Show #769 - Thursday, December 31, 1987

Bruce Seymour game 1.

Contestants

Susan Greatorex, a director of marketing from Holland, Pennsylvania

Bruce Seymour, a writer from Piedmont, California

Barry White, a househusband from Portland, Oregon (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
GROUPS
CLOTHING IN SONG
1927
TELEVISION
LETTER PERFECT
(Alex: All of the responses, the correct responses, are one letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 17
New Britain, New London & New Haven are all in this state
    $100 19
From Latin for "pupils", they're the group of pupils that have graduated from a school
    $100 10
Brian Hyland sang of an "itsy-bitsy teenie-weenie" bikini with this decoration on it
    $100 6
On February 18, the U.S. & this bordering country established diplomatic relations
    $100 18
Though not named for him, this series featured Officer Bobby Hill
    $100 7
Type of turn your car has just made if you've completely reversed your direction of travel
    $200 2
Alabama seaport where you'll find world's largest plant for grinding oyster shells
    $200 20
One of the 4 major groups in a symphony orchestra, Al Hirt would sit with those in this section
    $200 11
When he was "all dressed up for the dance" Marty Robbins had a pink carnation on the lapel of this
    $200 5
"I do not choose to run for president in 1928," read slips of paper he handed to newsmen August 2
    $200 13
It's the only movie rating symbol the MPAA hasn't copyrighted, so anyone can put it on his own film
    $300 1
Russian immigrants nostalgically named this Texas city for a large seaport in the Ukraine
    $300 21
Played by Jack Riley, Mr. Carlin was part of this type of group in Newhart's '70s sitcom
    $300 8
To cut imports of this grain, Mussolini declared "National Rice Day" for pasta-loving Italy
    $300 14
One-letter abbreviation of the French equivalent of the English "sir"
    $400 3
In 1889, the Sisters of St. Francis built a hospital for Dr. Wm. Mayo to administer in this city
    $400 25
In the rhyme, this contained the group comprised of a slaughterer, a breadmaker, & a chandler
    $400 22
Milton Berle helped adapt "Lord, You Made The Night Too Long" into this burlesque standard
    $400 9
This auto exec apologized for anti-semitic statements in his newspaper, the Dearborn Independent
    $400 26
Initially, this "Outlaw Singer" narrated "The Dukes of Hazzard"
    $400 15
Vowel that occurs most often in the 2-letter postal abbreviations of the 50 states
    DD: $400 4
State capital in which the following Kingston Trio song takes place:

"Now, all night long Charlie rides through the station /
Crying, 'What will become of me? /
How can I afford...'"
    $500 24
An exaltation is the term for group of these birds
    $500 23
"The boy from New York City... looks real cute" in his suit made of this material
    $500 12
On Thanksgiving Day, a major riot occurred in this California prison near Sacramento
    $500 16
In computer talk, it stands not for 1000, but 1024 bytes

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

Barry Bruce Susan
$1,200 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barry Bruce Susan
$1,600 $2,400 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. COUNTIES
SCIENCE
CELEBRITY ODD JOBS
ANCIENT EGYPT
AUTHORS
"SH"!
(Alex: ...those two letters will appear in all the correct responses.)
    $200 11
Term for the "capital" city of a county, it's where you find the main county courthouse
    $200 22
Sodium tetraborate is better known by this name, just ask a 20 mule team driver
    $200 18
From 51-30 B.C., this queen ruled along with 3 different Ptolemys
    $200 23
This Russian wrote "The Idiot" while traveling & finished it in Florence in 1869
    $200 7
Only Knights Templars & 32nd degree Masons can become one of these
    $400 6
At least 14 states have Wayne Counties named for this "Mad"man
    $400 3
The fibers used in fiber optics are made out of this
    $400 10
Carved out of rock, this Giza landmark has the body of a lion
    $400 5
This oriental religion influenced the writing of Jack Kerouac
    $400 8
Term for the period of time a material can be stored & still be usable
    $600 12
Name of Berks County, Pennsylvania is short for this county in England
    $600 1
German-Dutch instrument maker who came up with a glass thermometer filled with mercury
    $600 24
He was a casket polisher, a swimsuit model & a chorus boy in "South Pacific" before he played James Bond
    DD: $2,000 15
In 212 A.D., with few exceptions, the entire population was granted citizenship in this
    $600 19
Francesco Petrarch was an early proponent of this sport, & wrote he did it "because it was there"
    $600 9
For part of his diary, Samuel Pepys used a system of this
    $800 13
Loving County, Texas has fewest people, less than 100, while this county has the most, over 7½ million
    DD: $1,000 2
Common household object designed specifically to produce a lateral inversion image
    $800 16
Based on coffin & pyramid texts, it's a guide for the departed man
    $800 20
Author of "Lolita", Vladimir Nabokov had an interest in lepidoptery, the study of these
    $800 25
Fetters
    $1000 14
State which consists of only Sussex, Kent & New Castle counties
    $1000 4
It's said 1st nuclear reactor got this name because graphite blocks with uranium centers were stacked up
    $1000 17
He began as the local god of Heliopolis before becoming the major sun god
    $1000 21
Son of a minister, he became a minister, then wrote boys' stories such as "Strive & Succeed"
    $1000 26
It used to mean a meat market but now means a state of great disorder or confusion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barry Bruce Susan
$7,400 $7,600 $2,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ELECTIONS
He was the last major party presidential candidate to fail to carry his home state

Final scores:

Barry Bruce Susan
$5,400 $15,190 $5,200
2nd place: a weeklong trip to the Villa del Mar Conga Hotel Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico aboard Delta Airlines + either the computerized version of Jeopardy! or the boxed game New champion: $15,190 3rd place: Swedish Pollenique skin care products from Cerniten America Inc. + either the computerized version of Jeopardy! or the boxed game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Barry Bruce Susan
$9,200 $7,700 $2,700
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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