Show #1072 - Tuesday, April 11, 1989


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Tom Smolich, a Catholic priest originally from Sacramento, California

Gail Sachs, a service representative from Fresh Meadows, New York

Jim Breed, a mechanical engineer from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
In 1986, Geo. Wallace Jr. was elected this state's treasurer
    $100 18
He co-wrote 2 songs for a 1979 Allman Brothers album before he hit the big time in "Miami Vice"
    $100 16
Fashion plates in this country once wore jewelry adorned with serpents, sphinxes & scarabs
    $100 2
A dominant team of the 1890s, the Beaneaters played for this city
    $100 1
Dervishes have been part of this religion for over 700 years, & some of them are still whirling
    $100 17
Besides your passport, you'll need one of these documents to visit China
    $200 12
John Glenn & Neil Armstrong were both born in this state
    $200 23
In Russian, this "Star Trek" star's last name means "mute", not pointy eared
    $200 26
The finest coral comes from this sea, especially off the coasts of Algeria & Tunisia
    $200 3
In 1887 statistically a walk counted as this
    DD: $600 7
Legend says his mother's dream about a white elephant foretold that he would be a great man
    $200 19
To a landscaper, a cut piece of ground; to a street gang, territory
    $300 13
According to Psychology Today, the stress level in these 2 Nevada cities is the highest in the U.S.
    $300 24
Dorothy Lamour said she & this star of "The Music Man" once made beautiful music together
    $300 28
This "Turkish" stone was sometimes worn as a charm to ward off illness
    $300 4
Opened in Phila. in 1909, the 1st steel & concrete baseball stadium was home to this team, not the Phils
    $300 8
In this church, a spiritual advisor is called a "starets", as Rasputin could have told you
    $300 20
Men are 20 times more likely than women to get this disease that can be a real pain in the big toe
    $400 14
The most expensive farmland per acre in the U.S. is in this "Garden" state
    $400 25
After "The A-Team", he went on tour in a one-man show, playing Ernest Hemingway
    $400 29
Cartier paid $1.3 million to buy back some of the jewelry it made for this late Duchess
    $400 5
Jim & Gaylord Perry are the only brothers to win this major league honor
    $400 9
Most of the Protestants in the Netherlands belong to this denomination
    $400 21
A shaver's accident, or the shortened name of a cable channel for "little shavers"
    $500 15
Special agents of the FBI train at the FBI Academy in this Virginia city where Marines also train
    $500 27
He not only starred in "A Fish Called Wanda", he wrote the screenplay
    $500 30
Most of the world's supply of diamonds comes from this continent
    $500 6
Wee Willie Keeler's famous rules for hitting were "keep your eye clear and hit 'em" here
    $500 10
His brother Charles is considered a co-founder of Methodism
    $500 22
Henry Ford said that "history is more or less" this

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

Jim Gail Tom
$300 -$400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Gail Tom
$2,700 $1,700 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In the first round, we had 4-LETTER WORDS; we now have...)
    $200 17
The congressmen who assist the house majority & minority leaders are called this
    $200 4
The 1907 book "New Chronicles of Rebecca" was a sequel to this 1903 children's classic
    $200 5
It means pertaining to the geometry of curved surfaces, like Buckminster Fuller's dome
    $200 22
Elementary, my dear Watson: there's a Sherlock Holmes hotel on this famous London street
    $200 1
Though its name is French for "red", this cosmetic doesn't have to be red
    $200 16
This bird isn't attached to a string, like a high-flying apparatus of the same name
    $400 18
The "H.R." in H.R. 3652 stands for this
    $400 9
In "Ivanhoe", this friend of Robin Hood is the "holy clerk of Copmanhurst"
    $400 6
A magnifying glass uses this type of lens
    $400 23
We'd never call it a Mickey Mouse airline, but it's the official airline of Walt Disney World
    $400 2
The 1st color mentioned in "America the Beautiful"
    $400 28
This "crazy" bird appeared in the title of an E.L. Doctorow novel
    $600 19
2 of 4 places besides the 50 states whose representatives can introduce bills in the House
    $600 13
An 1893 Henry James short story, or how Coca-Cola described itself in the 1970s
    DD: $2,000 10
Every November the Leonid, which is one of these, occurs in the sky
    $600 24
Called "the most magnificent ship afloat", this "regal" liner is the flagship of the Cunard fleet
    $600 3
In the poem "The Road Not Taken", "Two roads diverged in" a wood of this color
    $800 20
Each bill is given a short title & assigned a number by this official
    $800 14
Adjective, describing both a horse & its rider in a 1939 Katherine Ann Porter story collection
    $800 11
To convert Celsius temperature to this scale, add 273.15ยบ
    $800 25
Hungary is the 1st Eastern Bloc country to join this European railroad system
    $800 7
"Vegetable" color of the beautiful boat "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea in"
    DD: $2,500 21
When Republicans meet to choose party leaders it's called a conference; when Dem. meet it's called this
    $1000 15
In this Kipling tale Daniel Dravot sets himself up as ruler & god of Kafiristan
    $1000 12
This form of carbon can be used as a lubricant or to write out an order to buy it
    $1000 26
This Japanese company, famous for its cultured pearls, has its own island with a pearl museum
    $1000 8
Colorful name of the longest river in southern Africa
    $1000 27
Once considered sacred in Ancient Egypt, this wading bird is no longer found along the Nile

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Gail Tom
$9,500 $1,700 $9,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On the old Celtic calendar this was the last day of the year, & some of its pagan rites still exist

Final scores:

Jim Gail Tom
$18,999 $0 $15,100
2-day champion: $30,498 3rd place: Regal stainless steel cookware set 2nd place: trip to Gold Mountain Chalet Resort in Catskill Mountains

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Gail Tom
$8,700 $1,700 $7,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1988-12-13
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