Show #705 - Friday, October 2, 1987


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Dr. Betsy Suits, a physician from Redondo Beach, California

Jim Terry, a non-profit executive from New York City, New York

Heywood Sobel, an engineer from Mar Vista, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
Because dad didn't want him to have a music career, this "Waltz King" took secret violin lessons
    $100 15
A "rag top" is this kind of car
    $100 1
In competition, gymnastic exercises are labeled as optional or this
    $100 4
Though you may get off easy, a carpal tunnel syndrome repair involves surgery on, not a slap on, this
    $100 11
Houston was founded in 1836, the year in which Texas gained its independence from this country
    $100 26
Character on the TV series whom Time Magazine described as "a human oil slick"
    $200 10
At his funeral, February 18, 1883, an orchestra played the funeral march from his Gotterdammerung
    $200 18
Any race driver with brains who wants to keep them wears this, a "bonnet"
    $200 2
In 1972, this Soviet's back somersault on the balance beam was almost banned as too dangerous
    $200 5
Patient in the most publicized surgeries of July, 1985 & January, 1987
    $200 16
U.S. space flights are directed from the Houston Space Center named for this President
    $200 27
The question on lips all over the world during the summer of 1980
    $300 12
He denied using any actual negro or Indian melodies in his "New World Symphony"
    $300 19
When you "lay a patch", these leave black streaks on the pavement
    $300 3
Magnesium carbonate, used to reduce friction by absorbing sweat, is commonly called this
    $300 6
Of a muscle, organ or joint, body part examined in an arthroscopy
    $300 17
1 of only 2 U.S. cities whose ports handle more cargo than Houston
    $400 13
Handel wrote his "Water Music" for a party held on this river
    $400 24
A popular pitted pie fruit, or a car in unusually fine condition
    $400 22
Relationship of Mikhail Voronin & Zinaida Voronina, gold medalists at the 1968 Olympics
    DD: $800 7
In transplanting this, it's removed from within the sternum or ilium & injected into a vein, not a bone
    $400 20
Houston's rank among largest U.S. cities in population
    $500 14
"Ballet of Unhatched Chicks" & "Catacombs" are 2 pieces in this work by Mussorgsky
    $500 25
Common term for smoothing the surface of a brake drum or rotor
    $500 23
Kurt Thomas 1st developed the "Thomas Flair" on this piece of equipment
    $500 8
Gastrectomy involves removal of part or, in extreme cases, all of this
    $500 21
This Houston university is named for its benefactor, a cotton merchant, not a grain dealer

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

Heywood Jim Betsy
$0 $200 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heywood Jim Betsy
$2,500 $500 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Atahualpa, executed by the Spaniards in 1533, was the last ruler of this empire
    $200 1
"Baleen" from whales was better known as this when used as corset stays
    $200 9
Rite to expel an evil spirit, like Jason Miller performed in a 1973 film
    $200 6
For 18 years he taught at Harvard, during which he wrote "The Village Blacksmith"
    DD: $1,000 15
Bohemian ruler murdered in 929 by his brother, he lives on in the following song: [instrumental]
    $400 2
Term for limbs of aquatic mammals or birds which have become adapted for swimming
    $400 10
From Latin for "to drive from the breast", this verb means "to spit"
    $400 7
Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, he wrote his comedies under this pen name
    $600 16
This prince consort's last words were "Good little woman"
    $600 3
To biologists, a "whelk" is not a "wunnerful, wunnerful" bandleader but a type of this univalve
    $600 11
To disinter, or actor Cronyn if he changed his name
    $600 26
She went straight from Beverly Hills High School into films, at least 2 of which had "Redhead" in title
    $600 8
In this early 19th c. novel, Elizabeth Bennet 1st rejects Darcy but finally marries him
    $600 19
At a table of 6, guests may begin eating hot food after this many have been served
    $800 17
Slated to become the next emperor, he's currently Japan's crown prince
    $800 4
Though this savage species can be 60 feet long, their brains are rarely over 6 inches
    $800 12
Latin for "from the books", it's often found on bookplates
    $800 25
In 1928, he discovered the germ-killing power of the green mold penicillium notatum
    $800 22
In a famous novel, Alonso Quijano, a gaunt country gentleman, changes his name to this
    $800 20
During the meal itself, it's the only time when elbows on the table are permissible
    $1000 18
In a list of the last 5 czars of Russia, you'll find only these 2 names
    $1000 5
The only mammals known to use tools while foraging are primates & these "playful" marine weasels
    $1000 13
Word found at the end of Shakespearean scenes that means "actors exit the stage"
    $1000 24
Stunt car driver & once Pres. Wilson's photographer, he won "Best Director" Oscar for "GWTW"
    $1000 23
Frankenstein's creation learned about emotions by studying Goethe, Milton & this Greek's "Lives"
    DD: $800 21
At a dance, a husband should dance at least these 2 dances with his wife

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heywood Jim Betsy
$6,700 $8,300 $500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The flags of Australia, Papua New Guinea & New Zealand bear stars in the shape of this constellation

Final scores:

Heywood Jim Betsy
$13,400 $13,500 $600
2nd place: Berkline sofa + Bauer table lamp New champion: $13,500 3rd place: Kosta Boda crystal

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Heywood Jim Betsy
$6,700 $8,700 $500
14 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1987-06-22
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