Show #1150 - Friday, September 8, 1989

Bob Blake game 3.


Nancy McGregor, a homemaker from Akron, Ohio

John Wallace, a physician from Fort Bragg, California

Bob Blake, an actuary from Vancouver, British Columbia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,800)

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All the correct responses will contain that name.)
    $100 4
Dauphin Island, the largest coastal island in this state, lies at the entrance to Mobile Bay
    $100 3
Gene Reynolds won an Emmy in '76 for directing "Welcome to Korea", an episode of this series
    $100 5
The more familiar name for a "synoptic chart"
    $100 1
This queen is a leading character in the epic 20th century opera "Christophe Colomb"
    $100 6
Andy Warhol said of these, "Plastic's better than dirty, used money"
    $100 2
This former nightclub singer is the announcer on "Jeopardy!"
    $200 20
Washington, D.C. residents did this for the 1st time in November, 1964
    $200 8
After losing 3 straight years to Tyne Daly, she finally won for "Best Dramatic Actress" in 1986
    $200 7
"The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountain" is an opera based on this John Bunyan work
    $200 19
Its last line is "And crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea!"
    $200 14
One who is on hand & ready to perform a service or respond to an emergency
    $300 9
This state is home to The National Fishing Tackle Museum & The 5 Civilized Tribes Museum
    $300 24
"The Bunkers & The Swingers", an episode of this sitcom, won an Emmy for Best Comedy Writing in 1973
    $300 16
Both of these opera companies are based at Lincoln Center
    $300 17
In names of cocktails this color precedes blazer, devil, Monday, moon & train
    DD: $1,000 12
In the '50s he set a high jump record in college & had his 3rd Top 10 hit with the following:

"You asked how much I love you..."
    $400 10
Smurfs frolic on Smurf Island at Carowinds, an amusement park on the border of these 2 states
    $400 25
She won an Emmy as "Private Benjamin"'s Capt. Lewis, the same role she played in the film
    $400 27
Trade winds blow from both the northeast & southeast toward this line
    $400 22
In English, the name of this Verdi opera means "The Troubadour"
    $400 18
This magazine has the same name as one of the greatest Victorian novels
    $400 13
Jane Wyman won her only Oscar playing a young deaf-mute girl in this film
    $500 11
Appropriately, the magnolia is the state flower & the state tree of this "Magnolia State"
    $500 26
Gary Frank & Kristy McNichol both won Emmys for their supporting roles in this ABC drama
    $500 28
Stratus clouds at ground level are called this
    $500 23
Birgit Nilsson is best known for her heroic roles in this composer's operas
    $500 21
This European capital named for bears has bear cookies, bear puzzles & bear clocks, if you can bear it
    $500 15
Because of its rapid rate of growth, the European pansy is also known by this name

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Bob John Nancy
$500 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob John Nancy
$4,000 $2,800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
This author's 1st book, "Betty Zane", was an historical novel about his mother's ancestors
    $200 17
Prior to 1954, income taxes were due on this date, 1 month earlier than at present
    $200 6
The only king of England named Stephen was the grandson of this conqueror
    $200 15
Niece of Cecil B DeMille, she choreographed the 1st ballet that included tap dancing
    $200 1
You'll be moonstruck to learn she appeared on more 1988 magazine covers than anyone else
    $200 7
This John Lennon - Paul McCartney tune was the 1st by the Beatles to reach No. 1 in the U.S.
    $400 14
The actual title of his 1st novel is "The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club"
    $400 29
These taxes are levied on the production, sale, or consumption of items such as tobacco & gasoline
    $400 9
He was the 1st heir to the British throne to earn a bachelor's degree
    $400 23
This dancer nicknamed Misha played a huge insect in the B'way production of Kafka's Metamorphosis
    $400 2
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., who was married to this star for 4 years, said he refused to read "Mommie Dearest"
    $400 8
The islets of Langerhans provide this hormone that regulates the body's use of sugar
    $600 16
"Valley of the Dolls"
    $600 28
"No Taxation Without Representation" was the cry of Colonists opposed to this 1765 tax bill
    DD: $2,000 11
This person ruled England during America's Civil War
    $600 24
Choreographer whose song & dance routines from "Gypsy", "The King & I" & other shows are a new B'way hit
    $600 3
The 1988 film for which Jodie Foster received the "Best Actress" Oscar
    $600 18
This period of unusually warm weather occurs in late autumn in the Central & Eastern U.S.
    $800 21
Stephen King's 1st published novel, it was made into a 1976 movie starring Sissy Spacek
    $800 27
Withholding taxes from one's paycheck began in this president's administration
    $800 12
England had this many kings named Richard
    DD: $4,000 25
He 1st danced in Vaudeville in 1929 at age 4, & in 1989 you can still see him strut his stuff in "Tap"
    $800 4
2 of the 3 directors of the "New York Stories" trilogy
    $800 19
Term for a narrow strip of land that links 2 larger land masses
    $1000 22
This California novelist's 1st book was "Cup of Gold", a fictionalized account of Sir Henry Morgan
    $1000 26
Many foreign governments impose this tax at each stage in the production of a good or service
    $1000 13
"The Merry Monarch" whose reign was known as the Restoration Era
    $1000 30
Pavlova, Nijinsky & Balanchine all trained with the Leningrad ballet company now called this
    $1000 5
New Orleans D.A. who staged a JFK assassination conspiracy trial, he appeared in "The Big Easy"
    $1000 20
This term for a person who attacks long-held beliefs comes from 2 Greek words for "image breaker"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob John Nancy
$12,600 $7,200 $2,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

When this department was established in 1849, it was called the Home Department

Final scores:

Bob John Nancy
$14,600 $12,601 $3,800
3-day champion: $55,400 2nd place: NovAtel Go Anywhere portable cellular telephone & Schlage home security systen 3rd place: Excel exercise machine

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob John Nancy
$11,200 $6,500 $6,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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Game tape date: 1989-06-12
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