Show #422 - Tuesday, April 22, 1986


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Susan Sanchez, a schoolteacher originally from Newton Center, Massachusetts

Randy Amasia, an editorial analyst from Los Angeles, California

Kurt Weldon, a comedian and a writer from Beverly Hills, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: STUPID ANSWERS is a category we have used once before on our program... to great success, I might add.)
    $100 9
In the psychology of learning, it’s “the retention of association”; in “Cats”, it’s a showstopping song
    $100 21
You’ll discover not gold, but a black mark, after rubbing this “gold” on porcelain
    $100 6
It brings out the worst in werewolves
    $100 15
The woman’s bicycle without the bar was created so women could ride while wearing these
    $100 7
Goddess of wisdom for whom Athens was named
    $100 1
It was invented in 1911 by Hans Geiger
    $200 10
According to psychoanalytic theory, it’s part of the personality which balances the id & superego
    $200 22
A scratch test won’t reveal a mineral’s allergies, but this property
    $200 11
Michael Jackson and Neil Armstrong are both experts at this
    $200 17
A German circus performer has made the Guinness record book for riding a bicycle with this distinction
    $200 8
The popular dish moussaka is layers of ground meat & this vegetable
    $200 2
Number of different basic shapes in a box of Post Alpha-Bits
    $300 16
Standard test of responding to a key word with the 1st words which come to your mind
    $300 12
Every week Cybill Shepherd & Bruce Willis have been doing this on ABC
    $300 18
This French company is known for making fine bicycles as well as cars
    $300 23
The mainland of Greece forms the southern part of this peninsula
    $300 3
In 1842, Richard Owen coined this word for “dinosaur”
    $400 25
Character from group therapy on old Bob Newhart show who checked into St. Elsewhere this season
    DD: $1,000 13
Title of the following, it can be performed by a big bandleader or a nighttime Romeo
    $400 19
In the 1984 Olympics, Alexi Grewal won a gold medal in cycling for this country
    $400 24
By tradition, the sons in a Greek family don’t marry until this happens first
    $400 4
Whole number equidistant from 5 & 7
    $500 26
Founder of “individual psychology”, he broke with Freud in 1911
    $500 14
“Moon shots” referred to home runs hit by this Dodger over short left field screen in L.A. Coliseum
    $500 20
1985 film that was a story of a “rebel & his bike”
    $500 27
The prosperous 5th century B.C. in Greece is better known as this
    $500 5
While Bugs was “introduced” in “Porky’s Hare Hunt”, Daffy was introduced in this cartoon

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Kurt Randy Susan
$300 $3,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Randy Susan
$200 $4,900 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
    $200 2
It’s what chewable “chocks” were
    $200 1
Composers known as “the 3 B’s”
    $200 17
Until 1896, majority in this branch of Congress were 1st termers, now less than 10% are
    $200 12
From Dutch “kaban huis”, meaning ship’s galley, in U.S. it came to mean last car on a train
    $200 7
Profession of Rex Morgan
    $400 3
Vanishing in the ‘60s, it’s what YUkon, KLondike & VAlencia were examples of
    $400 5
In 1810, the same year as Schumann, this Polish pianist & composer was born
    $400 22
This council’s members are the president, vice president, sec’y of state & sec’y of defense
    $400 13
Laboratory culture dish named for the German bacteriologist who invented it
    $400 8
“Marmaduke” is this breed of dog
    $600 4
Turning down ABA offer of 3,500 head of cattle & 40,000 acre ranch in 1969, he signed with NBA Bucks
    $600 6
Mendelssohn wrote a series of 49 piano pieces which were appropriately titled “Songs Without” these
    $600 23
He, not the Attorney General, represents the government in cases before the Supreme Court
    $600 14
Chinese for “work together”, it was motto of U.S. marine raiders in WWII
    $600 27
Migration of insects thru the air is classed as active or passive, depending on use of this
    $600 9
Dolly, Jeffrey, Billy & P.J.
    $800 20
The last #1 song of the ‘60s, it was Diana Ross’ last song with the Supremes
    $800 18
Vivaldi was known as “the red priest” due to his clerical rank & this
    $800 24
FDR appointed Frances Perkins, 1st woman cabinet member, to head this department
    DD: $1,000 15
Originally a brand applied to slaves & criminals, it has come to mean a mark of disgrace
    $800 10
The title of this Jim Unger comic refers to everyone in it, not just a single character
    $1000 21
In “Understanding Media”, he explained the Dodgers move to L.A. & fishnet stockings
    $1000 19
There’s nothing fishy about his “Trout” quintet
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1966, Supreme Court ruled the 24th amendment outlawed this tax on both federal & state levels
    $1000 16
Run-down part of town, from the rough forest paths along which newly-cut logs were dragged
    $1000 26
Largest North American wasp, it hunts tarantulas like a bird of prey
    $1000 11
Creator of “Beetle Bailey”, whose name was defined in “B.C.” as “a dead nightcrawler”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Randy Susan
$3,400 $4,700 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Next to slots, Nevada casinos make more money from this game than any other, nearly $3/4 billion in 1985

Final scores:

Kurt Randy Susan
$3,300 $6,900 $5,100
3rd place: a Frigidaire 18 cubic-foot refrigerator New champion: $6,900 2nd place: a trip to Jamaica on Eastern Airlines with a week's accomodations at Sandals Resort

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kurt Randy Susan
$4,400 $4,100 $2,600
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,100

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Game tape date: 1985-12-02
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