Show #1296 - Monday, April 2, 1990


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Mark Hinckley, a recent law school graduate from Ellicott City, Maryland

Joel Goldberg, a CPA and financial officer from Fort Lee, New Jersey

Dan Ritey, a senior account executive from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
This F. Scott Fitzgerald character was born James Gatz
    $100 18
Some authorities believe it was actually Jim Bowie's brother Rezin who designed this weapon
    $100 6
Jackson was the first president to use this form of transportation while in office
    $100 1
Louis Armstrong's only No. 1 hit, it hit the charts for 19 weeks in 1964
    $100 14
You take the SAT exam to get into college & the LSAT to get into one of these schools
    $100 25
After death, this faith's devout members get houris, celestial handmaidens
    $200 11
In "Ivanhoe" the black knight who rescues Wilfred & Rowena is really this king in disguise
    $200 20
This measure of sound intensity is named for Alexander Graham Bell
    $200 7
In 1804 & again in 1837 Jackson retired from public life to this estate
    $200 2
Sonny & Cher's only No. 1 hit, they used to sing it at the close of their TV show
    $200 15
Nickname formed from the initials of the Government National Mortgage Association
    $200 26
The last words of this first president to die were, "It is well I die hard, but I am not afraid to go."
    $300 13
For saving this little girl from the waters of the Mississippi, Uncle Tom was bought by her father
    $300 19
What Michael Begon & J.G. Zinn had named after them
    $300 8
It's what Jackson had in common with Lewis Robards from Aug. 1791 to Sept. 1793
    $300 3
Group whose first No. 1 hit, "Cherish", was recorded in a garage that was converted to a studio
    $300 16
You could see one of them write down "q.i.d.", but you might find it hard to read
    $300 27
Romeo commits suicide by drinking poison whereas Juliet kills herself using this
    $400 12
John D. MacDonald used colors in the titles of all the adventures of this private investigator
    $400 21
Two foods named for opera singer Dame Nellie Melba
    $400 9
Jackson's choice for minister to Great Britain; after the Senate turned him down he became VP & then president
    $400 4
The Beatles' 8th No. 1 hit, it begins "I think I'm gonna be sad"
    $400 17
It's an editor's abbreviation for more than one manuscript
    $400 28
In 1984 this author of "The Complete Book of Running" died while running
    $500 22
Educated at Rennsselaer Polytechnic, he built railroads & bridges before his amusement park ride
    $500 10
Collective term for Jackson's unofficial group of presidential advisors
    $500 5
They had No. 1 hits with Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man" & Pete Seeger's "Turn, Turn, Turn"
    $500 24
A cousin to the R.A.F., the R.A.A.F. is this

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

Dan Joel Mark
$1,400 $1,100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Joel Mark
$1,900 $2,100 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
By custom, books printed in the U.S. carry this library's card catalogue number on the copyright page
    $200 13
A simple one of these consists of a small weight swinging to & fro on the end of a string
    $200 6
Paris was known by its Celtic name "Lutetia", when he took it from the Parisii tribe in 52 B.C.
    $200 1
Providence County is this state's largest county in both area & population
    $200 24
It "makes all men equal" & "makes the world go round"
    $200 18
He fled the Potala, his palace in Tibet, when Chinese forces invaded Lhasa in 1959
    $400 11
Of 4-6 pages, 14-20 pages or 40-60 pages, the size of the typical Soviet daily newspaper
    $400 14
The process by which a substance changes from liquid to a gas is called this
    $400 8
Cleopatra had 4 children out of wedlock, 3 fathered by this Roman
    DD: $1,400 2
Symbols of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Choctaw & Seminole Indian nations are on its seal
    $400 22
He coined the saying, Early to bed & early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy & wise"
    $400 19
From 1561-1567, Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh was the home of this queen of Scotland
    $600 28
"The Talk Of The Town" is a weekly feature of this magazine also known for its drawings
    $600 15
The planets that are smaller than Earth are Mercury, Venus & these two
    $600 9
The earliest known civilization, it was home to the Sumerians & Akkadians
    $600 3
State whose motto "Eureka", meaning "I have found it" is attributed to Archimedes
    $600 25
They're the "Windows of the Soul"
    $600 20
King of Bavaria whose Neuschwanstein Castle might be called a monument to his madness
    $800 29
"The Budget" is a weekly paper published nationally for members of this Mennonite sect
    $800 16
An LED; it's used for displaying readings on digital watches & calculators
    $800 7
The Hebrew kingdom split into Judah & Israel after the death of this king
    $800 4
This "Tree Planters State" in the midwest has the only 2 man-made national forests in the U.S.
    $800 26
Proverb that was the title of a Kaufman/Hart play about an unconventional family
    $800 23
Huis Ten Bosch Palace, home of Holland's Queen Beatrix, is in this city
    $1000 30
"News You Can Use" & "Worldgram" are registered trademarks of this magazine
    $1000 17
When this scientist discovered oxygen, he called it dephlogisticated air
    $1000 10
The ruins of Ur are in a desert because this river, which once ran near it, changed course
    $1000 5
The Great Serpent Mound near Hillsboro in this state is an ancient Indian burial site
    DD: $2,700 27
In a Thomas Gray poem this precedes " 'Tis folly to be wise"
    $1000 21
Hiram Bingham claimed he found a castle of the Incas in this remote fortress city he excavated

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Joel Mark
$1,000 $5,500 $10,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This actor won a 1952 Tony & a 1956 Oscar for playing the same ruler

Final scores:

Dan Joel Mark
$2,000 $11,000 $7,500
3rd place: Maytag Jetclean Dishwasher New champion: $11,000 2nd place: Trip to Hawaii

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Joel Mark
$3,700 $5,500 $9,700
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1989-11-13
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