Show #628 - Wednesday, May 6, 1987


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Leonard Kendall, a hotel night auditor from The Bronx, New York

Lee-Ann Rubenstein, a banker from Sherman Oaks, California

Phil Marino, a dentist from Clearwater, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,190)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
There is talk of a Beatles reunion with him filling in for his father John
    $100 1
These hopping rats are found only in North America, not in Australia
    $100 26
When the miller's daughter guessed his name, he tore himself in two
    $100 13
Michelangelo's David didn't get his hard body by working out, but by being carved out of this rock
    $100 19
To stay young & vital, take a tip from this "Private Dancer" who turns down drugs & cigarettes
    $100 4
Santa Maria! It's Columbus' ship that fits this category
    $200 3
This all-male group got its first record break with "Broken Wings"
    $200 9
This animal's name comes from Greek for "shadow tail", since its bushy tail shades its back
    $200 27
When "The 6 Swans" turned back into boys, 1 boy still had 1 of these in place of an arm
    $200 14
Of limestone, sandstone or soapstone, the 1 called "French chalk" & used by tailors to mark cloth
    $200 20
This comedian who went "Back to School" in '86 keeps his shape by bingeing on Chinese food at 2 A.M.
    $200 5
A bean,
a horse
or a car
    $300 16
"Take My Breath Away" from "Top Gun" was a hit for this American group with a "German" name
    $300 10
Moles are the only other North American animals that stay under ground as much as these "pocket" rodents
    $300 28
A severed 1 of these with a ring on it sealed "The Robber Bridegroom"s fate
    $300 15
One form of silt is made up of tiny particles of rock that settle on the bottom of these
    $300 23
Before applying makeup, Brooke Shields applies an ice pack to her face so her pores will do this
    $300 6
The kind of pin you use to make a pin curl
    $400 21
Words didn't get in the way of success for this Florida group, mostly Cuban-born
    $400 11
In the late '70s, there were some 3000 ranches in the U.S. & Canada raising this rodent for its fur
    $400 29
In "The Mouse, the Bird & the Sausage", this title character was swallowed by a dog
    $400 17
Calcite stone formations that build up from cave floors
    $400 24
This "Knots Landing" vamp says that to avoid weight problems, she never eats after 6 P.M.
    $400 7
If you're poking a mule's posterior, you're probably playing this party game
    $500 22
Tongan siblings Kathi, Rudy, Eddie, Elizabeth, Leroy, Eugene, Moana & Haini
    $500 12
These popular furry pet rodents were 1st sent to the U.S. from Japan in 1954
    $500 30
At the end of the original version of "Cinderella", pigeons pecked out their eyes
    $500 18
Though ¾ of earth's surface is covered with this type rock, below there are only metamorphic & igneous rocks
    $500 25
When Raquel talks about her rabbit, camel, & half tortoise, she's talking about these
    DD: $800 8
An apron

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Phil Lee-Ann Leonard
$2,100 -$400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Lee-Ann Leonard
$3,600 $400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And since we had "PIN"s in the opening round, we have...)
    $200 2
Most frequent last name of vice presidents, those serving under Van Buren, Lincoln & Kennedy had it
    $200 8
Because it was once thought only children caught it, this disease was also called "infantile paralysis"
    $200 7
Aggressive adjective in name of Illinois' "Illini", LSU's "Tigers", & Notre Dame's "Irish"
    $200 1
An ancient wonder, the statue of Zeus at Olympia, marked original site of this athletic event
    $200 14
Carl Sagan & others believe atomic war could lead to this much feared "season"
    $200 26
A futile search is like looking for 1 of these
    $400 3
It's the minimum age for the vice president
    $400 9
According to Family Health, if you do this 9 hours or more daily, subtract 4 years from life span
    $400 10
The color of Alabama's "Tide"
    $400 20
Angel Falls, the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world, is on this continent
    $400 15
Country in which both Hitler & Napoleon were defeated by winter weather
    $400 28
Embroidery done on canvas
    $600 4
Called our richest vice president, he was only the 2nd ever to be appointed
    $600 17
In 1847, this U.S. professional organization of doctors was founded
    $600 11
Academy at which you'd find "Middies"
    $600 21
Tho considered a wonder of Indian architecture, this tomb was designed by a Turkish architect
    $600 16
In the U.S., this is usually the coldest month of the year
    $600 29
That tingling feeling you get when your circulation is cut off, or 2 components of your sewing kit
    DD: $1,000 5
2 of 3 reasons Constitution gives for V.P. succeeding to office of president
    $800 18
Until the late 1930s, this was the only remedy for malaria
    $800 12
If you don't like "Bulldogs" for Yale's nickname, it carries this as a spare
    DD: $300 22
Natural wonder that's the subject of the following:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $800 23
The lowest reading on this type of weather instrument was 25.55" during a typhoon
    $800 30
It dominates Seattle's skyline
    $1000 6
Both George Clinton & Elbridge Gerry died while serving as vice president to him, the 4th president
    $1000 19
If you break a bone falling from a tree, you've become the specialty of this M.D. specialist
    $1000 13
Since it's their nickname, a Cornell coach could chew out his team after a bad game using this Wrigley gum
    $1000 25
According to World Book lists, it's the only continent w/out an ancient, man-made, or natural wonder
    $1000 24
Precipitation of droplets larger than .5mm is called rain; in droplets smaller than .5mm, it's called this
    $1000 27
This 1981 Donald Sutherland film was based on a WWII spy novel by Ken Follett

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Lee-Ann Leonard
$8,600 $1,800 $8,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The state animal of Kansas is the buffalo & this its state song

Final scores:

Phil Lee-Ann Leonard
$16,350 $0 $100
2-day champion: $20,540 3rd place: Stained Glass Overlay glass window treatment 2nd place: Pine Factory home furniture + Zenith 9" color TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Lee-Ann Leonard
$8,300 $1,800 $9,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
4 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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Game tape date: 1987-01-13
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