Show #1286 - Monday, March 19, 1990


[<< previous game]

Ken Sarajian, a color separator from Mahwah, New Jersey

Mary Beth Smalley, a curatorial assistant from Brooklyn, New York

Mark Shrager, a budget analyst from Granada Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
The motto on the Great Seal of the U.S.: "Out of many, one"
    $100 26
The T. Jefferson Building, John Adams Building & James Madison Memorial Bldg. house this
    $100 1
Because it's closest to the sun, this planet is best seen near the horizon just before sunset or sunrise
    $100 13
It was the middle name of John Astor the hotel builder and his great-grandfather the fur trader
    $100 6
2 Sikh bodyguards assassinated this Indian prime minister on Oct. 31, 1984
    $100 11
The highest award to a hero of the Soviet Union, or the top award a teacher gives a young pupil
    $200 21
Eritrea, now the northernmost province of this country, was an Italian colony from 1890-1941
    $200 27
His presidential library was opened in Hyde Park, N.Y. while he was still in office
    $200 2
This "colorful" 20,000 mile-wide storm on Jupiter has been raging for centuries
    $200 14
This cowboy humorist had 2 middle names, Penn & Adair
    $200 7
The only presidents this nation has had are Sukarno & Suharto
    $200 12
In U.S. decorations this adjective precedes service medal & flying cross
    $300 22
3-sided sword that's a familiar word to fencers & crossword puzzle enthusiasts
    $300 28
The largest library in the Soviet Union is named for this revolutionary
    $300 3
A thick cloud cover is one reason temperatures at its equator & poles are about the same
    $300 15
This poet's first name was James; Langston was one of his middle names
    $300 8
In 1970 Prince Norodom Sihanouk was deposed in a bloodless coup as head of state of this country
    $300 18
Animal depicted on the Victoria Cross
    $400 23
A candidate for knighthood in medieval times, or an English country gentleman
    DD: $1,000 29
In 1889 a Braddock, PA library became the first in the U.S. constructed by this businessman
    $400 4
This icy planet takes 248 years to complete an orbit of the sun
    $400 16
Aristotle Onassis' middle name; it was also the name of a Greek philosopher
    $400 9
In 1847 Virginia-born Joseph Jenkins Roberts became the first president of this black African nation
    $400 19
Juha Tiainen, Joaquim Cruz & Rowdy Gaines all won these in the summer of 1984
    $500 24
This ancient Greek city in Asia Minor was the site of the temple of Artemis
    $500 30
The library at this Waco, Texas school houses the largest collection of works about Robert Browning
    $500 5
Based on the calculations of a French mathematician, Johann Galle discovered this planet in 1846
    $500 17
Of Hollywood's Warner Brothers, the one whose middle name was Leonard
    $500 10
At 49, Margrethe II of this Scandinavian country is the world's youngest queen regnant
    $500 25
Bolivia awards a national order named after this bird of the Andes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$2,300 $700 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$6,400 $400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem claims to be the oldest of these in Britain, so bottoms up to it
    $200 22
Built in the 19th century, the Flying Horse Carousel & Newport Casino are landmarks in this state
    $200 16
This goddess of wisdom was said to have sprung forth fully grown from the brain of her father, Zeus
    $200 2
Her second Nobel Prize, awarded in 1911, was for her work in chemistry
    $200 11
Currants & sultanas are produced by drying this fruit
    $200 1
First name shared by playwrights Fry, Durang & Marlowe
    $400 6
The British turned this brand name into a verb meaning to vacuum
    $400 23
NYC department store on 34th Street that's listed in the Catalog of Nat'l. Historic Landmarks
    $400 17
Hera took the eyes of Argus & set them in the tail of this, her favorite bird
    $400 8
This inventor supposedly offered G.W. Carver over $100,000 a year to work for him, but he declined
    $400 12
The South American Indians called them "papas", a name that's still used today
    $400 3
Brecht served in a German army hospital during this war, but never as a surgeon as he claimed
    $600 7
Numerical phrase referring to the P.M.'s office
    $600 24
It's the oldest continuously operated automobile race course anywhere
    $600 18
The last Greek god to be deified, the Romans called him Bacchus
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1705 he became the first Englishman knighted for scientific achievement
    $600 21
The nopal cactus, part of this national symbol of Mexico, produces this fruit
    $600 4
In the 1950s he was the first of the British playwrights known as "Angry Young Men"
    $800 29
If you pinch a kipper you've stolen a fish; if you take a kip, you've done this
    DD: $1,000 25
Florida city in which you can explore the historic fortress Castillo de San Marcos
    $800 19
The Valkyries were maidens who attended this god
    $800 14
He proved being inoculated with cowpox matter would prevent people from catching smallpox
    $800 27
As its label indicates, Southern Comfort contains the juice of this fruit
    $800 9
This "Endgame" author was a friend of James Joyce but, contrary to rumor, was not his secretary
    $1000 30
If you've grassed on your mates, you haven't mowed them down but did this to them
    $1000 26
The historic First & Second Banks of the U.S. are one block apart in this city
    $1000 20
This god was the trumpeter of the sea, & his trumpet was a large shell
    $1000 15
An Air Force base in Virginia is named for this astronomer & aeronautical pioneer
    $1000 28
The names of these 2 onion relatives are from the name of the Mideast city Ashkelon
    $1000 10
His last play, "What The Butler Saw", was produced in 1969, 2 years after he was killed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$11,000 $1,400 $1,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Civilization that produced the first known calendar with 365 days

Final scores:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$8,000 $2,799 $100
2-day champion: $20,000 2nd place: Trip to Puerto Rico & St. Kitts 3rd place: Fredrick Ramond Chandelier

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark MaryBeth Ken
$10,000 $1,400 $2,500
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,900

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1989-11-06
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at