Show #770 - Friday, January 1, 1988

Bruce Seymour game 2.


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Barbara Baernstein, a right-of-way agent from Pomona, California

Anne Kahn, a logistics engineer originally from Santa Rosa, California

Bruce Seymour, a writer from Piedmont, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,190)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 29
Country whose longest river is the Ob-Irtysh not the Volga
    $100 3
Black & white western hemisphere animal famed for using scent as its prime weapon
    $100 27
Jack Benny called himself the world's worst player of this instrument
    $100 20
In 1493, this Italian navigator planted the 1st lemon trees in the New World
    $100 4
"The Fall Classic"
    $100 5
1984 Francis Coppola film set in Harlem's hottest hangout
    $200 1
Jesus was baptized in this river
    $200 6
San Diego Zoo says this desert animal can drink 35 gallons of water in 6 minutes
    $200 13
1st mentioned in writing in 1404, the clavichord was an ancestor of this common instrument of today
    $200 21
Its flavors, according to the rabbit, are grapity grape, orangey orange, & lemony lemon
    $200 17
Because of sun exposure, outfield seats with no roof over them are called this
    $200 7
1 of the 2 parks in "Barefoot in the Park"
    $300 2
Nevada's Humboldt River disappears into 1 of these in the desert, not in the kitchen
    $300 8
The most abundant group of mammals are these gnawing animals including chipmunks & porcupines
    DD: $500 14
Instrument heard here, in the bridge of a 1962 Joanie Sommers hit:
    $300 22
This furniture polish from Johnson Wax comes in regular, wood, & lemon varieties
    $300 18
Baseball's "hot corner", it's peppered with hard drives, not hot tips
    $300 10
In the Paul Newman film, this title "Fort" is in the Bronx
    $400 23
Many rafts ride the rapids of this "rascally" river in Oregon
    $400 9
The fennec is smallest of these animals, but the common red is best known
    $400 15
Unlike most wind instruments, bugles generally lack these
    $400 24
Connecticut was 1st to pass a "lemon law" protecting consumers who buy these
    $400 26
Player called a "short man", because he's usually in the game a relatively short time
    $400 11
In 1975, Jack Lemmon was "The Prisoner of" this thoroughfare
    $500 25
Ironically, Kentucky, not this Midwest neighbor, has jurisdiction over the river forming their border
    $500 19
Lemurs are found naturally only on or near this island off the coast of Africa
    $500 16
Ironically, it is now the German version of this brass instrument that is universally accepted
    $500 28
In the 1951 film, he played "The Lemon Drop Kid"
    $500 12
1975 film based on a true story in which Al Pacino robs a Brooklyn bank to finance a sex change

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

Bruce Anne Barbara
$1,700 $300 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Anne Barbara
$3,100 $1,900 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
"Winnie-the-Pooh" stories were originally written for him, son of A.A. Milne
    $200 6
Algonquins were famous for their canoes made from the bark of this tree
    $200 20
While B.A. means bachelor of arts, B.F.A. means bachelor of this
    $200 13
Tho it's rarely done in ballet, Billy the Kid does this in Spanish in the ballet named for him
    $200 14
Festivities for 100th birthday of Hollywood began with Robert Wagner accepting a star for this actress
    $400 16
Maryland-born author of "The Jungle", he ran unsuccessfully 3 times for governor of Ca.
    $400 1
"Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc" was, oddly, this Missourian's favorite of his own works
    $400 11
Largest city named for the Hueco Indians is in this state
    $400 21
From Latin "to initiate", term which is applied to the final "exercise" you perform at college
    $400 7
Since he's this kind of toy, "Petrouchka" dances in jerky movements
    DD: $1,000 15
Harvey Henderson Wilcox, a real estate developer, in 1887, but his wife, Daeida, named it
    $600 23
At age 7, he was sent to live at St. Mary's Industrial Sch. in Baltimore & learned to play baseball there
    $600 2
Now meaning impractical fantasy, "Cloud-Cuckooland" was 1st a utopian city in his comedy "The Birds"
    $600 12
When Coolidge posed in Indian garb, this humorist wired him, "Politics makes strange red-fellows"
    $600 22
A 5 month student str!ke in late '60s at this college was not popular with its new president S.I. Hayakawa
    $600 8
At the end of 1 version of this ballet, he sets off with Sancho, but in another he just dies
    $600 17
It's claimed that with "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town", this director became 1st to have his name above the title
    DD: $800 24
John Hanson of Maryland was 1st "president of the United States" in the national government based on these
    $800 4
Name of this female cupbearer in the "Rubaiyat" became the pseudonym of H.H. Munro
    $800 18
A textile mill is named for this son of Massasoit & brother of King Philip
    $800 9
This title character is a beautiful doll owned by Dr. Coppelius
    $800 26
The de Havilland decision ruled that no studio could hold an actor to contract for longer than this
    $1000 25
Maryland-born Chief Justice Roger Taney is perhaps best known for this 1857 decision
    $1000 5
A chance meeting in 1794 led to a strong friendship between Schiller & this German literary giant
    $1000 19
William Henry Harrison got nickname "Old Tippecanoe" from a battle against this Shawnee leader
    $1000 10
Stravinsky's ballet "Orpheus" opens at the grave of this woman, Orpheus' wife

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Anne Barbara
$11,700 $4,300 $1,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 major cities you'd 'fly to, 1 in the USA, 1 in the USSR, to visit landmarks called "The Hermitage"

Final scores:

Bruce Anne Barbara
$14,799 $6,100 $1
2-day champion: $29,989 2nd place: "Abby" Queen Anne chair from Action Recliners by Lane + a Bauer Lamps table lamp 3rd place: American Flyer TravelWare Caravel 5-piece luggage collection

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Anne Barbara
$10,900 $4,300 $1,200
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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Game tape date: 1987-09-21
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