Show #835 - Friday, April 1, 1988

Steven Popper game 5.


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Mary Jane Eager, a domestic goddess from Eager, Arizona

Heather Wood, a student originally from Kansas City

Steven Popper, an economist originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 4-day cash winnings total $42,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
there's only 1 steel mill in this large city, though 20% of American steel is made in its vicinity
    $100 13
The purpose of Spain's "Oficinas de informacion y turismo" is to help them
    $100 1
This liquid mineral is measured by flasks weighing 76 pounds, not 98.6
    $100 3
The 1st color mentioned in "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
    $100 25
It's said this "marvelous" man has "a head so fierce hair is afraid to grow there"
    $100 9
In colonial days, criminals were tied to these stakes & flogged
    $200 20
Newsweek reports that of Chrysler, Ford & Toyota, this co. has the highest production cost per car
    $200 14
Religious affiliation of the majority of people in Northern Ireland
    $200 2
Of packaging, transportation or building, it's the main use of aluminum in the U.S.
    $200 4
In "This Little Piggy Went to Market", it's what the little pig cried all the way home
    $200 26
Newsweek said of this Norman Mailer film, "Tough guys shouldn't direct"
    $200 10
Labor leader Lech
    $300 21
The Concorde SST was built jointly by these 2 countries
    $300 15
Forests cover more then 2/3 of this country that borders Sweden
    $300 6
The plinth of his tomb in the Invalides in Paris is made of green porphyry
    $300 5
Tasty treat given to the 3 little kittens after they found their mittens
    $300 11
The more common name for a grandfather chair
    $400 22
Company that's America's biggest maker of both pinball & slot machies
    $400 16
German for "leather trousers", these knee-length pants are a Bavarian specialty
    $400 7
A mineral source of green zinc & a group of museums in Washington, D.C. are both named for him
    DD: $500 23
The 2 animals mentioned in "Little Boy Blue"
    $400 12
Where the bunnies breed
    $500 17
Alphabetically, it's the last country in Europe
    $500 8
Limestone metamorphoses into this rock which is then often transformed into sculptures
    $500 24
"30 white horses on a white hill; now they tramp, now they champ, now they stand still" refers to these
    $500 18
Belgians of Celtic descent

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Steven Heather Mary Jane
$1,700 -$400 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Heather Mary Jane
$4,300 -$600 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
The state's official bird or a player on the state's Major-
League Baseball team
    $200 24
A friend of Byron, this famous romantic poet wrote an elegy for Byron's other friend John Keats
    $200 9
At Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, hotels offer not only cocktails, but crocktails made from meat of this animal
    $200 14
Rod Serling was one of the narrators of this explorer's "Undersea World" TV specials
    $200 6
Its return stroke travels at over 100 million feet per second
    $200 2
A group of oysters is called this, when they're awake as well as when they're asleep
    $400 28
There are famous ones at Laurel & Bowie as well as Pimlico
    DD: $2,000 29
Richard Strauss tone poem which contains the following theme popularized in a 1968 movie:
    $400 10
In the Bahamas, you can listen to the "ocean" in its shell & munch a burger made from its meat
    $400 15
Between 1727 & 1729, he proved Asia & North America were separated by water
    $400 7
"Fronts", "advances" ,& "retreats" were drafted into weather forecasts during this war
    $400 3
A group of elks, or a group formed by the Dalton brothers
    $600 26
Nat'l Institutes of Health & Naval Medical Ctr. reportedly give this D.C. suburb USA's highest % of resident M.D.s
    $600 21
Adam's creation is in the Bible, but "The Creation of Adam" is here
    $600 11
Tubers develop underground, but from this part of the potato plant, not the root
    $600 16
In 1826, Alexander Gordon Laing became 1st European to see this "faraway" African city
    $600 8
A wind blowing from SE or NE & air pressure of 30.00 & falling means this will continue 1 or more days
    $600 1
In the Bible, they were the 8th plague of Egypt; any group of them today is still called a plague
    $800 25
All lakes in Maryland came into existence this way
    $800 23
Profession of Sarah Siddons, subject of famed Reynolds & Gainsborough portraits
    $800 12
This pickled dish was named for the crimson color of a university's jerseys
    DD: $1,500 17
When this pair started down the Mississippi in 1673, they thought they might hit the Pacific
    $800 19
Coastal parts of California, Chile & Australia enjoy a climate named after this sea
    $800 4
A group of gnats that can sweep over your yard, or a group of Mongols who swept over 13th c. Europe
    $1000 22
Key signature of Bach's well-known mass & Schubert's "unfinished" symphony
    $1000 13
This pungent U.S. cheese got its
German name from a 19th century New York city choral society
    $1000 18
Though he failed in his 3 tries to find a Northeast Passage, an Arctic Sea was named for him
    $1000 20
In October '87, this condition in the northwest forced the Dept. of wildlife to helicopter salmon to safety
    $1000 5
Name for a group of hawks, even if they're not starring in Hitchcock's "The Birds"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Heather Mary Jane
$10,000 $200 $1,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Elected in 1957 to fill Joe McCarthy's seat, he was still in the Senate in 1987

Final scores:

Steven Heather Mary Jane
$13,000 $0 $401
5-day champion: $55,600 3rd place: designer stained glass 2nd place: audio/video center with TV, VCR & stereo + blinds

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steven Heather Mary Jane
$9,900 $200 $1,200
31 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
6 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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Game tape date: 1987-12-08
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