Show #881 - Monday, June 6, 1988

Michael Rankins game 2.


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Mark Meyerson, a music producer and consultant from North Hollywood, California

Margaret Bellisario, a technical writer from Dallas, Texas

Michael Rankins, a customer service represenative from Rohnert Park, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 27
Superman might be interested to know this rare gas, atomic numger 36, is used in fluorescent lights
    $100 1
Al Gore, Richard Gephardt, Pat Robertson & Jesse Jackson share this Protestant rel. affiliation
    $100 3
A seductive woman, or part of her shoe
    $100 12
Lionel Barrymore's younger sister
    $100 18
For the past 3 years, Willie Nelson has put on charity concerts for the benefit of these workers
    $100 11
Ironically, the name of the widely-used German plane, the "Taube", means this peaceful bird
    $200 26
Denaturing is the process of adding contaminants to ethanol to make it unfit for this
    $200 2
In Islam, this figure is called "Iblis", probably from the Greek "diabolos"
    $200 4
A good place to take dead soldiers, if you're a Valkyrie
    $200 13
Hayley Mills' older sister
    $200 19
Willie Nelson's own recording studio & golf course, called "Cut & Putt", are in this Texas capital
    $200 17
The only U.S.-built plane to see combat, the DH-4 helped pioneer delivery of this after the war
    $300 23
The principles of his 1st law of motion were actually discovered earlier by Galileo
    $300 5
Yeshivas are schools concentrating on the Talmud, attended by students of this religion
    $300 8
To lead a passive existence, or to grow like a turnip
    $300 14
She drowned in "A Place in the Sun", but not in "The Poseidon Adventure"
    $300 20
In 1 song Willie says they're his heroes; in another he urges "don't let your babies grow up to be" them
    $300 28
English company that built the "Strutter", "Pup" & "Camel"
    $400 24
Named for a famous Scottish engineer, it's the unit of power equal to 1 joule of work done per second
    $400 6
The Pope has designated June 7, 1987 to August 15, 1988 as a period of devotion to this person
    $400 9
Anatomy students can tell you this is the plural of "viscus"
    $400 15
She's called herself "The Oldest Living Tammy"
    $400 21
Willie's only Top-10 solo hit on the pop charts was in 1982 with the remake of this Elvis song
    $400 29
The frames of most WWI planes were made of wood & steel, but the Breguet 14 also used this light metal
    DD: $300 25
It's an instantaneous appearance of light & sound in an electrostatic discharge across a small gap
    $500 7
Hare Krishnas believe Krishna will pluck them up by this to save them at time of world deliverance
    $500 10
Wordy, wordy, wordy, excessively wordy, obnoxiously wordy, like this clue
    $500 16
If you "Remember Mama", you remember this Louisville native who also starred in "Life with Father"
    $500 22
His "Red-Headed Stranger" album gave him his 1st crossover hit, this colorful, tearful tune
    $500 30
Fighter plane whose name came from initials of its builder, "Societe Pour Aviation et ses Derives"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Michael Margaret Mark
$1,100 $2,100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Margaret Mark
$2,800 $1,900 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Harry L. Hopkins of Sioux City, Iowa, headed the WPA for this president
    $200 22
Anna Sewell subtitled this "The Autobiography of a Horse"
    $200 17
Fairy tale monster often associated with blood & gore
    $200 23
In 1900, at age 13, A. Rubenstein went on his 1st European concert tour, playing this instrument
    $400 9
Henry Kissinger wrote speeches for this N.Y. governor's presidential bid in 1968
    $400 21
Dickens novel that introduced the unforgettable characters Seth Pecksniff & Jonas Chuzzlewit
    $400 14
Apt 2-word expression for what "the eyes" do
    $400 5
He was a part-time composer & full-time consort of Queen Victoria
    $400 24
In 1982 & 1983, 10 PBS stations tried broadcasting a limited # of these to increase revenue
    $600 11
When Kennedy made him Sec'y of the Interior, his brother Morris won his vacant seat in the House
    $600 18
He lived till 1928 but wrote all his novels, including "Tess of the d'Urbervilles", in the 1800s
    $600 27
Australia's Great Barrier Reef lies off the northeastern coast of this "royal" state
    $600 10
Large, white wading bird you might greet, "Hi there, Snowy"
    $600 4
This great "B" composer was already 50 by the time he completed the 3rd of only 4 symphonies
    $600 1
G.E. bought this company in 1985 & in 1987 sold the TV-set making division to a French company
    $800 15
Famed for his independence, this Oregon senator said in 1965, "I will not wear another man's collar"
    $800 19
Thackeray titled chapter 36 of this book "How to Live Well on Nothing a Year"
    DD: $1,000 26
Of all the water that surrounds Africa, only these 2 bodies are called seas
    DD: $1,000 12
Trust yourself to come up with the correct title of the following song:
    $800 6
He completed the "Trout" quintet, even if he didn't finish all his symphonies
    $800 2
To attract newcomers to California, this railroad started "Sunset Magazine" in 1898
    $1000 16
In 1916, Montana made headlines when she became 1st woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives
    $1000 20
His "Tanglewood Tales" were based on Greek mythology
    $1000 25
Harris tweed is made exclusively on these "outer" islands off the coast of Scotland
    $1000 13
Response an organ played off-key might elicit
    $1000 7
"Rococo" was an offshoot style from the musical period known as this
    $1000 3
The medical term for this vision problem is "nyctalopia"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Margaret Mark
$8,600 $4,900 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The use of civil service examinations began over 1000 years ago in this country

Final scores:

Michael Margaret Mark
$11,600 $1 $1,500
2-day champion: $22,999 3rd place: Magnavox Video Escort camcorder 2nd place: Trip to Safety Harbor Resort in Tampa, Florida

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Margaret Mark
$8,400 $4,900 $6,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1988-03-08
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