Show #1221 - Monday, December 18, 1989


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Lea Hall, a real estate agent from Los Angeles, California

Harris Peet, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Avrom Simon, a physician from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Bob Seagren did this 17 ft. 8 1/2 in. off the ground in Mexico City
    $100 12
Panettone is a popular Christmas pastry from this country
    $100 13
When a hot spring ejects steam & boiling water it's called this
    $100 1
Batman's partner, Robin, has this symbol on his shirt
    $100 23
This Gene Barry lawman wore a derby & fancy clothes & carried a gold-topped cane
    $100 16
A diplomatic official, or the kind of briefcase he might carry
    $200 4
In May students were demonstrating at the Sorbonne in Paris & at this oldest university in N.Y.
    $200 19
From the French for "crib", it's a tableau of the nativity
    $200 8
Uncle Pennybags 1st appeared on this game in 1936
    $200 24
This Will Hutchins character got his nickname because he was 1 grade lower than a "tenderfoot"
    $200 15
The kind of necktie you might wear to an English racetrack
    $300 5
85% of the cars sold in the U.S. in 1968 had this type of large engine
    $300 20
It's believed Santa's reindeer & sleigh were 1st mentioned in this author's "Knickerbocker History"
    $300 14
For a dune to form you need sand, a place for it to accumulate & this
    $300 9
From the Latin for "key" comes this symbol on a musical staff
    $300 28
Though he declined the lead role in "Gunsmoke", this Western superstar did introduce the 1st episode
    $300 2
The adjective most often used to describe James Randi
    $400 6
This body adopted a code of ethics by a 406-1 vote; only Peter Freilinghuysen called it unclear & ineffective
    $400 21
In Germany wreaths are hung with 4 candles representing the 4 Sundays of this holy season
    $400 26
It's the most abundant type of coal
    DD: $700 10
In other words, these symbols are cudgels, shovels, pumping organs & girls' best friends
    $400 29
Paladin's base of operation was the Hotel Carlton in this West Coast city
    $400 17
This adjective meaning shocked or terrified may derive from the word "ghost"
    $500 7
Completes the title of the 1968 Marjorie Kellogg novel "Tell Me That You Love Me, ..."
    $500 22
A French cake called a buche de Noel is shaped like & named for this symbol of Christmas
    $500 27
From French for "hillock", it resembles a mesa, but is smaller; it's also the name of a Montana city
    $500 11
Grinding tool & receptacle commonly seen on signs indicating a drug store
    $500 25
Early episodes of this Western anthology series were adapted from its namesake author's stories
    $500 18
This goddess was associated with animals & with chastity -- the chased & the chaste, so to speak

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

Avrom Harris Lea
$200 $100 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Avrom Harris Lea
$400 $400 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
On June 12, 1971 she married law student Edward Finch Cox in the Rose Garden at the White House
    $200 21
In 1966 France withdrew from the military wing of this organization
    $200 26
He said, "As Caesar loved me, I weep for him...but, as he was ambitious, I slew him"
    $200 6
German physicist & Nobel Prize winner Robert Koch found that these rodents conveyed the black plague
    $200 11
According to World Book, about 80% of all leather goes to make this item of apparel
    $200 16
This Norfolk-born Las Vegas superstar is part American Indian -- he's a descendant of Pocahontas
    $400 5
In 1980 she told her dad that nuclear arms control was the most important issue of the day
    $400 24
During WWII German occupation this motto was replaced by "Work, Family, Fatherland"
    $400 27
Hamlet says of him, "Here hung these lips that I have kissed I know not how oft"
    $400 4
The reason surgical instruments are autoclaved
    $400 12
A South Carolina city gave its name to this Roaring '20s dance which began there
    $400 17
When FDR introduced this patriotic singer to King George VI, he said, "...This Is America"
    $600 8
From 1987-89 she served as co-chairman of the Republican National Committee
    $600 22
France-Soir, Le Monde & Le Figaro
    $600 28
"Twelfth Night" opens with the line "If music be the food of love," do this
    $600 3
The word vaccine comes from the Latin for this animal
    $600 13
In the early 1960's these 2 New York Yankees were known as the "M & M Boys"
    DD: $2,000 18
A native of Newport News, she was a professional vocalist & band leader by age 21:

"Oh mister, ...please play me a rhapsody..."
    $800 9
This former first daughter has written many murder mysteries including "Murder in the White House"
    $800 23
Theater that's also known as the "Maison de Moliere", after the great comic playwright
    DD: $2,000 29
He asked, "Is this a dagger which I see before me?... or art thou but a dagger of the mind"
    $800 2
Arteriosclerosis is 1 cause of this bulging & thinning in the wall of a blood vessel or the heart
    $800 20
They include the solitaire, the giant moa & the great auk
    $800 14
Winchester, VA singer who died tragically 2 years after her biggest hit, "I Fall to Pieces"
    $1000 10
For a brief time in the 1960s actor George Hamilton dated this presidential daughter
    $1000 25
The cathedral in this town 50 mi. SW of Paris is considered the finest example of Gothic architecture
    $1000 1
In 1799 Sir Humphrey Davy discovered this gas could be used as an anesthetic
    $1000 19
Cicely Tyson was nominated for an Emmy for playing this founder of Chicago's West-Side Preparatory School
    $1000 15
This Virginia-born actress made her movie debut in "American Graffiti" & later sang with her famous papa

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Avrom Harris Lea
$2,600 $1,800 $9,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He said, "I saw a fleet of fishing boats, ...flew down...& yelled at them, asking if I was on the right road to Ireland"

Final scores:

Avrom Harris Lea
$1,599 $3,600 $13,700
3rd place: Casio Music System 2nd place: Easy-Rest Reading Chair New champion: $13,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Avrom Harris Lea
$2,600 $4,500 $8,300
7 R,
2 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1989-08-30
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