Show #753 - Wednesday, December 9, 1987

Sandra Gore game 2.


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Russ Donnelly, a Korean linguist from Las Vegas, Nevada

Maggie Cambron, a graduate student originally from Oak Harbor, Washington

Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
Surname the famous seaman born John Paul assumed when he fled to America
    $100 1
Rolling twice to knock down all 10 pins in one frame
    $100 26
Number of times the Equator crosses the International Date Line
    $100 2
A live action version of this cartoon sitcom is planned with Jim Belushi playing Fred
    $100 7
In this 1987 film, after 1 of the main characters was killed, the word "Touchable" was written in his blood
    $100 8
From Greek for "single", a single man who lives in a monastery
    $200 14
This national elective office has been unoccupied for a combined total of about 38 years
    $200 3
Bowling has been traced back to 5200 B.C. to equipment found in a child's tomb in this country
    $200 27
Degree of latitude assigned to the Equator
    DD: $500 11
A studio band recorded the 4 Top 40 hits credited to this group, which don't exist:

"La da da da da da da (sing me, sing me, sing me)..."
    $200 12
Some say he shot himself in Bolivia after soldiers killed Sundance
    $200 9
From Sanskrit for "wood", it can precede love, blue or grit
    $300 17
The Alliance for Progress was a major factor in JFK's policy towards this part of the world
    $300 4
Number of consecutive strikes needed to bowl a 300 game
    $300 28
The 2 continents which lie entirely below the Equator
    $300 23
According to cartoon historian Joe Adamson, all cartoon bulldogs are named this, from the collars they wear
    $300 15
Thousand of heretics were burned at the stake by order of this Catholic tribunal
    $300 10
Slang for an old sailor
    $400 18
The Tennessee law under which he was convicted in 1925 wasn't repealed until 1967
    $400 5
Of walnut, maple or palmetto, the wood used for regulation pins
    $400 29
Term for the 2 times a year when the sun is directly over the Equator
    $400 24
Kids can howl along with this series, the only Michael J. Fox film that's been made into a cartoon
    $400 16
John Billington, who arrived on this boat, is generally considered America's 1st murderer
    $400 21
An ancient city that might be worth its weight in gold, ounce by ounce
    $500 19
When Congress didn't finance a base for the Statue of Liberty, his newspaper, the N.Y. World raised the money
    $500 6
In 1952, the American Bowling Congress approved use of these, tested at Bowl-O-Drome in Mt. Clemens, Mich.
    $500 30
Within 1,000 miles, the circumference of the Earth at the Equator
    $500 25
His 1st line on film was "Guess Who?" followed closely by his famous laugh
    $500 20
These young killers were nicknamed "Babe" & "Dickie", as C. Darrow could have told you
    $500 22
To dig up by the roots, it's slang for food

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

Sandra Maggie Russ
$1,500 $100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Maggie Russ
$3,100 $400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Manet's "Le Dejeuner Sur L'Herbe" translates to "Luncheon On..." this surface
    $200 11
Great Garbo, Ann-Margret, & Ingrid Bergman were all born in this European capital
    $200 1
The human anatomy's equivalent to a porcupine's quills
    $200 21
The Pottawatomie Giant, 6' 6" Jess Willard, rose to the top in this sport when he beat Jack Johnson
    $200 6
His 1st novelette, published in 1863, was "5 Weeks in a Balloon"
    $200 23
Though never proven, it's believed Little Edward V was smothered to death at this London location
    DD: $2,000 15
Number of place settings needed for all the people pictured in Leonardo's "Last Supper"
    $400 13
In June 1987, this French sex symbol auctioned off her diamonds & costumes to save animals
    $400 2
If bitten by one of these spiders with a red hourglass marking on its underside, your time may be up
    $400 22
In 1855, he moved to Osawatomie, Kan. where he was known as "Osawatomie Brown"
    $400 7
This existential philosopher was a distant cousin of Albert Schweitzer
    $400 24
After Edward I killed the only native Welshman to hold this title, he gave it to his son
    $600 18
While Raphael was decorating a few walls in the Vatican, Michelangelo was on this larger project there
    DD: $1,500 14
The 2 women who tied for the Best Actress Oscar in 1968, 1 for "The Lion in Winter" & 1 for "Funny Girl"
    $600 3
From Latin for "first", monkeys, apes, & lemurs are classified as these
    $600 26
After a Wichita monument to this temperance crusader was knocked over by a beer truck, it was moved
    $600 8
This "Candide" author so inveighed against the church, they denied him a Christian burial
    $600 25
In 1061, he was King of England; by 1161, he was a saint
    $800 19
A storehouse for munitions, one became a showcase for avant-garde artists in a 1913 NYC show
    $800 16
Her marriage to Troy Donahue lasted only a few months, but her TV marriage to Bob Newhart lasted 6 years
    $800 4
Of all the animals in the Zodiac, the 2 which are invertebrates
    $800 27
Born & died in Manhattan, (Kansas & NYC respectively), this writer gave us "Guys & Dolls"
    $800 9
Louise Colet's novel "Lui" was a scandalous account of her affair with this "Madame Bovary" author
    $800 29
He was the oldest son of Queen Victoria
    $1000 20
Jan Six was his patron & friend, & subject of a 1654 portrait
    $1000 17
Even though she lip-synched some of her songs instead of singing live, she won a Tony for "The Act"
    $1000 5
The Park Service wants to repopulate Yellowstone with this predator which was driven out in the '20s
    $1000 28
In '78, she became 1st woman to win full term in U.S. Senate who hadn't succeeded her husband in Congress
    $1000 10
He was a Franciscan monk before he wrote the racy "Gargantua & Pantagruel"
    $1000 30
The last Tudor king of England, he was the only surviving legitimate son of Henry VIII

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Maggie Russ
$8,200 $2,200 $7,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This ancient wonder represented the sun god Helios

Final scores:

Sandra Maggie Russ
$15,802 $1,700 $15,200
2-day champion: $29,802 3rd place: Stiffel pair of lamps 2nd place: Broyhill 6-piece oak bedroom set & Ambassador Ambatrak vertical blinds

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sandra Maggie Russ
$9,000 $2,200 $7,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
0 W
24 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1987-09-01
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