Show #730 - Friday, November 6, 1987

Kate Waits game 4.


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Pete Stark, a financial analyst from New York City, New York

Dorothy Dunnion, a teacher from Phoenix, Arizona

Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $37,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Detective introduced to the world in 1887 in "A Study in Scarlet"
    $100 9
Al Capp portrayed this title character as having the lowest IQ in America
    $100 10
Harper's Bible Dictionary calls them twin cities of infamy
    $100 27
Over 10 miles long, the world's longest road tunnel runs under these mountains in Switzerland
    $100 21
in 1981, skater Yvon Jolin set a world record when he jumped over 18 of these
    $100 16
Title question asked in the song that starts out "5 foot 2, eyes of blue"
    $200 3
French president Paul Jules Grevy resigned when it was learned his son-in-law was selling this award's medals
    $200 22
1st introduced in 1970, this "Peanuts" bird is named after a 1969 rock concert
    $200 11
As King Nebuchadnezzar's capital, it was the largest city in the civilized world
    $200 28
This Alaskan peak has been sighted from land 230 miles away
    $200 20
Most pro hockey players have had at least one of these knocked out
    $200 17
Title question asked in the beginning, middle & 3 times at the end of a "King & I" song
    $300 4
At 23, this proprietor of the SF Examiner chartered a train to cover a hotel fire & scored his 1st "scoop"
    $300 23
In the name of his strip, Hagar is described as this, though it could better describe his wife Helga
    $300 12
It is believed that the New Testament refers to 7 different "kings" all bearing this name
    $300 6
In 1934, Burleigh Grimes was the last major leaguer to throw this pitch legally
    $300 14
2nd question in this 1964 Beatles hit was "Do you promise not to tell?"
    $400 7
On February 5, La Scala held the world premiere of "Otello", considered this composer's best tragic opera
    $400 25
Title comic strip character whose close friends included Sparkle Plenty
    $400 13
The Bible says he got his name because he was drawn out of the water
    $400 5
The ball can reach speeds of 160 MPH in this sport often called the world's fastest game
    $400 18
Song in which Anthony Newley says, "It seems that I'm the only one that I have been thinking of"
    $500 8
France merged Cochin-China, Annam, Tonkin & Cambodia in a "union" called this
    $500 24
Luann the teacher, Margo the secretary & Tommie the nurse share this apartment
    DD: $800 15
1 of 2 groups to whom Paul wrote 2 New Testament epistles
    $500 26
Recent satellite data indicates this mountain may actually be higher than Mt. Everest
    $500 1
Only Bill Hartack & Eddie Arcaro have each won it 5 times
    $500 19
Title question asked in what became 1st of 9 #1 hit singles for the Bee Gees

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

Kate Dorothy Pete
$700 $0 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Dorothy Pete
$3,000 $1,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In May, peasants rioted, breaking into rice storehouses in Edo, Osaka & other cities in this country
    $200 20
Bacon bits & fat are typically substituted for mayonnaise in this ethnic group's potato salad
    $200 14
This politician's last film, "The Killers", was made for TV but shown in theaters because of its violence
    $200 8
If a train "leaves the metals", it's done this
    $400 16
On October 29, his opera "Don Giovanni" premiered at the National Theater in Prague
    $400 21
Foul-smelling "cabbage" that can be good to eat if you change the cooking water several times
    DD: $3,500 13
Movie which won its 2 Oscars for its music which included the following "Best Song":
    $400 7
It's what you're wearing when you put on your "Wellingtons"
    $600 17
There was talk of summoning the Estates-General, this country's legislature, tho it hadn't met in some 170 years
    $600 15
Many consider this, Norman Mailer's 1st published novel, the best war novel to emerge from WWII
    $600 1
A freestone peach is one whose flesh doesn't do this
    $600 12
1974 film whose sound & visual effects shook up Charlton Heston & Ava Gardner
    $600 5
A British woman might be upset to be told she has a "ladder", which is this
    $800 18
2 of 3 states that ratified the Constitution in 1787
    $800 23
This school, Richard Nixon's alma mater, is named for a famous American Quaker poet
    $800 24
In 1920, Chas. Nordhoff & James Hall moved to Tahiti where they wrote this novel about a real event
    $800 2
These 2 widely consumed beverages were unknown in England until the 17th century
    $800 11
1964 Sophia Loren film originally titled "Ieri, Oggi, Domani"
    $800 4
Boxing Day, December 26, doesn't celebrate pugilism but gets its name from this custom
    $1000 19
Thomas Lord, a Yorkshireman, opened a "ground" for playing this in London
    $1000 22
In 1960, Alabama Polytechnic Institute became this university
    $1000 25
"Giants in the Earth", a story of pioneer life in the Dakotas, was originally written in this language
    DD: $1,000 3
3 chicken parts that can be referred to as "giblets"
    $1000 10
Fred Astaire & Cyd Charisse starred in "Silk Stockings", a musical version of this 1939 comedy classic
    $1000 6
In British political folklore, the Gnomes of Zurich aren't dwarfs but these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Dorothy Pete
$7,300 $6,000 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For nearly 7 years, it's been the national minimum hourly wage

Final scores:

Kate Dorothy Pete
$12,001 $0 $1
4-day champion: $49,804 3rd place: Serigraph from Scott Arts Graphics 2nd place: Trip ro Vail, Colorado

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kate Dorothy Pete
$4,200 $6,000 $2,300
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,500

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Game tape date: 1987-08-25
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