Show #1326 - Monday, May 14, 1990

1990 College Championship semifinal game 1.


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Brad Williams, a junior from the University of Northern Iowa

Matthew Miller, a junior from the University of Michigan

Amy Zucker, a senior from Wesleyan University (Connecticut)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: People magazine)
    $100 23
This name for an earthenware beer mug is German for "stone"
    $100 16
In addition to toys & a cartoon series, this comedy cop school series has spawned a Marvel comic
    $100 3
Economists say if the rate of this is 2 or 3% a year, it's normal; if it's "galloping", it's bad
    $100 1
The most candy bought for a holiday is for this springtime one, not Valentine's Day
    $100 10
This river that rises at Lake Itasca drains about 1/8 of the North American continent
    $100 25
When Pat Sajak got married, People quoted her as saying, "Th*y'll l*v* happ*ly *v*r aft*r!"
    $200 17
Italian for "first lady", it can refer to a temperamental woman or man
    $200 18
After DC killed off Jason Todd, Tim Drake was written in to become this red-breasted hero
    $200 7
After deducting all expenses from your gross profit, you're left with this
    $200 2
The New Year's Day of this calendar can fall between our January 20 & February 20
    $200 12
Of New York City's 5 boroughs, the one that is New York County
    $200 26
People said this late star's "slapstick made her the greatest comedienne of all time."
    $300 20
From the Latin for "worm", it's defined simply as "animals obnoxious to man"
    $300 19
Getting caught in a gamma bomb blast in 1989 turned him from green to gray & boosted his intelligence
    $300 8
Holders of this type of stock take precedence over common stock holders
    $300 4
Bennington Battle Day, August 16th, is a legal holiday in this New England state
    $300 13
This lake was created when Hoover Dam was built on the Colorado River
    $300 28
People said that Helen Gurley Brown wants Johnny Depp to pose nude for this magazine
    $400 21
From the Latin for "hunger", it's a period when food is extremely scarce
    DD: $1,300 24
Crimefighting team seen here in their new incarnations for the 1990s:
    $400 9
This system is a direct exchange of goods or services without the use of money
    $400 5
The red or white rose is the official flower of this Sunday observance in June
    $400 14
In Kansas more people live in this city than in Topeka & Kansas City combined
    $400 29
Naming him "The Sexiest Man Alive (1989)", People called him "Older, balder...and better!"
    $500 22
This Scottish cap was named for the hero of a Robert Burns poem
    $500 27
Fictional detective with his own mystery magazine, he recently guest sleuthed with the Maze Agency
    $500 11
First American to win the Nobel Prize in Economics, he's the author of a widely used college textbook
    $500 6
Flag Day is a legal holiday only in this state where Betsy Ross worked as a seamstress
    $500 15
The 1842 Webster-Ashburton Treaty fixed this state's border with New Brunswick
    $500 30
1 of "The 25 Most Intriguing People" of 1989, she celebrated her 31st birthday with Warren Beatty

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

Amy Matthew Brad
$1,600 $900 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Matthew Brad
$3,000 $2,700 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This captain of the Nautilus, whose name means "no one", disappears at the end of the novel
    $200 26
He didn't lead the march on Rome in 1922; he waited in Milan until he got the "all clear" & then went
    $200 7
Transylvania U., the oldest university west of the Alleghenies, is in Lexington in this state
    $200 17
According to Jonathan Swift, these "and piecrust are made to be broken."
    $200 8
Of all mammals, this one takes longest to mature
    $200 6
In the '30s Laurens Hammond patented the 1st commercially practical electronic one of these
    $400 3
John is a Shakespeare-quoting "savage" found on a N.M. reservation in this Huxley novel
    $400 27
Noted for saying "I am the state," he ruled France for 72 years, 1643-1715
    $400 9
A white oak at this New Brunswick, N.J. school supposedly inspired J. Kilmer to write "Trees"
    $400 18
H.L. Mencken defined it as "The inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking"
    $400 13
The human body's largest bone
    $400 22
The Highland version of this instrument has a blowpipe, a chanter & 3 drones
    $600 2
In wooing her, Siegfried was standing in for someone else, & when she found out, she killed him
    $600 28
Romania was one Warsaw Pact country that didn't participate in the 1968 invasion of this country
    $600 10
This school color of Syracuse gives its teams their nickname
    $600 19
"Love & Death" director who said, "It's not that I'm afraid to die; I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    DD: $1,000 14
In 1956 scientists determined a normal human cell has this many chromosomes
    $600 23
In 1709 inventor B. Cristofori gave this instrument a name meaning "harpsichord with soft & loud"
    DD: $1,200 5
The silly Mrs. Bennet is the mother of Elizabeth, Jane, Lydia, Kitty & Mary in this classic
    $800 29
He became king of Spain in 1975 after Franco's death
    $800 11
This Ivy League school has 2 major art museums: the Fogg & the Sackler
    $800 20
This, said Wm. L. Garrison, "will not be overthrown without...a most tremendous excitement."
    $800 15
Light-sensitive layer of nerve tissue covering the back 2/3 of the eyeball, it's an extension of the brain
    $800 24
Also called a helicon, this 3-valve tuba wraps around the player's body & has a flaring bell
    $1000 4
Cecilia Brady is out to kill her father in this last F. Scott Fitzgerald novel
    $1000 30
In 1924 U.S. banker Charles Dawes came up with a plan to help this country pay its war reparations
    $1000 12
One of the many institutions of higher learning in this state capital is Oglethorpe University
    $1000 21
A biographer claimed he said, "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
    $1000 16
This Swedish botanist, known for his system of classification, was the first to note that whales are mammals
    $1000 25
2 types of this Italian plucked stringed instrument are the Neopolitan & the rarer Milanese

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Matthew Brad
$9,200 $8,900 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the men mentioned in the King James Version, he's first alphabetically

Final scores:

Amy Matthew Brad
$17,801 $17,200 $602
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Matthew Brad
$10,100 $8,900 $4,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1990-04-22
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