Show #944 - Thursday, October 13, 1988


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Steve Biddle, an advertising executive from Palm Bay, Florida

Sherry Schwabacher, a metaphysical bookstore clerk from Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi

Alec Iorio, an international freight forwarder originally from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 4-day cash winnings total $23,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Appropriate nickname of Ivan IV, who killed his oldest son with his own hands
    $100 3
A 1920s standard proclaims, "You've got the cutest little" one of these
    $100 16
In "A Christmas Carol", Scrooge 1st says "Humbug" when his nephew Fred does this
    $100 1
Cooks made this condiment from grapes, walnuts or mushrooms back when the tomato was considered toxic
    $100 11
Star Trek was originally produced by Desilu, a studio named for these 2 Hollywood legends
    $100 26
Also called mycloid tissue, it can be red or yellow & fills the cavities of bones
    $200 22
1 year before Robert the Bruce died, he was finally recognized by Edward III as king of this
    DD: $500 4
A former lead singer with the Limelighters, Glenn Yarborough had this solo Top 20 hit:
    $200 17
A classic 1826 novel by Sir Walter Scott, or a classic 1969 rock concert in upstate New York
    $200 2
Heavenly Hash candy is made with chocolate, nuts & these
    $200 12
Mark Lenard played 2 roles in the TV series, a Romulan commander & the Vulcan father of this character
    $200 27
If a bone lacked this element, it would lose its rigidity & become flexible
    $300 23
The name of this Muslim empire, which ruled in India for centuries, is Persian for "Mongol"
    $300 5
After Mac Davis wrote a few Top 10 hits for Elvis, he wrote this song for himself that reached No. 1
    $300 18
This pivotal animal from "Alice in Wonderland" became the title of a classic 1967 acid rock hit
    $300 6
"Joy of Cooking" says floating a paper towel on top of soup is a good way to do this
    $300 13
Act One usually began with Kirk dictating into this special computer file
    $300 28
Ligaments link bone to bone while these link bone to muscle
    $400 24
King Menes, who unified the upper & lower regions of this ancient country, was killed by a hippopotamus
    $400 9
Just 2 months after "Where Did Our Love Go', the Supremes had their 2nd No. 1 hit with this song
    $400 19
"Cannery Row"'s California community
    $400 7
This powder made from sassafras leaves is traditionally used in gumbo
    $400 14
After dropping off this man & his crew on Ceti Alpha V, Kirk felt his wrath
    $400 29
A spineless jellyfish is in this animal group because it has no bones
    $500 25
The government of Italy established this as an independent state in 1929
    $500 10
The group Bread had their 2nd & last million seller with this 1971 hit
    $500 20
In "The Prince & the Pauper", the prince is the son of this English king
    $500 8
Fortunately, the main ingredient in hush puppies isn't puppies or shoes, it's this
    $500 15
This character's last name is from the Swahili word for "freedom"
    $500 30
Human bones range in size from the femur in the leg to the smallest bones located in this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Alec Sherry Steve
$600 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alec Sherry Steve
$2,800 $2,500 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Its nickname, "The Windy City", didn't come from the weather but from the inflated claims of early PR men
    $200 16
Cereal producer whose "belt" stretches from Ohio through Iowa & west to Nebraska
    $200 11
From the Greek "kauma", meaning heat, it's a condition of little or no wind
    $200 6
In 1946 this future First Lady was in the Broadway musical "Lute Song" with Yul Brynner
    $200 17
On the way to Haran, he stopped to sleep using rocks for pillows
    $400 2
Translation of its original name is "The Village of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porciuncula"
    $400 19
Separating the wheat from the chaff by beating it is called threshing; by using air, this
    $400 12
The thermometer was invented by Galileo, but this instrument was invented by his associate, Torricelli
    $400 7
His mom Jackie is an ex-wrestler who manages the "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling"
    $400 18
According to the Ten Commandments, making this type of image is a no-no
    $600 3
This city boasts the 1st subway system in a Southern state
    $600 13
A 1,000-year-old weather myth says it will rain for this many days if it rains on St. Swithin's Day, July 15
    $600 8
In 1986 this relative was the official photographer for Queen Elizabeth II's 60th birthday
    DD: $1,000 20
Not counting the serpent, the 3rd person in the Bible to whom God spoke directly
    $600 25
    $800 4
This state capital was named for the Scottish title of the Duke of York
    $800 14
The return of this S. Pacific current in 1986-87 was blamed for the weak monsoon in India & warm winter in Alaska
    DD: $2,000 9
Controversial anchorwoman who titled her 1988 book "Too Old, Too Ugly & Not Deferential to Men"
    $800 21
Sarah was Abraham's wife, while Keturah was only this
    $800 24
Title shared by Richard Nixon's 1988 best seller & an album by Prince
    $1000 5
The 1st regular radio broadcasts began in 1920 at KDKA in this city
    $1000 15
Indra, Perun, Perkaunas, Donar & Thor
    $1000 10
This executive producer of "The Tonight Show" used to date Judy Garland & Joan Crawford
    $1000 22
The 32,000 who came at his 1st call for troops in Judges 7 were too many, so he & God reduced them to 300
    $1000 23
In music, a hemidemisemiquaver

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alec Sherry Steve
$2,000 $4,500 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the last major party presidential candidate to lose 2 elections to 2 different men

Final scores:

Alec Sherry Steve
$0 $2,999 $0
3rd place: Maytag Jetclean dishwasher + either the Jeopardy! box game or the Jeopardy! computer game New champion: $2,999 + either the Jeopardy! box game or the Jeopardy! computer game 2nd place: Ashley Sight & Sound Entertainment cabinet + Casablanca lighting + either the Jeopardy! box game or the Jeopardy! computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alec Sherry Steve
$3,600 $4,200 $3,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,800

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Game tape date: 1988-08-01
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