Show #715 - Friday, October 16, 1987

Contestants

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Neil Plakcy, a writer originally from Yardley, Pennsylvania

Barbara Herington, a civil engineer from Cromwell, Connecticut

Judith Seeger, an associate research engineer from Mountain View, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEETHOVEN
ADVERTISING
SYMPTOMS
SPORTS
HISTORICAL HORSES
"FOR" WORDS
    $100 1
Not more than 5 feet, 5 inches
    $100 11
It's whom the Marines are looking for
    $100 18
For an air traveler, this condition is marked by dizziness, nausea & reaching for the paper bag
    $100 26
In bowling, an "X" in a frame represents this
    $100 16
"Bucephala" was a city named in honor of the favorite black stallion of this great Greek conqueror
    $100 6
In old westerns, kind of tongue Indians sometimes accused white men of speaking with
    $200 2
Since he couldn't stay in time with the music, Ludwig never learned this social grace
    $200 12
This cereal aims its marketing at kids, not silly rabbits
    $200 19
Its main symptom is a sharp, quick sound produced in the throat by a spasm of the diaphragm
    $200 27
Greg Norman & Jan Stephenson are Australian stars in this sport
    $200 17
Decorated for bravery in the Korean War, "Reckless" hauled ammunition for Marines & reached this top NCO rank
    $200 7
During an operation, these might be asked for after the scalpel & before the sutures
    $300 3
Beethoven is credited as 1st to use this highest-pitched of all woodwinds in a symphony
    $300 13
"Don't get mad, get..." these plastic garbage bags
    $300 23
Ringing in ears & decreased hearing may indicate cerumen impaction, which is this
    $300 28
Of running, athletics, or track & field, term for track & field in Britain
    $300 20
He rode a small chestnut mare whose name is unknown on his historic ride, April 18, 1775
    $300 8
The member of the jury usually called on to announce the verdict
    $400 4
Gaining early fame as a virtuoso on this, Beethoven was probably the greatest player of his time
    $400 14
Since they've never hooked him, this company is merely assuming that Charlie doesn't taste good
    DD: $1,000 24
The main symptom of osteitis deformans, Paget's disease is pain in these throughout the body
    $400 29
It's abbreviated N.H.R.A., vroom, vroom!
    $400 21
He rode his favorite horse "Nelson", a sorrel gelding to many victories, including Yorktown
    $400 9
The unhappy appearance of a a guy who's just lost his girl to a daring young trapeze artist
    $500 5
After hearing Beethoven, this composer from Salzburg said, "Someday he will make a big noise in the world"
    $500 15
John Houseman says people at this investment firm "make money the old-fashioned way; they earn it"
    $500 25
Even John Denver wouldn't like this "high" fever marked by spots & a high temperature
    $500 30
In 1979, at only age 16, she won the U.S. Open in tennis
    $500 22
This man claimed that astride Brigham, "the best buffalo horse", he killed 69 bison in 1 afternoon
    $500 10
A raid

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Judith Barbara Neil
$1,300 $1,700 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Barbara Neil
$2,800 $2,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
WOMEN AUTHORS
FOOD & DRINK
LANDMARKS
FAMOUS RIDERS
"BACK" WORDS
    $200 7
As with the Earth, a "celestial" line called this divides the sky into 2 equal hemispheres
    $200 6
She was writing her 1st novel, "The Voyage Out", when she married Leonard Woolf in 1912
    $200 21
It's said color of these has no bearing on their nutritive value; it's just indicative of the chicken they came from
    $200 16
The Shwe Dagon Pagoda in Rangoon is said to contain "the 8 precious hairs" of this 2000 year-old teacher
    $200 26
On radio & TV his horse was Rex, but his dog Yukon King, was better known
    $200 1
To retreat from a political position, as though on a unicycle
    $400 8
If you're serious about your astronomy, you should know that this star is the brightest in the night sky
    $400 12
Guinness calls her the top-selling woman crime writer of all time
    $400 22
Fruit that makes a whiskey sour sour
    $400 17
The actual home of this nursery rhyme matriarch went on sale in England in 1987, cupboard included
    $400 27
It was on a horse named St. Paul that he led his famous Civil War "Charge"
    DD: $500 2
[AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE] Common description of music like the following: [generic string instrumental]
    $600 9
Color most commonly seen during a display of the Aurora Borealis
    $600 13
She was an illegitimate great-great-granddaughter of the king of Poland, & Chopin's lover
    $600 23
Restaurants are "hopping" on the bandwagon to offer this mammal, the latest trend in lean meat
    DD: $700 18
The Eiffel Tower, completed in 1889, was erected to honor the 100th anniversary of this event
    $600 28
In addition to "Macaroni", she had a pony named "Tex" that Vice President Johnson gave her
    $600 3
For a computer, it's a duplicate disk
    $800 10
Spanning about 1/4 of the sky, the Hydra, or "sea serpent", is the largest of these
    $800 14
In 1856, she published her 2nd anti-slavery novel, "Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp"
    $800 24
When a Mandarin-speaking Chinese orders "mi", he's ordering this--& he should know
    $800 19
The entry for this landmark in the Childcraft Encyclopedia begins "We who are about to die..."
    $800 4
L.A.'s Century City stands on what was once this part of 20th Century-Fox
    $1000 11
Most distant object the human eye can see unaided, though with a little "strain", is this galaxy
    $1000 15
With Geo. S. Kauffman, this novelist co-wrote the plays "Stage Door" & "Dinner at Eight"
    $1000 25
In 1856, he received a patent for the 1st successful milk-condensing process
    $1000 20
In a 1987 vote whether "To be or not to be" on strike for more money, guards at this Danish site voted yes
    $1000 5
You can be indicted for doing this to tax returns

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Barbara Neil
$8,600 $5,000 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ACADEMY AWARDS
1 of the 2 "Best Picture" Oscar winners to contain North, South, East or West in its title

Final scores:

Judith Barbara Neil
$7,199 $1 $3,400
2-day champion: $14,699 3rd place: Suzuki keyboard 2nd place: Hotpoint cooking center & Inkor cookware

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judith Barbara Neil
$8,600 $4,900 $3,300
22 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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