Show #999 - Thursday, December 29, 1988

Jeff Richmond game 5.

Contestants

Joe Myers, an advertising writer from Wichita, Kansas

Perry Barber, a baseball umpire from New York City, New York

Jeff Richmond, a city planner from West Hollywood, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $43,103)

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Jeopardy! Round

ROARING '20s
BASEBALL
MYTHOLOGY
MIDDLE NAMES
FINE DINING
RODENTS
    $100 1
The hierarchy of this group which thrived in the '20s included the Exacted Cyclops & the Imperial Wizard
    $100 6
The 1968 baseball draft for this team included Bill Buckner, Davey Lopes, Ron Cey & Steve Garvey
    $100 8
Post held by Neith for the ancient Egyptians, Minerva for the Romans & Athena for the Greeks
    $100 7
Caspar Weinberger's middle name, it's the first name of weatherman Scott
    $100 13
The name of this rodent is derived from its barking call
    $200 2
Moe Smith & Izzy Einstein gained fame as government agents enforcing this
    $200 18
A "stopper" is a team's best one of these
    $200 9
Xochipilli was the Nahua god of flowers & patron of dance, games & sports in what is now this country
    $200 17
The only U.S. President whose middle name was Henry
    $200 14
In movies, this rodent was "on the Moon" 4 years after it "Roared"
    $300 3
Sports stars of the decade included Bill Tilden in tennis & Walter Hagen in this sport
    $300 19
In 1987 this full-time baseball player got a "part-time" job carrying a football for the Raiders
    $300 10
Clotho who spun the thread of life, Lachesis who measured its length & Atropos who cut it
    DD: $600 23
It was middle name for Chaplin & Churchill & a maiden name for Princess Di
    $300 15
Chipmunks, marmots & groundhogs all belong to the family named for this rodent
    $400 4
This black dancer took Paris by storm at the Theatre des Champ Elysees
    $400 20
Reason the 1968 All-Star Game, played in Houston was historically significant
    $400 11
Norse myth predicted that this god, their chief deity, would eventually be eaten by a ferocious wolf
    $400 24
It's the middle name of 2 famous Marys, actress Place & cosmetics queen Ash
    $400 16
Found only in the western hemisphere, these "pocket" rodents live almost wholly subterranean lives
    $500 5
Introduced in 1923, this gas additive gave cars more power than regular
    $500 21
With 28, this state has more minor league teams than any other
    $500 12
Because Venus was jealous, this lover of Cupid had to go through many trials before they were united
    $500 25
Jackie Onassis' middle name, it's also her sister's first name
    $500 22
Fish & wildlife technician Richard Thomas figured out the answer to this rodent riddle is about 700 lbs.

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jeff Perry Joe
$200 $1,100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Perry Joe
$1,700 $1,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
AUSTRALIA
HOLLYWOOD HISTORY
NONPOTENT POTABLES
"R.D."
    $200 13
Ask not which Hemingway book outsold all others; it was this novel whose hero was Robert Jordan
    $200 1
Kodak stopped producing instant film & cameras due to infringement on this company's patents
    $200 2
In Aussie English, it's called a "jumbuck", & we're not pulling the wool over your eyes
    $200 14
"The Little Princess", she was turned down for a part in the "Our Gang" series before she was a star
    $200 12
CO2 in H2O
    DD: $200 7
A New York City street urchin provided the inspiration for this 1964 No. 1 hit:

"When she was just a kid her clothes were hand me downs..."
    $400 15
If his parents hadn't had 14 children, we couldn't read "The Red Badge of Courage"
    $400 16
This chocolate company has become the largest food conglomerate in the world
    $400 3
The most popular bush balladist was probably "Banjo" Patterson & this his most famous work
    $400 19
Isabella Rossellini is the daughter of R. Rossellini & this famous actress
    $400 21
Consumption of this beverage peaked around 1950 when the average American downed 600 glasses a yr.
    $400 8
An old joke says if you're feeling this way, get the number of the truck that hit you
    $600 18
"The victor belongs to the spoils," he claimed in "The Beautiful & the Damned"
    $600 17
A 1986 U.S.-Japan agreement set prices on these electronic parts to avoid undercutting U.S. producers
    $600 4
More than 1,200 miles long, this top tourist attraction can't be seen from the shore of the mainland
    $600 23
In his autobiography, Melvyn Douglas claims her laughter in "Ninotchka" was dubbed in
    $600 22
After the Civil War, this dentist learned to pasteurize grape juice, which he then sold
    $600 9
A slang term from the early part of the century meaning "amateur" or "small time"
    $800 27
By 1879 this man controlled about 95% of the oil refining capacity of the U.S.
    $800 5
Australia's 3 major political parties are the National, Liberal & this
    $800 24
He moved from the east to Flagstaff to make "The Squaw Man" but changed his mind & went on to L.A.
    $800 10
An example of this type of mathematical group that goes on indefinitely is 13 = .333333...
    $1000 26
This author of "The Octopus" was the reader at Doubleday who accepted Dreiser's "Sister Carrie"
    $1000 25
This nationwide shoe chain is a subsidiary of Woolworth's
    DD: $500 6
The 2 Australian states named for a royal personage
    $1000 20
Ex-postmaster general who came to Hollywood to clean up the industry; his production code lasted until 1966
    $1000 28
The ingredient which makes root beer foamy is the sap of this desert tree
    $1000 11
In communist Chinese propaganda, a term for 1 who served counter-revolutionary interests

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Perry Joe
$8,600 $600 $1,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LANDMARKS
Irish-born architect J. Hoban designed this building in 1792 & finished rebuilding it 25 years later

Final scores:

Jeff Perry Joe
$15,199 $0 $1,998
5-day champion: $58,302 3rd place: Tappan electric range 2nd place: trip to Roseland Ranch in Stanfordville, N.Y.

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Perry Joe
$8,800 $600 $1,000
19 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
7 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,400

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