Show #1212 - Tuesday, December 5, 1989

Missing introductions.


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Susan Gerofsky, a researcher from Hawaii

Locker McCarthy, from Wilton, Connecticut

Candy Martinez, a systems consultant from Fremont, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

'50s TV
    $100 5
The homeless can dine with dignity on elegant entrees in this Georgia capital's Cafe 458
    $100 12
This host & his guests just did old routines at 1st, so "The Texaco Star Theatre" started without writers
    $100 22
This musical inspired the perfume "Esprit de Phantom"--we don't know if the phantom wears it
    $100 1
His mom 1st tried to bathe him in fire to make him immortal & was stopped; later she dipped him
    $100 17
A lyre insignia worn by navy personnel indicates this duty
    $100 7
According to Maidenform, 50% of these sold today are underwire, compared to 20% 10 years ago
    $200 8
You can visit bats, scorpions & screech owls at the Living Desert near Palm Desert in this state
    $200 13
In this sitcom a banker was haunted by 3 ghosts--George & Marian Kerby & a booze-loving dog named Neil
    $200 23
Of My Sin, Your Sin or Our Sin, the one that's a Lanvin perfume
    $200 2
The Roman god Janus is usually depicted with this many noses
    $200 18
These naval battalions construct & repair overseas bases
    $200 27
Seattle leads in per capita consumption of this company's chocolate bars; New York City leads in Kisses
    $300 9
The only "skyscraper" in this Alaska city is a 14-story mining dredge, but "there's no place like" it
    $300 14
Subject taught by "Our Miss Brooks"
    $300 24
Musical "Night Pieces" written by Chopin, or the Caron perfume you might wear to listen to them
    $300 3
It's what Daedalus used to hold the feathers in place on the wings he made
    $300 19
In 1942 Congress authorized a women's naval reserve known by this acronym
    $300 28
Of the English Tudors, hers was the longest reign, 45 years
    $400 10
The only place where this carnivorous plant is found naturally is in a small area of the Carolinas
    $400 15
For the '52-53 season, this redhead's "Talent Scouts" show was ranked No. 2, while his variety series was No. 3
    $400 25
This perfume, named for a Rodeo Drive boutique, is the top-selling scent in the U.S.
    $400 4
When Greek sailors heard these, they pulled over; motorists today do the same
    $400 20
It's the lowest rank among admirals in the U.S. Navy
    DD: $500 29
In 1989, 3 films used this song in their opening minutes, 1 film was even named after it:

"Stars shining bright above you / Night breezes seem to whisper "I love you" / Birds singin' in the sycamore trees..."
    $500 11
Passengers on plane can spot traces of this Missouri-to-New Mexico trail when flying over the desert
    $500 16
Ed Norton of "The Honeymooners" was a fan of this daily "space opera" with Al Hodge
    $500 26
Ads for this cosmetics queen was going to keep her "Private Collection" perfume to herself
    $500 6
Cadmus founded this city that was later to have "7 against" it
    $500 21
As his ship was being destroyed in the war of 1812, James Lawrence issued this dying command

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

Candy Locker Susan
$1,600 $700 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Candy Locker Susan
$1,700 $4,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
In the 1790 work "A Narrative of the Mutiny on Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty" he told his side
    $200 3
It's the great mountain range of South America
    $200 22
A larval amphibian
    $200 1
The winner of the Van Cliburn Int'l Piano Competition gives a concert at this NYC hall, so practice!
    $200 23
In 1962 the Russians sent a probe toward this planet but lost contact with it; in 1988, same thing
    $200 16
George Roy Hill directed "The World of Henry Orient" & "The World According to" him
    $400 12
Walter Edmonds' "Drums Along the Mohawk" is set during this war
    $400 4
Kazakhstan, a republic in this nation, extends from Europe to the Chinese border
    $400 21
The states in which Davy Crockett was born & died
    $400 2
In a 1954 Bill Haley hit, this word precedes "Rattle & Roll"
    $400 24
Apollo 11 landed in this "Sea"
    $400 17
She married "Fiddler on the Roof" lyricist Sheldon Harnick, not her comedy partner Mike Nichols
    $600 11
Hawthorne wrote about a scarlet letter, & Baroness Orczy about a scarlet one of these
    $600 5
The Maoris in this country are the southernmost group of Polynesians in the Pacific
    $600 20
It was the 1st spin-off of the TV series "M*A*S*H"
    $600 7
In 1989 André Previn resigned as this orchestra's music director
    $800 10
30 years after the original he wrote "Erewhon Revisited"
    $800 14
This island near Venezuela became a self-ruling colony of the Netherlands in 1986
    DD: $3,100 19
This starch used in making puddings & soups comes from the roots of the cassava plant
    DD: $2,000 8
1 of 2 German-born composers whose 300th birthday was observed in 1985
    $800 26
Satyajit Ray is one of this country's most famous directors
    $1000 6
According to the title of a 1984 Norman Mailer novel, "Tough Guys Don't" do this
    $1000 15
Japan's largest port, it's just south of Tokyo
    $1000 18
One of Nikolai Gogol's 1st works was this historical novel of a Cossack & his sons, Ostap & Andrii
    $1000 9
The Martin Guitar Company of Pennsylvania makes only this type of guitar
    $1000 25
This actress had trouble with Bogey in "High Sierra" before she directed "The Trouble with Angels"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Candy Locker Susan
$7,600 $7,000 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This town was the 1st to serve as the burial place for 2 U.S. presidents

Final scores:

Candy Locker Susan
$0 $0 $9,600
2nd place: trip on Delta to Orlando & stay at the Hilton in Walt Disney World Village + Jeopardy! box game of Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: Maple Leaf bullion gold, silver & platinum coins + Jeopardy! box game of Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $9,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Candy Locker Susan
$5,300 $6,900 $3,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1989-08-28
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