Show #1209 - Thursday, November 30, 1989


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Pat Curry, a homemaker from Irvington, New Jersey

Cecil Reniche, a salesperson originally from Naperville, Illinois

Jeff Slike, an ATM repairman originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
"The Spud State"
    $100 22
This glamorous family was in the jewelry business in Budapest, as Eva could tell you, dahling
    $100 1
In England this George C. Scott soldier saga was subtitled "Lust for Glory"
    $100 21
In the equation y=2x+3, 2 & 3 are called constants & the y & x are called this because they can change
    $100 11
The potent potable you need to make coq au vin bourguignonne
    $100 16
If these spineless sea creatures smack of trouble, it's because a group of them is called a smack
    $200 7
"The Creole State"
    $200 23
The name of this blue-green stone comes from the Latin for "sea-water"
    $200 2
The 1955 film "Prince of Players" featured John Derek as this "dramatic" assassin
    $200 25
Number of inches in half a yard
    $200 12
The part of an egg that goes into a Ramos fizz
    $200 17
A group of moles, or 1 of Hercules' 12 tasks
    $300 8
Dan Quayle would know that this state calls itself "The Crossroads of America"
    $300 24
Gilles Legare was the personal jeweler to this heavily bejeweled "Sun King"
    $300 3
In 1933 this solitary Swede played "Queen Christina" of Sweden
    $300 28
The 3rd power of a number, or in geometry, a solid with 6 faces
    $300 13
There's a sleeping hombre wearing a sombrero on the label of this Mexican coffee-flavored liqueur
    DD: $500 18
A pitying of these birds is what you traditionally receive on the 2nd day of Christmas
    $400 9
It's called the "Mother of Presidents" because 8 of our chief executives were born there
    $400 26
This metal was predominant in ancient Egyptian jewelry--Tut, Tut
    $400 4
"Anne of the Thousand Days" dramatized the tragic romance of this Anne
    $400 29
It's larger than an acute angle and smaller than an obtuse one
    $400 14
Glemlivet, Glennfidich & Ballatine's are all brands of this
    $400 19
Called a skein when they're flying, a flock of geese on the ground is called this
    $500 10
Home of Arbor Day & J. Stanley Morton, this plains state is "The Tree Planters State"
    $500 27
The largest deposit of this fossil tree resin used in jewelry are found beside the Baltic Sea
    $500 5
Charlton Heston drove the Moors from Spain in this film & still had time for amor with Sophia Loren
    $500 30
Knowing a bit can be either 0 or 1 should tell you bit is short for this type of digit
    $500 15
The type of liquor you need to make a Tom Collins
    $500 20
A group of owls, or a group of Lords or Commoners

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Jeff Cecil Pat
$3,000 $100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Cecil Pat
$3,800 $2,100 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Referring to the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World.)
    $200 6
The most elusive creature we know, its nickname is Nessie
    $200 13
Dwight Doud was the name of this president's 1st-born son who died before age 3 in 1920
    $200 26
This type of farming is the most important branch of agriculture
    $200 21
If you were a Red Guard in 1960s China, you probably had a copy of this book in your pocket
    $200 9
"Once in love with" this girl, "always in love with this girl"
    $200 1
Besides the mausoleum at Helicarnassus, the other wonder whose main function was as a tomb
    $400 7
A "romantic" name for a trophy with 2 handles
    $400 14
His 1987 autobiography was entitled "On the Outside Looking In"
    $400 22
The alternate title of her book is "How I went to Africa with Bogart, Bacall & Huston & almost lost my mind!"
    $400 10
"By right" she "should be taken out and hung for the cold-blooded murder of the English tongue!"
    $400 2
A little shorter than the Statue of Liberty, it was also a hollow statue
    $600 8
An "Addams Family" character, or what he might do when he walks
    $600 15
In the late 1940s actress Faye Emerson was married to this president's son, Elliott
    $600 23
French publishing house known for its "Grand Dictionnaire" & its "Gastronomique"
    $600 16
Line that follows "We got volleyball and ping pong and a lot of dandy games! What ain't we got?"
    DD: $800 3
If you wonder where this wonder was, it was on the bank of the Euphrates
    $800 11
It means treating someone like a celebrity, not like a jungle beast
    $800 18
This son of Gerald Ford played Andy Richards on "The Young & the Restless"
    DD: $1,000 24
Title of the 1858 book in which you'd you'd see this illustration:
    $800 17
Completes the line "Pardon me, miss, but I've never done this..."
    $800 4
The only 1 of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World that had a fire going at the top of it
    $1000 12
This word for sleight of hand comes from Middle French for "light of hand"
    $1000 19
Lincoln's only son to reach adulthood, he served as Secretary of War under Garfield & Arthur
    $1000 25
His 1968 book "The Teachings of Don Juan", was based on the practices of the Yaqui Indians
    $1000 20
Title character who's "given us the drive again, to make the south revive again"
    $1000 5
If you were "as rich as" this king, you could help fund a Temple of Artemis just like he did

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Cecil Pat
$10,000 $6,900 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From 1837-1970 this animal was on the seal of the Post Office Department

Final scores:

Jeff Cecil Pat
$5,000 $0 $500
3-day champion: $31,300 3rd place: a Benrus watch+ 2nd place: a trip for 2 to San Francisco+

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Cecil Pat
$10,000 $6,500 $3,000
23 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1989-08-23
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