Show #876 - Monday, May 30, 1988


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Sharon Beattie, a music teacher from Stuttgart, Germany

Rob Pierce, a minister from Fayetteville, North Carolina

Jim Berkowitz, a teacher originally from Cranston, Rhode Island (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Ironically, this little state's official name is the longest of any U.S. state
    $100 4
In the new series "T and T", he's one of the "T"s
    $100 16
For the 1st time since 1957, the AFL-CIO has some control over this union, having let it back into the fold
    $100 2
He got his 1st commission, before age 16, to paint these holiday greetings
    $100 21
A wave that dashes into foam
    $200 5
The biggest earthquake ever to hit the U.S. happened in 1964 in this state
    $200 9
It's what the "A" & the "E" stand for in the A & E cable network
    $200 17
1987 was the 1st year since this one that the Dow Jones plunged more than 12.8% in one day
    $200 3
Around age 17, he made an oath never to do advertising art & signed it in this substance
    $200 22
Someone who wants to transmit on the CB channel you're already on
    DD: $500 6
2 of the 3 states that have only 4 letters in their name
    $300 10
The "CC" that flashes on your screen at the beginning of a program indicates the show is this
    $300 18
It was opened on live TV by Telly Savalas October 28, 1987, the 1st time, they said since April 1912
    $300 13
In 1913, at age 19, he was appointed art director of this scout magazine
    $300 23
    $400 7
The almost perfect arc in Delaware's border separates it from this state
    $400 11
On "Simon & Simon", A.J. was named for this president
    $400 19
For the 1st time since 1980's "The Mirror Crack'd", she's starring in a theatrical film, "The young Toscanini"
    $400 14
The 1st was dated May 20, 1916
    $400 24
Neal Sedaka's 1962 #1 hit that gave us the immortal phrase "Comma comma, down-doo-be-doo down down"
    $500 8
This state boasts the 1st U.S. National Monument, National Forest, & National Park
    $500 12
The lead character in this 1979-81 comedy adventure series was Billie Joe McKay
    $500 20
He played his 1st recital since 1978 at the state dinner the Reagans threw for the Gorbachevs
    $500 15
Rockwell played a minor role in the 1966 remake of this 1939 John Wayne film classic
    $500 25
At least 3 different movies about prison escapes share this title

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

Jim Rob Sharon
-$500 -$100 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Rob Sharon
$1,600 $1,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
During WWII the "Spitfire" was probably the most famous fighter of this military service
    $200 2
John Steinbeck often used this, his native state, as the setting for his novels & stories
    $200 11
Name of both the Bishop of Hippo & the oldest city in the United States
    $200 1
Franz Liszt had at least 2 daughters & a son without ever doing this
    $200 12
Levi Strauss began marketing denim jeans in this color in the 1850s
    $200 15
It means a frank conversation, not necessarily between cardiologists
    $400 9
Trench warfare, famous from WWI, was used in this U.S. war over 50 years earlier
    $400 4
John Bunyon allegory whose complete title includes "From This World to That Which Is to Come"
    $400 28
Yes, they're the sisters of Saint Faith, & they're saints, too
    $400 3
His brother Ira provided the lyrics for many of his songs
    $400 13
According to the song, it's this "they say, on the far side of the hill"
    $400 20
Meaning "stay calm", it probably comes from a man's tendency to remove clothing before a fight
    $600 10
From Italian for "large tube", England's Edward III introduced these pieces in 1346 at Battle of Crecy
    $600 5
His 2nd trilogy was called "District of Columbia", but he's more famous for his 1st, "U.S.A."
    $600 27
A tradition that he picks up the souls of the dead may account for the boat rowing song
    $600 22
Jazz composer whose group's name included the year '65, then '66, then '77, then '88
    $600 14
Color of the storage root of a sugar beet
    $600 21
This name comes from an 18th c. tale of a girl who went around showing everyone her new footwear
    DD: $500 16
The 2 methods of warfare which were prohibited by the Geneva Protocol of 1925
    $800 6
"Polly" was this poet-playwright's sequel to "The Beggar's Opera"
    $800 26
A confession: The abbey now at Westminster isn't the one he consecrated in 1065
    DD: $1,000 29
18th-century composer on whose composition the following, a 1965 No. 2 hit, is based:

"How gentle is the rain /
That falls softly on the meadow /
Birds high up in the trees /
Serenade the flowers with their melodies..."
    $800 18
Neiman-Marcus has stopped selling garbage bags in this color which hospitals use to denote infectious waste
    $800 23
Greek for "the many" it refers to the common folk or the masses
    $1000 17
At the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C., the Athenians defeated them
    $1000 7
He won a Pulitzer Prize for his short stories 2 years after he wrote "Falconer"
    $1000 25
This man got Jesus' body from Pilate & laid it in his own tomb
    $1000 19
The 1st postage stamp in England, issues May 1, 1840, is known by this colorful name
    $1000 24
Chairman Mao is said to have coined this phrase which means something ineffective

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Rob Sharon
$4,900 $4,200 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At the opening ceremonies for the 1988 Winter Olympics, "Happy Birthday" was played for this country

Final scores:

Jim Rob Sharon
$8,401 $8,050 $100
3-day champion: $32,901 2nd place: Tappan electric range with microwave oven and a water filter 3rd place: a recliner

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Rob Sharon
$5,700 $4,200 $2,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,700

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Game tape date: 1988-03-07
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