Show #690 - Friday, September 11, 1987

Missing introductions and first 20 clues of the Jeopardy! Round.

Contestants

Denny Golden, from

Sharon, from

Ted Cooperstein, a law clerk from Fort Smith, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,801)

Jeopardy! Round

CANADA
DRY
CHRISTMAS
SEALS
TV
"GUIDE"
    $100 1
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    $100 6
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    $100 16
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    $100 11
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    $100 19
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    $100 21
World Book says only about 10% of the blind find one of these useful
    $200 2
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    $200 7
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    $200 17
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    $200 12
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    $200 20
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    $200 22
It's a self-propelled aerial projectile controlled in flight internally or by remote control
    $300 3
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    $300 8
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    $300 18
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    $300 13
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    $300 25
The name of this soap opera can be traced back to a Franciscan mission established in 1786
    $300 23
The marks used to orient lettering, or the rules or policy set up for you to follow
    $400 4
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    $400 9
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    $400 14
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    $400 26
His crew included Gruber, Virgil, Tinker, Happy, Willy, Christopher & Ensign Parker
    $400 24
While the Red Guides show places to eat & stay, these Michelin books show places to see
    $500 5
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    $500 10
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    $500 15
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    $500 27
Former "Happy Days" regular who now stars as "Ohara"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Ted Sharon Den
$3,000 $0 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Sharon Den
$3,000 $1,200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARACHNIDS
AWARDS
ANCIENT WORLDS
PALINDROMES
(Alex: Those are words that read the same forward and backward.)
PRESIDENTS
POTPOURRI
    $200 18
These arachnids feed off dogs & can give Rocky Mountain spotted fever to humans
    $200 11
On Feb. 24, 1987, almost 24 years after winning her 1st Grammy, she picked up her 8th for "The Broadway Album"
    $200 6
Circa 8 A.D., Wang Mang seized this country's throne & founded his own dynasty
    $200 8
The only palindrome that applies to a sibling
    $200 1
1st president who did not go to college, & that's no lie
    $200 17
The saluki is the oldest purebred kind known to man
    $400 22
1987 film with this arachnid title was advertised with the line "She mates & she kills"
    $400 21
In a single evening, this 1934 film became 1st film to sweep all 5 top Oscars
    $400 7
A vestal virgin supposedly spawned these twin tots, the feral founding fathers of Rome
    $400 13
The only year in the 20th c. that is a palindrome
    $400 2
1st president from Massachusetts & 1st to graduate from Harvard
    $400 19
Like Peter Pan, this comic book flyer has his own brand of peanut butter
    $600 23
Tiny arachnid whose name has come to mean anything small, especially an amount of money
    DD: $1,000 9
This ancient country was named for Ashur, their primary god
    $600 14
Of the verbs to have, to do, or to be, the one whose past tense is a palindrome
    $600 3
He entered the College of William & Mary in 1760 at age 16 & graduated 2 years later
    $600 20
His license plates read "Kinte"
    DD: $500 24
The only sign of the zodiac whose symbol is an arachnid
    $800 10
In life, she was the wife of Akhenaton; in death, she's more famous for her bust
    $800 15
Mags, Pal & Morten make up this Norwegian pop group
    $800 4
The 2 Princeton grads who served 100 years apart were Woodrow Wilson & this man
    $800 26
Napoleon is known to have had ailurophobia, the fear of these
    $1000 25
Like insects, arachnids belong to this "joint legged" phylum of the animal kingdom
    $1000 12
This city-state fought & lost 3 Punic Wars with Rome
    $1000 16
To make lace by hand
    $1000 5
He was the 1st college dropout to go on to become president
    $1000 27
2nd president from Massachusetts & 2nd to graduate from Harvard

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Sharon Den
$7,000 $2,000 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. LANDMARKS
(Alex: Please be sure your response is phrased properly.)
When he left to fight Civil War, the U.S. took his family's land & established Arlington Nat'l Cemetery on it

Final scores:

Ted Sharon Den
$8,100 $3,999 $7,050
2-day champion: $18,901 3rd place: Kraco cordless telephone & beeperless remote answering machine including phone 2nd place: Ortho Mattress Co. space-saving day bed featuring solid oak frame, 2 mattresses, pop-up unit, & 5-piece comforter set + Hitachi 19" color TV with infrared remote control

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ted Sharon Den
$6,600 $2,000 $4,300
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
7 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,900

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