Show #919 - Thursday, September 8, 1988


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Erik Knutzen, a venture capitalist originally from Minnetonka, Minnesota

Jane Meggitt, a housewife and mother from Aberdeen, New Jersey

Ron Smith, a teacher from Riverside Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,450)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This country's people so hated their governor, the Duke of Alba, that they cut the dikes to flood his army
    $100 26
Gem whose name comes from the Sanskrit for jewel, "upala"
    $100 16
Hares living in cold regions are usually brown in the summer & this color in winter
    $100 6
In some versions of this song, the title characters are "Frankie & Albert"
    $100 17
John Cameron Swayze would stage torture tests for this watch & then point out, "It's still ticking"
    $100 10
Elisabeth Zinser resigned as president of Gallaudet U. after students protested that she wasn't this
    $200 2
He had as many as 5 nervous breakdowns before becoming president in 1921
    $200 27
These teeth are used for grinding, & their name derives from the Latin for "millstone"
    $200 18
The bushy-tailed wood rat is also called this, from its habit of collecting things
    $200 7
In "Columbia, The Gem Of The Ocean", these 3 colors are each mentioned at least 12 times
    $200 19
1st Security Bank of Provo, Utah shows its employees at their "candid" best in ads filmed by him
    $200 11
If aliens are ever greeted by Voyager 1, they'll hear the voice of this controversial Austrian
    $300 3
Country which gave up all military & political power on N. American mainland in February 1763
    $300 28
This food poisoning bacteria was named for a veterinarian, not a fish
    $300 20
Sad to relate, a blue whale usually yields about 120 barrels of this
    $300 8
In 1945 this composer won a Pulitzer Prize for "Appalachian Spring"
    $300 23
Their spokesman asked, "Now, doesn't your dog deserve" this
    $300 12
When a companion was killed in an avalanche, the London press criticized this man's lifestyle
    $400 4
St. Mungo the missionary founded this largest city in Scotland & is also its patron saint
    DD: $500 29
Type of song heard here, from the Latin word for "mother":

[Vocalists sing.]
    $400 21
These form the basic diet of aardvarks
    $400 9
According to the title of an 1852 song, "Massa's In" this
    $400 24
Jingle that was called Dinah Shore's theme song
    $400 13
The very brief concert tour of these 3 veteran performers was dubbed a "Rat Pack Reunion"
    $500 5
Popes Leo X, Clement VII & Leon XI were all born to this Florentine family
    $500 22
A brown horse with a black mane,
tail & points,
or a body of water
    $500 15
In "Yankee Doodle","the men & boys" are "as thick as" this
    $500 25
Portraits for their ads show Candice Bergen on a rearing horse & Tip O'Neill in a beach chair
    $500 14
The Larry & Jerry who were litigants in a landmark Supreme Court case decided February 24, 1988

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

Ron Jane Erik
$700 $1,500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Jane Erik
$1,500 $3,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
Largest island off Alaska's Pacific coast; the largest bear on Earth lives on & is named after it
    $200 15
Myrmidons were ants changed into soldiers who marched into the Trojan War on the heels of this man
    $200 26
Many of the salts of this element, whose symbol is "Ag", are light sensitive
    $200 22
Lorna Luft is her half-sister
    $200 5
The nightgown B. Mandrell wore on her wedding night is displayed in her museum in this city
    $200 25
Of Bud, Kitten or Princess, name you can't have on a British birth certificate without the queen's OK
    $400 1
Papuans call this large island home
    $400 16
It was Bacchus, the god of wine, who granted this ruler's touching wish
    $400 11
Charles Robb, the former governor of Virginia, is her son-in-law
    $400 6
City whose Museum of the Confederacy adjoins the White House of the Confederacy
    $400 21
While touring Canada with a Soviet ballet troupe in 1974, he defected
    $600 2
Site of heavy action in WWII, the very small island of Corregidor is part of this country
    $600 17
"Speedy relief" could describe this god who carries a Caduceus, the symbol of medicine
    $600 12
Jason Patric, who almost became a vampire in "The Lost Boys", is the son of this movie "Exorcist"
    $600 7
An entire museum in this city is devoted to '40s movie star Carmen Miranda, as the Cariocas could tell you
    $600 20
"Wool wax" is another name for this sheep grease
    $800 3
European country whose explorers discovered Borneo & the Madeiras about 500 yrs. ago
    $800 18
Unique facial feature of the giants who forged thunderbolts for Zeus
    $800 13
On TV, he played Yancy Derringer; off-screen, he's Sally Field's stepfather
    $800 8
The Stuhr Museum in Neb. displays the cottage in which this "Grapes of Wrath" star was born
    $800 23
Thor Heyerdahl's Kon-Tiki was made out of balsa wood & his Ra raft was made out of this
    $1000 4
The island of Eniwetok & the Bikini Atoll are part of this Pacific island group
    $1000 19
The 2 labors of Hercules that didn't involve animals were to get Hippolyta's girdle & fetch these
    $1000 14
When E.F. Hutton talked, we assume this actress, his daughter, listened
    DD: $1,500 9
This New York City art museum was founded by & named for Gloria Vanderbilt's aunt
    $1000 24
An etymon is the earliest known form of one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Jane Erik
$3,700 $7,500 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1st line spoken in this Shakespearean play is 1 word:

Final scores:

Ron Jane Erik
$3,200 $14,998 $15,200
3rd place: Ducane 2000S gas grill + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: Pinseeker golf clubs & Hatteras hammocks + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $15,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ron Jane Erik
$4,200 $7,500 $7,200
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1988-07-18
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