Show #1339 - Thursday, May 31, 1990


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Mark Saltzman, a writer from New York City, New York

Tom Stimson, an attorney from El Cerrito, California

Mike Clark, a writer from Ventura, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
On March 26, 1989 the people of this country voted in their freest elections since 1917
    $100 26
"Hour" or so before dinner when people in a bar enjoy a cocktail or 2 for the price of 1
    $100 21
The 2 words preceding "Pound foolish"
    $100 6
In order to gain independence in 1955, Austria agreed to observe this type of foreign policy
    $100 12
Life quoted her, "It's not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know the letters"
    $100 11
The closing off of a port by hostile ships to stop supplies from coming in to their enemy
    $200 2
The EC's culture czar fears too much TV from this country could cause "cultural suicide" in Europe
    $200 27
According to Larousse Gastronomique, it should be stored at 54 degrees Fahrenheit
    $200 22
Without government authorization, Andrew Jackson seized this Fla. city from Spain on Nov. 7, 1817
    $200 7
The president is head of state while the person holding this official title is head of the government
    $200 13
Star of "She Done Him Wrong" who said, "I'm a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it."
    $200 14
A stoppage in your drain, or a dance done with heavy shoes
    $300 3
Congress talked about cutting aid to this country after 6 Jesuit priests were killed in '89
    $300 28
This nonalcoholic bloody mary is sometimes called a "bloody shame"
    $300 23
In Greek mythology, she was the daughter of Icarius & the wife of Odysseus
    $300 8
Austria's basic unit of currency, it sounds just like an obsolete coin in Britain
    $300 17
He said, ".... I was typecast as a lion, and there aren't all that many parts for lions."
    $300 15
A temporary expedient is this type of measure
    $400 4
It gained independence from France in 1962; now a new constitution allows multiple political parties
    $400 29
Called "The green muse", this powerful liqueur is the 1st potent potable listed in Larousse Gastronomique
    $400 24
Next to last
    $400 9
In his childhood, Franz Schubert sang with the Imperial Court Chapel Choir, which is now known as this
    $400 18
The famous report on his first screen test said, "Can't act. Slightly bald. Also dances."
    $400 16
It's a work stoppage unauthorized by a labor union
    $500 5
It has Europe's fastest growing economy & has been called the continent's "Sun Belt"
    $500 30
Now nearly obsolete, porter is intermediate between ale & this darker British brew
    DD: $1,500 25
In 1955 this group had its only Top 40 hit with the following song:
("Earth Angel, Earth Angel, will you be mine...")
    $500 10
The Bundesrat & the Nationalrat aren't Austria's mascots but these
    $500 19
Christopher Plummer said, "Working with her is like being hit over the head with a Valentine's card."
    $500 20
Term for a town at which trains stopped only if signaled

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Mike Tom Mark
$1,400 $2,100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Tom Mark
$2,500 $3,300 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
After meeting this rival liberator in 1822, San Martin left South America
    $200 1
His son, Nanki-Poo, poses as a minstrel & later weds Yum-Yum
    $200 16
A unit of wave frequency defined as 1 cycle per second, or a car rental company
    $200 25
A recent show of her works at the Whitney Museum included bronzes of her art made before she was Mrs. John Lennon
    $200 9
The city's planner, Pierre L' Enfant, called this hill "A pedestal waiting for a monument"
    $200 18
"Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die" is from this Tennyson poem
    $400 5
In 1616 Dutch explorer Willem Schouten rounded this cape that he named for his home town
    $400 3
In "The Ring of the Nibelung", Siegfried braved a ring of fire to save this goddess
    $400 17
While processing pitchblende, a uranium ore, Marie & Pierre Curie & G. DeMont discovered this element
    DD: $2,000 23
Back in 1961 his "Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer" brought a record price of $2.3 million
    $400 10
This little park, named for a French nobleman, faces the White House across Pennsylvania Ave.
    $400 19
The 1956 novel "Compulsion" was based on the story of this duo defended by Darrow
    $600 6
The United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland was established on the first day of this century
    $600 4
He was the crippled 12-year-old title character in the first opera written for television
    $600 28
The curved path along which a planet travels under the influence of a gravitational field
    $600 24
Jean Arp coined this term to describe the non-mobile works of Alexander Calder
    $600 13
The National Zoological park is a unit of this
    $600 20
Chingachgook became the last of the Mohicans when this man, his son, died
    $800 7
In 1901 the U.S. made this island a virtual protectorate
    $800 11
They were the son & daughter of Peter, a poor broom maker & his wife, Gertrude
    $800 29
Speaking of this device, Archimedes said, "Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth."
    $800 26
One of Goya's works depicts this father of Jupiter "devouring his children"
    DD: $2,000 14
The basement of this building at 511 10th St. NW houses a museum of Lincoln memorabilia
    $800 21
This Oliver Goldsmith play is subtitled "The Mistakes of the Night"
    $1000 8
After this mutiny failed in 1858, the last Mogul emperor of India was exiled to Burma
    $1000 12
At the end of "I Pagliacci", this clown stabs his wife, Nedda, & her lover, Silvio
    $1000 30
The measure of a body's inertia is technically known as this
    $1000 27
Also known as "Beaubourg", the Paris Center for the Contemporary Art is named after this French president
    $1000 15
Massachusetts Avenue is noted for more of them than any other street
    $1000 22
He wrote "Penrod", "Penrod and Son" & "Penrod Jashber"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Tom Mark
$3,700 $9,300 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the southernmost independent country in the world

Final scores:

Mike Tom Mark
$0 $8,399 $50
3rd place: Olympus Infinity Twin 35 mm camera New champion: $8,399 2nd place: Emerson 20" TV/VCR combo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Tom Mark
$2,500 $9,300 $5,000
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1990-01-29
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