Show #922 - Tuesday, September 13, 1988


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Eileen Stone, a maternity nurse from Buffalo, New York

Terry Floren, a firefighter from Dayton, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,400)

Roger Silverstein, a pediatrician from Detroit, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
1988 was the year of this creature which traditionally leads the annual Chinese New Year parade
    $100 4
He didn't find the gold at his mill in 1848--one of his workers did
    $100 14
After winning, Michael Douglas thanked this man "for helping a son to step out of his shadow"
    $100 1
Common name for the thin skin across the entrance to the middle ear
    $100 12
It's the largest defensive barrier ever built by man
    $100 24
The best kaolin, which is used to make fine china, is a pure clay of this color
    $200 7
Parades on this day might honor Flora, the Roman goddess of spring, or a country's laborers
    $200 8
It was Salmon P. Chase who ordered this phrase to be put on national coins
    $200 15
This actress ended her acceptance speech with encouraging words for her cousin, Michael
    $200 2
From Greek for "cuckoo", this small bone at the base of the spinal column resembles a cuckoo's beak
    $200 20
The 1st authenticated one in history was the Shang, centuries before the Ming
    $300 19
This had to be stoked up for the performance & traditionally came last in the circus parade
    $300 9
On April 30, 1789 Robert Livingston of New York became the 1st person ever to administer this oath
    $300 16
Hosting the presentation, he greeted the audience with, "Good evening, Hollywood phonies"
    $300 3
It's where you have a layer of transparent skin called the conjunctiva
    $300 21
This president's historic 1972 visit to China inspired an American opera that opened in 1987
    $400 25
For most of its route, the Tournament of Roses Parade follows this Pasadena blvd.
    $400 10
The U.S. Supreme Court declared this type of strike illegal as of February 27, 1939
    DD: $500 17
1987 Oscar-winning actor heard here, singing in a 1975 film:

"The Son of God goes forth to war / A kingly crown to gain / His blood red banner streams afar / Who follows in His train"
    $400 5
This term refers to any of the large veins in the neck
    $400 22
In the 13th century his father Niccolo & his uncle, Maffeo visited China before he did
    $500 26
Annual British parade that arose from the need to show mercenary troops which flag to follow
    $500 11
In 1681 this king gave William Penn almost all the land that is now Pennsylvania
    $500 18
His 1st directing nomination was for "Last Tango in Paris", but he won for directing "The Last Emperor"
    $500 13
They're produced at the rate of some 2 million per second & live for 120 to 130 days
    $500 23
These 2 Chinese leaders both died in 1976

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

Roger Terry Eileen
$1,000 $1,000 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Terry Eileen
$1,900 $2,000 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Many poets may have contributed to the "Iliad", but this man gets all the credit
    $200 1
The Amazon River empties into this body of water
    $200 11
He composed the "1812 Overture" to commemorate Napoleon's defeat in Russia
    $200 14
It's believed the tomb of the 1st pope lies beneath this church
    $200 2
Sissy Spacek's cousin, his real name is Elmore Rual Torn
    $200 26
Spades or clubs
    $400 6
First family member whose autobiography is "On the Outside Looking In"
    $400 7
Body of water named for Dardanus, mythical ancestor of the Trojans
    $400 12
Serving as conductor, this great Hungarian composer premiered several of Wagner's operas
    $400 15
The cathedrals of Chartres, Reims & Cologne are outstanding examples of this style of architecture
    $400 3
Elizabeth Sullivan, who became Mrs. Charles Laughton
    $400 24
This hard fat is used to make tallow
    $600 13
"Brideshead Revisited" author whose son Auberon wrote "Brideshead Benighted"
    DD: $900 8
Its southernmost source is the Ruvironza River in Burundi
    $600 18
Charleston. S.C. has the oldest synagogue in the world belonging to this branch of Judaism
    $600 4
Actor-comedian-movie director Joseph Levitch, who changed his name but not his initials
    $600 21
It means "with highest praise", so be glad if it's on your diploma
    DD: $2,000 16
This 1895 novel, subtitled "An Episode of the American Civil War", was written by a 22-year-old
    $800 9
Named for the largest Iroquois tribe, Seneca Lake is the largest lake in this New York group
    $800 29
Though this Polish composer never took piano lessons after age 12, he became a great pianist
    $800 19
The holiest shrine of this religion is the Golden Temple of Amritsar
    $800 20
Michael Dumble-Smith, Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera"
    $800 22
Peruvian-born soprano whose last name sounds like a poisonous shrub
    $1000 17
At age 9, this Virginian moved to Nebraska, which she used as the setting for "O Pioneers!"
    $1000 10
A Colorado, Canadian & Pecos River all flow through this U.S. state
    $1000 28
Once forced by poverty to sleep in the streets of Vienna, he went on to create "The Creation"
    $1000 25
Now the cathedral of the city of Venice, it was named for the patron saint of Venice
    $1000 27
Laura Gainer, the 1st actress to win an Oscar
    $1000 23
As far as we know, it's the oldest written language in history

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Terry Eileen
-$100 $8,300 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1st year of the 100th century

Final scores:

Roger Terry Eileen
-$100 $8,800 $1,900
3rd place: Magnavox VideoWriter word processor + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 2-day champion: $22,200 2nd place: trip on Mexicana Airlines to Mexico & stay at the Westin Las Hadas + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roger Terry Eileen
$1,900 $8,000 $3,800
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1988-07-19
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