Show #752 - Tuesday, December 8, 1987

Sandra Gore game 1.

Contestants

Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Ron Cratty, a pastor from Claremont, California

Alice Cohen, a labratory technician from Port Washington, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

JAPAN
FACTS & FIGURES
FARMING
MUSICALS
NAME CHANGES
SAINTS
    $100 25
City where you can visit the Peace Memorial Museum, Hall & Park
    $100 10
Europeans ranked Italian men as the best seducers & this neighboring country's women as the most seductive
    $100 13
According to the book "Harvesters", in ancient Rome pigeon droppings were highly prized as this
    $100 1
The music for "Once Upon a Mattress" was composed by Mary Rodgers, this man's daughter
    $100 2
Rumor had it this movie gangster, born George Ranft, was once a real gangster
    $100 9
Though you may "doubt" it, this apostle was reportedly killed in India
    $200 26
Written with a capital letter, it's Japan's parliament, not its usual cuisine
    $200 19
Almost 80 million people in this country are named Li, making it their most common surname
    $200 14
The natural color of butter depends on the breed of cow & this other variable
    $200 3
"Say Darling" was a musical based on the making of this musical about a sleepwear factory
    $200 5
Born Asa Yoelson in Russia in 1886, his "mammy" could tell you he changed his name to this
    $200 16
Legend says 1 of these mythical beasts swallowed St. Margaret
    $300 27
Though ruling in the name of the emperor, for some 700 years they held the real power in Japan
    $300 30
Ending a 4-year journey in 1987, Steve Newman became the 1st person to go around the world this way
    $300 15
From the Latin for "grain", this feudal term for farm is used in the name of a U.S. farmer's org.
    $300 4
As far as we know, it's the only musical set in a dungeon in Seville
    $300 6
Born in Dublin as W. Jos. Shields, he used his brogue as the old priest in "Going My Way"
    DD: $500 17
It's said this giant's name was Reprobus, but he changed it to this, which means "Christ-bearer"
    $400 28
The crest of the Imperial Family shows a 16-petal representation of this golden flower
    $400 24
This didn't occur on the 1987 Oscar telecast until 35 minutes after the show began
    $400 20
Farmers in the 19th century would "bust" this substance & build their homes from it
    $400 7
City The Boys" were from in musical based on "A Comedy of Errors"
    $400 11
Ronald Moodnick, who played Fagin in "Oliver!"
    $400 18
The Latin word for this baby animal is "agnus", & St. Agnes is often pictured holding one
    $500 29
Year in which, for the 1st time in history, Japan found itself under control of foreign conquerors
    $500 23
This European airline is the foreign airline which flies to the most U.S. cities, 14
    $500 21
Getting out of the farm machine business, this 50-year-old company changed its name to Navistar in 1986
    $500 8
"Illya, Darling" wasn't based on "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", but on this Melina Mercouri film
    $500 12
Actress-director Lyova Rosenthal, who won an Oscar for "Shampoo"
    $500 22
St. Catherine of Siena played a major role in moving the papacy from this French city back to Rome

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

Alice Ron Sandra
$200 $300 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alice Ron Sandra
-$300 $2,000 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
GIRAFFES
AMERICAN POETRY
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
SECONDS
(Alex: As in time.)
SINNERS
    $200 16
From 1937 to 1949 this country referred to itself as "Eire"
    $200 17
To teenagers, necking means 1 thing; to giraffes, it's a way young bulls do this
    $200 4
Sylvia Plath described these fungi as saying "We are shelves, we are tables, we are meek, we are edible"
    $200 1
After aluminum, it's the 2nd most abundant metal in the earth's crust
    $200 24
Amount of time, in seconds, it takes to cook a 3-minute egg
    $200 11
Gangs called the Dead Rabbits, the Plug Uglies & the Bowery Boys once plagued this city
    $400 20
Formerly chancellor of this, Neville Chamberlain became British P.M. in 1937
    $400 18
On giraffes, as on horses, this grows along the back of the neck to the shoulders
    $400 7
In "Mending Wall", Frost can't understand the guy-next-door's attitude that "Good fences make" these
    $400 2
Current can be said to enter a vacuum tube through the anode & leave through this electrode
    $400 12
"Dr. King", a real London criminal, was Sax Rohmer's model for this fictional evil genius
    $600 21
In the past 40 years, this country has been given more foreign aid than any other
    $600 19
Of 7, 17, or 27, the # of bones in a giraffe's neck, the same as in a human's
    $600 8
According to John G. Whittier, "For of all words of song or pen, the saddest are these"
    $600 3
Number of decibels in a bel
    $600 13
The man who shot Jesse James
    $800 22
Allied invasion of this island in summer 1943 was the largest WWII amphibious operation until Normandy
    $800 9
Protesting its impending destruction, O.W. Holmes wrote "Ay, tear her tattered ensign down!"
    $800 5
When a lot of monomers join up, you get a compound referred to as this
    DD: $1,600 26
Title of the following, it was The Miracles 2nd biggest hit in the '60s:

"Maybe, you want to give me kisses sweet..."
    DD: $1,500 14
Every sinner should know that these are 3 of the 7 deadly sins
    $1000 23
In 1968, this former U.S. Treasurer became the 1st woman to nominate a major presidential candidate
    $1000 10
The line "If I am not worth the wooing, I surely am not worth the winning" is from this Longfellow poem
    $1000 6
In 1901 he won the 1st Nobel Prize in Physics for his work developing X-Rays
    $1000 25
In Christianity, it's also called "Parousia"
    $1000 15
Leaders of this religion excommunicated the philosopher Spinoza for heresy in 1656

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alice Ron Sandra
$500 $2,600 $17,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
The names of these 2 adjacent states are Choctaw for "red people" & Spanish for "red"

Final scores:

Alice Ron Sandra
$0 $4,100 $14,000
3rd place: Silent Thunder lithograph+Jeopardy! box game or computer version 2nd place: a trip for 2 to Nashville+Jeopardy! box game or computer version New champion: $14,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alice Ron Sandra
$500 $3,100 $15,500
8 R,
3 W
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
33 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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