Show #718 - Wednesday, October 21, 1987


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Steve Ripley, a computer programmer from Simi Valley, California

Beth Phillips, a photographer from Santa Fe, New Mexico

Judith Seeger, an associate research engineer from Mountain View, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $38,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
President McKinley dedicated this president's NYC tomb in 1897
    $100 10
NFL "Packers"
    $100 14
Teamed with a black dancer, Ted Lewis was famed for singing about "Me &" this "strolling down the avenue"
    $100 1
Machine you might have around the house that has a feed dog, a design cam, & a bobbin winder
    $100 22
Some said this queen had an illegitimate child by 1 of her servants after Albert's death
    $100 4
Not a chicken that shrank with cooking, but a popular type of game hen
    $200 24
In 1842, after 7 years of battle, thousands of these Florida Indians were sent to Oklahoma
    $200 11
MISL "Lazers"
    $200 18
In their last Top 10 hit, the Drifters sang they'd be "down by the sea, on a blanket with my baby" under this
    $200 2
Of 1943, 1963, or 1983, the last year Maytag made wringer-type washers
    $200 23
"The Book of Royal Lists" says the poem "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary" refers to this 16th c. queen
    $200 5
Originally, this wasn't a basket, but a goat's horn with fruits & vegetables tumbling out
    $300 25
Following a precedent set by Washington, he was the 2nd President to choose not to run for a 3rd term
    $300 12
The pair of baseball "Sox"
    $300 19
Its alternate title is "Feelin' Groovy"
    $300 3
Type of engine credited with making the Industrial Revolution possible
    $300 6
If you don't like convertibles, don't buy this model of Rolls-Royce
    $400 15
NBA "Mavericks"
    $400 20
According to Elvis, Heartbreak Hotel was located "down at the end of" this street
    $400 9
One type of atomic clock is based on the actions of molecules of this Windex ingredient
    $400 7
Curtains can hide a window & this can hide a curtain rod
    $500 16
NHL "Canucks"
    $500 21
Inspired by a NYC lounge, this song urged, "Meet me, baby, down on 45th Street"
    $500 13
A computer, rating this 1863 speech for "strength of delivery", gave it an overall--zero
    DD: $500 8
Edible last name in the title of the following from "Li'l Abner":

"When we fought the Yankees and annihilation was near /
Who was there to lead the charge that took us safe to the rear? /
Why it was..."

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

Judith Beth Steve
$1,000 $500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Beth Steve
$2,500 -$500 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In a 1978 referendum, Austrian voters turned down use of this type of energy
    $200 15
8 years before Lindbergh, John Alcock & Arthur Whitten Brown crossed this body of water nonstop
    $200 12
Despite rumors, the female of this arachnid species doesn't always kill its mate after sex
    $200 17
From French for "week", a semainier is a chest with this many drawers
    $200 1
You could say this Dickens classic was a far far better thing than Ronald Colman had ever done
    $200 6
According to a traditional saying, "One man's meat" is this to another man
    $400 27
Ironically, the oldest bridge in Paris is the "Pont Neuf", which means this
    $400 16
Company which began in 1930 as Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc.
    $400 13
In ant colonies, they exist only for a short reproductive season & are not really part of colony life
    $400 18
Found in 18th & 19th century bedrooms, a pot cupboard was a small case to house this
    $400 2
The 1973 musical version of this featured Jodie Foster as Becky
    $400 7
Scottish poet who wrote "The Selkirk Grace", which begins "Some hae meat, and canna eat"
    DD: $1,000 28
This southernmost country of the Balkan Peninsula has no navigable rivers
    $600 22
Now usually built as toys, ornithopters are machines with wings that do this
    $600 14
Dogs pant to regulate this
    $600 19
During the '40s, the U.S. became major furniture design center thru the efforts of this NYC museum
    $600 3
Not about Goldwater & Johnson, this 1978 Stanley Kubrick film was based on a Thackeray novel
    $600 8
If this late actress makes it into Bartlett's, it will be with the line "Where's the beef?"
    $800 23
1st flown in 1954, the 1st jet transport built in the U.S. was this aircraft that's still widely used
    DD: $1,500 20
This is the only species in the family "hominidae"
    $800 25
High Point, in this southern state, is often called the furniture capital of the world
    $800 4
John Ford, known for westerns, made the movie of this midwestern author's novel "Arrowsmith"
    $800 9
"A plague o' both your houses! They have made worms' meat of me," are lines from this Shakespearean play
    $1000 24
Starting in 1952 on their London-Johannesburg run, this airline became 1st with jet passenger service
    $1000 21
Alligators & crocodiles are closely related to this non-reptile class that evolved from reptiles
    $1000 26
For making his exquisite furniture, Thos. Chippendale used this wood almost excluesively
    $1000 5
In 1984, Jeremy Irons was "Swann in Love", in an adaptation of this massive work by Proust
    $1000 11
"Other men are the carving knife & serving dish; we are the fish & the meat," said this hero to both Chinas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judith Beth Steve
$5,700 $4,200 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

State that's gone Republican more times than any other in Presidential elections is this 1 in New England

Final scores:

Judith Beth Steve
$100 $3,000 $0
2nd place: Admiral refrigerator & 7 Krups kitchen products New champion: $3,000 3rd place: Landes 5-piece silver coffee & tea set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Judith Beth Steve
$6,700 $3,500 $5,500
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 1987-08-18
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