Show #1205 - Friday, November 24, 1989

Lisa Guay game 4.


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Don Steiner, a graduate student originally from Salem, Oregon

Tom Mills, a psychiatrist from San Francisco, California

Lisa Guay, a homemaker from Champlain, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $29,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
The command to a team of sled dogs, or the cornmeal breakfast you might feed them
    $100 1
England was heavily influenced by the French during the reign of this "conqueror"
    $100 3
One dictionary calls it "any stick, baton or rod used by a magician, diviner or conjurer"
    $100 2
Dentists can paint a thin plastic film on children's teeth to protect them from these
    $100 17
"Holey" cow! Middlefield, Ohio has a museum & an annual festival devoted to this cheese
    $100 16
On September 22, 1776 he was hanged as a spy near what is now 66th & 3rd in New York City
    $200 12
The essential part of something, not just the inside of your bones
    $200 4
In 1409 3 men claimed to be pope at the same time: 1 in Rome, 1 in Pisa & 1 in this French city
    $200 8
Performed in ancient Egypt, this oldest sleight-of-hand routine uses cups & these
    $200 10
Dyspepsia is the medical term for this common complaint, & minor forms can be treated with Tums or Rolaids
    $200 26
The cranberry World Museum is a short stroll away from this famous rock
    $200 22
A grave site of this Sioux Medicine Man is marked on maps of both North & South Dakota
    $300 13
From middle English, meaning "with woman", it's a woman who assists women in childbirth
    $300 5
Of the Lombards, the Monroes or the Harlows, the ones Charlemagne conquered in 774
    $300 9
In the 1930s Harry Blackstone "improved" this trick by using a buzz saw
    $300 14
Colloquial name of the great plague of the 14th century named for the dark splotches on the skin
    $300 27
Ironically, this Pennsylvania city's flood museum was flooded in 1977 & had to be renovated
    $300 23
This word for a killer of prominent people comes from the Arabic word for "hashish addict"
    $400 18
You don't have to be a stonecutter to use one of these jobs for canning & preserving
    $400 6
"Venerable" historian who could have written a autobiography called "I was a teenage deacon"
    $400 20
Magic word for Steve Miller's 1982 hit
    $400 15
The colloquial name of tetanus
    DD: $1,000 24
Title of the following 1989 hit about a man & his late father

"Every generation /
Blames the one before /
And all of their frustrations /
Come beating on your door..."
    $500 19
This adjective commonly precedes bag, drink, grill & metaphor
    $500 7
In the 5th century, the Angles, Saxons & Jutes settled in Britain & these people established a kingdom in Gaul
    $500 21
This magician's '60s TV show was "The Magic Land of Allakazam"
    $500 25
"Lazy" Monty Python member who played a ghost in "Nearly Departed", a sitcom that died quickly

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

Lisa Tom Don
$2,100 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Tom Don
$3,200 $900 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The Chinese call it a "ch'i-lin", the French a "licorne" & the Germans "einhorn"
    $200 23
2 months after being elected vice president in 1968, he resigned as Maryland governor
    $200 14
Commenting on talkies, one of these producer brothers said "Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?"
    $200 7
Hungarian whose "Transcendental Studies" are some of the most difficult piano pieces ever written
    $200 1
This assistant to a famous detective studied at the University of London Medical School
    $200 12
The late New York governor William Harriman answered to this middle name
    $400 3
Armies of men sprung up from where Cadmus & Jason each sowed the teeth of one of these creatures
    $400 24
This retriever named for a body of water is Maryland's state dog
    $400 15
Mel Brooks directed Cleavon Little & Madeline Kahn in this 1974 western spoof
    $400 8
Bridget Fonda made her screen debut in "Aria", dying to this composer's Tristan und Isolde"
    $400 16
His "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is considered by many to be the 1st detective story
    $400 13
His middle name is Albert, though "Iberia" or "Centennial" might be more appropriate
    $600 4
The gollem, a creature in this religion's folklore, has been likened to Frankenstein's monster
    $600 25
Because it resisted this U.S. amendment from 1920-1933, Maryland became known as the Free State"
    $600 20
A producer was born when this former hairdresser collaborated with B. Streisand on "A Star is Born"
    $600 9
Term for a well known group of songs strung together; in French it's "potpourri"
    $600 17
Born in New Zealand, her unusual first name, Ngaio, is the Maori word for a flowering tree
    $600 28
It's the "T" in MTM Produtcions
    $800 5
Hermes gave Perseus the sword he used to kill this Gorgon
    DD: $2,000 26
Last name of the Yorkshire, England family that held the title Lords Proprietary from 1632-1771
    $800 21
Siskel & Ebert agree that this director of "Taxi Driver" is the best American director working today
    $800 10
Term for the distance between 2 pitches; for example, C up to E is a 3rd
    DD: $1,000 18
This detective made his published debut in Georges Simeon's "The Death of Monsieur Gallet"
    $800 29
Wham! The M in George M. Cohan stood for this
    $1000 6
Odysseus incurred the wrath of Poseidon when he blinded this giant creature, Poseidon's son
    $1000 27
Over 22,000 men were killed or wounded September 17,1862 in a Civil War battle near this creek
    $1000 22
1920s & 30s MGM executive on whom F. Scott Fitzgerald based "The Last Tycoon"
    $1000 11
His piano concerto No. 21 in C major is nicknamed "Elvira Madigan" from its use in the movie
    $1000 19
In Josephine Tey's "The Daughter of Time", Inspector Grant tries to clear the name of this English king
    $1000 30
Those who heard 19th century preacher Henry Beecher's stirring sermons knew this was his middle name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Tom Don
$9,200 $2,500 $4,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

America's 1st civilian in space

Final scores:

Lisa Tom Don
$8,599 $5,000 $0
4-day champion: $38,000 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Tom Don
$10,000 $4,500 $4,900
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1989-08-22
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