Show #1279 - Thursday, March 8, 1990

Elaine Zollner game 5.


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Gretchen Pruett, a housewife & student from Saugerties, New York

Martin Gostanian, an advertising copywriter from Medford, Massachusetts

Elaine Zollner, a physician from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $35,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The comic strip.)
    $100 17
Crackowes were a style of these with toes so long they were sometimes attached to the knees with chains
    $100 8
One suffering from bruxomania unconsciously gnashes these
    $100 6
Sotheby's has announced it won't sell any items of this tusk material produced since 1939
    $100 15
It's the basic unit of currency of Australia
    $100 23
Until 1954 Major League players could leave these on the field when it was their team's turn to bat
    $100 1
When Charlie Brown gave Snoopy one of these, it took Snoopy an hour to put it on the flea
    $200 18
Eleanor of Aquitaine accompanied her 1st husband, King Louis VII, on the 2nd one of these in 1147
    $200 9
In a 1987 hit Whitney Houston showed signs of choreomania when she wanted to do this with somebody
    $200 7
The scarab, lotus flower & Isis knot were all designs used in this country's jewelry
    $200 22
After America won its independence, the British decided to ship these people to Australia
    $200 25
A curved wicker basket called a cesta is used to catch & throw the ball in this sport
    $200 2
Of a 25th, 30th or 40th anniversary, what "Peanuts" is celebrating in 1990
    $300 19
It's estimated this dread 14th century epidemic killed 1/3 of the population of Europe
    $300 10
A lycomaniac has a howling time believing he is one of these
    $300 13
Known for its malleability & white brilliance, this rare metal has been used in jewelry since the 19th c.
    $300 24
The name of this capital city is Aboriginal for "meeting place"
    $300 26
1 of 2 pieces of equipment in track & field that weigh 16 pounds
    $300 3
When Lucy invites Charlie Brown to kick a football, you can expect her to do this
    $400 20
2 types of these which were especially popular during the Middle Ages were "miracle" & "morality"
    $400 11
A dipsomaniac craves this, not guacamole
    $400 14
Josiah Wedgwood designed these jewelry pieces using a white paste relief on a colored background
    $400 29
"Banjo" Paterson, known for his "bush ballads", wrote this song, 1st published in 1917
    $400 27
Alternate name for the number one wood in golf
    $400 4
This girl's name was inspired by a type of candy
    $500 21
This famous "Song" is a romanticized account of the Battle of Roncesvalles, fought in 778
    $500 12
From the Greek for "great", it's the delusion of wealth, power or omnipotence
    $500 16
Tahiti & French Polynesia are famous for pearls of this color
    DD: $500 30
This flightless bird is featured on Australia's coat of arms
    $500 28
This apparatus used in women's gymnastics is about 4 in. wide & 16 ft. long
    $500 5
Charlie Brown's parents bought Snoopy at this puppy farm

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

Elaine Martin Gretchen
$1,300 $1,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Martin Gretchen
$4,800 $1,900 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
On average this city packs more than 23,000 people into 1 sq. mile
    $200 6
2 of his pen names were rather transparent: Antosha Chekhonte & Anton Ch.
    $200 12
The only mobile bone of the face
    $200 22
Both a she-wolf & a woodpecker fed & cared for them until they were found by Faustulus
    $200 1
Something that evokes happiness & sadness at the same time, or a kind of chocolate
    $200 19
This title character's last name is McLonergan, not Rainbow
    $400 17
Caucasians constitute about 1/3 of this state's population
    $400 7
Dublin-born playwright John Casey changed his name to this, which sounds more Irish
    $400 13
The nephrons function as filtering units in this pair of organs
    $400 27
In all of Babylonia, Pyramus was the handsomest youth & she was the fairest maiden
    $400 2
Term for stunt pilots or politicians who tour small towns to show they've got the right stuff
    DD: $1,900 20
Gwen Verdon sang the following song in the original Broadway version of this show:

"Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets..."
    $600 18
Even though it's officially "dry", this state's Moore County is the home of Jack Daniel's whiskey
    $600 8
We don't know why this dame sometimes wrote under the name Mary Westmacott; it's a mystery to us
    DD: $3,100 14
The term for the brain & spinal cord, often abbreviated CNS
    $600 28
He travels to Ireland to ask the hand of the princess Isolde for his uncle, King Mark of Cornwall
    $600 3
Don't complain to your waiter that your soup is cold if you're served this French potato soup
    $600 21
This show opens with a Ziegfeld star waiting for her husband to be released from prison
    $800 25
Ironically, the prison inmates of this state produce license plates which read "Live Free or Die"
    $800 9
Pseudonym of the mysterious recluse who wrote "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre"
    $800 15
This section of the digestive tract is divided into the duodenum, jejunum & ileum
    $800 29
Wounded by Cupid's arrow, Venus fell in love with this handsome guy at 1st sight
    $800 4
Another name for mercury, it also means mercurial or temperamental
    $800 23
Mrs. Ray Bolger co-produced this 1948 Ray Bolger musical based on "Charley's Aunt"
    $1000 26
1 of the largest lakes in Minnesota, its name begins with the same 5 letters as Minnesota
    $1000 10
Rosemary Jansze, who was born in Ceylon, writes her romance novels under this married name
    $1000 16
The 4 principal arteries of the head & neck are all called this
    $1000 30
Until the night he drowned, Leander swam across the Hellespont every night to meet her
    $1000 5
Term for someone who collects deniers, drachmas & doubloons
    $1000 24
This show features a concubine from Burma named Tuptim

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Martin Gretchen
$10,900 $8,600 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He published a history of Virginia & New England in 1624, after escaping from Turks, Indians & pirates

Final scores:

Elaine Martin Gretchen
$17,200 $17,200 $4,601
5-day co-champion: $52,800 New co-champion: $17,200 2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elaine Martin Gretchen
$8,400 $7,100 $6,100
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 1989-10-23
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