Show #921 - Monday, September 12, 1988


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Terry Floren, a firefighter from Dayton, Ohio

Roger Silverstein, a pediatrician from Detroit, Michigan

Jim Healow, an attorney from Billings, Montana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Poland's King Augustus the Strong is said to have had hundreds of these, but only 1 was legitimate
    $100 6
Giant whose best buddies were Johnny Inkslinger & a great big bovine
    $100 5
In 1848 the temperature dropped so low that this popular U.S. honeymoon spot froze solid
    $100 1
He was offered the role of Boy in "Tarzan" movies before he played Wally Cleaver
    $100 2
Iberian country whose holdings & ships were the main target of 17th century buccaneers
    $100 18
In 1978 the title of this No. 1 song was "the word" for Frankie Valli
    $200 7
For all we know, Taft's ancestors came over on a raft; their claim of being on this ship was disproved in 1985
    $200 11
The traveling Tornado Observatory of the NSSL is named for this "Wizard of Oz" animal
    $200 24
Shirley MacLaine experienced a lot of ups & downs in "The Apartment" because this was her job
    $200 3
Name by which Barbary corsairs Horush & Khair ed-Din were known, it translates to "red beard"
    $200 19
According to Joan Baez, "Love is just" this
    $300 8
The Geo. C. Page Museum & the L.A. County Museum of Art were built atop this sticky old landmark
    $300 13
Of 37, 45 or 58º F, the average global temperature on Earth
    $300 25
While a student at William & Mary, this "Fatal Attraction" star played Fiona in "Brigadoon"
    $300 4
2 of the 4 modern day countries whose lands were part of the Barbary pirate states in the 18th century
    $300 20
"Artistic" 1st line of Bread's hit, "If"
    $400 9
He's the fearsome mascot of Tarrytown, New York's Sleepy Hollow High School
    $400 14
Closely connected to thunderstorms, this type of storm most often occurs around Denver
    $400 26
Marlo Thomas played this girl on "That Girl"
    $400 16
This cruel pirate worked under the protection of Charles Eden, governor of Carolina
    DD: $500 21
It's the only hit song by The Mamas & The Papas to fit this category:

"If you love her then you must send her / Somewhere where she's never been before / Worn out phrases and longing gazes / Won't get you where you want to go..."
    $500 10
Buffalo Bill called her "Little Missy"
    $500 15
On weather maps, lines of equal pressure are called isobars, while lines of equal temp. are called these
    $500 23
She was James Earl Jones' Desdemona in "Othello" & won an Oscar for "Hannah & Her Sisters"
    $500 17
Ancient civilization best remembered as sailors; they were also major pirates
    $500 22
1 of 2 groups whose "Words" became hits in '67 or '68

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

Jim Roger Terry
$300 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Roger Terry
-$100 $2,900 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
He lost a $50 bet when Brer Tarrypin beat him in a 5-mile race
    $200 2
Of Tabasco, Tequila or Chihuahua, the one that's not a state in Mexico
    $200 1
Latin phrase referring to an allowance for daily expenses
    $200 22
This talk show host says her feet are still on the ground, "they're just wearing more expensive shoes"
    $200 11
Accoutrements by which you can recognize a participant in a graduation ceremony
    $400 13
Commoner Tom Canty is almost crowned Edward VI in this American classic
    $400 4
The 1988 Winter Olympics took place in this Canadian province
    $400 3
Phrase meaning unrealistic hopes, it originally referred to the fantasies induced by smoking opium
    $400 24
He's the only rock star we know who has a son named Dweezil
    $400 14
Shackles for a convict, or a Vaudeville comic's slang for his wife
    $600 15
Of Argan, Fleurant or Cleante, the one who is Molière's "Imaginary Invalid"
    $600 8
This volcano on Sicily erupted 5 times in the '70s & again in 1983
    $600 5
Poppin' Fresh
    $600 26
The London press reported this world leader's 57th birthday March 2, 1988 but said the soviets didn't
    $600 28
Characteristic of Queen Anne furniture, the term "cabriole" referred to the design of this feature
    $600 17
Order yelled to get a bellboy or a private to come stand before you
    $800 16
In 1861 she was 16 & the belle of Clayton County, Georgia
    $800 9
In legend, these 7 Spanish islands are said to be the highest peaks of Atlantis
    DD: $800 6
It's earth rich enough to mine
    DD: $2,100 27
Now nationwide, this charity program was begun in L.A. in Dec. 1947 by Marine Major Bill Hendricks
    $800 25
The use of tubular steel was a major contribution to furniture by this German design school
    $800 18
Phrase describing a newspaper article put together from various bits & pieces
    $1000 20
Dickens' hero who quits his post as tutor, takes the half-wit Smike with him & becomes an actor
    $1000 10
Cent. American country whose name in Spanish means "depths", referring to the deep waters off its north coast
    $1000 7
She was nominated for an Emmy in 1964 for playing both Patty & Cathy Lane
    $1000 21
He says at 90 he still has lots to do not having "persuaded everybody to be a positive thinker"
    $1000 23
Early style of American furniture named after our system of government in the U.S.
    $1000 19
Debi Thomas said her inspiration was Werner Groebli, who was half of this comic skating pair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Roger Terry
$4,800 $6,900 $6,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was named president of the Soviet Union twice; once in 1960 & again in 1977

Final scores:

Jim Roger Terry
$0 $13,400 $13,400
2nd place: Gibson refrigerator & 7 Krups kitchen products New co-champion: $13,400 New co-champion: $13,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Roger Terry
$4,000 $6,900 $6,700
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1988-07-19
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