Show #855 - Friday, April 29, 1988


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Dennis Brent, a teacher from Huntington Beach, California

Steve Barto, a field marketing representative originally from Niagara Falls, New York

Mike Harris, a physician from Mill Valley, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,800)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
When he tired of his 1st wife, this "Great" czar banished her to a monastery
    $100 11
At 8 minutes & 32 seconds, this 2-sided single by Don McLean is longest-playing single to reach #1
    $100 1
"Flu" is short for this
    $100 16
At this president's request, there was an inaugural concert instead of a ball in 1941
    $100 27
Pronounced one way, it's a table from which guests serve themselves, the other, it means to hit
    $200 24
The novel "1 Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" was set in a prison camp during this man's regime
    $200 7
Of Woodstock, US Festival '83, or Live Aid, the one that holds U.S. attendance record
    $200 3
In his new book, Dr. Altman says researchers should ideally try out new drugs on these subjects 1st
    $200 15
Pat Nixon co-designed the famous rug featuring the Presidential Seal for this room
    $200 29
Ads for Tabu show a man holding a woman while a woman touches this instrument
    $200 26
A built-in bed on a train, or a place for a boat to park
    $300 17
Meaning "adventurers", troops of them were used for pogroms & suppressing 20th c. uprisings
    $300 2
Lennon-McCartney composition that's been recorded most by other performers
    $300 4
Occuring many times more often in men than in women, this uric acid disorder can get you by the toes
    $300 12
Martin Van Buren's daughter-in-law & Chester Arthur's sister both served as this
    $300 10
For those who find Charlie too heavy, this company also makes Charlie Go Lightly
    $300 21
The L.A. Times reported Michael Jackson had 46 of these on the outfit he wore in the "Bad" video
    $400 18
Siberian svengali often blamed for the downfall on Nicholas II
    $400 8
Only American group to have 5 consecutive singles, all in the '60s, go to #1
    DD: $500 5
Newly identified depression, "SAD" comes on mainly in this season, & is treated with special lights
    $400 13
The emperor of China gave Julia Dent, this general's wife, the brocade for her 2nd inaugural gown
    $400 20
Once the spokeswoman for Chanel No. 5, she now pushes a perfume named for herself
    $400 22
It means impudent or bold, or simply something made of brass
    $500 19
In 1914, St. Petersburg's name was changed to this, which sounded more Russian
    $500 9
For his role in "Captain Newman, M.D.", he became 1st rock star to be nominated for an Oscar
    $500 6
Acting in the liver, Lovastatin, a new drug, can reduce this in your blood up to 39%
    $500 14
"First son" who married Doria Palmieri
    $500 28
1 of the 4 Christian Dior perfumes which has "Dior" in its name
    $500 23
In 1907, Gelett Burgess coined this word for a brief commendatory notice like on a book jacket

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mike Steve Dennis
$2,200 -$800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Steve Dennis
$3,600 -$600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Its the ancient name of the peninsula occupied by Spain & Portugal
    $200 1
Her real name was Fannie Borach, as Streisand could tell you
    $200 25
It was this war that gave us the trenchcoat, a raincoat for the men in the trenches
    $200 14
Federal judge at Fort Smith in the late 1800s, Isaac Parker had this "swinging" nickname
    $200 24
This author's 1922 "Ulysses" parallels Bloom's 1-day pilgrimage with Ulysses' years of wandering
    $200 19
At the golf club, it's someone who carries the golf clubs
    $400 4
Covering about 1 million square miles, this Mid-East peninsula is the world's largest
    $400 8
Natasha Gurdin, who found "Love with the Proper Stranger"
    $400 26
Meaning "attached to the front", it's a sort of apron or a Gilbert & Sullivan boat
    $400 16
His father won the Medal of of Honor in the Civil War & he won it for WWII defense of the Philippines
    $400 13
Relation of Ulysses to Telemachus
    $400 20
w/2 "R"s, it means an overseas reporter, but with 1 "R" it means an adulterer in a divorce case
    DD: $1,500 5
2 of the 3 countries occupying parts of the Yucatan Peninsula
    $600 9
Yewell Tompkins who watched Marilyn Monroe's skirt blow up in "The Seven Year Itch"
    $600 15
The original forms of the words "pants" & "knickers"
    $600 17
Senator who, in '46 sponsored an "Act" to provide funds for exchange students program
    $600 3
Sowing his field with salt, Ulysses tried to get out of this war with an ancient section 8
    $600 21
Derived from Latin diminutive for "book", in legal terms it's an amendment to a will
    $800 6
It's the only state that's virtually all peninsula--2 in fact
    $800 10
Game show host Pierre LaCock, who starred on Broadway in "La Cage aux Folles
    DD: $200 18
Cotton planter Sanford Faulkner is thought to have written this famous fiddle tune: [instrumental music plays]
    $800 12
Ulysses is the English version of "Ulixes", the Latin version of this Greek name
    $800 22
A Chinese city that's now Kuangchou, or a Swiss state
    $1000 7
The Isthmus of Kra lies between Thailand & this famed peninsula
    $1000 11
Born Walter Cox, he played half of "Harold & Maude"
    $1000 28
An illustration of the current style in dress, or a person who always wears the latest style
    $1000 29
Only Arkansas gov. to serve 6 terms, in 1957 he sent Nat'l Guard to block integration in schools
    $1000 27
Homerian epic which could be subtitled "Ulysses: The War Years"
    $1000 23
Origin of this 3-syllable synonym for a crusty, crabby old man is unknown, so go away

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Steve Dennis
$10,700 $4,000 $3,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

While the U.S. has the most telephones by far, this country is 2nd

Final scores:

Mike Steve Dennis
$12,200 $300 $0
2-day champion: $23,000 2nd place: trip on United to Colorado & stay at Crestwood Lodge 3rd place: Frigidaire laundry center

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Steve Dennis
$9,900 $4,000 $3,400
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 1988-01-19
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