Show #590 - Friday, March 13, 1987

John Ryan game 2.

Clues 20-28 of the Double Jeopardy! Round appear in Season 1, Episode 7 of of the Netflix series GLOW, set in 1985.


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Elizabeth Souders, a student originally from Stanley, Kansas

Fran La Bruto, a chiropractor from Bayonne, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,800)

John Ryan, a student from Santa Barbara, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
In per-store gross, White Castle was #1 in 1984 fast food business, edging out this huge competitor
    $100 4
The L.A. Times called this the "sport of kings, queens & pawns"
    $100 26
Incubation among these huge flightless birds is done by females during the day & males at night
    $100 9
A shelter for dogs, it's from the Latin "canis" meaning "dog"
    $100 14
She convinced a judge to cut 10 years off her legal age - perhaps by saying "coochi-coochi"
    $100 21
Experts say to avoid wrinkles around the eyes, stop smoking & wear a pair of these outside during day
    $200 17
One version says the name of this product was inspired by a picture of William Penn
    $200 5
Guinness says Con McCarrick once played 154 games of this, also called draughts, simultaneously
    $200 27
To display his gorgeous feathers, the blue bird of paradise hangs like this while courting
    $200 10
A hard or chewy candy made of brown sugar & butter
    $200 16
As a Future Farmer of America he raised blue-ribbon hogs, but his Farm Aid raised funds for farmers
    $200 22
In August '86, the Air Force announced it had accidentally dropped one of these on New Mexico in '57
    $300 1
This Texas department store's 1965 catalogue had a page "How to Spend $1 Million" there
    $300 6
Shape of the windowed piece that players - or spirits - move around the Ouija board
    $300 28
To feed their newborn, a type of "milk" is produced by both parents of these common city birds
    $300 11
On July 25, 1986, Los Angeles saw it at 7:59 p.m. PDT
    $300 18
Billed as "The Other Sheena", this singer's ex-husband impersonates her in nightclubs
    $300 23
Of 6%, 21%, or 53%, percentage of U.S. mail comprised of personal letters
    $400 2
Cincinnati-based company that makes largest selling toothpaste, detergent, & dandruff shampoo in U.S.
    $400 7
Mia Farrow used the letters in this game to decipher a witchy anagram in "Rosemary's Baby"
    $400 12
In Matthew, chapters 5-7, Jesus delivered one "on the mount"
    $400 19
He not only wrote songs for Jim Henson's film "Labyrinth", but played the Goblin King
    $400 24
While she is judged in one, Miss America is forbidden to wear one in public after winning
    $500 3
Big holes were 1st put in '45s to force buyers to use players "initially" made only by this company
    $500 8
In backgammon, each player starts out with this number of men on the board
    $500 13
This lighter-than-air element only rose to #2 on the periodic chart
    $500 20
Maybe "Monkee" business kept him away: he only joined the other Monkees once on their '86 tour
    $500 25
Among videos with this feature for hearing impaired are "Care Bears II" & "Playboy Centerfold 3"

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

John Fran Elizabeth
$1,900 $700 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Fran Elizabeth
$4,000 $1,400 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
The population of this capital city is about 2/3 Mormon
    $200 19
It sounds fancier in French, but "oeufs frits" are merely these
    $200 1
At age 8, this Civil War era President was the only Protestant student in a Catholic school
    $200 6
According to Burns & Mantle's, "Best Plays" titles with this # of words were big during '82-83 season
    $200 7
Author who sent characters "Around the World", "Under the Sea", & "To the Center of the Earth"
    $400 9
Providence, R.I. & this large New England city are the two capitals closest to each other
    $400 20
Often served a la vinaigrette, "tete de veau" is this part of a calf
    $400 2
This arch-villain in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was a northerner
    $400 23
In '84-'85 season, only 3 new shows recouped costs: Whoopi Goldberg, "Hurlyburly" & this classic set in Siam
    $400 13
Thousands of game show contestants have departed with this man's watches on their wrists
    DD: $1,000 10
Not surprisingly, the state capitol building in this city was designed by Thomas Jefferson
    $600 21
If your "canard", or duck, is "sauvage", it's this- or was this, before you shot it
    $600 3
Preacher H. Ward Beecher is said to have sent Sharps rifles to John Brown in crates labeled as these
    $600 24
"Big River", a musical with songs by singer Roger Miller, is based on this classic American novel
    $600 16
Maternal name of the principal vein of silver or gold, or so we're told
    $600 14
Paul Mazursky's 1980 film "Willie & Phil" was based in part on this classic 1961 Truffaut film
    $800 11
Dirt poor, riding a borrowed horse & carrying everything with him, Lincoln arrived here on April 15, 1837
    $800 28
Breakfast treat whose name may be derived from "briser", to break, & "hocher", to shake
    $800 4
In 1858 S.C. Senator James "Mudsill" Hammond said, "You dare not make war on cotton. Cotton is" this
    $800 25
Musical about this red-haired doll reached Broadway in 1986 after playing Moscow 1st
    DD: $1,000 17
Semiprecious stone colored deep blue by the mineral lazurite
    $800 15
French equivalent of Sherlock Holmes introduced in 1931 by Georges Simenon
    $1000 12
In the late 19th c., a branch of the U.S. Mint was operated in this capital named for a famous frontiersman
    $1000 27
Some eat this "anguille" glazed with fish jelly & arranged in a coil
    $1000 5
While Confederate General Jackson was nicknamed "Stonewall", his real 1st name was this
    $1000 26
This husband-wife team starred in "Foxfire" onstage before going into a "Cocoon" onscreen
    $1000 18
Chalk is a form of this sedimentary rock
    $1000 22
This Village Voice cartoonist could have his black-leotarded dancer do a dance to Jeopardy!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Fran Elizabeth
$7,800 $3,800 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Eng. king who saved his country from conquest & promoted learning is the only 1 called "the Great"

Final scores:

John Fran Elizabeth
$15,300 $6,800 $2,600
2-day champion: $21,100 2nd place: Dresher brass bed, bed ensemble + drapes by Waverly 3rd place: Symphonic VHS cassette recorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Fran Elizabeth
$7,200 $3,800 $6,100
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
2 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,100

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Game tape date: 1986-11-18
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