Show #1058 - Wednesday, March 22, 1989

Contestants

Alison Whitney, a preschool director & teacher from Orlando, Florida

Russ Nixon, a technical consultant from New Jersey

Emeric Schultz, a chemistry professor from Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
AUTOMOBILE NAMES
QUOTES
MUSIC TRIVIA
HINTS FROM HELOISE
GLORY THAT WAS GREECE
    $100 1
LBJ appointed this chief justice to head the commission to investigate JFK's assassination
    $100 2
Chevrolet combined the names of its Corvette & Bel Air to christen this car in 1959
    $100 14
Robert Burns wrote, "We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet, for" this
    $100 7
It's the last word in our national anthem
    $100 8
When applying this on floors, also put in on chair feet to prevent scratching the floor
    $100 9
Homer's tale of Ulysses' long journey home from the Trojan War
    $200 3
In 1865 Sherman recaptured this fort where the Civil War had started
    $200 20
This Swedish auto's name means "I roll" in Latin
    $200 15
Author of "The Bell Jar" who said, "Dying is an art...I do it exceptionally well"
    $200 27
If the sheet music says "forte", you play loudly, & if it says this, very loudly
    $200 10
To keep Fido's dish from sliding around on the floor, glue on one of these from a canning jar
    $200 16
This French seaport was originally a settlement called Massilia founded by Ionian Greeks
    $300 4
A 1972 assassination attempt on this presidential candidate left him disabled
    $300 21
This Pontiac model was named for the salt flats where the company set 24-hr. endurance records in 1956
    $300 24
Of this "ship" Longfellow said, "Sail on, o union, strong and great! Humanity...is hanging...on thy fate"
    $300 28
Most people don't know that this "King of Ragtime" once composed a ballet, "The Rag-Time Dance"
    $300 11
When camping, you can string up this '50s fad toy & attach a shower curtain to make a dressing room
    $300 17
The explorer Pytheas figured out the moon had something to do with these
    $400 5
The 1963 Test Ban Treaty allowed nuclear testing only in locations here
    $400 22
Insert an "E" into the French word for "lemon" & you'll have the name of this French auto
    $400 25
In 1643 this future lord protector claimed "A few honest men are better than numbers"
    $400 29
Franz Schubert was born in The House of the Red Crab, an inn near this capital
    $400 12
Heloise rinses her sweaters in water with this salad dressing ingredient in it to keep odors out
    DD: $800 18
Democritus was right in saying all things are made up of these but said they couldn't be divided
    $500 6
There was an insurrection in these islands after the U.S. bought them from Spain in 1898
    $500 23
This American Motors car had the same name as an invisible being who causes mechanical problems
    $500 26
Gustave Flaubert said, "One becomes" one of these "when one cannot be an artist"
    $500 30
The 2 musical instruments most often associated with flamenco dancers
    $500 13
Use this, dull side out, as a sturdy wrap for packages sent through the mail
    $500 19
The Greeks called the area in which the Philistines once lived this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Emeric Russ Alison
$600 $200 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emeric Russ Alison
$3,100 $2,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

DOUBLE "W"s
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
WOMEN AUTHORS
THE MOVIES
ROYALTY
GRANDEUR THAT WAS ROME
    $200 1
This comic book heroine is just plain Diana to her friends back on Paradise Island
    $200 2
Of tobacco, Tobago or Tabasco, the one that makes up a country with Trinidad
    $200 7
Mentioned in the title of her sonnets, it was Elizabeth Barrett Browning's nickname
    $200 9
The last line in this film is "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up"
    $200 11
Her husband was Ferdinand II of Aragon, Ferdinand III of Naples & Ferdinand V of Castile
    $200 13
The basic garment was a tunic, over which men of the upper classes wore one of these
    $400 21
You've "made it" if you've made it into this reference book
    $400 3
This Oahu landmark got its name when sailors mistook some volcanic crystals for precious gems
    $400 8
The musical "Gigi" was based on a novel of the same name by this Frenchwoman
    $400 10
Novelist who co-wrote the screenplay for "Double Indemnity" but not for his own "The Big Sleep"
    $400 12
When this man gave up his throne in 1936, the woman he loved was still married to another man
    $400 14
It was the term for an open marketplace, not an enclosed L.A. basketball arena
    $600 22
He's a character in Roald Dahl's book "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory"
    $600 4
Though this city has existed for well over 2,500 yrs., it wasn't the capital of Afghanistan until 1776
    DD: $1,000 28
Appropriately, this entertainer wrote a novel called "The G-String Murders"
    $600 25
An electrical phenomenon, or a 1985 Brat Pack film that did phenomenal success
    $600 18
This emperor forced his brother Jerome to leave his American wife & marry a princess
    $600 15
The Christians called them "koimetaria" or "sleeping places", & built them under & about Rome
    $800 23
This author of "One World" tried to prevent FDR from winning a 3rd term
    DD: $3,000 5
Tho its country is no longer independent, the World Book calls it the 2nd highest capital in the world
    $800 26
Gretl, Marta, Brigitta, Kurt, Friedrich, Louisa & Liesl
    $800 19
Current king whose grandfather, King Abdullah, was assassinated in Jerusalem in 1951
    $800 16
The soldiers assigned this task around 27 B.C. were called "Praetorians"
    $1000 24
A platform built atop old New England houses serving as a lookout for incoming ships
    $1000 6
If you watch the news, you'll know that these are 2 of the 3 countries that border Honduras
    $1000 27
TV Guide called this 1986 Dennis Quaid film, "Law & Ardor in Cajun Country"
    $1000 20
Mussolini's son-in-law was best man when this country's King Zog married in 1938
    $1000 17
Mighty Rome is said to have begun on this hill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emeric Russ Alison
$4,500 $2,300 $6,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS
(Alex: We love 'em!)
The elephant is the largest land animal by weight; this animal is 2nd

Final scores:

Emeric Russ Alison
$100 $9 $3,599
2nd place: Trip to Roseland Ranch in Stanfordville, New York 3rd place: Krementz 14-carat gold signet rings New champion: $3,599

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emeric Russ Alison
$7,100 $2,300 $5,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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