Show #1217 - Tuesday, December 12, 1989

Missing introductions.


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Debra Stein, a costumer-designer from

Tom, originally from Washington

Bob Caruso, a political consultant from Scranton, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're going to be dealing with the first lyrics of a particular song and you have to proceed through the category starting from the top.)
    $100 18
From its name you might expect to see lions & tigers climbing on this type of gym, but it's made for kids
    $100 20
Beginning service from Key West to Havana in 1927, it's the USA's oldest international airline
    $100 28
This bumbling, green-skinned witch has a buzzard pal named Gaylord
    $100 2
The ruffs worn by fashionable 16th century men & women were usually this color
    $100 8
A native to North America, this trout's common name is from the colorful stripe on its flank
    $100 1
"Well, it's one for the money two for the show / Three to get ready now go, cat, go / But don't you..."
    $200 22
It's the May beetle's other name; we guess it depends on the month you see it
    $200 21
Saab-Scania Aktiebolag is this nation's principal aerospace manufacturer
    $200 3
During World War II some women painted lines on the backs of their bare legs to simulate these
    $200 12
The masculine name for a rabbit habitat that includes the burrows of many individual rabbits
    $200 7
[Instrumental opening plays.]
    $300 24
A criminal character in "Carousel", or a measure he might use to mix drinks
    $300 14
The wings of an ornithopter do this to provide flight
    $300 23
It's the word that completes the title of the "Brenda Starr" comic strip
    $300 4
Long, curled ones for men became all the rage for men after Louis XIII started wearing one in 1624
    DD: $500 13
The pygmy variety of these African mammals weighs hundreds of pounds less than the "river" type
    $300 9
"I-I love the colorful clothes she wears"
    $400 25
The husband-and-wife deities who had temples erected in their honor on Rome's Capitoline Hill
    $400 15
To identify nationality, U.S. civil aircraft must use this letter as part of the registration no.
    $400 27
Lee Falk created this crimefighter, "The Ghost Who Walks", in 1936, & the strip is still going strong
    $400 5
The name of this framework worn on the derriere is a synonym for "noisy activity"
    $400 17
A tisket, a tasket, bees carry this back to the hive in "baskets" formed by hairs on their hind legs
    $400 10
"Well, I saw my baby walkin' with another man today..."
    $500 26
This Swiss mountain peak's name means "maiden" in German
    $500 16
In the '60s pilots flying this rocket plane over 65 mi. up were awarded astronaut wing
    $500 6
Before he struck out on his own, Pierre Cardin helped this designer create his "New Look"
    $500 19
An adult dragonfly has 2 huge compound ones that cover most of its head
    $500 11
"It was a moonlit night in old Mexico
I walked alone between some old adobe haciendas.
Suddenly, I heard the plaintive cry of a young Mexican girl..."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bob Tom Debra
$700 $300 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Tom Debra
$1,500 $1,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '30s
    $200 13
Total number of girls among the Dionne quintuplets born in 1934
    $200 1
"Wuthering Heights" was this producer's favorite film, but he called it "Withering Heights"
    $200 23
Mies van der Rohe stated that in architecture "Less is" this
    $200 7
Early May is party time in this city where the Kentucky Derby is held
    $200 2
Welsh poet whose widow, Caitlin, wrote a tell-all book about him in 1987
    $200 12
Kachina dolls, which represent spirits of the dead, wear elaborate carved ones on their faces
    DD: $6,000 14
In 1936 this country hosted the Winter & Summer Olympics
    DD: $1,700 3
This 1987 comedy about an Italian-American family opens with Dean Martin singing his 1953 hit "That's Amore"
    $400 24
"In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes" was printed in a catalogue of his photos
    $400 19
Great Lake that provides Chicago's drinking water
    $400 8
He also wrote travel books & biographies but is better known for "Brideshead Revisited"
    $400 18
The medium at the ancient Oracle of Apollo at this location was a woman over 50 called the Pythia
    $600 15
During the 1930s Ernest Hemingway worked as a correspondent covering this war
    $600 4
In a 1953 film Clifton Webb went down with this ship, but Barbara Stanwyck found a lifeboat
    $600 25
"I have laid aside business and gone a-fishing," wrote Izaak Walton in this book
    $600 20
The state capital where you'll find LBJ's presidential library
    $600 9
Short story writer Guy de Maupassant learned his craft from this author of "Madame Bovary"
    $600 30
A sitting in which people wait for spirit communications, its name is French for "sitting"
    $800 16
On Oct. 11, 1935 the League of Nations declared this country was the aggressor against Ethiopia
    $800 5
1945 film in which the leading character kills himself by stabbing his own portrait
    $800 26
Nixon's assistant for Domestic Affairs who promised, "It'll play in Peoria"
    $800 21
The Breakers, a 70-room mansion built by Cornelius Vanderbilt, is not a museum in this R.I. city
    $800 10
Lord Byron is a national hero of this country where he died while helping them plan a war against the Turks
    $800 29
The male equivalent of the female demon known as a succubus
    $1000 17
Making historic ocean crossings in 1936 were the Hindenburg in May & this largest ocean liner in June
    $1000 6
"Flesh & the Devil" was the 1st film to co-star John Gilbert with this woman, his offscreen love
    $1000 27
Since he wrote "Network", "I'm mad as hell & I'm not going to take it anymore" is attributed to him
    $1000 22
To live in 1 of these Del Webb communities, 1 member of the household must be at least 55
    $1000 11
Many of his friends shunned him after part of his book "Answered Prayers" was published in 1976
    $1000 28
Your "Mount of Jupiter", which supposedly denotes ambition, is located at the base of this finger

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Tom Debra
$4,000 $5,300 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1976 she became the 1st woman to serve as Chief of Protocol of the United States

Final scores:

Bob Tom Debra
$2,600 $999 $0
2-day champion: $4,400 2nd place: Merillat oak modular shelving & Olympia desktop calculator + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 3rd place: The Dow is Up serigraph by Jane Wooster Scott from Scottarts Graphics + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Tom Debra
$8,700 $5,100 $4,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1989-08-29
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