Show #846 - Monday, April 18, 1988


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Tom Lawrence, a performing waiter from Davenport, Iowa

Alan Weiss, a consultant originally from New Jersey

Linda Lewis, a college math instructor from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Born Karola Siegel, this sex therapist tells her tale in "All in a Lifetime"
    $100 17
Newsweek called it "The TV series that has raised lawyer-bashing to a national spectator sport"
    $100 18
In 1898, S. Dakota voters became 1st in nation to be able to do this by power of initiative & referendum
    $100 25
A half-hour flight from Miami, Bimini is the closest of this island group to the U.S. mainland
    $100 1
Any plant that grows where people don't want it to grow is by definition one of these
    $100 2
Anything that "backfires", especially in Australia
    $200 9
He remains moral for the majority of "Strength for the Journey", his autobiography
    $200 13
Still hosting a talk show, he has suggested his epitaph could be "I'll Be Right Back"
    $200 19
Some political pundits predict 1988 Democratic convention will draft this N.Y. governor for President
    $200 26
A legend that this existed on Bimini set Juan Ponce de Leon's explorations into high gear
    $200 7
The teddy bear cholla is this type of plant
    $200 3
Pirate plunder
    $300 10
You can read his autobiography or see the film documentary of his life, "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll"
    $300 14
On "The Wild, Wild West", James T. West was an undercover agent for this post-Civil War president
    $300 20
In 1887, the U.S. gov't established this commission to regulate transport & trade between states
    $300 27
People in Bimini regard her as head of state
    $300 23
The bush called "Capparis spinosa" gives up these flower buds, which are pickled & used to season food
    $300 4
    $400 11
"Timebends: A Life" is about this author's life, not a salesman's death
    $400 15
He won his 2nd Emmy as Alex Rieger on "Taxi" after the show had been cancelled
    $400 21
George Bush says, "It's the only memorable thing I've ever said, & I've regretted saying it"
    $400 28
In early 1987 Gary Hart sailed to Bimini as a crew member aboard this yacht
    DD: $500 24
It's wise to know this attribute is shared by the needles of yew trees, mistletoe berries & rhubarb leaves
    $400 5
A supplementary dose of an immunizing agent
    $500 12
"A State of Mind" is the autobiography of both JZ Knight & this 35,000-year-old spirit
    $500 16
During 5 seasons, John Ritter appeared as a minister on this popular series about a family
    $500 22
The Democratic Party Organization of Manhattan is still sometimes referred to by this name
    $500 29
An annual wahoo tournament is held in memory of this controversial congressman from Harlem
    $500 30
During the night when photosynthesis stops, green plants release this gas into the atmosphere
    $500 6
Slang for "the sticks"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Linda Alan Tom
$1,500 $1,300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Alan Tom
$1,800 $1,500 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Although Michelangelo insisted he was a sculptor, in 1508 he took on this task
    $200 26
Kipling's 1897 poem "Recessional" celebrated the 60th anniversary of her reign
    $200 12
A United Nations medal named for this war was established in 1951
    $200 6
At 20, Frederick Delius left home to manage an orange plantation in this U.S. state
    $200 11
These 2 men, the only "Presidents" in U.S. history born in Kentucky, served at the same time
    $200 1
A turned-down corner of the page of a book
    $400 22
Frederic Remington is best known for paintings, drawings & sculptures of these people
    $400 27
This hero is the title character of John Barbour's 14th century poem "The Bruce"
    $400 13
Among this African country's orders have been the "The Seal of Solomon" & "The Queen of Sheba"
    $400 7
As a child, this future Queen of France picked a young Mozart up from the floor & he proposed to her
    $400 17
Louisville's Louis Brandeis is best known for having served on this
    $400 2
Slang for zero or a lump at the base of your skull
    $600 23
It's said a portrait of Van Gogh by this French artist helped drive Van Gogh to suicide
    $600 14
If you were a member of a commonwealth nation & won the George Cross, you could add this to your name
    $600 8
He wrote a "Pastoral" piano sonata as well as a "Pastoral" symphony
    DD: $600 18
Heard here, they won the Country Music Assn.'s Best Vocal Group Award for '85, '86, & '87:

"Why not me on a rainy day? /
Why not me to love your cares away? /
Why not me?..."
    $600 3
The short, quick blow that gave you that lump at the base of your skull
    $800 24
Since nude portraits were frowned upon in his time, he also painted The Clothed Maja
    $800 15
In 1813, King Friedrich Wilhelm III created this top award for military valor
    $800 9
Though addicted to playing cards, he still had time to compose such works as "Marche Slave"
    $800 19
Son of a Confederate col., this filmmaker's "Birth of a Nation" was sympathetic to the Confederacy
    DD: $1,200 4
A small recess in a desk for holding papers
    $1000 25
1-word term for style in which Braque indicated full solidity of a structure on a painting's surface
    $1000 16
Some U.S. Navy decorations are also awarded to these other 2 groups
    $1000 10
A child prodigy, Meyerbeer came from a rich banking family & is best known for composing these
    $1000 20
In Lexington, you can visit Ashland, home of this famous 19th century statesman
    $1000 5
The fruit of the African baobab tree, it sounds like baked goods for a baboon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Alan Tom
$4,600 $1,100 $10,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The names of the 1st two Space Shuttle orbiters actually launched into space

Final scores:

Linda Alan Tom
$2,300 $100 $10,000
2nd place: Keller dining furniture + Bernardaud Limoges Rhapsody 4 place settings dinnerware + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Colortime console TV + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $10,000 + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Alan Tom
$5,100 $1,100 $11,200
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1988-01-18
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