Show #1366 - Monday, July 9, 1990

1990 Seniors Tournament quarterfinal game 1.


Theron Stimmel, a college professor from Texas

Vonetta Lapidow, a housewife from Essex Junction, Vermont

Bob Carman, an education administrator and editor from Easton, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The retinal cells used for night vision are rods, & these are used for reading & color perception
    $100 14
The title characters of this classic show ran the Fresh Air Taxi Cab Company of America
    $100 19
The color of the streak you'd expect to find on a coward
    $100 6
This series of books featured Nan & Flossie & their twin brothers
    $100 9
It spans the Hudson River between Fort Lee, New Jersey & New York City
    $100 26
Nancy said, "My fundamental impression of" this foreign first lady "is that she never stopped talking."
    $200 2
Partly decayed plant matter commonly used as a fuel in Ireland
    $200 15
This series followed the life of a water commissioner whose first name was Throckmorton
    $200 22
Wearing this "battleship" hue might make you feel like fighting
    $200 7
Tolstoy novel in which fictional Pierre Bezuhov considers assassinating Napoleon Bonaparte
    $200 10
Dodge City site named after the footwear of its early inhabitants
    $300 3
World Book says experimenting with this force, Ben Franklin knocked himself unconscious at least once
    $300 13
Archie was the manager of this rundown restaurant bar on New York's 3rd Avenue
    $300 23
You don't have to be a nut to wear the "nut" shade of this
    $300 8
Though he didn't have a nose for poetry, Christian Fell in love with her, Cyrano's cousin
    $300 11
Celebration year in which the Liberty Bell was moved to its current site near Independence Hall
    $400 4
Wings appear for the first time during this stage of insect development between larval & adult stages
    $400 16
Beautiful dumb blonde secretary played by beautiful blonde Marie Wilson
    $400 24
Webster's 3rd describes the serpentine shade of this color as "paler than citrine"
    $400 12
Mattie Michael & Etta Mae Johnson are 2 of "The Women of" this "Place", created by Gloria Naylor
    $400 20
In Bern the zeitglockenturm is one of these that includes a knight in armor & dancing bears
    DD: $500 5
Both freshwater & "sea" varieties of this mammal belong to the weasel family
    $500 17
Every week you could "Meet" this teenage girl & her boyfriend Dexter Franklin
    $500 25
Brilliant shade of blue associated with the bird whose scientific name is Pavo cristatus
    $500 18
Gustave Flaubert's 1857 novel about a dull country doctor & his shallow wife
    $500 21
The name of the special 1 1/2 mile route thru Boston that features most of its famous landmarks

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bob Vonetta Theron
$1,300 -$500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Vonetta Theron
$1,900 $1,900 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Both Puccini & Leoncavallo created operas called this, based on the play "Scenes of Bohemian Life"
    $200 4
It was laid out according to Joseph Smith's plan for the city of Zion, with a temple in the center
    $200 8
A type of bed, apartment or marital status
    $200 18
Empress dowager T'zu-hsi was in her 60s when she was forced to flee Peking after this rebellion failed
    $400 16
His father, Leopold, worked as a violinist for the archbishop of Salzburg
    $400 5
This Okla. city, home of Oral Roberts U. was named by Creek Indians who had migrated from Alabama
    $400 11
German city which lent its name to a type of "red hot"
    $400 9
According to the old kids' riddle, 1 of the 3 people present when you're alone in a room
    $400 21
In 1601, when she was in her late 60s, she had her 33-year-old favorite, Robert Devereux, executed
    $600 1
This Grimm fairy tale was the theme of an opera by Englebert Humperdinck
    $600 19
The value of some Colonial Maryland money was linked not to gold but to this farm product
    $600 6
This third largest city in Texas was founded in 1718 when a Spanish expedition built a presedio there
    $600 12
Carob is used as a substitute for this flavor
    $600 10
Strip of wood used to secure a hatch or keep a sail flat
    $600 20
This lusty Venetian libertine spent his last years as a librarian in Bohemia--maybe he was tired
    DD: $1,100 2
Composer of the following that debuted in Paris in 1928:
    $800 24
All U.S. coins for general circulation are minted in these 2 cities
    $800 7
In 1950 Hot Springs, N.M. renamed itself for this game show
    $800 27
This Chinese dish includes the hardened saliva of swiftlets
    $800 13
1st applied to the people who fled the French Revolution, it now refers to any refugee
    DD: $900 22
He was in his 70s when Pope Alexander VI appointed 4 assistant inquisitors to restrain him
    $1000 3
Jacqueline du Pré was known for her virtuosity on this instrument
    $1000 26
From the Latin for "let it be done", it's a term for money that gets its value by gov't decree
    $1000 15
The leading producers of paper in the U.S. are the Twin Cities of Neenah & Menasha in this state
    $1000 25
The names salami & sausage both come from words referring to this ingredient
    $1000 14
Matthew 5:29 says, "If thy right eye" does this to "thee, pluck it out"
    $1000 23
He was 79 when his boat was blown up near Country Sligo in 1979

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Vonetta Theron
$4,700 $900 $4,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

This sport requires the largest field of any ball game--12.4 acres

Final scores:

Bob Vonetta Theron
$9,300 $0 $400
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Vonetta Theron
$4,700 $900 $4,500
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
14 R,
8 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $10,100

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Game tape date: 1990-02-26
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