Show #667 - Tuesday, June 30, 1987

Doug Molitor game 3.

Contestants

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Neil Brockman, a lawyer originally from Brooklyn, New York

Carol Miller, a sales manager from Herndon, Virginia

Doug Molitor, a writer from Brentwood, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

START AT THE "TOP"
THE MIDDLE EAST
THE MIDWEST
(Alex: Hey, we're on a roll with...)
THE MIDDLE AGES
MIDDLE NAMES
BOTTOMS UP
    $100 1
While George & Marion also haunted the novels, Neil the dog was introduced for this TV series
    $100 2
The Middle East has more than half of the world's proven reserves of this
    $100 26
In the early 19th century, John Chapman planted thousands of these in the Midwest
    $100 10
The Middle Ages are said to have begun with the fall of this
    $100 17
Broadway lyricist Alan Lerner
    $100 3
Tovarich, Volga Boatman, & Moscow Mule cocktails all contain this
    $200 6
In 1964, Rudi Gernreich startled the country with this
    $200 4
This ongoing Middle East war has now lasted longer than World War II
    $200 27
Blackjack gambling is legal in Bismarck, Fargo & the rests of this state
    $200 11
These wandering minstrels who romanticized feudalism originated in southern France
    $200 18
Rock 'n' roll singer Gary Bonds, at least onstage
    $200 12
Only Colorado still has this minimum drinking age -- & only for 3.2% beer
    $300 7
1973 #1 hit for the Carpenters that begins "Such a feeling's coming over me"
    $300 5
In February 1987, the United Arab Emirates experienced this weather for 1st time in history
    DD: $1,500 28
Musical set in 1 Midwest town from which we get the following song about another Midwest town:

Gary, Indiana, Gary Indiana, Gary, Indiana,
Let me say it once again
    $300 13
Surprisingly, in 1384, Jadwiga, an 11-year-old girl, was crowned this in Poland
    $300 20
TV cop, actor Philip Thomas
    $300 23
It's late '50s ad slogan went, "Where there's life, there's" this
    $400 16
From the part of dresser containing one's valuables, it now means those of highest rank or merit
    $400 8
U.S. passports are currently invalid for travel to Libya & this Mideast country
    $400 14
A new interest in learning, called the "Carolingian Renaissance" occurred during this man's reign
    $400 21
America's 2nd-wealthiest man, Henry Perot
    $400 24
Sloeberry liqueur is often erroneously called this
    $500 19
Describes Johnny Carson's "contemporary" monologue at the top of his show
    $500 9
Name of both Iraqi king executed during 1958 coup & Saudi king assassinated in 1975
    $500 15
This medieval Eng. philosopher lived 350 years before Francis Bacon, with whom he's often confused
    $500 22
The late senator Robert Kennedy
    $500 25
French version is always dry while Italian version of this aromatized wine can be sweet or dry

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

Doug Carol Neil
$400 $300 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Carol Neil
$3,300 $700 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
BOOKS & AUTHORS
ROYAL LONDON
SPORTS
SPIRITUAL SONGS
(Alex: Finally, words created by Variety, called...)
SHOW BIZ LINGO
    $200 1
Island country in which Ronald Reagan's paternal great-grandparents were born
    $200 22
While working in a Harvard bookshop, J. Bartlett read almost every book & later published a book of these
    $200 16
The only part of this royal residence usually open to the public is the Queen's Gallery
    $200 6
By not wearing pink socks or frilly shirts Mex. daredevil "El Gleason" offends purists of this sport
    $200 21
It's what "Nobody knows but Jesus"
    $200 9
In classic "Variety" usage, a "hardtop" was a regular movie theater & an "ozoner" one of these
    $400 2
This president's first wife & his mother both died on the same day, 2 days after the birth of daughter Alice
    $400 23
His wife was the model for Sophia in his book "Tom Jones"
    $400 17
Crown jewels to decorate the queen's head or an axe to behead one are on display here
    $400 7
Term for failure to keep both feet behind base line during a tennis serve
    $400 27
"Little children" are urged to do this, since "there's room for many a more"
    $400 10
If a film "preems in Gotham", in has premiered in this city
    DD: $1,000 3
Originally, his family name was Pollok
    $600 24
Sinclair Lewis title character whose name has come to mean a crude, vulgar materialist
    $600 18
The Prince & Princess of Wales were married in this cathedral
    $600 8
While in football you can break a tackle, in this sport you can break an all-tackle world record
    $600 28
Song that goes on to say, "Bless these walls so firm & stout, keeping want & trouble out"
    $600 11
1st used by Variety around 1948, a "cleffer" is a person who writes these
    $800 4
He received the Ben Hogan Award for continuing to play golf despite a physical ailment
    $800 25
After walking on the moon in 1969, he wrote the book "Return to Earth"
    $800 19
An equestrian statue of this king looks toward Whitehall, where he was executed in 1649
    $800 14
In soccer, a kick made while the ball is in the air is called this
    $800 29
Completes "Let there be peace on earth & ..."
    DD: $1,500 12
Meaning overzealous praise, "hype" is short for this word
    $1000 5
In a famous duel, he killed a man who insulted his wife Rachel
    $1000 26
Melville's 2nd-best known work, it was found after he died & not published until 1924
    $1000 20
Londoners refer to this as the V & A
    $1000 15
In this Japanese sport using bamboo swords, combatants really "stick" it to each other
    $1000 30
James Weldon Johnson hymn that's sometimes called American Blacks' "National Hymn"
    $1000 13
In WWII, it was a bomb which could destroy an entire city block; now it's a huge success

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Carol Neil
$8,800 $900 $9,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ORGANIZATIONS
While Easter Seals is a group in itself, this group sponsors Christmas Seals

Final scores:

Doug Carol Neil
$17,600 $900 $600
3-day champion: $37,501 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Carol Neil
$6,500 $900 $9,100
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
6 R,
1 W
24 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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