Show #723 - Wednesday, October 28, 1987


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Martha Adams, a medical transcriptionist from San Antonio, Texas

Dave Higgins, a stage hand originally from Iowa

Richard Miller, a psychiatrist from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Dr. Spock.)
    $100 3
Labor leader in the AFL, John Lewis resigned in 1935 & helped form this rival organization
    $100 4
Sean Connery "monk"eyed around in this 1986 mystery
    $100 9
The huge front pincer of this crab is used for courting females & fighting, not for playing the violin
    $200 16
American frontiersman who worked as advance man for the Transylvania Co.
    $200 8
This 1980 documentary interviews 5 "Rosie"s who worked in factories during WWII
    $200 25
It's Latin for "crab" not for "moonchild"
    $200 12
Orthodox sikhs wear this headgear
    $300 17
White House press secretary wounded by John Hinckley, March 30, 1981
    $300 10
This 1935 film starred Nelson Eddy & Jeanette MacDonald, not Buddy Sorrell & Sally Rogers
    $300 20
Making homes in the shells of live oysters, the smallest crabs are named for this pod vegetable
    $300 6
These ascetics chant to reach religious ecstasy, but they're better known for "whirling"
    $300 1
Of a flyweight, bantamweight or featherweight boxer, the 1 who weighs most
    $300 15
Of the 1st, 2nd or 3rd child, the one that tends to be the least outgoing, as parents fuss too much over it
    $400 22
The name of Robert Livingston's estate, Fulton named a steamship after it
    $400 11
Anna Magnani won an Oscar for "Best Actress" in this 1955 film adaptation of a T. Williams play
    $400 19
After a blue crab sheds its old shell, & before the new one hardens, it can be sold as this popular edible
    $400 7
This great religious leader was born circa 563 B.C. near the India-Nepal border
    $400 2
The maximum allowable weight of a standard bowling ball
    $400 14
Overdressing a baby for warmth will cause its body to lose the ability to adjust to this
    $500 24
Named Supreme Commander of NATO in 1950, in 1953 he became Commander in Chief of American Armed Forces
    DD: $400 23
"Rosie", a '82 biographical movie made for TV, stars Sandra Locke as the singer heard here:

"This old house once knew his children /
This old house once knew..."
    $500 18
Found only off the coast of Japan, this largest of all crustaceans is named for the arachnid it resembles
    $500 21
The Russian Orthodox Church had missionaries here since the 1790s, & a resident bishop for Sitka in 1841
    $500 5
Used to train riders in Rome, it's said to have the longest history of all gymnastic equipment
    $500 13
Occurring in boys 4 times as often as girls, this nighttime condition often lasts until age 12

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Richard Dave Martha
$2,100 $600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Dave Martha
$4,500 $800 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
This tiny British colony in the Atlantic is famous for knee-length shorts & pink coral beaches
    $200 1
Both pinata hitters & donkey tail pinners have to wear one
    $200 4
Hamlet was Prince of Denmark but Fortinbras was prince of this other Scandinavian country
    $200 12
This "King of the innkeepers" learned the hotel trade working in his father's inn in San Antonio
    $200 11
In this French song, the singer tells the skylark, "I will pluck your head, neck, wings, legs..."
    $200 9
Febricide is not the killing of February, but this common flu symptom
    $400 19
This huge island is North America's northernmost landmass
    $400 2
Of rope rings, knives, or cards, equipment you need to play quoits
    $400 5
In "Troilus and Cressida", Troilus' father is king of this
    $400 18
Author buried at Taos, his "Lady Chatterley's Lover" did much to bury Victorian morals
    $400 17
Abdullah Bulbul Amir fought for the shah, while Ivan Petrofski Shevar fought for him
    $400 10
On Sundays in many Spanish-speaking countries, aficionados witness tauricide, which is this
    $600 20
To preserve the endangered tortoises, Ecuador has declared parts of these islands a national park
    $600 3
Number of squares on a checkerboard that are used in the game of checkers
    $600 6
At the start of the play named for him, this villain is the Duke of Gloucester
    $600 25
Called the USA's foremost female painter for 70 years, she was noted for paintings of animal skulls
    $600 21
In record albums he was touted as "My Son, the Folk Singer", "My Son, the Celebrity" & "My Son, the Nut"
    $600 13
In medical terms, cytocide is the killing of these
    DD: $1,800 22
1 of 2 island groups in west & s.w. of Portugal that are actually part of the country
    $800 24
The 3 suits in this game are bamboos, characters & dots
    DD: $1,000 7
2 of the 3 characters in "Macbeth" who were kings of Scotland both in the play & in history
    $800 26
1-time Albuquerque resident who, in 1944, became Pulitzer Prize-winning WWII correspondent
    $800 27
Only state mentioned in the cowboy song, "Git Along, Little Dogies"
    $800 15
As the blade of the guillotine fell, Louis XVI fell victim to this, the killing of kings
    $1000 23
Country whose territory includes parts of both New Guinea & Borneo, the world's 2nd & 3rd largest islands
    $1000 29
According to Hoyle, up to this many people can play stud poker with a single deck
    $1000 8
Play in which the king of Naples is shipwrecked by a sorcerer
    $1000 30
Gen. Patton thought his WWII cartoons were a slur on military honor, but he won a Pulitzer Prize for them anyway
    $1000 28
Pete Seeger's 1963 hit decrying the lack of individuality in the typical suburban housing tract
    $1000 16
From Latin for "bee", it's the killing of bees, whether they "bee" killers or not

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Dave Martha
$9,300 -$2,800 $3,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

To win a bet with Frankie Laine, this man composed 350 songs in just 1 week

Final scores:

Richard Dave Martha
$11,199 -$2,800 $0
2-day champion: $23,399 3rd place: Magnavox VCR 2nd place: Marcy home fitness center & Converse athletic wear

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Dave Martha
$9,400 -$1,000 $4,700
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
7 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 1987-08-24
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