Show #763 - Wednesday, December 23, 1987


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Gary Tarpinian, a writer and artist from Boston, Massachusetts

Howard Groopman, an appeals aide from Portland, Oregon

Jeri Anderson, a housewife from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
Spanish setting for "Carmen", you can get a good barber there, too
    $100 22
Call this company "When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight"
    $100 17
It can be used for a diploma or a car seat cover
    $100 10
Shape of the flag awarded to the American League & National League Championship winners
    $100 15
An 8 oz. portion of lobster meat has about 210 calories & is high in protein & this bone-building mineral
    $100 1
In the 1939 film "Honolulu", Eleanor Powell did her version of this dance in tap shoes & a grass skirt
    $200 24
Northern Spanish city famed for the running of the bulls
    $200 25
This kids' drink "stands for lots of great taste & a whole lot more"
    $200 18
Digestive malady you might get from eating too much pizza, popcorn & pickles
    $200 11
It displays the flags of its 159 members in alphabetical order of their names in English
    $200 16
Layers of these ship pests can increase fuel usage up to 50%
    $200 2
In "It's Always Fair Weather", Gene Kelly tap danced wearing this type of skates
    $300 7
Now a museum, the house of this artist who painted "A View of Toledo" is in Toledo
    $300 4
For this hotel chain, the summer of '87 was "The Summer of $59"
    $300 19
They do this to stamps so you can separate them easily
    $300 12
Number of red rectangles on the Canadian flag
    $300 3
In "The Broadway Melody of 1938", Judy Garland danced with this future "Beverly Hillbilly"
    $400 8
Madrid is located in this region which gave its name to a type of soap
    $400 5
"You're gonna love it in an instant", though usually in the morning
    $400 20
Type of shop specifically dealing in merchandise such as Arpege
    $400 13
Of the six flags that have flown over Texas, the one with the most stars on it
    $400 26
You could call her a star of stage, screen & street since she debuted & rose to fame in "42nd Street"
    DD: $300 9
Spain's 3rd largest city & title of the following:
    $500 6
This co. asked, "Did you ever wonder how the man who drives the snowplow drives to the snowplow?"
    $500 21
From Latin for "slippery", it's what Mac down at the garage uses grease to do
    $500 14
Term for a national flag displayed on a ship, it's also the lowest commissioned rank in U.S. Navy
    $500 27
Surname of brothers Fayard & Harold, famed for their acrobatic tapping

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

Jeri Howard Gary
-$100 $400 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeri Howard Gary
$400 $1,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are last lines spoken by a particular character.)
    $200 7
Young Americans who join the F.F.A. are planning to do this in the future
    $200 12
When his dad was assassinated in 1881 by a bomb, Alexander III became this country's penultimate czar
    $200 2
It makes sense that the state with the most area codes is this state with the most people
    $200 21
At the premiere of his last symphony, he had to be turned around to see the applause he couldn't hear
    $200 1
World's largest piece of furniture is 1 of these in a park in Japan that can seat 1282 people
    $200 26
She said, "O Antony!--Nay, I will take thee too; What should I stay--"
    $400 8
To a baseball fan & a feminist, the initials "ERA" stand for these 2 very different things
    $400 13
At least 5 governments have been in power in Uganda since this ruler fled in '79
    DD: $400 3
Of A, E, I, O, or U, the only vowel that doesn't begin a state name
    $400 22
Said to have originated in the 18th c., this Spanish dance was made a 20th c. "classic" by Ravel
    $400 17
1st versions of these had a top which folded in 1/2; the modern style has 4 legs which fold under
    $600 9
It's the meaning of the "M.F.T." on packs of Lucky Strike cigarettes
    $600 14
Though the 13th Dalai Lama died in 1933, it wasn't until 1940 that this country got a 14th
    $600 4
Raking in 30 million people & $16 billion in bets in '86, this state claims to have nation's #1 tourist resort
    $600 23
The tempo marking "allegro non troppo" means "fast but not" this
    $600 18
The trend of having different upholstery for each season gave rise to these loose-fitted "disguises"
    DD: $600 10
Labor Dept. agency known as OSHA, it's set maximum exposure levels for asbestos & lead
    $800 15
He ruled Portugal as dictator for 36 years, 1932-1968
    $800 5
While Memphis is in Tennessee, West Memphis lies across the Mississippi in this state
    $800 24
Haydn said of this younger contemporary who died at 35, "...he stood far above me"
    $800 19
Thin folks might be able to sleep on this low bed on wheels while it's still stored under a larger bed
    $1000 11
An ex-slave who bought his freedom, Rev. Richard Allen founded this church, the A.M.E.
    $1000 16
King Michael ruled this E. European country during WWII, but was forced to abdicate in 1947
    $1000 6
The "Toledo War" was a dispute between these 2 states over 400 square miles along Lake Erie
    $1000 25
Examples of this form include "Elijah", "The Creation", & "The Messiah"
    $1000 20
The bark of this vinelike palm is used for caning chairs & the core for weaving wicker furniture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeri Howard Gary
$9,200 $4,200 -$1,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 cities that served as capitals of the U.S. while also serving as state capitals

Final scores:

Jeri Howard Gary
$9,200 $8,400 -$1,200
2-day champion: $12,800 2nd place: trip on Continental & stay at Princess Resort & Casino in the Bahamas 3rd place: Hotpoint refrigerator

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeri Howard Gary
$9,400 $4,500 -$1,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,700

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Game tape date: 1987-09-15
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