Show #777 - Tuesday, January 12, 1988

Leah Greenwald game 2.


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Mary Ann Meyers, a homemaker from Clearwater, Florida

Pete Peterson, a chemist from Richlandtown, Pennsylvania

Leah Greenwald, an architect from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And that category means exactly what it says.)
    $100 4
Since 1918, the "O. Henry Awards" have been given to outstanding examples of this form
    $100 2
No reptile today can truly do this; the pterodactyl could, but it's now extinct
    $100 5
New auto license plates of this state now show the Statue of Liberty
    $100 6
Make possible, or to supply the means to do something
    $100 16
Choosing not to eat in homes of others, Mother Teresa said no to this NYC mayor's cookies & lemonade
    $100 1
"The square root of 100"
    $200 8
The "History of New York... by Diedrich Knickerbocker" was actually written by him
    $200 19
USA Today says a dolphin, hearing 2 heartbeats with its sonar, can tell if a woman's in this condition
    $200 27
Some of this state's plates now memorialize the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy
    $200 7
Your income after deductions is this, according to the IRS
    $200 17
Michael Jackson tried to buy from a London College the remains of John Merrick, better known as this
    $200 3
"Mallard consomme"
    $300 12
The title of this famous Anita Loos work states that they "Prefer Blondes"
    $300 24
A Mr. Whipple shared the 1934 Nobel Prize for showing daily eating of this raw organ meat helps cure anemia
    $300 28
A car with plate #LMW 28IF on this Beatles album cover furthered rumors that Paul was dead
    $300 15
Last name of Lisa Bonet's character on "A Different World"
    $300 20
Model Paulina Porizkova said that due to a recent bonding job, she'll now show these on magazine covers
    $300 9
"Paradise's Portal"
    $400 13
Thomas Mann's "Magic Mountain" is set in a Swiss sanatorium for this disease
    $400 25
Artificial body organ which includes a dialyzer
    $400 29
It's newest license plates remind us "You've got a friend in" this state founded by Friends
    $400 18
Another term for telegram
    $400 22
In June 1987, Gary Eugene Duda petitioned a Georgia court to have his name changed to this, my oh my
    $400 10
"Haughtiness Plus Partiality"
    $500 14
Peter Quint & Miss Jessel are the ghosts in this Henry James ghost story
    $500 26
It's the branch of biology dealing with heredity
    $500 30
This state has few people & its plates have low #s, so there's room to show a cowboy on a bucking bronco
    DD: $500 21
1st "able" word in the song that ends with the following:

"--made my life complete,"
"--means you're awful sweet... W-X-Y-Z..."
    $500 23
According to Forbes magazine, distinction of Sam Walton of Bentonville, Ark. among all the people in the U.S.
    $500 11
"A Huge Snooze"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$2,900 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$3,700 $2,400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In their race to be 1st here, Roald Amundsen beat Robert Scott by 1 month
    $200 7
1st month of the year that's also a verb
    $200 13
The courtship rituals of the greater prairie chicken were imitated in these by Great Plains Indians
    $200 1
Only country with which Scotland shares a land border
    $200 2
Charles Lachman is the "L" in the name of this company co-founded with brothers Joseph & Charles Revson
    $200 23
This vowel is also a homophone for a part of the body
    $400 4
Cuba's governor went to the port to call off this man's expedition to Mexico just as the ships pulled out
    DD: $1,000 8
It's the only month which can start on a Sunday & can end on a Saturday
    $400 17
Mythology says that Hera was so fond of these birds, she adorned their tails with eyes of her lover Argus
    $400 14
Famous Scottish breeds of these include the Galloway, the Ayrshire, & the Aberdeen-Angus
    $400 21
Only 22 years old in the U.S., this Japanese cosmetic company founded in 1872 is the oldest in the world
    $400 27
The 1st number with the same amount of letters as its name
    $600 5
Radisson & Groseilliers explored the Lake Superior region searching not for gold, but these
    $600 9
Current name of the month that followed Sextilis on the Roman calendar
    $600 18
Pea, rose, & cushion are 3 types of this feature found mainly on chickens
    $600 15
It's what you'd be looking at if a Highlander let you have a peek at his claymore
    $600 22
Charles Jundt took over beauty salon of swank NYC hotel, &, in '26, started selling products under this name
    DD: $600 28
The 1st word in "Little Miss Muffet" that can be replaced by a symbol found on std. typewriters
    $800 6
He picked up a reported equivalent of $500,000 w/Pizarro in Peru before discovering the Mississippi
    $800 10
As Sosigenes helped with a new calendar for Caesar, C. Clavius helped with this pope's
    $800 20
From Greek, its name means "bird of the Phasis", a river in the Caucasus region of the U.S.S.R.
    $800 16
This legendary hero defeated Edward II in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314
    $800 25
When gov't took this man's estates after Russian Revolution, he fled to U.S. to set up his "royal" perfume co.
    $1000 12
While Champlain was "the Father of New France", this Frenchman got to Canada earlier & named Montreal
    $1000 11
During each 30-year cycle, Muslims do this to the month of Dhu al-Hijjah 11 times
    $1000 24
This quail, the only one native to Eastern U.S., gets its name from its whistle, not its color
    $1000 19
The weaver's cottage where this American steel king was born is part of a museum in Dunfermline
    $1000 26
Faberge is privately owned by this husband of entertainer Pia Zadora

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$4,300 $6,800 $4,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This play is divided into "parts", not acts, with the 2nd titled "The Gentleman Calls"

Final scores:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$8,600 $4,600 $500
2-day champion: $19,600 2nd place: Burris bustleback high-leg reclining chair with ball-and-claw legs + Capel hand-woven wool rug 3rd place: Brother Compactronic AX-33 daisywheel electronic typewriter

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leah Pete Mary Ann
$4,300 $7,400 $3,900
16 R,
2 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 1987-09-28
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