Show #1312 - Tuesday, April 24, 1990


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Gary Klein, an attorney and writer originally from New York City, New York

Anne Connell, an assistant professor and artist from Portland, Oregon

Robin Corkery, a financial consultant from Spokane, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,400)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
In "Frank Fairlegh" Francis Edward Smedley wrote "All's fair in" these 2 activities
    $100 1
Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes opposed this president's attempt to "pack" the court
    $100 7
Country star Jeannie C. Riley's only hit on the pop charts; it was about a small town's P.T.A.
    $100 23
Fiction writer who titled his memoirs about his early days in Paris "A Moveable Feast"
    $100 3
In Texas the most common variety of these armored mammals is the nine-banded one
    $100 14
Because of its cold ice cream interior & hot meringue covering, it was once called "Alaska-Florida"
    $200 19
"Be nice to people on your way up" for this reason
    $200 2
This president appointed the most members of the current court
    $200 9
Jimmy Webb song about a "park" that was a No. 2 hit for Richard Harris & a No. 1 hit for Donna Summer
    $200 24
Historian Simon Schama wrote the '89 book "Citizens, A Chronicle Of" this 18th century event
    $200 4
The term for a female rabbit, it can also refer to a female deer
    $200 15
Joy of Cooking says whether this cake is "round or rectangular, the cutting begins at the lowest tier"
    $300 20
"When the one great scorer comes to write against your name, he marks -- not that you won or lost -- but" this
    $300 13
He handed down the famous Brown v. Board of Education ruling 7 months after becoming chief justice
    DD: $1,100 10
Heard here, it was British star Petula Clark's last Top 10 hit in the U.S.:

"You wander around, on your own little cloud, when you don't see the whys or the wherefores..."
    $300 25
He wrote "I Gave Them A Sword" based on his 1977 interviews with ex-president Richard Nixon
    $300 5
Of all bears, this one is the best swimmer
    $400 21
Completes "Heav'n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a Fury, like" this
    $400 16
Known as the "Great Chief Justice", he had served under Washington at Valley Forge
    $400 12
New Jersey & North Carolina each have a Surf City, but California, home of this "Surf City" duo, doesn't
    $400 26
"The American Spelling Book" was the first part of his "A Grammatical Institute of the English Language"
    $400 6
A pit viper's pits are highly sensitive to this & help it find its prey in the dark
    $500 22
In 1940, U.S. poet Alice D. Miller wrote, "In a world where" this country "is...dead, I do not wish to live"
    $500 17
First Republican president after Taft, he appointed Taft chief justice
    $500 11
Born Frederick Picariello, his first 2 hits were "Tallahassee Lassie" & "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans"
    $500 27
He won a 1962 Pulitzer Prize for "The Making of the President 1960"
    $500 8
Sometimes called the bird spider, it's the largest of all spiders

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Robin Anne Gary
$1,400 $300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Anne Gary
$1,700 $700 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Hetty Green, the richest woman of her day, was known as the "Witch Of" this street
    $200 6
Over 90% of Poles are followers of this religion, first adopted by Poland in 966
    $200 3
Ray Bradbury & producer-dir. John Huston co-wrote the screenplay based on this Melville classic
    $200 11
She has 2 children, David & Sarah Armstrong-Jones
    $200 19
Born Niklas Koppernigk, he was a canon of Frauenberg Cathedral from 1497 until his death in 1543
    $200 5
From the Latin "denigrare", to blacken, it means to belittle or blacken a character
    $400 17
On July 5, 1846 John C. Fremont was chosen to direct the affairs of this "Bear Flag" republic
    $400 18
Poland's longest one is the Vistula
    $400 4
In a 1941 film based on R.L. Stevenson's horror classic, Spencer Tracy played these 2 title characters
    $400 12
She may have been a cousin of her husband Akhenaton; you can see the resemblance in her bust
    $400 20
Astronomer Frank Drake set up Project Ozma about 1960 to search for this -- didn't work
    $400 2
Meaning "to bear", Hamlet did it with "slings & arrows of outrageous fortune"
    $600 25
In 1892 the Edison Co. merged with the Thomson-Houston Electrical Co. to form this company
    $600 28
As a result of WWII, Poland gained land in the west from Germany & lost land in the east to this country
    $600 7
Rod Taylor traveled from the year 1899 to 802,701 A.D. in this film based on an H.G. Wells book
    $600 13
Prince Bernhard of this country is a former president of the World Wildlife Fund
    $600 22
In 1675 Danish astronomer Olaus Roemer announced the 1st real measurement of the speed of this
    $600 1
Body tissues named for their "mouselike" movements
    $800 26
2 of the 4 people the Clanton gang went up against October 26, 1881
    $800 8
James Dean & Raymond Massey starred in this Cain & Abel fable based on a novel by John Steinbeck
    DD: $2,000 14
The last Anglo-Saxon king of England was killed in this battle
    $800 23
While teaching at the Univ. of Padua in 1610, he discovered 4 moons of Jupiter using a 30-power telescope
    DD: $800 9
Originally meaning "concealed", it now refers to the supernatural
    $1000 27
In 1887 while librarian at Columbia U., he founded the first school for training librarians
    $1000 10
This 1880 novel by Lew Wallace was made into a film in 1907, 1926 & 1959
    $1000 15
In 1080 Canute IV succeeded his brother Harold Hen as king of this country
    $1000 24
This Italian astronomer discovered the division in Saturn's rings that bear his name
    $1000 21
To show we know "Ain't" ain't proper usage, we can use this 3-letter word in parentheses after it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Anne Gary
$6,900 $3,300 $7,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His most famous play was first produced in 1895, the year he was sent to jail, & he never wrote another

Final scores:

Robin Anne Gary
$13,800 $6,200 $13,801
2nd place: Seragraph & Punch Bowl Set 3rd place: Emerson 19-inch Color TV New champion: $13,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Anne Gary
$5,700 $4,100 $8,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1989-12-04
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