Show #1081 - Monday, April 24, 1989

Joel Sacks game 4.


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Peggy Lynch, a homemaker from Tokyo, Japan

Maurice Berg, a teacher and department chairman from Warwick, Rhode Island (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,200)

Joel Sacks, an administrator from Columbia, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,251)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
They were released just minutes after Ronald Reagan was inaugurated
    $100 5
Guinness lists this language as spoken in Guadeloupe, Monaco & the USA (Louisiana)
    $100 1
In chess, this word is a warning to the king
    $100 3
Located on hills & dales about the U.S., his "Family Restaurants" are owned by the Marriott Corp.
    $100 21
To an Englishman, it's the last letter of the alphabet
    $200 15
A union of these government employees began a never-ending strike on August 3, 1981
    $200 6
Besides being a North Teutonic language, it's also a pastry
    $200 2
The 2 possible values assigned to an ace in blackjack
    $200 7
The 7th son of a 7th son, he spent many "Southern Nights" in Delight, Ark. where he grew up
    $200 22
1 sperm
+1 egg
= 1 this
    $300 16
Daniel Travanti & Barbara Babcock won Best Actor & Actress Emmys for this, the Best Dramatic Series of 1981
    $300 8
Language in which "Grimm's Fairy Tales" was 1st published
    $300 4
In bridge, the declarer's partner is called this--nothing personal
    $300 11
His 1969 hit "I'll Share My World With You" only reached #2; #1 was held by his wife, Tammy Wynette
    $400 17
Maya Yang Lin, an architecture student at Yale, won a nationwide competition for her design of this memorial
    $400 18
While Zulu is from Africa, Zuni is from this continent
    DD: $600 9
One of the most often played parlor games, according to Hoyle it's sometimes just called "the game"
    $400 12
1 of 2 singers who, in 1962 & 1982 respectively, had hits with "Break It To Me Gently"
    $500 20
After 11 years this twosome reunited at a Central Park concert in their "little town" of New York
    $500 19
This war-torn country has 2 official languages, Pushtu & Dari Persian
    $500 10
In Scrabble, the number of bonus points earned for using all 7 tiles in 1 turn
    $500 13
He avoided death when the Big Bopper took his seat on the plane with Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valens

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Joel Maurice Peggy
$200 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Maurice Peggy
$1,700 $200 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
He and Geo. S. Kaufman won a Pulitzer Prize for "You Can't Take It with You"
    $200 13
In 1988 this late emperor's 79-year-old daughter was released after 14 years in an Ethiopian jail
    $200 1
Technical name for the "needle" on your turntable arm
    $200 7
Term for a delegation sent to the U.N. as well as the building they occupy
    $200 6
When she guest starred on Mister Ed's show, Ed said, "Maybe she can come up and shoe me some time"
    $200 16
The Mississippi River generally flows in this direction
    $400 23
Someone once called her "a Sappho who could combine a heartbreak with a wisecrack"
    $400 15
Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands achieved this feat in 1954, 7 years after Chuck Yeager
    $400 2
A new "smart" parking meter keeps an electric eye on your car & does this after you drive away
    $400 8
In 1971 a country of 3.7 million sq. mi. replaced one of 14,000 sq. mi. under this name
    $400 12
"Dynasty" producer Aaron Spelling was once married to this star of "The Addams Family"
    $400 17
The western side of this state borders on the Gulf of Mexico
    $600 28
The work of this Yiddish writer was often compared to that of Mark Twain
    $600 24
Princess Sirikit married the king of this country in 1950, a week before he was formally crowned
    $600 3
When granddad wound his watch, he was tightening this
    DD: $2,000 9
This country has used its veto in the Security Council over 100 times, far more than anyone else
    $600 20
25 years after playing twins in "The Parent Trap", she did it again in "The Parent Trap II"
    $600 18
It's the southernmost of Canada's provinces
    $800 29
The annual award for the Best American Short Story bears his name
    DD: $2,000 25
Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine had 5 sons, but only these 2 became kings of England
    $800 4
An orrery is a mechanical model of this with various sized balls that revolve about
    $800 10
The "T" in UNTSO indicates that the U.N. supervises these between warring nations in the Middle East
    $800 21
In 1983 she was nominated for an Oscar for playing Barbra Streisand's bride in "Yentl"
    $800 19
It's the northernmost Scandinavian country & the only one with an Arctic coast
    $1000 30
This "Thanatopsis" poet was editor of the N.Y. Evening Post for 50 years
    $1000 26
This princess has children named Andrea, Charlotte & Pierre Casiraghi
    $1000 5
The image orthicon replaced Vladimir Zworykin's iconoscope in these
    $1000 11
On United Nations Day in 1962 U Thant suggested ways to quell the trouble on this island
    $1000 22
"Maltese Falcon" actress whose diary was so scandalous it was destroyed by court order
    $1000 27
The southernmost national capital in the world is this island country's

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Maurice Peggy
$7,100 $4,800 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 states carried by Michael Dukakis besides Massachusetts, his home state

Final scores:

Joel Maurice Peggy
$11,401 $2,499 $100
4-day champion: $50,652 2nd place: Casio music system & Jane Wooster Scott serigraph The Dow is Up courtesy of Scott Arts Graphics 3rd place: Oneida gift certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joel Maurice Peggy
$5,700 $5,400 $4,500
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 1988-12-20
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