Show #547 - Tuesday, January 13, 1987


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Janet Weymouth, a professional mother from Newport News, Virginia

Mark Winburne, a copywriter from Memphis, Tennessee

Sharon Miyasato, an attorney from Oakland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
Originally intended for lab use, his burner advanced gas lighting technology
    $100 13
It puts the kick in Welsh Rabbit
    $100 1
When this partner died in 1959, Bud Abbott was suing him for unpaid royalties
    $100 7
In Wagner's "Ring Cycle", a coveted ring made of this allows its owner to rule the world
    $100 6
L.A. Times says more NBA coaches were born in this N.Y. borough than any other U.S. city
    $100 2
This traditional form of punishment may be a major reason for excessive violence in U.S.
    $200 18
In 1877, to carry meat to France, the "Frigorifique" became 1st ship equipped with this
    $200 14
Lying north of Burgundy & east of Paris, this region turns its black pinot noir grapes into sparkling wines
    $200 3
Yoko Ono said it was these 4 who "broke up the Beatles"
    $200 8
Of tragic, comic, or dramatic, the style of "Opera Buffa"
    $200 10
Born in Panama, this former Angels 1st baseman considers himself Jewish
    $200 5
So that a playpen isn't regarded as a prison, a baby should get used to it before he learns to do this
    $300 19
Gasoline engines commonly use a fuel injector or this to mix fuel & air
    $300 4
While stranded on an island, this "Baby Doll" bit the head off a lizard & drank its "juice"
    $300 9
"La Sonnambula" is about a lady whose presence in the wrong man's bedroom is merely a case of this
    $300 11
Of calfskin, goatskin, or horsehide, covering used on jai alai balls
    $300 25
Of often, occasionally, or never, how often a child should be allowed to sleep with parents in their bed
    $400 20
This alloy was cast into tools even before 3000 B.C.
    $400 15
His ex-wife Anna Kashfi wrote that this "Sayonara" star made her dress like a geisha & wait on him
    $400 21
At the end of Mozart's opera of the same name, this famous lover is dragged into hell by a statue
    $400 12
Surprisingly, Encyclopedia International says Aussies took up this sport 30 years before the Swiss
    $400 26
When washing diapers, this shouldn't be used, as it leaves a coating which decreases absorbency
    DD: $600 22
To keep son from falling off his tricycle, veterinarian John Dunlop improved the tires this way
    $500 23
In "Please Don't Shoot My Dog", this child star said he was 17 when Joan Crawford seduced him
    $500 24
NBC's Italian maestro who, at age 19, replaced an unpopular conductor & did "Aida" from memory
    $500 16
Number worn by Sandy Koufax, O.J. Simpson, & Magic Johnson

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

Sharon Mark Janet
$100 $800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Mark Janet
$1,300 $2,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Don't we all?)
    $200 21
While flora refers to the plants of a certain region or time, this word refers to the animals
    $200 2
The evil queen in "Snow White" was obsessed with the beauty opinions of this household object
    $200 7
From atop the Danube Tower in this city, one can see the Spanish Riding School
    $200 16
This "Little Chickadee" got thrown in jail for "Sex", a 1926 play she not only starred in, but wrote
    $200 11
Alicia Bridges sang, "I love the nightlife, I've got to" do this
    $200 1
The degree
    $400 22
Mosquitoes will only lay their eggs in or near this
    $400 3
He was Philip II of Spain in "Fire over England" but was more famous for playing Lincoln
    DD: $400 8
Continent on which you'd find 2nd-largest French-speaking city in the world
    $400 17
She wrote "Out of the Dark" & "Teacher: Anne Sullivan Macy" about the woman who led her out of the dark
    $400 12
After this "Disco Queen" recorded "I Will Survive", she never had another hit
    $400 26
Passage which connects the Pacific Ocean to the Arctic Ocean
    $600 23
If you see a gibbon brachiating, you're watching him do this
    $600 4
The French or the Egyptian actor cast as Austrian Crown Prince Rudolf in '36 & '68 versions of "Mayerling"
    $600 9
Glass collectors might bring home some Kosta Boda or Orrefors crystal from this country
    $600 18
Baroness Blixen never ran "out of" pen names using "Osceola" before & "Pierre Andrezel" after this one
    $600 13
Disco singer who traded in her childhood nickname, "Bubbles", for "Champagne"
    $600 27
Cary Grant & Shirley Temple were "The Bachelor & ..." her
    $800 24
In "A Native Diary", this author of "Watership Down" recorded stories of his daily rambles
    $800 5
Robert Morley tried to have his cake & eat it, too, as this king in "Marie Antoinette"
    $800 10
If you want to retrace Andy & Fergie's honeymoon, hop on the "Britannia" & cruise these Port. islands
    $800 19
"Life with Jackie" was Irving Mansfield's memoir of this best-selling wife
    $800 14
Some called it "Dueling Divas" when Summer & Streisand recorded this disco duet in 1979
    $800 28
Noel Coward play about the haunting of a man by his 1st wife while he lives with his 2nd
    $1000 6
Dressed in men's clothes, Garbo played not a drag queen but this Swedish queen
    $1000 25
What any of the 3 letters stand for in the French airline, UTA
    $1000 20
Feminist author of "The Female Eunuch", she married 1 of Cosmopolitan's 1st nude male centerfolds
    DD: $1,000 15
Beethoven might well have rolled over hearing the music set to a disco beat on this album:
    $1000 29
U.S. military decoration, instituted in 1944, awarded for heroism

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Mark Janet
$8,100 $6,600 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 10 largest cities in population in the U.S., 3 are in this state

Final scores:

Sharon Mark Janet
$2,999 $2,500 $2
2-day champion: $16,998 2nd place: Windjammer Bahamas Barefoot cruise 3rd place: Panasonic color monitor receiver

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sharon Mark Janet
$8,100 $8,200 $1,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
4 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1986-10-14
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