Show #1121 - Monday, June 19, 1989

Cathy Boggs game 2.

Contestants

Alina Lopo, a university professor originally from Havana, Cuba

Steve Schneider, an attorney originally from Brooklyn, New York

Cathy Boggs, a telecommunications policy analyst originally from Appleton, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,500)

Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
GRAMMAR
ASTRONOMY
CELEBRITY MARRIAGES
POT LUCK
THE FOOT
    $100 9
FDR called December 7, 1941 "a date which will" do this
    $100 18
It's also called the interrogation mark
    $100 4
An early system classified stars as giants or these, of which our sun is one
    $100 1
This Oscar winner married 2 actresses, Dixie Lee & Kathryn Grant
    $100 22
Edwin Armstrong invented this, now the most popular radio band in the U.S.
    $100 13
Your foot touches the ground only at the heel & the ball, unless this is "fallen"
    $200 10
Following his service in the American Revolution, T. Kosciusko led a revolution in this country
    $200 23
The shortest personal pronoun in the English language
    $200 5
Isaac Newton built the 1st telescope of this type
    $200 2
This Olympic gold medalist was once married to the late Dean-Paul Martin
    $200 27
This infant is the 5th person & the 1st female in line for the British throne
    $200 15
Named for a Greek warrior, it runs from the heel bone to the calf muscle
    $300 14
1988 was the 400th anniversary of the defeat of this famous fleet
    $300 24
It's the preposition in the following: Alex walked under the ladder
    $300 6
The average distance between the earth & this is 239,000 miles, not too far
    $300 3
Sam Elliot made his movie debut in this 1969 western which co-starred his future wife Katharine Ross
    $300 28
This English suffix that follows Shrews, Sud & Gaston means "castle"
    $300 19
Describing humans, it's from the Latin for "two-footed"
    $400 16
After these wars ended in 1485, the royal houses of York & Lancaster were united
    $400 25
This punctuation mark is most frequently used after the salutation in a business letter
    $400 11
It's defined as all space & everything contained in it
    $400 7
In a recent autobiography, she told how 2nd husband Harry Karl, squandered all their money
    $400 29
The Bible says it contained Aaron's rod, a pot of manna, as well as the 10 Commandments
    $400 20
A wedge-shaped bone in the foot, it's also the term for ancient wedge-shaped writing
    $500 17
After teaching French at a Connecticut girls' school, he served as premier of France during WWI
    DD: $700 26
It has more uses than any other punctuation mark
    $500 12
The crab nebula is the remnant of one of these witnessed by Chinese astronomers in 1054
    $500 8
She was the widow of Florenz Ziegfeld when she played a witch in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $500 30
This 44 carat blue diamond was presented to the Smithsonian in 1958 by Harry Winston
    $500 21
Like your thumb, an ape's big toe is this, meaning it can be moved toward the other digits

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Cathy Steve Alina
$1,200 $700 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Steve Alina
$4,000 $1,700 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

STATE HOLIDAYS
MUSICALS
CHINA
FAMOUS ALICES
FICTION
AIRPORT DESIGNATIONS
(Alex: You have to identify the city.)
    $200 21
Alabama, Florida, Mississippi & South Carolina observe Robert E. Lee's birthday in Jan. & his in June
    $200 8
Irving Caesar wrote lyrics for 1927's "Yes Yes Yvette" & this 1925 antonymic predecessor
    $200 22
1st used as a medicine, it was originally boiled with rice, onion or ginger
    $200 20
This TV Alice lived in Brooklyn with her bus driver husband, Ralph
    $200 10
The hero of this Sir Walter Scott saga is the son of Cedric the Saxon
    $200 17
ATL
    $400 23
Every year on August 16th, this state observes the anniversary of the Battle of Bennington
    $400 7
Ads hyping this current "Musical Sensation" say "Don't Miz Out!"
    $400 25
2 of the 3 rivers connected by China's Grand Canal, the world's longest artificial waterway
    $400 19
Vincent Furnier
    $400 9
Much of his "East of Eden" is set in the Salinas valley, just east of Monterey Bay, CA
    $400 14
SFO
    $600 24
This year Texas will celebrate what would have been this president's 81st birthday
    DD: $1,500 4
This 1927 musical whose title song is heard here, was written as a spoof of warmongering
    $600 28
This former European name for China was derived from the pre-Mongol people called Khitan
    $600 15
According to Arlo Guthrie, "You can get anything you want" here
    $600 1
In James Joyce's "Ulysses", she's Leopold Bloom's unfaithful wife
    $600 13
LGA
    $800 26
State that celebrates Andrew Jackson's birthday, March 15
    $800 5
He won a Tony for co-writing the musical "Redhead" long before he wrote "The Other Side of Midnight"
    $800 16
Her middle initial, B., stood for Babette
    $800 2
His "Mosses from an Old Manse" is called one of the finest collections of stories in American lit
    $800 12
PHX
    DD: $1,000 27
Californians celebrate it on Luther Burbank's birthday, Nebraskans on Julius Morton's birthday
    $1000 6
Peter Allen starred in & co-wrote the songs for the 1988 musical named for this gangster
    $1000 18
Born Alice J. Leppert, this blonde actress was Fox's top musical star until replaced by Betty Grable
    $1000 3
William Saroyan wrote "The Human Comedy", & this 19th c. Frenchman wrote "La Comedie Humaine"
    $1000 11
DTW

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Steve Alina
$10,600 $9,200 $5,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
In a Eugene Field poem, the wooden shoe stands for a trundle bed, & these 3 for 2 eyes & a head

Final scores:

Cathy Steve Alina
$20,600 $7,800 $3,200
2-day champion: $26,100 2nd place: trip to Monterey, California 3rd place: Revereware cookware

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cathy Steve Alina
$10,400 $8,300 $5,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,900

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