Show #623 - Wednesday, April 29, 1987


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Linda Shewey, a housewife from Richmond, Virginia

Richard Heft, a screenwriter from North Hollywood, California

Bruce Adelstein, a research consultant from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Whales can't perform this vital function through their mouths, only their blowholes
    $100 16
It's proposed Suffolk County, N.Y pay an initial cost of 54 mil. to put this back on Westhampton Beach
    $100 1
In some versions of Grimm's fairy tale, this character is called "Little Red Cap"
    $100 21
Biggest hit for The Crests was about a birthday cake with this many candles
    $100 25
It can top off a pen, radiator, or baseball player
    $100 2
Of Tommy Dorsey or Jimmy Dorsey, the one who played sax
    $200 4
A gray whale calf in captivity at this San Diego aquatic park gained over 1 lb. per hour
    $200 17
They still hold speed trials on the hard, white-sand beach in this Florida racing city
    $200 5
In a popular playground game, these words would precede "send Johnny right over"
    $200 9
Neil Sedaka said, "You've turned into the prettiest girl I've ever seen" when she'd reached this age
    $200 27
Meaning to remove one's hat, it's a contraction of "do off"
    $200 10
It's short for "and per se and", which means "this character by itself is the word 'and'"
    $300 6
Of 660, 6600 or 66,000, approximate # of whales killed in 1961-62 season
    $300 18
Guide books now warn against swimming in the polluted water at this city's Copacabana Beach
    $300 13
A strong virile man with lots of erythrocytes is this
    $300 26
Title of the song that begins, "Some people say a man is made out of mud"
    $300 28
Of the 4 original Monkees, the 1 who usually wore a knit cap
    $300 11
There are no standard running times on pre-1928 films because the image wasn't synchronized to this
    $400 7
"Breaching", it's the last thing we see the whales doing in "Star Trek IV"
    $400 19
It's why there's presently only 1 beach at Great Salt Lake Park
    DD: $200 14
On his '50s variety series, this comedian sang the following theme song, which he co-wrote: I had a little girl by the name of Kate and every night we'd meet at eight. And when she'd greet me with a great big kiss I'd open my mouth and a holler like this
    $400 22
Lacy J. Dalton sang "God bless the boys who make the noise on" this Nashville street
    $400 12
He dresses in white except for red shoes with a cross embroidered on each one
    $500 8
1 of 2 groups into which whales are divided by dentition
    $500 20
The name of this famous Venetian resort island means "beach" in Italian
    $500 15
New Orleans chef Paul Prudhomme helped populate this charred seafood dish
    $500 23
It's the specific distance mentioned in folk song "The Erie Canal"
    $500 24
It's said its other 56/100% is .28% carbonates, .11% alkali, & .17% mineral matter

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Bruce Richard Linda
$300 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Richard Linda
$200 $1,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Total number of complete symphonies Beethoven wrote
    $200 8
At least 5 different Canadian rivers are named for this rodent that lives in rivers
    $200 7
Color blindness, usually found in males, is inherited through this parent
    $200 1
Speaking of this, de Gaulle told JFK, "I predict you will sink...into a bottomless military...quagmire"
    $200 23
If you're watching "Fandango" or "You Can be a Star", you're watching TNN, which is this
    $400 13
Number of times Beethoven married
    $400 18
Capital of the Yukon or what the Lone Ranger rode
    DD: $1,000 16
To treat a simple nosebleed, one should sit down, pinch nose & lean in this direction
    $400 2
"You can fool all the people some of the time, & some of the people all of the time, but you can't..."
    $400 24
Happy Kyne & The Mirth Makers were house band on this late night show "hosted" by Martin Mull & Fred Willard
    $600 14
Looking at Bullwinkle's mouth might remind you of this Saskatchewan river & city
    $600 21
Some say spring, summer & autumn attacks of this allergy are, in order reactions to tree, grass & weed pollen
    DD: $500 4
2nd part of this slogan was "to hell with Spain"
    $600 11
On last prime time broadcast of "What's My Line?" in 1967, the "Mystery Guest" was this TV moderator
    $800 15
North Atlantic air traffic isn't controlled from Goose Bay, but from this town, also named for a goose
    $800 22
Nystagmus is the involuntary & rapid movement of these in a horizontal, vertical or rotary direction
    $800 5
In 1952, he told the Rep. nat'l convention "It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"
    $800 10
As this character, Bonnie Franklin brought up Julie & Barbara "One Day at a Time"
    $1000 20
On March 29, 1827, it was attended by 20,000 people including Schubert
    $1000 17
Though not 1 of the Great Lakes, this largest lake entirely in Canada is also called "Great"
    $1000 19
Alphabet letter designation of the cell usually attacked by the aids virus
    $1000 6
In 1962, he supposedly said, "We ought to saw off the eastern seaboard & float it out to sea"
    $1000 9
It's what the "J.R." stands for in J.R. Ewing's name
    $1000 3
A collector's item, this small ornament carved of wood or bone is often used as a kimono fastener

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Richard Linda
-$2,600 $1,800 $8,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Rising to 8651 feet, Mount Sinai is the highest point in this country

Final scores:

Bruce Richard Linda
-$2,600 $3,500 $8,000
3rd place: Colortyme TV 2nd place: vacation in Palm Springs & Ventura luggage New champion: $8,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bruce Richard Linda
-$1,600 $1,800 $8,400
9 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $8,600

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Game tape date: 1987-01-07
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