Show #570 - Friday, February 13, 1987


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Lew Fox, a retired businessman originally from Floral Park, New York

Sue O'Donnell, a registered nurse from DeWitt, New York

Virginia Sielen, a homemaker from Oakton, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
One version says this game was created by monks & named after 1st line of Psalm 110, "Dixit Dominus meo"
    $100 13
In the film version of "The Wizard of Oz", it's what the Munchkins advised Dorothy to "follow"
    $100 7
The Bible says to cast this "upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days"
    $100 27
It's from the Latin for "two" & the Greek for "wheel"
    $100 6
Placing one's pedal extremity amidst one's oral cavity
    $200 2
Edwin S. Lowe, the man who developed this game, lived to age 75, the highest number on its cards
    $200 14
Beatles hit some consider among the best kiddie songs of recent times
    $200 9
In the Bible, the sins of the people were laid upon this farm animal which was then allowed to escape
    $200 28
The Eskimos stretched skin over a framework to make theirs, while Indians used birchbark
    $200 8
Comparable to removing an infant's Snickers
    $300 17
"Let the worthy citizens of Chicago get their liquor the best they can," he said...& went to Florida
    $300 3
Number of pieces with which each player begins a game of chess
    $300 21
Product whose classic song jingle went, "You'll wonder where the yellow went..."
    $300 20
The Bible calls it "the great sea", which is apt since it was the largest in the known world
    $300 10
Name for the Paris-Vienna-Instanbul run which began in 1883
    $300 11
Gape wide, small flat seed found on hamburger buns!
    $400 18
T.S. Eliot, born in St. Louis & educated at Harvard, became a citizen of this country
    $400 4
Board game where you bear off
    $400 22
Song which predicted a future craze for "electrical banana"
    $400 24
In separate incidents, the prophets Elijah & Elisha asked God to do this for 2 little boys
    DD: $400 15
Form of transportation Jimmy Carter chose to go to White House after his inauguration
    $400 12
Rapidity creates refuse
    $500 19
Even the Gulf Stream was darkened by silt when this river flooded some 18 million acres
    $500 5
There is a penalty in this Oriental game for calling a false woo
    $500 23
"The Yellow Rose of Texas" was originally sung by soldiers in this war
    $500 25
She put goat skins on her son Jacob to help him deceive his father, her husband Isaac
    $500 16
In 1986, Evelien Brink became the 1st woman to cross the Atlantic via this mode of transportation
    $500 26
Pointless to lacrimate about an accidentally disseminated lacteal substance

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

Virginia Sue Lew
$1,600 $600 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Virginia Sue Lew
$4,100 $1,300 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Western subway trains pass thru the eastern sector of this city, though all stations but one are closed
    $200 8
1 of 2 animals on which you'd put a howdah in which to ride
    $200 12
Rim of basketball goal, or a shot that's scored in it
    $200 4
The "Union Party" was a coalition that successfully elected him president in 1864
    $200 22
The word art comes from the word "ars", meaning "skill" in this language
    $200 21
In 1984, this studio established "Touchstone Films" to make films different from its usual product
    $400 2
Lausanne is French-speaking while Lucerne is a German-speaking city in this country
    $400 27
When we gave 2 musk-oxen to China in 1972, they reciprocated with this animal gift
    $400 3
The "final resting place" for an epitaph
    $400 17
The Republicans were organized in 1854 to oppose the spread of this
    $400 23
Rodin's famous 1886 statue of lovers, so named because they're doing it
    $400 13
He directed 1970 movie M·A·S·H, but his son made more money for writing the "theme song" lyrics
    $600 5
City located directly north of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    $600 24
The hedgehog does this when threatened
    $600 9
The Piltdown Man or the Cardiff Giant, for example
    $600 20
Nickname of "States Rights Democrats", who opposed Truman in 1948
    $600 14
DGA members have called Ted Turner's plan to do this to classic films "cultural butchery"
    $800 6
While Sydney is the largest city on Australia's east coast, this is the largest on its west coast
    $800 26
1978 film that was the last "Best Picture" Oscar winner with an animal mentioned in the title
    $800 10
From Latin for "guest room", most people need insurance to pay for guest rooms in these institutions
    $800 18
Called the 1st national party in the U.S., it was organized by Alexander Hamilton
    $800 15
She left NBC News in June 1986 over a salary dispute. And so it goes.
    DD: $800 7
Only city mentioned in the following song is this one in N. Africa:

"See the pyramids along the Nile /
Watch the sunrise on a tropic isle /
Just remember darlin' all the while..."
    $1000 25
Named for its feeding habit, this tree-boring bird's tongue doesn't extend past its beak
    $1000 11
A "modest pastry" that's usually eaten reluctantly
    $1000 19
Only successful write-in candidate in Senate history, this former So. Carolina gov. was elected in '54
    DD: $1,000 16
3 of the 4 founders of United Artists

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Virginia Sue Lew
$7,300 $900 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The very last to do this so far was Eugene Cernan

Final scores:

Virginia Sue Lew
$9,001 $1,000 $9,000
2-day champion: $17,600 3rd place: Tappan microwave 2nd place: Broyhill 6-piece oak bedroom set + the quality of comfort (bedding) from The Company Store

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Virginia Sue Lew
$7,300 $2,700 $4,500
21 R,
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 1986-11-11
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