Show #709 - Thursday, October 8, 1987

Richard Perez-Pena game 2.


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Gregg Horne, a helicopter pilot originally from Hampton, Virginia

Mary Sinning, a housewife originally from New Jersey

Richard Perez-Pena, a journalist originally from Cuba (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the English expression, you give me the Latin expression.)
(Alex: The final category, [*], has to do with works of art, all of them by people named George. So, "George" will appear in all of the correct responses.)
    $100 13
The mineral sulfur is a pale shade of this color
    $100 3
In 1977, 80-year-old Alice Pearce was elected to this "regal" honor at North Carolina's Methodist College
    $100 1
"I will not contest it"
    $100 5
On July 31, 1969, for the 1st time in history, a Pope visited this continent less than 400 mi. from Rome
    $100 12
The archenemy of this archer was the Sheriff of Nottingham
    $100 20
His 1981 hit "All Those Years Ago" was a tribute to John Lennon
    $200 14
A helictite is a twisted form of this cave ceiling feature
    $200 2
"In fact"
    $200 6
1937's Battle of Guadalajara was fought in this country
    $200 15
Among this character's antagonists are Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, Elmer Fudd, the Tasmanian Devil...
    $200 21
"God"like author of "How to Live to Be 100 or More"
    $300 17
Black, shiny volcanic glass named for Obsius, who, Pliny said, discovered it
    $300 4
"Not of sound mind"
    $300 7
The 2 primary Greek city-states that fought the Peloponnesian war
    $300 16
Type of business in which Christie's is Sotheby's arch rival
    DD: $500 24
Composer of the following, though it said the only "levees" he knew were his neighbors in Brooklyn:

"Swanee, how I love you, how I love you / My dear old Swanee / I'd give up the world to be / Among the folks in D-I-X-I-"
    $400 22
While marble & slate are metamorphic rocks, shale & limestone are this type
    $400 10
"In good faith"
    $400 8
Though her father had died the year before, it was in this year that Elizabeth II was crowned
    $400 18
T.S. Eliot based Macavity the mystery cat on this archenemy of a famous fictional British detective
    $500 23
Specific term for quality of light reflected by a mineral; a diamond might have a brilliant one
    $500 11
"The body of a crime"
    $500 9
In 1608, 12 years before Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, this French explorer founded Quebec
    $500 19
Adversaries of this comic pair on their '50s TV series included Mike the cop & Mr. Fields the landlord

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

Richard Mary Gregg
$1,600 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Mary Gregg
$1,900 $900 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The 1st major American city to elect a socialist mayor, this Wisconsin city had them for 38 years
    $200 11
He said, "No matter what , I will not resign"--3 days before he resigned in 1974
    $200 5
Guinness says the largest parade of American flags, 13,000, took place in Honolulu on this date in 1985
    $200 18
Chaucer, Spenser, Tennyson & Browning are all buried in Poets' Corner here
    $200 16
Target audience of the national newspaper known as the "Weekly Reader"
    $200 24
Since 1947, panels of journalists have questioned newsmakers on this Sunday show
    $400 2
In 1819, Andrew Jackson & 2 partners founded this largest Tennessee city
    $400 12
"Say anything you like about me except that I drink water," quipped this comic
    $400 7
"Striking the flag" means lowering it at sea, or taking it down in the battle as a sign of this
    $400 21
Surname of sibling poets Laura, William Rose & Stephen Vincent
    $400 17
To set it apart from this city's tabloids, the new "News on Sunday" promised no photos of topless women
    $400 27
In 1949 Uncle Miltie hosted the 1st of these on TV for the "Damon Runyon Memorial Fund"
    $600 3
The part of U.S. Route 41 connecting these 2 Florida cities is called "The Tamiami Trail"
    $600 13
"When I want to read a novel, I write one," said this novelist & Victorian prime minister
    $600 8
The colors in common to the flags of Canada, Mexico, & the U.S.
    $600 22
In 1818, Percy Bysshe Shelley moved to this country, where he wrote his greatest poems
    $600 19
This multi-media mogul has added Harper & Row publishers to his stable of Aussie, U.S. & British holdings
    $600 28
He was "At Large" in 1949 but was later captured to become "Today"s 1st host
    $800 4
Half of Alabama's Ph.D.s live in this single city
    $800 14
"I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true", stated this 4-time Oscar winner
    $800 9
Name given the horizontal measurement of a flag, or Jeff Goldblum's noted 1986 role
    $800 23
This Scottish author of "The Lay of the Last Minstrel" refused the post of poet laureate
    $800 20
Educational publishing company that puts out Business Week Magazine
    $1000 6
Tho many say this Texas city is named for our 11th VP, its founder said he named it for a friend
    $1000 15
"When I split an infinitive... I split it so it will stay split", which explains Philip Marlowe's grammar
    DD: $1,000 10
The royal standard of England flies from a building only under this circumstance
    $1000 25
He had already published "Tamerlane & Other Poems" when he was appointed to West Point
    $1000 26
Tho Picture Week Magazine failed, this co. was still highest-ranked publisher for 1986 on the Fortune 500

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Mary Gregg
$6,300 $700 $3,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This foreign company, which didn't make any cars until early 1960s, is now 4th largest U.S. automaker

Final scores:

Richard Mary Gregg
$3,701 $1 $700
2-day champion: $16,500 3rd place: Litton microwave oven 2nd place: PTS Turbo 1000 exercycle & Hitachi 19" TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Mary Gregg
$7,300 $700 $3,500
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,500

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Game tape date: 1987-06-23
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