Show #917 - Tuesday, September 6, 1988


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Buck Janes, a graduate research assistant from Tucson, Arizona

Rosanne Messineo, an attorney from Dallas, Texas

Dave Prechtl, a warehouse manager from Rosemead, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Former attendant in a mental ward who wrote "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
    $100 18
Some people call his back-up band the Waylors though he no longer does
    $100 1
Germans call it "liquid bread"
    $100 7
Relatives of the squash family grown for their ornamental fruits are called this
    $100 6
Swimsuit model Elle Macpherson graced February covers of this magazine 2 years in a row, '87 & '88
    $100 22
Over the years, this piece of fishing equipment has been made of bone, shell, stone or thorns
    $200 9
This author of "Herzog" won both the Nobel & Pulitzer Prizes in 1976
    $200 27
Willie Nelson helped this Black singer's career by using him in shows during the civil rights era
    $200 2
Of an old fashioned, whiskey sour or highball glass, the one with a stem
    $200 14
Scientists estimate over 100,000 species of this group of nongreen plants are as yet undiscovered
    $200 13
"Uptown Girl" who uses "Cover Girl" for that "fresh, natural look of clean make-up"
    $200 23
Some floats are also called this because of what they do when a fish strikes
    $300 10
In the '20s he played pro football, & in the '30s he wrote "Tobacco Road"
    $300 28
This female duo got a recording contract after an unprecedented live audition before RCA execs
    $300 3
The 1733 Molasses Act heavily taxed both molasses & this import from the Spanish & French W. Indies
    $300 15
Binary fission is a process by which bacteria cells do this
    DD: $500 19
In 1981, when she was just 16, Time said she typified "the '80s look"
    $300 24
Name of this fish literally means a "little pike"
    $400 11
Born at West Point, his historical fiction includes "Burr" & "Lincoln"
    $400 4
Grand Marnier, triple sec & cointreau all feature this fruit flavor
    $400 16
The Norway variety of this is sometimes used as a Christmas tree
    $400 20
This model's claims to fame include her lengthy blond mane & mothering 2 of Mick Jagger's children
    $400 25
Split-shot, dipsey & keel are 3 types of these
    $500 12
This ex-professor of biochemistry has written science fiction works such as "The Foundation Trilogy"
    $500 5
American Brands makes Sunshine cookies, Jergens lotion & this biggest selling bourbon
    $500 17
Old man, cholla & organ-pipe are 3 kinds of these
    $500 21
Her $200,000 contract with Revlon in 1973 made her the highest paid model at the time
    $500 26
Not fishing for a Scandinavian dwarf, but trailing the bait behind a moving boat

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Dave Rosanne Buck
$200 $1,300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Rosanne Buck
$1,000 $1,500 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

"UP" & "DOWN"
    $200 12
The 1378 election of both Urban VI & Clement VII to this post resulted in "The Great Schism"
    $200 1
At least 3 composers have written operas based on this 1867 Ibsen work; must be peer pressure
    $200 7
One of Beijing's top tourist attractions, no cameras or tape recorders are allowed inside this tomb
    $200 3
Of married men, single men or married women, the group that tends to have the lowest depression rate
    DD: $1,000 18
Title of the following that went up to No. 7 in 1967:

"Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon / Would you like to ride in my..."
    $400 13
Thomas Cranmer, organizer of the Church of England, was appointed this in 1533
    $400 2
In '88 Maria Ewing got 16 curtain calls when she wound up nude after performing this dance from "Salome"
    $400 8
This Egyptian landmark made headlines in February 1988 when a chunk of its shoulder fell off
    $400 17
A survey said of 56 knuckle crackers, none suffered unduly from this joint affliction
    $400 19
A torrential rain
    DD: $1,000 26
The only ones to sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 were Charles Thomson & this man
    $600 14
This common Christian name for God resulted from an incorrect reading of the Hebrew
    $600 4
For the 500th anniversary of this in 1992, the Met has commissioned Philip Glass to write an opera
    $600 9
After promoting construction of this Houston landmark, Judge Roy Hofheinz lived in it
    $600 23
Providing coverage for some 77 million members, it's the largest medical insurance org. in the U.S.
    $600 20
This short London street was named for a 17th- century diplomat who built houses there
    $800 15
From Greek for "gratitude", it's a term for the sacrament of Communion
    $800 5
He helped Wagner complete "Parsifal" before going on to write "Hansel & Gretel"
    $800 10
In March 1988 the army announced its intention to put a Burger King in this S.F. landmark
    $800 24
From the Greek for "inflation", it's a lung condition in which the air sacs become overstretched
    $800 21
Sandy Dennis movie based on Bel Kaufman's best seller set in a New York City school
    $1000 16
This name was 1st used scornfully for members of an Oxford club founded in 1729 by John & Charles Wesley
    $1000 6
English title of Puccini's opera "La fanciulla del West"
    $1000 11
Thomas Crawford's "Armed Freedom" sits atop the dome of this landmark
    $1000 25
About 10 days after exposure to this disease, Koplik's spots appear on the insides of your cheeks
    $1000 22
Sweden's capital in Viking times, it's also home to the country's oldest university

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Rosanne Buck
$7,200 $3,900 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Observances that fell in 1988 on Wednesday February 17 & Thursday March 17

Final scores:

Dave Rosanne Buck
$14,399 $7,799 $3,800
3-day champion: $29,200 2nd place: Ortho day bed & Bob Mitchell Design wall coverings + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Maytag Jetclean dishwasher + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Rosanne Buck
$6,400 $4,700 $5,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1988-07-18
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