Show #1230 - Friday, December 29, 1989

Last show of the '80s.


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Andy Gould, a stockbroker from Greensboro, North Carolina

Holly Tooker, a dog walker from New York City, New York

Mike Carter, an attorney from Norman, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
When this country held elections in March, 3 cosmonauts voted by radio from space
    $100 16
An open-air blaze; its name comes from a time when bones were used for fuel
    $100 1
A Japanese teacher named Jigaro Kano developed this modern version of jujitsu in the 1880s
    $100 11
He survived a May 1972 assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland
    $100 25
During WWII he was head of the Kuomintang party & commander of the Chinese army
    $100 26
North Rhine-Westphalia is this country's most populous state
    $200 6
In January Dion DiMucci & Otis Redding were among those inducted into this hall of fame
    $200 17
Though it's from the French word for "morning", it now means an afternoon performance
    $200 2
This noted horsewoman who competed at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 is also a princess
    $200 12
She's the former First Lady of the Boston Celtics & the State of Kentucky
    $200 21
On the day this emperor was buried, Japan granted amnesty to 30,000 people
    $200 27
Encyclopedia Americana says it's "located in the Arctic Ocean & usually covered by ice"
    $300 7
Nike introduced a basketball shoe that can be inflated around this joint for better support
    $300 18
The Count of Monte Cristo spent 14 years in one of these dank places in the Chateau d'If
    $300 3
Originally bred in India, it's the type of bull most often seen in bull riding contests
    $300 13
This producer-screenwriter from California created a popular character named Indiana
    $300 22
Plate pressure is compressing the Mediterranean, but this sea, bordering Greece, is expanding
    $300 28
North Head is a promontory on the entrance to Port Jackson, this Australian city's harbor
    $400 8
In March these northern lights were visible as far south as Texas & Florida
    $400 20
A small bouquet of flowers that would probably please your partner's proboscis
    $400 10
In 1947 she became the 1st American woman to win the British Women's Amateur golf tournament
    $400 14
He & his brother William Bundy held high government positions in the 1960s
    DD: $900 23
To get a Nevada divorce, you have to live there at least this long
    $400 29
If a man in London went up to the district of Down, he'd be in this country
    $500 9
This star of "9 1/2 Weeks" bought the town of Braselton, GA. for $20 million
    $500 19
To live together as husband & wife, in legal terminology
    $500 4
Romania's Maricica Puica won the infamous 1984 race in which these 2 runners collided
    $500 15
This tough-guy actor turned down the lead in "The Maltese Falcon" -- the rest is history
    $500 24
The 1st explorer to see N.Y. harbor; a bridge opened there in 1964 is named for him
    $500 30
North Cape in this country is considered the most northerly point in Europe

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

Mike Holly Andy
$1,700 $900 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Holly Andy
$2,100 $900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In "1001 Arabian Nights" Sinbad the Sailor took this many voyages
    $200 6
Following the famous "Checkers" speech, D. Eisenhower told him, "You're my boy"
    $200 19
A Greek favorite, dolma is made with rice & ground meat wrapped in these leaves
    $200 16
Stowe is a mecca for enthusiasts of this winter sport
    $200 26
A diet of algae, shrimp & crustaceans gives these wading birds their distinctive pink color
    $200 11
This on-screen partner of John Belushi won an Emmy for comedy writing in '77 for "Saturday Night Live"
    $400 2
Hermann Hesse's novel of a young Indian's search for reality; its title is one of the names of Buddha
    $400 7
Daniel Webster called this Boston building "The Cradle of American Liberty"
    $400 21
1st brought to the New World by English colonists, it's America's most popular cheese
    $400 17
As you might expect, this is Vermont's state tree
    $400 27
Named for one of its favorite places to nest, this owl also lives in trees, towers & old hawk nests
    $400 12
In 1957 this actor read for the role of Hamilton Burger on "Perry Mason" but won the title role
    $600 3
Written in Yiddish, his novels such as "The Family Moskat" are often set in Poland
    $600 8
He didn't care for the bald eagle as our national symbol, calling it "a bird of bad moral character"
    $600 23
Word for a French stew that's a homophone for a popular brand of spaghetti sauce
    $600 18
This range, an extension of the Appalachians, covers much of the state
    DD: $3,000 28
The 2 most highly developed senses in birds
    $600 13
13 years after being "beamed up" for the last time on TV's "Star Trek", he began playing "T.J. Hooker"
    $800 4
Algerian-born Frenchman who wrote "The Stranger" before he worked for the resistance during WWII
    $800 9
"Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out" was the title of a lecture he gave in 1967
    $800 24
This English classic is made with eggs, milk & flour baked in beef drippings
    $800 20
This type of rock mined near Proctor was used to build the U.S. Supreme Court building
    $800 29
This South American bird is often described as a smaller version of the ostrich
    DD: $1,200 14
This TV Western star reached the top of the charts in 1964 with the following song:

"He lay face down in the desert sand /
Clutching a six-gun in his hand /
Shot from behind..."
    $1000 5
"Joseph & His Brothers", a group of novels based on a Bible story, is this German author's longest work
    $1000 10
In 1798 Robert Goodloe Harper said, "Millions for defense, but not one cent for" this
    $1000 25
Condiment ingredient called the "apple" & the "peach" of the tropics
    $1000 22
This college's Bread Loaf School of English is well known throughout the academic world
    $1000 30
Feeding mostly on other birds, this blue-gray falcon is the fastest moving animal
    $1000 15
This veteran character actor played Abraham Lincoln, Dodsworth & The Devil in "All That Money Can Buy"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Holly Andy
$7,500 $6,100 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This word for a close friend or an old chum comes from the Greek word for time

Final scores:

Mike Holly Andy
$1,500 $12,100 $0
2nd place: Dresher brass bed New champion: $12,100 3rd place: Dorset pile carpet

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Holly Andy
$5,100 $7,000 $6,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1989-09-11
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