Show #423 - Wednesday, April 23, 1986


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Lois Rothman, a social worker from Miami, Florida

Pam Wells, a legal secretary from Detroit, Michigan

Randy Amasia, an editorial analyst from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now that last category… is… exactly what it says. All of the responses in the category will mean exactly the same thing as the answers that will appear, except--it will be in other words.) [Audience laughs]
    $100 17
The U.S. Kennedys trace their roots back to county Wexford in this country
    $100 20
Though only the southern end is in Louisiana, this is considered the major physical feature of the state
    $100 1
This rock group featuring Belinda Carlisle has now officially gone-gone
    $100 16
According to the 10th Commandment, you shouldn’t do this to a neighbor’s ox, servant or wife
    $100 11
Instead of using regular paint remover to remove paint from hands, try this foamy toiletry
    $100 6
Effortlessly arrive, effortlessly depart
    $200 18
He said “Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I’m (the) only person standing between Nixon & the White House”
    $200 21
In production of cotton, minerals & natural gas, the 1 in which Louisiana doesn’t rank #2 in the U.S.
    $200 2
Beatles song about purchasing affection that was 1st to hit #1 in U.S. & Britain at same time
    $200 19
While Encyclopedia Americana says this Old Testament book should be read as a parable, we say it’s a big fish story
    $200 12
For small repairs, nail polish can sometimes substitute for this
    $200 7
Pattern assumed by disintegration of an Oreo
    $300 22
She supervised the historic restoration of the White House & gave a TV tour of it
    $300 25
Counting migrants, in January 25% of all these fowl in the U.S. are wintering in Louisiana
    $300 3
Release of this Jacksons album was held up until “Thriller” sales peaked
    $300 28
Samuel took a horn of oil & did this to David amidst his brethren
    $300 13
Heavy starching of braided rugs will keep ends from doing this
    $300 8
A void of originality exists beneath our class G star
    $400 23
States that have been represented by Joseph Kennedy’s sons in the U.S. Senate
    $400 26
Louisiana has had 11, including 1 which was over 250,000 words & amended 537 times
    $400 4
Van Morrison sang of “making love in the green grass, behind the stadium” with her
    $400 14
To save pennies at the supermarket, avoid buying products displayed on shelves at this level
    $400 9
Expired Homo sapiens don’t relate fables
    $500 24
Rose’s maiden name, it became the middle name of one of her sons
    $500 27
The more familiar name of New Orleans’ 85-block “Vieux Carre”
    $500 5
In 1985, Tears for Fears said “everybody wants to” do this
    $500 15
Mary Ellen says to soften peanut butter & add flavor, “open” a bottle of this oil & put in a drop
    $500 10
The person that finances a Scottish musician gets to pick song played

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

Randy Pam Lois
$1,100 $700 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Pam Lois
$2,700 $2,400 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
Article 1 of U.N. charter says maintaining this is the U.N.’s primary purpose
    $200 8
According to Aesop, greed killed the goose that did this
    $200 10
In 1919-21, this championship was a best-of-9 series
    $200 19
Great Britain, Prussia, Austria & Russia joined forces in 1815 to rid Europe of him once & for all
    $200 3
Of lunar, or solar eclipses, the more frequent
    $200 1
In the pirate drinking song, it follows “yo-ho-ho”
    $400 24
The name “United Nations” was adopted in WWII to note countries opposed to these powers
    $400 15
Though this diving bird has a weird, laughing cry, it isn’t really crazy
    DD: $600 11
2 of the 6 current major league teams that have never won a league pennant
    $400 20
The 2-year war with this country from 1846-48 cost the U.S. almost $100 million
    $400 5
This planet is only about ¾ as dense as water, so it probably wouldn’t leave “rings” in the bathtub
    $400 2
William Lampton said this state was “where the corn is full of kernels & the colonels full a corn”
    $600 16
Name of this ugly, naked-headed bird can refer to someone disgustingly predatory
    $600 12
More current active major leaguers come from San Pedro de Macoris in this country than from Chicago
    $600 21
Until the 19th century & porcelain, hippopotamus bone was the popular material for these falsies
    DD: $600 22
Title of this number one 1958 hit
    $600 4
In 1825, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin said, “a meal without wine is like a day without” this
    $800 17
Bird to which Shelley wrote, “Hail to thee, blithe spirit”
    $800 13
1st man elected to Baseball Hall of Fame, he played 22 seasons for Detroit
    $800 23
In 1848, Zachary Taylor was the 2nd & last candidate of this party to be elected president
    $800 25
German astronomer whose laws of planetary motion were published in 1609
    $800 6
G.W. Young was the one who insisted that these “must never touch mine”
    $1000 18
With longest migratory flight, it spends winters in southern & summers in northern polar regions
    $1000 14
In 1920, Bill Wambsganss became only player in World Series history to execute this feat
    $1000 7
Famous poetical drinking instruction Ben Jonson gave “to Celia”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Pam Lois
$3,700 $4,000 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Best Picture had the shortest title, using only 2 different letters

Final scores:

Randy Pam Lois
$100 $599 $0
2nd place: a La-Z-Boy Signature II Sleeper Sofa + 2 Robert Abbey floral design lamps New champion: $599 3rd place: a JP’s General Store gift certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Randy Pam Lois
$3,700 $4,400 $2,400
16 R,
6 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $10,500

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Game tape date: 1985-12-02
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