Show #647 - Tuesday, June 2, 1987

Eugene Finerman game 2.


Rob Thais, a teacher from Los Angeles, California

Pat Neilsen, a personnel administrator from Gales Ferry, Connecticut

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And this is for the Billboard Pop chart.)
    $100 1
With oldest evidence of humanlike beings, this continent has been called "birthplace of the human race"
    $100 5
1 of 5 #1 hits for the Four Seasons
    $100 11
A 3-year-old taking her ballet lessons looks cute in 1 of these; so does a 23-year-old
    $100 18
During May in this state, you can attend "the 50th state fair"
    $100 6
A swig of gummiberry juice increases the "boundability" of these bears that started out as candies
    $100 23
In December 1986, the Reagans sent some 125,000 of these, featuring a water color of the East Room
    $200 2
It wasn't until 1879 that one of these from prehistoric times was discovered on a cave wall
    $200 7
1 of the 4 #1 hits for Bobby Vinton
    $200 12
'Nickname of '62 Mets catcher Clarence Coleman & engineer Charlie in '60s "Good & Plenty" ads
    $200 19
Capri's colorful cave
    $200 16
After stealing the show on "Huckleberry Hound", this picnic basket thief got his own series
    $200 24
Of who, what, when, where or why, 1st word of the Declaration of Independence
    $300 3
This best-known early form of modern man 1st appeared about 35,000 B.C.
    $300 8
1 of 3 #1 hits for Roberta Flack
    $300 13
Before a home run has "gone" into the seats, announcer Mel Allen says "That ball is..."
    $300 20
If you have a favorite chateau, odds are it's in this central French valley famous for chateaux
    $300 28
Recent research has reclassified this black & white Walter Lantz character as a bear... again
    $300 25
It's solidified milk fat that was coagulated by agitation
    $400 4
The first animal to have been domesticated
    $400 9
1 of 2 #1 hits for The Doors
    $400 14
Director Paul Newman got an outstanding performance from wife Joanne Woodward as this spinster
    $400 21
2 of the better hotels in this country are the Yak & Yeti, & the Everest Sheraton
    $400 26
By the 11th c. the motte-&-bailey form of these buildings was widely prevalent
    $500 17
The Chalcolithic Age is named for this, the 1st metal discovered by man
    $500 10
Only #1 hit for Kim Carnes
    DD: $500 15
It's both the title what Lee Dorsey calls his girl in the following song:

"It may sound funny, but I don't believe she's comin', oh, oh /
Baby hurry, don't make me worry, oh, oh /
Yeah, baby, hurry, don't make me worry, oh, oh..."
    $500 22
Junglelike in vegetation, this park is largest remaining subtropical wilderness in U.S.
    $500 27
Lewis Carroll coined this word by blending "chuckle" & "snort"

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

Eugene Pat Rob
$600 $100 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Pat Rob
$1,400 $200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The word in this answer which is the most commonly used word in written English
    $200 16
The continous body of water sometimes called "the world ocean" is made up of the Atlantic, Pacific & this
    $200 6
James Fenimore Cooper was wrong; some 900 members of this tribe presently live in Connecticut
    $200 20
Vyrene, Numa, & Lycra are trade names of this fiber that allows one to stretch easily in stretch class
    $200 11
"Dinosaur" comes from Greek words "deinos" meaning "terrible" & "sauros" meaning this
    $200 22
Carol Heiss, who starred in one title role in "Snow White & the 3 Stooges", also starred in this sport
    $400 2
Many adjectives can become adverbs with the addition of these 2 letters
    $400 17
Travelling the entire length of the Colorado, you begin in Colorado & end up in this body of water
    $400 7
The land which became this NYC borough was obtained from the Canarsee Indians
    $400 21
The application of starch or other stiffeners to a fabric, regardless if it's small, medium, or large
    $400 12
Dinosaur National Monument lies in Colorado & this neighboring state
    $400 24
1st American woman ever to win an individual Olympic gold medal in gymnastics
    $600 3
"The story of English" on PBS says English is the medium for 80% of info stored in these worldwide
    $600 18
In France you can take barge rides down the Nivernais, Bourgogne, & the Midi, which are these
    DD: $1,000 8
Of 7, 18 or 26, number of U.S. states that have Indian names
    $600 25
World Book says because of its beauty, this natural fiber is often called "the queen of fibers"
    $600 13
1 of 2 purposes probably served by the double rows of bony plates on the back of Stegosaurus
    DD: $1,800 4
The 2 newest letters of the English alphabet are these, derived from & following the 9th & 21st
    $800 19
A heavy object dropped into this deepest ocean trench would take over an hour to hit bottom
    $800 9
A supporter of Indian rights, Davy Crockett tried to stop forced "Trail of Tears" removal of this tribe
    $800 14
It's now widely held that dinosaurs are more closely related to these animals than to today's reptiles
    $1000 5
Guinness lists longest English palindromic word as this word meaning "one who separates again"
    $1000 23
In El Greco's "A View from Toledo", this longest river on the Iberian Peninsula is in the forefront
    $1000 10
Member of 1 of the tribes of the Iroquois, or a philosopher of ancient Rome
    $1000 15
Scientists divide dinosaurs into 2 groups based on the structure of the joints here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Pat Rob
$4,400 $600 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 106 elements, the greatest #, incl. aluminum & silicon, were identified in this century

Final scores:

Eugene Pat Rob
$8,800 $100 $1,999
2-day champion: $14,900 3rd place: rattan Action recliner from Land 2nd place: trip to the Bahamas

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eugene Pat Rob
$5,800 $1,100 $5,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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