Show #697 - Tuesday, September 22, 1987

Roy Holliday game 2.


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David Shapiro, an insurance adjuster originally from Chicago, Illinois

Peggy Friedman, a writer originally from New York

Roy Holliday, a radiologist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Just as silver rods tarnish, iron rods do this
    $100 7
It was club executive Branch Rickey who 1st said, "Baseball is a game of" this unit of measure
    $100 26
On December 7, 1963, this first family moved into the White House
    $100 14
On those freshly dittoed tests you used to sniff, the lettering was usually this color
    $100 13
A variety of this vegetable was developed in Kentucky in the mid 19th c. by Jack Bibb
    $100 6
In Alka-Seltzer commercials, it followed "Plop, plop"
    $200 2
The electromagnetic waves abbreviated "UV"
    $200 8
In Abbott & Costello's "Who's on First?", he's on second
    $200 27
On Dec. 7, 1908, the Watch & Ward Society in this city got Elinor Glyn's book "3 Weeks" banned
    $200 15
When the teacher sent you to get the film strip projector, you'd go to the AV room, which stood for this
    $200 18
Produce the Fairy Godmother asked Cinderella to produce for her
    $200 9
"Little" comic character originally created by Marge for the Saturday Evening Post
    $300 3
Speeds are subsonic below or supersonic above this Mach number
    $300 16
Gear worn by those playing this position has been called "the tools of ignorance"
    $300 28
Delaware did it 1st, December 7th, 1787
    $300 17
It's the main reason a sock hop had to be a sock hop
    $300 19
This nickname for the cowpea makes it sound like it's got a shiner
    DD: $800 10
It was a group called the Tymes, not Johnny Mathis that made this song a Top 10 hit:

"Sometimes we walk, hand in hand by the sea /
And we breathe in the cool salty air /
You turn to me, with a kiss in your eyes..."
    $400 4
Something described as "brackish" contains this substance
    $400 23
He said he "never wanted them to forget Babe Ruth," he "just wanted them to remember" him
    $400 29
On Dec. 7, 1946, John L. Lewis issued a back-to-work order to end a strike by these workers
    $400 22
Alliterative elementary school course which combined geography, history, gov't & sociology
    $400 20
In metric tons, it's the #1 fruit grown in both Afghanistan & France
    $400 11
Alan Arkin played a befuddled Soviet sailor whose sub ran aground off New England in this '66 film
    $500 5
During smelting, it's the waste material floating on top of the molten metal
    $500 24
Ageless pitcher who said, "Age is...mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter"
    $500 25
Program established by the U.S. government in 1964 to give kids a jump on kindergarten & life
    $500 21
Fermenting this vegetable w/flour in brine is commonest recipe for the sauce Japanese call "sho-yu"
    $500 12
Hawaiians eat the dolphin fish, not the same-named mammal, & call it this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Roy Peggy David
$200 $0 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roy Peggy David
$3,200 $1,400 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
The youngest of Joseph & Rose Kennedy's 9 children
    $200 2
For the 1924 ballet "Le Train Bleu", Picasso designed the curtain, & Chanel designed these
    $200 12
Hans Andersen's middle name
    $200 28
Francisco Pizarro is known for conquering this country, whose name also starts with "P"
    $200 7
Blackfriars, Westminster & London, falling down, for example
    $200 1
Film in which Jon Voight said, "I ain't a real cowboy, but I am one helluvah stud"
    $400 18
Not until 1979 did this family of dictators lose their 45-year control of Nicaragua
    $400 9
Leningrad's Kirov Ballet considers this Russian empress its founder
    $400 13
That of William Yeats
    $400 30
Nikolai Przhevalsky is noted for the wild horses he found exploring this "Outer" Asian land
    $400 22
Karl Marx wrote most of "Das Kapital" in this museum's Reading Room
    $400 3
This 1931 Peter Lorre classic has the shortest title possible in the category
    $600 19
This treacherous Renaissance family reportedly held orgies in the Vatican
    DD: $1,500 10
The cast of this ballet includes 1 evil magician, several hunters & a gaggle of cygnets
    $600 14
Isaac Singer's
    $600 24
Country which sent Magellan on his 'round-the-world cruise
    $600 23
4th-busiest airport in Europe & 2nd busiest serving London
    $600 4
Julie Andrews' 1st film
    $800 20
The 1st group admitted to the Country Music Hall of Fame were these in-laws of Johnny Cash
    $800 11
Known for its prelude, this ballet features 1 faun & 7 optional nymphs
    $800 15
Robert Warren's
    $800 29
In 1878, Belgium's King Leopold II sent this explorer back to the Congo
    $800 25
In 1974, London's main fruit, vegetable & flower market was moved from there
    DD: $1,500 5
Movie classic in which Judy Garland sang, "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
    $1000 21
Starting with George I, this German dynasty ruled England for almost 200 years
    $1000 16
In the ballet "Apollo", Apollo appropriately dances with this muse of dance
    $1000 17
That of Jorge Borges
    $1000 27
Both the 1st sighting & the establishment of this land as a continent are credited to Americans
    $1000 26
London fishmarket that's beome synonymous with coarse, abusive language
    $1000 6
Natalie Wood romances Gene Kelly but ends up with Martin Milner in this film of novel by Herman Wouk

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roy Peggy David
$5,500 $10,600 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Because founder George Fox told a judge to "Tremble at the word of the Lord", his sect was called this

Final scores:

Roy Peggy David
$10,800 $10,199 $5,599
2-day champion: $23,800 2nd place: a trip on Continental to Mexico City & stay at Crowne Plaza + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 3rd place: Hotpoint refrigerator + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roy Peggy David
$5,400 $10,600 $2,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1987-06-17
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