Show #1138 - Wednesday, July 12, 1989

1989 Senior Tournament quarterfinal game 3.


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Tom Welter, a quality controller from Anaheim, California

Gil Hennegar, an accountant from Baltimore, Maryland

Maureen Harte, an information systems advisor from Orange, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
For his use & encouragement of television, this president got a special Governor's Award
    $100 7
He told those signing this, "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
    $100 6
Not surprisingly, this West African nation's flag is very similar to that of the U.S.
    $100 16
The largest one ever made contained 36,000 heads of lettuce & was tossed in a swimming pool
    $100 25
The larger of the 2 Germanys
    $100 1
A painter can really mix it up with one of these
    $200 12
He won the Emmy for "Best Male Singer" a week after "Hot Diggity" was released
    $200 8
The one Franklin invented gave more heat & used less fuel than others of the time
    $200 13
In auto racing, a flag of this color means "caution--no passing"
    $200 17
The most heavily used subway system in the world is in this communist capital, not New York
    $200 26
It's about 26 miles long & averages 10 feet high
    $200 2
Cinderella would have felt shabby being there after midnight
    $300 20
Set in a Kansas army camp, this show won 4 Emmys: Writing, Comedy Series, Director & Comedian
    $300 9
One of his last public acts was signing a petition to Congress in favor of abolishing this
    $300 14
Constellation seen on the flags of both Australia & New Zealand
    $300 18
Walter Cavanagh is known as "Mr. Plastic Fantastic" because he has about 2,000--& they're all valid
    $300 27
It's the name for West Germany's junior & senior high schools, whether sports are offered or not
    $300 3
For some people, putting salt on popcorn is the only way to make it this
    $400 21
His current act could include mime of his picking up a "Best Specialty Act" Emmy
    $400 10
Value of the Federal Reserve note with Franklin's picture on the front
    $400 15
The U.S. Jack, flown on the bows of ships, is only this part of the U.S. flag
    $400 19
Maxwell J. Beck was covered with about 70,000 of these insects at a 1985 convention
    $400 28
The hymn "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" was written in the 16th century by him
    $400 4
Originally a statue of Athena, it's now the name of concert halls in London & Hollywood
    $500 22
Choreographer Tony Charmoli waltzed away with an Emmy for this Lucky Strike music countdown show
    $500 23
Ben Franklin was apprenticed to his older brother to learn this trade
    $500 24
The flag of this country nestled between China & India is the only nonrectangular national flag
    DD: $400 30
Good "Lord", he was Poet Laaureate of England for almost 42 years, longer than anyone else
    $500 29
Though it's made in Meissen, East Germany, this white, ornate china is named for a nearby city
    $500 5
From Latin "to be pale", it's extreme paleness

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

Maureen Gil Tom
$1,500 $900 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Gil Tom
$2,100 $1,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
W.S. Gilbert coined the phrase "He uses language that would make your hair" do this
    $200 3
He not only starred in the 1956 version of "The Ten Commandments", his was the voice of God
    DD: $2,000 12
Pete Seeger wrote this folk ballad which was a big hit in the 50s:

”When I was a young man and never been kissed /
I got to thinking it over what I had missed /
I got me a girl, I kissed her and then /
Oh Lord, I kissed her again..."
    $200 1
World Book calls them the 2 "most important canals in the world"
    $200 11
3 main varieties grown in the U.S. are Kennebec, variety Katahdin & Russet Burbank
    $200 9
This novel about Mr. Murdstone's stepson was released in monthly installments in 1849 & 1850
    $400 19
This Duke, Napoleon's nemesis, called his own soldiers "the scum of the earth"
    $400 4
Fay Wray thought there was "too much screaming" in this film, & she should know
    $400 18
Max Factor invented a kissing machine to test this product
    $400 2
Skye is one of the Inner islands in this group, & Lewis with Harris is one of the Outer
    $400 16
What New Englanders make in a "sugar house"
    $400 10
"A Tale of Two Cities" is set during this historic event
    $600 20
It was Texas Guinan's famous greeting to her night club patrons
    $600 5
Singapore, Zanzibar, Morocco, Utopia, Bali & Hong Kong
    $600 27
In the Bible, Jacob kissed his father, Isaac, while claiming to be this person, his twin brother
    $600 8
6 of the 7 Central American capitals are located on this international highway
    $600 23
This company was 1st to market frozen pot pies & frozen TV dinners nationwide
    $600 14
"'S wonderful" & "'S Marvelous" might be Smike's description of this novel he's in
    $800 21
Leonardo Da Vinci claimed this family "created and destroyed me"
    DD: $2,000 6
Initially, Claudette Colbert refused to lift her skirt for the hitchhiking scene in this film
    $800 29
Title of the poem which asks, "Gin a body kiss a body, need a body cry?"
    $800 26
This country, the 3rd largest in area in South America, has the shortest name on that continent
    $800 24
Light hollow muffins that are the Americanized version of Yorkshire pudding
    $800 15
1854 novel about tough goings in the industrial city of Coketown
    $1000 22
The man who wrote, "Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to."
    $1000 7
This J. Stewart film created a storm of protest when it premiered in Constitution Hall in 1939
    $1000 30
In Marlowe's Dr. Faustus, the title character asks her to "Make me immortal with a kiss'
    $1000 28
New Carthage was in Spain & Old Carthage was in what is now this African country
    $1000 25
The next best U.S.D.A. grade of meat after prime & choice is this one
    $1000 17
Little Dorrit has her own book, but Little Nell is a character in this one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Gil Tom
$4,700 $4,400 $10,600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

4-letter boy's name that appears most often in the titles of Grimm's fairy tales

Final scores:

Maureen Gil Tom
$2,000 $8,100 $11,600
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maureen Gil Tom
$4,700 $4,400 $7,700
16 R,
3 W
13 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1989-02-27
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