Show #668 - Wednesday, July 1, 1987

Doug Molitor game 4. Single-player Final Jeopardy!


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Patti Demerirjian, a housewife from Dayton, Ohio

Bob Rome, a music teacher from Los Angeles, California

Doug Molitor, a writer from Brentwood, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $37,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
He took not only inspiration but his stage name from French magician Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin
    $100 20
A new addition to the Oreo family is a cookie with this different color filling
    $100 10
The "leaves" of most coniferous trees are usually called this
    $100 15
The "South Pacific" sailors sang, "What ain't we got? We ain't got" these
    $100 6
In 1950 he graduated with a law degree from the University of Havana
    $100 1
She played Shirley MacLaine in "Out on a Limb"
    $200 24
This late film star was named for a steamship, the S.S. Rosalind
    $200 21
The Volunteer Youth Patrol, the Guardian Angels, wear berets this color
    $200 11
Traditionally, a forester divides a tree into 3 parts: the crown, the trunk, & this
    $200 16
In "Finian's Rainbow", pragmatic line following "When I'm not near the girl I love..."
    $200 7
Shortly after the Russian Revolution, he became a library assistant at Peking University
    $200 2
According to World Book, it was the cattle brand used by Conrad Kohrs
    $300 25
English colonists named Jamestown after this king
    $300 22
The amount of space each color takes up in this depends on the size of raindrops in which it forms
    $300 12
The world's largest rain forest is found in this river basin
    $300 17
As sung in "Oklahoma", "Don't laugh at my jokes too much, people will say" this
    $300 8
In 1951 he defeated Clement Attlee to become prime minister of Britain again
    $300 3
The 2 pieces of equipment you'll need to play stickball on the streets of New York
    $400 26
Though it hurts me to say it, this word was derived from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's name
    $400 28
In downhill skiing, international symbol for expert slopes is a diamond this color
    $400 13
This "medical" term can include all tree care, not just bark & wood wounds
    $400 18
"When love comes in & takes you for a spin, oo la la-la, c'est" this
    $400 9
World leader whose surname can be taken to mean "of France"--& it seemed he took it so
    $400 4
In "Charlotte's Web", it's what Charlotte is
    $500 27
Office complex which gave its name to a national scandal in the early '70s
    DD: $800 29
Colorful highballin' name of the following:
    $500 30
As produced by a redwood, there are about 300,000 of these per pound
    $500 19
Musical in which the title character sings, "I will never grow a moustache, or a fraction of an inch"
    $500 14
When Corazon Aquino visited this leader in 1986, they chatted about haiku poetry
    $500 5
To promote a new line of these at L.A. Auto Show, Mitsubishi used Vanity, Vanna White, & Dale Evans

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Doug Bob Patti
$2,200 $800 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Bob Patti
$3,400 $500 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Language that had its beginnings in the 10th c. when the Jews were forced from northern France
    $200 7
Home offices for over 50 insurance companies are found in this Connecticut capital
    $200 12
As W.S. Gilbert wrote in "Iolanthe", "Faint heart never won" this
    $200 17
After delivering this, Lincoln said, "It is a flat failure and the people are disappointed"
    $200 2
In the movie "M*A*S*H", this New Brunswick native played Hawkeye
    $400 22
Older than chess, a form of this common board game was played by Egyptians in 2nd millennium B.C.
    $400 8
This capital was named for the smaller of 2 rock bluffs on which it was situated
    $400 13
Pia Zadora played a screenwriter in this, her only film based on a Harold Robbins novel
    $400 18
He said "War is cruelty and you cannot refine it" before marching to the sea
    $400 3
Among the "Three Amigos", he's the Canadian
    $600 23
This bathroom article was 1st made in the U.S. in 1857 & sold as "Gayetty's Medicated Paper"
    $600 9
In 1610 Spaniards named this capital "the Royal City of the Holy Faith of St. Francis of Assisi"
    $600 14
The mystery woman of Shakespeare's sonnets
    $600 19
This vice president was intoxicated when he gave his inaugural speech in 1865
    $600 4
Known as a silent screen sweetheart, her only Academy Award for acting was a talkie
    $800 24
Local anesthetic introduced as a substitute for cocaine in 1905
    DD: $1,500 10
2 of 3 state capitals that begin with "P"
    $800 15
Watery title of Raymond Chandler's 1943 detective novel
    $800 20
"Little woman" whose private letters about nursing Union soldiers were published in 1863
    DD: $1,000 27
Combining these 2 senses, "chemoreception" allows crustaceans to detect dissolved substances in H2O
    $800 5
Considered a British actor in U.S. & a U.S. actor in Britain, he played an Austrian in "The Sound of Music"
    $1000 25
In the 17th c., modern embalming was started by this Eng. physiologist & discoverer of circulation
    $1000 11
The least populous state capital, it's found in the least populous state east of the Mississippi
    $1000 16
Her 1st novel, "Glenarvon", fictionalized her notorious romance with Lord Byron
    $1000 21
In 1862 the Union seized Roanoke Island, New Bern, & Ft. Macon, gaining control of this state's coast
    $1000 26
Some crustaceans reproduce through parthenogenesis, which is development from these
    $1000 6
Born a Montreal bus driver's daughter, she was nominated for an Oscar for "Anne of a Thousand Days"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Bob Patti
$9,500 -$1,500 -$500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Cruciverbalist" is a 14-letter word for one who constructs these

Final scores:

Doug Bob Patti
$13,500 -$1,500 -$500
4-day champion: $51,001 3rd place: an entertainment center 2nd place: a trip for 2 to Tampa, Florida

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug Bob Patti
$10,800 -$1,500 $300
31 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
6 W
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,600

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Game tape date: 1987-03-03
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