Show #968 - Wednesday, November 16, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.


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Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Steven Popper, an economist originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Richard Perez-Pena, a journalist originally from Cuba

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
First performed in the 1550s, "Ralph Roister Doister" is the first known comedy in this language
    $100 1
San Diego, where the plane "Spirit of St. Louis" was built, named its airport for this man
    $100 8
Different types of this in the supermarket are labeled "all purpose" and "self-rising"
    $100 27
If Leon Spinks is in England on December 26, he might join in the observance of this
    $100 19
In 67 B.C. Pompey's Roman forces cleared out the pirates from this large sea
    $100 25
Maroon Studios star who enjoyed a Diet Coke while watching his wife, Jessica, perform
    $200 7
"Little Johnny Jones" was the first play he wrote expressly for Broadway, not for Vaudeville
    $200 2
Not surprisingly, in 1939 this nation had the strongest air force in Europe
    $200 12
Called an artichoke, its name isn't from a Mideast city but from "girasole", Italian for sunflower
    $200 28
A miss, hoping to be a mrs., might want to observe this November holiday created by Al Capp
    $200 20
"Recruitment" procedure of kidnapping men to work on pirate ships, it's named after a Far Eastern port
    DD: $400 24
Singer of the following, a Jolly Roger if we ever heard one:

"You can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd, can't rollerskate in a buffalo herd..."
    $300 9
Chekhov play that opens with Andrei Prozorov's siblings talking about going to Moscow
    $300 3
By definition, a "VTOL" plane can take off and land in this direction
    $300 17
Add blood, cornstarch, or arrowroot, or try reduction
    $300 29
During the Fiesta de San Fermin, these animals run through the streets
    $300 18
Term for a pirate, like Drake, licensed by the crown to capture enemy ships and cargoes
    $300 23
In one episode, she coached Rob's brother, Stacey Petrie, through a practice date
    $400 13
Richard Chamberlain and Mary Tyler Moore starred in a 1966 musical flop based on this Truman Capote story
    $400 4
A plane's wings are necessary to create this primary force in flying
    $400 16
Shepherd's pie is a meat hash covered with a layer of this
    $400 30
To commemorate this event, some New Englanders celebrate Forefathers' Day on December 21
    $400 21
Sent to Madagascar in the 1690s to battle pirates, this captain allegedly became one himself
    $400 10
As Harcourt Fenton Mudd, he gave Captain Kirk no end of trouble
    $500 14
He was almost 90 when he wrote one of his greatest plays, "Oedipus at Colonus"
    $500 5
In 1909 Louis Bleriot electrified the world by flying the 23 1/2 miles of this body of water in 37 minutes
    $500 15
Government graded AA, A, B, or C, the best is composed of at least 80% fat and has 12-16% water
    $500 26
Military bases are often open to the public on Armed Forces Day, the third Saturday of this month
    $500 22
1 of the 2 well-known women pirates tried and convicted in Jamaica in 1720
    $500 11
Both Elliott Gould and this man played Trapper John McIntyre in "M*A*S*H"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Richard Steven Sandra
$0 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Steven Sandra
$300 $4,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
Perry, the barber turned singer, might enjoy visiting this lake and province in Lombardy
    $200 18
The success of his first novel, "This Side of Paradise", allowed him to marry Zelda
    $200 30
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is part of this department
    $200 1
Mendelssohn was one of the first to use this to conduct
    $200 7
He became King of Jordan after his mentally ill father was deposed in 1952
    $200 2
Dame who played Mme. Arcati in "Blithe Spirit" and Miss Marple in the film "Murder She Said"
    $400 21
This port city on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island was founded by Anglicans
    $400 25
Born in India, this English author was the youngest person to win a Nobel prize in literature
    $400 29
In 1961 JFK invited our ambassador to this to attend the cabinet meetings
    $400 3
In a pipe organ, a pipe's shape affects its tone quality, and its length determines this
    $400 10
The only First Lady it ever had was a Mississippi aristocrat named Varina
    $400 8
In 1955 this miniskirt innovator opened her first shop on King's Road in Chelsea
    $600 22
Ancient village in Mexico known for the temples and pyramids the Mayans made of brick and stone
    $600 26
Creator of "archy and mehitabel", this humorist once was assistant editor for "The Uncle Remus Magazine"
    $600 19
In the '70s and 80s, he was in charge of first the welfare and later the warfare departments
    DD: $1,500 4
Of the three "B"'s, the one who left town when rejected as Philharmonic conductor in his native Hamburg
    $600 11
This lawyer became the leader of the Indian National Congress in 1920
    $600 9
In 1755 Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, gave birth to this future queen
    $800 23
Called France's most famous cheese, it's named for this Normandy village where it was first made
    DD: $3,000 27
Outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare, this woman is the best-selling romance writer of the twentieth century
    $800 17
Interior Secretary Harold Ickes was the only cabinet member to serve the full duration of his presidency
    $800 5
Perhaps the greatest violinist ever, this Italian could play a whole piece on just one string
    $800 14
Sir Humphrey Gilbert, half brother of this Elizabethan courtier, drowned while trying to colonize America
    $800 12
The first woman Democrat elected a senator in her own right is this Maryland senator
    $1000 24
This capital of Canada's Prince Edward Island was named for the wife of King George III
    $1000 28
Author of "Fathers and Sons", he was the first Russian to be widely read and admired in Europe
    $1000 16
In 1973 Henry Kissinger became Nixon's second secretary of state, replacing this man
    $1000 6
This great concert pianist and Polish premier was a friend of Liberace's family
    $1000 15
An eighteenth-century war was named for this part of Robert Jenkins' body, reputedly cut off by Spaniards
    $1000 13
Patron saint of South America, she was the first canonized saint from the Western hemisphere

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Steven Sandra
$5,700 $8,000 $12,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

3 months after John Glenn, he became the second American to orbit the Earth

Final scores:

Richard Steven Sandra
$0 $7,600 $16,001
3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Steven Sandra
$5,700 $7,800 $9,600
12 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,100

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Game tape date: 1988-10-25
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