Show #1160 - Friday, September 22, 1989

Contestants

Sarah Echt, a price analyst originally from Akron, Ohio

Jay German, an innkeeper from Los Angeles, California

Tom Smolich, a Catholic priest originally from Sacramento, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

SINGERS
SPORTS
THE INSECT WORLD
THE WEST INDIES
POTPOURRI
"WET"
    $100 5
If you like this soul singer, you might enjoy his Christmas album, "Santa's Got a Brand New Bag"
    $100 1
It's the Sugar Bowl's hometown
    $100 19
Common name for the creature that hatches from a butterfly's egg
    $100 28
St. Croix is the largest of this island group owned by the U.S.
    $100 8
A survey says these have to be worth at least 23 cents for shoppers to clip & use them
    $100 11
A neoprene garment worn by surfers to retain body heat in a cold ocean
    $200 13
He called his autobiography, "The Polish Prince"
    $200 2
From old French meaning "to recall", it's a means of descending from a cliff by means of a double rope
    $200 10
A grasshopper has this many legs
    $200 24
Stalks of this, the West Indies' chief crop, can reach 15 feet in height
    $200 12
While 501 is played with darts, 500 is a game invented by a Cincinnati company using these
    $200 17
Some hotel rooms have these service area featuring running water & sometimes a small fridge
    $300 14
Country music "Jr." whose 1989 video "There's a Tear in My Beer" features his late, legendary father
    $300 3
It's the southernmost city represented in the NHL
    DD: $300 29
The mosquito's senses of smelling & taste are contained in these
    $300 25
Duarte Peak, the highest point in the West Indies, rises in this country in the eastern 2/3 of Hispanola
    $300 20
Of the lizard, parrot or raccoon, the one to which a kinkajou is related
    $300 18
This phrase can describe someone who's just washed her hair or an immature, naive person
    $400 15
He finished "Mystery Girl", his first solo album in almost ten years, shortly before his death in 1988
    $400 6
Statuary shows that ancient Greek athletes used a straight underhand motion in this event
    $400 26
Bob Marley recorded in this Jamaican capital
    $400 21
A 4-H'er could tell you these are the 3 "H" lines a palmist can read on his hand
    $400 9
A pertygoer who tells all the revelers they're having too much fun
    $500 16
Her middle names are Louise & Veronica & her maiden name was Ciccone
    $500 7
Event based on a soldier riding, fighting with a sword & pistol, swimming a river & running thru the woods
    $500 4
The Dactylopius coccus, a cactus-eating insect, gives us cochineal, substance used for this
    $500 27
This nation off the coast of South America is the home of the limbo dance & calypso music
    $500 23
For 10 years he hosted "This Old House" on PBS
    $500 22
Soaking your small instrument in water, or taking a drink when you're thirsty

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Tom Jay Sarah
$400 $1,500 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Jay Sarah
$2,400 $2,400 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY WRITERS
CLOTHING
MIDDLE NAMES
HISTORY
MOVIE TRIVIA
"DRY"
    $200 2
"Claudius the God" was the sequel to this novel by Robert Graves
    $200 27
Fashionable 15th century women wore tall cone-shaped hennins on this part of the body
    $200 19
His first name is Granville, but he's better known by his middle name, Oral
    $200 22
This Roman general invaded Britain in 55-54 B.C.
    $200 13
Ted Turner has restored lost footage to this 1933 ape movie now available colorized
    $200 1
Type of store to which you'd go if you wanted to buy a piece of gingham
    $400 9
Tennessee Williams called this "Virginia Woolf" writer "The only great playwright we've ever had in America"
    $400 3
Ladies' undergarment that comes from the French for "arm protector"
    $400 20
Crooner & Oscar-winner whose middle name was Lillis
    $400 24
This was the basic unit of Greek currency 2,500 years ago & is today
    $400 14
A movie called "Great Balls of Fire" focuses on 18 months of in the life of this rock 'n' roller
    $400 4
In 1988 Orel Hershiser broke this pitcher's record for consecutive scoreless innings
    DD: $2,000 10
A critic called her "A major existentialist, not merely... a carbon copy of Sartre"
    $600 29
It's the wide sash that goes around a kimono
    $600 21
This silent film cowboy star's middle initial stood for Surrey
    $600 18
Considered the original Dracula, Vlad the Impaler was a 15th century prince in this present-day country
    $600 15
This film was based on the experiences of Joe Clark, the principal of Eastside High School in Paterson, N.J.
    $600 5
Perchloro-ethylene, Val-Clean, or the person who makes a living using them
    $800 11
This author of "A Bell for Adano" was at one time private secretary to Sinclair Lewis
    DD: $3,000 30
Short skirts, bobbed hair & extremely low waistlines 1st came into style in this decade
    $800 7
It was "The March King"'s middle name
    $800 25
This mathematician & physicist was also the Master of the Mint in England in the 18th century
    $800 16
His 1989 Oscar nomination was for his role in a foreign film, "Pelle the Conqueror"
    $800 6
This fungus disease can turn good timber into powder
    $1000 12
Of this, his magnum opus, Lawrence Durrell said, "Ideally, all 4 volumes should be read simultaneously"
    $1000 28
The fine woven white shirt mentioned in song along with "Rosemary, Parsley, Sage & Thyme"
    $1000 23
The "F" in JFK stood for Fitzgerald, while the "F" in RFK stood for this
    $1000 26
Although this country was 3rd largest in Europe in 1700, by 1795 it had been partitioned out of existence
    $1000 17
This movie has been linked to the release of Randall Dale Adams after 12 years in prison
    $1000 8
Poet Laureate who lost his job when he refused to take oaths to William & Mary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Jay Sarah
$11,000 $5,600 $8,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE U.S. CONGRESS
As long as Hawaii's been a state, he's represented it in Congress

Final scores:

Tom Jay Sarah
$17,401 $5,600 $11,700
2-day champion: $32,801 3rd place: a chair and an ottoman 2nd place: a home security system + binoculars

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Jay Sarah
$9,900 $5,600 $6,500
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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