Show #650 - Friday, June 5, 1987

Eugene Finerman game 5.

Contestants

Keith Lindloff, an attorney from Houston, Texas

Nancy Kool, a managing editor from Phoenix, Arizona

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,902)

Jeopardy! Round

EASY OPERA
FIRSTS
AMY VANDERBILT SAYS
FAMOUS CATTLE
THE KING
"BLACK"
    $100 1
Of "the three B's", the only one who composed an opera
    $100 11
"Famous first facts" says the 1st for hatching chicks was patented in 1843
    $100 23
Of younger or older, bride who enters 1st at a double wedding
    $100 14
Husband of Elsie the Cow, he became most famous for promoting Borden's white glue
    $100 21
Elvis once unsuccessfully auditioned for this man's popular "Talent Scouts" program
    $100 6
"Farriers" is the term used when these craftsmen specialize in shoeing horses
    $200 2
Color of the title bird in Rimsky-Korsakov's "Le coq d'or"
    $200 12
Despite A.M.A. objections, in 1965 it became the 1st U.S. gov't sponsored health insurance
    $200 15
When "the little dog laughed to see such sport", this was the sport he was watching
    $200 22
Shortly before his Army discharge, Elvis achieved this NCO rank
    $200 7
A horned pagan god, not necessarily Satan, was the deity originally worshipped in this service
    $300 3
Though an Italian opera, "The Girl of the Golden West" premiered in this country in which it's set
    $300 13
The wearer of these items, 1st introduced at a London party in 1769, couldn't stop & smashed a mirror
    $300 16
Though it started in the barn, only legend says her lantern-kicking cow caused the Chicago fire
    $300 8
Officially backed by Peace & Freedom Party & this group, Eldridge Cleaver ran for president in 1968
    $400 4
The legend for this Gounod opera is based on a conjurer who supposedly lived in 16th c. Germany
    $400 19
The 1st modern strike of this type was held at a Hormel packing plant in 1933
    $400 26
When writing to a Cabinet officer, this phrase should precede the name in the address
    $400 17
It's what finally made Ferdinand fighting mad
    $400 9
By mid-19th c. this tribal group claimed Great Plains lands twice the size of New England
    $500 5
Famed for tragic operas, this Italian composer had tragedy of wife & 2 children dying in a 2-year period
    $500 20
In 1930, this character 1st appeared & solved the "Murder at the Vicarage"
    $500 24
It's the only reason for refusing an audience with the pope
    $500 18
Because the Israelites demanded a god to lead them, he created the golden calf
    DD: $500 25
Jesse Garon Presley
    $500 10
In the late 70s, annual compensation to U.S. miners who had this disease totalled some $1 billion

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Eugene Nancy Keith
$1,100 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Nancy Keith
$1,000 $800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOTANY
REFORMERS
WORLD CITIES
POTTERY
NOVEL PLOTS
"WHITE"
    $200 1
Mangeove trees grow equally well in fresh, brackish, or this type of water
    $200 21
Former minister who tried to simplify spelling & issued a dictionary with Wagnalls in the 1890s
    $200 11
The more populous half of Berlin
    $200 26
To potters, this term means baking pots, while to employers it means dismissing employees
    $200 15
Young David Balfour gets abducted
    $200 6
It's also called a leukocyte
    $400 2
Very hardy types of this simple plant live in the hot springs of Yellowstone Park
    $400 22
She appeared in the 1903 play "Hatchetation", which had a saloon-smashing scene
    $400 12
You can put another shrimp on the barbie, mate, at Coogee or Curl Curl Beaches in this city
    $400 30
Before use in ceramics, clay must be cut & beaten to get rid of these
    $400 17
Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread, so Inspector Javert hounds him the rest of his life
    DD: $500 7
Title of this song, which hit Top 10 nearly 5 years after its 1st album appearance:

"And I love you /
Yes I love you /
Oh, how I love you..."
    $600 3
The starch from this New World grain, "Zea mays", can be made into urethane foams
    $600 23
He often supported himself by surveying, but is more famous for his survey of "Civil Disobedience"
    $600 13
In Roman times, Amman, Jordan had the same name as this Pennsylvania city
    $600 29
Color closely associated with Delft ceramics
    $600 18
Life on the Mississippi, according to Edna Ferber
    $600 8
His return to gangster films, this 1949 flick put Cagney back on top of the world, ma
    $800 4
A naturalist said this giant cactus looks like "a tree designed by someone who had never seen a tree"
    $800 24
Since no magazine would take her article on pollution, she turned it into a book "Silent Spring"
    $800 14
w/Same letters & syllables, names of Tokyo & this city show both have been Japanese "capital"s
    $800 27
Authorized in 1901 to use "Royal" on its products, it was appointed in 1968 to make Queen Elizabeth's China
    DD: $1,500 19
Sex, soma, & suicide, starting in the year 632 after Ford
    $800 9
In London, this street leads north from the Houses of Parliament to Trafalgar Square
    $1000 5
Some types of these are pinnate, twice-compound, & palmate
    $1000 25
Lincoln called this artist, known for political cartoons & Civil War drawings, "our best recruiting sgt."
    $1000 16
North American metropolis occupied by the U.S. in 1847 & France in 1863
    $1000 28
The hard paste type of this material is so hard ordinary steel will not cut it
    $1000 20
The 2nd Mrs. Maxim de Winter's memories of menace at Manderley
    $1000 10
It's said the1st cavalry charge of the Revolution was at this N.Y. battle of October 28, 1776

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Nancy Keith
$10,500 $3,700 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY ELECTIONS
Only year in which the winner defeated not only the incumbent but the previous president, too

Final scores:

Eugene Nancy Keith
$13,000 $0 $10
5-day champion: $57,902 3rd place: Maytag JetClean dishwasher 2nd place: Marcy Fitness Products home exercise module + Tultex sweats

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eugene Nancy Keith
$9,800 $4,700 $3,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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