Show #686 - Monday, September 7, 1987

First game of Season 4.


Ken Higgins, a woodworker from Anchorage, Alaska

Phyllis Rosenthal, a substitute teacher from Jamaica, New York

Michael Seiler, a marketing manager originally from Redwood City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $10,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
Now over 3 million, the population of this west coast U.S. city in 1850 was only 1610
    $100 8
    $100 22
Tho Loretta Lynn was a coal miner's daughter, she was named for this star of "The Farmer's Daughter"
    $100 7
Service branch now responsible for all major icebreaking for U.S. armed forces
    $100 1
Robert Louis Stevenson said it "goes in & out with me"
    $100 2
The Twin Cities' saintly side
    $200 14
As of Feb. 1987, 355,691 people, down from 596,897, held this Pentagon security clearance rank
    $200 9
An unsanitary cafe, or the soiled utensil they'd expect you to eat with
    $200 23
The title of his 1985 autobiography is "Stuttering Boy"
    $200 15
It's said at peak strength, U.S. Air Forces made up only about 10% of Allied air power in this war
    $200 3
In Canada, it's the name of a river, a gulf & a seaway
    $300 19
USA Today says this ex-"GMA" host averaged 4.3 "Oh, goshes" per broadcast
    $300 10
Avian term for the number zero
    $300 24
In 1973, 10 years after her death, she became 1st female solo artist elected to Country Hall of Fame
    $300 16
Until 1890 when these vessels came into prominence, the Navy had consisted mainly of cruisers
    $300 4
Columbus named this Virgin Island Santa Cruz, but it's now called this, which means the same thing
    $400 20
At 83%, it's the reason men & women gave most often when asked why they got married
    $400 11
The inflammation of this firm connective tissue is called gingivitis
    $400 25
In 1980, this singer found his 1st national hit while "Lookin' For Love"
    $400 17
San Francisco headquarters of the 6th Army, it's been a military reservation since 1776
    $400 5
You might go to this resort in Cornwall to meet a man with 7 wives
    $500 21
In 1986, this kitchen appliance costing only 5 books was S&H Green Stamps' most popular item
    $500 12
Even bad wives' surnames were once preceded by this word, short for "goodwife"
    DD: $350 26
2 of the 3 female superstars featured on the 1987 album "Trio"
    $500 18
Used since 1806, its "Commandant's House" is oldest continuous official residence in Washington
    $500 6
This city was the site of the 1st trial of the Dred Scott case, in 1847

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

Michael Phyllis Ken
$1,300 $900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$1,200 $2,100 $1,050

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And these are quotes that have been given to us by the celebrities themselves, and in this category, all of them are known primarily because of their comedy.)
    $200 17
While no presidents have been named Smith, 2 have had this name, USA's 2nd-most-common surname
    $200 1
The name of this cooked mix of lima beans & corn is from the Narraganset "msickquatash", "ear of corn"
    $200 3
Laurence Olivier & Vivien Leigh starred in 1951 as both Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra" & this duo
    $200 7
Distinguishing color of chlorophyta, 1 of 3 major groups of algae
    $200 15
This takes place at Buckingham Palace at 11:30 a.m., whether the Queen is in or out
    $200 23
I wrote for Will Rogers & 5 presidents but am best known as Buddy Sorrell on "Dick van Dyke"
    DD: $400 19
While President Lincoln gave 1 in 1863, Pres. Eisenhower had 1 from 1951 until his death
    $400 2
For Plains tribes this had a hard sole & soft upper, for eastern tribes, a soft sole & soft upper
    $400 4
Cole Porter musical based on "The Taming of the Shrew"
    $400 8
A chromosome map identifies these units & what part of the organism they control
    $400 18
In 1802, she left France along with her 2 sons & collection of wax models
    $400 24
"Show of Shows" star, I started on TV in 1949 in the "Admiral Broadway Review"
    $600 20
In 1919, FDR wrote "There could not be a better" president than this man whom FDR later defeated
    $600 5
Cheeshateaumuck was the only Indian graduate of this college in colonial times
    $600 6
In 1979, this "Godfather" star limped onto Broadway as "Richard III"
    $600 9
This book published in 1859 applied theory of natural selection to plant evolution, too
    $600 25
She was the only female in the 1976 Montreal Olympics who didn't have to undergo a sex test
    $800 21
His last words were "I know that I am going where Lucy is"
    $800 13
The 1825 census showed this "proud" nation owned 1277 Black slaves
    $800 12
She played Juliet on Broadway in 1951, 12 years after co-starring in "Gone with the Wind"
    $800 10
Term for the "message" conducting along a nerve fiber, it's also a type of Isuzu
    DD: $1,000 26
English landmark the New Vaudeville Band had a gripe against in the following No. 1 hit:
    $1000 22
A relative said that he "wanted to be the bride at every wedding & the corpse at every funeral"
    $1000 14
The Ojibwa or Ojibway tribe's name was garbled by Europeans into this, still used today
    $1000 16
"Your Own Thing" was a 1968 rock & roll update of this numerically titled play
    $1000 11
From New Latin for "in glass", it describes fertilization which took place in a test tube

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$3,200 $5,100 $4,050

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though Neil Armstrong says he uttered it, this word is missing from tapes of his famous quote

Final scores:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$0 $2,099 $7,550
3rd place: Magnavox Video Escort camcorder 2nd place: Eastern Airlines fitness trip to Florida New champion: $7,550

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Phyllis Ken
$3,000 $5,100 $4,200
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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Game tape date: 1987-06-15
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