Show #551 - Monday, January 19, 1987

Missing contestant introductions.


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Suzanne Peck, a domestic engineer from Annandale, Virginia

Melissa Meisel, a writer and editor originally from Highland Park, Illinois

Mike Williams, a teacher originally from Huntington, West Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Maine's most popular historic site is the home of this "Hiawatha" poet
    $100 2
Baskin-Robbins dropped a letter from "Miami Vice" & came up with this pink & green flavor
    $100 8
The small cylinder upon which thread is wound
    $100 20
The number of wooden legs usually found under a grand piano
    $100 1
As of January 15, 1931 cases involving less than a gallon of this were no longer felonies
    $100 14
Elizabeth I liked this country's handknit hose, but she defeated its Armada anyway
    $200 13
The Upper New England climate has been described as "9 months o'" this, "& 3 months o' darn poor sledding"
    $200 4
Peter Jennings said repeatedly this spectacular July 1986 display left him "limp"
    $200 9
To scrape the feet while walking, or the mark left on the kitchen linoleum after such a walk
    $200 21
The name of this instrument is Hawaiian for "leaping flea"
    $200 18
A 1986 Newsweek poll shows 67% of U.S. now feels possession of this substance should be a criminal offense
    $200 15
Even sea legs can look sexy enmeshed in these mesh stockings
    $300 23
The Berkshire Hills of Mass. are the southern reaches of this famed Vermont range
    $300 5
When he met his 2nd wife, she was co-hosting "Video Village", & he was hosting "Who Do You Trust?"
    $300 10
Type of "hunt" featured in the film "My Man Godfrey"
    $300 22
Of beating on it,
blowing into it,
or shaking it,
the proper way to play a dulcimer
    $300 16
If you catch this bridal stocking accessory, it's said you'll soon catch a bride
    DD: $200 24
Title of the following Barry Manilow hit:

"Last night I waved goodbye now it seems years / I'm back in the city where nothing is clear..."
    $400 6
TV Guide said this show's star "has been in law, school almost as long as Alan Alda was in Korea"
    $400 11
In money, 1/100 of a yen
    $400 17
In the 1890s, women's everyday stockings were usually this color
    $500 7
The 1977 adventure series "Hunter" featured this "Dynasty" star as Marty Shaw
    $500 12
Originally meaning "wearing loose shoes", things done carelessly are done in this manner
    $500 19
The title of a Betty Grable musical about vaudeville said "Mother Wore..." these

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

Mike Melissa Suzanne
$0 -$300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Melissa Suzanne
$800 $800 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Agatha Christie's 1st novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles", introduced this Belgian detective
    $200 12
In 1628, an Italian physician gave 1st description of this method of body fluid transfer
    $200 7
Charlie McCarthy, or the declarer's partner
    $200 17
It's said he was, at 12 years old, the youngest ever admitted to the Society of American Magicians
    $200 1
In all species of this bird, adults weigh less than 1 ounce
    $200 21
According to Nancy Sinatra, they were "made for walkin'"
    $400 3
Once a boxer's sparring partner, he penned a prizefighting novel before he wrote "Arms & the Man"
    $400 13
Narcolepsy is a condition in which people suddenly do this
    $400 25
The # of tricks needed to fulfill a small slam contract
    $400 18
Dubbed "The Architect of Israel", his last name means "son of young lion"
    $400 8
While parrots can imitate human speech, this state bird of 5 states imitates other birds
    $400 22
Johnny Cash says he does it, "Because you're mine"
    $600 4
His sojourn as a U.S. diplomat in this country inspired W. Irving to write "The Alhambra"
    $600 14
In 1898, Bayer introduced this morphine derivative as a new remedy for bad coughs
    $600 19
He was "Bread"s main ingredient
    DD: $1,000 9
Not surprisingly, its Latin name was "Didus ineptus"
    $600 23
What you should do "If you see me walkin' down the street, & I start to cry each time we meet"
    $800 5
She called her '58 autobiography "Castles in the Air", even though husband Vernon died in a 1918 plane crash
    $800 15
3 times more likely to affect women, attacks occur when these lodge in the bile duct
    DD: $1,600 27
In Goren's bidding system, total points in your hand if you hold 2 kings, 1 queen & a void
    $800 20
His jokes, like Lot's wife saying, "Lot, you must be aggressive with God," helped kick Smothers Bros. off CBS
    $800 10
Name of this large bird is a corruption of the Portuguese "alcatraz" or pelican
    $800 24
"I have often walked down this street before, but the pavement always stayed beneath my feet before"
    $1000 6
His 1st successful book, in 1821, was "The Spy", about a double agent, not a noble savage
    $1000 16
Some authorities say gout is a form of this degenerative disease
    $1000 26
In the Blackwood convention, a bid of "4 no trump" asks partner for this information
    $1000 11
Bird that's been clocked flying at over 100 mph, its very name means fast

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Melissa Suzanne
$1,800 $5,000 $3,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Former Arizona state senator who received a historic federal appointment in 1981

Final scores:

Mike Melissa Suzanne
$3,600 $2,000 $7,200
2nd place: Whirlpool refrigerator & 7 Krups kitchen products 3rd place: Service Merchandise gift certificate New champion: $7,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Melissa Suzanne
$2,000 $4,200 $3,200
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $9,400

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Game tape date: 1986-10-15
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