Show #990 - Friday, December 16, 1988


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Jay Malarcher, a teacher from New Orleans, Louisiana

Amy Winograd Friedman, a business librarian originally from Lexington, Massachusetts

Nancy Feinstein, an emergency room nurse and travel agent from Petaluma, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $9,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And of course, those are words whose sound they denote.)
    $100 12
Ransom money found in Bruno Hauptmann's garage helped convict him in this case
    $100 6
Irving Berlin wrote, "Blue days, all of them gone, nothing but" these "from now on"
    $100 11
Armchair quarterbacks are noted for 20/20 hindsight on this weekday morning
    $100 17
Popular at carnivals, the hootchy-kootchy is a form of this tummy twister
    $100 26
First Lady whose cousin Dorothea Dandridge was Patrick Henry's 2nd wife
    $100 1
Hummingbirds hum & bees do this
    $200 13
He became F.B.I. director way back in 1924 & held the post for 48 years
    $200 7
"...he jes' keeps rollin' along"
    $200 21
Day considered unlucky for new projects or love affairs, since Jesus was crucified on that day of the week
    $200 18
One could be Scotch or Virginia
    $200 27
The 2nd Earl of Essex was not only a favorite courtier of this queen, he was also her cousin
    $200 2
A boa constrictor's boo
    $300 14
On October 4, 1957, the Soviets launched Sputnik while he became Teamster Union president
    $300 8
Title line that follows "I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you..."
    $300 22
It's sometimes called "hump day"
    $300 19
He created half the ballets the NYC Ballet performed in its 1988 winter season
    $300 28
Child actress Samantha Biddle Barrows of "Days of Our Lives" is this "Mayflower Madam"s cousin
    $300 3
In the mid-1800s William & Andrew Smith began producing drops to cure this condition
    $400 15
From Latin for "money", the 1st one was authorized by Congress on April 2, 1792
    $400 9
It begins, "Hear my voice where you are! Take a train; steal a car; hop a freight; grab a star..."
    $400 23
Day of the week on which the U.S. changes to Daylight Saving Time
    $400 20
A 1919 song lamented, "I wish I could" do this dance "like my sister Kate"
    $400 29
These 2 distant cousins married on March 17, 1905 & Uncle Teddy gave the bride away
    $400 4
The 2 words, both with double "z"s, that describe soda in a can & steak in a pan
    $500 16
He founded Savannah in 1733--in fact, he founded the whole colony of Georgia
    $500 10
In "Hey, Look Me Over", the 3 words that follow, "Look out world"
    $500 24
Solomon Grundy was christened on this day
    $500 25
World Book says blacks in the U.S. combined African dances with English clog & Irish jig to create this form
    DD: $800 30
In 1894, shortly after ascending the throne, he married his distant cousin, a German princess named Alix
    $500 5
A spot of light on a radar screen

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Nancy Amy Jay
$1,200 $700 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Amy Jay
$1,200 $1,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
1988's Miss Burbank, "Powerjaws" Jayne Johnson, borrowed her gown from this Merv Griffin employee
    $200 2
Mark Antony said, "I come to bury" this man, "not to praise him"
    $200 21
The Stars & Stripes was planted 1st at this location on July 20, 1969
    $200 12
In 1988 Australia observed this anniversary of its founding
    $200 25
A 1972 movie portrayed the "The Life & Times of" this man
    $200 1
The ramp you'd use to get off the freeway, parkway, thruway or interstate
    $400 8
This 10-year-old's 6-year-old sister was also a "test tube baby"
    $400 3
In a Shakespeare poem, Adonis rejects this goddess of love
    DD: $1,000 22
The symbols of this country's flag represent the yin & yang & the balance of harmony & life:
    $400 13
Country in which you can see the giant carved stone heads of the ancient Olmecs
    $400 26
The last episode of TV's "Wyatt Earp" portrayed this famous event
    $400 16
The twin cities on the Arkansas-Texas border are both named this
    $600 9
Cutting ties to the West Bank in July 1988, he said the PLO alone will represent the Palestinians
    $600 4
In "King Lear", she poisons her sister Regan
    $600 23
On the Olympic flag, the top 3 rings are blue, black & red; the bottom 2 are these colors
    $600 14
In this country, you can follow the Copernicus trail which covers the places in which he lived & worked
    $600 17
This New Hampshire prep school was established way back in 1781
    $800 10
Controversial film "The Last Temptation of Christ" is based on a novel by this author of "Zorba the Greek"
    $800 5
Despised title king whose mother is Elinor of Aquitaine
    $800 24
Number of short stripes on the flag of the United States
    $800 15
The 2 Central American countries that have 2-word names
    $800 19
Paul Revere went through this town on his famous ride, then, after the British caught him, went back on foot
    $1000 11
Allotted 15 minutes, this governor spoke for 32 at the Democratic National Convention
    DD: $1,400 6
3 of the 4 kings named Henry in the titles of Shakespearean plays
    $1000 27
This Cabinet department, created in 1979, has a symbolic tree in the center of its flag
    $1000 18
Mournful folk songs called Fados are performed in the popular Fado houses of this country
    $1000 20
Anglo-Saxon kingdom that by 927 A.D. had conquered Essex & Sussex to take over all of England

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Amy Jay
$3,600 $4,000 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the top 5 advertisers on network TV sports shows in 1987 was this Cabinet department

Final scores:

Nancy Amy Jay
$1,200 $7,201 $5,600
3rd place: Videowriter typewriter New champion: $7,201 2nd place: Glassfyre fireplace

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Amy Jay
$4,400 $4,600 $2,800
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $11,800

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Game tape date: 1988-09-27
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