Show #1291 - Monday, March 26, 1990

Andrew Bernknopf game 2.


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Paul Lenzi, a food service director originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Glenda Wells, a housewife from Dahlgren, Illinois

Andrew Bernknopf, a lawyer originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,700)

Jeopardy! Round

(leave it to the professionals!)
    $100 16
This planet's atmosphere is 99% nitrogen & oxygen
    $100 1
Diaphanous or sheer, as in clothing, or flimsy & obvious, as in a lie
    $100 24
The name of this meat is from the Latin "venatus", hunt
    $100 2
Though he's had 5 no-hitters & the most career strikeouts of any pitcher, he's never won the Cy Young Award
    $100 9
As the master of ceremonies, this actor was the only one to reprise his stage role in 1972's "Cabaret"
    $100 17
Elizabeth I reportedly whitened this with a mixture of eggshell, poppy seeds, borax & lead
    $200 19
It wasn't until 1959 that the "far side" of this body was seen
    $200 7
Breathing in & out
    $200 25
Known botanically as "citrullus lanatus", this huge fruit grows on vines as long as 15 ft.
    $200 3
The "Black Sox" team that threw the 1919 World Series lost to this Ohio team
    $200 10
Actor who sang "If I Only Had The Nerve" & "If I Were King Of The Forest" in "The Wizard Of Oz"
    $200 18
Houdini was famous for hanging upside-down wearing one of these restrictive overgarments
    $300 21
William Herschel thought he saw these around Uranus in 1787; in 1977 they were really seen
    $300 8
The scientific study of birds
    $300 26
Veal cutlets dipped in bread crumbs & cheese, then fried & covered with tomato sauce
    $300 4
In Los Angeles, the Dodgers have had only these 2 managers
    DD: $500 11
The only Ginger Rogers-Fred Astaire film for which these 2 brothers wrote songs was 1937's "Shall We Dance"
    $300 20
You have to have permission to do this in a barrel since someone died doing it in 1951
    $400 27
It's known for its prominences which are clouds, tubes & tongues of gasses
    $400 14
A fashion or fad maker
    $400 28
German sausage named for the crackling sound the skin of the sausage makes when bitten into
    $400 5
In 1961 owner Calvin Griffith moved this team to Minneapolis where it became the Minnesota Twins
    $400 12
This actress who played Mary Stone on "The Donna Reed Show" was the only 1 to co-star in 3 Elvis films
    $400 22
Icarus could have told you it's not a good idea to fly if your wings are held together with this
    $500 15
British weight system based on a pound equal to 453.59 grams or 16 ounces
    $500 29
The Atlantic variety of this popular fish is the largest of all flatfish
    $500 6
In 1972 owner Bob Short moved this team to Arlington, TX . where it became the Texas Rangers
    $500 13
This Russian composer was portrayed by Jean-Pierre Aumont in 1947's "Song Of Scheherazade"
    $500 23
This late, great circus star once performed an act with 40 -- count 'em, 40 -- lions & tigers

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

Andrew Glenda Paul
$1,700 $1,000 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Glenda Paul
$2,200 $2,200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The name of this musical form probably came from the Latin "matricale", meaning in the mother tongue
    $200 1
She got into the advice business before her twin sister, Dear Abby
    $200 22
Britannica defines it as "any plant growing where it is not wanted"
    $200 17
In 1987 Molly Yard replaced Eleanor Smeal as president of this organization
    $200 11
The U.S. borders these 3 oceans
    $200 14
Terence, a Roman poet-playwright who lived in the second century B.C., said, "Charity begins" here
    $400 7
The ruthless Cesare Borgia was the model for this book by Machiavelli
    $400 2
Evicted from his Oregon ashram, he now lives in Bombay & is called "Zorba The Buddha"
    $400 23
A member of the sundew family, it requires about 10 days to fully digest an insect
    $400 18
Int'l club that "promotes putting off until later those things that needn't be done today"
    $400 12
There's a national park on the island of St. John in this U.S. possession
    $400 27
Robert Louis Stevenson said, "Marriage is ..... a field of battle, and not a bed of" these
    $600 8
In his notebooks this Renaissance artist claimed, "The Medici created and destroyed me"
    $600 3
Herbert Ross, who directed the film "Steel Magnolias", is married to this sister of Jackie Onassis
    $600 24
Plant whose twigs are used for dowsing & whose leaves & bark are used to make an astringent
    $600 19
One must be a member of this fraternal group in order to belong to the Shriners
    $600 13
North Dakota has its Devils Lake & Wyoming its Devils one of these
    $600 28
In "A Study in Scarlet" this author called London "that great cesspool"
    $800 9
Plays were either comedies, tragedies or these love tales about woodland goddesses & shepherds
    $800 4
William J. McCarthy is president of this union
    $800 25
Name for a low, enclosed bed covered with glass or plastic for starting plants before the season
    $800 20
Arm of Al-Anon that's specifically for young people between the ages of 12 & 20
    DD: $1,200 15
The Raritan is the longest river wholly within this state
    $800 29
Poet who wrote, "The woods are lovely, dark & deep, but I have promises to keep..."
    $1000 10
Boccaccio work narrated by 3 men & 7 women fleeing the plague in Florence
    $1000 5
This historian & former Librarian of Congress was teaching history at Harvard while studying law at Yale
    $1000 26
This climbing tropical shrub was named for a French South Seas explorer
    $1000 21
Social welfare organization founded in the 19th century, whose bimonthly publication is "The War Cry"
    $1000 16
One of the largest of these shallow channels in the U.S. is the Bartholomew in N. Louisiana
    DD: $1,000 30
"Always do right." he wrote; "This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Glenda Paul
$8,000 $4,000 $4,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Where else would they be?)
The world's most populous democracy

Final scores:

Andrew Glenda Paul
$9,001 $8,000 $6,000
2-day champion: $13,701 2nd place: Chair & table set + china set 3rd place: Sherwood audio component system

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Glenda Paul
$8,000 $3,800 $5,700
18 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1989-11-07
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