Show #1301 - Monday, April 9, 1990


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Charlie Feldman, an optometrist from San Diego, California

Larry Naftulin, a fundraiser from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Ed Borasky, a supercomputer programmer from Aloha, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
City on the banks of the Nile about 500 miles downriver from the Aswan High Dam
    $100 1
Sitting Bull was born into the Hunkpapa division of this tribe
    $100 26
Before "Alice", Linda Lavin worked under this captain of the 12th Precinct
    $100 18
Since 1931 this airline's 4-engined planes have been known as Clippers
    $100 6
This brilliant green gem is actually a rare variety of beryl
    $100 11
In 1985 DeBarge wondered "Who's Holding" this girl "Now"
    $200 14
Dar El-Beida is the Arabic name of this, Morocco's largest city
    $200 2
George Bush plays this game at a special White House pit
    $200 19
"Bus" is short for this Latin word used in 19th C. France to describe a vehicle "for all"
    $200 7
In names of gems, this word follows hawk's, cat's & tiger's
    DD: $100 12
Name of the showgirl in the song with the following chorus:
    $300 15
A Panamanian town, Cristobal, meaning "Christopher", is next to this town, whose name means "Columbus"
    $300 3
The type of muffin you're likely to find with your Eggs Benedict
    $300 20
A one horse open sleigh, or a small, lightly armed motorboat used by the Coast Guard
    $300 8
Asterism, an optical effect found in some sapphires, is a gleam shaped like this
    $300 23
John Cougar Mellencamp gave us the ballad of Jack & this girl
    $400 16
The Pinyin Chinese name for this southern port is Guangzhou
    $400 4
Despite its name, this design usually consists of more than one initial
    $400 21
Chrysler says these safety devices are standard on all its U.S.-built cars beginning with 1990 models
    $400 9
The "seed" variety of these weighs less than 1/4 grain, equivalent to 1/16 carat
    $400 24
According to the title of the 1968 hit, Judy was "in disguise" with these
    $500 17
Originally called Rapids City, this Iowa city was renamed in 1849 to include the name of the river
    $500 5
This Sinclair Lewis novel opens with "The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist..."
    $500 27
He was Lieut. Tobias on "Mannix" at the same time he was playing Mike Brady
    $500 22
When completed in 1916, this railroad was the world's longest -- & still is
    $500 10
Alphabetically last in a list of birthstones, it's 1 of the 2 birthstones for December
    $500 25
Tommy Roe in '62 & Ready for the World in 1985 took songs with this girl's name in the title to No. 1

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

Ed Larry Charlie
$2,000 $0 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Larry Charlie
$2,800 $300 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
The "Youth" group named for this man was organized after he came to power in 1933
    $200 8
Of a person, place or thing, what Little Dorrit was in the Dickens tale
    $200 7
An ingredient in tortillas, it's grown on nearly half the cultivated land in Mexico
    $200 3
This singer & variety show host was born in Wall Lake, not Moon River, Iowa
    $200 1
The Dark Ages began when this city fell in 476 A.D.
    $200 2
A Scottish engineer & inventor, or the interior sec'y famous for his "Beach Boys" gaffe
    $400 10
In 1976 she was seized by Argentine Air Force officers & kept under house arrest for 5 years
    $400 19
After R.L. Stevenson drew a map with his stepson's paints he was inspired to write this story
    $400 16
Related to onions, these are chopped, added to sour cream & put on baked potatoes
    $400 13
After this pitcher retired in 1956, the Cleveland Indians also retired his number -- 19
    $400 4
The armies of Justinian, who headed this empire, conquered the Vandals in 534
    $400 15
The man who patented papier-mache in the 18th century, or a famous 19th C. statesman from Kentucky
    $600 11
Idi Amin served in the British action against this country's Mau Mau rebels in the 1950s
    $600 20
Though famous for his science fiction, his best-selling work was "The Outline of History"
    $600 17
Tea made from this feline favorite supposedly cures insomnia in humans
    $600 22
1 of the 2 first ladies who were born in Iowa
    $600 5
In 568 the Lombards began their conquest of what is now this country
    $600 23
A 19th century Arctic explorer, or the composer who won a 1971 Oscar for the theme to the movie "Shaft"
    DD: $2,000 12
Middle East country whose current president was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    $800 21
B. Disraeli found this Jane Austen novel about the Bennet family so delightful that he read it 17 times
    $800 18
If you're eating ostriche in Napoli, you're eating this seafood, not a big bird
    $800 26
76% of our staff knew that this Iowan founded the American Institute of Public Opinion in 1935
    DD: $1,000 6
In 711 Arabs & Berbers crossed over from north Africa & drove the last Visigoth king from this country
    $800 24
An island in Antarctica & an island in N.Y.'s East River, both named for our 32nd president, not our 26th
    $1000 28
In 1981 Gro Harlem Brundtland became the 1st female P.M. of this Scandinavian country
    $1000 29
The Bloomsbury Group often met at the London home of this author of "To the Lighthouse"
    $1000 27
This Polish sausage that looks like a big frankfurter is coarser in texture & contains garlic
    $1000 30
The film "The Music Man" had its premiere in Mason City, home town of this man, its composer
    $1000 14
The 3 Germanic tribes that invaded England between 400-600
    $1000 25
The agreement signed at the end of the Seven Years' War or the American Revolution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Larry Charlie
$13,800 $4,900 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Virginia's motto since 1776; it was shouted in another context on April 14, 1865

Final scores:

Ed Larry Charlie
$15,848 $9,700 $1
2-day champion: $27,249 2nd place: Orrefors Intermezzo barware series & Tennessee Furniture Industries bar table & 4 bar stools 3rd place: Ventura luggage

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ed Larry Charlie
$12,400 $5,000 $3,900
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1989-11-14
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