Show #1102 - Tuesday, May 23, 1989

Rich Lerner game 1.


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Janet Williams, a teacher from Sturgis, Michigan

Rich Lerner, a lawyer from Silver Spring, Maryland

Lisa Miller, an accounting clerk from San Antonio, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Even without its ice, this continent would have the highest average altitude
    $100 1
"Moonstruck" star whose mother, Georgia Holt, co-wrote a book about "Star Mothers"
    $100 14
Picasso painted lots of gloomy paintings from 1901-04, mostly in shades of this color
    $100 22
Trinitrotoluene is commonly known by this abbreviation
    $100 6
"Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho, and" these "came tumblin' down"
    $100 16
According to the 1989 issue, Chicagoans eat more of these Hostess cakes than anyone else
    $200 10
Ancient Egyptians never lived in this city near the Nile delta; Moslems founded it in 969 A.D.
    $200 2
She wrote 2 autobiographies: "Bubbles" & "Beverly"
    $200 15
Combining her love of flowers & the desert, she painted "Mule's Skull with Pink Poinsettias" in 1937
    $200 23
The correct spelling of the short official name of the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce
    $200 8
Cole Porter wrote, "Why, oh why do I love" this city? "Because my love is near"
    $300 11
Located on the Tropic of Capricorn, this, Brazil's largest city, stays cool because of its altitude
    $300 3
"Masterpiece Theatre" host who wrote "America" & "America Observed"
    DD: $500 17
This artist, who lived in Arlington, Vermont, put himself in about 25 of his own works
    $300 9
In "Paint Your Wagon", Julio complains, "I talk to the trees, but they don't" do this
    $400 12
Principality that calls itself Cymru, it juts westward from England into the Irish Sea
    $400 4
Her book "Survivor" begins where "Mommie Dearest" left off
    $400 18
Renoir was born in this French city known for porcelain, & at age 13 he was a porcelain decorator
    $400 25
In lower case a metric unit of wt.; in upper case it stands for "Knight of the Order of the Garter"
    $400 20
On his 1988 album "Even Worse" this pop parodist sang "Stuck In A Closet (With Vanna White)"
    $400 27
1 of the 3 planets you won't be able to see with the naked eye in 1989
    $500 13
Though Canada's Newfoundland province is named for the island, most of it is on this peninsula
    $500 5
"Golden Girl" who penned "If I Knew Then What I Know Now... So What?"
    $500 19
Last name of the American artist who had artistic sons named Titian, Raphaelle & Rembrandt
    $500 24
1 of the 3 words that "RKO" stands for
    $500 21
A song in "Porgy & Bess" is titled "There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For" this city
    $500 26
The Almanac wants them to be our national bug because they "eat bugs... yuckier than they are"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Lisa Rich Janet
$900 $0 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Rich Janet
$1,700 $900 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses will be about women.)
    $200 23
Operas based on this comedy include "Hermione", "Perdita" & "Ein Wintermaerchen"
    $200 16
Popular in the 1950s, these calf-length women's pants were named for their original use--cycling
    $200 3
In 1977 The New York Times started this rival to People magazine
    $200 17
He's the bishop of Rome
    $200 1
Since Puritan women didn't cook on Sunday, they baked these the night before, earning Boston its nickname
    $200 10
Chiang Ch'ing got into a lot of trouble in the late 1970s for hanging out with this "Gang"
    $400 24
"King John" & "King Henry V" are both set in these 2 countries
    $400 22
Women's Wear Daily coined the name for these very brief, tight-fighting shorts in 1970
    $400 6
"Guideposts" magazine, which features stories of faith, was founded in 1945 by this positive thinking minister
    DD: $1,000 18
About 610 A.D. the angel Gabriel appeared to him while he was praying on Mount Hira
    $400 2
This president's grandfather served 2 terms as Boston's mayor in the early 1900s
    $400 11
3 days before her execution as a spy, she wrote to Pres. Eisenhower asking for clemency
    $600 25
Since this family once had a saddlery in Italy, equestrian designs mark its line of accessories
    $600 7
Tho its London casinos earned 63% of this magazine co.'s profits in 1980, they were sold in 1981
    $600 19
The number of theses, or proposals, that Martin Luther nailed to the door of Castle Church
    $600 4
From the name of the highest Hindu caste, it can refer to powerful, wealthy Boston families
    $600 12
In 1969 this 21-year-old member of Parliament from N. Ireland was convicted of inciting to riot
    $800 8
After 31 years as editor of Saturday Review, he resigned in 1971 only to return as publisher in 1973
    $800 20
Briefly a baptist & later a non-denominational Christian, he founded R.I. as a center of religious liberty
    $800 5
An elegant section of Boston, or a short-lived TV show about a family who lived there
    $800 13
The 1st president of Int'l Planned Parenthood, she came from a family of 11 children
    $1000 15
After 23 years as fashion editor of Harper's Bazaar, she moved over to Vogue in 1963
    $1000 21
Roman Catholic saint who wrote "The City of God"
    $1000 9
You'll see colonial cemeteries, churches & various houses if you take this historic "trail"
    $1000 14
Named to this post by FDR, Frances Perkins was the 1st woman to hold a position in the cabinet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Rich Janet
$4,700 $4,700 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's where Philip Nolan asked to be buried

Final scores:

Lisa Rich Janet
$0 $9,400 $0
2nd place: a trip to New York City on Continental, with room at the Halloran House + Jeopardy! box game from Pressman or Jeopardy!Challenger scorekeeper New champion: $9,400 + Jeopardy! box game from Pressman or Jeopardy!Challenger scorekeeper 3rd place: his & her Greif Companies taylored clothing + Jeopardy! box game from Pressman or Jeopardy!Challenger scorekeeper

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Rich Janet
$4,700 $4,700 $3,800
13 R,
1 W
17 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $13,200

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Game tape date: 1989-01-31
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