Show #566 - Monday, February 9, 1987


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Jake Harle, a law student from La Palma, California

Paula Weissman, a social worker from St. Louis, Missouri

Mary Hammond, a homemaker originally from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Possibly 1, 2, or all 3 will appear in the response.)
    $100 13
It gets its name because it looks like it's praying when it's actually preying
    $100 6
Selling "Little Dot" perfume door-to-door in 1886, Mrs. Albee is considered the 1st of these saleswomen
    $100 7
Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards went "buggy" as the voice of this "Pinocchio insect"
    $100 19
Col. J. Hunt led the expedition here, but Hillary & Norgay got "top" credit
    $100 26
In 1973 "Silver Fox" Charlie Rich sang about what he did "behind" these
    $100 1
Slang for 25ยข
    $200 15
Unlike most animals, most mules can't have these
    $200 9
Once advertised as "The Slow Ketchup", it now comes in a squeeze bottle
    $200 8
Actress Alicia who played Ashley's sister in "Gone With the Wind", her last name was Gable's character's 1st
    $200 21
Capt. Cook discovered this coral structure off Australia when he ran his ship into it
    $200 27
He's known for his trademark greeting, "Howdy, pea-pickers"
    $200 2
It can precede "race" or "stool"
    $300 18
Desert "trader" renowned for habit of often leaving something "in exchange" for what it takes
    $300 14
The families of John Knight & Herman Ridder merged their businesses to form a large chain of these
    $300 10
Harold Lloyd kept performing dangerous stunts even after he lost 2 of these in an accident
    $300 22
The 5th largest continent, its name comes from the Greek word meaning "opposite to the north"
    $300 29
While his dad's back-up band was the Drifting Cowboys, his 1st was the Cheatin' Hearts
    DD: $500 3
The only number mentioned in the Pledge of Allegiance
    $400 20
A peacock's lady
    $400 16
This company holds the patent on marking the sweetener Aspartame until 1992
    $400 11
The film title "Royal Wedding" refers to the 1947 marriage of an ex-prince of Greece to this princess
    $400 23
The Prime Meridian literally passes through this observatory in suburban London
    $400 28
It's said both his vocal & piano playing styles are similar to that of his 1st cousin, Jerry Lee Lewis
    $400 4
Mary MacGregor's dilemma in 1977
    $500 24
The only meat-eating mammal that can overtake an antelope or gazelle
    $500 17
According to the Fortune 500, this food maker can say, in sales, "We're...#1"
    $500 12
Gloria Swanson played this familiar role in "Hollywood" &, more than 50 years later, in "Airport '75"
    $500 25
a.k.a. a ben, bong, or berg
    $500 5
It's a left jab followed at once by a hard punch with the right hand

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

Mary Paula Jake
$1,500 -$100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Paula Jake
$1,400 $300 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Though a U.S. citizen & thus the 1st American saint, Mother Cabrini was born in this country
    $200 20
Major city where Washington is a Square & Columbus is a Circle
    $200 3
V. Salnikov, who later won gold in swimming, was training in this country when Carter asked for boycott
    $200 9
To index magazine articles, the H.W. Wilson Co. publishes the "Readers Guide to" this
    $200 10
Mark Twain fought on this side, but "resigned" after 2 weeks
    $200 6
Statues of this Hans Christian Andersen heroine overlook Copenhagen & Solvang, Calif.
    $400 2
Shakespeare patterned this villainess after Gruoch, who bore the blood of Scottish kings
    $400 21
1st regularly scheduled airline passenger service ever was from Tampa, Fla. across the bay to here
    $400 4
The 2 Olympic sports whose weight classes include light flyweight or paperweight
    $400 11
In 1876, Henry Robert paid the publication costs to put out the "Rules of..." this
    $400 22
By 1864, this common denomination of Confederate currency had a gold value of just 5 cents
    $400 7
Like the Sirens, mermaids supposedly lured sailors with this oral talent
    $600 14
It's said Roswitha, a 10th century nun, was the 1st known female in this literary profession
    DD: $500 26
Only city that's mentioned in this song: "Trailer for sale or rent, rooms to let, fifty cents / No phone, no pool, no pets, I ain't got no cigarettes..."
    $600 5
Distance run in the "metric mile"
    $600 12
In 1843, G. & C. Merriam Company acquired the rights to this author's reference book
    $600 23
Jefferson Davis was inaugurated in both these Confederate capitals
    $600 17
State where one attraction is watching mermaids drink Coca-Cola underwater at Weeki Wachee
    $800 15
An illegitimate child of Pope Alexander VI, her reputation was "poisoned" by incest rumors
    DD: $1,000 8
In the modern era, # of times the Summer Olympic have been cancelled due to war
    $800 13
For a list of the films of, say, George Maharis, check out this British expert's "Filmgoer's Companion"
    $800 24
In an 1864 telegram, this general offered Lincoln the city of Savannah as a Christmas present
    $800 18
Sailors mistook these mammals for mermaids when they suckled their young above water
    $1000 16
Compulsive nymphomaniac who made life a "mess" for her Roman emperor husband, Claudius
    $1000 25
When this explorer-general freed Missouri's slaves, Lincoln freed him of his command
    $1000 19
Before Daryl Hannah made a "splash", this Twinkie-lover starred in "Mr. Peabody & the Mermaid"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Paula Jake
$1,200 $3,800 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Guinness says world's largest fleet of taxis is found in this North American capital

Final scores:

Mary Paula Jake
$2,400 $2,300 $7,601
2nd place: stay at Mineral Spring Spa Hotel in Palm Springs & Amelia Earhart luggage 3rd place: Colortyme swivel base table model TV New champion: $7,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Paula Jake
$1,000 $4,300 $4,300
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $9,600

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Game tape date: 1986-11-11
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