Show #897 - Tuesday, June 28, 1988


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Brian Aronson, a public defender from Sacramento, California

Lew Barlow, a college teacher from Duxbury, Massachusetts

Bill Gellert, a research associate from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We paused on 10-LETTER WORDS there because a few months ago, we had a category called 10-LETTER WORDS in which one of the correct responses was "celebration", a word which contains 11 letters. None of us caught it a the time, nor did the millions upon millions of people who watch our program. We received only 6 letters. We apologize for our error; this is our way of making up for it--by playing another 10-letter word category.)
    $100 12
A retirement city in Florida, or a retired capital of Russia
    $100 23
Part of its body where you'll find a warthog's warts
    $100 2
He came into this world as Clarence Crabbe but went out of this world as Buck Rogers
    $100 17
It's any fitting fabric for furniture
    $100 6
Since the Reconstruction era, all governors of Georgia have been from this party
    $100 8
A feminist might tell you it's what the letters in "NOW" stand for
    $200 13
This part of the United Kingdom is called "Cymru" in its native language
    $200 24
Owls are among the few birds to have these on the front of their heads
    $200 3
He was born Bela Ferenc Blasko in Lugos, Hungary
    $200 19
Instead of being hospitalized, many who are sick can be treated on this basis
    $200 7
Of 22, 44, or 66, the number of congressmen who in 1986 ran for the U.S. House of Representatives unopposed
    $200 18
What a Spaniard usually drinks from a "bota"
    DD: $900 14
2 of the 4 countries that border Romania
    $300 28
Most lampreys live by attaching themselves to these
    $300 9
Though his original name was Adolph Marx, he was silent on the subject
    $300 25
When a paper has erroneously reported a statement or story, it may print one of these
    $300 1
"Tippecanoe & Tyler too!" was an 1840 campaign slogan of this party
    $300 20
There is a small population of blue whales that can be seen in this famous Canadian river
    $400 15
Capital of Malaysia, it was once a Chinese tin-mining camp
    $400 29
When grasshoppers or other Orthoptera are stridulating, they're producing this
    $400 10
John Arthur Carradine, who was "Bound for Glory"
    $400 26
10-letter word usually spoken when standing with hand over heart before a U.S. flag
    $400 4
In 1980, he became the last 3rd party presidential candidate to get more than 5 million votes
    $400 21
The "Pig Bowl" is a California charity football game between people of this occupation
    $500 16
Avarua is the capital of these Pacific islands, which were named for an English captain
    $500 30
Varieties of these insects include bee, soldier, flower, blow & fruit
    $500 11
Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel spent "The Best Years of Our Lives" with this name
    $500 27
From the Greek for "single tone", it means tediously uniform or unvarying
    $500 5
Of the 4 men who ran against FDR, he got the biggest popular vote
    $500 22
In 1978, Pat Donahue ate almost 2 lbs. of these in 68 seconds without sipping a single Gibson

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

Bill Lew Brian
$1,800 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Lew Brian
$3,300 $1,700 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Called "a French Sir Walter Scott", he's known for novels such as "Les Trois Mousquetaires"
    $200 4
In 1967, this Latin American country admitted aiding Venezuelan guerrillas in Venezuela
    $200 19
A flying circus was a WWI squadron or a show featuring this style of flying
    $200 20
"The only thtng necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do" this
    $200 10
Calculating device the Chinese call the "suan pan"
    $200 14
The Kingston Trio took its name from Kingston, the capital of this Caribbean country
    $400 2
Victor Hugo wrote a biographical study of this great English playwright
    $400 5
In 1962, the Dutch gave West New Guinea to the U.N., which then gave it to this island nation
    $400 27
John Fitch built a mechanically successful one of these almost 20 years before Fulton
    $400 21
Expression attributed to Henry VIII to which Adam Clayton Powell added the word "baby"
    $400 9
The operation of obtaining roots of numbers, it shares its name with Darwin's theory
    $400 15
Early in his career, Quincy Jones arranged music for this "regal" jazz band leader
    $600 3
For 35 years straight, he published a new novel each year, including "From the Earth to the Moon"
    DD: $1,000 11
Names of the Soviet & American spacecraft that docked in space on July 17, 1975
    DD: $1,000 22
1st line of the following song, it's a quote from Alexander Pope:
    $600 6
Distance you've run if you've covered 5,280 yards
    $600 16
His big break was when Roger Miller became the 1st of dozens to record his song "Me & Bobby McGee"
    $800 25
English title of the epic novel whose literal translation is "In Search of Time Lost"
    $800 12
The 2 Southern African colonies that won full independence from Portugal in the mid-1970s
    $800 23
Baseball announcer famed for his Southern lilt & phrases like "sitting in the catbird seat"
    $800 7
The general form for this type of equation is ax2+bx+c=0
    $800 17
The "goat" trained to bleat in the key of C with his "City Slickers" was really 1 of the musicians
    $1000 26
Madame Bovary's first name
    $1000 13
World leader who died on January 24, 1965
    $1000 24
Postal slogan "Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night..." was coined by this Greek historian
    $1000 8
From the Greek for "worthy", it's a statement or proposition requiring no proof
    $1000 18
After hearing Elvis live in his hometown of Lubbock, Texas, he switched to singing rock 'n' roll

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Lew Brian
$7,300 $5,700 $4,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On Aug. 25, 1835, at age 22, she died in a farmhouse outside New Salem, Illinois

Final scores:

Bill Lew Brian
$3,199 $5 $0
2-day champion: $6,998 2nd place: a trip to Florida's Space Coast 3rd place: Ricardo Beverly Hills Tower Drive luggage collection

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Lew Brian
$6,700 $5,700 $6,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
21 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1988-03-21
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