Show #1415 - Friday, October 26, 1990


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Aran Eisenstat, a unit coordinator originally from New York City, New York

Peggy Wells, an attorney originally from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

David Rice, a substitute English and speech teacher from Clarendon Hills, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
He wrote & recorded "the Lovely Linda" about his wife, the former Linda Eastman
    $100 17
Marine birds & reptiles have a nasal gland that removes this from seawater
    $100 12
A tongue twister speaks of the rubber bumpers on one of these
    $100 26
Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote, "My candle" does this "at both ends; it will not last the night"
    $100 11
Spanish for "weight", it's the monetary unit of Mexico
    $100 3
The shortest of Shakespeare's tragedies
    $200 2
In a 1969 hit Flying Machine told her to "Smile A Little Smile For Me"
    $200 18
The giant type of this bird is about 8 inches long
    $200 13
Tennessee Williams could have called it a trolley, same thing
    $200 27
Emily Dickinson wrote, "I heard a fly" do this "when I died"
    $200 21
100 kopeks equal one of these
    $200 4
The name of this fish is also used for certain species of tuna & bonito
    $300 6
The Harlem Globetrotters warm up to her tune
    $300 19
The kiwi is unique in that it depends almost entirely on this sense to find food
    $300 14
On a train, a tender car is attached to the rear of one of these
    DD: $1,000 28
Poet heard here reading one of his own works:

"Out of the mud two strangers came / And caught me splitting wood in the yard, / And one of them put me off my aim..."
    $300 22
Venezuela's unit of currency, it was named for the country's native-born liberator
    $300 5
It's a type of road paved with small stones
    $400 7
Creedence Clearwater Revival told her, "I like the way you walk. I like the way you talk"
    $400 20
A projection on an embryonic bird's beak that allows it to break out of its shell
    $400 15
One-word name for a bicycle built for two
    $400 29
In "The Duel" E. Field wrote. "The air was littered, an hour or so, with bits of gingham and" this fabric
    $400 23
This Greek coin was originally equal in value to a handful of arrows
    $400 9
Meaning gruesome or ghastly, it's the type of tale Stephen King writes
    $500 8
"Gotta get my old tuxedo pressed... tonight I've gotta look my best... she's "back in town"
    $500 25
There are more than 100 species of this bird 1st domesticated about 4,000 years ago
    $500 16
German count who established the first commercial airline service by airship in 1909
    $500 30
The poet who wrote, "God's in his heaven--all's right with the world"
    $500 24
This South African monetary unit is named after a major gold mining area of the country
    $500 10
Whole grains are the basis of this type of diet aimed at prolonging life

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

David Peggy Aran
$1,500 $700 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Peggy Aran
$4,200 $900 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson Davis were born in this state
    $200 7
As far as pickpockets go, the Artful Dodger was his prize pupil
    $200 18
Time reports this Iran-Contra figure is now a partner in a firm that sells bullet-proof vests
    $200 2
A map of the Earth mounted on a sphere
    $200 22
It's really just a smooth-skinned fuzzless peach
    $200 1
His 1905 play "Man and Superman" is subtitled "A Comedy and a Philosophy"
    $400 17
This association was founded in 1871 by former Union officers who wanted to encourage marksmanship
    $400 8
Quasimodo throws Frollo over the wall of Notre Dame after this Gypsy girl is hanged
    $400 23
If your sewing machine's a Necchi, it was made in this country
    $400 12
The art or science of making maps is called this
    $400 28
This vegetable accounts for more than half of the sugar grown in the U.S.
    $400 3
The leading character in his play "The Hairy Ape" is crushed to death by an ape
    $600 19
This trail led from Nauvoo, Illinois to the valley of the Great Salt Lake in Utah
    $600 9
Muriel Spark wrote of "Miss Jean Brodie", & James Hilton wrote of this schoolmaster
    $600 30
This Japanese company began producing motorcycles after WWII & didn't sell cars until 1963
    $600 13
Famous for His map projection, this Flemish geographer also coined the term Atlas to describe a map collection
    $600 29
The most widely grown legume in the U.S., it's been described as the "almost perfect food"
    $600 4
Sidney Kingsley won a 1934 Pulitzer Prize for his play about "Men in" this color
    DD: $1,000 20
Woods north of San Francisco are named for this naturalist who founded the Sierra Club in 1892
    $800 10
Stephen Crane's first novel tells of this "Girl of the Streets"
    $800 25
Toytown U.S.A. in East Aurora. N.Y. has been this company's headquarters for 60 years
    $800 14
It's the caption on a map that explains what each symbol means
    $800 27
Related to kale, this variety of cabbage has long been a staple of soul food
    DD: $1,500 5
Euripides & Aeschylus appear as characters in his ancient Greek comedy "The Frogs"
    $1000 21
Indian battles in Montana ended in 1877 when Chief Joseph & this tribe surrendered
    $1000 11
In a Herman Melville short story, he's "the Scrivener"
    $1000 24
Headquartered in Ponzano, Italy, this sportswear chain's first ad slogan was "All the colors in the world"
    $1000 15
Found in Iraq, the oldest known map, dating back to about 2300 B.C., comes from this kingdom
    $1000 26
Said to have originated on the island of Cos, this lettuce variety is found in Caesar salads
    $1000 6
In an 1888 play, this Strindberg "Miss" seduces her father's footman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Peggy Aran
$12,900 $300 $5,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 5 countries that have attended every Summer Olympics in the modern era

Final scores:

David Peggy Aran
$13,900 $590 $10,700
3-day champion: $30,200 3rd place: Oneida Silversmith gift certificate & NES with Family, Junior & Special editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune + The Jeopardy! Book + The Jeopardy! Book 2nd place: stay at Oasis Water Resort Villa Hotel & Ricardo Beverly Hills luggage + The Jeopardy! Book

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Peggy Aran
$12,500 $300 $5,700
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
1 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1990-08-28
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