Show #786 - Monday, January 25, 1988

Final Jeopardy! logo flashes on the game board's monitors instead of the show's logo.


[<< previous game]

Sue Kelly, an office manager from Switzerland, Florida

Lennie Edwards, a teacher originally from Fort Dix, New Jersey

Stephanie Scott, a title officer assistant from Anaheim, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,900)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We give you one, you're expected to supply us with the other.)
    $100 26
Suprisingly, South Dakota's nickname is this, the same as Florida's
    $100 16
Dr. Spock says though it's fun to apply this to baby after a bath, it's not usually needed
    $100 21
Moses saw one of these burning but not consumed
    $100 9
Mrs. Olson
    $100 1
By the 1300s, knights were losing importance in warfare due to growing use of this explosive
    $100 6
A grandstander, or one especially good at pistol target practice
    $200 17
Produced by bacterial action, the chief cause of diaper rash is this, NH3
    $200 22
Psalm 92 says, "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree; he shall grow like a cedar in" this country
    $200 10
Snap!, Crackle!, and Pop!
    $200 2
In battle with his face covered, a knight's only identification was often this, emblazoned on his shield
    $200 7
Counterfeit cash
    $300 18
It's rare for this manual dominance to appear before the age of two
    $300 23
1963 Sidney Poitier film whose title comes from the flowers Jesus referred to in Matthew 6:28
    $300 13
Brother Dominic
    $300 3
Despite its name, this protective armor worn by a knight was not delivered by a postman
    DD: $500 8
Title of the following, it was Shirley Ellis' follow-up hit to "The Nitty Gritty":

"Tony, Tony, bo Bony banana fanna fo Fony
Fee fy mo Mony, Tony!
(Pretty good! Let's do Billy!)
Billy, Billy, bo Billy..."
    $400 19
It's the process that starts when the cup begins to replace the bottle or breast
    $400 24
Isaiah predicted, "The desert shall rejoice & blossom as" this flower
    $400 14
Mother Nature
    $400 4
This word for a tilting match comes from the Latin for "close together", "juxta"
    $400 11
This fruit-garnished rum cocktail isn't indigenous to Hawaii but arrived there in 1953
    $500 20
Common in babies, this ocular condition, "strabismus", can improve spontaneously, tho rarely so
    $500 25
In Mark chapter 11, Jesus found 1 of these trees w/out fruit & said, "No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever"
    $500 15
Euell Gibbons
    $500 5
Before a boy could become a knight, he usually had to serve these 2 apprenticeships
    $500 12
The queue at the cashier's widow to pay your traffic ticket, or what's drawn by a pen with a 0.3mm point

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Stephanie Lennie Sue
$700 $300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Lennie Sue
$1,700 $1,700 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Spanish department stores now stay open through this traditional 3-hour period
    $200 16
"Another" or "otherwise" in Latin, either way it's an assumed name
    $200 1
Pearl Buck's only Pulitzer-winning novel
    $200 11
Before the founding of New England in our country, New France was founded in what is now this country
    $200 6
The "Rimsky" in Rimsky-Korsakov's name is Russian for this Italian city
    $200 26
Long before she "fell to pieces", she won 1st prize on Arthur Godfrey's talent scouts
    $400 22
A statue of them, Cervantes' famous pair, rides through a plaza in Madrid
    $400 17
Shortened from "procuracy", it's the power of attorney given to another to vote your shares of stock
    $400 2
John Steinbeck's 1940 novel about the Joad family's journey
    DD: $2,000 12
3 of the 5 main cities of the 13 colonies
    $400 7
He was born under the sign of Pisces, the fish, so it's not surprising he wrote "Water Music"
    $400 27
This Oklahoman, a former rodeo rider, won CMA's female vocalist of the year in '84, '85, & '86
    DD: $2,500 23
For a brief time in the early 19th c., his brother was installed as King Joseph I
    $600 18
You can win a case by this if the other party doesn't show up in court
    $600 3
Booth Tarkington won in 1919 for this novel, perhaps best known as an Orson Welles film
    $600 13
In colonial times, this state, which doesn't touch Massachusetts, was part of it
    $600 8
One of the "Three B's" himself, he was an ardent admirer of the other two
    $800 24
Meaning "the red" in Arabic, this famous fortress in Granada was originally built by the Moors
    $800 19
Type of warrant issued by the court itself for the arrest of a party
    $800 4
He won 2 Pulitzer prizes for drama & 1 for a novel, "The Bridge of San Luis Rey"
    $800 14
This founder of Georgia lived to see the colony he established become a state
    $800 9
It's said the pathetic life of this Russian composer is the real subject of his "Pathetique" symphony
    $1000 25
By 1825, Spain had lost all its American colonies except these 2 islands, which it lost by 1898
    $1000 20
An article of personal property as distinguished from real estate
    $1000 5
Virginia-born Wm. Styron won for his book, "The Confessions of" this actual leader of a slave revolt
    $1000 15
The mother of this founding father's illegitimate son William has never been identified
    $1000 10
While writing "Tannhauser", he also wrote a funeral cantata for C.M. von Weber who'd been dead 18 years

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Lennie Sue
$2,600 $9,500 $1,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This musical drama was made in 1927 & remade in 1953 and 1980

Final scores:

Stephanie Lennie Sue
$0 $9,000 $1,000
3rd place: an Oneida Silversmiths gift certificate New champion: $9,000 2nd place: a Gibson side-by-side refrigerator/freezer + a Helix 4 1/2" black & white TV/clock/radio

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Lennie Sue
$4,900 $7,900 $1,300
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,100

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1987-10-19
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at