Show #1162 - Tuesday, September 26, 1989


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Marty Wazowicz, a teacher from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Larry Thompson, an accountant from Breckenridge, Colorado

Tom Smolich, a Catholic priest originally from Sacramento, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in this category, whenever we give you the clue, we expect you to do something physical to really point it out; if it had something to do with your tie, you'd go like this [points to tie], you don't even have to phrase it in the form of a question, I guess.)
    $100 2
Luci Nugent was only 19 when she gave birth to this president's 1st grandchild
    $100 26
At Christmas shopping, bags of this "5th Avenue" store feature a December calendar
    $100 7
As you might expect, it's the sweetener in a bee's knees cocktail
    $100 21
Dramatic 16th c. style named for the Portuguese "Barroco", meaning an irregular-shaped pearl
    $100 16
Since she had a bare cupboard, hers certainly wasn't a lucky dog, lucky dog
    $100 1
In Tunisia this hand sign means "I'll get you", in Japan "money" & in the U.S. "okay"
    $200 3
He was known as "Big Bill"
    $200 8
Used to make martinis, it's an aperitif wine flavored with herbs
    $200 22
The Swedes who settled in Delaware in 1638 were the 1st in America to build cabins made of these
    $200 17
Precarious position of the bough-borne cradle
    $200 11
In the sobriety test, you shut your eyes, put your arms out to your sides & touch this
    $300 4
In 1970 George Bush ran against Lloyd Bentsen Jr. for this position
    $300 9
A gin cocktail is named for this man, John Tunney's father
    $300 23
Ancient British monument that's an example of post-and-lintel construction later used by the Greeks
    $300 18
"See-saw, Margery Daw," he "shall have a new master"
    $300 12
Besides his heart, this was the other part of E.T. that glowed
    $400 5
This wartime president had previously served in the Black Hawk War but saw no fighting
    $400 28
Profession in which one might wear a cassock, alb, chasuble & maniple
    $400 10
All you need to make this simple cocktail is gin & sweetened lime juice
    $400 24
Associated with geodesic domes, he once proposed saving energy by covering midtown Manhattan with a dome
    $400 19
A 2nd verse to this rhyme begins "Every fiddler he had a fiddle, and a very fine fiddle had he"
    $400 13
Paper covers stone, but stone breaks these
    $500 6
You can visit his home, Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay, Long Island
    $500 27
At Blomingdale's, the DKNY shop features ready-to-wear clothes by this N.Y. designer
    $500 15
Bartenders know this juice puts the scarlet in a Scarlett O' Hara
    DD: $600 25
The Romans built their houses around this open-air central room
    $500 20
In this rhyme, a parent bemoans the fact her child has gone to bed with stockings & 1 shoe on
    $500 14
Jim Lange would invite the couples on "The Dating Game" to do this with him at the end of the show

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

Tom Larry Marty
$100 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Larry Marty
$400 $3,300 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses will begin with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $200 2
It can be a group riding exhibition performed to music or a merry-go-round
    $200 8
By the end of this J.M. Barrie play, Wendy flies so badly she has to use a broomstick
    $200 7
The sextant is so named because its shape is this fraction of a full circle
    DD: $1,000 11
He won a 1962 Grammy for the following:

"I can't stop loving you, I've made up my mind..."
    $200 17
He loved Polyxena but demanded that she be slain at his tomb--what a "heel"!
    $200 1
Now over 60% of U.S. homes can save our show forever using one of these electronic devices
    $400 3
Pronounced one way, it means to comfort; pronounced another way, it's a cabinet for your stereo
    $400 10
This Norwegian author's last play, "When We Dead Awaken", includes a major self-analysis
    $400 9
Navstar, one of these, allows aircraft & ships to determine their position anywhere on Earth
    $400 12
He once said that he "cried like a baby" while writing about Kunta Kinte
    $400 18
After she rendezvoused with Poseidon in Athena's temple, Athena changed her hair into serpents
    $400 22
The focus of many living rooms, in Latin "focus" means this, abbreviated "fplc" in real estate ads
    $600 4
A fancy roast of lamb, veal, or pork; you might wear your tiara while eating it
    $600 16
For centuries, navigators have used 2 stars in Ursa Major to point the way to this star
    $600 13
A dancer in "The Wiz" & an understudy in "Dreamgirls", she's sung & danced on "The Cosby Show"
    $600 19
He deserted his beloved water nymph, Oenone, to run off with Helen of Troy
    $600 23
A man's personal servant, or a stand that holds his jacket
    $800 5
A 10-letter word for a crotchety old miser, not a crotchety old dog
    $800 27
Invented in 1735, this clock, whose name means "time measurer", is used in sea navigation
    $800 14
He's famous for having gone on long fasts during the Vietnam War & the 1980 Iran hostage crisis
    DD: $1,500 20
Zeus carried Europa all the way to Crete when he was disguised as one of these
    $800 24
In old manor houses, it's the room off the kitchen where the dishwashing was done
    $1000 6
If you were a mummy, some of your internal organs would be in these jars
    $1000 26
Paul Scofield starred in the original production of this play & won an Oscar for the film version
    $1000 15
In 1977 PBS's "Black Journal" was renamed for him, its executive producer & host
    $1000 21
After Apollo gave her the gift of prophecy, she spurned him
    $1000 25
This company is the largest single maker of finished Venetian blinds in the U.S.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Larry Marty
$2,900 $4,900 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A juvenile edition of this 1961 best seller was called "The Great Adventure of Michelangelo"

Final scores:

Tom Larry Marty
$5,800 $5,801 $9,801
3rd place: Whirlpool French door refrigerator 2nd place: a trip to St. Kitts New champion: $9,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Larry Marty
$4,400 $5,800 $5,700
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1989-06-19
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