Show #468 - Wednesday, September 24, 1986


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Pat Van Hartesveldt, a music contract administrator originally from New York

Don Tracy, a lawyer originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Heidi Yorkshire, a freelance writer from Beverly Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Spanning from Rock Island, IL to Davenport, IA, 1st railway bridge over this river opened 5/21/1856
    $100 9
Purple with pink awnings, it sells sexy lingerie & is a Hollywood Boulevard landmark
    $100 11
State flower of Kentucky, this yellow wildflower sounds like it's 14K & 16 1/2 feet long
    $100 17
You'd consume 3000 of these eating 15 oz. of butter or 1500 radishes
    $100 1
On Jan. 12, 1968, AT&T announced this would be the nationwide standard emergency phone number
    $100 2
Though it's neighboring Stanford that's famous for transplants, Tony Bennett sang this in 1962
    $200 4
After a series of sit-down strikes at plants in 1936-37, GM agreed to recognize this union
    $200 10
They don't say Hanes until she says they say Hanes
    $200 12
The only garden flower under "Z" in the World Book is this hairy-stemmed favorite
    $200 18
NYC's Central Park is almost twice the size of this country on the Mediterranean
    $200 5
Cardialgia, often followed by "Plop, plop, fizz, fizz"
    $300 13
While FDR served the longest term, 12 years, this president served the shortest, 1 month
    $300 20
Of the story he designed her bra, Jane Russell said, "He could design planes, but a Mr. Playtex he wasn't"
    $300 14
The color of the actual Poinsettia flower
    $300 19
The ascaphus, one of these amphibians, dies of overheating at water temps that can kill a man with a cold
    $300 6
Lewis Carroll character booked for tart theft
    $400 23
This Confederate Civil War song became a hit single for Mitch Miller in 1955
    DD: $400 21
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You might be arrested dancing to this wearing only the same-named undergarment
    $400 15
From Turkish word "tulbend", meaning turban, comes name of this flower whose blossoms resemble turbans
    $400 25
This, the largest rigid airship ever built, was over 3 times longer than a Boeing 747
    $400 7
Alabama's nickname
    $500 24
French for "the narrows", this city was founded in 1701 on river between Lake Huron & Lake Erie
    $500 22
He cavorted as a leaf in a Fruit of the Loom commercial before his Oscar win for "Amadeus"
    $500 16
The flower is the part of a seed plant that contains this type of organ
    $500 8
Blondie hit which shattered the charts in 1979

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

Heidi Don Pat
$400 $100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Don Pat
$1,100 $1,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
They can be classified as blue giants or white dwarfs
    $200 11
Their supporting cast included Sid Fields, Mike the Cop & Joe Besser as Stinky
    $200 1
When Nero tried to make this group the scapegoat for the fire in Rome, he was lyin'
    $200 14
In Oct. 1783, a man 1st ascended in one of these; in Oct. 1797, a man 1st jumped from one -- with a parachute
    $200 12
In 1963, it was what the 4 Seasons advised their "son" to "walk like"
    $200 5
John Howard Payne, who wrote the words to "Home Sweet Home", was the 1st Hamlet born in this country
    $400 27
Charles Darwin's son George developed the theory the moon was once part of this astronomical body
    $400 18
Once Tony Altomare's tag team partner as "The Sicilians", now he's teamed with Cyndi Lauper in videos
    $400 2
They do their publishing through the Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania
    $400 22
Windward island in the Torrid Zone which became a combat zone in October 1983
    $400 13
Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls" & Johnny Cash's "Ring" were made of this
    $400 7
This "Kung Fu" star once played Laertes in a Paramus, New Jersey shopping mall
    $600 19
Writing brothers Glen & Les who, with director Jim Burrows, helm the TV hit "Cheers"
    $600 3
Greek for "place of assembly", it's a Jewish center of public worship
    $600 23
On Oct. 10, 1973 the law caught up with this "Law & Order" politician
    $600 15
In 1962, 2 years before the Beatles' version, "Twist & Shout" was a hit for them
    $600 8
Dame Judith Anderson, Eva Le Gallienne & Sarah Bernhardt all played this role in "Hamlet"
    $800 20
Detective Sam Spade's partner whose death sent Bogart in pursuit of the Maltese Falcon
    DD: $600 4
He called himself "a transmitter, not an innovator", so the Chinese picked his birthday for Teacher's Day
    $800 24
On 10/4/70 she died, leaving $2500 in her will "so that my friends can get blasted after I'm gone"
    $800 16
In title of a 1956 hit, Pat Boone almost lost it
    $800 9
Olivier, Gielgud & Plummer have all played Hamlet at this, its original Danish site
    DD: $500 21
Merrill Lynch, Pierce & Fenner's partner before Smith jumped in
    $1000 6
The territory of a church under the jurisdiction of a bishop
    $1000 25
This event on 10/4/57 revitalized science education throughout the U.S.
    $1000 17
1961 Elvis Presley hit adapted from Italian song "Come Back To Sorrento"
    $1000 10
His 3-minute "Hamlet" was a lot shorter than his play "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Don Pat
$2,700 $4,200 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 New England state capitals that are also their states' most populous cities

Final scores:

Heidi Don Pat
$100 $8,300 $1,600
3rd place: Frigidaire Skinny Mini laundry center New champion: $8,300 2nd place: Panasonic Color TV + Olympus OM-25 Camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Heidi Don Pat
$3,100 $4,400 $5,100
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1986-08-12
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