Show #914 - Thursday, July 21, 1988


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Elliott Hahn, an attorney from Redondo Beach, California

Bob Greenberg, an actor and teacher originally from Chicago, Illinois

Ted Tarson, a former market research manager from Nyack New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 1828, the city of Philadelphia tried to sell it as scrap but couldn't find a buyer
    $100 26
Believed to be the 1st grain cultivated, the "pearl" variety is often used in soups
    $100 17
The current game rage, "Pictionary", is this popular party game with pictures, not pantomime
    $100 12
In French, the official language, this Mediterranean island's name is "Corse"
    $100 7
In his 2 series, he's played Tony Banta & Tony Micelli
    $100 6
It's from the French for "my lady"
    $200 2
"The Star-Spangled Banner" was written during this war
    $200 27
During the winemaking process, "setting the wine in cooperage" refers to this step
    $200 18
In 1979, 1 1/2 times as much money for this game was printed in the U.S. as real money
    $200 13
Outlet opened in 1869, closed in 1967 & reopened in 1975
    DD: $500 8
Actress seen here on episode of her own series in which her character appears on "Jeopardy!":
    $200 20
A Japanese emperor or British operetta
    $300 3
John C. Calhoun & Spiro Agnew are the only men in U.S. history to have done this
    $300 28
This "nut" served as dessert at Chinese restaurants is the fruit of the soapberry tree
    $300 19
In whist, forerunner of bridge, the dealer would name this, or "bridge" the option to his partner
    $300 15
The shortened name for this pest is the medfly
    $300 9
Though Archie Bunker called him "Meathead", this was the actual name of Rob Reiner's character
    $300 21
The title of this local official came from the Latin "major", meaning "greater"
    $400 4
Though he lost his suit for freedom in 1857, a former owner's son bought & freed him that same year
    $400 30
Soft lumps formed in the process of coagulation, often of milk
    $400 24
Game in which a player can achieve squopping with his squidger, the larger disc
    $400 16
Number of continents that border the Mediterranean
    $400 10
Several Mickey Mouse Club serials featured these 2 boys at the Triple R Ranch
    $400 22
These initials stand for a mail service official or the top British government official
    $500 5
Broken up in 1871, the group led by this boss swindled NYC out of millions
    $500 29
From Greek for "sweet root", too much of this dark sweet can cause high blood pressure in some
    $500 25
To "enter upon" in Parcheesi, you need this number in any combination to come up on the dice
    $500 14
This landmark's name came from the Arabic "Jabal Tariq" meaning "Mount of Tariq"
    $500 11
He swung in "Tarzan"--now he swims in "Sea Hunt"
    $500 23
Emir is a title of honor given to descendants of this person

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

Ted Bob Elliott
$1,300 $1,900 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Bob Elliott
$3,100 $3,200 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Joseph Lister's ideas about killing germs germinated after he read about this French chemist
    $200 14
The early Christians were called Nazarenes, a name derived from this
    $200 27
What you often do if your alarm fails to go off or your spouse doesn't wake you
    $200 2
J.M. Barrie fantasy that opens with Nana the dog turning down bedcovers & running bath water
    $200 20
Early Beatles hit that fits the category--twice, in fact
    $200 1
A Czech museum has unearthed 10 manuscript scores supposedly by this rival of Mozart
    $400 12
He said, modestly, "Nature created penicillin. I only found it."
    $400 16
The crucifixion took place on Calvary, or Golgotha, which means "the place of..." this skeletal feature
    $400 28
This class of dog is almost always fetching--that's how it got its name
    $400 3
Eugene O'Neill wrote a modern tragedy about "Desire Under" these
    $400 21
A #1 hit for The Marvelettes in 1961 &, 14 years later, for the Carpenters
    $400 6
The country is divided into 2 republics, the Czech Socialist Republic & this
    $600 13
Once a "Quiz Kid" on radio, James Watson helped figure out the double-helix structure of this
    $600 17
Author of the last book of the New Testament, this saint was called the "Divine", meaning "theologian"
    $600 29
When 2 lines on a graph meet & cross they are said to do this
    $600 4
Goethe was to Germany as Ibsen was to this country
    $600 22
Though Dave Loggins asked his lady to come to 3 cities, this, the song's title, includes only one
    $600 7
In January 1988, 127 Czechs were accused of stealing some $200,000 worth of this from Pilsen
    DD: $500 15
The element abbreviated "Lw" is named for this man, inventor of the cyclotron
    $800 18
Jesus likened the last judgement to sheep being separated from these other farm animals
    $800 26
It's 2 or more cars parked obliquely across a street with B. Crawford standing behind them
    $800 5
Credited with inventing tragedy, Thespis is also considered the 1st of these
    $800 23
"Don't play B-17" was the plea in this 1975 Olivia Newton-John song
    $800 8
1987 film in which Sally Kirkland played an aging Czech actress in New York City
    $1000 19
This Dane, who explained the atom, donated his gold Nobel medal to Finnish war relief
    $1000 30
You can walk through a 2700-year-old tunnel that still carries water to this Jerusalem pool
    DD: $800 25
A two-way split, usually into contradictory parts or opinions
    $1000 9
In his "Endgame", the main character's parents, Nagg & Nell, spend the entire play in garbage cans
    $1000 24
Hank Locklin's 1960 hit song, or what a highwire walker who just slipped off the wire might say
    $1000 10
Gorbachev's reform ideas are akin to Dubcek's, who was jailed after Russia invaded in this year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Bob Elliott
$8,900 $5,700 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the first spoken word transmitted by radio from the surface of the Moon

Final scores:

Ted Bob Elliott
$11,401 $11,400 $800
New champion: $11,401 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Hollywood, Florida & stay at the Diplomat + Jeopardy! box game of computerized version 3rd place: Soundesign entertainment center + Jeopardy! box game of computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Bob Elliott
$8,900 $5,900 $1,200
22 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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Game tape date: 1988-03-29
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