Show #497 - Tuesday, November 4, 1986


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Dave Maney, a student originally from Binghamton, New York

Nancy Zende, a homemaker from Greenville, South Carolina

Sherman Allen, an actor originally from Dallas, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Of African killer bees or common honeybees, the ones who've killed more people in the U.S.
    $100 11
Invented in the 1960s, this engineer's synthesizer was used for "Switched on Bach"
    $100 2
The name of this brand of coffee comes from the French "sans caffeine"
    $100 14
For about $60 million you can buy one of their 767 jetliners
    $100 1
Bambi's friend "Flower" was this
    $200 19
The bedbug hunter is called "The Kissing Bug" because it bites its victims here
    $200 13
Of a clarinet, bagpipe, or oboe, the one which uses a double reed
    $200 26
In reality, it was a dime novelist, not the Indians, who coined the term "Great White Father" for him
    $200 7
This state's official dish is chili, pardner
    $200 15
In World War II, U.S. troops called these vehicles "meat wagons"
    $200 3
    $300 23
Australia's maned goose operates under an alias; it's really one of these "daffy" creatures
    $300 20
Herman Hupfeld, who wrote "When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Tuba" also penned this "Casablanca" hit
    $300 27
In a 1971 #1 hit, Paul Revere & the Raiders said this tribe was "so proud to live, so proud to die"
    $300 8
It's said Henry David Thoreau invented this loaf with dried fruit baked in
    $300 16
From the French for "to carry" it's what Lewis & Clark had to do a lot of with their canoes
    $300 4
Appropriately named ghost horse in Casper the Friendly Ghost cartoons
    $400 24
Legend says a canis latrans, one of these raised Pecos Bill & taught him how to howl at the moon
    $400 21
It refers to the key & meter signals at the beginning of the composition, not Beethoven's autograph
    $400 9
The only Woody Allen film named for a food
    $400 17
Up to 40 times cheaper than air, it's the least expensive way to ship bulk cargo
    $400 5
Cartoon family originally seen in prime time that lived in the Skypad Apartments
    $500 25
New Zealanders used to raise red deer for these, which were ground & used as aphrodisiacs
    $500 22
African folk song sung in Zulu by Miriam Makeba & incorporated into "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
    $500 28
The tribe called itself "Dakota" meaning "allies" while others called them "Sioux" meaning this
    $500 10
Sales of this mineral supplement have increased 7-fold since 1980
    DD: $500 18
Major world power that averages 1 car per 3,853 people
    $500 6
"Top Cat" was a take-off on this sitcom character

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

Sherman Nancy Dave
$300 $300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Nancy Dave
$100 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All the correct responses in that category will end in "-ology".)
    $200 16
"I wish I was in the land of cotton"
    $200 9
Adjective specifically meaning belonging to or characteristic of the Middle Ages
    $200 1
They are, today, the 2 "permanent" co-anchors of "Today", though she's taken maternity leave twice
    $200 26
It's the only major river to flow through Northern Africa
    $200 21
Though paralyzed in both legs, he was elected Governor of N.Y. York as well as President
    $200 6
Of myology, urology, & ourology, the fake
    $400 17
Completes Longfellow's opening line "Listen, my children, & you shall hear"
    $400 10
In the early 8th century, a group of Berbers & Arabs conquered this European country
    $400 2
"Today" was the brainchild of Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, father of this "Alien" actress
    DD: $1,000 22
He's gone through his mother's words, "You've lost your sight, not your mind":
    $400 7
"Lord of the Flies" isn't one of these, but "Lord of the Rings" is
    $600 18
Its 1st 3 words are "We the People"
    $600 13
Historical epoch that evolved from & is said to have marked the end of the Middle Ages
    DD: $1,300 3
After writing for "Today" for 3 years, Barbara Walters made her on-camera debut covering this 1963 event
    $600 23
He overcame polio as a child to become the dean of game show hosts
    $600 8
Comparing us to the Russians, Sting notes, "We share the same biology regardless of" this
    $800 19
"When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods"
    $800 14
For 1,100 years this Italian city was a republic ruled by an elected official called the Doge
    $800 4
He was to be Dave Garroway's 1959 summer replacement till confessing that "Twenty One" was fixed
    $800 24
In 1933, this 1-eyed Texan became the 1st man to fly solo around the world
    $800 11
This science of involuntary reactions merits close study, but watch out for knee jerks
    $1000 20
"In the 2nd century of the Christian era, the empire of Rome comprehended the fairest part of the Earth"
    $1000 15
Many Europeans were eagerly expecting this to occur at the millennium in the year 1000
    $1000 5
Estelle Parsons was the 1st of these, followed by Lee Ann Meriwether, Helen O'Connell, & Florence Henderson
    $1000 25
Severely burned in a fire at age 8, he set a world record running the mile in 1934 despite a toeless foot
    $1000 12
The study practiced by doctors who treat tumors, it sounds like the study of doctors who carry beepers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Nancy Dave
$5,700 $3,800 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the U.S., more money is spent advertising in this medium than any other

Final scores:

Sherman Nancy Dave
$1,700 $2 $9,400
2nd place: a trip to Freeport on Eastern Airlines 3rd place: Emerson stereo system New champion: $9,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sherman Nancy Dave
$5,100 $4,300 $4,100
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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Game tape date: 1986-09-09
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