Show #1356 - Monday, June 25, 1990

Contestants

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Rick Cate, an assistant district attorney from San Antonio, Texas

Gaye Kapkin, an architect from Toronto, Ontario

Bill Heins, a graduate student originally from Whiting, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,300)

Jeopardy! Round

AUTO-BIOGRAPHIES
COLORFUL PHRASES
1940s TELEVISION
THE HUMAN BODY
AMERICAN HISTORY
OFFICIAL STATE THINGS
    $100 11
She titled her 1969 book "My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr."
    $100 17
Originally this military decoration was a piece of cloth in the shape of a heart
    $100 25
In 1948-9, when he hosted the variety series "The Gulf Road Show", he didn't call himself "Buffalo"
    $100 2
Genes are either dominant or this
    $100 6
In an attempt to help itself through the Depression, Nevada legalized this activity in 1931
    $100 1
Florida's state flower is the blossom of this fruit tree
    $200 18
Brassy Broadway belter who called her '55 autobiography "Who Could Ask For Anything More?"
    $200 20
This vegetable group, Phaseolus vulgaris, includes snap & string varieties
    $200 3
The atlas vertebra allows this to move back & forth; the axis allows it to turn
    $200 7
He fought the British in the Revolutionary War but later tried to return Vermont to British rule
    $200 13
If you're in Washington swing your partner, because this is the official state dance
    $300 19
This best seller exposed the secret life of Sydney Biddle Barrows
    $300 22
Any of several small wasps of the family vespidae known for their colorful coats
    $300 4
Cat scans offer more distinct pictures of your innards but still use this dangerous form of radiation
    $300 8
On April 2, 1513 Ponce de Leon landed just north of the site of this Florida city
    $300 14
This northern state's motto is "If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you"
    $400 21
"Life Lines" is her second autobiographical book; "Life Wish" was her first
    $400 23
Rapidly multiplying microscopic plants cause this phenomenon in the sea
    $400 5
Psychologists now believe this is divided into 3 parts: immediate, short term & long term
    $400 9
In 1655 Dutch colonists conquered New Sweden, an area now part of this state
    $400 15
Its seal is a map of the state along with the bordering states of Tenn., Mississippi, Florida & Georgia
    DD: $800 24
(AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE) "George White's Scandals" gave us this dance craze of the 1920s: [instrumental music plays]
    $500 12
Diverticulosis is a disease that usually affects this part of the body
    $500 10
This group, the SNCC, was noted for sit-ins in the '60s at whites-only lunch counters
    $500 16
This state's official colors are red & gold for Old Spain

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

Bill Gaye Rick
$1,000 $0 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Gaye Rick
$1,800 $500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL NICKNAMES
WORLD CAPITALS
TEXTILES
THE EARTH
THE NEW TESTAMENT
PLAYS
    $200 11
"Old Hickory"
    $200 1
The capital of Hong Kong was named for this 19th century British monarch
    $200 21
Australia is the world's leading producer of this natural fiber
    $200 2
Up to 85% of the gas that spews from volcanoes is this type of vapor
    $200 26
Matthew, Mark & John tell of Jesus walking on water, but only Matthew says this apostle did it too
    $200 17
In titles of plays, this word follows "Into the" & "A Walk in the"
    $400 14
He was the first president to have an "Old" nickname; in this case, "Old Fox"
    $400 7
In the past 20 years the population of this country's capital, Amman, has tripled
    $400 22
Manmade textile that includes the trademarked brand names Dacron, Fortrel & Kodel
    $400 3
In his book "De Caelo", Aristotle defended the theory that the Earth is this shape
    $400 27
They said of Jesus, "We have seen his star in the East and are come to worship him."
    $400 16
Robert Morse stars in "Tru", a comedic look at 2 nights in the life of this man
    $600 12
His father was "Old Sink or Swim", he was "Old Man Eloquent"
    $600 8
The name for this Uruguayan capital is from the Portuguese for "I see a hill"
    $600 23
Scotland gets a lot of rain, which may be why this Scot invented waterproof fabrics
    $600 4
Geologic term for the center of the Earth
    $600 28
After he was led to Damascus, his sight was restored by Ananias, a Christian disciple
    $600 18
Sweeny Tood was "The Demon Barber of" this "Street"
    $800 13
"Old Tippecanoe"
    $800 9
Until conquered by the French in 1830, this N. African capital was a stronghold for the Barbary pirates
    $800 24
Used to make tutus, this netting fabric begins with one "tu"
    $800 5
A polar magnetic substorm usually coincides with a display of these lights
    $800 29
Jesus' age when Mary & Joseph found him speaking with the teachers in the temple
    $800 19
Movie Mozart who starred in the 1989 military murder mystery "A Few Good Men"
    $1000 15
"Old Rough & Ready"
    $1000 10
Due to its many waterways, this Scandinavian capital on the Baltic Sea is called the "Venice of the North"
    DD: $500 25
High quality bedsheets are made of this tightly woven cotton
    $1000 6
Structural & mineralogical change in solid rock caused by temperature & pressure changes is called this
    DD: $600 30
The "murderer" in "But ye denied the holy one...& desired a murderer to be granted unto you"
    $1000 20
This 1959 musical was revived in 1974 with Angela Lansbury & in 1989 with Tyne Daly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Gaye Rick
$3,600 $3,600 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN AUTHORS
He wrote: "They spell it Vinci & pronounce it Vinchy; foreigners always spell better than they pronounce"

Final scores:

Bill Gaye Rick
$6,801 $600 $1,600
2-day champion: $11,101 3rd place: "Pink Bonnet" lithograph by Adolf Sehring from American Artist Portfolio, Inc. + Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune 2nd place: HeadStart III computer & Sebastian shopping spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Gaye Rick
$4,400 $4,100 $4,000
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,500

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