Show #853 - Wednesday, April 27, 1988


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Dave Drew, a tax preparer from Fresno, California

Rob Pold, a graduate student from Downers Grove, IL

Blaze Newman, a teacher from Encinitas, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
To Christians it's part of the Bible, but to Jews, it's the entire Bible
    $100 5
"The Incredible Shrinking Woman"
    $100 12
"Live not to eat, but..." do this instead
    $100 7
This book by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward was released in 1974
    $100 26
In racquetball, the ball must strike the front wall before hitting this
    $100 19
This Connecticut Yankee invented the revolver in 1836, not ".45"
    $200 15
Religious group incorporated as the Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania
    $200 1
    $200 13
We found one source that said these "make the man" & one that said they "do not make the man"
    $200 8
Reportedly, "How I Love To Carry Fertilizer Up the Mountainside for the Commune" was a hit song in this country
    $200 27
Tho strokes in tennis & paddle tennis are very similar, paddle tennis serves are only done this way
    $200 22
This showman, famed for saying "There's a sucker born every minute, was elected mayor of Bridgeport
    $300 21
The Battle of the Camel in 656 A.D. set off the major division in this religion
    $300 2
    $300 14
"Gold goes in at any gate except" this one, as Michael Cimino probably knows, now
    DD: $300 9
Of all the records about this 1974 fad, the following was the biggest hit:

"Boogity, boogity /
He likes to turn the other cheek..."
    $300 16
In ping pong, "shakehands" & "penholder" refer to these
    $300 23
In a film, Spencer Tracy said of this actress, "Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice"
    $400 3
    $400 17
"He that will thrive must rise at five, he that's thriven may lie till" this time
    $400 10
Encyclopedia Britannica says this "Liberation Army" probably never had more than 11 or 12 members
    $400 20
Sport in which a player loses the point if he hits the telltale
    $400 24
After he died, the part of Plymouth Hollow where he had his clock factory was renamed Thomaston
    $500 4
"Bathing Beauty"
    $500 18
It's the bough you're not supposed to cut
    $500 11
Amid charges his writings were "concocted to serve the forces of imperialist reaction", he was exiled from USSR
    $500 25
To safeguard his "Blue-Backed Speller" in the 1780s, he was a staunch advocate of copyright laws

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Blaze Rob Dave
$1,300 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Blaze Rob Dave
$1,100 $2,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

"P"S & "Q"S
    $200 19
1 of 2 Central American countries whose capitals bear the name of the country
    $200 26
The Boulonnais, Comtois, & Percheron were draft breeds developed in this country
    $200 12
In 1961, this company introduced a "type ball" in place of the bars on some of its typewriters
    $200 2
In June 1987, Chris de Burgh & U2, both from this Gaelic country, had top 5 hits in the U.S.
    $200 1
"Beauty is truth, truth beatuty" wrote Keats in his "Ode on" this vase
    $200 9
This highly contagious conjunctivitis is found not only in man but some domestic animals as well
    $400 20
Of Port-au-Prince, Port-of-Spain, or Porto-Novo, the 1 that's not a capital of a Caribbean island
    $400 27
Guinness says for a domestic horse, it's 62 years
    $400 13
Experts recommend you choose electrical equipment that has their mark
    $400 5
Composer of 1965's "Sunshine, Lollipops & Rainbows", he won a Grammy for performing "The Entertainer"
    $400 3
John Donne wrote, "Death, be not" this, "though some have called thee mighty & dreadful"
    $400 10
A paprika pepper
    $600 21
By winning a contest, American architect W.B. Griffin got to design this Aussie capital
    $600 28
The Hackamore is a type of bridle that controls a horse without using one of these
    $600 14
Earliest Kodak cameras came loaded with film for 100 pictures, all in this odd shape when developed
    $600 6
In group names, number of "Stairsteps", "Satins", or men in the "Electrical Band"
    $600 4
The golden flowers that danced in Wordworth's poem "I wandered lonely as a cloud"
    $600 11
An 18th century furniture style with a royal name
    $800 22
The name of this Rumanian capital was 1st recorded in a document signed by Vlad the Impaler
    $800 29
In "dressage" a rider guides the horse primarily by shifts in weight & use of this part of the body
    $800 15
In your office, it's where you're most likely to find a selenium-coated drum
    DD: $1,350 7
It took a duet with this artist to get Stevie Wonder his 1st #1 hit in England
    $800 24
"Do not go gentle into that good night" was written during his father's fatal illness
    $800 17
Planck's "Theory" involving radiant energy, it can be applied to electronics, mechanics, etc.
    $1000 23
This Moroccan city was once a base for the dreaded Barbary pirates
    $1000 16
Ottmar Mergenthaler invented this in Baltimore in 1884, causing rapid growth in the publishing field
    $1000 8
Vanilla Fudge's version didn't make it, but both Kim Wilde & The Supremes took this song to #1
    $1000 25
Robert Browning wrote, "Oh, to be in England now that" this month's "there"
    DD: $1,300 18
Past tense of the Middle English "quethen", it's an archaic word for "said"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Blaze Rob Dave
$4,700 $6,250 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only traditional sign of the zodiac with a total of 4 legs & no tail

Final scores:

Blaze Rob Dave
$4,700 $9,450 $0
2nd place: Hotpoint cooking center & Capri Lighting spotlighting + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $9,450 3rd place: Colortyme VCR + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Blaze Rob Dave
$4,700 $5,700 $5,900
17 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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Game tape date: 1988-01-19
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