Show #597 - Tuesday, March 24, 1987

John Podhoretz game 4.


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Craig Heyamoto, an attorney from Seattle, Washington

Susan Newburger, a teacher from Kansas City, Missouri

John Podhoretz, a writer from Washington, D.C. (whose 3-day cash winnings total $23,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
While length of this measure in Athens varied from 11.57"-12.91", in Rome, it was 11.66" &, now, in the U.S., is 12"
    $100 6
Van Johnson & Van Heflin turned down this role made famous by Robert Stack
    $100 1
In his 2nd debate w/Jimmy Carter he said, "There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe"
    $100 23
The only thing this Hans Christian Andersen character cared about was new clothes
    $100 7
Like a castle, a soccer field in Rio is surrounded by this to keep out overzealous fans
    $100 10
To "put a hat on Georgia" meant to float this on a Coke
    $200 14
When measuring this material in the U.S., a "bale" is equal to 500 pounds
    $200 8
In 1960, KNXT in L.A. was 1st station in nation to offer an hour-length program of this type
    $200 2
Asked how he became a war hero, he said, "It was involuntary; they sank my boat"
    $200 24
"Gifts" given to her were said to include getting all the things she could wish for & dying from a spindle wound
    $200 9
Of athletic supporters, shin guards or helmets, piece of safety equipment banned by the int'l federation
    $200 11
A "fly cake" has these in it, which, to some, look like dead insects
    $300 15
Of 1/4, 1/2, or 3/4, amount of alloy in 18 karat gold
    $300 12
In our 2nd season we finished 2nd in the ratings to "All in the Family"; now goodnight, Jim-Bob
    $300 3
"That government is best," Jefferson said, "which governs" this way
    $300 25
Among the names the miller's daughter guessed for him were Caspar, Conrad & Sheepshanks
    $300 18
Millions & millions of dollars were spent recruiting superstar Pele to this NYC team
    $300 19
Noah's boy
    $400 16
Abbreviated "dr", there are 8 of them in a fluid ounce
    $400 21
In "The Waverly Wonders", Joe Namath played a former pro in this sport, not football
    DD: $200 4
President & place where he said, "The world will little note nor long remember what we say here"
    $400 26
Musical instrument Jack stole from the giant
    $400 20
A glass of water was called a "tin roof" because it was free... or this
    $500 17
While notes in a measure of music can come in chords, this substance can come in "cords", without the "H"
    $500 22
This sponsoring company was delighted when Milton Berle drew up to 80% of viewers his 1st year
    $500 5
The only pres. who told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce "I'm the only president you have got"
    $500 27
In German this heroine's name is Aschenbrodel
    $500 28
If you're "sitting in booth number 13", you're this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

John Susan Craig
$700 $500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Susan Craig
$1,900 $1,800 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

"DO"s & "DON'T"s
    $200 7
Only continent on which tigers are found naturally
    $200 19
While some think it smells like grape soda, don't drink Dior's "Poison", because it's really this
    $200 2
Col. David Scott & Lt. Col. James Irwin spent July 30-August 2 there
    $200 10
This long-nosed title character composes a poem while fighting a duel
    $200 1
The Hall of Flame in Phoenix is the largest & most complete museum devoted to this mostly red equipment
    $200 21
Motto on the American flag with a snake
    $400 8
This pattern in a tabby's coat is believed to be a direct throwback to a cat's wild ancestors
    $400 20
1 of 2 government agencies which normally regulate cosmetics in the U.S.
    DD: $500 3
Singer who had his biggest U.S. hit ever, reaching No. 2 in 1971, with the following:

"Well, she's all you'd ever want / She's the kind they'd like to flaunt and take to dinner / Well she always knows her place / She's got style, she's got grace, she's a winner..."
    $400 11
Examples of this form are "East Lynne", "Under the Gaslight", & "The Drunkard"
    $400 13
Arizona State University, home of the Fiesta Bowl, is located in this Phoenix suburb
    $400 23
Bobby Freeman asked this in 1958, the Beach Boys in 1965, & Bette Midler in 1973
    $600 9
Largest cat in the Americas, but, in 1985, only 17th largest selling import car in the U.S.
    $600 26
He said Glycel, his beauty cream, may be a greater scientific breakthrough than the heart transplant
    $600 4
He began the decade as U.N. secretary-general
    $600 12
The title of this Chekhov play sounds like it could be about Patty, Maxine, & Laverne
    $600 14
Residents call themselves by this name associated with an ancient civilization
    $600 24
Romper Room originally used this pair of insects to teach children right from wrong
    $800 17
Probably the closest living link to the 1st domesticated cat is this breed from the Upper Nile
    $800 27
Egyptian women once colored their hair & their feet with this red dyestuff made from leaves
    $800 5
On January 5, this former world heavyweight champ was found dead at age 38
    $800 15
In his epilogue to "Pygmalion", Shaw says Eliza Doolittle did this with Freddy
    $800 29
A prominent Phoenix landmark is this peak shaped like a Sahara desert animal
    $800 25
First line of theme from "Love Story"
    $1000 18
Anyone devoted to breeding & advancement of cats falls into the informal group known as this
    $1000 28
Permitted for use in lipstick today is a form of cochineal, made from dried bodies of this kind of animal
    $1000 6
He won the year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to ease tension with East Germany
    $1000 16
Author of "Picnic", his 1st play was produced thru encouragement of Tennessee Williams
    DD: $2,000 22
Lorenzo Dow's 19th c. definition of Calvinism said it offered you this hell of a choice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Susan Craig
$5,900 $5,500 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Now 2nd largest contributor of U.N. operating budget, this country isn't a perm. member of Security Council

Final scores:

John Susan Craig
$11,100 $100 $8,500
4-day champion: $34,300 3rd place: Frigidaire washer & dryer 2nd place: trip to Palm Springs & stay at the Ingleside Inn + Solight luggage

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Susan Craig
$5,900 $6,200 $3,300
17 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1986-12-02
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