Show #524 - Thursday, December 11, 1986


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Debbie Sherry, a nurse from Yuba City, California

Bill Blum, a freelance writer from Studio City, California

Steven Goldstein, a sales manager from Rancho Palos Verdes, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

'50s SONGS
    $100 11
13th century Italian explorer who lent his name to a children's swimming pool game
    $100 12
In '60s ads, they called to this girl for Carling Black Label
    $100 1
"Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you, if you're" this
    $100 6
Elementary, my dear Watson! It's a 1939 movie starring Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce
    $100 17
Florida's 9-foot tall "Christ of the Deep" statue is, appropriately, found under this
    $200 22
Color of the "Community Chest" cards in a U.S. Monopoly set
    DD: $200 13
TV series in which title characters worked for this brewery
    $200 2
Of Carl Perkins or Elvis, the one whose "Blue Suede Shoes" stepped higher on the charts
    $200 7
In the 1960 version, Jim the runaway slave was played by boxer Archie Moore
    $200 21
Dummies & real people mix in this 1692 trial city's witch dungeon, where you can't tell which is witch
    $300 14
While Bud calls itself the "King of Beers", this one calls itself the "Beer of Danish Kings"
    $300 3
"If your sweetheart sends a letter of goodbye, it's no secret you'll feel better if you" do this
    $300 8
Yup, in this film Gary Cooper played the explorer whose name gets shouted out in pools worldwide
    $300 20
Fictional site of 12 Oaks & Tara, this state plans to build a "Gone With The Wind" theme park
    $400 15
In 1963, Schlitz became the 1st beer to be marketed nationally in these
    $400 4
In 1951, Jo Stafford announced "There's dancin' tonight" because these "is a-comin'"
    $400 9
1948 film about a legendary lover played by legendary lover Errol Flynn
    $400 19
Universal Studios calls him "13,000 lbs. & 30 ft. of howling, growling, living terror
    $500 16
In composition, malt liquor is the same as beer except for this
    $500 5
Rosemary Clooney's salutation to "You with the stars in your eyes"
    $500 10
The title character of this 1984 movie was a rock star, brain surgeon, & nuclear physicist
    $500 18
At 115,000 carats, the 1 in Liberace's museum is the world's largest

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

Steven Bill Debbie
$100 $500 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Bill Debbie
$0 $1,700 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Length of a Senate term
    $200 11
Originally one got a smack on the back of the neck, not a tap with a sword, when being dubbed this
    $200 2
A professor at Cornell, he translated "Alice in Wonderland" into Russian & wrote "Lolita"
    $200 14
Disturbance of the balancing mechanism in this organ's semicircular canal causes vertigo
    $200 19
The denominator in the fraction 7⁄8
    $200 23
Carson's "psychic" character who would be perfect on our show
    $400 3
This long-winded delaying tactic can be used in the Senate, but not in the House
    $400 12
Since Marco Polo called this city home, he didn't need a swimming pool
    $400 4
Her "Diary of a Young Girl" was published post-humously by her father & trans-lated into more than 30 lang.
    $400 17
It's the most common cause of bunions
    $400 22
From Latin meaning "by the hundred", Hollywood agents traditionally get 10
    $400 24
In September of 1961, Jack Paar took a film crew to shoot this new German landmark
    $600 8
Longtime foe of gov't waste, his congressional directory biography reads it its entirety, "Wisconsin"
    $600 13
The Pope offered forgiveness of sins & entrance to heaven if killed to those who took part in these
    $600 5
In her very 1st book, she introduced Hercule Poirot
    $600 18
The transfer of skin or bone from one part of the body to another
    $600 28
Number whose square is 625 & whose square root is 5
    $600 25
Exact title of current version of "Tonight"
    DD: $1,000 9
3 of the 6 states whose senators outnumber their representatives two-to-one
    $800 15
Ethelwulf, Ethelbald, Ethelbert & Ethelred were all kings of this country
    $800 6
While alive, he only allowed an abridged version of his "7 Pillars of Wisdom" to be sold to the public
    $800 20
Though now illegal, amphetamines like the brand Dexedrine were once prescribed to inhibit this
    DD: $100 29
The value usually given Pi when Pi is expressed not as a decimal but as a mixed number
    $800 26
When Steve Allen cut back to 3 nights, this TV comic, cigar in hand, took the other 2
    $1000 10
This Mississippi Senator is #1 on seniority list, having served since Nov. 5, 1947
    $1000 16
On Christmas Day, 800 A.D., he became the first Holy Roman Emperor
    $1000 7
Once nearly blind from an infection as a teenager, this Englishman wrote "Eyeless in Gaza" in 1936
    $1000 21
An antitussive drug is used to suppress this cold symptom
    $1000 27
When Jack Paar walked off in mid-show, February 11, 1960, he, the announcer, took over

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Bill Debbie
$3,200 $8,200 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only 2 colors on the flag of the USSR, as well as those of the People's Republic of China & Vietnam

Final scores:

Steven Bill Debbie
$6,399 $6,799 $9,600
3rd place: Panasonic 25" color monitor receiver 2nd place: trip to Palm Springs & Fox tennis racquets New champion: $9,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steven Bill Debbie
$4,200 $8,900 $4,800
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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Game tape date: 1986-09-17
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