Show #581 - Monday, March 2, 1987

Alex announces the first Senior Tournament.


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Pat Howe, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Paula Wilhelm-Naughtin, a neighborhood association coordinator from Lawrence, Kansas

Virginia Sielen, a homemaker from Oakton, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
The pit of this "alligator pear" will produce an attractive indoor plant
    $100 20
While they've got their fingers in fish sticks & dog food, they still know "Soup Is Good Food"
    $100 15
The current Calaveras County record of 21' 5 3/4" is held in this sport by "Rosie the Ribiter"
    $100 11
This closest star in the sky is so bright it usually prevents us from seeing all others
    $100 1
For tourist info on this state, call 1-800-BUCKEYE
    $100 3
He's stuck his nose into the race between Johnny & Joan with his own syndicated talk show, "Nightlife"
    $200 21
Despite recent cuts, their distillery is still the biggest employer in Lynchburg, Tennessee
    $200 16
While it was just a special one, & he was animated, he was the 1st animal to win an Oscar
    $200 12
The "Expanding Universe" theory is also given this explosive name
    $200 2
For information on buying this from Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, call 1-206-625-POOP
    $200 4
He can be found "Moonlighting" in commercials singing about wine coolers
    $300 22
In 1947, this candymaker topped its success with Mounds by coming out with Almond Joy
    $300 17
This horse retired in 1985 after hammering home a record $6,597,947 in career winnings
    $300 13
It appears as the brightest of the celestial planets
    $300 8
Across the country, it's the most common 3 digit number you'd dial for phone repair service
    $300 5
His character in the new series "One Big Family" shares the name he was born with, Amos Jacobs
    DD: $400 23
Soft drink developed by Roy Allen, who became partner w/Frank Wright to open stands to sell it
    $400 18
It's the animal with the largest eye; no wonder it spotted the Nautilus so easily
    $400 9
When this Jeff Goldblum/Ed Begley Jr. horror spoof rang into theaters, nobody answered
    $400 6
His newspaper comedy column is called "Hello Dere"
    $500 24
Full name of the supermarket chain "A&P"
    $500 19
Guinness says she trained a record 19,000 dogs between 1951 & her retirement in 1985
    $500 10
Dialing WE 6-1212 in Baltimore, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. & Pittsburgh will get you this service
    $500 7
Upset over his playing a killer on "Columbo", one lady hit this "Mary Poppins" star with her purse

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Virginia Paula Pat
$1,400 $200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Virginia Paula Pat
$2,800 $800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
While "Pagliacci" means this, those in the opera are named Tonio & Beppe, not Chuckles & Bozo
    $200 19
God let him name all the animals, so if you don't think "cow" is a good name, blame him
    $200 9
The hijackers of the Achille Lauro were tried in this country
    $200 1
At age 33, Harry Truman finally left the family farm to join the army for this war
    $200 6
An Oscar winner for the short "Wrestling Swordfish", his life was musicalized in "Mack & Mabel"
    $200 15
A man flying a biplane by the seat of his pants would be sitting in one
    $400 18
Fruit which completes the title of the Prokofiev opera "The Love for Three..."
    $400 20
The 1st book of the Bible named for a person is this one named for Moses' successor
    $400 10
"Ever Growing, Never Old" is the motto of this capital of Bulgaria
    $400 2
"I seldom think of politics more than 18 hours a day," said this '60s president
    DD: $500 7
[audio clue - music]
5 years after he wrote "King Rat", James Clavell directed the film featuring this theme
    $400 16
This breed of dog was originally used for hunting woodcocks
    $600 28
In addition to operas about "Otello" & "Macbeth" this composer also picked "Attila" as a topic
    DD: $1,000 21
In Luke 20:24, it's whose image was rendered on the penny
    $600 11
Known for its beer, this city was where Hitler led his infamous Beer Hall Putsch
    $600 3
Scrupulously honest himself, this former general's administration is viewed as one of most corrupt
    $600 8
He was knighted at Universal Studios shortly before his death in 1980
    $600 24
Rooster which can tell you which way the wind is blowing
    $800 22
Type of timepiece mentioned in Isaiah 38:8
    $800 13
In 1809, this country devised the office of "ombudsman" to protect citizens from government abuse
    $800 4
In view of his 1-time occupation, you could say he was a "tailor made president" from 1865-1869
    $800 12
Surprisingly, he was only on the verge of suicide once, while filming "Smiles of A Summer Night"
    $800 25
Nearly useless, it might describe the schemes of Fred Flintstone or Chester A. Riley
    $1000 23
He saw most of the food restrictions placed on the Jews lifted during his dream in Acts 11
    $1000 14
Mozart's "Don Giovanni" premiered in this city where Dvorak & Smetana lived & composed
    $1000 5
Son of a Quaker blacksmith, he was 1st multimillionaire to become chief executive
    $1000 27
Few knew that this director of westerns who died in 1985 was born Henri de Fiennes, a Belgian marquis
    $1000 26
It's the valve which regulates the flow of water through a pipe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Virginia Paula Pat
$6,000 $500 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of Canada's 3 largest cities, the one that's on an island

Final scores:

Virginia Paula Pat
$2,399 $200 $2,400
2nd place: a Whirlpool refrigerator + Donvier ice cream makers 3rd place: a Smith Corona typewriter New champion: $2,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Virginia Paula Pat
$6,000 $400 $4,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,800

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Game tape date: 1986-11-12
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