Show #905 - Friday, July 8, 1988


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Dale Slone, a design engineer originally from Ogden, Utah

Pete Tremblay, a law student originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Kevin Frear, a U.S. Army captain from Baumholder, Germany (whose 4-day cash winnings total $47,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

"P"s & "Q"s
    $100 13
Its 1st collection of books was destroyed when the British burned the Capitol in 1814
    $100 4
This actress once said, "I know Alexis so well, I know her almost as well as myself"
    $100 1
King Mongkut of Siam, whose life inspired "The King & I", was a monk of this religion for over 25 years
    $100 21
Dutch children believe he first arrived in Holland riding an 8-legged horse, not 8 tiny reindeer
    $100 22
Yakov Smirnoff said his dad invented a Soviet version of this game in which every card says "Go to Jail"
    $100 2
Made to be movable, like a 19-inch television with a handle on top
    $200 14
Taking 29 days in 1819, the Savannah was the 1st ship powered by this to cross an ocean
    $200 9
In 3 1987 films, she played a witch, a widow, & an attorney
    $200 5
The 3rd of these Tibetan leaders was the 1st to be known by the title in his own lifetime
    $200 27
A legend says this Mexican bandit & revolutionary once changed into a black horse to escape capture
    $200 23
This ancient game uses a board with 24 spear-shaped points & 2 dice per player
    $200 3
From Latin "to sieve", it's what coffee does in some coffeepots
    $300 15
Wild Bill Hickok scouted for this flamboyant cavalry leader
    $300 10
In 3 1987 films, he played Satan, a newsman, & a bum
    $300 16
For centuries, the Vaishnavas have worshipped this Hindu god & his incarnations
    $300 28
Famous fictional sidekick whose horse was called "White Feller", "Paint", & finally, "Scout"
    $300 24
Set in 1913 Europe, the game named for this calls it "the most famous train in the world"
    $300 6
4 speakers were used for this type of audio system popular in the 1970s
    $400 18
Stamps with this on them were 1st available in 1847
    $400 11
In "Reds", Warren Beatty played this Amer. journalist who went to Russia as a Communist sympathizer
    $400 17
The Hawaiians believed this goddess lived in the Kilauea volcano
    $400 25
In both the 1st & the last scenes of the play "The Odd Couple", Oscar Madison is playing this
    $400 7
A dilemma, or a state of perplexity or doubt
    $500 19
At the end of the Civil War, this famous nurse helped inspect the notorious Andersonville prison
    $500 12
His Oscar was not for his 1958 portrayal of Big Daddy, but for his role in 1958's "The Big Country"
    $500 20
He was the first Christian martyr
    DD: $600 26
3 of the 5 letters which only appear on 1 Scrabble letter tile apiece
    $500 8
Of or belonging to the aristocratic families of ancient Rome

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

Kevin Pete Dale
$1,200 $1,300 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Pete Dale
$2,700 $2,000 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
He gives Banquo a weather report: "So foul and fair a day I have not seen"
    $200 4
In 1987, N.Y. governor Mario Cuomo proposed that this former pres. be made chief arms negotiator
    $200 6
Rodgers & Hammerstein almost adapted "Pygmalion" before Lerner & Loewe made it into this 1956 musical
    $200 14
Famous landmark bordered by Houston St., Bonham St., & Crockett St.
    $200 7
The fire-resistant spongy ruddy bark of these tall coastal trees has helped them survive up to 2000 years
    $400 17
His 1st line is also the 1st line of the play: "Now is the winter of our discontent..."
    $400 1
Though few knew it at the time, during the height of Watergate, this White House Chief of Staff was "acting president"
    $400 10
This 1958 musical won more Oscars than any film before it
    $400 16
U.S. routes are designated by a number on a sign shaped like this
    $400 8
Chaparral is a thicket abounding especially in the scrub variety of this tree
    $600 18
He says of his relationship to Claudius, "a little more than kin, and less than kind"
    DD: $1,200 2
U.S. News calls this former diplomat the odds-on favorite to be our 1st woman Sec'y of State
    $600 11
In a popular Lerner & Loewe song, "the way to handle a woman is to" do this
    $600 20
Southernmost & northernmost points of this highway system are Puerto Montt, Chile & the U.S.-Mexican border
    $600 28
Some people think the West Highland Terrier is a white version of this breed, but it's not
    $600 9
The river, the paper, & the canoe, are all species of this tree
    $800 19
Her 1st line, "How now, who calls?", is spoken to her nurse
    $800 3
1st elected to the state legislature in 1950, this Oregon senator has never lost an election
    $800 12
In "Paint Your Wagon", the mayor, Ben Rumson, buys one of these from a Mormon
    $800 21
These 2 eastern cities just 39 miles apart are both encircled by expressways called beltways
    $800 27
The Borzoi is also known by this name
    DD: $2,000 24
Arboreal title of the following:

[Instrumental music plays.]
    $1000 23
Confronting his mate in the forest, his first line is, "Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania"
    $1000 5
The House Minority Leader is Congressman Robert Michel of this state
    $1000 13
This collaborator of George S. Kaufman directed "Camelot" on Broadway
    $1000 22
Just completed after 52 years, this N.C.-Virginia parkway is USA's longest road for non-commercial use
    $1000 26
Legend says Marie Antoinette compared the ears of this toy breed to a butterfly & thus named it
    $1000 25
This 16-letter word is the study of tree rings to determine a tree's age pattern of growth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Pete Dale
$7,300 $6,800 $3,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country has been Communist since 1924, longer than any other except the USSR

Final scores:

Kevin Pete Dale
$300 $13,600 $0
2nd place: Admiral refrigerator + Ambatrak verticle blinds New champion: $13,600 3rd place: Excel rowing machine & exercise cycle

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Pete Dale
$7,300 $6,100 $5,100
17 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1988-03-22
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