Show #1079 - Thursday, April 20, 1989

Joel Sacks game 2.


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Parry Wilvers, a restaurant manager from Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Diane Fouts, an editor and typist originally from Twin Falls, Idaho

Joel Sacks, an administrator from Columbia, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,050)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
The peat form of this simple plant can be used as fuel when nature compresses it into lignite
    $100 4
A long distance bike ride is only 1/3 of this grueling athletic competition
    $100 23
Named for a city, it was originally a Black folk dance & became a national craze in the 1920s
    $100 11
This biblical personage is said to have written the 1st 5 books of the Bible
    $100 8
L.A.'s Griffith Observatory boasts a bronze bust of this star, who filmed "Rebel Without a Cause" there
    $100 1
Including Final Jeopardy!, the number of categories on each show
    $200 5
Night-blooming types of this plant, including the saguaro, tend to have white flowers
    $200 12
She was told in song, "You'll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two"
    $200 24
The name for this ritual folk dance of old England may be a corruption of "Moorish dance"
    $200 16
According to Matthew, this apostle hanged himself in remorse after Jesus was arrested
    $200 9
This lanky actor insists, "I'm as far from Norman (Bates) as one can possibly be"
    $200 2
The same Honduras cat. appeared on Jeopardy! 3 times before any contestant did this
    $300 6
We're not play when we say these are the only native marsupials in the Western Hemisphere
    $300 13
Developed in California, bicycle moto-cross is known by these initials
    $300 25
The quadrille is a square dance performed by this number of people
    $300 26
The Douay translation is the official English version of the Bible for this religion
    $300 17
This Egyptian said his mom gambled & smoked cigars with King Farouk because she was his mascot
    $300 18
When a letter or word appears in quotes in a Jeopardy! category, it means this
    $400 7
The slender stalk in the center of a flower, or the fine wire in the center of a light bulb
    $400 14
This U.S. company introduced bikes in the 1930s with fat tires & frame styling that imitated motorcycles
    $400 27
This sensual ballroom dance evolved from the Cuban habanera & the Argentine milonga
    $400 29
Mary & Martha were friends of Jesus & sisters of this man whom Jesus raised from the dead
    $400 19
Once forced into exile as an enemy of the state, she later became Greece's Minister of Culture
    $400 20
Alliterative title for categories concerning alcoholic beverages
    $500 10
Fossil records show these body parts are 1/2 the size they once were, perhaps due to cooked foods
    $500 15
An arena with a cycling track, such as those used in the Olympics, is called this
    $500 28
This American woman taught dance in Moscow after the Revolution, probably in a flowing tunic
    DD: $700 30
The "turtle" spoken of in "the voice of the turtle is heard in our land" refers to this bird
    $500 22
This "Barfly" star says she was once romantically involved with Lenny Bruce
    $500 21
THE BOSS was our recent category about this man

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

Joel Diane Parry
$1,000 $1,000 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Diane Parry
$2,900 $3,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

[Displayed with hyphen]
(Alex: I guess they would have to be famous otherwise no one would know of them.) [Laughter]
    $200 1
Secretary of State best known for his "Shuttle Diplomacy"
    $200 15
This heavy scarf worn around the neck is made by clothing companies, not Midas
    $200 8
Coconuts grow on this kind of tree
    $200 14
The major university in this Swiss city is known, quite logically, for its interpreters school
    $200 6
"Ed Wynn's Son"
    $200 7
In 1814 he bragged, "France has more need of me than I of France"
    $400 2
In the post Civil War South, most Black tenant farmers paid their rent with this
    $400 18
The name of this tart vegetable, whose reddish stalks are used in pies, can also mean a quarrel or squabble
    $400 10
A tree with 72 rings is this old
    $400 17
Over 10 miles long, the St. Gotthard is the longest one in the world for cars
    $400 9
"The Geller Effect"
    $400 16
William Ross Wallace wrote, "The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that" does this
    $600 3
A 1960 summit meeting failed because the USSR had recently shot down this plane
    $600 21
From Latin for "3-headed", it's a muscle that has 3 points of origin
    DD: $1,500 11
Type of tree mentioned in the chorus of the following song:

"As I went walking that ribbon of highway / I saw above me that endless skyway / I saw below me that golden valley..."
    $600 20
The 3 languages in which all official Swiss documents are printed
    $600 19
Ex-wife of Rod Steiger who wrote "Limelight & After: The Education of an Actress"
    $600 24
In "Animal Farm", George Orwell wrote, "All animals are equal, but some animals are" this
    DD: $1,500 4
In the treaty ending the Revolutionary War, Britain recognized this as our western border
    $800 22
Develop with a flourish.or the flourishing young flower of a plant
    $800 12
Of pine, maple or hemlock, the one that's a hardwood
    $800 25
You might want to read her "There Really was a Hollywood" in the bath; don't try it in the shower
    $800 27
Translation of Descartes' famous saying, "Cogito, ergo sum"
    $1000 5
The 1st federally built highway was called this, after the Maryland town where it started
    $1000 23
To commemorate an 1859 battle fought in this NW Italian town, a purplish red color was named for it
    $1000 13
Also called a red cedar, this evergreen bears berries that are used to flavor a liquor
    $1000 26
"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" is this Black writer's autobiography

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Diane Parry
$8,100 $7,000 $5,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The world's best-selling pen is this company's "Crystal" model

Final scores:

Joel Diane Parry
$14,001 $0 $7,001
2-day champion: $24,051 3rd place: Winnower Galaxy ceiling fan + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: White-Westingthouse stackable washer & dryer + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joel Diane Parry
$6,500 $7,000 $5,500
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1988-12-19
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