Show #724 - Thursday, October 29, 1987


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Mark Holmes, a lawyer from Hamburg, New York

Chris Morris, a homemaker from California, Maryland

Richard Miller, a psychiatrist from North Hollywood, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
This neat half of TV's "The Odd Couple" reportedly said, "I am a slob, but nobody will believe it"
    $100 14
To color a fabric or kick the bucket
    $200 19
With only 1 1/2 years of formal education, he still played a teacher in "To Sir with Love"
    $200 17
Both the pole & battle variety of this can be spelled without an "e"
    $200 2
Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela, Spain went as far as the border of this country 100 years before Marco Polo
    $200 11
A small stream or the noise old bones might make
    $200 22
You add this liquid to a recipe calling for "huile"
    $200 21
# of times the Monotones sing the word "wonder" in 1st line of the song "The Book of Love"
    $300 23
A high school dropout, at only 20 he won a Best Supporting Actor for "Ordinary People"
    DD: $1,300 8
1st 2 weapons mentioned in Hamlet's "To be or not to be" speech
    $300 3
This conqueror of Mexico went on to become probably the wealthiest man in Spanish America
    $300 10
It can describe the type of grip Crockett & Tubbs have on their department
    $300 1
To create "potage parmentier"; use this pungent vegetable in potato soup
    $300 9
Anthony Newley sang, "I defy any cloud to appear in the sky" on one of these
    $400 24
He once went to jail for punching someone, but used his fists in the ring for "The Main Event"
    $400 6
Rank just above PFC in the Marine Corps, it includes a weapon in its name
    $400 16
In 1860-61, Burke & Wills, an Irishman & Englishman, crossed this continent south to north
    $400 12
The time gone by
    $400 4
Often the 1st step in preparing a chicken, the French omit it since they feel it destroys flavor
    $500 20
Though "Butterflies are Free", college tuition wasn't, so she paid it by teaching dance classes
    $500 7
It's an explosive device dropped in battle or a shocking surprise dropped in conversation
    $500 18
This Dane proved tales of "Gamaland", a continent between Siberia & the New World, were a myth
    $500 13
One does this to do this to the Lord
    $500 15
What your doing when preparing foods "a la vapeur"

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

Richard Chris Mark
$2,600 $100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Chris Mark
$3,800 $300 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The influence of this force makes most plant roots grow toward the center of the earth
    $200 16
His 1st novel's actual title is "The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club"
    $200 15
Completed in 1209, it was the first stone bridge built across the Thames
    $200 1
Joseph Bernardin in Chicago, Bernard Law in Boston & John J. O'Connor in NYC
    $200 10
A man from Naples, or his ice cream
    $400 11
Male mole crickets shape the entrances of these to amplify their songs, which can be heard a mile away
    $400 21
He took the last name of his stepfather after being born Truman Persons
    DD: $2,000 4
Famous landmark hidden at the extreme right of this picture:
    $400 2
According to the World Almanac, this continent has more Roman Catholics than any other
    $400 25
This gland's islets of Langerhans produce insulin
    $600 12
The male sea horse carries eggs in a pouch, where they absorb food from this liquid
    DD: $800 24
These romantic English poets were married when she was 40 & he was 34
    $600 5
This square features statues of King James II, George Washington & Lord Nelson
    $600 3
Members of this largest male Catholic religious order use the initials "S.J." after their names
    $600 19
Its capital city is Montevideo
    $800 13
From Greek for "change", these fluid 1-celled creatures can grow bigger than the head of a pin
    $800 17
This Washington satirist won a Pulitzer Prize in 1982 for Outstanding Commentary
    $800 8
In the year 1215, this king confirmed London's "liberties & free customs"
    $800 6
Summer residence of the popes, it overlooks Lake Albano
    $800 23
Though this actress was born in Des Moines, on TV, she "lived" in Minneapolis, downstairs from Mary Richards
    $800 20
This type of Irish elf will show you his treasure if you catch him
    $1000 14
Literally the "life" sphere, it's the part of the earth & its atmosphere inhabited by all living organisms
    $1000 18
Tho he actually ate well in expensive Paris cafes, in "A Moveable Feast", he claimed he went hungry
    $1000 9
Architect whose greatest work was St. Paul's cathedral, in which he's buried
    $1000 7
1st Roman Emperor to be baptized, his Edict of Milan made Christianity a legal religion
    $1000 22
An eagle's nest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Chris Mark
$12,600 -$1,300 $8,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was president of the United States 100 years ago

Final scores:

Richard Chris Mark
$2,600 -$1,300 $17,000
2nd place: a trip for 2 to the Bahamas + Jeopardy! computer or box game 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Jeopardy! computer or box game New champion: $17,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Chris Mark
$9,800 -$1,300 $8,500
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
3 R,
3 W
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1987-08-24
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