Show #690 - Friday, September 11, 1987


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Den Golden, an advertising executive from Vernon, New Jersey

Sharon Duke, a housewife from San Diego, California

Ted Cooperstein, a lawyer originally from Potomac, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The Canadian dollar is divided into 100 of these units
    $100 6
To make a "dry" one of these you use 1 part French, not Italian vermouth, with 2 to 5 parts gin
    $100 8
40% of these sold in the U.S. are sold during the Christmas season & almost 60% are alkaline
    $100 15
While this country stopped using its Privvy Seal in 1884, it still employs a keeper for it
    $100 10
Depending on where you lived in the U.S., her "Special" either preceded or followed the '87 Oscars
    $100 21
World Book says only about 10% of the blind find one of these useful
    $200 2
In 1988 Calgary will be the 2nd Canadian city to host an Olympics; this was the 1st
    $200 7
It's a trademark name for solid carbon dioxide
    $200 9
For $9.95 a man in Hollister, CA will send a lb. of this fuel for the stockings of people you hate
    $200 16
The other name for a seal ring
    $200 11
Show about a TV reporter & his computer-generated double, subtitled "20 Minutes Into the Future"
    $200 22
It's a self-propelled aerial projectile controlled in flight internally or by remote control
    $300 3
In terms of sheer land size, Canada ranks at this number among countries of the world
    $300 12
It's what you put a ship "in" when you want to repaint the bottom
    $300 20
On Dec. 26, 1986, USA Today announced there were only this many shopping days until Christmas
    $300 17
This U.S. state's seal features a king, a goddess of liberty, & the year 1959
    $300 25
The name of this soap opera can be traced back to a Franciscan mission established in 1786
    $300 23
The marks used to orient lettering, or the rules or policy set up for you to follow
    $400 4
The capital of this province was named for George Montagu Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax
    $400 13
A lure that floats on the surface of the water
    DD: $500 18
U.S. coin in general circulation on which the following seal appears:
    $400 26
His crew included Gruber, Virgil, Tinker, Happy, Willy, Christopher & Ensign Parker
    $400 24
While the Red Guides show places to eat & stay, these Michelin books show places to see
    $500 5
The Canadian parliament has a senate & a house of these
    $500 14
While the 1st 2 rules change, this is always the 3rd rule in every commercial for Dry Idea
    $500 19
Used for over 3,000 years, Mesopotamian cylinder seals featured this Sumerian type of writing
    $500 27
Former "Happy Days" regular who now stars as "Ohara"

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

Ted Sharon Den
$1,300 -$300 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Sharon Den
$3,000 $1,200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those are words that read the same forward and backward.)
    $200 18
These arachnids feed off dogs & can give Rocky Mountain spotted fever to humans
    $200 11
On Feb. 24, 1987, almost 24 years after winning her 1st Grammy, she picked up her 8th for "The Broadway Album"
    $200 6
Circa 8 A.D., Wang Mang seized this country's throne & founded his own dynasty
    $200 8
The only palindrome that applies to a sibling
    $200 1
1st president who did not go to college, & that's no lie
    $200 17
The saluki is the oldest purebred kind known to man
    $400 22
1987 film with this arachnid title was advertised with the line "She mates & she kills"
    $400 21
In a single evening, this 1934 film became 1st film to sweep all 5 top Oscars
    $400 7
A vestal virgin supposedly spawned these twin tots, the feral founding fathers of Rome
    $400 13
The only year in the 20th c. that is a palindrome
    $400 2
1st president from Massachusetts & 1st to graduate from Harvard
    $400 19
Like Peter Pan, this comic book flyer has his own brand of peanut butter
    $600 23
Tiny arachnid whose name has come to mean anything small, especially an amount of money
    DD: $1,000 9
This ancient country was named for Ashur, their primary god
    $600 14
Of the verbs to have, to do, or to be, the one whose past tense is a palindrome
    $600 3
He entered the College of William & Mary in 1760 at age 16 & graduated 2 years later
    $600 20
His license plates read "Kinte"
    DD: $500 24
The only sign of the zodiac whose symbol is an arachnid
    $800 10
In life, she was the wife of Akhenaton; in death, she's more famous for her bust
    $800 15
Mags, Pal & Morten make up this Norwegian pop group
    $800 4
The 2 Princeton grads who served 100 years apart were Woodrow Wilson & this man
    $800 26
Napoleon is known to have had ailurophobia, the fear of these
    $1000 25
Like insects, arachnids belong to this "joint legged" phylum of the animal kingdom
    $1000 12
This city-state fought & lost 3 Punic Wars with Rome
    $1000 16
To make lace by hand
    $1000 5
He was the 1st college dropout to go on to become president
    $1000 27
2nd president from Massachusetts & 2nd to graduate from Harvard

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Sharon Den
$7,000 $2,000 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Please be sure your response is phrased properly.)
When he left to fight Civil War, the U.S. took his family's land & established Arlington Nat'l Cemetery on it

Final scores:

Ted Sharon Den
$8,100 $3,999 $7,050
2-day champion: $18,901 3rd place: Kraco cordless telephone & beeperless remote answering machine including phone 2nd place: Ortho Mattress Co. space-saving day bed featuring solid oak frame, 2 mattresses, pop-up unit, & 5-piece comforter set + Hitachi 19" color TV with infrared remote control

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Sharon Den
$6,500 $2,000 $4,300
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,800

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Game tape date: 1987-06-15
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