Show #795 - Friday, February 5, 1988

Barbara-Anne Eddy game 5.
Final Jeopardy! logo flashes on the game board's monitors instead of the show's logo.


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Mike Lerner, a tax accountant from Beverly Hills, California

Cynthia Green, a journalist from Tarrytown, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

Barbara-Anne Eddy, a freelance researcher from Vancouver, Canada (whose 4-day cash winnings total $39,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in your selection of categories, you don't have to read the whole category; just say 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8.)
    $100 3
The man Simple Simon met could have sold him one of these
    $100 17
To gloss over reading material, or to remove fat from milk
    $100 2
Valerie Harper
    $100 14
After being wounded in Revolutionary War battle of Trenton, he probably needed some doctrine
    $100 1
The stevedores here, in West Germany's busiest port, must be really beefy
    $100 18
While a variable is a quantity that changes, this is the term for a quantity that stays the same
    $200 4
A litchi is commonly referred to as one
    $200 23
From the Latin "par" meaning equal, it's your equal on a jury
    $200 8
Bea Arthur
    $200 16
The Iranians held the U.S. embassy hostages until he left office
    $200 9
This city didn't rise from its ashes like its namesake, but from the Salt River Valley
    DD: $1,000 19
In science the meaning of the following ion symbols:

+ −
    $300 5
When used alone, this grain produces a black bread like pumpernickel
    $300 24
Kipling said you'll be a man "if you can keep" this "when all about you are losing theirs"
    $300 13
Shirley Booth
    $300 29
Like Coolidge before him, he was sworn in by former president Taft
    $300 10
The name of this Scottish city, 3rd largest in Great Britain, is said to be from the Celtic for "dear green spot"
    $300 20
While the smallest unit of an element is an atom, the smallest unit of a compound is this
    $400 6
The coco yam, a west African variety of taro, can also be used to make this Pacific island dish
    $400 25
1 of 2 past tense forms of "go" that fit the category
    $400 15
Linda Lavin
    $400 28
His administration created the National Security Council, which was in the news a lot in 1987
    $400 11
This city in Nova Scotia is the Atlantic terminus of Canada's 2 major railways
    $400 21
Its mechanical heart is not a Jarvik-7, but a CPU, or central processing unit
    $500 7
Legend says Columbus brought this vegetable to the New World in 1493
    $500 30
German for "stop", it'll also stop a troop of American soldiers
    $500 26
Donna Pescow
    $500 27
Among the White House renovations he made was cleaning out Garfield's cabinet
    $500 12
As Iran & Iraq have 4 letters, these cities, their capitals, both have 7, as usually spelled in English
    $500 22
The unit of measure for this force is the bar or millibar

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

Barbara-Anne Cynthia Mike
$1,600 $1,700 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara-Anne Cynthia Mike
$3,900 $3,300 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
It's said the Amazon basin provides the Earth with about 1/5 of this element that makes up 1/5 of the air
    $200 7
In Bellini's "I Capuleti e I Montecchi", this famous pair is sung by a soprano & a mezzo-soprano
    $200 13
It's what's counted by the ream
    $200 12
"Official" language of the Roman Empire
    $200 4
Published when he was 72, his last book was on earthworms, not natural selection
    $200 1
A popular saying with soldiers in WWI was "50 million" of these "can't be wrong"
    $400 20
Also called the cream nut, or butternut, it's the seed of an evergreen found mainly in the Amazon basin
    $400 8
Leoncavallo wasn't clowning around when he wrote this, his 1st produced opera & only hit
    $400 15
It's measured with a fathometer
    $400 14
The Roman emperor Constantine I left Rome & made this city the capital
    $400 22
Reportedly the oldest working playwright ever, this author of "Saint Joan" wrote his last play at age 93
    $400 2
In geography, number of minutes in 1 degree
    $600 21
This part of the Amazon is so large that Marajo, an island almost the size of Denmark, lies within it
    $600 9
Long before the play "Amadeus", this hyphenated Russian wrote the opera "Mozart & Salieri"
    $600 16
U.S. standard unit equal to .083 foot
    $600 26
Term for the order maintained by the Roman Empire in its part of the world from 27 B.C. to 180 A.D.
    $600 23
Physician & writer of the 3rd Gospel, he lived to be 84
    $600 3
If a waitress complains her customers just did a 95, it means they did this
    $800 29
Large scale use of the Amazon's vast rubber crop was made possible by this process, invented in 1839
    $800 10
Mimi was a seamstress in this Puccini opera
    $800 17
Of a gross ton, a net ton, or a short ton, the one not equal to either of the others
    $800 27
5th man to reign as emperor & last to bear family name "Caesar"
    $800 24
Execs who feared offending this 78-year-old publisher offered RKO $800,000 to scrap "Citizen Kane"
    DD: $600 5
Famous phrase describing the number of years between 1776 & 1863
    DD: $1,000 11
5 of the 9 were Waltraute, Helmwige, Schwertleite, Grimgerde & Brunnhilde
    $1000 18
As defined, a periodical is published at regular intervals greater than this period of time
    $1000 28
Julius Caesar was killed not in the Senate chamber but in a theater built by this rival of his
    $1000 25
Advisor to Lincoln, this ex-slave became U.S. minister to Haiti at age 72
    $1000 6
The U.N. picked Matej Gaspar, born July 11, 1987, to symbolize this numerical achievement of our species

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara-Anne Cynthia Mike
$11,300 $2,300 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Pen name of veterinarian James Alfred Wight

Final scores:

Barbara-Anne Cynthia Mike
$12,600 $2,300 $0
5-day champion: $52,000 2nd place: Trip to Pinehurst, North Carolina 3rd place: Lloyd Flanders Heirloom series furniture

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Barbara-Anne Cynthia Mike
$10,500 $2,900 $3,800
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1987-10-20
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