Show #1214 - Thursday, December 7, 1989

Contestants

Bill Warren, a restaurant owner originally from Rockville, Indiana

Alan Wyle, an attorney from New York City, New York

Marge Burgess, a homemaker from Glenview, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
LETTER PERFECT
FASHION HISTORY
TV TRIVIA
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
PARROTS
    $100 17
This city's tidal basin is ringed by some 3,000 Yoshino cherry trees donated by the mayor of Tokyo in 1912
    $100 20
It can follow "U.S." or "H.M.", as in the case of the Pinafore
    $100 6
This garment is now worn in the kitchen, but in the18th century many were considered elegant
    $100 2
This TV star was made from a green coat that belonged to Jim Henson's mother
    $100 1
In Aesop's fables this animal is paired with "the Stork", "the Crow" & "the Grapes"
    $100 5
African gray parrots are among the most capable of learning this skill
    $200 15
The final battle of the War of 1812 was fought in 1815 in & around this city
    $200 22
It's the letter of the train Duke Ellington wants you to take
    $200 14
If a 19th century woman wore a poke, she had one of these with a projecting brim
    $200 3
This sitcom's final episode was entitled "Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
    $200 4
Title character who turned out to be a ventriloquist from Omaha
    $200 24
If given a Muscat grape, many parrots will ignore the fruit & eat these
    $300 7
This Georgia city is the site of the Masters golf tournament
    $300 23
Symbol for the force you feel pushing against you when you accelerate your spacecraft
    $300 19
This type of drawstring bag was sometimes known as a "ridicule"
    $300 8
One ad for her cable TV show claimed, "Ruthless people make the worst lovers"
    $300 9
Cinderella's footmen used to be lizards & her coachman, a big one of these
    $300 26
Term applied to a large outdoor cage used for keeping parrots or other birds
    $400 18
In 1805 Zebulon Pike bought land from the Sioux that's now this Minnesota capital
    $400 21
Film reviewer Joe Bob Briggs says Linnea Quigley & Michelle Bauer are queens of these movies
    $400 29
In the late 1700s both sexes wore this in the "hedgehog" style
    DD: $500 12
Joe Piscopo called this TV show's theme, heard here, "the most annoying theme song in the world":
    $400 10
When Heidi was at home, he was head of the hut
    $400 27
The Amazon group of parrots is predominately this color
    $500 16
This Southern city's Herald prints a separate newspaper in Spanish
    $500 25
1st initial of a Hoover & middle initial of a Foyt
    $500 30
This alloy was the 1st metal used to make armor
    $500 13
A TV Guide ad for the movie about this baby showed an actual size drawing of the hole she fell in
    $500 11
After the cobbler's wife made these for the elves, they quit making shoes
    $500 28
Found only in Latin America, they are the largest parrots

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Marge Alan Bill
$2,000 -$100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marge Alan Bill
$3,400 -$300 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN IN MYTHOLOGY
SCANDINAVIA
SONGWRITERS
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
VICE-PRESIDENTS
A LITTLE "R" & "R"
    $200 6
As her name implies, she was the Roman goddess of flowering plants, not fauna
    $200 19
This buffet's traditional 1st course is herring
    $200 7
"I get by with a little help from my friends" is credited to these 2 Beatles
    $200 1
Petrology is the study of these, some of which were once sold as pets
    $200 12
He & his future running mate Lyndon Johnson began their Senate careers at the same time
    $200 2
Formed in the late 19th c., this group's official name was the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry
    DD: $2,000 5
Like Hera to Zeus, Isis was related to Osiris in these 2 ways
    $400 21
The flags of all Scandinavian countries carry this symbol
    $400 8
Songs he wrote include "Blowin' In The Wind" & "The Times They Are A-Changin'"
    $400 10
The number of planets in our solar system smaller than the Earth
    $400 14
George M. Dallas was VP when this state joined the Union
    $400 3
Kind of sports tournament in which each entrant plays every other entrant at least once
    $600 4
Half sister of King Arthur, in various tales she was good or evil
    $600 22
The parts of Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle are part of this place of long summer days
    $600 9
His song, "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" is the last attributed quote in Bartlett's
    $600 11
The number of planets in our solar system larger than the Earth
    $600 24
3 years after the famous duel, he was tried for treason & acquitted
    $600 26
This "All in the Family" star directed the films "This Is Spinal Tap" & "Stand By Me"
    $800 16
The sorceress Medea was the niece of this witch Ulysses met on his voyage
    $800 29
In 1917 the U.S. bought these, our only territorial acquisition from a Scandinavian country
    $800 18
"Lord, wont you buy me a Mercedes-Benz, my friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends," she sang
    $800 13
The torrid climatic zone lies between these 2 lines
    DD: $2,000 23
William Henry Harrison's VP; he was the 1st to replace a president who'd died in office
    $800 27
John Updike's 2nd book about Harry Angstrom, a.k.a. "Rabbit"
    $1000 17
An echoing rock in the Rhine River is named for this legendary siren who lured fishermen to destruction
    $1000 30
In 1951 this 3-initial co. was formed incorporating Denmark's DDL, Norway's DNL & Sweden's ABA
    $1000 20
In "Big Yellow Taxi" she sang, "They paved paradise and put up a parking lot"
    $1000 15
The 2 tectonic plates that meet at California's San Andreas Fault
    $1000 25
Harry Truman was exceptionally pleased with the performance of this vice president
    $1000 28
This alleged winner reportedly took the subway to the finish line of the 1979 N.Y. marathon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marge Alan Bill
$5,800 $2,900 $13,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
The only film role Jimmy Cagney played twice; the 2nd time was in "The 7 Little Foys"

Final scores:

Marge Alan Bill
$11,600 $5,700 $15,000
2nd place: a trip from L.A. to New York on Braniff + a week at Roseland Ranch in Stanfordville, N.Y. 3rd place: Emerson 20" TV/VCR combination New champion: $15,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marge Alan Bill
$5,700 $2,900 $10,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
4 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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