Show #712 - Tuesday, October 13, 1987

Richard Perez-Pena game 5.

Contestants

Gerry Cook, a probation officer originally from Queens, New York

Chloe Ross, a food and restaurant writer from Los Angeles, California

Richard Perez-Pena, from (whose 4-day cash winnings total $30,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
ACTORS & ROLES
ONE SONG
(Alex: All of the clues will pertain to one particular piece of music & that will be the first clue at the top.)
THE BLUE & THE GRAY
SEWING
STUPID GEOGRAPHY
    $100 15
In "Of Mice & Men", George was going to let him take care of the rabbits
    $100 1
Christopher Reeve said of this role, "It takes me 3 running steps to take off; I used to be able to do it in 1"
    $100 3
Title of the song:
    $100 12
In 1959, the last 2 veterans of the war, both from this side, died
    $100 2
To avoid tangling when hand stitching, "The Joy of Sewing" says this shouldn't be over 22 in. long
    $100 20
This city on the Kankakee River is the seat of Kankakee County, Illinois
    $200 16
He adapted "Rip Van Winkle" & "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" from German folk tales
    $200 5
Appropriately, this actor's son played little Norman Bates in flashback scenes of "Psycho II"
    $200 4
In 1967, the song became this group's only #1 hit
    $200 13
In 1861, Congress 1st established this medal to be given to Union naval heroes
    $200 21
The town where the Battle of Hastings was fought was given this commemorative name
    $300 17
Oscar Wilde's only full length novel, it's the portrait of an artist's subject as an eternally young man
    $300 7
Living his TV role, this star drops change in parking meters with a note saying "courtesy of the Equalizer"
    $300 6
No matter how they toss these "it had to be"
    $300 14
As Confederates marched through Frederick, MD., Barbara Frietchie, in her 90s, is said to have waved this
    $300 22
The main campus of the University of Mississippi is in this Mississippi town
    $400 18
The "Memories" this Italian lover penned between 1826-38 were written in French & filled 12 volumes
    $400 8
This actor tried to "Bring 'Em Back Alive", but the series died, & he ended up as a "Scarecrow"
    $400 10
Meteorological question asked near the end of the song
    $400 24
Many slaves were led to believe that after the war they would be given "40 acres &" 1 of these
    $400 23
When Urundi was granted its independence, it was renamed this
    $500 19
"Steppenwolf"s central figure, Harry Haller, shares the same initials with this man, the author
    $500 9
Gwen Verdon, the original star of this Broadway musical, coached Debbie Allen for the 1986 revival
    $500 11
A new video for the song features clips of the group singing it on this controversial '60s variety show
    $500 25
Site of London's zoo, it was laid out as a park when George IV was prince regent

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

Richard Chloë Gerry
$1,300 $200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Chloë Gerry
$1,100 $500 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

GERMANY
RELIGION
BIOLOGY
NOTORIOUS
GAMES
FROM THE LATIN
    $200 12
It equals 100 pfennigs
    $200 1
The 1st temple of this religion was completed in 1836 in Ohio, not Utah
    $200 9
This name for a group of one-celled animals is from the Greek for "first animals"
    $200 2
Luis Colon, grandson of this explorer, was banished to Africa, apparently for having 3 wives
    $200 5
If you miss a letter in "hangman", this is the part of the anatomy you draw first
    $200 23
Derived from the Latin "to break", it's a number such as 1/3 or 1/2
    $400 13
Of Leipzig, Dresden, or Cologne, the city in West Germany
    $400 10
From Greek for "not knowing", it's a person who believes God may exist, but that there's no proof
    $400 11
It's from bearing these that conifers get their name
    $400 3
"Shady" First Lady who jailed society women in cells meant for the prostitutes of Buenos Aires
    $400 6
Common parlor game you're playing if people shout in response to your tugging on your earlobe
    $400 24
"Caveat emptor" means this
    $600 17
Considered East Germany's "Hollywood", it's the city where the 1945 Allied Conference took place
    $600 14
Ganesha, a god of this religion, has a man's body & an elephant's head & rides on a rat
    $600 28
Heliotropism is the ability of leaves & stems of plants to grow towards this
    $600 4
Dressed as a man, Etta Place robbed banks with these 2 pals
    $600 20
The odds are only about 1 in 9 million of winning a 10-number jackpot in this 4-letter cousin of bingo
    $600 25
"Caveat venditor", it's what a cheated emptor might say under his breath
    DD: $1,000 18
The northernmost border of Germany touches this country
    $800 15
Both men & women were priests in Shintoism, once state religion of this country
    $800 29
Common term for the entire internal process of simplifying food & making it assimilable
    $800 7
His lover, Lady Caroline Lamb, called this romantic poet "mad, bad, & dangerous to know"
    $800 21
In this game, the deck consists of only 9s through aces, & 10s rank higher than kings
    $800 26
From the Latin for "bringer of a law", it's a person who helps makes laws
    $1000 19
It's the chief port & largest city completely within West German boundaries
    $1000 16
The holy month in which the Koran was 1st revealed to Muhammad, observed today as a month of fasting
    DD: $300 30
A single human sperm or egg cell contains this many chromosomes
    $1000 8
In 1926, this black American danced at the Folies Bergere wearing only a belt of bananas
    $1000 22
Jose Capablanca died at 53 from a stroke while watching; not playing in, one of these
    $1000 27
It means to teach, but comes from the Latin "to build"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Chloë Gerry
$7,800 $3,900 $3,000
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
This man was killed in a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey 2 1/2 years after his son died in a duel there

Final scores:

Richard Chloë Gerry
$9,500 $0 $4,000
5-day champion: $40,300 + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Ricoh KR-30SP camera + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Caribbean & stay at Xanadu Beach & Marina Resort + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Chloë Gerry
$7,900 $3,900 $3,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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