Show #502 - Tuesday, November 11, 1986

1986 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 2.


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Jared Eisenstat, a lawyer from Hicksville, New York

Marvin Shinkman, a stamp dealer from Sherman Oaks, California

Paul Rouffa, an actor from Forest Park, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
Goddess Pele made the earth shake, but some say her sister made Hawaiians shake by giving them this dance
    $100 9
Any issued in the U.S. since 1860 are valid to use on letters
    $100 3
To "wreck a pair" is to do this to 2 eggs
    $100 24
Ehrich Weiss escaped the shackles of his name by changing it to this
    $100 2
During WWII, these tobacco products were used as "money" in many prisoner-of-war camps
    $100 1
Separate proverbs state they "don't bite" & "tell no tales"
    $200 18
Meaning "big" or "grand" in Russian, it's the name of Moscow's big grand ballet company
    $200 10
Its 1st digit identifies geographical area, & the 4th & 5th identify the post office
    $200 4
"Whistle berries" refers to these Boston legumes
    $200 25
Dr. Bunting's Sunburn Remedy was renamed this when a customer said it "knocked my eczema"
    $200 13
U.S. dollar bills are 25% linen & 75% this fiber
    $200 7
"Old habits die" this way
    DD: $800 19
Twyla Tharp "car"eographed a ballet to this Beach Boys hit:
    $300 11
Of AK, AL, or AS, the approved postal abbreviation for Alaska
    $300 5
In the early days, a glass of this was "Adam's ale" or "Potomac phosphate"
    $300 28
In July 1986, U.S. Steel crossed out the "Steel" in their name & replaced it with this letter
    $300 14
In 1986, Shelly Long & Tom Hanks found themselves caught in this
    $300 8
"There are more ways to" do this "than choking it with cream"
    $400 20
Gwen Verdon kicked her way to fame doing this in the 1953 musical of the same name
    $400 12
4th class mail, including merchandise, printed matter, & mailable live animals, is better known as this
    $400 6
Number that Mel might have called out to say "We're all out of it"
    $400 29
In 1819, the southern towns New Philadelphia & E. Alabama merged to form this city, later a capital
    $400 15
On the Kennedy half, it wears a shield; on the Susan B. Anthony dollar, it's landing on Moon
    $400 22
Proverb from Matthew 8:22 implying that the living have better things to do
    $500 21
Scientifically, this party dance could be called "The Infant Oryctolagus Bipedal Spring"
    $500 26
Black envelopes are nonmailable since this wouldn't be legible
    $500 27
"Bossy in a bowl"
    $500 16
In 1909 he became the first U.S. president ever to appear on a coin
    $500 23
A soldier might say "Every" one of these "has its billet"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Paul Marvin Jared
$0 $800 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Marvin Jared
$2,000 $1,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
"2 households both alike in dignity,
In fair Verona where we lay our scene..."
    $200 21
1st town attacked by the Israelites under Joshua, its 1st walls were built about 8000 B.C.
    $200 26
Nonbelievers in the Trinity, this group's name reflects their traditional belief in God as a Unity
    $200 9
Before starting out in this game, "It" usually shouts "Ready or not, here I come"
    $200 1
It's said Chancellorsville was the unnamed battle in this Stephen Crane Civil War novel
    $200 12
Of "Merrie Melodies", "Silly Symphonies", & "Looney Tunes", the ones that didn't come from Warner Bros.
    $400 3
"Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this sun of York..."
    $400 22
This twin-tube tunnel under the Hudson was named for its designer, who died during its construction
    $400 27
Their name comes from Greek for "to immerse", a rite they usually reserve for adults affirming faith in Jesus
    $400 16
Popular parlor game also known as "Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral?"
    $400 4
After the Gauls besieged this city in 390 B.C., they were bought off so they'd go home
    $400 13
Director of films "The Outlaw" & "Hell's Angels", he dies in 1976 leaving estimated $1.5 billion estate
    $600 7
"Who's there?"
"Nay, answer me.
Stand & unfold yourself."
    DD: $400 23
The Buffalo Bayou was widened & deepened to open this inland Texas town to shipping
    $600 30
Of 40, 60 or 80%, the approximate # of Americans who belong to organized religions
    $600 18
Dollar poker, which uses serial numbers, is often called this; yeah, that's it!
    $600 5
During the battle for Okinawa, the leader of U.S. forces was killed & the enemy commandant committed this
    $600 14
Composer Bernard Hermann used an all-string orchestra for "black & white music" for this '60 Hitchcock film
    $800 10
"If music be the food of love, play on..."
    $800 24
Major branch of engineering concerned with design of public bridges, roads, & canals
    $800 29
Not until 1978 were blacks admitted to the priesthood in this religion
    DD: $800 19
Variation of croquet whose name is derived by dropping 2 letters from croquet
    $800 6
This 1805 event discouraged a Napoleonic invasion & set British naval supremacy for over 100 years
    $800 15
In 1969's "Once Upon a Time in the West", this likeable actor guns down an 8-yr-old freckle-
faced boy
    $1000 11
"Now fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour draws on apace..."
    $1000 25
Costing about $1 billion & stretching from St. Johns to Victoria, it opened in 1962
    $1000 28
Their belief in the "inner light" states there is "that of God in everyone"
    $1000 20
About 1940, a U.S. gambling craze involved use of one type of this children's toy
    $1000 8
"Intoxicating" name of 1777 battle where Gen. Howe defeated Washington
    $1000 17
Dr. Venkman, Dr. Spengler, Dr. Stantz, & Winston Zeddmore

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Marvin Jared
$5,800 $7,800 $1,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1985, autobiographies of these 2 men topped hardcover best seller lists

Final scores:

Paul Marvin Jared
$7,801 $7,800 $2,400
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Marvin Jared
$6,300 $7,800 $1,200
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,300

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Game tape date: 1986-10-28
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