Show #939 - Thursday, October 6, 1988


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Jeff Mayhew, an attorney from Newport Beach, California

Gladys Brass, a high school librarian from Pilesville, Maryland

Gail Hoffman, an associate manager originally from Ridgefield, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In "Joshua", Thomas Morell wrote, "See, the conquering hero comes! sound" these
    $100 2
This term literally means "fat liver" in French, but it usually refers to fat goose liver
    $100 3
Of Mary, Tyler or Moore, the one who wrote "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
    $100 20
Appropriately, da Vinci painted this masterpiece on the wall of a dining hall in Milan
    $100 9
He's been the National Hockey League's most valuable player the most times
    $100 4
It was hosted by John Davidson, Fran Tarkenton & Cathy Lee Crosby
    $200 11
You won't get bad "vibes" listening to Lionel Hampton play this instrument
    $200 15
"Joy of Cooking" calls this raw beef dish "cannibal mound"
    $200 16
Of Semi, Demi or Hemi, the one married to Bruce Willis
    $200 30
Look closely at Velazquez's "The Maids of Honor" to see the king & queen of this country in a mirror
    $200 10
This country won the gold in 6 of the 1st 7 winter Olympics, but hasn't won it since 1952
    $200 5
In this show's last season, Nell & Joey moved from California to New York
    $300 12
The descant or soprano is the most popular size of this instrument, often the 1st a child learns
    $300 21
Served on meat, maitre d'hotel butter contains salt, pepper, parsley & this juice
    $300 17
Of $20, $240,000 or fired, what a Dallas DJ got when he asked listeners to send him $20 each
    $300 27
In 1889 he painted a self-portrait showing himself with a pipe & bandaged ear
    $300 23
Number of periods in a regulation ice hockey game
    $300 6
This PBS series, hosted by Vincent Price, keeps you on the exclamation point of suspense
    $400 13
A band in Japanese noh theater consists of a flute & 3 of these
    $400 22
The eggs in Eggs Benedict are traditionally cooked this way
    $400 18
Of Roman numerals, Arabic numerals or none at all, the numbers on the clock faces of "Big Ben"
    DD: $300 28
In many of Degas' paintings, these girls are wearing long black ribbons around their necks
    $400 24
"Trick" term for a player scoring 3 goals in 1 game
    $400 7
Saturday morning series about Captain Marvel
    $500 14
On a standard guitar, the strings stretch from the bridge to these
    $500 25
Antoine's original recipe for this oyster dish doesn't include spinach, though most recipes do
    $500 19
Of Rolleiflex, Rolodex or Rolex, the one invented in America
    $500 29
Rembrandt painted this man "Contemplating the Bust of Homer"
    $500 26
He was selected as an NHL All-Star more times than any other player
    $500 8
Paramedics in this series included Gage & Desoto

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Gail Gladys Jeff
$600 $100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Gladys Jeff
$2,000 $800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1881 Booker T. Washington founded Tuskegee Inst. & Clara Barton founded this
    $200 4
The "casino" type of these are handmade & more perfectly cubical than the machine-made "drugstore" type
    $200 2
It's the inverse of multiplication
    $200 22
This state is 1st alphabetically
    $200 9
After having moved to New York City for a while, this city's jazz festival is back now
    $200 17
If you have a bloodhound's nose for detection, you might try their game of "Clue"
    $400 10
The World's Fair, celebrating the U.S. centennial in 1876, was held in this city
    $400 5
While on a cruise in 1925, Harold S. Vanderbilt developed the contract form of this card game
    $400 3
Unit of area used for sizes as small as the cross sections of an atom, it'd be tough to hit the broadside of one
    $400 23
This scientific study of earthquakes is a shaky field to get into
    $400 18
As both Davy & Daniel, he stuck his nose in troubles between the settlers & Indians
    $600 11
Constitutional Union Party, which nominated John Bell for pres. in 1860, was the last remnant of this party
    $600 6
Each couple lines up with opposite legs tied together & then hobbles to the finish line
    $600 7
It's a straight line having 1 point in common with a curve; you might go off on one
    $600 24
Name that precedes Montgomery, McGovern & Dole
    $600 19
She followed her nose in robbing banks, till she blew it in 1934
    $800 12
At the Battle of San Jacinto, Sam Houston captured this president
    $800 14
Game whose operator is often called "the caller"
    $800 8
Full spelling of the trigonometric function commonly abbreviated "sin"
    $800 25
The only U.S. president whose last name fits this category
    $800 20
As half of "Simon & Simon", he often got his nose put out of joint
    DD: $2,000 16
This president's withdrawal of all government funds from the Bank of the U.S. led to the bank's demise
    $1000 15
"The Complete Book of Games" says Parcheesi is this country's variation of backgammon
    $1000 13
1 of the 2 people usually credited with creating a calculus system in the 17th century
    DD: $2,000 26
Movie which gave us the following No. 1 hit from 1976:

"Do you know where you're going to? / Do you like the things that life is showing you? / Where are you going to? / Do you know? / Do you get what you're hoping for? / When you look behind you, there's no open doors"
    $1000 21
As a Hardy Boy on TV, he often nosed around in police business

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Gladys Jeff
$5,400 $6,200 $2,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The flag of the secretary of this department bears a clipper ship & a lighthouse

Final scores:

Gail Gladys Jeff
$1 $1,599 $2
3rd place: Lucien Piccard his & hers watches New champion: $1,599 2nd place: La-Z-Boy sofa + St. Michel serigraph by Mark King courtesy Martin Lawrence Galleries

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gail Gladys Jeff
$5,500 $5,200 $4,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1988-07-26
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