Show #504 - Thursday, November 13, 1986

1986 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Eric Schoeck, a radio talk show host from Santa Cruz, California

Harvey Becker, a writer from Venice, California

Gary Giardina, an opera singer from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
In 1986, during the week before this, egg sales went up nearly 50% from weekly average
    $100 12
Elaine Joyce is matching up bachelors & bachelorettes as the new host of this C. Barris game
    $100 1
Good pancakes will not only sell like these, they are these
    $100 19
Longfellow's Indian heroine whose name means "laughing water"
    $100 6
An entire Astrodome baseball crowd of 45,000 could be seated in this 4-story Roman arena
    $100 15
Late 19th century cigar stores typically had one of these standing outside
    $200 8
It wasn't until about 1890 that this pest invaded the U.S. & ruined cotton crops
    $200 13
Host of Nova's annual "Natural Science Test"
    $200 2
Polygamous potentates, place their pretty odalisques in these secluded hideaways
    $200 20
Margaret Mitchell originally called this character "Pansy"
    $200 24
Built by the Romans in the 2nd cent., one of these still brings water to Segovia, Spain
    $200 16
It's said white owls costing 7¢ each in 1918 led VP Thomas Marshall to tell the U.S. Senate this
    $300 9
Asian country second only to U.S. in corn production
    $300 14
The point value of the bonus question on "The Newlywed Game"
    $300 3
A covered 2-wheeled carriage, whether it's good-looking or not
    $300 21
The grandmother of this Hans Christian Andersen heroine wore a dozen oysters on her tail
    $300 25
By the 4th century A.D., Rome had 28 public ones stacked with rolls of papyrus
    $300 27
Hawking Muriel cigars in the '60s, she said, "Why don't you pick one up & smoke it sometime?"
    $400 10
Season in which winter barley is harvested
    $400 17
Show which played its bonus round on a giant pinball game
    $400 4
Only U.S. President whose first & last names fit this category
    $400 22
Rebecca Randall is better known by the title of this Kate Douglas Wiggin children's book
    $400 26
When visiting one, a citizen might pass thru the frigidarium, the tepidaria & the calidarium
    $500 11
Dry farming, growing without irrigation on semi-arid land, gained 1st wide use in this Beehive State
    $500 18
TV's "$64,000 Question" was based on this radio show whose name gave players this choice
    $500 5
Weapon used to fire projectiles in a high arc to reach targets hidden from view
    $500 23
In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", this was Tom Snout's occupation tho you may not give a "dam"
    DD: $400 28
A 1962 B'way hit featuring the following was based on the comedies of this Roman playwright:

"Something familiar /
Something peculiar /
Something for everyone /
A comedy tonight! /
Something appealing /
Something appalling /
Something for everyone /
A comedy tonight!"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Gary Harvey Eric
$2,000 $500 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Harvey Eric
$2,400 $1,000 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Their first million-selling record was "Satisfaction" which, in fact, sold 4½ million
    $200 3
While Hawaii is our only island state, Tasmania is this country's only island state
    $200 6
In 1967, Telly Savalas, Jim Brown & Charles Bronson were 3 of these 12
    $200 1
This city's Storyville district famed for jazz & vice, was closed in 1917 at the navy's insistence
    $200 8
At NYC's Yeshiva University the general curriculum is taught in both English & this language
    $400 17
In 1944, on 1st radio broadcast of this show, Tommy Bernard played David & Henry Blair played Ricky
    $400 4
By the year 1000, at least 25,000 Scandinavians had settled on this north Atlantic island
    $400 7
Though as Gonzo Gates he acted for everyone, his most memorable TV movie role was "For Ladies Only"
    $400 2
There was talk in 1986 about repealing this amendment ratified February 26, 1951
    $400 9
At most universities, number of foreign languages required for a Ph.D.
    $600 23
Dec. 31, 1981 was 1st time ball of lights ushering in the new year over NYC's Times Square was in this shape
    $600 18
Massachusetts island whose county & county seat share its name
    $600 13
"Quo Vadis" star, L.B. Mayer said "Her name rhymes with star"
    $600 5
It's where the U.S.S. Missouri was "parked" September 2, 1945
    $600 10
The Morrill Act of 1862 provided land grants to support colleges that emphasized these "A & M" fields
    DD: $500 24
In 1896, Thomas Sperry & Shelly Hutchinson started 1st independent Co. to provide these
    $800 19
It's the largest city on Canada's Vancouver Island
    $800 14
Her roles have included Trixie Delight, Lili von Shtupp, & Empress Nympho
    $800 21
Our patience exhausted, the U.S. severed diplomatic relations with this country April 7, 1980
    DD: $600 11
In lists in World Book & World Almanac, the only accredited colleges which begin with "X" share this name
    $1000 25
1st & only president listed by "The Book of Lists" as having smoked marijuana in the White House
    $1000 20
Italy became a single country when the kingdom named for this island annexed its various parts
    $1000 15
They played twins in "The Last Remake of Beau Geste"
    $1000 22
3 U.S. presidents attended this politician's Texas funeral November 18, 1961
    $1000 12
Site of top hotel management school, this Ivy League university owns its hotel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Harvey Eric
$2,200 $3,200 $2,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

This company's figures show about 7% of present U.S. work force got its start working for them

Final scores:

Gary Harvey Eric
$4,400 $1,900 $3,900
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gary Harvey Eric
$2,200 $3,600 $2,700
18 R,
5 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $8,500

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Game tape date: 1986-10-28
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