Show #790 - Friday, January 29, 1988

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Judy Flannery, a homemaker from Eugene, Oregon

Doug Petroff-Tobler, a civil litigator from Phoenix, Arizona

Steve Kravitz, a trust and estate attorney from West Palm Beach, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
"First Lady from Plains"
    $100 16
Color that can precede letter, fever or pimpernel
    $100 7
A body of water separated from the sea by a sandbar, you might find Brooke babbling in a blue one
    $100 24
To make it as "A big star in the movies", Buck Owens said he had to "act" this way
    $100 3
Male cheesecake
    $100 17
To reveal falsehoods or to throw someone out of the top bed
    $200 2
"Rosey: The Gentle Giant"
    $200 22
This dark blue was named for the color of a British uniform
    $200 8
The movement of these rivers of ice carved the fjords
    $200 25
In 1958, the first country music Grammy Award went to this Kingston Trio song
    $200 12
Phrase for the way a doctor talks to you, whether you're lying down or not
    $200 18
    $300 4
    $300 23
Plants of the genus Dianthus, like carnations & sweet william, are known by this colorful name
    $300 9
Type of rock that may be formed from material settling on the bottom of a calm river
    $300 26
He's "Got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run"
    $300 13
While Snoopy started out looking like this breed, as a grown dog he's strictly "Canus cartoonicus"
    $300 19
It can be found on a sycamore, a Studebaker or a steamer
    $400 5
"Eddie: My Life and Loves"
    DD: $700 28
The Persian word for "dust" gave us this name for dusty-yellowish brown
    $400 10
This hard coal has the highest carbon content of all coals
    $400 27
It's been said he is to country music what Jackie Robinson is to baseball
    $400 14
Literally Italian for "beautiful lady", this plant is also known as the deadly nightshade
    $400 20
True grit
    $500 6
"Knock Wood"
    $500 29
This French word for a shade of brownish gray literally means "mole"
    $500 11
Following the Mesozoic, it's the era of geological time in which we are now living
    $500 30
According to Claude King, "They say don't go on" this "mountain if you're looking for a wife"
    $500 15
In a common phrase, it's worn with your tucker
    $500 21
Firecrackers get a big bang out of being touched by this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Steve Doug Judy
$3,300 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Doug Judy
$3,500 $700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
It's said the hero in Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead" was patterned after this architect
    $200 2
Having lost his throne, King Charles I of England lost this in 1649
    $200 7
In Tchaikovsky's popular ballet. Odette is the queen of these birds
    $200 1
Jeanne Murray, who played Archie Bunker's better half
    $200 18
Alice checked 1st to see if the bottle labeled this was also marked "Poison"
    $200 21
Growing about 1/5 of the nation's total, Kansas leads the states in production of this crop
    $400 10
Term for the base that supports a statue, column or a woman you greatly admire
    $400 3
In 1739, Nadir Shah sacked Delhi, India & took the Peacock Throne home with him to this country
    $400 9
She called Bill "Bojangles" Robinson "Uncle Billy" & said he was "my very favorite dancing partner"
    $400 14
Born Derek Harris, he changed his name to this, & later his wife Mary Cathleen's name to Bo
    $400 27
At his trial, charge against the Knave of Hearts
    DD: $1,000 23
City in Kansas mentioned in the title of the following song:
    $600 11
DOI & AFL-CIO run a construction trade school for this ethnic group known for not fearing heights
    $600 4
At the time Grant was president, Victor Emanuel was ruling this land
    $600 19
The Czardas, a national dance of this country, was derived from an earlier dance, the Magyar Kor
    $600 15
The original name of this U.S. ambassador to Mexico was Jack Golenor
    DD: $1,000 28
During the croquet match, the Queen would shout this "about once in a minute"
    $600 24
Case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka resulted in this being declared unconstitutional
    $800 12
The term for this 18th century decorative style came from the French "rocaille", rockwork
    $800 5
After trying to overthrow the ruling military junta in 1967, this Greek king fled the country
    $800 20
Polka-like dance named for the people of Mazovia, a Polish province
    $800 16
Francesca Mitzi Marlene de Czenyi Von Weiss Gerber, who starred in "South Pacific"
    $800 29
The Duchess had this type of cat
    $800 25
You can visit this president's boyhood home in Abilene
    $1000 13
On the Jan. 10, 1964 cover of Time magazine, his head was drawn as a geodesic dome
    $1000 6
The biggest thing we know about this ruler was that big pyramid he had built at Giza
    $1000 22
This dramatic dance is often accompanied by songs of great misery called "Cantes Jondos"
    $1000 17
Vito Farinola, who married Diahann Carroll
    $1000 30
3" high character who asked Alice to recite "Father William"
    $1000 26
1st Europeans to set foot in Kansas were led by this Spaniard looking for the 7 Cities of Cibola

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Doug Judy
$9,100 $2,900 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This African country has been an independent nation for all but 5 of its 3000 years

Final scores:

Steve Doug Judy
$7,100 $2,000 $10,800
2nd place: a trip to Mexico City + the Jeopardy! computer or box game 3rd place: American Flyer travel luggage + the Jeopardy! computer or box game New champion: $10,800 + the Jeopardy! computer or box game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Doug Judy
$9,100 $2,900 $6,700
25 R,
1 W
8 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1987-10-19
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