Show #607 - Tuesday, April 7, 1987


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Jonathan Vaughan, a graphics design student originally from Hong Kong

Woods Gleason, a film industry analyst originally from Charlottesville, Virginia

David Roussel, an accountant from Sunland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Due to its many canals, this Thai capital has been called "the Venice of Asia"
    $100 26
Another version has him asleep under a haycock
    $100 17
"She ain't what she used to be"
    $100 8
It's the "rock" in Prudential's ads
    $100 1
Bob Hope says one of his favorites is the 16th at Cypress Point in Pebble Beach
    $100 16
Since 1578, this city has been the home to the Shroud of Turin
    $200 4
Fabled city of Arabian Nights' caliph Harun-al-Rashid where Israelis bombed nuclear reactor in 1981
    $200 27
While the rhyme doesn't mention summer, winter, or spring, it does say he "had a great fall"
    $200 18
Gore Vidal adapted this military-school novel for TV, 1st screenplay he's taken credit for since 1964
    $200 9
A high recognition factor prompted Lever Bros. to bring back the "Ta-ta-ta-da" ad for this
    $200 2
Spanish sport revived in China in 1986 with opening of a ring in the Zhejiang Province
    $200 19
In "The Dictionary of the Old West" it's defined as raw hide
    $300 5
Long noted for its universities, this Colombian capital is called "the Athens of South America"
    $300 23
His career "Bud"ded as Princess & Kitten's brother "Father Knows Best"
    $300 10
TV rights to it in 1980 cost $87 million; in 1984, $225 million; & for 1988, $300 million
    $300 13
A machine called the Cyclops is now used for line calls in this sport
    $300 20
In 1986, this Procter & Gamble cleansing powder offered a free Halley's Comet guide
    $400 6
Encyclopedia Americana implies this Swiss city is boring, but Birnbaum's Guide mentions topless sunbathers
    $400 24
Though still alive at the time, Confederate raider John S. Mosby earned this nickname
    $400 11
In March 1986, a Pittsburgh car dealer gave Cadillac buyers these Eastern European cars, free
    $400 14
Sport in which you might leave a bucket, Christmas tree or picket fence
    $400 21
Town in S.D. that put up 9' statue of Fr. Pierre Jean de Smet, who died in 1873 & never visited the town
    DD: $500 7
Excluding East Berlin, 2 of 3 capitals of East European Communist countries that begin with "B"
    $500 25
"Elegy..." poet who said he would no more accept the title of poet laureate than royal rat-catcher
    $500 12
For the past 3 years her cosmetic co. has topped the Savvy magazine list of businesses run by women
    $500 15
Jack Broughton, inventor of the modern boxing glove, is buried in this British landmark
    $500 22
It initially got its name from being the second Karakoram peak to be measured

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

David Woods Jonathan
$600 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Woods Jonathan
$2,700 -$300 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"King Philip", who led bloody Indian war, was son of Massasoit who, in 1621, met these people in friendship
    $200 6
Rarely seen to die of old age in the wild, it's mistakenly thought they have a secret graveyard
    $200 11
Walt Whitman, Henry Miller, & Betty Smith's "tree" all grew up in this borough
    $200 15
Dante was the first major writer to write in this modern language
    $200 7
Showing clips of past episodes of this cop show, NBC asked viewers to choose which to rerun
    $400 2
Ironically, in 1641, Massachusetts became 1st colony to legalize this practice
    $400 8
The biggest marsupials
    $400 22
Tho he "looked homeward" to North Carolina, he lived in NYC because "You Can't Go Home Again"
    $400 16
Along with English & Spanish, its other official language is a form of Tagalog
    $400 10
Born John Cheese, he was the big cheese on "Fawlty Towers"
    $600 3
In 1754, the French built Fort Duquesne on the present-day site of this city
    $600 9
Heaviest of all poisonous snakes is this North American rattlesnake
    $600 23
James Baldwin called this "the only human part of New York", but left it anyway
    $600 17
Israel's official languages are Hebrew & this
    $600 26
In 1976, this former conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra was made an honorary knight
    $600 12
This TV Western's episode titled "3 Queens Full" was a "Bonanza" spoof featuring the dumb Wheelwright clan
    $800 4
During Colonial period, present-day Tennessee was part of this colony
    DD: $1,000 20
In Argentina, rheas are rounded up in order to get these
    $800 24
Mark Twain, Dylan Thomas & Arthur Miller all lived in this famed hotel named for a London district
    $800 18
Official language of both the People's Republic & Taiwan, it's the most common Chinese dialect
    $800 27
Born in Bombay, at 26 this former medical student was youngest musical director of Los Angeles Philharmonic
    $800 13
She played the mothers of 2 of TV's independent women, Ann Romano & Mary Richards
    $1000 5
The "Great Awakening" of the 1740s refers to this
    $1000 21
Ironically, in 1907 the Bronx Zoo donated 15 of these to the people of Oklahoma
    $1000 25
The Algonquin Hotel apparently threw this "Borstal Boy" out when he chased the maids thru the halls
    $1000 19
Language of ancient India that's related to Greek & Latin
    DD: $600 28
The following was early '60s pop hit for this 3-time Oscar winner, now a renowned conductor:
    $1000 14
A model of adult humor, this series had one episode about a thumbless alien & 1700 pounds of walnuts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Woods Jonathan
$2,500 $2,500 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea

Final scores:

David Woods Jonathan
$0 $5,000 $6,000
3rd place: Colortyme's traditional-style console color TV 2nd place: a trip to Nassau aboard Delta Airlines + a 5-day Windjammer Barefoot Cruise of the Bahamas New champion: $6,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Woods Jonathan
$3,100 $3,000 $4,600
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $10,700

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Game tape date: 1986-12-09
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