Show #890 - Friday, June 17, 1988


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Susan Brook, a subcontract administrator from Torrance, California

Madeleine Millar, a graduate student and beauty consultant originally from Orange, California

Steve Herron, a letter carrier from Shawnee, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Once the Union controlled this river, Lincoln said, "The father of waters again goes unvexed to the sea"
    $100 21
15th century admiral Cheng Ho commanded a fleet of 62 of these boats, all over 500 feet long
    $100 25
Remove this carefully from wild game & never use it to grease pans because it gets rancid quickly
    $100 7
He's the nephew of playwright Archibald MacLeish & the grandson of FDR's 1st Sec'y of War. Geo. Dern
    $100 1
Nickname popularized in the '70s to show the world that NYC has "a new & brightly polished image"
    $100 2
She "picks my ties out, eats my candy, drinks my brandy"
    $200 9
Upon the death of Lincoln, Secretary of War Stanton said, "Now he belongs to" these
    $200 22
The U.S. entered WWI some 2 years after this British liner was sunk by a German U-boat
    $200 26
Bear meat should be well-cooked, because it, like pork, can carry the parasite that causes this disease
    $200 10
Late bandleader whose father was the mayor of Santiago, Cuba
    $200 17
"Baghdad by the Bay", according to Herb Caen
    $200 3
The Bee Gees' 1st charted hit of 1972, & welcome to it
    $300 14
In this northern battle, Union troops on Cemetery Ridge faced Confederates on Seminary Ridge
    $300 23
The Susan Constant, the Godspeed & the Discovery carried the 1st Englishmen to this settlement
    $300 28
If you want to cook these arboreal rodents, the gray ones are preferred for eating
    $300 11
Her dad Billy was a clown with Barnum & Bailey Circus, but she was a witch in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $300 18
It's been called "America's most interesting city", as well as "Gumbo City"
    $300 4
In song, Helen Reddy said sometimes life feels like this
    $400 15
Pre-Civil War president who in 1865, wrote the book "The Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion"
    $400 24
In 1938, this famous passenger liner crossed the Atlantic in just 3 days, 20 hrs. & 42 mins.
    $400 12
This "fair lady" is the daughter of a Dutch baroness & granddaughter of a governor of Dutch Guiana
    $400 19
"The Cradle of the Confederacy"
    DD: $500 5
Less than 2 months after "We Are The World" hit No. 1, this song topped the charts:

"Welcome to your life / There's no turning back / Even while we..."
    $500 16
It's said Lincoln's firing Gen. G. McClellan in 1862 caused McClellan, a Democrat, to do this in 1864
    $500 27
Name of the U.S. Navy ship hit in an Iraqi missile attack May 17, 1987
    $500 13
Jayne & Audrey Meadows were born in this country where their parents were missionaries
    $500 20
"The Gateway to the West"
    $500 6
Though one of the greatest of country artists, Eddy Arnold had only this song break into the Pop Top 10

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Steve Madeleine Susan
-$300 $200 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Madeleine Susan
$1,800 $2,300 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He re-signed with the Yankees for $72,500, almost twice what he got in 1961, when he hit 61 homers
    $200 21
Originally the word "antique", meaning old, referred to these 2 classical Mediterranean cultures
    $200 8
Oregon's Willamette is one of the few U.S. rivers that flows in this compass direction
    $200 14
If a substance experiences a change of state, it doesn't mean it moved to Texas, but did this
    $200 6
In "Idylls of the King", Tennyson calls her "fairest of all flesh on earth"
    $200 13
Of cooks, cooking, or cooked, the form which cannot act as a noun
    $400 2
He published the memoir "Six Crises"; if he had waited, he could have added a few more
    $400 22
It's said the early Chinese drank their tea lukewarm, so early teacups lack these
    $400 9
This Canadian province contains both Lake Winnipeg & Lake Winnipegosis
    $400 15
In the 2nd cent. B.C., he found the weight of a floating body equals that of the water it displaces
    $400 7
Since it was written in the 1st person, he's regarded as the leading character in "The Divine Comedy"
    $400 17
Type of punctuation generally following an interjection which expresses strong emotion
    $600 3
The theme of the World's Fair was "Man in the Space Age" & its symbol was this
    $600 23
Called "long case" or "tall" clocks by antique dealers, they're popularly known as this
    $600 10
Largest U.S. naval recruit training center is not on the ocean but on the shore of this Great Lake
    $600 16
The term for the tendency of a material to return to its original shape after being deformed
    $600 18
Byron based a poem on the true story of a man who spent years as the "Prisoner of" this castle
    DD: $100 26
This part of speech comes from the Latin "to add to", which is its function
    $800 4
A Senate subcommittee held hearings on the dealings of this Texas financier
    $800 24
In 1968, the Corp. of London sold the McCulloch Oil Co. this, which Guinness calls the largest antique ever sold
    $800 11
Venezuela's oil production is centered on this lake
    $800 19
Wordsworth wrote, "My heart leaps up when I behold" 1 of these "in the sky"
    $1000 5
Named premier by de Gaulle April 14, he resigned October 6, & was reappointed November 27
    $1000 25
The highest price paid for one of these machines was $6,450 for an 1886 Daw & Tait model
    DD: $1,000 12
The 2 countries, 1 coastal, 1 landlocked, that share Lake Titicaca, the world's highest large lake
    $1000 20
Child bride who ended up in "her tomb by the sounding sea"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Madeleine Susan
$3,100 $2,500 $100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The last film Cecil B. De Mille directed, it was a partial remake of a silent epic he'd directed 33 years before

Final scores:

Steve Madeleine Susan
$5,001 $100 $199
2-day champion: $15,001 3rd place: Casio CW30 electronic typewriter 2nd place: Roper grill range + BRA cookware

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Madeleine Susan
$3,600 $3,000 $1,100
19 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $7,700

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Game tape date: 1988-03-14
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