Show #781 - Monday, January 18, 1988

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Jake Edelman, a public affairs director from Eagle Rock, California

Jonathan Santore, a composer and graduate student originally from Greeneville, Tennessee

Bob Bearse, a software quality analyst originally from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
According to Guinness, the sex that expends the most calories in making a bed
    $100 12
Aw, shucks, this is what shuckers do to oysters
    $100 2
The Rose Bowl
    $100 14
Of penny, nickel or dime, the only one written on the current coin it represents
    $100 11
Though not cuddly, the black bear was the model for the original version of this cuddly toy
    $100 7
It's America's biggest selling pancake mix
    $200 19
The terms xanthoderm & melanoderm refer to the color of this
    $200 13
You may have missed it, but this man proclaimed 1 week in June 1987 National Dairy Goat Awareness Week
    $200 3
The Orange Bowl
    $200 23
Honoring her 60th birthday in 1986, England put one of her baby pictures on a stamp
    $200 25
Cute little wild gerbils may carry these insects, which can transmit the plague
    $200 8
In "Tom Sawyer", Huckleberry Finn went to live with the widow Douglas while Tom lived with her
    $300 20
Partition separating the abdomen & thorax, singers learn to breathe from there
    $300 15
This spotted African howler can crush you with its jaws, which is no laughing matter
    $300 4
The Cotton Bowl
    $300 24
Term for a special coin minted to honor a specific event
    DD: $700 26
2 of the 4 principal animals raised on U.S. fur ranches
    $300 9
Her aunt, Fritzi Ritz, was the original title character of their comic strip
    $400 21
It's closed by the orbicularis oculi muscle
    $400 16
In England, this October eve was sometimes called Nutcrack Night
    $400 5
The Peach Bowl
    $400 27
To cross streams, hamsters reportedly inflate these with air, probably to add buoyancy
    $400 10
This term, a takeoff on a Harriet Beecher Stowe title, once meant a woman who didn't support women's lib
    $500 22
Unless your parents saved them, you don't have the milk or deciduous ones of these anymore
    $500 17
He was the youngest of the Marx Brothers
    $500 6
The Fiesta Bowl
    $500 28
Michigan's nickname animal, these small, fierce mammals sometimes attack & kill moose
    $500 18
On both "The Andy Griffith Show" & "Mayberry R.F.D." she played Aunt Bee

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

Bob Jonathan Jake
$300 $1,700 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Jonathan Jake
$400 $4,500 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And since we did so well with the AUNTS in the first round, we have the [*] in this one.)
    $200 7
Varina Anne, daughter of this president, became known as the daughter of the Confederacy
    $200 26
The tail of a comet always points in this direction in relation to the Sun
    $200 1
From Latin "to strain", it can be used to rinse your rigatoni
    $200 24
1968's "Battle of El Alamein" dramatized the defeat of this Desert Fox
    $200 2
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffman changed Wilhelm to Amadeus in this man's honor
    $200 9
1960s television spy spoof that starred Stephanie Powers as April Dancer
    $400 8
The famous daughter of Chief Wahunsenaca
    $400 27
The densest planet in the Solar System, it's almost four times denser than the Sun
    $400 20
Generic name for the motorized multipurpose machine that shreds, dices & slices almost anything
    $400 25
Bogie's "Battle Circus", set in a MASH unit in this country, was filmed 17 years before "M*A*S*H"
    $400 3
This Irishman was born Abraham Stoker
    $400 10
After 4 acts, this famed Anton Chekhov play basically ends up where it started
    $600 14
The 2 English astronomers for whom the famous boundary line between Penn. & Maryland was named
    $600 21
A club-shaped hand tool for grinding or mashing substances in a mortar
    $600 17
1943's "Battle for Music" depicted the wartime struggle of this British orchestra
    $600 4
Sylvia Plath originally published this novel under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas
    $600 11
Number one McCartney hit based on an actual US officer in World War I & II, and this relative of Paul's
    $800 15
He made the copper sheathing for the bottom of Old Ironsides
    DD: $800 22
By 1980, 37% of US households had one of these cake pans, popularized by Pillsbury in the 1970s
    $800 18
The documentary "Battle of Chile" recorded the 1973 overthrow of this leader
    $800 5
If you've seen "Street Scene," you know this was the pen name of playwright Elmer Leopold Reizenstein
    $800 12
Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy was housekeeper to this J.R. Garis children's story character
    $1000 16
Reflecting our government's views, the Bureau of Indian Affairs started in 1824 as part of this department
    $1000 23
It's used to thread small strips of fat through very lean meat to enrich it as it cooks
    $1000 19
This Russian silent film slaughter scene on the Odessa steppes is one of the most famous in film history
    $1000 6
Born Christopher Harris, he was a director before he wrote "The Lady's Not for Burning"
    $1000 13
In the film version of "The Wizard of Oz", Charlie Grapewin played this uncle of Dorothy's

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Jonathan Jake
$2,000 $9,900 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This mountain was formerly called Bolshaya, Russian for "large" or "great"

Final scores:

Bob Jonathan Jake
$4,000 $10,001 $4,100
3rd place New champion: $10,001 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Jonathan Jake
$2,700 $9,900 $2,600
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1987-09-29
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