Show #687 - Tuesday, September 8, 1987


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Tom Facelle, a physician originally from White Plains, New York

Brenda Berstler, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ken Higgins, a woodworker from Anchorage, Alaska (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,550)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
This part of a peacock is about 5 times as long as his body
    $100 18
The plural of fungus
    $100 1
A congressional committee investigated this man in 1912 because of the financial power he was wielding
    $100 2
In late 19th c. football games it was worth 1 point, then 2, not 6 like today
    $100 13
Mississippi's population has a larger proportion of this ethnic group than any other state
    $100 26
If you take a head count, you'll find only 2 of this king's 6 wives lost theirs
    $200 16
Auks swim using their feet as a rudder & these as paddles
    $200 19
Part of your book, or part of your back
    $200 7
Chuck Barris saved the footage of this panelist ripping open her blouse for "The Gong Show Movie"
    $200 3
For boxing, it usually measures 18-20 ft. square
    $200 15
On Jan. 9, 1861, Mississippi became the 2nd state to do this
    $200 12
On this Disneyland ride, a headhunter offers 2 of his heads for 1 of yours
    $300 17
In winter, a male emperor penguin does not eat for 2 months while he's keeping this warm
    DD: $500 23
Title of the following hit which spun up to No. 1 in 1969: "First time that I saw you, girl / I knew that I just had to make you mine"
    $300 8
This doctor began his comic strip practice in 1948
    $300 4
On Feb. 24, 1987, for the 1st time in his career, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored this many points on 1 shot
    $300 20
Over 55% of the land in Mississippi is covered by these
    $300 11
It's said this man's wife would pull his head out of a bag & ask, "Have you met Sir Walter?"
    $400 29
In falconry, this is removed from a falcon only after the game has been sighted
    $400 24
The fruit of the Mangifera indica tree
    $400 9
1 of the 2 women who have starred on "Dallas" who fit the category
    $400 5
The Spanish embassy says that it is customary for these sports figures to retire at age 40
    $400 21
Of Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, or Jeb Stuart, the one that is not a county in Mississippi
    $400 27
Some said her prince came to claim her from Copenhagen Harbor, but only got away with her head
    $500 30
Most birds are diurnal, which literally means this
    $500 25
Tangle removed by the teeth of a comb, or to growl while baring the teeth
    $500 10
He's back as Bill Gannon in the new "Dragnet" feature
    $500 6
The top class for international race cars
    $500 22
Though nicknamed for a neighboring state, this author was actually a native of Mississippi
    $500 28
To "Teach" this pirate named Edward a lesson, his head was stuck on the bowsprit of a ship

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ken Brenda Tom
$200 $300 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Brenda Tom
$1,000 $2,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This term for nonphysical love comes from the Greek philosopher who taught such a concept
    $200 2
Lucy Webb Hayes was the 1st first lady with this academic distinction
    $200 3
1962's racy Roman romp in which Zero Mostel played a "social zero" -- a slave
    $200 18
The state animal of South Dakota, known for chasing New Mexico's state bird, the roadrunner
    $200 9
Your coccyx's nickname
    $400 22
Ancient Egyptians thought all specimens of this beetle, which they considered sacred, were male
    $400 6
When he died suddenly in office in 1923, rumors said his wife Florence had poisoned him
    $400 4
Based on a Fellini film, the Gwen Verdon hit attracted "big spenders" to the box office
    $400 20
This animal is the state fossil of Nebraska, tusk, tusk
    $400 13
At "The Camptown Races", "I'll bet my money on" this
    DD: $500 23
2 of the 5 earliest Roman emperors, all of whom called themselves "Caesar" after Julius
    $600 10
When Cleveland was single, Rose Elizabeth Cleveland, this relative, served as his first lady
    $600 16
"April is the cruelest month," begins "The Waste Land", his poem dedicated to Ezra Pound
    $600 5
According to its title, where Bernadette Peters & the other "Dames" were in the 1968 musical
    $600 21
The commonwealth beverage of Massachusetts, you can sip it in the ocean spray at Cape Cod
    $600 14
Mike Collins, Ron Collins or Tom Collins
    $800 24
War between Athens & Sparta, its name derives from peninsula on which Sparta was located
    $800 11
She was instrumental in drafting the United Nations' Declaration of Human Rights
    $800 17
Because she "could not stop for death", death "kindly stopped for" her, in 1886
    $800 7
Replacing Cleo Laine in "The Mystery of Edwin Drood", this "Hot Lips" showed off her hot pipes
    $800 26
This Revolutionary War spy was made state hero of Connecticut in 1985
    $800 15
Part of a canal lock, or what you should never do to the car in front of you
    $1000 25
Legend says Archimedes saved his city, Syracuse, but setting attacking Roman ships afire after using these
    DD: $500 12
Of our 1st 4 presidents, the only 1 who was his wife's 1st husband
    $1000 19
anyone lived in a pretty how town, but this poet lived in Cambridge, Paris, NYC & New Hampshire
    $1000 8
"Coco" was the 1st Broadway musical for both composer Andre Previn & this star, who played Chanel
    $1000 27
The beignet, featured at New Orleans' Cafe Du Monde, is this state object of Louisiana
    $1000 28
The conclusion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Brenda Tom
$2,700 $11,500 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 56 people to sign the Declaration, the greatest number, 9, represented this state

Final scores:

Ken Brenda Tom
$0 $10,500 $2,199
3rd place: Ducane 2002 gas grill + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version New champion: $10,500 2nd place: Admiral refrigerator & Multipure drinking water system + Jeopardy! box game or computerized version

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Brenda Tom
$3,200 $11,800 $3,800
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1987-06-15
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