Show #1266 - Monday, February 19, 1990


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Susan Davis, a teacher from Warrior Run, Pennsylvania

Dennis Shirilla, a shopping mall manager from San Antonio, Texas

Terry Swart, a medical research technician from Norwalk, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
U.S. district judge Sarah Hughes administered the oath of office to him aboard Air Force One
    $100 9
Slang suffix used with shutter, jitter & litter
    $100 4
Often served over asparagus, this creamy sauce was 1st made in France, not in the Netherlands
    $100 1
Under most No. 1 hits by a writer, Billboard lists this Beatle 1st with John Lennon 2nd
    $100 10
When making a movie, it's a sound idea to have one of these dangling from the end of your boom
    $100 15
If you have a sweet tooth, you'll probably know that this is Cuba's most important crop
    $200 26
3 of his many nicknames were "Buffoon", "Tycoon" & "Illinois Baboon"
    $200 11
This doesn't mean you've been kidnapping babies but dating someone much younger than yourself
    $200 5
Use these when an Italian recipe calls for "pomodori"
    $200 2
The only million-selling album by this Queen of Soul was 1985's "Who's Zoomin' Who"
    $200 17
1-word term for the presiding officer in Britain's House of Commons & our House of Representatives
    $200 22
In the news in 1961, this bay in the Cuban province of Las Villas is also called Bahia de los Cochinos
    $300 27
Facts About the Presidents lists "corporate spokesman" as one of his former occupations
    $300 12
Slang term for an outboard motor, probably derived from the sound it makes
    $300 6
Most botanists believe the Irish potato originally came from this continent
    $300 3
He wrote the song that begins "Trailer for sale or rent, rooms to let -- fifty cents"
    $300 20
Funk & Wagnalls defines it as "to draw the eyelids of 1 eye together, as in conveying a hint"
    $300 23
This Pulitzer & Nobel prize-winning novelist's home in pre-Castro Cuba was called "Finca Vigia"
    $400 29
He was climbing in the Adirondacks when he was notified that Pres. McKinley was dying
    $400 13
The hinged section of an airplane wing or, in slang, a commotion
    $400 7
This deli item is corned beef that's been rubbed with pepper & spices, smoked & then steamed
    DD: $1,400 18
On June 27, 1989 at Radio City Music Hall, they were heard singing the following:

"Did you ever see the faces of..."
    $400 21
It's the broadcasting service of the U.S. International Communication Agency
    $400 24
The presidential palace last used by this dictator is now called The Museum of the Revolution
    $500 28
This president appointed Warren Burger chief justice
    $500 14
Slang term for the bar at a golf club, or the drink you'd have there after a round
    $500 8
In the 1989 Farmer's Almanac, Edmund Muskie tells how to hypnotize one of these before cooking it
    $500 19
She wrote the music & sang the themes for 2 of Mike Nichols' films, "Heartburn" & "Working Girl"
    $500 25
In the 17th century Aphra Behn wrote this "speaks sense in a language all nations understand"

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

Terry Dennis Susan
$2,300 $900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Dennis Susan
$5,000 $2,700 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
William Penn authorized the founding of this city named for a British city known for its white cliffs
    $200 2
Although these huge animals are generally docile, when the bulls go into musth they can turn violent
    $200 10
In this novel, Bill Sikes kills Nancy
    $200 1
If you can't get enough of these Nabisco sandwich cookies, you can play the cookie factory game they inspired
    $200 8
Spontini's opera about this adventurer's conquest of Mexico premiered in 1809
    $200 14
German chemist who had a gas burner named for him & co-founded the sci. of chemical spectroscopy
    $400 16
This capital was named for Germany's "Iron Chancellor"
    $400 3
The largest member of the cat family
    $400 13
His poems include "Highland Mary", "The Banks O' Down", & "A Man's A Man For A' That"
    $400 4
To win Battleship, you have to be the 1st player to do this to all of your opponent's ships
    $400 27
Operas based on this Norwegian's plays include "The Feast at Solhaug" & "Peer Gynt"
    $400 20
This Fr. undersea explorer has won Oscars for his films "The Silent World" & "World Without Sun"
    $600 17
It was previously the capital of a monarchy & a republic
    $600 9
Not everyone is excited when these birds come back to Capistrano: some residents think they're too messy
    $600 24
"The Silmarillion", his prequel to "Lord of the Rings", was published after his death
    $600 5
The "giant" version of this game contains 2 plastic bugs which double as banks
    $600 28
This composer of "The Mikado" wrote only 1 grand opera, "Ivanhoe"
    $600 21
With his cousin, this Italian physicist formed the Wireless Telegraph & Signal Co., Ltd. in 1897
    $800 18
This southern capital's seal contains a 6-pointed star & the words "Cradle Of The Confederacy"
    DD: $1,500 11
The geographic ranges of most predators are shrinking, but the range of this, Canis latrans, has increased
    $800 26
The color mentioned in the title of Zane Grey's most popular novel
    DD: $1,300 6
Frankly, Miss Scarlet, these are 2 of the weapons in the original game of Clue
    $800 22
In the 1860s this chemist saved France's wine industry by showing that microbes can be killed with heat
    $1000 19
It's the only state capital with an oil well on the statehouse grounds
    $1000 12
These mammals are classed as Sirenia since they reminded sailors of mermaids -- sirens of the sea
    $1000 25
Robert Browning wrote, do this "along with me! The best is yet to be!"
    $1000 7
A chess piece, or the "ever popular bidding game" featuring a card with a black bird on it
    $1000 23
For developing a process of converting pig iron to steel, this British inventor was knighted in 1879

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Dennis Susan
$10,600 $3,100 $2,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Crassus, Julius Caesar & this man formed the 1st Triumvirate

Final scores:

Terry Dennis Susan
$10,200 $6,100 $4,100
2-day champion: $18,500 2nd place: Trip to Nassau, Bahamas 3rd place: His & Hers tailored clothing

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Terry Dennis Susan
$9,600 $4,100 $2,100
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1989-10-10
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