Show #553 - Wednesday, January 21, 1987


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Liz Voss, a legal assistant from Walnut, California

Laurence Braude, an actor and casting assistant from Venice, California

Jerry Salzman, a systems analyst originally from Akron, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,182)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are weird, wild, wonderful, almost newsworthy items.)
    $100 19
Of the tributes to Washington, Jefferson & Lincoln in Wash. D.C., the 1 that's called a monument
    $100 6
This service academy opened July 4, 1802 with arrival of 1st 10 cadets
    $200 25
The restaurant serves pink sugar at the Pink Madonna Inn at San Luis Obispo in this state
    $200 26
Per latest USDA statistics, this country has largest per capita cigarette consumption in world
    $200 4
"You'll like my gourmet popping corn better or my name isn't..." this
    $200 7
Col. John Nixon read this publicly for 1st time on July 8, 1776
    $200 23
It completed the '50s jingle, "You'll wonder where the yellow went..."
    $200 22
At 7:30 A.M., July 1, 1986, Nevada raised a speed limit above this but had to rescind it within 30 seconds
    $300 24
To lure more corporate execs to their villages, Club Med has programmed these into the program
    $300 11
When this was released in 1964, many smokers switched to cigarettes with less tar & nicotine
    $300 1
He doubted he could finish his 60-story "City of Faith" med center until he saw Jesus towering over it
    $300 10
Over the veto of W. Wilson, Congress passed the Volstead Act which enforced this amendment
    $300 14
Generic name of the pain reliever in Bufferin
    $300 5
On July 3, 1986, USA Today revealed that President Reagan carries this amount of money in his pockets
    $400 20
With 1 foot in each of these 2 countries, you could have your picture taken standing in S. & C. America
    $400 12
Before he became Magnum, P.I., Tom Selleck lit up billboards for this cigarette brand
    DD: $500 2
Title & subject of the following:

"One of these days / I'm gonna climb that mountain / Walk up there among the clouds / Where the cotton's high / And the corn's a-growin' / And there ain't no fields to plow"
    $400 17
Completed in 1825, this waterway was only 4 feet deep
    $400 15
Generic name of the pain reliever in Tylenol
    $400 8
The pope said they have been misunderstood & do exist though you can't see them
    $500 21
1 of 2 countries from which, on a clear day, you can see the top of Kilimanjaro
    $500 13
After starting 1st commercial tobacco farming in 1612, he probably saw less of his wife, Pocahontas
    $500 3
Duane Allen, Wm. Lee Golden, Joe Bonsall & R. Sturban took their collective name from this Tennessee town
    $500 18
Some speculate the election of this "Great Compromiser" as President could have prevented civil war
    $500 16
It's said Lilly's Tincture of Merthiolate didn't sell well until this was added to make it sting
    $500 9
Another 1600 pairs of her shoes have been found, bringing the total up to 4600

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

Jerry Laurence Liz
$600 -$200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Laurence Liz
$2,300 -$1,200 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This 1920 S. Lewis novel aroused controversy & was burlesqued in 1921's "Ptomaine Street"
    $200 6
The latitude of the Equator
    $200 27
In 1965, Herman's Hermits asked "Baby, baby can't you hear..." this chest noise
    $200 24
Surname of Richard II, it's derived from "planta genista" meaning "sprig of broom"
    $400 19
Mark Twain originally called this memoir "Old Times on the Mississippi"
    $400 5
Westernmost capital in South America, it lies almost directly on the Equator
    $400 25
In his only #1 hit, Mac Davis urged his baby not to do this
    $400 16
When Liz Taylor said, "What a dump!" in this film, she was quoting B. Davis in "Beyond the Forest"
    $400 23
Banned 1968 play "Early Morning" suggested that this queen & Florence Nightingale were lovers
    $400 8
Weighing far less than steel, Lexan is one type of this lightweight material sometimes used for frames
    $600 18
"Requiem for a Nun" was this author's sequel to his "Sanctuary"
    DD: $2,000 2
The circumference of the Earth at the Equator is approximately this many thousand miles
    $600 13
In the first line of the '50s song, it follows "Be-bop-a-lula"
    $600 10
8-time Oscar winner who said, "what I need is a script about a girl who isn't poor & doesn't hate clothes"
    $600 20
James I's mother, played by K. Hepburn in 1936 & Vanessa Redgrave 35 years later
    $600 7
These come in side-pull or center-pull type
    $800 1
In this book's final chapter, Aramis says, "Our last adventures have quite disgusted me"
    $800 3
All points on the magnetic Equator are equidistant from these
    $800 14
This couple didn't take the advice they offered one another in "Baby Don't Go"
    DD: $1,000 11
He said "power is the great aphrodisiac," 8; Nancy Maginnes must have believed him
    $800 21
Her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, used her as a puppet to keep Mary Tudor off the throne
    $800 9
In 1890s, firemen pedaled the Schoedelin Quadricycle not only to get to fire but do this
    $1000 17
Poet laureate who wrote, "I hope to see my pilot face to face when I have crost the bar"
    $1000 4
North of the equator, these blow from the northeast; south of the equator, from the southeast
    $1000 15
Ex-Limelighter G. Yarborough brought this theme from a '65 Steve McQueen film to the pop charts
    $1000 12
Bartlett's credits this much-maligned musician with quote "I cry all the way to the bank"
    $1000 22
He lost at Wimbledon in 1926, but won the English throne when his brother abdicated

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Laurence Liz
$6,100 $200 $3,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Secret Service is part of this Cabinet department

Final scores:

Jerry Laurence Liz
$11,700 $399 $6,100
2-day champion: $20,882 3rd place: Smith Corona electric typewriter 2nd place: Admiral refrigerator + Zenith 9" color TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerry Laurence Liz
$5,200 $0 $3,100
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $8,300

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Game tape date: 1986-10-15
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