Show #843 - Wednesday, April 13, 1988


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Betty North, an entertainer from Willow Springs, Illinois

Jeff Miller, a security consultant from Mission Viejo, California

Ron Karr, a software engineer from Mountain View, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Total number of identical faces on a cube
    $100 7
The kea parrot of New Zealand is known to attack these wooly animals for their kidney fat
    $100 12
The 4 most widely used types of saxophones are the baritone, tenor, alto, & this
    $100 16
The NCO who puts the troops through their daily paces, though it sounds like a job for their dentist
    $100 15
Nevada's capital was named in honor of him
    $100 5
In this place, in that place, plus in all places
    $200 2
Dessert-like name given a diagram in which proportions are shown as sectors of a circle
    $200 14
In October 1987, 1 of the 6 of these mammals the Navy brought to use in the Persian Gulf died there
    $200 13
On the album cover, it's the instrument on which "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is written
    $200 17
While on the job, a gondolier traditionally keeps at least one hand on one of these
    $200 19
Hit by an Indian arrow in Florida in 1521, he made it back to Havana but died of his wounds there
    $200 6
Deflated like one flapjack
    $300 3
Of a tire inner tube, a left sock, or a baby bottle nipple, one a torus most resembles
    DD: $800 24
Number of 180ยบ turns the main tubing makes on the standard instrument heard here:

["Instrument music plays."]
    $300 18
In a royal house, an equerry is an officer in charge of these
    $300 20
He was Balboa's chief lieutenant during discovery of the Pacific before going on to conquer Peru
    $300 8
Ancient addictions expire with difficulty
    $400 4
For the fractions 1/2, 1/3 & 1/4, it's the lowest common denominator
    $400 25
In holding this, the thumb, slightly bent, is inserted between the stick & the hair
    $400 22
In October 1987, Richard Wilbur became the 2nd person in U.S. appointed this; Robert Penn Warren was 1st
    $400 21
2 of 3 bodies of water explored by & named for Henry Hudson
    $400 9
That ceremonial bonding constructed amidst paradise
    $500 11
About 300 B.C., he postulated "a straight line can be drawn from any point to any other point"
    $500 23
Fancy French term for a doorkeeper or janitor
    $500 10
In no case let the patsy have odds equaling yours

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

Ron Jeff Betty
$1,300 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Jeff Betty
$1,600 $1,400 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In song, it's Chicago's "Great Street" where "they do things they don't do on Broadway"
    $200 7
With a language related to no other on Earth, they've been in the Arctic as long as Romans in Rome
    $200 9
Fields said his epitaph should read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in..." this city
    $200 13
Taylor Caldwell's book "The Earth is the Lord's" is a romance about this military Mongol
    $200 14
It's the closest planet to the Sun named after a Roman god
    $200 2
In music, it means "in rapid tempo"; in magic, it precedes "chango"
    $400 19
New York City's Bowery got its name from this Dutchman's farm
    $400 8
Of Latin, Greek, or Sanskrit, language spoken by the most people today
    $400 10
Proverb Fields followed up with "Then quit. There's no use being a fool about it."
    $400 15
It's the closest planet to the Sun that has a natural satellite
    $400 3
It's salted ham, cured by drying & sliced paper-thin for serving
    $600 20
Dotted with mansions, D.C.'s Embassy Row is on this avenue named for a New England state
    $600 12
Japanese was 1st written using the symbols of this language
    $600 11
Fields began his stage career with this type of act
    $600 16
Galileo 1st thought this planet was made up of 3 spheres, but his theory didn't ring true
    $600 4
In this, Terry the Dog's most famous role, Miss Gulch takes him to be put to sleep
    DD: $1,000 21
In 1961, part of this city's Stalinallee was renamed Karl-Marx-Allee
    $800 23
This Romance language is the official language of Mozambique & Angola
    $800 27
From 1915 to 1921, Fields was a star in several editions of this Broadway variety show
    $800 26
Evelyn Waugh's novel "Helena" tells the story of St. Helena, who was this "Great" emperor's mom
    $800 17
On Mars this expands & contracts according to the season
    $800 5
This alliance, founded September 8, 1954, disbanded June 30, 1977
    $1000 22
Memphis street most associated with composer W.C. Handy, "Father of the Blues"
    $1000 24
Bahasa, a form of this language, is the official language of Indonesia
    $1000 28
It's what the "W" & "C" stand for
    $1000 25
"Inventor of the historical novel" whose 1st novel in his famous series was called "Waverley"
    DD: $1,000 18
Named for outer planets, these elements, atomic numbers 93 & 94, were both discovered in 1940
    $1000 6
She's the muse of lyric or love poetry

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Jeff Betty
$4,200 $1,400 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This U.S. state was named for a king, the grandson of Henry of Navarre

Final scores:

Ron Jeff Betty
$8,400 $0 $3,599
2-day champion: $13,401 3rd place: Whirlpool refrigerator 2nd place: Keller bedroom furniture & Capri lighting

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ron Jeff Betty
$5,000 $3,400 $5,700
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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Game tape date: 1987-12-15
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