Show #1086 - Monday, May 1, 1989

Bruce Cox game 2.


[<< previous game]

Shawn Levy, a teacher originally from Brooklyn, New York

Janis Johama, an attorney from New York, New York

Bruce Cox, an analyst from Lakeside, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,650)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
Differences in vocabulary & usage have evolved in the east & west of this country divided in 1945
    $100 1
Mick Jagger,
Keith Richards.
Mick Taylor
    $100 26
These structures were always built in the desert, & always on the west bank of the Nile
    $100 21
If you're cooking "Suwannee Chicken", you're preparing this shelled reptile
    $100 3
The number of times Roosevelt was elected president
    $100 11
When you get older, a prosthodontist might fit you with a set of these
    $200 15
In the Roman Empire, these 2 languages were most widely used
    $200 2
Pete Townshend,
Roger Daltrey,
John Entwistle
    $200 30
The Egyptians were the 1st to use these to power boats, saving the strokers from strokes
    $200 22
"Joy of Cooking" says this spicy avocado dip is a great celery stuffer
    $200 7
Roosevelt was stricken with this disease at age 39, 12 years before he became president
    $200 12
It can refer to a person whose identity won't fade or a kind of dye that won't fade
    $300 16
Pre-Columbian languages were brought to America from this continent
    $300 4
Roger Waters,
David Gilmour,
Nick Mason
    $300 29
Based on the flooding of the Nile each June, the Egyptians developed a calendar of this many days
    $300 23
French for "half cup", it's a small cup of strong, black coffee usually served after dinner
    $300 8
He was often photographed holding this holder
    $300 14
Tiny Tim -- the singer, not the Dickens character -- sings in this kind of high male voice
    $400 17
Used mostly in northern Africa, it's the most widely spoken language on the continent
    $400 5
Michael McDonald,
Patrick Simmons,
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter
    $400 28
Since timber was in short supply, the wood of cedar trees was imported from this country
    $400 24
Vinaigrette sauce often contains this juice & no vinegar at all
    $400 9
Just 8 days after his inauguration, FDR held the 1st of these informal radio talks
    DD: $500 19
Advice given in the title of the following 1963 hit:
    $500 18
The last letter in the Greek alphabet is equivalent to this letter, not Z, in English
    $500 6
Walter Becker,
Donald Fagen,
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter
    $500 27
When the Ptolemies started ruling Egypt about 305 B.C., they made this city the capital
    $500 25
A specialty of Genoa, this simple sauce features basil, garlic, cheese, olive oil & pine nuts
    $500 10
This Texan served as FDR's vice president through 2 terms but opposed him for a 3rd term
    $500 20
A pirate ship might fly this, a flag that's not its own, to trick an unsuspecting victim

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 18):

Bruce Janis Shawn
$2,700 $1,300 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Janis Shawn
$3,500 $2,600 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're just a little bit late with that one.)
    $200 1
Diane Duane's novel "Spock's World" was inspired by this TV series, not by a baby doctor
    $200 16
The name of this cloak sounds like the shelf over your fireplace
    $200 6
This city is served by Hellinikon Airport & Olympic Airways
    $200 26
Botanist C. Linnaeus named these flowers of Oriental origin after Jesuit missionary Georg Kamel
    $200 18
In winter, the Plains Indians wore robes made from the hides of these animals
    $200 11
This day for playing practical jokes resembles the Hilaria Festival of ancient Rome
    $400 2
Ultra Violet's memoir "Famous for 15 Minutes" describes her years with this late artist
    $400 17
A color, a collar & a pointed one of these were all named for 17th C. painter Anthony Vandyke
    $400 7
Haile Selassie I University has been renamed after this city, in which it's located
    $400 30
Some gardenia blossoms are yellow, but most are this color
    $400 19
This word was originally the title of the emperor of the Indians of Peru, not the entire Indian nation
    $400 12
In April 1901 N.Y began to require these on automobiles, the original ones carried the owner's initials
    $600 3
"Love Story" author whose new novel, "Doctor", is a medical "Love Story"
    $600 22
A jerkin isn't a piece of dried beef, it's a short, close-fitting one of these
    $600 8
Those of Greek heritage still call this city by its Byzantine name, Levkosia; the Turks call it Lefkosa
    $600 29
One variety of these large-headed flowers is sometimes used for pompons at football games
    DD: $800 20
Beans, squash & this staple were called the "3 Sisters" by the Iroquois
    $600 13
2 riders simultaneously took off from Calif. & Mo. April 3, 1860 establishing this service
    $800 4
Sidney Sheldon wrote about the "Windmills of" these, not "The Windmills of Your Mind"
    $800 23
A farthingale made this stick out so far that some women looked like they were inside large drums
    $800 9
This Uruguayan capital lies across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Argentina
    DD: $400 28
According to legend, some Hindu gods were born in the blossoms of this, the national flower of India
    $800 21
Tribe considered so fierce, the French named their Parisian gangsters after them
    $800 14
This president died April 4, 1841 exactly one month after his inauguration
    $1000 5
The heroine of her 1988 novel "Till We Meet Again" doesn't have many "Scruples"
    $1000 24
Fashionable 18th century men looked just dandy in perukes, which were these
    $1000 10
From 1901-27, this capital of the state of Victoria was also Australia's capital
    $1000 27
Saffron, a spice that gives foods a yellow color, comes from this purple flower
    $1000 25
Meaning "home" in Navajo, these dwellings are made of logs & mud
    $1000 15
When the D.A.R. closed Constitution Hall to her, she sang at the Lincoln Memorial April 9, 1939

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Janis Shawn
$6,500 $7,000 $6,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This state's seal includes an eagle holding a serpent in its beak & grasping a cactus in its talons

Final scores:

Bruce Janis Shawn
$13,000 $550 $399
2-day champion: $26,650 2nd place: Trip to Bahamas Princess Resort 3rd place: Dresher brass bed

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Janis Shawn
$6,300 $6,900 $7,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1989-01-30
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at