Show #1484 - Thursday, January 31, 1991

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Linda Glenn, a data entry operator from Davis, California

Martin Dolamore, a dispatcher from San Diego, California

Adelaide Jaffe, a computer operator from Bay Village, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now in this category, we will give you clues. Let's say, for instance, we were giving a clue that led to the way Jackie Gleason on the old Jackie Gleason Show used to start his program: "And away we go!" We would expect you to act it out. It's a new form of charades on Jeopardy!)
    $100 2
The first public reading of this document was given by John Nixon on July 8, 1776
    $100 22
According to Guinness, the largest man-made harbor is the Rotterdam Europort in this country
    $100 11
Fixed with a sweet-sour sauce, these vegetables go to Harvard
    $100 12
This Rocky Mountain state's flag has a big C on it
    $100 1
The Arabic word for a buffoon, maskharah, gave us this word for a costume party
    $100 17
Arsenio Hall's audience whipper upper, & they do it back
    $200 7
Adam Smith published "The Wealth of Nations", establishing this as a separate science
    $200 23
According to "Business Week" magazine, this Italian company is Europe's 2nd largest automaker
    $200 13
The colonists sowed it Indian style, putting the kernels in a hole with a couple of fish
    $200 18
It's a flag triangular in shape that tapers toward the fly
    $200 3
Word for a butterfly larva that came from Old French for "hairy cat"
    $200 27
In the show's opening, Fred Flintstone's response to the 5:00 bird whistle
    $300 8
In that year of America's rise, Edward Gibbon began to write of "The Decline and Fall of" this
    $300 24
The plane that he flew to break the sound barrier was named Glamorous Glennis after his wife
    $300 14
Surprisingly, potatoes are rich in this vitamin, more associated with citrus fruits
    $300 19
The orange, white & blue colors in this African country's flag were those of the House of Orange
    $300 4
These medieval musicians were originally servants or ministers to the royal court
    $300 28
Johnny Carson going into the first commercial break
    $400 9
German anthropologist Johann Blumenbach divided humanity into five different ones of these
    $400 25
While a hovercraft rides above the water, this vehicle skims it on wing-like devices
    $400 15
Like the horse, this bean is also named for its mottled color
    $400 20
The flag of this British cruise ship line features a yellow lion holding a globe
    $400 5
This word for high-spirited or exuberant is from the Latin "bullire", "to boil"
    $400 29
When Zelda Gilroy did this to Dobie Gillis, Dobie reflexively did it back
    $500 10
Grigory Potemkin ceased being this empress's official lover
    $500 26
In 1936, this New York City bridge opened, linking Manhattan, Queens & the Bronx
    $500 16
Not really an Israeli thistle, it's the tuber of a sunflower that can be sliced for salads
    DD: $500 21
2 of the 4 stars on this city's flag stand for the 1893 Columbian Exposition & the 1933 World's Fair
    $500 6
This fired earthenware, usually unglazed, gets its name from the Italian for "baked earth"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Adelaide Martin Linda
$800 -$200 $2,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adelaide Martin Linda
$2,300 $1,500 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Written c. 1611, John Fletcher's "The Woman's Prize, or The Tamer Tamed" was a sequel to this play
    $200 16
It's really gross, man, when you have a gross which is this many dozen
    $200 21
He became the first European to cross Africa, I presume
    $200 11
The 2 coronary arteries supply oxygenated blood to this organ
    $200 1
His "The Birds of America" has been called the most expensive book in print
    $200 26
Check the roster & you won't see this Holy See
    $400 7
Her last words were, "O happy dagger, this is thy sheath, there rest and let me die"
    $400 17
The number of square inches in a square foot
    $400 22
Opened in 1869, it shortened the route between England & India by 5,000 miles
    $400 12
An aerobe can live only in an environment where this element is present in free form
    $400 2
Those referred to in Blanche Knott's series of books are "Truly Tasteless"
    $400 27
You won't find it between Algeria & Angola in the UN, only between France & Spain on a map
    $600 8
In "As You Like It", this line precedes, "And all the men and women merely players"
    DD: $2,000 18
It was supposed to equal the distance from Henry VIII's nose to the tip of his outstretched thumb
    $600 23
He gave Ethiopia its first constitution in 1931 & made slavery illegal there
    $600 13
To neutralize antigens, the body forms these proteins that also begin with "anti"
    $600 3
"Zen and the Art of" this by Robert Pirsig was rejected by 121 publishers before becoming a bestseller
    $600 28
The UN oversees the armistice between these two non-member countries
    $800 9
Of gold, silver, or lead, the type of casket that contained Portia's portrait in "The Merchant of Venice"
    $800 19
Not a meditator's mantra, but a unit of electrical resistance
    $800 24
Formerly Rhodesia, this country was renamed for ancient walled enclosures built for kings
    DD: $1,000 14
The middle ear contains the hammer, anvil & this, the smallest bone in the human body
    $800 4
John Hersey's 1946 account of atomic bomb survivors that took up an entire issue of "The New Yorker"
    $800 29
Italy pays this non-UN member for the right to be its sole supplier of salt & tobacco
    $1000 10
Hero was actually a heroine in this comedy
    $1000 20
A computer's speed is measured in these time units equal to 1 billionth of a second
    $1000 25
Like Liberia, this country, whose capital is Freetown, was founded as a haven for freed slaves
    $1000 15
The 24-hour cycle of metabolic activities in plants & animals is this type of rhythm
    $1000 5
Hitchcock's film "The Birds" was based on a story by this author of "Frenchman's Creek"
    $1000 30
This island country was expelled October 25, 1971

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adelaide Martin Linda
$8,700 $1,100 $10,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1880s, this company's advertising slogan was, "You press the button, we do the rest"

Final scores:

Adelaide Martin Linda
$6,700 $2,100 $2,700
2-day champion: $15,000 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adelaide Martin Linda
$7,300 $1,100 $9,900
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1990-10-16
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