Show #1053 - Wednesday, March 15, 1989


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Lori Bailey, a research center coordinator from Arvada, Colorado

Kevin Donnellan, a field examiner from Las Vegas, Nevada

Susan Baker, a sales manager originally from Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
It was the nation's capital for 2 months in 1784; now it's the capital of N.J.
    $100 9
Jack Worthing's real first name in "The Importance of Being Earnest"
    $100 1
The ideal vegetable garden should have good drainage & at least 8 hrs. of this a day
    $100 22
At Christmastime the top of the Empire State Building is lit in these colors
    $100 2
This silent film "Tramp" directed Lord Mountbatten in a home movie but told him he was no actor
    $100 21
He said, "The ultimate... in comedy is to make a whole audience fall onto the floor... laughing"
    $200 13
Its name comes from a Seminole word meaning "old town"
    $200 10
The title of a Kipling poem, or a rhyme about a bear who had no hair
    $200 5
This plant repels Japanese beetles, & it works pretty well against vampires, too
    $200 23
1930 German film that made Marlene Dietrech a star
    $200 3
On July 1, 1969 Prince Charles repeated a 13th century oath & was invested as this
    $200 20
When she sang the line "Tomorrow we might not be together." the reference was to K. Kristofferson
    $300 14
This city boasts the biggest capitol building of all 50 states
    $300 11
Though his first name was Fitzwilliam, everyone in "Pride & Prejudice" called him this
    $300 6
Adding mineral oil to the silk of this vegetable can keep out worms
    $300 26
Sheb Wooley's 1958 No. 1 hit about a one-eyed one-horned flying creature
    $300 4
Her great-great grandfather was an American "robber baron" & a protégé of Cornelius Vanderbilt
    DD: $500 19
On TV he was accompanied by the following theme:

[Instrumental theme plays.]
    $400 15
In 1847 it succeeded Detroit as state capital
    $400 27
In the 1935 Clifford Odets play, the characters are "Waiting for" him
    $400 7
Birdcage refuse, fish scraps, sour milk, seaweed & goat manure can all be used to make this
    $400 29
A cocktail of gin, brandy, lemon or lime juice, egg white & grenadine shaken with ice & strained
    $400 24
This brother-in-law gave Princess Margaret away at her wedding
    $400 18
On C-Span he'd be captioned "D-Illinois"
    $500 16
It was named for a red post at a boundary between the hunting grounds of 2 Indian tribes
    $500 28
Sir Toby of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" had this unusual last name
    $500 8
To make soil less acidic acidic add this, also known as calcium carbonate
    $500 25
This handsome prince is 4th in line to the British throne
    $500 17
In 1971 Jennifer Jones married this multi-millionaire having known him just 3 weeks

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Susan Kevin Lori
$1,600 $500 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Kevin Lori
$2,700 $600 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
He dedicated his semi-autobiographical play "After the Fall" to his current wife, Ingeborg Morath
    $200 10
In June 1988 American Express got permission to open the 1st cash-dispensing ATMs in this country
    $200 6
Wanting immediate gratification, the id is said to operate on this "principle"
    $200 1
One could read Poe beside the Po River in this country
    $200 9
This orator declared to the 1st Continental Congress, "I am not a Virginian but an American"
    $200 15
On "Sesame Street", the Muppet Oscar is described as one of these
    $400 22
This Tom Stoppard play is the story of "Hamlet" seen through the eyes of 2 minor characters
    $400 11
Kentucky leads the nation in the production of this mineral
    $400 7
The British Psychological Bulletin made one when it referred to "The Fraud Memorial Professorship"
    $400 2
In area, this country's smallest state is Tlaxcala, not Chihuahua
    $400 17
As a young man, Daniel Boone served with General Braddock during this war
    $400 16
Annapolis's goat, or the Army mule, for example
    $600 23
Set in 1926, this play tells the story of a mysterious woman who may be the daughter of Nicholas II
    $600 12
This wife of TV's Lt. Cmdr. McHale makes & markets a skin care product to soften wrinkles
    $600 8
Obsessions, phobias & depressions are mental disorders classified as this
    DD: $1,000 3
Jutland juts out of the top of West Germany forming this country's mainland
    $600 18
When N.H. tried to take over Dartmouth in 1816, this alumnus & orator defended the college
    $600 26
In lunch counter slang, "axle grease" means this
    $800 24
If you've got the motivation, you can read about his actors studio in "A Method to their Madness"
    $800 13
In 1972 the Chicago & North Western became the only major U.S. RR with this type of ownership
    $800 4
Until made permanent in 1880, Tegucigalpa alternated with Comayagua as its capital
    DD: $1,600 19
He made copper sheeting for the hull of "Old Ironsides" & the dome of the Massachusetts Statehouse
    $800 28
A receptacle, often funnel shaped, used in delivering grain
    $1000 25
Archibald MacLeish's Pulitzer Prize winning play "J.B." retells the story of this biblical figure
    $1000 14
The 2 wealthiest New Yorkers, S.I. & Donald Newhouse, are leaders in this industry
    $1000 29
Psychologist William James said we think this way; James Joyce used it as a writing style
    $1000 5
From 1895-1958 this country administered a federation of 8 territories in West Africa
    $1000 20
In 1786, N.Y. granted this Prussian drillmaster some 16,000 acres in the Mohawk Valley
    $1000 27
A word meaning "to harass" comes from the practice of baiting this animal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Kevin Lori
$6,700 $5,600 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1938, he was the 1st boy actor to win an honorary Oscar, & he's still performing today

Final scores:

Susan Kevin Lori
$6,700 $11,100 $9,800
3rd place: Lane rocker recliner New champion: $11,100 2nd place: Merillat shelving system + Code-A-Phone answering device

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susan Kevin Lori
$7,200 $4,800 $4,500
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1988-11-29
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