Show #885 - Friday, June 10, 1988

Stephen Lebowitz game 1.

Contestants

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Rick Kitchen, a computer systems analyst from Torrance, California

Stephen Lebowitz, a physician from Los Angeles, California

Greg McIntosh, an engineer from Hermosa Beach, California

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Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEAREAN SYNOPSES
THEME SONGS
BODIES OF WATER
PHYSICS
PEOPLE
"PO"POURRI
    $100 13
"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark", & then things really get bad
    $100 18
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
    $100 3
Named, it's said, because heavy winter fog makes the waters look dark, it lies between USSR & Bulgaria
    $100 5
Using laser light, Caltech scientists have witnessed atoms bending together into these
    $100 8
Since leaving the vice presidency in 1973, he's become an international trade consultant
    $100 19
If you are Pius, Urban or Innocent you might have held this office
    $200 14
Fairies fight & frolic in the forest
    $200 24
"Everybody Loves Somebody"
    $200 4
Bay that borders the Basque provinces of Spain
    $200 6
This property of lodestones made them a handy choice for 11th century sailors
    $200 9
Of Babe, Yogi or Satchel, baseball player's name that Woody & Mia gave their child
    $200 20
Kielbasa
    $300 15
Boy meets girl. Boy gets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy takes poison. Girl stabs herself & dies.
    $300 25
"Love in Bloom"
    $300 1
Ships leaving the Persian Gulf pass through this strait to reach the Gulf of Oman
    $300 28
In 1905, a special theory of this was published, & in 1916, the general theory
    DD: $800 10
(Video Daily Double)

A soldier tried to tear off the T-shirt of a tourist in Tibet, thinking this man on it was the Dalai Lama:
    $300 21
The impassive visage of an expert card player
    $400 16
Moorish hanky-panky, with a real hanky
    $400 26
"When the Moon Comes over the Mountain"
    $400 2
Gennesaret, Tiberias & Kinneret are 3 other names for this Mideast "sea"
    $400 29
It will be an oval-shaped concrete tunnel, 53 miles around, in which speeding atoms crash into each other
    $400 11
The 2 regular 60 Minutes correspondents who might be seen spotting a pierced earring
    $400 22
A versifier
    $500 17
Much ado about a pound of flesh
    $500 27
"The Fishin' Hole"
    $500 7
Its opening in 1959 made Cleveland an international seaport
    $500 30
In electronics, it's the reciprocal of resistivity
    $500 12
The only Macy's Parade balloon ever made to resemble a real person was one in 1934 of this wide-eyed singer
    $500 23
Judy Garland sang "I was born in a trunk in the Princess Theatre in" this city

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

Greg Stephen Rick
$600 $2,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Stephen Rick
$1,500 $4,100 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN IN HISTORY
WEATHER
FIRES
GERMAN COMPOSERS
RHETORIC
"IN" PLACES
    $200 2
In the 17th century, Mary Frith was known as "Moll Cutpurse" because she did this for a living
    $200 18
This storm gets its name from a west Indian word meaning "big wind"
    $200 14
The damage a fire did to this city was estimated at 10 million pounds, & that was back in 1666
    $200 4
Beethoven's birthplace, now the capital of West Germany
    $200 9
This civilization's earliest rhetoric teachers were known as Sophists
    $200 27
At the race in this city, the 500 refers to the distance run, not the number of cars in the running
    $400 1
It's said this nursing pioneer never left her room for the last 40 years of her life
    $400 19
About 2% of each year's 700 or so tornadoes are responsible for 70% of these
    $400 15
While Rome was burning in 64 A.D., this ruler was about 35 miles away at Antium
    $400 5
Though he had little formal training in either music or theater, he transformed opera in the 19th C.
    $400 10
On "Head of the Class", student Alan Pinkard is a member of this team that uses rhetoric to argue sides
    $400 28
Over 200 languages are spoken in this country, including Sundanese, Javanese & Malay
    $600 3
In the 1970s, he appointed Juanita Morris Kreps 1st woman sec'y of the Dept. of Commerce
    $600 20
A low pressure system, or a psychological term for a state of feeling low
    $600 23
This city's main public library was hit by a major fire in April 1986, & again 5 months later
    $600 6
Son of a Cologne cantor, he wrote such works as "The Tales of Hoffmann"
    $600 11
Color used to describe the ornate prose associated with rhetoric at the turn of the century
    $600 29
It was the landing site for MacArthur's brilliant outflanking manuever during the Korean war
    $800 16
This daughter of Belgium's King Leopold I was the last empress of Mexico
    $800 21
On a weather map, it's a solid, curved line that connects points of equal pressure
    $800 24
In 1699, after this town burned 3 times, the people of Virginia moved the capital to Williamsburg
    $800 7
A well-known 20th century music educator, his most famous work is "Carmina Burana"
    $800 12
Nickname of Ronald Reagan that shows he's a master of rhetoric
    $800 30
It became capital of the Tyrol in the 15th century
    DD: $1,300 17
In the 18th century, Mary Ludwig Hays earned this famous nickname at the battle of Monmouth
    $1000 22
Term for frost that forms when water vapor turns directly to ice without condensing into water
    DD: $2,000 25
9 years after its big fire, this rebuilt city hosted the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Expo
    $1000 8
Robert Schumann followed this composer of "Fingal's Cave Overture" as music director of Dusseldorf
    $1000 13
An interrogatio; do we have to ask?
    $1000 26
Until it was divided up in 1975, this highland region was the largest county in Scotland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Stephen Rick
$1,000 $10,700 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

REPUBLICANS
(Alex: We hear a lot about them these days.)
He was the 1st Republican popularly elected to the Senate from Tennessee

Final scores:

Greg Stephen Rick
$2 $16,700 $13,999
3rd place: Ventura luggage New champion: $16,700 2nd place: a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Stephen Rick
$2,300 $10,200 $7,000
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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