Show #1375 - Friday, July 20, 1990

1990 Seniors Tournament final game 2.
Last game of Season 6.


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George Soule, a teacher from Northfield, Minnesota (subtotal of $10,200)

Hank D'Angelo, a retired Army officer originally from Brooklyn, New York (subtotal of $3,000)

Bernard Kiernan, a college professor from Middleton, West Virginia (subtotal of $12,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Robert Frost said it consists of "twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer"
    $100 21
Sir Henry Morgan became Lt. gov. of Jamaica despite his naughty nautical career as one of these
    $100 15
On weather maps isobars connect points of equal pressure & isotherms connect points equal in this
    $100 3
In a song from "Okhaloma!", "Everythin's up to date in" this city that's not in Oklahoma
    $100 7
The Counter-Reformation was this church's way of trying to check the spread of Protestantism
    $100 27
A way to say goodbye to someone who's taking a trip, it's French for "good journey"
    $200 2
Ironically, it was Abraham Lincoln who said, "The ballot is stronger than" this
    $200 22
This Welsh singer once billed himself as Tommy Scott, the twisting vocal
    $200 16
The highest known barometer reading in the U.S., 31.85, was recorded in this state during a 1989 cold wave
    $200 11
"By the light of" this "I want to spoon, to my honey I'll croon love's tune"
    $200 8
Tradition holds that this religion's calendar began at creation, 5750 years ago
    $200 30
When one actor leaves the stage; it's an "exit"; when more than one leaves, it's called this
    $300 4
Will Rogers once said, "I belong to no organized party -- I am" one of these
    $300 23
A 1989 PBS documentary about this actor was subtitled "In From the Cold"
    $300 18
During a storm this can occur in a cloud, between clouds or from a cloud to the ground
    $300 12
"Many a heart is aching, if you could read them all; many the hopes that have vanished, after" this
    $300 9
In 630 Mohammed returned in triumph to this city he had fled in secret about 8 years earlier
    $300 29
From the Latin for "to say farewell", it's the student who says farewell at a graduation ceremony
    $400 5
John Nance Garner called this office "a spare tire on the automobile of government"
    $400 24
A Welshman named Owen is considered the founder of this family which ruled England from 1485-1603
    $400 19
The wind direction most commonly observed during a given period is called this
    $400 13
"I'm just a kid again doin' what I did again singing a song" when this happens
    $400 10
In Romans 6:3-4 he likened baptism to sharing in the death, burial & resurrection of Christ
    $400 28
Title of a 1985 book by William F. Buckley, or a 1956 hit song by Bill Haley & His Comets
    $500 6
This French short story writer called patriotism "the egg from which wars are hatched"
    $500 25
This Welsh playwright played a murderer in his own 1935 play "Night Must Fall"
    DD: $500 20
The 2 seasons when icebergs are most likely to be formed
    $500 14
"Not a soul down on the corner, that's a pretty certain sign, that those wedding bells are" doing this
    $500 17
For Zoroastrians it's the Avesta
    $500 26
R. Chandler wrote 7 novels about Philip Marlowe, among them "The Long Goodbye" & this "Farewell" book

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

Bernard Hank George
$1,100 $1,100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bernard Hank George
$2,200 $1,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
When founded in 1934, this agency regulated interstate radio, telephone & telegraph service
    $200 18
Mediterranean island comprising 2 French departments: Haute-Corse & Corse du Sord
    $200 3
He's the star of the Apollonius Rhodius epic "Argonautica"
    $200 23
Term for news photographers who swarm around celebs, from a character in "La Dolce Vita"
    $200 21
A jellyfish does this by alternately relaxing & contracting its bell
    $200 4
"The Seven Year..."
    $400 17
This federal corporation provides flood control & navigable waterways for 7 southern states
    $400 8
Cloves are the main cash crop of this island region of Tanzania
    $400 6
The cornucopia, or horn of plenty, was a horn from this kind of animal who suckled baby Zeus
    $400 24
In the 1970s this conservative columnist shared his views in TV debates with Shana Alexander
    $400 22
Tapeworms live within this system of a human body but don't have one of their own
    $400 9
"Green Grow..."
    $600 16
Since 1934 it has administered & enforced laws governing the purchase & sale of stocks & bonds
    DD: $1,400 1
Islands named Charles & Darwin can be found in this group off the coast of South America
    $600 5
He fell in love with a statue & Venus brought it to life for him
    $600 28
The U.S. has its AP & UPI while Great Britain's major news service is this
    $600 25
Common name of the "Hirudo medicinalis", they can be described as medicinal bloodsuckers
    $600 10
"Mrs. Warren's..."
    $800 15
It was created in 1933 to insure the money in the accounts of approved banks
    $800 19
Honiara, the capital of this South Pacific island nation, is located on Guadalcanal
    DD: $2,800 2
Orion's father, he gave his son the power to walk on the sea
    $800 27
He was a newspaper sports columnist & the author of "Mrs. 'arris Goes to Paris"
    $800 29
These soil-eating creatures can make 40 tons of castings per acre in a year
    $800 11
    $1000 13
This agency hired unemployed young men to perform such activities as planting trees & building dams
    $1000 20
This Canadian province was named for the father of Queen Victoria
    $1000 7
His mother, Calliope, might have been amused when he took up the lyre
    $1000 26
This radio commentator's initials stood for "Hans von"
    $1000 12
"The Man in the Glass..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bernard Hank George
$3,000 $10,000 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1839 & '40 France & Great Britain signed commercial treaties with this new republic

Final scores:

Bernard Hank George
$6,000 $7,000 $14,800

Cumulative scores:

Bernard Hank George
$18,100 $10,000 $25,000
1st runner-up: $18,100 2nd runner-up: $10,000 Tournament champion: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bernard Hank George
$3,000 $7,200 $7,900
12 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1990-02-27
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