Show #1278 - Wednesday, March 7, 1990

Elaine Zollner game 4.


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Bob Malone, an auditor from Yardley, Pennsylvania

Kathleen Merryman Archbold, a features reporter from Tacoma, Washington

Elaine Zollner, a physician from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $31,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
An ophthalmologist specializes in this part of the body
    $100 3
She's the only American in Olympic history to win the all-around gymnastics title
    $100 14
He said "Bad" is about a "kid from a bad neighborhood who gets to go away to a private school"
    $100 8
A short British slang word for your mother, whether or not she's silent
    $100 26
Both New York & Oregon have this "eager" aquatic mammal as their state animal
    $100 20
His real name was Irving Lahrheim, & a leonine role was his "mane" claim to fame
    $200 2
Dry ice is CO2, & regular ice is this
    $200 7
Cory Everson won the Ms. Olympia title in this sport 5 years in a row, 1984-88
    $200 15
"Bring me a dream, make him the cutest that I've ever seen" is a plea addressed to him
    $200 9
Sylvanite is an ore named for this region of Romania; we don't know if it works against vampires
    $200 27
Davy Crockett would know that this "masked" relative of the panda is Tennessee's state animal
    $200 21
Ozzie Nelson's real first name; Ozzie was short for it
    $300 4
To make this cushioning material, whip latex into a froth, then gel & vulcanize it
    $300 10
At the 1988 Olympic games Jackie Joyner-Kersee won a medal for this, comprised of 7 events
    $300 16
When a black dust storm blew into Texas April 14, 1935, Woody Guthrie wrote this farewell song
    $300 11
It's a 3-dimensional scene or exhibit, not a Christian Dior fashion show
    $300 28
Its state domestic animal is the dairy cow
    $300 22
Frances Margaret Anderson, who was the menacing Mrs. Danvers in "Rebecca"
    $400 5
Term for a space in which there are no atoms or molecules; a perfect one is unobtainable
    $400 19
This U.S. tennis star wrote the 1986 book "Passing Shots", a diary of her tour experiences
    $400 17
Pete Seeger took the lyrics for this song from the biblical book of Ecclesiastes
    $400 12
Fiddleheads aren't stupid violinists; they're the young fronds of these, & some people eat them
    $400 29
Its official state animal is the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep
    $400 23
Actor-screenwriter Buck Zuckerman, who co-directed "Heaven Can Wait" with Warren Beatty
    $500 6
When astronauts talk of "re-entry", this is what they re-enter
    $500 24
This 1st woman network TV sportscaster won 37 individual nat'l swimming titles during her athletic career
    $500 18
A trip to an appliance store inspired Mark Knopfler to write this 1985 No.1 hit for Dire Straits
    DD: $1,000 13
Sometimes it's a pickled flower bud used as a garnish, & sometimes it's a prank or theft
    $500 30
Connecticut's state animal is this species of whale made famous by Melville's "Moby Dick"
    $500 25
Vivienne Stapleton, who played a doll named Adelaide in "Guys & Dolls"

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

Elaine Kathleen Bob
$3,500 $500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Kathleen Bob
$4,700 $500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founded this Michigan city in 1701
    $200 26
The poem is called "Jabberwocky", but the beast who is slain in it is called this
    $200 1
Chihuahua beer is brewed & bottled for people, not puppies, in this country
    $200 6
Of 240 acres, 24 acres or 2.4 acres. the size of the average Japanese farm
    $200 12
From 1918-53 this holiday was observed as Armistice Day
    $200 13
On the night of Sept.13-14,1814, this lawyer was detained by the British on a ship near Fort McHenry
    $400 8
This French island was a home for lepers before 'it was made into a maximum security penal colony
    $400 27
The Longfellow poem that begins: "It was the schooner Hesperus, that sailed the wintry sea..."
    $400 2
Harveys Bristol Cream is a pale variety of this
    $400 22
Although over 75% of Singapore's people are Chinese, this is the language of instruction in public schools
    $400 18
In 325 A.D. the Council of Nicaea established rules to determine the date for this holiday
    $400 14
This San Francisco-based lawyer has represented Jack Ruby, Martha Mitchell & Lenny Bruce
    $600 9
Nickname of the German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
    $600 28
Keats wrote that this "is a joy forever"
    $600 3
Type of pet pictured on the Dubonnet label
    $600 23
You can see the cross Magellan supposedly planted in Cebu, this country's oldest settlement
    DD: $1,000 19
It was 1st celebrated publicly in Spokane, Washington on June 19, 1910
    $600 15
This flamboyant attorney hosted the 1983 syndicated TV series "Lie Detector"
    $800 10
Site of a 1953-4 battle in which the Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap defeated the French
    DD: $1,100 29
20th c. poet heard here, reading one of his best-loved works:

"Do not go gentle into that good night..."
    $800 4
Subdistricts of this fine French wine region include M├ędoc, Graves & Sauternes
    $800 24
In 1945" the Netherlands East Indies became this country
    $800 20
Holiday derived from autumn rites of the ancient Celts who feared that the sun would never return
    $800 16
Former counsel to Pres. Nixon, he was the chief witness against him in the Watergate hearings
    $1000 11
In the 1880s King Leopold II consolidated his African lands around this river into a "Free State"
    $1000 30
Author of "Take, O Take Those Lips Away", "Hark. Hark! the Lark!" & "Shall I Compare Thee"
    $1000 5
Mount Gay rum has been made on this West Indian island for over 175 years
    $1000 25
In 1945 the U.S. occupied South Korea & this nation occupied the North
    $1000 21
Memorial Day was 1st observed nationally soon after the end of this war
    $1000 17
This author of "Rush to Judgment" was an attorney for Jim Jones' People's Temple cult

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elaine Kathleen Bob
$7,200 $5,100 $200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It closes with "Then let's play poker--and watch your cigarettes, will you? This is my house, not a pig sty."

Final scores:

Elaine Kathleen Bob
$4,199 $500 $400
4-day champion: $35,600 2nd place: trip on Hawaiian Air to Honolulu & stay at Turtle Bay Hilton & Country Club 3rd place: Colortyme TV & NES with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elaine Kathleen Bob
$6,400 $4,700 $200
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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Game tape date: 1989-10-23
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