Show #716 - Monday, October 19, 1987

Contestants

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Mark Allen, a special projects manager originally from New York City

Tim Dicarlo, a student originally from Niagara Falls, New York

Judith Seeger, an associate research engineer from Mountain View, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,699)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS BROTHERS
SCIENCE
WHITE HOUSE WHEELS
PLAYS
"ONLY" SONGS
RHYME TIME
    $100 16
Frank & Jesse
    $100 11
Of fresh, brackish, or salt water, the 1 in which it's easiest to float
    $100 14
While the presidential limousine was being bullet-proofed, LBJ used a car assigned to this FBI director
    $100 15
When "Dracula" opened on Broadway in 1927, he played the title role
    $100 3
According to The Platters, it's who "can make this world seem right"
    $100 1
Almost ale
    $200 17
Wilbur & Orville
    $200 12
It strikes the Earth about 100 times each second & kills about 100 Americans each year
    $200 27
Cars equipped with special manual controls enabled this president to drive
    $200 18
E.L. Masters' "Spoon River Anthology" is cited in this Thornton Wilder play in which the dead also talk
    $200 7
#2 hit for the Carpenters which has become a wedding standard
    $200 2
A towering partition
    $300 20
Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay, Donny & Jimmy
    $300 13
Snowshoe rabbits & jack rabbits are not really rabbits but these animals
    $300 28
In 1909, George H. Robinson was the 1st appointed to serve as this for a president
    $300 19
He said in an autobiography that he wrote "Blithe Spirit" in 5 days, & it was produced 5 weeks later
    $300 8
In Roy Orbison's 1st big hit, the ones who know how he feels
    $300 4
A deceased cranium, especially that of a Jerry Garcia fan
    $400 21
Dmitri Fyodorovich, Ivan Fyodorovich, Alexey Fyodorovich & Smerdyakov
    $400 24
Ferns don't grow from seeds but from these
    $400 29
To accommodate these public servants, running boards were sometimes added to presidential vehicles
    $400 23
Helene Hanff knows the address of the Marks & Co. Book Store was at #84 on this London street
    $400 9
Both Sam Cooke & Dr. Hook said "she was too young to fall in love" because she was this
    $400 5
What you might call the leg joints of a flying social insect
    $500 22
Jacob Ludwig Carl & Wilhelm Carl
    DD: $2,000 26
Any 2 chemical elements whose symbol begins with a letter other than that beginning its English name
    $500 30
Perhaps as a back-up, this type of vehicle was kept at the White House until 1928
    $500 25
Profession completing the title of the Jean Anouilh play, "The Waltz of the..."
    $500 10
It was Sheena Easton's 2nd biggest hit as well as the theme of a James Bond film
    $500 6
A "minyan", the number of males needed for a Orthodox Jewish service

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

Judith Tim Mark
$1,700 $1,000 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Tim Mark
$6,200 $1,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

EARLY AMERICA
THE MIDDLE EAST
10-LETTER WORDS
REPTILES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
THE MOVIES
    $200 6
In the 1760s, the 1st Lord of the Treasury put a colonial import tax on this olive stuffing
    $200 1
Cleopatra ruled from this port, now Egypt's 2nd-largest city
    $200 13
My dear Watson, it's the type of school one attends before junior high or middle school
    $200 2
Lizards & these are combined into the largest of the 4 main groups of reptiles
    $200 14
If you were a wizard of "oz.", you'd be a whiz at this unit of weight
    $200 3
This blonde, not the heartbreak of psoriasis, caused "The Seven-Year Itch"
    $400 5
At the town of Al-Qurnah, Iraq, these 2 historic rivers join
    $400 19
A device useful to biology students who want to sneak a peek at a paramecium
    $400 24
This "monster" was named after a river in Arizona
    $400 15
Horse race measurement, it was originally the length of a furrow in a plowed field
    $400 4
Listen, sweetheart, "Casablanca" was set in this country
    $600 8
Country governed by a supreme council made up of the 7 rulers of its component parts
    DD: $1,500 20
[AUDIO DAILY DOUBLE] Fattening food, or just one member of the quintet heard here: "I've got sunshine on a cloudy day"
    $600 18
The crocodylus niloticus has lived, at one time or another, on almost all parts of this continent
    $600 16
Of imperial gals., U.S. gals. or liters, the 1 of which it would take greatest number to fill your tank
    $600 7
In the 1933 & 1949 versions of this kiddie classic, Katharine Hepburn, then June Allyson, played Jo
    $800 9
Kipling said, "There aren't no 10 commandments an' a man can raise a thirst" east of there
    $800 21
Many consider this varietal white wine to be America's finest
    $800 25
For most reptiles active at night, they're slit-shaped, for most active during the day, round
    $800 17
A measuring system used by pharmacists, its name is from the old name for pharmacist
    $800 11
In 1962, he won the title as the title character in "Kid Galahad"
    DD: $5,000 27
1 of 2 presidents eulogized by Daniel Webster in Boston on Aug. 2, 1826
    $1000 10
In January 1987, this Speaker of the Iranian Parliament claimed Pres. Reagan sent him a Bible
    $1000 22
Indefinitely frozen subsoil underlying polar regions
    $1000 26
The mating cry of these Galapagos Islands reptiles is described as able to "make an elephant envious"
    $1000 23
Measurement standards were taken from the human body until this system was proposed in 1670
    $1000 12
He foresaw WWII in his 1936 film adaptation of his own novel, "The Shape of Things to Come"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Tim Mark
$10,000 $11,200 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
The father of King Midas was famous for this, which he used to connect his ox cart's pole & yoke

Final scores:

Judith Tim Mark
$17,500 $5,000 $3,000
3-day champion: $32,199 2nd place: SoundDesign home entertainment center & Sam Moore wing chair 3rd place: Stained Glass Overlay

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judith Tim Mark
$8,500 $7,200 $3,700
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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