Show #1005 - Friday, January 6, 1989


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Dianne Bubb, a personal assistant originally from London, England

Henry DeVries, a public relations executive from Poway, California

Charlie Schwartz, a demographer from Venice, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
When this Arkansas city was chosen as capital, there were fewer than 50 people living there
    $100 26
As Mark Twain could probably tell you, this berry, also called the tangleberry, has 10 hard seeds
    $100 11
You bet your life he played Ko-ko in a 1960 TV version of "The Mikado"
    $100 21
The Latin word "radix", meaning root, is the root word for this root vegetable
    $100 6
When chosen in 1978, he became the 1st Pope in a thousand years whose name was followed by "I"
    $100 12
Ski resort in the Colorado mountains, or a valley anywhere
    $200 2
Home of the Cotton Bowl, this city was a major cotton market long before it became an oil center
    $200 30
Onions can be grown from seeds, & like tulips, from these
    $200 15
The 2 stars who won Oscars playing the title roles in "Kramer vs. Kramer"
    $200 22
Cabinet member who outranks all other cabinet members
    $200 7
Carter traveled to this city to sign a bill giving the city $1.65 billion in federal loan guarantees
    $200 13
Brown meat in fat then cover & simmer, or what a donkey does to be heard
    $300 3
The 1st night baseball game was in 1883 in this Indiana city named for a "mad" general
    $300 29
Bark, cocoa hulls, coffee grounds, hay & straw can all be used as this type of plant protection
    $300 16
This rock star played Pontius Pilate in "The Last Temptation of Christ"
    $300 23
The job of a "nose" in France is to create these
    $300 8
The Senate voted to extend the deadline for ratification of this until June 1982
    $300 14
"Remember" this, it's a major feature of a male lion
    $400 4
French for "mound", this Montana city is described as "a mile high & a mile deep"
    $400 28
A lath house is designed to keep your plants from getting too much of this
    $400 17
Offscreen, this Canadian is a son of a Mountie, on film, he was the deadpan doctor in "Airplane!"
    $400 24
The surname Wallace originally denoted a man from this country
    DD: $500 9
Comedian heard here in his only Top 40 single:

"Now when he was a young man / He never thought he'd see / People stand in line to see the boy king / (King Tut) How'd you get so funky?"
    $400 19
To inflict terrible vengeance on a person, or exude a terrible odor
    $500 5
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for the Rev. War isn't in Arlington but in this nearby Virginia city
    $500 27
Bamboo is a member of this plant family
    $500 18
This Austrian went to Vienna to play Hamlet after he got "Out of Africa"
    $500 25
This language spoken in the Pyrenees does not belong to the Indo-European group
    $500 10
Her book "If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries -- What Am I Doing in the Pits?" was a plum of a best seller
    $500 20
It's used to indicate either a negative vote or a married woman's maiden name

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

Charlie Henry Dianne
$800 $1,100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Henry Dianne
$3,500 $1,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Barges have been stranded from St. Louis to Vicksburg because of low water levels on this river
    $200 4
People take Sominex to do this
    $200 1
David Frizzell & Shelly West sang about "Another Honky-Tonk Night on" this New York street
    $200 14
The Empire Builder, the City of New Orleans & the Coast Starlight
    $200 7
In Texas & Oklahoma "roundups" are held to get rid of these snakes
    $200 11
In the book Alice finds herself just a pawn in a giant game of this
    $400 13
In August 1988 U.N. Sec'y General Perez de Cuellar announced a cease fire between these 2 countries
    $400 8
A recent study indicates working long hours at these computer stations may cause vision problems
    $400 2
In "Oklahoma!" Laurey sings, "Out of my dreams & into" these "I long to fly"
    $400 20
"In the morning, in the evening," this cruise line that's "got the fun" is world's largest
    $400 9
Regarding snakes, only Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand & some smaller islands share this distinction
    $400 21
Alice asks Humpty Dumpty to explain the meaning of this poem
    DD: $700 18
A Gallup survey reports adults in this country scored highest in knowledge of geography:
    $600 10
The saphenous vein, located in this part of the body, has been commonly used in bypass surgery
    $600 3
"For it's hi! hi! hee! in" this when "the caissons go rolling along"
    $600 15
This car co.'s Crewe Plant & Mulliner Park Ward Coachworld admit the public by appointment only
    $600 25
For their battle, one had a sword, & the other an umbrella
    $800 19
President of Pakistan who, along with our ambassador, was killed when his plane exploded in August 1988
    $800 23
A deficiency of this vitamin is a cause of night blindness, so eat your carrots
    $800 5
In "You Made Me Love You", "you know you got the brand of" these "that I'd die for"
    DD: $1,500 16
U.S. News & World Report says Japan imports more cars from this country than any other
    $1000 22
In 1988 Congress passed a bill requiring 60 days notice for this
    $1000 26
Named for a Connecticut town, this disease is transmitted by ticks
    $1000 6
In "Camelot", Guenevere sings, "I loved you once in" this, "and misr'y was all I knew"
    $1000 17
This city recently opened a subway station at Hartsfield International Airport
    $1000 24
One of the few poisonous spiders in the U.S., it has a dark fiddle-shaped spot on its back behind the eyes
    $1000 27
The story begins & ends with Alice talking to one of these animals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Henry Dianne
$3,600 $6,800 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 9 mainland countries of the world through which the Equator passes

Final scores:

Charlie Henry Dianne
$6,400 $800 $12,800
2nd place: trip on Delta to Lexington, Kentucky & stay at Gratz Park Inn 3rd place: Berkline Wallaway sofa New champion: $12,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Charlie Henry Dianne
$4,300 $6,000 $6,400
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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Game tape date: 1988-10-04
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