Show #904 - Thursday, July 7, 1988


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Mike Harris, a teacher and graduate student from Hermon, California

Susanna Betzl, an aspiring actress and writer from New York City, New York

Kevin Frear, a U.S. Army captain from Baumholder, Germany (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
The 1st of these to be synthesized was mauve in 1856
    $100 1
One of his 1st works, it was partially set in the year 802,701
    $100 11
A gherkin is a small one of these used for pickling
    $100 6
We use this 5-letter French word to describe something outmoded or past its prime
    $100 15
Movie studio whose logo shows 22 stars arcing over a mountain
    $200 18
The cyanide process isn't used for murder but to remove these 2 precious metals from their ores
    $200 24
Beverly Hills city limit signs now announce Beverly Hills is sister city to this French film town
    $200 2
Country in which Wells set "The War of the Worlds"
    $200 12
If you were served "poisson et petit pois" in Paris, you'd get fish & this vegetable
    $200 7
Italian for "broad", it's a musical direction meaning to play slowly
    DD: $400 19
Reason you probably didn't see this box of Wheaties at your local supermarket:
    $300 22
Heating a mixture of calcium oxide, sodium carbonate & sand produces this
    $300 25
One of Frank Lloyd Wright's last buildings stands on this street famous for its exclusive shops
    $300 3
J. M. Barrie, it's said, told Wells, "It is very well to be able to write books, but can you waggle" these
    $300 13
Like the turnip, this root vegetable can trace its "nip" ending back to the same root, "nepe"
    $300 8
"Ricksha" is a shortened form of this Asian word meaning "man power carriage"
    $300 20
You can be sure this electrical giant connects the "S" to the "T" in its logo
    $400 4
Completes the title of his 1933 look into the future of mankind, "The Shape of..."
    $400 14
As asparagus is eaten in spears, bamboo is eaten in this "similar" form
    $400 9
The Hindi word for an elephant seat -- the one you ride on, not the one it sits on
    $400 21
Trademarked name of those little sticky yellow note papers from 3M
    $500 5
Wells' letters & papers are held in the city of Urbana at the University of this central state
    $500 16
The potatolike "Eleocharis tuberosa", it's found on pond bottoms & in Chinese dishes
    $500 10
The Swedish word for hot mulled punch
    $500 23
1 of the 2 numbers represented on the domino on the Domino's Pizza box

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

Kevin Susanna Mike
$100 $1,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Susanna Mike
$1,900 $2,500 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are radio shows that have gone on to become television shows.)
    $200 12
Egyptians believed Apis, a sacred bull, was son of a virgin cow impregnated when struck by this
    $200 17
A map with a scale of 1/63,360 will represent one of these as 1 inch
    $200 4
John Larkin played this attorney on radio, Raymond Burr on TV
    $400 13
By a twist of fate, Jocasta was both mother & this to Antigone
    $400 18
As the lines of latitude on a map are called parallels, the lines of longitude are called these
    $400 9
U.S. federal judge John Woolsey ruled this James Joyce novel did not "tend to be an aphrodisiac"
    $400 5
He led the "Talent Scouts", 1st on radio, then later on TV
    $600 14
Described as birds with the faces of maidens, these monsters snatched people & carried them off
    $600 19
Using pictures of landmarks to watch for, Rand McNally published its 1st guide to these in 1907
    DD: $1,000 1
The pope proclaimed 1933 a Holy Year as it was believed to be the 1900th anniversary of this
    DD: $1,000 10
VI is the authorized 2-letter postal abbreviation for this locale
    $600 6
June Whitley played Margaret Anderson to Robert Young's Jim on this 1949 radio series
    $800 15
Pegasus, the winged horse, was born from the neck of the Medusa after this man cut off her head
    $800 20
2nd century Greco-Egyptian whose "Geography" was still being used to design maps in the 15th century
    $800 2
Despite the Depression, this city staged its World's Fair, The Century of Progress Exposition
    $800 11
An envelope with a stamp indicating it was mailed from the place & on the day it was originally issued
    $800 7
This 1960s rural sitcom was based on a 1950 radio show starring Gale Gordon & Bea Benaderet
    $800 24
Brothers Charles & Frank, they nickled & dimed their way through life
    $1000 16
She was the royal sorceress of Colchis, niece of Circe, & wife of Jason
    $1000 21
The science of toponymics tries to standardize these on maps around the world
    $1000 3
On February 15, Giuseppe Zangara tried to do this
    $1000 22
It is the safest way the U.S. Postal Service offers for sending valuables
    $1000 8
Turning 50 in 1987, this CBS soap is the only one left in production that began on radio
    $1000 23
The only first, middle or last name of a U.S. president that fits this category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Susanna Mike
$4,100 $4,500 $300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a song from the '30s musical "Roberta" this line follows "When a lovely flame dies..."

Final scores:

Kevin Susanna Mike
$8,200 $8,000 $0
4-day champion: $47,200 2nd place: La-Z-Boy sofa + Magnavox CD player 3rd place: Ricci serving bowl set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Susanna Mike
$3,900 $4,500 $2,300
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
13 R,
2 W
10 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $10,700

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Game tape date: 1988-03-22
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