Show #603 - Wednesday, April 1, 1987


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Meredith Caliman, a law clerk from Gardena, California

Scott Burd, a program manager from Camarillo, California

Jorge Miyares, a college recruiter originally from Havana, Cuba (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
This Eskimo word for house refers to all dwellings, not just ice houses
    $100 1
Term for the oral evidence given by a witness under oath
    $100 13
Don't store sterling bunched with these elastic loops, as they can corrode silver even thru paper
    $100 3
Instrument played by band leaders Ray Anthony, Louis Prima, & Maynard Ferguson
    $100 8
The Greeks called him "Heracles"
    $100 9
A jacket where ½ the front laps over the other, it has one row of buttonholes but two rows of buttons
    $200 2
It's what you're said to be if you're declared "non compos mentis"
    $200 19
To absorb moisture & melted soap in soap dish, place 1 of these little poriferas in the dish
    DD: $500 4
Contrary to the title, the 2 instruments featured in the following "fight":

[Instrumental music plays]
    $200 11
Thor Heyerdahl named the 2 papyrus boats in which he sailed the Atlantic for this Egyptian god
    $200 10
The way honeymooners might go over Niagara Falls, or the shotgun used to have the groom say "I do"
    $300 5
In December 1985, a San Diego man tried to be excused from this by claiming he died in September 1985
    $300 20
Keep this drawing device handy, not just to make circles, but to unclog salt shaker holes
    $300 17
This woodwind, called the clown of the orchestra, "plays" the grandfather in "Peter & the wolf"
    $300 12
Carnival prize doll with a name derived from the Roman god of love
    $300 14
In 1979 the annual inflation rate went above 9% into these numbers
    $400 6
Procedure a will goes through to prove its validity
    $400 21
Coat eyelets of your tennies with clear nail polish to prevent discoloration of these
    $400 18
Instrument named for the muse of epic poetry, though you'd never find her riding a merry-go-round
    $400 23
Term for one whose temperament changes quickly comes from this speedy messenger of the gods
    $400 15
Look over the material again for typographical errors
    $500 7
While divorce is a dissolution of a marriage, this is a cancellation that says it was never valid
    $500 22
A homemade one can be a spiced teabag placed inside nylon netting, tied with a bow, & hung in a closet
    $500 25
Only day of the week named for a mythological goddess
    $500 16
Brooke Shields used one in "The Blue Lagoon", & Brian De Palma used it for a movie title

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Jorge Scott Meredith
-$600 $300 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jorge Scott Meredith
$200 $500 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And since we had "DOUBLE" TROUBLE in the first round, we now have...)
    $200 1
When you call a 65-year-old waiter "Garcon!" you're literally calling him this
    $200 6
How we set our watches every spring at the start of daylight-saving time
    $200 19
Though they didn't sing its words, for the Tijuana brass it was still "much sweeter than wine"
    $200 11
The Edmunds act of 1882 prohibited from voting Mormons who practiced this
    $200 16
In football, a back who can run with the ball, kick, & throw a forward pass is termed this
    $400 2
Name of the Pont-Neuf, oldest bridge in Paris, actually means this
    $400 7
Greatest snowfall in 24 hours, 76", fell in Silver Lake, Colo. in 1921 in this spring month
    $400 20
For Johnny Nash, this song doesn't mean a new pair of glasses, but that the rain is gone
    $400 12
City to which Martin Luther King Jr. marched with over 25,000 people in March 1965
    $400 17
The 1st trapeze artist to do this backwards was Lena Jordan in 1879; 12 years later a man did it
    $600 3
Though its name means "Harmony Square", Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette & many others were guillotined there
    $600 8
Seasonal condition resulting in feelings of langour, rejuventation or just plain desire
    $600 21
According to Mac Davis, it's what we all should do from time to time
    $600 13
"Remember the Alamo" became the vengeful battle cry of this leader who finally captured Santa Anna
    $600 26
This tree that quickly fills in burned-over land comes in quaking & large-toothed varieties
    $600 18
Track & field event that begins with a hop
    $800 4
2 monuments 2 miles apart share this same name except one is "Du Carrousel," the other, "De l'Etoile"
    $800 9
In "The Way of All Flesh", S. Butler says spring, like this time of life, is an overpraised season
    $800 22
In Dan Hill's 1977 hit, the title line preceding "the honesty's too much"
    $800 14
Year in which President Harding died, Schick invented electric razor & "Yes, We Have No Bananas" was a hit
    DD: $1,000 24
Uncapitalized, it's any group of three championships
    $1000 5
Napoleon's tomb is in this building, built by Louis XIV for disabled soldiers
    $1000 10
This occurs when the moon is new or full & when the gravitational pulls of the moon & sun are the same direction
    DD: $1,000 23
The 2 senses mentioned in titles of #1 hits by The Supremes
    $1000 15
Ordered by Lincoln in April 1861, this naval action played a major role in the Union Civil War victory
    $1000 25
Pacific Coast, International, & American Association are leagues in this class of baseball

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jorge Scott Meredith
$2,600 $2,500 $3,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On the final episode of "My 3 Sons", 1 of only 2 grown male characters that remained unmarried

Final scores:

Jorge Scott Meredith
$5,000 $2,000 $2,100
2-day champion: $15,500 3rd place: Olympia electric typewriter 2nd place: Merillat shelving system + Zenith 9" color TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jorge Scott Meredith
$3,100 $3,300 $3,700
16 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $10,100

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Game tape date: 1986-12-03
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