Show #1248 - Wednesday, January 24, 1990


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Oded Ben-Ami, a salesman from New York City, New York

Cecilia Huber, a critical care nurse and law student from Cleveland, Ohio

Dan Bowman, a letter carrier from Dixon, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,802)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
The Fortune was the 2nd ship to bring Pilgrims over; this was the 1st
    $100 13
Her younger sister Louise Mandrell was only 15 when she started touring with her as a bass player
    $100 8
1986 Jane Fonda film that's an antonym of the 1988 Lori Loughlin film "The Night Before"
    $100 22
This luggage maker would like you to think its products are as strong as the biblical man they are named for
    $100 1
Their father, an Irish-born clergyman named Patrick Brunty, changed the spelling of the family name
    $100 3
He was attacked by a woodpecker, had a pet duck that died & his middle name was Rosebud
    $200 17
New Sweden was on the Delaware River & New Netherland extended up this river to the Mohawk
    $200 27
After seeing the movie "Ruby Gentry", Roberta Streeter changed her name to this
    $200 9
Antonym of "length" that's "the soul of wit"
    $200 23
Founded in 1857, this company makes Elsie Ice Cream & Elmer's Glue
    $200 2
Sara Coleridge wrote children's verse but was best known for editing the works of this man, her father
    $200 4
Profession of Rob & Laura's neighbor Jerry Helper
    $300 18
This war began when Washington & his men attacked a small French detachment May 28, 1754
    $300 28
While none of the 4 Statler Brothers is named Statler, this many are really brothers
    $300 10
These 6-letter antonyms for elder & younger both end in "nior"
    $300 24
Owned by Bristol-Myers, this hair-care line includes the most popular hair-coloring products in U.S.
    $300 14
Her mother, feminist author Mary Wollstonecraft, died 11 days after her birth
    $300 5
Alan Brady's brother-in-law & target of Buddy's bald jokes
    $400 19
After failing with the 1st group of settlers here, Raleigh sent a 2nd group to the same place & lost them
    $400 29
In 1970 this Virginia family became the 1st group elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame
    $400 11
Its antonyms include soft & easy
    $400 25
The grass is always greener when it's this, the world's 1st synthetic turf
    $400 15
The adventures of his grandfather "Foul-Weather Jack" inspired parts of "Don Juan"
    $400 6
In "Never Bathe on Saturday", Laura finds herself in this predicament
    $500 20
The Governor's Council was the upper house & this was the lower house of the Virginia legislature
    DD: $1,500 30
This "thin man" became a phenomenal success using TV commercials to sell his record albums:

"Oh Rose Marie, I love you /
I'm always dreaming of you..."
    $500 12
Antonyms in the proverb concerning marriage & repentance
    $500 26
G.D. are the 1st & middle initials of this man who founded the company that created NutraSweet
    $500 21
"Tom Jones" author who was reportedly descended from a branch of the Habsburgs
    $500 7
Connect the freckles on Rob's back & you'll see this Philadelphia landmark

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Dan Cecilia Oded
$1,500 $1,000 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Cecilia Oded
$2,400 $3,000 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In 1166 he succeeded his father, William the Bad, on the throne of Sicily
    $200 5
Each June 11 this state celebrates King Kamehameha I Day
    $200 1
He's been called "the man who reared 50 million kids"
    $200 18
To take an up close & personal peek at Pike's Peak you have to be in this state
    $200 13
Descriptive of a Colt revolver
    $400 12
He not only holds U.S. patent no. 4,805,631 for a heart monitor, he's also king of Morocco
    $400 7
In Australia this holiday was called 8-Hour Day to mark the successful struggle for a shorter work day
    $400 2
He directed the building of his hospital & leper colony in French Equitorial Africa
    $400 19
In 1865 this Wyoming city was named after a lieutenant killed by the Indians, not a ghost
    $400 14
One variation of this popular parlor game begins with "Is it animal, vegetable or mineral?"
    $600 23
When this czar traveled to Amsterdam, he spent 4 months working as a carpenter in a shipyard
    $600 8
Waitangi Day in New Zealand commemorates the 1840 treaty signed between the British & these natives
    $600 3
This Maryland doctor set John Wilkes Booth's broken leg
    $600 20
Not many people run into Bigfoot in the Rockies, but many see bighorns, which are these
    $600 15
Joanne Woodward won an Oscar for playing a woman with multiple personalities in this 1957 film
    $800 24
Since 1986 workers in Iraq have been rebuilding this king's southern palace in what was Babylon
    $800 27
The wife of a French nobleman just below a duke, or a long, oval gem cut usually with 58 facets
    DD: $600 9
Poppies are most associated with this federal holiday
    $800 4
In 1898 this army medical officer headed a commission that studied the spread of typhoid fever
    $800 21
In the U.S. the southernmost point of the system is in New Mexico & the northernmost is in this state
    $800 16
In 1844 U.S. expansionists who wanted to annex the entire Oregon territory used this slogan
    DD: $1,200 25
When Solon ruled this city, he diminished the power of the aristocracy & freed those enslaved by debt
    $1000 26
One method of casting jewelry is called the cire perdue method, which means this
    $1000 10
This birthplace of Richard Nixon has established a city holiday in his honor
    $1000 6
After testing 605 compounds, this German bacteriologist discovered a remedy for syphilis
    $1000 22
This Scotish explorer was the 1st white man to cross the Rockies; he did it up in Canada in 1793
    $1000 17
Severe torture to extract a confession, or, in masonic rites, a master mason

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Cecilia Oded
$2,200 $3,800 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was an actor for 21 years before he directed his 1st feature film at age 23 in 1977

Final scores:

Dan Cecilia Oded
$4,400 $7,600 $7,601
3rd place: Fredrick Ramond New Romantic lamp + complete Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Jr. editions of Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune 2nd place: trip to Boston on Delta and stay at Guest Quarters Suite Hotel New champion: $7,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Cecilia Oded
$4,000 $2,800 $4,500
17 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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Game tape date: 1989-09-25
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