Show #635 - Friday, May 15, 1987

1987 Senior Tournament quarterfinal game 5.


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Lee Saunders, a part-time textbook editor from Orlando, Florida

Jane Weaver, a registered nurse originally from Minnesota

Phil Stehle, a production control supervisor from Seneca, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Lauren Bacall said "He cried at every one of his own weddings--& with good reason"
    $100 8
The best known "Longhorns" in Austin attend this
    $100 13
Where "I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus"
    $100 1
It's soccer's equivalent to sailing's America's Cup
    $100 7
Of growing or declining in number, what Germany's population is presently doing
    $100 20
Just ask Porky Pig if the meaning of this flower isn't "you soothe me"
    $200 16
What Richard Grafton was talking about in 1570 when he concluded with "all the rest have 31"
    DD: $500 9
College in whose Sorin Hall Michael & John Shea wrote the following in 1908:
[instrumental music plays]
    $200 14
A popular chocolate syrup, "Mommy puts it in my milk for extra energy"
    $200 3
As Venus was the Roman god of love, she was the Greek
    $200 27
In East Germany, study of this foreign language is compulsory from 5th grade on
    $200 21
Not only do some say it means "welcome", this yellow flower is one of the first to welcome spring
    $300 17
When Horace Greeley said it, he continued with "& grow up with the country"
    $300 10
Some scenes in "The Exorcist" take place & were shot at this D.C. university
    $300 15
Stepping on Elvis' blue suede shoes wouldn't show as much as stepping on these, Pat Boone's trademark
    $300 4
As pressing valves changes a trumpet's tones, pressing these changes a saxophone's
    $300 22
Fittingly, this creeping vine means "I cling"
    $400 18
Architect Le Corbusier said this "is a machine for living in"
    $400 11
To end confusion with African maned lion, this school sports a 13-ton statue of a Nittany lion
    $400 25
The slogan said Carnation evaporated milk came from this kind of cow
    $400 5
By law our VP presides over the Senate; by custom Britain's deputy PM usually leads this group
    $400 23
This flower means both "faithfulness" & "loneliness" because no one will pick it to dance
    $500 19
Order George Pope Morris gave to the woodman
    $500 12
Originally endowed by philanthropist Peter Cooper, this NYC private college is still tuition-free
    $500 26
Stars of "Life is Worth Living" & "Texaco Star Theater", which faced off for TV ratings on Tuesdays in 1952
    $500 6
As Lyons is this to France, so Chicago is to the U.S.
    $500 24
Though a red rose stands for "love", this color rose means "worthy of love"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Phil Jane Lee
$900 -$100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Jane Lee
$2,000 $1,400 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
For M.L. King Jr. Day in '87, each state tolled its replica of this, while the original was symbolically rung
    $200 18
This term for a pirate comes from the cooking grill they used, the "boucan"
    $200 9
Sec'y of Labor & later of the Treasury under Nixon, he's now Sec'y of State under Reagan
    $200 1
Tight shoes will do this to your toes as pince-nez glasses do it to your nose
    $200 23
It's a vent in the earth's crust from which gasses, pyroclastic material & lava come out
    $200 10
Among the "sly' steps in this, the most popular ballroom dance, are the magic & the box
    $400 7
Edward VII Park & St. George's Castle sound like they should be in London, but they're in this Iberian capital
    $400 19
In a 1935 film, Errol Flynn played this pirate created by Rafael Sabatini
    $400 12
With John Foster Dulles mortally ill, this President appointed Christian Herter Sec'y of State
    $400 3
From Arabic for "a forbidden place", it's a section of a Muslim house usually forbidden to men
    DD: $500 25
Along with amorphous carbon, which includes coal, 1 of the other 2 forms of the element carbon
    $400 11
This line dance of Afro-Cuban origin had bursts of popularity in the U.S. in the '30s & '40s
    $600 8
San Francisco threw tourists a curve when it considered closing this curvy street in January 1987
    $600 20
It was the only Gilbert & Sullivan opera to be performed in New York before London
    DD: $1,000 13
2 Presidents under whom William Seward, who arranged the Alaska Purchase, served
    $600 4
An athletic contest, a perfect counterpart, or a fire starter
    $600 26
Herodotus reasoned that Egypt's fertile soil was deposited by this annual event
    $600 24
Originating in South American brothels, this dramatic dance was exported to Europe in 1907
    $800 16
On this city's Piazza Dante you can visit the Casa Cristoforo Colombo
    $800 21
Though Shakespeare didn't tell us so, in 75 B.C. pirates kidnapped this man & held him for ransom
    $800 14
This FDR appointee held the office longer than anyone else, nearly 12 years
    $800 5
It describes an unsheathed sword, a finished sketch, or a haggard look
    $800 27
A sedimentary rock composed of rounded fragments, or a big diverse company
    $800 29
Ballroom dance developed from the "weller", a German peasant dance, & the "landler" an Austrian dance
    $1000 17
You'll find the key to this French landmark at Mt. Vernon, but its hated walls were torn down in 1789
    $1000 22
Now pictured in rum ads, he was commander of English forces in Jamaica
    $1000 15
Our 1st, he resigned because he felt the President was favoring his arch-rival, Hamilton
    $1000 6
Word which precedes jump, cloth, ax, & in our case, cast
    $1000 28
As astrobleme is an ancient mark on the earth's surface that was produced by this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Jane Lee
$7,600 $3,400 $3,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

New York City borough named for Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II of England

Final scores:

Phil Jane Lee
$7,200 $5,800 $6,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phil Jane Lee
$7,200 $3,400 $3,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 1987-02-10
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