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    $800 4
Among the thousands of these Earth-shapers in Alaska, the Malaspina is 1 of the largest
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Show #861 - Monday, May 9, 1988

1988 Senior Tournament quarterfinal game 1.

Contestants

Jim Gaylord, a tax consultant from Laguna Niguel, California

Louise Reyburn Dice, a farmer & writer from Taos, New Mexico

Tom Wickham, an airline pilot from Torrington, Connecticut

Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETRY
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
TREES
NAMESAKES
THE OCCULT
FOLK MUSIC
    $100 16
"Casey's Revenge" & "Casey--20 Years Later" are sequels to this poem
    $100 24
Its flow is measured in amperes
    $100 1
It's the Japanese art of creating dwarf trees
    $100 6
A soldier killed in the Seminole Wars is remembered today in name of this city near Disney World
    $100 11
"Good" magic is often referred to by this color
    $100 23
In the song they "are upon you, all the livelong day"
    $200 2
In the famous poem, he was "ready to ride & spread the alarm through every Middlesex village & farm"
    $200 25
Its success is measured in rating points & audience share
    $200 3
It's reported that early settlers in the west called this tree the bull pine, not the bonanza
    $200 7
This container used in laboratories was named for a German bacteriologist
    $200 12
Old French for "a sitting", it's a meeting where people sit & wait for messages from beyond
    $300 8
The 1st animal mentioned in Clement Moore's classic, "A Visit from St. Nicholas"
    $300 17
Its height is measured in hands
    $300 4
State trees include the white, red & live varieties of this tree
    $300 20
This word for a spouting hot spring comes from the name of a famous one in Iceland
    $300 13
While clairvoyance is extrasensory sight, clairaudience is this
    $400 9
The 2 things Robert Frost said the world might end in, or a brand of Shell motor oil
    $400 18
Its height is measured in fingers
    $400 5
To identify the family to which the California nutmeg is related, you might sing "It had to be..." this
    $400 21
It was the profession of Thomas Chippendale, & the style named for him is still copied today
    DD: $1,000 14
Palmists "read" the mounts on your hand, which are named for Apollo, the Moon & 5 of these
    $500 10
It's who Vachel Lindsay called "The Prairie Lawyer, Master of Us All"
    $500 19
It's what's measured in Kelvins
    $500 22
Lively dance so named because it reportedly cured spider bites
    $500 15
In folklore of this religion "dybbuks" are evil spirits which take possession of the living

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Tom Louise Jim
$200 $1,300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Louise Jim
$0 $4,500 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

20TH CENTURY THINKERS
[The "TH" was upper case though slightly smaller than the "20"]
ANCIENT ROME
MOVIE BALLERINAS
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
PLANET EARTH
"G.R."
    $200 5
1 of the 2 wars against which Bertrand Russell actively demonstrated
    $200 8
The war season began with this month, then the 1st month of the year
    $200 25
As a fading ballerina in "Grand Hotel", she wants to be alone until she meets John Barrymore
    $200 13
It was the 1st company to sell aspirin over the counter
    $200 1
The greenhouse effect that traps heat is produced by a layer of this gas in the atmosphere
    $200 6
Way to say bye-bye to "bad rubbish"
    $400 19
The basic philosophy espoused by Jean-Paul Sartre in his book "Being & Nothingness"
    $400 9
Made of wool, this garment was the mark of a Roman citizen
    $400 18
She was a Russian ballerina in "Never Let Me Go" but is remembered as "Laura"
    $400 23
This company was absolutely, positively in charge of delivering the Olympic medals to Calgary sites
    $400 2
Due to irregularities in the Earth's rotation, this amount of time was added to the end of 1987
    $400 14
It's home to the John Ball Park & Zoo, Aquinas College, & the Gerald R. Ford Museum
    DD: $1,000 20
(AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE) Humanitarian doctor who won a 1953 Nobel Prize, he's heard here [organ music plays]
    $600 10
The Antoine Wall in Britain was further north than this more famous British Roman wall
    $600 15
10 years after falling in love with him in "The Turning Point", Leslie Browne was his ex-love in "Dancers"
    $600 24
E.T. might want to rent a car from National Car Rental, since as of January 1988 they include these
    $600 3
After water itself, it's the most abundant chemical compound in the ocean
    $600 27
The 2-word phrase used to describe clothing in the 1st verse of "Rock Around the Clock"
    $800 21
Kenneth Clark was known as a historian & critic in this field
    DD: $1,400 11
The 2 assassins of Caesar defeated by Marc Antony & Octavian at the Battle of Philipi
    $800 16
"Sugar Babies" star who was tapped to play an aspiring ballerina in "You Can't Take It with You"
    $800 29
U.S. News & World Report calls it the world's largest & most secretive airline
    $800 4
Among the thousands of these Earth-shapers in Alaska, the Malaspina is 1 of the largest
    $800 28
Under his leadership, American Motors put out America's 1st successful compact car--the Rambler
    $1000 22
Known for her "method", this Italian educator 1st developed her theories by working with retarded children
    $1000 12
Caligula was the 1st of several emperors murdered by these troops, bodyguards to the emperor
    $1000 17
French ballet star Zizi Jeanmarie dances her way into Danny Kaye's heart in this 1952 musical bio
    $1000 7
Peat is the first stage in the transformation of vegetable matter into this fuel
    $1000 26
The River Jordan, the Red Sea, & Lake Tanganyika lie in this valley that runs from Syria to Mozambique

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Louise Jim
$7,400 $11,900 $1,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

RADIO
Now numbering some 320, this group has been heard over national radio weekly since 1929

Final scores:

Tom Louise Jim
$7,800 $16,900 $0
2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Tom Louise Jim
$6,800 $10,900 $1,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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