Show #1280 - Friday, March 9, 1990

Missing introductions.


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Jamie Orenstein, an attorney from Brooklyn, New York

Debi Cimra, a computer operator from Manassas, Virginia

Martin Gostanian, an advertising copywriter from Medford, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Both Eddie Cantor & Al Jolson described her as "Oh! Oh! Oh! What a girl!"
    $100 21
Jason, a robot submersible, has found a field of hot geysers SW of Naples on the floor of this sea
    $100 6
It'll hold down a boat or a newscast
    $100 16
18th century coquettes could speak volumes with just 1 flick of this fluttering accessory
    $100 23
In April 1989 this country announced it was unhappy with outside interference in the Amazon
    $100 11
She sang in "The Rose" & "Jinxed!" but not in "Outrageous Fortune"
    $200 2
Silent Cal's 1924 campaign slogan, it wasn't for hotheads
    $200 22
Though humans have only 10, New York State has 11 lakes said to resemble these
    $200 7
It's a synonym for to follow or a pseudonym for Lamont Cranston
    $200 17
This traditional draped garment of ancient Rome was worn originally by the Etruscans
    $200 24
Only about 7% of the population of this country is white Afrikaner
    $200 12
1st nominated for her role in "The Sterile Cuckoo", she won an Oscar for "Cabaret"
    $300 3
When he was voted most popular film performer in 1926, Hollywood went to the dogs
    $300 28
Body of water that gave its name to a series of ancient scrolls that were found in nearby caves
    $300 8
The large hairpieces worn by British judges gave rise to this slang term for "important person"
    $300 18
The sacque, a loose-fitting one of these, was the height of fashion in the 1700s
    $300 25
In Chinese this leader's name sounds like "small bottle", so students broke little bottles in 1989 protests
    $300 13
He made 33 films, among them "Girl Happy", "Girls! Girls! Girls!" & "The Trouble with Girls"
    $400 4
During the decade this colonel received a patent for his newfangled electric razor
    $400 29
The Queen Elizabeth Islands, part of Canada's NW Territories, are located in this ocean
    $400 9
This unit of the Roman army consisted of 3,000-6,000 infantry & up to 200 cavalry men
    $400 19
Worn in the 1600s, a falling band was a large, flat one of these made of linen or lace
    $400 26
This Soviet premier's 1956 attack on Stalin was printed in its entirety in 1989
    $400 14
This Beatle played a character who invented rock & roll in a prehistoric comedy called "Caveman"
    $500 5
Even with the kidnapping scandal, her int'l Church of the Foursquare Gospel had a big following
    $500 30
In 1963 the Supreme Court upheld Arizona's claim to a major share of the water of this river
    $500 10
The medical term for nearsightedness
    DD: $500 20
After 3,000 years of secrecy, this animal's eggs were smuggled out of China by 2 monks circa 552 A.D.
    $500 27
The country that in recent years has been called Kampuchea has changed its name back to this
    $500 15
A lot of critics said "No" to this 1982 film Starring opera star Luciano Pavarotti

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

Martin Debi Jamie
$3,800 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Martin Debi Jamie
$4,000 -$600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
This mosquito-borne disease can be treated with chloroquine, primaquine or quinine
    $200 21
They can be color or black & white but must be full face
    DD: $1,000 1
In the '50s it was the response that followed this:

"Say kids, what time is it?"
    $200 3
Garcia Márquez's "The General in His Labyrinth" irks some South Americans due to its criticism of this "liberator"
    $200 26
The 1988 ballet "A Fool for You" is danced to his songs, including "I Got A Woman" & "Hit The Road Jack"
    $200 5
The parents of this 'Hero of New Orleans" were both born in Ireland
    $400 17
This word refers to a surgical puncture; it often follows "amnio-"
    $400 22
Surprisingly, this country has good skiing, especially at Gulmarg in Kashmir
    $400 2
Texas is mostly in the Central Time Zone with 1 little piece in this zone
    $400 4
"Reflections of a Public Man" is the controversial book written by this former Speaker of the House
    $400 27
The musical "On Your Toes" introduced the ballet about "Slaughter on" this "Avenue"
    $400 6
Maureen Reagan & her husband both saw a ghost in this famous White House bedroom
    $600 18
These stones, which may be as big as golf balls, are also known as renal calculi
    $600 23
The Great White Throne is one of the beautiful rock formations in this state's Zion Nat'l Park
    $600 13
Roget's thesaurus equates "in the twinkling of an eye" with "2 shakes of" one of these
    $600 10
He has sold more than 180 million books worldwide since his "I, the Jury" 1st appeared in '47
    $600 28
Of Taglioni, tagliatelle or tortellini, the one who was a great Italian ballerina
    $600 7
This daughter of a president made her debut as a professional singer in 1947
    $800 19
It's a clamp or a chemical that stops bleeding
    $800 24
"It's a Small World" debuted at this World's Fair & later moved to Disneyland
    $800 14
Common name for 1/86,400 of a day
    $800 11
"Washington Square", published by this author in 1881, was filmed as "The Heiress" in 1949
    $800 8
After writing a memorial to his 1st wife, Alice, he never mentioned her again
    $1000 20
The name of this liver disease is from the Greek word for "orange-colored"
    $1000 25
Nevsky Prospekt, this Russian city's most famous walking street, is known for its shopping
    $1000 15
This is the latest date on which spring will start in the U.S. for the rest of the 20th century
    $1000 12
"A Confederate General from Big Sur" & "Trout Fishing in America" brought fame to this poet & novelist
    DD: $1,500 9
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. was born in this Canadian province, where FDR had a summer home

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Martin Debi Jamie
$4,400 -$1,200 $5,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 4 state capitals named for a place in England

Final scores:

Martin Debi Jamie
$0 -$1,200 $1,399
2nd place: Morning Hunt serigraph by Mark King courtesy of Martin Lawrence Galleries & Capri lighting 3rd place: Lloyd Flanders patio furniture + Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune New champion: $1,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Martin Debi Jamie
$4,400 -$1,500 $6,600
20 R,
5 W
5 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,500

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Game tape date: 1989-10-23
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