Show #666 - Monday, June 29, 1987

Doug Molitor game 2.


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Dave Eubanks, a teacher from Simi Valley, California

Debbie Ordas, an office manager from Maplewood, New Jersey

Doug Molitor, a writer from Brentwood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Stern, though not in quotation marks, will be a very important part of every clue or every response.)
    $100 23
Name of the plane on which Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office
    $100 7
This sweet treat was originally made from a marsh plant called the mallow
    $100 12
"I, Tina"
    $100 6
National office held by Aaron Burr when he shot Alexander Hamilton
    $100 1
In the male octopus, 1 of the 8 appendages functions as a sexual organ
    $100 14
When a caterer says "Light my fire", he's referring to a can of this under the warming tray
    $200 24
Used in New England, a dory is a flat-bottomed type of this
    $200 19
In "Sing a Song of Sixpence", the "queen was in the parlor eating bread &" this
    $200 13
"Happy Trails"
    $200 8
The Treaty of Ghent, ending this war, was signed in Belgium on Christmas Eve of 1814
    $200 2
Despite its name, this huge mammal doesn't have a hump on its back
    $200 15
A sternutation; a proper response to one is the German word for "good health"
    $300 25
A mike was strung outside to 52nd Street to record the sound of this for "Leader of the Pack"
    $300 20
Sweet role played by Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like it Hot", or a sweet island crop
    $300 28
"Lady Sings the Blues"
    $300 9
Common name for the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944, which provided veterans' benefits
    $300 3
When bivalves get scared, they pull these shut until the danger has passed
    DD: $500 16
The following is an example of one:
    $400 26
For air travelers, the 3 main U.S. gateways to S. America are L.A., NYC, & this city
    $400 21
This chocolate substitute is also called "St. John's bread" because it's said John the Baptist ate it
    $400 29
Who's Sorry Now?
    $400 10
Ben Franklin helped start regular postal service in both the U.S. & this country
    $400 4
The part of a cuttlefish you'll find in a birdcage is called this
    $400 17
It's also called the breastbone
    $500 27
From his steamship enterprises, Cornelius Vanderbilt earned this nickname
    $500 22
The type of molasses produced after several boilings is known by this "dark" name
    $500 30
"Yes I Can"
    $500 11
In 1793, Geo. Washington laid the cornerstone of this building, "The cornerstone of Washington, D.C."
    $500 5
A whole colony of poisonous polyps hangs from the float of this colorful stinging creature
    $500 18
Last name of characters played by Harold Gould & Nancy Walker on "Rhoda"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Doug Debbie Dave
$700 -$200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Debbie Dave
$3,100 $1,100 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to spell the response.)
    $200 6
I predict that one of you will know this pen name of Michel de Nostredame
    $200 12
Patent law says applications must be made by this person, except if he is insane or dead
    $200 9
This Roman slave is the subject of a Russian ballet & a Kirk Douglas film
    $200 1
In 1968, Ruth Eisemann-Schier was the 1st woman to make this notorious roster
    $200 17
From the Latin word for "swollen vein", adjective for veins that stick out
    $400 7
Alfred Gerald Caplin signed his popular comic strip with this name
    $400 22
No. 223,898, the 1st public demonstration of it was held December 31, 1879 in Menlo Park
    $400 10
It's believed the 1st gladiatorial battles took place at these death-related rites
    $400 2
6'2" tall, she was born in Pasadena & played basketball at Smith College before becoming "The French Chef"
    $400 18
Rabies, or a morbid dread of water
    $600 8
Invented name of Francois-Marie Arouet who said "If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him"
    $600 23
After Americans, residents of this country received the most U.S. patents in the fiscal year of 1986
    DD: $500 11
Caligula's uncle Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus is usually known by this singular name
    $600 3
In 1940 she was the presidential candidate of the Surprise Party, but George Burns wasn't VP
    $600 19
Inflammation of a bursa
    $800 15
Masculine pen name of London poetess Florence Margaret Smith, played by Glenda Jackson in a 1978 biopic
    $800 24
The captain of the Harvard baseball team got patent No. 200,358 in 1878 for this safety device
    $800 13
He married Calpurnia but was called "the husband of every woman & the wife of every man"
    $800 4
Born in 1857, Beatrice, later Princess Henry of Battenberg, was the last of this queen's 9 children
    $800 20
World Book calls this, discovered in 1928, "the least poisonous antibiotic available"
    $1000 16
1-word nom de plume of Marie Henri Beyle, who penned "The Charterhouse of Parma"
    $1000 25
Legal term for copying a patented invention without the patent owner's permission
    $1000 14
Shakespeare's poem inspired by Sextus, son of King Tarquin, who attacked a Roman lady named Lucretia
    DD: $500 26
The 2 regular CBS football commentators who have coached Super Bowl champions
    $1000 5
Named Republican Nat'l Committee Co-chair in 1987, she's been a Republican longer than her father
    $1000 21
The thigh bone

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Debbie Dave
$7,000 $5,600 $1,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Only state east of the Mississippi that borders Canada but not the Atlantic or a Great Lake

Final scores:

Doug Debbie Dave
$11,201 $7,900 $3,100
2-day champion: $19,901 2nd place: a Whirlpool refrigerator & an ice cream maker 3rd place: a weekend for 2 at Catalina island

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Debbie Dave
$7,500 $5,900 $1,600
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1987-03-03
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