Show #755 - Friday, December 11, 1987

Sandra Gore game 4.
Missing introductions.


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Joanne Seran, a teacher from North Hollywood, California

John Zanier, an administrative manager from Los Angeles, California

Sandra Gore, a researcher originally from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $38,302)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
50% milk & 50% cream
    $100 15
The Hawkeye State is Iowa's nickname, the oak is its state tree, & the geode is this
    $100 5
By rights, he'll be the next King of England
    $100 12
U.S. Customs law states you have to be at least this age to bring alcohol into the U.S.
    $100 20
You might put a bit of this "language" on a ball to make it spin the way you want
    $100 1
Mumtaz Mahal's mausoleum
    $200 4
According to Webster's. you can give one by slipping in a match above someone's shoe sole & lighting it
    DD: $500 25
1957 musical written by an Iowan from which the following comes:

"Oh, there's nothing halfway /
About the Iowa way to treat you /
When we treat you /
Which we may not do at all /
There's an Iowa kind of special /
Chip-on-the-shoulder attitude /
We've never been without /
That we recall /
We can be cold /
As our falling..."
    $200 6
Edward VIII abdicated the throne even tho she'd tried to end their affair & run away to France
    $200 13
Term used to mean a wine is unsweet, rather than sweet
    $200 21
Piece of billiards equipment composed of a butt, shaft, & tip
    $200 2
Thomas Jefferson is buried here
    $300 19
From Old English for "stone", it means sharpening a knife with a stone
    $300 26
Though Iowa is 3rd to Texas & Nebraska in U.S. beef cattle, it leads in production of this animal
    $300 7
Trooping the Colour, an annual military ceremony, celebrates this royal event
    $300 14
In 1789 a Baptist minister in Kentucky was 1st to make this type of whiskey
    $300 22
World Book calls it the most popular pool, or pocket billiards, game in the U.S.
    $300 8
Geoffrey Chaucer, Isaac Newton, & Dr. Livingstone, I presume, are all entombed in this church
    $400 24
Expression which "sanctifies" a city in Spain or Ohio
    $400 27
It's the name of Iowa's longest interior river as well as its capital
    $400 10
In 1974 Ian Ball was committed to a mental institution after trying to kidnap this princess
    $400 16
Known for its brewery & its book, this company is also Britain's, & the world's, largest Scotch maker
    $400 23
In 9-ball the balls are racked not into a triangle but into this shape
    $400 9
An unmarked tomb in the Inner Hebrides holds the body of this king, Shakespeare's slain Thane
    $500 11
He was the last King of England
    $500 17
The two main groups of alcoholic beverages are fermented, like beer, & this type, like gin
    $500 18
Though his tomb is in Seville, this explorer's remains remain in Santo Domingo

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Sandra John Joanne
$2,400 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra John Joanne
$2,800 $2,100 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
As a young man, Luther Burbank was strongly influenced by the works of this evolutionist
    $200 17
Highest ratings in history of ABC's "Nightline" came when Ted Koppel had this couple as guests
    $200 8
In turn, they've used the sun, water or sand, weights, coiled springs, pendulums, etc....
    $200 6
Since this seismic threat is everpresent, most homes in Iceland are built of reinforced concrete
    $200 1
"The Great Dictator" was the 1st film in which he spoke
    $200 21
You can find this part of your body between your neck & arm
    $400 10
When used in botany, "old world" is a synonym for this hemisphere
    $400 18
He described his political followers as a "Rainbow Coalition"
    $400 15
Device in your home that might have a pickup cartridge & cuing lever
    $400 7
Of none, 3, or 13, the number of navigable rivers in Iceland
    $400 2
Her father, the most decorated U.S. pilot of WWII, named her after "The Swoose", his B-17 bomber
    $400 22
From Latin for "grandson" or "nephew", it's hiring your grandson or nephew
    $600 11
Chloroplasts are structures containing chlorophyll in plants, & thus, able to perform this process
    $600 19
The Rev. Carl McIntyre organized marches in all 50 states & D.C. promoting victory in this war
    $600 16
New dishes made to hold this substance play the theme to "General Hospital"
    $600 14
Under a NATO agreement, the only foreign military forces on Iceland belong to this country
    $600 3
Sean Connery was playing James Bond while James Coburn struck sparks as this "comic strip imitation"
    DD: $1,500 23
A galosh
    $800 12
The bets variety of this hydrocarbon is the orange pigment in carrots
    $800 20
It's said this Harlem "father" taught his followers never to say "hello" because if began w/a swear word
    $800 26
Edison designed his movie camera to use the roll film invented by this man
    $800 29
So many Icelanders have the same name that phone books will list this along with name & address
    $800 4
This "Star Wars" star wrote of drug dependency in "Postcards from the Edge"
    $800 24
If you're a criminal, this type of platform can be fatal
    $1000 13
Halophytes are plants adapted to live in soils containing high concentrations of this common compound
    $1000 28
This late Episcopal bishop was tried for heresy for questioning the trinity
    $1000 27
In 1899 this Italian-born inventor sent a radio wave across the English Channel
    $1000 30
From Old Norse for "tale", these narratives such as the "Edda", are considered foundation of Iceland's culture
    DD: $1,600 5
The 2 charming Frenchmen who starred with Leslie Caron in "Fanny"
    $1000 25
This describes thin, not uncommon, air

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra John Joanne
$8,600 $4,600 $900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1st president for whom 18-year-olds across the USA could have voted

Final scores:

Sandra John Joanne
$9,205 $9,200 $1,000
4-day champion: $47,507 2nd place: an Emerson stereo TV + a 12-volume Motion Picture Guide to movies 3rd place: a set of Correla art glass

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sandra John Joanne
$10,200 $3,400 $900
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 1987-09-01
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