Show #1178 - Wednesday, October 18, 1989


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Charley Horan, a photographic representative from Manhattan Beach, California

John Kirk, a yogurt franchise operator originally from Hong Kong

Ed Toutant, an engineer from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
On July 30, 1923 Italian actress Eleonora Duse became 1st woman to appear on the cover of this newsmagazine
    $100 9
Byron wrote an epic poem about this Latin lover whose mother sent him abroad at age 16 after an "intrigue"
    $100 5
This N.C. fort has reason to boast since airborne U.S. Army combat units are stationed there
    $100 25
You can blow one with a mixture of soap & water or with some types of gum
    $100 13
The monkey & the frug were examples of this kind of dancing, sometimes done by girls in cages
    $100 3
This ABC prime time newsmagazine closes with "We're in touch, so you be in touch"
    $200 17
This comedienne was the 1st permanent guest host of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson"
    $200 21
His sister Gretel won a pair of silver skates, but he didn't
    $200 6
On May 10, 1775 Ethan Allen & Benedict Arnold captured this fort on Lake Champlain from the British
    $200 12
The only Beatle with a 6-letter last name
    $200 14
The mazurka is a Polish folk dance which resembles this dance
    $200 4
"And goodnight Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are"
    $300 18
5 years after Lindbergh, she became the 1st woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
    $300 28
Her real name was Aldonza Lorenzo, but Don Quixote named her this
    $300 1
This celebrated Maryland fort overlooking the Patapsco River is named for a signer of the Constitution
    $300 10
This spout at the end of a gas hose is a diminutive form of nose
    $300 22
Dance you'd do to "Ah-one, ah-two, ah-doodle-dee-doodle-dee-do"
    $300 7
Walter Cronkite usually closed his "CBS Evening News" telecasts with this phrase
    $400 19
The first woman in this sport to win over $100,000 in a season was Judy Rankin in 1976
    $400 2
Troops are processed for overseas duty at this New Jersey army base
    $400 11
Coarsely woven cloth made from jute or hemp fibers, it's used in potato sacks
    $400 23
Little Egypt was famous for this type of dance, also known as the "hootchy-kootchy"
    $400 27
For 20 seasons this comedian ended his TV variety series with "Good night & God bless"
    $500 20
In 1980 Kathleen Conley became the 1st woman to graduate from this Colorado school
    $500 8
This Kentucky army post is known as the "Home of Armor"
    DD: $1,000 15
2 of the 5 states that fit this category
    $500 24
Line dance invented in Cuba whose name is derived from an African country
    $500 26
This newscaster-adventurer signed off his radio broadcasts saying "So long until tomorrow"

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

Ed John Charley
$800 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed John Charley
$1,900 $900 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Opposing the Stamp Act, this patriot said, "If this be treason, make the most of it"
    $200 23
Tulips, hyacinths & daffodils are usually grown not from seeds but from these
    $200 11
At the 1988 Emmy Awards he compared the character he played on "Family Ties" to Dan Quayle
    $200 9
France is 2nd to Italy in production of this drink but consumes the most per capita in the world
    $200 1
With the possible exception of Peter, Pius IX, who ruled from 1846-78 holds this record
    $200 4
The 8th amendment to the constitution outlaws punishment that is "cruel and" this
    $400 16
At the Battle of Bunker Hill, Gen. Israel Putnam warned his troops, "Don't fire until you see" these
    $400 27
These garden or window plants of the genus Pelargonium come in varieties like Ivy & Lady Washington
    $400 20
He has a portable gym that can fill 5 trailers, & there's still room for his wife, Maria Shriver
    $400 10
By law, full time French workers get at least 5 weeks of this with pay
    $400 2
It's believed Ramses II was Pharaoh when these people fled from Egypt
    $400 5
Humpty Dumpty told Alice, "There are 364 days when you might get" this kind of present
    $600 19
The Battle of Long Island was the 1st time the Americans saw action against these soldiers
    $600 28
Common foxglove is the source of this medicine that stimulates & stabilizes the heartbeat
    $600 21
Jamie Lee Curtis' parents; their real names are Bernard Schwartz & Jeanette Morrison
    $600 12
A "hotel de ville" isn't a hotel at all but one of these municipal buildings
    $600 3
Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent, was one of the gods in the ancient religion of this country
    DD: $1,600 6
The title of this song isn't mentioned anywhere in its lyrics:
    $800 24
A 1777 victory at Brandywine Creek enabled the British to occupy this major city
    DD: $300 29
Thomas Moore wrote, "'Tis" this last flower "left blooming alone; all her lovely companions are faded and gone"
    $800 22
This "SCTV" star made a big splash as Tom Hanks' brother in "Splash"
    $800 13
1 of the 2 Caribbean territories that are d├ępartements, or administrative districts, of France
    $800 17
Stoicism, which taught a form of naturalistic monotheism, originated in this country about 300 B.C.
    $800 7
Completes William Ernest Henley's line, "Under the bludgeonings of chance my head is bloody, but..."
    $1000 25
In October 1779 French Admiral Jean d'Estaing & the patriots failed to retake this Georgia city
    $1000 26
This "Onion Field" star said, "I'm the best friend you could ever have & the worst enemy"
    $1000 14
Subject of a long-standing dispute, France regained this area from Germany after both World Wars
    $1000 18
Protestant denomination named for the elders who administer it
    $1000 8
Speaking of his pyrrhic victory, Pyrrhus said, "Another such victory over the Romans, and we are" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed John Charley
$5,300 $5,800 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For its 1990 edition Guinness is dropping all records of this 1 of the 7 deadly sins

Final scores:

Ed John Charley
$7,400 $6,000 $11,601
2nd place: a trip to Honolulu 3rd place: a Martin Lawrence Galleries serigraph + a Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Junior Editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune New champion: $11,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ed John Charley
$4,800 $6,100 $6,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1989-06-26
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