Super Jeopardy! show #10 - Saturday, August 18, 1990

Super Jeopardy! quarterfinal game 8.


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Peggi Malys, a medical student from Atlanta, Georgia

Keith Bell, a research analyst from Alexandria, Virginia

Michael Rankins, a minister and sales representative from Rohnert Park, California

Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia

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Jeopardy! Round

    200 16
A substance that speeds up a chemical reaction without being consumed itself is called this
    200 1
The early Romans called it mare nostrum, meaning “our sea”
    200 23
D. Gottlieb ws the company that introduced the first one with “flippers” in 1947
    200 10
This aviator & aircraft manufacturer died in an airplane en route to Texas April 5, 1976
    200 2
Edmund Gwenn won the 1947 “Best Supoporting Actor” Oscar for his portrayal of Kris Kringle in this film
    200 21
This “lazy” mammal of South America eats, sleeps & travels upside down in trees
    400 17
It's a tough, thin cord used for stringing musical instruments & tennis rackets
    400 3
The Chinese call this sea the Hwang Hai
    400 27
If you can do the “sleeper” or go “walking the dog”, you're proficient with this toy
    400 11
In 1922 she published her book on etiquette aftr reading one that was riddled with errors
    DD: 1,000 5
[Video] It was filmed in Mexico by a Dutch director with an Austrian star [Video: Sharon Stone changes the view on a window with a touch and Arnold Schwarzenegger says, “Let's move to Mars.”]
    400 22
The giant variety of this sea mollusk may grow to 55 feet long
    600 18
A raftlike pleasure boat with 2 hulls, it can be powered by sail or motor
    600 4
In 1969 oil was struck in the Efofisk Field in Norway's sector of this sea
    600 28
The word game in which the loser goes to the gallows
    600 12
In 1938 this British P.M. used the expressions “Peace with honor“ & “Peace for our time”
    600 6
Tarzan co-star, now 55, who drinks a beer a day & lives with a man in Newbury Park, California
    600 24
Europeans know this largest member of the deer family as the elk; we call it this
    800 19
Many early Christians buried their dead in this series of underground vaults or room
    800 7
Aquaba, Jordan's only port, is on an arm of this sea
    800 29
This ancient game, played with “stones”, is called trictrac in French
    800 13
In 1907 she opened her first “casa dei bambini”, a school for the children of a Roman slum
    800 8
1979 Oscar-nominated film that climaxed in a bicycle race at Indiana University
    800 25
Some perfumes are made from the musk of this catlike animal found in Africa & Asia
    1000 20
To cry or screech like a cat in heat, or to have a noisy quarrel
    1000 15
Except for Zmeiny off the Danube delta, this sea is virtually devoid of islands
    1000 30
The name of this game is from the Latin for “the Lord”
    1000 14
32 years after he was elected governor of Tennessee, he was elected governor of Texas
    1000 9
British actor who played J. Algernon Hawthorne in “It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”
    1000 26
Found in Africa, this giraffe relative has a reddish-brown body, white face & striped legs

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

Bob Michael Keith Peggi
2,600 4,800 2,000 0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Michael Keith Peggi
5,600 8,400 3,200 1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    500 24
This nationalist movement was founded by Jews at an int'l congress in 1897 in Switzerland
    500 27
Some scholars say his first wife, Mileva, deserves some credit for his theory of relativity
    500 30
Baryshnikov said the ballet about this “Steadfast Tin” toy is one of his favorites
    500 10
After he returned to Venice in 1295, he wrote stories of his travels to the Orient
    500 5
At the highland games in Scotland you might see someone skirl, which is to play these
    500 12
World Book lists the complete set of 32 of these as part of the skeletal system
    1000 20
The 2nd Hawaiian king with this name went to England & died there of measles in 1824
    1000 26
Frank Press, an authority on the earth's crust, was this president's science advisor from 1977-80
    1000 29
In 1958 F. Ashton created his ballet “Ondine” for this great dame of British ballet
    1000 4
In Norse legend the 2 children in this nursery rhyme were captured by the moon while drawing water
    1000 6
To visit the oldest public park in the U.S., common sense tells you to go to this city
    1000 15
A hockey player wears guards to protect the tibia, better known as this
    1500 19
In 1864 he founded the International Working Men's Association in London
    1500 25
This monk, known for his pea plants, flunked his exam for teacher certification
    1500 28
After this great dancer married in 1913, Diaghilev dismissed him from his company
    1500 3
Maud Gonne, an Irish patriot & philanthropist, was the heroine of several poems by this Irishman
    1500 7
By popular demand, the first 5-star hotel in Ulan Bator is being named after this historic figure
    1500 14
Of the 3 kinds of movable joints, the hip joints are this type
    DD: 5,000 18
The Groot Trek was a migration of about 12,000 members of this group in defiance of the British government
    2000 23
This Italian's experiments with electricity & animal tissue helped Volta develop the battery
    2000 22
This ballerina defected to the west in 1970 & staged her own production of “La Bayadere” in 1974
    2000 2
Before Petrarch wrote love poems to Laura, Dante wrote his to her
    2000 8
G. Hamilton could visit the cities of Hamilton & St. George in these islands; 2 hours from New York
    DD: 6,000 13
Extending off the metacarpals are these bones that form the fingers
    2500 17
This Austrian prince masterminded the negotiations at the Congress of Vienna
    2500 21
He may have been the “Father of Modern Chemistry”, but the French guillotined him anyway
    2500 16
In 1942 audience members left this composer's “Gayane” humming the “Sabre Dance”
    2500 1
“Eugene Onegin”, a novel written in verse, is considered this Russian poet's masterpiece
    2500 9
This Caribbean isle is divided between France & Holland; hence its name is spelled 2 ways
    2500 11
This passes through a opening in the occipital bone, the back plate of the skull

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Michael Keith Peggi
29,100 7,400 5,200 20,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

A member of this famous family proposed it and he and his brother signed it for Virginia

Final scores:

Bob Michael Keith Peggi
40,401 0 0 0
Semifinalist 4th place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Michael Keith Peggi
26,100 6,800 5,200 16,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: 54,300

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Game tape date: 1990-06-20
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