Show #899 - Thursday, June 30, 1988


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Randy Waite, a high school teacher from Salina, Kansas

Carol Reeve, a homemaker from Orinda, California

Rick Cook, a writer from Phoenix, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
In 1971, his autobiography, "Wunnerful, Wunnerful!" became an instant best seller
    $100 21
The book "Diamonds Are Forever" contains works by artists & writers dealing with this sport
    $100 2
In 1978, the 1st giant panda conceived by artificial insemination was born in this Asian country
    $100 17
"He that makes himself" one of these "shall be eaten by the wolf"
    $100 13
John Lennon insisted "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" was inspired by a painting by this boy, his son
    $100 7
Mexicans observe November 2 as "Dia de Muertos", Day of this
    DD: $700 27
Growing up in N.D. she was Norma Delores Egstrom, but had the following hit under this name:

"Never know how much I love you / Never know how much I care..."
    $200 20
1 of the 2 people AP named greatest male & female athlete of the first half of this century
    $200 6
It takes the wool from as many as 40 of these Kashmir animals to make a cashmere overcoat
    $200 22
Do this "in haste & repent at leisure"
    $200 10
The original title of this Buddy Holly hit was "Cindy Lou"
    $200 8
The Festival of Fast Breaking isn't an NBA holiday, but one of this religion
    $300 19
Senator Bill Bradley played pro ball for this team
    $300 1
Largest of the anthropoid apes, they weren't discovered by Europeans until 1847
    $300 23
It's "not steel, yet it cuts"; it's "a woman's sword & she does not let it rust"
    $300 3
The Stone Poneys' hit "Different Drum" was written by Mike Nesmith before he joined this group
    $300 9
The Greeting Card Assn. says members of this profession receive the most Valentine cards
    $400 28
Prolific Western novelist whose great-grandfather was scalped by the Sioux
    $400 14
1 of 2 AFL teams for which Congressman Jack Kemp played pro ball
    $400 5
Red Sindhi, Red Danish & Red Poll are 3 types of this common farm animal
    $400 24
According to the proverb on perserverance, it's how "the goose is plucked"
    $400 11
In 1956, Elvis' initial 2-week run at this famous resort city was shortened due to poor audience response
    $400 15
The French call this holiday "Fete nationale du 14 Juillet"
    $500 18
This Redskins defensive tackle is a nephew of former Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz
    $500 4
"Musical" name of the adorable baby seals hunted near Newfoundland for their soft white coats
    $500 25
In the rhyming proverb "What can't be" this, "must be endured"
    $500 12
Their 1977 hit "We Are the Champions" was once the theme song of the N.Y. Cosmos soccer team
    $500 16
Besides Lincoln & Washington, 1 of 2 other presidents whose birthdays fall in February

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

Rick Carol Randy
$200 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Carol Randy
$600 $2,900 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
At about 11 million, this Russian newspaper has, it's claimed, the world's biggest daily circulation
    $200 5
In ancient times this country popularized a loose, flowing tunic called the "chiton"
    $200 13
This category's coffee
    $200 11
"The Wedding", "The Bear", "Uncle Vanya"
    $400 2
At one time, there were 48,000 South Koreans fighting in this other Asian country's "civil war"
    $400 6
Hannibal wore these accessories as a disguise, but Dolly Parton just wears them to look pretty
    $400 12
In 1973, this American financial institution was 1st to open an office in Russia in 50 years
    $400 10
"The Dreamy Kid", "More Stately Mansions", "Strange Interlude"
    DD: $2,600 18
This city's "News" & "Free Press" are trying to get the Justice Dept. to okay joint operation
    $600 1
This Frankish king's war against Saxons was so brutal a court scholar politely complained
    $600 15
A 17th century woman wore her "commode", a silk-covered wired form 2 or 3 tiers high, on this
    $600 14
This TV series made money the old-fashioned way--it earned it
    $600 24
Originally a 16th c. medicine made by a monk, it's said only 3 people at a time know its complete formula
    $600 7
"The Jealous Husband", "The Seductive Countess", "The Misanthrope"
    $800 19
Atlanta paper which the Encyclopedia of American Journalism calls "leading paper of the South"
    $800 3
The Wars of the Roses ended when Richard III was "unhorsed" at the battle here
    $800 16
Though empire dresses of the 1800s had low necklines these features were especially high
    DD: $3,000 21
Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury, as Chief Justice he presided over Johnson's impeachment
    $800 25
A light Bohemian beer with a strong hops flavor, or the tall glass it's served in
    $800 8
"Curse fo the Starving Class", "Buried Child", "A Lie of the Mind"
    $1000 20
A rider in the recent federal spending bill forced Rupert Murdoch to sell this paper
    $1000 4
During the Gurkha War in the early 19th century, Britain invaded this mountainous country
    $1000 17
A "chatelaine" was the mistress of a chateau or this, which she wore to hang keys on
    $1000 22
Pulitzer Prize playwright who made us all see a 6-foot invisible rabbit named "Harvey"
    $1000 26
It's said the heat from a ship's hold improved the taste of this Portuguese island dessert wine
    $1000 9
"American Buffalo", "Glengarry Glen Ross", "Sexusal Perversity in Chicago"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Carol Randy
$5,200 $6,500 $8,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The USA's 2 longest rivers meet just 10 miles north of this major city

Final scores:

Rick Carol Randy
$10,200 $10,500 $3,500
2nd place: trip on Eastern and stay at Mullet Bay Resort on St. Martin + Jeopardy! box game New champion: $10,500 3rd place: Emerson 25" TV + Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rick Carol Randy
$3,200 $6,500 $5,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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Game tape date: 1988-03-21
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