Show #381 - Monday, February 24, 1986


Bobbie Harrison, a homemaker from Lake Bluff, Illinois

Jim Bell, a lawyer from Frankfort, Connecticut

Joe Pipp, an engineering graduate from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
A descendant of Genghis Khan, this Mongol conqueror was also known as Timur the Lame
    $100 13
In slang, you're a "paper hanger" if you bounce one of these
    $100 4
Part of your body which contains rods & cones
    $100 1
Roger Miller says it "swings like a pendulum do"
    $100 5
Type of pigeon that doesn't need AAA maps
    $100 9
Groucho said he wouldn't belong to any club that would allow this
    $200 18
"King of kings" & "Sun of the Aryans", Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was better known as this
    $200 14
Innovation of the Fleischer Brothers to aid cartoon audiences in following song lyrics
    $200 6
The deciduous or "milk" type are your 1st set of these
    $200 2
Though "the Midwest farmers' daughters...make you feel alright", The Beach Boys prefer these
    $200 23
To cut something off, like a magazine subscription
    $200 10
Completes "I never forget a face, but in your case..."
    $300 19
In 1613, Michael Romanov founded a dynasty which ruled this country for 300 years
    $300 15
The season with "bounce"
    $300 7
Secreted by B-cells in the Islets of Langerhans, it controls amount of glucose in the blood
    $300 3
It's where "Matilda run" after "she took me money"
    $300 24
From Latin "robur" meaning "oak", we get this word for possessing great strength
    $300 25
Feeling Harpo's pulse, Dr. Hackenbush said, "Either he's dead or" this "has stopped"
    $400 20
Constantine II, exiled in 1967, was last king of this country
    $400 16
Curly Neal is an expert in this bouncing art
    $400 8
It's what the messenger RNA gets the message from
    $400 22
In "Arthur's Theme", "The best that you can do is fall in love" when caught between the moon & here
    $400 26
To scoop the mud from the bottom of a channel or harbor; police do it to find the body
    $500 21
While many rulers have been called "the Great", Turkish sultan Suleiman I was called this
    DD: $500 17
During World War II, the Navy used them to improve fliers' coordination & balance
    $500 11
Sense organ which detects acceleration & position with respect to gravity
    $500 28
In 1977, Glen Campbell asked, "Have you ever felt" these, y'all
    $500 27
Petty officer in the U.S. Navy who performs clerical duties, or Janice Rand on "Star Trek"

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

Joe Jim Bobbie
$1,100 $400 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Jim Bobbie
$2,600 $1,800 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That last category, of course, means whatever we had left over from previous games.)
    $200 6
Year in which Ku Klux Klan was founded & Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
    $200 1
Though she wrote much about China, she called her native W.V. "World's most beautiful place"
    $200 9
Paul Robeson popularized this Oscar Hammerstein description of the Mississippi
    $200 20
1 of 2 colors on the 3 flags used in U.S. to warn drivers of dangerous track conditions
    $200 7
Most species of adult insects have this many pairs of wings
    $200 13
A colony of several thousand prairie dogs, or Grover's Corners
    $400 16
First lady longer than anyone before or since, she held 1st press conference by a president's wife
    $400 2
Expression "I kid you not" comes from this author's "The Caine Mutiny"
    DD: $300 10
Actor who played main human role on TV show with this theme:

"A horse is a horse, of course, of course,
And no one can talk to a horse, of course,
That is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mr. Ed.
Go right to the source and ask..."
    $400 8
The only major function of certain adult insects is to do just this
    $400 14
On Oct. 14 1977, Bing Crosby died in Madrid, Spain, after playing this
    $600 17
Ironically, people of this W. Indian island gave $6 mil. to the American Revolutionary War effort
    $600 3
Existentialist philosopher who declined 1964 Nobel Prize for Literature
    $600 11
He called his Oscar for "They Shoot Horses..." a "lifeline for a drowning actor"
    $600 21
A nature sprite, or the larval stage of crickets, cockroaches, or cicadas
    $600 15
Appropriately, Sigmund Freud's youngest child, Anna, made her career in this field
    $800 18
A former slave who protested segregation on 1840's trains by sitting in cars reserved for whites
    $800 4
Question asked in title of surprise-ending Frank Stockton short story
    $800 12
Davy Crockett's trusty rifle
    DD: $500 22
Because males of this Lucanidae species have jaws resembling deer antlers, they are called this
    $1000 19
This 20th century president is the only president buried in Washington, D.C. proper
    $1000 5
Most widely translated Spanish author besides Cervantes, he lost his life in Spanish Civil War
    $1000 24
Author of "To Be Equal", he was head of the National Urban League through most of the '60s
    $1000 23
This specific flying species is said to have caused 50% of "natural" human deaths since Stone Age

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Jim Bobbie
$4,000 $2,700 $200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Total of senators & congressman, plus vote of D.C., it's # of electors in Electoral College

Final scores:

Joe Jim Bobbie
$2,600 $401 $1
3-day champion: $20,100 2nd place: Windjammer Barefoot Cruise to the Bahamas 3rd place: his and hers Jules Jurgensen watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Jim Bobbie
$4,500 $3,200 $300
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $8,000

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Game tape date: 1985-10-08
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