Show #656 - Monday, June 15, 1987

Missing challenger introductions.


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Maryellen Cyr, a registered nurse from Boston, Massachusetts

Mikel Borg, a firefighter from Austin, Texas

Meg Shreve, an attorney from Bolinas, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
In the Rub-al-Khali Desert, these windblown embankments reach heights up to 300 feet
    $100 1
Highest court that can interpret U.S. constitutional law
    $100 6
Unlike most other vaccines, the Sabin polio vaccine is taken this way
    $100 16
In the '20s, women often wore a "flattener" to play down this
    $100 5
Of Tammette, Wynette, or Spraynette, Tammy Wynette's original middle name
    $100 2
In 1968, pro basketball's Hawks flew their coop in St. Louis & landed in this city
    $200 19
Some crab spiders lie in wait on yellow or white flowers since they can do this to avoid being seen
    $200 3
The original staff of this gov't dept. created in 1862 included a gardener & department head Isaac Newton
    $200 7
Of an osteopath, podiatrist or chiropractor, the 1 who can't write you a prescription
    $200 17
At a Hollywood benefit last year, Teddy Ruxpin was seen wearing this type of formalwear
    $200 25
Name under which Stefanie Federkiewicz took "Hart"
    $200 12
Formerly the Kansas City Scouts, then the Colorado Rockies, they're now this N.J. NHL entry
    $300 22
About 11,500 feet in the Rockies, it's the point beyond which full-sized trees cannot grow
    $300 4
Attempts to end the spoils system were made after this president was killed by a disappointed office seeker
    $300 8
Called the "kissing sickness", it especially afflicts teenagers
    $300 18
Some types of these are leg-of-mutton,
parachute, & raglan
    $300 28
Of Roger Moore, Garry Moore or Sir Thomas More, the 1 whose real name was Thomas Garrison Morfit
    $300 13
Though now in St. Louis, until 1960 the football Cardinals of the NFL played for this city
    $400 23
Time-Life says before 1600, American Indians used to do this to forests to flush out game
    $400 20
Term for number of legislative members needed to conduct business
    $400 9
This narcotic has been widely used as a cough suppressant
    $400 26
In 1966, Dior introduced long coats inspired by this Omar Sharif film
    $400 29
Charlie Chaplin married this "Modern Times" co-star, whose real name was Marion Levy
    $400 14
When Wilt Chamberlain first joined the Warriors, they played in this city
    $500 24
In wetlands, these simple plants form the base of all food chains
    $500 21
In 1976, they became the 1st VP candidates to debate on TV
    DD: $300 10
Illness you can catch that's mentioned in the following song:

"What do you get when you fall in love?
A guy with a pin to burst your bubble / That's what you get for all your trouble..."
    $500 27
The length of this Spanish head covering used to depend on, whether a woman was married, single or a widow
    $500 15
While the Mariners are the present Seattle A.L. baseball club, the original one there was this

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

Meg Mikel Maryellen
$1,100 $0 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Mikel Maryellen
$3,900 $1,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Officially, he was general-in-chief of all Confederate forces for only 9 weeks
    $200 16
"When there is freedom, there will be no state," said this founder of the Soviet state
    $200 6
An emergency could be a matter of this
    $200 8
Term for the moment when the Sun's "upper limb" disappears below the horizon
    $200 21
Daphne du Maurier reportedly said, "Writers should be read, but neither seen nor" this
    $200 1
Disney's 1st hit song, it helped make "The 3 Little Pigs" 1 of the most popular animated short subjects ever
    $400 27
The unusual relationship of Private Keith Blalock to his messmate, alias Private "Sam" Blalock
    $400 17
It was at the 20th Communist Party Congress in 1956 that 1st party secretary Khrushchev denounced him
    $400 7
From Greek for "word", it's a dictionary full of words
    $400 9
To Moon voyagers, Earth appears to be this color
    $400 22
Max Shulman's advice to aspiring authors is:
"Seek truth & marry" this
    $400 2
The Elegants' 1958 #1 hit, "Little Star" begins with this question
    $600 28
This state was the original "Dixieland", reportedly named for French word "Dix" on its $10 bills
    $600 18
In Russia it can mean either a grandmother or the headscarf she wears
    $600 10
In Bartlett's quotations, there are more citings under this word than any other starting with "L"
    $600 13
This constellation's 7 main stars are called "The Plough" in Britain & "the Big Dipper" in U.S.
    $600 23
Herman Wouk said these "returns are the most imaginative fictions being written today"
    $600 3
Showing persistence, it's what "each night", Dion asked "the stars up above"
    $800 19
Author who won 1958 Nobel Prize for literature but was compelled to reject it
    $800 11
Used as a watchdog because of its acute hearing, this breed started in Tibet over 800 yrs. ago
    $800 14
Consisting of an umbra & a penumbra, these disturbances can cluster to become 200,000km across
    $800 24
Oscar Wilde felt this author of "Turn of the Screw" wrote fiction "as if it were a painful duty"
    $800 4
Consisting only of questions, this song asks, "Do you miss me tonight, are you sorry we drifted apart?"
    DD: $600 20
Meaning "fellow traveler", this Russian word appeared in late '50s headlines
    $1000 12
From Old German for "coarse cloth", this color is often a grayish green
    DD: $500 15
The 6 "Superior" planets
    $1000 25
Author of "Self-Reliance" who advised "Never read a book that is not a year old"
    $1000 5
Title of song which also asks, "Now that you left me, how can I live through another day?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Mikel Maryellen
$8,800 $800 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Monthly, over 3 boxcars of ponderosa pine become this toy invented in 1916 by F.L. Wright's son John

Final scores:

Meg Mikel Maryellen
$8,400 $0 $0
2-day champion: $19,800 3rd place: Fedders air conditioner 2nd place: tappan electric range with microwave on top & Regal stainless steel cookware

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meg Mikel Maryellen
$10,100 $800 $4,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1987-02-17
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