Show #938 - Wednesday, October 5, 1988


Brad Harrington, a secretary from Dayton, Ohio

Julie Spickler, an artist from Sherman Oaks, California

Gail Hoffman, an associate manager originally from Ridgefield, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Earth's orbit falls between these 2 planets
    $100 13
Of a muff, a duff or a cuff, the one that is not an article of clothing
    $100 1
It can precede "storm", "Mary" or "to the chief"
    $100 18
In March 1988 Empire Press debuted a new quarterly magazine all about this S.E. Asian war
    $100 20
Instead of medals, winners at the ancient games received these made of olive branches
    $100 6
Along with Roquefort, this smooth, creamy French cheese is also called the "king of cheeses"
    $200 12
A typical one has 3 parts, the nucleus, the coma & the tail
    $200 14
In 1988 the fashion industry lost billions on this style shunned by professional women
    $200 2
The triangle used to set up the balls in a pool game
    $200 19
Section of the Sunday New York Times that is also sold as a separate magazine
    $200 21
To an ancient Greek, an "Olympiad" wasn't the games but this length of time between games
    $200 7
Type of camel that's in a box of Nabisco Animal Crackers
    $300 15
Some almanacs don't mention the fact that Neptune's 3rd one of these was discovered in 1981
    $300 25
Type of dress Loni Anderson wore on the May 16, 1988 cover of People magazine
    $300 3
    $300 28
Established in 1903, this monthly women's magazine title sounds like Mao's reading material
    $300 22
It was the only type of event in the 1st few Olympics
    $300 8
City mentioned in the song "I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy"
    $400 16
The number of stars that can be found within our solar system
    $400 26
In 1988 the Duchess of York ordered more than a dozen of these ensembles from designer Yves St. Laurent
    $400 4
To the British, when followed by "up", it's a verb meaning "to make a phone call"
    $400 29
If you find a Clipper magazine in your seat pocket, you are most likely on this airline
    $400 23
Milo of Croton was a 6-time winner in this sport which then involved grounding your opponent
    $400 9
As of April 23,1988 this is prohibited on U.S. airplane flights of 2 hours or less
    $500 17
In 1801 Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi discovered the 1st of these bodies in our solar system
    $500 27
Collegiate name given to men's suits during the 1950s that had narrow lapels & unpadded shoulders
    $500 5
From Latin for "shortened", it's being short with someone
    DD: $600 30
He's appeared on the most Sports Illustrated covers, 30--under 2 different names
    $500 24
Notorious king mentioned in the New Testament who underwrote the games & was named president of the Olympics
    $500 10
In 1967, when Queen Elizabeth knighted Francis Chichester, she used this explorer's sword

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Gail Julie Brad
$1,900 $200 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Julie Brad
$4,100 $800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We had potluck in the first round. We have [*] in this one. And notice the spelling of "poe". P-O-E. A reference to Edgar Allan Poe.)
    $200 19
In 1872 the 1st mail order catalog was issued by this man's company, not Sears
    $200 25
Guinness says this non-communist Asian country's railroad is the world's largest employer
    $200 4
She said Warren Beatty acts like he can't wait to get out of the room when she talks about spirits
    $200 1
Banff National Park & this lake are visited more than any other place in the Canadian Rockies
    $200 14
"Swan Lake" was originally such a failure that this composer planned to rewrite it, but he died 1st
    $200 9
In 1 story, 1 of these embalmed Egyptians gets dressed up in sky blue pantaloons & a pink chemise
    $400 20
Illinois senator who held Lincoln's hat during his 1st inaugural address in Washington
    $400 27
America's biggest dairy company, it's also No. 1 in pasta
    $400 5
This "L.A. Law" star had a romance & a son with Ursula Andress, his co-star in "Clash of the Titans"
    DD: $1,000 2
River mentioned in the following Kingston Trio song:

"Standing there across the river, mid sound of horn and tram / In all her quiet beauty, the cathedral Notre Dame..."
    $400 15
In the 1930s this company was known as the Sadler's Wells Ballet but now it's called this
    $400 10
In the poem of the same name, "they are neither brute nor human -- they are ghouls: and their king it is who tolls"
    $600 21
In 1946 this "Little Flower" served as director general of the U.N. Relief & Rehabilitation Administration
    $600 28
In 1900 the company owned by these siblings became 1st to pack coffee in vacuum cans
    $600 6
Oscar winner who plays Maddie's mom on "Moonlighting"
    $600 3
The only place alligators are found outside the U.S. is in this river, China's longest
    $600 16
The patriotic ballet "Stars & Stripes" is danced to his music
    $600 11
In this tale, a stranger in a horrifying costume kills the revelers at a masked ball
    $800 22
Called the "Sam Adams of Virginia", he took a fatal dose of mercury in 1799 trying to cure a severe ailment
    DD: $2,000 29
Most of Lee Iacocca's 1987 Chrysler salary, valued at $17.9 million, was "paid" to him in this form
    $800 7
He was a migrant fruit picker & a jitterbug champion long before starring as TV's "Buck James"
    $800 24
The capitals of North & South Dakota are both located on this river
    $800 17
In Stravinsky's ballet this title bird has strange powers & magic feathers
    $800 12
The 1st words in "The Raven" aren't "once upon a time" but "once upon" this
    $1000 23
While an Ohio congressman, he was elected both Senator & President in 1880
    $1000 8
He was a Chicago policeman for 18 years before playing one on "crime story"
    $1000 26
Both the Rhine & the Rhone rivers originate in this country
    $1000 18
This dancer's 1912 performance in "Afternoon of a Faun" was considered shockingly erotic
    $1000 13
This story ends with the hero saved & the Inquisition "in the hands of its enemies"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Julie Brad
$8,500 $4,800 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Latest figures show this U.S. state is the most popular destination for Japanese tourists

Final scores:

Gail Julie Brad
$9,601 $1 $0
2-day champion: $15,801 2nd place: trip to Mexico City 3rd place: Ortho day bed

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gail Julie Brad
$8,400 $3,000 $4,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1988-07-26
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