Show #1004 - Thursday, January 5, 1989

Cigus Vanni game 5.


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Diane Davis, a patient account representative from Alhambra, California

Andy Zax, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California

Cigus Vanni, a psychologist from Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania (whose 4-day cash winnings total $32,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
This day commemorates the crucifixion of Christ
    $100 9
In April 1988 this capitalistic company signed an agreement to open 20 restaurants in Moscow
    $100 23
American-born "Lord Haw-Haw" was hanged by the British for treasonous broadcasts during this war
    $100 2
The 1988 winner of this April marathon beat the 2nd place finisher by only 1 second
    $100 1
This word for bullfighter comes from the Spanish word for "to kill"
    $100 4
"The River"
"Tunnel of Love"
    $200 19
When widespread observance of this day began, some celebrated it on February 11, some on February 22
    $200 13
This magazine, founded in 1930, excluded financial firms & utilities from its famous list of "500"
    $200 24
The notorious spy Kim Philby fled to this country in 1963 & died there in 1988
    $200 14
She's the only white to win "Sports Star of the Year" award from Bona, a black S. African magazine
    $200 3
If a bit of gossip is "entre nous", it means it's this
    $200 5
"Thighs & Whispers"
"Mud Will Be Flung Tonight"
"The Rose"
    $300 20
Punxsutawney Phil is best known for his appearance on this day
    $300 28
These "Other Guys" are now a chemical & aerospace company as well as a tire maker
    $300 25
Title character of this 1897 novel was based on Vlad Tepes, a cruel prince from Walachia, part of Romania
    $300 15
Near the end of a round in this Apr. '88 NFL event, some people began humming the Jeopardy! "Think" music
    $300 10
It's from German for "wormwood", which sometimes is an ingredient in this wine
    $300 6
"Bad Girls"
"On the Radio"
"All Systems Go"
    $400 21
The 12th day after Christmas, it originally marked the beginning of Carnival season
    $400 29
In 1988 this U.S. car maker set an industry record with over $1.5 billion in quarterly earnings
    $400 26
A slave named Tituba is often blamed for starting the hysteria in this village in 1692
    $400 16
Nearby Carnegie-Mellon University is now a part owner of this Major League Baseball team
    $400 11
French for "blue ribbon", it usually refers to a chef of great expertise
    $400 7
"Don Juan's Reckless Daughter"
"Wild Things Run Fast"
"Court & Spark"
    $500 22
Also referred to as the Feast of Lots, this Jewish holiday is marked by the reading of the book of Esther
    $500 30
This soap co. sponsors nationwide fireworks shows that include a "ring around the sky" display
    $500 27
Rodrigo, a member of this flagrant family became Pope Alexander VI in 1492
    $500 17
This Detroit Pistons star once proposed a "No Crime Day" to the city's mayor
    DD: $600 12
To graduate "cum laude" literally means to graduate "with" this
    $500 8
"A Single Man"
"Breaking Hearts"
"Victim of Love"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Cigus Andy Diane
$300 $2,200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cigus Andy Diane
$2,800 $2,700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
As a result of 1986 elections, he went from Senate Majority Leader to Senate Minority Leader
    $200 16
This term for the king came into use during the New Kingdom; before that it referred to the palace
    $200 1
In 1875 in Oregon a Chinese farmer named Bing helped develop a variety of these
    $200 17
Completes John Howard Payne's line, "Be it ever so humble..."
    $200 22
In her last film, 1949's "The Sun Comes Up", her co-star was Lassie, not Nelson Eddy
    $200 11
This tennis great credits his mother & grandmother with teaching him the game
    $400 7
In 1960 Pres. Eisenhower took responsibility for the flights of this ill-fated plane
    $400 24
World Book calls it Ancient Egypt's most popular beverage - -they were such party animals
    $400 2
When dried, the fruit of the litchi tree is known as this
    $400 18
Robert Frost poem that begins "Whose woods these are I think I know"
    $400 23
Since her 1979 wedding to playwright David Rabe, she's no longer "An Unmarried Woman"
    $400 12
Established in 1901, Joliet is the oldest public one of these schools still operating
    $600 8
Voted "Most Energetic" in high school, he's been an energetic senator from Wisc. for 30 yrs.
    $600 25
Of the British Museum, the Egyptian Museum or in his tomb, where King Tut's body now rests
    $600 3
While muskrats are rodents, muscats are these
    $600 19
In the poem named for her, S. Jackson says, "Who touches a hair of yon gray head dies like a dog!"
    $600 28
She was the 1st actress to win an Oscar for composing a song, the 1977 hit "Evergreen"
    $600 13
This NBC commentator was the 1st working journalist appointed director of Voice of America
    DD: $1,500 9
In 1973 this Mass. senator was the 1st Republican senator to call for Nixon's resignation
    $800 26
Found in 1799, this black basalt slab was the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics
    $800 4
This popular muskmelon was named for a village in Italy
    $800 20
The town of Pippapass, Ky. was renamed Pippa Passes after a verse drama by this Englishman
    DD: $2,000 14
This body of law is perhaps the greatest legacy of the Byzantine Empire
    $1000 10
1st black mayor of a major U.S. city, Carl Stokes was elected by this Midwest city's voters in 1961
    $1000 27
Akhenhaten's wife; her name meant "the beautiful one comes", something said at her birth
    $1000 5
Related to the apple & pear, this fruit is usually made into preserves rather than eaten raw
    $1000 21
Hi tragic 1841 ballad "The Wreck of the Hesperus" was inspired by an actual shipwreck
    $1000 15
This tough guy actor is the son of a kosher meat dealer from the Bronx

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cigus Andy Diane
$8,900 $1,500 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country has the most Protestants of any in the world

Final scores:

Cigus Andy Diane
$8,000 $2,900 $1
5-day champion: $40,400 + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: Keller bedroom furniture & Waverly bedroom ensemble + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Haviland porcelain service for four + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cigus Andy Diane
$7,000 $1,400 $4,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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Game tape date: 1988-10-04
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