Show #867 - Tuesday, May 17, 1988

1988 Senior Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Charmion Burns, a student from Manhattan Beach, California

Joan Erickson, a writer and professional dog walker from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

Fran Kirchhof, a retired bookstore person from Denver, Colorado

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
    $100 21
Once mayor of Buffalo, he started a shipping company with partner Henry Wells
    $100 5
Queen Elizabeth II's personal flag bears a crown with this letter beneath it
    $100 16
Laika, the 1st living creature launched into orbit, was one of these
    $100 7
Julia says to serve this color wine with a cheese souffle
    $100 15
From age 2 to 5, a female horse is a filly; after 5, she's called this
    $100 26
A high-pitched shrill sound, like that of a young bird
    $200 22
Emily Price was better known by this, her married name, which was proper etiquette, of course
    $200 1
Admonition that appeared underneath the rattlesnake on the early U.S. Navy flag
    $200 17
Among the changes in George Jorgensen Jr.'s life was the changing of his 1st name to this
    $200 10
This hot egg yolk & butter sauce is flavored with lemon, unlike its sister "Bearnaise"
    $200 14
In 1919, Man o' War ran & won his 1st race at this Elmont, N.Y. racetrack
    $200 27
For a ballplayer, they can include batting average & RBIs
    $300 23
The name of this family of bankers came from a sign on their house bearing a red shield
    $300 2
By regulation, when Old Glory is completely folded, it's in this shape
    $300 18
To avoid being linked with communism, this Major League Baseball team changed its name
    $300 8
Her version of moussaka is this vegetable filled with onions, herbs, garlic, & ground roast leg of lamb
    $300 13
Popular California track operated by the Los Angeles Turf Club
    $300 28
Of the common nicknames for Richard, Robert or Ronald, the one which is a palindrome
    $400 24
Last name of Revolutionary War general Henry or Scottish religious reformer John
    $400 3
U.S. cabinet department whose flag features a buffalo in the center
    DD: $300 11
According to Cash Box, she had the biggest hit of 1951 with the following:

"I was dancing with my darling to the Tennessee Waltz / When an old friend I happened to.."
    $400 6
The most famous French beef stew, it uses wine as a simmering liquid
    $400 9
All thoroughbred racehorses trace their ancestry back to 3 males of this breed
    $400 29
It's the Chinese lunar new year as celebrated in Southeast Asia
    $500 25
When Italy entered WWI, he assumed charge of the government's wireless service
    $500 4
Symbol found on the national flags of the Maldives, Tunisia & Pakistan
    $500 19
Newsweek says regional accents began to fade away in the U.S. due to the influence of this
    $500 20
For easy opening, set them curved side down on an electric burner & in a minute the shells begin to part
    $500 12
The term for a horse's probable odds as figured by the track handicapper & printed in the program
    $500 30
Fashionably speaking, it's Tucker's partner

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Fran Joan Charmion
$900 $300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fran Joan Charmion
$2,900 $2,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
He was the leader of China for the duration of the war
    $200 1
They're the respiratory organs of a lobster
    $200 20
A French or Belgian policeman
    $200 14
In opera titles, this word precedes "Carlos", "Giovanni", "Pasquale", & "Pedro"
    $200 13
Though some have several, most mosques have at least 1 of these towers to call people to prayer
    $200 24
Frank Sinatra & Andrew Previn, but not Woody Allen
    $400 5
For his daring bombing raid on Tokyo in 1942, he was awarded the Medal of Honor
    $400 23
An undeveloped shoot, an unopened flower, or Billy Gray on "Father Knows Best"
    $400 16
A place for actors to relax when not on stage
    $400 15
This Italian opera house opened on August 3, 1778 with Salieri's opera "Europa riconosciuta"
    $400 12
In Orthodox Judaism, it is not the rabbi but this individual who usually leads the worship service
    $400 25
Actors Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Franchot Tone & Philip Terry, & Pepsi Cola tycoon Alfred Steele
    $600 6
Later Germany's youngest field marshal, he was responsible for Hitler's safety during invasion of Poland
    $600 27
Of light, oxygen, or moisture, the one most plant seeds don't need in order to germinate
    $600 19
From the Latin word for "throat", it's a deep narrow pass through mountains
    $600 18
Nationality of the legendary opera singer Feodor Chaliapin
    $600 11
Both of these founding leaders of the Mormon Church were born in Vermont
    $600 28
Robert Walker,
David O. Selznick, & Norton Simon
    DD: $1,500 7
In 1943, the president called for this as the minimum length of a work week in war plants
    $800 2
The blink, knee jerk, & sneeze are all inborn examples of this response
    $800 21
The metal ring used to hold a sail to its stay or a shoelace on a shoe
    $800 4
Knighted Metropolitan Opera impressario who titled his memoirs "5,000 Nights at the Opera"
    DD: $2,000 3
The former tank commander nicknamed "Killer Runcie" is now known by this religious title
    $800 29
Tony Martin &
Phil Harris
    $1000 8
In 1940, Hitler made the French surrender in the same 1 of these in which Germany had signed its WWI surrender
    $1000 26
The 1-word term for the technique of pressing the venom of a snake into a collection vessel
    $1000 22
A type of silk or rayon frequently used for ribbon, it features heavy crosswise cords
    $1000 17
One source calls this composer of "Cavalleria rusticana" the musical mouthpiece of fascist Italy
    $1000 10
Kentucky is home to world's largest monastery of this order associated with vows of silence
    $1000 30
Wallace Beery, a French marquis & 4 others, but not Joseph Kennedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fran Joan Charmion
$8,800 $5,900 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

More of this state's governors have gone on to be president than any other

Final scores:

Fran Joan Charmion
$5,799 $11,800 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fran Joan Charmion
$10,300 $5,900 $8,000
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,200

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Game tape date: 1988-03-02
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