Show #994 - Thursday, December 22, 1988

Missing player introductions.


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Willie White, a travel agent from North Hollywood, California

Jean Murray, an occupation unknown from Iowa

John Hawekotte, an attorney and CPA originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
His one & only flight in space lasted 4 hours 55 minutes & consisted of 3 orbits
    $100 19
This airline describes itself as "something special in the air"
    $100 2
According to Shakespeare, this queen liked to play billiards with her eunuch
    $100 17
At last count this state had the greatest number of women behind bars
    $100 12
In the duet "Ebony & Ivory", Stevie Wonder was the ebony while he was the ivory
    $100 7
A $16 million F-16 was destroyed when it hit a pair of these animals "hogging" the runway
    $200 20
A flying red horse is a symbol of this oil company
    $200 3
This fun couple lived in a castle in Inverness
    $200 18
Never allowed B-4, this game is still banned in Abu Dhabi as contrary to Islamic teaching
    $200 13
This singer's only No. 1 hit "American Pie", was so long it had to be divided in half to fit on a 45
    $200 8
The 1st day these were put on Amtrak's Calif. trains, riders used them to tell spouses the train broke down
    $300 21
Ads for this German car say it's "engineered like no other car in the world"
    $300 4
In "Romeo & Juliet", it's the occupation of John & Lawrence
    $300 24
Moscow has declared it illegal for gangs to roar through the city at night on these vehicles
    $300 14
This '50s female group was "Sincerely" one of the best
    $300 9
Instead of children's songs, a mislabelled "Lullaby Magic" tape featured this Jerry Garcia group
    DD: $1,000 28
In names given to the Mercury capsules Friendship 7 &, Faith 7, etc., the "7" meant this
    $400 22
"The most unforgettable women in the world wear" this
    $400 5
It's how Hamlet finds out his father was murdered
    $400 25
Buying stocks using info not available to the public, you could be fined up to $100,000 for doing it
    $400 15
She got "The Wedding Bell Blues" & Billy Davis Jr. married her
    $400 10
Postal officials predicted by 1988 90% of 1st class mailers would be using these, but only 20% now do
    $500 27
Apollo 11 astronaut who tells the history of U.S. manned spaceflight in the 1988 book "Liftoff"
    $500 23
French crystal "at the service of monarchs, luminaries, statesmen & mere perfectionists since 1764"
    $500 6
Characters in this comedy include Shallow, Simple, Slender & Falstaff
    $500 26
In '84 the Supreme Court ruled the practice of "time shifting" with one of these didn't violate copyrights
    $500 16
When Stevie Nicks isn't singing lead for Fleetwood Mac, she usually is
    $500 11
A '88 Cannes Film Festival juror sat with Nastassja Kinski thinking she was this star of "Blue Velvet"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

John Jean Willie
$300 $1,300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Jean Willie
$500 $1,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Manufacturer of the legendary .44 caliber "Peacemaker"
    $200 14
In the line widely attributed to P.T. Barnum, it's how often a sucker is born
    $200 25
As this church celebrated its 1000th anniversary, it was granted new freedom by Gorbachev
    $200 1
The capital of Austria's Tyrol Province in this city in the Inn Valley
    $200 6
Classified 4-F during WWII, this swashbuckling Tasmanian only fought on film
    $200 21
The friends who bought them a house in Bel Air on St. Cloud Dr. changed the address from 666 to 668
    $400 12
The grave of this wild west scout & showman is on top of Lookout Mountain near Golden, Colo.
    $400 15
He called religion "the opium of the people"
    $400 26
Church founded in the 1950s in the U.S. by former sci-fi writer L. Ron Hubbard
    $400 2
World's largest active volcano, its name is Hawaiian for "mountain long"
    $400 7
This actor married 3 actresses: Jill Esmond,
Vivien Leigh &
Joan Plowright
    DD: $1,600 22
A number of states are blaming 1988 budget gaps on changes in this in 1987
    $600 13
To cowboys, "hair pants" were this accessory with the hair left on the hide
    $600 16
He coined the phrase "Here's a pretty kettle of fish" in the operetta "Iolanthe"
    $600 27
Originally built to house the ashes of Buddha, stupas evolved into these in S.E. Asia
    $600 3
World's largest producer of cloves & vanilla is this large island, southeast of Zanzibar
    $600 8
Morgan Fairchild was Faye Dunaway's stand-in for this film & even dated Warren Beatty
    $600 23
A new statue in the Paris Tuileries is of this Jewish soldier tried for treason & later exonerated
    $800 19
As a result of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Virgil Earp lost his job as marshal of this city
    $800 17
Part of the inscription on the Statue of Liberty reads, "I lift my lamp beside" this
    $800 4
The Caspian Sea, largest lake in the world is bounded by the USSR & this country
    $800 9
Born Alec de Cuffe, he was illegitimate & has never learned his father's identity
    $800 24
1st diamond of this color to be put on permanent display was unveiled by the Smithsonian in 1988
    $1000 20
Imprisoned in 1881, Billy the Kid appealed to this governor who was too busy promoting his novel to help
    $1000 18
After his 1877 surrender, this Indian chief said, "I will fight no more forever"
    $1000 5
The widest part of South America is 3,200 miles across & extends from Brazil to the coast of this country
    $1000 10
Frank Capra said this co-star of "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" is his favorite actress

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Jean Willie
$4,300 $3,200 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This California teenager was the 1st American to win a regular gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Final scores:

John Jean Willie
$8,001 $6,200 $1,800
2-day champion: $20,401 2nd place: Whirlpool refrigerator & Multipure water system + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Winnower Trinity ceiling fan + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Jean Willie
$4,100 $3,200 $4,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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Game tape date: 1988-09-28
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