Show #936 - Monday, October 3, 1988


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Paul Oberjuerge, a journalist from Highland, California

Debbie Brown, a college administrator from Cleveland, Ohio

Sue Honor, a finance coordinator from Berkeley, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,900)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
A short, thick German sausage
    $100 9
Dunes of white gypsum rise in White Sands National Monument in this state
    $100 3
Until the speedway was built in 1959, the auto races were held on this Florida beach
    $100 15
These Chinese dumplings are commonly served in soup or fried as a side dish
    $100 24
His Oscar in 1932 wasn't for building a better mousetrap but a better mouse
    $100 17
Hope said of his many years with this network, "I've seen 8 peacocks come & go--& quite a few turkeys"
    $200 2
It was Tennessee's 1st state capital
    $200 10
Fiddletown, Rough & Ready, Poverty Hill & Chinese Camp were towns in this state's "Gold Country"
    $200 5
In 1927 the Toronto St. Patricks took this more botanical-sounding name
    $200 18
Hungarian goulash is traditionally seasoned with this powdered pepper
    DD: $500 25
1 of 2 films for which Laurence Olivier received Oscars; he was a prince in one & a king in the other
    $200 20
    $300 4
A trinket,
a gewgaw
    $300 12
Only state that borders 4 Mexican states
    $300 6
In the opening of this show, you can now hear the announcers' comments on Vinko Bogataj's ski jump fall
    $300 19
Tamales are sometimes steamed in banana leaves but are usually wrapped in these
    $300 26
He's received 3 nominations for acting in Italian language films; the latest was for "Dark Eyes"
    $300 21
Hope said Dave Thomas of the "SCTV" comedy series does this better than anybody
    $400 11
A varlet
    $400 13
The states named for the Sioux word for "friend" or "ally"
    $400 7
He has played in the most NBA All-Star Games by far
    $400 22
This chicken dish made with noodles, cheese & cream sauce was named for an Italian opera singer
    $400 27
3 of the 1st 4 actresses to win Oscars were born in this country, not the U.S.
    $500 16
A hilarious joke might be described as "a real" one of these
    $500 14
Rocky Mountain state named for a valley in Pennsylvania
    $500 8
The day after suffering worst Super Bowl loss in history, they became the 1st team to agree to drug testing
    $500 23
From the Polish meaning "old woman", these little French cakes are often served "au rhum"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Sue Debbie Paul
$400 -$100 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sue Debbie Paul
$300 $0 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
He's a water fetcher, she's a tumbler; together they're in a nursery rhyme
    $200 6
This Mark Twain character resisted the Widow Douglas' attempts to "sivilize" him
    $200 26
The inscription on his New York City tomb reads, "Let us have peace"
    $200 19
This Polish capital's coat of arms depicts a mermaid brandishing a sword & shield
    $200 1
Christmas falls under this sign of the zodiac
    $200 16
After 11 years, the cast of this show finally got to go home from the Korean War
    $400 12
The 2 body parts an expensive purchase might cost you
    $400 7
Lovely Katrina van Tassel was in his weekly singing class in Sleepy Hollow
    $400 27
After his swearing in by a judge, his 1st presidential order was "Let's get airborne"
    $400 22
This Belgian city is famous as one of the world's major seaports & as the home of Peter Paul Rubens
    $400 2
Metaphorically it can refer to paperwork, but it usually means a heavy, rapid snow slide
    $400 17
ABC broadcast this Herman Wouk novel as an 18-hour miniseries, most expensive to that date
    DD: $1,500 13
Names on the side of every Dustbuster sold in the U.S.
    $600 8
In a classic Gothic novel, she accepts Mr. Rochester's proposal, not knowing he has a wife
    $600 28
His poker face helped him finish $10,000 ahead playing cards in the service during WWII
    $600 23
In 1783 this Irish town began making the fine cut glassware that bears its name
    $600 3
It describes a potent potable or someone who overindulges in them
    $600 18
Over 2 million people lined both sides of the East River to celebrate the 100th birthday of this structure
    $800 14
A seamstress who's hesitant & indecisive about what length to make the skirt might do this
    $800 9
The only people who attended his funeral were his father & Nick Carraway
    $800 29
Jackson's amb. to Russia, Polk's Sec'y of State, Pierce's amb. to Britain & our 15th president
    $800 24
Dubrovnik, one of the best-preserved walled cities in Europe, is in this country
    $800 4
This word describes a tool having strong adjustable-toothed jaws like its animal namesake
    $800 20
When banned from covering this October invasion, the press relied on ham radio operators
    $1000 15
Loud shout once used to announce pursuit of a crook to get others to join the chase
    $1000 10
This Dorothy Sayers detective has a valet named Bunter
    DD: $1,000 30
Our only president to have earned a Ph.D.
    $1000 25
This Spanish city, a leading cultural center, is the capital of Catalonia
    $1000 5
As a teenager, the future Alexander the Great was tutored by this philosopher
    $1000 21
For much of the year, this look at the future by John Naisbitt was on the best seller list

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sue Debbie Paul
$8,600 $4,400 $6,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

They 1st appeared in British shops, hotels & railway stations in 1884 & were called silence cabinets

Final scores:

Sue Debbie Paul
$13,600 $8,700 $10,000
2-day champion: $17,500 3rd place: Scott audio-video entertainment system 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Tampa & stay at Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness Center

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sue Debbie Paul
$7,700 $4,900 $6,700
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1988-07-26
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