Show #1239 - Thursday, January 11, 1990

Frank Spangenberg game 3.


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Bill McCulla, a researcher from Gaithersburg, Maryland

Dan Milliman, a college administrator originally from Penn Yan, New York

Frank Spangenberg, a police officer from Flushing, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
During the winter of 1980, 3 men drove a snowmobile 5,876 miles from this state to Mich. in 39 days
    $100 16
His original name was William Blake McEdwards; Julie Andrews might call him a "10"
    $100 7
It's the reason "Jack and Jill went up the hill"
    $100 2
Under Medicare most Americans this age & over pay a 15% surtax to cover catastrophic illness
    $100 26
To judge an egg's freshness, put it in salt water; if it's old it'll do this
    $100 1
One of the world's best known beaches; it's in Honolulu County near Diamond Head
    $200 19
In its commercials this company says, "We love to fly and it shows"
    $200 18
Gretchen Young, who played "The Farmer's Daughter" on film
    $200 9
Hansel & Gretel scattered these to find their way home, but the birds ate them
    $200 8
A GAO study reported this gov't service gave correct answers to only 2/3 of telephone questions
    $200 27
John T. Dorrance, an early president of this company, invented canned condensed soup
    $200 3
Belgian city whose name has come to mean "defeat" because Napoleon was defeated there
    $300 20
1 of 2 animals you could be riding if you were sitting on a "howdah"
    $300 23
Inger Stensland, who played "The Farmer's Daughter" on TV
    $300 12
It's what Jack gave in exchange for the beans that grew into the beanstalk
    $300 10
This cable channel has been telecasting gavel to gavel coverage of the U.S. Congress for 10 years
    $300 28
Vincent DeDomenico of Golden Grain Macaroni Co. introduced this "San Francisco Treat" in 1957
    $300 4
You'll find this city near the Oregon border in the state of Washington Washington
    DD: $1,000 21
Mode of transportation mentioned in the following folk song:

"Not a shirt on my back, not a penny to my name /
Lord, I can't go home this way..."
    $400 24
Greek actress Irene Lelekou, who co-starred in "Zorba the Greek"
    $400 13
In "Hiawatha" she's the "daughter of the moon"
    $400 11
In March 1989 this gov't agency set national standards for the content of gasoline
    $400 29
Oil containing garlic can cause this type of food poisoning unless it's kept refrigerated
    $400 5
Irish port city on the river Suir famous for its crystal
    $500 22
World's longest ocean liner, the France was renamed this after Knut Kloste bought her in 1979
    $500 25
Kreker Ohanian, who was the main man on "Mannix"
    $500 14
The 1st flowers mentioned in "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary"
    $500 17
Georgia Republican who began whipping all those House Republicans in March 1989
    $500 30
Clifton Fadiman called this food "Milk's Leap to Immortality"
    $500 6
This mountain range, a segment of the Rockies, runs from southeastern Idaho to north central Utah

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

Frank Dan Bill
$2,100 $300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Dan Bill
$3,500 $300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1945 Chinese troops loyal to Chiang Kai-shek occupied Formosa and changed its name back to this
    $200 21
She became the women's world figure-skating champ at age 14 & held the title for 10 straight years
    $200 26
Some dictionaries contain listings of both 4-year & 2-year ones in the U.S.
    $200 11
Sir John Buchan wrote "The 39 Steps" before he became Governor-General of this North American country
    $200 5
It's not known whether Okla. is the kissingest state, but this "kissing" shrub is the state flower
    $200 16
"Oh, Auntie Em. There's no place like home."
    $400 2
Of 1954, 1964, or 1974, the year in which the P.L.O. was formed
    DD: $2,700 22
He was forbidden to rebuild his Heleneburg, Sweden factory after it exploded in 1864
    $400 27
In a word derivation the abbreviation "OE" stands for this
    $400 12
She's also a poet, but she's more famous for her "Fear of Flying"
    $400 6
If you know college football bowl games, you'll know the bluebonnet is its state flower
    $400 17
This 1933 title character was eulogized with "It wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast."
    $600 3
This man who took over Alger Hiss' state dept. duties in 1947 later became JFK's Sec'y of State
    $600 23
King Canute the Great ruled Denmark, Norway & this non-Scandinavian country in the 11th century
    DD: $4,000 28
Pat Sajak could probably tell you more words start with this letter than any other
    $600 13
Sidney Lanier's novel "Tiger Lillies" was based on his experiences in this 19th century war
    $600 7
This official U.S. national flower doubles as New York's state flower
    $600 18
In this musical, Ian Wolfe performed a mass wedding ending with "I now pronounce you men and wives."
    $800 4
With his death in 1971, his presidency-for-life of Haiti came to an end after only 7 years
    $800 24
In 1735 this Swed. naturalist published "Systema Naturae", naming & classifying plants & animals
    $800 29
The schwa, used in the pronounciation guide, looks like this lower-case letter turned upside down
    $800 14
Author of "The Vicar of Wakefield" whose friends called him "Goldy"
    $800 8
It's the state flower of New Mexico even though the flat area named for it is in Nevada
    $800 19
Janet Gaynor closed this film saying, "Hello, everybody. This is Mrs. Norman Maine."
    $1000 9
Code name of the FBI undercover operation implicating public officials that went public in February 1980
    $1000 25
The 2 Scandinavians who held the post of U.N. Secretary General
    $1000 30
Term for the marks used to indicate pronounciation
    $1000 15
"Day of the Locust" author whose wife Eileen was the inspiration for "My Sister Eileen"
    $1000 10
Since 1918 this Mid-Atlantic state's flower has been the black-eyed Susan
    $1000 20
Shirley MacLaine's last line to Jack Lemmon in this 1960 film was "Shut up and deal."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Dan Bill
$10,500 $5,600 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It moved its HQ from Savannah to Wash. D.C. in 1913, & in 1917 began making each First Lady honorary pres.

Final scores:

Frank Dan Bill
$15,000 $0 $1
3-day champion: $53,598 3rd place: Haviland porcelain dinnerware service for 4 2nd place: a trip & cruise to Orlando

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Dan Bill
$10,500 $3,300 $6,200
23 R,
2 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1989-09-18
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