Show #1024 - Thursday, February 2, 1989

Contestants

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Richard Beban, a writer from Malibu, California

Franny Moore-Kyle, a substitute teacher from Burbank, California

Curt Surls, a law clerk originally from Iowa Falls, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
KIDDIE LIT
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
MUSIC MAKERS
TELEVISION
SPELLING
    $100 11
Wyoming's capital, its name means "red talkers", not Clint Walker
    $100 9
This youngest "little woman" married Laurie after her sister Jo turned him down
    $100 13
This beef & sour cream dish was named for a Russian count
    $100 8
He 1st played piano in public at age 4 & much later recorded hits such as "Ramblin' Rose"
    $100 3
"Fantasy Island" character known for the immortal line "The plane! The plane!"
    $100 1
A 2nd year student in an American college
    $200 17
These mountains are pictured on Vermont's state flag
    $200 10
He wrote a book of fairy tales years before he was imprisoned in Reading Gaol
    $200 14
The German name for this breaded entree means "Viennese cutlet"
    $200 20
In 1956, early in his career, Life Magazine called him "A Howling Hillbilly"
    $200 4
John Ireland played a drover & Clint Eastwood a ramrod on this series
    $200 2
In Gershwin song titles it follows "I Got" & "Fascinating"
    $300 18
Delaware is the only state in which these are subdivided into "hundreds"
    $300 19
At the end of Hans Christian Andersen's story, this tiny little girl becomes queen of all the flowers
    $300 15
This English pudding is often baked under roasting meat to catch the drippings
    $300 21
Panamanian Ruben Blades has revolutionized this contemporary form of Latino pop music
    $300 5
In a 1984 TV movie about Ernie Kovacs, this singer, Kovacs' widow, played Mae West
    $300 7
From Latin "to open", it's an alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite
    $400 24
You can visit a resort on the Mescalero Apache Reservation in this "Land of Enchantment"
    $400 22
After eating the apple, Snow White "slept" in one of these made of glass
    $400 16
Popular in India, tandoori chicken is named for the tandoor, which is this
    $400 6
This early '70s series "raised Caine" from his youth in 19th c. China to manhood in the wild west
    $400 27
A pie topping made of baked egg whites
    $500 26
Perhaps "The Yellow Rose of Texas" wore this, Texas' yellow state gemstone
    $500 23
As far as we know, the only thing he & his wife ever did was lick the platter clean
    $500 25
The name of these large tubular noodles, often stuffed with cheese, is from Italian for "little sleeves"
    DD: $600 12
This miniseries won Emmys for R. Kiley, J. Simmons & B. Stanwyck & featured the following theme:

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

Curt Franny Richard
$0 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Curt Franny Richard
$500 $2,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

EARLY AMERICANS
MODERN WRITERS
SCIENCE & NATURE
PIRATES
CLASSIC CINEMA
"SH"!
    $200 10
He felt his greatest work was his revision of the Bible, not his speller or dictionary
    $200 6
JFK's White House Press Secretary who went to college at 15 & recently co-wrote several thrillers
    $200 19
Officially, a fly has this many wings
    $200 21
There is little evidence that pirates made their victims walk this, but they did throw them overboard
    $200 1
The Marx Brothers Meet the Met, so to speak
    $200 12
Last name of the 1st American in space
    $400 14
Widow of Daniel Custis, she burned all but 2 letters from her famous 2nd husband
    $400 7
This "Paper Lion" has also been a pitcher, boxer, golfer, tennis player & philharmonic musician
    $400 22
To locate this navigational point in the night sky, extend a line from the star Merak on past Dubhe
    $400 27
Symbols of mortality shown on pirate flags included skulls & these timepieces filled with sand
    $400 2
Cecil B. DeMille's famous Biblical "Exodus", made silently in 1923 & colorfully in 1956
    $400 13
The only event in track & field that fits this category
    $600 15
He served as President of the Continental Congress & as the 1st Chief Justice of the United States
    $600 8
Though he wrote the screenplay for "Moby Dick" he's best known for works such as "Farhrenheit 451"
    DD: $2,500 23
The longest day of the year in Australia occurs in this month
    $600 30
At least 13 women found this hirsute pirate so irresistible that they married him
    $600 3
"It Happened One Night"; they became the 1st co-stars to win Best Actor & Actress Oscars
    $600 18
The part of the tobacco pipe between the bowl & stem, or the part of a leg between the knee & ankle
    $800 16
He graduated from Yale at 18, became a captain at 20 & was hanged at age 21, in 1776
    $800 9
His play "That Championship Season" was a hit on Broadway, & he was a hit in "The Exorcist"
    $800 24
An oologist is a scientist who studies these
    $800 29
Name of a 17th century Caribbean pirate or a 20th century TV panelist on "I've Got a Secret"
    $800 4
In this 1941 flick, Bogey gives Greenstreet the bird-- a fake one
    $800 20
In song titles it precedes "...Your Groove Thing", "...Your Body" & "...Your Booty"
    $1000 17
The original Gerrymandered district was named for Elbridge Gerry when he was gov. of this state
    $1000 11
This "Day of the Jackal" author said, "I'm a writer... intent" on "selling lots of copies & making money"
    $1000 25
Meaning "middle life", this geologic era saw the emergence of early mammals
    $1000 28
Some pirates were known by this canine term, perhaps because their bark was worse than their bite
    DD: $1,300 5
"High Society", starring Kelly, Crosby & Sinatra, was based on this film with Hepburn, Grant & Stewart
    $1000 26
If your itinerary includes Tibet, you might want to hire these native mountain guides

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Curt Franny Richard
$4,200 $7,300 $7,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
The Census Bureau is part of this federal department

Final scores:

Curt Franny Richard
$8,400 $7,299 $100
2-day champion: $16,400 2nd place: Easy-Rest sofa & loveseat and Code-A-Phone answering device & phone 3rd place: Emerson bookshelf stereo system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Curt Franny Richard
$5,500 $5,400 $7,000
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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