Show #664 - Thursday, June 25, 1987

Contestants

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Renee Pennington, a word processing center supervisor from New York City, New York

Ray Allex, a ticket seller from Los Angeles, California

Myra Backner, an office worker from Stoughton, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

FIRST LINES
WILD WEST
TV THEMES
(Alex: An all audio category.)
CARS BY THE NUMBER
(Alex: There are cars that are currently marketed.)
"F" WORDS
THOSE DARN OYSTERS
    $100 1
"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord..."
    $100 16
During the stagecoach era, these birds reportedly sprinted ahead of the coaches at 18 mph
    $100 11
[Music plays]
    $100 21
RX 7
    $100 2
In basketball, they lead to free throws
    $200 7
"He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream..."
    $200 17
Once bigger than Delaware, the King Ranch, largest in the U.S., is located in this state
    $200 12
[Music plays]
    $200 22
560 SEL
    $200 3
You can do this to someone's shoes or the bill
    $300 8
"Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that."
    $300 18
"Faro" is one type of this
    $300 13
[Music plays]
    $300 23
928 S4
    $300 4
Doing this makes a body builder's biceps bulge
    $300 24
What oysters love to do with dinoflagellates
    $400 9
It looked extremely rocky for the Mudville 9 that day..."
    $400 19
Famous 1903 Western made just 4 yrs. after Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch 1st blew up an express car
    $400 14
[Music plays]
    $400 26
325 e
    $400 5
It can be a fault in fabric or someone's character
    $400 25
It's said when the ratio of male & female oysters is uneven, some oysters actually do this
    DD: $400 10
"The great fish moved silently through the night water..."
    $500 20
Discharged from the Army as a drunk, this dime novelist sobered up enough to nickname Buffalo Bill
    $500 15
"As I walk along, I wonder /
A what went wrong with our love /
A love that was so strong..."
    $500 6
It struck out in a book by baseball player Jimmy Piersall

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Myra Ray Renee
$900 $800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Myra Ray Renee
$200 $2,500 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
PEOPLE
WORLD CAPITALS
COOKING
SLAVERY
LAST LINES
    $200 26
Done to such things as garbage cans to reduce corrosion, it's the coating of iron or steel with zinc
    $200 9
The Virgin Islands can now hear her syndicated radio show on sex therapy
    $200 4
The capital of this SE Asian country lies on the Rangoon River
    $200 1
These put the amandine in noodles amandine
    $200 18
This nation, formerly Abyssinia, didn't abolish slavery until 1942
    $200 2
"And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless us, every one!"
    $400 27
1 of 2 reasons sharks must constantly keep in motion
    $400 10
According to a German magazine, under Hitler the state gave newlyweds one of these books
    $400 5
It's "The Paris of the Balkans", which makes it, we guess, "The Paris of Romania", too
    $400 3
"The Esquire Cookbook" says scrambled eggs this style were created by chef to King Farouk, not TV host Phil
    $400 19
Aztec slaves could not only own property, but ironically, even these
    $400 11
"I admit the deed! Tear up the planks! Here! Here! t is the beating of his hideous heart!"
    $600 28
# of stars in the "belt" of the constellation Orion
    $600 15
With ads shot in her Koala blue store, this singer is now promoting Australian tourism
    $600 6
This country is developing a new capital, Abuja, to replace Lagos
    $600 23
Profession of the Italian cook who created "Tournedos Rossini"
    $600 20
in 1488, the pope accepted 100 Moorish slaves from this Spanish king
    $600 12
"...most gratefully bless the day when Mr. Jones was married to his Sophia"
    $800 16
Comedian who is spending 1987 traveling the U.S. to ask people why they like Pizza Hut
    $800 7
New Zealand's capital was named for Arthur Wellesley, the 1st man given this title
    $800 24
Only the ribs of this animal can be properly prepared as spareribs
    DD: $400 21
The only slave state west of the Mississippi not to secede from the Union
    $800 13
"Hello everybody. This is Mrs. Norman Maine."
    DD: $500 17
In naming NY estate he bought n '34 to house curios, he used "BION", initials of his newspaper feature
    $1000 8
Willemstad, the capital of the Netherlands Antilles, is on this, the largest of its islands
    $1000 25
When a French chef makes "tomatoes farcies" , "farcies" indicates he has done this
    $1000 22
chain of events leading to freedom for this island country began with a huge slave revolt in 1791
    $1000 14
"'Some men so loved her, that they did dare much for her sake.'--Jonathan Harker"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Myra Ray Renee
$1,500 $5,900 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CABINET
2 of the 4 original cabinet posts, which despite widespread belief, did not include Postmaster General

Final scores:

Myra Ray Renee
$1,700 $7,000 $2,700
3rd place: an electronic piano New champion: $7,000 2nd place: a trip for 2 to Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Myra Ray Renee
$2,800 $5,900 $1,400
10 R,
6 W
(including 3 DDs)
19 R,
4 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $10,100

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