Show #953 - Wednesday, October 26, 1988


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Lorne Erdile, a medical researcher from Baltimore, Maryland

Mary Leland, a computer scientist from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

Bob Chauls, a composer and professor from Westlake Village, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
The Constitution says one of these surveys "shall be made within 3 years after the 1st meeting of the Congress"
    $100 6
This piece of moviemaking equipment was named for electricians John & Anton Kliegl
    $100 18
In the desert it's an animal, but on the ice it's a spin
    $100 25
She recorded a pop album over 20 years ago, back when she was "The Flying Nun"
    $100 1
This river, the longest in the state, starts in the Adirondacks in Lake Tear of the Clouds
    $100 7
Santa's ho-ho-home
    $200 10
The Office of Ombudsman was instituted in this country & has spread to Finland, Norway & Denmark
    $200 12
A church seen in the distance was the original finish site for this type of horse race
    $200 19
This beautiful brunette was the only U.S. gold medal winner at the Grenoble Olympics in 1968
    $200 26
Of "Italiannette", "Sermannette" or "Hawaiianette", the 1 that isn't an Annette Funicello album
    $200 2
The 2 Great Lakes that border New York
    $200 9
Northwest Indians used to ridicule someone by carving that person's face upside-down on one of these
    $300 22
Until 1868, the lower house of the N. Carolina legislature was referred to by this British term
    $300 13
Type of orange so named because Chinese officials wore robes of a similar color
    $300 20
1960 Olympic gold medalist, her name rhymes with "ice"
    $300 27
This late actor's album of Rod McKuen songs was appropriately titled "Rock, Gently"
    $300 3
The 2 Canadian provinces that border New York
    $300 11
2 scientists having completely opposite views about magnets may be described as this
    $400 23
To be elected to the House of Representatives, you have to have been this for 7 years
    $400 14
Tyrolean garment whose name is short for the German for "girl dress"
    $400 21
At the 1988 Winter Olympics, both Katarina Witt & Debi Thomas skated to music from this opera
    $400 28
British romance novelist who recorded an "Album of Love Songs Sung Especially For You'
    $400 4
In 1964 this Barrier Island off the coast of Long Island was made a national seashore
    $400 16
Each spring, women at Bryn Mawr College participate in a ritual dance around 5 of these
    $500 24
No longer the same as domestic mail, it now costs this much to send a 1 oz. 1st class letter to Canada
    $500 15
Accessory whose name comes from Old Italian, meaning "to shield the sun"
    DD: $300 29
She was one of the most talked-about women of 1987:

"Satan is a roaring lion / On Earth this very hour / We know he’s looking ‘round about for whom he may devour / But the Devil is defeated / The Victory’s yours today / So when he rears…"
    $500 5
The New York State Thruway is named after this former governor & presidential candidate
    $500 17
One of these might indicate the establishment operated by Sweeney Todd

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 6):

Bob Mary Lorne
$800 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Mary Lorne
$2,500 $2,500 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
When he was a playwright, Pope John Paul II translated "Oedipus" into this, his native language
    $200 1
One of his achievements was the Shasta daisy, a feat of no small potatoes
    $200 23
1st playing Father on radio in 1949, he knew best
    $200 3
At the end of this war, Spain lost Puerto Rico & the Philippines
    $200 21
While the king was in the counting house counting all his money, the queen was eating bread & this
    $200 10
The 1st 2 people to see Jesus after he rose from the dead both had this first name
    $400 11
London-born playwright of Portuguese descent whose family name was anglicized from da Pinta
    $400 2
A flower whose roots were used in medicine, it was named after the physician to the Greek gods, Paion
    $400 4
This party governed Britain for the 1st time in 1924 when Ramsay MacDonald formed a cabinet
    $400 22
The pieman would let Simon have a pie if Simon would show him this 1st
    $400 12
Hatshepsut, 1 of the 1st great women in history, ruled this country for some 20 years
    $600 16
Playwrights born in this country include Dion Boucicault, Lady Gregory, John Synge & Samuel Beckett
    $600 9
A tree of the genus Castanea, or any stale, old joke
    $600 24
When it began on radio in 1930, this long-running western wasn't hosted by Ronald Reagan
    $600 5
The 1st of these long-term Soviet plans was instituted by Stalin in 1928
    $600 25
Whereas Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, she sat among the cinders
    DD: $1,000 13
Clara Barton didn't resign from the presidency of this until she was 82
    $800 17
He wrote the play "Deathtrap", but he's more famous for the novel "Rosemary's Baby"
    $800 19
The climbing President Hoover is a variety of this flower
    DD: $1,000 6
Its emergence as a unified nation was proclaimed in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, January 18, 1871
    $800 26
According to the "One Two Buckle My Shoe" rhyme, it's what you're supposed to lay straight
    $800 14
VP of the Nat'l American Women's Suffrage Assn. but more famous for her work at Hull House
    $1000 18
This "Golden Boy" author grew up in the Bronx & used it as his setting for "Awake & Sing"
    $1000 20
The sapodilla tree produces this chewing gum ingredient
    $1000 7
Year that Rome fell, it's generally accepted as marking the close of Ancient Times
    $1000 27
1st line of the rhyme that ends "Turn 'em out, knaves all three!"
    $1000 15
Wife of South African activist, her African name Nomzamo, means "trial"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Mary Lorne
$6,700 $7,700 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Almost struck by lightning in 1505, this young man vowed to become a monk & did soon after

Final scores:

Bob Mary Lorne
$13,398 $1,999 $10,100
3-day champion: $36,798 3rd place: Dystra Glass grandfather clock 2nd place: trip on Delta to Lexington, Kentucky & stay at Gratz Park Inn

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Mary Lorne
$6,600 $7,700 $4,900
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1988-09-06
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