Show #1281 - Monday, March 12, 1990


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Sarah Stegall, a writer from Austin, Texas

Ken Mitchell, a naval officer from The Philippines

Jamie Orenstein, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
This trademarked felt-tip pen was the 1st of its kind when introduced in the 1920s
    $100 12
From "casa", it once meant "little house", but now refers mostly to a gambling house
    $100 9
West African country in whose mountains you could spend leones
    $100 1
The 1st Amendment gives people the right to do this peacefully
    $100 6
"Chicken Out" is a board game based on the riddle "Why did the chicken" do this
    $100 23
"Finch, Bloody Finch" is the life story of this "Sunday, Bloody Sunday" star
    $200 20
A Lansing, Mich. sportswriter gave this future superstar his nickname when he was in high school
    $200 13
Once used as a formal title, it means "my lady" in Italian
    $200 10
Besides the Balboa, this currency is also legal tender in Panama
    $200 2
The final wording of the Constitution is due mostly to the literary skill of this Gouverneur
    $200 7
In "The Batman Game", you join Batman to fight crime in this city on a glow-in-the-dark board
    $200 27
She's the subject of "Billie's Blues"
    $300 24
Invented in the 17th C., it was a predecessor of the modern slide projector
    $300 17
To surrender, to give up all resistance, from the Latin word for "small head"
    $300 11
In 1967 Marie Curie was honored on a 10 zlotych piece by this, her native country
    $300 3
John Dickinson of Delaware had George Read do this for him
    $300 8
Milton Bradley calls its game of "Chutes &" these "an exciting up and down game for little people"
    $400 25
This song was a Top 10 hit for the Police in the fall of 1981
    $400 18
Annuity plan in which the last survivor inherits all, named for Lorenzo Tonti, a Neopolitan banker
    $400 15
In 1926 he became the only living president to appear on a U.S. coin, a sesquicentennial half dollar
    DD: $600 4
Title given the president in Article II Section 2 of the Constitution
    $400 21
The "apologetic" name of Parker Brothers' "Slide Pursuit Game"
    $500 26
Thomas Mann's classic story of a young man's 7-year stay at a sanitarium
    $500 19
A word used for any lighthouse, from the island where a famous ancient one was located
    $500 16
Term for paper currency issued for temporary use in an emergency
    $500 5
The 7th Amendment preserves a right to this in lawsuits with more than $20 in question
    $500 22
To win this game named for an avuncular rabbit, you have to be 1st to reach Dr. Possum's house

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

Jamie Ken Sarah
$700 $0 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Ken Sarah
$1,700 -$100 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
This educator's "Compendious Dictionary of the English Language" was 1st published in 1806
    $200 19
The endocardium is a thin membrane that lines the interior of this organ
    $200 8
The most conservative of the 3 major branches of Judaism is not conservative, but this
    $200 11
In 1899 he reinterpreted the story of Caesar & Cleopatra using modern allusions
    $200 1
Students who don't want to dissect a real one of these can order a cloth one named "Ribbit"
    $200 5
If you want to know who's buried in this president's tomb, you can find out in Riverside Park
    $400 18
In 1850 this showman began promoting U.S. tours for opera singer Jenny Lind
    $400 20
The parathyroid glands regulate the blood level of phosphates & this mineral necessary for bone growth
    $400 13
Members of this religion commonly touch their foreheads to the ground to acknowledge God's majesty
    $400 12
The 1961 comedy "Come Blow Your Horn" was his 1st Broadway play
    $400 2
In flowers, the anther is part of the stamen in which this is produced
    $400 6
Luxury cruise lines depart from docks along this river on Manhattan's west side
    $600 22
Nicknamed "Gentleman Jim", this bank teller won the heavyweight boxing title from John L. Sullivan in 1892
    $600 21
The rectus femoris & the biceps femoris muscles are located in this part of the body
    $600 14
The Deseret News is the daily paper published by this church
    $600 24
She married fellow playwright Arthur Kober but never tied the knot with Dashiell Hammett
    $600 3
The 12 divisions of a horoscope are known by this "homey" name
    $600 7
The Promenade, The Sullivan Street Theatre & The Cherry Lane Theatre, among others
    $800 23
He was in command of the U.S.S. Fulton, an early naval steamship, when he opened U.S. trade with Japan
    $800 25
This purplish lymphatic organ is a major filtering element for the blood
    DD: $2,500 15
The 3 great traditional religions of China
    $800 27
His play "Winterset" is based on the case of Sacco & Vanzetti
    $800 4
The Havana brown cat is so named because its coat resembles the color of these
    $800 9
It parallels 5th & 7th Avenues, & long-time New Yorkers still call it 6th Avenue
    $1000 26
This carbohydrate is stored in the liver & provides the body with a reserve of energy
    $1000 16
Brown & the University of Chicago were both established by members of this Protestant denomination
    $1000 28
Centenarian playwright known for the musicals "The Pajama Game" & "Fiorello!"
    $1000 29
It's the largest state entirely east of the Mississippi
    DD: $2,100 10
Travel writer Stephen Birnbaum calls this building "The Princess of the Skyline"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Ken Sarah
$5,400 -$1,900 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only peace prize awarded posthumously went to this man in 1961

Final scores:

Jamie Ken Sarah
$3,399 -$1,900 $100
2-day champion: $4,798 3rd place: Retronel Flatware service for 8 2nd place: Zenith Portable Computer & Magnavox Color TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jamie Ken Sarah
$4,900 -$1,900 $2,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
8 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $5,000

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Game tape date: 1989-10-24
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