Show #947 - Tuesday, October 18, 1988


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Andrea Merrin, an actress from New York City, New York

Mark Milett, a hearings and appeals analyst originally from Culver City, California

John Heacock, a waiter and teacher originally from Monkton, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '80S
[The S was the same size as the numbers.]
    $100 15
"Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes" was really said at this 1775 battle
    $100 7
He wrote the screen play for "Crocodile Dundee II" with his son Brett
    $100 27
The action of these organisms on sugar produces alcohol & CO2, as brewers well know
    $100 28
As promised by Gorbachev in 1987, Soviet troops began leaving this nation in May 1988
    $100 22
Around the house it could refer to a caster, a curler or the cylinder on which a shade is wound
    $100 5
David Gates' group
    $200 12
George Bernard Shaw rephrased the famous saying to read, the "lack of money is" this
    $200 16
This "Alfie" star didn't learn to drive until he was 50
    $200 26
Your masseter muscle closes these
    $200 18
The 1st fossil bones of a mammal found on this continent were dug up in 1982
    $200 6
Asset easily convertible to cash are described as this
    $200 4
Though only together from 1966-68, this group led by Eric Clapton "rose to the top"
    $300 8
In "Maides Metamorphosis", 16th century author John Lyly wrote this "hath a thousand eyes"
    $300 9
By age 22 this "Hulk" had been Mr. Teenage America, Mr. America, Mr. International & Mr. Universe
    $300 23
It connects the placenta & embryo in humans, usually for 9 months
    $300 19
Over 1 million viewed a 1980 retrospective of this Spanish artist at New York's MoMA
    $300 14
From the Latin for
"body", it's a dead one
    $300 1
"I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night" was a musical plum by this group before they dried up
    DD: $1,000 13
Alexander Woollcott once complained all the things he really like fell into these 3 categories
    $400 10
K. Kristofferson got the co-starring role in this Barbra Streisand film after Elvis turned it down
    $400 24
A clam shell has 3 layers: the horny outer layer, the prismatic layer & one described as this
    $400 20
In 1981 the U.S. began making enhanced radiation weapons, commonly called this
    $400 29
A painful experience that tests character, trial by it is tough
    $400 2
A bland candy, or a '60s rock group who hit the charts with "You Keep Me Hangin' On"
    $500 17
Kipling said this won't happen "til earth and sky stand presently at God's great judgment seat"
    $500 11
This Carradine not only played an artist in "The Moderns", he also painted the film's poster
    $500 25
While "carpal" refers to bones in your body, a carpel is a reproductive organ in one of these
    $500 21
In 1986 the U.S. suspended our ANZUS Treaty obligations to this country due to its ban on nuclear weapons
    $500 30
Polonius said of Hamlet, "Though this be madness, yet there is" this "in't"
    $500 3
The name of this psychedelic sextet sounds like a morning wake-up fruit

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

John Mark Andrea
$600 $700 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Mark Andrea
$2,800 $700 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
Of playing the violin, having a valet named Rochester or wife named Mary, what he & J. Benny had in common
    $200 9
In 1813 Sir Walter Scott turned down this royal post, recommending Robert Southey
    $200 30
The words boss, cookie, dope & waffle came from these early settlers in what is now New York
    $200 28
Of the longest, highest or widest mountain chain in the world, the one that describes the Andes
    $200 15
When she was married to Lee, Farrah acted under this name
    $200 7
It can follow ticket, telephone or Shirley
    $400 26
Instead of having guests bow, President Jefferson instituted this practice
    $400 6
The longest word ever in a London Times crossword, 27 letters, was from his "Love's Labor's Lost"
    $400 27
Khmer is the official language of this country
    $400 3
Introduced into South America in 1569, this tribunal killed about 100 people over the next 250 yrs.
    $400 16
When she debuted on "The Cosby Show", Phylicia Rashad was known by this name
    $400 8
That helpful little shove that pushes you up to the top
    $600 1
If the House vote had gone the other way, he, not Jefferson, would have been our 3rd President
    $600 2
These Kenneth Grahame tales were originally told to his son to keep him from crying
    $600 17
Modern standard Chinese is usually called Northern Chinese or this
    $600 23
Tourists in Lima often suffer from soroche, an illness due to this
    $600 20
This singer, born in England to Welsh & German parents, lives in Malibu & is known as an Australian
    $600 14
Coverings for itty-bitty baby tootsies
    $800 10
After Jefferson saw the Constitution, he urged this to be added to it, which it was
    $800 4
Along with "Samson Agonistes", Milton published this famous sequel to another work
    $800 18
Erse was the Scottish form of this language
    DD: $2,200 24
It's the world's no. 1 copper-producing country
    $800 21
Harry Belafonte's daughter, who spent 5 years in a "Hotel"
    $800 12
The 2 types of these are returning & non-returning
    $1000 11
Jefferson called the founding of this the last service he could render for his country
    $1000 5
Fictional singer in a German cabaret, she was created by Christopher Isherwood in the late 1930s
    DD: $1,900 19
This word described a form of Latin once spoken in France; now it means any Latin-based tongue
    $1000 25
The Spaniards originally called this country Upper Peru
    $1000 22
She played one of "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles"
    $1000 13
Pointless, unnecessary work, it may describe a government project

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Mark Andrea
$4,800 $7,200 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Canada agreed to abide by this person's choice for its capital city, & in 1858, Ottawa was chosen

Final scores:

John Mark Andrea
$5,400 $10,201 $10,150
3rd place: Krementz gold rings + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $10,201 2nd place: trip on Eastern & stay at Peabody Orlando in Florida + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Mark Andrea
$8,000 $6,300 $5,100
23 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1988-08-02
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