Show #1314 - Thursday, April 26, 1990

Missing introductions.


Matt Schneider, a graduate student originally from Lafayette, California

Carolyn Simmons, originally from Madison, Wisconsin

Bruce Harris, from San Rafael, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

"M" & "M"s
    $100 7
This lady frolicked in the wood with her boyfriend, Robin Hood
    $100 18
Of a neap tide, peptide or ebb tide, the one made up of amino acids
    $100 16
Give someone 2.54 centimeters & he'll have this many inches
    $100 1
In recent years the English-speaking world has begun using the pinyin system to transliterate this language
    $100 2
Gee Wally, it's just the top hat for a large aquatic rodent
    $100 23
This Best Play of 1980 had a sign language consultant
    $200 9
It was boxer Jack Dempsey's nickname, after the Colorado town in which he was born
    $200 19
The size of this cell in human females is 1 millimeter; in an ostrich, about 15 centimeters
    $200 17
Originally, it was the area a yoke of oxen could plow in 1 day; now it's defined as 43,560 sq. feet
    $200 3
Meaning "the language of yes", langue d'oc was the medieval tongue of the southern part of this country
    $200 8
Donald Duck's regular costume includes this type of hat
    $200 24
Cyril Ritchard won a Tony for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for this role in "Peter Pan"
    $300 10
Greer Garson won an Oscar in 1943 for her portrayal of this courageous British housewife
    $300 20
The feather-leafed varieties of this tree include the king & the royal
    $300 26
You'd find it hard to tote one of these bundles of cotton since they weigh about 300 lbs. apiece
    $300 4
The Mon-Khmer family of languages is native to this continent
    DD: $800 13
In medieval times it was the job of someone who wore a cap & bells
    $300 25
Besides his 8 Tonys for choreography, in 1973 he won a Tony for directing "Pippin"
    $400 11
Running on the Socialist ticket, she was elected to Greece's parliament in 1977
    $400 21
As seen in fossilized tracks, the rhipidistians were the first fish known to do this
    $400 27
Half of a half-gallon
    $400 5
Okinawan is a dialect of this language
    $400 14
According to the cliché, you should try to avoid someone with a bee in this
    $400 29
This 3-part Neil Simon comedy set at a hotel was nominated for Best Play in 1968
    $500 12
This secret organization of coal miners named itself after an Irish agitator of the 1840s
    $500 22
Your parotid, sublingual & submaxillary glands supply this fluid
    $500 28
Abbreviated "gi", 4 of these equal 1 fluid pint
    $500 6
The Neo-Melanesian language is an example of this kind of English
    $500 15
1-word name for the cocked hat with the brim turned up in 3 places
    $500 30
Marvin Hamlisch's only Tony came in 1976 for his score for this long-running Joseph Papp musical

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

Bruce Carolyn Matt
$2,600 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Carolyn Matt
$5,200 $1,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are not necessarily the official nicknames of the states.)
    $200 7
Between January & March 49 B.C. he conquered all of Italy
    $200 2
He went to the Klondike in 1897 & wrote magazine stories later collected in "The Son of the Wolf"
    $200 18
Gershwin opera in which Sportin' Life sings "It Ain't Necessarily So"
    $200 1
"The Everglade State"
    $200 12
Not only is this element found in potash, it's named for it
    $200 13
When not invited, George IV's wife tried to force her way into this ceremony in Westminster Abbey
    $400 8
He gave Rome a permanent Praetorian Guard, public fire brigade, police force & its first emperor
    $400 3
Eugene Gant is the name under which he appears in his autobiographical novel "Look Homeward, Angel"
    $400 27
Lohengrin's profession
    $400 20
"The Creole State"
    $400 19
The Galileo probe is powered by this element, which perturbed environmental groups
    $400 14
Legend says this king once shook hands with an oak tree, believing it was the king of Prussia
    DD: $1,800 9
The temple of all the gods, it's the best preserved ancient building in Rome today
    DD: $1,000 4
It's the name Washington Irving used for the area that's now Tarrytown. N.Y.
    $600 28
The song with which Escamillo describes the thrill of his profession in Bizet's "Carmen"
    $600 22
"The Land of the Red Men"
    $600 21
This element was discovered at the same time as the asteroid Pallas, so it was named after it
    $600 15
The current Queen Mother was married to him though she turned him down when he first proposed
    $800 10
The Punic Wars were called that after the Poeni, the Roman name for these people who founded Carthage
    $800 5
She won a Pulitzer Prize for "So Big" but not for "Cimarron"
    $800 23
"The Goober State"
    $800 24
Common forms of this element whose symbol is "P" include black, white & red
    $800 16
This son of Edward VII bore a striking resemblance to his cousin Czar Nicholas II
    $1000 11
Horace & Ovid were known for their poetry, Livy & Tacitus for their writings in this field
    $1000 6
A famous sea route, or Kenneth Roberts' novel of attempts to find an alternative overland route
    $1000 26
"The Centennial State"
    $1000 25
The boys at Oak Ridge named this element, made in the fire of an atomic furnace, after a fire stealer
    $1000 17
England's George I founded this British royal house

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Carolyn Matt
$6,200 $4,000 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Some say he was shot by Sergeant Boston Corbett, & other believe he killed himself

Final scores:

Bruce Carolyn Matt
$4,399 $1 $1
2-day champion: $10,400 2nd place: Keller dining furniture & Kosta Boda crystal stemware + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Royal Swiss garden furniture + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Carolyn Matt
$7,500 $4,000 $3,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 1989-12-04
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