Show #658 - Wednesday, June 17, 1987


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Theon Banos Cross, a writer and educator originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Marty Gertsman, a retail manager originally from Brooklyn, New York

Meg Shreve, an attorney from Bolinas, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $29,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
The discharging end of a gun's barrel, or a device to keep a dog from biting
    $100 1
From 1963-66, Ray Walston played this TV "favorite"
    $100 16
Sometimes used to describe any edible oyster, blue points are specifically from this island
    $100 13
In 1914, this U.S. president led an expedition to explore uncharted territory in Brazil
    $100 21
Of a philatelist, philanthropist, or numismatist, the 1 that isn't by definition, a collector of stamps or coins
    $100 4
In 1965, it was the Rolling Stones' #1 admonition
    $200 11
Gun size is expressed in terms of this, the inside diameter of the gun's barrel
    $200 2
"Total TV" says his move from WJM to the Tribune was 1st time a character left sitcom to star in drama series
    $200 17
"Mobil Travel Guide" rates this Nevada city #1 in U.S. in quality restaurants relative to population
    $200 14
By 1793, Sir A. Mackenzie's journey proved that no waterway completely crossed this continent
    $200 22
In coin catalogues, unc. stands for this
    $200 5
It took 15 weeks for this, the lone Top 10 Hit for Kansas, to blow off the charts
    $300 18
The name of this Revolutionary War gun comes from "moschetto", Italian for sparrowhawk
    $300 3
On "60 Minutes", he's the correspondent who always introduces himself first
    $300 23
In a fancy French restaurant, but not in a mess hall, the waiter who takes your order has this "rank"
    $300 15
James Bruce, Mehmed Emin Pasha, & Mungo Park were 3 famous explorers of this continent
    $300 24
1 of the most valuable errors in U.S. stamps was a 1918 24ยข airmail stamp with the plane in this position
    DD: $600 6
Title of the following:

"If I had a day that I could give you..."
    $400 19
Of 28, 35, or 43, % of murders in U.S. in 1985 committed with handguns
    $400 9
Before moving their operation to San Diego Rick & A.J. solved their 1st case in this southern state
    $400 25
For a series of McDonald's commercials, the song "Mack the Knife" became this
    $400 27
Due to abundance of grapes, this 10th c. discoverer called America "Vineland the Good"
    $400 29
Color of R.S. Yeoman's standard reference work giving retail prices of U.S. coins
    $400 7
In 1978, you might have heard on the airwaves this Steely Dan song subtitled "No Static At All"
    $500 20
The model of rifle which is currently standard issue in the Army & Marine Corps
    $500 12
A Bulova watch ticking on the screen in 1941 on NBC
    $500 26
Restauranteur Victor Jules Bergeron, co-inventor of the mai tai, was better known as this
    $500 28
Though this Spaniard never found the 7 Cities of Gold, his men did stumble across the Grand Canyon
    $500 8
In 1966, Bob Dylan numbered them 12 & 35

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

Meg Marty Theon
$400 $2,200 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Marty Theon
$2,100 $3,500 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Your sense of touch is poorest on your back & keenest right on the tip of this
    $200 7
He designed Carol Burnett's entire wardrobe for her series but saved his navel-baring designs for Cher
    $200 19
Color of the queen that sticks you with 13 points in the most popular form of hearts
    $200 2
The only U.S. state which borders Maine
    $200 17
Of yes, no, or maybe, the one that's a form of drama developed from religious dance
    $200 8
Though JFK loved dogs, especially "Charlie", his favorite, he was allergic to this
    $400 9
Pirates believed that piercing the ears & wearing an earring improved this sense
    $400 13
In this 1980 movie, when Richard Gere did wear clothes, they were designed by Giorgio Armani
    $400 20
The tennis courts at Wimbledon are supposed to be this color
    DD: $900 3
The 2 states mentioned in the chorus of "This Land is Your Land"
    $400 18
Title of a Gilbert & Sullivan opera, also the title given Japanese emperors
    $400 24
Its believed he had Marfan's syndrome & would've become a terminal invalid had he not been killed
    $600 10
True hands have this kind of thumb, one that can be moved against the fingers
    $600 14
"The Dress Doctor" is title of autobiography of this multi-Oscar winner
    $600 21
In Monopoly, the color of New York Avenue & St. James Place
    $600 4
About 46% of the population of this most rural & eastern of Pacific NW states live on farms & ranches
    $600 28
Once referring to the typhoon that wrecked Kublai Khan's ships, the term was adopted by WWII suicide pilots
    $600 25
Julia Grant was cross-eyed, & usually made it a point to be photographed from this angle
    $800 11
Connecting the calf muscle to the heel bone, it's named not for a heel but a hero
    $800 15
Givenchy once created a perfume called "L'Interdit exclusively for this "Fair Lady"
    $800 22
If you land on this color in Trivial Pursuit, you need to answer a question on history
    $800 5
5 of largest U.S. rivers, including the Arkansas, N. Platte, & the Rio Grande, begin in this state
    $800 29
Literally meaning "origin of the sun", it's what the Japanese call Japan
    $800 26
During his 2 terms this 7th president suffered from at least 10 serious illnesses & accidents
    DD: $500 12
2 of the 3 types of bones that make up the foot
    $1000 16
This Spaniard popularized the chemise dress in 1955, but his name is synonymous with his perfume
    $1000 23
If you want to sink the #4 ball in a game of pool, you should be aiming at a ball this color
    $1000 6
Part of the Black Mountains, Mt. Mitchell in this state is highest point in U.S. east of the Mississippi
    $1000 30
Ikebana is the artistic arranging of these, with special regard to harmony, balance & form
    $1000 27
The wife of this out-going president caught a chill while at Pierce's inauguration & died 1 month later

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Marty Theon
$7,400 $7,600 $900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Only transcontinental U.S. airline named for its founder; in 1984 it came back from near-bankruptcy

Final scores:

Meg Marty Theon
$7,399 $15,000 $1,800
2nd place: trip on Continental & stay at Beaver Creek in Vail, Colorado New champion: $15,000 3rd place: Frigidaire refrigerator & freezer

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Coryat scores:

Meg Marty Theon
$7,900 $6,800 $900
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
5 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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