Show #986 - Monday, December 12, 1988

Mark McDermott game 4.

Contestants

Steve Holloway, a retail store manager from Orlando, Florida

Terry Vlasich, a contacting specialist originally from Ironwood, Michigan

Mark McDermott, an editorial writer originally from Iowa (whose 3-day cash winnings total $29,502)

Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
BASEBALL
AUSTRIA
ENGLISH LITERATURE
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
CELEBRITY SPELLING
    $100 2
President Taft let Pauline Wayne graze on the lawn, Pauline being one of these
    $100 7
This mid-season classic started as an event of the 1933 Chicago World's Fair
    $100 8
Some 71% of Austria is covered by this mountain range compared to 62% of Switzerland
    $100 18
He named his son Hamnet, probably in honor of a baker in Stratford-upon-Avon
    $100 20
Its 1st observance took place in New York City on Tuesday September 5, 1882
    $100 1
Last name of TV star Dom, who called his new cookbook "Eat This"
    $200 3
It's never been a "red phone"; it began as a teletype in 1963 & now includes a fax machine
    $200 9
To baseball players, stripper Morganna Roberts is better known by this nickname
    $200 14
If you want to be served a breaded veal cutlet in an Austrian restaurant, ask for this
    $200 19
John Selden complained, "Preachers say, do as I say, not" this
    $200 21
March 2 was the date of this state's 1836 declaration of independence & is now a legal holiday there
    $200 17
Little Miss Knight Pulliam who plays little Rudy on "The Cosby Show"
    DD: $500 4
Position that follows Vice President on the list of presidential succession
    $300 10
In the early days "Germany" Schaeffer was famous for stealing this base, which used to be legal
    $300 13
For over 6 centuries until 1918, this family ruled Austria
    $300 25
There have been over 300 editions of this treatise on sport, nature & human conduct by Izaak Walton
    $300 22
Since 1818, a new star is added to the flag on this date following a state's admission to the Union
    $300 26
Surname of the author who was famous for her "Love Machine"
    $400 5
It was Teddy Roosevelt who 1st had the name of this engraved on presidential stationery
    $400 11
The unusual thing Jimmy Piersall did after hitting his 100th career homer in 1963
    $400 15
To obtain its independence from the Allies after WWII, Austria agreed to a permanent policy of this
    $400 27
Eric Knight is probably best remembered for this 1940 canine classic for kids
    $400 23
Special name for the day before Easter
    $500 6
In 1945 Truman increased the number of stars on the Presidential Seal from 4 to this many
    $500 12
As a Major League manager, he won more games than any other but he lost even more than he won
    $500 16
In 1867, under the dual monarchy, both the Austrians & Hungarians pledged allegiance to him
    $500 24
The once common alternative name for Memorial Day

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

Mark Terry Steve
$300 $1,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Terry Steve
$2,700 $1,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS '88
SCIENCE
NATIONAL PARKS
NURSERY RHYMES
GEOMETRY
ABBREVIATIONS
    $200 3
You might start seeing the double "G" on the loafers of the 12,000 Arabs who bought 47.8% of this company
    $200 1
The only known bird with nostrils in the tip of its bill is this New Zealand variety
    $200 17
The Painted Desert is part of this park known for Indian ruins & rock-hard wood
    $200 8
Form of corporal punishment the old lady in the shoe gave to her many children
    $200 9
If you are familiar with reference books, you will know that OED stands for this
    $400 4
At the end of '88 Sony will release the Video Walkman, a portable TV with this built in
    $400 2
Working in this field of science kept Edwin Hubble up nights
    $400 22
Talk about bad ideas--a 19th century doctor set up a TB hospital in this Kentucky cavern
    $400 18
If you "hush, li'l baby, don't say a word, daddy'll buy you" this, which will make noise enough
    $400 10
An MOR radio station plays music of this type
    $600 5
One of four Triangle Publications magazines bought by Rupert Murdoch in 1988
    $600 14
In biology it's cells splitting & making identical offsrping, but in physics, it's nuclei splitting, making energy
    $600 23
Colorful lava walls tower 2,000 ft. above this deep blue lake in Oregon
    $600 19
The 2 crooked creatures that lived in the crooked house with the crooked man
    DD: $1,800 11
Those who don't take ROTC courses in school can later attend OCS, which is this
    $800 6
Home video game makers have been hit hard in '88 by a shortage of SRAMs, which are these
    $800 15
Liquified petroleum gas is usually a mixture of these 2 gases
    DD: $3,000 24
This mountain park in the Southeastern U.S. drew more visitors in 1987 than any other national park
    $800 20
"Betwixt the two of them, they licked the platter clean"
    $800 26
The word geometry is from the Greek words "ge" & "metron", meaning to measure this
    $800 12
q.i.d., seen on prescription labels, is an abbreviation for Latin "quarter in die" which means this
    $1000 7
It's the 1st automobile in 10 yrs. to get a "not acceptable" rating from Consumer Reports
    $1000 16
True segmented worms include earth-worms & these, formerly used for medicinal purposes
    $1000 21
In "It's Raining, It's Pouring", it's the why the old man couldn't get up in the morning
    $1000 25
1 of 2 words for the unproven but accepted assumptions on which geometry is based
    $1000 13
4 years after you take your SATs, you might take the GMAT which stands for this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Terry Steve
$8,500 $5,700 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FRUITS & VEGETABLES
In pounds per capita, the most consumed fresh fruit in U.S.--mostly the yellow Cavendish variety

Final scores:

Mark Terry Steve
$5,599 $100 $0
4-day champion: $35,101 2nd place: trip on Eastern to the Bahamas & stay at Princess Resort & Casino 3rd place: Scott 27" stereo color monitor receiver

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Terry Steve
$8,500 $3,300 $4,200
21 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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