Show #871 - Monday, May 23, 1988

Mark Lowenthal game 4.


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Elle Hood, a housewife and attorney from Camarillo, California

Jack Dumpert, a bond manager from Buffalo, New York

Mark Lowenthal, a State Department employee from Reston, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
These inseparable twins flee from Alice when they are startled by a giant crow
    $100 1
Experiments with hamsters show exercise may ease symptoms of this post-flight malady
    $100 5
Asian, Hong Kong, swine
    $100 17
These snake organs always look open because they're covered with clear "scales"
    $100 22
3-letter term for the rocks mined for aluminum, iron or lead among others
    $100 7
Appropriately, the Latin root of this kitchen appliance means "cold"
    $200 9
In the original manuscript, the croquet mallets were ostriches but in the later versions became these birds
    $200 2
Most of the customers of the Young Americans Bank of this "Centennial" capital city are ages 7 to 10
    $200 15
A fight, a lock, a pocket
    $200 27
If a python wanted to kill you he'd probably do it this way
    $200 23
Of a stalagmite, a stalactite or a helictite, the one that only grows from the ground up
    $200 11
From Latin for "straight forward", it's the opposite of poetry
    $300 10
This rabbit's house has chimney shaped like ears & a roof thatched with fur
    $300 3
To show it was impossible for her to hide under it, Philippine President Aquino displayed hers to reporters
    $300 18
A pirate's parrot, an epaulet, the weight of the world
    $300 28
To defend itself the North American hognose snake rolls over & does this
    $300 24
Pyrite contains both sulfur & iron but only a "fool" thinks it contains this
    $300 12
From Latin for "middle", it's a middle value in statistics & a middle strip in a road
    $400 13
Alice finds his watch odd, for it tells the day & not the hour
    $400 4
On Monday, January 25, 1988, Buckingham Palace announced this was due in August 1988
    $400 19
A cactus, a camel, an aquarium
    $400 29
The largest cobra, it's scientific name, "Ophiophagus", is an adjective meaning it eats other snakes
    $400 25
From Greek for "to write", it's what does the writing in most pencils
    $400 16
From the Latin "to measure", it's what an adjective does
    $500 14
This bewhiskered old gent "was dressed in tin armour, which seemed to fit him very badly"
    $500 6
In December 1987, Alderman Eugene Sawyer was selected as mayor of this U.S. city
    $500 20
Sheena Easton, Superman, Longfellow's "Little Girl"
    DD: $500 30
Poisonous sea snakes occur naturally in tropical areas of these 2 oceans
    $500 26
The hardness of a mineral is measured by this scale
    $500 21
The Latin for "rule" gave us this term for a systematic plan to improve & maintain a patient's health

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Mark Jack Elle
$800 $400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jack Elle
$2,900 $1,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Polynesian myth says Maui created this island group, one of which was named for him
    $200 27
He died on November 22, 1900, over a decade before his partner, Sir William Schwenk Gilbert
    $200 7
A strong desire for affection or food
    $200 18
In Vienna, this river is known as the Donau
    $200 1
The sound for broadcast TV is carried by this type of radio transmission
    $200 11
Georg Philipp Telemann, not Don Corleone was this to Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    $400 9
The twin sons of Leda & brothers to Helen, now they're stars on their own
    $400 8
Despite its name, it's a friendly inn for youthful travelers
    DD: $1,000 22
It makes sense that the highest point in this South American country is the Pico Cristobal Colon
    $400 2
Larry King's phone-in talk show is carried nationally on this radio network
    $400 12
In 1733, Handel refused a doctorate from this English university
    $600 10
His wife was Frigga
    $600 13
A young cow, often one who hasn't yet given birth
    $600 23
The land now called Israel was named Palestine in the 2nd century A.D. by this ruling people
    $600 3
Early in 1987, this founder of CBS was unanimously elected chairman of the board
    $600 16
Harpsichordist D. Scarlati is often viewed as father of modern technique for this keyboard instrument
    $800 20
"The Gilded One" in Spanish, this prince ruled in Manda, a fabulous city of wealth in South America
    $800 24
Legendary banker who helped found the U.S. Steel Corporation in 1901
    DD: $100 14
A common tool or the last name of the composer of the following:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $800 25
The full version of this country's name begins Cong hoa xa hoichu nghia
    $800 4
While Radio Free Europe is beamed at the Soviet satellites, this sister network broadcasts to Russia itself
    $800 17
A predecessor of the symphony, this Baroque form means "big concerto"
    $1000 21
Aztecs credited this "feathered serpent" with inventing the calendar
    $1000 15
From Latin for "the ground", it means marked by meekness or modesty
    $1000 26
South Africa has 2 islands named this; Canada has only 1, but it's a province
    $1000 5
In the spring of 1987, he left TV's "Meet the Press" for a position at Harvard
    $1000 19
Britten used a theme by this Baroque English composer in "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Jack Elle
$9,700 $3,200 $4,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only artist to hit Top 10 with a remake of his own #1 hit, the original in '62, the remake in '76

Final scores:

Mark Jack Elle
$8,700 $6,200 $4,300
4-day champion: $45,501 2nd place: trip on Eastern and stay at the Sheraton Grand Paradise Island in the Bahamas 3rd place: Speed Queen washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Jack Elle
$9,100 $3,200 $5,000
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1988-01-26
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