Show #1340 - Friday, June 1, 1990


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Brad Williams, a reporter and writer from La Crosse, Wisconsin

Beth Andreasen, a history professor from San Marcos, Texas

Tom Stimson, an attorney from El Cerrito, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Destroyed in a Muslim revolt, this Sudanese city was rebuilt by the British in the pattern of their flag
    $100 12
John Avildsen directed "Rocky" & this "Rocky"-like film with Ralph Macchio as a teen beset by bullies
    $100 26
The zircon is second only to this gem in ability to disperse light
    $100 6
It's the place in England where the oxen forded the river Thames
    $100 11
Also known as "pieplant", its stalks are baked in pies, usually with strawberries
    $100 17
When asked if she wore falsies, this '50s sex symbol said, "Those who know me better, know better"
    $200 2
At his funeral, June 6, 1989, frenzied crowds broke open his coffin, causing his body to fall to the ground
    $200 13
Physician Haing S. Ngor won the "Best Supporting Actor" Oscar for this, his first film
    $200 27
Henri Becquerel discovered this property when some uranium darkened his photographic plate
    $200 7
The Spaniards turned the Indian village of Chuk Shon into this Arizona city
    $200 22
Also called a "cattalo", this animal is the result of breeding domestic cattle & bison
    $200 18
These 2 words for conical deposits found in caverns come from the Greek "stalassein", meaning "to drip"
    $300 3
It runs through the Safed Koh range from near Peshawar about 30 miles to the Kabul River
    $300 14
Film starring H.E. Rollins Jr. based on Charles Fuller's stage presentation "A Soldier's Play"
    $300 28
A mixture containing antimony is sprayed on canvas to render it this
    $300 8
This Ohio city was named for a city in China
    $300 23
It's what the yellow variety of a string bean is called
    $300 19
The stalklike part of a stamen, or the threadlike conductor in a light bulb
    $400 4
Also known as Cheops, he put up the Great Pyramid
    $400 15
In "All of Me" the soul & spirit of Lily Tomlin entered the body of this comedian
    DD: $500 29
The Carrera type of this is from Italy, Pentelic from Greece & Yule from Colorado
    $400 9
In 1459 Rao Jodha established this city in India
    $400 24
This Jewish-American pastry is made with dough & can be stuffed with potato or cheese
    $400 20
He coined the phrase "Blow your own trumpet" in his operetta "Ruddigore"
    $500 5
This Turkish title is from a Persian word meaning "prince"
    $500 16
Robin Williams played a Russian musician who defected in Bloomingdale's Dept. Store in this film
    $500 10
The 3 cities of Oea, Leptis Magna & Sabrata merged to form this city in Libya
    $500 25
Combine garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese & olive oil with basil & presto! You've got this
    $500 21
Wines from this state include Chesapeake Blanc, Plantation Blush & James River White

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Tom Beth Brad
$1,000 -$400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Beth Brad
$2,900 -$400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The character who orders the death of Lady Macduff & her children
    $200 1
Most early American pioneers wore clothing made of this material that was part linen & part wool
    $200 6
It's the official language of Angola, Mozambique, Brazil & the country where it originated
    $200 15
King Louis IX of France died while leading the eighth one of these in 1270
    $200 20
In 1878 a rail link was set up between St. Paul, Minn. & this capital of Manitoba
    $200 26
These are always open, & their protective covering, called the spectacle, is shed with the skin
    $400 8
This title character's ghost appears to Brutus, who calls it a "monstrous apparition"
    $400 2
1 of 2 presidents who appointed Eleanor Roosevelt as a delegate to the U.N.
    $400 11
Scholars estimate that half of the words in English are derived from this ancient tongue
    $400 16
This king of Bavaria was declared insane on June 10, 1886; he drowned himself 3 days later
    $400 21
In 1897 people rushed to this area located near Dawson in the Yukon Territory
    $400 27
Among cobras, the Indian cobra has the best developed one of these features
    $600 9
Near the end of this play, the king's mount is slain & he has to fight on foot
    $600 3
The 1st accident insurance policy in the U.S. was written by the Travelers Ins. Co. in this New England city
    $600 12
Our words balcony, umbrella & volcano come from this modern language
    DD: $2,000 17
Name shared by 3 kings of the Scots, a Christian emperor of Rome & the last king of Greece
    $600 23
The provincial government is officially known as the government of Newfoundland & this region
    $600 28
Most boas & pythons have vestiges of these near the base of the tail
    $800 10
This goddess of the hunt appears to Pericles in Act 5 of "Pericles, Prince of Tyre"
    $800 4
Andrew Mellon held this cabinet post under 3 pres.: Harding, Coolidge & Hoover
    DD: $1,300 13
It's the only Warsaw Pact nation in which a Romance language is official
    $800 18
Psamtik I expelled the Assyrians from this country & founded its 26th dynasty
    $800 24
A city on the Detroit River was first named "The Ferry" but was renamed this after a British borough
    $800 29
2 of the 3 types of pit vipers found in the U.S.
    $1000 22
When Viola disguises herself as a boy in this comedy, Olivia falls in love with her
    $1000 5
Known as "Gentleman Johnny", this British gen. surrendered at Saratoga in 1777
    $1000 14
This Baltic language is also called Lettish
    $1000 19
Qabus Bin Said is sultan of this country, the only remaining sultanate in the Middle East
    $1000 25
Martin Frobisher visited this huge island 40 years before the man for whom it was named
    $1000 30
Venom is usually classified as either hemotoxic, which attacks the blood, or this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Beth Brad
$10,800 $200 $4,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

While a regular on Major Bowes' radio show, she said, "I'm 7 years old & I can sing 23 arias."

Final scores:

Tom Beth Brad
$9,001 $5 $8,900
2-day champion: $17,400 3rd place: Service Merchandise Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Boston

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Beth Brad
$10,300 $2,700 $4,500
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1990-01-29
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