Show #976 - Monday, November 28, 1988

Yael Sofaer game 3.


Judi Gordon, a sales representative from New York City, New York

Gary Shorr, a teacher from Lakewood, California

Yael Sofaer, a programmer and analyst originally from Israel (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In 1985 she became the 1st gymnast elected to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
    $100 23
Some Manx still speak Manx on this island, home of the tailless Manx cats
    $100 21
The Battelle Memorial Institute has developed a chocolate that won't do this in 90ยบ temperatures
    $100 1
Copying & selling a copyrighted video tape, or robbery on the high seas are both called this
    $100 11
Squeeze a wet cloth, or clang a bell
    $100 13
During the summer of 1972 reruns were shown under this title, the name of the ranch
    $200 7
Early feminists were reviled for wearing garments named for this newspaperwoman
    $200 24
Number of sides on a rhombus
    $200 22
Of root, stem or leaf, the part of a plant that's the main site of photosynthesis
    $200 2
It's a former case or decision that acts as an example for judging a current, similar case
    $200 12
Travel about selling wares, travel about on a bike
    $200 14
The setting for "Bonanza" was this city in Nevada
    $300 8
This lawyer & recent Cabinet sec'y once defended a man charged with annoying zoo animals
    $300 25
This rose was named for the capital city of Syria
    $300 28
Old Egyptian preservation practice revived in modern times after Harvey discovered how blood circulates
    DD: $500 3
While you'd go to L.A. for "The People's Court", you have to go to this city for the World Court
    $300 18
Something you stroke at sea or strike in a mine
    $300 15
When Ben & the boys got hungry, he would jump at the chance to cook up a meal
    $400 9
This Tony Award-winning "Dreamgirl" has a 4-octave singing range
    $400 26
While "bovine" refers to cattle, "ovine" refers to these farm animals
    $400 29
1st of the noble gases to be used in discharge tubes for lighting
    $400 4
The Constitution forbids states from passing these "retroactive" laws
    $400 19
A vendor of halite, or the thing in which you store his product
    $400 16
Tho his real name was Eric, everyone called him by this nickname, Norwegian for "good luck"
    $500 10
She described her assignment on "NBC News Overnight" as, "the inmates being allowed to run the asylum"
    $500 27
It's the tallest structure in our nation's capital
    $500 30
It's what makes a needle float on water or a drop of liquid assume the shape of a ball
    $500 5
In Roe vs Wade, the Supreme Ct. ruled unduly restrictive state regulation of this unconstitutional
    $500 20
Frolic in the forest, or bet at blackjack
    $500 17
"Sweet" nickname of the ranch foreman played by David Canary

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Yael Gary Judi
$1,800 -$100 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yael Gary Judi
$3,400 $1,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '60s
    $200 7
Since statehood, Henry Bellmon & Dewey Bartlett have been the only 2 governors from this partt
    $200 8
In March 1966 General Motors apologized to this consumer advocate for investigating his private life
    $200 17
Norma Shearer & Jennifer Jones both played this role in film versions of "The Barretts of Wimpole Street"
    $200 1
To prepare this soul food dish, 1st turn the pig's small intestines inside out & scrape them
    $200 2
A computer enhancement has shown the Mona Lisa once wore a string of these, but they were painted out
    $200 26
The 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis celebrated the 100th anniversary of this purchase, a year late
    DD: $2,000 22
Composer & lyricist team who wrote Oklahoma's state song
    $400 13
U.S. presidents who were in office on January 1, 1960 & December 31, 1969
    $400 18
In 1952 Gertrude Lawrence made her last stage appearance in this musical, in the role of Anna
    $400 3
This thick, gooey liquid helps to sweeten pecan pie
    $400 9
Of a baby, teenager or grown man, the one Mary holds in Michelangelo's "Pieta" in St. Peter's
    $400 27
In 1974 the first World's Fair with an environmental theme was held in this Washington city
    $600 23
It's 167 miles long but only 34 miles wide
    $600 14
Controversial series that went off CBS June 8, 1969 & returned March 30, 1988
    $600 19
This singer made her Broadway debut in 1988 as a sec'y in David Mamet's play "Speed-the-Plow"
    $600 4
Cardamom, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, cloves & chilis can all be used to make this powder
    $600 10
Modigliani usually encircled his forms within a contour line of this color
    $600 28
The last city to host a World's' fair in the U.S.
    $800 24
Oklahoma's state flag has an olive branch & this American Indian symbol
    $800 15
In 1964 Bantam Books published this report in paperback, just 80 hours after its release
    $800 20
Stacy Keach said, "I've always emulated" this writer, & he played him in a 1988 miniseries
    $800 5
In North Africa steamed semolina is called this
    $800 11
In 1796 Czech writer Aloys Senefelder developed this printing process using a grease pencil on stone
    $800 29
The 1st ever Ferris wheel was built for this city's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
    $1000 25
Several of these are found on the grounds of the capitol, the only state capitol with that distinction
    $1000 16
On November 2, 1964 Prince Faisal deposed his half brother to take over this country's throne
    $1000 21
Meryl Streep learned to speak German & Polish for her role in this 1982 film
    $1000 6
These are cooked in sugar syrup to make marrons glaces
    $1000 12
"You furnish the pictures & I'll furnish the war," Hearst wired this Western artist in Cuba
    DD: $600 30
1 of the 2 symbols of the 1939 N.Y. World's Fair depicted here:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yael Gary Judi
$10,000 $8,600 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Date in 1777 on which the Continental Congress approved a flag of 13 stripes & 13 stars

Final scores:

Yael Gary Judi
$17,201 $0 $200
3-day champion: $35,001 3rd place: Oneida gift certificate 2nd place: Dresher brass bed + Stiffel table lamp

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Yael Gary Judi
$10,400 $7,000 $3,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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Game tape date: 1988-09-14
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