Show #918 - Wednesday, September 7, 1988


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Pat Sory, a computer analyst from Gambrills, Maryland

Ron Smith, a teacher from Riverside Illinois

Dave Prechtl, a warehouse manager from Rosemead, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $29,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Mollweide, Goode & Mercator put pen to paper to produce these
    $100 11
In the 14th century B.C., Akhenaton, this country's ruler, introduced belief in one god
    $100 20
A feminine version of this song is "For She's A Jolly Good Person"
    $100 16
World Wildlife Fund is helping create a sanctuary for dragonflies near Nakamura, in this country
    $100 4
In the opening credits of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", Mary throws this into the air
    $100 26
The Federal National Mortgage Association is nicknamed this
    $200 2
Continent most associated with the weather patterns called monsoons
    $200 12
A Dutch Anabaptist preacher, Menno Simons, gave his name to this Protestant group
    $200 21
"Oh, ye'll tak' the high road an' I'll tak' the low road, an' I'll be" there "before ye"
    $200 17
Perhaps their intelligence was a "factor" in choosing one of these monkeys for a 1948 rocket launch
    $200 5
In real life, Dixie Carter & Hal Holbrook are married; on this show, they're just lovers
    $300 3
It has oil fields in the east, holy cities in the west & the Rub al Khali Desert in the south
    $300 13
In 1532 he formed a new church which annulled his marriage to Catherine of Aragon the following yr.
    $300 23
This popular folk group was named for the pre-Civil War group led by Edwin "Pops" Christy
    $300 18
Watching these finned creatures fight is a popular pastime in Thailand
    $300 8
"Dallas" devotees know that the "J.R." in J.R. Ewing stands for this
    $400 6
An association of 48 countries once bound as an empire, its membership runs from A (Antigua) to Z (Zimbabwe)
    DD: $1,000 14
"There is no music in hell, for all good music belongs to heaven," said this founder of a famous choir
    $400 24
A 19th century Irish ballad advised, "Put your trust in God, my boys, & keep" this "dry"
    $400 19
Merino sheep, known for their fine wool, were originally bred centuries ago in this European country
    $400 9
On "Family", Letitia Lawrence was usually known by this nickname
    $500 7
Yes, dear, the longest river on this continent is the Darling
    $500 15
This Basque nobleman founded the Jesuit order in the 16th century
    $500 25
In "Over The River & Thru The Woods", it's what the horse knows
    $500 22
The largest, most powerful wild cat in Latin America; the Mayan Indians considered them gods
    $500 10
1949's Emmy for "Best Film Made for & Viewed on TV" went to this sitcom starring Jackie Gleason

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dave Ron Pat
$1,400 $2,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Ron Pat
$900 $5,500 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
One of the very 1st telegrams of this kind was sent to Rudy Vallee
    $200 21
In 1929 Russia banned this Conan Doyle collection because of its references to spiritualism
    $200 1
S. Farrell made a triumphant 1988 return to this Manhattan ballet company after having a hip replaced
    $200 19
The elements labeled transuranic have atomic no.s higher than this element's. No. 92
    $200 8
The Louisiana Purchase stemmed from U.S. efforts to buy this port city
    $200 26
Where 3 Darling children & Peter Pan "always always" fly
    $400 7
It's a tropical or subtropical grassland, & it doesn't have to be in Georgia
    $400 9
A nightmare gave Mary Shelley the idea for this novel
    $400 2
Highest-ranked Soviet ballerina is Maya Plisetskaya, the prima ballerina of this company
    $400 12
Elected governor of N.Y. at only 37, he later became the Secretary of State who bought Alaska
    DD: $1,500 23
While the following 1968 hit was based on a true story, it had this fictional setting:

"Well, there's Bobby Taylor sittin' there / And seven times he's asked me for a date / And Mrs. Taylor..."
    $600 14
From the French for "to watch over", it's the close observation of a person under suspicion
    $600 10
After the Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale died, she & Pearl went abroad, but the story doesn't say where
    $600 3
She was already in her 40s when she became Rudolf Nureyev's most famous partner
    $600 13
In 1858, at Mozart Hall in New York City, she presided over the National Women's Rights Convention
    $600 17
1 of the 3 world powers in George Orwell's "1984"
    $800 15
Found on beaches, the skeletons of these disc-like cousins of sea urchins look like money
    $800 11
The pen name of Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith, creator of Horatio Hornblower
    $800 4
Herbert Ross directed his goddaughter, Leslie Browne, to an Oscar nomination in this 1977 ballet film
    $800 18
This Pennsylvania city was the center of U.S. steel making at the time of its famous 1889 flood
    $800 24
Tho filmed on & around Martha's Vineyard, "Jaws" took place on & near this fictional N.Y. island
    $1000 16
Type of coffin often decorated with sculpture whose name comes from the Greek for "flesh-eating"
    $1000 22
Though some credit him as author, Turoldus was probably just the scribe who copied this French epic poem
    $1000 5
In her native Leningrad she was nicknamed "The Giraffe"; maybe that's why she defected
    $1000 20
Shouting. "Remember the Alamo." Sam Houston's men defeated Santa Anna at this battle
    $1000 25
Small European country north of Sylvania featured in "Duck Soup"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Ron Pat
$4,900 $8,900 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we're referring, of course, to U.S. presidents.)
(2 of 4) U.S presidents who married divorced women

Final scores:

Dave Ron Pat
$1 $12,450 $12,389
3rd place: Magnavox 20" TV New champion: $12,450 2nd place: trip on Delta to San Francisco & stay at the Miyako Hotel

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Ron Pat
$4,900 $8,300 $5,100
13 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1988-07-18
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