Show #663 - Wednesday, June 24, 1987

Bob Verini game 5.

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Fran Strykowski, a teacher originally from Albany, New York

Larry Brown, a product manager from Newport Beach, California

Bob Verini, a playwright and actor from New York City, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $36,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

EUROPE
LITERARY GEMS
"M"ENAGERIE
CRITICALLY SPEAKING
'60s SONGS
POTPOURRI
    $100 9
Neighbor of Greece whose national anthem is "Hej Sloveni" meaning "Hey Slavs"
    $100 1
The Bible asks, "Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above" these red gems
    $100 2
As adults, these lepidoptera are harmless, but the caterpillars love to feast on your clothes
    $100 7
"A new low for Hollywood's highest-paid illiterate" hissed 1 reviewer about this '86 Stallone film
    $100 14
In a 1962 hit, Neil Sedaka said this "is hard to do"
    $100 20
C.O.D. stamped on a package stands for this
    $200 13
Denmark's was inspired by a king's vision of a white cross in a red sky during battle
    $200 3
In Tennyson's "Idylls of the King", knights fight for diamonds at this king's diamond jousts
    $200 25
Though its voice is shrill, this small monkey's name is derived from Old French "marmouser", to murmur
    $200 8
When he quit the Royal Marines in January 1987, 1 headline called him "Prince of Wails"
    $200 16
In 1967, the Fifth Dimension asked, "Would you like to ride in" this
    $200 21
Keeping the "bells" comes from early practice of a sailor having to turn this over every 30 minutes
    $300 15
This London museum's famed Chamber of Horrors gives you the creeps--by showing you the creeps
    $300 4
The "ice, mast-high, came floating by, as green as emerald" in this Coleridge "Rime"
    $300 27
It's said ancient Romans not only ate these eels but fed their disobedient slaves to them
    $300 10
The Hollywood Reporter said this TV alien "resembles a transvestite Miss Piggy"
    $300 17
Sinatra's only #1 solo hit of the decade was about these solitary souls
    DD: $300 22
Number of months that do not have 31 days
    $400 24
To the ancient Greeks, this "solid" landmark on the Spanish coast was 1 of the Pillars of Hercules
    $400 5
Shakespearean teenager who "hangs upon the cheek of night like a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear"
    $400 28
Of the musk ox, musk deer or musk turtle, the 1 that secretes the musk used in purfume
    $400 11
Charles Laughton compared this part of his body to "an elephants behind"
    $400 18
Saying "I fix broken hearts", Jimmy Jones offered his service as 1 of these
    $400 23
This expression comes from medieval custom of placing lips on signature after signing a document
    $500 26
Captial city where you'll find the Luxembourg Palace next to the Luxembourg Gardens
    $500 6
The title gem brings tragedy to a Mexican fisherman in this Steinbeck novelette
    $500 29
These sled dogs were named for these eskimos who, it's said, first bred them
    $500 12
A critic said this Warren Beatty film "is to Communism...what 'Hamlet' is to Danish foreign policy"
    $500 19
This song asks, "Each night before you go to bed, my baby, whisper a little prayer for me, my baby"
    $500 30
Though it's been around since the '20s, many ignore this device that protects sterility when opening a Band-aid

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

Bob Larry Fran
$1,900 $200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Larry Fran
$4,800 $500 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

BALLET
FOREIGN WORDS
ARMED FORCES
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
SNAILS
SCARLET WOMEN
    $200 25
It's what the mysterious Drosselmeyer gives to Clara in the ballet of the same name
    $200 3
Many Spanish-language newspapers are named "La Prensa", which means this
    $200 17
Only country whose nationals the French will not allow to join the French Foreign Legion
    $200 11
Election year in which the popular song "Hello Dolly" was paraphrased by his supporters to "Hello Lyndon"
    $200 16
In French restaurants the helix garden snail is better known as this
    $200 1
Her 1st husband was Charles Hamilton, but she really wanted his brother-in-law Ashley
    $400 26
To give a happy ending to this Prokofiev ballet, the duck can be removed from the predator's stomach
    DD: $400 7
Waist-length jacket that might aptly be worn to dance to the following:
    $400 18
Independent peasant soldiers of the Ukraine who were known for their fierce loyalty to the Czars
    DD: $1,000 12
1 of 4 men to lose presidential election 1st time out, only to win it on 2nd try
    $400 22
Number of feet you have to have to be an official snail
    $400 2
In the 1979 film originally titled "Guns, Sin & Bathtub Gin", Pamela Sue Martin played this Dillinger moll
    $600 27
He was born Georgi Melitonovich Balanchivadze
    $600 8
In India, she was the wife of a Maharaja
    $600 19
Longest active-duty U.S. naval officer in history was this "Father of the Nuclear Navy"
    $600 13
Moving there just 4 months before leaving office, he was 1st to live in the White House
    $600 23
California sea snail whose ear-shaped shell with a row of holes often ends up as an ashtray
    $600 4
She introduced a song called "I'm The Last Of The Red-Hot Mamas", & folks took hear at her word
    $800 28
Creating the title role in "Le Spectre de la Rose", this Russian's great exit leap became legend
    $800 9
In English, it's only a hoax, while in French, it's also a duck
    $800 20
In 1986, the Navy brought this battleship, on which Japan had surrendered 41 years before, back into service
    $800 14
The French premier mocked this president's 14 points saying, "Why God Almighty has only 10"
    $800 24
Cameos are carved from the pink shells of this snail whose name is from Greek for "shell"
    $800 5
In the old British ballad, it's the 1st name of Miss Allen, the femme fatale of Scarlet Town
    $1000 29
Ballet stars Mikhail Baryshnikov & Leslie Browne were both up for Oscars for this 1977 film
    $1000 10
When someone in the Middle East asks for baksheesh, this is what they want
    $1000 21
While the largest number of Americans served in WWII, 2nd-largest number served in this war
    $1000 15
Before becoming president he said "I am 1st Eagle Scout vice president of the U.S."
    $1000 30
Shakespeare compares a whining schoolboy to a snail in this play's "All the world's a stage" speech
    $1000 6
Kate Hepburn plays a thief's daughter who disguises herself as a boy in this 1936 Cary Grant film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Larry Fran
$12,600 $4,700 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCULPTURE
Dedicated in Concord, Mass. in 1875, it was Daniel Chester French's 1st commission

Final scores:

Bob Larry Fran
$10,600 $9,400 $2,400
5-day champion: $46,802 2nd place: trip to Las Vegas 3rd place: Kraco phone and answering machine

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Larry Fran
$12,600 $4,100 $2,700
33 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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