Show #1210 - Friday, December 1, 1989


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Sam Longoria, an engineer and consultant originally from Enumclaw, Washington

Candy Martinez, a systems consultant from Fremont, California

Jeff Slike, an ATM repairman originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $31,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you an episode, you name the series.)
    $100 4
It can follow temperate, torrid, time or twilight
    $100 1
"The Bronx Bombers"
    $100 18
When Prince Charles becomes ruler of Great Britain, this will be the title of the national anthem
    $100 10
Of blood, sweat or tears, the one that's not a product of an exocrine gland
    $100 17
On menus, the word that usually follows "clams on the half..."
    $100 12
"In Salem, Mass. Samantha tries to help a warlock who's been turned into a bed warmer"
    $200 5
Title character of a Woody Allen film who becomes famous as the "Human Chameleon"
    $200 2
Former Los Angeles Rams end David Jones had this "religious" nickname
    $200 19
"Yes, we love this land", sing the fjord dwellers of this country
    $200 25
Your spinal cord is shielded by the spinal column & your brain is shielded by this
    $200 21
"Potage" is a fancy name for this type of dish, especially a thick one
    $200 13
"Another shot glass is fired in the continuing 'Bar War' with Gary's Old Towne Tavern"
    $300 6
In sailing, when you're tacking, your boat is on this kind of course
    $300 3
Heavyweight boxer Luis Firpo was called the "Wild Bull of" this Argentine region
    $300 20
This large Asian country's "Jana-Gana-Mana" means "Thou art the ruler of the minds of all the people"
    $300 28
About 40% of your body weight consists of 100s of these contracting tissues
    $300 22
Despite its name, this sauce served with plum pudding isn't "difficult" to make
    $300 14
"Charles leaves the farm for the city to pursue a career as a cabinetmaker"
    DD: $900 8
Collective name of Frank Beard & the 2 guys with beards seen here:
    $400 7
This outfielder, disgraced in the "Black Sox" scandal of 1919, was nicknamed "Shoeless"
    $400 29
Smetana's "The Moldau" resembles the music of "Hatikva", this country's anthem
    $400 27
It's the widest part of the alimentary canal
    $400 23
Introduced in 1930, it was "America's 1st Biscuit Mix", but now it's used for all kinds of baking
    $400 15
"Guess who's not invited to the Inaugural Ball & can't find anyone to take her"
    $500 9
Spanish explorers called the villages of these Pueblo Indians "The 7 Cities of Cibola"
    $500 11
Drag racer Don Garlits sports this nickname
    $500 30
This country's "Ymnos Pros Tin Elephterian" is a hymn to liberty, not tin elephants or even grape leaves
    $500 26
In 1984, 12-day-old Baby Fae received the heart of one of these animals
    $500 24
The oil of these spice buds stuck in hams is a source of artificial vanilla flavoring
    $500 16
"Puppets portray Yasir Arafat & Joan Rivers on a date"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Jeff Candy Sam
$1,200 $600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Candy Sam
$1,600 $2,900 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
1 of 2 numbers that are naturals in craps
    $200 6
The Hellenistic Age began with the death of this Macedonian conqueror
    $200 11
On Oct. 24, 1901 Annie Taylor became the 1st person to go over these falls in a barrel--& survive
    $200 26
Wait until the hostess has opened hers before unfolding yours, & don't tuck it under your chin
    $200 19
One year after "Life with Father", Clarence Day published "Life with" her
    $200 1
This Steve McQueen film was about a San Francisco detective, not Roy Rogers' dog
    $400 15
Paul Simon had his only No. 1 hit in 1976 with a song about this many "Ways To Leave Your Lover"
    $400 7
Ancient fort that was the site of the last stand of the Jewish zealots against Rome in 73 A.D.
    $400 12
Plunging 212 feet, Shoshone Falls on this river is Idaho's highest waterfall
    $400 27
According to Amy Vanderbilt, it's who should get into a rowboat first
    $400 22
The 2-letter title of Richard Nixon's 1978 memoirs
    $400 2
Burt Lancaster played a famous ornithologist cooped up on a San Francisco island in this acclaimed film
    $600 16
After this many days of captivity, Iran released the 52 American hostages on January 20, 1981
    $600 10
After winning the 1st Punic War, Rome made this island its 1st province
    $600 13
This waterfall on Africa's Zambezi River was named for an English queen
    $600 28
Traditionally, if Bob dances with Sue & Jim cuts in, it's when Bob can dance with Sue again
    $600 23
Freud 1st wrote of the Oedipus complex in this landmark book published in 1899
    $600 3
The "shattering" climax of Orson Welles' "The Lady from Shanghai" takes place in S.F. in a maze of these
    $800 17
Originally there were this many Marx Brothers
    DD: $2,000 9
Starting around 550 B.C. this empire conquered the Medes, the Lydians, the Chaldeans & Egypt
    $800 20
Located in north central Texas, not Kansas, it's the largest U.S. city named for a waterfall
    $800 24
His experiences as an enlisted man shaped his 1951 novel "From Here to Eternity"
    $800 5
In "Klondike Annie", this sex symbol fled her sordid life in S.F. & became an evangelist in the Yukon
    $1000 18
If we were to end this category the way a reporter finishes an article, we'd put this number on it here
    $1000 8
Historic nickname for the curved region between the Mediterranean & Mesopotamia
    $1000 21
Longfellow's poem "The Song of Hiawatha" made this waterfall in Minneapolis famous
    DD: $3,600 25
He died in 1922 before the last 3 volumes of his "Remembrance of Things Past" were published
    $1000 4
She brought down the house singing "San Francisco" in the 1936 film of the same name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Candy Sam
$7,200 $8,500 $7,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To have taken the 1st modern IQ test in 1905 you had to understand this language

Final scores:

Jeff Candy Sam
$7,200 $15,101 $15,000
3rd place: Wallace Silversmiths 15-piece punch set New champion: $15,101 2nd place: Grandfather clock & lamp

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Candy Sam
$4,600 $7,300 $7,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1989-08-23
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