Show #693 - Wednesday, September 16, 1987


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Sheryl Hirsch-Kramer, a freelance calligrapher from Edison, New Jersey

Tom Bendycki, a copy editor originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Ted Cooperstein, a lawyer originally from Potomac, Maryland (whose 4-day cash winnings total $32,552)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
The rank above Life Scout, it's as high as you can fly in the U.S. Boy Scouts
    $100 26
From the Latin "aquila", it can be golden, harpy, or bald, for example
    $100 7
According to the title of the '86 film, Redford & Winger were "Legal" these
    $100 25
On July, 20, 1969, it was announced "Houston, Tranquility Base here," this "has landed"
    $100 8
Nickname of the U.S. $10 gold coin minted between 1795 & 1933, it also came in double & half varieties
    $100 2
In golf it's the term for a score of 2 under par on any hole
    $200 15
The United Service Organizations, or USO, was founded during this war
    $200 9
Both Rob Lowe in "Youngblood" & Paul Newman in "Slapshot" played this sport
    $200 24
The only line from "The History of Ali Baba" quoted in Bartlett's or Penguin's Quotations
    $200 13
While the Bureau of Engraving & Printing produces paper money, this bureau makes coins
    $200 3
Sport in which you might do a "gelandesprung", a jump made from a crouch using both poles
    $300 16
According to their name, ZPG advocates this for world survival
    $300 10
Walter Hill cast him as a cop in "48 Hrs." & as a Texas Ranger in "Extreme Prejudice"
    $300 1
According to Alphonse Karr, "The more things change, the more..." this happens
    $300 17
Only president to have his name on both the front & back of a currently circulated bill
    $300 4
After 1064 games in 1985, Pete Weber had an average of 213.64 in this sport
    $400 22
Environmental group whose new director called the $23 million operation "a gutsy grassroots organization"
    $400 11
J. Carrol Naish played him 39 times, Sidney Toler, 22, & Warner Oland, 17
    $400 20
On May 1, 1898, it was said to the captain of the Olympia, Charles Vernon Gridley
    $400 18
Hide used as a unit of trade by the Indians, our slang word for $1 is a shortened form of it
    $400 5
Professional name of wrestling star Andre Rousimoff
    DD: $700 23
Some PTA groups have expanded into PTSAs, adding this group to their name & membership body
    $500 27
With the capture of AC-9 on April 19, 1987, none of the North American species of these are left in the wild
    $500 12
In films, Barbra Streisand played "Funny Girl", and this actress played "Funny Face"
    $500 21
Hermann Goering said "Guns will make us powerful," this "will only make us fat"
    $500 19
Lowest denomination of coin with reeding or milling
    $500 6
Relying on this erratic pitch, Carl Hubbell struck out Ruth & Gehrig in the 1934 All-Star Game

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

Ted Tom Sheryl
-$300 $1,900 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Tom Sheryl
$2,500 $2,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In 1664, the province of New Netherland & the city of New Amsterdam were both renamed this
    $200 8
It was India's capital from 1912 until 1931, when a "New" one was created
    $200 23
He "lives in a shoe" & his dog Tige, "he lives there too"
    $200 13
To get a car engine going by using a booster cable connected to the battery of another car
    $400 4
No, he didn't just fade away, but died at age 84 in Walter Reed Hospital April 5, 1964
    $400 9
The 2nd largest city in the Mideast, it's the capital of Iran
    $400 24
USA Today's "Great Moments in Shoe History" lists this foreign ex-first lady's birth
    $400 22
The condition of Tosca, Salome, & the Snow Maiden at the end of their operas
    $400 19
In geographic circle, it's the name of a free state in S. Africa; in tea circles, it's the name of a pekoe
    $400 14
These preserves sound like they're squeezed in tight or stuck in traffic
    $600 6
The East & West telegraph wires linked up in this state, over 7 yrs. before the railroads joined there
    $600 11
Coffee is grown on the slope of this extinct volcano whose Kibo Peak is the highest in Africa
    DD: $3,000 25
Unusual footwear in the title of the following: "Put on your red dress baby / 'Cause we're going out tonight / Put on your red dress baby / 'Cause we're going out tonight"
    $600 20
Complex in which you'd find the New Met
    $600 18
The colorful name of this part of your anatomy is probably from the Dutch for "little finger"
    $600 17
A short crowbar used by burglers, or the nickname of our 39th president
    $800 7
On Sept. 24, 1969, the trial of this group began, with Judge Julius Hoffman presiding
    $800 12
The "Yang di-Pertuan Agong" serves as head of state of this nation which once included Singapore
    $800 26
Saintly brothers Crispin & Crispinian
    $800 2
Shades of this color include goya, Japanese, & lobster
    $800 16
1st name shared by Nehru, a PM of India, & Shoudhurry, a student on "Head of the Class"
    $1000 5
Heading to Baltimore on Sept. 18, 1830, this famous little locomotive raced a horse & lost
    $1000 10
The 2 mutually hostile communist countries on the Gulf of Tonkin
    $1000 27
Sequin-covered red peau de soie pumps, with heels that clicked smartly
    $1000 21
His opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" was based on a true story of 2 men betting who could seduce the other's fiancee
    $1000 1
From the same origin as the word for lapis lazuli, it's the light purplish blue color of the sky
    DD: $1,000 15
2 Olympic events fitting the category: in 1 you throw something; in the other you can be thrown

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Tom Sheryl
$7,900 $4,400 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Recent studies show this planet has a moon that's more than half its size

Final scores:

Ted Tom Sheryl
$6,999 $8,400 $1
2nd place: trip on Eastern to Nashville & stay at Sheraton Music City New champion: $8,400 3rd place: Krementz his & her signet rings

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ted Tom Sheryl
$7,700 $7,400 $3,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1987-06-16
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