Show #438 - Wednesday, May 14, 1986


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Marie Peterson, a medical technical translator from Hartland, Wisconsin

Joe Schmitz, a helicopter pilot and maintenance officer from Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Stanton Korn, an attorney from Studio City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Since she usually winds down the day with a Scotch, J & B gave this p.m. their billionth bottle
    $100 23
Heavy consumption of these avian writing implements led to invention of steel pens
    $100 2
Latin for "two", Batman & Robin are a dynamic one
    $100 16
After NYC & Washington, D.C., this New Jersey city is most expensive in U.S. to visit
    $100 7
Town the Flintstones call home
    $100 17
The oldest portable one, invented about 1837, used soda-acid
    $200 3
The badge of this family is the bell-heather, not the Big Mac
    $200 24
An omelette made with 1 of their eggs is equal in size to 1 made with 24 chicken eggs
    $200 12
Word cried by the last "little pig" "all the way home"
    $200 22
When hearing this term, almost twice as many people think of the movie as Pres. Reagan's defense plan
    $200 8
"Chip off the old Flintstone" with her own cereal
    $200 18
It's as old as the code of Hammurabi, which didn't mention what the rates were
    $300 4
In 1839, Englishmen put almost 200 tons of it up their noses
    $300 25
Answer to the children's riddle "Why does a hummingbird hum?"
    $300 13
As an acronym it's a tombstone title; as a word it means "tear"
    $300 27
Of about 5, 25, or 45, percentage of adults in the U.S. who've been on TV
    $300 9
It's where Fred took the family in the opening of every show
    $300 19
Most widespread type of this is performed on embers from a wood fire, as in India
    $400 5
With the Scotch thistle & English rose this symbol of the trinity is part of British coat of arms
    $400 26
Mythology says Hera was so fond of these birds she adorned their tails with the eyes of her love, Argus
    $400 14
A paronomasia, it's a play on similar sounding words
    $400 29
In # of phones per 100 people, the U.S. ranks third, behind these 2 European countries that begin with S
    $400 10
The Flintstones celebrated this anniversary October 14, 1985
    $400 20
To contain a forest fire, it's created by clearing a strip of land ahead of the flames
    $500 6
On January 1, 1788 the Daily Universal Register assumed this new name
    DD: $800 28
1/2 an hr. before this song was to be recorded, the title was changed from "Run, Rabbit, Run" to this:
    $500 15
Abbreviated "Sn", it's the only 3-letter element
    $500 30
A "Money" magazine survey said people still think this is the best way to get rich
    $500 11
Fred & Barney were lodge members of this "Loyal Order"
    $500 21
In this 1983 film, Nick Nolte played a journalist in Nicaragua during the 1979 revolution

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Stanton Joe Marie
-$300 $1,700 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stanton Joe Marie
$300 $2,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Prosthetic device 1st made in 1851, Peter Falk & Sammy Davis Jr. account for a pair of them
    $200 21
In London Puccini saw this popular David Belasco play about Cio-Cio-San & made it into an opera
    $200 1
Founder & leader of the United Farm Workers of America
    $200 7
He had to pay $1/2 million in damages because "My Sweet Lord" was too similar to "He's So Fine"
    $200 16
He surrendered at Appomattox Court House without the consent of the Confederate president
    $200 24
Type of lettuce that might sink an ocean liner
    $400 8
The University of Kansas found music in the delivery room shortens this part of the birth cycle
    $400 22
Henry VIII's lord chancellor, who was a "Man for All Seasons"
    $400 2
Title shared by Nero, Napoleon, & San Francisco's Joshua Norton
    $400 12
Jimmy Buffett "wasted away" here in 1977
    $400 17
Because it opposed high tariffs, this 1st state to secede had threatened to as far back as 1832
    DD: $800 25
Geometric shape water molecules form in ice; it's why snowflakes look the way they do
    $600 9
Health insurance financed by 4 Social Security trust funds
    $600 23
Philosophical phrase about death & dollars, or a Kaufman & Hart play
    $600 4
The exiled spiritual leader of tibet who fled to India in 1959
    $600 13
One reason this Australian group took its name was to contrast it with the heavy metal sound
    $600 18
Nicknamed "Uncle Billy", this general believed in total war & proved it marching through Georgia
    $600 26
Coleridge poem with the line "and ice, mast-high, came floating by, as green as emerald"
    $800 10
Since there was too little to test, this drug of Fleming's sat "undiscovered" for 12 years
    DD: $800 29
In the 4th century B.C., this type of play was forbidden in Greece as demoralizing in time of war
    $800 5
The 2 top Red Chinese leaders who both died in 1976
    $800 14
Stage fright & shyness kept her out of limelight, despite her big hit, "Chuck E.'s In Love"
    $800 19
In 1863, Thomas Bishop wrote words to this popular Civil War song
    $800 27
Before ice machines, New Englanders got ice by this process also used for marble or granite
    $1000 11
In the '40s, Sister Kenny, an Australian nurse, brought her treatment for this disease to the U.S.
    $1000 6
Visiting Washington, D.C., this p.m. stated Japan should become an "unsinkable air-craft carrier"
    $1000 15
In 1981, her "7 Year Ache" lasted 7 weeks on the charts
    $1000 20
1 of 2 states to join Union during the Civil War
    $1000 28
His most important work is "Northward Over the Great Ice,...In the Years 1886 & 1891-1897"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stanton Joe Marie
$1,700 $8,600 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1st letter in the alphabet that does not begin the name of a state capital

Final scores:

Stanton Joe Marie
$1 $7,000 $2,200
3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & her watches New champion: $7,000 2nd place: trip on Air Cal to San Francisco & stay at Holiday Lodge

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stanton Joe Marie
$1,700 $9,400 $3,800
9 R,
4 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1985-12-10
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