Show #660 - Friday, June 19, 1987

Bob Verini game 2.

Contestants

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Linda Dragas, a freelance journalist from North Bergen, New Jersey

Alan Rosenberg, a newspaper editor from Warwick, Rhode Island

Bob Verini, a playwright and actor from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

NUCLEAR PHYSICS
BOOKS & AUTHORS
HATS
TV UNCLES
RESORTS
IN OTHER WORDS...
    $100 26
It's this fusion reactor which is used most often to turn grapes into raisins
    $100 10
"Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend" she wrote in her 1st Hercule Poirot novel
    $100 21
Yiddish term for the skull cap won by orthodox male Jews
    $100 15
Uncle Fester's TV "family"
    $100 3
California desert resort whose slogan for over 19 years has been "P.S. I Love You"
    $100 16
Unsighted, like the flying mammal
    $200 27
Identified by the first 3 Greek letters, they are the 3 types of radiation or radioactive decay
    $200 11
Helen Gurley Brown's 1962 guide for the unattached female
    $200 22
Of the "Newhart" show's Larry, Darryl, & Darryl, the one who wears a hat
    $200 9
The 2 '60s TV series that featured the United Network command for Law and Enforcement
    $200 4
In 1950, Alcudia, on Spain's Costa del Sol, was the 1st of these 106 clubs to open
    $200 17
Not in view, not in brain
    $300 28
Along with protons, these atomic particles in a nucleus make up most of an atom's mass
    $300 12
Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein used this pen name when he wrote "Day of the Locust"
    $300 23
Expression used when someone declares candidacy for political office
    $300 1
Lucy Ewing had a fling with this ranchhand on "Dallas" before she found out he was her uncle
    $300 5
Punta del Este, 90 miles from Montevideo, is the most famous beach resort of this country
    $300 18
A comparable location to one's abode does not exist
    $400 29
This now-common household appliance has a magnetron, a tube whose emissions vibrate molecules
    $400 13
In contrast to his heavy Asian epics, he says his light weight "Trump-O-Moto" won't give you a hernia
    $400 24
One's rank in Turkey used to be shown by the number of heron feathers stuck in this type of headgear
    $400 2
He played Danny Thomas' wacky Uncle Tonoose on "Make Room for Daddy"
    $400 6
Niagara Falls actually consists of these 2 waterfalls
    $400 19
One graphic impression equals 103 groups of sounds with meaning
    $500 30
This Italian-born American physicist achieved fission in 1934 & didn't know it
    $500 14
Elie Wiesel writes his books in this language; his wife translates them into English
    $500 25
Designer Halston said his 1st hat customer was this Kuklapolitan player
    DD: $500 8
On the series whose theme was the following, Paul Lynde popped in periodically as this uncle
    $500 7
Called the "Golden Isles", Jekyll Island, Sea Island, & St. Simons lie off the coast of this state
    $500 20
Enunciation is simpler, compared with execution

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

Bob Alan Linda
$200 $600 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Alan Linda
$2,300 $1,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC GEOGRAPHY
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
"NEVER" & "EVER" SONGS
FAMOUS MAMMALS
IN THE OCEAN
II
(Alex: We refer to that as 2 or the second, as in Alexander Trebek the second. There was no first, it doesn't mean anything.
    $200 7
In October 1962 the U.S. set up a naval blockade around this island
    $200 1
At age 88, he opened, at corporate HQ, a museum with his white suit & 1st chicken cooker
    $200 6
#1 hit for Elvis, it was adapted from "O Sole Mio"
    $200 19
If you know your horoscope, you know this is the name of MGM's trademark
    $200 25
Weighing up to 1,500 lbs., the bluefish is the largest species of this food fish
    $200 12
Royal member of the Cunard line
    $400 8
After the Decemberist Revolution of 1825, Russia really began sending hotheads here to cool off
    $400 16
Ford made history in 1914 by establishing this as standard length of work day
    $400 5
Barbra Streisand co-wrote & sang this love theme from "A Star is Born"
    $400 22
The wizard's balloon left Oz without Dorothy when she ran after this animal
    $400 27
Tourists go to the Cabrillo Nat'l Monument each winter to watch these animals pass Point Loca, CA
    $400 13
Number of minutes it takes the minute hand to go from XII to II
    DD: $1,000 9
The dispute over Kashmir has led to several wars between these 2 countries
    $600 18
Free rides back home are offered to runaway youngsters by this 2nd-largest U.S. bus company
    $600 2
Three Dog Night's title lament of 1972, even though they had "been to Oklahoma"
    $600 23
"Good Morning America" says this cereal box feline is more popular with kids than Robert Redford is with adults
    $600 28
The Humboldt Current, teeming with life, is found off this continent's west coast
    DD: $1,000 14
Only play by Shakespeare which fits the category
    $800 10
The Empress Josephine was born on this French island in the West Indies
    $800 20
Even though it says Libby's, Libby's, Libby's on the label, label, label, it's owned by this chocolate co.
    $800 3
In 1975, this became Olivia Newton-John's 2nd #1 hit
    $800 24
This elusive lagomorph delivers ornamental ova the week after Palm Sunday
    $800 15
In hit 1986 film, Levi Stubbs of the Four Tops provided the voice of this female plant character
    $1000 11
Established in 762, this city on both banks of the Tigris had 1 million inhabitants by 1258
    $1000 21
Compound noun for what generals might with a country & Ted Turner tried with CBS
    $1000 4
Critic L. Maltin said this finale song of 1933 Ginger Rogers' movie "Sitting Pretty" saved the film
    $1000 26
"Music Man" Harold Hill asked, "Like to see some stuck-up jockey boy settin' on..." this famed pacer
    $1000 17
One of the 2 "II"s currently in the U.S. House of Representatives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Alan Linda
$7,100 $4,200 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
He served as Speaker of the House longer than anyone else, almost 17 years

Final scores:

Bob Alan Linda
$8,401 $7,200 $5,999
2-day champion: $16,202 2nd place: a trip for 2 to San Francisco 3rd place: a Whirlpool microwave oven

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Alan Linda
$7,100 $3,800 $2,600
22 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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