Show #1117 - Tuesday, June 13, 1989


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Sara Leiber McKinney, a teacher originally from Yonkers, New York

Ed Seidler, a personnel director from Long Beach, California

John Katchmer, a word processor originally from Millersville, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Green Bay, in this state, is the smallest city to hold an NFL franchise
    $100 1
"Rostand's classic play of the 2 swordsman with the 1 preposterous proboscis"
    $100 14
Some dictionaries say the name of this short coat came from the French for "Jacob"
    $100 3
She was so popular in 1976 that some campaign buttons read "Elect Betty's Husband"
    $100 13
Last name of J.L., who arrived in Chicago in 1903, rented a horse & wagon & began selling cheese
    $100 19
In 1987 the Hollywood sign was changed to read "Holywood" in honor of his visit
    $200 5
State that was the birthplace of both Abe Lincoln & Jefferson Davis
    $200 2
"Egyptian locations enhance this star-studded Agatha Christie whodunit"
    $200 15
From Old English "broc", leg coverings, you might be too big for yours
    $200 8
Her husband dedicated his book "Six Crises" to her, saying "she also ran"
    $200 24
It can refer to beasts of burden, a bank check, a wind current, military conscription or beer on tap
    $200 20
It's been said this neutral country doesn't have an army, it is an army
    $300 6
Largest of the 6 New England states, it's the most sparsely populated state east of the Mississippi
    $300 16
"Director Ron Howard spins a rejuvenating fantasy around a fountain-of-youth tale"
    $300 28
Simian slang for a tuxedo
    $300 9
Having been an army wife for over 30 years, she considered the Gettysburg house her 1st real home
    $300 25
Richard Roundtree played this Black detective whose name describes what he did to his enemies
    $300 21
This fuzzy green fruit is also known as a Chinese gooseberry
    $400 7
When the 1st Mormon pioneers came to Utah, it was part of this country
    $400 17
"Paul Newman finally racked up an Oscar reprising his role from 'The Hustler'"
    DD: $500 10
Despite the TV movie, Jacqueline Bouvier actually took this job after meeting JFK
    $400 26
This word is commonly associated with dermatological surgery & corrupt politicians
    $400 22
Word acknowledging a witty remark that strikes home, or a hit in fencing
    $500 11
State named by Spanish conquistadors for an imaginary island in the novel "Las sergas de Esplandian"
    $500 18
"Stephen King's best seller about a rabid dog...basically lacks bite"
    $500 12
Eleanor Roosevelt's actual first name
    $500 27
Deceitfulness, or a trade requiring special skill
    $500 23
In a nursery rhyme, these body parts are described as "30 white horses upon a red hill"

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

John Ed Sara
$300 $1,000 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Ed Sara
$2,100 $1,200 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
"Brother Ray"
    $200 5
Brewery owner Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness became the 1st Lord Mayor of this Irish city in 1851
    $200 1
According to the PTL, its name stands for this
    $200 20
In 1981 she became the 1st Englishwoman in over 300 years to marry the heir to the throne
    $200 30
The female Anopheles mosquito spreads malaria, & the female Aedes mosquito, this fever
    $200 21
Besides writing seafaring sagas, this New Yorker was a "whale" of a poet
    $400 17
His book "Looking Forward" didn't include the Oval Office days yet to come
    $400 6
In 1776 he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"
    $400 2
Founded in Japan in 1930, Soka-Gakkai combines politics & this religion
    $400 25
Settled in the mid 1700s, Charlotte, N.C. was named for the German wife of this king of England
    $400 29
Pulmonary is an adjective meaning "of this" organ
    $400 24
The Brownings spent most of their married life in this country, & both of them died there
    $600 18
“The Ragman's Son"
    $600 7
The largest city in the Confederacy, this port fell to Union forces in April 1862
    DD: $2,000 3
Seen here, it was built in the 7th century, not as a mosque but as a shrine for pilgrims:
    $600 26
This prince, an accomplished organist, composed an anthem sung at his wife's jubilee
    $600 28
In humans, sounds are produced in the larynx, while these creatures produce them in the syrinx
    $600 23
He wrote, "Oh, east is east, & west is west, & never the twain shall meet"
    $800 19
In "My Heart Belongs", she pours out her heart to everyone, not just to daddy
    $800 8
In the 1890s, 200,000 people poured in after gold was found at Coolgardie & Kalgoorlie in this country
    $800 4
In 1309 Pope Clement V moved the papacy from Rome to this French city where it remained until 1377
    DD: $1,500 12
Controversial last Yorkist king, he died on the field of battle August 22, 1485
    $800 27
Unlike other organisms, drone honey bees hatch without this ever having been done to the eggs
    $800 22
Joyce Kilmer's most famous poem says, "Only God can" do this
    $1000 16
She titled her bio "Life Wish" in contrast to her husband's "Death Wish" movies
    $1000 9
In 1622 this chief's brother Opechancanough led a massacre that killed 1/3 of Virginia's colonists
    $1000 10
His "Summa Theologica" combined the teachings of Aristotle with Christian doctrine
    $1000 11
When George VI became king of England, she was 2nd in line to the throne
    $1000 13
Facts on File calls this irregular-shaped single-celled organism the best known of the protozoa
    $1000 14
This popular American poet read his poem "The Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Ed Sara
$6,900 $1,800 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This national chain of 1,248 stores was named after a pond

Final scores:

John Ed Sara
$10,201 $100 $5,099
2-day champion: $16,201 3rd place: Stiffel lamps + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger 2nd place: Whirlpool microwave/range + BRA stainless steel cookware + Jeopardy! box game or Jeopardy! Challenger

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Ed Sara
$6,900 $1,700 $9,900
16 R,
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1989-02-13
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