Show #1237 - Tuesday, January 9, 1990

Frank Spangenberg game 1.


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Al Cotton, a word processing supervisor from Atlanta, Georgia

Frank Spangenberg, a police officer from Flushing, New York

Joe Haggerty, a distributor originally from Woonsocket, Rhode Island (whose 3-day cash winnings total $33,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

1970S TV
    $100 13
The 1947 Labor-Management Relations Act was co-sponsored by Congressman Fred Hartley & this Ohio senator
    $100 6
The "M.E." in "Quincy, M.E." stood for this
    $100 15
In the U.S. if May Day falls on Sunday, the following Sunday is this
    $100 3
Scottish ones consist of 15 people, & their decisions don't have to be unanimous; a majority will do
    $100 11
It's the spotted variety of this African carnivore, not the striped, that's known for its laugh
    $100 30
It can be a maxim or a dwarflike creature that lives underground
    $200 29
Coleman Young has been mayor of this northern industrial city for the past 15 years
    $200 9
In 1973 Richard Thomas, M. Learned & Ellen Corby won Emmys for their performances in this CBS drama
    $200 16
Day honoring a martyr beheaded at Rome under the Emperor Claudius; a lovely history it wasn't
    $200 4
The answer to this age-old question is short black pant called "trews"
    $200 22
You may pin the tail on the donkey, but a pintail is this type of bird
    $200 27
This spasm of the diaphragm is pronounced the same whether it ends in "cough" or "cup"
    $300 28
In June 1989 this Missouri congressman succeeded Thomas Foley as Majority Leader in the House
    $300 2
Esther Rolle played Florida Evans in "Maude" & then in this spin-off series
    $300 17
Mexico defeated France at the Battle of Puebla on this date in 1862
    $300 5
Scottish-born magnate who made his fortune in iron & steel in 19th century Pittsburgh, Penn.
    $300 23
Sir Richard Owen coined this word around 1841 to describe the ancient creature he dug up & displayed
    $300 26
It pairs up with ready or tumble
    $400 14
South Carolinian who resigned the vice presidency in 1832 to re-enter the U.S. Senate
    $400 12
In the last episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" he was the only character at WJM who wasn't fired
    DD: $2,600 18
A holiday for most people in the U.S.; the Greek orthodox church says it's the day Jesus was circumcised
    $400 7
Ben Lomond, Ben Venue & Ben Wyvis are these
    $400 24
The hartebeest, a large antelope, is native to this continent
    $400 25
A portent of things to come, or the big placard that says "Jeopardy!" outside our studio
    $500 1
By 1 vote, this N.Y. Governor lost the 1876 presidential election decided by an electoral commmission
    $500 10
"Barney Miller"s 12th precinct police station was located in this part of New York City
    $500 19
The artist Rubens was born either on or the day before the feast day of these 2 saints
    $500 8
Scotland's "Granite City"; its name means "mouth of the Dee" River, which is where it's located
    $500 20
North American porcupines who gnaw the bark off trees are part of this "gnawing" order
    $500 21
Oui, monsieur, it's a small, round, choice cut of beef from the loin

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Joe Frank Al
$800 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Frank Al
$1,800 $6,300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Reba McEntire was a rodeo rider before she became famous in this profession
    $200 23
The 40-day display of the Michael Dukakis figure was the shortest in this London museum's history
    $200 1
After the collapse of Charlemagne's empire this system of lords & vassals emerged
    $200 6
More than half the population of Nevada lives in this city
    $200 21
Country represented by 1976 champion figure skater John Curry
    $200 8
In 1960 this red-headed TV comedienne returned to Broadway to star in "Wildcat"
    $400 17
According to People Magazine, Prince Charles calls him "Willie the wombat"
    $400 27
Most of the damage in San Francisco in 1906 was caused by these, not by the quake itself
    $400 5
This Medici had "24 maids of honor of high rank & low principles to help her seduce...nobles"
    $400 7
The Sierra Nevadas are located on Nevada's border with this state
    $400 12
Tho Geo. Segal did the movie, this actor starred in "The Owl & The Pussycat" on Broadway, long before "M*A*S*H"
    $600 18
Her good friend Bella Abzug was executive producer of her "Inner Workout" video
    $600 26
Breman, Germany's St. Pauli Girl is this
    $600 4
From 1848 - 1916 Franz Joseph I was emperor of Austria & king of this
    $600 9
This streak of silver made Virginia City one of the most famous western mining towns
    $600 13
He not only wrote "Torch Song Trilogy", he originated the lead role of Arnold Beckoff as well
    $800 19
Born in the 1890s, this modern dancer became a star in "Xochitl", an Aztec ballet created for her
    $800 25
Sterling silver is usually defined as consisting of 92.5% silver & 7.5% this metal
    DD: $1,000 3
Though unable to navigate its full length, in 1846 Sir John Franklin found this long-sought route
    $800 10
Though it had only about 20% of the required population, Nevada was made a state during this war
    $800 28
The 3 places that have hosted the games twice are St. Moritz, Innsbruck & this U.S. site
    $800 14
John Lithgow won a Drama Desk Award in '85 for playing "Mountain McClintock" in this play on B'way
    DD: $2,000 20
In recent years his widow Jihan was been teaching at a number of U.S. universities
    $1000 24
This sandstone formation near Lake Powell in Utah is the world's most massive natural arch
    $1000 2
This bearded 12th c. emperor became a folk hero who it's said, will someday return & unify Germany
    $1000 11
Nevada's state trees are the single-leafed pinion & this pine, the oldest of which may be 5,000 years old
    $1000 22
Winter sport that consists of two-man teams; a driver & a brakeman
    $1000 15
He played George in 1984's "Sunday In The Park With George"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Frank Al
$2,800 $10,700 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 independent South American countries named after famous men

Final scores:

Joe Frank Al
$4,801 $15,799 $4,800
2nd place: Trip to Puerto Rico on Delta Airlines & stay at Ocean Terrace Inn New champion: $15,799 3rd place: Lloyd/Flanders wicker furniture

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Frank Al
$3,800 $7,500 $2,400
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1989-09-18
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