Show #784 - Thursday, January 21, 1988


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Mike Procopio, a student from Anaheim, California

Pam Myers, a special investigator for the Department of Justice originally from London, England

Paul Tidwell, a tutor from Mission Hills, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '40S
[The "S" was uppercase and the same size as the "'40".]
    $100 1
This president tossed out the 1st ball of the 1946 baseball season
    $100 2
Hal Holbrook 1st played this author in a 2-man show with his wife for a hospital suicide ward
    $100 16
When you do this in "Pinocchio", it "makes no difference who you are"
    $100 8
To visit former inhabitants of L.A.'s defunct Marineland, you have to go to this San Diego attraction
    $100 10
These animals "couldn't put Humpty Dumpty together again"
    $100 22
The 1st ever hot dog stand in the U.S., it's said, opened over 70 years ago at this NYC beach
    $200 3
Time magazine selected this Russian leader as Man of the Year for 1942
    $200 5
Jeffrey Hunter's most famous role, in "King of Kings"
    $200 17
Carol in which singers demand "some figgy pudding & a cup of good cheer"
    $200 21
U.S. Travel & Tourism Adm'n surveys indicate this East Coast is most popular with foreign visitors
    $200 11
When asked "Is there balm in Gilead?", this bird replied in the negative
    $200 27
At 55%, an average dog is mostly this liquid, not meat
    $300 4
In 1944, the Blue Network applied to the FCC to change its name to this, & it was granted 1, 2, 3
    $300 7
Called "the finest American Hamlet since John Barrymore", he's also hammed it up as Mike Hammer
    $300 19
Stevie Wonder's 1976 #1 song of nostalgia
    $300 23
American Express surveys indicate this West Coast city is most popular with U.S. tourists
    $300 12
Thomas Gray wrote an "Ode on the Death of" 1 of these pets, "drowned in a tub of goldfishes"
    $300 28
Beatrice gives us Wesson Oil, Fisher Nuts & these "Premium" hot dogs
    $400 6
On October 14, 1947, he became the 1st pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound
    $400 14
Polly Rowles, Gene Autry's leading lady in a 1937 Western, now plays this role in Hanes' TV commercials
    $400 20
Written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David, this song was Dusty Springfield's 1st Top 10 hit
    $400 24
In Odessa Texas you can visit a full-size reproduction of this theatre associated with Shakespeare
    $400 13
In William Blake's poem, it was "burning bright in the forests of the night"
    $400 29
The 2 common names for hot dogs derived from the names of a German & an Austrian city
    $500 9
Heavens to the Betsy, his novel "The Dream Merchants" was published in 1949
    $500 15
Both these stars of "Viva Zapata!" have played Stanley Kowalski on Broadway in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
    DD: $1,000 25
3 of The Beach Boys did backup vocals on this Chicago hit:

"And I'd like to change my life, and you know I would / Just to be with you tonight..."
    $500 26
Atlantic City is New Jersey's leading ocean resort while Ocean City is this state's leading Atlantic resort
    $500 18
By the end of "The Walrus & the Carpenter", the title gluttons have eaten every 1 of these
    $500 30
This brand of hot dogs says they "have to answer to a higher authority"

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

Paul Pam Mike
$900 -$100 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Pam Mike
$2,800 $300 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Floridians expect this when they see 2 red flags with black squares flying at shore stations
    $200 19
Popular garden flower named for the hooded blossoms that snap open when you squeeze their sides
    $200 7
Mammal pictured on Louis XII's crest, with its quills stuck through his crown
    $200 3
Though he also wrote historical romances, he's best known for stories of 221B Baker Street
    $200 20
British scientists report a seasonal "hole" in the ozone layer above this southern continent
    DD: $1,500 6
1 of 3 forms of "flying" transport that start with "H" & are able to take off & land in water
    $400 8
Predator featured on the flag of California
    $400 25
About 10% of all wildflowers in the U.S. are rare enough to be considered this
    $400 14
This code was enacted in 1804, the 1st year its namesake was emperor
    $400 4
To keep her husband from killing her, she told him the tales of the "Arabian Nights"
    $400 21
350 years too late for Gutenberg, Friedrich Konig added a steam drive to this device
    $400 18
The relationship of 16 ounces to 1 pound
    $600 12
Another name for a flag pole or your household servants
    $600 29
The term "perfect flower" refers to a flower that has both a stamen & this
    $600 15
Heiress of Aquitaine who was queen of France before she was queen of England
    $600 5
Omar Khayyam could have told you this Persian word means "quatrains"
    $600 22
Though code-named this, research for the U.S.'s 1st atomic bomb also took place in Calif., N.M. & Ill.
    $600 28
Productivity with a minimum of waste, it can precede apartment or engineer
    $800 13
4 of the 7 Central American flags have a central stripe of white between 2 stripes of this color
    $800 16
The last Bourbon king to be absolute ruler of France, before he lost his head
    $800 10
Language in which Sir Thomas More wrote "Utopia"
    $800 23
He also invented ballistite & blasting gelatine
    $800 9
In the formula for the Pythagorean theorem, A2 plus B2 equals C2, it's the C
    $1000 26
This African country's is the only national flag that's 1 solid unadorned color, green
    $1000 27
Daffodils are long-trumpet, & jonquils are short-trumpet types of this spring flower
    $1000 17
Name by which Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, mistress of Louis XV, was better known
    $1000 11
The 1st issue of this Russian's Epokha magazine featured the 1st part of his "Notes From the Underground"
    $1000 24
Scotsman credited in 1823 with a way to make waterproof garments
    $1000 1
A branch of medicine dealing with problems & diseases of old age

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Pam Mike
$10,800 $1,300 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. women finally won the right to vote in nat'l elections during this president's administration

Final scores:

Paul Pam Mike
$15,800 $1,000 $14,800
3-day champion: $40,200 3rd place: Villeroy & Boch Naif breakfast set for 8 + Jeopardy! computerized version or Jeopardy! box game 2nd place: Soundesign audio/video center + Sam Moore wing chair + Jeopardy! computerized version or Jeopardy! box game

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Pam Mike
$10,800 $1,300 $5,600
27 R,
3 W
5 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1987-09-29
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