Show #957 - Tuesday, November 1, 1988


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Kathy Serenberg, from Santa Monica, California

B.W. Radley, a claims adjuster originally from Santa Rosa, California

Alison Roberts, an attorney originally from Port Sulphur, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Contrary to popular belief, diamondbacks don't always do this before striking
    $100 7
For centuries the Japanese language has used characters adopted from this language
    $100 20
"There's no need to fear", this comic is once again here
    $100 18
According to the Beach Boys, "If ev'rybody had an ocean across the U.S.A., then ev'rybody'd be" doing this
    $100 13
Desi Arnaz & Gary Morton
    $100 1
You might have read her novel "Orlando" if you're not afraid of her
    $200 12
Often bright green & squawky, true "lovebirds" belong to this bird family
    $200 8
The story in Genesis that explains man's diversity of language
    $200 21
Archie's pal is Jughead & his rival, this guy
    $200 19
"Beyond the Sea", his version of the French song "La Mer", was a 1960 hit for this singer
    $200 14
Set designer Tony Walton & director Blake Edwards
    $200 2
Flutes, oboes & clarinets, for example
    $300 25
It's the largest member of the camel family that's native to South America
    $300 9
In Shaw's "Pygmalion", it's the dialect Eliza Doolittle is trying to lose
    $300 22
Oh yeah! this wacky soft drink pitchman, er...pitch-pitcher, now has his own comic
    $300 28
Song which opens, "Come all ye young fellows that follow the sea"
    $300 15
Spanish photographer Paco Grande, but not Mikhail Baryshnikov or Sam Shepard
    $300 3
Robert Redford portrayed him in "All The President's Men"
    $400 26
This big monkey has blue cheeks, a red nose & a red & blue rump
    $400 10
Though heavily influenced by Italian, Maltese is a dialect of this Semitic language
    DD: $500 23
Touted as the "Mickey Mouse of Japan", this little robot wants to be a real person:
    $400 16
Frank White, a barber; Jules W. "Nicky" Arnstein, a gambler; & Billy Rose, a producer
    $400 4
A loudspeaker designed to reproduce low frequencies
    $500 27
This tightly curled fur comes from newborn Karakul sheep
    $500 11
In Spanish, the "tilde" goes above this letter
    $500 24
DC comic book group of heroes, they used to be "of America", now they're "International"
    $500 17
Mel Ferrer & a psychiatrist named Dr. Dotti
    $500 5
Dog trainer called "a cross between a drill sergeant & Dr. Doolittle", she passed away in July 1988

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Alison B.W. Kathy
$2,900 -$500 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison B.W. Kathy
$3,400 -$300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $200 19
On July 9, 1971 Henry Kissinger visited this Asian capital secretly
    $200 18
This continental name 1st appeared on a map in 1507
    $200 6
Since 1778 troops have occupied the site of this U.S. service academy
    $200 3
"Inherit the Wind" was inspired by this famous trial, & we're not monkeying around
    $200 26
Part of your body in which you might find an amalgam of silver
    $200 11
He planted the 1st potatoes in Europe on the Irish estate he got from Queen Elizabeth I
    $400 20
He escaped 2 assassination attempts in September 1975
    $400 22
While the term "map" refers particularly to land area, this term refers to marine maps
    $400 7
In the mid '80s scientists at this N. England brain trust produced artificial blood vessels from live cells
    $400 4
He rewrote his 1st full-length play "Battle of Angels" & called it "Orpheus Descending"
    $400 27
At sea level the speed of this is 332 meters per second
    $400 12
He said he gave up 40 acting roles & a dozen directing jobs in order to make "Gandhi"
    DD: $1,000 1
President Nixon signed the bill November 16, 1973 to build this 789-mile-long project
    $600 23
Until the 1500s maps were based on writings of this Greek geographer & astronomer
    $600 8
It has the smallest acreage but the largest population within the Calif. University system
    $600 5
Of a gate, a bandit or a Buddhist priest, what Rashomon is in the play "Rashomon"
    $600 28
On contact with air, phosphorus will do this
    $600 13
On September 26, 1977 he inaugurated the cheap transatlantic "Skytrain"
    $800 2
In 1975 NASA launched Viking I & II, & in 1977 launched 2 space probes with this name
    $800 24
Type of map that depicts land configurations with contour lines & shading
    $800 9
George Bush played baseball & was Phi Beta Kappa while attending this university
    $800 16
His offbeat play "The Skin of our Teeth" features a talking baby dinosaur
    $800 29
The federal government's "Superfund" program cleans these up
    $800 14
These musical writing partners were knighted 24 years apart, in 1883 & 1907
    $1000 21
In September 1971 the Arab Republic of Egypt was proclaimed & they no longer used this former name
    $1000 25
The vertical & horizontal lines of a map's grids cross at points called these
    $1000 10
The 1st modern laboratory for studying parapsychology was set up at this university in Durham, N.C.
    $1000 17
When this playwright 1st presented "Medea" in an Athenian drama contest, it came in last
    DD: $1,500 30
A foot-candle is a unit of illumination & a foot-pound is a unit of this
    $1000 15
These 2 knights were part of "A Passage to India"; one as director, one in a leading role

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison B.W. Kathy
$3,700 $2,900 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Carl Hayden represented this state in Congress from when it joined the Union until 1969

Final scores:

Alison B.W. Kathy
$7,399 $5,799 $2,200
2-day champion: $15,999 2nd place: trip to Acapulco & stay at Westin Las Brisas + choice of Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer + choice of Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alison B.W. Kathy
$5,200 $3,000 $5,200
23 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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Game tape date: 1988-09-07
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