Show #830 - Friday, March 25, 1988


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Dave Gramling, a teacher and department chairman from Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Margie Melby, an acccounting manager from Grenada Hills, California

Pat O'Connor, an executive assistant from Levittown, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Funk & Wagnalls says this is the principal activity of both sexes of alligators in the spring
    $100 1
Boy Scouts in England know that this man, their patron saint, also holds that post for the country
    $100 9
In 1982, country crooner Janie Fricke sang that despite appearances, "It Ain't Easy Bein'" this
    $100 8
Celebrity Register calls her "America's foremost psychic"; the tabloids called her for predictions
    $100 7
This complex includes the Conference & Secretariat Buildings & the General Assembly Hall
    $100 10
Tho he's really from Brooklyn, Edward Thomas hopped to the top as a country singer with this name
    $200 4
It's reported Capt. Cook gave one of these to the King of Tonga in the 1770s & it lived into the 1960s
    $200 6
Saint who got his name from giving Jesus a piggyback ride across a river
    $200 13
For "Good Morning America", it's Spencer Christian
    $200 11
In a June 1987 speech, Reagan challenged Gorbachev to "tear down this wall"
    $200 2
His real name is Michael J. Pollack
    $300 5
Only when a snake is at rest does it stop its constant extending & withdrawing of this
    $300 12
This saint's feast day is December 6; St. Anastasia got the 25th
    $300 20
She, according to legend, forecast the fall of Troy, but, alas, was not believed
    $300 23
Site of the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial
    $300 16
Some say his real name was George Brewer, some say George Beselo, but all say he was "Superman"
    DD: $500 19
The St. Louis Zoo clocked a lizard-like male tuatara doing this only 4 times in 1 minute
    $400 14
The patron saint who stands against atheistic communism & for children's aspirin
    $400 21
Spatulamancers divine the future by "reading" this specific bone of an animal
    $400 24
The original Hull House founded by Jane Addams & Ellen Starr is on the campus of this city's U.
    $400 17
One source says Suzanne Bruce so admired this leading man that she changed her name to Jane Powell
    $500 18
A baby green mamba loses this off the tip of its snout soon after breaking out of its shell
    $500 15
In the Roman Church, beatification is the step before this, which makes one a saint
    $500 25
If you want to see where the Medici skeletons are buried go to this city's Church of San Lorenzo
    $500 22
This co-founder of the United Artists studio was born Douglas Ullman

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

Pat Margie Dave
$0 -$200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Margie Dave
$1,000 $700 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
In 1903, the U.S. & U.K. settled their old dispute over the boundary between Canada & this U.S. territory
    DD: $1,000 10
9-letter word found in the title of the following:

"Spider Murphy played the tenor saxophone /
Little Joe was blowin' on the slide trombone /
The drummer boy from Illinois went crash, boom, bang..."
    $200 9
In October 1987, in the S. Pacific, one of these erupted 130' beneath the research ship Melville
    $200 2
Both Rebecca & Rowena love this title hero of a Sir Walter Scott romance
    $200 14
Mounties must have a Canadian driver's license & no criminal record, & speak either of these 2 languages
    $200 20
Antonio Vivaldi dies in poverty & obscurity in this Austrian city, not his native Venice
    $400 1
It was the colonial capital of Virginia in 1700 & when you visit it today, you'll swear it still is
    $400 11
Traditionally, hay fever sufferers have blamed this for their misery, but ragweed is the real culprit
    $400 17
In Sept. 1987 the Walt Disney Company announced plans to buy this Calif. tourist attraction
    $400 3
Esmeralda, a lovely gypsy accused of witchcraft, finds a genuine protector in him
    $400 15
These people have been recruited as Mounties only since 1974
    $400 24
Like many notable Baroque composers, Couperin held this instrumental post in a church
    $600 6
This was finally ratified 3/4 of the states & went into force in December 1791
    $600 18
For clipper ships, this attribute was the top priority
    $600 4
The nickname of Annie P. Miller, heroine of a Henry James novella
    $600 16
The Mounties are the only police force in these 2 Canadian territories
    $600 25
Most authorities recognize the beginning of this century as the start of the Baroque period
    $800 7
Though the 4th, not the 1st, chief justice, he did more than any other to shape the Supreme Court
    $800 22
Mississippi riverboat named for the outlet of the Sacramento River, where it originally ran
    $800 12
She was the object of Heathcliff's obsessive desire
    $800 19
The Mounties weren't "Royal" until 1904, by this monarch's decree
    $1000 8
Usually known by name of a Maryland creek, this 1862 battle is known as the bloodiest day of the Civil War
    $1000 23
The 1st nuclear submarine was produced in this state's shipyards
    $1000 13
Supposedly, Tolstoy got the idea for this book after seeing a woman who had jumped in front of a train
    DD: $900 21
Besides Quebec, the only Canadian province not policed by the Mounties

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Margie Dave
$3,800 $300 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Some 18 years before starting Panama Canal, the U.S. began a canal in this country but abandoned it

Final scores:

Pat Margie Dave
$6,800 $300 $7,800
2nd place: La-Z-boy recliner + a set of lamps 3rd place: Maytag dishwasher New champion: $7,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pat Margie Dave
$3,800 -$600 $6,900
14 R,
5 W
10 R
(including 2 DDs),
9 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,100

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Game tape date: 1987-12-07
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