Show #464 - Thursday, September 18, 1986

Roger Storm game 5.


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Marc Wade, a systems analyst originally from Sacramento, California

Karin Hofland, a novelist from Santa Monica, California

Roger Storm, a teacher from Fairview Park, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $31,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Edna Ferber's giant best seller of 1952
    $100 26
Besides the Air Force, the other U.S. military branch whose jets attacked Libya on April 15, 1986
    $100 13
State of having laid back vibes, colored "yellow" by Donovan
    $100 10
Those of the mesquite plant have been measured to reach over 100' below the surface
    $100 1
Name shared by Donald Keeler's character on "Lassie" & a plump animated pig from Warner Bros.
    $100 21
The French call this play "La Dame Aux Camelias"; The English call it this
    $200 7
In 1976, Publishers Weekly initiated a best seller list for these
    $200 27
Nike-Hercules, Hawk & Chaparral are air defense guided missiles of this service branch
    $200 14
To talk freely & frankly, or H. Brown's "middle name"
    $200 11
South African desert natives use the large shells of this bird's eggs to carry & store water
    $200 2
Of "Mr. Smith", "Lancelot Link" & "The Monkees", the one with only humans in the lead roles
    DD: $500 22
You'd be in "Seine" if you fell in the river next to this:
    $300 8
First the Bible, then this John Bunyan book, became earliest best sellers in America
    $300 18
Doing it to your mind could do it to your cool
    $300 15
Of the equator, Tropics of Cancer or of Capricorn, the 2 lines near which most of the world's deserts lie
    $300 4
With the divorce & the son's "coming out", you couldn't call this PBS "American Family" quiet
    $300 23
In this nursery rhyme, 1 bag of wool is "for my dame"
    $400 9
In Jack Higgins' 1975 "The Eagle Has Landed" German troops attempt to kidnap this man
    $400 19
An emotional problem or inhibition, or what you do if a phone call bums you out
    $400 16
Desert with the greatest temperature swing, 113°F to -40°F, is this one in Mongolia
    $400 5
Actor who was Tucker Kerwin on "The Associates", then became Ed Grimley, a cult hero, I must say
    $400 24
Boisterous lament of Rodgers & Hammerstein's lovesick sailors
    $500 12
From 1901-1913 this Englishman had 5 #1 U.S. best sellers of the yr. including "The Crisis" & "The Crossing"
    $500 20
Precedes "wasted", "down" & "your act together"
    $500 17
Whether called arroyos or wadis, they're these, which act as desert drainage systems
    $500 6
1 of 2 series in which Bill Bixby played a newspaper or TV reporter
    $500 25
Ruby Keeler was among the "dames" this choreographer set tapping in the 1934 musical of the same name

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

Roger Karin Marc
$600 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Karin Marc
$700 $1,700 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
This flexible armor made of metal rings sounds like it came parcel post
    $200 11
Capital city of Singapore
    $200 1
Joseph Swan had this bright idea in England at the same time Edison did in the U.S.
    $200 4
"The Twinkie defense" proved surprisingly successful at the trial of this San Francisco assassin
    $200 13
Pecan, pine, or pistachio
    $400 22
The French word for "knight", it was a courtly "Gigi" star's last name
    $400 12
Of Bahrain, Tuvalu, or Nauru, the island country in the Persian Gulf
    $400 2
Guillaume Amontons' 17th century thermometer was 1st filled with this & corrected for air pressure
    $400 5
Movie where Harold Ramis compares normal amount of psychokinetic energy in NYC to a Twinkie
    $400 14
Bid adieu to one's feelings of touch, taste, sight, sound & smell
    $600 23
The Knights of Malta paid Holy Roman Emperor Charles V an annual rent of 1 of these birds
    $600 18
"Monte Carlo of the Orient", this Portuguese dependency draws thousands of gamblers from nearby Hong Kong
    $600 3
John Dalton did the 1st paper on this condition, some say after being told his brown coat was bright scarlet
    $600 6
This animated character, like Ann Blyth before him, is TV's Twinkie spokesman
    DD: $800 15
1 of 2 phrases from which 2 of Carroll's crazy tea party participants were named
    DD: $1,900 24
Aptly enough, Prince Philip meets with the other Knights of the Thistle in this city
    $800 19
World's shortest railroad line runs 300 yards in this, the world's smallest independent state
    $800 9
In 1943, the year of his death, the plantation on which he was born was made a national monument
    $800 7
A Minneapolis city council member was accused of this for giving senior citizens Twinkies
    $800 16
Past a road's curve
    $1000 25
Sir Gawain beheads him in an epic poem, but still lets this knight share the title
    $1000 20
Independent since 301 A.D., this "most serene republic" in Europe is the oldest republic in the world
    $1000 10
Cornelius Vanderbilt thought this engineer's idea of braking a train with air was sheer nonsense
    $1000 8
She has termed as "Twinkies" newscasters who "seem as if they've blow-dreid their brains, too"
    $1000 17
Where you get the main ingredient of your pumpkin pie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Karin Marc
$2,800 $5,900 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The number of U.S. presidents in the 20th century to serve out at least 2 full terms

Final scores:

Roger Karin Marc
$1,700 $4,700 $6,500
3rd place: a Brother AX12 electronic typewriter 2nd place: a trip to Fort Walton Beach, Florida aboard Eastern Airlines with stay at The Breakers New champion: $6,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Roger Karin Marc
$1,700 $5,700 $4,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,400

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Game tape date: 1986-08-06
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