Show #982 - Tuesday, December 6, 1988


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Joe Ornstein, a proofreader from Brooklyn, New York

Debby Mittelman, a law student from Scottsdale, Arizona

Jack Lechner, a freelance writer originally from Arlington, Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $33,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
This costume piece, worn by a stripper, may derive from "groin", which is where it's worn
    $100 13
After O, it's the next most common bloodtype among Americans
    $100 1
In this game, a player must draw from the boneyard until he is able to play his turn
    $100 6
It's illegal to buy goods with foreign currency in this Asian country
    $100 10
In 1987 a Pasadena, Calif. restaurant created an Ollieburger in his honor, made with shredded beef
    $100 18
The word for this Christian ceremony came from the Greek meaning "to dip"
    $200 8
Will Rogers used this expression to mean "aw, it's nothing", like the outer covering of an ear of corn
    $200 27
Galileo found the swinging of one of these was regular enough to keep time
    $200 2
There's a 5 point penalty for going beyond the 10 off space when shooting in this game
    DD: $800 15
(Video Daily Double)
Among the most popular Russian souvenirs are wooden matryoshka dolls, which have this unique feature:
    $200 14
Miep Gies, who still lives in Amsterdam, is famous for hiding this teenager during WWII
    $200 19
In 1988 New York City designated the Cyclone, one of these, an official landmark
    $300 9
From Latin, "to crucify", it describes the kind of pain inflicted by that form of execution
    $300 28
It can mean the act of liquifying by heat or the joining of atomic nuclei
    $300 3
In charades, this is indicated by the number of fingers placed on the arm
    $300 16
The Witches' Market in this Bolivian capital has been called a "glorious adventure" for children
    $300 17
This famous mountain climber is New Zealand's high commissioner for India, Nepal & Bangladesh
    $300 22
Among early advertising media was this urban official who also called out the news
    $400 11
Meaning "noise & confusion", it's a contraction of Bethlehem, a London lunatic asylum
    $400 29
1 of the 2 types of cells that make up the brain
    $400 4
"Skeptical" card game in which players place cards of one denomination face down in order
    $400 25
The duty-free shop of this Irish airport is 1 of the most famous in Europe
    $400 20
Jane Wyman attended his 1971 wedding, but Ronald & Nancy didn't because Tricia Nixon's was on the same day
    $400 23
Well, "boll" me over, the German word for this means "tree wool"
    $500 12
An old name for flax prepared for spinning, it now refers to someone with very blond or flaxen hair
    $500 30
Casein, the main protein in this liquid, is used to make buttons
    $500 5
Sidewalk con game where you have to identify one of a trio of unexposed cards
    $500 26
Brussels & Bruges are world famous for making this fabric which the Belgians call "dentelles"
    $500 21
The Freedomfest concert held in London in June 1988 celebrated his 70th birthday
    $500 24
Original source of the proverbs "Lost time is never found again" & "Little strokes fell great oaks"

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

Jack Debby Joe
$400 $700 $3,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Debby Joe
$2,800 $1,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
He wasn't appointed sec'y of state until after he had negotiated the Vietnam cease-fire in 1973
    $200 23
Used for testing huge planes, the largest one in the free world was built recently in California
    $200 8
The 3 types of porcelain are hard-paste, soft-paste & this china made with ash of burned animal skeletons
    $200 15
Southern city that hosted the 1988 Democratic National Convention
    $200 2
Of this famous role, Johnny Weissmuller said, "The main thing is not to let go of the vine"
    $200 1
In a popular film series, type of sport mask worn by Jason Voorhees
    $400 13
Winston Churchill was chosen prime minister as a member of this party
    $400 24
Early manufacturers of these called them velocipedes
    $400 14
The 2-color combination most associated with the famous Ming Dynasty china
    $400 16
Southern city that hosted the 1988 Republican National Convention
    $400 3
Richard Harris, not Mr. Ed, starred in 3 films as "A Man Called" this
    $400 7
Question someone asked at the end of the episode as the Lone Ranger & Tonto went away
    $600 17
In 1962 India reversed policy & asked the U.S. for arms to aid in its border war with this country
    $600 25
2-horse "pungs" were types of these used in New England
    $600 28
Founded by an American, Haviland is the best-known firm making porcelain in this French town
    $600 20
In 1867 Lancaster, Nebraska was made state capital & its name changed to this
    $600 4
Clifton Webb was "Sitting Pretty" as this baby sitter, so he went "to College" in the sequel
    $600 9
The gas mask was 1st used during this war
    $800 18
He said "The torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans -- born in the 20th century"
    $800 26
The Robert E. Lee & Natchez ran a famous steamboat race from the Gulf of Mexico to this city
    $800 21
Great Lakes port in New York state that's the world's leading flour milling center
    $800 5
Geraldine Page played Diane Keaton's repressed mom in this 1978 film, Woody Allen's most serious
    DD: $1,000 10
The American Theatre Wing Award featuring the masks of comedy & tragedy is named for her
    DD: $800 19
In 1974 this West German chancellor resigned when a top aide was found to be an East German spy
    $1000 27
In 1929 this dirigible became the 1st airship to fly around the world
    $1000 22
In 1847 the settlement of Yerba Buena changed its name to this & in 1848 thousands of people came
    $1000 6
Bette Davis went mad as this famous empress in the 1939 film "Juarez"
    $1000 11
Poe's tale of the pestilence plaguing Prince Prospero's party

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Debby Joe
$5,600 $2,800 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Confederate troops wounded this general May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville; he died 8 days later

Final scores:

Jack Debby Joe
$5,599 $0 $12,000
2nd place: Lehigh bedroom furniture & Kingsdown Ultimate sleep set 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & her watches New champion: $12,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Debby Joe
$5,800 $3,800 $6,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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Game tape date: 1988-09-26
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