Show #874 - Thursday, May 26, 1988


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Clyde Ayer, an airline pilot originally from East Aurora, New York

Jim Berkowitz, a teacher originally from Cranston, Rhode Island

Janelle Kauffman, a physician assistant from Port Byron, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
The fish sold as scrod are usually young haddock or these fish which rhyme with scrod
    $100 11
The famous bridge on Lake Havasu in Arizona formerly spanned this river
    $100 1
A horseshoe is considered lucky partly because its shape resembles the crescent phase of this
    $100 6
More ice cream is consumed in this country than any other
    $100 16
A "master" of a merchant marine ship is most commonly known as this
    $100 21
    $200 27
Most valuable commercial fishing on the Mississippi River involves catching these
    $200 12
Famous lake which occupies the caldera of Mt. Mazama, an extinct volcano in Oregon
    $200 2
If, after a wedding, an unmarried girl sleeps with this under her pillow, she'll dream of her future mate
    $200 7
Day of the week on which Americans consume the most ice cream
    $200 17
Glaziers cut, fit, & install this
    $200 22
A cargo ship constructed to carry liquid in bulk
    $300 28
When the grunion are running in this U.S. state, people catch them with their bare hands
    $300 13
The Jefferson, Gallatin, & Madison Rivers meet in Montana, forming this major river
    $300 3
White specks on these have certain meanings, & you should never trim yours on Friday
    $300 8
14th century explorer who brought back a recipe for a type of ice cream from China
    $300 18
In working up the railroad ladders, firemen usually work as these before becoming conductors
    $300 23
It's a set of 78 cards which depict vices, virtues & elemental forces
    $400 29
The bluefin type of this fish has been called "The king of ocean game", but it's canned, not crowned
    $400 14
It takes 2 hands & 1 extra digit to count this group of lakes in west central New York
    $400 4
It's unlucky to bring a pram into the house before this happens
    $400 9
Ice cream cones were 1st served at the 1904 world's fair in this city
    $400 19
In a movie theater, these 2 people work in booths
    DD: $500 24
Clothing mentioned in the title of the following:
    $500 30
The name of these relatives of minnows is derived from their thick lips which "vacuum" the stream floor
    $500 15
The world's longest over-water highway spans this lake in southeastern Louisiana
    $500 5
Actors consider it bad luck to speak this line of a play during rehearsal
    $500 10
The addition of this ingredient distinguishes French ice cream from other types
    $500 20
It's the primary field of business which employs people called actuaries
    $500 25
Lukewarm as coffee that sat too long

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Janelle Jim Clyde
$0 $1,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janelle Jim Clyde
$700 $2,100 $4,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
We don't know what caused this ship to sink, but we remember it helped cause the Spaish-American War
    $200 9
To indicate "play softly", "piano" is abbreviated "p", & "very softly", "pianissimo", this way
    $200 23
The story of a 12-year-old boy coming of age, "My Life as a Dog" is from this country
    $200 8
The initials IBM stand for this
    $200 1
Great Scot who wrote "To a Mouse", "To a Louse", & "To a Mountain Daisy"
    $200 13
In "Hansel & Gretel", the witch was burnt to a crisp after Gretel pushed her into this
    $400 4
On July 4, 1917, newly arrived doughboys were wildly greeted while parading in this European capital
    $400 10
Of the beginning, middle, or end of a work, where you'd find a coda
    $400 24
For its American release this Australian film sequel was retitled "The Road Warrior"
    $400 15
The "boss button" takes this off your screen if the boss comes by, replacing it with data
    $400 2
Keats wrote a whole poem about seeing these famous marbles
    $400 19
Hundreds of "bog mummies" in Europe were naturally preserved by burial in this kind of bog
    DD: $1,500 5
War during which Colonel George Washington supervised the burial of General Edward Braddock
    $600 11
Term for the sign cancelling a previous flat or sharp in that measure
    $600 25
Among films Toshiro Mifune made with this director are "Rashomon" & "The Seven Samurai"
    $600 16
This easy language was devised in 1965 at Dartmouth College
    $600 28
Thomas Hardy's "The Convergence of the Twain" commemorates this disaster of April 14-15, 1912
    $600 20
This emperor was killed in 1520, some say by the Spaniards, some say by the Aztecs
    $800 6
General William Howe was knighted for his victories during the early part of this war
    $800 12
Ledger lines are added above or below this to show the pitch of notes that don't fall within it
    $800 26
He's starred in Werner Herzog's "Aguirre, The Wrath of God", "Nosferatu", & "Fitzcarraldo"
    $800 17
The U.S. Census Bureau destroyed these from the 1930 census, so they have no way to check the figures
    $800 29
In the poem named for her, Edgar L. Masters called her "beloved in life of Abraham Lincoln"
    $800 21
A traditional burial place for the Dutch royal family, this town is more famous for its blue pottery
    $1000 7
In 1861, this California pathfinder headed Union forces in the west
    $1000 14
The distance in pitch between 2 tones is called this
    DD: $200 27
1 of the 2 recent French hit films based on Marcel Pagnol's novel "The Water of the Hills"
    $1000 18
Though it's part of most computers, it was designed in the 1870s by Sholes & Gliden
    $1000 30
A.E. Housman called this the loveliest of "trees"
    $1000 22
Mythical half-human creature killed by Theseus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janelle Jim Clyde
$1,900 $7,800 $5,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His Virginia estate, Montpelier, was finally opened to the public in 1987, in celebration of the Constitution

Final scores:

Janelle Jim Clyde
$3,800 $11,800 $0
2nd place: Keller dining furniture and Villeroy & Boch china New champion: $11,800 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Janelle Jim Clyde
$1,900 $7,700 $5,800
6 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1988-01-26
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