Show #959 - Thursday, November 3, 1988


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Vicki Scher, a grants processing specialist from Flushing, New York

Steve Brown, a chief petty officer from Twentynine Palms, California

Alison Roberts, an attorney originally from Port Sulphur, Louisiana (whose 3-day cash winnings total $27,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
As an Illinois Congressman, he attended the inaugural ball of Zachary Taylor
    $100 16
In 1973 Margaret Court lost a "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match to him
    $100 6
After the revolution, Viollet-le-Duc supervised the repair of this famed French cathedral
    $100 11
This star of "The Outlaw" said Howard Hughes got in bed with her once, but she threw him out
    $100 26
Used to trap odors in your refrigerator, it can be used as a deodorant
    $100 1
Completes the quote from Dickens, "Bah, said Scrooge..."
    $200 22
The lyrics for it come from Sir Walter Scott's "The Lady of the Lake"
    $200 18
On average he hit a home run every 12 times he went to the plate, a Major League record
    $200 7
At present, France's finance ministry is headquartered in this Paris museum
    $200 12
She called her autobiography "Life is a Banquet", which was one of her lines from "Auntie Mame"
    $200 27
These desktop items are "ideal" for holding bra straps to slip straps
    $200 2
    $300 23
In 1809 he became the 1st president inaugurated wearing only American-made clothes
    $300 19
Having done it 5 times, this former Dallas QB holds the Super Bowl record for fumbles
    $300 8
You can travel about 270km per hour on the TGV which is this type of transportation
    $300 13
She was "Mommie Dearest" to her daughter but wanted her daughter's friends to call her "Stinky"
    $300 28
Device which can be used to punch holes in a belt, unclog a salt shaker or make a perfect circle for pastry
    $300 3
To degrade
    DD: $1,000 24
The 1st time a president left the U.S. while in office was when T. Roosevelt went to inspect this
    $400 20
Jockey Eddie Arcaro has called this close friend & colleague "the cleanest rider I have ever seen"
    $400 9
Becoming emperor in 1852, Louis Napoleon took this title
    $400 14
This "Psycho" star eloped at age 14, but the marriage was annulled & she never saw the groom again
    $400 29
Product for pets than can be used to soak up lingering odors or mustiness
    $400 4
After he died January 13, 1978, his widow Muriel was appointed to fill out his Senate term
    $500 25
More presidents have been affiliated with this high church denomination than any other
    $500 21
In 1953 this Texas golfer became 1st to win the U.S. Open, British Open & The Masters in 1 year
    $500 10
Between 1871-1945 ownership of this disputed region passed back & forth between Germany & France
    $500 15
Gene Tierney said she stopped dating this future president when he said he could never marry her
    $500 5
Les Paul & Mary Ford and Seals & Croft both had hits called this

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

Alison Steve Vicki
$2,100 $1,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Steve Vicki
$2,900 $2,100 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The garbage worker's strike that led M.L. King Jr. to this city was settled 2 weeks after his death
    $200 21
A poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes helped save this ship from the scrapyard
    $200 24
While adult frogs have lungs, tadpoles breathe by means of these
    $200 6
When 1st organized in Gdansk, it was the only legal ind. trade union in a Soviet bloc nation
    $200 1
Not in "Romeo & Juliet" but in "Love's Labour's Lost" might a lord have sung "I've Just Met a Girl" named this
    $200 16
The Mayo Clinic barred this microwave product because fasting patients complained of enticing aromas
    $400 12
Will Keith Kellogg was born in this city in 1860
    $400 22
A boat on a "Nantucket sleigh ride" was pulled by one of these
    $400 27
The white bear to the Chinese, some say it's a bear while others say it's a cousin to the raccoon
    $400 7
After a military coup failed in 1981, he continued as Spain's head of state
    $400 2
Besides Lady Macbeth, the other titled lady in the cast list of "Macbeth"
    $400 17
Department of Defense specs run 16 pages for making 3 types of these: chocolate, sugar & oatmeal
    $600 13
Covington, Kentucky is included in this large Ohio city's metropolitan area
    $600 23
Trailers go directly off truck beds into the holds of these ships that have no interior cargo decks
    DD: $4,100 28
A boll weevil is this type of insect of which there are 300,000 species
    $600 8
In 1984, after 116 yrs. the U.S. & this smallest European state re-established diplomatic relations
    $600 3
Shades of Dick Tracy--a characer named Doll Tearsheet appears in the 2nd part of this king's history
    $600 18
Raised in L.A., 1988's Miss Universe Porntip Nakhirunkanok represented this country
    $800 14
Illinois city that's home to the Jack Benny Center for the Arts
    $800 25
The Britannia, a ship in his line, began the 1st regular transatlantic steamship service in 1840
    $800 29
Only continent where poisonous snakes, like the Taipan, outnumber harmless ones
    $800 9
On Nov. 25, 1984 Wm. Schroeder became the 2nd person in history to get one of these
    $800 4
While there's a Katharine in 3 plays, this is the only play with a Katharina
    $800 19
An ornament that hangs from a watch chain, or the vest pocket in which to put a watch
    $1000 15
The Oregon & Santa Fe Trails both began in this Missouri city
    $1000 26
Mamie Eisenhower christened this 1st nuclear powered merchant ship July 21, 1959
    $1000 30
These hair-like projections move in waves & enable a one-celled paramecium to move forward
    DD: $2,000 10
The 3 top Soviet leaders who died during Reagan's presidency
    $1000 5
The only play in which a woman gets the last word is when Rosalind gives its epilogue
    $1000 20
In literature it's the American monetary equivalent to the British penny dreadful

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Steve Vicki
$12,700 $10,000 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

While there were lots of animals on Noah's Ark, there were this many humans

Final scores:

Alison Steve Vicki
$12,700 $20,000 $4,000
2nd place: trip on Eastern to Tampa & stay at the Saddlebrook + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $20,000 3rd place: KitchenAid side-by-side refrigerator/freezer + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alison Steve Vicki
$11,100 $6,500 $3,000
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1988-09-07
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