Show #552 - Tuesday, January 20, 1987


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Jean Billingham, a systems consultant originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Jerry Salzman, a systems analyst originally from Akron, Ohio

Suzanne Peck, a domestic engineer from Annandale, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Within the U.S., you can no longer send letters air mail, which has now been merged with this class
    $100 11
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are popularly nicknamed this
    $100 17
The European "gigue" is better known as this in Ireland
    $100 16
The highest USDA grade of lamb, veal & beef
    $100 4
Stealing a player from Philadelphia in 1890 earned Pittsburgh this team name
    $100 1
Debbie Reynolds was "quite contrary" in this 1963 romantic comedy
    $200 27
When unloaded & disassembled, this firearm is mailable, though pistols & revolvers usually are not
    $200 12
As Latin is to Roman Catholicism, this language is to Islam
    $200 18
In Austria, this well-known dance developed from the 3/4 rhythm of the "landler"
    $200 23
To New Yorkers, it's a blend of milk, seltzer, & Fox's U-Bet, a chocolate syrup
    $200 5
The only 1 of these officials ever expelled for dishonesty was Richard Higham in 1882
    $200 2
Title of 1982 Costa-Gavras film &, in it, the condition of Sissy Spacek's spouse
    $300 28
Though it's sent by Western Union, it's delivered by the post office, usually the next day
    $300 13
Oldest surviving religion to teach belief in just one god
    $300 19
The translation of this term for Spanish Gypsy dancing is "Flemish", meaning a foreigner
    $300 22
A relative of rhubarb, not a true wheat, it can be used to make kasha & pancakes
    DD: $600 6
Number of basic types of baseball gloves
    $300 3
In film titles this word has preceded "Most Foul", "My Sweet", & "By Decree"
    $400 29
The reuse of these is punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment
    $400 14
Female subject of the Catholic doctrine of the Immaculate Conception
    $400 20
Supposedly created as a cure for a spider bite, it's actually an Italian courtship dance
    $400 24
In candy making, a soft or hard ball is formed when the syrup is dropped into this
    $400 7
As player or manager, he wore the uniforms of all 4 NYC teams - Yankees, Giants, Dodgers & Mets
    $400 9
Its sequel was "Ensign Pulver"
    $500 30
The meaning of the "ZIP" in ZIP code
    $500 15
About 8 million gods are worshiped in this Japanese religion
    $500 21
The Hungarian "verbunkos" was started by soldiers to try to get village men to dance & then do this
    $500 25
Collecting a string of these pickled "gems" may get you pickled yourself
    $500 8
In May 1986 this Red Sox pitcher struck out not only 20 batters in 9 innings, but the old record
    $500 10
Unfortunately, this 1984 film in which Jack Lemmon played a priest, didn't have this, the film's title

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

Suzanne Jerry Jean
-$1,000 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Jerry Jean
$300 $1,900 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
If we'd bought this Spanish island in 1848 as Polk wanted to, we'd have avoided a missile crisis
    $200 7
From an airplane, this optical weather phenomenon is sometimes seen as a full circle
    $200 14
Though even his high school yearbook rejected his work, he went on to draw "Peanuts"
    $200 26
In 1949, Mrs. R. Smafield's "Water Rising Twists" won 1st of this company's bake-offs
    $200 5
Argentina calls them "Las Islas Malvinas"; Britain calls them this
    $200 18
Living to age 102, pioneer coach Amos Alonzo Stagg was acclaimed as this sport's "Grand Old Man"
    $400 13
In 1899, Literary Digest said "It will never come into a common use as the bicycle"
    $400 8
Field glasses are binoculars that don't have these light-bending objects
    $400 21
In May 1969, Apollo 10 crew named their command module "Charlie Brown" & their lunar module this
    $400 27
In 1956, the 1st long-lasting stainless steel razor blades were produced by this British company
    $400 6
Since 1974, this island has been divided into Greek & Turkish sections
    $400 28
Before he became "Famous" for cookies, Wally Amos was 1 of these with William Morris
    $600 15
Edward Lee Howard recently became the 1st "Company" man in U.S. history to do this
    DD: $1,600 9
The image we seen in the plane variety of this is technically described as "perverted"
    $600 25
Linus & Lucy's last name
    $600 12
Play & movie in which J.P. Finch rises to the top of the World Wide Wicket Company
    $600 2
In 1975, the world's 4th-largest island changed its name from Malagasy Republic back to this
    $800 16
He penned the Virginia statute for religious freedom, a model for the 1st Amendment
    $800 10
Of the colors green, yellow, or orange, the 1 with the shortest wavelength
    $800 24
Term Marcie uses when addressing Peppermint Patty
    $800 19
"Mad" founder Wm. Gaines says, "I can knock their movies & they won't sue," as they now own the magazine
    DD: $2,000 3
Indonesia's most populous island, it shares name with this 1964 hit:
    $1000 17
This Wild West author organized & named the "Know-Nothing Party"
    $1000 11
The single converging lens in this makes it the simplest form of microscope
    $1000 22
With the introduction of this kid in 1968, "Peanuts" became racially integrated
    $1000 20
With GM jumping ahead of them, this oil company went from 1st to 2nd in the 1986 Fortune 500
    $1000 4
While the Philippines has over 7000 islands, half the people live on this 1
    $1000 23
Title character of '60s TV police series who rode around L.A. in a chauffeured Rolls Royce

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Jerry Jean
$3,300 $8,500 $1,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 breeds with most dogs registered on A.K.C. lists from 1981-85

Final scores:

Suzanne Jerry Jean
$6,600 $9,182 $1,800
2nd place: trip on Eastern to the Caribbean & stay at Xanadu Beach & Marina Resort New champion: $9,182 3rd place: Panasonic VCR

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Suzanne Jerry Jean
$3,300 $6,900 $1,700
13 R,
5 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $11,900

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Game tape date: 1986-10-15
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