Show #555 - Friday, January 23, 1987


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Ursula Ziegler-Sullivan, a writer originally from Media, Pennsylvania

Henry Ohrtman, a traveling salesman from Santa Barbara, California

Jerry Salzman, a systems analyst originally from Akron, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,582)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
Before it is enacted, a suggested new law submitted to Congress is called this
    $100 13
Sport subject of 1986 films "The Best of Times" & "Wildcats"
    $100 7
He describes his brand of country music saying,
"It's not Western, it's Waylon"
    $100 19
It's rolled out for Queen Elizabeth, Ronald Reagan, & the ducks at Memphis's Peabody Hotel
    $100 10
There is evidence of rare airborne transmission of this feared disease usually transmitted through bites
    $100 11
From Latin "luna" for "moon", we get this moonstruck name for a maniac
    $200 21
According to the Declaration of Independence, the unalienable rights of people include these 3
    $200 12
1977 film starring Didi Conn which gave Debby Boone a hit song
    $200 8
In 1985, a court ruled that she was the composer of the 1980 hit, "9 to 5"
    $200 27
Restyling a toupee or dancing in a lively manner
    $200 15
Australia has spent huge sums of money to exterminate this wild dog that kills sheep & wallabies
    $200 9
The "capture" theory says before captured by Earth's gravity, the moon was this
    $300 24
The number of representatives a state sends to the House depends on this
    $300 3
1986 headline "New Pippi Found in Florida" announced talent search had found new girl to play her
    $300 14
Though "Wheel of Fortune" is tops now, in the late '70s this country show was #1 in TV syndication
    $300 28
One was 1st patented
on Sept. 19, 1876 by Melville R. Bissell
    $300 16
From Old English for "mixture", it's a dog with a checkered past
    DD: $500 1
Ingenuity, &
    $400 25
Fraction of U.S. Senate seats up for election every 2 years
    $400 4
Director Milos Forman said this 1979 film of his was once run on TV with 9 musical numbers cut for time
    $400 22
In song, Eddy Arnold pleads, "Make the world go away; get it off these."
    $400 17
Ancient Assyrians & Babylonians reportedly used this massive breed of dogs to hunt lions
    $400 2
Moon goddess who was to the Romans what Artemis was to the Greeks
    $500 26
The words on the Great Seal of the United States, "E Pluribus Unum," mean this
    $500 6
Title profession of the character Travis Bickle in 1976 film
    $500 23
His "Kaw-Liga" & "Take These Chains From My Heart" hit #1 after his death
    $500 18
While trailing game, scent hounds give out deep, long, barks, a process called this
    $500 5
Phase the moon is in about 7 days after a new moon

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

Jerry Henry Ursula
$1,700 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Henry Ursula
$2,800 $2,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
An "earnest" affair with the Marquess of Queensbury's son landed this author in Reading Gaol
    $200 25
Daughter of Catherine of Aragon, she got this nickname because hundreds died at the stake during her reign
    $200 20
Piano piece by Chopin that takes a little more or less than 60 seconds, depending on who's playing
    $200 6
It's "ground" to express a grievance or swung to split wood
    $400 1
It's said he wrote a 30-second play on the back of a postcard, perhaps while "Waiting for Godot"
    $400 26
Venereal disease once called "the French disease" by the Italians & "the Italian disease" by the French
    $400 22
Brasilia's 1½-mile-long Monumental Axis holds this world record
    $400 19
Tchaikovsky wrote this piece in 1880, 68 years after the year in its title
    $400 10
In the 1960s, for the left, it followed right
    $600 2
He became ill onstage in his own play & died the same night, proving he was no "Malade Imaginiaire"
    $600 11
The Antonine Plague that killed 5,000 a day in Rome is thought to be this common childhood disease
    $600 21
The part of U.S. Route 1 running through this city is Biscayne Blvd.
    $600 23
English admiral whose fleet flattened Napoleon's in the Nile
    DD: $2,000 16
Nickname of Haydn's Symphony No. 101, it comes from the sounds heard here:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $600 9
Kate's is Max; Allie's is Charles
    DD: $1,000 3
1 of 2 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights who've also received Oscar nominations
for acting
    $800 12
A global outbreak of this common disease in 1918 & 1919 is thought to be the worst epidemic ever
    $800 14
Though but a trail, this road connecting the 21 California missions was called the "Royal Highway"
    $800 24
Country in which the Sepoys, native members of the British Army, revolted over grease used on bullets
    $800 17
In "Fantasia", Ben Alligator dances a pas de deux with Hyacinth Hippo to this Ponchielli music
    $800 7
Circumference divided by diameter
    $1000 4
In his lifetime, his failures included "Days Without End", "Lazarus Laughed", & his first 2 marriages
    $1000 13
From Greek for "all the people", the term for a worldwide epidemic
    $1000 15
Rome street most associated with Fellini's "La Dolce Vita"
    $1000 18
In 1912 the 1st conductor of this Stravinsky ballet predicted it would cause a scandal & in 1913 it did
    $1000 8
Adjective used interjectionally with various body parts to express doubt or disapproval

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Henry Ursula
$9,600 $2,700 $7,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only continent crossed by the Tropic of Cancer, the Equator & the Tropic of Capricorn

Final scores:

Jerry Henry Ursula
$4,600 $1 $14,100
2nd place: Berklina sofa + Panasonic portable dishwasher 3rd place: Whirlpool freezer New champion: $14,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerry Henry Ursula
$8,000 $2,700 $6,900
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 1986-10-15
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