Show #729 - Thursday, November 5, 1987

Kate Waits game 3.
Clues from this game heard in the background of the 1989 Tom Hanks–Carrie Fisher movie The 'Burbs.


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Michael Moreno, an attorney from Providence, Rhode Island

Hallie Greenburg, a registered nurse originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Kate Waits, a law professor from Albany, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
The migration of these whales from Baja California to the Arctic is the longest of any mammal
    $100 15
The 1st bank holiday of the year in England, it's the 1st day banks are closed in the U.S. too
    $100 12
Shoot off a gun, open the gate, or say "On your mark, get set, go"
    $100 8
Rank of TV cops T.J. Hooker, Joe Friday & Pepper Anderson
    $100 22
The 4 highest waterfalls in the U.S. are all in this national park
    $100 3
Sport that's played on a diamond
    $200 5
While female ducks are just called ducks male ducks are called this
    $200 16
Roman Catholics celebrate all of them, known & unknown, on November 1
    $200 19
Spin 73 plates simultaneously, walk 85 miles in 24 hours backwards, or be the largest lizard on Earth
    $200 9
This 7-year-old show had its last roll call on May 5, 1987
    $200 23
Of Democrat, Republican or Liberal, the 1 that's a U.S. river
    $200 10
Financier, supersalesman & bon vivant known for handing out $100 bills
    $300 6
The 1st Britons to see this Australian oddity thought a duck's beak had been sewn to a mammal body
    $300 20
Use a confederate, deal seconds, or place secret markings on the backs
    $300 1
The late night lineup on CBS includes reruns of this NBC series starring Fred Dryer
    $300 24
A make of car is named for this country's Isuzu River, & we're not lying
    $300 11
Song "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" is from this musical
    $400 13
Burrowing marsupials like the wombat have pouches that open toward this direction to keep dirt out
    $400 28
It's the next federal holiday after Washington's Birthday
    $400 21
Draw a vertical line, then from its top, center & bottom points draw short lines to the right
    $400 2
FOX TV's "21 Jump Street" puts undercover cops into these institutions
    $400 25
The 2 seas connected by the Suez Canal
    $400 17
Bambi & Thumper are 2 women who attack James Bond in this film
    $500 14
Measuring up to 5 ft. across, this "royal" arthropod is a prime Alaska catch
    $500 27
In 1987, these 2 "days", both beginning with "F", fell on June 14 & June 21
    $500 29
Remain calm, float with arms stretched out at right angles to body, slowly roll to firmer ground
    $500 7
Formerly Howard Cunningham, he plays sheriff Amos Tupper on "Murder, She Wrote"
    $500 26
West Germany is building a canal which will link these 2 major European rivers
    $500 18
On "Night Court", she played the caustic, chain-smoking bailiff

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Kate Hallie Michael
$500 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Hallie Michael
$2,100 $2,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Good year!)
    $200 13
Because of rationing, U.S. citizens crossed into this country at Windsor to buy meat & eggs
    $200 8
Future president born Leslie Lynch King Jr., July 14, 1913 in Omaha
    $200 3
Quick on the draw, Max Beckmann painted the "Sinking of" this ship the year it happened, 1912
    $200 22
In the McDonald's corporate "think tank", executives float on this type of bed to brainstorm
    $200 20
    $200 15
"The people...who put me in the position I'm in will never let the...facts the world" said this assassin
    $400 9
On May 8, Allied forces celebrated V-E Day, which stood for this
    $400 26
Hollywood's highest-paid star in his day was this silent screen comic whose trademark was his specs
    $400 10
Like his father before him, Alexander the Great appointed Apelles as this
    $400 27
You don't need to be a soda jerk to use 1 of these pens that are making a steady comeback in the 1980s
    $400 21
"How Sweet It Is"
    $400 16
Saying "Her price is far above rubies", the Bible asks, "Who can find a virtuous" one
    $600 5
Harlan Fiske Stone administered oath of office to both these presidents in 1945
    $600 25
Only the 2nd Democratic congressman from Nebraska, he was his party's nominee for president 3 times
    $600 11
Branch of art for which Donatello was known
    $600 28
In Sept. 1986, clothing magnate Aldo Gucci was sentenced to 1 year in prison & fined $30,000 for this offense
    $600 4
"The Sun King"
    DD: $500 17
Avoiding "Let's Spend the Night Together", many radio stations played this flip side which made #1:
    $800 2
Time said this Joe Rosenthal photo was easily the most widely printed of WWII
    $800 24
Influenced by her own Nebraska childhood, she wrote "O Pioneers!", "My Antonia" & "A Lost Lady"
    $800 12
Under the name "Phiz", Hablot Browne provided illustrations for this author known as "Boz"
    DD: $1,000 29
3 of the 5 brands of sneakers that topped U.S. sales in 1986
    $800 6
"Prick Up Your Ears"
    $800 18
She was 1st black actress to star in major roles at the American Shakespeare Festival
    $1000 1
101st Airborne Division put on display the $200 million art collection looted & hoarded by this Nazi
    $1000 23
Before hosting his own talk shows, he wrote for Johnny Carson & was a guest on the Merv Griffin show
    $1000 14
Spanish artist who painted the "Milkwoman of Bordeaux" & lithographed the "Bulls of Bordeaux"
    $1000 7
"With Malice Toward None"
    $1000 19
Only variety of this bird found east of the Mississippi & north of Florida is the ruby-throated

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Hallie Michael
$5,800 $5,000 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 singers who have hit #1 as a solo, & in a duo & trio, both have had hits with "You Can't Hurry Love"

Final scores:

Kate Hallie Michael
$10,001 $9,000 $8,400
3-day champion: $37,803 2nd place: Keller dining room furniture & Villeroy & Boch china 3rd place: Daniel Mink his & hers watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kate Hallie Michael
$5,900 $4,800 $4,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1987-08-25
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