Show #992 - Tuesday, December 20, 1988


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Colleen Ligibel, a housewife from Mission Hills, Kansas

Richard Frick, an engineer from Rancho Santa Margarita, California

Stuart Jacobson, a business associate originally from New York City (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
The X in Xmas represents the Greek letter chi, 1st letter of this name in Greek
    $100 1
The last line of this fish story is "The old man was dreaming about the lions."
    $100 10
At one time the only choice, this communications company now says it's "The right choice"
    $100 4
Folks in L.A. for the 1st time may be surprised to see the L.A. River flowing on a bed of this material
    $100 26
Technically, all thoroughbreds foaled during the calendar year are considered 1 year old on this date
    $100 21
250 dance studios bearing his name can be found from Etobicoke, Canada to Crow's Nest, Australia
    $200 7
In England letters to Father Christmas are sent by throwing them in here, near the stockings
    $200 3
Graham Greene's adventure novel "The Comedians" is set in this country during the regime of "Papa Doc"
    $200 11
A box of this contains "2 scoops of raisins"
    $200 5
California has its faults, & the longest one is called this
    $200 27
You'll usually find the saddles, bridles & halters in this room near the stables
    $200 22
In 1976 President Ford awarded this piano virtuoso the Medal of Freedom, highest U.S. civilian honor
    $300 15
In the old beggar's rhyme, "Christmas is coming" & they are getting fat
    $300 6
The hero of this Twain novel gets hit over the head with a crowbar in the U.S. & wakes up near Camelot
    $300 12
"Because so much is riding on your tire"
    $300 18
John Frémont, 1st American to view this lake on the California Nevada border, simply called it Mountain Lake
    $300 28
Part of the horse on which pasterns, gaskins & cannons are located
    $300 23
TV star born Bernice Frankel, she once said, "I've done everything except stag movies & rodeos"
    $400 16
The 1st one was established in 1909 by Merkel Landis at the Carlisle Trust Co. in Carlisle, Penn.
    $400 8
Australian Morris West wrote "The Devil's Advocate" & this book about papal succession
    $400 13
In a Pantene shampoo ad Kelly LeBrock says, "Don't hate me because I'm" this
    $400 19
At $35-45,000 per acre, the best grape growing land in this valley is the most expensive farm-land in the state
    $400 29
To Bob up & down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trot
    $400 24
His 1968 victory at Forest Hills was called the most notable feat by a black man in tennis
    $500 17
Most famous line of Francis P. Church's September 21, 1897 editorial in the New York Sun
    $500 9
Sinclair Lewis novel about a "prosperous, extremely married & unromantic" realtor
    $500 14
Women wearing this "can bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, & never let you forget you're a man"
    $500 20
Richard Meier has been commissioned to design a new building for this, the world's richest museum
    DD: $200 25
Singer whose only solo Top 10 hit was the following:

"I bruise you / You bruise me..."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Stuart Richard Colleen
$1,100 $0 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart Richard Colleen
$1,700 -$200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
He said he killed out of sympathy for Jackie Kennedy so she wouldn't have to endure Oswald's trial
    $200 21
"Walk Out", "Start Up" & "Workout with Weights" are 3 tapes by this workout celebrity
    $200 1
The Drake Passage joins these 2 big bodies of water
    $200 6
A rudely shouted remark about a referee's patronage, for example, or Garfield phoning a friend
    $200 26
This theory that would have us believe we're in the worst universe is the opposite of optimism
    $200 16
The small perforated rubber disk in your faucet that prevents leakage
    $400 10
The Solomonic Dynasty of Ethiopia claimed descent from King Solomon & this famous queen
    $400 22
It's mainly women who are plagued with these fatty deposits found on the thighs & buttocks
    $400 2
Dalmatians aren't just dogs but people from Dalmatia, a region in this Adriatic country
    $400 7
It can be the spine of a mountain range, a book or a person
    $400 27
Empedocles held there were 4 basic substances: air, earth, water & fire, & these 2 basic emotions
    $400 17
A person with this job is supposed to hand you a mashie niblick at the proper time
    $600 11
Popular nickname of 11th c. Spanish military hero Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar from Arabic for "lord"
    $600 23
This famous body-building gym has its own film & TV placement service for casting calls
    $600 3
Captured from Syria in 1967, this region was annexed by Israel in 1981
    $600 8
Joe's occupation in the song "One For My Baby"
    $600 18
Part of a drill in which you insert a key to tighten or loosen its hold on the bit
    DD: $800 14
Miguel Hildalgo y Costilla, who began Mexico's struggle for independence, was a member of this profession
    $800 24
A form of this acid has been called "acid of fatigue" since it increases in muscles during exercise
    $800 4
The whirlpool off Messina, Sicily, now called Galofalo, was known as this in ancient times
    $800 12
Traditionally, this potent potable is made by freezing hard cider
    $800 19
A rheostat may change the intensity of these in your dining room
    $1000 15
Diamond magnate who, it's said, did more than anyone in his time to enlarge the British Empire
    $1000 25
This 10-session method of massage to realign the body applies intense pressure & is often painful
    DD: $1,000 5
Number of main islands in the Greek group called the Dodecanese
    $1000 13
They're found on basketball courts, tennis courts & softball diamonds
    $1000 20
If the typewriter keys strike this, you forgot to put the paper in

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stuart Richard Colleen
$5,100 $800 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Hawaiian alphabet uses 12 of the 26 letters in the English alphabet & runs from "A" to this letter

Final scores:

Stuart Richard Colleen
$8,001 $1,599 $500
2-day champion: $20,402 2nd place: Ortho day bed & Bob Mitchell Designs fabric + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Vita-Vac vacuum by Vita Mix + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stuart Richard Colleen
$5,400 $1,800 $3,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,000

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Game tape date: 1988-09-28
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