Show #756 - Monday, December 14, 1987

Sandra Gore game 5.

Contestants

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Pat McAnaney, a counselor from Carmel Valley

Linnie Blattner, a homemaker from Santa Monica, California

Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $47,507)

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Jeopardy! Round

POETRY
MULTIPLE CHOICE
THE OLD WEST
TENNIS RECORDS
ACADEMY AWARDS
"T" TIME
    $100 18
When this bird & mammal duo went to sea, they "took some honey & plenty of money"
    $100 11
Of Papa Doc, Mama Doc, or Baby Doc, the 1 who was never "President for Life" of Haiti
    $100 7
John H. Holliday was called "Doc" because he filled this position in Tombstone
    $100 10
She's the only women's tennis player who's won Wimbledon 6 years in a row
    $100 1
The 1st year "Best Song" was awarded, 2 of the 3 nominees were from films featuring this dapper dancer
    $100 2
The Italian term for time
    $200 21
In an Ogden Nash limerick, a young belle of this Mississippi city drawled, "When ah itchez, ah scratchez!"
    $200 12
Of the Red Sea, Black Sea, or Caribbean Sea, the 1 with the greatest depth
    $200 8
Books say no more than 1,000 pioneers & these people died battling each other on the Oregon Trail
    $200 17
In 1980, it became the 1st European country to win the Davis Cup
    $200 3
Gary Cooper won 1st of 2 Best Actor Oscars for playing him, America's most-decorated WWI hero
    $200 9
A turnpike exit, or when your date has spinach between his teeth
    $300 22
Byron's "Who Killed John Keats" parodied this anonymous poem
    $300 16
Of Cordate, Cordiform, or Cordillera, the 1 that doesn't mean "heart-shaped"
    $300 13
A cowboy referred to this as his "smokewagon", or "lead pusher"
    $300 4
Everybody wondered if it was "to be or not to be" Best Picture of 1948--& it was
    $300 27
From Old French "to tow", Hansel & Gretel were unsuccessful leaving one with breadcrumbs
    $400 23
"Under a spreading chestnut tree," this building stands
    $400 15
Of "The Three Musketeers, he's the one with the shortest first name
    $400 14
Sentenced to jail for horse theft in 1883, she was Judge Isaac Parker's most famous case
    $400 5
A language teacher before turning costume designer, she won her last Oscar for "The Sting"
    DD: $1,000 26
Enticing title of the following tune:
    $500 24
In both the title & opening line, Walt Whitman said, "I hear" this "singing"
    $500 19
Of the 3 figures carved on Georgia's Stone Mountain, the 1 killed during the Civil War
    $500 20
Actually, over 1/2 the members of this tragic group survived the terrible Sierra winter of 1846-7
    $500 6
Though he played both "Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde", he still only received one Oscar for the film
    $500 25
Examples are damask, donegal & denim

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

Sandra Linnie Pat
$1,800 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Linnie Pat
$4,300 $1,000 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CABINET
MONEY
NATURE
LANDMARKS
THE BIBLE
DEFINITIONS
    $200 22
Secretary of HEW under Nixon & Ford, Caspar Weinberger currently holds this position
    $200 3
The original florins were gold coins noted for purity & minted by this Italian city
    $200 2
A yellow daisy, or Miss Saint James with a shiner
    $200 14
The FBI headquarters building is named for him
    $200 4
Though he had 12 sons, he had just 1 daughter, Dinah
    $200 1
The most vulnerable part of anything, not just the vulnerable vein in your neck
    DD: $2,500 25
With Education made a separate dept., in 1979, the Dept. of HEW was renamed this
    $400 13
The currency of El Salvador & Costa Rica, the colon, is named in honor of him
    $400 9
Some tree snakes can flatten their bodies to become only snakes to perform this feat
    $400 17
From roof bar of the London Hilton, one can peer with binoculars into this building's royal chambers
    $400 15
Naaman the Syrian & Moses sister Miriam were both healed of this dreaded disease
    $400 5
"Cremains" are what's left of a body after this
    $600 26
From 1798 until 1947, the secretary of this military branch served in the cabinet
    $600 21
Of the dime, quarter or half-dollar, the last one to be minted with silver
    $600 6
German for "noble" & "white", this noble white flower is identified with both Austria & Switzerland
    $600 16
In late May 1987, 19-year-old Mathias Rust made headlines when he landed his Cessna 172 there
    $600 20
As TV preachers remind us, the New Testament says, "God loveth a cheerful" one of these
    $600 10
A "pythoness" isn't a lady reptile but one who fortells this
    $800 27
Coin in use since the Norman conquest, the British gov't stopped minting it in 1971
    DD: $900 7
This best-known North American wild pigeon probably got its name from its sad cooing notes
    $800 18
NYU has sold this shrine "for great Americans" to Bronx Community College
    $800 23
President Reagan is a Republican, but St. Matthew was a publican, which meant this occupation
    $800 11
From the Latin word for "nut", it's the post that supports the railing at the bottom of a staircase
    $1000 28
Currently minted U.S. nickels are only 25% nickel while the other 75% is this metal
    $1000 8
Tho logs of this Indian wood are so naturally heavy they sink in water, it's widely used in shipbuilding
    $1000 19
Napoleon commissioned this Paris landmark which wasn't completed until 15 years after his death
    $1000 24
The ruler of Rome when Jesus was born
    $1000 12
A "vegan" is a strict follower of this practice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Linnie Pat
$9,500 $500 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE NOBEL PRIZE
The 2, a Russian & a Frenchman, who refused the Literature Prize

Final scores:

Sandra Linnie Pat
$6,000 $1 $100
5-day champion: $53,507 3rd place: brass coffee table 2nd place: stackable washer and dryer & water filter system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandra Linnie Pat
$9,500 $3,000 $6,300
27 R,
2 W
7 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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