Show #878 - Wednesday, June 1, 1988


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Pam Brown, a graduate student from Stillwater, Oklahoma

Bob Palitz, an engineer from Honolulu, Hawaii

Jack Koenig, an actor and househusband from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
Its 2nd verse begins, "My native country, thee, land of the noble free"
    $100 10
The Bismarck flying fox, this type of mammal, has a 5 1/2 foot wingspan
    $100 4
Anne of Brittany married 2 kings of this country, Charles VIII & Louis XII
    $100 21
In "Desire Under the Elms", Sophia Loren married Burl Ives but lusted after this "Psycho' star
    $100 5
FOF says that in the U.S. they are: height 5'9", weight 162 lbs., chest 39", waist 32" & hips 38"
    $100 15
Number of dollars in a "C-note"
    $200 27
In the song "Dixie", "In Dixie Land I'll take my stand to" do these 2 things
    $200 11
Of king, queen or soldier, type of termite that has been known to live 50 years
    $200 8
Reportedly, the ghosts of Elizabeth I & this woman, her mother, both haunt Windsor Castle
    $200 7
In this comedy based on a 1933 German film, Julie Andrews played a woman playing a man playing a woman
    $200 6
In race walking, no running is allowed, & one foot must always be judged as doing this
    $200 16
Referring to the keyboard, this number is a slang term for a piano
    $300 29
"The Yanks are coming, the Yanks are coming" in this George M. Cohan song
    $300 12
Every year Arctic terns fly over 11,000 miles south to winter on this continent
    $300 9
Familial relationship of England's Queen Anne to the queen who preceded her, Mary II
    $300 1
In "Love & Death", Woody Allen plotted to assassinate this emperor
    $300 17
In 1986, the AMA reported this activity does not wear out joints but increases bone density
    $300 18
At a baseball game, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" is traditionally played during this inning
    $400 28
Even today, Southerners despise this song because it glorifies Sherman's march to the sea
    $400 13
Blue, lilac & seal are 3 of the official color points of this cat breed
    DD: $300 22
She's the royal mother of Peter & Zara Phillips
    $400 2
This actress' daughter Tisha Sterling played her as a young woman in "The Whales of August"
    $400 24
This winter sport which uses more muscles than any other is considered the ultimate aerobic activity
    $400 19
In classical mythology, the number of Furies
    $500 26
In the chorus of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", this single word of praise is sung 6 times
    $500 14
The male of this Arctic aquatic mammal has a single spiral tusk
    $500 23
This wife of Henry VIII was the daughter of a German duke
    $500 3
Marlene Dietrich's 1st American film, named for the north African country where it was set
    $500 20
Number of syllables in a traditional haiku poem

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jack Bob Pam
$500 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Bob Pam
$1,100 $600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $200 1
Approximately 18 billion years ago
    $200 2
On January 29, 1958, Japanese warships visited this harbor, but this time on a ceremonial visit
    $200 20
It was the Rangers' use of this man's new firearm that made it famous in the Old West
    $200 4
"Pretty Baby" whose book for coeds, "On Your Own", has a section called "B's Are OK Too!"
    $200 5
The 10th sign of the zodiac
    $200 13
Though Wm. H. Harrison, Taylor, Lincoln & Wilson all died in this city, only Wilson was entombed there
    $400 3
For the Earth, Vega, Thuban & Polaris all have been, & will in turn become again this star
    $400 24
In May 1955, this wife of the U.S. vice-president won a "Mother-of-the-Year" award
    $400 21
These emblems in the shape of a circled star were originally carved out of Mexican silver pesos
    $400 9
In "Detour", her daughter Cheryl Crane wrote about the killing of Johnny Stompanato
    $400 10
An acrobat who specializes in unnatural body postures
    $400 14
It's the largest city in which a president's remains rest
    $600 6
One of its moons, Titan, is larger than Mercury & has an atmosphere
    $600 28
On Dec. 16, 1950, at age 22, she married Charles Black & announced her retirement from films
    $600 18
This blonde's biography was called "Living With the Kennedys"
    $600 11
In England, the title held by an earl's wife
    $600 15
While Garfield is buried in Cleveland, Cleveland is buried in this New Jersey college town
    $800 7
The word for this celestial body comes from the Greek word for "wanderer"
    DD: $1,500 29
This singer had the last No. 1 hit of the '50s with the following:
    $800 27
Ex-Ranger Frank Hamer is remembered as the man who tracked & killed this bank-robbing couple
    DD: $1,000 19
Mystery novelist who turned to non-fiction with a 1986 biography of Bess Truman
    $800 12
The art of writing or deciphering secret codes
    $800 16
If you know his nickname was the "Kinderhook Fox", you'll know he was buried in Kinderhook, NY
    $1000 8
High energy electromagnetic radiation; who knows their effect on man-in-the-moon marigolds?
    $1000 25
On Feb., 25, 1954, General Naguib resigned as this country's president; on Feb. 27 he was back in the post
    $1000 26
The headquarters of the Rangers is in this city named after the man who formed the 1st group
    $1000 22
"If your children have never hated you, you've failed as a parent", she said in "This 'N That"
    $1000 23
Architectural term for having battlements
    $1000 17
He died in San Francisco on August 2, 1923 & was buried in Marion, Ohio

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Bob Pam
$7,900 $1,100 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The longest bridge over the Mississippi crosses the river at this major city

Final scores:

Jack Bob Pam
$9,399 $1 $0
2-day champion: $15,399 2nd place: Berkline Wall-Away sofa & Bauer table lamp 3rd place: General Electric gas range

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Bob Pam
$7,900 $2,600 $4,300
17 R,
2 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1988-03-07
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