Show #717 - Tuesday, October 20, 1987


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J.P. Duffy, a stage director and writer from Los Angeles, California

Denise Rossi, a systems engineer from Santa Monica, California

Judith Seeger, an associate research engineer from Mountain View, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $32,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
St. Barbara watches over these souls at such places as San Quentin
    $100 3
Meaning "fasten up", it's the skirt highlanders fasten around their waists
    $100 13
Ben Franklin published it annually from 1733 through 1758
    $100 12
In the game Chutes & Ladders, direction you travel on any chute
    $100 9
Controversial 1973 film in which Maria Schneider & Marlon Brando did more than dance
    $200 2
St. Jerome managed to become their patron saint, even without knowing the Dewey Decimal System
    $200 4
A lively manner of speaking, or a brand of home permanent
    $200 20
Masked bandits stole over $2 million from the Boston office of this company, January 17, 1950
    $200 14
In tetherball, the object of the game is to do this
    $200 10
1935 & 1960 films made possible only through the efforts of Mount Vesuvius
    $300 5
St. Nicholas is the patron saint of these cooks, who are usually rolling in dough
    DD: $600 6
Infraction sign that can stop this noise abruptly:
    $300 21
John Paul Jones reply to Capt. Richard Pearson's Sept. 23, 1779 question "Have you struck?"
    $300 15
In the card game Crazy Eights, eights can be used to do this
    $300 11
Set in a Texas town in 1951, it ends when one of the guys goes off to Korea & the rundown cinema is closed
    $400 7
He's patron against poisoning, & his twin sister Scholastica was 1st abbess of the Benedictine nuns
    $400 18
Covered with a thin layer of gold, or just looking like gold, by association
    $400 24
The U.S. acquired property rights to build this in 1904, & T.R. was a man with a plan for it
    $400 22
At the end of the last verse in "Farmer in the Dell", run--or this edible will catch you
    $400 16
Marty Feldman directed, starred in & co-wrote this parody of French Foreign Legion flicks
    $500 8
Since his name derives from Latin for "wine", it's appropriate he's the patron of winemakers
    $500 19
A sedimentary substance of fine mineral particles whose size falls between sand & clay
    $500 23
The "scotch" in hopscotch has nothing to do with Scotland, but refers to these
    $500 17
Paul Muni played a concerned doctor in this "Last" movie--which was in fact his last

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Judith Denise J.P.
$700 $100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Denise J.P.
$1,800 $100 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Cleared by one "special prosecutor" before becoming Att'y General, he faced a 2nd in May 1987
    $200 4
Though the largest primates, they have a smaller relative brain size than chimpanzees
    $200 12
Century in which Mark Twain died
    $200 7
This is the river you're "sent up" if you're sent from Kansas City to Leavenworth
    $200 23
Talleyrand is quote as saying it's "much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military"
    $200 1
Since Marilyn McCoo had "The Wedding Bell Blues", she asked him "Please marry me"--& he did
    $400 17
A 200-year-old law banning cohabitation in this state was repealed in May 1987 by Gov. Dukakis
    $400 10
A hippopotamus does this as a gesture of attack not because he's sleepy
    $400 13
Color of the suit that, late in Mark Twain's life, became his trademark
    $400 8
River forming most of the Thailand-Laos border, or how a movie ape might identify himself
    $400 24
Joseph Heller wrote of his hero in "Catch 22", "He decided to live forever" or do this "in the attempt"
    $400 2
Rick Nelson said "Goodbye Heart" when he said "Hello" to her
    $600 18
1986's costliest campaign pitted Ed Zschau, who spent some 12 mil., & this Cal. senator who spent $11 mil.
    $600 11
The upper incisors of an elephant are commonly called these
    $600 14
"Dan'l Webster" was the name of this "Celebrated" title figure
    $600 9
It's the only lake at which Harrah's has a hotel
    $600 3
"Help me, information, get in touch with" her, "The only one who'd phone me here from Memphis, Tenn."
    $800 19
Tenn. Gov. Ned McWherter ate pickles & ice cream after signing a law for businesses to provide this
    $800 22
This genus, which includes drills & mandrills, includes the largest of all monkeys
    $800 15
After being hit by a crowbar, a man from Hartford woke up near this castle site
    DD: $700 20
Besides Delaware, 2 of the other 3 states on the Delaware River
    $800 5
1 of the only 2 Oak Ridge Boys songs that made the pop top 40, they both fit this category
    $1000 26
In May 1987, a house sub-committee ok'd a bill to rename it New Columbia & make it the 51st state
    $1000 25
The largest wildebeest population, about 500,000, is found in this Tanzanian plain
    $1000 27
In his comic criticism of this author's works, Twain calls "Chingachgook" "Chicago"
    $1000 21
The temples of Abu Simbel were moved to escape the rising waters of this Aswan High Dam lake
    $1000 6
Jim Croce's title warning about Big Mr. Walker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Denise J.P.
$5,400 $1,400 $3,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though it touches no ocean, this state has 1 of the 10 longest shorelines in the U.S.

Final scores:

Judith Denise J.P.
$6,601 $1 $300
4-day champion: $38,800 3rd place: Gibson Les Paul guitar + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: trip to Florida on Eastern & stay at Safety Harbor Spa & Fitness center on Tampa Bay + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judith Denise J.P.
$5,100 $2,100 $3,300
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $10,500

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Game tape date: 1987-08-18
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