Show #956 - Monday, October 31, 1988


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Jane Gilman, a newspaper publisher and editor from Beverly Hills, California

Alison Roberts, an attorney originally from Port Sulphur, Louisiana

Alex Szabo, a postal clerk from Berea, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,850)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: And finally, one of the old Jeopardy! favorites...)
    $100 1
In 1987 an average of 2 new products a day were introduced that could be cooked in this device
    $100 8
For a special "Golden Girls" Mother's Day episode, she played Sophia's mother
    $100 15
Gormandizing is doing this to excess
    $100 6
1 tablespoon of soy sauce contains over 1,000 mg of this element
    $100 7
"We got to get up, we got to get up, we got to get up" are words to this bugle call
    $100 20
Dermatologists say there's no such thing as a "healthy" one of these, so use a sunblock
    $200 2
Warner Books' successful bid of $4.94 million won it the rights to publish this novel's sequel
    $200 9
The daughter of this "Medical Center" star starred in "Cagney & Lacey"
    $200 16
This synonym for deduce is spelled the same except for the last letter
    $200 26
To avoid this deadly food poisoning, throw out any leaking, bulging or badly dented cans
    $200 13
Lyrics to this tune conclude, "All is well, safely rest, God is nigh"
    $200 21
USA Today reports the average U.S. citizen has about 1,000 of these coins at home
    $300 3
This snack cake's inventor, Jimmy Dewar, ate 40,177 of them in his lifetime
    $300 10
Toody & Muldoon tooled around in Car 54 while Reed & Malloy used this car
    $300 17
Of snitch, snipe or sniggle, the one that can mean to fish for eels
    $300 27
Discovered in 1879, this artificial sweetener was used initially as an antiseptic
    $300 14
Traditional lyrics of this song say, "You'll never get rich by digging a ditch"
    $300 22
First Lady who promoted the Highway Beautification Act
    $400 4
80% of the world's supply of these are sold through De Beers
    $400 11
In France, this American series is titled "Clair De Lune"
    $400 18
Officially, to invest someone with ministerial, priestly or rabbinical authority
    $400 28
Sick people beware: this mineral in milk & yogurt can impair the absorption of some antibiotics
    $400 25
In "Sound Off", the troops sound off from number 1 up to this number
    $400 23
It's what Emmett Kelly's Weary Willie "cleaned" off the ring floor with his broom
    $500 5
Restaurateur Adolphe Alfred Rempp developed this powdered product in the late 1930s
    $500 12
Though the show only lasted 1 year in the '50s, Irish McCalla is still recognized as this "Queen of the Jungle"
    $500 19
Prating is doing this for a long time, for little or no reason
    $500 29
Acidic ingredient in store-bought mayonnaise that actually lowers the risk of food spoilage
    DD: $1,500 30
Song that begins, "Off we go into the wild blue yonder", tells us the U.S. Air Force used to be called this
    $500 24
The name of Madame Butterfly's baby, it starts with a capital "T", which rhymes with "P"

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

Alex Alison Jane
$1,700 $400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Alison Jane
$2,900 $5,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Also Known As.)
    $200 2
In 1951 the U.S. occupied this capital; in 1988 they sent athletes to it
    $200 18
This "fever" carried by ticks is actually more prevalent in the Appalachians than it is out west
    DD: $2,000 23
Dance mentioned in the title of the following; it used to be a religious dance:
    $200 17
Legend says the Orloff, a crown jewel of this country, was stolen from the eye of an idol in India
    $200 12
This author, once stationed at Charleston as a sergeant major, used it as his setting for "The Gold Bug"
    $200 7
Harold Lipshitz's stage name, which he used when playing Barney Miller
    $400 3
In October 1966 it reached a low of 744; October seems to be a bad month for it
    DD: $1,800 19
Of all insects worldwide, this disease carrier poses the greatest health hazard to humans
    $400 24
This ballroom dance was the dominant dance form of the 19th century
    $400 13
This island was named for an 18th century treasurer of South Carolina; tell it to the Marines
    $400 8
Melvyn Hesselberg, who made Garbo laugh in "Ninotchka"
    $600 4
In 1921 President Harding presented her with a capsule of radium worth $100,000
    $600 20
These bees who do nothing but fertilize queens have the shortest life span of any bee, 4 weeks
    $600 1
In the 1600s this dance-loving king helped make France the ballet center of Europe
    $600 14
The largest city in the Carolinas bears this woman's name
    $600 9
Marion Cecilia Douras, who was a Ziegfeld girl when she met William Randolph Hearst
    $800 5
In 1978 a group of Indians began a 2,700 mile trek to Washington, D.C. after occupying this Calif. island
    $800 21
Found on land, not in the water, this "colorful" insect feeds on anything starchy
    $800 25
Kenny Ortega choreographed 1987's "Dirty Dancing" & this similar 1988 film with a Latin beat
    $800 15
These, on the Tennessee-North Carolina border, were named for the haze hanging over them
    $800 10
Anna Myrtle Swoyer, "Rhoda"'s TV mom
    $1000 6
During the revolution, this British major was captured as a spy in Tarrytown, N.Y.
    $1000 22
An insect's body consists of these 3 parts
    $1000 16
Gov. John White of North Carolina was grandfather of this 1st English child born in the Americas
    $1000 11
Australian soprano Helen Porter Mitchell, who was the "toast" of British opera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Alison Jane
$8,900 $13,600 $800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of this author's two middle names was Balfour

Final scores:

Alex Alison Jane
$0 $8,600 $1
3rd place: Ricoh XR-M 35mm camera kit New champion: $8,600 2nd place: Broyhill 6-piece bedroom set & Norman's of Salisbury bedding ensemble

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alex Alison Jane
$7,500 $10,800 $800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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Game tape date: 1988-09-07
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