Show #747 - Tuesday, December 1, 1987


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Jennifer Daniels, a graduate student from Rensselaer, New York

Phillip Anderson, Jr., an audiovisual director from Norfolk, Virginia

Robert Horton, a computer salesman from Largo, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Japan's national symbol
    $100 4
Actor who co-directed the film "The Green Berets"
    $100 1
Acid here sterilizes digested food & kills bacteria
    $100 15
Almost 25% of all U.S. seminarians of this religion are of Irish descent
    $100 11
Shout that signals the beginning of the hunt
    $100 5
A miner, or a Broadway baby who marries for money
    $200 12
Tho the mts. between Pakistan & Afghanistan are not well-known, this famous pass thru them is
    $200 7
4-time Oscar nominee & star of TV's "Big Valley", said to have once been highest-paid woman in U.S.
    $200 2
The femur is the longest one in the body
    $200 16
Of courtesy, food or on-time performance, the 1 air travelers in recent USA Today survey rated most important
    $200 21
Traditionally, the master of the hunt wears a velvet cap of this color
    $200 6
Normally, sheets of this are only 3 to 5 millionths of an inch thick
    $300 13
Those who have gone in search of Noah's Ark have centered on this mountain in Turkey
    $300 8
She was named Queen of Hollywood in 1936, after playing Nora Charles
    $300 14
About 45% of this is made of erythrocytes, leukocytes, & platelets
    $300 18
With over 1/4 mil. employees in 1985, this discount chain was #7 employer in U.S.
    $300 22
In fox hunting, this is referred to as the fox's "brush"
    $300 17
A kind of carp
    $400 23
It's said the Indian name for this mountain area near Seattle means "mountain that was God"
    DD: $800 10
He said, "I was a 14-year-old boy for 30 years"
    $400 25
The 1st metacarpal is located in this digit of the hand
    $400 27
Within a year of buying a house, 38% of home owners purchase one of these for the garage
    $400 19
A worker who's a shirker
    $500 24
Of all 7 continents' highest peaks, 7310' Mt. Kosciusko, on this continent, is the lowest
    $500 9
He co-starred w/Jeanette MacDonald in "I Married an Angel" but married Ann Franklin
    $500 26
Roughly triangular, this muscle gives the rounded contour to the shoulder
    $500 28
With over 1000 people per square mile, this Mid-Atlantic state is most densely populated
    $500 20
In the famous short story, it's dropped through the eye of a skull to unearth a fortune

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

Robert Phillip Jennifer
$100 $500 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Phillip Jennifer
$2,200 $1,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Not yet Secretary of State, he visited China on the sly in 1971 to make plans for Pres. Nixon's historic trip
    $200 9
Earl Spencer, father of this princess, reportedly had a ghost exorcised from his estate
    $200 4
The 1st act finds this Rossini hero at his chalet on Lake Lucerne
    $200 13
Jocasta's son, he's one of Sophocles' most "Complex" characters
    $200 11
Of the "Big 3" U.S. automakers, it's the 1 he never worked for
    $200 2
Even when made of stainless steel, knives & forks are usually called this
    DD: $800 5
Event depicted in this painting, which Newsweek captioned "Pay attention, this might come up on 'Jeopardy!'"
    $400 10
A week after dying in it, George III was seen at this castle outside London
    $400 25
Though he felt it lacked depth, Nietzsche said he had learned this Bizet opera "practically by heart"
    $400 14
Jocasta's 2nd husband, he's one of Sophocles' most "Complex" characters
    $400 12
He currently backs his cars with a powertrain warranty for this many years or this many miles
    $400 3
If your wallpaper seems to be disappearing, it could be the work of this slippery pest
    $600 22
While John Foster Dulles was Secretary of State, this brother of his was CIA director
    $600 15
He was murdered before Macbeth's banquet but showed up anyway
    DD: $2,000 18
Mark Twain based this title character on his pal Tom Blankenship, son of the town drunkard
    $600 20
Submitting a thesis on torque converters, he earned a master's degree in this field
    $600 6
This 2-word phrase, no longer found on new bills, used to make dollars redeemable in metal
    $800 23
Henry Clay & Daniel Webster were leaders of this political party
    $800 16
Film in which cowardly Chas. Laughton was considered to haunt a castle, awaiting a chance to be brave
    $800 19
Tho her name was Aldonza Lorenzo, Don Quixote quixotically called her this
    $800 26
Iacocca was a protege of this auto executive who went on to become Defense Sec'y under JFK
    $800 7
AgNO3, without it photography couldn't have developed
    $1000 24
When the 1786-87 rebellion led by & named for him broke out in Mass., Congress made no effort to put it down
    $1000 17
Boswell's subject, he helped expose the notorious "Cock Lane Ghost" as a fraud in 1762
    $1000 28
In this Strauss work, the role of Prince Orlofsky is almost always sung by a woman
    $1000 21
In Hawthorne's classic, Arthur Dimmesdale died in the arms of this woman, his secret lover
    $1000 27
Of this man who fired him, Iacocca says, he "made my kids suffer, & for that I'll never forgive him"
    $1000 8
Paul Newman might appreciate it if you didn't remember this was his 1st film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Phillip Jennifer
$4,000 $5,200 $11,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Number of books in the Old Testament which precede the book of Numbers

Final scores:

Robert Phillip Jennifer
$3,900 $5,000 $7,400
3rd place: Litton microwave oven + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version 2nd place: Broyhill roll top desk & oak chair & Smith Corona XD6700 typewriter + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $7,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Phillip Jennifer
$4,000 $4,800 $9,600
12 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,400

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Game tape date: 1987-08-31
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