Show #1152 - Tuesday, September 12, 1989

Bob Blake game 5.
Bob sets a new 5-day winnings record.


Pat Gmeiner, a copywriter from Rocky River, Ohio

David Burnett, a freelance photographer from New York, New York

Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $71,401)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Geronimo rode in this president's 1905 inaugural parade, & so did the Rough Riders
    $100 21
The 7-day week is derived from this book of the Bible
    $100 23
The naked mole-rat found in northern Kenya is a burrowing rodent that lacks this sense
    $100 16
2 Alpine passes & 1 breed of dog are named for this French-born Italian saint
    $100 1
The most famous George we know whose middle name was Armstrong
    $100 6
    $200 12
In Bush's parade these California fruit characters rode on the Presidential Council on Fitness float
    $200 22
This ancient timepiece was called a gnomon by the Greeks meaning "one who knows"
    $200 24
The mule deer is so named because of these large features
    $200 17
"The Day the Rope Broke" is a famous book about an 1865 climbing accident on this peak
    $200 2
Senator Moynihan's middle name
    $200 7
    DD: $900 13
His parade featured many types of missiles & a PT boat
    $300 29
The Anglo-Saxons divided their days into 3 parts: morningtide, noontide & this
    $300 25
It's the offspring of a male tiger & a female lion
    $300 18
The word "alp" is believed to have evolved from the Latin "albus", meaning this color
    $300 3
It was Joel Harris' middle name; just ask Brer Rabbit
    $300 8

"Love lift us up where we belong..."
    $400 14
In 1913, this future president, then a West Point cadet, marched in Wilson's parade
    $400 30
In the proposed "World Calendar", an extra day called "Year Day" would come at the end of this month
    $400 26
The Viking name for this tusked Arctic animal meant "whale horse"
    $400 19
This Alpine goat-antelope is prized for its hide, which is made into a very soft leather
    $400 4
Cole Porter's middle name; it's also Frank Sinatra's
    $400 9
    $500 15
He was the only president inaugurated in two different cities
    $500 28
A law discovered by Galileo led Christian Huygens to build the 1st clock regulated by one of these
    $500 27
The world's most potent venom is secreted from the skin of one of these amphibians
    $500 20
Once a humble herdsman's hut, it's now a favorite style for mountain homes
    $500 5
The middle name of the actress who was "On the Waterfront" before she went "North By Northwest"
    $500 10

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Bob David Pat
$400 $600 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob David Pat
$2,600 $2,900 -$800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Condition in which the sharp edge of a nail grows into the flesh of a toe, usually the big one
    $200 7
This country sent more than 90% of the troops, equipment & supplies aiding South Korea
    $200 27
This Canadian province is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet
    $200 1
The Bob Hope Comedy Fund has been set up at this New Haven university's drama school
    $200 2
Though Polish is a Slavic language, it uses this alphabet
    $200 12
Iran, Libya & Cuba are on a U.S. government list of nations that support this violent activity
    $400 18
Sometimes a pacifier will soothe a baby suffering from this gastrointestinal pain
    $400 8
Because of policy disputes, President Truman replaced this general with Lt. General Matthew Ridgway
    $400 28
"Rond de jambe" means a rotary movement of this body part, on the floor or in the air
    $400 22
Founded in 1789, this D.C. university is the oldest Catholic college in the U.S.
    $400 3
Country whose languages include Gujarati, Assamese & Punjabi
    $400 13
Kids can spell this 28-letter word that means "opposition to the withdrawal of support from a church"
    $600 19
Immediate "REM" sleep is a characteristic symptom of the sleeping attacks caused by this disease
    $600 9
After the war, this latitude line roughly separated North & South Korea
    $600 30
Helena & Hermia are characters in "The Dream", a ballet based on this Shakespearean play
    $600 23
Moor's Indian Charity School, founded about 1750, is the ancestor of this N.H. Ivy League college
    DD: $1,100 4
At his 1969 investiture at Caernarvon Castle, Prince Charles spoke these 2 languages
    $600 14
The willful destruction of property named for a Germanic people who sacked Rome in the 5th century
    $800 20
Ortho & Wyeth-Ayerst are the major manufacturers of these pills in the U.S.
    $800 10
U.S. troops landing at this seaport on 9/15/50 turned the course of the war in the Allies' favor
    $800 29
In 1985 this princess revived the Monte Carlo Ballet, as her mother had wished
    $800 24
"Sister school" that's involved in investing $7 million to redevelop So. Hadley, Mass., where it's located
    $800 5
The only country whose official language is Catalan is this small one in the Pyrenees Mountains
    DD: $3,000 15
If your can of green beans bulges out, it may be contaminated with this food poisoning
    $1000 21
Component usually used in cough syrup as a solvent for ingredients that won't mix well with water
    $1000 11
From Oct. 25, 1951 to the end of the hostilities in 1953, peace talks continued in this village
    $1000 26
This "Regal" ballet company was formerly known as the Sadler's Wells Ballet
    $1000 25
Tulane University is the largest privately run institution of higher learning in this state
    $1000 6
Most people of this small European nation speak Letzeburgisch, a German dialect
    $1000 16
From a Greek word for "pleasure", it's the belief that pleasure is life's greatest good

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob David Pat
$15,100 $5,900 -$800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The next-to-last chapter of this novel is entitled "The Knitting Done"

Final scores:

Bob David Pat
$11,100 $1 -$800
5-day champion: $75,000 + $7,501 to Oxfam 2nd place: a trip to Waikiki Marina Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii 3rd place: Benrus gold-toned bracelet watch

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob David Pat
$12,400 $5,300 -$800
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
3 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1989-06-13
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