf, this stretch of closely mowed grass extends from the tee to the green
    $100 1
In 1066 William the Conqueror started a tradition of monarchs being crowned here
    $100 21
The British novelist Eric Knight wrote only one children's book, the story of this collie
    $200 12
Idaho Sen. William Borah led the fight against Wilson to keep us from joining this & the world court
    $200 16
A normal human will lose about 50 to 100 of these a day
    $200 5
Anne Donovan, Cheryl Miller & Lynette Woodard were college All-Americans in this team sport
    $200 2
No. 11 on this London street is the official residence of the Chancellor of the Exchequer
    $200 22
This 1865 Mary Mapes Dodge classic is about Hans & Gretel, not Hansel & Gretel
    $300 14
On December 12, 1937 the Japanese sank the U.S. gunboat Panay while it was in this country
    $300 17
They're a modified form of skin tissue hardened by keratin & they never stop growing
    $300 6
Boston stadium where you can see the Green Monster
    $300 3
For centuries, the Chief Warder has locked its gates each night at 10
    $300 23
"Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" author whose maiden name was Kate Smith
    $300 26
Floating soap invented when a workman in a Proctor & Gamble plant introduced air bubbles into a batch
    $400 15
A Cabinet-level department since 1829, in 1971 Nixon made it an independent organization
    $400 18
Sweat is odorless until it's acted upon by these on the surface of your skin
    $400 7
When this Chicago Bear running back retired in 1987, he had a career record 110 rushing TDs
    DD: $600 9
Hyde, Green & Regent's are parks; Berkeley, Russell & Grosvenor, these
    $400 24
He was found wearing a tag that said, "Please look after this bear. Thank you"
    $400 27
Ads said this muscular man could get rid of dirt & grime & grease in just a minute
    $500 20
In 1794 this Chief Justice negotiated a treaty with Britain covering commerce & frontier posts
    $500 19
In general, permanent ones of these are best taken from yourself or an identical twin
    $500 8
In 1990, this 19-year-old American became the youngest man to win the U.S. Open tennis title
    $500 10
An 1844 review said, it
"wasn't justified by utility when almost every mechanic carries a watch"
    $500 25
She wrote about bad animals in "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit" & "The Tale of 2 Bad Mice"
    $500 28
Invented in 1886, this cleanser hasn't scratched yet

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jonathan Jeff Jerry
-$100 $1,300 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Jeff Jerry
$900 $1,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $200 8
Latin for "foster child", it means a pupil in England & a graduate in the United States
    $200 1
In 1521, followers of Ponce de Leon founded this Puerto Rican capital
    $200 6
Steve Lawrence threw the first dice inaugurating legal casino gambling in this state
    $200 17
Chapter 1 of this John Hersey novel tells us, "Invasion had come to the town of Adano"
    $200 26
The Incan emperor was considered a descendant of the god of this heavenly body
    $200 15
It's the only national park in Kentucky
    $400 9
It means before any war, but in America has come to mean before our Civil War
    $400 2
Poetically, it's called Dunedin, the Gaelic form of its name
    $400 7
For the 150th anniversary of its independence, this country got the remains of Emperor Pedro I from Portugal
    $400 18
At the beginning of this Henryk Sienkiewicz novel, Petronius is recovering from one of Nero's feasts
    $400 27
In 1821, this ex-emperor said, "I die before my time, killed by the English oligarchy & its hired assassins"
    $400 22
When they meet inside a cave, a column may be formed
    $600 10
It means work, especially a composer's work
    $600 3
In the 900s, the Moors built a fortress called Majrit on the site of what is now this capital
    DD: $2,000 11
Le Duc Tho declined the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize, but he accepted it
    $600 19
Completes the title of Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel, "Enemies..."
    $600 28
Michael, the exiled king of this eastern European country, is the grandson of Greece's King Constantine I
    $600 23
This blue cheese is aged in caves near Toulouse in France
    $800 13
A bookplate phrase, meaning "from the library of"
    $800 4
This city itself covers only about 15 square miles on the island of Luzon
    $800 12
This one-time Tennessee schoolteacher died in Louisiana on October 21, 1970 at the age of 70
    $800 20
Her novel "Mistral's Daughter" is about an artist & the women in his life
    $800 29
In May 1801 the Pasha of Tripoli, dissatisfied with his tribute, declared war on this country
    $800 24
Discovery made in a cave near Chukutien, China in the 1920s
    $1000 14
This two-word phrase, meaning "behold the man", can mean a picture of Christ with his crown of thorns
    $1000 5
In the summer the Gai Jatra, or Festival of the Cow, is celebrated in this capital of Nepal
    $1000 16
In 1970 Lon Nol took control of this country in a coup
    $1000 21
"Breaking the Rules" is the last chapter of John Irving's novel about these rules
    DD: $2,100 30
Queen Anne succeeded to the British throne in 1702 because this couple left no children
    $1000 25
The ancient Greeks gave this name to cave-dwelling people

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Jeff Jerry
$8,000 $7,900 $1,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It comes between "Ask, and it shall be given you" & "Knock, and it shall be opened unto you"

Final scores:

Jonathan Jeff Jerry
$200 $0 $1,000
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Jeff Jerry
$6,900 $6,500 $1,700
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1990-10-08
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