Super Jeopardy! show #12 - Saturday, September 1, 1990

Super Jeopardy! semifinal game 3.


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Jeff Richmond, a law student from West Hollywood, California

Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia

Dave Traini, a high school administrator from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    200 16
According to family legend this British prime minister was part Iroquois on his mother's side
    200 9
He was the first to refer to the flag as a star-spangled banner
    200 29
A cube has this many faces
    200 8
Yukon Jack is a whisky liqueur imported from this country
    200 30
The 4 words following FDR's “Yesterday, December 7, 1941– –a date which...”
    200 5
She met her prince while shooting her last Hitchcock film in Monaco
    400 20
Kenyan leader whose first name meant “burning spear” & whose last name was Kikuyu for a fancy belt
    400 11
You can fly the flag 24 hours a day, but if you fly it at night, you have to do this
    400 23
Breaking his own major league record of 5, he pitched his 6th no-hitter June 11, 1990
    400 22
The main ingredient in a Chinese cocktail is the Jamaica type of this
    DD: 3,000 27
“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander” this; “for that's the stuff life is made of”
    400 4
It was curtains for this actress when the shower curtain was pulled back in “Psycho”
    600 19
When this First Lady died in 1818, her son was Secretary of State
    600 13
The number of these was set by law in 1818, & it hasn't changed since
    600 12
In 1989 these accounted for over 45% of the Bureau of Printing & Engraving production
    600 28
The recipe for a basic stinger calls for equal parts white creme de menthe & this
    600 24
Probably Emile Zola's most famous quote, it's the title of a letter he wrote to the French president
    600 3
She was already Melanie Griffith's mother when she was attacked by “The Birds”
    800 17
E. Rosenberg's relationship to Sgt. David Greenglass, a major U.S. gov't witness against her
    800 14
The flag code says this is the preferable way to dispose of an old flag
    800 10
In the '60s there were just 400 breeding pairs of these birds in the continental U.S.; now there are over 2,600
    800 25
Some folks put sugar in a champagne cocktail before adding the traditional dash of this
    800 7
She wrote, “Gentlemen always seem to remember blondes.”
    800 2
In “North By Northwest”, Cary Grant asks her, “How does a girl like you get to be a girl like you?”
    1000 18
In 1676 he led a rebellion against his cousin by marriage, Gov. Wm. Berkeley of Virginia
    1000 15
It was reported that the flag first flew here April 6, 1909
    1000 21
Number of Americans who have walked on the moon
    1000 26
A Gin Rickey usually contains the juice of this fruit
    1000 6
Thomas Paine line that precedes “The summer soldier & the sunshine patriot”
    1000 1
In 1935 this elegant blonde was handcuffed to Robert Donat in “The 39 Steps”

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

Dave Bob Jeff
1,400 1,200 4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Bob Jeff
3,400 2,800 4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    500 16
Jesse's less famous brother, he surrendered in 1882 & became a respected citizen
    500 7
Tonkin is the northern part of this country
    500 6
Her “North To The Orient” & “Listen! The Wind” tell of flights she took with her aviator husband
    500 21
Deuterium is called heavy hydrogen, & deuterium oxide is called this
    500 1
The Roman goddess of peace, her name was the Roman word for peace
    500 24
A violin's fingerboard is made from this extremely hard black wood
    1000 20
Morgan Earp survived this October 26, 1881 event but was assassinated a few months later
    1000 8
This country's unit of currency is the Togrog, which is divided into 100 Mongo
    1000 17
He comments on sports as big business in his best seller “I Never Played The Game”
    1000 15
The use of transparent strands of glass to transmit light
    1000 2
In Rome, this god who usually wore winged sandals was the god of merchants
    1000 25
This Israeli-born violinist, a former child prodigy, is known to his friends as “Pinky”
    1500 29
His nickname was short for his first name, Bartholomew; it didn't refer to a walking stick
    1500 9
This country leads the world in the production of rubber & tin
    1500 18
In “Letters From The Field: 1925 - 1975”, she discussed anthropology methods she used
    1500 14
Sometimes called the fourth state of matter, it's a mixture of ions & free electrons
    1500 3
Neptune was the Roman god of fresh water until he became associated with this Greek god of the sea
    1500 26
One of these violins stolen in 1936, supposedly sold for $100; in 1987 it was worth $1 million
    DD: 100 23
Robert Leroy Parker used this alias in honor of a rustler he rode with as a teenager
    2000 10
The Komodo dragon is native only to this island nation
    2000 19
Dale Carnegie published material from his public speaking class in this 1936 book
    2000 13
Homogenized milk is an example of this suspension of small droplets of one liquid in another
    2000 4
Iphigenia was the daughter of Agamemnon & this evil queen
    2000 27
Early 19th C. virtuoso whose playing was so incredible some believed he was in league with the devil
    2500 30
Cole Younger was probably the father of this lady desperado's daughter Pearl
    2500 11
For some 2000 years these Chinese bureaucrats got their jobs by passing civil service tests
    DD: 1,500 22
In this 1990 book Richard Nixon discusses life after his resignation
    2500 12
From Greek for “icy cold”, the physics of very low temperatures is called this
    2500 5
The “Aeneid” says when her brother killed her husband, she fled Tyre & later founded Carthage
    2500 28
This Lithuanian-born violinist taught master classes at USC before his death at age 86 in 1987

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Bob Jeff
16,800 12,800 11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1930 this novelist became the 1st American to win the Nobel Prize for literature

Final scores:

Dave Bob Jeff
25,700 23,201 10,399
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Bob Jeff
18,400 15,800 11,600
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: 45,800

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Game tape date: 1990-06-20
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