Show #1300 - Friday, April 6, 1990


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Ed Borasky, a supercomputer programmer from Aloha, Oregon

Anne King, a public relations director from Cambridge, Maryland

Joel Goldberg, a CPA and financial officer from Fort Lee, New Jersey (whose 4-day cash winnings total $33,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
Longer than the Mississippi, this river wasn't made navigable until the 20th century
    $100 26
One-word title for the person who operated the device developed by Samuel F.B. Morse
    $100 15
In the Middle Ages this insect was dedicated to the Virgin & called "The Beetle of Our Lady"
    $100 11
Robert Frost wrote, "To" do this "is human, not to, animal"
    $100 6
Tofu has been prepared on this continent for over 1,000 years
    $100 1
Baseball player Jay Hanna Dean was known by this giddy moniker
    $200 20
This 10-state region isn't flat; it rises from 2,000 ft. near Omaha to 6,000 ft. at Cheyenne
    $200 27
From the Greek for "know beforehand", it's someone who predicts things, like the weather
    $200 16
Smaller forms of these birds are usually called doves
    $200 12
In "An Essay on Man" Pope wrote this "springs eternal in the human breast"
    $200 7
Planted chiefly in Hawaii, the most widely grown variety of this fruit is the smooth cayenne
    $200 2
Bewhiskered western sidekick George Hayes went by this "talkative" nickname
    $300 21
The only state with areas that have a Mediterranean climate
    $300 28
A cryptographer doesn't break into tombs but breaks these
    $300 17
The largest members of this phylum are the giant squids & the smallest are snails
    DD: $900 13
Advised not to be a lawyer, as the profession was overcrowded, D. Webster said, "There is always room" here
    $300 8
This French word describes the very driest champagnes
    $300 3
He's been called "The World's Oldest Living Teenager"
    $400 22
The lower valley of the Susquehanna & its tributaries have created this large Atlantic bay
    $400 29
The job of a sommelier in a restaurant is to serve this
    $400 18
These arachnids differ from true spiders by the extreme length & thinness of their legs
    $400 14
Carl Sandburg wrote, "Sometime they'll give" one of these "and nobody will come"
    $400 9
This mixture of apples, nuts, celery & mayonnaise was named for a hotel
    $400 4
He earned the nickname "Hero of Mobile Bay" in the Civil War
    $500 23
This western branch of the Appalachians runs from north central Penn. through Md., Va. & W. Va.
    $500 30
If you hired an expert in drayage, you needed this done
    $500 25
Surprisingly, the white, or beluga, species of this mammal can be found in the St. Lawrence River
    $500 24
Kipling said, "He travels the fastest who travels" this way
    $500 10
The "court" variety of this is a stock in which fish are poached & can contain herbs & vegetables
    $500 5
This producer of "Hello, Dolly!" has been called "The Barnum of Broadway Producers"

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

Joel Anne Ed
$400 $500 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Anne Ed
$1,700 $1,300 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Wess Roberts called his 1989 guide to success "Leadership Secrets Of" this Hun
    $200 2
Although Switzerland has 4 national languages, 70% of the population speaks this one
    $200 3
The tea thrown overboard into Boston Harbor in 1773 belonged to this British company
    $200 4
1 of the 2 Bogart movies with "Sierra" in their titles
    $200 9
According to Collier's Encyclopedia, this son of Cronus had more than 3 dozen kids
    $200 18
This "new" art style was popular in France just before art deco
    DD: $1,000 14
John Gregory Dunne's '89 memoir, "Harp", details his search for his ancestral roots in this country
    $400 22
This is compulsory for all men between the ages of 20 & 50
    $400 21
In 1776, while encamped with Washington's troops, he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"
    $400 5
This '84 film about the horrors of the Khmer Rouge was finally shown in a Cambodian theater in 1989
    $400 10
This Greek god lived with his wife, Amphitrite, in a golden palace at the bottom of the sea
    $400 19
A walkway or porch with a roof supported by columns, it's featured in Greek architecture
    $600 15
Robert D. Parker's "Poodle Springs" is based on this author's unfinished Philip Marlowe novel
    DD: $1,000 23
This white star-shaped flower is Switzerland's national flower
    $600 24
In 1780 & '81 this general commanded Britain's forces in the southern colonies
    $600 6
The Horse of a Different Color in this film was actually 6 different horses colored with Jell-O powder
    $600 11
Born from the blood of Uranus, they punish those who escape punishment
    $600 20
This name refers to any depiction of the Virgin holding the dead Christ, not just Michelangelo's sculpture
    $800 16
Tom Wolfe has described this book of his as "A 'Vanity Fair' written 150 years later"
    $800 25
On the night of April 18, 1775, he & Paul Revere rode the countryside warning of the Redcoats' advance
    $800 7
In "The Road to Utopia", Bob Hope acted macho by saying, "I'll take lemonade - - in" one of these
    $800 12
Among Hercules' teachers were these twins who taught him horsemanship & boxing
    $800 27
A praying desk with a knee bench, its name means "Pray God"
    $1000 17
"The Noose of Laurels" concludes that neither of these rivals reached the North Pole
    $1000 26
In 1774 the 1st Continental Congress convened at this Philadelphia building, not Independence Hall
    $1000 8
Near the end of this 1959 Hitchcock film, Martin Landau falls off Mount Rushmore
    $1000 13
The Romans worshipped this huntress in a grove south of Rome
    $1000 28
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe & Philip Johnson designed this NYC skyscraper named for a liquor company

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Anne Ed
$3,700 $5,700 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a pretty good subject, especially for our champion--he's won lots of it.)
Country whose basic monetary unit is the Balboa

Final scores:

Joel Anne Ed
$0 $0 $11,401
3rd place: Fredrick Ramond Lamp 2nd place: Keller Bedroom Furniture New champion: $11,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joel Anne Ed
$3,700 $5,100 $8,200
13 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1989-11-13
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