Show #819 - Thursday, March 10, 1988


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Demeter Manning, a computer systems programmer from Woodland Hills, California

Jerry Van Riper, an actuary from Richmond, Virginia

Jack Lowe, a pediatrician from Rockville, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,805)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Assassin-to-be who served in a militia unit which helped capture John Brown at Harpers Ferry
    $100 13
Under the title "First Impressions", the 1st version of this J. Austen novel was rejected by a publisher in 1797
    $100 9
A vintner makes this, sometimes by vinification
    $100 1
According to USA Today, it's the holiday on which the most hot dogs are eaten
    $100 21
She won a place on People's 1987 best-dressed list, though she lost Sylvester Stallone
    $100 19
On "Beany & Cecil", Beany's beanie had this on it
    $200 6
Cmdr. Matthew Fontaine Maury tried to set up a Confederate colony here with Emperor Maximilian's help
    $200 14
Type of literature associated with Vachel Lindsay & Christina Rossetti
    $200 10
This word means to speak pompously or to officiate as a pontiff
    $200 2
Afier spending $50,000 on 20 flagpoles for Flag Day 1987 Hamtramck, Mi. couldn't afford these
    $200 22
2 years after running off to see the Wizard, she ran off with her 1st husband, bandleader David Rose
    $200 20
This orange-billed cartoon character has a brand of orange juice named for him
    $300 7
Paul Revere's grandson, Col. Paul Joseph Revere, was mortally wounded in this Penn. battle
    $300 15
Steinbeck's "East of Eden" is based on the biblical story of these 2 brothers
    $300 16
A "misogynist" hates & distrusts these
    $300 3
In 1986, this Jewish holiday began in December & didn't end until 3 days into January 1987
    $300 23
She not only won an Oscar for playing "Mrs. Miniver", she married the actor who played her son
    $300 24
In his 1st cartoon, "A Tale of 2 Kitties", this yellow bird was chased by Babbit & Catstello
    $400 11
Cherokee chief Stand Watie was the last Rebel general to do this, in 1865
    $400 28
Dante's "Inferno" is the 1st section of this "trilogy"
    $400 17
Of a little lamb, a fugitive from the law, or a lady hamster, what a "lamster" is
    $400 4
The only 2 months in which Easter can fall
    $400 27
She swung with Tarzan, but married John Farrow
    $400 25
Almost all of Wile E. Coyote's contraptions to catch the Road Runner come from this corporation
    $500 12
When war broke out, this future president was selling leather in his father's Illinois store
    $500 30
In "Les Miserables", this character is sentenced to 5 years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread
    $500 18
A "philhellenist" admires this
    DD: $400 8
2 of the 4 holidays the government moved in 1971 to give federal employees 3-day weekends
    $500 29
She won't tell who her 1st husband was, but her 2nd & 3rd were Vittorio Gassman & Tony Franciosa
    $500 26
Bugs Bunny did not star in this 1978 full-length animated fantasy about rabbits fleeing from man

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jack Jerry Demeter
$200 $2,000 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$2,100 $4,500 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: With the letter T in quotation marks. That of course means that all of the responses will begin with that letter.)
    $200 8
Organization which held its 8th World Jamboree Aug. 18-28, 1955 at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    $200 14
This network anchor went to Sam Houston college & was a reporter for the Houston Chronicle
    $200 13
Color of the iceberg & Mt. Shasta varieties
    $200 24
In Donizetti's opera, Lucrezia Borgia kills several men, her son & herself with this
    $200 4
It was not the only, just the most famous of the penal colonies in French Guiana
    $200 1
A "tercentenary" celebrates this anniversary
    $400 12
They held a 10th anniversary session in the S.F. opera house where they had drawn up their charter
    DD: $700 15
This Texan was so popular in Britain that when he toured w/the Beatles, they gave him equal billing:

"Pretty woman, walkin' down the street /
Pretty woman, the kind I'd like to meet /
Pretty woman /
I don't believe you..."
    $400 17
Infantile word that precedes "darling", "masquerade", & "Betsy McCall" in names of miniature roses
    $400 25
Boito died before finishing "Nerone", his opera about this emperor, so Toscanini finished it
    $400 6
The longest of these on record, 400 years, ended in Chile's Desierto de Atacama in 1971
    $400 2
Nickname of a North Carolinian
    $600 9
After his death April 18, his brain was removed for scientific study, as he had wished
    $600 16
As Treasury Sec'y. this former Texas gov. signed all U.S. money; now bankrupt, he says he has none
    DD: $500 18
1 of 2 20th century presidents who have roses named for them
    $600 26
She's the leading character in Musgrave's opera "Harriet, the Woman Called Moses"
    $600 20
Montevideo is the capital of this country that Fodor's calls "the Switzerland of South America"
    $600 3
We use it to mean "face-to-face", but the literal French translation is "head-to-head"
    $800 11
On March 2, King Sihanouk of this country abdicated the throne not to his son, but to his father
    $800 21
He popularized the slogan "Remember the Alamo" before inventing condensed milk
    $800 19
This oil from roses is used in making perfume
    $800 29
"Gloriana", an opera about Elizabeth I, premiered in June, 1953 in honor of her coronation
    $800 28
Westernmost point in South America, Punta Parinas, Peru, lies due south of this nearest U.S. state
    $800 5
The title of Vivien Leigh's only Broadway musical, it's also the Russian word for "comrade"
    $1000 10
On November 3, 1955, he was confirmed as premier by the Israeli Knesset
    $1000 22
Miriam Ferguson, who became governor 7 yrs. after her husband had been impeached, had this nickname
    $1000 23
A rose is the state flower for these 2 states, the Empire State, & the Empire State of the South
    $1000 30
"La Loca" dramatized the life of an insane queen, daughter of this 15th century Spanish pair
    $1000 27
General Jose de San Martin is considered the liberator of this southern South American country
    $1000 7
From the Latin for "squire" or "young soldier", it's a neophyte

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$9,300 $6,800 $5,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Appropriately, there's a small town by this name midway between Napoleon, Mo. & Wellington, Mo.

Final scores:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$13,605 $13,600 $11,400
2-day champion: $31,410 2nd place: Tappan electric range w/microwave oven + [missing from recording] 3rd place: [missing from recording]

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Jerry Demeter
$9,300 $6,500 $5,900
17 R,
0 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1987-11-16
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