Show #1327 - Tuesday, May 15, 1990

1990 College Championship semifinal game 2.


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David Honea, a junior from North Carolina State

Noah Smith, a freshman from Northwestern University

Gavin Russell, a senior from the University of California-Berkeley

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
At Christmas time parents shelled out a lot of lettuce for these one-of-a-kind dolls
    $100 18
Whether you spell it with an "A" or an "E", it describes any achromatic color between white & black
    $100 6
You can do this from grace or on your face
    $100 11
Statisticians make predictions based on the theory & laws of this
    $100 16
From the Latin "to sleep", it's a building where collegians sleep
    $100 22
When called on the carpet, Adam blamed Eve, & Eve blamed him
    $200 2
Anne Burford resigned as head of the EPA, & he resigned as Secretary of the Interior
    $200 27
Shade of green that Princess Grace might have worn since it's named for an Irish family
    $200 7
A witch's concoction, whether or not it contains coffee, tea or beer
    $200 12
The semicircular instrument used to measure & construct angles is called this
    $200 17
In "Paul Revere's Ride", the number of lamps that burn in the belfry of the Old North Church
    $200 23
God reminded Adam that this "Thou art, unto" it "shalt thou return"
    $300 3
The Disneyland near this capital city opened in April
    $300 30
A person in a rage is said to "see" this color
    $300 9
A walking stick that probably isn't made of candy
    $300 14
Degrees of latitude are further broken down into these divisions
    $300 19
He wrote a biography of his grandfather, the artist Ford Madox Brown
    DD: $500 24
They could eat of the Tree of Life, but the Tree of the Knowledge of this was off limits
    $400 4
In October U.S. forces invaded this Caribbean island
    $400 29
Maize is a shade of this color
    $400 10
A repast, or the ground-up seeds of a grain
    $400 15
Number of zeros to the right of the decimal point in the number one ten-thousandth
    $400 20
In 1778 Capt. George Vancouver named Prince William Sound in honor of one of this king's sons
    $400 25
According to Genesis, Adam gave these to the animals & later gave one to his wife
    $500 5
NASA verified that the meteorite found under the ice in Antarctica came from this celestial body
    $500 28
The shortest wavelength of the visible color spectrum is this color
    $500 8
To meditate upon something -- Terpsichore, for example
    $500 13
A set with no elements is described as this
    $500 21
The Treaty of Vereeniging signed in Pretoria on May 31, 1902 officially ended this war
    $500 26
Adam was a young 130 when he begat him, his third son

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Gavin Noah David
$1,100 $300 $2,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Noah David
$1,700 $1,100 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
He worked in the Dept. of Internal Medicine at Vienna's General Hospital before moving to the psychiatric clinic
    $200 4
He also composed oratorios & operas, & felt the operettas he wrote with Gilbert were frivolous
    $200 26
Described as an unsweetened doughnut with rigor mortis, it's often served with lox & cream cheese
    $200 5
The silver baron Jose de la Borda laid out the famous Borda Gardens in Cuernavaca in this country
    $200 13
Last name of famous anthropologist family Louis, Mary & their son Richard
    $200 12
Not that you asked, this "60 Minutes" curmudgeon reads his own book "Not That You Asked..."
    $400 8
Dmitri Mendeleyev developed this chemical classification system in Russia in the 1860s
    DD: $1,000 11
The music of this country's national anthem is attributed to a native son, Mozart
    $400 27
From the old French word for "ham", it makes a nice sandwich combined with lettuce & tomato
    $400 6
The Gaelic name for this capital city is Baile Atha Cliath
    $400 16
Margaret Mead studied teenagers in Samoa, & this woman studied "Gorillas In The Mist"
    $400 22
This "Lou Grant" star recorded Margaret Truman's "Murder At the Kennedy Center"
    $600 9
1st U.S. woman astronomer, M. Mitchell, found these solar phenomena are whirling cavities, not clouds
    $600 14
He burned the score of his 5-act opera "Ivan IV" before "Carmen" made him a success
    $600 28
As its signs indicate, a Baskin-Robbins ice cream store offers at least this many flavors
    $600 3
Named for one of the colleges at Oxford, this major New Zealand city has a religious name
    $600 17
Excavations in Newfoundland show evidence of a visit by these people around 1000 A.D.
    $600 23
This columnist taped her own book "Family - The Ties That Bind...And Gag!"
    $800 10
It's said he 1st saw a published copy of his "On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres" the day he died
    $800 20
Ibsen asked this Norwegian to compose the music for the stage version of "Peer Gynt"
    $800 29
Saffron-flavored Spanish rice stew with meat, vegetables & seafood
    $800 2
Antananarivo is the largest city on this, the world's fourth largest island
    $800 18
The 2 major fields of anthropology are "physical" & this
    $800 24
"Polar Star", Martin Cruz Smith's sequel to this novel is now available on tape
    $1000 15
17th C. Dutchman noted for his work with the microscope & called the "Father of Microbiology"
    $1000 21
In 1886 he completed his third symphony & "Carnival of the Animals"
    $1000 30
This type of cucumber is only grown under artificial conditions in hothouses
    $1000 1
Mombasa, which lies on an island in the Indian Ocean, is the main port of this E. African country
    DD: $500 19
Eugene Dubois thought there'd be fossils of Homo Erectus in the East Indies & found them on this island
    $1000 25
If you want to know what this "Rage Of Angels" novelist sounds like, catch him reading "The Sands Of Time"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gavin Noah David
$1,300 $8,200 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This winner of the 1970 Nobel Literature Prize was born in 1918 into a family of Cossack intellectuals

Final scores:

Gavin Noah David
$1,300 $1,599 $12,100
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gavin Noah David
$2,300 $9,200 $7,400
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1990-04-22
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