Show #1240 - Friday, January 12, 1990

Frank Spangenberg game 4.


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David Kahn, a law student from Brookline, Massachusetts

Jan Ford, a quality control inspector from San Antonio, Texas

Frank Spangenberg, a police officer from Flushing, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $53,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

JUNE 1969
    $100 14
The world's largest known almond processing center as well as the governor's mansion are in this city
    $100 11
Prior to Sawyer & Donaldson, Sam & Diane referred to characters played by Ted Danson & her
    $100 23
As a free-lance reporter, Seymour M. Hersh broke the story in 1969 about the massacre in this village
    $100 3
J. Edgar Hoover said RFK authorized the FBI to tap this black leader's phone
    $100 8
1-word title of the following, David & Jonathan were the only group to have a Top 40 hit with it:
    $100 1
Of fife, flute, or flugelhorn, the one not listed under "woodwind" in Funk & Wagnalls
    $200 18
The oldest city in California that was founded by the Spanish; it's named for St. Joseph
    $200 12
FYI, Faith Ford plays ex-beauty queen turned reporter Corky Sherwood on this series
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1990 the American press celebrates this anniversary of the 1st newspaper in the colonies
    $200 5
Riots that followed games in this sport set off a war between El Salvador & Honduras
    $200 9
When it was "Song of the Year" in 1966, these 2 people received Grammys
    $200 2
Honus Wagner signed a contract Sept. 1, 1905 making him the 1st to have his signature etched into these
    $300 19
This city's zoo, located in Balboa Park, is one of the largest in the world
    $300 17
On this show Bud might say anywhere his blonde sister Kelly sits is an easy chair
    $300 26
For most of his career in journalism, H.L. Mencken wrote for this city's Sun
    $300 10
The U.N. security council voted to keep peace-keeping forces on this island near Turkey another 6 months
    $300 13
These "words that go together well" with the title aren't referring to the phone company
    $300 4
The state gemstone of Washington: it's no longer wood but a stony replica
    $400 21
Its name comes from the Santa Ana River & the German word for home
    $400 29
As Jamie, young blonde Nicole Eggert has Scott Baio governing her life on this sitcom
    $400 27
1 of the 2 books Woodward & Bernstein wrote on the Watergate scandal
    $400 20
Nixon became the 1st president to address the Supreme Court when this chief justice was sworn in
    $400 15
This singer known for his stylish rendition of the "Love Boat" theme has the song on his "Best Of" album
    $400 6
Listed under "wood" in Collier's Ency. index, early ones of these were called "Lucifers"
    $500 22
This town got its name from the pointed peaks seen 15 miles away in Arizona
    $500 30
She's gone from Partridge to prosecutor
    $500 28
Time, Inc. produced this monthly series of movie shorts that ran from 1935-51
    $500 24
This president emeritus of the United Mine Workers "kicked the coal bucket"
    $500 16
The song made its debut on this album whose title sounds "bouncy" & metaphysical
    $500 7
Research center for marine science on Cape Cod; you could also list it under water

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Frank Jan David
$1,500 $500 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Jan David
$3,400 $2,000 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Chronologically, the 1st of the 8 presidents whose last name ends in "son"
    $200 9
Yo! He directed "Staying Alive", the sequel to "Saturday Night Fever"
    $200 19
It's a baby's bedroom, not an R.N.'s
    $200 23
When a tadpole becomes an adult frog this anatomical feature is absorbed by its body
    $200 16
Dostoevski novel in which Raskolnikov, a young student, kills an old woman pawnbroker
    $200 6
This Latin term for "confidentially" literally means "under the rose"
    $400 2
In 1872 Grant signed a bill creating this 1st national park
    $400 10
John Ford said he played one of the Ku Klux Klan members in this D.W. Griffith film
    $400 22
This word for a group of people traveling with pack animals is derived from Persian
    $400 27
2 of the 3 families in the order Crocodylia
    $400 17
After offending both sides in a religious dispute, this "Moll Flanders" author was sentenced to the pillory
    $400 7
An overly optimistic person is said to view life through these
    $600 3
The only president who never married, he was also the only president born in Pennsylvania
    $600 13
First name shared by French directors Chabrol & Lelouch
    $600 24
A person born within the sound of bow bells is said to be a true one of these
    $600 28
Most of these sold as pets, until banned by the FDA in 1975, were of the slider or cooter varieties
    $600 18
In 1967 Gabriel Garcia Marquez became world famous in publication of his "One Hundred Years of" this
    $600 8
This Greek island was named for either the roses or the snakes that proliferated there in ancient times
    DD: $1,000 4
The last president whose public inaugural was held on Monday, January 21
    $800 14
This bald director played the cold-blooded camp commandant in "Stalag 17"
    $800 25
When you stick this "sweet potato" in your mouth, you should play it, not eat it
    DD: $4,000 29
Harmless king snakes, such as the one seen here, are often mistaken for this venomous snake:
    $800 20
Irish-born Samuel Beckett & Romanian-born Eugene Ionesco both wrote absurdist plays in this language
    $800 11
In 1955 Mitch Miller knocked out "Rock Around the Clock" from the No. 1 spot with this song
    $1000 5
George Bush's father, Prescott Sheldon Bush, was a U.S. senator from this state
    $1000 15
This comedienne directed the 1978 film "Rabbit Test" about the world's 1st pregnant man
    $1000 26
This adjective meaning rustic or pastoral comes from the Greek word for cowherd
    $1000 30
The mud puppy, or water dog, is a large American variety of this amphibian
    $1000 21
The Polish-born author of "The Painted Bird", set in Europe & "Being There", set in Washington, D.C.
    $1000 12
The "centifolia", or hundred petals rose, is better known by this "vegetable" name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Jan David
$14,800 $5,000 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Welch's Company has its corporate headquarters in this Mass. town

Final scores:

Frank Jan David
$18,399 $9,500 $1,199
4-day champion: $71,997 2nd place: Sierra Fireplace & La-Z-Boy Recliner 3rd place: "Secrets of the Unknown" videotape series

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frank Jan David
$11,600 $5,000 $6,400
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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Game tape date: 1989-09-18
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