Show #657 - Tuesday, June 16, 1987


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Robin Ditzler, a homemaker from Poway, California

Dan Stewart, a college professor from Sligo, Pennsylvania

Meg Shreve, an attorney from Bolinas, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
All insects hatch from these
    $100 10
An old name for a strong ale, now it's usually preceded by "egg"
    $100 15
Busby, borsalino, boater
    $100 1
A 1965 Met performance of "Il Trovatore" had to be cancelled due to this famous power problem
    $100 5
Though inspired by 'The Six Million Dollar Man", it wasn't called "The Six Million Dollar Woman"
    $100 2
A type of boat motor
    $200 13
Mayflies live for a very short time because adult mayflies can't do this
    $200 12
During WWII, some Dutch reportedly avoided starvation by eating the flowers & bulbs of this plant
    $200 16
Carter, Day George, Bird Johnson Robb
    $200 14
While on a 1906 West Coast tour, the company survived this legendary disaster
    $200 6
"Good Times" was a spinoff from "Maude", which was a spinoff from this show
    $200 3
What you'd have to do to beat the fastest gun or best artist in the West
    $300 25
When male moths lose these sensory appendages, they lose all interest in female moths
    $300 28
From Italian for "salt", this type of sausage often uses meat that's seasoned with red wine
    $300 22
Bridget, Bonaventure, Boniface
    $300 17
In 1940, this "star-studded" oil co. began its Saturday sponsorship of Met radio broadcasts
    $300 7
Before they became sitcoms, Phyllis & Rhoda were characters on this series
    $300 4
You can plug your lava lite into it
    $400 26
These wasps are called the 1st papermakers because they build paper nests
    $400 29
Most Parisians wouldn't have the "Gaul" to serve this bread dish for breakfast
    $400 23
Essex, Franklin, Pierce-Arrow
    $400 18
Two great Italian tenors debuted at the Met on November 23, Pavarotti in 1968 & this singer in 1903
    $400 8
Before moving to their own show, "The Ropers" were the landlords on this sitcom
    $400 20
A pariah
    $500 27
An immature insect, or a lesser forest goddess
    $500 30
Flavor of cake used in making a sachertorte
    DD: $1,000 24
A ship, a violin, a nose
    $500 19
Including "Lohengrin", all Met operas in the 1st season were sung in these 2 Romance languages
    $500 9
With a twitch of her nose, she left "Bewitched" & got a show named after her
    $500 21
Frank, as one who calls a pariah a "pariah"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Meg Dan Robin
$1,300 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Dan Robin
$3,000 $2,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In 1818, Congress ordered these cut back from 15 to 13, and they've stayed that way since
    $200 26
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote " a field of battle, not a bed of" these
    $200 1
Louis Armstrong was born in this city which was the 1st center for what would be called jazz
    $200 7
First name in pseudonyms of 19th century female authors "Sand" & "Eliot"
    $200 21
Whether buying a Singapore sling in Singapore, or a Manhattan in Manhattan, you'd use bills called this
    $200 12
"You're ugly & your mother dresses you funny," for example
    $400 5
On Sept. 4, 1886, U.S. troops captured this Apache leader & deported him--to Florida
    $400 27
The "live flowers" in Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking Glass" have this amazing ability
    $400 2
Nickname shared by jazz greats Webb & Corea
    $400 17
40 inches tall, 19th c. entertainer Charles Sherwood Stratton was best known by this name
    $400 22
The "Indrailpass" lets you use all this country's trains, including the Rajdhani Express
    $400 13
An egghead
    $600 6
On July 27, 1909, he set a world record by staying aloft for 1 hour, 1 minute & 40 seconds
    $600 28
In "Hamlet", shortly after saying, "There is pansies, that's for thoughts", she drowns herself
    $600 3
He brought jazz into a new era with his song "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing"
    $600 18
His acting career ruined by a sex scandal, this rotund silent comic directed using name Will B. Goodrich
    $600 23
Fodor's says this is Mexico's #1 resort for international visitors & numero uno for Mexicans too
    $600 14
What you become when you drink far too much
    $800 8
In August 1958, the Nautilus made the 1st undersea crossing of this
    $800 29
In a 1974 film, Cyblll Shepherd played this florally-named Henry James heroine
    DD: $1,000 10
It's whom you'd expect to see on TV if you heard the following Vince Guaraldi jazz theme: [Instrumental "Linus and Lucy" plays]
    $800 19
Born Helen Louise Leonard, she was famous for singing & her 40 yr. relationship with Diamond Jim Brady
    $800 24
If you ask a waiter in Beijing "Qing gei wo yidiar cha" he'll bring you this
    $800 15
What you might get when you eat far too much
    $1000 9
On May 15, 1972, he was shot in a Laurel, Maryland shopping center
    DD: $800 30
Walt Whitman mourned Lincoln in his poem "When" these "Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd"
    $1000 11
Playboy called this trumpeter's "Kind of Blue" the best jazz album of all time
    $1000 20
Born Harry Gerguson in New York, this flamboyant L.A. restaurateur passed as a Russian prince
    $1000 25
The National Museum of Science & Technology in Milan is named after this man
    $1000 16
Impalpable, it's that vague something you can't quite put your finger on

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Dan Robin
$5,000 $6,600 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Besides Antarctica, the other 2 continents that have no communist countries

Final scores:

Meg Dan Robin
$9,999 $1,600 $600
3-day champion: $29,799 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Caribbean & stay at Hedonism II Resort 3rd place: Berkline Wallaway sofa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Meg Dan Robin
$5,800 $7,600 $5,600
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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