Show #610 - Friday, April 10, 1987


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Linda Christiano, a teacher from Alto Loma, California

Burton Boxerman, a retired teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

Chris Walkey, a jeweler originally from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Because this sense in mice is poor, they may enter a lighted room even if people are there
    $100 11
Of the Queen Elizabeth or QE2, the larger
    $100 17
A glazier in Australia had a young employee break these around town so he could repair them
    $100 4
About 70% of cultured pearls on the market today come from this country
    $100 12
In 1915, he became the 1st president to attend a World Series game
    $100 2
This tune by the Percy Faith Orchestra was the biggest instrumental single of the past 30 years
    $200 6
In Aesop's fable, a mouse's sharp little teeth help one of these
    $200 13
The 1st of these made in France was named the Nautilus
    $200 18
In 2 popular kid's books, Willy Wonka's profession
    $200 14
Clairol says more than 1/2 of the 35 million U.S. women who color their hair color it this color
    $200 3
The 3 rhyming adjectives that Nat King Cole used to describe "Those...Day of Summer"
    $300 7
Young mice are weaned at 3 weeks, & most start doing this in their 6th week
    $300 23
A Roman galley slave didn't work in the ship's kitchen but was used for this function
    $300 19
In October 1986, after holding down this post for 24 years, Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani was fired
    $300 15
At almost 76 million boxes, that was this was the top selling flavor of Jell-O in 1985
    $300 27
After breaking Maury Wills' stolen base record, he titled autobiography "Stealing is My Game"
    $300 5
Only animals mentioned in George Gershwin's "Summertime (An; the Livin' is Easy)"
    $400 10
Since house mice love to steal your food, it's appropriate that "mouse" comes from Sanskrit word for this
    $400 25
The 1st registered vessel powered by this was appropriately named the James Watt
    $400 20
From Latin for "to write", it's a professional copyist of documents
    $400 16
In the I.Q. Zoo at the L.A. County Fair, the chicken wins 8 out of 10 games of this
    $400 24
A 92-year-old fan of this team said in Oct. '86, "I've been 'waiting for next year' since 1918
    $400 8
Bryan Hyland hit which began, "Though we gotta say goodbye for the summer"
    $500 21
A mahout keeps & drives one of these
    DD: $400 22
Face value of the coins in 1986 U.S. proof set which the government sells for $11
    $500 26
The 2 National League team names which are also "clerical titles"
    $500 9
Title of the song in which The Happenings asked "or will I lose you to a summer love?"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Chris Burton Linda
$700 $100 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Burton Linda
$1,500 $800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
A female cat used for breeding can be given this royal name -- & not just "for a day"
    $200 22
In order to have Timothy accepted in the Jewish community, Paul performed this surgery on him
    $200 1
This rock star was Joan Rivers' very 1st guest on her "Late Show" debut
    $200 7
City with many nicknames that Carl Sandburg called "Hog Butcher for the World"
    $200 9
He published "The Jungle Book" in 1894, & its sequel, "The 2nd Jungle Book", in 1895
    $200 20
The saluki is the oldest kind known to man
    $400 23
Killing of cats in the Middle Ages because they were believed evil supposedly led to this disease
    $400 24
After dancing before Herod, Herodias' daughter said she wanted this brought to her on a dish
    DD: $800 2
His quartet's 1960 album containing the following became 1st jazz gold record: [instrumental music plays]
    $400 6
In "The Frisco Kid", Gene Wilder called it "The city where all the brothers love each other"
    $400 13
Though he had studied Greek, Latin & Hebrew, he wrote "Paradise Lost" in English
    $400 21
Country which issued the first postage stamp
    $600 25
Though all Manx cats are often called "rumpies", the real rumpy is the only 1 with this trait
    $600 28
In the Temptation, Satan suggested Jesus turn stones into this
    $600 4
This comedian's cracked psychiatrist character startled patients by blurting "Booga Booga!"
    $600 10
Its nicknames include "Cradle of Liberty" & "Hub of the Universe"
    $600 8
Of being dead, Quaker, or unmarried, what all the characters in the Spoon River Anthology are
    $600 16
His license plates read "Kinte"
    $800 26
Known only since the early 1960s, the domestic Scottish fold is named for these folded features
    $800 3
Producer who has given "Promises Promises" to B'way audiences as well as to 4 wives, 1 twice
    $800 11
Oklahoma's "Oil Capital of the World"
    $800 14
Title of Bernard Malamud's 1952 novel about Roy Hobbs, a baseball hero
    $800 17
Only President who was also student body president at Illinois' Eureka College
    DD: $500 27
2 of the 9 long-haired cat breeds now commonly recognized in the U.S.
    $1000 5
Movie producer who reportedly said no one else matched his success in adapting famous books
    $1000 12
In the 19th C., before "The West" had moved further west, this Ohio river city was "The Queen City of the West"
    $1000 15
Chapter 36 of his "Vanity Fair" is titled "How to Live Well on Nothing a Year"
    $1000 18
This inventor's middle names were Finley & Breese

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Burton Linda
$7,000 $4,400 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1977, James R. Schlesinger became the 1st person to hold this Cabinet position

Final scores:

Chris Burton Linda
$8,801 $8,800 $0
2-day champion: $14,801 2nd place: Emerson compact disc audio rack system + Galaxy carpeting 3rd place: Swintec electronic typewriter

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chris Burton Linda
$7,900 $4,400 $4,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
0 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1986-12-09
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