Show #471 - Monday, September 29, 1986


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Paul Raymond, a professor of political science originally from Buffalo, New York

Tom Rutledge, a freelance journalist originally from Columbus, Ohio

Zanete Barons, a freelance writer from Roseville, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Including the president, it's said only 291 of those living in Washington, D.C. in 1802 were this
    $100 26
The largest outdoor rodeo anywhere takes place at "The Stampede" held here
    $100 7
Total number of Oscars won by "The Color Purple"
    $100 8
When someone in N.Y. is sent "up the river" to Sing-Sing, this is the river he's sent up
    $100 11
"Love and the Pill" & "Love & a Couple of Couples" were a couple of the episodes in its 1st telecast
    $100 1
Most parents' answer to "I found this snake; can I keep it?"
    $200 3
After the Winter Olympics of 1980 were held here, the Olympic Village was used as a prison
    $200 20
Characteristic common to "Sunshine of My Life"'s Stevie Wonder & Jeffery Tambor's "Mr. Sunshine"
    $200 9
River dammed by Chief Joseph, John Day & the Grand Coulee
    $200 12
Chuck Woolery presides & the audience "decides" how couples should match up on this show
    $200 16
It's paired with "behold" to mean "look & see"
    $300 4
From 1961 until it ended in 1975, this cost the U.S. about $28 million a day
    $300 21
Translation of the French warning on '86 Corvettes: "Essence Sans Plomb Seulement"
    $300 10
Only Middle Eastern country sharing its name with a nearby river
    $300 13
After playing newlyweds on this 1972-3 show, David Birney & Meredith Baxter became real-life husband & wife
    $300 17
Interjection used by sailors about to haul on a rope, or Rocky trying to get Adrian's attention
    $400 5
Of about 35, 50 or 75%, amount of U.S. population occupying the most densely settled 2.1% of the land
    $400 22
It's the 1st letter of alphabet that's not the 1st letter of a South American country
    $400 23
Though not the longest river in the Soviet Union, it is the longest in Europe
    $400 14
Sitcom in which Tony Randall & Swoosie Kurtz formed an odd but loving couple
    $400 18
How a Scot might address his "little woman", or one of Alcott's "Little Women"
    $500 6
The 53 million acres "given" to the Indians contain 1/2 of the nation's supply of this element
    DD: $500 25
1st line of the Longfellow poem which ends "I found again in the heart of a friend"
    $500 24
Though most of the river is in Brazil, "The Amazon" starts at Francisco de Orellana in this country
    $500 15
It was the title for the original "Bob Cummings Show" in syndication
    $500 19
An ancient Oriental game, or an NBC game show that got old fast

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Zanete Tom Paul
-$500 $200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zanete Tom Paul
$1,400 $1,000 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Jayne Meadows claims Noel Coward called this comedian & author "The most talented man in America"
    $200 16
The term "hooch" came from the Hoochinoo Indian tribe in Alaska, who made this
    $200 1
While Mao put his sayings in a little red book, Libya's Khaddafi has his teachings in a book this color
    $200 15
"The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Lukas Foss is based on his short story
    $200 19
Not surprisingly, this state's official flower is the Mayflower
    $200 11
Without her, this group would just be known as "The Pips"
    $400 7
Her Kenya home, now a museum, contains a bed Robert Redford shared with Meryl Streep in "Out of Africa"
    $400 17
Title of Elinor Glyn novel, Clara Bow was said to have this quality
    $400 2
Official sovereign of Grenada, Fiji & Papua New Guinea
    $400 22
Using Gertrude Stein's text, Virgil Thompson titled his opera "4 Saints in" this many "Acts"
    $400 23
Logically enough, its state flower is the Orange Blossom
    DD: $500 12
[audio -- music]
He has works in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but he's more famous for work on show with the following theme:
    $600 8
Although she's Princess Diana's step-grandmother, we heard she wasn't invited to the royal wedding
    $600 18
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad put dictionaries on trains for passengers doing these
    $600 3
In 1975, kingdom of Sikkim, where American Hope Cooke was queen, was annexed by this country
    $600 26
Tho Italian-born, this composer of "Amahl & the Night Visitors" feels English is ideal language for opera
    $600 24
Included in lists of state flowers is the District of Columbia's, fittingly, this variety of rose
    $600 13
To play Helen Keller, she trained 15 months, now she works miracles as SAG president
    $800 9
He was buried at night by torchlight, denied holy rites, perhaps because of "Tartuffe"
    $800 20
A '20s tune title asked, would you do this, "will ya huh?"
    DD: $1,000 4
It has the largest Communist party in the free world
    $800 14
In the field of blues, he reigns supreme
    $1000 10
He allegedly saw Joan of Arc die, & later wrote of Guinevere saved from the stake in "Le Morte d'Arthur"
    $1000 21
She re-enacted her May 1926 "kidnapping" & escape for the press
    $1000 5
This country, over 250 times its size, looks after Liechtenstein's foreign affairs
    $1000 25
Among his 16 Tonys are those won for directing "Cabaret", "Evita" & "Sweeney Todd"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zanete Tom Paul
$2,200 $4,800 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The "gin" in Eli Whitney's cotton gin is a variant of this common English word

Final scores:

Zanete Tom Paul
$200 $5,201 $5,100
3rd place: Magnavox Videowriter word processor New champion: $5,201 2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Krups kitchen products

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Zanete Tom Paul
$2,200 $4,800 $3,400
10 R,
2 W
12 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $10,400

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Game tape date: 1986-08-13
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