Show #1308 - Wednesday, April 18, 1990


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Bette Greenfield, a travel agency owner from Morristown, New Jersey

Dave McCarthy, a lawyer from Chicago, Illinois

Liz Barnea, a librarian from Billings, Montana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Remember that year?)
    $100 17
Rumors surfaced among Cubans in America that this premier had remarried, but they've never been confirmed
    $100 19
An ornamental suspension over a bed, it was originally an emblem of privilege & rank
    $100 3
Chekhov uncle whose last line is "Oh, if you only knew how my heart aches!"
    $100 16
In 1981 this company introduced the PC, its first home computer
    $100 11
With plans uncertain, he told his E Street Band that they could pursue other projects
    $100 1
John Ehrlichman coined the expression "It'll play in" this Illinois city
    DD: $500 18
It topped the pop charts in the summer of '62:
    $200 20
Cast iron, which is cast in a mold, antedates this type of iron, which is formed & worked by hand
    $200 7
"Toys in the Attic" & "A Streetcar Named Desire" are both set in this city
    $200 21
This Italian city, known for its flooding, plans to build sea gates to control flow from the Adriatic
    $200 12
In October 1989 someone socked this Ohio senator in the jaw during a TV interview
    $200 2
Sojourner Truth died in her house on College Street in this "cereal" city
    $300 24
Pope John XXIII opened this historic meeting in St. Peter's Basilica on October 11
    $300 28
What you would keep in a small glass-topped display case called a "bijouterie"
    $300 8
In the 1800s side whiskers were called "Dundrearies", for a character in this play seen by Lincoln
    $300 22
The Museum of Broadcasting is transferring masters of all its shows from analog videotape to this type
    $300 13
In 1989 this 88-year-old British novelist dictated her 500th novel, "Spirit of Love"
    $300 4
This city's Red Stockings were the first baseball team to receive salaries
    $400 25
On July 3 Charles De Gaulle proclaimed the independence of this African country
    $400 9
This Shaw play is set in the 15th century during the Hundred Years' War
    $400 23
The USSR lost contact with its Phobos 2 craft before it landed on Phobos, a moon of this planet
    $400 14
In "And the Walls Came Tumbling Down", this former SCLC head wrote about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    $400 5
Minnesota city that's home to the world famous Mayo Clinic
    $500 26
There were requiems for this author of "Requiem for a Nun" after he died July 6
    $500 10
Nationality of the playwright who wrote "Becket" & "The Waltz of the Toreadors"
    $500 27
A semiconductor diode is the most common of these devices that convert A.C. to D.C.
    $500 15
He was extradited from Switzerland to the U.S. to face charges he aided the Marcoses
    $500 6
You can see rock formations called Devil's Elbow & Fat Man's Misery in this state's "Dells"

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

Liz Dave Bette
$300 $2,000 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Dave Bette
$1,300 $2,800 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This cemetery on the Potomac is on land originally part of Martha Washington's estate
    $200 26
This short-haired Asian breed with almond-shaped eyes was introduced to the West in the 1880s
    $200 19
Dickens' boy who was sold by the orphanage after asking for a second bowl of porridge
    $200 6
Appropriately, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice uses this droopy-eared dog as its nickname
    $200 14
Perfumes from this country include Innisfree, Connemara & Eire
    $200 9
Nomadic people whose name is Arabic for "desert dweller"
    $400 2
In 1634 the first English settlers in this colony founded the city of St. Mary's
    $400 27
Considered evil in the Middle Ages, many cats were killed, which may have led to this scourge
    $400 20
The "Elizabethan" literature of Elizabeth I's reign was followed by the "Jacobean", named for this king
    $400 7
This Georgetown University nickname comes from a Latin phrase meaning "What Rocks!"
    $400 17
The name of this Nina Ricci perfume is French for "The Air of Time"
    $400 10
This Mideastern nation has the largest number of proven oil reserves by far
    $600 3
Henry Flagler, a founder of Miami, was one of the original stockholders in this Ohio-based oil company
    $600 21
Creature who "With eyes of flame, came whiffling thru the tulgey wood and burbled as it came!"
    $600 8
Stanford's singular nickname comes not from a bird or religious rank but from this red color
    $600 18
A light summer fabric, or the summery Estee Lauder perfume you might wear with it
    $600 11
Its president & vice president are the emir, or prince, of Abu Dhabi & the emir of Dubai
    $800 4
Term used to describe white Southerners who joined with carpetbaggers during Reconstruction
    DD: $1,000 22
The "wind" that Shelley calls "Thou breath of autumn's being"
    $800 15
Florida State's nickname is the Seminoles & the University of Florida's is this
    $800 24
The perfume named for this Monegasque made its debut in October 1989
    $800 12
More than a million pilgrims travel to Mecca each year for this great pilgrimage
    $1000 5
The Papago & Pima Indians were early residents of what is now this state
    $1000 23
Neoclassical twosome who published their essays in "The Tatler" & "The Spectator"
    $1000 16
This university's Blue Devils nickname was derived from an elite French Alpine fighting unit of WWI
    $1000 25
This perfume by Cher was mistakenly given a 1989 Fifi Award when judged in the wrong price range
    DD: $1,000 13
The name of this small oil-rich state at the head of the Persian Gulf means "little fort"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Dave Bette
$3,100 $3,800 $2,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: which spelling will be considered in this Final Jeopardy!)
Word meaning "immeasurably small"; its first 8 letters are a word meaning "immeasurably great"

Final scores:

Liz Dave Bette
$4,700 $1,399 $1
2-day champion: $15,700 2nd place: Merillat shelving system & Emerson VCR 3rd place: Landes silver coffee & tea set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Liz Dave Bette
$4,100 $3,800 $3,800
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
5 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $11,700

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Game tape date: 1989-12-03
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