Show #1330 - Friday, May 18, 1990

1990 College Championship final game 2.
The Double Jeopardy! board is seen on the cover of The Jeopardy! Book.


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David Honea, a junior from North Carolina State (subtotal of $3,500)

Michael Thayer, a junior from Rutgers College (subtotal of $10,000)

Amy Zucker, a senior from Wesleyan University (Connecticut) (subtotal of $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
The first gorilla born in captivity was born in this Ohio city's zoo in 1956
    $100 11
This actor turned 13 years old on July 9, 1989 -- that's 13 "Wonder Years" old
    $100 12
In this game the "scotch" refers to a line
    $100 17
"Spooky" term for a person who writes a book for someone else
    $100 22
If you walk on grass in early morning, you might step on these tiny waterdrops condensed from the air
    $100 6
Pyramus & she didn't have a ball for they were separated by a wall
    $200 3
Franklin Pierce had a home in & is buried in this New Hampshire capital
    DD: $2,300 27
"Star Trek" star heard here:
    $200 13
In some versions of this game a crowned piece becomes a "queen", not a king
    $200 18
You don't have to be a bee to know this 6-letter synonym for "bungle" or "blunder"
    $200 23
A dry spell that continues long enough to affect agriculture or other activities
    $200 7
Prometheus' brother, you may know the fact he was cursed to bear the sky upon his back
    $300 4
A school known as USC is in this state capital
    $300 28
To save money, this star & exec. producer of "Major Dad" bought his TV wardrobe at Camp Pendleton
    $300 14
The 2 utilities in "Monopoly"
    $300 19
This word for an assembly of witches comes from the same Latin root as convent
    $300 24
The lake effect, most pronounced near the Great Lakes, causes this type of solid precipitation
    $300 8
Imagine that, he had wings on his hat; & we could add this bit of news -- he also had them on his shoes
    $400 1
Closest capital to the Comstock Lode
    $400 29
You're too young to remember him as Dr. Kildare, but he also played Dr. Kulani on "Island Son"
    $400 15
Pepys reported his wife & her friends played this game known as "Blind Fly" in Italy & "Blind Buck" in Sweden
    $400 20
Meaning made or done in the Arabic fashion, this adjective is used in music, interior design & ballet
    $400 25
The prevailing winds that blow across most of the U.S. come from this direction
    $400 9
Juno cursed her, have you heard? So she'll always have the very last word
    $500 5
Major General Grenville Dodge named this Union Pacific terminal site after a local Indian tribe
    $500 30
This teenage actress played Jerry Lee Lewis' teenage bride in "Great Balls of Fire!"
    $500 16
In the Black Lady version of this game the Queen of Spades counts for 13 points
    $500 21
You could be described as lupine if you resembled one of these animals
    $500 26
Severe tropical storm having winds in excess of 74 MPH & an eye in the middle
    $500 10
In the underworld he's busy still pushing a rock to the top of a hill

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Amy Michael David
$2,100 $1,700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Michael David
$2,900 $2,900 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Saturn's satellites help to keep these distinctive features intact
    $200 26
By the end of "Salome" this character has lost his head
    $200 11
Proprietors of the Carolinas hoped to raise worms to make this fabric, but the attempt failed
    $200 6
Treasures from the tomb of Philip II of Macedon can be seen in Salonika, this country's 2nd largest city
    $200 21
Ancient Chinese medical practice in which needles are inserted in the skin at key points
    $200 12
"The Stand"
    $400 2
Our atmosphere has 21% oxygen & a little of this gas; Venus has just a trace of oxygen & 95% this gas
    $400 27
She marries King Mark, but Tristan is her consuming passion
    $400 13
This country's neutrality was fully respected until 1798 when the French invaded
    $400 7
Schwarzwald is the German name for this region noted for its mineral springs
    $400 22
Both the Epstein-Barr virus & the cytomegalovirus cause this "kissing disease"
    $400 17
"The Thorn Birds"
    $600 3
Astronomers think the Andromeda Spiral may have one of these collapsed stars at its center
    $600 28
In English the title of this Richard Strauss opera is "The Knight of the Rose"
    $600 14
This country lost Minorca, Sicily & Gibraltar when it signed the Treaty of Utrecht
    $600 8
This London park has a "Speaker's Corner" where anyone can voice his opinions on any subject
    $600 23
The cervical spine has 7, the thoracic spine - 12, the lumbar spine - 5, the sacrum - 5, & the coccyx - 4
    $600 18
"Absalom, Absalom!"
    $800 4
During a total eclipse this part of the sun, ordinarily not visible, can be seen
    $800 29
Berlioz's opera about "The Damnation Of" this man features the "Dance of the Sylphs"
    DD: $4,000 15
He discovered New Zealand & spent 6 mos. there before exploring Australia & its Great Barrier Reef
    DD: $1,300 9
Fluency in this Romance language would be useful when visiting the Republic of San Marino
    $800 24
The A.M.A. says most fatal cases of poisoning from these in the U.S. are caused by the death cap variety
    $800 19
"Princess Daisy"
    $1000 5
Using this method, in 1838 F.W. Bessel was first to gauge the distance between Earth & a star accurately
    $1000 30
In the last scene of "The Maid Of Orleans", a fire is lit in this city
    $1000 16
Robert Clive was one of the major architects of British power in this colony
    $1000 10
This travel editor's "guides" now total over 80 titles, many of which are published annually
    $1000 25
Athletes who use these steroids to bulk up muscles risk damage to the adrenal glands & liver
    $1000 20
"Green Mansions"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Michael David
$4,700 $5,600 $5,000
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Son of a famous poet, this oldest justice ever didn't retire until he was 90

Final scores:

Amy Michael David
$0 $5,600 $0

Cumulative scores:

Amy Michael David
$0 $15,600 $3,500
2nd runner-up: $7,500 minimum Tournament champion: $25,000 minimum 1st runner-up: $10,000 minimum

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Michael David
$4,700 $9,100 $7,300
17 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,100

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Game tape date: 1990-04-22
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