Show #765 - Friday, December 25, 1987

Contestants

Eben Price, an attorney from Dallas, Texas

John Sobiski, a machine operator originally from Manchester, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,800)

Bea Cottrell, a retired senior vice president from Fairfax, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,800)

Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
DOGS
DESSERTS
TRANSPORTATION
KENNY ROGERS
"LITTLE"
    $100 1
A real 19th c. French-Canadian logger may have inspired tall tales about this tall lumberjack
    $100 15
The Chinese killed most of these small "sacred dogs" when the British stormed Peking in 1860
    $100 6
One difference between sponge & angel food cake is that angel food cake doesn't use this part of an egg
    $100 26
In order to maximize lift, airplanes usually take off & land into this
    $100 13
Home base for Kenny & family is a ranch in this "peachy" state
    $100 2
Though 9-year-olds may play at the local level, you must be 11 or 12 to play in its world series
    $200 5
In the "Arabian Nights" tales, Prince Houssain had 1 that could transport him anywhere he desired
    $200 16
Knights would dress dogs in this to go to war
    $200 10
It's said the Prince of Wales asked the chef to name this crepe dessert after a little girl
    $200 27
1st aircraft carrier powered by this, the U.S.S. Enterprise can travel over 400,000 miles w/out refueling
    $200 20
His wife Marianne was once a regular on this country comedy TV show
    $200 3
Ursa Minor
    $300 7
In the epic Lord Byron poem named for him, this Spanish lover romances a harem girl named Dudu
    $300 17
Attacks in 1987 by this breed, technically the American Staffordshire terrier, caused a flurry of worry
    $300 14
By government standards, a gal. of it must weight at least 4½ lbs. & contain at least 10% butterfat
    $300 28
Cyrus Holliday was president of the company that founded the city of Topeka as well as this railroad
    $300 21
His only #1 pop hit as a solo artist was this 1-word title song of 1980 written by Lionel Richie
    $300 4
If your wife is a member of N.O.W., you'd probably never introduce her as this
    $400 11
Clifford Hepzibah Pyncheon inhabited this hexed Hawthorne house
    $400 18
The tiny Yorkshire terrier was bred to catch these
    $400 22
A very nice filled pastry, or a very nice used car
    $400 29
This Ford model was once advertised as "A rare new species for bird watchers"
    DD: $500 24
1 of 3 female artists with whom Kenny Rogers has had a top 10 pop hit
    $400 8
Now a Los Angeles newscaster, she was Miss America in 1976
    $500 12
Name shared by Odysseus' father & Ophelia's brother
    $500 19
It's believed an English toy spaniel followed this tragic queen to her execution in 1587
    $500 23
The word for this type of dessert comes from the Dutch meaning "little cake"
    $500 30
Chain-shifting device that allows a bicycle rider to change gears
    $500 25
With the First Edition in 1967, Kenny "Just dropped in to see" this
    $500 9
A young quahog suitable for eating raw

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

Bea John Eben
$800 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bea John Eben
$1,800 $2,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
CHEMISTRY
CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS
INTERNATIONAL ACTORS
MAINE
"BIG"
    $200 4
1 theory of this French emperor's death was that a glandular disorder was turning him into a woman
    $200 1
Numerical isotope of carbon that's a useful tool in archaeological investigations
    $200 16
In Denmark, this is traditionally decorated on Dec. 24 so children can't see it until Christmas Eve
    $200 3
Almost crippled in a trapeze accident with a French circus, he recovered & was "crowned" King of Siam
    $200 17
Maine's state flower & tree have the words "white" & this in common
    $200 18
Not only does it look like one, but Webster's officially designates the sequoia as this
    $400 5
It's said this friend of Wyatt Earp got his nickname from the cane he used to keep law & order
    $400 2
Monosaccharides & disacchardides are this type of carbohydrate
    DD: $1,000 26
For a bit of culture during Christmas, many Americans will listen to or watch this work:
    $400 10
"1984" was the last theatrical film this Welsh actor completed before his death in 1984
    $400 23
1 of 2 Canadian provinces that border Maine
    $400 19
You can only commit this while legally married to someone else
    $600 6
In 1877, he shouted, "Mary had a little lamb" into a funnel, & made the phonograph a reality
    $600 7
The symbols for chlorine, arsenic & sulphur combine to form this word, a place where you learned them
    $600 27
The name of this Christmas figure is a popular corruption of "Christkind", German for Christ child
    $600 11
This "Becket" star didn't appear on Broadway until 1987, as Henry Higgins in "Pygmalion"
    DD: $1,100 24
U.S. geographical distinction of West Quoddy Head, a small peninsula
    $600 20
While in high school in Beaumont, Texas, J.P. Richardson became a DJ & began calling himself this
    $800 9
In Sept. 1843, this Mexican president held a "funeral" for his own leg which he lost in battle
    $800 8
When acid is added to an aqueous solution, the pH does this
    $800 28
In Mexico, families go to different homes for 9 evenings searching for this, "posada" as Mary & Joseph did
    $800 13
Once a French resistance fighter, he's better known for singing "Gigi" in the film
    $800 25
1 of only 2 Democratic presidential candidates since WWII who have won Maine's electoral votes
    $800 21
When you "hit" this in vaudeville, you only had to perform 2 times a day
    $1000 12
Though exiled to Paris in 1963, she's still known as the dragon lady of Vietnam
    $1000 15
State of matter with which Avogadro's Law is concerned
    $1000 29
On Epiphany, K.M.B., the initials for these 3 names, are put above doors of Polish homes
    $1000 14
Lithuanian-born Lauruska Mischa Skikne, who grew up in S. Africa & drove E. Taylor wild in "Butterfield 8"
    $1000 22
The permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are known as this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bea John Eben
$5,800 $3,000 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SYMBOLS & SIGNS
The Great Seal of the U.S. has an eagle on the front & this in the center of the reverse

Final scores:

Bea John Eben
$300 $0 $0
2-day champion: $8,100 3rd place: Brother Compactronic AX-33 typewriter 2nd place: 1-week trip to Puerto Vallarta & stay at Fiesta Americana

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bea John Eben
$5,800 $4,100 $4,800
14 R,
0 W
22 R,
9 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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