Show #833 - Wednesday, March 30, 1988

Steven Popper game 3.


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Christine Heely, an attorney originally from St. Louis

Ron Abbott, a telemarketer from Sherman Oaks, California

Steven Popper, an economist originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

"Y" NOT?
    $100 16
Common name for the curved, pointed organ found within a scorpion's tail
    $100 17
The letter "C" in a circle stands for this
    $100 22
Fitzgerald moved to this city in 1937 & began an unsuccessful career as a screenwriter
    $100 6
Quarters & dimes as well as the coin nicknamed for this 28th element are now made with it
    $100 1
Sky Masterson
    DD: $500 11
It's what Roy Rogers is doing in the following song:
    $200 18
This animal, Panthera leo, spends about 20 hours a day resting & grooming
    $200 29
An identifying name, symbol, sign or logo attached or applied to goods for sale
    $200 23
Like several of his main characters, Fitzgerald was an Army officer in this war
    $200 7
The world's 1st airmail stamp was privately issued in 1877 for mail to be carried on 1 of these
    $200 2
Horace Vandergelder
    $200 12
That "old" Disney dog
    $300 19
Of brains, hearts or eyes, it's what an octopus has 3 of
    $300 30
Term for the act or process of proving a will in court
    $300 24
In "The Beautiful & Damned", Fitzgerald's marriage to her is fictionally described
    $300 8
Coins bearing a "W" & honoring the 1984 L.A. Olympics were minted at this New York site
    $300 3
Patrick Dennis
    $300 13
Streptococcus thermophilus & Lactobacillus bulgaricus are used to make this
    $400 20
This largest member of the deer family loves to muss itself by rolling in mud holes
    $400 28
Not having had a wedding ceremony, Ben Franklin & D. Reed had, in legal terms, this type of marriage
    $400 25
Reportedly saying it began on May Day 1919, Fitzgerald wrote "Tales of" this era
    $400 9
Term of identification for coins with mirror-like surfaces struck especially for collectors
    $400 4
Lazar Wolf
    $400 14
"Delicous" ward of the Lord High Executioner
    $500 21
This bird's scientific name is Struthio camelus because it somewhat resembles a camel
    $500 27
In cooking, garnish means to embellish food; in law, embellish means this
    $500 26
Uncompleted, this was Fitzgerald's "last" novel
    $500 10
U.S. first day covers are envelopes whose stamps bear the prized cancellation with these 4 words
    $500 5
Baby June & Her Newsboys
    $500 15
Their Latin name is Bos grunniens, & their tails make wonderful fly swatters

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Steven Ron Christine
$2,700 $500 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Ron Christine
$6,300 $1,700 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

WAR OF 1812
'60s TV
    $200 9
After being burned in the war, the Executive Mansion was panted this color
    $200 4
When this show changed Darrins from Dick York to Dick Sargent, it was hard to tell the difference
    $200 14
Geometric shape of the path a planet takes on its journey around the sun
    $200 3
The use of forced labor for Siberian construction projects declined after this dictator died in '53
    $200 16
This president's last home, Beauvoir, is where he wrote "The Rise & Fall of the Confederate Government"
    $200 1
Number of sides on a nonagon
    $400 10
In 1813, Brig. Gen. Wm. H. Harrison recovered control of this Michigan city Hull lost in 1812
    $400 15
The 2 daily occurrences that are both defined as the moment when the sun's zenith distance is 90o50'
    $400 5
Siberia extends from these mountains to the Pacific Ocean
    $400 2
The number of fates who controlled the length of life in Greek mythology
    $600 11
The peace treaty to end the war was signed in the city of Ghent in this country
    $600 27
In this series, S.I.A. chief Noah Bain enlisted the lightfingered Alexander Mundy as a spy
    $600 17
Some astronomers abbreviate this feature of Jupiter as "GRS"
    DD: $2,000 6
2 of the 3 independent countries that border Siberia
    $600 18
It's the point on earth directly below a nuclear explosion
    $800 12
President who, not knowing Britain had repealed the problem laws, asked Congress to declare war
    $800 26
Based on a Jean Kerr book, this series ran for 2 years on NBC
    $800 21
Name for the lesser tides that occur during 1st & 3rd quarters of the moon, they're the "opposite" of spring tides
    $800 7
The Ob & other major rivers of Siberia empty into this body of water
    $800 24
Descendants of this writer's beloved cats still overrun his home on whitehead Street in Key West
    $800 19
The 1st permanent molars are called this, for the approximate age at which they appear
    $1000 13
2-word avian term given to Congressmen, like Clay & Calhoun, who favored battle
    DD: $1,000 25
The 2 prime time series during the decade that began with "The Bob..."
    $1000 22
While the Aurora borealis is seen in the N. Hemisphere, these "southern lights" are seen in the S. Hemisphere
    $1000 8
Eastern terminus of Trans-Siberian Railroad, this Siberian city is also the USSR's largest Pacific port
    $1000 23
John Ringling's estate in this Florida city has its own theatre & circus galleries
    $1000 20
Number of psalms in the Book of Psalms

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Ron Christine
$8,700 $900 -$100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Most populous U.S. city named for a male saint, it's not on the Mississippi

Final scores:

Steven Ron Christine
$5,700 $100 -$100
3-day champion: $31,400 2nd place: a Frigidare range & a cookware set 3rd place: set of kitchen appliances

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steven Ron Christine
$10,300 $900 $900
31 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,100

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Game tape date: 1987-12-08
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