Show #689 - Thursday, September 10, 1987

First segment only.

Contestants

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Stephanie Chastain, a homemaker from Phoenix, Arizona

Ted Cooperstein, a lawyer originally from Potomac, Maryland

Brenda Berstler, a literacy teacher from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
WOMEN IN SPORTS
THE POST OFFICE
PETS
SUBURBS
SUDDEN DEATH
    $100 8
Anglo-Saxons called this animal a "coppe", & its web was known as a "copweb"
    $100 1
Kathy Whitworth is the 1st woman to have earned over $1 million in this sport
    $100 6
The breed the British generally call the "Alsatian" we generally call this
    $100 14
Famed for its universities, this Boston suburb is named for an English university town
    $100 9
Guinness says a viper at the Philadelphia Zoo committed suicide by doing this to itself
    $200 10
Name of this shoulder ornament derives from "epaule", French for "shoulder"
    $200 2
1st woman athlete ever to earn $1 million was this Norwegian skater turned movie star
    $200 7
To impoverish his enemies, the king of Siam gave them elephants of this color, not allowed to work
    $300 11
From Arabic verb "gharafa", meaning "to draw water", comes this word for a glass bottle
    $300 3
In 1980, Rachel McLish became this sport's 1st Miss Olympia
    $400 12
The Latin verb "colorare", to color, inspired this term for a musically colorful soprano
    $400 4
Celebrity Register calls her "The Pixie from the West Virginia Hills"
    $500 13
This word for someone with ESP comes from the Greek for soul, "psukhe"
    $500 5
Unable to walk at age 7, she went on to win 3 gold medals in track in 1960 Olympics

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Brenda Ted Stephanie
$1,600 $300 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brenda Ted Stephanie
$1,600 $300 $1,400
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