Show #909 - Thursday, July 14, 1988

Bruce Naegeli game 1.

Contestants

David Natkin, an attorney from Lexington, Virginia

Bruce Naegeli, a librarian from Phoenix, Arizona

Pete Tremblay, a law student originally from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,702)

Jeopardy! Round

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
TELEVISION
COLE PORTER SONGS
THE 17th CENTURY
SUSHI
INTRANSITIVE VERBS
(Alex: The verbs that require no direct object.)
    $100 7
Dane who called his 1855 autobiography "The Fairy Tale of my Life"
    $100 1
She tap-danced on TV with Donald O'Connor at age 9, long before doing "One Day at a Time"
    $100 17
"Is it a fancy not worth thinking of, or is it at long last" this
    $100 6
“Timetables of History" says this hand 1st appeared on watches in 1670; about time!
    $100 22
When you get kaki, which is this, don't expect a pearl, too
    $100 16
To favor a leg when walking
    $200 8
Translated, the title of this notorious work means "My Battle" or "My Struggle"
    $200 2
This is both the alias of Robert McCall & the title of the series about him
    $200 27
"Here's hoping we meet now & then, it was great fun, but it was just" this
    $200 12
A 1699 treaty forced the Ottoman Empire to give most of Hungary to this country
    $200 23
Order unagi for the freshwater, but not the electric, variety of this
    $200 18
Intransitive verb expected of a bronco in a rodeo event
    $300 9
Bill Leonard, the ex-president of this TV network's news, called his book "In the Storm of the Eye"
    $300 3
A gas station attendant on "The Andy Griffith Show" enlisted & became this, the title of the spinoff
    $300 28
Original singer of "I Get A Kick Out Of You", she belted it on Broadway in 1934 in "Anything Goes"
    $300 13
His 72-year reign over France began in 1643
    $300 24
Tako is this, including all the arms
    $300 19
It once meant to lose brightness or courage & still means to lose consciousness
    $400 10
He wrote "Rumba is My Life" in 1948, before he rumba-ed off with Charo
    $400 4
Classic quiz show on which you might have heard, "That's 3 down & 7 to go, Miss Francis?"
    $400 29
"I love the looks of you, the lure of you, I'd love to make" 1 of these "of you"
    $400 14
In 1687, his "Principia Mathematica" scientifically transformed our concept of the universe
    $400 25
Of Kawasaki, Yamaha, or Suzuki, the one that is also a type of sushi
    $400 20
For the wind to blow in sudden brief rushes
    $500 11
"Once Upon a Time" contains this designer's own story about her notorious 1934 custody trial
    $500 5
He played Chet Kincaid, an L.A. gym teacher & coach
    DD: $200 30
Late comedian heard here, singing a 1941 Cole Porter tune on B'way in "Let's Face It":

"But honey, I suspect you all / Of bein’ intellectual / And so, instead of gushin’ on / Let’s have a big discussion on /Timidity, stupidity, solidity, frigidity / Avidity, turbidity, / Manhattan and viscidity / Fatality, morality, legality, finality / Neutrality, reality, or Southern hospitality / Pomposity, verbosity / You’re loosing your velocity / But let’s not talk about love"
    $500 15
New World foods such as potatoes, peanuts & this grain helped spark a population increase in China
    $500 26
Hirame is this, a flounder whose name means "holy flatfish"
    $500 21
From Old French "to divide", this verb means to go away or leave

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

Pete Bruce David
$1,600 $500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pete Bruce David
$2,500 $1,300 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
BOTANY
PLAYS
MILITARY AIRCRAFT
MARY ELLEN SAYS
TRANSITIVE VERBS
    $200 1
The 1st atomic bomb was exploded, aptly, in this state whose name is from that of an Aztec war god
    $200 23
Botanically, a legume is not a vegetable, but is a dry, podded type of this
    $200 6
T.S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral" concerns a famous murder in this British cathedral
    $200 8
A P-47 Thunderbolt bearing name of WWII ace Hubert Zemke was displayed under this Paris landmark after war
    $200 19
If you run out of ginger ale, mix equal parts of Coke & this Uncola & no one will be the wiser
    $200 16
To list a book's key words, usually alphabetically in the back
    $400 2
The easternmost section of Rhode Island cannot be reached by land without going thru this state
    $400 24
The part of a flower formed by the petals, or a type of Toyota
    $400 7
Actors who play John Merrick in this drama are advised to see a doctor before contorting themselves
    $400 9
In 1949, the, "Lucky Lady II" became 1st airplane to complete this, taking 94 hours & 1 minute
    $400 20
When the fizz fizzles out of your champagne, add 1 of these tiny dried fruits & voila! Bubbles!
    $400 17
Literally to cut the leg tendons, it can mean to destroy the efficiency of someone or something
    DD: $1,000 3
Michigan borders all the Great Lakes except this one
    $600 25
Of shade, partial sun, or full sun, amount of light gardenias should be grown in
    DD: $1,000 12
Despite its title, this Pirandello play has over 17 characters
    $600 10
In 1921, 3 biplane bombers helped this general prove planes could sink battleships
    $600 18
To lay waste; as a noun, it can be wreaked
    $800 4
You'll find the great Miami River, the Little Miami River, & Miami University in this state
    $800 13
Characters in this Greek drama include Force, Violence, & the title Titan, who's all tied up
    $800 11
The 1931 Curtiss "Shrike" was 1st U.S. military plane with these on wings to reduce landing speed
    $800 21
From German "to announce", it's to announce cards for a score in a card game
    $1000 5
This western state has the highest coastal sand dunes & the deepest lake in the U.S.
    $1000 14
Kaufman & Hart play dedicated to Alexander Woollcott "for reasons that are nobody's business"
    $1000 15
The primary letter & number identification of the Boeing "Superfortress" of WWII
    $1000 22
To cultivate land with a disking device or torment someone with bad news

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pete Bruce David
$4,900 $5,700 $3,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GOVERNMENTS
This nation's 1936 & 1977 constitutions guarantee its 15 political divisions the right to secede

Final scores:

Pete Bruce David
$9,800 $10,700 $7,799
2nd place: Ashley bedroom group & CapriLighting + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $10,700 3rd place: Tappan SureCook microwave oven + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pete Bruce David
$5,500 $6,000 $3,900
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1988-03-28
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