Show #1073 - Wednesday, April 12, 1989


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Gary Grant, a computer consultant from Los Angeles, California

Carol Tomeo, a librarian originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania

Jim Breed, a mechanical engineer from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,498)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the clues have to do with TV shows in which your response will be "What is..." or "Who is..." For example, if it was "The sound made by Lawrence Welk on his show", you'd have to do "What is [pops mouth with finger]?" Okay, a little bit of acting here. [Wipes off wet finger] I'm messing my finger.)
    $100 6
A VW cost $1,280, a "starter home" cost $7,990 & this was increased to $.75 an hour
    $100 21
The flags of Iran, Saudi Arabia & Bangladesh all contain this color representing Islam
    $100 16
This country spans 11 time zones
    $100 7
Collectors of limited edition plates can now buy one depicting him at the gates of Graceland
    $100 1
It's the trademark gesture of the Fonz
    $200 8
Nationalists from this West Indies island tried to assassinate Pres. Truman
    $200 22
Canada's flag shows a maple leaf while this country's features a whole tree, a cedar
    $200 17
A.D., or anno Domini, is usually translated to this in English
    $200 12
The 1st porcelain was developed on this continent in the 7th century
    DD: $500 2
It's what the cast did while the following played:

"Well now it's time to say good bye to Jed and all his kin. / And they would like to thank you folks fer kindly droppin in. / You're all invited back next week to this locality / To have a heapin' helpin' of their hospitality"
    $300 9
This man claimed Johns Hopkins professor Owen J. Lattimore was the "top Russian agent" in the U.S.
    $300 18
Traditionally, England doesn't have interregnums, which are intervals between these
    $300 13
In 1779 King Christian VII of Denmark acquired this china factory, which is still "Royal"
    $300 3
What a split opinion would look like on "Siskel & Ebert & the Movies"
    $400 10
This Rodgers & Hammerstein musical set during WWII won 9 Tonys & a Pulitzer Prize
    $400 19
"Asinine" equivalent to "a coon's age"
    $400 14
It's the usual color of the raised neoclassical designs on jasper ware
    $400 4
When announcing on "Laugh-In", it's what Gary Owens did with the hand not holding the copy
    $500 11
Now a sports commentator for ABC, in 1950 he was the reigning men's figure skating champ
    $500 23
This Mediterranean island's flag is the only one to feature a map of the country itself
    $500 20
The jet age began in 1939 over the skies of this country
    $500 15
Royal Doulton offers a line of china for children featuring her famous rabbit illustrations
    $500 5
It's how Barbara Eden as Jeannie changed herself into smoke so she could get into her bottle

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Jim Carol Gary
$600 -$300 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Carol Gary
$1,400 $1,000 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Of the Near East, Mideast or Far East, it's where you'd find Brunei
    $200 25
Thornton Wilder's "The Ides of March" ends with this man's assassination
    $200 12
William Wyler lost most of his hearing while shooting documentary films during this war
    $200 7
The L. L. in the name of this store in Freeport stands for Leon Leonwood
    $200 14
Mark Twain's middle name before he became Mark Twain
    $200 26
Leif Ericson called the new land he found this, after the many grapes growing there
    $400 3
1 of the 7 nations who have claimed land in Antarctica, unlike the U.S. & USSR, who haven't
    $400 1
It's what's unusual about the characters in "Spoon River Anthology"
    $400 13
French film director Louis Malle is married to this star of "Murphy Brown"
    $400 8
In terms of seafood, this is Maine's most profitable catch
    $400 18
The middle name of the man who plays "MacGyver"
    $400 30
When a rich Viking died he wasn't laid to rest in a coffin but buried in one of these
    $600 4
This imaginary line runs about 23ยบ north of the equator
    $600 24
In the Longfellow poem, she & her lover, Gabriel, find each other again just before his death
    $600 15
She directed a 1987 film called "Heaven" about life after death before she became "The Good Mother"
    DD: $1,600 9
Maine's largest immigrant population comes from this country
    $600 19
Hallelujah! No matter how you pronounce it, it was Handel's middle name
    $600 29
Fictional Vikings are often depicted wearing these, which real Vikings never wore on their helmets
    DD: $1,000 5
The new Robinson world map cuts the distortion of this island's size from +554% to +60%
    $800 21
Just before he was hanged, this "Foretopman" cried, "God bless Captain Vere!"
    $800 16
He was z director of "Z"
    $800 10
In 1860 Maine's Hannibal Hamlin became the 1st Republican elected this
    $800 23
This 19th century British prime minister's middle name was Ewart
    $800 27
The world's oldest functional legislature, the Althing, was founded in this country in 930
    $1000 6
Area bounded by the Atlas Mts., the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, the Sahel, & the Atlantic
    $1000 20
His very 1st case was "The Case of the Velvet Claws"
    $1000 17
Silent film director whose notorious 1922 murder was the subject of the best seller "A Cast of Killers"
    $1000 11
Town where George Bush has his summer home
    $1000 22
Even Yankees should know this was Robert E. Lee's middle name
    $1000 28
In 886 this great Saxon king freed London from the Danish Vikings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Carol Gary
$5,200 $8,400 $100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1st book in David Saperstein's trilogy that continued into "Metamorphosis" & will end with "Butterfly"

Final scores:

Jim Carol Gary
$10,399 $6,399 $97
3-day champion: $40,897 2nd place: Easy-Rest sofa & love seat + Capri track lighting 3rd place: Gibson electric range

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Carol Gary
$4,900 $7,200 $100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 1988-12-13
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