Show #995 - Friday, December 23, 1988

Jeff Richmond game 1.

Contestants

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Lisa Beach, a feature film casting associate from Los Angeles, California

Jeff Richmond, a city planner from West Hollywood, California

John Hawekotte, an attorney and CPA originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S.A.
8-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: That sounds easy.)
GOLFERS
LANGUAGES
FARMING
CHRISTMAS MUSIC
(Alex: In this category, we will have [*], actual [*]. So it's an all-audio category. You'll hear the music, then you'll have to ring in and identify it for us.)
    $100 13
Texas cracks down on fathers who refuse to do this by putting them on a "10 Most Wanted" list
    $100 18
5/3 is an improper one
    $100 1
Also known as "Supermex", he once wore top hat & tails to play in a tournament
    $100 8
Japanese & Slavic words usually have open syllables which means they end with this type of letter
    $100 24
The main type of farming on the western grasslands of the U.S. is this type of ranching
    $100 6
The first clue is this piece of music. Listen:

"...in a one horse open sleigh.
O'er the fields we go..."
    $200 14
Popular with vacationers, this S.C. island was named for an English captain, WIlliam Hilton
    $200 19
A must for a European vacation, Chevy Chase could apply for 1 at a designated post office
    $200 2
Born in Latrobe, Penn., this popular pro did his military service in the Coast Guard
    $200 9
It may not surprise you that this creator of Henry Higgins also created an alphabet that's still in use
    $200 26
Of about 2,15 or 27, the percentage of Americans who now live on farms
    $200 7
Let's see what our next piece of music is:

"He sees you when you're sleeping,
He knows when you're awake..."
    $300 15
The 3 states that share the Delmarva Peninsula
    $300 20
Named for a 19th century English artillery officer, it's a term for mine or shell fragments
    $300 3
This Aussie golfer has refused offers to pose for Playboy & Penthouse
    $300 10
Until the 20th century, this was the international language of diplomacy
    $300 27
Hydroponics is the science of growing crops & plants without using this
    $300 22
All right, we'll go back to this piece of music:

"Come, they told me...
    DD: $600 16
The French named this oldest permanent settlement in Michigan in honor of the Virgin Mary
    $400 21
According to a Eugene O'Neill play title, this "Becomes Electra"
    $400 4
In 1978 she won $190,000 & was chosen Player of the Year & Rookie of the Year
    $400 11
With 800-1000, this continent has more languages than any other in proportion to population
    $400 28
Possibly from Middle English for "barter", this type of farmer raises vegetables for market
    $400 25
Here comes the piece of music:

"You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen..."
    $500 17
A Mecca for hang gliders, Jockey's Ridge on the N.C. coast is the tallest one of these in the East
    $500 23
From Spanish for "courtroom", it's slang for jail
    $500 5
If you've ever wondered, him nickname comes from his initials F.U.Z.
    $500 12
Pictish was spoken in this kingdom before Gaelic was used

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

John Jeff Lisa
$300 $900 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Jeff Lisa
$1,100 $2,200 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

CORPORATE AMERICA
LITERATURE
THE FAR EAST
HISTORIC DATES
MOVIE LOCALES
HEAD & SHOULDERS
    $200 11
Since 1985 Philip Morris has owned this largest U.S. food company, maker of Jell-O & Kool-Aid
    $200 13
This literary "Papa" stated that all modern Amer. literature comes from "Huckleberry Finn"
    $200 12
Though only about 4% of the population, the Communist Party in this country is the world's largest
    $200 1
On February 15, 1898 this happened in Havana Harbor a little before 10 P.M.
    $200 6
2 "big" movies of '88, "Big" & "Big Business", are both partly set in this big city
    $200 26
The lining of the eyeball, an injury might cause it to become detached
    $400 22
This newspaper deliberately designed its blue and white boxes to look like TV sets
    $400 16
Farm girl Aldonza Lorenzo was renamed this by her quixotic suitor
    $400 14
In 1571 people from this country founded Manila in the Philippines
    $400 2
This structure was dedicated on February 21, 1885 probably because February 22 was a Sunday
    $400 7
Of "American Graffiti", "American Gigolo" & "The Last American Hero", the one not set in California
    $400 27
Latin name for the 2 big, flat, triangular bones forming the back part of the shoulder
    $600 23
Zale Corporation is the nation's largest chain of stores dealing in this merchandise
    $600 17
First published under the pseudonym "Boz", this Dickens novel is an account of a club's activities
    $600 15
Indonesia is famous for this fabric which is made by waxing & dying the cloth
    $600 3
On Jan. 13 1898 his open letter "J'Accuse" was published & helped sell 200,000 newspapers
    $600 8
"Inherit the Wind" starring Spencer Tracy took place in fictional Hillsboro in this real state
    $800 24
In 1938 Pocket Books began publishing paperbacks by issuing this Pearl Buck novel
    $800 18
20th C. German playwright whose "Epic Theater" stressed education rather than entertainment
    $800 20
"A new era for the common people" was the campaign slogan of Roh Tae Woo, president of this country
    DD: $1,300 4
April 12, 1945 is remembered in history as the day this man died
    $800 9
This Roger Vadim movie was filmed in St. Tropez; the '88 remake was shot in Santa Fe, N.M.
    $1000 25
R. Campeau won a long battle to take over this department store chain that owns Bloomingdale's
    $1000 19
Some 100 separate works & novels by this French author are collectively known as the "Comedie Humaine"
    DD: $2,000 21
Portuguese sailors named it "Beautiful Island", though the Chinese call it "Terraced Bay"
    $1000 5
These went into effect March 1, 1781 after delegates from Maryland finally signed
    $1000 10
The plot of this 1977 ballet film pivoted around Oklahoma City, both on & off the stage

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Jeff Lisa
$4,500 $3,300 $3,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

TELEVISION
It was on for 6 years, giving it the longest run of any animated TV show in prime time

Final scores:

John Jeff Lisa
$201 $6,300 $6,150
3rd place: Lucien Piccard watches New champion: $6,300 2nd place: trip to Miami

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Jeff Lisa
$6,300 $2,800 $3,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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