Show #954 - Thursday, October 27, 1988


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Norton Moses, a college professor from Billings, Montana

Cheryl Davis-Plotts, a victims specialist and crisis interventionist originally from Pennsylvania

Bob Chauls, a composer and professor from Westlake Village, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Orson Welles was the 1st to call this comedian "The Great One"
    $100 1
In 1918 the anti-Bolsheviks were the "Whites" & Trotsky's Soviet army this color
    $100 26
This emperor's love of the grandeur of ancient Rome popularized the "Empire" style in France
    $100 11
The head official in soccer, hockey, football & boxing
    $100 21
For a surgeon, this knife is a cut above the rest
    $100 16
A bull market generally lasts longer than this type of market
    $200 7
Actor-director who said, "Even if I won the Nobel Prize, it would say 'Meathead Wins Nobel'"
    $200 2
In 1942, 26 countries at war with the Axis 1st called themselves this, later the name of a world org.
    $200 27
"Romantic" name for a chair built to hold 2 people
    $200 12
This great Baltimore QB was originally drafted but released by the Pittsburgh Steelers
    $200 22
From the Latin for "soldier", it's a citizen army activated during emergencies
    $200 17
It's nicknamed the "Big Board"
    $300 8
In 1952 this movie "Sherlock Holmes" hosted a TV game show called "Your Lucky Clue"
    $300 3
In 1956 the Soviet Union invaded Hungary; in 1968 it invaded this other ally
    $300 28
Both a bed & a chair with curving lines were named for this Venetian vessel
    $300 13
Retiring in 1955, he became the only heavyweight champion who never lost a fight in his career
    $300 23
It may be fancy or plain, but a 6-shooter calls it home
    $300 18
The collection of securities held by an investor, or the case in which they could be carried
    $400 9
"Lion in Winter" star who said of himself, "I was sort of the Vanessa Redgrave of the '50s"
    $400 4
During the 4th century the Goths split into the Ostrogoths & this other group
    $400 29
One famous style of Chippendale furniture was inspired by & later named for this Asian country
    $400 14
He succeeded Joe DiMaggio as the Yankees' regular centerfielder
    $400 24
A preacher serving more than one church is said to ride one
    $400 19
Bonds with a credit rating of BB or lower are speculative & are usually called this
    $500 10
In 1988 this "Big" star married Rita Wilson, his co-star in the 1985 film "Volunteers"
    $500 5
Common name of the book that is orig. record of William the Conqueror's survey of England
    $500 30
Born in Scotland in 1768, this American designer's furniture featured lyre & plume carvings
    $500 15
This school took the 1988 NCAA men's basketball title despite 11 losses, most ever for a winning team
    DD: $1,500 25
The name for this fish comes from the practice of eating it on holy days
    $500 20
The ticker tape symbol for this corporation is "F"

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

Bob Cheryl Norton
$900 $900 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Cheryl Norton
$1,300 $1,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Of the Bahamas, Barbados or Bermuda, the one not in the Caribbean
    $200 1
"Henry VI, Part I" is the only Shakespearean play which opens in this London church
    $200 2
Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1979-83, he won the top job in 1982
    $200 26
Her father was speaker of the House of Representatives, William Brockman Bankhead
    $200 3
Guinness says the longest word in this language is the 22-letter "superextraordinarisimo"
    $200 17
Substances such as magnesium carbonate are added to table salt to stop it from doing this
    DD: $1,000 9
Collective name for all the Caribbean islands that extend from Florida to Venezuela
    $400 18
Cleopatra called it "The pretty worm of Nilus...that kills and pains not"
    $400 12
In April '88 the State Department reported $15 mil. in delinquent travel advances, with $695 owed by this lt. col.
    $400 4
Among the 7 vowels in the Greek alphabet, omicron is the short "O" & this is the long
    $400 22
In his "Last Supper", Leonardo da Vinci depicted this man as having just spilled the salt
    $600 10
Native to Trinidad, this type of band uses instruments made from discarded oil drums
    $600 19
In "Juilus Caesar", Brutus' 1st line is "A soothsayer bids you beware" this
    $600 13
On March 16, 1988 President Reagan sent 3,200 troops to this Central American country
    $600 5
The newspaper with the world's largest daily circulation is printed in this language & that's the truth
    $600 23
The need to transport salt from Syracuse, N.Y. was one of the main reasons this was built in the 1800s
    $800 11
Religious group centered in Jamaica that worships the late emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia
    $800 20
In act 3 of "A Midsummer Night's Dream", he had a fling with a fairy queen
    DD: $800 14
2 of the 3 men who were prime minister of Canada in 1984
    $800 6
Independent South American country whose official language is Dutch
    $800 24
You can go soak your feet in hydrated MgS04, also called this after a town in England
    $1000 16
A chain of about 600 islands & a sweet red syrup share this name
    $1000 21
In "The Tempest", this sprite has the power to make himself invisible
    $1000 15
Enacted in 1966, the FOIA stands for this, & they have to tell you if you ask
    $1000 7
Derived from Hindustani, Urdu is the official language of this country
    $1000 25
Name of the parent company whose salt uses the slogan "When It Rains It Pours"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Cheryl Norton
$7,300 $2,700 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With an average of 7.4 inches of rain annually, it's the driest state in the U.S.

Final scores:

Bob Cheryl Norton
$2,700 $1 $11,700
2nd place: Broyhill cherry-finished desk & Scott audio system 3rd place: Visitel telephone display New champion: $11,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Cheryl Norton
$9,800 $2,700 $5,900
27 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1988-09-06
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