Show #670 - Friday, July 3, 1987

Eric Berman game 2.

Contestants

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Bill Wray, an institutional investor from Marietta, Georgia

Elaine Brewer, a music publishing executive originally from Indianapolis, Indiana

Eric Berman, a journalist from Crown Point, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

Jeopardy! Round

WORLD RELIGION
NEWSPAPERS
AUTHORS' MAIDEN NAMES
COUNTIES
BASEBALL LINGO
THE 4TH OF JULY
    $100 9
Pakistan's capital is a new city, built in the 1960s to honor this religion
    $100 6
City whose papers include the Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, Daily Express & Daily Telegraph
    $100 24
Laura Wilder's maiden name
    $100 8
A congressman, irrelevantly praising his home county, Buncombe in N.C., gave us this word for nonsense
    $100 1
Carl Hubbell named this pitch which can also mean any zany player, whether he throws it or not
    $100 15
The "4th of July" was 1st celebrated in this city, July 8, 1776
    $200 13
Country with the world's largest Jewish population
    $200 7
It describes itself as "The Daily Diary of the American Dream"
    $200 26
Helen Brown's maiden name
    $200 22
This county has over 1000 governmental entities besides the Chicago city government
    $200 2
A New York Mets outfielder, or a bruise resulting from sliding
    $200 18
While most of the others didn't sign till Aug. 2, he signed the Declaration of Independence 1st on July 4th
    $300 14
In 1984 many Buddhists marked the 25th anniversary of his flight from Tibet
    $300 10
This paper, the 1st to do so, began publishing the Pentagon Papers June 13, 1971
    $300 29
Elizabeth Browning's maiden name
    $300 23
While 3 are named for the fruit, 5 other U.S. counties took this same name to honor Dutch royal family
    $300 3
To fail in a critical situation, or to move your grip up the bat
    $300 19
The United States granted independence to this country on July 4, 1946
    $400 16
Most sacred shrine of this religion is the Golden Temple at Amritsar, India
    $400 11
Joseph Pulitzer began his career founding this St. Louis paper by merging 2 others
    $400 30
Claire Luce's maiden name
    $400 27
While the Republic of Ireland has 26 counties, Northern Ireland has this many
    $400 4
The 2nd game of a double header, or the last congratulatory drink the winning pitcher might have
    DD: $500 20
Date of the Sesquicentennial of the United States
    $500 17
While the Anglican Church is official in England, this church is official in Scotland
    $500 12
Founder of the Christian Science Monitor
    $500 25
Mary Rinehart's maiden name
    $500 28
America's smallest county in area, it's found in America's largest city in population
    $500 5
For a batter to strike out swinging or someone in the stands who hopes it won't happen
    $500 21
Only president born on the 4th of July was this New England Yankee few would have called a dandy

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

Eric Elaine Bill
$2,700 $800 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Elaine Bill
$5,400 $1,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN INDIANS
PROVERBS
FOLK MUSIC
ECOLOGY
TESTS
"GOOD", "BETTER" & "BEST" MOVIES
(Alex: 1,2 or perhaps all 3 of those words will appear in the correct responses.)
    $200 6
There's a city named for the Munsee Indians in this state named for Indians
    $200 7
It was said among the ancient Greeks, there is many a slip 'twixt the cup & this
    $200 19
"John Henry told his captain...before I'd let your steam drill beat me...I'd die" this way
    $200 17
Type of pollution which can be measured in decibels
    $200 12
Number of states requiring this for a marriage license has declined but may go up again due to AIDS scare
    $200 1
A 1950 film featured Jack Carson as one of these famous ice cream vendors
    $400 24
Indians called these northern people "eaters of raw meat"
    $400 8
What soon happens to "a fool & his money"
    $400 28
It was good enough for Paul & Silas, & it's good enough for me"
    $400 18
Colorful code name for the defoliant containing dioxin used on jungle areas in Vietnam
    $400 13
Sgt. Barry Sadler sang, "100 men we'll test today but only 3" would win 1 of these
    $400 2
1964 film based on Gore Vidal's play in which the title character didn't win
    $600 25
Washington Irving coined this term, alleged to be American Indians' version of heaven
    $600 9
In Aesop, the rural "cousin" who said "Better beans & bacon in peace than cakes & ale in fear"
    $600 26
Because these chemicals cause overabundance of algae in rivers, some states now ban them in detergents
    $600 14
One step for a boy scout to earn any of the 119 of these is to pass the respective test
    DD: $1,000 3
This 1946 "Best Picture" also won Best Director, Best Actor & Best Supporting Actor Oscars
    $800 22
This Indian guide of Lewis & Clark only lived to age 25
    DD: $600 10
Proverbial title of the following song from 1967:

"Oh don't it hurt deep inside /
To see someone do something to her..."
    $800 21
He said, "I have been to seek a wife, she's the joy of my life"
    $800 15
In 1905, Frenchmen Alfred Binet & Theodore Simon developed the 1st scales for measuring this
    $800 4
Film title describing Jack Lemmon who lived next door but pretended he was married to Romy Schneider
    $1000 23
The French called them "Pierced Nose", though few of them had one
    $1000 11
Not to look a gift horse in the mouth, the Trojans ignored this warning which became a proverb, too
    $1000 20
Group formed in 1949 when Ronnie Gilbert & Fred Hellerman joined Lee Hays & Pete Seeger
    $1000 27
The EPA was established during this president's administration
    $1000 16
Since 1942, students nationally have been taking this Midwest university's basic skills test
    $1000 5
Apt title warning of a 1980 horror film, 'cause the Santa Claus who's coming to town is deadly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Elaine Bill
$11,200 $1,600 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MONARCHS
Last 3 reigning monarchs of this European country have all been women

Final scores:

Eric Elaine Bill
$11,900 $3,200 $7,100
2-day champion: $23,300 3rd place: Lloyd/Flanders wicker furniture 2nd place: trip to Bermuda

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Elaine Bill
$11,100 $2,600 $5,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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