Show #1337 - Tuesday, May 29, 1990


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Fern Potvin, a publishing executive from Teaneck, New Jersey

Mike Clark, a writer from Ventura, California

Jim Vichench, a railroad clerk from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

[The "TH" was upper case and half the size of the 19.]
    $100 1
In 1858 Hyman L. Lipman received a patent for a pencil with this attached
    $100 5
Arnold Schwarzenegger is sent back from the future to kill Linda Hamilton in this 1984 film
    $100 16
The Angus breed of cattle was developed in the Highlands of this country
    $100 17
Winner of the most PGA tournaments in history, 84, he's known as "Slammin' Sammy"
    $100 7
OK--it's the postal abbreviation for this state
    $100 26
You can carry these money savers to the supermarket in an old checkbook cover
    $200 2
In 1891 the first traveler's checks were devised by Marcellus Berry, a general agent of this U.S. firm
    $200 11
In "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", this ruler of Mongo sent the purple death to Earth
    $200 22
This state leads all others in the number of dairy cows
    $200 18
Female drag racer nicknamed "Cha Cha"
    $200 8
The military expression that gave us the abbreviation G.I.
    $300 3
In 1801 Johann Bode published his 20-map collection "Uranographia", which catalogued 17,240 of these
    $300 12
Jane Fonda played this title heroine in a film based on a French comic strip for adults
    $300 23
Cows regurgitate this once swallowed ball of food & chew it again
    $300 19
Muhammad Ali referred to this heavyweight champ as "The Bear" prior to their 1964 title bout
    $300 9
When your ATM asks for your "PIN", it's trying to pin down this information
    $400 4
Agreements signed at this assembly in 1815 reorganized Europe politically & geographically
    $400 14
Character played by James Arness in 1951 & by 5 men & a dog in the 1982 remake
    DD: $2,500 24
A cow cannot give milk unless she has first done this
    $400 20
"Rocket" is the nickname of this Aussie tennis star
    $400 10
In trigonometry "cos" means this but has nothing to do with helping someone get a loan
    $500 6
In 1896 this presidential candidate ran on a platform advocating the free & unlimited coinage of silver
    $500 15
This 1956 cult classic pitted Kevin McCarthy against aliens hatched from giant pods
    $500 25
Holsteins originated in this country
    $500 21
In 1950 this team known as the "Whiz Kids" won the N.L. pennant but lost the World Series to the Yankees
    $500 13
Frequent fliers would know that BWI stands for this airport

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jim Mike Fern
$2,000 $1,500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Mike Fern
$4,500 $2,500 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In a Robert Louis Stevenson novel, "The Master of" this place is buried alive
    $200 14
He forced Spain to cede Louisiana to him in 1800 but sold it to the U.S. 3 years later
    $200 12
Like his friend Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet painted these animals--check his track record
    $200 11
The Mother Lode Country lies in the Sierra Nevada foothills in this state
    $200 23
Slang term for cargo ships that don't have regular routes & just pick up business where they can
    $200 1
Her first husband's death in 1757 made her one of the wealthiest women in Virginia
    $400 3
Great 19th century Russian novelist whose book "The Possessed" is also known as "The Devils"
    $400 15
Seen in the La Mancha District, they were in use there before they were introduced to Holland
    $400 22
Salvador Dali was easily recognized by this eccentrically upturned facial feature
    $400 13
This river is also known as the Rio Bravo del Norte
    $400 27
A roman trireme had a man doing this to keep the oarsmen in sync
    $400 4
Mamie Eisenhower's middle name, it's the name of a city & lake in Switzerland
    $600 6
After a life of crime, this Defoe heroine is transported to Virginia & inherits a plantation
    $600 16
Of him Hitler said, "I would rather have 3 or 4 teeth pulled out than meet that man again."
    $600 24
He never finished his "Rondanini Pietà"
    $600 19
The largest & northernmost New England state
    $600 28
One legend says if you want to see the Flying Dutchman, be in the area of this cape during a storm
    $600 5
This earliest resident of the White House used to hang her laundry in the East Room
    $800 7
The hero of this Henry Fielding novel falls in love with a milkmaid named Fanny Goodwill
    $800 17
During the Inquisition, this Jesuit founder was arrested twice on suspicion of heresy
    $800 25
Matisse answered to this first name; so did Toulouse-Lautrec
    DD: $3,000 20
National park that extends along the Colorado River from Lake Powell to Lake Mead
    $800 29
The second mate has this job on a ship, so he gets to see the stars, or at least he used to
    $800 9
The first name of both her father & one of her sons was Elliott
    DD: $2,000 8
The title character of this novel was killed by Maxim de Winter
    $1000 18
While King of Spain, Ferdinand's successor, Charles, held this greater title
    $1000 26
Botticelli was a lifelong resident of this city where he died in 1510
    $1000 21
Port city that's the westernmost terminus of the St. Lawrence-Great Lakes transportation system
    $1000 30
The American Belknap & Soviet Slava were anchored off this Mediterranean island Dec. 2, 1989
    $1000 10
His second wife, Edith, is the only First Lady buried in Washington, D.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Mike Fern
$7,700 $11,700 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Name for a festival from the Italian meaning farewell to meat

Final scores:

Jim Mike Fern
$15,400 $15,401 $3,390
2nd place: Keller dining furniture & Capri lighting + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $15,401 3rd place: Smith Corona PWP 7000 laptop word processor & printer + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Mike Fern
$5,600 $8,500 $1,700
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1990-01-29
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