Show #592 - Tuesday, March 17, 1987

John Ryan game 4.


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Maggie Baker, a flight attendant from Hermosa Beach, California

Brent Minor, a fundraising consultant originally from Charlotte, North Carolina

John Ryan, a student from Santa Barbara, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $34,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
"Birnbaum's Europe" says while in Helsinki you should take one of these in a 200° F. room
    $100 21
Its state fish is the humuhumunukunukuapua'a
    $100 16
David Bowie's biggest American hit & Irene Cara's 2nd biggest, shared this 1-word title
    $100 11
Any atlas will help you locate these mountains of NW Africa named for a titan of Greek myth
    $100 9
"Let's talk about the black bird"
    $100 3
A epilogist is one who writes or speaks these
    $200 25
A Sept. '87 theme cruise with stars of this TV show will take place on the Azure Seas, not the Enterprise
    $200 22
Though this "regal" salmon is Alaska's state fish, it doesn't wear a crown
    $200 17
In a Grammy winning song, "The canvas can do miracles" refers to the fine art of doing this
    $200 12
Of hippos, lions & rhinos, the animal that's native only to Africa
    $200 10
"Fred C. Dobbs don't say nuthin' he don't mean"
    $200 4
This brassy Broadway belter's last name was shortened from "Zimmerman"
    $300 24
Rabbi Ovadya Yosef ruled religious law bars Jews from attending these sporting events in Spain
    $300 18
"Kink"y song about a man who wonders why his "girl"friend
"walks like a woman but... talks like a man"
    $300 1
When Ivory Coast Sen. Biaka-Boda returned to his home district to campaign, his constituents did this to him
    $300 13
"The problems of 3 little people don't amount to a hill o' beans in this crazy world"
    $300 5
Circuit City's TV ads featured this deaf 18th century composer recommending their stereos
    $400 26
For tours here, use the East Gate on East Executive Ave. & remember, no admission is ever charged
    $400 19
Of "Him", "Her", "You", & "Me", the one never a Top 40 hit
    $400 2
After mistakenly signing treaty agreeing to Italian control, this country defeated Italian army in 1896
    $400 14
"Ah, but the strawberries! That's -- That's where I had them"
    DD: $500 6
The companies behind stock ticker symbols XRX & XON
    $500 27
At this site where tourists could see a chicken farm in 1922, they can see a "Kongflict" today
    $500 20
It could be the reason The Dave Clark Five recorded it
    $500 7
On the continent as a whole more people speak this language, by far, than any other
    $500 15
"What I said about having to get out & carry this old boat was meant to be a joke"
    $500 8
Full name of "Great Gatsby" author, it includes full name of his "Star-Spangled" relative

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

John Brent Maggie
$300 $100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Brent Maggie
$800 $800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Mexico abolished this in 1829, 36 years before we did
    $200 12
At the turn of the century, this Georgian founded "Uncle Remus Magazine"
    $200 9
What you have if everything you contact turns to gold -- or a muffler
    $200 22
Act which led Descartes to conclude, "...therefore I am"
    $200 6
Kids can get a merit badge from these 2 organizations for roller skating skills
    $200 20
This term means the presiding officer, not a La-Z-Boy
    $400 5
He wrote in defense of French revolution, which, considering it was inspired by ours, made "Common Sense"
    $400 13
New England poet who is only American honored in Westminster Abbey's Poet's Corner
    $400 14
Modifying this city's name gave Australian opera star Nellie Melba her last name
    $400 23
It's said Aristophanes' mockery helped lead to a death sentence for this philosopher
    $400 7
According to one expert, the basic strategy of this sport is "kill or be killed"
    $400 24
Recording these is the job for which the recording secretary "punches the clock"
    DD: $500 1
In 1958, these 2 countries formed the short-lived United Arab Republic
    $600 17
She studied psychology with William James at Radcliffe before she founded the "Lost Generation"
    $600 15
What Bob Hope says he likes to see on the labels of things he buys
    $600 25
Deductive reasoning leads to valid conclusions, while this type leads only to probabilities
    $600 8
Howie Mandel in "A Fine Mess" & comic book heroine Halo both share this roller skating profession
    $800 2
In 1571, the city of Manila in the Philippines was founded by these people
    $800 19
Though known for several teen classics, he won Pulitzer Prizes for "Alice Adams" & "The Magnificent Ambersons"
    $800 16
Degree granted when you earn an MFA
    $800 26
Will & Ariel Durant defined the era between 1558 & 1648 as the "Age of ..." this
    DD: $500 10
Title of the following:

"I rode my bicycle past your window last night / I roller skated to your door at daylight / It almost seems like you're avoiding me..."
    $1000 3
Nguyen That Thanh, founder of N. Vietnam, changed his name to this, meaning "He who enlightens"
    $1000 21
Many years after "2 Years Before the Mast", he helped prosecute Jefferson Davis
    $1000 18
Since his father was killed there & made into a pie, Peter Rabbit was forbidden to go there
    $1000 27
Son of the Count of Aquino, this medieval philosopher went on to become patron saint of Catholic school
    $1000 11
In 1863, American James Plimpton invented the "rocking skate", enabling skaters to do this for 1st time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Brent Maggie
$7,300 $2,900 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Howard Hughes, Edwin Link & Glen Curtiss are enshrined in the National Hall of Fame honoring this

Final scores:

John Brent Maggie
$14,300 $5,790 $9,200
4-day champion: $48,800 3rd place: Swintec typewriter 2nd place: Trip to Florida

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Brent Maggie
$7,900 $3,200 $4,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1986-11-19
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