Show #842 - Tuesday, April 12, 1988


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Dotty Craig, a nurse educator from Forty Fort, Pennsylvania

Ron Karr, a software engineer from Mountain View, California

Bob Beers, an attorney from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
Puerto Rico's Don Q rum is named for him
    $100 14
With his band the Pridesmen, he's the "pride" of country music
    $100 22
If Beulah the Buzzer beat your telling the "Truth", you then had to pay these
    $100 12
Blood plasma consists almost entirely of this
    $100 11
The Random House Dictionary calls it a children's game involving shooting, chasing, & capturing
    $200 9
    $200 16
Mark Twain based her on Laura Hawkins, who lived across the street from him in Hannibal
    $200 7
Just for the record, his 1st 2 initials stand for Billy Joe
    $200 17
Survey says this game will return to the airways in September 1988, but without Richard Dawson
    $200 13
From the Latin for "body", it's a blood cell
    $200 10
A form of leather, or what has to happen before other cow go seek
    $300 4
Butcher Holler was the home hollow of this "Honky Tonk Girl"
    $300 8
According to Merv Griffin, the original title of this show was "What's the Question?"
    $300 15
Though it's among the 4 best known, only about 3% of the U.S. population belong to this blood group
    $300 3
The 3rd line of "Hey Diddle Diddle", it sounds like an attempt to get into Guinness
    $400 24
The world's largest flagmaker, Annin & Co. of N.J., says this country's flag is the hardest to make
    $400 25
This young stag is the title hero of Felix Salten's classic story
    $400 5
The Statler Brothers took their name from a regional brand of this paper product
    $400 18
He's gone from cards on "Gambit" to dice on "High Rollers"
    $400 20
Septicemia is better known by this popular term
    $400 2
As a verb, it means to make a monk of someone; as a noun, it's the hood they wear
    DD: $1,700 27
Only state flag of its shape, its symbols represent state's name & order it entered union:
    $500 26
He stabs himself after admitting he "loved not wisely but too well"
    $500 6
Her 1987 win made her the only woman to win CMA's Female Vocalist of the Year 4 years in a row
    $500 19
Last names of the Burt & Bert who created "Win, Lose or Draw"
    $500 21
Where platelets dissolve into thromboplastin one of these may begin to form
    $500 1
A chicken

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Bob Ron Dottie
$1,000 -$300 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Ron Dottie
$3,400 $800 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Neanderthals are credited as the 1st people to do this to their dead
    $200 6
This country's Maginot Line was considered impenetrable, so the Germans simply went around it
    $200 15
Queen Victoria's famous remark after seeing a man imitate her
    $200 1
The capital of this state is named after Helena, Minnesota
    $400 20
Genetic researchers have traced the lineage of our subspecies back to 1 woman on this continent
    $400 13
A "regret" reply must be in the same degree of formality as this
    $400 14
In early 1943, the Soviets took some 90,000 German prisoners at the battle there
    $400 9
This is the only quote in Bartlett's attributed to Greta Garbo
    $400 2
A city named for French-Canadian fur trapper Etiene Provost is in this state, far from French-speaking Canada
    DD: $1,200 19
Prehistory can be divided into these 3 ages, each named for a different tool material
    $600 16
Amy Vanderbilt says it's an insult to the cook if you do this to the food before tasting it
    $600 8
Louis XVIII said, "Punctuality is the politeness of" these people
    $600 3
State with the highest state income tax rate, 13.5%, on taxable earned income over $26,000
    $800 12
Like the Nile Valley in Egypt, this valley in China is also called a "cradle of civilization"
    $800 17
The only excuse for a bride to have these typed would be some crippling accident, like a broken hand
    $800 10
"Tonight, tonight, won't be just any night" is listed under this lyricist's name
    $800 4
Great American athlete Jim Thorpe is buried in the town named for him in this state
    $1000 21
Species whose time span ran from about 1.6 million to 150,000 years ago
    $1000 18
It's the usual minimum number for pallbearers
    DD: $2,500 11
On December 17, 1903, these 2 telegrammed: "Success... inform press. Home Christmas."
    $1000 5
The Old Man of the Mountains, carved by nature into a mountainside, is an attraction of this N.E. state
    $1000 22
Short for Oslo's former name, it's a basic turn maneuver in which both skis are parallel at finish

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Ron Dottie
$2,500 $3,400 $1,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This capital some 1500 miles from London has surpassed it as the most populous city in Europe

Final scores:

Bob Ron Dottie
$5,000 $5,001 $100
2nd place: trip to Maui, Hawaii New champion: $5,001 3rd place: his and her watches from Daniel Mink

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Ron Dottie
$3,800 $2,800 $1,100
19 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $7,700

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Game tape date: 1987-12-15
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