Show #1116 - Monday, June 12, 1989


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John Katchmer, a word processor originally from Millersville, Pennsylvania

Robert Plunkett, an attorney from Simi Valley, California

Julie Harris Neiger, a teacher from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
As a teenager, she cut her hair, dressed in boyish clothes & called herself William Cather
    $100 10
From the Old Norse word for a roof beam, it's a craft of beams lashed together
    $100 23
Facing the altar, it's the side of the church where the relatives & friends of the bride sit
    $100 4
At the Highland Games, all Scots who want to toss the caber or the weight must wear this
    $100 5
This Tijuana Brass leader now markets a women's perfume called "Listen"
    $100 21
A really dumb person or the toy Tommy Smothers plays with on his "Comedy Hour"
    $200 2
Playwright Oliver Goldsmith may have written some of the rhymes attributed to this old woman
    $200 11
A London cab drove for 70 days from Buckingham Palace to this Australian opera house
    DD: $400 24
Title of the following in which Marilyn McCoo addressed her then-fiance, Billy Davis Jr.:
"...and love won't carry me / Till you marry me Bill / Bill I love you so / I always will / And in your voice I hear a choir of carousels..."
    $200 6
Persia may have been the birthplace of this equestrian team sport
    $200 14
In the U.S., no company can now sell a 3-wheeled "ATV", which stands for this
    $200 22
In a certain Coleridge poem it precedes "everywhere, nor any drop to drink"
    $300 3
Shortly before his death, Washington Irving completed a 5-volume biography of this president
    $300 15
Like the Wrights, the Dodge Brothers began their career in transportation making these
    $300 25
She & Rep. Nicholas Longworth had a White House wedding in 1906
    $300 7
Though Hartford isn't a seaport, its pro hockey team is called this
    $300 16
Saying "Nikon has the perfect camera for both", its ads include photos of Einstein & this Stooge
    $300 28
It's the capital of America Samoa
    $400 12
Though he was born in Prague, Franz Kafka wrote his novels in this language
    $400 19
The events at the '88 Summer Olympics ran from A to Y, archery to this
    $400 26
At the end of a traditional Jewish marriage ceremony the groom smashes one of these with his foot
    $400 8
They lost back to back Super Bowls in 1987-1988
    $400 17
In America, wine made by the Charmat Process can be labeled champagne, but in France it must be labeled this
    $500 13
After this philosopher sired Heloise's illegitimate child, her uncle had him emasculated
    $500 20
Name of the high speed passenger trains running between Washington, D.C. & NYC
    $500 27
During the bride & groom's 1st dance, the bride's father should dance 1st with this person
    $500 9
Sizzling the pits, lollipop & digging lips are terms in this sport, whether on the court or on the beach
    $500 18
The highest price paid for any Chinese ceramic work of art was for a 15th c. vase from this dynasty

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Julie Robert John
$600 $1,300 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Robert John
$1,800 $2,900 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1915 he chartered a "peace ship" & built his millionth car; he was busy
    $200 1
This bottled bean extract must contain at least 35% alcohol
    $200 7
War broke out on Sept. 22, 1980 when fighter bombers from this nation attacked 10 Iranian airfields
    $200 12
At the end of their story, Psyche & this cute Roman love god lived happily ever after
    $200 19
The National Hurricane Center is based in this Florida city
    $200 17
The Beatle who wrote & starred in "Give My Regards to Broad Street"
    $400 3
In 1894 while the gov't was trying to break the Pullman strike, Congress made this a national holiday
    $400 13
Served by the Indians at the 1st Thanksgiving, this food explodes when cooked
    $400 8
The building of Egypt's Aswan High Dam in the 1960s was financed by loans from this country
    $400 24
Name given the 6 priestesses who tended the fire of Vesta, goddess of the hearth
    $400 20
In 1921 Silver Lake, Colorado saw 76 inches of this fall in a 24 hour period, a world record
    $400 18
Michael Jackson's 1st feature film was this 1978 musical
    $600 4
On July 26, 1775 Congress established this service & put Ben Franklin in charge
    $600 14
An important product of Hawaii which Luther Burbank called "the perfect nut"
    $600 9
Of all the Arab countries, this one has the highest percentage of Christians, about 40%
    $600 25
This Sophocles heroine was walled up in a cave as punishment for burying her brother's body
    $600 28
This condition, a layer of warm air over a layer of cool, allows pollutants to build up over a city
    $600 21
Country singer who played Buck, a country singer, in "Honeysuckle Rose"
    $800 5
2 of the 3 things Nixon "froze" August 15, 1971
    $800 15
Also called the "butter bean", it was 1st cultivated by Peruvian Indians
    $800 10
In 1917 Britain issued the Balfour Declaration which called for the creation of this
    $800 26
Helen of Troy's husband, Menelaus, was king of this Greek city-state
    $800 29
Nearly all weather occurs in this, the lowest layer of the atmosphere
    $800 22
Frank Sinatra won an Oscar for his role as Maggio in his 1953 Oscar-winning film
    $1000 6
John Adams & Jefferson both died on the July 4th that marked this anniversary of our independence
    DD: $1,500 16
This twice baked, hard toasted bread is a long-lasting treat for tots
    $1000 11
In 1941 Syria gained its independence from this European country
    $1000 27
Castor & Pollux were mothered by Leda & fathered by Jupiter in this disguise
    $1000 30
The National Weather Service is part of this Cabinet department
    DD: $1,500 23
The 2 singer-actresses who played Esther in "A Star is Born", 1 in 1954 & the other in 1976

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Robert John
$8,600 $9,900 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 7-letter synonym for dictionary is from a Greek word for "word"

Final scores:

Julie Robert John
$4,100 $2,599 $6,000
2nd place: 4-day Bahamas cruise + 3-day Disney World trip 3rd place: Dykstra Glass grandfather clock New champion: $6,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julie Robert John
$7,400 $9,900 $4,500
19 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
19 R,
1 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 1989-02-13
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