Show #480 - Friday, October 10, 1986

Dave Traini game 1.


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Rosalie Hill, a bookkeeper from Arroyo Grande, California

Dave Traini, a teacher from Medford Lakes, New Jersey

Steve Cowie, an actor from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $100 3
The idea of birthstones can be traced to ancient Israel, where 12 different gems stood for these
    $100 17
Simultaneous take-offs from London & Paris in 1976 provided 1st passenger service of this kind
    $100 1
The names of most Toyota models begin with this letter
    $100 9
The really small mouse on "a really big shew"
    $100 10
Her heavenly nickname
    $100 22
Crazy like a Christmas loaf
    $200 4
September birthstone or wife of George "Kingfish" Stevens
    $200 18
A '70s hair style was named for this Olympic skating champion
    $200 2
A U.S. car was named this out of admiration for endurance & strength of the Pilgrims
    $200 11
Pookie the Lion, Marilyn Monwolf, White Fang & Black Tooth were ingredients in his comedy stew
    $200 23
"A View From a Broad" & "The Saga of Baby Divine"
    $200 24
Nocturnal flying mammals enclosed by a church tower
    $300 5
1 of 3 birthstones for June, it's the only one derived from an animal source
    $300 19
In 1975, Mozambique & Angola were granted independence from this country
    $300 8
New on the American market, the Hyundai is imported from this country
    $300 12
1-man zoo Simon MacCorkindale showed lots of animal magnetism in this short-lived series
    $300 28
In her first all-comedy album, this "Will Be Flung Tonight!"
    $300 25
Enunciation of a Black Forest clock bird
    $400 6
This '69 Hitchcock thriller was released in December, though its title is November's birthstone
    $400 20
Year in which the Shah left Iran, Margaret Thatcher became P.M., & the Soviets invaded Afghanistan
    DD: $300 15
Make of model mentioned in this song:
    $400 13
Howdy Doody show pet who was a combination of 8 animals
    $400 26
Hauling 999 baked & molded blocks of clay when you should have 1000
    $500 7
Flawless specimens of this May birthstone fetch higher prices than diamonds of equal weight
    $500 21
In 1972, a human skull 2,500,000 years old was found in Kenya by this famous anthropologist
    $500 16
In the Ford Edsel, the transmission controls took this form
    $500 14
The brave stallion of the Broken Wheel Ranch
    $500 27
The penthouse is unserviced by the lift

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Steve Dave Rosalie
$1,100 $100 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Dave Rosalie
$3,400 $700 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
By 240 B.C., Halley's Comet had been observed by astronomers in this oriental country
    $200 24
Simply roasted & ground, it has almost 50% more caffeine than instant types
    $200 19
Top bowling pro Walter Ray Williams Jr. has been scoring ringers in this other game
    $200 6
In Hartford, Conn., Mark Twain lived next to this author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
    $200 11
Spanish for "snow clad", this state is best known for its desert gambling resort
    $200 16
"Swing low, sweet chariot, comin' for to" do this
    $400 2
Shared ideas like "eye for an eye" indicate both the Mosaic code & this Babylonian's have a common source
    $400 25
About 7 times as much of this, C27H45OH, is found in egg yolks than in butter
    $400 20
Surface on which a boogie board is used
    $400 7
Captain of the "Nautilus", his name in Latin means "no one"
    DD: $2,000 12
The only 2 U.S. states to begin with the letter "T", they both have the mockingbird as state bird
    $400 17
Both a Jewish & Christian hymn sing of this "Rock"
    $600 3
"Running" battle where ancient Greeks defeated Darius I of Persia
    $600 27
Ironically, taking megadoses of this vitamin when pregnant can cause scurvy in the newborn
    $600 21
Klutz Press started in 1977 with a how to book complete with 3 bean bags for you to learn this art
    $600 8
Author of "Wuthering Heights", who died of consumption at 30
    $600 13
State with the highest percentage of population age 65 or older
    $600 18
"You may talk about your kings of Gideon, you may talk about your men of Saul, but there's none like" him
    DD: $1,501 4
The Aztecs had no wagons or beasts of burden & used these only on toys
    $800 29
Lack of this vitamin causes night-blindness but an excess causes blurred vision
    $800 22
The Chicago Knockers, an all-girl team, hit the road to perform 250 shows a year of this "earthy" sport
    $800 9
The travellers in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" are on a pilgrimage to shrine of this 12th c. martyr
    $800 14
Admitted on same day in 1889, it's said N. Dakota was called 39th state, S. Dakota 40th for this reason
    $800 26
It's believed he wrote the hymn, "A Mighty Fortress is Our God"
    $1000 5
The name of this country noted for its sailing is merely Greek for "Canaan"
    $1000 30
Though low in quantity, the quality of protein in this grain, "oryza sativa", is higher than beef
    $1000 23
While the Indianapolis 500 uses cars, the Iditarod 1100 uses these
    $1000 10
Probably the 19th c.'s largest single royalty check went to this president's widow in 1886 for his "Memoirs"
    $1000 15
This state's capital was named in honor of Princess Anne of England
    $1000 28
Query that's answered "must be the children that Moses led"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Dave Rosalie
$6,600 $11,201 $7,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The southernmost point in the Union was in this state west of the Mississippi

Final scores:

Steve Dave Rosalie
$1 $14,601 $2,300
3rd place: Skyway luggage New champion: $14,601 2nd place: a Vitamaster Monitor 500M Luxury exercise cycle + an Olympus Infinity 35 mm camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Dave Rosalie
$6,700 $8,900 $7,300
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
18 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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Game tape date: 1986-08-19
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