Show #706 - Monday, October 5, 1987


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Dave Atkins, a word processor from Los Angeles, California

Paul Spangler, a psychologist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jim Terry, a non-profit executive from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
In both 1923 & 1929, governors of Oklahoma were removed from office via this process
    $100 1
The reebok isn't a sneaker, but, like the impala, one of-these swift African animals
    $100 7
This set of horny rings may vibrate to make a hissing sound before a diamondback attacks
    $100 12
Meaning to goof off or dawdle, it often follows "dilly"
    $100 14
In 1893, New Zealand became 1st nation to give women this right
    $200 6
Passage of the 1973 "War Powers Act" limited, for the 1st time, this official's power to conduct war
    $200 2
Black & white, & found in all oceans, it's the largest species of dolphin
    $200 8
His Jabberwock "came whiffling through the Tulgey Wood, and burbled as it came!"
    $200 19
In March 1987, he took the reins of the PTL ministry
    $200 15
This name can be applied to all humans living in New Zealand, but only 3 species of birds
    $300 10
Minimum age required to become a senator
    $300 3
Thought extinct since 1952, the thin-spined variety of this animal was recently seen in Brazil
    $300 23
Known for his huge mouth & alarm-like shriek, he was Jack Lemmon's fiance in "Some Like It Hot"
    $300 20
It was the gift brought by 1 of the Wisemen
    $300 16
This livestock outnumbers people in New Zealand 20-to-1
    $400 11
Helping the floor leader, this "crack" member of Congress works to organize party voting
    $400 4
The largest living feline is this types of tiger found in the Soviet Far East
    DD: $1,000 24
Noisy bovine name for this toy:

[Alex whips the toy around to demonstrate]
    $400 21
2 capitals of Canadian provinces fit this category:
& this capital of Manitoba
    $400 17
U.S. suspended its defense agreement with New Zealand in '86, after these were denied docking rights
    $500 13
This Cabinet post, created in 1947, has been filled by
Harold Brown,
Donald Rumsfeld & James Schlesinger
    $500 9
The rhino tolerates the bird known as the oxpecker because it performs this function for it
    $500 25
Some of these high C-hitters think they're goddesses, which is what the name means in Latin
    $500 22
From Old English "wose", meaning juice, it means to slowly seep out like sap from a tree
    $500 18
Though he "discovered" New Zealand, the famous island named for this Dutchman is off Australia

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

Jim Paul Dave
$900 $500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Paul Dave
$1,200 $2,000 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Though Picasso was born in Spain, he lived most of his adult life in this neighboring country
    $200 7
According to William Cowper, he "moves in a mysterious way his wonders to perform"
    $200 26
In this 1940 film, Mae West & W.C. Fields wrote their own dialogue
    $200 6
The Carolinas & Georgia were founded as military buffers against this country which ruled Florida
    $200 21
On stereo decks, & now VCRs too, it's what "hi-fi" stands for
    $200 1
The first book of the Old Testament whose title fits the category
    $400 16
In 1949, his lithograph of this bird was adopted as the symbol of the World Peace Congress
    $400 9
Sandburg wrote, "It sits looking over the harbor & city on silent haunches & then moves on"
    $400 27
She did Cary Grant right by insisting on him as her co-star in this 1933 classic
    $400 8
He founded America's 1st scientific society
    $400 22
In the fall of 1988, A.T.&E. & Seiko plan to introduce a beeper built into one of these objects
    $400 2
In some vase paintings, this Greek of love smites lovers with an axe or a whip, not an arrow
    DD: $100 18
The 2 colors that marked periods of Picasso's artistic life from 1901-1906
    DD: $2,000 11
The title of a Kipling poem, it's "more deadly than the male"
    $600 28
"I've been in 'Who's Who' & I know what's what, but it's 1st time I've made the dictionary" refers to this
    $600 10
Increase & Cotton Mather favored inoculation against this disease when most Drs. didn't
    $600 24
WWII shelter named for Rhode Island naval air station where one was 1st built
    $600 3
She pined away for Narcissus until nothing was left but her voice
    $800 19
Picasso's will specified that this 1937 work stay in NYC's MoMA until democracy returned to Spain
    $800 12
Robert Herrick's ode to this poet begins, "Ah, Ben! Say how or when..."
    $800 13
Before the revolution, the Penn family also governed this small colony neighboring Pennsylvania
    $800 23
In 1882, he opened America's 1st commercial power plant
    $800 4
An ancient rumor says this "Medea" playwright was torn to pieces by royal hounds
    $1000 20
His "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon", portrayed in angular array, marked beginning of this movement
    $1000 15
American poetess who wrote "I heard a fly buzz--when I died"
    $1000 14
In 1619, 1st Blacks were brought to Jamestown in a ship flying the flag of this trading nation
    $1000 25
Miles the beagle, named after Woody Allen's character in "Sleeper" has survived this process
    $1000 5
You may think her relationship with Zeus was a lot of bull, but she did bear his son, King Minos

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Paul Dave
$2,400 $7,800 $4,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Most populous island in the U.S., it has more people than 41 of the 50 states

Final scores:

Jim Paul Dave
$0 $5,900 $100
3rd place: Magnavox VideoWriter word processor New champion: $5,900 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Tampa & stay at Pickett Suite Hotel

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Paul Dave
$2,400 $7,800 $7,900
8 R,
1 W
19 R,
0 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 3 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1987-06-23
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