Show #1091 - Monday, May 8, 1989

1989 College Championship quarterfinal game 1.
Inaugural College Championship game of the Trebek era.


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Dave Piatt, a senior from Johns Hopkins University

Betty Hsu, a freshman from UCLA

Tom Cubbage, a senior from Southern Methodist Univeristy

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we assume you know what that is all about.)
    $100 1
The Catholic clergy was supported by these payments, 1/10 of the parishioners' incomes
    $100 21
The first sequel to this film was subtitled "Freddy's Revenge"
    $100 26
The Bush species of this is the largest land mammal in the world
    $100 16
It's the fruity abbreviation for figure or figurative
    $100 11
Icy mountain streams in Peru are the source of the Amazon, which flows into this ocean
    $100 6
For the 1st time in 25 years, the issue didn't include any coverage of this
    $200 2
Germany formed the core of this medieval "Empire"
    $200 22
"Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water", along came this 1978 movie
    $200 27
In the names of cat breeds, this color follows "British" & "Russian"
    $200 17
It's the standard abbreviation for "miscellaneous"
    $200 12
When Juan Peron returned to the presidency of this country in 1973, his wife was elected vice president
    $200 7
Since 1979 the issue has been annually released in this month
    $300 3
From "Hanse" meaning guild, the German league was formed in the 13th c. to promote & control trade
    $300 23
Critic L. Maltin say this "unlucky" '80 film as a "clue to why S.A.T. scores continue to decline"
    $300 28
Of teeth, nails or beaks, the ones turtles don't have
    $300 18
"bot." doesn't mean you paid for it; it stands for this science
    $300 13
If you're watching a music video in Montevideo, you're in this country's capital
    $300 8
1 of the 3 women who have appeared on the front cover 3 times
    $400 4
Order of religious knights named for the Biblical "temple" in Jerusalem
    $400 24
Dan Aykroyd promises to show Albert Brooks "something really scary" in this 1983 anthology film
    $400 29
A 7-letter word for a dog of mixed or indeterminate ancestry
    $400 19
"intrans." isn't the abbreviation for intransigent but for this verb form
    DD: $1,000 14
Country whose capital lies closest to the line of 0° latitude
    $400 9
The '89 issue cost $3.95; the 1st one in 1964 could have been bought for this one coin
    $500 5
Named for a barbarian tribe, this style of architecture was later considered barbarous by Italians
    $500 25
In the 1982 film, Adrienne Barbeau was the object of his affection; in 1989 it's Heather Locklear
    $500 30
2 species of these snakes native to India are the Indian & the King
    $500 20
When capitalized, the letters "IE" can refer to this family of languages
    $500 15
The Braganzas were a royal family that ruled in Portugal & this South American country
    $500 10
A S.I. office pool tries to guess the # of these the issue will produce: the high -- 442 in '75

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tom Betty Dave
$2,600 $400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Betty Dave
$4,200 $300 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
When this state was a republic, Stephen Austin, for whom the current capital is named, was Sec'y of state
    $200 16
House of worship with a mihrab, a minbar & a minaret
    $200 1
She is Aleksei Vronsky's lover & Aleksei Karenin's wife
    $200 26
From a flaxen fabric, it's a term for bed sheets, though most are no long made of it
    $200 11
It was at Bull Run that Gen. Bernard Bee said this man was "standing like a stone wall"
    $200 4
Founded as a fraternity in 1776, it's now the nations oldest honor society
    $400 22
Less than a year before we entered WWII, he had an all-military inaugural parade
    $400 18
U.S.-based religion whose founder called it "the scientific system of divine healing"
    $400 2
The avuncular title character of this 1852 American novel dies after a brutal beating
    $400 27
A sail fabric, or something for a boxer to fall back on
    $400 12
The historian Suetnius said this man's famous question, "Et tu, Brute?", was spoken in Greek
    $400 7
The frat rats at Faber College's Delta House made life miserable for Dean Wormer in this 1978 John Belushi film
    $600 23
He led the expedition which discovered gold in the Black Hills, setting off a gold rush and the Sioux Wars
    $600 19
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah is observed for this many days
    $600 3
Some of the characters he introduced in "Dubliners" reappeared in "Ulysses"
    $600 28
Rayon got its name from "ray", an indication of its sheen, & "on", referring to this material it resembles
    $600 13
Edmond Rostand's quote, "A great nose indicates a great man", is from this play
    $600 8
During this period, students seeking to join a fraternity attend events to learn about them & meet members
    $800 24
Slave whose owner took him to Illinois & caused the Supreme Court to declare blacks weren't citizens
    $800 20
The punishment by which a member of a church is barred from its rites & services
    $800 5
His mad Creole wife, Bertha, dies in a fall, leaving him free to marry Jane Eyre
    $800 29
Neoprene is a synthetic form of this
    $800 14
The author who wrote, "That's some catch, that Catch-22"
    $800 9
The word "sorority" came from a Latin word meaning this
    $1000 25
Born on Roanoke Island, she was the 1st child of English parents born in America
    $1000 21
From the Greek for "to appear", it's the day that celebrates the appearance of the 3 magi before Jesus
    DD: $700 6
John Galsworthy's most famous work was the saga of this fictional family
    $1000 30
Light fabric named for the cobwebs that appear around the end of summer when goose is eaten
    $1000 15
Proverbs 16:18 says, "Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before" one of these
    DD: $2,800 10
F.G. Slaughter, Gary Lockwood & Sen. Tom Harkin are alumni of the Fraternity represented by these letters:


Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Betty Dave
$15,400 $2,800 $600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's name means "great mountain" & it has 2 peaks, Kibo & Mawenzi, that are 7 miles apart

Final scores:

Tom Betty Dave
$15,400 $3,006 $1
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Betty Dave
$14,600 $3,500 $600
34 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
9 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1989-04-08
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