Show #884 - Thursday, June 9, 1988

Michael Rankins game 5.


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Richard Fond, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Kristie Ackerman, a copy editor originally from Tokyo, Japan

Michael Rankins, a customer service represenative from Rohnert Park, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Sport played in Florida's Grapefruit League starting each year in the 1st week of March
    $100 1
"Unquestionably Skilled", "Union Safeguard" & "Uniformed Soldier"
    $100 11
In the Southeast, a wanted outlaw who couldn't be found was often labeled "G.T.T." meaning "Gone to" this state
    $100 16
Just say disco & you'll probably think of these 3 Australian brothers
    $100 21
In "The 3 Little Pigs", the wolf huffed and puffed in order to do this
    $200 9
In the Museum of Food Containers at this company's headquarters, one item dates back to 4000 B.C.
    $200 2
"His Rotundity" wasn't Taft, but this president who had served as Washington's VP
    $200 18
A cowboy who was "building a loop" was preparing this
    $200 12
2 of the apartment complexes they invested in were named "We've Only Just Begun" & "Close to You"
    $200 22
Kipling's "Just So Stories" include the one which explains "How the Leopard Got" these
    $300 6
Interstate 10 enters Florida at the west end of the Panhandle from this adjacent state
    $300 3
He was called by some the "Illinois Baboon"
    $300 17
"Eating drag dust" meant being in this inferior & uncomfortable place
    $300 13
Originally, this couple's names were Colleen Summers & Lester Polfuss
    $300 25
Some versions say Henny-Penny 1st said "The sky's a-going to fall"; some say it was this fowl creature
    $300 26
The 1st 35mm still camera, introduced in 1923, was invented to test film designed for these cameras
    $400 7
MCA, MGM & Disney are building new studios near this city
    $400 4
Truman was called "The Man from Missouri", or more specifically, "The Man of..." this city
    $400 19
Possibly from the French "cohorte" meaning "a gang", it meant being in a partnership
    $400 14
Signed by CBS, these 4 brothers were the 1st black artists to have their own network radio show
    $400 24
This 1923 Felix Salten novel was originally intended for adults as well as children
    $400 27
The shutter speed must be currently synchronized with this attachment
    DD: $500 8
Not a jukebox in a Biscayne Blvd. bar, it's the group heard here:
    $500 5
Tyler, Fillmore, Andrew Johnson & Arthur were all called this, after the way they became president
    $500 20
The biscuit was this part of a saddle, & you'd have to be a right hungry hombre to eat it
    $500 15
The vocal harmonies of these 2 brothers were studied by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
    $500 23
The mischievous, black Scotty dog who was curious about the ducks

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Michael Kristie Richard
$1,600 $0 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kristie Richard
$3,700 $800 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Perhaps the most complex surgery of the 20th C. was performed Labor Day weekend '87 to do this to twins
    $200 1
"Winters' Tales" is not stories about the Calgary games, but anecdotes of this comedian's life
    $200 30
With nary a one of these flashing, drivers don't worry about when to stop, go or slow down
    $200 21
By mid-century in Spain, this group was forbidden to frequent bath houses or to speak Arabic
    $200 12
In 1982, this former First Lady founded the Nat'l Wildflower Research Center in Texas
    $200 11
He predicted his own untimely death in the semi-autobiographical musical "All That Jazz"
    $400 17
A test for early detection of cervical cancer, the Papanicolaou test is more commonly called this
    $400 2
His famous series of novels introduced Americans to the Soviet spy organization SMERSH
    $400 29
This U.S. based soft drink company co-owns about a quarter of the privately owned land in Belize
    $400 22
Of 6, 9 or 19, number of years Elizabeth I imprisoned Mary, Queen of Scots
    $400 13
Since she drowned while gathering flowers, Laertes hoped violets might grow on her grave
    $400 7
He used to play Potsie on "Happy Days" but now directs episodes of "Hooperman" & "'Slap' Maxwell"
    $600 18
An electrocardiograph measures electricity in the heart; this measures it in the brain
    DD: $1,000 3
3 of the 4 continents which appeared in the titles of John Gunther's "Inside..." books
    $600 28
The tallest building in Belize is a ruin from this Indian civilization
    $600 24
Over 20,000 Indians worked on the lands this conquistador owned in Mexico
    DD: $500 14
The vanda is 1 of over 20,000 varieties of this exotic flower found growing wild in Hawaii
    $600 8
He directed plays off-Broadway & in summer stock before making "The Last Picture Show"
    $800 19
A doctor will use a tuning fork to test these 2 senses
    $800 4
#1 best seller of 1897, this tale of early Christians has a Polish author & a Latin title
    $800 23
Belize has the highest per capita % of these foreign volunteers in the world
    $800 25
Bells in the town of Pskov were once rung incessantly to warn of this notorious czar's approach
    $800 15
He is famous for painting the water lilies in his garden at Giverny, France
    $800 9
His father, a Lutheran pastor, was chaplain to Sweden's royal family
    $1000 20
This specialist deals with disorders of the male reproductive system
    $1000 5
This autobiographical work published after Hemingway died was based on notebooks he kept in Paris
    $1000 27
This bordering country claims historic rights to Belize & has threatened to invade it
    $1000 26
Though probably illiterate, Akbar, Mogul emperor of this country, built up a vast library
    $1000 16
The largest member of the lily order in North America, it has its own nat'l monument in California
    $1000 10
British director John Boorman said the incidents in this 1987 WWII film actually happened to him as a boy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kristie Richard
$10,100 $1,900 $3,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With only 115 days of hostilities, it was the shortest declared war in U.S. history

Final scores:

Michael Kristie Richard
$7,099 $1,900 $6,950
5-day champion: $52,098 3rd place: Scott audio system 2nd place: Broyhill roll-top desk & chair & Smith-Corona portable electric typewriter

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Kristie Richard
$9,700 $2,000 $3,500
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1988-03-08
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