Show #925 - Friday, September 16, 1988


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Gil Jones, a copyright investigator from Baltimore, Maryland

Chris Morris, a medical intern from Knoxville, Tennessee

Jack Walsh, an accountant from Hermitage, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Congress authorized the selection of this city's site on July 16, 1790
    $100 2
In 1956 & '57, Fats Domino had back to back hits with this color in the title
    $100 9
Today Alcatraz hosts the world's 6th largest colony of these sea birds
    $100 18
Type of nail file named for the powdered mineral substance that coats it
    $100 1
It's home to Monsanto, Ralston Purina & Anheuser-Busch
    $100 24
To car buffs, a "mag" was originally a lightweight wheel made of this metal
    $200 13
Even with tax, this beverage when imported from England was cheaper than that smuggled from Holland
    $200 3
Little Richard,
The Everly Brothers
& Kenny Rogers all sang about a woman named this
    $200 10
Of a covey, coven or covet, the one that's a group of partridges
    $200 19
Between 0.5 & 1.2 millimeters per week
    $200 5
formerly U.S. Steel
    $200 25
The name for this popular sausage comes from the Italian word for "(hot) chilis"
    $300 14
Ben Franklin began publishing this the year George Washington was born
    $300 11
Old song which says, "We'll kill the old red rooster" after "we'll all go out to meet her"
    $300 17
This process of cleaning & smoothing feathers w/their bills is to birds what primping is to people
    $300 20
It's the nonliving epidermis at the base of your nails
    $300 6
B.F. Goodrich;
Goodyear Tire & Rubber
    $300 26
Term for capital letters, from printers' practice of keeping larger type in bins above smaller type
    $400 15
In 1792, on his way to China, American Robert Gray named this northwest river for his ship
    $400 12
1 of 2 Dionne Warwick Top 10 songs with "Never" in the title
    $400 29
New species of this nocturnal predator are still being discovered at the rate of 1 every decade
    $400 21
Despite what you've heard, eating this glutinous substance won't keep your nails from splitting
    $400 7
Bank of America;
Levi Strauss
    $400 27
A moveable bridge between ship & shore
    DD: $300 16
This neighbor, originally annexed as a county of Virginia, became a state itself in 1792
    $500 23
In 1967 Al Martino thought "nothing's quite as pretty as" she is "in the morning"
    $500 30
Stubborn albatrosses that had to be removed from airstrips at Midway Is. were nicknamed this
    $500 22
As you can tell from its name, this manicure tool comes from a citrus tree
    $500 8
General Mills;
Land o' Lakes
    $500 28
The period during which the collection is taken in church

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jack Chris Gil
$1,900 -$100 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Chris Gil
$3,100 $1,500 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
By the time he was appointed dictator in 49 B.C., the Roman "bread dole" had risen to 200,000 people
    $200 17
After marrying Eliza Stowe's widower, she had a daughter named Eliza & wrote a book about an Eliza
    $200 1
"Melvin & Howard" is the story of a gas station attendant who claims to be a beneficiary in this man's will
    $200 16
According to Ted Williams, Babe Ruth had one that weighed 54 ounces
    $200 3
Yokohama is on the bay named for this larger city
    $200 2
It is this "that blows nobody any good"
    $400 10
Since Agrippina was a niece of Emperor Claudius, consent of this body was needed for them to wed
    $400 25
Poet whose wife died after her dress caught fire while he worked on "Tales of a Wayside Inn"
    $400 21
In 1926 John Barrymore kissed Mary Astor & Estelle Taylor a total of 127 times playing this lover
    $400 18
Spelled "G-E-R-D" in Old English where it meant a small stick, it now means a precise length
    $400 4
It's the ocean bordering Australia to the west
    $400 5
"East or west", this "is best"
    $600 11
At one point in the 2nd Punic War, his forces almost annihilated the Roman army
    $600 26
Besides some songs, he wrote only 1 major poem, "Tam o' Shanter", after age 27
    DD: $300 22
Only No. 1 hit for Henry Mancini & His Orchestra was this movie theme written by Nino Rota:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $600 19
It's the only measure of distance mentioned in the poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade"
    $600 13
In both area & population it's the 2nd largest country in South America
    $600 6
In his collection "Hesperides", Robert Herrick advised to do this "while ye may"
    $800 12
Under the Romans, this kingdom in the Holy Land included Jerusalem & Bethlehem
    $800 27
Mark Twain's last home, Stormfield, named for one of his last characters, was in this state
    $800 23
"Black Sunday"s terrorist target
    $800 29
Used in surveying, a chain is divided into 100 units called these
    $800 14
Only country on the American mainland that borders only 1 other country
    $800 7
Proverbial phrase that precedes "... so is the tree inclined"
    DD: $1,000 20
The largest provincial capital of the Roman Empire, it was once ruled by Marc Antony
    $1000 28
His story, "Music for Chameleons"; was about a real-life friend who played Mozart for lizards
    $1000 24
An assistant director in shirt sleeves & tie is seen scaling the walls of Babylon in this D.W. Griffith epic
    $1000 30
In metric prefixes, kilo- means thousandfold & this means thousandth part
    $1000 15
The Portuguese found a lot of this in what is now Ghana, hence the name of its coast
    $1000 8
1st half of proverb that ends "... & God for us all"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Chris Gil
$7,700 $2,100 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Only state to contribute a statue of a king for our Capitol's National Statuary Hall

Final scores:

Jack Chris Gil
$12,100 $4,100 $12,000
2-day champion: $20,200 3rd place: Queen Anne chair by Action Recliners by Lane 2nd place: Soundesign audio/video center & Pressman games

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Chris Gil
$8,700 $2,100 $6,500
23 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1988-07-19
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