Show #955 - Friday, October 28, 1988


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Paul Thompson, a creative director from Royal Oak, Michigan

Alex Szabo, a postal clerk from Berea, Ohio

Norton Moses, a college professor from Billings, Montana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Called Valentino's best film, this sequel to "The Sheik" was unfortunately his last
    $100 11
The 1st solvent widely used by modern dry cleaners, it was unleaded
    $100 2
Mumblety-peg is played by throwing this implement
    $100 6
Tho German-born, this 18th century composer famed for his "Messiah" is buried in Westminster Abbey
    $100 8
Invented in ancient Greece, the wine press was more productive than this time-honored method
    $100 9
Older women & worrywarts are the most common victims of this sleep disorder
    $200 13
When John Barrymore played Ahab in the original film version, it was called "The Sea Beast"
    $200 12
It's the solar system's 2nd largest planet
    $200 3
In Monopoly, Atlantic Avenue is yellow & Pacific Avenue this color
    $200 22
Robert Schumann was a noted composer of this 19th C. period which immediately followed the Classical
    $200 16
The name for this liquor is a corruption of French for "juniper", whose berries flavor it
    $200 10
Women dream equally about both sexes, but in men's dreams, members of this sex appear most often
    DD: $200 14
Many consider this 1925 film Charlie Chaplin's greatest comedy:
    $300 20
Depending on the length of the path this takes, thunder might be a short clap or a long rumble
    $300 4
On a standard craps table, this 4-letter word is spelled with the biggest letters
    $300 23
In 1929 Arturo Toscanini, not Bo Derek, conducted the U.S. premiere of this Ravel work
    $300 17
Alexis Lichine says it's "like liquid fire in the throat" when tossed down after licking salt
    $300 28
This largest of all seals can suspend breathing during sleep for half-hour stretches
    $400 15
"A Fool There Was", based on Kipling's poem "The Vampire" made this siren the very 1st "vamp"
    $400 24
20th century Austrian zoologist Karl von Frisch discovered the dance of these insects
    $400 5
Board game in which a player can create a prime, a barrier of 6 points which an opponent cannot pass
    $400 25
From Greek for "recitation of epic poetry", Rachmaninoff wrote one "on a theme of Paganini"
    $400 18
Term for a jigger of liquor, even in the dark
    $400 29
It's the instrument scientists use to record brainwaves during a sleep study
    $500 21
The 1st film to win an Oscar as "Best Picture", it starred Clara Bow & featured Hedda Hopper
    $500 27
It's the special field of computer science trying to come up with machines that think for themselves
    $500 7
Author J.R.R. Tolkien helped inspire G. Gygax & D. Arneson to invent this role-playing game
    $500 26
His operas include "Il Trovatore" & "La Traviata"
    $500 19
Tia Maria is a West Indian liqueur made with this liquor

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

Norton Alex Paul
$700 $700 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Norton Alex Paul
$2,400 $1,700 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: We'll give you the town, you give us the university.)
OH "NO"!
    $200 6
On New Year's Eve, there's a fireworks display on this well-known Colorado mountain
    $200 25
After the ogre turned himself into one of these, Puss in Boots ate him
    $200 12
This French dynasty began with Henry IV in 1589 & ended with Louis-Philippe in 1848
    $200 21
According to Dorothy Parker, "Women and" these "never forget"
    $200 1
    $200 11
In a popular carol, this word precedes "Born is the king of Israel"
    $400 7
4 days after arriving in Salt Lake Valley, he marked the site for Salt Lake City's Temple Square
    $400 26
He was "bred and born in a briar patch"
    DD: $1,100 17
From mid 1948 to late 1949 an average of 4,000 tons of provisions a day were being flown into this city
    $400 22
1927 movie that gave us the quote "You ain't heard nothin' yet, folks"
    $400 2
    $400 13
This word can refer to whims or sundries
    $600 8
Indians knew of this natural passage into Kentucky long before Dr. Thos. Walker found it in 1750
    $600 27
In the Hans Christian Andersen tale, she was born inside a tulip-like flower
    $600 18
This South African city was founded in April 1652 as a supply station for the Dutch East India Co.
    $600 23
Preachers have defined one as "A man who has no invisible means of support"
    $600 3
Chapel Hill
    $600 14
Song which says, "Each man's joy is joy to me, each man's grief is my own"
    $800 9
The tallest pueblos in the Southwest, 5 stories high, were built near this northern New Mexico city
    $800 28
One version says she slept in the hearth; another that she used to sit in the chimney-corner
    $800 19
In 1866 Cyrus Field laid the 1st permanent one
    $800 24
"Ticker tape ain't spaghetti", this former mayor said in a 1946 speech on war relief
    DD: $1,000 4
    $800 15
4-word phrase signifying a soda pop bottle is a throwaway
    $1000 10
Mountains in this neighboring state can be seen on a clear day from Boston's Hancock Tower
    $1000 29
The fathers of Hop O'-My-Thumb and Hansel & Gretel did this for a living
    $1000 20
Historic event at which a band played the tune "The World Turned Upside Down"
    $1000 30
According to Oliver Wendell Holmes, "A man has his will -- but a woman has" this
    $1000 5
    $1000 16
Ruby Keeler starred in the 1971 revival of this 1925 musical

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Norton Alex Paul
$5,400 $6,400 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the 1st candidate to receive Hawaii's electoral vote

Final scores:

Norton Alex Paul
$100 $10,850 $7,400
3rd place: Merillat shelving system New champion: $10,850 2nd place: Trip to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Norton Alex Paul
$5,400 $5,700 $3,700
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1988-09-06
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