Show #1284 - Thursday, March 15, 1990

Missing introductions.


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Jim Hall, an archaeologist from Imperial Beach, California

Phil Leib, a typographer from Westfield, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Va. sells over 40 tons a month of these chicken parts to the Far East; 20 tons right ones & 20 tons left
    $100 18
Long used by the Aztecs in a prescription for epilepsy, it was named for botanist Andrew Dahl
    $100 5
Ezekiel & Isaiah are major ones; Hosea & Micah are minor ones
    $100 12
The Convair XFY-1 or "Pogo", was the world's 1st plane to take off & land this way
    $100 9
"Sitting" this way you not only look good, you're in a good position
    $100 17
"Easy Money" was the 1st film starring this stand-up comic
    $200 2
In July 1989 Mark Wellman, a paraplegic, climbed the El Capitan peak in this park
    $200 23
Pinks, sweet Williams & these buttonhole flowers are members of the Dianthus class
    $200 6
"Man doth not live by" this "only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord"
    $200 10
It's Latin for 1 ring, not 3
    $200 19
While S. Shepard played test pilot Chuck Yeager in this film, Yeager himself had a bit part as a bartender
    $300 3
In a vote set for 1991, this commonwealth could become a state
    $300 24
If you can blow off all the seeds of this yellow-flowered weed, your sweetheart loves you very much... really
    $300 7
The 1st of the 10 plagues of Egypt occurred when the waters of the Nile turned into this
    $300 11
The height of a person's popularity; for Willie Mays it was, say... as a giant
    $300 20
Barbra Streisand made her directorial debut in this film in which she also played the title role
    $400 4
Asked if this band reunited solely for the money, Ron Wood said, "No, that's The Who"
    $400 25
Common name for "gypsophila", those tiny white flowers that florists often add to bouquets
    $400 13
This line, Samuel F.B. Morse's most famous telegraph message, came from Numbers 23:23
    $400 14
It can precede house, harvest, & access tuning
    $400 21
Chevy Chase & Beverly D'Angelo visited Wally World in this comedy directed by Harold Ramis
    $500 8
Allegations from an ex-geisha helped bring down this number one man in the Japanese government
    DD: $1,000 16
He interpreted the "handwriting on the wall" for Belshazzar
    $500 15
Word describing someone born under the influence of Jupiter, the planet of happiness
    $500 22
This TV star was on the "High Road to China" with Bess Armstrong

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Phil Jim Cathy
$900 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Jim Cathy
$3,000 $500 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
The U.S. paid less than 2ยข per acre for the 586,000 square miles it purchased here
    $200 1
The old U.S. mint in this city houses a fine collection of Mardi Gras regalia
    $200 5
He met John Belushi & other Second City troupers thru his brother, Brian Doyle-Murray
    $200 9
It divides the North & South Pacific & the North & South Atlantic
    $200 13
1933's "The Willow Tree" was the 1st opera commissioned for this medium
    $200 22
He wrote "As the body rolled to the ground, Tarzan... voiced the wild & terrible cry of his people"
    $400 18
These were 1st used in an election in Lockport, N.Y. in 1892
    $400 2
To track down the truth about this legendary engineer, make tracks to his museum in Vaughn, Miss.
    $400 6
Gorilla expert whom African natives called "the old lady who lives in the forest without a man"
    $400 10
Of the 7, this continent has the greatest range of land height
    $400 23
In this Humperdinck opera the 2 lead characters sing "A Gingerbread Waltz"
    $400 24
Under the pen name Saki, he wrote "Women and elephants never forget an injury"
    $600 19
By 1833 this road, also called the National Road, was completed as far west as Columbus, Ohio
    DD: $1,000 3
The house at Checkpoint Charlie is a museum devoted to the history of this structure
    $600 8
Married to the daughter of the late senator Everett Dirksen, this former Sen. was Reagan's Chief of Staff
    $600 14
It's Western Europe's most populous city
    DD: $2,000 26
In English the title of this Verdi opera means "the fallen woman"
    $600 25
In "Jude the Obscure" this author warns, "Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons"
    $800 20
1 of the 2 men who held joint command of the Alamo when it was attacked by Santa Anna
    $800 4
This museum is home to the Rosetta Stone
    $800 11
2 other members of "Talking Heads" graduated from the R.I. School of Design, but he dropped out in '71
    $800 15
There has been a strong move for greater autonomy among these 3 Baltic republics of the USSR
    $800 27
Menotti's "The Saint of" this "Street" won the Drama Critics Award & a Pulitzer Prize in 1955
    $800 29
"The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman." she wrote in "O Pioneers!"
    $1000 21
In 1867 Oliver Hudson Kelley & 6 associates founded this secret organization for farmers
    $1000 7
To see Botticelli's "Birth of Venus", go to this Florence gallery
    $1000 12
He studied the Middle Ages for 30 years before writing "The Name of the Rose"
    $1000 16
Nahuel Huapi, a national park in this country, features lakes, glaciers & the highest peak in N. Patagonia
    $1000 28
After learning he'll go to jail, Baron von Eisenstein goes to a Ball in this Strauss operetta
    $1000 30
In "The Devil's Dictionary" he defined a saint as a "dead sinner revised and edited"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Jim Cathy
$9,800 $7,100 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 European countries whose 7-letter names differ by just 1 letter

Final scores:

Phil Jim Cathy
$5,399 $100 $1,300
3-day champion: $24,400 3rd place: Kosta Bod crystal stemware + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: trip to Southern California & stay Murrieta Hot Springs + Pinseeker golf clubs + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Jim Cathy
$9,300 $5,300 $4,300
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1989-10-24
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