Show #639 - Thursday, May 21, 1987

1987 Senior Tournament final game 1.


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Irene Grzywacz, a teacher originally from Connecticut

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

Zeke Sevilla, Jr., a criminal lawyer from Vienna, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Jefferson got only $2500 from Congress to finance their expedition--which ended up costing over $35,000
    $100 2
In "South Pacific" it's what Nellie was "gonna wash...right outa my hair"
    $100 16
Cities of Dublin, Cork & Limerick were all founded by these Scandinavian invaders
    $100 10
German speakers find it hard to understand Schwyzerdutsch, the variant of German spoken in this country
    $100 18
At age 16, this author of "Frankenstein" ran off with married poet Percy Bysshe Shelley
    $100 19
Mary Kelly, whose body was found in London in November 1888, was his last victim
    $200 3
Though his attempts to colonize Virginia failed, he was the one who named it that
    $200 6
In "Oklahoma!, it's what Ado Annie just "can't say"
    $200 17
This lottery, based on English & Irish horse races, was started in 1930 but discontinued in 1986
    DD: $500 11
Language in which the following, the 1st foreign language song to top Cash Box charts, is sung: “[Instrumental opening plays] Eh cumpari, ci vo sunari?
    $200 21
He played the Monster in the original 1931 "Frankenstein' & the Master in 1958's "Frankenstein-1970"
    $200 20
Last episode of this TV series was called "Goodbye, Farewell & Amen" & ran 2 1/2 hours
    $300 4
Wittingly or unwittingly, Zebulon Pike went exploring to help this 3rd VP take over part of the West
    $300 7
In both the song & name of the show, it's how far you can see "on a clear day"
    $300 23
Type of fuel which the Irish call "turf"
    $300 12
While the official language of this small NATO country is French, the most commonly spoke 1 is Letzeburgesch
    $300 22
In Mel Brooks "Young Frankenstein", Gene Wilder preferred this pronunciation of the name
    $300 26
On August 29, 1947 30-year-old Manolete fought 1 for the last time; he lost
    $400 5
In the 1770s, Capt. William Bligh served as chief officer on the ship Resolution under this English explorer
    $400 8
Show in which teens insisted, "We love you Conrad, oh yes we do..."
    $400 24
Tallest breed of dog, it always leads NYC's St. Patrick's Day parade
    $400 14
1 of 2 countries of Southern Africa whose official language is Portuguese
    $400 27
According to the book "The Last Time When", Feb. 30, 11 B.C. was the last time this happened
    $500 9
Cortes, who took Montezuma captive, said "We Spaniards suffer from a disease which only" this "can cure"
    $500 13
"Try to remember when life was so tender that no one wept except" this
    $500 25
He was famed for plays set in Dublin tenements, though none were produced before he was 43
    $500 15
Croats use the Roman alphabet while Serbs writing this same language use the Cyrillic
    $500 28
He married his 11th & last wife January 11, 1960

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Zeke Lee Irene
$1,500 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zeke Lee Irene
$2,300 $2,800 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Though the modern Olympics began in 1896, 1st time they could compete was 1900
    $200 10
For the 2nd Reagan Administration, James Baker & this man switched jobs
    $200 19
How New Yorkers refer to the N.Y. Zoological Park or how Sparky Lyle referred to the N.Y. Yankees
    $200 26
When this co-star died in 1966, Desi Arnaz took out a full-page ad saying "Buenos noches amigo!"
    $200 3
If your party invitation says BYOB, you're expected to do this
    $200 15
Wally Moon was famous for "moon shots" in this sport
    $400 2
Co-starring with Charlie Chaplin at age 6, this kid was 1st child to earn $1 million by his own efforts
    $400 11
Born during this Republican's administration, Sen. Everett M. Dirksen was given this middle name
    $400 20
Only zoo ever established by an act of Congress
    $400 27
Occupation of The Odd Couple's Oscar Madison
    $400 4
Expect quarts of milk to be brought to a BYOB party by members of this W.C.T.U., this organization
    $400 16
In a huge Madison Square Garden wedding, 4150 of his followers were paired off by this Korean-born preacher
    $600 8
The 1st was played at West Point, November 29, 1890
    $600 13
Son-in-law of a previous Minority Leader, he became Senate Majority leader in 1981
    $600 21
This king's zoo may have included the apes & peacocks he brought to Israel
    $600 28
A physically correct male baby doll was named for this "All in the Family" character
    DD: $1,500 5
Ironically, initials J.D. can stand for either of these 2 contrasting legal terms
    $600 17
In Longfellow's poem, Hiawatha was raised by this "Daughter of the Moon"
    $800 9
In 1815, inventor John L. McAdam laid the 1st of these that are named for him
    DD: $1,500 14
He received 2nd-highest total of popular votes ever in a U.S. presidential election
    $800 22
This London Park has a lake with rowboats as well as the city's zoo
    $800 29
This long-time friend & Vaudeville partner was a regular on Jimmy Durante's variety show
    $800 6
It was formerly known as the GPU & then the NKVD
    $800 18
In popular Frank Willard comic, this character's full 1st name was Moonshine
    $1000 12
In 1948, this British company became 1st to offer 4-wheel-drive cars, not jeeps, to the public
    $1000 24
In 1953, Frances & Oliver Bolton of Ohio, ages 67 & 35, became 1st to serve in Congress who were this
    $1000 23
World's oldest existing zoo is on the the grounds of this city's Schonbrunn Palace
    $1000 7
If you're reading the RSV, you're reading this
    $1000 25
These 4 girls provided vocal backup for Vaughn Monroe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zeke Lee Irene
$11,000 $4,800 -$200

Final Jeopardy! Round

The most populous city in the world south of the equator is this one in South America

Final scores:

Zeke Lee Irene
$9,801 $5,800 -$200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zeke Lee Irene
$10,100 $4,800 $1,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1987-02-11
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