Show #1270 - Friday, February 23, 1990

Erik Larsen game 3.

Missing introductions.


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Earl Taylor, from Levan, Utah

Kevin Krebs, a medical student from Charleston, South Carolina

Erik Larsen, a temporary secretary originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
French leader who was the target of an assassination attempt in "The Day of the Jackal"
    $100 1
It was divided into American, British, French & Soviet sectors in 1945
    $100 26
According to a western song, "I'm gonna gallop, gallop, gallop to Gallup" in this state
    $100 21
Plato taught in & most police have had to attend one of these
    $100 11
A type of glockenspiel with a keyboard, or the first name of Oscar-winner Holm
    $100 16
To run money illegally gained through legitimate business enterprises
    $200 4
John Belushi played "Bluto" Blutarsky, the most disgusting member of the Delta House in this 1978 film
    $200 2
The name of this great ancient city can be applied to any wicked & wealthy place
    $200 27
In "On The Old Spanish Trail", "no silver" ones of these "jingled like hers and mine"
    $200 22
For many instructors it's a permanent status granted after a period of years
    $200 12
A paternal name for a crayfish
    $200 17
Members of Murder, Inc. used this term for an assignment to murder someone
    $300 6
In this 1978 Gregory Peck-Laurence Olivier film, all the "Boys" in the title were played by Jeremy Black
    $300 5
This city covers an area of nearly 7,000 square miles in northeastern China
    $300 28
"I ride with the wind, my eyes on the sun, my hand on my restless" this
    $300 23
At U.C. Berkeley 35% of lower division courses are taught by these students
    $300 13
In Great Britain & Canada Boxing Day is observed on the 1st working day after this holiday
    $300 18
Somebody pinned this moniker on Charles Luciano
    $400 9
Robert Duvall played a Lt. Col. who loved "the smell of napalm in the morning" in this F.F. Coppola film
    $400 7
The Free University of this capital is divided into French- & Flemish-speaking schools
    $400 29
In titles of cowboy songs, this color precedes "Prairie" & "Shadows On The Trail"
    $400 24
This former grade school math instructor has been pres. of the American Federation of Teachers since '74
    $400 14
Its weather was warmer when Eric the Red settled this country about 1000 A.D.; the cold came around 1200
    $400 19
Phrase that probably came from being sent to Sing Sing, which is on the Hudson north of NYC
    $500 10
"Coming Home" lost the 1978 "Best Picture" Oscar to this film, also based on the Vietnam War
    $500 8
Located in Alberta's Rocky Mountains, it's Canada's oldest national park
    $500 30
The country music brothers who told us "The Lady Takes The Cowboy Every Time"
    DD: $800 25
He was 1 of the founders of the pragmatic school of thought & also was famous as an educator
    $500 15
To make a classic Stinger, use crème de menthe of this color, not green
    $500 20
Amount of money in 2 "G"s, a "C note" & a "fin"

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

Erik Kevin Earl
$2,300 $1,300 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Kevin Earl
$2,900 $2,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It's because of the tilt of the Earth's axis that we have 4 of these
    $200 2
Although Jesus was born in Bethlehem, he was raised in this city in Galilee
    $200 10
An entire caste of Persian sorcerers, not just 3 wise men, gave us this synonym for hocus-pocus
    $200 26
German-American physicist whose letter to FDR led to the Manhattan Project to make the A-bomb
    $200 21
Pierre Corneille was a leading French dramatist, but his play about this Hun was a flop
    $200 12
Calling it "a highway to our Indian empire," Disraeli bought 177,000 shares in the co. that ran this waterway
    $400 4
The marmot is the largest member of the squirrel family & the marmoset is a very small one of these
    $400 3
So that Timothy would be accepted in the Jewish community, Paul performed this surgery on him
    $400 14
Disease once thought to be caused by bad air, its name is Italian for "bad air"
    $400 27
"Jeopardy!" home games are made in New Brunswick on an avenue named for this "Trees" poet born in New Brunswick
    $400 22
In Oscar Wilde's play, Lady Windermere threatens to slap Mrs. Erlynne with this title object
    $400 13
The eruption of this mountain really gave folks in 79 A.D. something to talk about
    $600 5
Speeds greater than Mach 1 are called supersonic; those greater than Mach 5, this
    $600 6
After being baptized Jesus was tempted in the wilderness by Satan for this many days
    DD: $3,000 15
Calcium oxide, once used in stage lights, gave us this word for the center of attention
    $600 28
Charles, son of this inventor of a stock ticker, was governor of New Jersey from 1941-4
    $600 23
Brenden Behan wrote the original version of "The Hostage" in this language
    $600 18
On the isle of Ste. Marguerite you can see the cell where Louis XIV held this mystery man for 11 years
    $800 7
Used in flares, flashbulbs & fireworks, this element burns with a white flame in air
    $800 8
While on the isle of Patmos, he received the visions about which he later wrote in the book of Revelation
    $800 16
When this French word was Anglicized, its location changed from hearthside to entry hall
    DD: $5,000 29
Musician heard here, he was born in Red Bank & took his 1st piano lessons from his mother: [Instrumental piano music plays]
    $800 24
According to the title of Ibsen's play, Halvard Solness is a "Master" one of these
    $800 19
Within 3 days of declaring statehood, May 14,1948, Israel was recognized by the U.S. & this country
    $1000 9
6.02 x 1023, the number of molecules in 1 mole of gas, is referred to as his "number"
    $1000 11
In Acts, Chapter 1, he was chosen to be an apostle to replace Judas
    $1000 17
The name of this Greek goddess of vengeance has come to mean an unbeatable rival
    $1000 30
Born in Newark in a Methodist parsonage, he wrote "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets"
    $1000 25
Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee wrote a play about "The Night" this man "Spent in Jail"
    $1000 20
Between 1371 & 1625 all the sovereigns of Scotland were of this house

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Kevin Earl
$11,300 $4,800 $1,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Simultaneously on the covers of Time, Newsweek & S.I. in 1973, he was buried in 1989 in a 6' X 6' casket

Final scores:

Erik Kevin Earl
$10,300 $9,600 $3,550
3-day champion: $28,000 2nd place: Mark King serigraph Hunt Crossing & Orefors stemware 3rd place: Sherwood audio component system + NES with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Erik Kevin Earl
$8,900 $4,800 $6,500
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 1989-10-10
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