Show #870 - Friday, May 20, 1988

1988 Senior Tournament final game 2.


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Peggy Kennedy, a forensic toxicologist from Menands, New York (subtotal of $11,400)

Joan Erickson, a writer and professional dog walker from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $7,000)

Louise Reyburn Dice, a farmer and writer from Taos, New Mexico (subtotal of $4,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Sloths usually give birth while hanging around this way
    $100 26
Craze that "spun around" all summer
    $100 4
While a shaman is an Indian healer, a shamus is this
    $100 22
His definition of paradise was "a jug of wine, a loaf of bread -- & thou"
    $100 21
Madras-born baritone who sings "Release Me" but gives his fans "Humper-hugs" anyway
    $100 30
For its contribution to American culture, this greeting card co. won a National Medal of Arts
    $200 7
Of the 18 species of this bird, only the emperor & Adelie live in Antarctica
    $200 27
Brooklyn youth who, at 15, became youngest chess player named an international grand master
    $200 6
If you were known as a trailblazer, you did this to trees along the route
    DD: $200 16
Ernest Dowson wrote, "They are not long..." these:
    $200 20
He was born in Bombay on December 30, 1865 & set many of his books & stories in India
    $200 29
Every year from 1951-57, except one, this mule picked up a Patsy Award
    $300 10
Many experts believe this dandy household pest may have been Earth's 1st flying creature
    $300 24
Born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, he assumed this name & number on November 4
    $300 8
In a fairy tale, elves helped a cordwainer, someone who makes these
    $300 15
Future PM who wrote in an 1845 novel, "I rather like bad gets so bored with good wine"
    $300 1
Delicate damsel from Darjeeling who was born Vivian Mary Hartley but acted under this name
    $300 11
In 1949, he won an Emmy as "Most Outstanding Kinescoped Personality", not "Best in a Dress"
    $400 13
Spending much time alone, this Asian species is the most solitary of the great apes
    $400 25
1 of 2 hits running on Broadway in 1958 whose titles begin with "Look"
    $400 9
A phlebotomist draws a paycheck by drawing this
    $400 19
Samuel Johnson said, "Claret is...for boys; port for men, but he who aspires to be a hero must drink" this
    $400 2
Bombay-born conductor whose father founded the Bombay String Quartet & the Bombay Symphony
    $400 14
Of Bill Blass, Carlos Castaneda, or Federico Fellini, the 1 who won a "Winnie"
    $500 17
A cat's great night vision comes from light passing twice through this rear part of the eye
    $500 28
Pair of small islands off Mainland China over which international tensions flared
    $500 23
Your profession if you just played in a test match at Lord's
    $500 18
It's how Ben Jonson began the famous stanza which ends, "...and I'll not look for wine"
    $500 3
Once a maharajah's stable boy, he starred as Mowgli in the 1942 film "The Jungle Book"
    $500 12
To win a Pulitzer Prize in History, your book has to be on the history of this

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

Louise Joan Peggy
$1,700 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Louise Joan Peggy
$3,700 $2,200 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Dynasty restored to the throne in 1814 with Louis XVIII
    $200 24
80-90% of this New England state, more than any other, is covered by forests, with lots of pine trees
    $200 5
Escalus, prince of this city, has the last line in Romeo & Juliet
    $200 20
Though U.S. says this country spent $360 billion on its military in 1983, they say it was only $23 billion
    $200 9
At one time, this composer of "Pomp & Circumstance" regularly led a band at a mental hospital
    $200 17
When Charles McNary lost for VP in 1940, this Hoosier lost the presidential bid
    $400 8
He's the only man to serve as French president in 2 non-consecutive terms
    $400 25
1 of 2 states whose state bird is a chicken
    $400 4
In this play, Gremio is a suitor to Bianca & Grumio is Petruchio's lackey
    $400 19
Churchill said, "Never...was so much owed by so many to so few"
    $400 10
U.S. Immigration misspelled the surname of this composer's parents, which was originally Kaplan
    $400 6
His political ticket was Goldwater's, his meal ticket, the American Express Card
    $600 21
This long war was considered over with the defeat of the British at Castillon in 1453
    $600 26
This "Mountain State" is considered to have the most irregular boundary of the lower 48
    $600 1
Their 1st exit line is "Fair is foul, & foul is fair: Hover through the fog & filthy air"
    $600 18
In 1962, this force's headquarters was moved from Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria to Aubagne, France
    $600 11
He wrote 9 symphonies, the last of which is subtitled "From the New World"
    $600 14
He lost a VP race in 1900, the year he became grandfather of a future namesake presidential nominee
    $800 22
In 1st century A.D., the areas of Aquitania, Lugdunensis & Belgica were collectively called this
    DD: $1,000 27
Before 1959, a piece of this central state was the northernmost point in the U.S.
    $800 2
This play's setting is simply described as "the island"
    $800 29
Official term for a 1-star general
    $800 12
In 1858, he gave up his Army commission to compose such works as "A Night on Bald Mountain"
    DD: $3,000 15
A loser as Dewey's running mate, he would later have his day -- in court
    $1000 23
This "Death of Marat" artist voted for the execution of Louis XVI
    $1000 28
1 of best-known but least-seen monuments in Alaska is near Barrow, honoring these 2 men who died there in '35
    $1000 3
Line preceding "made glorious summer by this sun of York"
    $1000 30
British equivalent of America's West Point
    $1000 13
Due to the huge number of performers required, his 8th symphony was dubbed "Symphony of a Thousand"
    $1000 16
Only candidate to run for VP on a losing ticket & later become president

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Louise Joan Peggy
$12,500 $2,200 $8,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Set in England, this play by Tom Taylor was probably the most talked-about play in 1865

Final scores:

Louise Joan Peggy
$17,500 $3,000 $11,100

Cumulative scores:

Louise Joan Peggy
$22,200 $10,000 $22,500
1st runner-up: $22,200 2nd runner-up: $10,000 Tournament champion: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Louise Joan Peggy
$10,300 $3,200 $8,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 1988-03-02
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