Show #465 - Friday, September 19, 1986


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Tim Singer, a writer originally from Tyrone, Pennsylvania

Ed Coyne, an airline pilot from Mission Viejo, California

Marc Wade, a systems analyst originally from Sacramento, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Because this happened in 5/86, it can take you twice as long to build a house of popsicle sticks
    $100 8
The place, according to this proverb, not "to change horses"
    $100 1
It began "Here's the story..."
    $100 17
A Bennington, VT furniture store uses this 19' piece to invite visitors to "set a spell"
    $100 13
Frying this in Greece is one way they do "kota" right
    $100 4
Necromancy, Haitian-style
    $200 16
Of 1929, 1944, or 1986, year the Dow Jones took its biggest single-day nosedive
    $200 9
It "is fair play"
    $200 2
One of these days, Alice, you're gonna hear its theme - "You're My Greatest Love"
    $200 18
In Murphy, N.C.'s Biblical Park are the largest of these, appropriately carved in stone
    $200 14
In France, Maman might tell you to eat these, your "legumes", or you won't get dessert
    $200 5
According to Carmen Lombardo, it's the sound of a sob
    $300 26
Avi Fattal & Avi Ruimi have sold over 1.5 million cardboard "sunglasses" for these
    $300 10
Especially on April 1st, "There's no fool like..." this
    DD: $500 20
In 1985 it became the 1st TV theme to top the charts since "Welcome Back, Kotter" in 1976
    $300 19
Until 1985, giant packs of these multi-flavored sweets were ready to "rescue" you along N.Y.'s Rte. 1
    $300 23
At Thanksgiving a Swahili-speaking African warrior might eat turkey & this, "namna ya tunda" sauce
    $300 6
David Letterman called Major League pitcher Terry Forster a fat tub of this
    $400 11
Dromedarian equivalent to "The last drop makes the cup run over"
    $400 21
Its theme "Without Us" was sung by Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams
    $400 24
Near Madison, Minn., a 25' pink & green replica of 1 of these creatures reels in the tourists
    $400 3
An uproar, or a TV series with Lada Edmund Jr. in cage doing the frug
    $500 12
It "surpasses learning" "is the best buckler against affronts", & "is a virtue"
    $500 22
In their theme, the 1st 4 adjectives describing "The Addams Family"
    $500 25
Near Audubon, Iowa, you'll find world's largest statue of this farm animal, Iowa's largest money maker
    $500 7
It means "depart" & the Otto Preminger film with this name did, quickly

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Marc Ed Tim
$1,700 -$200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marc Ed Tim
$1,500 $600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1870s
    $200 21
Strife-torn country whose territory corresponds closely to ancient Phoenicia
    $200 11
Placards in the NYC subway in March '86 urged revelers at this holiday's parade to stay sober
    $200 8
The New Republic, National Geographic, and Smithsonian are among magazines published in this city
    $200 16
In 1873, these 2 cities combined their populations & names to form the capital of Hungary
    $200 1
With all performances now indoors, Ringling Bros. uses this floor covering only after animal acts
    $400 22
The 4 novels of Lawrence Durrell's "Quartet" are set in this Egyptian city
    $400 12
The military defeat of Antiochus IV, King of Syria, resulted in this Jewish holiday
    $400 9
Western's World, American Way, & Eastern Review
    $400 17
Since 1879, Ivory soap has been described by this advertising slogan
    $400 2
It's estimated 1/2 of Boise's particulate air pollution is from wood burned in furnaces, fireplaces and these
    $600 13
In the Disney film, "It's a jolly holiday" with her
    $600 7
Luckily for subscribers, a year's worth of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine is this many issues
    $600 18
Captain Matthew Webb was the first to perform this aquatic feat, in 21 hours 45 minutes in August 1875
    $600 3
A deadlock in debates, or a deadlock of wood floating downstream
    DD: $300 14
More couples get married in Los Angeles civil ceremonies on this day than on any other day of the year
    $800 6
Aimed at girls between 12 & 20, it's said to be the only magazine whose name begins with an apostrophe
    $800 19
In 1870, the 15th Amendment guaranteed the right to vote regardless of race, color, or this
    $800 4
Partner of Willie Tyler who said he's joining Howdy Doody, Jerry Mahoney & Madame in "We are the Wood"
    $1000 15
Charles Schulz says his favorite "Peanuts" TV special was for this spring observance
    $1000 10
According to its title, for Bob Guccione this magazine has it "all"
    $1000 20
He overthrew the Mexican government in 1876 & "became it" from 1877 until 1911
    $1000 5
Bogart played the same role in the Broadway play, film and TV versions of this story

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marc Ed Tim
$2,600 $800 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of all the First Ladies past & present still living, she is the youngest

Final scores:

Marc Ed Tim
$1,599 $1,598 $0
2-day champion: $8,099 2nd place: a trip to Palm Springs and a set of tennis racquets 3rd place: a refridgerator

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marc Ed Tim
$3,600 $800 $1,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
6 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $6,200

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Game tape date: 1986-08-06
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