Show #768 - Wednesday, December 30, 1987


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Sally Ritch, a vocal coach from Kerrville, Texas

Keith Jaeger, a teacher and coach from Davis, California

Barry White, a househusband from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The free side of Berlin
    $100 14
In honor of Zeus, these were held by the Greeks every 4 years
    $100 8
If you wanted a dollar's worth of the smallest sized current U.S. coin, you'd need this many of them
    $100 7
Theatrical genre whose name is derived from a French valley known for its songs, Vau-de-Vire
    $100 2
Leonard Maltin calls this dog, whose real name was Higgins, "moviedom's smartest pooch since Lassie"
    $100 21
Most bats spend the day in this position
    $200 3
The communist half of Korea
    $200 15
Zeus' counterpart in Roman mythology
    $200 10
Value of a Kennedy coin as compared to a Susan B. Anthony
    $200 9
Cinderella probably never knew that this vehicle was named for a Hungarian village, Kocs
    $200 27
In '87 Deborah & Desiree both claimed royal lineage as daughters of this "king"
    $200 22
In some species, male & female bats live on different parts of a continent except when it's time to do this
    $300 4
Most of Jerusalem's Arabs live on this side
    $300 16
Hera was not only Zeus' wife but also related to him this way
    $300 19
At the bank you can buy a roll of 40 quarters for this many bucks
    $300 11
A masterful conductor might be called this from the Latin "magister" meaning master
    $300 28
Her fitness video is "Eat Slim/Stay Slim" & you don't have to pay extra for the "A", "E", & 2 "I"s
    $300 23
Name for this fertilizer made from bat droppings
    $400 5
The Yemen that was formerly the British Colony & Protectorate of Aden
    $400 17
Zeus' father Cronus was part of this group whom Zeus & his brothers overthrew
    DD: $500 20
The 3 currently minted U.S. coins whose denominations represent odd numbers of cents
    $400 12
This consomme was named for the city of Madrid
    $400 24
Most bats detect their prey by using echolocation which relies on this sense
    $500 6
The part of Mongolia that's part of China
    $500 18
The 9 kids Zeus had with Mnemosyne all girls, are known collectively as these
    $500 26
Difference in value between a bill with Hamilton's portrait & one with Lincoln's
    $500 13
The German name for these pipes means "sea foam", perhaps because they are white when new
    $500 25
You may be glad to know that the bats known as flying foxes are vegetarians, eating mostly this

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

Barry Keith Sally
-$400 $1,400 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barry Keith Sally
$3,000 $1,500 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In the play named for him, Timon takes leave of this Mediterranean city
    $200 24
Some recipes ask you to add this common season last
    $200 12
Col. William Barrett Travis of Evergreen, Alabama led the defenders at this Texas site
    $200 17
Tho he played the "Man with No Name" in Sergio Leone westerns, his name's well known in Carmel
    $200 4
This letter, often describing the unknown in algebra, was used by Roentgen to name rays he discovered
    $200 8
His daughter Margaret says the "S" should be followed by a period, the way he wrote it
    $400 2
Shakespeare wrote an extremely long poem about "Venus and" him
    $400 25
The pilot looks at one of these to read the controls of a plane
    $400 18
He was "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing"
    $400 13
Englishman generally credited with discovery of calculus & theory of gravity
    $400 9
After the deaths of his wife & mother, this "Dude from N.Y." worked on ranches in North Dakota
    $600 3
In "Henry V", the English army defeats the French in a battle at this site
    $600 26
It describes a dormant or hidden talent
    DD: $1,000 19
The 1st "Cinerama" film that wasn't a travelogue, this epic Western had the following theme:
    $600 14
Ancient Greek geometer who postulated light rays & "started" the science of optics
    $600 7
Scandal-plagued pres., his father once told him, "It's lucky you weren't born a gal, because you can't say no"
    DD: $1,100 5
2 of the 4 Shakespeare plays whose titles start with "A"
    $800 23
George W. Carver turned down big salaries from large companies & continued working at this Alabama school
    $800 20
One ad slogan for this comic western was "Never give a saga an even break"
    $800 15
Italian known for his laws of falling bodies, he also invented the thermometer
    $800 10
He said, "I must have centered the ball 500,000 times in high school & college"
    $1000 6
He's the merchant of Venice in "The Merchant of Venice"
    $1000 22
Famed Cherokee Indian scholar George Gist or Guess is better known by this name
    $1000 21
"The Outrage" was a western remake of this classic Japanese husband-wife-bandit tale
    $1000 16
French scientist philosopher known for "clockwork" universe theory, he died visiting Queen Christina
    $1000 11
He told his balding Treasury Sec'y, George Humphrey, "I see you part your hair the way I do"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barry Keith Sally
$8,400 $5,200 $2,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In this national park just east of the town of Navajo, taking even a small "wood" chip is illegal

Final scores:

Barry Keith Sally
$10,900 $10,400 $5,200
2-day champion: $25,400 2nd place: Whirlpool microwave & range + Regal cookware 3rd place: Magnavox Videowriter word processor & printer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Barry Keith Sally
$8,300 $4,500 $2,700
26 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1987-09-21
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