Show #845 - Friday, April 15, 1988


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Howard Wilson, a resident marketing representative from Fullerton, California

Linda Lewis, a college math instructor from Washington, D.C.

Marty Montgomery, an IRS agent originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Exobiology is the scientific search for life here
    $100 7
While none of the 10 fiction best sellers of 1945 dealt with this subject, 4 nonfiction books did
    $100 19
After winning the '86 mayoral election he said, "This is where it stops. I'm staying right here in Carmel."
    $100 15
Yankee Doodle stuck one of these in his hat, which probably tickled his fancy
    $100 9
In the nursery rhyme, it's when the Queen of Hearts produced her pastries
    $100 8
They urge you to "Fly the friendly skies"
    $200 12
The center of one of these bivalve gems might not be sand but an encysted parasitic worm
    $200 6
1987 best seller whose subtitle is "The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981-1987"
    $200 20
Currently White House Chief of Staff, he was vice chairman of the Senate Watergate Committee
    $200 16
Also called a spangle, it's a small shiny disc often sewn onto clothing
    DD: $200 10
In the fall of 1958, this song rose to No. 8:

[Instrumental opening plays.]
    $300 13
These male bees have no useful function around the hive except for mating with the queen
    $300 4
With her only novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird", she was only woman author on best seller list for 1961
    $300 23
He says he keeps the cruise control in his car set at 55 mph, 695 mph less than the speed of sound
    $300 17
An ornamental looped braid with button, it shares its name with a small green amphibian
    $300 2
"Something special in the air"
    $400 14
Human skin has 5 types of stimuli receptors--touch, pressure, pain, & this pair
    $400 3
John Jakes' trilogy that began with "North & South" was completed in 1987 with this best seller
    $400 22
Believing the era deprived women of present legal benefits, she founded "Stop ERA" in 1972
    $400 18
Oscar Levant said, "Strip the phoney tinsel off" this town "& you'll find the real tinsel underneath"
    $400 1
"Expect more from" this airline that was the 1st to fly around the world
    $500 25
Working in Northern California, he developed the Shasta daisy
    $500 5
The 2 1935 best sellers by James Hilton which made him 1st author to have 2 books on an annual list
    $500 21
This 95-year-old artist has a new line of jewelry based on his anthropomorphic alphabet
    $500 24
Ornamentation in the 1st line of the song whose 2nd verse begins "See the blazing yule before us"
    $500 26
Based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, it's "the up & coming airline"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Marty Linda Howard
$400 $100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Linda Howard
$1,900 $700 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
From Old French "to raise", examples of this include a crowbar, tongs & a seesaw
    $200 10
Government agency which compiles the Statistical Abstract of the United States
    $200 12
The Bay of Bengal & the Arabian Sea are parts of this ocean
    $200 15
"Rocky"; not the fighter, but the vice president
    $200 21
Based on "The Matchmaker", this 1964 hit was conceived with Ethel Merman in mind
    $200 28
It can follow Blue, Singing or Flying
    $400 5
An increase in this causes the "box" of an aneroid barometer to bend inwards
    $400 11
Ben Franklin was one source for the 1st article in Encyclopaedia Britannica on this subject
    $400 13
Offa's Dyke, built in the 8th century, marked the boundary between England & this land
    $400 16
"The Proud Plumber" was an appropriate nickname for this former head of the AFL-CIO
    $400 22
It's said this circus musical produced by Billy Rose had opening night tickets 9 times the usual size
    $600 8
Gravitational pull decreases as this increases
    $600 2
Their first names are Isaac & Adam; you can "look it up" in their reference book
    $600 14
Lord Byron dubbed this highest peak in the Alps the "monarch of mountains"
    $600 7
"Father of the Atomic Submarine", this admiral supervised the building of the "Nautilus"
    $600 23
Featuring "Begin The Beguine", "Jubilee" was written on a world cruise by Moss Hart & this composer
    $800 9
A state of balance between opposing forces or effects, it's either static or dynamic
    DD: $1,400 3
The last names of the authors of "The People's Almanac", one is a form of the other
    $800 19
Central America's "Mosquito Coast" got its name not from insects but from these
    $800 17
Texas train robber called "The Robin Hood of Texas" & "The Good Badman"
    $800 24
In 1970, Groucho Marx was production consultant for this biographical musical
    $800 27
To get by with effort, it's how some people manage to make a living
    $1000 20
What the E, m, & c stand for in Einstein's famous equation
    $1000 4
The 1st edition of this book was published in 1868 by a newspaper, the New York World
    $1000 18
Now a republic of the USSR, its capital is Yerevan
    $1000 6
Ironically, this prominent 16th c. Protestant reformer was referred to as "The Pope of Geneva"
    $1000 25
"Swamps of Home" is a number from this show based on "The Princess & the Pea"
    DD: $1,000 26
With its pointed bow, stern & hole in the center, it even looks like a palindrome

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Linda Howard
$3,300 $6,100 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Legend says one of these sacred animals chose the site near Rome of the Temple of Aesculapius, the god of medicine

Final scores:

Marty Linda Howard
$0 $7,100 $0
3rd place: Smith Corona XD6700 typewriter New champion: $7,100 2nd place: La-Z-Boy Signature II sleep sofa + Scott audio system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marty Linda Howard
$3,300 $6,100 $4,600
10 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1987-12-15
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