Show #815 - Friday, March 4, 1988


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Isaac Braddock, a lawyer from Los Angeles, California

Mary Ellen Driscoll, a sportswriter originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sandy Taylor, a marketing representative from Oakland, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $10,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
The 2 states that begin with "S" each have this word in their name
    $100 1
Street Chopper & Dirt Rider are magazines devoted to this
    $100 16
World Book says jade carving reached its peak during this Chinese dynasty, 1368-1644
    $100 19
In a '60s song, this folk-singing trio was "500 Miles" away from home
    $100 9
He's played a cop in "The French Connection", "The 7-Ups", & "Blue Thunder"
    $200 14
The name of this state comes from the French for "green mountain"
    $200 2
To the chagrin of critics, a British publisher has updated this 1901 Beatrix Potter classic
    $200 17
Jade was called "stone of the loins" for its purported power to cure a ailments of these renal organs
    $200 20
The distance Albert Hammond was from L.A. in 1975
    $200 27
This branch of philosophy is concerned with deductive & inductive reasoning
    $200 10
This broadcasting duo's last names are Elliot & Goulding
    $300 4
In this state, you can visit Watchaug Pond, Weekapaug Point, & Woonsocket Hill
    $300 3
As in the U.S., the weekly magazine with the largest circulation in the U.K. lists these
    $300 18
The only 2 minerals classified as jade, nephrite & jadeite, are chiefly green & this color
    $300 21
On their "sell out" album they could see for miles
    $300 24
Guinness calls this Greek lamp-carrying philosopher a "famous cynic"
    $300 11
MacGregor was the real last name of this outlaw, the "Robin Hood of Scotland"
    $400 5
It's the only state to border only 1 other state
    $400 7
"The making of McPaper", by Peter Prichard, is the study of how this 5-year-old paper came to be
    $400 22
Son of a dentist, he went to Juilliard to study trumpet
    $400 25
John Locke believed that the mind at birth was a "tabula rasa", which translates to this
    DD: $500 12
Singer of the following 1956 hit:

"Just walking in the rain / Gettin' soakin' wet"
    $500 6
State in which RR tracks from the east & west joined to form the 1st Transcontinental Railroad
    $500 8
Newspaper that got N. American rights to the Sept. 1987 story of separating West German Siamese twins
    $500 23
At the end of this song, Shep & the Limelights said, "I'm not a thousand miles away"
    $500 26
Study of being abs reality, its name came from an "after physics" treatise by Aristotle
    $500 13
Marine zoologist at U, of Wash. from 1945-72, head of AEC from '73-75, & Governor of Wash. '77-81

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

Sandy Mary Ellen Isaac
$0 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Mary Ellen Isaac
$1,100 $2,100 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
He was named after King Richard the Lion-hearted
    $200 5
Alexandre Dumas, pere wrote a play about this emperor, whom his father had served as a general
    $200 1
What an optometrist might make of himself by wearing a lampshade at a party
    $200 23
Jesus said to the adulteress, "neither do I condemn thee: go, &..." do this
    $200 22
Saint-Pierre & Miquelon are all that's left of this country's colonial empire in Canada
    $200 29
This famous NBC news team 1st worked together at the 1956 Republican Covention
    $400 12
It's who party boss Mark Hanna meant when he said, "Now look, that damned cowboy is President"
    $400 3
D. Sutherland was Humbert Humbert in play based on this book, which stopped humming after 12 performances
    $400 2
An official place to live, or an official period of training for a medical specialist
    $400 24
Trying graciously to refuse the job, he told God, "I am slow of speech, & of a slow tongue"
    $400 21
Largest of the Greater Antilles, this island's people call it "the pearl of the Antilles"
    $400 28
During the 1968-69 season, this comedian's Christmas special got a higher rating than the Super Bowl
    $600 13
The S.S. Mayaguez was seized by Cambodia but recaptured by U.S. Marines during his administration
    $600 4
1 of 2 Greek dramatists who electrified audiences with plays called "Electra" circa 413 B.C.
    $600 8
A type of dramatic monologue
    DD: $500 25
The women of Israel said he "hath slain... his ten thousands" when he'd only killed 1 person
    $600 14
While Taiwan is the island's Chinese name, Portuguese explorers called it this
    $600 17
In October 1976, she became the 1st network news anchorwoman
    $800 15
After killing Pres. Garfield, Charles Guiteau wrote to this man, "I presume you appreciate it"
    $800 6
The English comedy of manners flourished during this era, while Charles II reigned
    $800 9
From Latin "to check", it's a formal censure
    $800 26
He wrote Timothy, "We brought nothing into this world, & it is certain we can carry nothing out"
    DD: $2,500 20
At 90%, this smallest Australian state has the highest % of Australian-born people
    $800 18
From 1950-53, this post-WWII economic policy was featured in a weekly prime time show
    $1000 16
In 1848 he became the last slaveholder to be elected president
    $1000 7
A sailor doll laughs maniacally & Milo dies saying, "Game, set & match!" at end of this mystery
    $1000 10
A northern grouse with feathered feet; the 1st letter, a "P", is silent
    $1000 19
These islands were the only British territory occupied by the Germans in WWII
    $1000 27
Kennedy's FCC chairman who gave the famous "Vast Wasteland" speech in 1961

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandy Mary Ellen Isaac
$3,600 $6,500 $6,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 3 countries that make up the "horn" of Africa

Final scores:

Sandy Mary Ellen Isaac
$7,200 $200 $12,597
2nd place: trip to Palm Springs, California + Yashica 230-AF 35mm camera 3rd place: Lane recliner New champion: $12,597

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandy Mary Ellen Isaac
$4,100 $6,400 $4,600
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1987-11-10
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