Show #1372 - Tuesday, July 17, 1990

1990 Seniors Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Judy Colby, a former insurance underwriter from Montpelier, Vermont

Bernard Kiernan, a college professor from Middleton, West Virginia

Cecelia Moore, a teacher from San Pedro, California

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Jeopardy! Round

'50s TV
    $100 1
An alteration of triumph, don't do it to your partner's ace in a bridge game
    $100 26
This likeable con man-master sergeant headed the motor pool at Fort Baxter, Kansas
    $100 16
Poet Wm. Wordsworth rhymed this mo. with "truly", as its 1st syllable was accented back then
    $100 21
The aardwolf isn't a wolf but is related to these, which is no laughing matter
    $100 7
First made in Germany, this bread is called "schwarzbrot", or black bread, there
    $100 3
It can be a fat person or a fat turkey
    $200 2
The English word salary derives from the Latin "salarium", which was a payment of this seasoning to soldiers
    $200 27
Frankie Thomas played this "Space Cadet" on 3 different networks from 1950-55
    $200 17
Encyclopedia Americana says this month's name carries the connotations of majesty & grandeur
    $200 22
Arachnids have from 1 to 5 pairs of simple ones, not compound ones
    $200 8
Common in the Middle East, it's also known as "pocket bread"
    $200 4
It's the third stroke in a medley relay race in swimming
    $300 10
This term for favoring relatives when assigning jobs is from the Latin for "nephew"
    $300 28
Shortly after he left office in 1953, this former U.S. vice president had his own TV series, "Meet the Veep"
    $300 18
Lexicographers figure this month's name came from the Roman goddess of growth & fertility
    $300 23
Of Poland, China or Ohio, the place where the Poland China hog originated
    $300 9
Made from bread cubes, it's one of the French words for "crust"
    $300 5
Slang for a clumsy person, especially one who drops things all the time
    $400 11
The African name we use for this insect that causes sleeping sickness means "fly that destroys cattle"
    DD: $200 29
The following was his theme song on CBS TV as well as CBS Radio: [Instrumental opening plays]
    $400 19
Until the 18th century the new year in England began in this month
    $400 24
Zebus are humped cattle which originated in this country
    $400 13
A 19th century activist against white bread, he's known for his "crackers"
    $400 6
John O'Hara's tale of a high-class call girl who falls in love
    $500 15
From the French for "petticoat", it's a lively dance with intricate steps, or a debutante ball
    $500 30
This actor created the role of Bronx butcher Marty Pilletti in 1953 on the "Goodyear TV Playhouse"
    $500 20
Lincoln was assassinated in this month which T.S. Eliot called the "cruellest"
    $500 25
The Himalayan ibex is a wild one of these
    $500 14
If you mix 1 cup flour, 1 cup water & yeast & keep it warm, in 2 or 3 days you'll have this "starter"
    $500 12
It's said of a person who looks most innocent but probably isn't

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Cecelia Bernard Judy
$2,100 $300 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cecelia Bernard Judy
$1,600 $1,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
Chinese dynasty that provided an interval of native rule between the Mongols & the Manchus
    $200 6
Relativity? No problem; to him, income taxes were "the hardest thing in the world to understand"
    $200 1
On April 21, 1960 Brazil's capital moved from Rio de Janeiro to this city 600 miles inland
    $200 7
Dickens character who said, "God bless us every one!"
    $200 15
Victims of the 1881 forest fires in Michigan were the first Americans to benefit from this organization
    $200 16
"Babes in Arms" was one of many Broadway shows choreographed by this Russian-American known for his ballets
    DD: $1,500 11
Farah Diba, the third wife of this man, was the first modern woman officially named empress of her country
    $400 24
Like Muhammad Ali, this Spanish surrealist was quoted as saying "I'm the greatest"
    $400 2
The Encyclopaedia Britannica was founded in 1768 in this Scottish capital
    $400 8
In "The Betrothed" Rudyard Kipling wrote, "A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is" this
    $400 20
This library has managed to acquire copies of all but 3 of the books the British burned in 1814
    $400 17
Michael Kidd set Dogpatch dancing in this 1956 musical
    $600 12
Said to have descended from the sun goddess, Jimmu was the legendary first emperor of this country
    $600 25
E.B.White defined 1 of these as "... a man who shaves and takes a train, and then rides back to shave again"
    $600 3
The capitals of Newfoundland & the Caribbean country of Antigua & Barbuda share this name
    $600 9
This Robert Louis Stevenson character had a parrot named Captain Flint
    $600 21
In 1673 the Dutch recaptured this colony & held it for more than a year
    $600 27
"Melodic" name of the tall Texan who won a Tony for directing "Nine"
    $800 13
This Stuart king who was ousted by William & Mary went to Ireland where he lost the Battle of Boyne
    $800 26
"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander" this; "for that's the stuff life is made of"
    $800 4
Louangphrabang was formerly the royal capital of Laos; now this is its only capital
    DD: $2,700 18
The poet Virgil died while on a trip to Greece to authenticate parts of this work
    $800 22
By 1924 the phrase "The flag of the United States of America" replaced "my flag" in this
    $800 28
Onna White choreographed both the stage & film versions of this musical about Patrick's aunt, Ms. Dennis
    $1000 14
King of Sparta who brought his wife, Helen, back home again after the Trojan War
    $1000 5
Every 5 years an international Chopin piano competition takes place in this city
    $1000 19
The title of this Eugene O'Neill play, his only comedy, is taken from the "Rubaiyat" of Omar Khayyam
    $1000 23
Charles Lindbergh endorsed this isolationist group, founded in 1940 to keep the U.S. out of WWII
    $1000 29
Joe Layton created the dances for this musical which is partly set in Nonnberg Abbey

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cecelia Bernard Judy
$5,400 $8,000 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From Greek for "little world", it's the body seen as a mini-universe animated by its own soul

Final scores:

Cecelia Bernard Judy
$0 $10,801 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cecelia Bernard Judy
$5,400 $7,600 $4,000
18 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1990-02-27
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