Show #883 - Wednesday, June 8, 1988

Michael Rankins game 4.


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Naomi Yavneh, a graduate student and teaching associate from Berkeley, California

Paul Donnelly, a nanny originally from Alexandria, Virginia

Michael Rankins, a customer service represenative from Rohnert Park, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $33,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
This pioneer of the birth control movement was forced into marriage by her 1st husband William Sanger
    $100 10
It's said Edson Arantes do Nascimento got this nickname from pelada, a street form of Brazilian soccer
    $100 16
By tradition, married Amish men have these on their faces
    $100 1
Newsman who started going "On the Road" in 1967
    $100 3
The initials in this early blues composer's name stood for William Christopher
    $200 22
Oddly, it was in 1865 in Philadelphia that he began making the western hats that bear his name
    $200 12
Aptly, this company famous for its oversized tennis racquets is headquartered in Princeton, N.J.
    $200 17
Of a cathedral, cemetery or city hall, the place where Ronald Reagan married Jane Wyman
    $200 2
In the mid-60s, research showed more adults recognized this pair than Cary Grant or the Beatles
    $200 6
Ralph Vaughn Williams studied in Paris under this composer of "Bolero"
    $300 25
After a wealthy "Commodore" gave money to Tennessee's Central U., it changed it's name to this
    $300 13
At the 1984 Winter Olympics, Bill Johnson became 1st U.S. gold medalist in this fast event
    $300 18
Romans thought a nerve lead directly from the wedding ring finger to this organ
    $300 4
Correspondent on "60 Minutes" who gained early prominence on TV as a quiz show host
    $300 7
His opera "Trouble In Tahiti" is performed somewhat less often than his "West Side Story"
    $400 24
After his death, an Army medical center was named for this curator of the U.S. Army's medical museum
    $400 14
In rodeo, a standard ride in bronco busting lasts this many seconds
    DD: $1,000 19
Singer heard here, he's a bona fide minister who performs wedding ceremonies:

"Wop bop a loo bop a lop bom bom! /
Tutti frutti, oh rutti /
Tutti frutti, oh rutti /
Tutti frutti, oh rutti /
Tutti frutti, oh rutti /
Tutti frutti, oh rutti /
Wop bop a loo bop a lop ba ba!..."
    $400 5
Broadcast journalist whose closing line was "Good night... & good luck"
    $400 8
He wrote the hymn "Onward! Christian Soldiers" as well as the music for "H.M.S. Pinafore"
    $500 23
In 1781, Richmond, Va. was burned & pillaged by British troops led by this Conn. Yankee
    $500 15
As of October 1987, she had won 91% of all her singles matches, more than any other current pro
    $500 20
William Shakespeare was only 18 when he married this woman, who was 26
    $500 9
When "World News Tonight" adopted a 3-anchor format in 1978, he headed the foreign desk from London
    $500 11
One of Bela Bartok's more famous operas is set at the castle of this notorious wife killer

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Michael Paul Naomi
$700 $200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Paul Naomi
$1,400 $800 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
"The Time Machine"
    $200 11
For Ringling Brothers, they're about 42 feet in diameter
    $200 10
Though you'll find a "personage" is a person, a "parsonage" isn't a parson but this
    $200 26
To protect themselves from the western world, many Africans are reviving juju, the practice of this
    $200 20
Most recent merger between 2 U.S. automakers involved the takeover of AMC by this company
    $200 16
While most people usually have two, "bandits" in Vegas only have one
    $400 2
"The Torrents of Spring", published the same year as "The Sun Also Rises"
    $400 12
Traveling circuses played under tents called this, with the main show under the big one
    $400 9
Tho "glossina" sounds pretty, it's the genus of 1 of these little suckers that carry sleeping sickness
    DD: $600 28
Mauritania, Chad & Niger have retained this European language as an official one
    $400 22
Costing over $56,500, the Allante is the most expensive car ever built by this company
    $400 17
There's a "button" on this part of your anatomy
    $600 1
"King Rat"
    $600 13
Isaac A. Van Amburgh is believed to be the 1st man to put his head into this
    DD: $600 6
You'll find it listed as a synonym for "enjoy" or described as a type of condiment
    $600 30
Firestone helped make this oldest African black republic world's 6th largest rubber producer
    $600 23
This foreign car company opened a Pennsylvania plant in 1978, only to close it 10 years later
    $600 18
Blood leaves the heart's left ventricle by way of this
    $800 4
"The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"
    $800 14
"Unus" was noted for his ability to balance himself on this part of his body
    $800 7
It's defined as an alcoholic solution used as an astringent, not a sorceress
    $800 29
This country suffered huge losses in 1977-78 war with Ethiopia, its western neighbor
    $800 24
Currently, the Ford Festiva & Pontiac LeMans are both built in this country
    $800 19
The talus is the bone which forms this part of your body
    $1000 5
"Other Voices, Other Rooms"
    $1000 15
It's what they call the trapeze artist who's caught by the "catcher"
    $1000 8
A "chandler" is both a type of merchant or a craftsman who makes these for a living
    $1000 27
Only African country totally surrounded by another is Lesotho, which is surrounded by this
    $1000 25
Japan's #4 carmaker, in 1987 they began selling in 9 western U.S. states & plan to go nationwide
    $1000 21
Glands activated in the "fight or flight" reaction to a stimulus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Paul Naomi
$9,800 $3,800 -$1,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At 121 million, it has the most Catholics of any country in the world

Final scores:

Michael Paul Naomi
$11,800 $7,599 -$1,300
4-day champion: $44,999 2nd place: a trip to Roseland Ranch in Stanfordville, New York 3rd place: Casablanca ceiling fan

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Paul Naomi
$10,400 $4,400 -$300
23 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 1988-03-08
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