Show #930 - Friday, September 23, 1988

Chris Shea game 3.
Missing one incorrect response in Double Jeopardy!


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Susan Jones, a law student originally from Bristol, England

Michael Greer, a travel agency manager originally from Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris Shea, a radio operator from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
James Monroe so admired this man that he built a home near Monticello
    $100 14
In 1891, during a 750-mile race of these 2-wheelers, assistants ringing bells kept the winner awake
    $100 7
This was the middle name of John Sargent, who painted portraits, not sewing machines
    $100 6
The world's longest official swim, almost 300 miles, was down this "Father of Waters"
    $100 12
An actor named Thomas á Becket said he wrote this patriotic "Gem", but others claimed it too
    $100 1
Fast like Mr. Martindale
    $200 25
Southern spoon bread is made with this type of meal & eaten with a spoon
    $200 15
In 1930 Herbert Hoover acquired a 16-cylinder limousine made by this company
    $200 8
This son of a president isn't a "Junior" because his middle name is Prescott & his dad's is Wilson
    $200 20
The "Complete Swimmer" says competitive swimming began about 1837 in this English city
    $200 13
It was originally a poem titled "The Defense of Fort McHenry"
    $200 2
The harbor chosen makes no difference if the weather is raging wind & rain
    $300 26
Separated from Florida's mainland by the Indian & Banana Rivers, this cape's name means "cane break"
    $300 16
MIT, NASA & others combined to work on the Daedalus Project, to make an airplane powered by this
    $300 9
It's the middle name of Oscar winner Fahrid Abraham
    $300 21
Reportedly, in 1928 Mercedes Gleitz became 1st person to swim this 8 mile Mediterranean passage
    $300 19
The 2nd line of this beloved patriotic song is "land that I love"
    $300 3
The baseball field just off the golf fairway
    DD: $500 29
Until the 1970s Louisiana had the longest of these in the U.S., containing over a quarter-million words
    $400 17
In 1954 the 1st Canadian subway opened in this city
    $400 10
This famous feminist's middle initial stood for Brownell
    $400 22
This stroke always comes last in medley relays
    $400 27
Song that says, "You're the emblem of the land I love"
    $400 4
Turn over a Granny Smith conveyance
    $500 30
George Washington planned to drain & farm this huge swamp in Virginia
    $500 18
These are actually wingless aircraft that fly just inches off the water
    $500 11
As any little bird could tell you, it was Audubon's middle name
    $500 23
Diving position where diver stays bent at hips with legs held straight & grasps the back of the knees
    $500 28
The song parody "Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends" is sung to the tune of this patriotic march
    $500 5
Autographed, shut up tight, then taken to the person specified

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

Chris Michael Susan
$1,200 $100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Michael Susan
$2,300 $0 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

X, Y & Z
    $200 8
This European nation surrendered to the allies in 1943 & later declared war on Germany
    $200 1
"Picnic", "Our Town" & "A Chorus Line" have all won this award given for writing, not performance
    $200 21
Manhattan clam chowder gets its color from this vegetable -- or is it a fruit
    $200 12
Inside a digital watch, a tiny crystal of this is vibrating
    $200 7
Though named for the god of the sea, this planet appears to be green, not blue
    $200 18
We've got it in black & white that they've pulled stagecoaches in southern Africa
    $400 2
In April 1970 this world power launched its 1st satellite which broadcast the song "The East is Red"
    $400 3
The Crown Guide to Plays says Queen Victoria's 1st command performance was a play about this demon barber
    $400 22
The king crab is most associated with this state
    $400 13
In 1785, after C. Berthollet invented this soap supplement, the world was freed from dingy, gray underwear
    $400 16
Though at least 95% of the atmosphere of Venus is this gas, there are no plans yet for a Venus cola
    $400 27
Term for someone who is unduly fearful of foreigners
    $600 9
In 1968 he left Vietnam to assume duties as the new Army Chief of Staff
    $600 4
Saroyan's "The Time of Your Life" is set in the waterfront district of this California city
    $600 23
Humpback, blueback & chum are 3 varieties of this popular seafood
    $600 19
An anagram of "expands", it's a synthetic elastic fiber
    $600 14
In 1950 the 1st measurements of this planet were made with the 200 inch telescope on Mt. Palomar
    DD: $1,000 26
Marvin Gaye, George Harrison & Rita Coolidge had different Top 40 hits with this 1-word title
    $800 10
Facts on File says this Egyptian remained on government salary when ousted as ruler in 1952
    DD: $1,000 5
In this Noel Coward comedy, Madame Arcati uses I. Berlin's "Always" to go into a trance
    $800 24
This species of tuna from the Pacific is the only one permitted to be labeled "white meat tuna"
    $800 20
The fuse on top of WWII C-ration cans of Heinz soup was connected to an element designed to do this
    $800 15
The point in the orbit of a planet or comet when it's closest to the sun
    $1000 11
Once Spanish ambassador to Moscow, he was made President of the Int'l Olympic Committee in 1980
    $1000 6
Characters in this O'Neill play include a steamship stoker & a gorilla
    $1000 25
In Japan, only licensed chefs may serve this fish which can be deadly if incorrectly prepared
    $1000 17
Of the 3 crew members on Apollo 11, the civilian

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Michael Susan
$7,100 $3,400 $2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

England's Queen Elizabeth I had this many stepmothers

Final scores:

Chris Michael Susan
$6,801 $6,800 $0
3-day champion: $23,401 2nd place: a trip to Xanadu Beach Resort in the Bahamas 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chris Michael Susan
$6,700 $3,700 $2,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,200

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Game tape date: 1988-07-20
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