Show #1272 - Tuesday, February 27, 1990

Erik Larsen game 5.


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Kevin Gillogly, an advertising copywriter from Los Angeles, California

Mac Jones, a human resources management consultant from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Erik Larsen, a temporary secretary originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $42,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Our creative people becoming a little excessively creative!)
    $100 1
In 1943 Georgia became the 1st state to lower the voting age to this
    $100 10
Gov't naturalist Daniel James predicts someday this national symbol will no longer be endangered
    $100 16
Persia's animal art persisted even after the introduction of this religion that forbade making images
    $100 21
Jane Powell starred in MGM musicals long before playing Alan Thicke's mom on this sitcom
    $100 22
The Dharma Chakra, the symbol seen on India's flag, is one of these "of law", not "of fortune"
    $100 5
If your business is losing money, you're awash in this color ink
    $200 2
Black Friday, September 24, 1869, resulted from Gould & Fisk's attempt to corner the U.S. supply of this
    $200 12
NYC is building nesting boxes for barn owls in some city parks because they like to eat these rodents
    $200 17
"The 12 Tribes of Israel" is a series of windows by Marc Chagall using this material
    $200 24
His real life mom, Julia, played mom to his character, Louie, on "Taxi"
    $200 23
This city has a population density of about 79,000 people per square mile, the country's highest
    $200 6
Company that makes the Eraser Mate, a pen that has erasable ink
    $300 3
He was the last Dutch governor of New York, which was New Netherland at the time
    $300 13
The venom of these bees is actually less poisonous than European bees, but they attack in large groups
    $300 18
Characteristic of Queen Anne furniture, the cabriole style is used for this part of a chair or table
    $300 25
The president of this country that sold India its 1st nuclear-powered sub in Feb. 1988 visited in Nov. 1988
    $300 7
From Latin roots meaning "cannot be obliterated", it describes ink that's permanent
    $400 4
At the Battle of San Jacinto, Sam Houston took this Mexican leader prisoner
    $400 14
The 2 orders of ungulates are distinguished by the number of these they have
    $400 19
A chevron is a decorative motif resembling this letter
    $400 26
This group outside of the caste system has seats reserved for it in Parliament
    $400 8
1988 film that featured a will written in Acme disappearing & re-appearing ink
    $500 11
Swedish-born John Ericsson designed this 1st of the ironclads with a revolving turret
    DD: $500 15
The following song popularized a dance named for this animal:

"Now the dance that the people do, I don't know how it started, all I know..."
    $500 20
The Pazzi Chapel in this city was one of the 1st buildings designed in the Renaissance style
    $500 27
India became independent 1 day after this country was created
    $500 9
His test, developed in 1921, includes 5 multicolored inkblots

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Erik Mac Kevin
$1,300 $1,100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Mac Kevin
$1,600 $2,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
1 of 8 flexible arms on an octopus
    $200 1
The Knights of St. John who ran a Jerusalem hospital for sick pilgrims wore white, not red ones
    $200 7
Danny Kaye starred as this Biblical character in the 1970 show "Two By Two"
    $200 21
Japan has 3 separate observances marking this man's birth, enlightenment & death
    $200 2
When this author of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" died in 1885, his body lay in state under the Arc De Triomphe
    $200 23
It's the British royal yacht
    $400 17
It's a male singing voice producing tones in an upper register beyond its normal range
    $400 12
Habichtsburg, or Hawks Castle, built in 1020 in present-day Switzerland gave this dynasty its name
    $400 8
It was billed as "The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical"
    $400 22
Festivals in Dutch-American communities are highlighted by Klompen Dances, named for these
    $400 3
His 19th century novels such as "The Mysterious Island" foretold the submarine, the aqua lung & TV
    $400 24
Dubbed "Captain Outrageous", this media mogul skippered the Courageous & won the America's Cup twice
    $600 18
From the Latin for "boxer", it's another name for a prizefighter
    $600 13
This crusade led by Stephen of Vendrone may have been the inspiration for the Pied Piper
    $600 9
"People" & "Don't Rain on My Parade" are from this show based on the life of Fanny Brice
    $600 26
It's the original name for Memorial Day
    $600 4
This author of the novel "The Bridge on the River Kwai" is also credited with the screenplay
    $600 25
The Santana, not the "African Queen" was this actor's favorite yacht
    $800 19
This gas is the most abundant element in the universe
    $800 14
The Mongol chief Temujin was given this title when he was proclaimed supreme ruler
    $800 10
1968 musical that featured "45 Minutes From Broadway", "Yankee Doodle Dandy" & "Harrigan"
    DD: $3,000 27
1 of 2 European countries that honor the martyred St. Lucia on December 13
    $800 5
Born Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, she chose this pseudonym for her 1st novel, 1832's "Indiana"
    $800 29
Hemingway named this powerful heroine in "For Whom The Bell Tolls" this, after his 40-foot yacht
    $1000 20
This plant with a bulbous root is also known as a "Swedish Turnip"
    DD: $3,000 15
This French dynasty that began in 987 may have been named for the cloak that King Hugh wore as an abbot
    $1000 11
She & partner Adolph Green wrote numerous B'way musicals; among them "Peter Pan" & "Applause"
    $1000 28
The 2nd Sunday in May is Mother's Day while the 3rd Saturday in May is this day
    $1000 6
This avant-garde author's "Les Enfants Terribles" was written in a 3-week period in 1929
    $1000 30
This yacht skippered by Dennis Conner won back the America's Cup from Australia in 1987

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Mac Kevin
$14,000 $5,500 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before Prince Andrew, he was the last Duke of York

Final scores:

Erik Mac Kevin
$12,000 $4,100 $0
5-day champion: $54,400 2nd place: Trip to Kauai, Hawaii 3rd place: Fuji R800 Zoom Discovery Camera

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Mac Kevin
$10,300 $5,500 $2,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1989-10-11
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