Show #1084 - Thursday, April 27, 1989

Contestants

Joel Richards, a carpenter from South Lake Tahoe, California

Phyllis Massengale, an accountant from San Antonio, Texas

Bob McGoff, a history teacher from Scranton, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,201)

Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
POTENT POTABLES
TELEVISION HISTORY
POETS
GEOMETRY
MISSING LINKS
(Alex: We'll give you two-thirds of a trio; you have to supply the missing third.)
    $100 1
The French word cap, as in Cap-Haitien, denotes this geographical feature
    $100 21
Of a barrel, firkin or hogshead, the one that can hold the most liquor
    $100 6
1 of the 2 changes computers made to "Casablanca" before TBS aired it on November 9, 1988
    $100 9
Several of his poems were addressed to his sister Dorothy Wordsworth
    $100 24
An axiom of geometry states that the whole of a quantity is equal to the sum of these
    $100 16
Butcher, candlestick maker
    $200 2
The ancient Mayan city of Uxmal is on this Mexican peninsula
    DD: $1,000 22
Type of liquor that's the subject of the following 1983 hit by Shelly West:

"Jose Cuervo /
You are a friend of mine /
I like to drink you with..."
    $200 7
When this show ended its 17-year CBS run in 1967 TV Guide ran an article called "End of the Line"
    $200 12
Lord Byron was refused burial in this London church, but in 1969 a memorial to him was placed there
    $200 25
This king of geometry deals with figures on a flat surface, not DC-10s or 747s
    $200 17
Moe, Curly Joe
    $300 3
Botswana, north of this country, has opened 3 diamond mines since 1971 & has prospered
    $300 23
The original was supposedly a horse laxative; now it's a knockout punch thrown into a cocktail
    $300 8
Even on the new ads it's still his voice telling you Timex watches take a licking & keep on ticking
    $300 13
It was Yeats's middle name, not his occupation
    $300 26
It's a line touching a circle at only 1 point, or a digression on which you could fly off
    $300 18
Louie, Huey
    $400 4
Ninety Mile Beach, actually just 55 miles long, is a resort area on this country's North Island
    $400 28
The main grain of both beer & scotch
    $400 10
Directing an episode of this series in 1988 made 19-year-old Jason Bateman TV's youngest director
    $400 14
"Drum Taps" was Walt Whitman's collection of poems about this war
    $400 27
Herodotus says geometry may have begun when floods on this river caused property lines to be refigured
    $400 19
Adam, Little Joe
    $500 5
The only country on the Balkan Peninsula that's a member of NATO & the EEC
    $500 29
A B. & B. cocktail consists of 1/2 brandy & 1/2 this herb-flavored liqueur
    $500 11
In 1988 this sitcom became the 1st U.S. TV series ever to tape an episode in the Soviet Union
    $500 15
After he died in 1321, his daughter became a nun & ironically took the name of Sister Beatrice
    $500 20
Robin, Maurice

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

Bob Phyllis Joel
-$300 $600 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Phyllis Joel
$1,100 $2,700 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POLITICS
FABRICS
THEATER
TENNESSEE
QUOTES
THE INCAS
    $200 7
It's the oldest existing political party in the U.S.
    $200 30
The artisans of this city were famous for their damask fabric of satin & silk brocades
    $200 19
Her 1st words in "Pygmalion" are "Nah then, Freddy: Look wh' y' gowin deah"
    $200 6
Deriving its name from the state & from its distinctive gait, the Tennessee walker is a breed of this
    $200 12
Jakob Freud said of him, "That boy will never amount to anything"
    $200 1
Because the Incas did not write, their written history begins with their conquest by this country
    $400 8
He became the next vice president after Spiro Agnew
    $400 27
Woven with uncut loops, this cotton cloth is normally used for towels & beachwear
    $400 20
The American Theatre Wing publishes a history of these awards, which it gives out every year
    $400 15
W.C. Handy, "Father of the Blues", wrote & worked on Beale Street in this city
    $400 13
An anonymous wag called it "a place where you go to be born"
    $400 2
Of meat jerky, freeze-dried potatoes or ice cream, the one not part of the Inca's diet
    $600 9
He was the 1968 presidential candidate of the American Independent Party
    $600 26
From the French for "velvet", it's a velvety fabric
    $600 23
At the end of "Medea", Medea is borne away by one of these vehicles, drawn by dragons
    $600 16
Tennessee leads all states in the production of this element used to galvanize iron & steel
    $600 14
Mark Twain called this sport "a good walk spoiled"
    $600 3
The Incas were renowned for their masonry work which surprisingly didn't require any of this
    $800 10
This Nutmegger was the 1st woman elected governor who didn't succeed her husband in the office
    $800 29
Identifiable by its crinkly striped surface, this fabric can be made from cotton, rayon or linen
    $800 24
The title character of this Ibsen play is more properly known as Mrs. Jorgen Tesman
    $800 21
WWII's Manhattan Project was centered in this town near Knoxville, not Manhattan
    $800 17
Famous adage Theodore Roosevelt told the crowd at the Minnesota state fair September 2, 1901
    DD: $2,000 4
They were the principal beasts of burden for the Incas
    DD: $3,000 11
The unflattering name given to the American Party of the 1850s
    $1000 28
It's the French name given to fabrics woven with metallic threads
    $1000 25
This 1972 musical was inspired by the life of Charlemagne's oldest son
    $1000 22
Almost all of present-day Tennessee originally belonged to this state, now its eastern neighbor
    $1000 18
Completes 1st line of Marlowe's poem about the passionate shepherd, "Come live with me..."
    $1000 5
Legend says Manco Capac, the 1st Inca ruler, led them to this city that was the "navel" of the world

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Phyllis Joel
$6,300 $10,900 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MONARCHS
He married a woman with royal blood & then killed his own cousin to become king of Scotland

Final scores:

Bob Phyllis Joel
$0 $5,900 $5,600
3rd place: Colortyme TV + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $5,900 2nd place: trip on Delta to Las Vegas & stay at Landmark Hotel & Casino + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Phyllis Joel
$6,300 $6,900 $2,800
13 R,
3 W
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
7 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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