Show #507 - Tuesday, November 18, 1986

1986 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.


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

Jay Rosenberg, a professor of philosophy from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Chuck Forrest, a law student from Grand Blanc, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
N. European city with a service to fish out cars that fall into its canals, the Dijks, for example
    $100 15
In May of '85, 3 members of the Walker family, all navy men, were arrested for this crime
    $100 21
Smith Ballew dubbed him in the "Singing Sandy" westerns when his voice showed too much "true grit"
    $100 2
Feathered denizen of Sesame Street
    $100 6
Some versions of this ancient book command "You shall not... tattoo any marks upon you"
    $100 11
"Reading & 'riting & 'rithmetic" were "taught to the tune" of this
    $200 3
In legend, Peter the Great indicated this city's site by walking into a swamp & planting his bayonet
    $200 17
6 murders may be linked to alleged hit men who advertised in this magazine for mercenaries
    $200 27
Will Hutchins' 1957 TV character was nicknamed this because he wasn't even a tenderfoot yet
    $200 4
NBC tape editor Robert Rizzo uses this "Midnight Cowboy" nickname on "NBC News at Sunrise" credits
    $200 13
In 1961, NYC restricted tattooing to doctors because it can spread this liver disease
    $200 14
It's what "Gitarzan" does without a trapeze in his B.V.D.'s
    $300 5
Many composers including Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven, & Strauss, made this capital their home
    $300 18
Country roads, take me to this state with lowest crime rate in U.S. according to latest statistics
    $300 28
Spaghetti western star whose recipe for "Spaghetti Western" won a cooking award
    $300 9
2 1/8" by 3 3/8" wafer of plastic that improperly used, can get you in debt beyond your wildest dreams
    $300 16
Distinctive design found on the chests of Serafina's husband & her lover in T. Williams play
    $300 22
1st wood that's mentioned in "This Land is Your Land"
    DD: $600 7
The 4 cities beginning with "M" that hosted the Summer Olympics in 1968, 1972, 1976 & 1980
    $400 23
The Japanese "mafia", or the title of a 1975 movie with Robert Mitchum
    $400 29
Gail Davis did much of her own trick riding & sharpshooting on this 1953 TV series
    $400 10
Broadway's "one and only" 6' 6" dancer-choreographer-director
    $400 19
He introduced the word "tattoo" into English in the record of his expedition to Tahiti in 1769
    $400 24
You weren't supposed to do this with anyone else but the Andrews Sisters
    $500 8
Oscar Wilde, Chopin, & Sarah Bernhardt are buried in this city known for its beautiful cemeteries
    $500 25
Due to her ill health, her son Jim is gathering signatures to grant her early release from prison
    $500 30
In 1966, he was TV's "Shane"; in 1972 he came back as a Buddhist named Caine
    $500 12
The student short that gave him his start was called "Amblin'"
    $500 20
New Zealand tribe in which long curved tattoos were cut into warrior's face with a bone adze
    $500 26
This "big band" leader's most requested song is "Woodchoppers' Ball"

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

Chuck Jay Gary
$2,000 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Jay Gary
$3,600 $2,600 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in this spelling category you have to spell the response. What is automobile? You would spell A-U-T-O-M-O-B-I-L-E.)
    $200 5
In 1819, R. Laennec invented this doctor's instrument, but didn't say to warm it before use
    $200 4
Of the 27 people listed on baseball's disabled list on July 29, 1986, 20 played this position
    $200 15
Exactly a month after the Boeing 747 made its maiden flight, this Anglo-French airliner was 1st flown
    $200 24
The Super Bowl trophy is named for this super coach
    $200 1
Stanley Kowalski trips the light fantastic in the ballet version of this play
    $200 6
It's the maiden name of "Liza with a Z"
    $400 7
When papa, Pedro, abdicated in 1831, 5-year-old Pedro II acquired this So. American country's crown
    $400 8
According to Henry Adams, # of letters the average U.S. adult received during entire year of 1800
    $400 16
The largest of these, such as Russian Typhoons & U.S. Tridents, are almost 2 football fields long
    $400 25
It wasn't until 1947 that participation in the Rose Bowl was limited to these 2 conferences
    DD: $1,500 2
Legendary dancer who choreographed & danced the title role in the following:
    $400 19
Shared last name of leaders of India assassinated in 1948 & 1984
    DD: $600 9
2 of the 4 provinces that formed the new Dominion of Canada in 1867
    $600 11
Bankrupt in '31, ressurected in '32, it remained airborne by one congressional vote in '71
    $600 17
In the 1950s, this European car company introduced gasoline fuel injection
    $600 26
His Oklahoma teams of the '50s won 47 consecutive games, a major college football record
    $600 3
Before they were ballets, "Coppelia" & "The Nutcracker" were "Tales of" his
    $600 21
Last name of "Today" host who gets letters addressed to "Gunball", "Dumble", "Bumvel", etc.
    $800 10
The ill-planned 1825 Decembrist rising in this country was suppressed on the same day it occurred
    $800 12
It's the longest-running TV game show still in production
    $800 20
Shielded by a car, in 1941 Alf Letourner hit a speed over 108 mph on this
    $800 27
University whose teams have appeared in more bowl games than any other
    $800 18
On July 3, 1986, Mikhail Baryshnikov danced for the 1st time as one of these
    $800 23
Last name of Chief Justice William H.
    $1000 13
It's what Livingstone was looking for in Africa when Stanley found him
    $1000 14
The close race between these 2 future presidents resulted in a record 62.8% voter turnout
    $1000 22
Introduced during the middle ages, the use of this allowed horses to pull a much greater load
    $1000 29
L. Bernstein wrote music for ballet "Fancy Free" & for this musical about sailors it inspired
    $1000 28
Full name of the lady who plays Maddie Hayes on "Moonlighting"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Jay Gary
$10,800 $1,800 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of 9 "wars" in which the U.S. has been actively involved, these 2 lasted the longest

Final scores:

Chuck Jay Gary
$11,000 $1,100 $0
Finalist 2nd place: $5,000 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Jay Gary
$11,200 $1,800 $3,300
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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Game tape date: 1986-10-29
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