Show #618 - Wednesday, April 22, 1987

Richard Cordray game 2.

Contestants

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Scott Myers, a teacher from Covina, California

Marian Evans Melnick, a former bank manager originally from New York City

Richard Cordray, a judicial clerk from Grove City, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
PLANTS
NAME'S THE SAME
INDIANS
TECHNOLOGY
SILLY SONGS
(Alex: And finally, a new category for us, [*], and I say new because all of the material in this category was written or co-written by a man who specializes in silly songs, Jeff Barry.)
    $100 6
In 1916, S. Bamberger, a Jewish Democrat, was elected this state's 1st non-Mormon governor
    $100 20
Among the best known of this type of plant are the brake & Boston
    $100 5
J. MacDonald heroine who always got her mountie, or "Dick Van Dyke Show"s Sally who seldom got her man
    $100 8
Le Bureau International de l'Heure in Paris is the keeper of this for the world
    $100 9
Follows "I met him on a Monday & my heart stood still"
    $200 12
Though the Pro Football Hall of Fame is in this state, the state beverage is tomato juice, not beer
    $200 21
Tree named for the resemblance of its leaves to the outspread human hand
    $200 4
A Boston Celtics Hall of Famer, or a recently retired Dodgers shortstop
    $200 17
On a single digit LED readout, number shown when all 7 LEDs are lit
    $200 10
In 1966 #1 hit by Tommy James & The Shondells, it's what "my baby does"
    $300 1
1 of 3 states which border Virginia & share its state bird, the Cardinal
    $300 14
On milkweed & dandelions, each one comes with its own "parachute"
    DD: $300 13
Paula Kelly's role in "Jo Jo Dancer", or this Duke Ellington classic:
    $300 19
The Powhatan Indians of Virginia called this crop "apooke"
    $300 18
Replacing germanium with this in transistors got a California "Valley" named after it
    $400 11
Mark Twain said he was born in this state because "it was an unknown new state & needed attractions"
    $400 23
Generally, it should be done every 2 years or when the roots stick out from the bottom
    $400 2
Horse who danced away with 1986 Calif. derby, or aviator who danced away with Irene Castle
    $400 15
Though their name means the "peaceful ones", they have long-standing land disputes with the Navajo
    $400 24
In 1904, this ex-shoe salesman & Illinois medical school graduate patented his arch support
    $500 3
From 1961-1976, Alabama flew this flag above the U.S. flag on the State Capitol
    $500 16
The raw materials required for photosynthesis are water & this gas
    $500 7
Maiden name of current princess of Wales & the Lady who almost became one in 1736
    $500 22
The Indian policemen who killed this legendary chief Dec. 15, 1890 were named Tomahawk & Bullhead
    $500 25
Term for any gas that pressurizes the liquid in an aerosol can

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

Richard Marian Scott
$1,000 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Marian Scott
$1,800 $1,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

1946
MAMMALS
TV CAPTAINS
FIRST LADIES
SHAKESPEAREAN TRIVIA
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
    $200 25
Irving Berlin's 1946 musical that featured a rifle-totin' Ethel Merman
    $200 16
Among blue whales, the largest animal ever on Earth, this sex is larger
    $200 17
Captain Gallant's fighting force, called the Legion Etrangere
    $200 7
The book "The Presidents: Tidbits & Trivia" includes this first lady's recipe for peanut soup
    $200 2
Of Romeo or Juliet, the 1 who has more lines
    $200 1
What happened when four couples got together & dined
    $400 26
Of 25%, 50%, or 75%, the percentage of veterans in the Sept. 1946 enrollment at Harvard
    $400 20
Of cat, cow or dog milk, the one highest in protein
    $400 22
With nary a word of warning to his ex, Faye, this Hill Street captain wed Joyce Davenport
    $400 21
Congress has granted all widowed 1st ladies franking privilege, which entitles them to this
    $400 3
In "The 9th Configuration", Jason Miller planned to coach this apt breed of dog to play Hamlet
    $400 9
Game show host Rayburn's Levis
    $600 13
About 180 million years ago, mammals evolved from this class, named from Latin for "creeping"
    $600 23
Captain Pike was in the pilot, but this captain replaced him in the series
    $600 6
First lady known for promoting highway beautification projects
    $600 4
His "Throne of Blood" turned "Macbeth" Japanese; later he interpreted "King Lear" as "Ran"
    $600 10
Music group prohibited from playing
    $800 18
Dominant mammals of the Mesozoic Era, this animal order today includes wombats & wallabies
    DD: $1,200 11
Of all the wives of 20th century presidents, this one had the most children
    $800 5
Not content with having 3 whole plays named for him, this king appears as a ghost in "Richard III"
    $800 14
Soap opera about corn flakes
    DD: $1,000 24
The 2 future presidents who were 1st elected to the House of Representatives in November 1946
    $1000 19
Though this type of baboon has been called the ugliest, at least it's also the most colorful
    $1000 12
Ency. Americana calls her the "mother of the most important family dynasty in American public life"
    $1000 8
An Egyptian gave it to Othello's mother, & Othello gave it to Desdemona
    $1000 15
To mutilate a print of a 1974 Lucille Ball film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Marian Scott
$5,800 $2,800 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
The last movie in black & white to win Best Picture was this 1960 Billy Wilder film

Final scores:

Richard Marian Scott
$10,401 $1 $0
2-day champion: $18,201 2nd place: Eastwind Action recliner by Lane + Zenith 9" color TV 3rd place: Tappan SureCook microwave with built-in browner

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Marian Scott
$7,000 $2,800 $5,200
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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