Show #889 - Thursday, June 16, 1988

Stephen Lebowitz game 5.


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Steve Herron, a letter carrier from Shawnee, Oklahoma

Jimmie Bucci, a temporary service manager originally from North Tarrytown, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $100)

Stephen Lebowitz, a physician from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $50,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Mary Baker Eddy founded the Church of Christ, Scientist in this New England city
    $100 1
The only part of his NBC interview cut on Soviet TV was his admitting he discussed affairs with Raisa
    $100 13
NutraSweet said "Simplesse", a substitute for this, could cut the calories in ice cream by over 50%
    $100 11
In "Hangman" dashes or blanks indicate the number of these
    $100 7
He's known as the Godfather--of Soul & Funk, that is
    $200 23
It's said William Pitt told the House of Lords that this man ranked with Newton as a scientist
    $200 2
In January 1988, the Supreme Court ruled that this type of newspaper could be censored
    $200 14
To "coddle" food, cook it in water just below this temperature
    $200 19
In "Crazy Eights", these cards score 50 points each
    $200 8
As governor, he warned Californians to lower their expectations of what government can do for them
    $300 24
In 1962, this att'y general sent Congress a civil rights bill aimed at curbing police brutality
    $300 3
A new study indicates aggressive, type A personalities are actually less likely to die from this cause
    $300 15
More types of these expensive fungi have been found in Pacific Coast woodlands than anywhere else
    DD: $1,000 20
In "Going on a Trip", what you might say if the player before you is "taking an apple & a book"
    $300 9
His properties in Pennsylvania included a concealed room for hiding fugitive slaves
    $400 27
A former lawyer & schoolteacher, this noted lexicographer helped found Amherst College in 1821
    $400 18
In 1986, this company sold some 169,000 cars in the U.S., most ever by an import in its 1st year
    $400 4
This embattled oil company announced it may owe the IRS $6 1/2 billion in back taxes
    $400 16
Julia Child says this "wickedly rich" chocolate dessert may be made a day or so before serving
    $400 21
Many players own their own set of these, used to play "301" in a pub
    $400 10
According to her 1982 bestseller, she believed in "Having It All"
    $500 26
Personally mild in temperament, William Lloyd Garrison was best known for radical opposition to this
    $500 25
AMC has become this division of Chrysler
    $500 5
In its 5-year-long eruption, this volcano on a slope of Mauna Loa has destroyed over 50 homes
    $500 17
The French use this fruit to make "tarte aux framboises"
    $500 22
Term for what players do to determine the order of shooting in pool
    $500 12
His creator said he "represents the insecurity in all of us, & our desire to be liked"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Stephen Jimmie Steve
$1,300 -$500 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Jimmie Steve
$1,600 -$300 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
East Germany ranks 1st in world production of lignite, which is a type of this fuel
    $200 15
The species "rhizobium" of these micro-organisms plays an important role in nitrogen fixation in plants
    $200 23
If you read Ovid's "Metamorphoses" in English, it was metamorphosized from this, its original language
    $200 2
In "The Life & Times of Judge Roy Bean", the judge reads' this N.Y. paper to follow Lily Langtry's career
    $200 24
During a performance of an opera about this queen of Egypt, Handel had a 1/2 fist-fight w/the composer
    $200 7
Amy Vanderbilt says for a wedding, it should include all close friends & odd family retainers
    $400 13
Germans call this city "Koln", but we call it this
    $400 16
The part of a cell where chromosomes are found
    $400 22
This book of the Bible contains songs by David, Asaph, the Korahites & others
    $400 3
This legendary stock pen was a setting in "Law & Order", "Darling Clementine", & "Hour of the Gun"
    $400 25
"Don Giovanni" is the Italian name of this legendary seducer
    $400 8
Black's Law Dictionary says English law originally defined this as theft worth 12 pence or more
    $600 14
German is one of the newer European nations since it wasn't unified until late in this century
    $600 17
Calcite crystals form this, the iridescent lining of nautilus shells
    $600 21
His epic, the "Aeneid", describes the founding of Rome
    $600 4
The boat in "Man in the Wilderness" was based upon the notes of this pair of U.S. explorers
    $600 26
Opening night at the Met for the 1918 season was November 11, which coincided with this WWI event
    $600 1
Its extreme thinness is achieved by hammering it between layers of parchment
    $800 18
Founded in 1386, it's the oldest university in West Germany
    $800 20
The term for a parasite's "meal ticket"
    $800 11
One encyclopedia says his portrait of Socrates is the best drawn character in Greek literature
    $800 5
It's claimed the final fight of this Peckinpah classic used more rounds than the 1923 Mexican Revolution
    DD: $900 9
He led the group who gave us the following No. 1 song in 1965: This diamond ring doesn't shine for me anymore / And this diamond ring doesn't mean what it meant before / So if you've got…
    DD: $4,800 27
The standard divisions in biological classification, remembered by the initials "KPCOFGS"
    $1000 19
Writing during army campaigns, Marcus Aurelius originally titled this self-reflective work "to himself"
    $1000 6
This primary color was not used in "A Man Called Horse" since 19th c. Sioux had no access to it
    $1000 28
Richard Strauss' 1-act opera about this temptress is based on a play by Oscar Wilde
    $1000 10
Once asked if he would "swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, & nothing but the truth" he replied "No"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Jimmie Steve
$1,000 $1,900 $9,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"A better army...probably never faced an enemy," Grant wrote of his service as a lieutenant in this war

Final scores:

Stephen Jimmie Steve
$1,898 $1,700 $10,000
2nd place: a trip on Eastern to Washington, D.C. & stay at the Madison Hotel + Jeopardy! box game 3rd place: Gibson refrigerator/freezer + Jeopardy! box game New champion: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephen Jimmie Steve
$5,800 $1,900 $9,900
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
4 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1988-03-14
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