Show #873 - Wednesday, May 25, 1988


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Ray Hanna, a comedy writer from Studio City, California

Michael Cohen, a docudrama researcher originally from Douglaston, New York

Janelle Kauffman, a physician assistant from Port Byron, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
The nuclear-powered sub U.S.S. Triton was the 1st ship to circumnavigate the Earth this way
    $100 14
Reportedly baseball's highest paid player from '87, this Philadelphia 3rd baseman made $2,127,333
    $100 23
It can follow "unusual", "extenuating" or "under no"
    $100 20
The Bridalveil in Yosemite is one of these
    $100 1
3 of the 1st 10 women to wear this crown were from Pennsylvania
    $100 2
Santa could tell you that in 1924 it wasn't called "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" but this
    $200 21
The last reigning czar of Russia
    $200 13
Last year in which Soviet & American athletes faced each other in Summer Olympic competition
    $200 24
From the Greek for "easy death", it's the term for mercy killing
    $200 18
French-speaking natives of this country spell their capital B-R-U-X-E-L-L-E-S
    $200 6
Legend says the nail which is part of Charlemagne's iron crown came from this holy object
    $200 3
The clowns in the parade are drawn from these ranks
    $300 22
Signed in 1959, the treaty concerning land claims on this continent will expire in 1989
    $300 10
Nancy Lieberman has signed with the Washington Generals, who usually oppose this basketball team
    DD: $300 28
Title of the following, it was the 1st No. 1 Hit Stevie Wonder had that he wrote himself:

"13-month-old baby / Broke the looking glass / Seven years of bad luck..."
    $300 15
This country extends over 2500 miles from north to south, but has an avg. width of only about 110 mi.
    $300 7
Pharaohs' crowns often had a sculpture of this animal encircling them
    $300 4
This is the street that makes up the major portion of the 2 1/2 mile long parade route
    $400 26
President most associated with a Latin American policy of "gunboat diplomacy"
    $400 11
In 1987, Bo Jackson played professionally for these 2 teams
    $400 16
In Japan, this type of geographic feature is called a "yama"
    $400 8
The crown made for this empress of Russia had nearly 5,000 diamonds & a 414-carat ruby
    $400 5
This company's band includes H.S. seniors from every state, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico & the Virgin Islands
    $500 27
This American's design of Tokyo's Imperial Hotel allowed it to survive the 1923 earthquake unscathed
    $500 12
Bill Russell, named "Greatest Player in History of the NBA", is now coaching this team
    $500 19
It's called "The 6 Counties", among which are Antrim, Down & Londonderry
    $500 9
The original was destroyed, but the new "St. Edward's Crown" is on public view at this famous location
    $500 25
It took more helium to fill this fat feline balloon than any other in the '87 parade; kinda figures

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

Janelle Michael Ray
$1,000 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janelle Michael Ray
$2,300 $1,700 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Caesar's famous message reporting his victory at Zela
    $200 14
Often ignoring his cabinet, A. Jackson met w/his personal advisors, known as this room's cabinet
    $200 10
In the fairy tale "Beauty & the Beast", Beauty's love transforms the beast into this
    $200 23
We think the Soviets currently have 3 of these in orbit, Mir & Salyut 6 & 7
    $200 19
It's the postal abbreviation for Montana
    $200 5
Mrs. Phil Donahue
    $400 13
After Caesar defeated Ptolemy, he supported this person as ruler of Egypt
    $400 15
Number of women in the current Reagan Cabinet
    $400 11
Charles Darnay & Sydney Carton are physical doubles in this book
    $400 4
Year in which the 2nd team of U.S. astronauts landed on the Moon
    $400 20
Montana boasts one of the most complete skeletons of this fierce meat-eating dinosaur
    $400 6
Mrs. Timothy Hutton
    $600 25
Caesar had an affair with Servilia, the mother of this "backstabber"
    $600 16
Howard Baker is the current White House Chief of Staff, while James Baker, a former one, now holds this post
    $600 1
This legendary cowboy rode a creamy white mustang named "Widow Maker"
    $600 3
If they haven't been towed away by now, there are still 3 of these U.S. 4-wheel vehicles parked on the Moon
    DD: $1,000 21
Montana is the only state whose rivers flow west to the Pacific, S.E. to the Gulf of Mexico, & N.E. to this bay
    $600 7
Mrs. Garry Trudeau
    $800 26
On January 10, 49 B.C., "the die was cast" for civil war when Julius Caesar crossed this
    $800 17
Only head of a Cabinet dept. whom you would not address as Mr. or Madam Secretary
    $800 2
Though married, she falls in love with Pelleas
    $800 24
In Mercury 7, he became the last U.S. astronaut to go up alone
    $800 22
The only 2 cities in Montana with a population exceeding 50,000 are Great Falls & this one
    $800 8
Mrs. Georg Stanford Brown
    DD: $600 27
After the notorious Clodius incident, Caesar divorced Pompeia, saying this
    $1000 18
He accepted appointment as our 1st Secretary of State "with real regret"
    $1000 9
Mrs. Edwin Schlossberg

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janelle Michael Ray
$4,100 $1,900 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 10 top-grossing films of 1987, the 2 with the titles of classic U.S. TV series

Final scores:

Janelle Michael Ray
$4,100 $900 $0
New champion: $4,100 2nd place: trip on Delta to Mazatlan & stay at Holiday Inn Mazatlan 3rd place: Litton microwave oven

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Janelle Michael Ray
$5,700 $1,900 $2,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
4 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $9,600

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Game tape date: 1988-01-26
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