Show #548 - Wednesday, January 14, 1987

Missing introductions.


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Frank Ferguson, an assistant attorney general from Richmond, Virginia

Lance Lawson, a product manager originally from Moline, Illinois

Sharon Miyasato, an attorney from Oakland, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,998)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
80% of cocaine entering U.S. comes in by air thru this state, keeping Crockett & Tubbs busy
    $100 6
He wrote that "persons attempting to find a plot" in "Huck Finn" "will be shot"
    $100 20
In the 18th c., the rules of whist were laid down according to this card authority
    $100 15
Richard Chamberlain learned his bedside manner at Blair General Hospital in this series
    $100 8
It can be classified as bead, ribbon, or ball, by Jove
    $100 21
A manatee, a dugong, or "Admiral" Elsie
    $200 2
At 3.85 cups of tea per person per day, this country is world's #1 tea drinker outside the Orient
    $200 7
This author's son Jack wrote "Misadventures of a Fly Fisherman: My Life With & Without Papa."
    $200 25
Though up to 6 can play, canasta is best with this number
    $200 16
Elizabeth Taylor showed up on this soap opera in 1981 at what else? A wedding
    $200 9
Of April, June, or September, month in which the most Atlantic hurricanes occur
    $200 27
A sailor or a pirate, especially one who growls & bites
    $300 3
Kids in America have made this non-carbonated "soft drink" #3 behind Coke & Pepsi
    $300 12
So no one would read it, this Atlanta belle had her novella about interracial lovers destroyed
    $300 26
"Le vieux garcon", meaning "old boy", is a French game similar to this
    DD: $600 17
"Nicknamed" for the hospital in which it's set, this series' theme is the following:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $300 10
Weather of the past 500 years in France was charted by using this profession's harvest records
    $300 23
A flat branching coral, or someone who really likes the Jacques Cousteau specials
    $400 4
At 37.5 million miles away in July '86, this planet made its closest approach to Earth in 15 years
    $400 13
Encyclopedia Americana calls him the "1st great dramatist" in American literature
    $400 18
Paul Lynde sent "Temperatures Rising" playing doctor at this city's Capital General Hospital
    $400 11
A variant of a proverb calls this the "shepherd's delight"
    $400 24
Unlike the land animal it's named for, this sea creature has a prehensile tail
    $500 5
After South Africa, this country mined the most gold in 1985
    $500 14
This short novel, Melville's last, wasn't published until 33 years after his death
    $500 19
This longest-running medical drama in prime time history was set at a university medical complex
    $500 22
According to the World Almanac, the lowest recorded temperature for this state was 14ยบ F
    $500 28
British & German ships reported sighting them in WWI, as did the steamer Santa Clara in 1947

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Sharon Lance Frank
$0 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Lance Frank
$400 $2,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
If a vestal virgin violated this vow, she was buried alive
    $200 1
With over 53 mil., he amassed greatest number of popular votes ever in a presidential election
    $200 2
Most racehorses over 2 years old have this tattooed inside their upper lip
    $200 17
This vegetable (or is it a fruit?) makes gazpacho gazpacho
    $200 7
The Robert E. Lee beat the Natchez in a famous 1870 steamboat race on this river
    $200 26
It's where "the stars at night are big & bright"
    $400 11
Pompey divorced this Roman's lover, married his daughter, & was defeated by him at Pharsalus
    $400 8
Author of "Soul on Ice" & former Black Panther, he sought Calif. Republican Senate nomination in 1986
    $400 3
Of triangular, straight, or oval, shape of England's Ascot race track
    $400 19
In Germany, you might serve spatzle, not spaghetti, with these "klops"
    $400 18
It's said the ashes of Joan of Arc were thrown into this river
    $600 12
Only the dead could leave when Nero sang, & some women did this, which increased the captive audience
    $600 9
Connecticut congresswoman, ambassador to Italy, & wife of Time Life founder
    $600 4
In most stakes races, this many horses share the purse
    $600 20
Calling vegetables "julienne" does not mean they're prepared by Julieann, but cut this way
    $600 23
River whose course Lewis & Clark followed for the first year of their journey
    $800 13
Philosophy whose name comes from the porch, or "stoa", where Zeno met his students
    DD: $1,000 15
Joseph W. Martin, who last served from 1953-55, was last Republican to hold this position
    $800 5
Horseracing's scoreboard
    $800 21
Mulligatawny soup, meaning "pepper water", is found on menus featuring this country's cuisine
    $800 24
The Danube, Dnieper, & Dniester all flow into this body of water
    $1000 14
Born in what is now Algeria in 354, he became Bishop of Hippo & wrote "The City of God"
    $1000 16
Though he was known as "Mr. Republican", 1952 GOP convention chose Eisenhower instead
    $1000 6
Started in 1863, the racetrack at this N.Y. site has oldest continuous meeting in U.S.
    $1000 22
Legend says the name of this Scottish smoked haddock came from fishing village of Findhorn
    DD: $1,000 25
Dr. Burkhart Waldecker marked the spot with the Latin words "caput nili", meaning this
    $1000 27
They're "a try'n to catch the devil's herd across these endless skies"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Lance Frank
$3,800 $5,400 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He was top Soviet leader longer than anyone else

Final scores:

Sharon Lance Frank
$7,599 $8,410 $0
2nd place: Tappan electric range w/ microwave + Zenith 9" color TV New champion: $8,410 3rd place: Daniel Ming his & hers watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sharon Lance Frank
$3,800 $6,200 $3,900
11 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1986-10-14
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