Show #1166 - Monday, October 2, 1989


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Mike Varn, an economist and forecaster originally from Anniston, Alabama

Bugs Twocock, a civil servant from Victoria, British Columbia

Dale Ragus, a real estate broker from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Built in 1742, Faneuil Hall was & still is a famous meeting place in this city
    $100 9
A 1923 order requiring every household to have one of these made the mailman's job a lot easier
    $100 13
In his only No. 1 hit, Johnny Nash sang, "I can see clearly now" because this "has gone"
    $100 3
Scientists are not certain what causes this characteristic of contented cats
    $100 1
The name of these Spanish invaders of Mexico & South America literally means "conqueror"
    $100 14
Brigham Young founded this city, & "this is the place" were he's buried, too
    $200 8
Richard M. Daley, son of Richard J. Daley, was elected mayor of this city in 1989
    $200 27
In April 1988 the cost of a 1st class stamp rose to 25 cents from this previous rate
    $200 15
He's "badder than old King Kong and meaner than a junkyard dog"
    $200 19
This animal is the zebra's main enemy
    $200 2
This term for a bullfighter means "one who kills"
    $200 16
At his own request, this Hungarian-born horror film star went to his grave in his famous cape
    $300 10
Odds are you'll know this city has more unlisted numbers per capita than any other
    $300 28
In the early 1900s Arthur H. Pitney revolutionized large-volume business mailings with this invention
    $300 22
Three Dog Night sang about this type of love song "Coming down in 3-part harmony"
    $300 21
At the tip of the Mississippi flyway, Louisiana attracts pintail, teal & mallard types of this bird
    $300 4
From the Spanish "vamos", meaning "let us go", we get this slang word for "get lost"
    $300 17
This explorer spent his last yrs. in Missouri & was buried there, but his body was returned to Kentucky in 1845
    $400 11
This state capital, whose name means "protected bay", extends to the foothills of the Koolau Mountains
    $400 29
If you're up to your eyeballs in junk mail, you can thank this inexpensive class of mail & those use it
    $400 23
The Association used this word "to describe all the feeling that I have hiding here for you inside"
    $400 25
Though a blight is killing these animals in the Mediterranean, Caribbean types are soaking up the profits
    $400 5
If someone offers you a toast saying "salud y pesatas", he is wishing you these 2 things
    $400 18
Appropriately, this creator of "Tarzan" is buried in Tarzana California
    $500 12
Among the ten largest U.S. cities in population, these 2 are farthest apart
    DD: $1,100 30
The little mailman shown here helped the Post Office advertise this 1963 innovation:
    $500 24
In 1971 Tony Orlando asked asked the girl in the apartment below to "Knock 3 Times" on this "if you want me"
    $500 26
The only wild European simians are the Barbary macaque monkeys that live in this British possession
    $500 6
"Vaquero", the Spanish word for cowboy, gave us this cowboy's word for "cowboy"
    $500 20
David Niven, Richard Burton & Charlie Chaplin all lived & died in this country & were buried there

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

Dale Bugs Mike
$2,100 $800 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dale Bugs Mike
$6,200 $1,600 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Cassini, a 17th century astronomer, was the first to suggest these were made up of tiny moons, & not a solid disk
    $200 15
George Bush said in February 1989 that he calls her the "Gray Fox", not the "Silver Fox"
    $200 16
This author of "The Courtship of Miles Standish" was descended from John & Priscilla Alden
    $200 9
According to Guinness, the world's largest dish is this desert animal prepared for Bedouin weddings
    $200 4
Russia had 3 czars named this, but only 1 was "great"
    $200 2
Gary Grimes & Jennifer O'Neill starred in a movie set in the "Summer of" this year
    $400 3
In the 17th century it was thought the dark areas on the moon were these, & that's what we still call them
    $400 19
Dorothy Cudahy, called "The First Lady of Irish radio", was the 1st lady Grand Marshall of this NYC parade
    $400 17
He contributed poems to the Transcendental Club Magazine long before he wrote "Walden"
    $400 12
Kiwi fruit is a favorite topping for a pavlova, a dessert dish common in this country
    $400 13
Great Britain & China fought 2 wars named for this poppy derivative
    $400 6
Alan Alda's debut as a director was this 1981 comedy about 3 middle-aged couples on vacation
    $600 5
The one of these with the shortest known orbit period, 3.3 years, is Encke
    $600 23
She left "60 Minutes" for an anchor job at ABC
    $600 18
This author of "Bright Lights, Big City" went to 18 different grade schools in the U.S. & Europe
    $600 20
In 1397 the Union of Kalmar united this country with Norway & Sweden
    $600 10
Elizabeth Taylor won her first Oscar playing a call girl in this 1960 adaptation of a John O'Hara novel
    $800 7
Though the orbit of these 2 planets cross, they'll never hit each other
    DD: $3,800 24
18 years after Natalia Makarova's defection, she returned to dance with this Soviet ballet, not the Bolshoi
    DD: $3,800 21
From 1438-1806 most of the Holy Roman Emperors were members of this family
    $800 11
'86 Mickey Rourke-Kim Bassinger whose box office run was just a bit longer than its title
    $1000 8
Before completing a 40" telescope in 1897, he was raising money for a 60" one, then a 100"...
    $1000 25
"Working for Love" is the 1st novel by Tessa Dahl, daughter of Roald Dahl & this actress
    $1000 22
France's Count of Rochambeau helped plan this climatic American battle of 1781
    $1000 14
George Hamilton portrayed playwright Moss Hart in this loose adaptation of Hart's autobiography

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dale Bugs Mike
$13,600 $7,600 $900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From the Latin for "at the same time", this 12-letter adjective contains all 5 vowels

Final scores:

Dale Bugs Mike
$15,201 $0 $1,000
2-day champion: $28,002 3rd place: his & her rings + Nintendo Entertainment System 2nd place: a trip to Portugal

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dale Bugs Mike
$10,000 $4,600 $900
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
12 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1989-06-20
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