Show #1207 - Tuesday, November 28, 1989


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Patti Van Benthuysen, an editor from Los Angeles, California

Jeff Slike, an ATM repairman originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Nancy Janow, a cooking instructor from South Orange, New Jersey

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
He designed bridges, aqueducts & submarines as well as the "Clermont"
    $100 6
The song that contains the line "In the beauties of the lilies Christ was born across the sea"
    $100 7
Though most of the trees were cut down years ago, this English forest still exists in Nottinghamshire
    $100 4
Anjou, bosc & bartlet are varieties of this popular fruit
    $100 25
Larry the Lobster is the mascot of this seafood restaurant chain, the world's largest
    $100 1
In early versions of the story, this footwear was made of fur, not glass
    $200 21
If you remember the Maine, you'd know it was blown up in this city's harbor
    $200 13
"Rose is a rose is a rose" is this writer's most famous redundancy
    $200 15
The Danube River rises in this German forest
    $200 5
Oil from this fruit is extracted in winter when the fruit is black
    $200 26
Merck & Co., Inc. is the largest manufacturer in this field
    $200 2
Maybe the fairy godmother was out of her gourd since she made a coach out of one of these
    $300 20
As president of the 2nd Continental Congress, John Hancock was given this privilege 1st
    DD: $600 14
Floral title of the Pete Seeger song that also asked "When will they ever learn?"
    $300 19
Inyo National Forest, shared by Nevada & this state, has the nation's southernmost glacier
    $300 8
Called a Persian apple by the ancient Romans, this fruit's origin is kind of fuzzy
    $300 24
By the time NYC showered Lucky Lindy with this stuff, the NYSE had been using it for 60 years
    $300 3
In Rossini's Cinderella opera "La Cenerentola", their names are Clorinda & Thisbe
    $400 17
It began shortly after 5 PM November 9, 1965 & affected parts of 8 states & 2 Canadian provinces
    $400 29
Ko=Ko & Nanki-Poo sing "The flowers that bloom in the spring, tra la" in this operetta
    $400 27
Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, the 1st U.S. Forest Reserve, was established in 1891 in this state
    $400 11
A tangelo is a cross between a tangerine and this, not an orange
    $400 23
To avoid a hostile takeover in 1988, this airline sold its Hertz, Hilton International & Westin Units
    $400 9
In the Disney film Cinderella's animal friends included 2 of these named Jaq & Gus
    $500 16
Youngest major presidential candidate at 36, his famous "Cross of Gold" speech led to his nomination
    $500 30
Wordsworth wrote, "And then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with" these golden flowers
    $500 28
The rain forests in this state's Olympic National Park resemble those of the tropics
    $500 12
This rare fruit is used in Jewish Feast of Tabernacles rites & its peel is used in fruitcakes
    $500 22
Named for its founder, this chain sells more women's fashions than any other department store
    $500 10
Rodgers & Hammerstein's 2 TV Cinderellas who later co-starred in "Victor/Victoria"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Nancy Jeff Patti
$1,200 $400 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Jeff Patti
$2,700 $2,700 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Emma Lazarus was born in this city, where her most famous poem is inscribed on a bronze plaque
    $200 19
More than half of any total, or the age at which a person is entitled to manage his affairs
    DD: $2,000 2
Film whose theme is heard here, it won 1966 Oscars for both "Original Music Score" & "Best Song":
    $200 1
Well pardner, it's time to round up this group & chase those outlaws
    $200 6
Sound moves with this type of undulation also associated with oceans & earthquakes
    $200 12
The Russian name of this Moscow landmark can also be translated "beautiful plaza"
    $400 27
He loved music & once said, "But for opera, I could never have written 'Leaves of Grass'"
    $400 22
The word "aspirin" was once protected as one of these but is now only a generic term
    $400 3
Rod Steiger won the "Best Actor" Oscar for playing a shrewd southern sheriff in this 1967 Oscar-winning film
    $400 5
He "had a wife & couldn't keep her, put her in a pumpkin shell & there he kept her very well"
    $400 7
The EPA has issued warnings about this clear, odorless gas that seeps out of uranium and into people's houses
    $400 15
On Wednesdays, when he's in the Vatican, the pope holds a general audience on this square
    $600 30
The southern end of the South Transept of Westminster Abbey is known by this name
    $600 23
Judge Wapner's "People's Court" is based on this type of court
    $600 4
Jack Lemmon loaned his place to a steam of execs & their lady friends in this 1960-Oscar winning film
    $600 11
A perfectly legal way to cook a salmon, but an illegal way to catch one
    $600 8
In the formula E=mc2, c represents this
    $600 16
Well known squares on the West End of this city include Berkeley, Russell & Grosvener
    $800 29
In his epigram to "Kubla Khan", he wrote, "Every fool is not a poet"
    $800 24
In 1986 he was sworn in to the Supreme Court on the same day Wm. Rehnquist became Chief Justice
    $800 20
"All about Eve" won "Best Picture" for 1950, but she took "Best Actress" for "Born Yesterday"
    $800 13
Lawyer Marvin Mitchelson coined this word when he represented Michelle Triola Marvin
    $800 9
The studies of hydrostatics & hydrodynamics are concerned with these at rest & in motion
    $800 17
The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade ends at this square where Macy's is located
    $1000 28
This American Poet Laureate won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1957 & 1989
    $1000 25
Word used in courts by the public crier to command attention, it means "Hear ye"
    $1000 21
She won the "Best supporting Actress" in 1984 for playing a man in "The Year of Living Dangerously"
    $1000 14
Pluto made her queen of the underwold, but Zeus returned her to the earth each spring
    $1000 10
Super dense stars known for bursts of radiation at regular intervals are called this
    DD: $1,500 18
The square that was the center of Chinese student protests in May 1989

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Jeff Patti
$6,600 $8,900 $7,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Shakespeare's only play with an English locale in its title

Final scores:

Nancy Jeff Patti
$2,600 $15,100 $15,000
3rd place: hs & her tailored clothing by the Greif Company+Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $15,100 2nd place: a computer & a VCR+Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nancy Jeff Patti
$6,100 $7,100 $7,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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Game tape date: 1989-08-23
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