Show #854 - Thursday, April 28, 1988


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Mario Mainero, a trial lawyer from Corona del Mar, California

Mike Harris, a physician from Mill Valley, California

Rob Pold, a graduate student from Downers Grove, IL (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,450)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Douglas Fairbanks & Norma Talmadge were among 1st to put their footprints here in 1927
    $100 12
It's the largest frog in the United States, not the largest bovine
    $100 5
Stutterer who appears on stage with The Statesiders
    $100 17
"Music to Watch Girls By" was a 1967 hit for the Bob Crewe Generation & for this soft drink
    $100 24
"Cooter" is a Southern term for these edible reptiles
    $100 11
Because he outran his pursuers, gangster Jack Diamond earned this nickname
    $200 8
Russian name of this Moscow site, "Krasnaya Ploshchad", means it's both "beautiful" and "red"
    $200 13
The "frill" on a frilled lizard encircles this part of its body, making it look somewhat Elizabethan
    $200 4
He's the real voice of "Bugs Bunny"
    $200 22
1st line of this Cole Porter refrain from "Anything Goes" goes "I get no kick from champagne"
    $200 25
We're sorry to tell you, but chitterlings (or chitlins) are the intestines of this animal
    $200 18
The old word for twilight, "cockshut", meant the time these were shut up for the night
    $300 6
In January 1987, a 141' necktie was hung off this Italian landmark, but it looked a little crooked
    $300 14
While many insects have 4 wings, a mosquito has this number
    $300 1
This highly respected jazz singer's husky voice is due to tonsils that partially grew back
    $300 23
In spite of the title, teaming up for this 1967 song was a smart move for Frank & Nancy
    $300 19
Styles of men's underwear are named for these 2 sports professions
    $400 7
A memorial was dedicated to this president on April 13, 1943, the 200th anniversary of his birth
    $400 15
The embryos of the sand tiger variety of these fish eat their siblings before birth
    $400 2
Though he's lived in Australia since the late '60s, he's still an American citizen & "proud of it"
    $400 26
1st line of this song from "South Pacific" is "I'm as corny as Kansas in August"
    $400 20
Though it's usually called "deadly", this solanum plant is eaten as a vegetable in the West Indies
    $500 9
This city's huge architectural complex, the Hofburg, was the winter home of the Hapsburgs
    $500 16
The unau species of this mammal has 2 toes on its front feet, while the slower ai has 3
    $500 3
Played by R. (Richard) Deacon, he was Alan Brady's balding brother-in-law on "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
    DD: $50 27
2 of the 3 Top 10 Fats Domino songs with "Walk" in the title
    $500 21
New Zealand tribe that dried heads in a way that preserved the elaborate facial tattoos

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Rob Mike Mario
$2,000 $1,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Mike Mario
$2,850 $1,300 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Richard Burbage was the 1st actor to play Hamlet, Romeo, Lear, Richard III & this moor
    $200 1
This city became capital of the German Empire in 1871
    $200 7
The instrument named for its inventor, Adolphe Sax
    $200 16
A grandnephew of Nathan Hale, Edward E. Hale wrote the story of Philip Nolan, the man without 1 of these
    $200 6
Tetanus' nickname
    $400 22
At age 14, Eleonora Duse played this Shakespearean ingenue at Verona
    $400 2
The Hungarian National Gallery is housed in this city's royal palace
    $400 8
The first one of these was designed by George Washington Gale Ferris
    $400 26
Meaning "joining" or "union", the word yoga comes from this classical language of India
    $400 17
This William Faulkner novel opens with a tale told by Benjy, an idiot
    $400 9
You might hide a tuft of your sweetheart's hair in this small pendant
    $600 23
Herbert Blythe & Georgiana Drew begat this preeminent family of the American theater
    $600 3
This city's Casbah, which had served as a prison, was razed after Tunisia became independent
    DD: $1,200 14
Quaker who founded the Baltimore hospital named for him with the millions he made as a grocer
    $600 25
To achieve suppression of mental activity, a yogi must go thru this # of steps, 4 less than in AA
    $600 18
It was Tom Sawyer's testimony that got Muff Potter acquitted of this charge
    $600 10
She replaced Cloris Leachman as the mother figure on "Lassie"
    $800 24
King Charles II's deathbed request, "Let not poor Nelly starve", referred to this actress
    $800 4
In 1971, this city became the capital of Bangladesh
    $800 15
Edible named for Australian chemist John Macadam
    DD: $1,000 27
In yoga, devotion to God is cultivated by repeating a syllable represented by this symbol:
    $800 19
James F. Cooper character also known as Leatherstocking, Hawkeye, Long Rifle & Deerslayer
    $800 11
One of his most famous works was "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding"
    $1000 5
In 1823, this country's capital was moved from Cartago to San Jose
    $1000 21
Used in puddings, this mixture of fruits, nuts & cherries was named for a Russian count
    $1000 20
In this Wm. Dean Howell's novel, the title character "rise"s morally while falling financially
    $1000 12
"In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love" in this poetic "Hall"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Mike Mario
$5,250 $5,900 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When "Saturday Night Live" announced this man would host, the candidate & the singer both "showed up"

Final scores:

Rob Mike Mario
$10,500 $10,800 $6,999
2nd place: a 3-night trip to San Francisco at the Miyako hotel aboard Delta Airlines + Jeopardy! box game New champion: $10,800 3rd place: a Litton microwave oven + Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rob Mike Mario
$5,300 $5,100 $3,500
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1988-01-19
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