Show #608 - Wednesday, April 8, 1987


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Dave Cearley, a public relations consultant from Palm Desert, California

Abby Roseman, an attorney from Georgetown, California

Jonathan Vaughan, a graphics design student originally from Hong Kong (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
The record snowfall in 1 year, 1224.5", fell at Rainier Paradise Ranger Station in this state
    $100 2
Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote, "Good Americans, when they die, go to..." this city
    $100 1
They're found under a skull to indicate a poison
    $100 13
In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Lysander sighs, "The course of true love never did run" this way
    $100 8
If you insult this Ohio state insect, she just might "fly away home"
    $100 23
Susan Williams of Fresno blew the largest one ever, 22 inches in diameter
    $200 17
Though not necessarily angry, a person w/ snow blindness often "sees" this color for a long time
    $200 4
The highest peak in western Europe is this "White Mountain"
    $200 3
Questioning a witness already questioned by the opposing side
    $200 14
She says of Othello, "His unkindness may defeat my life, but never taint my love"
    $200 9
Pennsylvania's state bug, known for its flashing bioluminescent abdominal organs
    $200 24
Teddy Roosevelt set a world record in 1907 by shaking 8513 of these on the White House lawn
    $300 18
The standard weather map symbol for rain is a series of these over the area
    $300 15
In the 14th c., a number of them spent their reign in Avignon instead of Rome
    $300 5
Interference on the phone
    $300 28
Brutus' excuse for murder: "Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved" this "more"
    $300 10
This Illinois state insect could be called the "emperor" of butterflies
    $300 25
Johann Thieme dug 23,311 of these in his lifetime but, understandably, didn't dig his own
    $400 19
About 30" of dry, fluffy snow equals the water in this many inches of rain
    $400 21
In France, only criminal cases receive trial this way
    $400 6
What USC & UCLA are called when they compete against each other in sports
    $400 29
Conniving king who justifiably laments, "There is no creature loves me; & if I die, no soul will pity me"
    $400 11
Somehow we doubt that this predatory state insect of Connecticut is as devout as it seems
    $400 26
Jane Wyman shared the longest of these ever in a feature film with Regis Toomey, not Ronald Reagan
    $500 20
1st scientific work on snow crystals was by this philosopher, more famous for "cogito, ergo sum"
    $500 22
The president is the head of state, but this officer heads the government
    $500 7
1986 film with "Karate Kid" Ralph Macchio as a blues guitarist with a black, not Asian, teacher
    DD: $200 30
Shakespearean play from whose musical adaptation comes the following love song:

"Strange dear, but true dear / When I'm close to you, dear"
    $500 12
Kansas, N.J., Nebraska & Vermont all made this food-producing apid their state insect
    $500 27
At 1000 taps per minute, Solero de Jerez was the fastest of these dancers ever measured

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jonathan Abby Dave
$2,000 $1,000 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Abby Dave
$3,100 $1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The pressure exerted by an ice skate causes the ice underneath it to do this
    $200 13
In Acts 28, St. Paul survived being bitten by one
    $200 9
In 1940, Winston Churchill said he had nothing to offer but "blood, toil, tears &" this
    $200 20
Sioux Indian greeting 1st heard by whites about 1815
    $200 6
Largest American flag ever made awaits installation on this city's Verrazano Narrows Bridge
    $200 1
Brenda Lee might have replied "I'm sorry" after Connie Francis confronted her with this
    $400 16
Heat is a form of energy associated with the motion of these groups of atoms
    $400 22
He spent 7 years building God's temple & 13 years building his own palace
    $400 10
Owing to its European ties, this country was 1st in the Western Hemisphere to enter the war
    $400 21
With New Mexico 2nd, this state has more land set aside for reservations than any other
    $400 7
The 2 colors inside the canton of the U.S. flag
    $400 2
In 1959, Ray Charles repeatedly asked this question, baby
    $600 17
In physics, the point at which a lever pivots is called this
    $600 23
After the crucifixion, Peter said he was going off to do this, which was his old "line"
    $600 11
These 2 commonly heard words were German & Italian for "leader"
    $600 24
It's said our union of states may have been patterned after this 6-tribe league centered in N.Y.
    $600 8
Term for any flag having 3 equal stripes or blocks, each of a different color
    $600 3
After posing this title question, The Beatles asked "Do you promise not to tell?"
    $800 18
Regular sound waves produce a musical tone, but irregular waves produce this
    DD: $1,100 27
Of the 8 human passengers on Noah's Ark, these 4 are known by name
    DD: $600 12
On D-Day, the British landed on Gold & Sword beaches, & Americans landed on these 2
    $800 25
If you visited someone at home in his hogan, you'd be visiting a member of this tribe
    $800 29
Hoisting the "Blue Peter", a blue flag with a white rectangle, means that a ship is about to do this
    $800 4
The Supremes' inquiry about their adoration taking a vacation
    $1000 19
Found worldwide, this, possibly the most common of all minerals, includes forms such as the agate
    $1000 28
After Balaam struck his ass a 3rd time, the Lord made the ass do this
    $1000 14
Joe Rosenthal's famous photo shows Marines raising Old Glory on this Iwo Jima volcano
    $1000 26
Abraham Lincoln was company captain in brief war against this Sauk chief
    $1000 30
Among flags Columbus carried in 1492 was one bearing the initials F & Y, which stood for this
    $1000 5
If you were Laura Brannigan's roommate & you left without paying rent, she might ask this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Abby Dave
$6,800 $3,400 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1932, this Mideast country took on the name of its ruling family which still rules today

Final scores:

Jonathan Abby Dave
$7,000 $200 $1,400
2-day champion: $13,000 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & hers watches 2nd place: La-Z-Boy sofa & wingback chair + Zenith 9" color TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jonathan Abby Dave
$7,900 $4,000 $6,700
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1986-12-09
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