Show #593 - Wednesday, March 18, 1987

John Ryan game 5.


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Eric Oberhand, a computer consultant from Los Angeles, California

Maxine Paley, an auto body and paint shop owner originally from Brooklyn, New York

John Ryan, a student from Santa Barbara, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,800)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
If you ate a "porknell", you're as fat as one of these
    $100 1
Number of dancers needed for a pas de deux
    $100 15
It returned to Noah's ark with an olive leaf in its mouth
    $100 2
Official who blows the whistle to start the game
    $100 21
While looking at a famous So. Calif. sign, Dolly came up with this name for her amusement park
    $100 12
Stripped off most hot dogs before packaging, this is now usually made from cellulose
    $200 11
If Max Factor was "farding" your face, he'd be doing this to it
    $200 5
Of 3, 5, or 7, # of positions of the feet in classical ballet
    $200 16
Jesus said it's easier for this to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter God's kingdom
    $200 3
Played in 1869, the 1st intercollegiate "football game" in the U.S. was actually this sport
    $200 22
Dolly was most embarrassed when she entered a Dolly Parton look-alike contest & didn't do this
    $200 17
Of cardamom, nutmeg & sage, the one not a popular hot dog spice
    $300 13
If you are married to a "bedswerver", your spouse is doing this, tsk, tsk
    $300 8
From Latin for "body", the bodies that make up the chorus of a ballet company
    $300 23
Of horses, hares & grasshoppers, the 1 which Leviticus declared kosher for Israelites to eat
    $300 4
#23 on Whittier College Poets, this President is remembered for inspirational halftime pep talks
    $300 18
One name for hot dogs before they were called "hot dogs", it's now more common for cinnamon candy
    $400 19
A woman was a "draggle -tail" if this got dirty by dragging on the ground
    $400 9
This 17th century French "Sun King" confirmed his nickname by dancing as the sun in a ballet
    $400 24
Isaiah prophesied that in the future world, "The wolf also shall dwell with" this animal
    $400 6
Number of down linemen in a four-three defense
    $400 25
As a promotion in the '50s & '60s, this hot dog company gave out weiner whistles
    $500 20
"Purfling" means doing this, though we've found no mention of ancient interior purflers
    DD: $500 14
Tchaikovsky's last ballet, it wasn't presented in U.S. until 1940, 48 years after its Russian premiere
    $500 26
On subject of valor, Ecclesiastes says a living dog is better than a dead 1 of these
    $500 7
Though still legal, changes in the shape of the ball make this "bouncy" kick impractical
    $500 27
Hormel's Wrangler Smoked Franks package says "Don't you dare" do this to 'em

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

John Maxine Eric
$1,000 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Maxine Eric
$600 $1,300 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Black Enterprise Magazine credits him with "PUSH"ing 3 million new black voters to register
    $200 5
The harsh Captain Ahab would use strictly this term to refer to the rear of a ship
    $200 1
Constantin Brancusi's egg-shaped "Sculpture for the Blind" was smoothed out of this stone
    $200 17
It's yelled by almost everyone in "Cheers" whenever Mr. Peterson enters the bar
    $200 14
In 1949, Israel moved its seat of government to Jerusalem from this city
    $200 3
Pillsbury's "Tunnel of Fudge" is this style of cake which shares the name of the pan in which it's baked
    $400 13
The winningest college football coach of all time is Eddie Robinson of this Louisiana school
    $400 8
Opening in 1896, the 1st subway in eastern Europe was a trolley tunnel built in this Hungarian city
    $400 2
A 60 foot-high sculpture near Paris named "Long Term Parking" has 60 of these embedded in concrete
    $400 26
6-letter magical title shared by Don Herbert & David Rappaport
    $400 15
Briefly the capital of the United States, it's still capital of New Jersey
    $400 16
In armed forces, it's the person who sleeps on top of you... by several feet
    DD: $500 20
This performer hosts the annual United Negro College Fund telethon:
"You'll never find, as long as you live"
    $600 9
This was established by Congress on October 15, 1966
    $600 4
During the period from 1901-04, Picasso primarily used this primary color
    $600 19
From 1854 to 1900 the Rhode Island legislature took turns meeting in Providence & in this city
    $600 18
With Chicago, L.A. & NYC clubs closed, you'll have to hop over to Omaha or Des Moines to find these
    $800 23
Mrs. Miles Davis, this actress is cofounder & a director of The Dance Theatre of Harlem
    DD: $400 10
The name helicopter comes from Greek "heliko", spiral, & "pteron" meaning this
    $800 6
Kinetic art is 3-dimensional art that incorporates this as an element
    $800 21
It's claimed this former Japanese capital was spared WWII bombing due to its cultural importance
    $800 25
Nat'l Security assistant to JFK & LBJ who became Ford Foundation president for 13 years
    $1000 24
1st mayor ever to complete the Boston Marathon, Kenneth Gibson is mayor of this eastern city
    $1000 11
By 1971, this country ranked 2nd to the U.S. in buses & trucks on the road
    $1000 7
Known for "accidentally" dripping paint on canvas, he died in a car accident at age 44
    $1000 22
It was the capital of Poland before Warsaw

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Maxine Eric
$6,700 $2,300 $5,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the largest city, by far, with parts on both banks of the Mississippi River

Final scores:

John Maxine Eric
$13,000 $1,300 $3,300
5-day champion: $61,800 3rd place: Helbros sports watches 2nd place: Berkline wall away sofa & Zenith 9" color TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Maxine Eric
$7,700 $2,300 $5,700
16 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1986-11-19
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