Show #989 - Thursday, December 15, 1988


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Joe Kenyon, a student from Stone Mountain, Georgia

Lee Vinson, a legal secretary originally from Detroit, Michigan

Nancy Feinstein, an emergency room nurse and travel agent from Petaluma, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Diego Rivera led the great mural painting movement that flourished in this country after 1920
    $100 23
In 1984, for the 1st time, the Census Bureau began keeping track of these non-human workers
    $100 20
In 1934 the Portsmouth Spartans of the NFL were bought, moved to Detroit & renamed this
    $100 2
The official language of Iraq
    $100 1
Hefty rappers who joined Chubby Checker for a new version of "The Twist" in 1988
    $100 4
From the Greek word for "skin", it's a doctor who specializes in skin problems
    $200 7
Gutzon Borglum died before completing this huge sculpture, so his son Lincoln finished it for him
    $200 27
In November 1936 a gov't corp. in this country began the world's 1st scheduled TV programming
    $200 21
The Miami Heat & the Charlotte Hornets have now joined this pro league
    $200 3
This country's constitution recognizes 15 languages, including Urdu & Punjabi but not English
    DD: $800 17
He never had a No.1 hit; the closest he came was No. 2 with the following:

"I found my thrill /
On Blueberry Hill..."
    $200 11
The no. 1 cause of premature aging of the skin
    $300 8
Grant Wood used his sister & his dentist as the models for this 1930 painting
    $300 22
Reason Muhammad Ali lost his heavyweight title April 28, 1967
    $300 5
Johanna Spyri wrote "Heidi" in this language
    $300 18
In "Creeque Alley", "No one's getting fat except" her
    $300 12
Reason some beauty experts advise applying cold water at the end of a shower
    $400 9
Utrillo was best known for painting street scenes of this city
    $400 25
The 1950 U.S. defeat of England has been called the greatest upset in the history of this sport
    $400 15
Guinness says the world's most multilingual living person is Georges Schmidt, former Chief of Terminology here
    $400 19
This singer took Michael Jackson's "Bad" & turned it into "Fat"
    $400 13
Hemoglobin, carotene & melanin all contribute to give skin this characteristic
    $500 10
One of America's most noted illustrators, he was Andrew Wyeth's father
    $500 26
In "The Boys of Summer" R. Kahn said that rooting for this baseball team was like rooting for U.S. Steel
    $500 16
"Dank" in Dutch is this in Italian; you're welcome
    $500 24
In the polka, reason "I don't want her, you can have her"
    $500 14
This acne cream may reduce wrinkles, but it can also cause itchy cheeks & red skin

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

Nancy Lee Joe
$700 $1,700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Lee Joe
$500 $2,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
At the beginning of "The Maltese Falcon", he's ending an affair with his partner's wife
    $200 4
Many Greek houses are painted this color to reflect the sun
    $200 5
Known for his Pacific explorations, he was killed by Hawaiian natives in 1779
    $200 1
It's the predicate in the sentence "The glass is full."
    $200 2
Her roles have included Maria Callas, the Duchess of Windsor & Natalie Jastrow
    $200 8
The substitution bones & the membrane bones form this part of the skull that protects the brain
    $400 25
No arrests were made, even though he confronted the murderers on the Orient Express
    $400 7
In culinary terms, it can precede bread, Betty & "and serve"
    $400 6
The sinking of this ship on May 7, 1915 led to anti-German riots in London
    $400 16
Of "around you & I", "around she & me" or "around him & me", the 1 that's grammatically correct
    $400 3
"I'd like to be a boy if I could change back into a girl again," said this star of "My One & Only"
    $400 17
The hyoid bone serves primarily as an anchor for this wagging muscle
    $600 26
This eccentric sleuth rarely left his brownstone on New York's West 35th St.
    $600 11
It's the name of a color, a liqueur & even a monastery in France
    $600 9
Poet John Milton served as Latin Secretary to this 1st "Lord Protector"
    $600 21
In the sentence "I have a television set.", "television" acts as this part of speech
    $600 13
She provides the speaking voice for Mrs. Roger Rabbit
    $600 18
Common name for the thoracic basket which protect the heart & lungs
    $800 29
He's described in "The Long Goodbye" as "Tarzan on a big red scooter"
    DD: $1,000 23
Color mentioned in the titles of 2 1980s best-selling novels by Tom Clancy
    $800 10
How Victoria was related to Albert before their marriage
    DD: $1,000 22
While a person's might be anger or depression a verb's might be indicative or subjunctive
    $800 14
In "Play Misty For Me", she played the woman who wanted "Misty" played for her
    $800 19
The town drunk might not know that this word also describes cartilage that's been turned into bone
    $1000 27
Color title of the 1959 Sammy Turner hit song that's "Dilly Dilly"
    $1000 12
Known as "the Younger", he became prime minister in 1783, at only 24 years of age
    $1000 28
Least is the superlative form of this word
    $1000 15
Shortest adult woman to win an Oscar, this 4'9" actress lived "dangerously" with Mel Gibson in 1982
    $1000 20
Turtles & snakes don't have one of these bones commonly called a breastbone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Lee Joe
$4,100 $6,200 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The U.S. flag flies 24 hours a day over both his birthplace & his grave

Final scores:

Nancy Lee Joe
$5,800 $3,600 $0
2-day champion: $9,400 2nd place: a trip on Eastern to Tampa, Florida & stay at Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nancy Lee Joe
$4,100 $5,600 $4,000
10 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1988-09-27
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