Show #1189 - Thursday, November 2, 1989


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Marti Ermiter, a claims represenative originally from Wheeling, Illinois

Joe Roberts, a director of planning & building from Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Harry Cortez, a mail processor from Petaluma, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Aristotle taught that this was formed by rain reflecting the sun's rays
    $100 1
In 1953 Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to do this faster then the speed of sound
    $100 14
A re-creation of the White House in TR's time is found in the Museum of American History of this institution
    $100 6
In a Jerry Reed song, it's the line that follows "When you're hot, you're hot"
    $100 16
Though he never won a Grammy, the 1988 TV special for this composer's 100th birthday won an Emmy
    $100 11
Name of the process that breaks up the fat globules in milk so they don't rise to the surface
    $200 24
The 2 places on Earth that are at 90o latitude
    $200 2
Born Florence
Nightingale Graham, this cosmetics queen renamed herself for the poem "Enoch's Arden"
    $200 15
The world's largest blue coral reef is off this country's Ishigaki Island south of Okinawa
    $200 7
The Drifters, the DeFranco Family & Emmylou Harris all had hits singing "Save" this "for me"
    $200 17
The Boston Art Institute gave an honorary degree to Carroll Spinney, who's a big bird on this
    $200 12
The 1st big herd of dairy cattle in what is now the U.S. was imported by this Virginia colony in 1611
    $300 25
In statistics normal distribution in an experiment produces a curve shaped like this object
    $300 3
Her maiden name was Ann Clare Boothe
    $300 22
Leopards & tigers roam Corbett National Park in Uttar Pradesh in this country
    $300 8
Dusty Springfield sang that he was "the only one who could ever reach me"
    $300 18
The TV show "Owen Marshall" was one of the recipients of this organization's Gavel Awards
    $300 13
Carl Scheele, a Swedish chemist, first isolated this acid in sour milk in 1780
    $400 26
A bacterium called "Lactobacillus San Francisco" was isolated in 1973 on this kind of bread
    $400 4
She was 20 when she became Helen Keller's teacher, & she was formerly blind herself
    $400 23
If you walk from river to river on this NYC street, you'll pass the U.N., Grand Central Sta. & the main library
    $400 9
Ivory Joe Hunter sang, "When I lost my baby, I almost lost" this
    $400 19
In the Spring of '45 he picked up a Pulitzer Prize in Music for his ballet "Appalachian Spring"
    DD: $800 27
In 1956 a group of mothers founded this organization to promote breastfeeding
    $500 5
Ella Fitzgerald called this jazz singer, nicknamed "Sassy", "the greatest singing talent in the world"
    $500 29
City you'd visit to tour the Carlsberg & Tuborg breweries
    $500 10
Del Shannon said, "I wonder, I wa-wa-wa-wa wonder why, why, why, why, why, why she" did this
    $500 20
At the 1983 Academy Awards Ben Kingsley won for playing Gandhi & she won for playing Sophie
    $500 28
In 1975 Daniel Peter used this Swiss man's condensed milk to make the 1st milk chocolate

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

Harry Joe Marti
$400 $2,100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Joe Marti
$1,200 $3,500 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
When she ran for Congress in 1970, Bella Abzug's campaign slogan said "This woman's place" is here
    $200 20
Chubby Checker was on the Top 40 charts with this dance in 1960, '61 & '62
    $200 12
The Damson plum is so named since it was the plum of this Syrian capital
    $200 13
Ancient Greeks believed this mountain, Greece's highest point, was the home of the gods
    $200 3
When this Pearl Buck novel begins, it's Wang Lung's wedding day
    $200 1
French director Roger Vadim was a son-in-law of this performer from Grand Island, Nebraska
    $400 8
After 3 terms this liberal Republican senator from Connecticut was defeated for reelection in 1988
    $400 22
Considered an innovator of modern dance, she revived the dancing barefoot style of ancient Greece
    $400 16
A tarpan is a horse, & a tarpon is this
    $400 14
In 1981 Greece became the 10th full member of this group of nations
    $400 19
This beloved detective made her final appearance in Agatha Christie's "Sleeping Murder"
    $400 2
You have 5 seconds to identify the star of "48 Hrs." who fits the category
    $600 9
Had he won the 1976 GOP nomination, his running mate would have been Penn. Senator Richard Schweiker
    $600 21
A halyard is a rope used to raise or lower one of these
    $600 15
This peninsula is named for Pelops, the mythological ruler of southern Greece
    $600 23
Set in the Outback, this novel opens "On December 8, 1915, Meggie Cleary had her 4th birthday"
    $600 4
50 actors were tested before this Nebraskan was chosen to play TV's "Richard Diamond, Private Detective"
    DD: $1,000 10
While Senate Minority Leader, he made the Billboard Top 40 in 1967 with the following:

"Down through the years..."
    $800 27
Snakelike, or a greenish mineral used as a decorative stone
    $800 17
The Greek national emblem consists of a white cross surrounded by a wreath of these leaves
    $800 28
In Chapter 1 of this Edna Ferber novel, "All Texas was flying to Jett Rink's party"
    $800 5
He was one of the "Magnificent 7" in 1960 & "The President's Analyst" in 1967
    $1000 11
This author of "Dragon's Teeth" ran for governor of California in 1934 using the slogan "End poverty in Calif."
    DD: $900 25
In July 1988 she announced she was folding her 23-year-old dance company & joining the ABT
    $1000 26
From the Latin word for small hand, it's another word for handcuffs
    $1000 18
In 490 B.C. the Athenians defeated the Persians on this plain 25 miles northeast of Athens
    $1000 24
In his novel "Falconer", Falconer is a prison
    $1000 6
This actor, once billed as "The man with the perfect profile", was married to B. Stanwyck from 1939-51

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Joe Marti
$4,200 $9,700 $100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1st leap year of the 21st century

Final scores:

Harry Joe Marti
$4,200 $10,700 $0
2nd place: table and chair set & crystal stemware set+Jeopardy! box or computer game New champion: $10,700 3rd place: a Pawley's Island hammock+Jeopardy! box or computer game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Harry Joe Marti
$4,200 $9,500 $1,800
16 R,
4 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
9 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1989-08-21
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