Show #1328 - Wednesday, May 16, 1990

1990 College Championship semifinal game 3.


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

Joey Burgoon, a senior from Georgia Tech

Michael Thayer, a junior from Rutgers College

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Something that's good for all of us.)
    $100 1
Home to "Old Faithful", it's the oldest national park in the world
    $100 16
This NBC sitcom ended its 7-season run with Alex going to Wall Street
    $100 11
Disposable diapers can take up to 500 years to do this
    $100 6
In heraldry this mythical beast is depicted both with & without wings, as Merv could tell you
    $100 21
He wrote "The Snow Man", "The Snowdrop", "The Ice Maiden" & "The Snow Queen"
    $100 26
John Chapman, a 19th C. pioneer known by this nickname, planted apple orchards on the frontier
    $200 2
Guinness says, at $3,750 a night, the Astro Village in this city has the USA's most expensive hotel suite
    $200 17
Stephanie nixed Michael's plan to videotape the birth of their baby on this series' Jan. 8, 1990 episode
    $200 12
CFCs, believed to damage the ozone layer, are commonly used in this kitchen appliance
    $200 7
This astronomer had a brother named Michelangelo who was a musician, not an artist
    $200 22
"...Nearly every man in the village agreed she was the finest collie he had ever laid eyes on"
    $200 27
This state produces more than 50% of the fresh apples in the U.S.
    $300 3
This California resort was named for the trees in the vicinity & its natural hot springs
    $300 18
Before playing general practitioner Mike Stratford in "Doctor, Doctor", he was Max Headroom
    $300 13
80% of America's trash ends up in these, & within 5 years, 1/3 of them will be full
    $300 8
This word can precede village, meridian & mean time
    $300 23
He wrote 14 books about Oz, & some short stories too
    $300 28
Most apples come from trees grown not from seeds but by this process
    $400 4
Part of Paris whose name comes from the French for "Martyr's Hill"
    $400 19
This goggle-eyed cartoon family from "The Tracey Ullman Show" now has its own series on the FOX network
    $400 14
The Environmental Defense Fund has proposed new forests be planted to absorb this gas
    $400 9
A Soviet republic, or a U.S. state
    $400 24
The Big Billy Goat Gruff poked this character's eyes out with his horns & crushed him to bits
    $400 29
This type of round, tart apple is less than 2 inches in diameter & grows in the wild
    $500 5
North American city where you can stay at the Chateau Frontenac on the Rue des Carrieres
    $500 20
30 years ago she was Mary Stone on "The Donna Reed Show"; today she's Christine on "Coach"
    $500 15
The neighborhood around this abandoned Niagara Falls, N.Y. canal had to be abandoned due to toxics
    $500 10
Baron Monck was the first to hold this office in Canada
    $500 25
In "The Sword in the Stone", Kay calls this main character "The Wart"
    DD: $500 30
More of this variety of apple is grown commercially than any other

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

Michael Joey Katie
$1,300 $1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Joey Katie
$2,200 $1,800 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The OAU is the Organization of African Unity, & the OAS the Organization of these
    $200 21
Shaw called the universal unquestioning reverence for this playwright "Bardolatry"
    $200 1
The highest point in this state is Mount Elbert, not Pikes Peak
    $200 11
Dracula, the bloodsucking vampire of Transylvania, sported this title
    $200 6
If you want to see the grave this abolitionist "lies a-mouldering in", go to North Elba, N.Y.
    $200 26
Literally "To God", it's Spanish for goodbye
    $400 17
This term first referred to where the Conservatives sat in the French assembly
    $400 22
He also wrote the stage version of "Catch-22"
    $400 2
If you search your atlas for the Atlas Mountains, you'll find them on a map of this continent
    $400 12
Title of address for bishops, abbreviated Exc.
    $400 7
It's where Lafayette spent the winter of 1777-78
    $400 27
This Italian word is a musical direction for something you must play; it's obligatory
    $600 18
A group of party policy makers or the meeting they attend to set policies
    $600 23
This actor-playwright played Dolly Parton's husband in "Steel Magnolias"
    $600 3
The Matterhorn isn't the tallest Alp in this country; Dufourspitze Peak is about 500 ft. higher
    $600 13
This naval rank comes from the Arabic for "commander of the sea"
    $600 8
Ray Ginger's book "Six Days Or Forever?" covers this famous 1925 Tennessee trial
    $600 28
This battle cry is Japanese for "10,000 Years", as in "May you live 10,000 Years"
    $800 19
They wrote, "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles"
    DD: $1,000 24
Sophocles, Aeschylus & this man are regarded as the 3 greatest ancient Greek tragedians
    $800 4
Climbers are challenged by the sheer face of this granite monolith rising 3,593 ft. above Yosemite Valley
    $800 14
This title once used only for men can now be used on letters sent to women, especially lawyers
    $800 9
In 1865 he was granted a patent for his car designed with upper & lower berths
    $800 29
Originally applied to a follower of Lenin, it literally means "one of the majority"
    DD: $500 20
Mao Tse-tung said, "All reactionaries are" these "...terrifying, but in reality are not so powerful"
    $1000 25
19th Century Russian novelist who wrote the play "A Month in the Country"; "Fathers & Sons" might enjoy it
    $1000 5
Mount Everest is located on an undemarcated border between these 2 countries
    $1000 15
This European title comes from the Latin for "leader" & ranks just below a prince
    $1000 10
Laws designed to maintain racial segregation were nicknamed this, after a minstrel show character
    $1000 30
Papier-mache means "chewed paper", & "papier colle", also known as collage, means this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Joey Katie
$6,400 $5,800 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only country whose name begins with "A", but doesn't end with "A"

Final scores:

Michael Joey Katie
$12,799 $800 $2,799
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Joey Katie
$6,200 $5,800 $8,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R,
4 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $20,800

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Game tape date: 1990-04-22
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