Show #496 - Monday, November 3, 1986


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Colleen Yarnell, a homemaker originally from Minnesota

Sherman Allen, an actor originally from Dallas, Texas

Brad Geagley, a writer and game designer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Experts say to pick a breakfast cereal that's low in sugar but high in this roughage
    $100 16
Storks, pelicans & some vultures couldn't win a warbling contest since these species lack this
    $100 11
"Steptoe & Son", a series about a rag & bone man & his exasperating old dad, became this in the U.S.
    $100 1
The last married man to hold this job was Adrian II in the 9th century
    $100 3
A black sheep's bleat
    $200 22
To have a proper workout, one should break into this before the steam room
    $200 17
In many birds, the powerful muscles for this task account for up to 40% of body weight
    $200 12
In the Avengers episode "The Forget-Me Knot", she was replaced by Tara King
    $200 2
It's said he angered Sioux by letting cavalry trample sacred cannabis field on way to Little Big Horn
    $200 5
Completes the lyric of 1957 Frankie Lymon hit "So you met someone who set you back on your heels..."
    $300 23
Those into pumping iron love to query competitors about their quads, muscles located here
    $300 18
Around Oct. 22, the swallows leave Capistrano to winter in this country, so don't cry for them
    $300 13
In this 1971 series, Glenda Jackson ruled England & the TV screen
    $300 4
In 1763 he battled the English for Detroit -- where his name still builds excitement
    $300 6
TV show which began with Dody Goodman yelling the name of Louise Lasser's character
    $400 24
You can't be a "master" runner until passing this age hurdle
    $400 19
Since 1972, almost all U.S. uses of this insecticide have been banned to protect endangered birds
    $400 14
"Life is hard, then you die", is the motto of this NYC cop paired with Harriet Makepeace in London
    $400 7
When Dr. Pauling won his 2nd Nobel Prize in '62, he was 1st 2-time winner since this woman 51 years earlier
    $400 8
This group's "Broken Wings" broke them into the Top 10 in 1986
    $500 25
Having muscles & veins clearly visible, it's what body builders strive for, if you get my meaning
    DD: $400 20
Bird mentioned in the title song of the musical "Oklahoma!"
    $500 26
Aptly, this toy got 4 write-in votes in Boise, Idaho's 1985 mayoral election
    $500 15
Its 1982 sequel was "Smiley's People"
    $500 10
This country reported in 1923 that U.S. famine relief efforts there had saved 10 million lives in 2 years
    $500 9
Descriptive of the "better thing" Sidney Carton did

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

Brad Sherman Colleen
$1,500 $1,200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Sherman Colleen
$1,500 $3,100 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Lake Erie & Lake Ontario are separated by this river, not just the falls
    $200 6
When Joan Collins wears clothes on this series, they're Nolan Miller's
    $200 1
Derisive term for shack communities that reflected people's anger at Pres. Hoover
    $200 26
While "America's Team" has meant the Cowboys in football, Ted Turner wants it to refer to this baseball team
    $200 14
Cycles of these dark patches that regularly appear & disappear usually consist of two 11-year periods
    $200 9
Reportedly this term for overstated acting comes from lard minstrels used to remove blackface make-up
    $400 20
In March of 1986, U.S. ships crossed Libya's "Line of Death" in this Mediterranean gulf
    $400 7
In "Back to the Future", this designer's name was on Michael J. Fox's briefs
    DD: $1,000 2
Ironically, this song was introduced about the same time that the stock market crashed
    $400 15
The sun keeps its size & shape because the expansive energy of the gases balances this force
    $400 10
83 reports say 11,667 people in NYC were bitten by dogs, while 1,588 were bitten by these primates
    $600 21
The smallest of the 4 generally recognized oceans
    $600 8
This Frenchman won us over with his "New Look", but lost an Oscar in 1955 to Edith Head
    $600 3
Of 100, 500 or 1000%, the percentage of increase in unemployment from 1925-1932
    $600 16
It takes the sun about 225 million years to make 1 revolution around the center of this
    $600 11
With 81 million items & 535 miles of shelves, it's the largest single library in the world
    $800 22
North of Spain & west of France lies this starry bay named for the Basques
    $800 24
This son of a countess wed Gene Tierney & a cough drop heiress, but turned down Barbara Hutton
    $800 4
"The CCC" stood for this program that hired young men to plant trees, build dams & fight forest fires
    $800 17
Discovered on the sun before it was found on Earth, this gas makes up about 1/4 of the sun's mass
    $800 12
It's been said "John Scarne is to" this field "what Dr. Einstein was to advanced physics"
    $1000 23
This 4 mile-long strait connects the Pacific Ocean & the San Francisco Bay
    $1000 25
He's not afraid to grow old because "ponytails look good with white hair"
    $1000 5
2nd stage of the New Deal focused on helping this "man at the bottom of the economic pyramid"
    $1000 18
It's a continuous stream of charged particles moving away from the sun at about 310 miles/second
    $1000 13
Reason why world attention was drawn to Dayton, Tennessee in 1925

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Sherman Colleen
$5,500 $5,700 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Last vice president who was not elected, but nominated by the president & confirmed by Congress

Final scores:

Brad Sherman Colleen
$5,400 $11,200 $0
2nd place: Trip to Spa Hotel & Mineral Springs, Palm Springs, California & Donvier Ice Cream Freezers New champion: $11,200 3rd place: Whirlpool refrigerator/freezer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Sherman Colleen
$5,500 $5,700 $3,800
17 R,
3 W
15 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1986-09-09
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