Show #1283 - Wednesday, March 14, 1990


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Sharon Schwartz, a teacher from Brooklyn, New York

Michael Abracham, an accountant from Boston, Massachusetts

Phil Leib, a typographer from Westfield, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
In a 1982 marathon in New Zealand, 4 men did this to 2,519 sheep in 24 hours
    $100 16
Through a licensing agreement with this company, Sears has opened stores called McKids
    $100 25
His book, simply titled "A Book", is dedicated to "Lucie And Desi IV"
    $100 18
The bobbed hair style of this skater known for her camel was the rage in 1976
    $100 1
Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill are the 3 apexes of this state's famed Research Triangle
    $100 2
Half a fortnight
    $200 12
After doing this to an 11-foot birch tree, Jay Gwaltney said, "As far as trees go, it's not bad"
    $200 17
90% of Florida's orange crop is used to make this
    $200 26
The Marx brother who wrote "Groucho & Me"
    $200 19
The book "Follies & Foibles" reports Pat Boone's were size 10 1/2
    $200 7
State where you can visit Hot Springs National Park & Crater of Diamonds State Park
    $200 3
To look for
    $300 13
John Sain, a 15-year-old, built a 68-story house of these without creasing them or using any adhesive
    $300 20
The Weekend 35 is a disposable underwater camera sold by this maker of the disposable Fling
    $300 27
Of Vanity, Prince or Joseph Cotten, the one who wrote "Vanity Will Get You Somewhere"
    DD: $800 21
New fad to which the title of the following 1964 song referred:
    $300 8
All of Connecticut's port cities are on this arm of the Atlantic
    $300 4
Eating this member of the lily family could make your breath reek
    $400 14
Highest price paid for any bottle of wine was $157,500 for a 1787 Chateau Lafite bearing his initials, T.J.
    $400 23
U.S. automaker that owns 15% of Maserati & 100% of Lamborghini
    $400 29
This TV star's book, "Straight Shooting", isn't "Untouchable"
    $400 22
When Lothrop Withington Jr. swallowed one of these on a bet at Harvard, March 3, 1939, he began a fad
    $400 9
Glacier National Park & the Custer Battlefield are among this "Treasure State"'s treasures
    $400 5
The state of vexation you might experience if you can't reach the top of a mountain
    $500 15
This 1st P.M. of the Republic of Poland was the highest-paid classical concert pianist
    $500 28
The Pacific Aero Products Company, founded in Seattle in 1916, is now called this
    $500 24
Color your mood ring turned after it grew old & lost its capacity to change color
    $500 10
The most densely populated state; every one of this Middle Atlantic state's 21 counties has over 50,000 people
    $500 6
Donald Kent Slayton's nickname

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

Phil Michael Sharon
$1,200 $600 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Michael Sharon
$2,000 $1,300 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1880S
    $200 2
In 1884 the 1st steel "skyscraper" in the U.S. went up in this city, not New York
    $200 21
The title of a 1924 Maxwell Anderson play asked "What Price" this
    $200 1
Rose O'Neill invented this doll & gave it its name, combining "Cupid" & "baby"
    $200 7
Nehru's sister, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, was the 1st woman president of this organization's general assembly
    $200 9
Albania broke diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union in 1961 & became allied with this Asian power
    $200 20
Shark liver oil is sometimes marketed as this oil, since both prevent vitamin A & D deficiencies
    $400 3
In 1887 she celebrated her golden jubilee
    $400 22
His last play was "The Condemned of Altona", though "No Exit" might have been more appropriate
    $400 8
Bread spread whose name comes from the Portuguese for quince jam, though it's often made with oranges
    $400 17
A law student in the Philippines in the 1930s, he was found guilty of murder but later acquitted
    $400 10
Built in 1791, the Brandenburg Gate is one of this capital city's most famous landmarks
    $400 27
Rainbow, brook & lake are species of this fish, a relative of the salmon
    $600 4
It was during the 1880s that he turned out "The Kiss" & "The Thinker"
    $600 23
This letter is missing from the title of Lanford Wilson's play about the Hotel Baltimore
    $600 11
This cab was named for an English architect, not for its good looks
    $600 18
In 1948 she became Israel's 1st envoy to the USSR
    $600 12
When "order" was restored after the 1956 revolt, 1000s from this country were dead or taken to Russia
    $600 28
This tiny fish was named for the British scientist who introduced it to aquariums in the 1800s
    DD: $1,500 5
In an 1887 treaty China recognized Portugal's claim to this territory
    $800 24
This David Hwang play was inspired by the romance between a Peking opera star & a diplomat
    $800 15
The name of this fabric made from Angora goat hair comes from the Arabic, meaning "choice" or "select"
    $800 19
At the time this prime minister separated from his wife in '77, she denied rumors linking her with Mick Jagger
    DD: $2,500 13
The 1938 Munich Agreement pressured this country into giving the Sudetenland to the Germans
    $800 29
This sleek, pike-like fish with razor-sharp teeth is known as the "Tiger of the Sea"
    $1000 6
1 of the 2 great diamond corporations formed in the 1880s in South Africa
    $1000 25
After he wrote "The School For Husbands", he caused a major scandal with "The School For Wives"
    $1000 16
It's believed that these jugs were named for a character in an 18th century ballad
    $1000 26
He was deputy premier of Morocco before he succeeded his father as king in 1961
    $1000 14
In 1859 Walachia & Moldavia united under Prince Cuza to form this nation
    $1000 30
In the 1970s, completion of the Tellico Dam in Tennessee was delayed due to concern over this small fish

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Michael Sharon
$13,400 $2,700 $3,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The poem that includes the line: "Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken!"

Final scores:

Phil Michael Sharon
$10,000 $200 $2,000
2-day champion: $19,001 3rd place: Wallace 15-piece punch set 2nd place: Profile vertical blinds + Olympus Infinity Twin camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Michael Sharon
$11,000 $2,200 $3,300
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1989-10-24
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