Show #1022 - Tuesday, January 31, 1989


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Midge Elias, a diet book author from Beverly Hills, California

Michael Logan, a graphic designer originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Garrett Simpson, a public defender from Glendale, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Some tenants of the Chrysler Building refer to this rival building as "Old Kong"
    $100 10
The comparative form of "good"
    $100 6
MTV game show hosted by Ken Ober, or a device to turn off an MTV game show hosted by Ken Ober
    $100 13
This "candy-coated popcorn, peanuts & a prize" product is big in Bolivia
    $100 12
This French water co. has acquired springs in Oasis, Tex., Calistoga, Calif. & Poland Spring, Maine
    $100 17
Guinness says it took 2 years, 2 months & 2 days to build at a cost of 7,799,401 francs & 31 centimes
    $200 2
Over 10,000 jobs were lost in NYC because of this October 1987 event
    $200 14
The reflexive pronoun in the following: She gave herself a gift.
    $200 7
City in which Robert Stack's Eliot Ness was based
    $200 22
A company called Trunk & Hunk operates these 2 animal rides at the San Diego Zoo
    $200 26
Water near the bottom of the ocean is near this temperature, fresh water's freezing point
    $200 18
It's described in Genesis 11:1-9
    $300 3
Some 4.5 billion has been budgeted to renovate these 3 N.Y. area airports over the next 10 years
    $300 15
The Old English word for the numeral "one" became this indefinite article
    $300 8
SNL alumnus Harry Shearer played the Eddie Haskell type character in the 1957 pilot of this sitcom
    $300 23
In 1988 this German auto company closed its U.S. plant
    $300 27
Ill. Gov. Thompson suggested diverting water from these to alleviate low water levels on the Mississippi
    $300 19
Former Texas senator who chaired the review board investigating the Iran-Contra Affair
    $400 4
Plans to renovate this midtown intersection call for thousands of colored lights
    $400 16
Once defined as "anyplace a cat can go", "on" & "in" are examples of this part of speech
    $400 9
In the '60s, this character sported the no. 1 U.N.C.L.E. badge
    $400 24
This man holds the lease on the Omni Coliseum that hosted the 1988 Democratic National Convention
    $400 28
Only half the water from the Niagara River flows over the falls; the rest of the flow is used for this
    DD: $800 20
1974 film that gave us the following Oscar-winning song:

"We may never love like this again /
Don't stop the flow /
We can't let go..."
    $500 5
Due to corrosion, the Williamsburg Bridge, linking these 2 boroughs, was closed during the spring of '88
    $500 11
"Mr. Rogers" & "Sesame Street" didn't debut on PBS, but on this, its forerunner
    $500 25
Bally Manufacturing Corp., which started making these in 1931, sold off that division in 1988
    $500 21
The enclosed observation post of a submarine

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

Garrett Michael Midge
$900 $1,500 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Garrett Michael Midge
$3,400 $2,600 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Completes the title of Walter D. Edmonds' 1936 historical novel, "Drums Along the ..."
    $200 1
This edible organ is the only meat with nutritionally significant amounts of vitamin C
    $200 13
In the 12th C., these "pumpers" became widespread in Europe, especially Holland
    $200 12
Feodor Chaliapin, son of the famous opera singer, played Cher's granddad in this 1987 film
    $200 16
British term for a one horse carriage that sounds like it might be "in the ointment"
    $200 4
When she became queen in 1837, she exiled her mother to a distant part of Buckingham Palace
    $400 8
William Sydney Porter probably used this pseudonym to conceal the fact that he was in jail
    $400 2
Olives, clams & buckwheat are high in this mineral vital to the blood
    $400 14
Before he was King of England, William the Conqueror was Duke of this region
    $400 17
This Pennsylvania city got a railroad in 1838; Monopoly sets got it later
    $400 5
Time says Soviets joke that she's the 1st spouse of a Soviet leader to weigh less than he does
    $600 9
Book in which Jody learns, when he kills his fawn, that "Love's got nothing to do with corn"
    $600 24
Beer is relatively rich in this vitamin group
    DD: $7,900 15
Medieval French society consisted of three groups of people: the nobility, the common people & them
    $600 23
John Lone was the frozen prehistoric man in "Iceman" & the star of this Oscar-winning 1987 film
    $600 18
It can be a boat or a balloon basket
    $600 6
Fortune Magazine says England's queen is richest woman in the world & this Dutch queen makes 2nd
    DD: $2,500 10
In "The Sun Also Rises" Hemingway quotes this author as saying, "You are all a lost generation"
    $800 26
The body converts carotenes found in some plants, into this vitamin, found only in animals
    $800 22
In 1988 Joan Rivers took over Linda Lavin's role as the mother in this Neil Simon play
    $800 19
One of these powered a 17-second trip for Bill Suitor during the 1984 Olympic opening ceremonies
    $800 7
Longtime companion of Jean-Paul Sartre, she's best known for her feminist book "The Second Sex"
    $1000 11
"More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered" was 1 of this author's favorite quotes
    $1000 25
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body while this is 2nd
    $1000 27
In 632 Muhammad died & was buried in this holy city, not Mecca
    $1000 21
He played Lord Byron, on stage, but he's more famous for starring in "I, Claudius"
    $1000 20
This liner was known as the Seawise University when destroyed by fire in 1972 in Hong Kong
    $1000 28
She won a degree from the Univ. of VT. in 1902 & was the 1st grad of a co-ed college to be first lady

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Garrett Michael Midge
$17,000 $4,200 $1,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

President who said, "The ballot is stronger than the bullet"

Final scores:

Garrett Michael Midge
$25,500 $3,100 $300
2-day champion: $43,800 2nd place: Ashley bedroom group & Sunset lamp 3rd place: Vita-Vac vacuum

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Garrett Michael Midge
$7,600 $4,200 $1,300
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
19 R,
4 W
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 1988-11-01
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