Show #902 - Tuesday, July 5, 1988

Kevin Frear sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $27,800.

Contestants

Andrea Michaels, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California

John Tranquill, a laboratory manager from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kevin Frear, a U.S. Army captain from Baumholder, Germany (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,100)

Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
VOCABULARY
TELEVISION ODDITIES
MUSIC ON THE MAP
FOOD
(Alex: And, because people are a little intimidated by visits to the dentist, this is only the second time we will have this category this year...)
DENTISTRY
    $100 1
In a 1918 treaty, this country gave up Ukraine but soon recovered it
    $100 2
Easterly's antonym
    $100 14
Bush asked him, "How'd you like it if I judged your career by those 7 minutes when you walked off the set?"
    $100 8
John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" sings the praises of this state
    $100 3
Sometimes made with squirrel, the Brunswick type of this more often contains chicken & lima beans
    $100 22
A 1935 study found that water in Galesburg, Ill. helped prevent tooth decay because it contained this
    $200 4
In 1929, the kingdom of the Serbs, Croats & Slovenes became known as this
    $200 9
In dictionary entries, this word is followed by fish, saucer & Dutchman
    $200 15
In L.A. on both Feb. 4 & 5, 1988, the 8:00 movie on 3 TV stations starred this man; talk about a death wish!
    $200 10
Herb Alpert spent time in one of its taxis while the Kingston Trio did time in its jail
    $200 25
This man whose eyebrows are on his hat is shown on boxes of Peanut Butter Crunch Cereal
    $200 23
When a wisdom tooth is blocked from coming into the mouth, it's said to be this
    $300 5
The 1867 British North America Act united 3 colonies under this single name
    $300 18
What an "upsilon" is
    $300 16
Kraft is using the song "New York, New York" in commercials for this brand of cream cheese
    $300 11
"Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody" & "Old Folks At Home" both misspell the name of this river
    $300 26
Reportedly named for a girl who sold it in the streets, Sally Lunn is a sweet variety of this
    $300 24
The World Book's article on dentistry features a photo of this man's dentures
    $400 6
When Louis XIV revoked the Edict of Nantes, thousands of these French Protestants fled to America
    $400 19
Gullah, which has African roots, is a language spoken by some black inhabitants of this country
    $400 17
Todd Waring took over this actor's roles in the TV versions of both "Nothing in Common" & "Splash"
    $400 12
Meet me in this city & "we will dance the hoochee koochee" & "I will be your tootsie wootsie"
    $400 27
When it's young & tender, this gourd used in the bathtub can be eaten like a squash
    DD: $600 28
In 1986, the ADA successfully campaigned to have cancer warnings put on packages of these products
    $500 7
In 1835, many of them left Cape Colony & began their historic "Great Trek" to what's now the Transvaal
    $500 20
A "valetudinarian" is constantly & morbidly concerned with this
    $500 21
The title of this show stayed the same in 1982 even though half the title team left the show
    $500 13
Elton John wrote this song for Billie Jean King's tennis team, not our bicentennial

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Kevin John Andrea
$2,300 $1,200 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin John Andrea
$2,000 $1,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
PEOPLE
ASTRONOMY
MOUNTAINS
PRESIDENTS
(Alex: And finally, for the first time this year...)
KNITTING
    $200 1
From Latin for "day", famous ones have been written by Boswell & Pepys
    $200 17
Michele L'Esperance made the cover of People after having this many test tube babies all at once
    $200 9
The constituent members of a multistar system, or the constituent members of a stereo system
    $200 12
Its south summit, some 28,700 feet high, was 1st scaled May 26, 1953
    $200 4
As NYC police commissioner, he had a "bully time" cracking down on graft in the department
    $400 2
Late in life, Boccaccio gave public lectures on this other Italian poet's works
    $400 18
Tony Award-winning daughter of Tony winners Tammy Grimes & Christopher Plummer
    $400 10
A 100-inch telescope collects 10,000 times more light than a telescope with a mirror this size
    $400 13
Snow sometimes covers the peaks in the Ahaggar Mountains, which are in the center of this desert
    DD: $800 6
The 2 presidents referred to in the following song, Dion's only million seller:

"Anybody here seen my old friend Martin? /
Can you tell me where he's gone? /
He freed a lot of people /
But it seems the good they die young..."
    $600 3
Balzac & Stendahl were early proponents of realism, which was a reaction against this movement
    $600 19
Historian who wrote about "The Calamitous 14th Century" in "A Distant Mirror"
    $600 22
It was founded in 1904 by George Ellery Hale in the mountains above Pasadena, Calif.
    $600 14
The Grampian Mountains divide this northern country's lowlands & highlands
    $600 7
As President, FDR liked to wear the cape he got while serving as Assistant Sec'y of this
    $800 5
Author of "The Devil's Dictionary", at 71 he went south of the border & was never seen again
    $800 20
A hall at this NYC site is named for Alice Tully, who provided most of the funds
    $800 24
A red giant star has exhausted all of this element used as fuel in its core
    $800 15
The Condor Mountains are an eastern range of this chain
    $800 8
Last president born in the 19th century
    $1000 23
His 1st published story, "Childhood", appeared in 1852 while he was in the Russian army
    $1000 21
In 1971, at the age of 19, this now-exiled leader became the youngest president in the world
    DD: $5,000 25
Among planets in our solar system whose size is known, these 2 are closest in diameter
    $1000 16
While the major chain in Georgia, USA is the Appalachians, the major chain in Georgia, USSR is this
    $1000 11
Sending troops to the Dominican Rep., he ordered 1st U.S. military intervention in Latin America since Coolidge

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin John Andrea
$17,800 -$1,000 $1,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR
1 of 2 states represented in the 13 stars on the Confederate flag even though they stayed in the Union

Final scores:

Kevin John Andrea
$27,800 -$1,000 $0
2-day champion: $33,900 3rd place: Landes fine silver coffee & tea set 2nd place: Gibson's Keytek professional keyboard + a Krayco cordless telephone + a Krayco beeperless remote answering machine including telephone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin John Andrea
$14,000 -$1,000 $1,200
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
4 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,200

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