Show #728 - Wednesday, November 4, 1987

Kate Waits game 2.


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Elizabeth Costello, a program analyst from Syracuse, New York

Carmela Izzo, a caterer from Brooklyn, New York

Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Bad news; rats now live on all continents, having finally spread to this 1
    $100 4
In 1322, this official condemned the use of polyphony in church music
    $100 8
Calling itself "America's Travel Insurance", Dramamine is used for this
    $100 25
The Japanese word for this martial art means "empty hand"
    $100 20
In regard to sending this type of Christmas letter, Miss Manners says no-no, it's too impersonal
    $200 16
No, the bobcat wasn't originally called Robert; it got its name due to this
    DD: $500 5
The only letters of the alphabet used to name notes in current Western musical notation
    $200 9
Propa P.H. & Tackle are used to tackle this problem
    $200 26
Martial artists attack with a shout to put maximum force into the blow & to do this
    $200 21
The only time it's correct for a lady to call upon a man is if he's old & ill, & has extended this
    $300 17
While only humans pray, only these animals bray, says Webster's Third
    $300 23
If you were buying a violin in Ireland, or wisteria in Syria, you'd use bills marked in this unit
    $300 1
While "semibreves" are whole notes, "minims" are these
    $300 10
Able to explode in its pure form, this antiseptic, H2O2, is sold as a 3% solution
    $300 13
Though there is no universal system of belt ranking, this color usually denotes beginners
    $300 6
It's wrong to wear these before dusk, except the one on your wedding ring
    $400 18
Because its stomach has this many compartments, it's said a cow has this many stomachs
    $400 24
In 1924, the zloty replaced the mark as this country's currency
    $400 2
The alto member of the violin family
    $400 11
You can often save money by requesting a prescription under this name, not the brand name
    $400 14
Sho Kosugi entered, took revenge, & dominated a film series as this type of martial warrior
    $400 12
The correct fur to wear while in mourning is this "Rolls-Royce" of the weasel family
    $500 19
The only marsupials native to North America
    $500 3
In the early 19th century, clubs were formed to sing short pieces of choral music called this
    $500 15
The most graceful & gentle of the martial arts, it's practiced mainly as a means of meditation
    $500 22
Miss Manners' alter ego, or the name to whom her royalty checks are made out

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Kate Carmela Elizabeth
$1,600 -$300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Carmela Elizabeth
$2,200 -$1,500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Herman Melville.)
    $200 22
The next square in the series 4, 9, 16,...
    $200 20
Odin's oldest son
    $200 8
Many products display this magazine's seal on their labels
    $200 21
Melville's book "White Jacket" helped abolish this form of corporal punishment on ships
    $200 6
It's said "North by Northwest" convinced Ian Fleming this man would be the best director for Bond films
    $200 1
Dustin & Warren didn't write most of those lousy songs in "Ishtar"; she & Paul Williams did
    $400 23
Of the 36 rolls on a pair of dice, you have this many ways to roll a seven, whether you "root" for it or not
    $400 24
Angered by this girl, Athena changed her curling locks to snakes
    $400 9
It pays $400 for funny, true stories about life in the military, on campus or at work
    $400 7
Between sea voyages, Melville had this job at a Honolulu bowling alley
    $400 5
Once an actor for D.W. Griffith, this silent comedy director later formed the Keystone Company
    $400 14
It's egg yolks, oil, lemon juice & seasonings beaten together until thick
    DD: $1,500 25
To measure speed, you need know only these 2 things
    $600 10
Triangle Publications of Radnor, PA, famous for the Daily Racing Form, also publishes this weekly
    $600 13
Melville 1st went to sea after failing to become a surveyor on this N.Y. state transportation project
    DD: $1,500 4
Director of the film from which the following was taken:
    $600 15
The English translation of the Cuban song, "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas"
    $800 26
A 9-year-old boy coined this "nonsensical" term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros
    $800 11
After working as a CIA agent in Mexico under E. Howard Hunt, William Buckley founded this magazine
    $800 18
On Dec. 16, 1773, Melville's grandfather participated in this act of rebellion
    $800 2
He observed, "They let the studio janitor cut 'The Magnificent Ambersons' in my absence"
    $800 16
Rod Stewart sang to her, "The morning sun, when it's in your face, really shows your age"
    $1000 27
A king complained "The elements were difficult", but this Greek replied, "There is no royal way to geometry"
    $1000 12
It's subtitled "Man at His Best"
    $1000 19
This title character's last words are "God bless Captain Vere!"
    $1000 3
Director of "On The Waterfront", "He's the kind of man who sends a suit out to be cleaned & rumpled"
    $1000 17
From Old French "mahaignier", to maim, it's disfigurement that renders the victim defenseless

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Carmela Elizabeth
$9,500 $500 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Ruler whose 59-yr. reign over England ending in 1820, is 2nd only to his granddaughter Victoria's 63 yrs.

Final scores:

Kate Carmela Elizabeth
$13,601 $0 $2,000
2-day champion: $27,802 3rd place: Easy-Rest, Inc. reading chair 2nd place: Trip to Palm Springs

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Carmela Elizabeth
$8,300 $500 $5,900
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
5 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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Game tape date: 1987-08-25
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