Show #1254 - Thursday, February 1, 1990


Ray Albrektson, an associate professor and author from Redlands, California

Gretchen Radtke, a law school graduate from Redwood City, California

Lorrie Mowat, a public relations writer originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
This other name for a seesaw is also a 2-word alliterative phrase
    $100 1
He said, "People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook"
    $100 17
First name shared by designers Balmain & Cardin
    $100 26
The NBA's Jazz franchise spent 5 years in this city before moving to Salt Lake City in 1979
    $100 2
In "Little Boy Blue", "The cow's in" this
    $100 11
People who daydream are said to be "Building" these "in Spain"
    $200 5
A surgeon who performs a tenotomy cuts 1 of these to relieve problems caused by muscle shortening
    $200 8
The monument to Geo. Washington at this state's capitol contains a crypt which was meant to be his tomb
    $200 22
His brother Igor Cassini wrote a society column under pen name Cholly Knickerbocker
    $200 27
In 1966 baseball's L.A. Angels became the California Angels when they moved to this city
    $200 3
The words that complete the famous fairy tale request "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down..."
    $200 18
Don Quixote roamed across this plateau of central Spain
    $300 6
This type of strength refers to a material's resistance to force trying to tear it apart
    $300 12
3 of the 1st 10 presidents had this 1st name, not James
    $300 23
Giorgio Armani was instrumental in making this north Italian city an international fashion center
    $300 28
In 1963 the NBA's Syracuse Nationals moved to Philadelphia & changed their name to this
    $300 10
Yes, my friend, this fictional filly's name means "little girl" in Swedish
    $300 19
Iced drink made of wine, soda water & fruit juice
    $400 7
This 1983 tearjerker won "Best Picture", "Best Actress", "Best Director" & "Best Supporting Actor" Oscars
    $400 13
He was so heavy that a huge bathtub had to be installed in the White House for him in 1909
    $400 24
When he wed his assistant, Kelly Rector, he designed the bridal gown; maybe he was "Obsess"ed
    $400 29
This pro football team began life as the Dallas Texans before moving to Missouri
    DD: $500 15
His fairy tales include "The Metal Pig", "Aunty Toothache", "The Rags" & "The Fir Tree"
    $400 20
Commanded by the Duke of Medina, this group of ships was thought to be invincible -- didn't work
    $500 9
A Richard Wagner opera is based on the legend of this German minstrel
    $500 14
Guinness says this star of "Rear Window" was Eisenhower's favorite actress
    $500 25
We don't know if he'd let you smoke his Ritz cigarettes in his Rive Gauche boutiques
    $500 30
In 1982 the NHL's Colorado Rockies became this state's Devils
    $500 16
Wendy Darling's flighty brothers
    $500 21
She hit the Top 10 in 1987 with "La Isla Bonita", her Spanish lullaby

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

Lorrie Gretchen Ray
$800 $2,000 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lorrie Gretchen Ray
$1,400 $3,200 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Ramsay MacDonald was one of the founders of this party & its 1st prime minister
    $200 1
If something's described as effervescent, it means it has a lot of these
    $200 9
Izvestia, the Soviet daily, is now accepting these -- at $50,000 a page
    $200 15
It completes the proverb "Laugh and the world laughs with you..."
    $200 26
Since 1872 every governor has been a member of this political party
    $200 2
A prince goes to Heidelberg University & falls in love with a waitress
    $400 8
Party whips can be found at No. 12 on the street named for this 17th C. treasury secretary
    $400 10
Kill an insect & you've committed insecticide; kill the mildew in your shower & you've committed this
    $400 11
In circulation these 2 daily Hollywood trade papers have almost identical numbers
    $400 19
An antique hand tool that could be a synonym for "proverb"
    $400 27
The 1st painted wall sign advertising this drink was created in 1894 on a Cartersville pharmacy
    $400 3
A carnival barker marries a mill girl, dies in disgrace & returns to Earth to redeem his soul
    $600 23
In April 1942 this whole Mediterranean island was awarded the George Cross for bravery
    $600 16
This sedimentary rock, "Creta" in Latin, was formed from marine life during the Cretaceous period
    $600 12
This Gannett newspaper is now available in 80 countries, not just the U.S.
    $600 20
"A watched pot never" does this
    $600 28
FDR died at the Little White House in this town
    $600 4
ESP fantasy in which Daisy Gamble relives previous existences
    $800 24
While it "will do" in a beggar's rhyme, this coin ceased to be legal tender in 1969
    $800 17
This mineral comes after No. 9, corundum, on the Mohs scale
    DD: $1,000 13
The Tribune Co. which owns the Chicago Tribune also owns this best-selling NYC newspaper
    $800 21
Chaucer's version of this proverb was "It is nought good a slepying hound to wake"
    $800 29
In 1964 he closed his restaurant rather than serve blacks; in 1967 he was chosen governor
    DD: $1,200 5
A girl who works for a telephone answering service gets involved in her clients' problems
    $1000 25
The last monarch to reside in the Tower of London, his mom was Mary, Queen of Scots
    $1000 18
Abbreviated "pc", it's a unit of distance used in astronomy equal to 3.21 light years
    $1000 14
The 1st U.S. school of journalism was established in 1908 at this state U.'s Columbia campus
    $1000 22
"Too many cooks spoil the broth" contradicts the saying "Many hands make" this
    $1000 6
A nice, young policeman becomes a protector of a Parisian prostitute

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lorrie Gretchen Ray
$1,000 $6,400 $3,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this punctuation mark is Greek for "together"

Final scores:

Lorrie Gretchen Ray
$1 $6,250 $4,100
3rd place: Artisan House Lamp Collection + Jeopardy! box game New champion: $6250 + Jeopardy! box game 2nd place: Trip to Oasis Water Resort Villa Hotel, Palm Springs, California + Ricardo Luggage Collection + Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lorrie Gretchen Ray
$2,200 $7,300 $3,100
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1989-09-26
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