Show #648 - Wednesday, June 3, 1987

Eugene Finerman game 3.


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Alison Comey, a property manager from Brighton, Massachusetts

Drew Browning, a teacher from Dumfries, Virginia

Eugene Finerman, a writer from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's new to us.)
    $100 1
Name of the town of Bruges is derived from the more than 50 of these which cross its canals
    $100 14
A "Grasshopper" gets its green color from this mint liqueur
    $100 2
Mata Hari, & years later, her daughter, also a spy, both met their end in this fashion
    $100 26
Its state fish is the cod, & it has a Cape named Cod, too
    $100 7
Mode of transportation to which the 1957 western title "3:10 to Yuma" referred
    $100 11
Songwriter Jorge Ben claimed Rod Stewart used part of his song "Taj Mahal" in this #1 hit
    $200 3
Though not the largest city, it's the capital
    $200 16
U.S. city where Iron City beer is brewed
    $200 20
Stephen King's novella "The Body" was the source for this 1986 Rob Reiner film
    $200 27
This state could aptly top its state fish, the muskellunge, with its famous cheese
    $200 8
After the airplane in "Airplane!", Robert Hays went on to pilot this to safety in "Airplane II"
    $200 12
Titles of 2 hits began with these 4 words; the Lovin' Spoonful's ended w/"Magic", Huey Lewis' w/"Love"
    DD: $200 4
Statue seen here attributes Antwerp's name to a lad's slaying a giant & throwing this part into the river
    $300 17
Sweet wines whose labels say they're from Boone's Farm are really from these 2 brothers' "Farm"
    $300 21
Monster in Greek mythology who would eat you if you didn't answer her riddle right
    $300 28
The channel bass is the state fish of this "North"ern Southern state
    $300 9
It's what went down in 1978's "Gray Lady Down"
    $300 15
This song, not "I Want To Hold Your Hand", was the Beatles' 1st hit in England
    $400 5
Acronym for the economic union consisting of Belgium & the other 2 "Low Countries"
    $400 18
To make a lot of bullshot, you combine a lot of vodka with a lot of this
    $400 22
Joseph Conrad short novel containing the line "Mistah Kurtz - he dead"
    $400 10
An ad for this 1939 John Ford film read "A powerful story of 9 strange people"
    $400 24
Question asked by both The Contours & Dave Clark 5, "now that I can dance"
    $500 6
Happy to be free of French rule, Belgium gives annual gift to heirs of this English general
    $500 19
Larry Gatlin asked "Do they have" this brand of wine "in heaven? If they don't, who the hell wants to go?"
    $500 23
James Thurber wrote this "makes a male healthy, wealthy & dead"
    $500 13
In "Peggy Sue Got Married", Peggy Sue's dad surprises the family with this new car model
    $500 25
Love has kept The Captain & Tennille together so they could come up with this other #1 hit

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

Eugene Drew Alison
$1,000 $1,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Drew Alison
$1,700 $2,700 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A great beginning in...)
(Alex: And since we had SONGS THAT "DO" in Round 1...)
    $200 11
According to the Bible, these leaves were 1st in fashion
    $200 1
Our 1st divorced president
    $200 16
A "Grenadier" is a soldier particularly selected & trained to hurl these
    $200 21
Spanish for "weight", it's the basic monetary unit of Mexico
    $200 6
Statesman William Bryan's
    $200 17
1 of the 3 Top 10 hits by Elvis with the word "Don't" in the title
    $400 12
A ladder for climbing the side of a ship is named for this man who envisioned a ladder to Heaven
    $400 2
This President was the son of Theodore Roosevelt
    $400 27
Primary purpose of an incendiary device
    $400 22
Historic event commemorated on the back of the Susan B. Anthony dollar
    $400 7
Civil War general William Sherman's
    $400 18
It's what Kenny Rogers & Kim Carnes said you shouldn't do "with a dreamer"
    $600 13
Measurement that was length of man's arm from the elbow to the finger tips
    $600 3
The only one of our 1st 5 Presidents who was over 60 years old when 1st inaugurated
    $600 28
Devilish weapon seen in Grant Woods' painting "American Gothic"
    $600 23
Term for paper money issued for temporary or emergency use
    $600 8
Editor William Bryant's
    $600 19
David Soul's only song to break into the Top 40, in 1977 it skyrocketed to #1
    $800 14
Garden of Eden bordered on this river, on whose banks Babylon was later built
    $800 4
Not satisfied with siring 8 children by his 1st wife, this Virginian, our 10th Pres., had 7 by his 2nd
    $800 29
According to Newsweek, 2008 Tow antitank missiles & parts Hawk & Phoenix missiles
    DD: $800 25
Whether buying a macaroon in Cameroon or a bongo in the Congo, you'd use currency w/a basic unit called this
    DD: $1,600 9
Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's
    $800 20
After struggling for years to reach stardom, Thelma Houston finally made it in '77 with this #1 hit
    $1000 15
By falsely accusing him of attempted rape, Potiphar's wife got this man thrown into prison
    $1000 5
Some 2 years after he married Rachel, he found out she was legally married to another man
    $1000 30
This NHL team not only skates on blades, they have a type of blade in their name
    $1000 26
The currency of this Southern Hemisphere country whose name begins with "A" is the "Austral"
    $1000 10
Poet William Williams'
    $1000 24
After having "Wedding Bell Blues", husband & wife Billy Davis, Jr. & Marilyn McCoo hit #1 with this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eugene Drew Alison
$6,900 $6,700 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This continent currently has both the world's highest birthrate & the world's highest death rate

Final scores:

Eugene Drew Alison
$13,401 $13,400 $8,390
3-day champion: $28,301 2nd place: Harrison Furniture entertainment center + Zenith 9" color TV 3rd place: Olympia electronic typewriter

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eugene Drew Alison
$8,500 $6,800 $5,000
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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