Show #966 - Monday, November 14, 1988

1988 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Mark Lowenthal, a State Department employee from Reston, Virginia

Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York

Michael Rankins, a minister and writer from Rohnert Park, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
This "Road Warrior" became a "Lethal Weapon" in 1987
    $100 4
One historian claimed this queen secretly married one of her servants after Albert died
    $100 28
Term for a moving stairway, it was originally a trademark of the Otis Elevator Co.
    $100 10
Nickname of frontierswoman Martha Jane Cannary, who was born in Missouri, lived in Wyoming, and died in South Dakota
    $100 29
The keys at both ends of the standard piano keyboard are this color
    $200 21
In "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", James Mason played this slightly screwy sub skipper
    $200 5
She wore a Norman Hartnell gown inspired by a Botticelli painting when she married a lieutenant in 1947
    $200 2
At the touch of a button on July 1, 1939, this Clay Puett invention made its horse-racing debut
    $200 11
In 1925 Nellie Tayloe Ross became the first woman to hold this office in the U.S.
    $200 19
Two different TV movies about this pianist and piano collector played on consecutive Sundays in October
    $200 25
Entirely well attired without any destination
    $300 22
Richard Burton had a devil of a time directing himself in the film version of this Marlowe tragedy
    $300 7
The estate outside Paris where he lived with his duchess is now a private museum
    $300 1
A 1947 book trumpeted the fact that this new invention could be used to locate thunderstorms
    $300 12
He spent time in Wyoming, though his most famous novel is "The Virginian"
    $300 18
This 135-year-old company keeps a constant bank of about 600 concert grands around the world
    $300 20
Rein in one's palominos
    $400 6
As TV reporter Kimberly Wells, she gave glowing reports in "The China Syndrome"
    DD: $1,100 8
Argentinian polo player Hector Barrantes is her stepfather
    $400 27
Charles Goodyear vulcanized rubber, and this Charles used rubber to waterproof cloth
    $400 14
This Wyoming-born abstract expressionist painted with his canvas on the floor
    $400 17
The three main kinds of upright pianos are the studio, the console & this
    $400 23
Toss one's loaves onto aquatic environments
    $500 3
In "Father Goose" he played a beachcomber who secretly spotted enemy planes during WWII
    $500 9
Henry VIII was her third husband, and she married again after he died
    $500 26
The reason the transistor was invented was to make this piece of equipment work better
    $500 15
A Wyoming national forest is named for this mountain man who helped map the Oregon Trail
    $500 13
The Oscar-winning short "The Music Box" featured this pair moving a piano up a steep hill
    $500 24
Buffoon's Utopia

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Michael Kate Mark
-$300 $700 $2,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kate Mark
-$800 $1,700 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

[The "TH" was uppercase and half the size of the 19.]
    $200 17
Catherine Booth designed the bonnet worn by women in this semi-military group founded by her husband
    $200 27
If a recipe calls for blanching tomatoes, it's so that you can remove this more easily
    $200 3
If you receive a Rhodes scholarship, you'll have to hit the road to this city
    $200 28
He's a weak-willed king in the Old Testament or a whaler captain in "Moby Dick"
    $200 29
The two pieces of silverware on the traditional sign for a restaurant
    $400 16
British soldiers wounded in the Crimean War called her the "Lady with the Lamp"
    $400 26
Be alert when you heat oil for frying, because once it reaches the point when it does this, it decomposes
    $400 25
The World Wildlife Fund is working with the Chinese on a detailed survey of pandas & this, their only food
    $400 4
It's the most famous industry of the Netherlands town of Edam
    $400 23
Poe poem about a maiden who "lived with no other thought than to love and to be loved by me"
    $400 24
A road sign showing the back of a car with two wavy lines trailing from it stands for this
    $600 2
This famous nineteenth-century beauty had four husbands including a bigamist, but she never married Jim Brady
    $600 12
To make pumpernickel, use the dark flour of this grain
    $600 22
Some of these birds have bald heads and necks, which prevents feather damage when eating from carcasses
    $600 7
Though Amman used to be named this, it wasn't home to a "Jordanian Bandstand" TV show
    DD: $4,100 8
Set in the forest of Arden, this comedy has more songs than any other Shakespeare play
    $600 1
In "The Talk Book", Dr. Gerald Goodman figures 25% of all we say is followed by this punctuation mark
    $800 5
In 1893 this Sunday school teacher was the most notorious woman in Fall River, Massachusetts
    $800 13
It's the difference between a boiled potato and a parboiled one
    $800 20
In Canada, the population of these tufted-eared wildcats depends on the population of snowshoe rabbits
    DD: $2,200 14
Considered the home of Japanese drama, especially puppet theater, it's Japan's third largest city
    $800 9
Robin Hood's hyphenated henchman
    $800 18
The symbol for this appeared twice on May, 1988 sky charts, and that won't happen again in one month until 1990
    $1000 6
This abolitionist was born into slavery in New York, and the first language she spoke was Dutch
    $1000 21
An Italian dish of veal shanks cooked with white wine, olive oil, spices, tomatoes & a few anchovies
    $1000 19
Caimans are most closely related to these animals
    $1000 15
If you take a case to the Swiss supreme court, you have to go to this French-speaking city near Geneva
    $1000 10
Booth Tarkington book that ends as the title character enters the stairway to Frincke's business college
    $1000 11
In a chemical equation this symbol denotes a substance has escaped as a gas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kate Mark
$3,000 $1,200 $2,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The bloodiest single day of fighting in the Civil War took place in this state

Final scores:

Michael Kate Mark
$1,599 $1,200 $4,400
2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000 Finalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Kate Mark
$3,000 $5,300 $3,700
10 R,
6 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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Game tape date: 1988-10-25
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