Show #825 - Friday, March 18, 1988


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Bob Twillman, a graduate student originally from Boonville, Missouri

Dan Zellman, a manufacturer's representative from North Hollywood, California

Cheryl van Middlesworth, a housewife from Cerritos, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,800)

Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The one in 1987 of course.)
    $100 6
Amazons, lovebirds & lorikeets all belong to this family
    $100 20
The 4600-year-old "Methusaleh", oldest known living thing, is a bristlecone variety of this tree
    $100 11
This state's polka "started in Scranton"
    $100 25
In honor of his visit, pranksters covered up 1 letter so the Hollywood Sign read this way
    $100 15
Pirate who reportedly smuggled slaves into Louisiana using a blacksmith shop as a cover
    $100 1
Officially, a punch below the belt; unofficially, hitting a guy when he's down
    $200 7
It is the main diet of toucans, but not in loop form
    $200 21
The bark of the cinchona tree contains this compound used to treat malaria
    $200 12
"When I dream about the moonlight on the Wabash, then I long for my...home" there
    $200 27
When he landed in New Orleans, this appropriate song was playing
    $200 16
"Bugsy" Siegel insisted on being called this, his real first name
    $200 2
Solidified hog fat
    $300 8
Completes the proverb "One swallow does not make a..."
    $300 22
John Denver built "Starwood", his Colorado home, among these "trembling" trees
    $300 13
It's "down the way where the nights are gay & the sun shines daily on the mountaintop"
    $300 28
He was in this city almost 2 days, the longest stay of any of this papal tour
    $300 17
On October 5, 1892, this gang robbed 2 Coffeyville, Kansas banks at the same time
    $300 3
A less expensive electronic paging device
    $400 9
The albatross only comes to land to do this
    $400 23
The state tree of Texas, even though Georgia leads in production of this hickory's nutty fruit
    DD: $5 14
You can buy a record w/"The Hawaiian Wedding Song" on 1 side & this Andy Williams hit on the other:

"Once I was alone /
So lonely /
And then /
You came..."
    $400 29
Souvenir posters of John Paul's visit to this Calif. town read "Thou Hast Made My Day"
    $400 18
His famous treason trial took place in Richmond, VA. in 1807
    $400 4
Recipes are bound to end up in this
    $500 10
Of beaks, flight, or feathers, the only feature exclusive to birds
    $500 24
Sanskrit for "enlightenment", this sacred tree of India is called the bo tree for short
    $500 26
It's where you'd find a red rose "growing in the street right up through the concrete"
    $500 30
Apt nickname for the pope's plane on his U.S. visit
    $500 19
Buck Barrow's baby brother
    $500 5
All the blazers belonging to comedian Buddy

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

Cheryl Dan Bob
$1,595 $700 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cheryl Dan Bob
$2,295 $900 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Steve Martin's 1987 film "Roxanne" was based on this 1897 play by Edmond Rostand
    $200 12
Thomas McKean of Delaware signed it sometime between 1776 & 1781, but no one knows when
    $200 5
In "The Prince & the Showgirl" Laurence Olivier played the Prince & this blonde sex symbol the Showgirl
    $200 19
The commonest fabric you can find acid washed, stone washed, or distressed
    $200 9
When he was shot in '68, he said, "I wish I had died...& gotten the whole thing over with"
    $200 23
Sluggish, like the syrup produced in refining sugar
    $400 14
Author of "Voyage au Centre de la Terre"
    $400 13
In 1928, '32, '36, '40, '44 & '48, Norman Thomas ran for president of this party's ticket
    $400 4
Reuniting Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Bennett & Spencer Tracy, "Father's Little Dividend" was a sequel to this
    $400 8
The world's finest collection of paintings by Dutch artists is in this Amsterdam museum
    $600 16
Among the aliases Edmond Dantes used in this Dumas novel were Sinbad the Sailor & Lord Wilmore
    $600 15
In 1843, the gov't moved this from Jan. 1 to July 1, & in 1976 to Oct. 1
    $600 1
Finding himself in jeopardy, Max von Sydow challenges Death to a game of this in "The Seventh Seal"
    $600 20
Since nylon stockings were scarce during WWII, women started doing this to cover their legs
    $600 6
He chose to eschew worldly things & burned many of his early paintings, though not "The Birth of Venus"
    DD: $2,000 17
These 2 cutting comedies about a Spanish hairstylist display P. Beaumarchais' razor wit
    $800 2
Though she appears on TV, her last film was "With Six You Get Eggroll", in 1968
    DD: $895 22
The hobble skirt of 1910 was so named because of this feature
    $800 7
Van Gogh studied Greek & Latin to prepare for this vocation but failed to qualify
    $1000 18
Known for his violent tragedies, this 17th century playwright's "Phedre" includes suicide & a sea monster
    $1000 3
Clarendon Court was setting for this Grace Kelly musical before it was Claus & Sunny von Bulow's home
    $1000 21
Long-time trademark of author Jackie Collins, these prints became wildly fashionable in '87
    $1000 10
Like his hero Cervantes, this Mexican muralist had just one hand

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cheryl Dan Bob
$7,000 $2,700 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Due to war, the modern Olympic Games were canceled 3 times, in these years

Final scores:

Cheryl Dan Bob
$7,500 $200 $4,800
2-day champion: $14,300 3rd place: Kraco cordless telephone & beeper-less remote answering machine 2nd place: Berkline SpeedMotion Wallaway sofa & Ambatrak vertical blinds

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cheryl Dan Bob
$6,700 $2,700 $2,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
4 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,800

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Game tape date: 1987-11-18
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