Show #1285 - Friday, March 16, 1990

Clues featured (out of order) in the opening scene of the TV film Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story.


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Keith Herritt, a musician from San Pablo, California

Mark Shrager, a budget analyst from Granada Hills, California

Phil Leib, a typographer from Westfield, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
In 1978 Chiang Kai-shek's son, Chiang Ching-kuo, was elected president of this island nation
    $100 14
A violin doesn't have these dividing lines on its fingerboard as a guitar does
    $100 18
In ancient rites, human blood was used to christen a ship; today it's usually this liquid
    $100 1
The nation's oldest existing 3rd party, it was founded in 1869 to prevent the manufacture & sale of liquor
    $100 8
"SCTV"'s spoof of this intellectual roundtable was called "Firing Squad"
    $100 6
Mother Goose character who sat on a wall & had a great fall
    DD: $1,200 20
A Japanese military center from 1868 to 1945, this city is now home to Peace Memorial Park
    $200 15
A lithophone is an old oriental percussion instrument made of this, but you wouldn't find it in a rock band
    $200 26
Popular during both world wars, this "fortune-telling" board is now made by Parker Brothers
    $200 2
In 1968 this American Independent Party candidate received almost 10 million votes & won 5 states
    $200 9
In titles of TV series, this word has preceded heat, court & gallery
    $200 7
Knock, Knock
Who's there?
    $300 21
China's Grand Canal connects these 2 rivers
    $300 22
It has no historic connection with the Hebrews; its name may be an alteration of jaw
    $300 28
This common gesture of friendship arose from the need to prove that you weren't carrying a weapon
    $300 3
Norman Thomas was this party's presidential candidate in every election from 1928 to 1948
    $300 13
This TV character's name was Zeb, but most of the other Waltons called him this
    $300 10
1940s style with tight cuffed trousers, wide lapels & heavily padded shoulders
    $400 25
Singapore & Malaysia were formerly ruled by this European country
    $400 23
A hi-hat is a foot-operated pair of these
    $400 29
This fabulous fad of the 1950s still comes in a plastic egg-shaped container
    $400 4
He was the last Federalist candidate to be elected president
    $400 16
"Primetime Live" star of whom it was said, "If there were no television, he would go door-to-door"
    $400 11
Mischievous imp that might wreck the machinery in a Moscow landmark
    $500 27
The 2 countries whose shared border, set in 1945, roughly follows the 38th Parallel
    $500 24
A glockenspiel sounds like these, "glocken" being the German word for them
    $500 30
This practice originated in the fear that a new bride might bring bad luck into a house
    $500 5
Formed to oppose Andrew Jackson, this party's 1st program was Clay's "American System" favoring high tariffs
    $500 17
At the end of "Book II" of this miniseries, Rudy Jordache was shot by Falconetti
    $500 12
A minor traffic accident

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Phil Mark Keith
$2,000 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Mark Keith
$3,800 $3,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts overlooks this river
    $200 16
Quechua, widely spoken in Peru & Ecuador, was the mother tongue of this ancient Indian nation
    $200 2
This 1-celled protozoan gets its name from a Greek word meaning "change"
    $200 1
The 1914 Welsh Church Act declared that this was no longer the official church of Wales
    $200 5
King Olaf II is this country's patron saint
    $200 22
This Italian got 1 of his 1st breaks when he replaced Clifton Webb in a dance act—how chic
    $400 8
Type of theatrical make-up whose name is found in the title of an Anthony Newley musical
    DD: $3,800 17
Of all Semite languages, this one is spoken by the most people
    $400 3
Because there are no blood vessels in this layer of skin, nutrition is supplied by a tissue fluid
    $400 4
His name is the Greek translation of the Hebrew name "Joshua", which means "Jehovah is Salvation"
    $400 7
His infant son, Fuad II, succeeded him briefly as king of Egypt after his abdication in 1952
    $400 24
In 1989 this ballet star made his stage debut as an actor in "The King & I"—shall we dance?
    $600 11
Tolstoy's "Tzar Fyodor Ivanovich" was the 1st play produced at this Russian theater in 1898
    $600 18
The 1st written record of this language is a transcription of the Strasbourg Oaths of 842
    DD: $1,600 9
The opposite of ventral; this term refers to the back region of animals
    $600 15
Martin Luther objected to the papal policy of selling these to remit penalty for sins
    $600 12
"Good King" whose statue looks out on the square in Prague that's named for him
    $600 25
He helped Hitler write "Mein Kampf" & later joined his cabinet
    $800 19
This director died just hours before the opening of his last hit musical, "42nd Street"
    $800 20
In this country, Serbo-Croatian is written in the Cyrillic alphabet & Croato-Serbian is written in the Roman alphabet
    $800 10
It's the classification above species, but below family
    $800 29
Specific term for someone who claims to be pope when there already is one
    $800 13
King Gustav III of this country died after being shot at a masked ball in 1792
    $800 27
This president fits the category because his middle name is Rudolph
    $1000 26
The characters in his play "Hay Fever" were inspired by actress Laurette Taylor & her family
    $1000 23
Standard Spanish originated in this ancient kingdom on the Iberian Peninsula
    $1000 21
The system of giving 2 scientific names to all organisms was devised by this Swedish naturalist
    $1000 30
Mohammed's flight from Mecca ended at this city, considered Islam's 2nd holiest
    $1000 14
The Oldenburg Dynasty founded by King Christian I ruled this country from 1448-1863
    $1000 28
This composer wrote "The Donkey Seranade" for the film version of one of his operettas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Mark Keith
$15,200 $9,200 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He first appeared as the title character in the 1630 drama "The Seducer of Seville"

Final scores:

Phil Mark Keith
$11,999 $12,000 $4,200
2nd place: Bassett Old World bedroom set New champion: $12,000 3rd place: Haviland dinnerware service for 4

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Mark Keith
$10,800 $8,200 $4,100
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,100

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Game tape date: 1989-10-24
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