Show #1216 - Monday, December 11, 1989

Missing introductions.


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Bob Caruso, a political consultant from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Daniel Gray, an author from Puyallup, Washington

Bill Warren, a restaurant owner originally from Rockville, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
In 1955, for the 1st time, some 6.5 mil. children in the U.S. were vaccinated against this disease
    $100 8
"Let's Spend the Night Together" was filmed during this British group's 1981 U.S. tour
    $100 16
In ancient times church bells were rung to ward off these
    $100 13
Gloria Steinem probably knows this postal abbreviation for Mississippi
    $100 19
The part of a golf course covered with short grass & extending from the tee to the putting green
    $100 1
"On the 1st day of Christmas, my true love gave to me" this fowl "in a pear tree"
    $200 5
She was assassinated by her own Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984
    $200 9
This actor received an Oscar nomination for the title role in 1978's "The Buddy Holly Story"
    $200 17
12th c. Bishop de Sully selected the site, hired the architects & bought materials for this Paris cathedral
    $200 14
If you were sending mail to Peyton Place, you'd abbreviate Place this way
    $200 20
Alaskan city that was the scene of a 1902 goldrush
    $200 2
Bird whose feathers are used for pillows & whose livers are used for paté de foie gras
    $300 3
During Nixon's 1st term, the Senate rejected both C. Haynsworth & H. Carswell for this post
    $300 10
Buxom blonde who was the girl in 1956's "The Girl Can't Help It"
    $300 28
Located in the Vatican, it was named for Pope Sixtus IV
    $300 21
The postal service would deliver a letter addressed GU to this place
    $300 23
Women, as a group
    $300 15
Of a young cock, a young hen or an old rooster, what you'd get if you ordered a pullet surprise
    $400 6
This Russian won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1970; he left the USSR 4 years later
    $400 11
Animated feature, partly scripted by Erich Segal, in which Pepperland was invaded by the Blue Meanies
    $400 29
T.S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral" takes place in this one, where Thomas à Becket was murdered
    $400 27
State abbreviated NE; it's not in New England
    $400 24
Person to whom the nursery rhyme "London Bridge is falling down" is addressed
    DD: $500 18
These are the largest game birds native to North America
    $500 7
Thor Heyerdahl & a crew of 7 crossed the Atlantic in 1970 in the Ra II, a craft made of this
    $500 12
Title of this '80 film is from the colors preceding "Sabbath" & "Oyster Cult" in names of heavy metal groups
    $500 30
You can see this emperor's throne in Germany's Aachen cathedral where he was entombed in 814 A.D.
    $500 26
State whose postal abbreviation is the reverse of Louisiana's
    $500 25
An auxiliary structure you might see on a motorcycle that reduces drag & provides wind protection
    $500 22
When young male chickens are neutered they become this type of meaty bird

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

Bill Daniel Bob
$700 $1,500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Daniel Bob
$1,900 $2,900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
To illustrate neon lighting the World Book article on neon uses a photo of "The Strip" in this city
    $200 10
Since he was a Cyclops, Polyphemus had only one of these
    $200 23
The only president born in Illinois
    $200 17
If this is alternating, running it through a rectifier will turn it into direct
    $200 11
After Socrates died, this philosopher left Athens but later returned to found the Academy
    $200 3
He started in Vaudeville as a silent juggler before becoming a "Bank Dick" in film
    $400 2
The 2 largest cities in Vietnam; they both begin with "H"
    $400 18
His descendants were known as the Heraclidae
    $400 24
This 1st president of NOW was born Betty Goldstein in Peoria
    $400 19
This unit of pressure is abbreviated atm.
    $400 12
Italian scholastic philosopher whose followers are known as Thomists
    $400 6
She began in Vaudeville as one of the Gumm sisters but then took a different path, one of yellow brick
    $600 4
The "Lady with the Lamp" was born in & named for this Italian city
    $600 21
Some say this infamous guard dog had 3 heads; some say he had 50
    $600 25
This 3-time presidential candidate was born in Illinois but died in Tennessee after the Scopes trial
    $600 28
Term for the path of an electron around a nucleus or a planet around the Sun
    $600 13
Philosophical movement most associated with Jean-Paul Sartre
    $600 8
Tap dancer turned columnist known for his "Good Evening Mr. & Mrs. N. & S. America & all the ships at sea"
    $800 5
The capital of Canada's Northwest Territories, it sounds like cowardly cutlery
    $800 20
No war could be started during the wild Dec. festival named for him, a ringleader among Roman gods
    $800 26
This comedian was born in Chicago though his mother spent the 9 months she carried him in Waukegan
    DD: $3,000 29
It's the transmission of light through fine, flexible glass rods
    $800 14
Nobel Prize-winning English philosopher who wrote "Principles of Mathematics" & was an anti-nuclear activist
    $800 9
Minnie, the sister of Al Shean, of Gallagher & Shean, was their mother
    $1000 7
A bullet train runs from Tokyo to this city called "The Venice of Japan"
    DD: $1,900 22
This musical instrument has a mythological name, & legend says it was invented by a god:

[Instrumental music plays.]
    $1000 27
We don't know where he wrote "The Martian Chronicles", but we know he was born in Waukegan
    $1000 30
His 1921 Nobel Prize was primarily for his photoelectric effect; he was light years ahead of others
    $1000 16
His "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" says the mind is a tabula rasa, or clean slate, at birth
    $1000 15
He was known as "The Perfect Fool"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Daniel Bob
$6,600 $6,900 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was changed to Windsor during this monarch's reign

Final scores:

Bill Daniel Bob
$0 $100 $1,800
3rd place: Armitron watches + Nintendo Entertainment System with Family & Junior editions of Jeopardy! & Wheel of Fortune 2nd place: trip on Delta to the Bahamas & stay at the Pirate's Cove Holiday Inn New champion: $1,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Daniel Bob
$8,400 $4,700 $3,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1989-08-29
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