Show #1227 - Tuesday, December 26, 1989


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Barry Molitch, a retired stagehand from Incline Village, Nevada

Donna Grant, a model from Brooklyn, New York

Barbara Skolaut, a maintenance planner from Richmond, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
July 20, 1989 was the 20th anniversary of his "Giant Leap for Mankind" onto the moon
    $100 17
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford wrote in "Molly Bawn", "Beauty is in the eye of" this person
    $100 9
The 1st electric version had only red & green lights & had to be worked by hand
    $100 21
She called her book "Yvonne", not "Lily Munster"
    $100 1
Despite its name, it can have anywhere from 14 to 177 pairs of legs
    $100 2
Completes the line from "My Blue Heaven", "Just Molly and me..."
    $200 12
This "pony" car celebrated its 25th anniversary at the site of the 1964 World's Fair, where it was introduced
    $200 16
Vice President Thos. R. Marshall was the man who said, "What this country needs is a good five cent one of these"
    $200 10
Usually credited to Galileo, it originally contained water or alcohol, not mercury
    $200 22
He's "the billionaire" in Terry Moore's book "The Beauty & The Billionaire"
    $200 3
This relative of the llama & the alpaca was hunted to near extinction for its wool
    $200 5
In a 1965 hit by Herman's Hermits, it's the line that follows "Every time I see you lookin' my way"
    $300 13
1989 marks the 150th anniversary of baseball & the 50th of its Hall of Fame in this village
    $300 18
"Socrates is a doer of evil, who corrupts the youth...such is the charge", he reported in "Apology"
    $300 23
He marketed the 1st mass-produced camera
    $300 25
Of Monique Van Vooren, Mamie Van Doren or Margo Adams, the one who wrote "Playing The Field"
    $300 4
This behavior in gorillas can express exuberance or intimidate
    $300 6
Al Jolson urged doing this "with a Dixie melody"
    $400 14
To open his Paris landmark in 1889, this engineer walked up its 1,671 steps & unfurled a French flag
    $400 19
It was an R. Crumb cartoon character who used the slogan "Keep On" doing this
    $400 27
A Swiss engineer got the idea for this from the burrs that stuck to his clothes
    $400 24
Her book "On The Other Hand" opens with an open letter to King Kong
    $400 28
South American Indians use the jaws of these fish as scissors
    $400 7
It precedes, "I've found a new place to dwell, down at the end of Lonely St. at Heartbreak Hotel"
    $500 15
In April 1889 the Indian Territory was opened up & Sooners rushed into what is now this state
    $500 20
In "The Picture of Dorian Gray" this author claimed, "All art is quite useless"
    $500 30
In 1908 this government department offered the Wright Brothers $25,000 for one of their airplanes
    $500 26
"The Three Musketeers" star who penned "Reed All About Me"
    $500 29
This animal family includes the largest of the carnivores
    DD: $500 8
A No. 12 hit in 1976, it reached No. 1 in 1988 as part of a melody:

"Shadows grow so long before my eyes, and they're moving, across the stage, suddenly, the day turns into night..."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Barbara Donna Barry
$0 $900 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Donna Barry
$1,900 $2,300 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
At the 1989 inaugural parade, she ran over to Willard Scott & gave him a great big kiss
    $200 1
Fred Dryer spent 13 seasons as a defensive end before starring as this TV detective
    $200 21
To complete the kingdom that is now modern Italy, Victor Emmanuel seized this city from Pope Pius IX in 1870
    $200 2
Unalaska is the largest in this island group that extends westward from Alaska for about 1,000 miles
    $200 7
A 19th century rhyme says, "He who does not love wine, women & " this "remains a fool his whole life long"
    $200 14
Breaking one is bad luck because not only is your image destroyed but possibly your soul too
    $400 26
She made a surprise appearance on Bob Hope's 85th birthday special & sang "Thanks For The Memory"
    $400 3
Audrey Hepburn, not Leslie Caron, was the 1st to play this Colette heroine on Broadway
    $400 22
5 weeks after surrendering to the Allies in 1943, Italy declared war on this country
    $400 8
Wm. Wrigley Jr. bought this island near L.A. in 1919 & then built a 22-room summer cottage there
    $400 9
Poem that includes the line, "Instead of the cross, the albatross about my neck was hung"
    $400 15
Good fortune goes to the person who gets the larger half of this object from a turkey's remains
    $600 4
Arnold Schwarzenegger played muscular Mickey Hargitay in the 1980 TV movie about this sex symbol
    $600 23
Machiavelli was tortured on the rack for suspicion of trying to overthrow this Florentine family
    $600 11
This island stopped being an island when a sandbar formed, linking it to Brooklyn
    $600 10
Poe wrote that this maiden "lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by me"
    $600 17
A dog doing this means someone's death is near
    $800 5
Oscar-winners Dustin Hoffman & Geena Davis both played soap opera actresses in this film
    $800 24
This ancient civilization once occupied present-day Tuscany, Umbria & Latium
    $800 12
A large "bounty" to the residents of this island is the money they receive from the sale of stamps
    $800 13
Carl Sandburg wrote, "The fog comes on" these
    $800 18
It defies the natural order of things to open it indoors, & it acts as a screen against good fortune
    $1000 6
Edward James Olmos gained 40 lbs. for the weighty role of a math teacher in this '88 release
    $1000 27
As he crossed the Rubicon, Julius Caesar said, "Iacta alea est", which means this
    DD: $2,000 16
Pele is the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes, but volcanic Mt. Pelee is on this French West Indian island
    DD: $1,000 20
The man who wrote, "I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference"
    $1000 19
Soldiers who were smoking on the front at night may have been the source of this unlucky act

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Donna Barry
$7,300 $4,900 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The front of the state seal of Texas has 1 star & the back of the seal has 6 of these

Final scores:

Barbara Donna Barry
$9,900 $100 $14,700
2nd place: Trip to Miami & Caribbean Cruise 3rd place: Maple Leaf boullion investment coins New champion: $14,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barbara Donna Barry
$6,300 $4,900 $8,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
0 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1989-09-11
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