Show #1276 - Monday, March 5, 1990

Elaine Zollner game 2.


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Gunther Freehill, an information officer originally from Melvin, Illinois

Keith Pickering, a programmer and analyst from Watertown, Minnesota

Elaine Zollner, a physician from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
It's the lowest, flattest & smallest continent
    $100 1
This part of Princess Diana's wedding ensemble was 25 feet long
    $100 6
A little mistake, or Yogi Bear's little buddy
    $100 17
"Tucker" marked the 1st time this father & son had worked together since "Sea Hunt" in the '60s
    $100 26
In case you want to book your flights now, this will be played in Tampa in 1991 & Minneapolis in 1992
    $100 16
Italian cheesecake is made with this cheese whose name means "recooked"
    $200 8
Abingdon, Windsor, Gravesend & Southend-On-Sea are on this European river
    $200 2
The "Cuban" style of these shoe features came into style in the early 1900s
    $200 9
An insect who hangs out in your four-poster, or what a private eye might slip under your mattress
    $200 21
These brothers both became TV stars: one ran Dodge City & the other led the Impossible Missions Force
    $200 27
In 1989 Emerson Fittipaldi knocked Al Unser Jr. out of this race on lap 199 & won
    $200 18
The 2 cheeses coated with red wax named for towns, one in North Holland province, one in South
    $300 13
City that stands on the ruins of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec people
    $300 3
The patches European women wore on their faces in the 1600s were usually this color
    $300 10
A Russian grandmother, or her kerchief
    $300 23
David Canary, who's seen on "All My Children", claims to be a descendant of this famous frontierswoman
    $300 28
The French Open tennis tournament is played on courts of this color clay
    $300 19
This cheese that has an orange rind originated in Alsace & is named for a city there
    $400 14
The highest airport in the world is Lhasa Airport in this country
    $400 4
Popular in the 18th century, Watteau gowns were inspired by Jean Antoine Watteau, who was one of these
    $400 11
This oily dressing makes your hair glossy, but it sounds like it makes you smart
    $400 24
His uncle Francis Coppola directed him when he played the man to whom "Peggy Sue Got Married"
    $400 29
The Orangemen of Syracuse were NCAA champs in '88 & '89 in this Native American sport
    $400 20
This name refers to natural cheddar made in the U.S. & is often confused with processed cheese
    $500 15
The hot water heating of this northern European capital is drawn directly from underground springs
    DD: $600 5
This turn-of-the-century "girl" wore a shortwaist dress with puffed sleeves & a Pompadour hairdo
    $500 12
2-word French term for a small bundle of herbs, often tied together & used for flavoring
    $500 25
Pam Dawber's famous father-in-law
    $500 30
In 1989 this Canadian team won its 1st Stanley Cup
    $500 22
According to legend, it was created when a shepherd left a piece of cheese in a cave for several weeks

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

Elaine Keith Gunther
$2,700 $900 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Keith Gunther
$5,600 $1,400 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Born Giovanni Caboto, this Venetian did his exploring in the service of England
    $200 2
When this organ churns & makes perisstaltic waves, some people say it's "growling"
    $200 1
This clergyman who wrote "The Short History of New-England" in 1694 was the son of Increase Mather
    $200 10
His sister Fanny Mendelssohn wrote some of the songs attributed to him
    $200 12
As viewed from Earth, it's the brightest planet in the nighttime sky
    $200 24
Used as early as the 15th century, apostle spoons usually came in sets of this number
    $400 20
N.Y. observes a holiday honoring the 1524 discovery of N.Y. Harbor by this Italian navigator
    $400 4
The oval window is a membrane forming one of the boundaries between the middle & the inner parts of this
    $400 3
He wrote "Cadillac Jack" & "Lonesome Dove" after "Terms of Endearment"
    $400 11
Of the 3 Bs, the 2 who died in Vienna
    $400 13
In August 1989 it became the last planet encountered by Voyager 2
    $400 27
Fireplace tool that consists of matching shaped boards, a metal nozzle & flexible leather sides
    $600 22
Ponce de Leon was looking for it when he discovered Florida; some are still looking for it today
    $600 6
They're also known as your zygomatic bones, & high ones are considered especially attractive
    $600 5
He lived for several weeks among the cannibalistic Typee before he wrote the book of the same name
    DD: $1,200 18
It was rumored that he committed suicide over the failure of his last symphony, the "Pathetique"
    $600 14
The 4 largest moons of this planet are called Galilean satellites after Galileo, who saw them in 1610
    $600 28
A method of joining 2 pieces of wood at right angles named for its resemblance to a bird's tail
    $800 23
His 1497-98 voyage to India opened the 1st all-water trade route between Europe & Asia
    $800 7
It's the tube that connects your nose & mouth with your larynx & esophagus
    $800 9
Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel about the adventures of Dean Moriarty & friends as they travel the U.S.
    $800 19
G. Strepponi sang in "Nabucco", the opera that made this composer famous, & later married him
    $800 15
In 1971 Mariner 9 discovered a volcano on this planet rising 15 1/2 miles above the surface
    $800 29
French for "Chinese ornament", it refers to willow pattern china & some Chippendale furniture
    $1000 25
Tho he didn't find the Northwest Passage, this Frenchman established France's claim to Canada
    $1000 8
The ovaries are part of both the reproductive system & this system which produces hormones
    $1000 17
It was called "A Poem of Walt Whitman, an American" before it was called this
    $1000 21
Mussorgsky once lived with this "Scheherazade" composer who re-edited "Boris Godunov" after his death
    $1000 26
This remote planet orbits the sun at a 98 degree axis, almost lying on its side
    DD: $1,000 30
The kind of clock shown here, invented c. 1800 & named for the musical instrument it resembles:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Keith Gunther
$8,600 $4,200 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He is introduced as "the triple pillar of the world transformed into a strumpet's fool"

Final scores:

Elaine Keith Gunther
$10,601 $0 $1,800
2-day champion: $19,601 3rd place: Orefors Intermezzo Stemware 2nd place: Trip to Miami & Caribbean Cruise

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elaine Keith Gunther
$9,500 $4,200 $6,500
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 1989-10-23
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