Show #526 - Monday, December 15, 1986


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Chris Strom, an actuary from Greenville, South Carolina

Phyllis McDonald, a homemaker from Kentfield, California

Debbie Sherry, a nurse from Yuba City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses will begin with, "How do you do this? How do you do that?")
    $100 1
Though famous for his Fireside Chats, he was actually very afraid of fire
    $100 2
Poe's "Gold Bug", or the VW advertised with the slogan "Think Small"
    $100 15
In 1961, Ray Charles told him to "Hit The Road"
    $100 9
Month, day & year which followed December 31, 999
    $100 3
Von Stroheim directed this star in "Queen Kelly", but she bossed him around in "Sunset Boulevard"
    $100 23
Above the tongue, insert aglets through eyelets, draw tight & bow
    $200 4
She was a social worker before being 1st woman to fly the Atlantic
    $200 21
The chirping of male crickets is thought to be connected to this biological urge
    $200 16
Joanie Sommers told him to "Get Angry" saying, "I want a brave man, I want a cave man"
    $200 11
A month was originally calculated to be the time between these astronomical events
    $200 5
When Gable was named King of the Movies, this "Thin Man" star was voted queen
    $200 24
Using a wood, impel a dimpled object from an inch-high stand towards a cup holding a pin
    $300 10
Despite claims he did, Mort Sahl says he never asked "Would you buy a used car from" this V.P.
    DD: $500 25
Title of the following:

You might wake up some morning,
To the sound of something moving past your window in the wind,
And if you're quick enough to rise...
    $300 17
Person whom Jimmy Dean described saying, "At the bottom of this mine lies a big, big man"
    $300 12
The first month without an "a" in its name
    $300 6
This sheep queen of "The Thorn Birds" was "Cattle Queen of Montana" in the 1954 film
    $400 19
In 1949 after resigning as the 1st secretary of this dept., James Forrestal committed suicide
    $400 26
Of the 3 classes of honeybees, the 1 whose name could describe the sound of a hive
    $400 18
When "Her Nibs" Miss Georgia Gibbs asked him to "Dance With Me", he answered "All right baby
    $400 13
On the ancient Roman calendar, it always fell 9 days after the nones
    $400 7
This Oscar-winner had had 4 husbands by the time she starred in "The Virgin Queen"
    $500 22
After Prohibition, the Clydesdales delivered Bud's 1st case of beer to this ex-N.Y. governor
    $500 20
Del Shannon had a big hit exclaiming "Hat's Off To" him
    $500 14
Their 1986 calendar featured very large pictures of Paulina, Kathy & Kim & very small dates
    $500 8
Carol Channing was the White Queen & Ann Jillian the Red in the TV movie of this classic

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

Debbie Phyllis Chris
$500 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Debbie Phyllis Chris
$1,700 $1,000 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Sam Adams apparently felt disguising the raiders as these would heighten the dramatic effect
    $200 22
Pete Gogolak put the instep in football as the 1st to kick these 3-pointers soccer-style
    $200 7
The value of "n" in n plus 6 equals 18
    $200 1
Though his novels were nearly out of print by 1945, Wm. Faulkner won this in 1949
    $200 6
The Federation Internationale des Echecs governs this sport; ask Bobby Fischer, if you can find him
    $200 9
Australians call it their "Apple Isle", but we say the devil with it
    $400 18
There is evidence that once the Patriots stormed aboard, the ships' crews helped them do this
    $400 23
Why Roy Riegels 79-yard run in 1929 Rose Bowl became infamous or famous
    $400 2
Before it appeared in 1954, this Wm. Golding novel was rejected 21 times by publishers
    $400 8
Founded in 1971, "GASP" is a group against pollution from people doing this
    $400 11
It's what an Aussie carries in his tucker bag
    $600 19
American opposition centered on the monopoly given to this trading company, not the Tea Tax
    $600 24
In a naked reverse, the ball carrier runs without these
    $600 3
Author of "The 3rd Man", Robert Louis Stevenson was his 1st cousin once removed
    $600 10
Of Morehead City, N.C., Baldwin, N.Y. or Harrison, Ar., home to the Bald-Headed Men of America
    $600 14
"The bush" is another term for this, Australia's interior regions
    $800 20
Thousands met near this famed meeting house to support & spur on the raiders
    $800 25
A nickel defense uses 5 backs, a dime defense this number
    $800 4
E. A. Robinson character who, "one calm summer night went home & put a bullet through his head"
    $800 12
Full name of the organization which hands out the Oscars
    DD: $800 15
In Australia, it's not a lawless group of people but a lawless group of animals
    $1000 21
Closing the port until all tea was paid for was part of the Coercive Acts, better known as these
    $1000 26
With reserves called up for the Berlin crisis, pros had to receive these to receive these in '61
    $1000 5
Published in 1783, his "Blue-Backed Speller" was still selling 1 million copies a year almost a century later
    $1000 13
The California branch of this organization uses the slogan "Drive safely & carry a big club"
    $1000 16
Name of this famed highwayman has become synonymous with robbers and crooks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Debbie Phyllis Chris
$3,500 $1,400 $2,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This western hemisphere country consists of 31 "United States" & a Federal District

Final scores:

Debbie Phyllis Chris
$1,100 $2,799 $0
2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Donvier ice cream makers New champion: $2,799 3rd place: Technics compact disc player

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Debbie Phyllis Chris
$3,500 $1,400 $2,700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
9 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $7,600

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Game tape date: 1986-09-30
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