Show #1093 - Wednesday, May 10, 1989

1989 College Championship quarterfinal game 3.


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Monroe Roark, a junior from West Georgia College

Ann Danielson, a sophomore from Amherst College

Kristine Zaleskas, a sophomore from Harvard College

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Jeopardy! Round

[NOTE: The "th" was in uppercase letters.]
    $100 7
The longest land gorge in the world is this one in Arizona
    $100 6
Vanessa Williams & New Kids on the Block both had recent hits with this title
    $100 1
You can see Dustin Hoffman watching "Jeopardy!" in this title role
    $100 12
In 1557 Robert Recorde introduced this math symbol consisting of 2 parallel lines
    $100 16
A 1989 drought in this country caused dry fields in Tuscany & low water levels in Venice
    $100 13
Used in insecticides, it's the poisonous alkaloid found in tobacco
    $200 20
The deepest part of the oceans of the world is the Mariana Trench in this ocean
    $200 8
Her 900 phone number ends in "Foxx"
    DD: $500 2
1989 summer release whose symbol is the following:
    $200 24
Italian botanist Prospero Alpini was the 1st European to describe this plant whose beans are brewed
    $200 18
Hard pellets of ice larger than 5mm are the only true forms of these
    $200 14
A 200th anniversary
    $300 21
Some say it's the world's largest island; all agree it's the smallest continent
    $300 9
At the '89 Grammys she won "Best New Artist", "Female Pop Vocal" & "Contemporary Folk Recording"
    $300 3
Glenn Ford & Ronny Howard starred in the film version, Bill Bixby & Brandon Cruz in the TV
    $300 26
Bartolemeo Eustachio & Gabriel Fallopius have this type of body part named after them
    $300 25
They heat the air in their paths to over 45,000° Fahrenheit
    $300 15
The name of this dish is German for "sour cabbage"
    $400 22
The world's deepest lake is Lake Baikal, in this country
    $400 10
Title of Bon Jovi's 1988 hit album, it's named after the state in which Jon Bon Jovi was born
    $400 4
She was on the wrong side of the law in "Ruthless People" & the right side as "Supergirl"
    $400 27
To see one of these, you must stand facing falling rain with your back to the sun
    $400 17
These blood vessels connect your arteries & veins
    $500 23
Though about 19 miles from the sea, this city in the Netherlands is the world's busiest seaport
    $500 11
People Magazine referred to this group backing up Mike Rutherford as "musical grease monkeys"
    $500 5
According to the film ads, this actor is "Her Alibi", "Her" being Paulina Porizkova
    $500 19
The "picture writing" of Ancient Egypt

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

Kristine Ann Monroe
$1,600 $300 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristine Ann Monroe
$1,800 $300 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
After resigning from the Vice Presidency in 1973, he wrote the novel "The Canfield Decision"
    $200 2
This character who loved Daisy Buchanan was born James Gatz
    $200 26
A low bed designed to roll under a larger bed, it was also called a truckle bed
    $200 21
Much of the 1983 film "Terms of Endearment" was filmed in & near this city, Nebraska's capital
    $200 16
Type of essay in which a newspaper expresses an opinion
    $200 5
Lt. General Boris Gromov was the last Soviet soldier to be withdrawn from here
    $400 4
In '87 buildings of the new U.S. embassy complex in Moscow were found riddled with these
    $400 3
He saw Jacob Marley's face on his front door when he went home on Christmas Eve
    $400 27
The "roll-top" style of this has a convex cover that slides over the work surface
    $400 22
On July 12, 1861 this "Wild" West gunslinger killed his 1st man at Rock Creek Station near Fairbury
    $400 17
When Adolph Ochs bought the N.Y. Times in 1896, he adopted this motto which has been used in every issue
    $400 6
This unattractive Hun was known as the "Scourge of God"
    $600 13
It takes a 60% majority vote to end one of these talk-a-thons in the U.S. Senate
    $600 7
Jonathan Swift character who also visited the islands of Laputa, Glubbdubdrib & Luggnagg
    $600 28
A chesterfield is a large, over stuffed one of these, often having scrolled arms
    $600 23
Closely related to the elephant, this "wooly" prehistoric mammal is the state fossil
    $600 18
In 1982 Gannett introduced this national newspaper that sold for 25¢; it's now 50¢
    $600 8
To handle the trillions in our budget deficit, this bead calculator would need 13 columns
    $800 14
2nd to Walter Mondale for the 1984 Democratic presidential nomination, he tried again in 1988--didn't work
    DD: $2,000 10
Longfellow said John Alden didn't propose to Priscilla until he heard reports of this man's death
    $800 29
A sideboard is most associated with this room of a house
    $800 24
One of the 1st of these 160-acre plots in America was claimed by Daniel Freeman in 1863 near Beatrice
    $800 19
From time to time this magazine features "The Sexiest Man Alive" on its cover
    $800 9
Lyndon Johnson popularized this phrase to describe job programs for women & minorities
    $1000 15
When a president is tried before the Senate, this individual presides
    $1000 11
This grotesque Victor Hugo character was paraded through the streets of Paris as "The Prince of Fools"
    $1000 25
As its nickname indicates, Nebraska's main farm crop is this
    DD: $400 20
Most of the mail addressed to Pleasantville, New York goes to this magazine
    $1000 12
The only Alexandre Dumas line listed in the Penguin Dictionary of Quotes index under the "A"s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristine Ann Monroe
$8,600 -$1,300 $9,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 current U.S. possessions acquired as a result of the Spanish-American War

Final scores:

Kristine Ann Monroe
$10,200 -$1,300 $9,800
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristine Ann Monroe
$7,400 -$1,300 $10,100
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
7 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1989-04-08
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