Show #778 - Wednesday, January 13, 1988

Leah Greenwald game 3.

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Todd Leopold, a student from New Orleans, Louisiana

Jim Stevenson, a musician from San Diego, California

Leah Greenwald, an architect from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
SPECIAL OSCARS
HISTORIC NAMES
VOCABULARY
POLO
POTPOURRI
    $100 3
This state is almost twice the size of Scandinavia
    $100 1
In 1976, she was presented with a special Oscar at her home, Pickfair
    $100 9
He wrote a novel called "The Cardinal's Mistress" before he was called "Il Duce"
    $100 21
Zoolatry is the worship of these
    $100 12
Though originally polo poinies were real ponies, now these are used
    $100 8
On July 20, 1987, a prankster changed the Hollywood sign to read "Ollywood", referring to him
    $200 4
Located in this state, Rock Island is the site of the government's largest military arsenal
    $200 2
Appropriately, the statuette presented to Edgar Bergen was made out of this
    $200 10
Of the 16 children born to Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa, the most famous was this French queen
    $200 22
From the Tamil word for roll, "curuttu", it's a cigar with square-cut ends
    $200 26
They're angled at about 80° to lie flat on the ground when the ball is hit
    $200 18
Guinness says Jean Chapman set a record in '82 by putting out 6,607 flaming torches in this in 2 hours
    $300 15
Of about 10, 15, or 25, % of world's oranges produced in Florida
    $300 5
"In recognition of his brilliant creativity", this Marx Brother won a special Oscar in 1973
    $300 11
Juan Carlos I was sworn in as King of Spain 2 days after the death of this man in 1975
    $300 23
A "toby" is 1 of these; often shaped like a hefty-man wearing a 3-cornered hat
    $300 27
1 of the 2 countries which in 1988 will renew their rivalry for Westchester Cup, last played in '39
    $300 19
Arthur D. Little proved you can make a silk purse out of this: his is in the Smithsonian
    $400 16
This state produces more tobacco products than all other U.S. states combined
    $400 6
In 1985, Cary Grant presented an honorary Oscar to this "Philadelphia Story" co-star
    $400 13
Centuries apart, Vasco da Gama & Lord Mountbatten both served as viceroys of this country
    $400 24
This Spanish word for a lace scarf literally means "little blanket"
    $400 29
These are sometimes made of papier-mache so they will break easily if a horse runs into them
    $400 20
Tho this saint was known for curative powers, the "dance" named for him is really the disease chorea
    DD: $700 17
1 of 2 Gulf states containing the area of black clay soils known as the "Black Belt"
    $500 7
The Academy's humanitarian award was named for this late character actor & former Academy pres.
    $500 14
On Nov. 5, 1605, Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up this king to avenge persecution of Catholics
    $500 25
Technically, this adjective means "of, pertaining to, or located in a parish"
    $500 28
13 of the 39 men who've held this job were born in the winter, more than any other season

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

Leah Jim Todd
$2,100 $0 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Jim Todd
$4,800 $300 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

RIVERS
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
THE ARTIST OF RECORD
(Alex: We'll give you three titles of albums or works, you have to name the performer.)
WORLD POLITICS
SEA LIFE
ODD SPELLING
(Alex: And you have to spell the correct responses in that category.)
    $200 1
Some say it was named after the Indian word for "boat destroyer", some say after a race of women warriors
    $200 18
Ebenezer Scrooge very reluctantly gave him Christmas Day off
    $200 2
Come Fly with Me,
Come Dance with Me,
Come Swing with Me
    $200 13
In 1965, Romania's new constitution stressed its full independence while earlier ones praised this country
    $200 4
This echinoderm, "celebrity" of tide pools, is the only animal that turns its stomach inside out to eat
    $200 25
Number halfway between eighty & one hundred
    $400 6
Big Bend National Park was named for a big bend in this watery Texas border
    $400 19
Caroline Meeber is better known as this, the title of a Theodore Dreiser novel
    $400 3
Stardust,
Red-Headed Stranger,
Poncho & Lefty
    $400 14
Of the 3 Scandanavian countries, the one that's not a NATO member
    $400 5
Greek for "wandering", these minute organisms are considered the pasture of the seas
    $400 26
Last name of famous department store founder James Cash
    $600 7
The mouths of this holy river cover almost the entire coastline of Bangladesh
    $600 20
In a famous epic poem, this Arthurian hero accepts the challenge of the Green Knight
    $600 15
Ummagumma,
Animals,
The Wall
    $600 21
27-year-old Reza Pahlevi has expressed a desire to be this country's monarch
    $600 10
Identifying gender & luring prey are 2 functions of this light emitting process in fish
    $600 28
It's how that 3-part picture of a playmate in the middle of a British Playboy is spelled
    $800 8
Tho the Atlantic is less than 200 miles from its source, this W. African river travels nearly 2600 to reach it
    $800 24
Valet who helped Phileas Fogg go "Around the World in 80 Days"
    $800 16
A Night at the Opera,
A Day at the Races,
Live Killers
    DD: $1,300 22
1 of 4 Latin American countries in the Contadora group
    $800 11
Also known as the "flower animal", the name usually refers to the massed skeletons of these animals
    $1000 9
South Africa's longest, this colorfully-named river begins in Lesotho
    $1000 27
Mr. Murdstone is the stepfather of this Dickensian hero
    $1000 17
Beautiful Noise,
Love at the Greek,
Velvet Gloves & Spit
    $1000 23
In February 1987, Lt. Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam announced a Marxist constitution for this country
    $1000 12
From Middle English for "shriveled", this "shriveled" crustacean can swim backwards

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Jim Todd
$6,000 $4,400 $7,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
As the Constitutional bicentennial reminded us, the Constitution was signed on this date in 1787

Final scores:

Leah Jim Todd
$12,000 $0 $2,999
3-day champion: $31,600 3rd place: Maytag Jetclean dishwasher 2nd place: Marcy Fitness Products home exercise module + Helbros his & hers sports watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leah Jim Todd
$6,000 $5,700 $7,300
19 R,
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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