Show #1087 - Tuesday, May 2, 1989

Bruce Cox game 3.

Contestants

Bob Braverman, a marketing director from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mary Beth Culp, an assistant professor originally from Oakland, California

Bruce Cox, an analyst from Lakeside, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,650)

Jeopardy! Round

1986
BRITISH TRIVIA
HATS
BROOKLYN
BRIDGES
RATED "P.G."
    $100 1
On February 16 the Philippine Nat'l Assembly declared him the winner of the presidential eletion
    $100 12
King Richard II is credited with this invention, which is something to sneeze at
    $100 3
Peggy Ann Garner received a special Oscar for her work in this 1945 film based on a book by Betty Smith
    $100 21
In the Middle Ages these retractable types were all the rage at castles with moats
    $100 7
The only presidential birthplace that fits the category is this small southern town
    $200 2
Henry Ford II fired him in 1978 & Donald Hodel fired him in 1986
    $200 13
The son of a director of a sausage-making company, he married a princess in 1973
    $200 17
Scott Baio, Dom DeLuise, Joan Rivers, Brian Robbins, Phil Silvers & Sandy Koufax
    $200 22
Term for the distance between adjacent support of a bridge
    $200 8
TV actor who appeared in "The WInd of War" between stint as a leader of the Impossible Missions Force
    $300 4
An unmanned Soviet spacecraft came within 5,600 miles of the icy core of this heavenly body
    $300 14
He's the British equivalent of Santa Claus
    $300 28
1981 film in which Henry Fonda's hat was adorned with flies
    $300 18
It's slang for a frankfurter, from this Brooklyn site where millions have been sold
    $300 23
This river is crossed by the Bendorf Bridge near Coblenz & by the Zoo Bridge at Cologne
    $300 9
The most famous one in baseball history was probably Don Larsen's in the 1956 World Series
    $400 5
Alice Walker novel that topped paperback best seller lists at the same time the film topped box office charts
    $400 15
After losing the American revolution, Gen. Cornwallis became Gov.-Gen. of this Asian country
    $400 27
From French for "bell", it's a close-fitting, bell-shaped woman's hat popular in the 1920s
    $400 19
Show whose theme included "But Patty's only seen the sights a girl can see from Brooklyn Heights..."
    $400 24
Opened in 1879, the Chicago & Alton RR Bridge over the Missouri was the 1st bridge made entirely of this
    DD: $800 10
Artist heard here singing his 1986 No. 1 hit

"I want to be your sledgehammer..."
    $500 6
In a TV ad, this late actor said, "Now that I'm gone, I tell you: don't smoke..."
    $500 16
The governor of a harbor town was called a portreeve & the governor of a county, this
    $500 26
Used as a sun shade in the jungle, a topi is a helmet made out of this plant material
    $500 20
It's what folks in Brooklyn were dodging that gave the Brooklyn baseball team its nickname
    $500 25
This South American country has a waterfall system 3,212 ft. high & a bridge 2,336 ft. long
    $500 11
Hollywood glamour girl who married actors C. Chaplin & B Meredith & Author E.M. Remarque

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 6):

Bruce Mary Beth Bob
$800 -$300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Mary Beth Bob
$4,500 $1,500 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARIZONA
AUTHORS
ANATOMY
ACTORS & ROLES
COMPOSERS
(Alex: We ran out of "A"s, so we started with the "C"s.)
COTTON
    $200 6
Arizona counts for 2/3 of U.S. production of this metal, & that's a lot of pipes & wires
    $200 11
The Brownings were neighbors of N. Hawthorne when he lived in this southern European country
    $200 21
The process of digesting food begins here
    $200 1
She played Ronald Reagan's fiancée in her last film, "Hellcats of the Navy"
    $200 16
This composer of "Always" offered Gershwin a job as his musical secretary but advised him to turn it down
    $200 22
In the 1790s S. Slater built the 1st successful cotton mill in the U.S. near Pawtucket in this state
    $400 7
It's a monstrous orange & black lizard named for a river that crosses Arizona
    $400 12
Younger brother of philosopher William, he became a British subject a year before he died
    $400 23
This straw-colored fluid constitutes about 55% of the blood in humans
    $400 2
He usually plays Tony on "Who's the Boss?", but he's also played Tony's grandpa
    $400 17
He wrote "The Wedding March" & other music for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" 17 years after the overture
    $400 24
It's both a real variety of rabbit & the last name of fictional rabbit Peter
    DD: $1,300 8
27% of the land in Arizona is set aside for these, the highest percentage of any state
    $600 13
He created the novel in which Dr. Jekyll goes a little mad & becomes a little dwarf
    $600 26
A baby is born with a 6-month supply of iron stored in this organ
    $600 3
For a brief time, this Oscar winner played Miss Ellie on "Dallas"
    $600 18
Most of his works expressed love for his native Finland, including "Kalevala Saga" & "Finlandia"
    DD: $600 25
In addition to the fibers, this part of the cotton plant also has many uses
    $800 9
Arizona's nickname, it's found on its license plates
    $800 14
In just one year he wrote "The Outline of History", a work of over a million words
    $800 4
This dapper Scotsman married Merle Oberon in "Wuthering Heights"
    $800 19
Austrian noted for over 600 lieder, including "Ave Maria" & "Der Sänger"
    $1000 10
Only Mexican state bordering Arizona; it's named for the desert it shares with Arizona & California
    $1000 15
Nicknamed "Dr. Love", his bestsellers include 1972's "Love" & 1984's "Loving Each Other"
    $1000 5
In 1988 they went back to their "roots" to play Kunta Kinte & Fiddler in "Roots: The Gift"
    $1000 20
This Italian keyboard composer followed his pupil Maria Barbara to Spain where she became queen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Mary Beth Bob
$8,000 $2,300 $100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SLANG
The credit for coining this slang word goes to Alben W. Barkley's grandson

Final scores:

Bruce Mary Beth Bob
$10,000 $1,000 $100
3-day champion: $36,650 2nd place: a Gibson electric range + Royal Queen cookware 3rd place: an Emerson VCR

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Mary Beth Bob
$8,900 $2,300 $100
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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