Show #1187 - Tuesday, October 31, 1989


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Jim Coury, a restaurant owner originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ellen Palmer, a non-profit executive director from Lansing, Michigan

Anne Herbst, a computer consultant from Astoria, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
With 12 German planes downed, Lt. Lilya Litvak of this country was the war's top female ace
    $100 7
Arsenio Hall's mother has the same name as this title character of a Woody Allen film
    $100 16
It's the fruit of the oak tree
    $100 22
In phrases about clothing used for special occasions, this day precedes best & -go-to-meeting
    $100 6
1 of the 2 words beginning with "P" that describe a horse with irregular spots
    $100 1
Sam-I-Am offered eggs & ham of this color
    $200 25
All Allied ground troops on D-Day were under this British Field Marshall's command
    $200 8
After 32 years as host of "American Bandstand", he turned the job over to David Hirsch
    $200 17
Chinese, slippery & September are species of this important lumber & shade tree
    $200 23
This company 1st made 501s for gold rush miners in 1853; in 1968 it began making them for women
    $200 12
It's defined as the period between sunset & sunrise
    $200 2
Dr. Seuss' 1986 book intended for "obsolete children" is "You're Only" this "Once"
    $300 26
This Japanese premier who ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor resigned in 1944
    $300 9
TV fans in this country can watch a satirical show with a frog puppet named Kermitterrand
    $300 18
The pulp from the pods of this Mediterranean tree is used as a chocolate substitute
    $300 24
A close fitting dress, or a scabbard for a straight blade
    $300 13
This sweet word can precede suckle, dew & moon
    $300 3
Completes the title "One Fish Two Fish..."
    $400 27
Amer. turncoat Mildred Gillars, who broadcast Nazi propaganda to the Allies, was better known as this
    $400 10
This cable TV channel calls itself "The Network for Women"
    DD: $700 19
Salix babylonica is commonly called this due to its drooping leaves & branches
    $400 29
Along with "S", Dior assigned these 2 letters to his "line" dresses in 1954 & 1955--& they didn't bomb
    $400 14
To kick back, or the title of a 1985 hit by Frankie goes to Hollywood
    $400 4
The Grinch stole Christmas from this little town
    $500 28
In the 1st major Allied offensive in the Pacific, Marines stormed this island in the Solomons on August 7, 1942
    $500 11
This '50s show was the 1st sitcom to use 3 cameras to film in front of a live audience
    $500 20
Ecuador is the world's largest producer of this wood used in making model airplanes
    $500 15
Musical instrument whose name is Hindi for "3-stringed", tho it actually has more
    $500 5
Yooks & Zooks go to war over the right way to eat buttered bread in this 1984 best seller

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

Anne Ellen Jim
$2,000 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Ellen Jim
$1,500 $2,300 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...with "B-E-L-L" in quotation marks. That means those four letters will appear in all of the correct responses.)
    $200 3
When this was completed, it was determined that the U.S. population was 226,504,825, up 11.4% from 1970
    $200 1
Of Richard II, Richard III or Othello, the one who was the son of the Black Prince
    $200 13
About 1/3 of South America's crude oil is extracted from this country's Maracaibo Basin
    $200 9
May Day is also this day in Hawaii, when everyone is asked to wear one
    $200 20
silver is second only to this metal in ductility & malleability
    $200 21
Your navel
    $400 4
By order of Jimmy Carter, registration for this was reinstated but there were no inductions
    $400 2
Petruchio hails from this city, but we don't know if he knows "The 2 Gentlemen"
    $400 14
Mideast country known as the Hashemite Kingdom
    $400 10
Orangeman's Day, celebrated on July 12 in this part of the U.K., commemorates a Protestant victory
    $400 26
The presence of sulfur compounds in the air causes silver to do this
    $400 22
Bing Crosby starred as Father O'Malley in both "Going My Way" & this 1945 sequel
    DD: $600 6
Singer heard here, he topped the charts for 6 weeks with the following song:

"Lady, I'm your knight in shining armor and I love you..."
    $600 5
In "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Mustardseed isn't a mustard seed, she's one of these
    $600 17
The U.S. maintains Subic Bay Naval Base & Clark A.F.B. in this Pacific island country
    DD: $1,000 11
Traditionally, children have collected money for UNICEF on this holiday
    $600 27
Argentum, a Latin word for silver, gives us this 2-letter symbol for the metal
    $600 23
It's both a highly poisonous plant & a Stevie Nicks 1981 No. 1 album
    $800 7
This Martin Scorsese film based on the life of Jake LaMotta was released in November
    $800 15
Miranda's "Tempest"uous father
    $800 18
From 1918-29 this country was known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes
    $800 12
The Moslem month of fasting that marks the time when Mohammed began receiving the divine word of the Koran
    $800 28
The eyes of many newborn infants are treated with this solution to prevent blindness from gonorrhea
    $800 24
With the aid of the winged horse Pegasus, this mythical Corinthian hero slew the Chimera
    $1000 8
Among the year's nonfiction bestsellers was this Woodward & Armstrong portrait of the Supreme Court
    $1000 16
She said, "My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late"
    $1000 19
Nearly all the world's supply of sodium nitrate, used in making fertilizer, is found in its Atacama desert
    $1000 25
This 1950 John Van Druten play told the tale of a witch who fell in love with a man & lost her powers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Ellen Jim
$6,500 $7,900 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1805 he was named Gov. of New South Wales & was overthrown in a mutiny 3 years later

Final scores:

Anne Ellen Jim
$0 $4,999 $9,100
3rd place: a set of luggage+Jeopardy! box game or Jeoprady! challenger 2nd place: a cell phone and an electronic dictionary+Jeopardy! box game or Jeoprady! challenger New champion: +Jeopardy! box game or Jeoprady! challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anne Ellen Jim
$6,500 $7,200 $4,700
19 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1989-08-21
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