Show #749 - Thursday, December 3, 1987

Missing introductions.

Contestants

Bob Harrenga, an informational specialist originally from South Dakota

Ingrid Nuremberg, an associate consultant for an insurance brokerage firm originally from Augsburg, Germany

Elizabeth Holloway, a writer from (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPACE & AVIATION
PROVERBS
HENRYs
1955
CLOTHING
KIDDIE LIT
    $100 7
On June 11, 1927, he became the 1st recipient of the American Distinguished Flying Cross
    $100 6
They can never "be bankrupt" or "be choosers"
    $100 10
Candy bar that fits this category
    $100 17
This nation walked out of the U.N. on November 9, 1955 over the issue of Apartheid
    $100 18
A layette is clothing for a person at this time in life
    $100 1
The princess felt one of these "all the way through 20 mattresses & 20 more feather beds"
    $200 8
Experts now dispute Adm. Byrd's claim that he was 1st to fly over this point in 1926
    $200 13
Completes the proverb, "Set a thief..."
    $200 11
He taught Eliza that "The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain"
    $200 19
U.S. government doctors claimed in November they had a "promising" vaccine for this "common" ailment
    $200 24
3-word phrase referring to the clothing passed on to you by your older sibling
    $200 2
1 of 2 sequels Louisa May Alcott wrote to "Little Women"
    $300 9
You're eligible to join the Caterpillar Club if you've used this safety device to save your life
    $300 14
Jesus advised "When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know..." this
    $300 12
A self-taught lawyer, this fiery patriot handled over 1100 cases in his 1st 3 years of practice
    $300 20
This borough of NYC, then known for its Navy yard, was among the 27% of the U.S. closed in '55 to Soviet visitors
    $300 25
From Late Latin "camisia", meaning shirt, it's the other half of a half-slip
    $300 3
Squirrel Nutkin can get his tail bitten off in "Peter Rabbit's Race Game", based on tales by this author
    $400 23
He was at the controls inside the capsule Friendship 7
    $400 28
Devout cowards live by the proverb "He that fights & runs away, may..." do this
    $400 15
In 1609, this explorer was given maps & advice by his friend John Smith
    $400 21
Lee Meriwether
    $400 26
This process of preshrinking fabric was named for its inventor, Sanford L. Cluett
    DD: $500 4
A. A. Milne based his play "Toad of Toad Hall" on this classic by Kenneth Grahame
    $500 27
The orbit of a space station circling Earth should be above our atmosphere but below this "Belt"
    $500 16
He & Richard Nixon formed the Republican ticket in 1960
    $500 22
In December, Martin Luther Kind Jr. led a boycott of this city's bus system
    $500 5
Among the operas based on this tale is Rossini's "La Cenerentola"

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

Elizabeth Ingrid Bob
$1,400 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Ingrid Bob
$2,700 $700 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHY
MATHEMATICS
MAGAZINES
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
EPITAPHS
ROCK SUBTITLES
    $200 1
This German river & its tributaries carry more traffic than any other European river system
    $200 6
The horizontal axis on a graph is usually labeled X & the vertical axis this
    $200 4
He's listed on the masthead of Muppet Magazine as "Frog-in-Chief"
    $200 15
"Safire's Political Dictionary" emphasizes that "the wife of the Vice President is never called" this
    $200 18
"Quoth the Raven Nevermore"
    $200 17
1954 hit by the Chords subtitled "Life Would be a Dream"
    $400 2
A 1959 treaty forbids war, nuclear explosions, & disposal of atomic wastes on this continent
    $400 9
To divide a fraction by a fraction, invert the divisor, then do this
    $400 5
You don't buy Parade Magazine separately--it comes with one of these
    $400 19
Because best known man to head this agency served 48 years, a 1976 law put a 10 year limit on terms
    $400 24
"Workers of the World Unite."
    $400 22
Its subtitle was "Theme from 'Rocky'"
    $600 3
Examples of this type of narrow passage are the Tartar, Malacca, & those of Magellan
    $600 10
Solid geometry takes this kind of geometry one dimension further
    $600 7
Targeted to a large group of dieters, this magazine boasts a circulation over 850,000
    DD: $1,900 20
Of Secretaries of Agriculture, Labor, or Energy, the one highest in order of presidential succession
    DD: $3,500 25
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE) (Alex: I want you to look over here and I will read it.)
[Alex holds up long rubbing]
(Alex: Good friend for Jesus sake forbeare, To dig the dust enclosed here. Blessed be the man that spares these stones, And cursed be he that moves my bones.)
    $600 23
1 of the 2 terms of endearment in the subtitle of the 4 Tops "I Can't Help Myself"
    $800 13
Of Canada's 10 provinces, it's the only one entirely unattached to the mainland
    $800 11
Any number raised to the power of 0 (n°) is equal to this
    $800 8
2 of the 3 U.S. magazines with circulations over 750,000 that have "Popular" in their names
    $800 21
Treasury Sec'y James Baker said he was on vacation when the IRS approved the revision of this form
    $800 27
"Subject fo the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1857..."
    $800 29
Buffalo Springfield classic subtitled "Stop, Hey What's That Sound"
    $1000 14
The 2 countries that own Little Diomede & Big Diomede Islands
    $1000 12
This branch of math was invented to solve problems with quantities that change or vary
    $1000 16
Called "The Magazine of Western Living", it publishes gardening, travel & cookbooks, too
    $1000 26
Freshman who replaced Sandra Day O'Connor as last in line from robing room to courtroom
    $1000 28
"Truth & History. 21 men...The Boy Bandit King--He died as he had lived"
    $1000 30
"Exordium & Terminus" was the subtitle for this apocalyptic 1969 #1 Zagar & Evans hit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Ingrid Bob
$4,000 $3,300 $12,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TRAVEL & TOURISM
Amusement complex with highest paid attendance of any in U.S. in 1986

Final scores:

Elizabeth Ingrid Bob
$4,500 $6,600 $14,000
3rd place: Capel handwoven wool rug + Jeopardy! computerized version or box game 2nd place: Harrison Furniture oak entertainment center & Emerson VCR + Jeopardy! computerized version or box game New champion: $14,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Ingrid Bob
$7,400 $3,300 $10,700
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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