Show #996 - Monday, December 26, 1988

Jeff Richmond game 2.


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Peter Perl, a newspaper editor from Washington, D.C.

Dee Ann Redman, a sales representative from Billings, Montana

Jeff Richmond, a city planner from West Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are words or short phrases we have used often enough that they have become synonymous with those people.)
    $100 1
From 1980-87 this state's population rose about 31%, yet it now averages only 1 person per square mile
    $100 2
English sailors were nicknamed this from the fruit they ate to prevent scurvy
    $100 16
Signs that a person was "in" this included torn clothes, ashes on the head, & wearing sackcloth
    $100 23
Mike Todd's son was best man when she married Eddie Fisher
    $100 11
Eileen Foucher did this dance for 106 hours, which must have been hard on her stomach
    $100 21
Silent president
    $200 7
Postal abbreviations include NC for North Carolina, SC for South Carolina & DC for this
    $200 3
One source we have calls Betty Grable the "No. 1" this, another hangs it on Dorothy Lamour
    $200 17
He encouraged his son Solomon to build the temple & even gave him the plans
    $200 27
She's the wife of actor Maxwell Caulfield & the daughter of Sir John Mills
    $200 12
Pius IX was the pope with the longest one on record
    $200 22
Spineless sea creature
    $300 8
At the Julius Sturgis Company in Lititz, Penn. you can learn how to twist these
    $300 4
Nickname of singer King, ballplayer Reese, & comic Herman
    $300 18
Deuteronomy ends with his death at age 120 on a mountain overlooking the Promised Land
    $300 28
Matt Lattanzi, who played a small role in "Grease 2", married this star of "Grease" no. 1
    $300 13
The largest one ever built, 50 1/2 feet tall, was named Scrubbie, not Ray Bolger
    $300 24
Russian empress
    $400 9
He said, "A penny saved is a penny earned," & it's traditional to throw a penny onto his grave
    $400 5
During the 1950s this 5' 4" blonde was known as "The Singing Rage"
    DD: $300 19
When asked if he believed in paying tribute, Jesus coined this proverb
    $400 29
He might have sung his own song "What Kind of Fool Am I?", when he got divorced from Joan Collins
    $400 14
The shortest on record, lasting only 38 minutes in 1896, was between the United Kingdom & Zanzibar
    $400 25
Cowboy humorist
    $500 10
The "Peace Garden" state, it shares an International Peace Garden with Manitoba
    $500 6
U.S. general who was called "The Napoleon of Luzon" & "The Beau Brummel of the Army"
    $500 20
According to Mark 1:3, he was the "voice crying in the wilderness"
    $500 30
We assume she's Burt Bacharach's favorite songwriting partner because he married her
    $500 15
Norman Bates could tell you the highest price ever paid for a stuffed one of these was $32,400
    $500 26
Spanish surrealist

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

Jeff Dee Ann Peter
$1,800 $1,300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Dee Ann Peter
$3,800 $2,900 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
    $200 14
Some snails breathe with gills while others breathe by use of these
    $200 4
The Thai name for this capital is Krung Thep, which means "city of angels"
    $200 18
In exile, he told Argentine followers to cast blank ballots in a 1957 election, & they did
    $200 10
In Hades, Tantalus couldn't quite reach his food & drink, which is how we got this word
    $200 5
The doormat at her Nashville museum reads, "Howdee!"
    $400 15
These bears have traveled as far south as the Gulf of St. Lawrence, over 700 mi. from the Arctic Circle
    $400 3
Name of the 1st capital of New York state or the 2nd & present capital of Jamaica
    $400 1
Many scholars now believe it was either "Henry VIII" or "The 2 Noble Kinsmen", written about 1613
    $400 9
Competing in the Winter Olympics for the 1st time in 1956, this country won 1/4 of all events
    $400 16
Phrase named for a king of Phrygia, a person who has it makes money from any project
    $400 6
In 1988 he won the "Best Actor" Oscar
    $600 24
Fireflies are not flies but, like ladybugs, are these
    $600 11
16th c. Jewish refugees from Spain & Portugal helped make it the diamond-cutting capital of the world
    $600 2
A glove maker named John & a farmer's daughter named Mary
    DD: $1,000 8
In May 1956 India observed the 2,500th anniversary of this person's death
    $600 17
Daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine, her name means "all heal" & is now a cure-all
    $600 7
This "Bat" had his 1st audition in 30 years when he tried out for the lead in Broadway's "La Cage aux Folles"
    $800 25
Species of this animal include the common brown, leaf-nosed & flying fox
    DD: $300 12
European capital in the title of the following:
    $800 19
He wrote the beat novel "On the Road"
    $800 21
The serpent Apollo killed near Delphi, it later became the name of a family of large snakes
    $1000 26
In birds, this thoracic bone is proportionately big in order to support the large muscles used in flight
    $1000 13
1 of 5 African capitals with 2-word names
    $1000 20
He talked to teenagers in the top-selling nonfiction book of 1959, "Twixt 12 & 20"
    $1000 22
This term for a dancer came from the name of the Greek muse of dance
    $1000 23
From 1975-79 you could "point" to her on "60 Minutes" while she debated with James. J. Kilpatrick

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Dee Ann Peter
$5,100 $4,500 -$800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Soviet mountain range thought to be where the white race originated

Final scores:

Jeff Dee Ann Peter
$9,001 $8,995 -$800
2-day champion: $15,301 2nd place: a trip on Eastern to Tampa, Florida & stay at Sheraton Saint Key Resort 3rd place: Merillat modular shelving system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Dee Ann Peter
$5,500 $4,500 -$1,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
5 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $8,800

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Game tape date: 1988-10-03
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