Show #744 - Thursday, November 26, 1987

"Signature game" with all clues prepared by Jeopardy! research writer Steven Dorfman.


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Paul Rabwin, a restaurateur from Encinitas, California

Adella Ravitch, a teacher from Anaheim Hills, California

Ira Kirschner, a broker and CPA from Westlake Village, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1990s
    $100 19
In 1997, this British Crown colony will revert back to China
    $100 10
"Lucas Tanner"s profession
    $100 1
Continent on which the greatest number of modern Winter Olympic Games have been held
    $100 7
In German, the street sign is "Nicht Parken", in Dutch "Parkeren Verboden"
    $100 26
Part of the marjoram, bay, & thyme plants used as flavoring in cooking
    $100 3
Black & Decker makes one that can handle 1-4 slices of bread
    $200 20
Year in the 1990s in which the 1st regularly scheduled presidential election will occur
    $200 11
During the 1st season, Barbara Barrie played his wife, Elizabeth Miller
    $200 2
In 1985, the latest year for which we have figures, the U.S. received the most legal immigrants from this continent
    $200 8
"Mele Kalikimaka" in Hawaiian, it's this holiday greeting in English
    DD: $200 17
She's been hanging around your kitchen since 1936 but still looks young due to 5 face lifts:
    $300 21
One analyst projects that this should hit at least 3500 by 1990
    $300 12
Airing May 24, 1987, the last episode of this 5½-year-old series was titled "Baby Remember My Name"
    $300 4
Continent closest to the point of 0° latitude, 0° longitude
    $300 9
Someone at AAA could tell you "Tutte le strade conducono a Roma" means this
    $300 18
Now part of White Consolidated Industries, Frigidaire began as a division of this auto maker
    $400 22
According to the 1983 hit, Prince wants to party like it's this year
    $400 13
When "Hotel" debuted in 1983, she played the owner of the St. Gregory
    $400 5
Total number of continents whose names end in a vowel
    $400 15
How you would complete the Swedish phrase, "Mitt namn ar..."
    $400 24
In 1938, this co. marketed its 1st decorative plastic laminate, giving America's countertops a whole new look
    $500 23
The garden in Ricky Nelson's "Garden Party", it's set to be demolished in 1991
    $500 14
Janet Louise Johnson & Emma Samms have replaced her in different series
    $500 6
The name of this continent can mean "opposite the bear"
    $500 16
This Indian form of address for a European lady was derived from the Hindu title for "sir"
    $500 25
This company "remembers" it began in Margaret Rudkin's kitchen w/whole wheat bread

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

Ira Adella Paul
$800 -$100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ira Adella Paul
$1,300 $2,300 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1890s
    $200 2
In 1897, James J. Corbett & Bob Fitzsimmons starred & sparred in the 1st pro one of these filmed
    $200 17
Sports award you've taken home if you've been chosen "MVP"
    $200 3
In a toast, John Collins Bossidy referred to this "good old" city as "the home of the bean & the cod"
    $200 1
The most common sacrificial method among the Aztecs was removing this organ from the one sacrificed
    $200 8
Among the characters in this work are Pish-Tush, Pooh-Bah & Peep-Bo
    $200 22
The "Sphyrapicus varius" is a sapsucker that, when adult, has this color belly
    $400 4
Going to road test his 1st car June 4, 1896, he found the shed door wasn't wide enough to get the car out
    DD: $2,900 18
Category in which Albert Einstein won his Nobel Prize
    $400 5
Word to which Bartlett's attributes the line "Pieces of eight, pieces of eight, pieces of eight!"
    $400 13
In June 1987, the L.A. Times said this pop singer "disassociated" himself from the Jehovah's Witnesses
    $400 9
"Thespis", their 1st collaboration, was set in the ruins of the temple of the gods on this mountain
    $400 24
Nickname of the forked bone known as the furcula
    $600 26
In 1895, this still-published magazine for hunters & fishermen began publication
    $600 19
Magazine which annually presents the J. Fred Muggs Awards
    $600 6
In a letter in 1776, Sir Henry Dudley wrote that these "will never cease"
    $600 14
A good Muslim should be "tahara", or ritually pure, before praying or touching this sacred book
    $600 10
Opera subtitled "The Lass That Loved a Sailor", the lass was Josephine & the sailor Ralph Rackstraw
    $600 25
Term for the muscular portion of a bird's stomach that uses grit to grind food
    $800 28
Published in English in 1896, H. Sienkiewicz's best seller "Quo Vadis" was originally written in this language
    $800 20
On Jan. 22, 1980, this dissident was stripped of his titles & awards & isolated with his wife in Gorky
    $800 7
Brando said the line, "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse," but it was this author who wrote it
    DD: $1,500 15
Reconstructionism is trying to join these 3 movements on the Synagogue Council of America
    $800 11
"Princess Ida" was based on a poem by this lord famous for his heavy verse & Light Brigade
    $1000 27
At '86 Tonys, Michael Rupert won for acting in "Sweet Charity" & this Rupert won for writing "Edwin Drood"
    $1000 21
In "Outre-Mer", Longfellow wrote that this "is the universal language of mankind"
    $1000 16
In the early 1800s, this sect was synonymous with the simple chairs & furniture they made
    $1000 12
Take your time & you'll have this, the name of Bunthorne's intended bride & the operetta
    $1000 23
As in humans, this pigment produces brown & black colors in birds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ira Adella Paul
$5,400 $7,900 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In August 1987, Lynne Cox made headlines by going from the U.S. to the U.S.S.R. in this manner

Final scores:

Ira Adella Paul
$0 $10,900 $3,200
3rd place: Pinseeker custom-made golf clubs including stainless steel woods with matching radius-sole irons & a deluxe staff bag + computerized version of Jeopardy! or Jeopardy! box game New champion: $10,900 2nd place: a trip to the Caribbean on Easter Airlines & a week's stay for 2 at Bluebeard's Castle Hotel + computerized version of Jeopardy! or Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ira Adella Paul
$2,900 $7,900 $3,200
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1987-08-26
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