Show #563 - Wednesday, February 4, 1987


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Maggie Moe, a law clerk and student from Los Angeles, California

Charlie Orlowek, a marketing consultant from Chicago, Illinois

Joel Nathanson, a dentist from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
A marble memorial now houses the log cabin that housed him at birth near Hodgenville, Ky.
    $100 1
The curtain & the sun both rise on "Oklahoma!" with this song
    $100 23
Game in which players must ask this question before taking 3 itty bitty steps or 1 giant one
    $100 18
Mexican peninsula, or the sound of a sheep laughing
    $100 7
Though not always accurate, a polygraph machine is supposed to show if you are doing this
    $100 8
Though nicknamed "The Peach State", it leads the U.S. in producing nuts
    $200 9
Its mailing address is Keystone, South Dakota 57751
    $200 3
On the charts for 16 weeks in '73, this was Diana Ross' 2nd longest-running top 40 hit
    $200 24
Spelling game where player who adds a letter that completes a word becomes a fraction of this
    $200 19
To ingest your Thanksgiving turkey quickly
    $200 10
Calculating device developed in ancient times which the Chinese call a "reckoning board"
    $200 14
Popularly used in pralines, it's a type of hickory nut
    $300 12
Famed U.S. landmark overlooking the Patapsco River, which you can see "O'er the ramparts"
    $300 4
Oscar-winning song from "The Poseidon Adventure", though few survived to feel hung over
    DD: $500 25
Respective winners in each of the following matchups: scissors & stone, stone & paper, scissors & paper
    $300 20
Audio components whose job sound like they could be done by dogs & birds
    $300 11
Type of acid in your car battery
    $300 15
1st word of Mel Torme's "The Christmas Song"
    $400 13
100 yrs. after the historic battle, the Minuteman Statue by Daniel C. French was erected there
    $400 5
In Great Britain, this Sheena Easton hit was called "9 to 5"
    $400 27
This game became so popular that by 1882 the All-England Croquet Club dropped croquet
    $400 21
The Pacific equivalent of Atlantis
    $400 17
The common name for the Persian walnut
    $500 16
Federal Hall, where Washington took 1st oath of office as President, is on this NYC street
    $500 6
For Tommy Edwards in '59, "she lived" here, while he "lived on the twilight side of the hill"
    $500 22
In "A Day at the Races", Hugo Hackenbush is one
    $500 26
Botanically, true nuts are classed as one-seeded forms of these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Joel Charlie Maggie
$1,200 $100 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Charlie Maggie
$500 $1,100 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: People who were born, lived in or died in Pennsylvania.)
    $200 9
Though born in Philly, she achieved fame "Coming of Age in Samoa"
    $200 4
Nat'l guardsmen fought demonstrators at Chicago convention which nominated this man for Pres.
    $200 11
The music world's "Chairman of the Board"
    $200 18
Hybrid Yiddish word combining Hebrew for "luck", "mazal", & Germanic for "bad", "schlimm"
    $200 1
Of Lady Macbeth's 165 words in her sleepwalking scene, all but 20 have this number of syllables
    $200 28
Oxford-educated Cherokee Indian who was Daniel Boone's friend
    $400 10
"Mad" Revolutionary War officer, DC Comics claims Batman's alter ego is his descendant
    $400 5
Their assassinations occurred 63 days apart in 1968
    $400 12
"The Little Corporal"
    $400 19
In the original it's a Neopolitan savory bun; our use of the word is pretty "shakey"
    $400 2
Peter O'Toole's Macbeth was called a cross between Vincent Price & this "Baby Jane" star
    $400 23
Tho the Cisco Kid was his "gift" to TV fans, he's better remembered for "The Gift of the Magi"
    $600 16
Besides designing & building "The Clermont", he invented devices for rope spinning & marble cutting
    $600 6
This 1968 film became last musical to win the Best Picture Oscar
    $600 13
"The Great Profile"
    DD: $1,000 25
[Audio] Turkish for "fate" or "destiny", it's the name of B'way musical from which we get the following:
    $600 3
The Queen Mother grew up there, Princess Margaret was born in it, & Macbeth was Thane of it
    $600 24
On air 8 years, this Clint Walker western at times alternated weekly w/Bronco, Sugarfoot, & Shirley Temple
    $800 17
Algonquin wit who co-wrote the verbal feasts "Dinner at 8" & "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
    $800 7
1968's "Prague Spring" didn't end in June but with this August event
    $800 14
Baseball's "The Lip"
    $800 26
French for "untying of a knot", it's the outcome of a plot
    $800 20
"Macbeth"s 1st performance was in this palace, once home to Henry VIII , which caught fire in 1986
    $1000 21
Discoverer of oxygen, he breathed his last in Pennsylvania in 1804
    $1000 8
Former ambassador to Russia & Gov. of N.Y., he represented the U.S. at Vietnam peace talks
    $1000 15
"Slim", "Baby", or "Betty"
    $1000 27
German for armed uprising or riot; Hitler's failed in 1923
    $1000 22
Because it's a bad luck play, actors often avoid saying "Macbeth", using instead this geographical euphemism

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Charlie Maggie
$4,300 $4,100 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

3 actors, including Kim Hunter & Karl Malden, won Oscars for this film but Brando didn't

Final scores:

Joel Charlie Maggie
$8,600 $0 $8,600
2-day co-champion: $16,001 2nd place: Dresher brass bed and Dakotah bedroom ensemble New co-champion: $8,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joel Charlie Maggie
$3,900 $4,100 $4,300
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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Game tape date: 1986-11-05
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