Show #561 - Monday, February 2, 1987

Alex announces the upcoming inaugural Teen Tournament at the beginning of the show.


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Mike Stafford, a radio newscaster originally from Toronto, Canada

Claude Welch, a professor from Buffalo, New York

Nancy Neff, a teacher from Chattanooga, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
In 1986 film, Molly Ringwald was "Pretty in..." this color
    $100 7
In 1924 Turkey's capital was moved from this city to Ankara
    $100 19
Henny Youngman always begs, "Take my wife..."
    $100 2
Bioluminescence is the emission of this from living organisms
    $100 20
Double Dutch is a form of this
    $100 1
New Orleans' NFL team took its name from this favorite of Al Hirt, 1 of team's co-owners
    $200 8
Color you'll usually be if you're a ripe minneola
    $200 10
Until 1875, this city served with Hartford as joint capital of Connecticut
    $200 3
Robotics is related to this "6 million dollar" field of science
    $200 21
It was developed from a spelling game with wooden tiles called "Criss Cross"
    $200 14
1981 #1 hit for Hall & Oates, subtitled "No Can Do"
    $300 9
Even the less intelligent have this colored stuff in their brains & spinal cords
    $300 11
The O'Hara plantation in "Gone With the Wind" shared its name with this ancient capital of Ireland
    $300 4
Of a quartan, joule, or kilocalorie, the one that is not a unit of energy
    $300 22
Toy with which you can "rock the baby to sleep" or go "around the world"
    $300 15
In "West Side Story", Tony expresses his anticipation with this song
    $400 13
Metallic nicknames of California & Nevada
    $400 12
Until 1561, Toledo was its capital
    $400 6
Element represented by the letters "Cu"
    $400 24
By 1969, over 100 million plastic eggshells were sold containing this
    $400 16
1 of 2 songs by the Supremes that fit the category, both reaching #1 in 1964
    $500 23
On TV, colors of Robert Conrad's "Sheep" & James Farentino's "Thunder"
    $500 18
In 1812, this state's capital was moved from Lancaster to its present site
    $500 25
Played in court of Mogul Emperor Akbar with slave girls as pawns, it's the "Royal Game of India"
    DD: $1,000 17
Title of the following:

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

Nancy Claude Mike
$400 $900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Claude Mike
$400 $900 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
In August 1986, 90-year old Hulda Crooks attempted her 26th climb to top of this highest peak in lower 48
    $200 9
Machiavelli's "La Mandragola" has been called the "1st great comedy" in this language
    $200 1
Actor Emil Jannings was the very 1st person to get 1 of these objects designed by Cedric Gibbons
    $200 2
Pulitzer Prizes are awarded annually by this Ivy League university in New York City
    $200 7
Term for the 1940-1941 air war over England, or the title of a 1969 film about it
    $200 26
According to Art Linkletter, "people are" this
    $400 13
Concord High School principal Foley said of her, "She would want us to keep reaching for the stars"
    $400 10
Saxo Grammaticus, 1st to write about this prince, was aptly born in Denmark
    $400 3
He said, "The best films are best because of nobody but the director"-- before he made "Pirates"
    $400 14
1 of 2 nicknames of Yale University teams
    $400 8
In a 15th century battle the English repulsed the French with barrels of this kippered breakfast food
    $600 16
Once highest-paid pitchwoman on TV, since '77 she's been "Today"'s consumer advocate
    $600 11
17th century actress Armande Bejart, wife of this French playwright, was rumored to be his daughter
    DD: $500 4
Studio founded in 1920s by the Radio Corporation of America & the Keith-Orpheum Theatre chain
    $600 15
U.S. university with highest valued endowment by far
    $600 21
The greatest American land victory of the War of 1812, it had no effect on the peace agreement
    DD: $2,000 29
The only U.S. President with double "N" in his surname
    $800 24
In 1986 Eva Burrows, 2nd woman to ever hold post, became general of this 121-year-old organization
    $800 17
"The 42nd Parallel", "1919" & "The Big Money" comprised this John Dos Passos trilogy
    $800 5
Director who said "If I made Cinderella, the audience would be looking for the body in the coach"
    $800 19
A chapel where Joan of Arc prayed was moved from France to Marquette University in this city
    $800 22
Published in the 19th century, Herman Melville's "Battlepieces" were poems about this war
    $800 28
In 1215, King John was forced to affix his seal to the Magna Carta at this meadow along the Thames
    $1000 25
Designed by Susan Anderson, "Hal's Pals" dolls from Mattel all have this unusual feature
    $1000 18
"The Ecclesiastical History of the English People" was written by this "venerable" 8th century saint
    $1000 6
Tho known for comedies like "Our Gang" shorts, his studio also produced 1939's "Of Mice & Men"
    $1000 20
Tallest educational building in the U.S. is 42-story "Cathedral of Learning" of this Pennsylvania city's university
    $1000 23
In 627, he fought the Battle of the Moat in the moat he'd build to protect Medina
    $1000 27

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy Claude Mike
$2,200 $8,900 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's believed elephants rarely lived beyond 60, about the age the last of these wear out

Final scores:

Nancy Claude Mike
$4,300 $6,800 $0
2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + a Service Merchandise gift certificate for a remote-control color TV New champion: $6,800 3rd place: Stained Glass Overlay designer glass treatment

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy Claude Mike
$2,200 $8,900 $5,400
6 R,
0 W
17 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1986-11-05
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