Show #1363 - Wednesday, July 4, 1990


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Judith Reusswig, an elementary teacher from Bethesda, Maryland

Rob Manning, a computer systems consultant originally from San Francisco, California

John Patlan, a social worker from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Jimmy Carter could tell you Georgia leads the U.S. in production of this crop
    $100 2
In October 1989 Wayne Gretzky broke this man's NHL record for career points
    $100 12
A consomme à la madrilène is a soup in the style of this city
    $100 3
Apache warrior whose name corresponds to the Latin "Hieronymous" & the modern "Jerome"
    $100 14
An aigrette was a spray of gems or a spray of these, originally those of the egret
    $100 15
From this distance David could kill Goliath or 2 birds
    $200 5
Georgia had one of these in 1828, 21 years before California
    $200 21
This Texas NBA team has been in the championship series twice, losing both times to the Celtics
    $200 13
In Judaism food which is "terefa", or unfit is the opposite of food called this
    $200 4
James, Giacomo & Seamus are variations of this Hebrew name
    $200 18
In olden days a coif was a close-fitting one of these, not a hairdo
    $200 16
It can mean a collection tied in a bundle as well as exactly 52 playing cards
    $300 6
1 of 2 colors of northern Georgia's clay soil
    $300 22
This Oakland A's outfielder set a Major League record by stealing 130 bases in 1982
    $300 23
In Japan this dish of beef, bamboo shoots & Chinese cabbage is called the "friendship dish"
    $300 7
"Molly' began as a nickname for Mary; this was originally a nickname for Sarah
    $300 27
Crinolines were made from this animal's hair, which is what "crino" means in Italian
    $300 17
Having relatively great weight, it's profound for a hippie
    DD: $600 8
The first known Europeans to visit the area that's now Georgia came from this country
    $400 28
"Gentleman" who in 1892 won boxing's first heavyweight title under Queensberry rules
    $400 10
It's the most frequently encountered man's first name in English-speaking countries
    $400 26
The tightly corseted look typified by Lillian Russell was compared to this timepiece
    $400 19
In a 1959 No. 1 Hit Elvis had this amount "o' Love"
    $500 9
The swamp that Georgia shares with Florida
    $500 24
In 1966 this University of Kansas runner became the first American in 32 years to hold the mile record
    $500 11
To the Scots it's both a girl's name & an adjective, but its origin is a Latin & French word for "good"
    $500 25
Collier's Encyclopedia says this Englishman was "the acknowledged fashion leader of the 1930s"
    $500 20
This term for group is a variant of "parcel"

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

John Rob Judith
$1,800 $1,300 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Rob Judith
$3,500 $3,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
British author Rebecca West was given this title in 1959
    $200 8
Both the Olympics & the Nemean Games were held in his honor
    $200 19
Some macaques have long ones, some have short ones & the barbary ape doesn't have one at all
    $200 7
It's title may suggest it's written for NYC residents, but 79% of its readers live elsewhere
    $200 1
Name shared by an island in the Bahamas & the capital of El Salvador
    $200 13
Actor N. Shelley says he gave the famous speech on the retreat at Dunkirk as this man wasn't available
    $400 23
This "Garp" author said reading Charles Dickens' books made him want to become a novelist
    $400 9
The Anchor Atlas of World History calls these 2 epics "the primer of Greek youth"
    $400 24
The American species of this red-breasted singer is known to scientists as Turdus migratorius
    $400 18
A leading postwar West German magazine, its name translates to "the star"
    $400 2
The Ganges & Brahmaputra Rivers have built up a 50,000 square mi. delta into this bay
    $400 14
On April 19, 1951 he told a joint session of Congress, "I now close my military career & just fade away"
    $600 28
This creator of Captain Wolf Larsen was the illegitimate son of a traveling astrologer
    $600 10
It's said he wandered around Athens during the day with a lamp looking for an honest man
    $600 25
Whippets were bred originally to chase these lagomorphs for sport
    DD: $1,600 20
1 of 2 current magazines of over 300,000 circulation whose names begin with "Modern"
    $600 3
When China took over this country in 1950-51, it acquired a "roof"
    $600 15
Lincoln said at Gettysburg that "government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not" do this
    $800 29
We hope his "Fahrenheit 451" will never be subjected to the treatment given to books in it
    $800 11
Found around 900 B.C., it became a military state some 300 years later
    $800 26
It's the largest cat native to Latin America where it's known as "el tigre"
    $800 21
Rodale Press' top-selling magazines are Organic Gardening & this one about health conservation
    $800 4
In exchange for what's now N.Y., England gave the Dutch what's now this South American country
    $800 16
This senator told an audience in 1968, "Like my brothers before me, I pick up a fallen standard."
    $1000 30
She dedicated her novel "Rubyfruit Jungle" to actress Alexis Smith
    $1000 12
The Greeks didn't call themselves Greeks but these
    $1000 27
The rare tuatara is the only living member of an entire order of this class of vertebrates
    $1000 22
Women's magazine, still published today, that began as a supplement to Tribune and Farmer
    DD: $1,500 5
During the Roman Republic, this river formed the boundary between Italy & Cisalpine Gaul
    $1000 17
In his 1st speech as president he said, "My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Rob Judith
$9,100 $7,100 $1,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

11 of our 44 Vice Presidents were residents of this state

Final scores:

John Rob Judith
$14,201 $2,100 $0
2-day champion: $25,202 2nd place: trip on Malaysia Airline to Kuala Lumpur & stay at Pan Pacific Hotel 3rd place: Panasonic 27" stereo monitor receiver & Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! + Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Rob Judith
$8,900 $8,200 $1,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1990-02-13
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