Show #1247 - Tuesday, January 23, 1990


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Kim Wells, a customer service representative from Aloha, Oregon

Jonathan Lowenberg, a certified public accountant from Baltimore, Maryland

Dan Bowman, a letter carrier from Dixon, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
This flower's name didn't come from just any old garden, but from a botanist, Dr. Alexander Garden
    $100 1
Leonard Maltin described the 1971 British film version of this Anna Sewell tale as "average horse opera"
    $100 3
After Macbeth's death, his stepson, Lulach, became king of this country, but only for a few months
    $100 8
This city was named after Daniel Greysolon, who was also known as Sieur du Lhut
    $100 18
While they've served in the Navy since before WWI, they weren't admitted to the academy until 1976
    $100 22
The short-grain, medium-grain & long-grain varieites of this can all be used to make pudding
    $200 14
From the Greek, these 2nd year students are the "wise fools" of the academic world
    $200 2
In this film Theresa Russell played a young woman who seduced, married & then murdered wealthy men
    $200 4
In 1931 Alfonso XIII was forced to leave this country, & he died in exile in Rome 10 years later
    $200 9
About 10,000 years ago this dug out the 10,000 lakes
    $200 19
One-word term for an authorized leave from duty; to a sailor it means freedom for 48 hours or less
    $200 24
This phrase refers to the ability to measure up to expectations & can precede "is in the eating"
    $300 15
Something producing rainbowlike colors is said to be this, after Iris, goddess of the rainbow
    $300 5
This 1929 Hitchcock movie, his & England's 1st talkie, was shot originally as a silent
    $300 28
Queen Victoria's uncle Leopold I was the 1st king of this country
    $300 10
Both the cities of Bemidji & Brainerd have statues honoring this ox
    $300 20
They are the 2 official colors of the U.S. Navy
    $300 25
This pudding is a type of cornmeal mush, as Yankee Doodle could have told you
    $400 16
An ideal community, from the title of a Thomas More work
    DD: $500 6
George Segal played Sam Spade Jr. in this 1975 film satirizing "The Maltese Falcon"
    $400 29
This country has been ruled by Haakon the Good, Haakon the Old & Haakon the Broad-Shouldered
    $400 11
With this as the state nickname, Fred Grandy should have been a representative from Minnesota
    $400 21
In 1985 the submarine Rhode Island was renamed for this late Washington State senator
    $400 26
The 3 traditional methods used in cooking puddings are boiling, baking & this
    $500 17
From the Urdu word for "dusty", cloth of this color was popularized during the Sepoy Mutiny in India
    $500 7
This 1979 Disney sci-fi film starring Maximilian Schell was nominated for an Oscar for Visual Effects
    $500 12
This St. Paul co. began by mining corundum, then making sandpaper & masking tape
    $500 23
Base that's headquarters to the U.S. Pacific Fleet
    $500 27
In a nursery rhyme, this boy's name is followed by "pudding and pie"

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

Dan Jonathan Kim
$2,000 $100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Jonathan Kim
$2,100 $900 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, one of the great museums of the world...)
    $200 1
3 men are captured by a "sea monster" which turns out to be a strange underwater ship, the Nautilus
    $200 20
A little birdie told us this timepiece was 1st made around 1750 in Germany's Black Forest
    $200 6
He had a "Big Adventure" that pulled in big bucks at the box office
    $200 21
Unlike their Spanish-speaking Central American neighbors, most residents of Belize speak this language
    $200 13
This curvaceous country singer has written many of her own hits, including "Applejack" & "2 Doors Down"
    $200 9
The Dept. of Egyptian Antiquities was formed in 1826 to study artifacts from his Egyptian campaign
    $400 2
Martians conquer England with heat rays but then succumb to Earthly bacteria
    $400 26
1st called a longcase or coffin clock, it was renamed this after a popular turn-of-the-century song
    $400 7
Ted Turner tried to buy CBS after this company bought ABC
    $400 22
The so-called click languages, such as Hottentot, are native to this continent
    $400 14
He titled one of his albums "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night"
    $400 10
His "Arrangement in Grey & Black No. 2" is in a Glasgow museum; No. 1 is in the Louvre
    $600 3
W. Somerset Maugham's tale of a medical student obsessed with the vulgar waitress Mildred
    $600 28
The 1st mechanical clock had no dial or hands but did this to indicate the time
    $600 8
Robert McFarlane resigned as National Security Advisor & this man, his deputy, succeeded him
    $600 23
It was the basic literary language of Italy as late as the 15th century
    $600 15
Canadian whose 1st No. 1 hit in the U.S. was "You Needed Me" in 1978
    $600 11
Visitors now enter the museum through a new structure shaped like one of these
    $800 4
Emma takes poison after using up her husband's inheritance to finance her love affair
    DD: $2,000 29
After WWII the United States Time Corporation changed its name to this
    $800 18
A typo that reversed her explanation of rhythm method forced Warner Books to recall her book
    DD: $1,500 24
What the Dalmatian, Gothic & Babylonian languages have in common
    $800 16
"Seasonal" surname of siblings Jimmy & Edgar
    $800 12
The French ambassador at Constantinople bought this statue, though incomplete, from Greek peasants
    $1000 5
The old priest Stephen Kumalo sadly tracks down his son in Johannesburg in this Alan Paton novel
    $1000 19
The city of Times Beach, Mo. was permanently abandoned due to contamination by this chemical substance
    $1000 25
Seemingly unrelated to any other language, "Euskara" is spoken by these people of the Pyrenees
    $1000 17
He sang with Sarah Vaughan & Mel Torme on his "2:00 AM Paradise Cafe" album
    $1000 27
Among his other paintings in the Louvre are "St. John the Baptist" & the "Virgin of the Rocks"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Jonathan Kim
$7,000 $4,700 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was born in Connecticut in 1800 & hanged for treason in Virginia in 1859

Final scores:

Dan Jonathan Kim
$9,401 $100 $9,400
2-day champion: $23,802 + Jeopardy! box game from Pressman or Jeopardy! Challenger scorekeeper 3rd place: a Smith-Corona PWP 7000 laptop word processor + Jeopardy! box game from Pressman or Jeopardy! Challenger scorekeeper 2nd place: a Bassett Old World bedroom set + CapriLighting track lighting + Jeopardy! box game from Pressman or Jeopardy! Challenger scorekeeper

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Jonathan Kim
$8,400 $3,500 $4,700
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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Game tape date: 1989-09-25
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