Show #848 - Wednesday, April 20, 1988


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Matt Lieff, a training manager from Cheltenham, Pennsylvania

Sharon Keld, a product manager from Chicago, Illinois

Tom Lawrence, a performing waiter from Davenport, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,800)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
A copy of this 1841 Victor Hugo novel may have a straight spine, but the main character doesn't
    $100 21
Along with "all", these 2 objects fall when the bough breaks
    $100 6
The only #1 pop hit for Kenny Rogers, it has a 1 word title
    $100 16
This building shaped like a Latin cross is the seat of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of New York
    $100 26
Some say this was originally done to ears to let demons out of the body
    $100 5
Varieties of these include concussion, smoke, tear-gas & hand
    $200 2
One of his poems reads, in its entirety, "The cow is of the bovine ilk: one end is moo, the other milk"
    $200 22
British children chant this is "broken down", not "falling down"
    $200 7
This '86 Whitney Houston hit was a remake of a '77 George Benson, not Muhammad Ali, hit
    $200 17
The acronymic name for the artsy area south of Houston Street
    $200 28
Vonda Kay Van Dyke, winner of this 1965 nat'l title, went on to write a beauty book for teens
    $200 8
A bunch of artillery shells shot off at once, or just one shot in tennis
    $300 3
He met his wife Zelda at an Alabama country club dance in 1918
    $300 23
After the notorious pie incident, Simple Simon went fishing to catch this mammal
    $300 9
This Juice Newton song has been the biggest hit of the '80s to start with a "Q"
    $300 18
Landmark overlooking the East River between 42nd & 48th Streets
    $300 29
According to Hebrew legend, Lilith was actually his 1st wife, but they didn't get along
    $300 13
In the Encyclopaedia Britannica, this weapons designer falls between poets Elizabeth & Robt.
    $400 4
Created by P.G. Wodehouse, he's the perfect English gentleman's gentleman
    $400 24
"See-saw Margery Daw, sold her bed & lay upon" this
    $400 10
In 1985, DeBarge wondered, "Who's Holding" her "Now"
    DD: $500 19
It's over 50 blocks long but only 3 blocks wide
    $400 30
Margaret Bourke-White was known for her work in this field
    $400 14
Weapon pictured on the flag of Saudi Arabia
    $500 12
Gene Fowler said writing is easy: "All you do is stare at" this "until drops of blood form on your forehead"
    $500 25
Dr. Foster stepped in a puddle up to his middle & never went to this British city again
    $500 11
This song originally released in 1968 became a posthumous hit for Elvis in 1981
    $500 20
Frank Lloyd Wright designed this unusual circular museum on Fifth Avenue
    $500 27
In 1935, Vogue editor Edna Chase was given this French award for service to French fashion
    $500 15
Weapon whose name is used to describe a stalk of asparagus

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

Tom Sharon Matt
$900 -$200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Sharon Matt
$1,400 $900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
All the centripetal force keeping the earth in orbit is provided by this from the sun
    $200 22
Dionysus bestowed this as a reward at King Midas' own request
    $200 2
He named one of his kids Mary Abigail, the other Millard Powers
    $200 16
West Point is on the west side of this river
    $200 1
Mae West & W.C. Fields co-wrote the script for this comedy classic, & they didn't come "cheep"
    $200 7
He'll spin your straw into gold, but will take your firstborn unless you guess his name
    $400 24
Members of genus "lepus", Jack rabbits are these, usually larger than rabbits, w/longer, black-tipped ears
    $400 23
Fleeing advances from a god, Orpheus' wife Eurydice died after she stepped on this animal & it bit her
    $400 12
Since Bartlett's quotes are ordered by date of birth, this president is quoted first
    DD: $1,100 17
Type of body of water, common in parts of the South that's mentioned in this song:

"Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and filé gumbo / Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio / Pick guitar fill fruit jar and be gay-o..."
    $400 3
Dustin Hoffman film that climaxed with Custer's Last Stand
    $400 8
An expert in the rules & procedures used by a legislative body
    $600 25
It's the continuous path along which a current can flow
    $600 13
That Bull Moose Theodore Roosevelt took his 1st presidential oath in this city in New York
    $600 18
This watershed's development has been called the widest experiment ever conducted by the U.S. government
    $600 4
This 1941 film of Lillian Hellman's southern saga boasted Bette Davis as a vicious Vixen
    $600 9
What you're charged with if you mouth off to your military superior or won't follow directions
    $800 26
A diploid cell's nucleus has these aligned in pairs
    $800 14
Some now say this president's supposed affairs w/Sally Hemmings was merely a rumor spread by his enemies
    $800 19
Bombay, India is built on islands in this sea named for the land on its other shore
    $800 5
Kristy McNichol-Tatum O'Neal film about teenage vamps at summer camp
    DD: $800 10
The performance of tests in a lab to prove a theory
    $1000 27
The edible orange part of a carrot is actually this, swollen with stored food
    $1000 15
His uncle Sardis Birchard, financed his education at Kenyon College & Harvard Law School
    $1000 20
Named for a German geographer, this cool current in the Pacific is also known as the Peru Current
    $1000 6
Ricky Schroder starred as Cedric in the TV version, but Mary Pickford did it 1st, in 1921
    $1000 11
Those less fortunate than or not having the same advantages as you

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Sharon Matt
$6,600 -$600 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From 1820-1860, this accounted for a least 2/3 of U.S. exports

Final scores:

Tom Sharon Matt
$9,601 -$600 $9,600
3-day champion: $28,401 3rd place: Casio CW-30 portable typewriter + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: Sound Design video center & Abatrak vertical blinds + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Sharon Matt
$6,600 $1,000 $4,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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Game tape date: 1988-01-18
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