Show #637 - Tuesday, May 19, 1987

1987 Senior Tournament semifinal game 2.


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Bill Ward, a resort manager from Kailua, Hawaii

Frank Dillon, a part-time high school sports writer originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Irene Grzywacz, a teacher originally from Connecticut

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
From its inception, the Miss America Pageant has been held in this city
    $100 26
The skeleton of an insect is called an exoskeleton because it's located here
    $100 16
Term for dipping food in beaten eggs, then in crumbs
    $100 11
After she sang "True Love" in "High Society", the song lost an Oscar but then she won a crown
    $100 18
In the nursery rhyme, it's the bridge that "is falling down"
    $100 6
Entering at age 10 & taking 1 month to graduate, William Thompson was youngest student in this type of school
    $200 2
1955 pageant saw premiere of song "There She Is, Miss America" & this man as emcee
    $200 17
Grain used to make hominy grits & hush puppies
    DD: $500 12
Celestial songs losing '36 Oscars included "A Melody from the Sky", "When Did You Leave Heaven" & this: [Piano instrumental plays]
    $200 19
While this San Francisco bridge isn't world's longest, it has the tallest towers
    $200 7
Tho he was not even in his teens, Italians called Benedict IX "Papa" when he assumed this office
    $300 3
Miss America 1987, Tennessee's Kellye Cash, is a grandniece of this celebrity
    $300 21
"Hase" in hasenpfeffer is the meat of this animal
    $300 13
Though it lost the 1963 Oscar, this "Theme from Mondo Cane" became BMI's all-time 2nd most played song
    $300 20
With 220, Pennsylvania has more of this historic type of bridge than any other state
    $300 8
In 1979, Marcus Hooper of England, a 12-years-old, became youngest person to swim this body of water
    $400 4
Miss America 1971 who became a pioneer woman sportscaster on the Emmy-winning "NFL Today"
    $400 22
Jelly, honey, milk or butter can be used for this, which gives a dish a smooth, glasslike finish
    $400 14
1934 nominees "Love in Bloom" & "The Carioca" are the only 2 songs which share this distinction
    $400 24
Currently, bridge with longest suspension in the world crosses River Humber at Hull, in this country
    $400 9
Though youngest of Jesse's 8 sons, he was the only 1 to become King of Israel
    $500 5
Shortly after winning the crown in 1944, she appeared as a piano soloist at Carnegie Hall
    $500 23
"Coeur a la creme" is a dessert of whipped cream cheese molded into this shape
    $500 15
1954 holiday film which produced the Oscar-losing "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep"
    $500 25
Virginia's 17 1/2 mile long bridge-tunnel complex takes U.S. Highway 13 across this body of salt water
    $500 10
Though under the constitutionally-required age of 30, in 1806 Henry Clay took this office

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

Irene Frank Bill
$2,500 $100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Irene Frank Bill
$4,400 $700 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
A.S. Denny's invention of this steam organ in the 1850s created quite a circus atmosphere
    $200 16
Washington, D.C. street that connects the Capitol & the White House
    $200 6
On June 6, 1816, 10 inches of this fell on New England
    $200 19
The new Tiffany's jewelry store in London opens at 8 a.m. every Friday to serve this
    $200 1
Thomas Bowdler was famous for deleting the "obscenities" in this playwright's works
    $200 9
Guinness lists 57-year-old Mrs. Ruth Kistler as oldest woman in modern times to have done this
    $400 14
In the Chipmunks, it's Alvin's instrument, & he had a hit song with it in 1959
    $400 17
In song about "that toddling town", it's Chicago's "great street"
    $400 7
On June 18, 1983, history was made when the 1st American woman ever visited here
    $400 20
This head of Occidental Petroleum has gone into a joint venture with the people who make Arm & Hammer
    $400 2
In "The Rape of the Lock", the "Lock" refers to this
    $400 10
"Most people are dead at my age," said this oldest baseball manager in National League history
    $600 18
Instrument with strings & pedals that you tilt towards you to play
    $600 28
New York street synonymous with the women's apparel industry
    DD: $1,000 8
Sources vary on # of soldiers killed in this battle, but they all agree it was on June 25, 1876
    $600 21
GMAC was giving out 2.9% auto loans in 1986; its initials stand for this
    $600 3
During the series of books, this C.S. Forester seafarer rose to the rank of admiral
    $600 15
In 1984, the Sterns, 97 & 91, became oldest couple to do this, giving Zsa Zsa a record to shoot for
    $800 24
Type of bassoon which sounds 1 octave lower than a regular bassoon
    $800 12
Ex-Austrian archduke, ex-Mexican emperor, executed June 19, 1867
    $800 22
M.J. Holloway & Company introduced this candy in 1926
    $800 4
Among this author's title characters are "Adam Bede" & "Silas Marner"
    $800 26
Oldest non-human mammal on record, "Modoc", who lived to age 78, was 1 of these
    $1000 25
Odd but "enchanting" job with which a tiktiri player is associated
    $1000 13
King George VI munched on hot dogs in June 1939 at a picnic given by this couple
    $1000 23
The product war discussed in Roger Enrico's "The Other Guy Just Blinked" involved these 2 companies
    $1000 5
For her diminutive size, William Dorrit's daughter Amy was nicknamed this
    $1000 27
State capital that's oldest city in U.S. west of the Mississippi

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Irene Frank Bill
$5,800 $1,700 $5,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Language in which the famous Gutenberg Bibles were printed

Final scores:

Irene Frank Bill
$199 $0 $0
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Irene Frank Bill
$6,800 $1,400 $5,700
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1987-02-11
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