Show #880 - Friday, June 3, 1988

Michael Rankins game 1.


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Tom Hudak, a factory worker from Hudson Falls, New York

Michael Rankins, a customer service represenative from Rohnert Park, California

Jack Koenig, an actor and househusband from New York City, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $23,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Was that a good year?)
    $100 27
He succeeded Bulganin as premier of the USSR on March 27
    $100 3
It's generally the last vestige of the tadpole stage that a frog loses
    $100 12
It's a past tense of rend, or what you pay your landlord
    $100 2
Working as a mail clerk to attend Notre Dame, this legend later coached football there
    $100 17
Though a pie is served from its baking dish, this tiny cousin is removed from its dish
    $100 1
Roland Winters played this detective in "The Shanghai Chest" ; Sidney Toler in "The Shanghai Cobra"
    $200 30
Of the people who joined the U.S. Army, March 24, 1958, the one we've all heard of
    $200 8
Fleischmann's says one ounce of this carbon dioxide-making substance contains about 280 billion cells
    $200 13
To remember, or to vote a politician out of office before the end of his term
    $200 6
Color of the penalty marker, or "flag", used by pro referees
    $200 20
Shepherd's pie is actually an entree originally made with this meat
    $200 4
In "Footlight Parade", this dancer, Mrs. Al Jolson, used a Chinese accent to play Shanghai Lil
    $300 26
Just the facts ma'am: he married Jackie Loughery on June 24
    $300 9
Most animals other than birds or mammals are poikilothermic, commonly referred to as this
    DD: $800 14
Pronounced one way, it means to turn down, pronounced the other way, it means trash
    $300 7
On the line, it's the position to either side of the center
    $300 21
If you want your pie crust to be flaky, choose this ingredient carefully
    $300 5
1987 Steven Spielberg epic that opens in Shanghai on the eve of World War II
    $400 28
On December 31, he was still the leader of Cuba -- the next day he resigned & fled
    $400 18
As the middle Paleozoic era is called the age of fishes, the Mesozoic era is known as this
    $400 15
The part of the U.S. Capitol directly under the dome
    $400 23
Term used when a player loses possession of the football other than by passing or kicking it
    $400 22
This type of pie, like chocolate, can simply be pudding in a pie shell
    $400 10
After dumping Loretta Young in "Shanghai", he waylaid Hedy Lamarr in the casbah in "Algiers"
    $500 29
First published in Italian, this Russian novel came out in English & helped win its author a Nobel Prize
    $500 19
Term for the transference of microspores of seed plants from anther to stigma
    $500 16
The name of this plant with an edible root is from the Swedish for "baggy root"
    $500 24
At 65, he was fired as Ohio State's football coach after hitting an opposing player
    $500 25
The earliest recipe for this pie filling of finely chopped apples, spices & suet dates from 1486
    $500 11
This 1948 Orson Welles film features a shattering climax in a hall of mirrors

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

Jack Michael Tom
$2,600 $500 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Michael Tom
$2,600 $3,700 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
In North Carolina, it's the biggest port city; in Delaware, it's the biggest city of all
    $200 6
Oddly, his Tony for "The King & I" was for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
    $200 15
Game whose name may be derived from the nickname of a 19th century gambler, "Johnny Crapaud"
    $200 8
It was published under the title "Susanna, Don't You Cry"
    $200 1
Mowgli, "the Frog", is raised by mother wolf
    $200 26
Of military, civil, or religious officials, group to which the title of pasha was never applied
    $400 21
Cities in Nevada & New Mexico share this name, Spanish for "the meadows"
    $400 7
The 1st Arthur Miller drama to be voted "Best Play" in 1949
    $400 18
Our word "pen" is from Latin "penna" meaning this old-fashioned writing instrument
    $400 9
Foster became a derelict & died in extreme poverty in this city's Bellevue Hospital when he was only 37
    $400 2
Sam Spade stalks Miles' murderer
    $400 27
In 1909, Kamil Pasha resigned & Hilmi Pasha was appointed the new grand one of these
    $600 13
It's the name of the 3rd largest city in both Missouri & Massachusetts & the 4th largest in Illinois
    $600 11
Surprisingly, only 1 of his plays, "The Rose Tattoo", won the "Best Play" award
    $600 14
Name of this structure is an 18th C. joke word combining the Latin ending meaning "I shall" with "gaze"
    $600 10
He reportedly wrote this song while visiting a cousin's house in Bardstown, Kentucky
    $600 3
Ma & Pa Joad go west
    $600 28
Midhat Pasha gave this empire a new constitution in 1876; in 1877 they dismissed & banished him
    $800 19
It's the 2nd largest city in Georgia & recently became the largest in Ohio
    DD: $600 12
The "Best Musical" of 1973, it was set in turn-of-the-century Sweden & featured the following:
    $800 16
This word for clergyman means "servant" since he's considered the servant of his congregation
    DD: $800 23
The day & year when Foster was born, it was also the day Jefferson & Adams died
    $800 4
Griffin becomes an unseen guest at the Coach & Horses Inn
    $800 29
Son of a Greek, Ibrahim Pasha helped run the empire during the 1500s for this magnificent guy
    $1000 20
5th largest city in Minnesota, it's named for the 3rd largest in New York
    $1000 24
Elizabeth Taylor was nominated for her very 1st Broadway play, the 1981 revival of this
    $1000 17
From Old Norse "jalda", meaning mare, especially a tired one, comes this word for insensitive or worn out
    $1000 25
Title lady whose "smiles have vanished & her sweet songs flown"
    $1000 5
A governess fights the possession of young Miles & Flora by the spirits of Quint & Miss Jessel
    $1000 30
In October 1853, the Turks under Omar Pasha crossed the Danube & attacked this country's troops

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Michael Tom
$5,400 $5,700 $7,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The State Dept. helps Americans abroad, while this department urges foreigners to visit the U.S.

Final scores:

Jack Michael Tom
$10,800 $11,399 $3,199
2nd place: Scott 27" color monitor receiver & Ortho day bed New champion: $11,399 3rd place: White-Westinghouse refrigerator-freezer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jack Michael Tom
$5,700 $6,300 $7,300
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 1988-03-07
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