Show #1131 - Monday, July 3, 1989


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Jeff Wilson, a public relations manager from Lake Oswego, Oregon

Christopher Hall, a legal writer and lawyer from San Francisco, California

Catherine Laatz, an office manager originally from Hoquiam, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Sarah Caldwell became the 1st woman to conduct at this New York City opera house
    $100 9
Appropriately. Richard Belzer co-wrote a book on how to be a stand-up one of these
    $100 2
The mythical beast pictured on the flag of Bhutan
    $100 24
It brings the baby up to mom's level at lunch time
    $100 1
Jeanne Maiden of Solon, Ohio set a women's record by rolling 11 perfect games in this sport
    $100 6
This 1987 film opened in December, 3 months after its title
    $200 19
Reclusive billionaire who died on April 5 on a chartered jet bound for Houston, Texas
    $200 10
He swashbuckled his way through 3 marriages: to Lili Damita,
Nora Eddington &
Patrice Wymore
    $200 3
The "stan" in Pakistan & Afghanistan is a Persian suffix meaning this
    $200 25
It's also called a "courting chair"
    $200 14
Beth Heiden won a bronze medal in this sport in 1980, which must have made her brother Eric proud
    $200 7
The 1st 2 films Woody acted in, "What's New, Pussycat?" & "Casino Royale" both starred this man
    $300 20
She became the 1st anchorwoman on nightly network news & the top-paid newscaster up to that time
    $300 11
An early merchandising giant, he started his 1st store at Kemmerer, Wyoming
    $300 4
He was India's prime minister immediately following its independence from Britain
    $300 26
A big, comfy, upholstered chair of any period, its name is far from difficult
    $300 15
Though she became a star in this sport, Cathy Rigby McCoy never won an Olympic medal
    $300 18
Tannis Vallely, brainy student Janice on "Head of the Class", was a whiz kid in the trailer for this film
    DD: $1,100 21
Group heard here, singing the song for which they won a Grammy in 1976:

"If you leave me now /
You'll take away the biggest part of me / Ooh-ooh-hoo..."
    $400 13
In 1843, 2 sisters, Sarah & Adelaide Yates, married these twins made famous by P.T. Barnum
    $400 5
The predominant religion of Laos, though the Communist government discourages it
    $400 16
Her hearing was permanently impaired after she swam the English Channel in 1926
    $500 22
2 of these jets, 1 from Paris & 1 from London, arrived in the U.S. for the 1st time on May 24
    $500 23
This author of "Kane & Abel" was only 29 when elected to parliament
    $500 8
The mainland country closest to the international date line
    $500 17
A 1988 Olympic gold medalist in the heptathlon & long jump, she's Flo-Jo's sister-in-law

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

Catherine Christopher Jeff
$200 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Christopher Jeff
$800 $2,300 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A big wheel at the fair, usually the biggest wheel there
    $200 6
After he flew to Paris, he flew another 22,350 miles to campaign for air mail & more airports
    $200 21
A recent study indicates 22-40% of lightning flashes occur without this being heard
    $200 7
In 1986, 10 years after Polaroid filed suit, this company got out of the instant camera business
    $200 19
Calvados is a brandy made of this fruit
    $200 12
It's a flute without keys that's played in military bands
    $400 2
A long narrow inlet of the sea in Norway, have you driven one lately?
    $400 8
This university at Chapel Hill was established as the 1st state university in the U.S.
    $400 25
A slippery mixture of falling rain & snow
    $400 14
On the standard scale of shutter speeds, the number 250 stands for this length of time
    $400 20
This term refers to the year in which the wine's grapes were grown & harvested
    $400 13
The machine that grinds grain, or the building in which its contained
    $600 3
A fancy name for it would be the violinist crab
    DD: $1,500 9
The 1st German settlers in America settled in this Mid-Atlantic colony
    $600 26
This term for a tropical cyclone is the Far East equivalent of a "hurricane"
    $600 15
Anthony Suau of the Denver Post won a 1984 Pulitzer for his photos of mass starvation in this nation
    $600 24
This grain makes up 51% of the mash from which bourbon is distilled
    $600 17
In Greece, 100 lepta equal 1 of these
    $800 4
Canadian John McCrae wrote a poem about this American cemetery in Belgium
    $800 10
When the transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869, this Calif. city was the western terminus
    $800 27
High wet winds from the tropics mixing with dry ground air help create these Arizona "black blizzards"
    $800 16
In taking a photo, the depth of field can be controlled by adjusting the size of this
    $800 29
Trader Vic's recommends a skull mug for this liquor when served hot & buttered
    $800 22
The marimba originated on this continent & later became a popular folk instrument in Central America
    $1000 5
Hamlet moaned, "O! that this too too solid" stuff "would melt"
    $1000 11
This school, the oldest public school in America, opened February 13,1635 in Boston
    DD: $2,500 28
Reason that Atlantic hurricanes usually last longer than Pacific hurricanes
    $1000 18
In 1984 the Supreme Court upheld a law forbidding the printing of realistic photos of this
    $1000 30
1 layer each of grenadine, green creme de menthe, maraschino liqueur, brandy, Chartreuse, creme de violette
    $1000 23
Peas can improve soil by taking this gaseous element from the air binding it to their roots

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Christopher Jeff
$3,500 $7,800 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Besides Wyoming, the 2 other states in which Yellowstone park is located

Final scores:

Catherine Christopher Jeff
$3,600 $3,399 $0
2-day champion: $12,100 2nd place: Video Treasures 50 VHS movies + Bassett entertainment center 3rd place: Winnower ceiling fan

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Catherine Christopher Jeff
$6,000 $6,200 $6,100
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1989-02-21
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