Show #735 - Friday, November 13, 1987

1987 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.
All Jeopardy! Round categories begin with an "A" and all Double Jeopardy! Round categories begin with a "T" as a tribute to Alex Trebek.


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Roger Storm, a teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio

Doug Molitor, a writer from Brentwood, California

John Ryan, an economist from Santa Barbara, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
A mosquito's hum is actually the sound made by these
    $100 13
From Greek "kolla", or glue, it's a picture made by gluing various objects onto a surface
    $100 12
Over the years, this company has described its products as "Mm! Mm! Good!"
    $100 1
While there are green mountains in Vermont, there are white mountains in this neighboring state
    $100 25
What the "U" in U-joint stands for
    $100 7
A 1957 No. 1 song says, "It's for the very young"
    $200 2
Though its name means "Flemish cowherd", a Bouvier des Flandres is a breed of this
    $200 14
To fire clay, you don't give it a pink slip, but put it in this
    $200 29
This Coca-Cola song promoting "The Real Thing" was turned into a Top 20 hit
    $200 17
1931 completion of the Bagnell Dam created a beautiful lake in these Missouri mountains
    $200 26
Of very hot, very cold, or rainy, weather condition in which vapor lock usually occurs
    $200 8
Bing Crosby said it "is the song of the immortal Jolson"
    $300 3
The only African bird of prey with terrestrial habits, it can't type or take dictation
    $300 15
Process in which you bind a piece of clothing, so that only certain parts of the article absorb color
    $300 16
In his first commercials ever, George C. Scott became spokesman for this car
    $300 18
Until the Soviets completed a bigger one in 1974, the world's largest telescope was here
    $300 27
MacPherson struts are not dance steps but types of these
    DD: $500 9
The title of this song might describe a European spring vacation:
    $400 4
The number of toes on the foot of a hippopotamus; especially the ones in Disney's "Fantasia"
    $400 24
Twining, coiling, and weaving are the three basic methods of making these
    $400 22
On television, the Heinz entry always lost this contest
    $400 19
The continuation of California's Sierra Nevada into Washington and Oregon is called this
    $400 28
Part that is "capped" after putting in points & condenser
    $400 10
Title song of the 1969 movie starring Jack Lemmon and Catherine Denueve
    $500 5
Types of this aquatic creature include chimney, sheep's-wool, & common bath
    $500 23
From Latin "to close", this process closes off colored enamels from each other with thin metal strips
    $500 21
Slogan created in 1921 when a pal of an R.J. Reynolds ad man ran out of cigarettes on a golf course
    $500 20
In the Washington Irving story, Rip Van Winkle fell asleep in these mountains
    $500 30
It changes exhaust hydrocarbons & carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide & water
    $500 11
1973 hit by 3 Dog Night that could be the result of blowing up the month

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

John Doug Roger
$0 $900 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Doug Roger
$500 $3,600 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As in Mark.)
    $200 19
Visiting the New York Transit Exhibit in Brooklyn, you can pay the admission fee with 1 of these
    $200 17
Twain said "the art" of frying this fowl "cannot be learned north of the line of Mason & Dixon"
    $200 10
In the "Illiad" he's described as a huge, slow-witted warrior, not a foaming cleanser
    $200 1
It was in 1943 that the federal government began having this done to workers' paychecks
    $200 5
When the United States became a nation in 1776, Texas was ruled by this country
    $200 3
Both Disneyland & Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom are located in counties with this name
    $400 20
The Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum allows visitors to engage in this unique activity
    $400 18
Character who refers to "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" in the 1st line of his book
    $400 13
Menelaus, husband of Helen, was king of this city, later the historic rival of Athens
    $400 2
The IRS estimates that for fiscal 1987, this will happen to 1 of every 68 tax returns
    $400 27
It's said the line between the East & the West lies between these 2 large neighboring cities
    DD: $1,000 6
Technical reason the 3rd Mickey Mouse cartoon "Steamboat Willie" was released 1st, on Nov. 18, 1928
    $600 23
This city's World's Fair, held in 1967, is perpetuated each summer under title "Man & His World"
    $600 21
On their 1st "date" Twain took his future wife to a reading given by this English author in 1867
    $600 14
Some say it was this wandering warrior from Ithaca who suggested the Trojan Horse
    $600 4
At 7 1/2%, Connecticut has the highest statewide tax of this kind
    $600 28
Largest lake entirely in Texas is named for this long-time Speaker of the House
    $600 7
For "Pinocchio", he was painted with 27 colors; for "Mickey Mouse Club", they used only 9
    $800 24
Located 3 miles outside town, it's Hodgenville, Kentucky's most famous tourist attraction
    $800 22
His actual middle name
    $800 15
He killed Hector, then Paris killed him
    DD: $1,000 11
The Tax Foundation says that in 1930 it was February 13, but in 1987 it was May 4
    $800 29
Each year from 1932-86, up to 100,000 attended this annual event sponsored by the Texas Dept. of Corrections
    $800 8
According to the 1953 cartoon, these four sounds are "where the music comes from"
    $1000 26
You can visit the infamous Andersonville Civil War Prison, a National Historic Site, in this state
    $1000 25
According to the title, it's what Twain was "Following" in his last travel book
    $1000 16
Virgil says this man escaped the fall of Troy along with a few followers & later founded Rome
    $1000 12
Chief Justice John Marshall said, "The power to tax involves the power to" do this
    $1000 30
A national seashore covers much of this 100-mile-long island named for Fr. Nicolas Balli, a Spanish priest
    $1000 9
Title character of this 1961 live-action hit was named Ned Brainard

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Doug Roger
$6,100 $10,000 $4,100

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 Cabinet dept. heads who have held their position for the entire Reagan administration thus far

Final scores:

John Doug Roger
$12,200 $10,000 $8,100
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Doug Roger
$5,900 $9,900 $4,100
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1987-10-26
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