Show #998 - Wednesday, December 28, 1988

Jeff Richmond game 4.

Contestants

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Tom Leckey, a teacher from Arlington, Virginia

Carol Bunch, a computer science instructor originally from Nacogdoches, Texas

Jeff Richmond, a city planner from West Hollywood, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $23,702)

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Jeopardy! Round

1972
FABRICS
ARTISTS
SPORTS
"DOWN" WORDS
FOOD ON THE MAP
(Alex: Food, plus a place. Maybe.)
    $100 1
This high school dropout became the 1st American world chess champion
    $100 3
The grounds crew at Tiger Stadium could tell you tarp is short for this waterproof canvas
    $100 18
While working in the Himalayas, artist Peter Adams had to put vodka & gin in his paints to prevent this
    $100 17
August 9, 1988 marked the 1st time an official one was played at Wrigley Field
    $100 8
Othello's was jealousy
    $100 2
Cabbage cousin that hails from Belgium
    $200 4
Bangladesh applied to join this but China's veto barred it
    $200 24
Suit fabric associated with Madison Avenue in a Sloan Wilson novel
    $200 20
He worked as a cabin boy & dancing master but was most famous for drawing birds
    $200 19
Red Barber used to keep an egg timer in the booth to remind himself to announce this every 3 minutes
    $200 9
According to Petula Clark, "The lights are much brighter there"
    $200 13
Fish from the waters under the White Cliffs
    $300 5
In November Nixon lifted a 22-year-old travel ban to this country, a ban he'd broken
    $300 25
John the Baptist word a garment made of this animal's hair
    $300 21
Besides being a painter, Raphael was one of the most important architects in this country
    $300 27
Despite protests over drug use, Pedro Delgado of Spain was declared 1988 winner of this famous bike race
    $300 10
Word describing a period when computers can't compute
    $300 14
In contrast to the New England type, this soup doesn't use milk but is made with tomatoes
    DD: $400 6
In the Presidential election that year, it was the only state McGovern carried
    $400 26
A lightweight fabric with a wrinkled surface, a party paper resembles it
    $400 22
Every year from 1931-76 he painted illustrations for the Boy Scout Calendar
    $400 28
W.C. Handy might have enjoyed watching this St. Louis pro hockey team play
    $400 11
On a PBS series, Hudson, Rose & Mrs. Bridges resided there
    $400 15
Succotash ingredient from south of the border, Ecuador's that is
    $500 7
The strongman of the year in this country was Gen. Omar Torrijos
    $500 30
Burlap-like fabric from which sacks are made, in fact its name is from Sanskrit for "sack"
    $500 23
He was a football player & boxer at Yale before he started sculpting cowboys
    $500 29
In Olympic platform diving, the height of the platform
    $500 12
Description of someone who is practical
    $500 16
Poultry dish like the "mother of Russian cities" used to make

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jeff Carol Tom
$3,400 $500 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Carol Tom
$5,200 $1,800 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
MOVIES
FAMOUS QUOTES
ODD JOBS
LITERATURE
MARCO POLO
(Alex: Not the children's game.)
    $200 5
Only state in which you'd find tundra
    $200 24
Gene Autry rode him, "The World's Wonder Horse"
    $200 1
According to Shakespeare, Lady Macbeth feared her husband was "too full o'th' milk of" this
    $200 14
In an odd modeling job for a Benson & Hedges print ad, model Rob Ramsel was clad only in these
    $200 19
We bet you can guess this is the country in which D.H. Lawrence set "Kangaroo"
    $200 11
Marco found the Chinese using these black "stones" that burned
    $400 6
This Va. valley between the Allegheny & Blue Ridge Mtns. was a major Civil War battleground
    $400 25
Only X-rated movie to win "Best Picture" Oscar, its rating was later changed to "R"
    $400 2
Karl Marx said, "The workers have nothing to lose but" these
    $400 15
The only midway worker at Murphy Bros. Exposition Carnival allowed to sport a beard
    $400 22
This hobbit-forming author's initial stan for John Ronald Reuel
    $400 12
Starting out in 1271, it took over 3 years for the Polos to reach this ruler's palace
    $600 8
Immortalized in many songs, it's the main waterway of Indiana
    $600 26
In their late 20s, Sly Stallone & Henry Winkler played teenage "Lords" of this area of Brooklyn
    $600 3
"Curses are like young chickens," Robert Southey wrote, "they always" do this
    $600 16
Material a lapidary works on -- with quite a bit of polish
    $600 23
Title of the 1906 short story where a watch fob and comb set were given as presents
    $600 13
When Marco wrote about China, he called it by this name
    $800 9
The Thousand Islands are in the St. Lawrence & the 10,000 Islands are off this southern state's west coast
    $800 29
Breaker, breaker -- Jerry Reed sang the songs & co-starred in this 1977 box office smash
    $800 4
Burns wrote, "O wad some pow'r the giftie gie us, to see oursels" this way
    $800 17
She's the current First Lord of the Treasury of England
    $800 27
Richard Llewellyn's 1939 tale of a Welsh mining family
    DD: $2,500 20
When Marco came home to this city after 24 years, he found it at war with Genoa & was captured
    DD: $1,500 10
The 2 state capitals located closest to each other are Boston & this one
    $1000 30
Critics sang the praises of this 1983 feature in which Robert Duvall sang
    $1000 7
Rossini is quoted as saying, "Give me a laundry list and I'll" do this with it
    $1000 18
Texas troubleshooter called in to extinguish the burning Piper Alpha oil platform in the North Sea
    $1000 28
Among her works are "By the North Gate", "A Garden of Earthly Delights" & "Bellefleur"
    $1000 21
On his death bed, he's said to have stated, "I did not tell half of what I saw" for this reason

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Carol Tom
$11,000 $2,000 $9,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
He was the 1st incumbent president to debate his opponent for office on TV

Final scores:

Jeff Carol Tom
$19,401 $1,000 $16,200
4-day champion: $43,103 3rd place: Emerson VCR 2nd place: Broyhill bedroom set + Troy Lighting chandelier

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Carol Tom
$11,000 $2,000 $7,500
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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