Show #745 - Friday, November 27, 1987

"Signature game" with all clues prepared by Jeopardy! research writer Barbara Heller.


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Michael Miller, a labor relations representative from Mission Hills, California

Sheryl Krieger, an advertising executive from San Diego, California

Adella Ravitch, a teacher from Anaheim Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '60s
    $100 2
The top-rated single TV program of the '60s was the final episode of this David Janssen show
    $100 24
It's said Indians once used the tough curved spines of the barrel cactus as this article of fishing gear
    $100 19
That darn narcissist Ptolemy I was 1st to put this on a coin
    $100 1
Animals featured in the 1987 film "Project X"
    $100 11
In the U.S., most tornadoes strike the Midwest & the states that border this body of water
    $100 14
Numerical phrase synonymous with an expletive
    $200 3
Dr. Robert Cade analyzed body fluids in sweat & came up with formula for this drink
    $200 25
Most cacti lack sizable green leaves, which enables them to retain this
    $200 20
U.S. coins with a mint mark "S" were minted in this city
    $200 7
Of "The Hustler", "Hud", or "Hombre", the Paul Newman film in color
    $200 12
A tornado that occurs over a lake or ocean, or what the itsy bitsy spider crawled up
    $200 15
It's setting an airplane down with the 2 main wheels & the nose wheel touching simultaneously
    $300 4
It's said poet Allen Ginsberg introduced this, the hippies' floral rhyming rallying cry
    $300 26
Including a species called Indian fig, this cactus is highly valued for its bristly fruit
    $300 21
Commemorative with her portrait issued for 1892 Expo is only U.S. coin depicting a Spanish monarch
    $300 8
UA could have used St. Peter's protection on this 1980 film that incurred highest loss in film history
    $300 13
Though tornadoes are most severe in March & April, more occur in this month than any other
    $300 16
A fire that can be controlled by firefighting equipment from the 1st call issued by a fire dept.
    $400 5
1st of its kind approved by the FDA, Enovid became known by this 2-word generic phrase
    $400 27
Most of the over 1000 known varieties of cactus are found primarily on this continent
    $400 22
"The Penny Black", on May 6, 1840 in Great Britain
    $400 9
Movie in which Miss Parton played Miss Mona
    $400 17
CB slang for a standard large trailer ruck & its tractor
    $500 6
Called the most destructive racial outbreak in the U.S. in decades, riots occurred here Aug. 11-16, 1965
    DD: $400 28
1 of 2 cactus species that have their own national monuments in Arizona
    $500 23
1909 was the last year this U.S. 1ยข coin was issued
    $500 10
Guinness says longest makeup job ever done on 1 artist was on Rod Steiger for this 1969 film
    $500 18
Also called Monday-morning quarterbacking, it's looking back with perfect vision

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

Adella Sheryl Michael
$700 $900 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adella Sheryl Michael
$1,900 $1,700 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, a category in which all of the responses will be two words, and they will begin with the letters B and H.)
    $200 9
This Stephen King novel had shortest title & highest dollar volume among 1986 fiction best sellers
    $200 1
In 1986, a Nat'l Geographic team found that Samana Cay, not San Salvador, was site of this historic event
    $200 4
"If it weren't for Dottie West, I'd probably be a lawyer in Houston," said this leader of the Gatlin Bros.
    $200 18
It's the immediate result of "cause"
    $200 23
Tho she had no kids of her own, Anna Jarvis of Grafton, W. Va., initiated observance of this day
    $200 6
In "Hannah & Her Sisters", she played 1 of the sisters
    $400 10
In 1934, her "Seven Gothic Tales" was best seller, 52 yrs. before her "Out of Africa" became Best Picture
    $400 2
Even tho Sun is up, Voodooists consider this time of day dangerous, since people cast no shadows
    $400 5
Though his 1st 2 initials don't stand for any names, he's often called "The Good"
    $400 19
He say, key to orderly social life is the gentleman of noble character, not of noble birth
    $400 24
He won 5 Emmys for his role as Barney Fife & a lot of laughs for his role as Ralph Furley
    $400 14
Weighing only about 135 pounds, he's the "bantam" of golfing champs
    $600 11
"North to the Orient" & "Listen! The Wind" were her accounts of flying with her husband
    $600 3
The 3 European countries that own political units in the Caribbean are Britain, France, & this one
    DD: $500 7
1 of the 2 singers heard in the following:

"Hey, Louisiana woman" / "Mississippi man" / "We'll get together every time we can / The Mississippi River can't keep us apart" / "There's too much love in this Mississippi heart" / "Too much love..."
    $600 20
From Greek "to examine", it's one who constantly doubts or questions
    $600 25
Tho Belle Boyd was noted for her writing & acting, she 1st gained fame in her teens doing this for the Confederacy
    $600 15
Belize, before 1973
    $800 12
The longest-running hardcover fiction best seller for 1986 was this huge work by Jean Auel
    DD: $1,500 28
These 2 countries on the W. Indies 2 largest islands are the only 2 with Spanish as their official languages
    $800 8
Sum total of the numbers of the Oak Ridge Boys, the Statler Brothers & The Judds
    $800 21
Many sophists believed people clever enough to evade laws had no moral obligation to do this
    $800 26
Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, he was the big wheel of the UAW from 1946-1970
    $800 16
The only U.S. president who fits this category
    $1000 13
Perhaps her 1987 best seller "Fine Things" reflects the fine things all her best sellers have given her
    $1000 22
Nearly all of Plato's works are written in the form of these
    $1000 27
Sec'y of State under Carter, he resigned because he could not support plan to rescue hostages in Iran
    $1000 17
Though we know it as the Battle of Bunker Hill, the real action took place here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adella Sheryl Michael
$3,200 $6,300 $4,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the 2 constellations that are mother & daughter in mythology & are adjacent in the sky

Final scores:

Adella Sheryl Michael
$0 $3,599 $0
3rd place: Brother Compactronic AX-33 daisy-wheel electronic typewriter with 5,000 character memory, Word Spell electronic dictionary, word out & line out New champion: $3,599 2nd place: Berkline Supramotion Wall-Away Sofa + Emerson Deluxe 25" stereo color TV with dual speakers, 139-channel cable TV capability & wireless remote

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adella Sheryl Michael
$3,300 $6,300 $4,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 1987-08-26
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