Show #1322 - Tuesday, May 8, 1990

1990 College Championship quarterfinal game 2.


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Brad Williams, a junior from the University of Northern Iowa

Katie Polk, a senior from the College of William and Mary

Bobbie Diamond, a junior from Oberlin College

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 3 R's
(Alex: An annual tradition)
    $100 1
At the same time Joan of Arc led the French, Itzcoatl was leading this group in Mexico
    $100 6
T. Tusser's 16th C. book "A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry" says, "Sweet April showers do spring" these
    $100 30
The lac insect secretes a substance used to make this varnish
    $100 13
Originally 43, this was reduced to 32 by the Soviet government in 1918 to increase literacy
    $100 11
They were once called "Saratoga Chips" after the town in New York where they were first made
    $100 18
Traditionally he is the last "celebrity" to appear in the parade
    $200 3
People began digging up this Italian city in 1748, only 1,669 years after it was buried
    $200 7
According to Lincoln, you can't do this to "all of the people all the time"
    $200 29
The largest one of these in the world is the Queen Alexandria birdwing, not the monarch
    $200 14
In subtraction the difference is found by subtracting the subtrahend from this
    $200 12
These red "berries" grown on the ground aren't true berries because the seeds are on the outside
    $200 19
A band from Jupiter led off the 1989 parade, & this guy from Melmac served as a TV host
    $300 5
4 treaties to mitigate the horrors of war were signed in this city in August 1949
    $300 8
It's not clear who said "Don' until you see the whites of their eyes" at this 1775 battle
    $300 28
To distinguish termites from ants, look at this feature: an ant has a slim one, like a wasp
    $300 23
The Romans gave us this letter by adding a small stroke to the letter C
    $300 15
Of jams, jelly or preserves, the one that contains no fruit, only fruit juice
    $300 20
Though 1989 was his 50th year in show biz, his new balloon wasn't in the parade, Doc; it broke
    DD: $500 4
The Pope excommunicated her in 1570 after she made the Anglican church England's official religion
    $400 9
Vocation of the man of whom Longfellow said, "The muscles of his brawny arms are strong as iron bands"
    $400 27
Some insects have 3 of these sense organs, called ocelli, arranged in a triangle on the head
    $400 24
The symbol "y" was once used in place of these 2 letters; hence the word "ye" as in "ye olde pub"
    $400 16
Thos. Jefferson is credited with introducing this vegetable, named for its ovoid shape, to the U.S.
    $400 21
Other than humans, most live animals in the parade nowadays are these
    $500 2
This cardinal helped establish the Academie Francaise in the 1630s
    $500 10
Juvenal wrote a Roman's longings are limited to 2 things, "panem et circenses", meaning this
    $500 26
Of the 5 senses, it's the 1 a honeybee doesn't have
    $500 25
The invention of the 1st mechanical adding machine is credited to this French mathematician in 1642
    $500 17
Supreme Court said this salad ingredient could be classified as a vegetable (but it's botanically a fruit)
    $500 22
The Snoopy balloon travels with this companion balloon

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

Bobbie Katie Brad
$300 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bobbie Katie Brad
$1,700 $2,000 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Pierre Laclede named this Missouri city after not 1 but 2 French kings
    $200 1
This student of Plato's wrote treatises on metaphysics, physics, poetics & rhetoric
    $200 11
Piece of peripheral hardware whose name comes from "Modulator Demodulator"
    $200 16
Alex Winter & Keanu Reeves played these title characters who had an "excellent adventure"
    $200 21
Slang for someone doomed to failure, or an expired mallard
    $200 26
Prime Minister
Brian Mulroney
    $400 6
Though Nashville is the capital, this is Tennessee's largest city
    $400 2
Scheherazade told her husband stories for this many nights before he decided to let her live
    $400 12
Like spouses who don't get along, computers that use different operating systems are said to be this
    $400 17
Chas. Fleischer provided the voice of Benny the Cab & the title character in this 1988 blockbuster
    $400 22
A type of crane,
a type of cough
    $400 28
Helmut Kohl
    $600 7
Sherman's famous march to the sea ended 18 miles inland at this city
    $600 3
Upton Sinclair's story of a Lithuanian immigrant family employed in the meat-packing industry
    $600 13
Term describing materials like silicon, halfway between an insulator & a conductor
    $600 18
Her recent roles include an alien named Celeste & a photographer named Vicky
    $600 25
A speleologist specializes in the scientific study or systematic exploration of these
    $600 29
Hashemi Rafsanjani
    $800 9
This is the largest U.S. city with "Fort" in its name
    DD: $1,000 4
Aeschylus' dramatic account of the Titan who was condemned for giving fire to mere mortals
    $800 14
The simple operating system permanently written into main storage, it's what "ROM" stands for
    $800 19
In August 1989 he was in 3 films: "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids", "Parenthood" & "Ghostbusters II"
    $800 24
By definition, an ungulate is an animal which has these
    $800 27
Prime Minister
Robert Hawke
    DD: $1,400 10
This Alaskan city was named after a senator from Indiana who became vice president
    $1000 5
In the era of colonialism, this British author wrote, "Take Up the White Man's Burden"
    $1000 15
The digits 0-9 & the letters A-Z are collectively known as this type of characters
    $1000 20
In the 1989 film it was a sure thing he'd "Say Anything" to get Ione Skye
    $1000 23
This adjective that describes an eagle-like nose comes from the Latin word for eagle
    $1000 30
Kim Il-sung

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bobbie Katie Brad
$4,100 $7,000 $4,500

Final Jeopardy! Round

The largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago, its most famous resident left in 1815

Final scores:

Bobbie Katie Brad
$6,100 $9,001 $8,500
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bobbie Katie Brad
$4,100 $8,200 $5,000
12 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1990-04-21
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