Show #736 - Monday, November 16, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Roger Storm, a teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio

Dave Traini, a teacher from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

Richard Cordray, a judicial clerk from Grove City, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 27
Frank O'Hara's "The Day Lady Died" is a tribute to this black singer
    $100 28
This amusement park near Harrison is named for famous Al Capp comic strip community
    $100 2
Mycology is the branch of biology that studies mushrooms, yeasts, molds & other types of these
    $100 29
The name of this monetary unit of the Netherlands is from the Dutch for golden
    $100 18
This Detroit stadium was formerly called Bennett Park, then Navin Field, then Briggs Stadium
    $100 30
Until he was six, his name was Michael Luther King, Jr.
    $200 20
In Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken", it's the color of the wood two roads diverged in
    $200 21
Though not noted for its Chinese restaurants, Arkansas produces more of this grain than any other state
    $200 13
Fibrinogen is a protein material that helps the blood in doing this
    $200 25
No. of groschen in an Austrian shilling or no. of centime in a French franc
    $200 19
In 1976, the name of this university's stadium was changed from Denny to Bryant-Denny
    $200 14
Frank Paul Lovecchio; he rode a "Mule Train" to fame
    $300 1
It's the first name of Edwin Arlington Robinson's morose Mr. Cheevy
    $300 8
The state's only national park; it's famous as a health resort
    $300 15
Common term for a female gamete
    $300 24
Canada has issued a series of ten sterling coins marking this 1988 event in Calgary
    $300 26
Major League Baseball's oldest stadium is this one in Chicago
    $300 12
Helen Louise Leonard got this stage name from Tony Pastor & her diamonds, we assume, from Jim Brady
    $400 3
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness", he "howled"
    $400 7
The 2 states that border Arkansas across the Mississippi River
    $400 16
People usually refer to adipose tissue as this
    $400 23
You'd use bills in this monetary unit to buy a tuba in Cuba or magazines in the Philippines
    $400 6
While Huskie Stadium
(-skie) belongs to Northern Illinois University, Husky Stadium (-sky) is this school's home field
    $400 11
Born Edith Mariner in Brooklyn, she was nominated for Oscars five times & won for "I Want to Live"
    $500 5
He went from laboring in a Siberian camp to becoming a US citizen to winning the 1987 Nobel Literature Prize
    $500 4
In 1967 he became the first Republican governor of the state since the Reconstruction days
    $500 17
In any vertebrate, the occiput is the posterior part of this
    $500 22
It's the monetary unit of Greenland
    DD: $600 9
1 of 4 Major League ballparks named for the counties they're in
    $500 10
The famous alias of Doroteo Arango, the Mexican revolutionary who was killed in 1923

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Richard Dave Roger
$1,200 $500 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Dave Roger
$2,100 $3,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
First successful 5 & 10; from August '82 to August of '87, it outperformed all other stocks on the Dow Jones Industrial Average
    $200 29
'60s vice president who called his autobiography "The Education of a Public Man"
    $200 6
The Florida Keys stretch some 150 miles from Virginia Key, near Miami Beach, to this one
    $200 1
Varieties of it have included the fire, the white, the black, but not the Buick
    $200 12
A "dynamite" medicine for hearts
    $400 28
This largest U.S. hot dog maker also makes sauerkraut & pickles which can go with the hot dogs
    DD: $3,300 25
Both sons of Methodist ministers, they were the party's presidential nominees in 1972 & 1984
    $400 22
This man's Viennese office is the setting for "A Far Country"
    $400 7
According to Guinness, the greatest explosion in the past 3,000 years occured August 27, 1883, on this island
    $400 2
Color of a peridot
    $400 13
To set the record straight, Thucydides wrote a history of this war
    $600 27
1 of the 7 regional phone companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange & commonly called the "Baby Bells"
    $600 24
At the start of his presidential campaign, he said "I'm not from Washington and I'm not a lawyer"
    $600 11
"Becket" opens with this monarch saying, "Well, Thomas Becket, are you satisfied? I am naked at your tomb"
    $600 8
Most of this Scandinavian country's people live on islands
    $600 3
The name of this gemstone is from the Persian "zargun" meaning gold-colored
    $600 14
As Jack Buchanan, Oscar Levant, Fred Astaire & Nanette Fabray could tell you, "That's" it
    $800 26
On August 19, 1987, the AFL-CIO ended its 10-year old boycott of this Colorado-based company
    $800 23
Missouri congressman who's making some countries' trade practices a major issue in his Presidential campaign
    DD: $1,183 17
193 years after the events it portrayed, this 1969 musical featured the following:

"For I am yet happy, the first family, in the Southern colony of Virginia..."
    $800 9
Only independent island nation in the Persian Gulf
    $800 4
The largest blue diamond & the largest pearl have been given this name
    $800 15
A sin, for example
    $1000 21
After creating the US Steel corporation, he went on to head the Bethlehem Steel corporation
    $1000 20
Currently Ambassador to Japan under Reagan, he was formerly Senate Majority Leader
    $1000 18
The familiar shortened title of the Peter Weiss drama set at the Asylum of Charenton
    $1000 10
After Britain relocated all the inhabitants, the US built a naval base on this Indian Ocean island
    $1000 5
The two gem names that end in the letters -nyx
    $1000 16
Only state that fits the category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Dave Roger
$6,200 $10,083 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This former British colony, which gained independence in 1960, is the most populous country in Africa

Final scores:

Richard Dave Roger
$12,400 $13,083 $1,200
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Dave Roger
$3,200 $9,700 $4,500
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1987-10-27
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