Show #963 - Wednesday, November 9, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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Peggy Kennedy, a forensic toxicologist and winner of the 1988 Seniors Tournament from Menands, New York

Michael Rankins, a minister and writer from Rohnert Park, California

Steven Popper, an economist originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
    $100 15
Woody Allen's first line in this film is "Chapter 1. He adored New York City. He idolized it..."
    $100 6
A fifth equals about 1/5 of this
    $100 19
After he moves out of his office on Pennsylvania Avenue, he rents an office in Los Angeles
    $100 12
A statue in New York of this leader was toppled and later made into American bullets
    $100 11
As a dessert, it can add weight to your body; as a styling product, it can add body to your hair
    $200 2
King, king, king, king, or three, three, three, three, for example
    $200 18
In "The Wizard of Oz", she was the 1st character to wear the ruby slippers
    $200 7
Claiming U.S. creation of this "Gaelic" drink, San Francisco's Buena Vista Cafe sells some 2,200 cups daily
    $200 27
Yuri Churbanov, son-in-law of this Soviet leader, was tried for taking bribes
    $200 13
Washington attempted to kidnap this man and have him returned to U.S. forces for execution
    $200 20
Style in which hair is rolled under at shoulder length, or a young male attendant at a hotel
    $300 3
An auto worker on the night shift might install this shift
    $300 23
The names of these two movie elephants differ by just one letter
    $300 8
This strong, dark type of beer takes its name from Einbeck, Germany, where it was first made
    $300 26
This leader of the yippies in the 1960s recently debuted as a comedian in a New York club
    $300 14
The first page of this 1776 pamphlet reads, "Government even in its best state is but a necessary evil"
    $300 28
In dollars, America's biggest-selling shampoo is this one for controlling dandruff
    $400 4
"Sweet Adeline", sung by a barbershop quartet, features a blend of melody lines described as this
    $400 22
Though he was best known for directing musicals, the last film he directed was a drama, "Star 80"
    $400 9
It's usually made with bourbon, sugar, mint, and crushed ice
    $400 25
Larry Doyle and Neal Sternecky are reviving this comic strip that Walt Kelly created
    $400 16
This March 1770 event began with a group of rowdies hurling insults and snowballs at British soldiers
    DD: $100 29
Hair care item that's mentioned in the following song:

"Won't you come home Bill Bailey /
Won't you come home /
She moans the whole day long..."
    $500 5
A necktie tied a certain way, or a horse-drawn vehicle driven by one person
    $500 21
Marlon Brando and his motorcycle pals ganged up on a small town in this 1954 film
    $500 10
Whiskey sours and daiquiris are similar except that daiquiris contain this instead of whiskey
    $500 24
In September 1988 a storm forced his plane to land at Johannesburg, though it wasn't on his itinerary
    $500 17
This Philadelphia building hosted the first Continental Congress, though delegates didn't carry hammers
    $500 30
He was flown from London to Hollywood just to cut Mia Farrow's hair for the film "Rosemary's Baby"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Steven Michael Peggy
$800 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Michael Peggy
$2,500 $1,600 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
If we ever did a "Starts with 'Rw' " category, this is the only country you'd find in it
    $200 25
He was the missionary credited with converting Ireland to Christianity
    $200 2
This force is so strong in a black hole that it doesn't even allow light to escape
    $200 16
In Clement Moore's most famous poem, they "were hung by the chimney with care"
    $200 15
Your friendly family physician, or his state postal abbreviation, if he lives in Maryland
    $200 6
In the 1880s Roseanna McCoy added fuel to her family's feud by falling in love with a man named this
    $400 20
Ocean on the Ivory Coast's coast
    $400 26
In the sixth century B.C. he sent monks to spread his teachings throughout India
    $400 3
Every second the sun converts about 4 million tons of this into helium
    $400 17
He kept his wife in a pumpkin shell
    $400 14
This postal abbreviation identifies Idaho
    $400 7
Iva Toguri d'Aquino, a California-born UCLA graduate, was known by this nickname during WWII
    $600 21
Despite its name, the Equator does not run through this African country
    $600 27
After the queen of this South Seas island expelled French missionaries, France took over the island
    $600 4
No kidding, this star has been described as the nose of the constellation Canis Major
    $600 19
Ward Greene's story of the same name inspired this 1955 Disney doggie romance
    DD: $2,000 11
This state's postal abbreviation is alphabetically first
    $600 8
She became U.S. ambassador to Italy 18 years after marrying the publisher of "Time"
    $800 23
The two African countries that share land borders with Egypt
    $800 28
in the 1890s, the Missionary party, led by Sanford Dole, forced this queen to abdicate
    $800 5
Term for a rapidly spinning neutron star that emits radio waves
    $800 22
Near the end of "Through the Looking Glass", this queen disappears in a bowl of soup
    $800 12
They're the two states whose postal abbreviations end with the letter "C"
    $800 9
This Roman emperor's third wife, Messalina, was messing around, so he had her killed
    DD: $2,500 24
It has not one, not two, but three capital cities
    $1000 30
Junipero Serra, who founded all those missions in California, was a member of this order
    $1000 1
This closely spaced group of stars is named after a group of seven sisters
    $1000 29
This German studied law but was more famous for his "Tales", which inspired an 1881 Offenbach opera
    $1000 13
It's the only state whose postal abbreviation is a pronoun
    $1000 10
This American-born saint was a widow with five children when she converted to Catholicism

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Michael Peggy
$5,400 $7,000 $6,900

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Greek expression meaning "philosophy (is) the guide of life" is abbreviated by these three Greek letters

Final scores:

Steven Michael Peggy
$10,800 $13,801 $13,800
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steven Michael Peggy
$8,200 $5,600 $6,900
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,700

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Game tape date: 1988-10-24
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