Show #875 - Friday, May 27, 1988


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Lynn Mauk, a headhunter originally from Roanoke, Virginia

George Bufford, an actor from North Hollywood, California

Jim Berkowitz, a teacher originally from Cranston, Rhode Island (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Only U.S. state above 54° 40' north
    $100 1
Christmas Snow, better known as Chrissy, was 1 of a trio of roommates on this show
    $100 16
Time magazine Man of the Year for 1987
    $100 26
Types of this fruit include duke, Windsor, & Bing
    $100 9
Circa 67 A.D. Linus followed Peter to become 2nd to hold this position
    $100 14
In the title of the Bobby Darin classic, this word preceded "Splash"
    $200 7
At 5 feet below sea level, this city is the lowest point in Louisiana
    $200 2
Though given the option, Jim Phelps never turned down an assignment on this show
    $200 17
A new winery in this California wine region will soon be making an amusing domestic sake
    $200 27
Only the U.S. grows more lemons than this country in Europe where they put the peel in caffe espresso
    $200 10
Prime minister born at Blenheim Palace, seat of the Duke of Marlborough, in 1874
    $200 15
In a 1985 hit title, Aretha Franklin asked "Who's" doing this to "Who"
    $300 8
State in which you'll find the Carson River, Carson Lake & Carson Sink
    DD: $300 3
This show's theme heard here, played on 168 1st-run episodes & again & again on countless reruns:

"How will you make it on your own? /
This world is awfully big /
And girl this time you're all alone"
    $300 18
Of 3, 7, or 11 months, the longest time one person has spent in space
    $300 11
This future emperor conquered Egypt in 1798
    $300 21
Their album "Zenyatta Mondata" featured the single "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da"
    $400 24
Originally called Eddy, this New Mexico city known for its caverns was named for a spa town in Europe
    $400 4
This was the 1st show on which Polly Holliday played Flo Castleberry
    $400 19
An oil spill on this Pennsylvania river on Jan. 2, 1980 forced thousands to melt snow for drinking water
    $400 12
She was forbidden to appear in public with Adolf Hitler
    $400 22
In various titles, this word precedes "Judge", "Broadway", "Street", "Worm", "Town" & "Nassau"
    $500 25
Conventioneers, take note: this city has 100,000 hotel rooms
    $500 5
1 of 2 TV series in which Fred Berry played a character named Rerun
    $500 20
Sony announced that after 12 years of saying "No way", they will begin to market these in 1988
    $500 13
He was the 1st U.S. Vice President who did not go on to become President
    $500 23
Odd word which, when repeated, formed the title of a 1987 Billy Idol hit

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

Jim George Lynn
$1,100 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim George Lynn
$3,200 $1,200 -$500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Constitutional term for bringing charges against a public official, not removing one from office
    $200 10
Acute bunions are a form of this inflamation of the bursae
    $200 26
An ice skater's compulsory, or school, figures are designs based on this numeral
    $200 18
In 1987, an African woman made medical history by giving birth to implanted triplets from this relative
    $200 3
"Uncle Tom's Cabin"
    $200 1
In Hawaii this word can start & end a conversation
    $400 9
Article I, Section 3 states it's the only time the Vice President can cast a vote in the Senate
    $400 11
The external jugular veins originate in these glands involved with eating
    DD: $1,000 27
The 2 basic types of clocked "races" that usually make up an alpine skiing competition
    $400 19
Cameroon is the only mainland African country that has both French & this as official languages
    $400 4
"Treasure Island"
    $400 2
One dictionary defines it as an "interjection used to express surprise, triumph, or pleasure"
    $600 15
The 23rd Amendment gives it as many electoral votes as the least populous state
    $600 12
Organ in which you'd find the renal pyramids
    $600 28
1 method of learning to ski that became popular in the '60s was the "GLM" method, which means this
    $600 20
Burkina Faso, meaning "country of honest men", was formerly named for the "upper" part of this river
    $600 5
"Wuthering Heights"
    $600 23
A type of 2-dimensional measurement or 3-number code
    DD: $1,000 16
The last article of the Constitution calls for 9 states to do this
    $800 13
A typical one of these has dendrites & an axon extending from it
    $800 29
The back of a hockey skate is higher than the front in order to protect this vulnerable ankle spot
    $800 21
Country which has almost half of all the telephones on the continent
    $800 6
"The Big Sleep"
    $800 24
Pennsylvania city founded in 1849 as a base for the railway line across the Alleghenies
    $1000 17
Banned by the Constitution, it's a law that would come into effect retroactively
    $1000 14
Technical term for the tailbone
    $1000 30
Botanical name for the grainy snow that skiers like, which results from constant thawing & refreezing
    $1000 22
France considered this an actual part of France, not a colony, until it gained independence in '62
    $1000 7
"Appointment in Samarra"
    $1000 25
Gum Arabic, used as a thickener in candy, is from trees in this genus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim George Lynn
$10,400 $4,000 -$1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the order in which it appears in most versions, it is the 1st book of the Bible named for its hero

Final scores:

Jim George Lynn
$12,700 $0 -$1,500
2-day champion: $24,500 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Florida & stay at Radisson Suite Resort on Marco Island 3rd place: Lloyd/Flanders Heirloom Series wicker love seat, lounge chair and end table

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim George Lynn
$11,400 $4,300 -$500
22 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1988-01-26
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