Show #952 - Tuesday, October 25, 1988


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Tony Amato, an operations manager from North Arlington, New Jersey

Maureen Rubin, a professor from Chatsworth, California

Bob Chauls, a composer and professor from Westlake Village, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
In 1953 East German labor unrest led to a military response by this power
    $100 3
His books "Shogun", "Whirlwind", "Noble House" & "Tai-pan" have all inspired board games
    $100 13
Mrs. Jerry Stiller
    $100 1
Nickname of dragster Don Garlits
    $100 21
While p.m. stands for post meridiem, a.m. stands for this
    $100 25
According to Galatians 6:7 "Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also" do this
    $200 11
Forced to abdicate in 1918, he died in exile in Holland in 1941
    $200 7
Some think the characters in this Jackie Collins novel resemble Rod Stewart, James Brown & Sade
    $200 14
Mrs. John Zaccaro
    $200 2
In 1916 Georgia Tech beat Cumberland College 222-0 in this sport
    $200 22
Britain & the U.S. began using daylight-saving time during this war
    $200 26
What Americans call a private school the British call this
    $300 17
Students at this university, founded in 1386, were famous for their cheek scars that resulted from dueling
    $300 8
Elliott Roosevelt writes mystery novels which feature this historic figure as a detective
    $300 15
Mrs. John Cassavetes
    $300 4
A hackle is a long narrow neck feather usually from a cook, used by fishermen to make these
    $300 23
A standard one of these consists of 86,400 seconds
    $300 27
These 2 lens types are antonyms, though they both begin with "con"
    $400 18
The "Pan Am World Guide" says this North Sea port has more bridges than Amsterdam & Venice combined
    $400 9
Richard Adams' novel "Traveller" is a tale of the Civil War as seen thru the eyes of this man's horse
    $400 16
Mrs. John Gregory Dunne
    $400 5
After losing 737 games in just 7 years, they won the 1969 World Series
    $400 24
The time of day when a standard digital clock displays 4 consecutive numbers
    $400 28
In poetry, euphony is pleasing & harmonious while this is harsh & discordant
    $500 19
In thanks for deliverance from a plague, the village of Oberammergau 1st performed 1 of these in 1634
    DD: $300 12
2 of the 3 James Michener novels named for U.S. states
    $500 20
Mrs. Ossie Davis
    $500 6
Lynne Cox made a medical & political splash in 1987 by swimming in the icy waters of this passage
    $500 30
U.S. railroads adopted time zones in 1883; in 1884 this international time standard was adopted
    $500 29
Pronounced one way it's the antonym of bore; the other way, of exit

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

Bob Maureen Tony
$800 $200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Maureen Tony
$2,100 $1,200 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

[The "TH" was uppercase and half the size of the 19.]
    $200 17
Nicknamed the "Jumbo Jet", it made its 1st flight February 9, 1969
    $200 3
In the 1960s Pia Zadora, Bette Midler & A. Barbeau all played Tevye's daughters in this musical
    $200 2
On the 4th of July 1845 he went to live at Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts
    $200 1
Membership in this society includes a subscription to the magazine that's No. 4 in world circulation
    $200 25
Meaning "crustlet", these cubes of stale bread are fried & used in soups & salads
    $200 16
The British Museum has a piece of timber that had been penetrated 22" by the snout of one of these fish
    $400 18
On July 2, 1900 this type of German dirigible made its maiden flight
    $400 4
Angela Lansbury played a "madwoman" in "Dear World", the musical version of this French play
    $400 9
In 1891, this great showman asked that his obituary be published a few days before his death
    $400 7
This Pleasantville, N.Y. magazine has the lowest zip code in the U.S., 00401
    $400 22
In Ancient Rome, these large eels kept in captivity were decorated with jewelry & fed unwanted slaves
    $600 19
Paul MacCready won the Kremer Prize in 1977 for creating the 1st successful aircraft powered by this
    DD: $500 5
This Cole Porter show about a shipwreck was rewritten after the Morro Castle disaster:

"The world has gone mad today / And good's bad today / And black's white today / And day's night today / And most guys today / That women prize today / Are just silly gigolos / And though I'm not a great romancer / I know that I'm bound to answer / When you propose..."
    $600 10
Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney is best known for having handed down this decision
    $600 8
This country's largest newspapers all have the word "Shimbun" in their names
    $600 23
A human can die within minutes of being stung by the sea wasp, a type of this invertebrate
    $800 20
On the 1st polar flight in 1926, Floyd Bennett was the pilot while this man was navigator
    $800 6
Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach & Hal David collaborated on this musical based on "The Apartment"
    $800 11
1st called "The Western Star", he later became "The Great Compromiser"
    $800 12
The oldest continuously published almanac in the U.S.
    DD: $500 24
Though ungainly in appearance, these aquatic mammals may have given rise to the legend of mermaids
    $1000 21
Name of the plane that made the 1st round-the-world flight without refueling
    $1000 15
This 1984 musical was inspired by a painting, "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of the Grand Jatte"
    $1000 14
He was president when the U.S. declared war on Mexico & some called it his war
    $1000 13
Employees protested when William Shaw was retired as editor of this magazine after 35 years
    $1000 26
Though in French it means "white food", it actually refers to a pudding thickened with constarch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Maureen Tony
$6,300 -$400 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was knighted in 1953, the same year he won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Final scores:

Bob Maureen Tony
$9,900 -$400 $2,900
2-day champion: $23,400 3rd place: Regal cookware + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: trip to Palm Springs & stay at Mission Hills Resort Hotel & Hatteras hammocks + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Maureen Tony
$7,300 -$400 $5,100
21 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
7 R,
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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Game tape date: 1988-09-06
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