Suggest correction - #762 - 1987-12-22

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    $300 13
All orchid blossoms have this many petals

Show #762 - Tuesday, December 22, 1987

Every clue was written by Harry Eisenberg, who had each category begin with the letter "H".


Jeri Anderson, a housewife from Las Vegas, Nevada

Leah Krinsky, a stand-up comic and actress originally from New York City

Karen Dauphin, a teacher from Burbank, California (1-day champion whose cash winnings total $17,000)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
By definition, a golfer who averages par for his game doesn't have one
    $100 6
Type of pudding most associated with Christmas
    $100 11
Term for raising vegetables for market regardless of whether one owns a pickup or a Mack
    $100 16
A Dolly Parton-Sly Stallone movie bomb, "Rhinestone", was based on this 1975 Glen Campbell hit song
    $100 1
You can buy pink variety of this fish & add red food dye to make it appear like the more expensive kind
    $200 22
In the '20s, Americans created this word to replace the French "coiffure"
    $200 7
Waubeka, Wisc., not Philadelphia was where the annual observance of this June 14 holiday began
    $200 12
Plant breeder said to have added over $1 billion to the world's wealth by developing the Idaho potato
    $200 17
Top hit of 1960, this movie theme by Percy Faith is considered #1 instrumental single of the rock era
    $200 2
You can find spices quicker if you realize most stores display them in this order
    $300 23
When the bicycle became popular about 1890, long, upward curving mustaches came to be called this
    $300 8
While this day is hardly noted in Mexico itself, it is a major holiday among Mexican-Americans
    $300 13
All orchid blossoms have this many petals
    $300 18
Singer who had both 1st & last songs to reach #1 in 1957 with "Don't Forbid Me" & "April Love"
    $300 3
Refrigerator odors can be eliminated by cleaning shelves, bins & walls with this on a damp sponge
    $400 24
Figuratively, it can rerer to a small person; literally, it's 1/16 of a gallon
    $400 9
The 2 months in which Ash Wednesday can fall
    $400 14
When shopping for this salad vegetable, you can get an English one that's 2 feet long
    DD: $300 19
Heard here, Billboard says he'll always be known as "The Father of
Rock & Roll":

"Get out in that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans /
Get out in that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans..."
    $400 4
Cooking meat soup a day ahead & refrigerating it makes it easy to remove this
    $500 25
At these early American events, a young man who found a red ear of corn got to kiss girl of his choice
    $500 10
Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" may have 1st played on the eve of this holiday also called 12th Night
    $500 15
Huckleberries are often confused with this other berry that has much smaller seeds
    $500 20
Only '80s song to top Billboard's pop chart for 10 weeks is this Olivia Newton-John hit
    $500 5
Scraping corrosion from both ends of these with an emery board can extend their lives

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

Karen Leah Jeri
$700 $700 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Leah Jeri
$1,700 $800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Some claim the modern era began with this 14th c. epidemic which devastated medieval society
    $200 7
It's believed 1st diagnosed victim having this muscle strain was a lame race horse
    $200 26
Football team whose offices are at 1265 Lombardi Ave.
    $200 12
Expression "Haight is love" referred to this place
    $200 16
Some 160 years B.C., Roman dramatist Terence wrote, "Where there's" this, "there's hope"
    $200 21
Though few have it as a family name, over half of this country's population are Flemings
    $400 3
In 1869, the president of the Dominican Republic offered to sell his country to this country
    $400 8
After applying "dynamic tension" exercises, this former "97 pound weakling" took the name of a mythical giant
    $400 13
Learned individuals regarded as "high priests" were often referred to by this Hindu term
    $400 17
Completes Alexander Pope's quote, "Hope springs eternal" there
    DD: $1,000 22
Some Indianans are miffed that Webster's 3rd defines this as "awkward person" or an "ignorant rustic"
    $600 4
Ben Bella overthrew Ben Khedda after this country gained independence from France
    $600 9
The initials in the name of this popular product stand for mineral oil
    $600 14
Song which spoke of "Mystic crystal revelation & the mind's true liberation"
    DD: $1,000 18
On the night before Christmas, "the stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes of" this
    $600 23
When Khrushchev visited Calif., this man wanted to show him his own sub fleet--the world's 8th largest
    $800 5
In 1968, Albania became the 1st country to ever withdraw from this alliance
    $800 10
Enzyme derived from papaya juice that's used both to tenderize meat & to treat indigestion
    $800 15
Diminutive name for the youngest teenage hippies who didn't understand the philosophy but liked being "hip"
    $800 19
St. Paul wrote the Corinthians that along with hope, one should have these 2 virtues
    $800 24
Greater Cincinnati Airport is in this state
    $1000 6
Japan's gov't didn't approve 1931-32 conquest of this part of China but couldn't stop the army
    $1000 11
Scientific name of this root, panax, is related to panacea & many Chinese consider it a cure for many ills
    $1000 1
Timothy Leary encouraged "Turn on, tune in, drop out" at famous San Francisco "Human Be-In" held there
    $1000 20
Charles Revson said, "In the factory we make these, "in the store we sell hope"
    $1000 25
It's reported Egypt's Nasser offered him his daughter in marriage, but Elijah Muhammad was against it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Leah Jeri
$1,700 $5,600 $8,600

Final Jeopardy! Round

The last time the Republicans had a majority in the House of Representatives was during this decade

Final scores:

Karen Leah Jeri
$0 $3,399 $3,600
3rd place: Sarah Coventry jewelery+Jeopardy! box game or computer version 2nd place: a trip for 2 to Atlanta+Jeopardy! box game or computer version New champion: $3,600

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Karen Leah Jeri
$1,700 $5,200 $8,300
8 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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