Show #643 - Wednesday, May 27, 1987

Missing a number of incorrect responses in Double Jeopardy! Round.


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Bob McGreevy, an attorney from South Salem, New York

Diane Margolis, an acupuncturist from Baltimore, Maryland

David Goldstein, a criminal lawyer from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
If you smell salt in the air, it's because no part of Florida is over 60 miles from this
    $100 21
100 of these are worth 1 rupee in Sri Lanka, 1 guilder in the Netherlands, or a buck in the USA
    $100 18
According to "The Book of Popular Science", the 1st comet definitely recorded was this
    $100 3
Author credited with inspiring the "Calaveras County Jumping Frog Jubilee"
    $100 5
By the middle ages, he was patron saint of children, Russia, pawnbrokers, & thieves
    $100 1
Only Champion, Trigger & Tom Mix's Tony have left these in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre
    $200 12
To find this, the state motto, look on any U.S. coin
    $200 22
Basic monetary unit of Malta, Egypt, and Britain
    $200 19
Though Columbus "proved" it, Pythagoras taught this 21 centuries earlier
    $200 4
At the annual world chicken-pluckin' contest these, not roosters, compete in a "crow-off"
    $200 6
Though their origin is unknown, some think Christmas colors are from the red & green of this prickly plant
    $200 2
Hercules once owned a horse named Arion who had this human ability
    $300 15
The name of these Florida Indians is from Spanish-American "Cimarron", meaning wild
    $300 23
It's said this coin, whose name can mean "free", was 1st struck to ransom a French king
    $300 20
Both these planets on either side of Saturn also have rings
    $300 24
Athletes must be in "peak" condition to run the marathon to the top of this Colorado mountain
    $300 7
Burning this is English adaptation of Scandinavian custom of bonfires at winter solstice
    $300 8
Crippled & seriously ill, Anna Sewell lived only a year after the printing of this classic, her only book
    $400 16
There are about 30,000 of these in Florida, including Okeechobee
    $400 25
The U.S. mint in this Western city produces over 6 billion coins a year
    $400 29
Common name for phase that follows a new moon
    $400 26
1 of the 2 competitions that make up the "tobacco-spitting contest" in Raleigh, Miss.
    $400 13
U.S. Christmas seals were 1st sold in 1907 by members of this relief organization, not
Am. Lung Assn.
    $400 9
Pecos Bill made his horse, Widow-Maker, tougher by feeding it barbed wire & this liquid explosive
    $500 17
On April 2nd, 1513, he found not the Fountain of Youth, but an area he called "La Florida"
    $500 27
1937 coins with King Edward VIII's likeness had already been minted when he did this in late 1936
    $500 28
This downhill race held in Akron, Ohio is called the "World's Gravity Grand Prix"
    $500 14
Popular legend credits this religious reformer with creating the 1st Christmas tree
    DD: $500 10
Black Jack was chosen as the riderless horse at the funerals of these 2 Presidents in 1963 & 1973

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

David Diane Bob
$800 $400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Diane Bob
$1,900 $1,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And since we had FAMOUS HORSES in the first round, [*] in this one.)
    $200 12
From Old English "to insert", the way you might insert more knowledge in your brain before a test
    $200 23
Of 33, 59, or 102, the original number of members of the House of Representatives
    $200 2
Since there's no home plate in tennis, this official views matches from a raised chair
    $200 17
At Drew University in N.J. each freshman is provided with one of these high tech "helpers"
    $200 1
At 16, she & Kristy McNichol were "Little Darlings" on screen, but now she's J. McEnroe's little darling
    $200 3
It's said Thomas Jefferson called this other tall Virginian the greatest horseman of his time
    $400 13
From Latin & Greek "to give out vapors", it means to worry, or cook by simmering
    $400 25
From Dutch for "freebooter", the 1st notable use of this delaying tactic in the Senate was in 1841
    $400 6
For a minor infraction in hockey, a player goes here & becomes a spectator for 2 minutes
    $400 18
Bryn Mawr College is located in this state
    $400 9
Led by her "voices", in 1428 this 16-year-old 1st went to fight alongside the Dauphin but was turned away
    $400 4
Not a good horseman, this little Frenchman supposedly had 19 horses shot from under him
    $600 14
It follows French & can be linked with hand
    DD: $600 26
Action to expel a member of either house of Congress must carry by this fraction
    $600 7
To "Americanize" this sport, in 1979 U.S. pros asked for lower admission quotas of foreign players
    DD: $1,400 20
Group heard in the following, they met while attending Tuskegee Institute:

"She's a brick house"
    $600 24
By age 16, he had written more than 16 symphonies but not yet "The Marriage of Figaro"
    $600 5
Though it's said his horse Copenhagen shied at sight of troops, he rode him to victory at Waterloo
    $800 15
Examples are a walk, trot, or pace
    $800 27
"That is not executive privelege: it is executive poppycock," this N.C. senator said about Watergate
    $800 8
In 1986, this California team would sell you a box seat for $6.00, lowest box seat price in baseball
    $800 21
The student to faculty ratio is only 3 to 1 at this West Coast rival of M.I.T.
    $800 28
In 1922 at age 16, Philo T. Farnsworth discovered principles of this communications medium
    $800 10
On "Knots Landing" he plays Greg Sumner; on weekends, he plays celebrity polo
    $1000 19
Original a nickname for Richard, now it's a term for a country bumpkin
    $1000 16
Atlanta teams play in the Central Division in basketball, & this division in baseball & football
    $1000 22
Tuition is only $570 a year at McGill University, "The Harvard of Canada", in this city
    $1000 11
Author of "Sons & Lovers", he supposedly had a favorite horse made into a duffel bag after it died

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Diane Bob
$5,500 $2,600 $5,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of brown, green, orange, tan, or yellow, the color you'll find in plain M&Ms but not peanut M&Ms

Final scores:

David Diane Bob
$11,000 $5,100 $11,150
2nd place: Merillat shelving system + Zenith 9" color TV 3rd place: Service Merchandise gift certificate New champion: $11,150

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Diane Bob
$5,500 $2,600 $7,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
12 R,
4 W
24 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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Game tape date: 1987-01-14
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