Show #927 - Tuesday, September 20, 1988


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Gary Smith, a lawyer from Toronto, Ontario

Ross Barker, a cassette book producer from Pasadena, California

Sara Winter, an academic dean and psychologist from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
He told the L.A. Times, "I'm getting sick of slipping a shrimp on the barbie"
    $100 19
Members of this "talking" bird family were familiar pets to Romans
    $100 1
This New York-based national department store abbreviates its name SFA
    $100 6
Almost all of Siberia lies within this largest Soviet Socialist Republic
    $100 24
Thomas Moore wrote, "'Tis the last rose of" this, "left blooming alone"
    $100 11
A title of address for a priest in Italian & Spanish, it's "father" in both languages
    $200 15
In 1988 this auto exec spoke his mind in his new book "Talking Straight"
    $200 20
This "talking" bird is a species of starling
    $200 2
Term for someone who makes men's chapeaus--whether he's "Mad" or not
    $200 7
This largest Spanish seaport has an exact replica of Columbus' flagship the Santa Maria
    $200 25
Called "France's greatest lyric poet", he also wrote novels such as "Les Miserables"
    $200 12
From the Turkish for "ruler", it was a title given to Mongol rulers in the 13th century
    $300 16
On the average, it takes Judye Suttenberg 1 hour to sell your family a set of these
    $300 21
Though eagles are much smaller than humans, these sense organs are nearly the same size
    $300 3
The Marciano brothers founded the company that makes this "questionable" fashion label
    $300 8
Kilauea sits on the S.E. slope of Mauna Loa which sits on this island
    $300 26
Poe said of these, "What a horror they outpour on the bosom of the palpitating air!"
    $300 13
While his title means "head", he ranks just below a major in the army
    $400 17
After saving them for 15 years, Loyd Woods used 1,400,000 of these to buy a new truck
    $400 22
Some waterfowls mistaking shotgun pellets for seeds or grits have been stricken with this
    $400 4
Of 5, 7 or 9, number that precedes the name "West" on the popular shoe brand
    DD: $500 9
2 of the 6 Mexican states that border the U.S.
    $400 27
In Longfellow's poem, she was the long-lost love of Gabriel Lajeunesse
    $500 18
Before turning to acting, this "Frank's Place" star was an executive at Du Pont
    $500 23
The yellow-bellied sapsucker & the common flicker are members of this family
    $500 5
Creator of the soft, silk jersey prints of the '50s was not Gucci nor Fiorucci but this Italian designer
    $500 10
The Transylvanian Alps are part of this major mountain system of Central & Eastern Europe
    $500 28
Langston Hughes asked, "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like" this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Sara Ross Gary
$1,100 -$400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Ross Gary
$1,800 $1,500 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
If you hear "It Ain't Necessarily So", you are necessarily hearing music from this opera
    $200 3
Only this language is spoken by more people than English
    $200 16
In ancient times, criminals were thrown from the south face of this city's Capitoline Hill
    $200 22
He said, "The more the marble wastes, the more the statue grows," & proved it with his David
    $200 2
Unification Church officials say a man from Zimbabwe is the reincarnation of this leader's son
    $200 17
Specified on the pattern envelope, it's the amount of fabric needed to make a piece of clothing
    $400 1
In Verdi's "Macbeth", he's killed right after singing a beautiful aria & before becoming a ghost
    $400 12
According to Guinness, they include: the, and, of & to
    $400 27
Camp David, the presidential retreat, is in this state
    $400 23
His pale face topped with silver hair was almost as familiar as his paintings of soup cans
    $400 7
According to Bernadette, the Virgin Mary said the waters of this town will heal the sick
    $400 18
A Tibetan ox, or to chatter about, say, a Tibetan ox
    $600 5
This country's national opera company is the Ethniki Lyriki Skini
    $600 13
Pidgin English is used primarily between westerners & natives of this continent
    $600 28
One of the bloodiest battles in U.S. history was fought on this island a.k.a. "Naka Iwo"
    $600 24
Born Anna Mary Robertson, she was discovered at age 77 & painted 40 pictures after reaching 100
    $600 8
A dhoti is a long white loincloth worn by men in this religion
    $600 19
It's been called the southern equivalent of "yooze guys"
    $800 6
In the "Ring Cycle", he is raised by a Nibelung
    DD: $1,500 14
After 1066 Old English evolved into Middle English, due mainly to the influence of this language
    $800 30
In the 1880s gold was found in this island group, called "land of fire" by Magellan
    $800 25
Braque said he & this other famed Cubist were "roped together like mountaineers"
    $800 9
Jehovah's Witnesses believe Christ cast him out of heaven in 1914, hence the world's troubles
    DD: $200 20
In 1969 Stevie Wonder made the Top 10 with the following:

"What happened to / The world we knew / When we would dream and scheme / And while..."
    $1000 11
Term for the speech that's sung between arias
    $1000 15
The only Central American country that has English as an official language
    $1000 29
Located between Afghanistan & Pakistan, this 33 mi. mountain gap was famous in the annals of British India
    $1000 26
After Spain's King Philip II denied him royal patronage, he worked the rest of his life for the church
    $1000 10
Islamic law allows a man to keep up to this many wives at one time
    $1000 21
In "Gulliver's Travels" they were a race of brutes with the form & all the vices of man

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Ross Gary
$7,000 $7,200 $3,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Upon Golda Meir's death, this leader said, "I must, for history's sake, praise her as an honest foe"

Final scores:

Sara Ross Gary
$0 $0 $3,600
3rd place: Uncontrollable Season serigraph by Leo Posillico from Martin Lawrence Galleries + Jeopardy! box game of Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: Dresher brass bed & Stiffel table lamp + Jeopardy! box game of Jeopardy! Challenger New champion: $3,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Ross Gary
$7,200 $7,000 $3,300
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1988-07-20
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