Show #1089 - Thursday, May 4, 1989

Bruce Cox game 5.

Contestants

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Jackie Welles, an assistant professor from Elmira, New York

Bill Schuler, a systems administrator from San Francisco, California

Bruce Cox, an analyst from Lakeside, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

"L" WORDS
THE '30s
DANCE
CONNECTICUT
BIRDS
BEES
    $100 1
It can be a collection of books, magazines & pamphlets or the place where they're kept
    $100 7
The Nuremberg Laws of 1935 made the flag bearing this symbol the official one of Germany
    $100 23
This 1977 film set in Brooklyn capitalized on the disco craze of the late '70s
    $100 17
Called "The Collegiate School", it was founded in 1701 to counteract Harvard's liberalism
    $100 6
The plastic variety of this big pink bird is often found on front lawns in the suburbs
    $100 13
A queen bee's job is to rule but to do this
    $200 2
In Irish folklore, these little elves are cobblers who hold hidden treasure
    $200 8
During the '30s it's where people went on "Bank Night" to win prizes
    $200 24
"The kids in Bristol are sharp as a pistol when they do" this dance
    $200 18
This large island lies across the water from most of Connecticut's coastline
    $200 9
In Greek myth, Hera took the 100 eyes of Argus, the watchman, & set them into this bird's tail
    $200 19
These "industrious" bees really know how to use their heads: that's where they make royal jelly
    $300 3
The Greek word glycyrrhiza, meaning "sweet root", gave us this name for the plant & candy flavor
    $300 14
This play about Georgia sharecroppers began its record-setting Broadway run in 1933
    $300 26
In 1965 Freddie & the Dreamers urged everyone to do this dance
    $300 20
The city of Bridgeport holds an annual festival honoring this famous showman & one-time mayor
    $300 10
Completes the couplet "A wonderful bird is the pelican, his bill will hold more than..."
    $300 25
Since ancient times, people have blown this at bees to pacify them
    $400 4
At the '88 GOP convention George Bush spoke of "A thousand points of" this
    $400 15
While Jimmy Dorsey played alto sax & clarinet, brother Tommy played this
    $400 27
This red-haired dancer, once Frank Sinatra's fiancee, was TV's "Mona McCluskey"
    $400 21
The oldest U.S. newspaper published continuously under the same name is this city's Courant
    DD: $500 11
The sapsucker is the only member of this bird family that gets nourishment from the trees themselves
    $500 5
A thick waterproof wool used for making coats, or a color of green
    $500 16
L.A. began receiving electricity from this dam October 9, 1936
    $500 22
Yankee peddlers supposedly sold pieces of wood that looked like this spice, giving the state its nickname
    $500 12
Houses built for these "purple" birds usually look like little apartment buildings

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bruce Bill Jackie
$1,100 -$400 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Bill Jackie
$2,600 $900 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
BEST SELLERS
CLOTHING
ECONOMICS
THE BIBLE
PIONEER LIFE
    $200 7
This tiny country, the world's oldest republic, was founded by a stonecutter named Marinus in the 4th Cent. A.D.
    $200 4
"Child Star" is the autobiography of this '30s child star
    $200 13
From the French for "Genoa", these cotton work pants were worn by sailors in that port city
    $200 8
The 1957 Treaty of Rome established this organization
    $200 19
Between 1775 & 1800 more than 200,000 pioneers passed through this "gap" in the Appalachians
    $400 6
Great Bear Lake is the largest lake entirely within this country
    $400 5
"Gracie" was written by this man who loved Gracie
    $400 14
Many S. American women wear a shawl called this, not to be confused with Nixon's pal Bebe
    DD: $2,000 9
Gresham's Law states that "bad" types of this "drive out good"
    $400 21
American Express Company was the eastern predecessor of this mail & stagecoach firm
    $600 3
1 of the 4 independent island countries of Africa located in the Indian Ocean
    $600 17
Lewis Grizzard wrote "Don't bend over in the garden, Granny, you know them taters got" these
    $600 15
Egyptians believed their gods brought this flaxen fabric with them to wear on earth
    $600 10
Nickname of the 1968 act that said banks have to clearly state the interest rates on loans
    $600 22
Most of the cooking was done in this "oven", a thick, 3-legged skillet with a lid
    DD: $1,000 2
Before becoming president, Wm. Howard Taft was gov. of this island country that's now independent
    $800 20
Robert Fulghum has written an essay collection called "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in" this place
    $800 16
It's an ornamental shoulder strap used on military uniforms as well as fashionable jackets & coats
    $800 11
Over 90 nations signed the GATT, which is this
    $800 23
On the treeless prairies, the typical home was made of this material
    $1000 1
The Khyber Pass, only 15 yds. wide at its narrowest, is the major link between Pakistan & this nation
    $1000 24
According to the title of Ravi Batra's best seller, one of these will occur in the U.S. in 1990
    $1000 18
These riding breeches that billow out at the sides take their name from a former state in NW India
    $1000 12
A 1776 work by this man has been called "The Handbook of the Industrial Revolution"
    $1000 25
In 1846 the Mormons left Nauvoo in this Midwestern state & began their trek to Utah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Bill Jackie
$6,200 $7,300 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ACADEMY AWARDS
"Best Actress" for 1968, she was the only one in Oscar history to win for playing a queen

Final scores:

Bruce Bill Jackie
$12,400 $12,401 $1
2nd place: OKI Telecom cellular mobile telephone & Jasons binoculars New champion: $12,401 3rd place: Smith Corona PWP 40 word processor

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bruce Bill Jackie
$6,200 $5,500 $3,000
17 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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