Show #714 - Thursday, October 15, 1987

The Double Jeopardy! Board loaded with $400 squares in the $800 row.


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Judith Seeger, an associate research engineer from Mountain View, California

Lewis Grossman, a law student from Westport, Connecticut

Suzee Vlk, a writer from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And that means that "PO" will appear in each correct response... This is not the traditional Jeopardy! POTPOURRI category.)
    $100 24
It's the capital & largest city of the state that's smallest in area
    $100 11
In the 16th c., creation of a tool with this gem at the tip made cutting glass easier
    $100 6
He got national exposure for his 1st hit, "I'm Walking" on TV's "Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet"
    $100 14
Fashion model Mary Laurence Hutton shortened her name to this but didn't fix the gap in her teeth
    $100 20
Many seed crops require bees for pollination, including this "Halloween" gourd
    $100 1
Its national anthem is "Jeszcze Polska Nie Zginela"
    $200 26
Benjamin Harrison & John Dillinger are both buried in this capital of the Hoosier state
    $200 12
Traditionally, stained glass is joined by "cames", strips of this metal
    $200 7
This group, at first named The Pendletons, included brothers named Brian, Dennis & Carl
    $200 15
TV "Police Woman" born Angeline Brown
    $200 21
Algology is the study of these
    $200 2
Exmoor or
    DD: $500 28
1 of the 2 states whose capital is mentioned in the following lyrics:

"I figure that it's Engine #49 / She's the only one that'll sound that way / On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe..."
    $300 13
This city's remarkable Sainte Chapelle, built in the 13th c., has walls almost entirely of stained glass
    $300 8
2 men who helped launch this group's career in Australia were Bill Goode & Bill Gates
    $300 16
Ramon Estevez, Emilio's father
    $300 22
Along w/bacteria, this plant group that includes rusts & molds help decompose plant litter on forest floors
    $300 3
Wm. Wordsworth accepted this honor on the understanding he would not have to write official verses
    $400 17
Famed for pieces such as lampshades, this artist was born into a family of N.Y. jewelers
    $400 9
In this '63 film, Jesse Pearson played rock star Conrad while rocker Bobby Rydell was Hugo Peabody
    $400 18
She was born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland but didn't want to be confused with her sister Olivia
    $400 23
"Old World" plants include all major cereal grains except this one
    $400 4
Someone who steals a wild duck or cooks the duck's egg in boiling water
    $500 25
An animated short subject, or the term for a full-sized pattern of a stained glass window
    $500 10
This back-up group for Dion took their name from a street in their Bronx neighborhood
    $500 19
Born Henriette Bernard, 1 of this star's most famous stage roles was as Napoleon's son
    $500 27
Broccoli, turnips, & cabbage are related to this plant whose seeds become a common condiment
    $500 5

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

Suzee! Lewis Judith
$1,000 -$200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzee! Lewis Judith
$2,300 $1,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We give you the names of the wives; you have to identify the husband in each case.)
(Alex: With the "POE" spelled P-O-E, which means all the material in this category has to do with Edgar Allan Poe.)
    $200 1
Murderer whose autopsy was performed aboard the Union warship Montauk in 1865
    $200 2
A decorated WWI hero at age 14, Brace Beemer went on to play this masked radio hero
    $200 19
Nancy Barbato,
Ava Gardner,
Mia Farrow &
Barbara Marx
    $200 25
Alexia is the inability to understand this form of language
    $200 11
A book listed as "OP" is no longer available because it is this
    $200 3
Poe called it "this grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt & ominous bird of yore"
    $400 16
This Scandinavian country had kings named Erik the Priest-Hater & Harald Hardruler
    $400 26
By co-financing Disneyland in Anaheim, this network got its 1st big hit, also called "Disneyland"
    $400 20
Dorothy Goodman &
Jayne Meadows
    $400 24
Though it's named from Greek meaning "split mind", its symptoms seldom include split personality
    $400 12
The "OP" in op art stands for this
    $400 4
Poe joined this branch of the military under a pseudonym, Edgar A. Perry
    $600 17
Xenophobic bloodbath encouraged by ex-concubine T'zu-hsi, Dowager Empress of China
    DD: $500 27
In 1954, with 195 affiliates, it was the biggest TV network; 2 years later, it was off the air
    $600 21
Josephine Dillon,
Ria Langham,
Carole Lombard,
Lady Sylvia Ashley
& Kay Spreckels
    $600 23
Psychiatric term for anxiety an infant may experience when removed from its mother
    $600 13
It can be abbreviated "op." or, to the contrary, "opp."
    $600 5
Young Edgar's foster family, they're reflected in his name
    $800 9
In pre-Civil War days, Kansas saw so much violence it earned this sanguine nickname
    $800 22
His 3rd, 4th & "5th" wives were Fulvia, Octavia & Cleopatra
    $800 18
1st of Freud's psychosexual stages, fixation here can mean satisfaction thru smoking or sarcasm
    $800 14
On a standard touchtone phone, operator is abbreviated this way
    DD: $700 6
The major East Coast cities in which Poe was born & died, they both begin with "B"
    $1000 8
He became Roman emperor after Augustus & reigned at the time of Christ's crucifixion
    $1000 10
An example of this type of competition is a big brother who demands a bigger present because he's older
    $1000 15
Latin for "work", it's abbreviated "op"
    $1000 7
1 of the 3 Poe stories in which the detective C. Auguste Dupin appears

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzee! Lewis Judith
$500 $5,700 $7,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Country in which you'd have to be to build a bridge on the River Kwai

Final scores:

Suzee! Lewis Judith
$500 $700 $7,500
3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & her Classic Series diamond dial watches + computerized version or Jeopardy! box game 2nd place: a trip on Continental to Puerto Vallarta & stay at Plaza Vallarta Tennis & Beach Resort + computerized version or Jeopardy! box game New champion: $7,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suzee! Lewis Judith
$500 $6,700 $7,800
13 R,
4 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1987-08-17
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