Show #767 - Tuesday, December 29, 1987


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Barry White, a househusband from Portland, Oregon

June Ailin, an attorney originally from Washington, D.C.

Cliff Harris, a branch director of the YMCA from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Judge Roy Bean claimed to administer the only law west of this Texas river
    $100 2
Kansas City, Kansas is a suburb of this city
    $100 11
In the middle ages this game's board was often on the back of a chessboard, so it was called the "back game"
    $100 15
One of the simplest machines, it's a rigid beam pivoted at a fulcrum
    $100 12
According to Crystal Gayle, "You've been" doing this "in your sleep with loving on your mind"
    $100 22
In an '87 film, Elisabeth Shue turned this normal job odd by taking 3 kids on "Adventures"
    $200 7
Though he warred against U.S. Cavalry, this Apache dedicated his 1905 autobiography to T. Roosevelt
    $200 3
L.A. suburb named for a dentist which shares its name with a Chicago suburb named for a famed botanist
    $200 13
A 1592 Scottish law forbade this game on the Sabbath; later it was banned only "in tyme of sermons"
    $200 16
On a primary rainbow, this is the color on the outside
    $200 27
"Trigger"-happy star who sang "Hoppy, Gene & Me, we taught you how to shoot straight"
    $200 23
Pizza-the-Hut & the evil Dark Helmet were among the characters in this "Star Wars" parody
    $300 8
The handle of Gen. Custer's gun was made of this substance from the sea
    $300 4
You have to cross several bridges to get from Washington, DC to its suburbs in this state
    $300 14
To have pinball machines considered games of skill, not chance, makers began adding these in 1947
    $300 17
The 1st successful human heart transplant was performed during this decade
    DD: $600 28
Composer of the following, which was featured in the movie about her life:

"You've come to tell me something you say I ought to know / That he don't love me anymore and I'll have to let him go / You say you're gonna take him, oh, but I don't..."
    $300 24
The only 1 of the 3 credited with the story for "Superman IV" who also had a major speaking role in it
    $400 9
New Mexico Terr. governor Lew Wallace offered to pardon this outlaw if he would turn himself in
    $400 5
If driving down I-80 you see Sparks, you've reached a suburb of this Nevada city
    $400 20
Odds against getting this poker hand on any deal are about 649,740 to 1
    $400 18
The name of this element is from the French for "water generating"
    $400 25
He plays the man whose "Innerspace" in invaded by Dennis Quaid
    $500 10
Last name of 1 of the 2 pairs of brothers the Earps & Doc Holliday faced at the O K Corral
    $500 6
Your Social Security file is maintained at agency HQ in Woodlawn, a suburb of this Mid-Atlantic port
    $500 21
29-year-old engineer Nolan Bushnell invented this 1st video game & went on to found Atari
    $500 19
Containing mucus & the enzyme ptyalin, this liquid helps in food digestion
    $500 26
Affliction suffered by "The Lost Boys"

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

Cliff June Barry
$100 $1,100 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff June Barry
$100 $2,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
It wasn't until 1939 that West Virginia made the final payment on its $12 million debt to this state
    $200 7
Ivan IV of Russia took the title of Czar, the Russian form of this name
    $200 21
Examples include dogs, cats, rats, crocodiles, horses, & salamanders
    $200 16
He wrote poems about sharks & seaweed, but they aren't as famous as his book about a big whale
    $200 8
Not a fear of big dinosaurs, tyrannophobia is a peasant's fear of them
    $200 1
Lester Maddox was governor of Georgia, then became Lt. governor under this future president
    $400 25
"Mountaineers are always free"
    $400 4
Century during which Simon Bolivar did his liberating
    $400 22
You'll find these muscles in the front of your thighs
    $400 17
Nonsense poet who wrote about the Jumblies "who went to sea in a sieve"
    $400 9
This common fear can be called hypsophobia, altophobia, or acrophobia
    $400 2
This president from California was denied an appointment as an FBI agent due to budget limitations
    $600 26
Moundsville, West Virginia boasts the largest conical versions of these Indian relics in U.S.
    $600 3
1 of the 2 nicknames given to Ottoman ruler Suleiman I
    $600 23
Adjective for something that occurs every four years
    $600 18
"Do I dare to eat a peach?" asked T.S. Eliot in this "Love Song"
    $600 10
If you suffer from ouranophobia & hadephobia, you won't be happy at either of these places when dead
    $600 13
He decided against an opera career & later opposed Truman in 1948
    $800 29
In 1888, due to the Hatfield-McCoy feud, W. Va. was actually invaded by authorities from this state
    $800 5
From 1871-1918, this was the largest constituent kingdom of the German Empire
    $800 27
ΒΌ of a circle
    DD: $1,000 19
Emily Dickinson wrote, "Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er" do this
    $800 11
Reason a man suffering from "belonophobia" avoids new shirt packages & political conventions
    $800 14
Eisenhower's Sec'y of State, his grandfather was Benjamin Harrison's Sec'y of State
    $1000 30
Due to W. Va's natural character, this feature is considered the most irregular of the lower 48
    DD: $1,400 6
With his 1569 projection map, this Flemish cartographer redrew the world for explorers
    $1000 28
The name for this 19th c. dance originally meant a group of horsemen performing riding maneuvers
    $1000 20
"Invictus" ends with "I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of" this
    $1000 12
It's why a pogonophobic would have been afraid of Abe Lincoln after 1860 but not before
    $1000 15
His strong showing in the 1968 N.H. primary helped discourage LBJ from running that year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff June Barry
$3,500 $7,200 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This word is from the Greek for "sailor of the universe"

Final scores:

Cliff June Barry
$0 $0 $14,500
3rd place: Emerson stereo system + home game 2nd place: trip to Tampa, Florida + home game New champion: $14,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cliff June Barry
$3,500 $7,600 $8,800
7 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1987-09-21
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