Show #915 - Friday, July 22, 1988

Last game of Season 4.
Every clue was prepared by Jeopardy! staff researcher Victoria Haselton.


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Chuck Bennett, a chemist from Fullerton, California

Dave Prechtl, a warehouse manager from Rosemead, California

Ted Tarson, a former market research manager from Nyack New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Reportedly, on January 23, 1780, Georgia became the 1st state to name a town after this president
    $100 21
"Nectar" in feeders is tinted this color, believed to be the hummer's favorite flower color
    $100 26
In the lyrics that end ring-a-ring the roses, this occurs
    $100 1
On location in California for months, she went "nutsy" playing mom to this actress in the film "Nuts"
    $100 14
During the 1940s, kerosene burners were used along airport runways to dissipate this
    $100 3
Mendicants are forbidden options
    $200 8
The Cherokee Phoenix, printed at New Echota in 1928, was 1st Indian one of these
    $200 22
Good at hovering, hummingbirds inspired Igor Sikorsky to design this type of flying craft
    $200 27
"Here we come looby loo, here we come looby light" all on this night
    $200 2
No, Maureen & this "All in the Family" actress aren't related, let alone sisters
    $200 17
Halos around the Sun or Moon are caused by refraction of light by these crystals
    $200 4
A quill beats out a claymore
    $300 9
Atlanta was 1st named "Terminus" because these lines terminated there
    $300 23
During cold weather hummers can "torpidate", lowering this to conserve energy
    $300 28
The 2 colors of the tisket tasket basket
    $300 5
In 1959, she received an Oscar nomination in this category for her 1st film, "Lonelyhearts"
    $300 18
Encyclopaedia Britannica says this has no predictive value; it's just sunlight reflected in rain
    $300 13
Procure but with one melody
    $400 10
This conquistador came marching through Georgia in 1540, not riding in the car that took his name
    $400 24
The shapes of these, straight or curved, are adapted for feeding on particular flowers
    $400 29
She swallowed a fly, I don't know why she swallowed a fly, I think she'll die
    $400 6
Her advice to actors is "Get a lot of" this "and talk loud"
    $400 19
The time lag between these 2 phenomena allows the calculation of distance between observer & storm
    $400 15
Mummies, for example, don't gossip
    $500 12
Indians called this half-million acre swamp "trembling earth"
    $500 25
It's the only U.S. state where the hummingbird is not a native
    DD: $5 30
Type of choral arrangement heard here:

"Row, row, row your boat
Gently down the stream
Merrily merrily, merrily, merrily
Life is but a dream
Row, row, row your boat..."
    $500 11
Maureen, an accomplished gamester in real life, played this "Game" with E.G. Marshall on Broadway in 1978
    $500 20
It's estimated Earth's mean temperature may rise 4°C by the mid-21st cent. due to increase of this gas
    $500 16
An orbiting tart

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Ted Dave Chuck
$1,200 $1,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Dave Chuck
$1,000 $1,900 $2,405

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 1540s Mexico, Franciscan Fray Sahagun began a history of these Indians in their own language
    $200 20
Mount Likavitos, not the Acropolis, is the highest point in this city
    $200 16
Muhammad advised believers to wear clothes of this "most agreeable" color
    $200 25
If you come with me to a "casbah" in North Africa, we'll visit this type of military structure
    $200 1
The second year in college or high school
    $200 3
    $400 8
This British poet, a notorious "Don Juan", kept his ringlets fresh by wearing curlers to bed
    $400 21
You'll find a Great St. Bernard & a Little St. Bernard Pass in this European mountain system
    $400 17
If you miss the annual Haj to Mecca you can perform the Umra, or lesser one of these, at any time
    $400 12
A short intercessory prayer, or as any woman will tell you, the right to vote
    $400 4
    $600 9
In 1673, this French playwright became fatally ill during his satire "The Imaginary Invalid"
    $600 22
In 1875, a Scot, Geo. Anderson, became the 1st person to climb Half-Dome in this U.S. park
    $600 18
On Women's Day in 1979, women in Tehran protested wearing this; now they have no choice
    $600 13
In ordinal numbers, this follows forty-ninth
    $600 5
    $800 10
India, where his father & grandfather were missionaries, inspired this 1922 Hermann Hesse novel
    $800 23
Unlike nearby Everest, 22,958' Machapuchare has never been climbed because this country forbids it
    $800 19
In Islamic tradition, 1 sign of this will be the appearance of the barbarian nations Gog & Magog
    $800 14
The capital of Brazil
    $800 6
    $1000 11
She said women need money & "A Room of One's' Own" to write fiction--like "Orlando"
    DD: $1,000 24
The 1988 Winter Olympics took place in the foothills of these mountains
    $1000 15
A small corsage worn by a man in his buttonhole
    $1000 7

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Dave Chuck
$4,000 $4,900 $2,205

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before his marriage in 1956, he slipped out of Los Angeles using the alias "C. Monte"

Final scores:

Ted Dave Chuck
$8,000 $8,001 $4,005
2nd place: Jenn-Air grill-range + 7 Krup kitchen products New champion: $8,001 3rd place: Lucien Piccard his & her watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Dave Chuck
$4,000 $4,900 $2,700
18 R,
7 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $11,600

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Game tape date: 1988-03-29
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