Show #974 - Thursday, November 24, 1988

Yael Sofaer game 1.


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Jay Browne, a quality control technician from Baltimore, Maryland

Yael Sofaer, a programmer and analyst originally from Israel

Glenn Stoops, a mathematician from Dayton, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
In "Reunion: A Memoir", this husband of Jane Fonda calls himself "a 'born-again middle American"
    $100 1
Dublin is an easy city to get lost in because these often change from block to block
    $100 2
Sterling Drug, maker of Bayer aspirin, was recently purchased by this U.S. camera company
    $100 21
These 2 have spent so much time apart that People magazine pleaded, "Save the Wales!"
    $100 10
In Europe, most thoroughbred racing is done on a track with this surface
    $100 23
The 1958 Chevy Impala was available as a convertible or as this
    $200 15
For the record, he wrote the controversial "For the Record: From Wall St. to Washington"
    $200 6
You have to go underground to visit the National Museum of African Art in this U.S. city
    $200 3
In 1940 the Mars Company, noted for its candy, acquired this brand of rice
    $200 22
He's the son of Princess Alice of Battenberg & Prince Andrew of Greece
    $200 11
The only father & son to accomplish this were Gallant Fox in 1930 & Omaha in 1935
    $200 27
This cut of beef is the largest of the 3 muscles taken from the buttocks of a steer
    $300 17
Her 1st bestseller was "Don't Fall Off the Mountain" but later she went "Out on a Limb"
    $300 7
Moscow has 2 major department stores, Tsum & this one
    $300 4
After Six, estab. in 1903, controls over half the market of this type of men's wear
    $300 24
In 1982 Prince Andrew fought for the British in these islands; in 1985 he opened a new airport there
    $300 12
In theory, if the handicapper assigned weights perfectly for a race, the horses would all finish this way
    $300 28
    $400 19
Astrid Lindgren writes books about this redhead who pals around with a monkey named Mr. Nilsson
    $400 8
Built on a sacred mountain, the Potala Palace in this city is the former home of the Dalai Lama
    $400 5
William Manchester wrote "The Arms of" this German steelmaking family
    DD: $800 25
In 1978 she became the 1st member of the immediate royal family since Henry VIII to get a divorce
    $400 14
6 furlongs, the length of a common race, is this fraction of a mile
    $400 29
Character who said, "I 'spect I growed. Don't think nobody never made me."
    $500 20
"Zoya", described as a Russian saga, is this romance novelist's 22nd consecutive best seller
    $500 9
You can ride a camel to dinner or even spend the night with one near Alice Springs in this country
    $500 16
The largest glassmaker in the U.S. PPG Industries, used to be called this
    $500 26
In 1985 it was revealed that the father of this princess had been an officer in the Nazi SS
    $500 18
In 1985 he became the 1st jockey to win $100 million in purses
    $500 30
Types of these include beaver, opera & silk

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

Glenn Yael Jay
$1,600 $900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Yael Jay
$2,500 $2,800 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
On March 31,1968 he announced he'd halt the bombing of the North but wouldn't run for re-election
    $200 20
The Elgin Marbles were taken from this temple in Athens
    $200 1
The largest county in the U.S., San Bernardino County, is located in this state
    $200 2
In pidgin English this famous "Hamlet" soliloquy begins, "Which way this time?... me no savvy."
    $200 8
According to her father, Edith Piaf was born on the streets of this city, under a gaslight
    $200 13
Her base is 65 ft. high, her pedestal 89 ft. & her bottom about 75 ft. above that
    $400 21
By 1954 the U.S. was paying 3/4 of the cost of this country's war against the Communists
    $400 22
The Bounty crew settled on this island on which they found ruined temples & stone images but no people
    $400 3
This state’s largest city was named for the viceroy of New Spain, the Duke of Alburquerque
    $400 4
The word "language" comes from the Latin "lingua", meaning this body part
    $400 9
This blonde country singer said when she was dating Burt Reynolds he almost drowned in her bathtub
    $400 14
Loyal fans do it for a team at the bottom of the standings; we all find it at the bottom of a plant
    $600 27
In October 1972 this chief U.S. negotiator said, "Peace is at hand," but it wasn't
    $600 23
An estimated 300 of these are in the U.S., with Chicago's Field Museum a leader in the body count
    $600 5
There are fish ladders in these 2 states to help adult salmon swim past the Bonneville Dam
    $600 18
Most Swiss literature has been written in this language
    $600 10
Frank Sinatra was the best man when this entertainer married May Britt in 1960
    $600 15
The "backbone" of a ship, punished sailors were "hauled" under it
    DD: $1,000 29
He ran for president on an anti-war platform in '68 & ran again this year for the Consumer Party
    $800 24
A great mark in your life, or a rock the Romans marked to show the distance to the next town
    DD: $2,121 6
State noted for hot summer winds, or name of the group heard here:

"I close my eyes / Only for a moment, and the moment's gone / All my dreams / Pass before my eyes..."
    $800 26
This language is also called Farsi
    $800 11
You can "waste away" in this singer's Margaritaville store in Key West, Florida
    $800 16
In baseball it's not played if the home team is winning
    $1000 25
Indonesian island well known to archaeologists for its remains of Homo erectus
    $1000 7
Over 70 varieties of gems & semi-precious stones can be found in this, the "Gem State"
    $1000 28
Term for words such as mother, mutter & mère that descend from a common ancestral language
    $1000 12
Connie Francis said this singer, born Robert Walden Cassotto, was her "1st real love"
    $1000 17
The sediment of a liquid in a glass, or the lowest people in a society

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Yael Jay
$6,579 $10,400 $900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 "Best Picture" winners of the '80s with 1-word titles

Final scores:

Glenn Yael Jay
$2,562 $7,400 $1
2nd place: Ayers Chairmakers entertainment center & Colortyme TV + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $7,400 3rd place: La-Z-Boy Reclina-Rocker + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Glenn Yael Jay
$8,700 $9,800 $900
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1988-09-13
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