Show #1215 - Friday, December 8, 1989


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Pam Richardson, an assistant professor from Roanoke, Virginia

Richard Sowalsky, a medical student from Baltimore, Maryland

Bill Warren, a restaurant owner originally from Rockville, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
It wasn't until 1943 that the U.S. Gov't required employers to do this before taxes were due
    $100 8
Dianne Wiest won an Oscar for playing one of the siblings in this Woody Allen film
    $100 9
Advertisers have discovered they can send ads instantaneously with this telephone technology
    $100 1
Remove a gust of air from that man's jibs
    $100 19
The city motto meaning "Let Brotherly Love Continue" is imprinted on its seal
    $100 5
The N.Y. Yankees have won the most World Series, while this St. Louis team is 2nd
    $200 4
To mark the 5th centennial of American exploration, this nation will host a 1992 Olympics & a World's Fair
    $200 14
Not surprisingly, he played the "psycho" in "Crimes of Passion"
    $200 10
John Roebling designed this bridge across the East River, the oldest suspension bridge in NYC
    $200 2
Flip over every rock
    $200 27
Bet you didn't know this city's seal features Hoover Dam
    $200 6
This 2nd lightest gas is used in balloons & in a breathing mixture for deep-sea divers
    $300 17
After the 1968 N.H. primary this Democrat announced his candidacy; 3 months later, he was assassinated
    $300 26
People call him "Lou Bamba" since he starred in "La Bamba"
    $300 15
HDTV, which uses more lines to give clearer pictures, stands for this
    $300 3
Unfettered like one feathered friend
    $300 28
Fresno, California has this fruit on its seal, but none is dried
    $300 7
While Elvis has the most charted singles, this "Soul Brother No. 1" is No. 2
    $400 18
During the Easter Rebellion in 1916 a group of rebels declared this country a republic
    $400 25
Classified 4-F during WWII, this swashbuckling Tasmanian only fought on film
    $400 20
In 1989 scientists using a scanning tunneling microscope saw this double-stranded molecule for the 1st time
    $400 22
Steal the thing, then again, let the thing stay put
    $400 29
Our 16th president appears on this Midwest capital's seal
    $400 13
"From Russia With Love"
    DD: $700 16
Britain issued only 4 different postage stamps during the reign of this king
    $500 24
When Robert Culp & Natalie Wood played "Bob & Carol", these 2 played "Ted & Alice"
    $500 21
GOES, INSAT & METEOSAT are satellites used for this purpose
    $500 23
Speak in gobbles
    $500 30
This city's seal has depictions of an eagle, the state capitol building & the sun setting over the Rockies
    $500 12
After Great Britain, this north Atlantic country is Europe's 2nd largest island

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

Bill Richard Pam
$700 $1,400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Richard Pam
$4,500 $2,600 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
This adjective often means soiled or blemished, but not when it precedes "glass"
    $200 2
Many Japanese practice this art of growing dwarfed, potted trees
    $200 9
Chinese carvings of this stone from the Ching period are especially treasured by collectors
    $200 10
W.C. Handy's "St. Louis Blues" begins "I hate to see" this "go down"
    $200 12
Newsweek called him "The Politburo's answer to the Great Communicator"
    $200 1
Number preceding John Dos Passos' "Soldiers" & Dumas' "Musketeers"
    $400 16
Pronounced one way, it means to scatter seed; pronounced another way, it's a lady hog
    $400 5
A favorite dish of the Japanese is this one of sliced beef & vegetables cooked in soy sauce & saki
    $400 24
The most valued of these gems are a deep purplish red color known as "pigeon blood"
    $400 13
Oscar Levant said, "I think a lot of" this "West Side Story" composer "but not as much as he does"
    $400 28
Country whose president is Mengistu Haile Mariam & whose p.m. is Fikre Selassie Wogderess
    $400 11
The number of "horsemen" in the title of Blanco Ibanez's antiwar novel of 1916
    $600 3
Patrick Henry asked, "Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and" this
    $600 6
Europeans 1st heard of Japan from this man who called it "Zipangu"
    $600 25
A small amount of copper in this state gemstone of New Mexico gives it its bluish color
    DD: $700 14
Gershwin classic written for piano & jazz band & later arranged for symphony orchestra
    $600 29
General Henri Namphy assumed control of this island nation after its president fled the country in '86
    $600 18
According to John Reed, the number of "Days That Shook the World"
    $800 19
Cecil was a seasick one of these
    $800 7
In spring 1989 this Japanese prime minister resigned after admitting involvement in a financial scandal
    DD: $2,200 26
An intaglio is essentially the reverse of this type of gem carving
    $800 15
He 1st played the cornet in a reform school "Waifs' Band" & took up the trumpet in 1924
    $800 17
This small European country's last 3 presidents have been Otto Stich, Pierre Aubert & Leon Schlumpf
    $800 22
The number in the title of Ken Kesey's most famous novel
    $1000 20
It's a fancy word for a table napkin
    $1000 8
In Japan it's called the cha-no-yu & is carried out according to 600-year-old tradition
    $1000 27
The name of this purple quartz comes from the Greek meaning "not intoxicated"
    $1000 23
A. Copland won an Oscar for scoring this film in which Olivia De Havilland is jilted by Montgomery Clift
    $1000 30
Though he lost the presidential election to Mitterand in 1988, he's still mayor of Paris
    $1000 21
Richard Henry Dana Jr. spent this many "Years Before the Mast"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Richard Pam
$8,500 $6,600 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The single greatest source of water power in the U.S. is on this river

Final scores:

Bill Richard Pam
$13,201 $13,200 $10,000
2-day champion: $28,201 2nd place: 48-piece sterling flatware set 3rd place: Table & 4 barstools

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Richard Pam
$8,300 $6,600 $3,500
24 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
22 R,
3 W
8 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1989-08-28
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