Show #949 - Thursday, October 20, 1988


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Harriet Helfand, an attorney from Fallston, Maryland

Lloyd McGavin, an electrical engineer originally from Moscow, Idaho

Mark Milett, a hearings and appeals analyst originally from Culver City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Many say this puzzle was invented by Arthur Wynne
    $100 11
Sir Thomas More created this idyllic island 15 miles off the coast of the Americas
    $100 21
Despite Communist disapproval, this is still Cuba's largest religion
    $100 8
Jan & Dean's hit "Surf City" was co-written by Brian Wilson of this group, known for surfing songs
    $100 22
This dried fruit is often found in carrot cake
    $100 16
The governors of Massachusetts & California, or your fists
    $200 4
1970s Magicube had 4 of these & worked without batteries
    $200 12
Friday's Beach is one of several beaches on this character's island in the Atlantic
    $200 27
The U.S. still maintains a naval base on this Cuban bay that's sometimes called "Gitmo"
    $200 9
When he recorded the duet "To All The Girls I've Loved Before", he didn't speak English
    $200 23
As stated on most gelatin boxes, this fruit should be cooked before adding to a gelatin mixture
    $200 17
This phrase means inspecting or scrutinizing, not stealing a goose
    $300 5
King Gillette didn't invent the safety razor but this feature of it
    $300 13
Supposedly near Mexico, its name comes from Captain Flint's booty buried there
    $300 28
When he became a Cuban citizen, this revolutionary legally adopted his nickname that means "hey, you"
    $300 1
1 of 2 singers who had a No. 1 Hit with "Go Away Little Girl"
    $300 24
Also called the "pie plant", its long reddish stalks are edible when cooked
    DD: $1,400 18
Though it usually means "emotionally upset", in this song it means "excited & very happy":

"Oh, well, a-bless my soul, but what's wrong with me? / I'm itchin' like a man on a fuzzy tree / My friends say I'm actin' wild as a bug..."
    $400 6
The "screw of Archimedes" was designed to raise this substance
    $400 14
This monstrous animal came to New York from Skull Island, southwest of Sumatra
    $400 2
They made it to No. 6 with their hits "Get Closer", "Diamond Girl" & "Summer Breeze" but never made the Top 5
    $400 25
Collards, kale & bok-choy are all types of this vegetable
    $400 19
"El ropo" or just "rope" refers to a cheap one of these
    $500 7
By adding more of these, the 1908 Edison Amberol cylinder doubled playing time to 4 minutes
    $500 15
"The Island of the Busy Bees" is in the Tyrrhenian Sea in this children's classic by Carlo Collodi
    $500 10
Born Glyn Ellis, this lead singer of "The Mindbenders" took his last name from his 1st record label
    $500 26
In France, this onion-like vegetable is known as the "asparagus of the poor"
    $500 20
Meaning desires or wishes, this comes from a regional pronounciation of "I would rather"

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

Mark Lloyd Harriet
$400 $3,300 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Lloyd Harriet
$800 $4,600 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the wives; you name the husband.)
    $200 2
3 1/2 years after he was buried in New Orleans, Jefferson Davis was reburied in this state capital
    $200 8
The People's Daily is the best-selling paper in this country
    $200 5
The person who gets to name a newly discovered comet
    $200 19
Since 1942 U.S. presidents have had private access to this resort
    $200 14
Its not in this clue & it should be
    $200 10
Jacqueline Witte
Joanne Woodward
    $400 3
In 1882 Charles J. Guiteau was hanged for assassinating this man
    $400 15
In 1958 this wire service merged with Hearst's International News Service
    $400 6
This imaginary celestial belt includes the apparent annual paths of the Sun & most planets
    $400 22
This worldwide French resort chain is currently building a cruise ship to be finished in December 1989
    $400 21
A preacher like Jerry Falwell or Oral Roberts
    $400 11
Brigitte Bardot,
Annette Stroyberg & Jane Fonda,
but not Catherine Deneuve
    $600 12
He wrote his 1st operetta "Prince Ananias" in 1894, 16 years before "Naughty Marietta"
    $600 16
In 1927 this NYC tabloid originated & sponsored the Golden Gloves
    $600 7
Name of the constellation that both the Greeks & Native Americans identified as a big bear
    $600 23
Furnace Creek is the appropriate name for the California resort located here
    $600 26
A person who starts the trouble & urges everyone else on
    $600 1
Louise Longmore,
Carol Lawrence
& Vera Novak
    $800 13
This ornate art style featuring flowing, curving lines flourished in the late 1800s
    DD: $500 17
The Washington Post cartoonist who uses this single name won Pulitzer Prizes in 1942, '54 & '79
    $800 27
They are estimated to add more than 1,000 tons to the Earth's weight each day
    $800 24
Honeymooners are partial to these picturesque Pennsylvania mountains featuring over 300 resorts
    $800 4
Eleanor Pitman,
Rachel Taylor,
Lauren Bacall
& Lois O'Connor
    DD: $500 18
While trying to solve the slavery problem in 1850 he said, "I would rather be right than be president"
    $1000 20
Florida paper that was 1st to print all that monkey business about Gary Hart
    $1000 28
4 of this outer planet's moons are named for Shakespearean characters
    $1000 25
Until it was sold recently, the exclusive Caneel Bay Resort on St. John was owned by this family
    $1000 9
Marjorie Thomas,
Lilli Palmer,
Kay Kendall,
Rachel Roberts,
Richard Harris'
ex-wife Elizabeth
& Mercia Tinker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Lloyd Harriet
$3,000 $4,400 $6,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the course of its 43-year history, the UN has had this many Secretaries-General

Final scores:

Mark Lloyd Harriet
$0 $8,800 $8,801
3rd place: Emerson 27" TV + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: trip on Continental to New York City & stay at the Halloran House + Jeopardy! box game or computerized versions New champion: $8,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Lloyd Harriet
$3,000 $3,300 $7,100
9 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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Game tape date: 1988-08-02
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