Show #984 - Thursday, December 8, 1988

Mark McDermott game 2.


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Beverly Feldman, a librarian from Amherst, New York

Keith Lewis, a manager from Allison Park, Pennsylvania

Mark McDermott, an editorial writer originally from Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But right now, I'm more concerned with what Mark says.)
    $100 9
The name of this fierce dinosaur means "tyrant lizard king"
    $100 1
Founded in 1937 to compete with "Life", it died in 1971, was revived & died again in 1979
    $100 16
The Random House Dictionary defines "bottoms" as the trousers of these
    $100 17
Of knickers, knackered or knockers, British slang for tired out
    $100 4
R. Chamberlain was charming as the prince in "The Slipper & the Rose", a movie based on this
    $100 26
Ladies: test the shade of these by pulling them over the inside of your forearm, not just the back of your hand
    $200 12
Scientific studies indicate that these "great" animals are man's closest living relatives
    $200 2
Horse & Hound is a weekly equestrian magazine published in this country
    $200 22
Former 1930s "Dead End Kid" Richard Selzer now puts out a yearly worst-dressed list under this name
    $200 18
Of knickers, knackered or knockers, British slang for ladies' underwear
    $200 5
In her last Hollywood film, "The Swan", she was engaged to a prince named Albert, not Prince Rainier
    $200 27
A few days before trimming your Christmas tree, put these in the freezer & they'll be static free
    $300 13
Prehistoric times are said to end with the development & use of this 5,000 years ago
    $300 3
While Savvy is aimed at women with careers, Sassy shoots for this market
    $300 23
This German town not only lost its rats, its name lost an "I" somewhere down the line
    $300 19
If your phone number is "ex-directory", it means it's this
    $300 6
Prince, the rock star, began his reign as a movie star in this, his 1st film
    $300 28
If your slip clings to your legs, try turning it this way
    $400 14
By 5,000 years ago, man was mixing one part tin to 9 parts copper, producing this alloy
    DD: $500 10
This singer was featured as a model in Spin magazine's 1988 swimsuit issue:
    $400 24
Founder of the New York Post, if you buy a copy with a bill bearing his picture, you'll get $9.65 change
    $400 20
If you want the head nurse of a ward in a British hospital, call out this word
    $400 7
In 1954 Robert Wagner played this comic strip cutie
    $400 29
Purses made of this should not be stored in plastic bags, since lack of air will cause them to dry out
    $500 15
This, the "New Stone" Age, saw man settle in villages & turn to agriculture
    $500 11
The No. 1 cause of household arguments, it's also the title of the magazine that did the survey
    $500 25
Ride used at the 1893 Chicago Expo & the 1904 St. Louis Fair; legend says it's now buried under a golf course
    $500 21
Travelers know "single" translates to one-way & this means a round-trip ticket in Britain
    $500 8
Mario Lanza was fired from this movie operetta, but the songs he recorded are still in the film
    $500 30
To help keep white shoes white after polishing, rub them well with this food wrap

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mark Keith Beverly
$900 $900 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Keith Beverly
$3,600 $2,200 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
In 1973 the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston was renamed for this president
    $200 18
This country, part of China since 1951, has been the scene of recent anti-Chinese demonstrations
    $200 6
In 1988 Anita DeFrantz became the 1st black woman elected to the IOC, which is this
    $200 13
Since the strike by this group was settled in time, the new "Mission: Impossible" won't reuse old scripts
    $200 1
In 1858 he wrote a long poem on the longings of Miles Standish a long time ago
    $200 7
He was knighted for his work at a field hospital in South Africa, not for creating Sherlock Holmes
    $400 26
Arizona's state bird is the cactus wren, & this giant cactus is its state flower
    $400 19
At the 1988 Communist Party conference, delegates called for the resignation of this Soviet pres.
    $400 8
The leader of pop music's Sunshine Band goes by these intials
    $400 14
In the 1960s Cesar Chavez began organizing these workers in California
    $400 2
He wrote several anonymous reviews praising the genius of his own "Leaves of Grass"
    $400 9
When he ran for president in '72 as the People's Party candidate, he probably expected the baby boomer vote
    DD: $1,000 27
Flowing southward from Colorado, the Rio Grande becomes our border with Mexico at this city
    $600 21
Country which has agreed to withdraw some 50,000 troops from Angola
    DD: $1,000 15
The "P" in P.T. Barnum stood for this
    $600 24
In labor lingo it's the term for a complaint
    $600 3
Among American authors buried in this country are Joyce Kilmer & Gertrude Stein
    $600 10
He helped found the med. school at Manchester, England before he finished his "Thesaurus"
    $800 28
His national memorial in southern Arizona is not made of gold like the 7 cities he searched for
    $800 22
Many Hungarians consider Romania's plan to destroy some 7,000 villages in this region ghoulish
    $800 16
In computer jargon, "GIGO" stands for this
    $800 25
In the 1800s & early 1900s employers had workers sign a "yellow-dog contract" promising this
    $800 4
"The Painted Bird", published in 1965, was this Polish-born American author's 1st novel
    $800 11
Bros. William & Charles of this Minn. family are credited with starting 1st private group practice
    $1000 30
A monument stands at this site where Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado & Utah meet
    $1000 23
After 26 years in power, Gen. Ne Win stepped down as leader of this Asian country in July 1988
    $1000 17
Changing the last initial of this car co. from "W" to "X" makes it the name of a type of bicycle
    $1000 29
Secretary of Labor under Reagan & formerly a U.S. senator from Tennessee
    $1000 5
No matter who writes the Nancy Drew novels, this name is always credited as the author
    $1000 12
U.S. Army doctor whose studies on yellow fever established that mosquitos carry the disease

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Keith Beverly
$9,200 $6,800 $2,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A unit used to measure the intensity of sound is named after this inventor

Final scores:

Mark Keith Beverly
$13,601 $13,599 $400
2-day champion: $24,402 2nd place: a La-Z-Boy Electrolounger power recliner + Ambassador vertical blinds 3rd place: an Excel exercise rower & cycle

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Keith Beverly
$8,700 $6,400 $2,700
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1988-09-26
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