Show #1341 - Monday, June 4, 1990


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Peter Gordon, a program scheduler originally from Brooklyn, New York

Richard Lewis, an audiologist originally from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Tom Stimson, an attorney from El Cerrito, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,400)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
She worked for the telephone company in 1920 to earn money for flying lessons
    $100 3
From 1975-83 this first baseman with the Dodgers & Padres played in a N.L. record 1,207 consecutive games
    $100 6
Other terms for a flatterer include a sycophant & a polisher of one of these
    $100 17
The Libyan desert is part of this larger desert
    $100 22
A stand with tiers of circular trays, or a small elevator used to transport dishes, food & such
    $100 14
I've been with Johnny Carson for 31 great years, longer than any of his wives
    $200 2
She mastered 4 foreign languages, though she never heard them spoken or saw them written out
    $200 4
This Philadelphia Phillies third baseman was voted an all-star in 1989 even though he'd retired
    $200 7
Jonathan Swift wrote, "'Tis an old maxim in the schools, that's flattery's the food of" these
    $200 18
This peak in the Cascades is sometimes referred to as Mount Tacoma
    $200 25
An ornamental, motif in Gothic furniture, the cinquefoil is a formalized leaf shape with this many lobes
    $200 16
In the film "Listen to Me" I was an "A" level college student; on "Growing Pains", "C" level
    $300 11
27 years after her conviction for treason during WWII she was pardoned by Pres. Gerald Ford
    $300 5
A controversy erupted in 1983 over the amount of this substance found on George Brett's bat
    $300 8
When he entered the Cleaver household he'd always flatter the Beaver's mom, June
    $300 19
Cape Morris Jesup, the northernmost land in the world, is part of this island
    $300 26
This Burmese hardwood is used in Scandinavian modern furniture, as well as in shipbuilding
    $300 23
Not too many people know the full name of my character on "Green Acres" was Eustace Haney
    DD: $700 12
"Ma" Ferguson of Tx. & N.T. Ross of Wy. were both elected to this post the same day, but Ross took office first
    $400 10
This Oakland A's pitcher won 2 games in the 1989 World Series & was named its MVP
    $400 9
This flatterer of Dionysius found himself sitting under a sword suspended by a hair
    $400 20
Godwin Austen, the world's second highest mountain, is also known by this letter & numeral
    $400 27
From the Italian for "coating", it's the glossy surface & rich color of polished, aged wood
    $400 24
In TV movies I've played Mae West & myself, another blonde
    $500 13
In 1889-90 she went around the world by ship, train, jinriksha & burro, in 73 days
    $500 15
In 1968 this Detroit Tigers pitcher won 31 games & was named the Sporting News "Man of the Year"
    $500 29
According to Shakespeare, Decius lured this man to the Capitol by flattering him
    $500 21
Leningrad is on the Gulf of Finland, an arm of this sea
    $500 28
Also known as a grandfather chair, it's a tall, upright, heavily upholstered easy chair

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Tom Richard Peter
$1,400 $1,000 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Richard Peter
$3,700 $1,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are not necessarily what have come to be accepted as the official state nicknames.)
    $200 19
Her version of the White House years is titled "My Turn"
    $200 1
The USSR's Venera 13 & 14 spacecraft first analyzed samples of this planet's surface in 1982
    $200 3
When he died the veil of the temple was rent in twain, the earth quaked & graves opened
    $200 10
"Seward's Icebox"
    $200 16
Mainichi Shimbun is one of the "big three" dailies of this country
    $200 24
Paul Whiteman was the "King of Jazz" & Benny Goodman was the "King of" this
    $400 20
"Caribbean" is his fictional history of the islands
    $400 2
This manned vehicle is also known as the Space Transportation System
    $400 5
4 rivers flowed out of Eden: the Pison, Gihon, Hiddekel, or Tigris, & this one
    $400 11
    $400 17
On Nov. 2, 1989 this Hearst's paper headline said, "So long, L.A.!"
    $400 25
In 1969 Richard Nixon presented the Medal of Freedom to this composer of "Mood Indigo"
    $600 21
Ex-L.A. cop whose story "The Blooding" concerns use of genetic fingerprinting in a murder case
    $600 4
Titan II rockets propelled these 2-man capsules into Earth orbit in the 1960s
    DD: $3,300 6
Not only the chariot but also the horses that took Elijah to heaven were made of this
    $600 13
"The Star-Spangled Banner State"
    $600 18
Scottish-born N.Y. Times columnist who acquired his nickname, "Scotty", as a child in the U.S.
    $600 26
For over 50 years "One O'Clock Jump" has been his band's theme song
    $800 27
"It was on Fire When I Lay Down on It" is his sequel to "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"
    $800 9
Parts of this U.S. space station crashed down on the Indian Ocean & Australia on July 11, 1979
    $800 7
After keeping Moses on Sinai this long, God told him to hurry down; thy people "have corrupted themselves"
    $800 14
"The Apache State"
    DD: $3,000 22
Pulitzer Prizes are handed out annually by the president of this university
    $800 29
This Cab Calloway tune is subtitled "Or, The Ho De Ho Song"
    $1000 28
"California Gold" is his tale of a young man who leaves Penn. to seek his fortune in the West
    $1000 12
The 2 U.S. spacecraft that soft-landed on Mars in 1976 were both named this
    $1000 8
Balak, king of Moab, hired this man to curse the Israelites
    $1000 15
"The Old Dominion"
    $1000 23
These 2 families joined forces in 1974 to establish a huge newspaper chain
    $1000 30
Danny Kaye played this bandleader in the 1959 film "The Five Pennies"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Richard Peter
$8,700 $6,400 $7,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When the city of Podgorica became capital of Montenegro after WWII, it was renamed in his honor

Final scores:

Tom Richard Peter
$14,199 $12,700 $14,150
3-day champion: $31,599 3rd place: his & hers clothing from The Greif Companies + Nintendo Entertainment System with Junior & Family editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune 2nd place: trip on Delta to Miami & stay at Sonesta Beach Hotel Key Biscayne

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Richard Peter
$8,400 $7,500 $7,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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Game tape date: 1990-01-30
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