Show #979 - Thursday, December 1, 1988


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Martha Guaglianone, a broadcast operations manager originally from Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

David M. Scott, a temporary office worker originally from Shawnee, Oklahoma

Jack Lechner, a freelance writer originally from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '80S
(Alex: That's the book.)
    $100 11
Many hospitals are upgrading these wards to 4-star hotel status, complete with Jacuzzis and stereos
    $100 1
Though she lost her Miss America crown, she won big with her album "The Right Stuff"
    $100 5
The last person to die in this play is Brutus, who kills himself
    $100 21
The pope designated June 7, 1987 to August 15, 1988 as a period of devotion to her
    $100 24
This hearty oven-made dish is as traditional in Sweden as in Boston
    $100 16
Punctuation mark that comes between "Coca" & "Cola" or "Catch" & "22"
    $200 12
4 of the 5 finalists in the 1988 Miss Universe pageant represented countries on this continent
    $200 2
This Spanish tenor made his opera conducting debut at the Met during the 1984-85 season
    $200 7
One of the last lines of this play is "Come on, and kiss me, Kate"
    $200 22
These ancient Celts were known for their learning & presiding over human sacrifices
    $200 17
Budweiser labels are printed on white, & Bud Light labels are printed on this color
    $300 13
The zero-tolerance policy for drug control was instituted by this agency of the Treasury Dept.
    $300 3
Current Biography called him the most famous British singer-drummer since Ringo Starr
    $300 8
The last scene of "Romeo & Juliet" takes place in this family's tomb
    $300 23
The Quaker movement was founded in this country in the 17th century
    $300 18
To have a Friday the 13th, a month has to start on this day of the week
    $400 14
In 1989, for the 1st time, Australia sold over 1 million gallons of this in the U.S.
    $400 4
He won a Grammy for "Truly" being the Best Male Pop Vocalist of 1982
    $400 9
Title couple of whom it's said "No grave upon the earth shall clip in it a pair so famous"
    $400 25
In 1875 Archbishop John McClosky of New York became the 1st American to achieve this rank
    DD: $500 19
1 of 3 American League teams with a mascot but no letters on its caps
    $500 15
If you're a "thrasher", you're into this sport
    $500 6
Once an opener for Bette Middler at N.Y.'s Continental Baths, she got a "New Attitude" in 1985
    $500 10
This Balkan country is the setting for "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $500 26
Biblical pair sometimes called "The Apostle to the Jews" & "The Apostle to the Gentiles"
    $500 20
Number of points on the crown of the back of a Hallmark card

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jack David Martha
$1,600 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack David Martha
$1,300 $400 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
He is the only president besides Taft to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery
    $200 2
This "makes a man healthy, wealthy & wise"
    $200 19
A smear is a substance spread on a slide for inspection under this
    $200 1
It's said this magazine's swimsuit issue is the No. 1 item stolen from U.S. libraries
    $200 24
An image of him over 200 ft. tall was cut out of rock at Leshan in the 8th century
    $200 4
In this S. Lewis work, Carol Milford marries Dr. W. Kennicott & they move to Gopher Prairie
    $400 11
Tennessee's 1st congressman, he later became president
    $400 3
Since chickens have no molars, incisors or cuspids, it means something extremely rare or hard to find
    $400 20
Joseph Priestly developed this process without which there would be no soda pop
    $400 15
William Safire's "On Language" appears in the Sunday magazine of this paper that syndicates his column
    $400 27
Born in 551 B.C., this philosopher taught that women were inferior to men
    $400 5
Though cleared of false charges, Dr. Aziz is still embittered toward the English in this E.M. Forstor work
    $600 12
Sec'y of Commerce under Harding & Coolidge, he was the last cabinet member to go on to be president
    $600 10
In its original Latin, this phrase meant "The plow draws the ox in reversed position"
    $600 23
Simplest of all jet engines, or a type of sheep
    $600 16
Sold in supermarkets, this magazine was started by a subsidiary of A & P
    $600 28
The Treaty of Nan-ching in 1842 ended this series of drug wars with the British
    DD: $900 6
The '60s TV series with the following theme was based on short stories by Max Brand:

"Three stars will shine tonight, one for the lonely..."
    DD: $1,400 13
She made headlines trying to assassinate Gerald Ford in September 1975
    $800 21
It completes the maxim, "Speech is silver..."
    $800 26
Wilkins, Watson & Crick won a Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of this
    $800 17
This magazine began publishing on August 4, 1821, but years later they concluded Ben Franklin had started it in 1728
    $800 7
Under the care of Dr. Van Hesling, Lucy Westenra is given blood transfusions in this 19th c. novel
    $1000 14
1 of 3 presidents who served in 1881
    $1000 22
Phrase for a period of prosperity & happiness, or a 1962 Jack Lemmon movie
    $1000 25
98% of the world's rock consist mostly of oxygen & this element
    $1000 18
Magazine that describes itself as "The magazine of good living"
    $1000 8
This book began the Richard Gordon series about the medical students of St. Swithins

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack David Martha
$8,400 $1,600 -$1,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 state capitals located on the Mississippi River

Final scores:

Jack David Martha
$3,201 $1 -$1,200
2-day champion: $12,201 2nd place: a trip to Santo Domingo and a week at the Jaragua casino and spa + Jeopardy box or computer game 3rd place: His and her Daniel Mink watches + Jeopardy box or computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack David Martha
$8,000 $1,600 -$1,200
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
10 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
7 W
3 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $8,400

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Game tape date: 1988-09-14
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