Show #442 - Tuesday, May 20, 1986

Clip of this game heard in the movie American Psycho.


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Lin Mueller, an expediter from Vista, California

Ellen Kaufman, a product manager from Studio City, California

Paul Hill, a creative director from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $100 15
South America's Pacific coast lies due south of this coast in the U.S.
    $100 21
A new nun
    $100 6
One '70s fad was these rings which puportedly changed colors to match one's emotional state
    $100 23
Almost 30% of the world's endangered bird species are on this island state
    $100 1
To get around the law banning 9-pin bowling, enterprising early Americans did this
    $100 4
Of 4, 14, or 34, approximate difference in calories between sticks of regular & sugar-free gum
    $200 16
Presidents of this narrow country have been able to walk unescorted around its capital
    $200 22
A Dan that races at Indianapolis, or a stretcher that races into the E/R
    $200 7
When she got her CB radio, this first lady called herself "First Mama"
    $200 24
During courtship, the male frigate enormously inflates the red pouch located here
    $200 2
Various approaches to this line include the 4-step & 5-step
    $200 5
Mentha spicata & mentha piperita, they're the 2 most popular flavorings for gum
    $300 17
A Spanish navigator got to Uruguay 1st, but it was this country that established the 1st settlement
    $300 28
A large Indian crocodile, or a large Central Park thing
    $300 8
In 1978, Anderson, Abruzzo & Newman became the 1st to complete this feat in a balloon
    $300 25
Brightly colored Old-World bird that's ecological counterpart of the hummingbird, or a Pontiac
    $300 3
Initials of org. which sets rules for men's bowling or network which telecasts the spring PBA tour
    $300 10
This "Blue Book" of etiquette author grudgingly accepted gum chewing, but not in formal attire
    $400 18
This "cattle country" is also world's 4th largest producer of wool
    $400 9
Prior to their battle-of-sexes tennis match, Billie Jean King gave chauvinist Bobby Riggs this appropriate gift
    $400 26
Term for all the eggs laid by a female at one time, or a type of ladies' handbag
    $400 13
If an evangelist makes a conversion in bowling, he's done this
    $400 11
Using gum profits, William Wrigley bought this southern California resort island
    $500 19
The last area liberated from Spain became this country named for the liberator of South America
    $500 20
Found guilty in 1921 & executed in 1927, they were vindicated in 1977 by the governor of Massachusetts
    $500 27
In relation to its 10 inch body width, this seabird has a record wingspan of up to 13 feet
    $500 14
Number of finger holes in a duckpin bowling ball
    $500 12
Supposedly, licorice-flavored "Black Jack" gum was named for this general

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

Paul Ellen Lin
$500 $300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Ellen Lin
$2,000 $1,700 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
One of the largest constellations in the zodiac, its a favorite of stock market analysts
    $200 14
In the late 19th c., it was the method of hauling borax out of Death Valley
    $200 21
In other words, this title is "a lot of fuss concerning zilch"
    $200 9
1 out of every 6 Rhode Islanders lives in this city
    $200 4
"The King of Swing"
    $200 1
Most widely used vasodilator, many coronary patients keep this "explosive" close to their hearts
    $400 22
Polaris, the polestar, is part of its handle
    $400 16
A new keel design helped this yacht & the country it's named for snag the America's Cup in 1983
    $400 23
Because she has seen a comet, Calpurnia warns him not to go out on the Ides of March
    $400 10
This West Coast city has the world's largest pleasure boat marina
    $400 5
Tom Jones could use this musical question to interrogate a feline Tom
    $400 2
A Sumerian clay tablet from 2000 B.C. calling for plant materials is the oldest one known
    $600 24
Member of the zodiac who is always dumping on the Southern Fish
    $600 17
Last name of French brothers credited with inventing the removable automobile tire
    DD: $2,000 27
Shakespearean play which inspired the following ballet:
    $600 11
New York village with the only bobsled run in U.S.
    $600 6
Officially the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, it was held in August of this year
    $600 3
1 of the 2 main groups of drugs that help kill bacteria
    $800 25
Sometimes called the Northern Cross the constellation Cygnus represents this animal
    $800 18
This most famous of Italian scooters was 1st made in 1946
    $800 28
It reads: "Blest be the man that spares these stones and curst be he that moves my bones"
    DD: $700 12
Eastern state capital that's been described as "a state of mind almost entirely surrounded by water"
    $800 7
In 1961, he told his jazz quartet to "Take Five"
    $800 15
General term for any pain-relieving drug, such as codeine or aspirin
    $1000 26
Each August astronomers watch for these in the constellation Perseus
    $1000 19
An early bicycle, its name combined the Latin words for "fast feet"
    $1000 13
In 1836, Dr. Joseph Lovell sold his house in this city to Francis Preston Blair
    $1000 8
In "California Here I Come" "A sun-kist miss" issues this warning

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Ellen Lin
$11,000 $3,400 $1,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Feature & its color common to flags of U.S., Venezuela & Pakistan

Final scores:

Paul Ellen Lin
$15,000 $3,600 $0
2-day champion: $21,400 2nd place: trip to Caribbean 3rd place: WhiteWestinghouse laundry pair

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Ellen Lin
$9,600 $4,100 $1,500
24 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1985-12-11
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