Show #711 - Monday, October 12, 1987

Richard Perez-Pena game 4.


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Barbara Bierbauer, a teacher from Somers, New York

Michael Goldberg, a mediator originally from Brooklyn, New York

Richard Perez-Pena, a journalist originally from Cuba (whose 3-day cash winnings total $19,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
From 1868-78, this Caribbean island fought a 10-year war for independence from Spain but lost
    $100 3
Sometimes called "Briar Rose", this tale is better known by a drowsy title
    $100 13
In early times, Europeans believed that Hekla, a fiery volcano in Iceland, was the gate to this
    $100 8
Holiday in title of poem that begins "Over the river & through the wood"
    $100 9
Encyclopaedia Britannica says this star's real name was Norma Jean Mortenson, not Baker
    $100 26
You can get there sailing "40 kilometers in a leaky old boat, any old thing that will stay afloat"
    $200 2
The Risorgimento was the name of the 19th century movement for the unification of this country
    $200 4
In some versions, not a kiss, but being thrown against a wall, transforms this amphibian
    $200 14
The largest volcano on this continent is Mount Erebus, thereby combining fire & ice
    $200 10
At the yearly Fur Rendezvous in Anchorage, "Mr. Fur Face" is title awarded to winner of this contest
    $200 11
In 1985, this hero went "Beyond Thunderdome"
    $300 5
It was last name of South Africa's 1st prime minister as well as its current president & foreign minister
    $300 16
In "The Fisherman & his Wife", this unusual ability of the fish 1st caught the fisherman's attention
    $300 15
This highly fluid substance hardens into pahoehoe & aa
    $300 21
During Hanukkah celebrations at home, the shammes, or "servant", is used for this task
    $300 12
In a WWII U.S. government film, this female rodent showed wives why it was important to save fat
    $300 24
Song which proclaims, "Farewell to college joys, we sail at break of day"
    $400 6
Napoleon Bonaparte headed the 1st French empire, but this man was emperor of the 2nd
    $400 25
The miller's daughter in "Rumplestiltskin" faced this harsh penalty for not spinning straw into gold
    DD: $700 17
Nickname of the volcanic belt that surrounds the Pacific, or title of the following J. Cash hit:

"The taste of love is sweet / When hearts like ours meet..."
    $400 22
On the Monday before May 25, Canadians celebrate the birthdays of these 2 queens
    $400 19
Sydney Biddle Barrows' notorious nickname
    $500 7
Self-styled "Napoleon of the West", this Mexican gen. managed to lose half his country to the U.S.
    $500 18
Photos of the devastation caused by this country's 1985 Nevado del Ruiz eruption won a 1986 Pulitzer Prize
    $500 23
Day which originally celebrated the end of a war at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month
    $500 20
Most who took the oath of unity in this violent secret movement were from the Kikuyu tribe of Kenya

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

Richard Michael Barbara
$1,900 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Michael Barbara
$3,900 $1,300 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Though a "sultan", not a Viking, this Yankee was buried in Valhalla, N.Y. in August 1948
    $200 2
Frankly, my dear, in the novel he just said, "My dear. I don't give a damn"
    $200 1
A type of horse race & a type of man's hat are both named for Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of this place
    $200 16
Among the states, only Texas & Alaska produce more of this resource than Louisiana
    $200 8
According to California law, a California wine must contain this % of California grapes
    $200 22
The word "hypnosis" is from the Greek "hypnos", meaning this type of rest
    $400 4
Using this name meaning "man of steel", he ruled the USSR with a steel grip until his death in 1953
    $400 11
Nick Carraway is not only the narrator of this Fitzgerald classic, he's Daisy's cousin
    $400 9
Hazelnuts are also called this, after a saint whose feast day falls in the nutting season
    $400 17
Annual event called "the greatest free show on earth"
    $400 21
A sailor might know that a Yo Ho cocktail is 1/3 apple brandy, 1/3 Swedish punch, & 1/3 this
    DD: $2,100 24
Scientist & U.S. minister to France, he was on the panel that checked Franz Mesmer's claims
    $600 5
In the '30s, he assumed party leadership during the tragic "Long March" of the Chinese Red Army
    DD: $1,000 12
Title of this Mark Twain novel refers to the future King Edward VI & Tom Canty
    $600 10
Adjective for gaudy, tasteless finery, from the cheap lace sold at St. Audrey's Fair at Ely, England
    $600 18
Houston's Astrodome could actually fit inside this Louisiana structure
    $800 6
It's said this naval officer ate chocolate every Sunday on his trek to the North Pole
    $800 13
Her wedding day was ruined when she found out her groom, Mr Rochester, already had a wife
    $800 15
Some claim this word is derived from backwards spelling of Muldoon, the name of a gangster
    $800 19
Common in Louisiana, this plant has no roots, hangs from trees & absorbs water from the air
    $800 25
In the George du Maurier novel "Trilby", this evil hypnotist puts a girl under his spell
    $1000 7
Last viceroy of India, he later became the 1st Earl of Burma
    $1000 14
Germanic siren named for the rock where she sat to lure sailors to their deaths
    $1000 20
Compound word for "downcast", it 1st described roosters whose combs had been beaten down in cockfights
    $1000 23
The McIlhenny family of New Iberia are exclusive producers of this food item

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Michael Barbara
$6,700 $1,000 $4,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of 3 20th c. presidents who had previously served in both the House & the Senate

Final scores:

Richard Michael Barbara
$11,300 $0 $7,800
4-day champion: $30,800 3rd place: Brother Compactronic AX-33 typewriter 2nd place: La-Z-Boy Signature II sleep sofa + Shoppers serigraph by Leo Posillico courtesy of Martin Lawrence Galleries

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Michael Barbara
$6,400 $3,100 $4,500
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 1987-08-17
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