Show #1042 - Tuesday, February 28, 1989


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Greg Siek, an extension agent from Cleveland, Ohio

Chris McKillop, a management consultant from Toronto, Canada

Nancy Burke, a secretary from Buffalo, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 1900 this country acquired the island of Tutuila in Samoa, & still has it
    $100 7
This composer might roll over in his grave if he heard Chuck Berry tell him to in this 1956 song
    $100 13
This Chrysler executive said he was 11 years old before he learned he was Italian
    $100 21
In the 1870s it was 4 ft. 8 in. high in the center & 7 ft. at the sides
    $100 23
When you divide 16 by 3, you get a quotient of 5 & 1 left over, which is called this
    $100 6
If you go out on the town, you're said to be doing this to it
    $200 2
Country which proclaimed its "Declaration of the Rights of Man & the Citizen" in 1789
    $200 8
Some mistakenly think the title of this 1971 Ike & Tina Turner hit is "Rollin' on the River"
    $200 14
The 2 men who faced off on October 5, 1988 in "The Omaha Showdown"
    $200 22
A famous foe of Billie Jean King, his autobiography is titled "Tennis is My Racket"
    $200 24
.005 can also be stated as this fraction
    $200 9
Sensationalistic reporting in a magazine or newspaper
    DD: $500 3
An 1888 convention declared it free & open to all ships at all times -- that lasted til WWI
    $300 16
"I Am a Rock" was the 3rd Top 10 hit for this twosome
    $300 15
He played Cary Grant in "Sophia Loren: Her Own Story" before becoming ambassador to Mexico
    $300 30
Mary Outerbridge played tennis on this British Atlantic island & literally imported the game to the U.S.
    $300 25
If you took advanced algebra in the '60s, you probably used this device based on logarithms
    $300 10
Activist group that fights for the rights of the elderly
    $400 4
SEATO, which was abolished in 1977, was an acronym for this
    $400 17
He "was a rollin' stone" according to a No. 1 hit by The Temptations in 1972
    $400 19
Johnny Carson's anniversary shows often feature a clip of this man throwing a hatchet
    $400 28
To accommodate TV, the length of matches was limited by the introduction of this in 1970
    $400 26
Of a rhombus, a quadrilateral or a trapezoid, the one that describes the other two
    $400 11
    $500 5
Chu Yuen-chang, a monk who drove the Mongols out of China in 1382, began this dynasty
    $500 18
In 1973 Johnny Rivers sang about this "disease" & "The Boogie Woogie Flu"
    $500 20
Barbara Harris recently became the 1st woman bishop of this religious denomination
    $500 29
1 of the 2 Americans who won gold in women's doubles at the '88 Olympics
    $500 27
The next prime number after 13
    $500 12
The go-ahead

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

Nancy Chris Greg
$700 $2,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Chris Greg
$1,600 $3,900 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
According to the 12th Amendment, if you're ineligible to be president, you can't be this either
    $200 1
The Franklin Mint is selling a jewelry collection named after this Atlanta media mogul
    $200 30
In 1599 Shakespeare became a co-owner of this famous London theatre
    $200 26
An aquatic bug called the water boatman uses its long, flat hind legs as these
    $200 5
Persians called their homeland "Land of the Aryans", from which we get this name for Persia
    $200 14
As spokesman for this Calif. product, "Head of the Class"'s Tony O'Dell got the license plate "GRAPVIN"
    $400 21
These 1st 3 words of the Preamble were written really big
    $400 2
Czar Alexander III commissioned Peter Faberge to make the 1st of these jeweled holiday gifts
    $400 29
This comedy opens with a duke planning his wedding to an Amazon
    $400 25
Most common in the early spring, they're also called "dayflies" because of their short lives
    $400 6
The palace at ancient Susa was built with silver from Egypt & cedars from this land
    $400 22
Adding 3 of these beans to Sambuca Romana liqueur supposedly brings good fortune
    $600 20
The 1st amendment to be added in the 20th century allowed Congress to tax this
    $600 3
Term for the ornamental metalwork made by twisting together fine wires of gold or silver
    DD: $1,000 15
2 of 3 Verdi operas based on Shakespeare's plays, all with 1-word titles
    $600 23
In the Orient, the males of these insects are caged for their songs, this Buddy Holly group wasn't
    $600 7
At its peak, the ancient Persian empire included land on this many continents
    $600 12
"Japan" is a lacquer of this color that can make your furniture look Japanese
    DD: $3,000 19
It became law on December 15, 1791
    $800 16
Cloisonne jewelry consists of different colors of this separated by metal strips
    $800 13
In the last scene of "Hamlet", Hamlet's mother dies by accidentally doing this
    $800 24
By definition, insects that are oviporous do this
    $800 8
On January 10, 1920 Persia became one of the original members of this group the U.S. wouldn't join
    $800 11
This word can refer to a soft cushion or a soft, young pigeon
    $1000 18
Only this many states sent delegates to the convention in 1787
    $1000 17
Though you may walk like an Egyptian while wearing these, their name is from Hindi for "glass bracelets"
    $1000 28
Shakespeare said "to paint" this flower "is wasteful and ridiculous excess"
    $1000 27
Oxidation of luciferin in insects causes them to produce this
    $1000 9
Even though he lost to the Greeks at the Battle of Marathon, he's still considered a "great" king
    $1000 10
West Yellowstone, the "Snowmobile Capital of the World", is in this "Treasure State"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Chris Greg
$6,400 $10,300 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1st person to win a special Oscar, he won in 1929 for writing, acting, directing & producing

Final scores:

Nancy Chris Greg
$12,800 $12,801 $150
2nd place: Trip to Pirate's Cove, Nassau, Bahamas New champion: $12,801 3rd place: Royal Queen cookware

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Chris Greg
$7,400 $7,900 $3,900
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1988-11-15
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