Show #920 - Friday, September 9, 1988


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Cheryl Strong, an accountant from Mentor, Ohio

Jim Healow, an attorney from Billings, Montana

Erik Knutzen, a venture capitalist originally from Minnetonka, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Heidi lives in these mountains
    $100 20
In the tropics, some strongly scented flowers are pollinated by these flying mammals
    $100 11
The Chinese used to eat the larvae of these thread spinners fried in oil
    $100 6
In Italian, these cities are Roma, Napoli & Torino
    $100 12
At age 99 years 244 days, Otto Bucher of Switzerland became oldest golfer ever to do this
    $100 27
Allow former occurences to remain former occurences
    $200 7
Maid Marian's main man
    $200 23
The oils of this tree cause koalas to smell like cough drops
    $200 13
Traditionally the brown type of this is used in making the Mexican fudge-like candy called penuche
    $200 1
Using this town's ancient Roman name, Chaucer's work might have been called "The Durovernum Tales"
    $200 14
"Frog hair" is the short grass encircling this
    $200 30
Glad like one bivalve
    $300 8
Natty Bumppo's nickname, it's found in the title of James Fenimore Cooper's "Tales"
    $300 19
The only U.S. state in which indigenous wolves are not classified as endangered or threatened
    $300 16
Using a cloth cover on your rolling pin prevents dough from doing this
    $300 2
In 1856 young Marshall Field went to this city where he became a clerk in a dry goods store
    $300 15
The oldest of the 4 major men's singles tournaments, it was 1st held in Scotland in 1860
    $300 29
Mint one metaphor
    $400 9
In Rabelais' famous satire, he was the papa of Pantagruel
    $400 21
Most species of these fabulously colored & plumed birds live in New Guinea, not in Shangri-La
    $400 25
Cookbooks suggest flavoring these fanciest of French fungi with Madeira wine
    DD: $300 3
Translate the name of the 2nd largest city in Minnesota into Portuguese & get this, Brazil's largest city
    $400 17
In golf, a bunker isn't a fortified position but this type of hazard
    $400 28
Wipe out a pair of rooks using one rock
    $500 10
Poe wrote "The Thousand-and-Second Tale of" this "Arabian Nights" character
    $500 22
Indian, African rock & reticulated are 3 types of this snake
    $500 26
Graham flour is another name for this type of flour
    $500 4
Founded by the Greeks over 2,000 years ago, it's the 2nd largest city in France
    $500 18
In 1951 Byron Nelson earned only $2,000 for winning this tournament held at Pebble Beach
    $500 24
Unsoiled like one canine's canine

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

Erik Jim Cheryl
$1,000 $0 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Jim Cheryl
$600 $1,500 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In July 1968, 62 nations signed a treaty to halt the spread of these
    $200 26
2 of the 3 rivers represented by wavy lines on the city flag of St. Louis
    $200 15
In the film "Love Story", Ali MacGraw was studying music at this affiliate of Harvard
    $200 24
In Shaw's play, Caesar 1st meets this queen between the paws of her "pet Sphinx"
    $200 11
Born Emmanuel Goldenberg in Romania, in 1893, he shot to fame as "Little Caesar"
    $200 28
During the late Baroque period, this Protestant denomination influenced music in Germany
    $400 1
In March 1984 the Senate rejected 2 constitutional amendments to allow this in public schools
    $400 6
Flower symbol represented on the flag of Quebec province
    $400 7
This "Women's Annex" of Columbia University will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 1989
    $400 25
When "Elizabeth the Queen" premiered in 1930, Lynn Fontanne was the Queen & he played Lord Essex
    $400 12
He was born in Liverpool in 1906, possibly saying, "Take my mom, please!"
    $400 21
A teacher & composer of string music, Corelli refined methods for playing this instrument
    $600 3
Dr. H. F. Verwoerd, prime minister of this country, was fatally stabbed by a parliamentary minister in 1966
    DD: $1,500 13
The Communist & the Western Bloc countries whose 2 flags are alike except for the coat of arms on one
    $600 8
Henry F. Durant founded Wellesley on the grounds of his own country estate in this state
    $600 27
It's the only Pulitzer Prize play with an invisible animal as the title character
    $600 17
This capital city was the birthplace of Martina Navratilova
    $600 20
King George II began the tradition of rising when this part of Handel's "Messiah" is performed
    $800 4
He was wounded in the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    $800 14
Most American-owned tankers sail under the flags of Liberia & this Latin American country
    $800 9
The name of this college, in Montgomery County, Penn. comes from Welsh for "high hill"
    $800 29
Jean's last line in this play is. "Give me a girl at an impressionable age 8; she is mine for life"
    $800 18
Though he's known as an American detective, he was born in Scotland in 1819
    $800 22
In a famous work by Bach, this name precedes "Joy Of Man's Desiring"
    $1000 5
In 1980 this country was readmitted to NATO's military wing after threatening to close U.S. bases
    $1000 16
Ornithological name for a flag with 2 pointed ends on 1 side
    $1000 10
"Relative"ly speaking, all the prestigious colleges in this category are grouped under this nickname
    $1000 30
The 1st line of this "seasonal" 1-act play by T. Williams is "Yes, this was Sebastian's garden"
    DD: $1,500 19
Heard here, this Madrid-born Gypsy helped popularize flamenco music throughout world:

["Guitar music plays"]
    $1000 23
Writing them for female students, this Venetian music teacher composed at least 400 concertos

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Jim Cheryl
$3,900 $7,800 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The assassin John Wilkes Booth admired this other assassin, for whom his father was named

Final scores:

Erik Jim Cheryl
$7,600 $8,801 $8,798
3rd place: Speed Queen washer & dryer New champion: $8,801 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Florida & stay at the Safety Harbor in Tampa Bay

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Erik Jim Cheryl
$5,400 $6,900 $4,500
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1988-07-18
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