Show #807 - Tuesday, February 23, 1988


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Rosemary Stuttle, a copywriter from Peoria, Illinois

Susan Brown, a housewife and mother from West Hartford, Connecticut

David Huemer, a commodities trader from Hoboken, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
George M. Cohan originally called this song "You're A Grand Old Rag"
    $100 7
He played the king of France in "The Lion in Winter", but now he's playing the king of spies, James Bond
    $100 20
Comic strip that features a kite-eating tree
    $100 13
Political party said to have been born in a schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854
    $100 14
It's said the playwright Aeschylus died when an eagle dropped a tortoise on this
    $100 5
"Just a" hired escort
    $200 2
Tulsey Town, later Tulsa, Oklahoma, hit the big time when this was discovered there in 1901
    $200 8
Paul Robeson played an African chieftain in the 1937 film about the search for this king's mines
    $200 23
Lawrence Hargrave of Australia perfected this "geometric" kite in 1893
    $200 24
With some 250 ranches, Wisconsin raises more of these furry creatures than any other state
    DD: $500 15
This legendary movie star died in 1932, reportedly in Jean Harlow's arms:
    $200 10
It's a detective, not a boy with Bazooka on his boots
    $300 3
Some sources say McKinley was the 1st president to do this--in a Stanley Steamer
    $300 9
Flora Robson played this 16th c. queen twice, in "The Sea Hawk" & "Fire Over England"
    $300 28
He could have been the 1st person to phone somebody about the giant kites he invented
    $300 25
Formerly the Seattle Pilots, they became Wisconsin's new professional baseball team in 1970
    $300 16
"Book of Lists" says a 16th century man with world's longest one of these tripped over it & died
    $300 18
Common name for a pathogenic microorganism
    $400 4
In 1900, a new baseball rule introduced the home plate with this many sides, still used today
    $400 11
This regal Russian role rated Janet Suzman a 1971 Oscar nomination
    $400 26
Marking highways numerically, requiring seat belts in new cars, & opening a kindergarten
    $400 17
1 of Henry Ford's most prized possessions was this inventor's dying breath, trapped in a bottle
    $400 19
It's the period of development of a baby in the uterus
    $500 6
In the spring of 1900, she began her anti-liquor crusade in Kansas
    $500 12
Jose Ferrer made his movie debut as the dauphin in this 1948 Ingrid Bergman film
    $500 27
You can find Devil's Elbow, Grand Piano, & maybe "Farmer" in these channels carved by the Wisconsin River
    $500 22
King who drowned himself & his physician in a lake near Munich in 1886, perhaps because he was "mad"
    $500 21
Crawling in a prostrate position, in a most demeaning manner

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

David Susan Rosemary
$600 $300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Susan Rosemary
$2,500 $1,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Number of astrological houses or the number of signs
    $200 2
Capital that has an Inner City, Outer City, Imperial City, & a Forbidden City
    $200 1
An equitable taxi rate
    $200 3
Love story that was the source for the operas "Tout pour l'amour" & "I Capuletti ed i Montecchi"
    $200 21
IBM, GM, & Exxon stocks are classified as this color "chip"
    $200 4
The alligator snapper is a large freshwater one of these
    $400 28
To cast a chart, an astrologer must know these 3 things about you
    $400 7
It's the largest city in, as well as the capital of, the Ukraine
    $400 16
A young mare from the city of Brotherly Love
    $400 10
Verdi's sleepwalking scene for this character is called 1 of the finest he ever wrote
    $400 22
The Bureau of Public Debt is part of this U.S. government department
    $400 5
The nearest relative to this Australian animal may be Canis pallipes, a wolf in India
    $600 24
While astronomers don't, astrologers call these 2 bodies "planets"
    DD: $1,100 9
1 of 2 South American capitals that are located on the Rio de la Plata
    $600 18
All the water taps in Farrah's house
    $600 11
J. Paul Getty's son Gordon wrote a 1985 opera called "Plump Jack", based on this comic character
    $600 23
Term for the commodity contracts bought now to avoid a later change in price
    $600 6
After its final change, an inchworm becomes one of these
    $800 25
The symbol for this sign of the zodiac is 2 wavy lines
    $800 12
From 1936-61, the capital of this island country was called Ciudad Trujillo in honor of its dictator
    $800 19
Put a levy on pushpins
    $800 13
This comedy inspired Berlioz's 1862 opera "Beatrice et Benedict"
    $800 8
Some say the "white" in this African animal's name came from the Dutch "weid", meaning "wide"
    $1000 27
Evangeline Adams' 1931 "Astrology for Everyone" has no mention of Earth's or this planet's effects
    $1000 17
Antananarivo is capital of this nation occupying the 4th-largest island in the world
    $1000 20
A genuine Scottish dance
    $1000 14
This play begat at least 2 operas named "Viola" & 2 named "Malvolio"
    $1000 29
If your union got a "COLA" added to your contract, you wouldn't get a soft drink, but this
    DD: $1,000 15
Audubon calls them "the most completely aquatic of living birds"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Susan Rosemary
$9,800 $3,200 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Called "Vermont's most cherished matriarch", this Austrian emigre died in 1987 at the age of 82

Final scores:

David Susan Rosemary
$8,801 $100 $7,400
2-day champion: $20,400 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Jeopardy! box game 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Tampa & stay at Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness Center + Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Susan Rosemary
$10,900 $2,900 $5,400
26 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1987-11-09
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