Show #983 - Wednesday, December 7, 1988

Mark McDermott game 1.


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Mark McDermott, an editorial writer originally from Iowa

Mina Wender, a teacher from Baltimore, Maryland

Joe Ornstein, a proofreader from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Way before Benny Goodman, the direction "mit Schwung", meaning this, appeared on Wagner's scores
    $100 1
The time to pull these is when they still look too puny to amount to anything
    $100 17
Hundreds were killed during this transportation strike in 1877, the 1st nationwide strike in the U.S.
    $100 22
In 1971 record holder Harry Drake shot one of these over 1 mile
    $100 2
A convertible couch
    $100 12
German for "knight", it's the last name of the man who plays "Hooperman"
    $200 7
"The Swan", labeled "D' Anni 93" & dated 1737, is believed to be the last violin he ever made
    $200 27
It's better if this is done less often but more thoroughly, so that longer roots can develop
    $200 18
With foreign claims of over $1 trillion, this country is the world's largest creditor nation
    $200 23
Of approximately 12, 25 or 32 hours, the longest recorded fight between a fisherman & a fish
    $200 3
June 6, 1944
    $200 13
When one knight wanted to challenge another, he threw this down
    $300 9
An international piano competition named for this pianist is held about every 4 years in Ft. Worth, Texas
    $300 19
In the early '70s Standard Oil of New Jersey spent millions to change its name to this
    $300 24
The attendance record for basketball was set when 75,000 saw this team in Berlin in 1951
    DD: $500 4
Title of the following, it was a hit for The Monkees in 1967 & for Anne Murray in 1980:
    $300 14
In 1559 King Henry II of France died after he was wounded by 1 of these weapons in a tournament
    $400 10
Nicolai Berezowsky & Francis Poulenc have composed works about this kiddy lit elephant
    $400 20
This Japanese co. has the same last 6 letters in its name as Firestone, whose tire business it's buying
    $400 25
In 1977 Kitty O'Neill covered this distance in a dragster in just 3.72 seconds
    $400 5
A Cincinnati nightclub owner changed this singer's name when she became famous locally for "Day by Day"
    $400 15
One of the oldest British orders of knighthood was founded in Scotland & named for this prickly plant
    $500 11
Saint-Saens work based on a Henri Cazalis poem that begins "Zig et zig et zig, la mort en cadence"
    $500 21
Corporations can't purchase a competitor's stock under this 1914 antitrust act which followed Sherman's
    $500 26
Guinness says at the approximate age of 59, he was the oldest man to play major league baseball
    $500 8
Her name before she married actor Christopher George
    $500 16
The motto of the English knights, named for this accessory, means "Evil be to him who evil thinks"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Joe Mina Mark
$800 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Mina Mark
$600 $2,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the title character, you give us the title of the book.)
    $200 23
Seeing a market for black music among whites, Berry Gordy Jr. founded this record company
    $200 14
Miss Santa Cruz gave up her title after protesting on stage during a 1988 pageant in this state
    $200 15
A German response to a forced expulsion of air from the mouth & nose
    $200 11
In 1541 Pedro de Valdivia, a Spanish conquistador, founded this Chilean city
    $200 4
This indigenous animal is now a major source of dog food in Australia
    $200 1
Alexandre Dumas' resourceful Edmond Dantes
    $400 24
Not a 1930s football game but the name given to areas plagued by "black rollers" during the decade
    $400 20
As a ball girl, this Czech tennis star watched Martina Navratilova & thought about beating her
    DD: $1,000 16
In titles, it precedes ridge, kid & hotel
    $400 12
To see the Wasa, a sunken 17th century warship salvaged in 1961, go to this Scandinavian capital
    $400 5
This term consists of the Armenian words for "skewer" & "roast meat"
    $400 2
James Fenimore Cooper's noble Uncas
    $600 25
The independence of this country in 1975 marked the end of the Portuguese empire in Africa
    $600 21
This younger princess of Monaco can't stand her friends calling her "Princess"
    $600 17
From Latin for "brother", it means to mix with others in a brotherly way
    $600 13
The Gulistan Palace in this city houses the Peacock Throne
    $600 8
For some this stomach lining is meat, while to others it means something of no value
    $600 3
D.H. Lawrence's strange, sensitive gatekeeper Mellors
    DD: $400 26
In 1956 Pres. Kubitschek of this country announced plans to move the capital some 600 miles inland
    $800 22
In 1978 she & her husband William pleaded guilty to kidnapping Patty Hearst in 1974
    $800 18
It describes words that express similar meanings, such as teeny & weeny
    $800 28
You'd be "wise" if you knew the capital of this island group was Honiara on Guadalcanal
    $800 9
The great French gourmet Brillat-Savarin called it "the king of American fowls"
    $800 6
Kaufman & Hart's sharp-tongued Sheridan Whiteside
    $1000 27
In August 1941 FDR & Churchill signed this famous document aboard a cruiser off Newfoundland
    $1000 30
She left NBC in '83 to become chief Washington correspondent for the "MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour" on PBS
    $1000 19
The mistress of a castle or chateau
    $1000 29
Most of the inhabitants of Tirane, capital of this European country, are of Muslim descent
    $1000 10
U.S. breeders developed this "India" variety by crossing various humped cattle known as Zebus
    $1000 7
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's saintly but foolish Prince Lvov Nikolayevitch Myshkin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Mina Mark
$5,400 $4,000 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This TV star was posthumously honored by having a bus depot in Brooklyn named for him

Final scores:

Joe Mina Mark
$10,799 $8,000 $10,801
2nd place: a trip to Desert Inn Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas 3rd place: Conair Cuisine kitchen appliances New champion: $10,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Mina Mark
$5,900 $4,000 $8,600
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1988-09-26
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