Show #973 - Wednesday, November 23, 1988


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EJ Filander, a student teacher from Malvern, Pennsylvania

Glenn Stoops, a mathematician from Dayton, Ohio

Ann Wheeler, a systems engineer from Oakland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Tennis pro Pam Shriver was a volunteer for this G.O.P. presidential nominee in 1988
    $100 2
While it was the site of the 1st battle of the war, no one was killed during the fight
    $100 26
This series premiered on Friday, the 13th of September 1974 & starred James Garner
    $100 16
In 1978 his 8th wife said, "Mickey believes so much in...marriage that I can't dissppoint him"
    $100 1
It's easier to make taffy & other pulled candies if you do this to your fingers
    $100 17
Word meaning "to make sacred" in Latin became this word meaning "someone made sacred" in Catholicism
    $200 12
He left his "Neighborhood" to deliver the '88 commencement at Pennsylvania's Immaculata Coll.
    $200 3
Lincoln read a preliminary draft of this to his cabinet July 22, 1862 but didn't issue it until September
    DD: $200 27
His favorite nightspot was "Mother's" & his theme was the following:
    $200 21
Groucho said the only sure way to test a gag was to try it out on Zeppo, & if he liked it they did this
    $200 4
This crystalized treat is made from just sugar & water, not from boulders
    $200 18
The root for this, something a paleontologist might dig up, is from Latin for "dug up"
    $300 13
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was an editor of his recent autobiography "Moonwalk"
    $300 8
Ads showed this company's reaper emerged without a scratch from the Battle of Shiloh
    $300 28
Magnum's first name
    $300 22
Samuel Goldwyn is quoted as saying, "A verbal contract isn't worth" this
    $300 5
Shredded fruit most commonly found in macaroons
    $300 19
From the Latin for "boundary", it's a boundary set on highway speed for example
    $400 14
This ex-Yankee catcher is now doing movie reviews on TV
    $400 9
Former Virginia Military Institute professor known for his rigid stance
    $400 29
Wojo, a character in this series, had flunked the sergeant's exam 5 times
    $400 24
In his campaign for president, this comedian said, I've upped my standards--now up yours!
    $400 6
From the Greek word for "leaf", these leaflike sheets of pastry are used to make baklava
    $400 20
The Latin for "to pour in" gave us the name for this utensil used to catch & direct liquids
    $500 15
In May 1988 this famed composer-conductor autographed a piano given to the Supreme Court
    $500 10
The day after the July 3, 1863 Rebel defeat at Gettysburg, this Mississippi River stronghold fell
    $500 30
David Janssen played this ex-cop who walked around with a bullet lodged in his back
    $500 25
"Touch of Evil" director who said, "Everybody denies I am a genius--but nobody ever called me one!"
    $500 7
These desserts can be Indian, cottage, cabinet or rice
    $500 23
From Latin "to rise" it's the part of the world in which you'd find the Land of the Rising Sun

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

Ann Glenn EJ
$1,600 $1,300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Glenn EJ
$4,100 $2,300 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Guinness is on record saying there are 5,776 of these visible to the naked eye
    $200 1
Climbing orchids of Madagascar are the main natural source of this ice cream flavor
    $200 15
Founded in 1879, this group teaches disease is an aspect of falsehood that can be destroyed by prayer
    $200 16
This Bizet opera climaxes outside a bullring
    $200 10
In a familiar phrase, it's what people don't like added to injury
    $400 4
The 2 planets astronomers can view crossing the face of the sun
    $400 2
A small haddock originally caught near & smoked in the Scottish port of Findhorn
    $400 19
Though a minor religion in its native India, it has about 245 million followers throughout Asia
    $400 29
The Western Band of this tribe is now in Oklahoma, & the Eastern Band in North Carolina
    $400 17
An apple is the target in this Rossini opera
    $400 11
Type of pass quarterbacks don't like to throw
    $600 5
Leonids are these that seem to radiate from the constellation Leo
    $600 8
NYC drink consisting of chocolate syrup, milk & seltzer; it's named for 2 ingredients it doesn't have
    DD: $800 23
Youngest of the world's major religions, its name means "submission", as to God
    $600 21
Adopting the loom from the Pueblos & sheep raising from the Spanish, they became master weavers
    $600 18
In 1912 this Verdi opera set in Egypt was performed at the pyramids
    $600 12
Dietary term for those who eat bugs morning, noon & night
    $800 6
The Milky Way is classified as a galaxy of this shape
    $800 9
The juice of this fruit, also called the pawpaw, is used as a meat tenderizer
    $800 24
In Taoism these 2 Chinese words represent the opposing forces in the universe
    $800 28
After securing the Chiricahua Apaches a reservation in Arizona in 1872, this chief stopped fighting
    $800 20
This opera is based on a true story of an actor who wasn't clowning around when he murdered his wife
    $800 13
In a well-known blues song title, it follows "St. James"
    $1000 7
Though the sun is 93 million miles away, these "explosions" still affect the Earth's magnetic fields
    $1000 14
"Coral", an edible greenish substance that turns pink when cooked, is found in the ovaries of this animal
    $1000 25
Founded in the 1800s, they're the largest Christian group to observe a Saturday sabbath
    $1000 27
A type of salmon is named for this tribe along the Columbia River
    DD: $4,000 22
This 1935 opera's libretto was co-written by DuBose Heyward, who wrote the novel that inspired it
    $1000 26
An historical happening in which you'd find people revolting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ann Glenn EJ
$14,700 $7,900 -$200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Alice in Wonderland character named after the county in which Lewis Carroll was born

Final scores:

Ann Glenn EJ
$12,700 $15,800 -$200
2nd place: trip on Continental & stay at Drake Hotel in New York City New champion: $15,800 3rd place: Gold Coin maple leafs gold coins

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ann Glenn EJ
$11,500 $7,900 -$200
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
3 W
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1988-09-13
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