Show #852 - Tuesday, April 26, 1988

Introductions and first 17 clues entered from audiorecording.


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Liz Urban, an attorney originally from Kennebunk, Maine

Scott Jameson, an engineer from Saratoga, California

Blaze Newman, a teacher from Encinitas, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
In Israel, the counterpart to this features a red star of David, in Muslim countries, a red crescent
    $100 8
In People's 1987 Best & Worst Dressed Survey, this dog took the best of breed in his classic yachting blazer
    $100 2
The name of this language in the language itself is Igpay Atinlay
    $100 3
Before they mature, these deer appendages are covered with soft hair called velvet
    $100 20
It's the actual river referred to in the spiritual "Deep River"
    $100 15
Whether flavored with strawberry, peach or banana, a margarita always contains this
    $200 26
In international code, the flag for "Q" is this jaundiced color, the same as the quarantine flag
    $200 4
"Dress for Success" says one of these is the only completely acceptable ring for men to wear
    $200 5
According to legend, even vain vampires can't see these in their mirrors
    $200 9
From the age of three months to three years, these largest primates often ride piggyback
    $200 21
"Oh, a-rocka my soul in" this person's bosom
    $200 16
In astronomy her name refers to a constellation and in the movie to a strain of virus
    $300 1
Of navy, beige or black, color of a man's raincoat that "Dress for Success" says makes the best impression
    $300 6
Daniel Boone called this, his Boone companion, Ticklicker
    $300 10
Warthogs are found naturally only on this continent
    $300 22
"It was good for Paul & Silas & it's good enough for me"
    $300 17
Three Rivers, Riverfront, Busch & Yankee
    $400 13
An ornament that hangs from a watch chain, or the vest pocket in which to put a watch
    $400 7
Tropical fruit which tops the men's singles trophy awarded at Wimbledon
    $400 11
German for badger dog, this dog was bred for short legs so it could pull badgers from their burrows
    $400 23
Black spiritual from the days of slavery that some Jewish people now associate with passover
    $400 18
While many a Roman emperor declared himself to be a god, this one, it's said, claimed to be all the gods
    $500 14
This did not become an integral part of men's trousers until the 19th century
    $500 27
Most parts of the digestive system are included in this long "canal"
    $500 12
Found primarily in the Amazon basin, the capybara or water hog is the largest animal of this order
    $500 24
"So I'll cherish" it "till my trophies at last I lay down...& exchange it some day for a crown"
    $500 19
1 of the tribes of the Iroquois whose name ends with "a"

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

Blaze Scott Liz
$300 $800 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Blaze Scott Liz
$2,000 $700 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Boulder City was founded in 1931 to house people working on this
    $200 6
In "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge" the occurence is this tragic event
    $200 12
This Southeast Asian country has been ruled by the Mac, Tran, & Ngo dynasties
    $200 3
He sang & danced in "Idiot's Delight" the same year he made "Gone with the Wind"
    $200 9
When 1st bottled & deprived of air, wines suffer from "bottle sickness", called a wine's version of this phobia
    $200 19
In 1982, M.M. Ricci of Montreal set a record in growing a 36-pound specimen of this squash
    $400 18
It's named in honor of St. Anthony of Padua, Italy
    $400 7
"The Kugelmass Episode" is a story by this clarinet-playing Academy Award-winning director
    $400 16
Deriving their name from Welsh for "Theodore" they ruled England from 1485-1603
    $400 2
His "Make 'Em Laugh" dance in "Singin' in the Rain" was called "funniest musical number ever done"
    $400 20
Oldest datable wine, circa 230 B.C., it was salvaged & drunk by this modern oceanographer
    $400 21
German count who gave his name to the cigar-shaped dirigible airships he built
    $600 8
Tessie Hutchinson is the fatally unlucky winner of this contest in a Shirley Jackson story
    $600 13
The Oldenburg lineage includes the Duke of Edinburgh & the rulers of these 2 Scandinavian nations
    $600 1
In this dancer's 1st dramatic film, he tangoed across the screen as "Valentino"
    $600 24
Unlike other wines, this cocktail wine is occasionally stored in open barrels
    $600 22
This African island group was an independent country in 1964, but for just 3 1/2 months
    DD: $1,000 17
It was reportedly Dorothy Parker who called it "72 suburbs in search of a city"
    $800 10
Business establishment referred to in the Hemingway title, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place"
    $800 14
It was the title used by Mongol rulers of the Yuan dynasty in China, not their last name
    $800 4
She was a ballerina in Paris when she was chosen to co-star in "An American in Paris"
    $800 26
After wine is swirled in its glass, the path the drops take down the glass is called this
    $800 23
There were racial disturbances in 1943 directed against Latinos dressed in these baggy outfits
    $1000 11
"With that faint, fleeting smile playing about his lips, he faced the firing squad", according to Thurber
    $1000 15
Russia grew vastly in size & power under this house that succeeded the Riurukid dynasty in the 17th cent.
    $1000 5
"Deer Hunter" Oscar-winner who surprised his fans with a striptease dance in "Pennies from Heaven"
    DD: $2,000 27
Italian name for this type of bottle, often used for Chianti:
    $1000 28
These humped cattle of India were crossed with U.S. cattle to create breed better suited to warm climes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Blaze Scott Liz
$8,200 $1,300 $1,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 20th century presidents who were the only 2 ever sworn in during August

Final scores:

Blaze Scott Liz
$11,200 $2,200 $1
2-day champion: $14,600 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Tampa Bay & stay at Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness + Jeopardy! box game 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Blaze Scott Liz
$8,200 $3,300 $900
22 R,
4 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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Game tape date: 1988-01-19
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