Show #1242 - Tuesday, January 16, 1990


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Charlie Erlandson, a junior high teacher from Tyler, Texas

Karin McLeer, a homemaker from Staten Island, New York

John Collier, a graduate student originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This Welsh star played Hamlet on Broadway in 1964, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth
    $100 12
Add this letter to the front of "possum" & you still have the same animal
    $100 15
In 1576 Martin Frobisher brought one of these northern people back to England as a souvenir
    $100 8
After playing Goober on "Mayberry, R.F.D.", George Lindsey became a regular on this country show in 1972
    $100 2
This South Korean claims he was chosen by God to complete Jesus' mission
    $100 22
He announces the acts & starts the show by blowing a whistle
    $200 3
The epilogue to this play says, "The king's a beggar now the play is done. All is well ended..."
    $200 13
This letter goes back to the Phoenician alphabet where it resembled a ladder, which is still does
    $200 16
James Cook went completely around this continent between 1773-5 but never saw its land
    $200 27
For 1975 the Texas state senate declared this holiday "Willie Nelson Day" in Texas
    $200 5
His reign as pope was the shortest in modern history
    $200 23
In circus slang, it's any town where the circus plays, & it's usually for more than one night
    $300 4
The 1st season mentioned in this play is summer, but it has another season in its title
    $300 14
In 1962 the African land of Urundi added this letter to its name
    $300 17
Columbus called this ship a "dull sailer and unfit for discovery"
    DD: $600 28
President Bush keeps cassettes of this group's music in his briefcase to play in his limousine:

"Elvira /
Elvira /
My heart's on fire, for /
    $300 7
"Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna, etc. is 1 of these recitations
    $300 24
A Joey isn't a circus kangaroo but rather one of these performers
    $400 6
The play in which Emilia says jealousy is "a monster begot upon itself, born on itself"
    $400 20
The only letter that stands for a musical note, a Roman numeral & a baseball position
    $400 18
Samuel Wallis discovered this South Sea island where a night's pleasure could be had for 1 good-sized nail
    $400 10
Adopted in 1530, the Augsburg Confession is the basic profession of beliefs of this denomination
    $400 25
The name of this cowgirl is used to mean a complimentary ticket or free pass
    $500 9
"Scone", the last word in this play, refers to a coronation site, not a biscuit
    $500 21
The word "apron" used to have this letter tied to the front
    $500 19
To avoid tough sailing off Africa's w. coast, Cabral sailed so far west, he hit what's now this country
    $500 11
Jews believe that this Old Testament prophet will announce the coming of the Messiah
    $500 26
"Big Bertha" & "The Big One" refer to this great American circus

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

John Karin Charlie
$1,100 $300 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Karin Charlie
$2,200 $300 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Young star whose father, James Broderick, played the father on "Family"
    $200 12
Though this state extends for about 1,500 miles, 80% of its population lives on 1 island
    $200 17
He designed the labyrinth at Minos & was later imprisoned there with his son Icarus
    $200 22
Facts on File reported a $215 million surplus after this L.A. event ended in 1984
    $200 1
Vera Miles played Janet Leigh's sister in this 1960 Hitchcock classic
    $200 5
Joy of Cooking says to cook these many-armed creatures with chocolate if they don't have enough ink
    $400 8
Saying "The ball's the wrong shape", this U.S. Senator & ex-basketball star said he didn't want to be NFL commissioner
    $400 13
State in which you can find both Sun Valley & Craters of the Moon National Monument
    $400 18
In Hindu mythology the 3 main deities are Brahma, Vishnu & this one, called "The Destroyer"
    $400 23
In 1971 the British government took over the former jet engine division of this car company
    $400 2
In 1962 billboards asked, "How did they ever make a movie out of" this Nabokov novel
    $400 27
It's the kind of seafood that's most frequently deviled
    $600 9
This star of "When Harry Met Sally..." walked off the set of "SNL" in '75 when producers cut his act time
    $600 14
Collective term for the states between New England & the Southeast
    $600 19
Ajax & Odysseus contended for his armor after he was killed in the Trojan War
    $600 24
Founded in 1869 as a flour milling company it now owns Green Giant, Haagen-Dazs & Burger King
    $600 3
Joan Crawford & Bette Davis played scary sisters Blanche & Jane Hudson in this 1962 film
    $600 28
A rollmop is a fillet of this fish rolled around a pickle or onion & marinated
    $800 10
This "All My Children" star has had 10 Emmy nominations, but she's never won
    $800 15
Polk campaigned on the slogan "54-40 or Fight", but his treaty set the Canadian boundary at this parallel
    DD: $1,700 20
These twin sons were the offspring of Mars, the god of war, & Rhea Silvia, a vestal virgin
    $800 25
In 1890 Congress passed this 1st antitrust act declaring combination in restraint of trade illegal
    DD: $2,000 4
Before becoming a superstar, he was 1 of "The Magnificent Seven" & "The Dirty Dozen"
    $800 29
If fish such as shad is baked on a wooden board, it's said to be this
    $1000 11
Son of a sportswriter this Jr. won Oscars before & after an 18-year blacklisting in Hollywood
    $1000 16
Situated near the site of the 1st atomic blast, this national monument consists of gypsum dunes
    $1000 21
The wild, drunken feasts that were rites of the Roman god of wine were called this
    $1000 26
Colorful canine description for an agreement a worker signs promising not to join a union
    $1000 6
Buddy Ebsen played Audrey Hepburn's long-lost husband in this 1961 film
    $1000 30
Sole topped with butter sauce & parsley is called this, French for "Miller's Wife"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Karin Charlie
$6,000 $5,300 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Annual publication whose 1992 issue will mark its bicentennial

Final scores:

John Karin Charlie
$11,600 $5,200 $1,500
New champion: $11,600 2nd place: International Silver Company flatware set & Gaggia coffee machine + Jeopardy! Box Game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Pro-Form treadmill + Jeopardy! Box Game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Karin Charlie
$5,400 $5,300 $4,300
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1989-09-19
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