Show #537 - Tuesday, December 30, 1986


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Steve Faber, a mail order executive from Los Angeles, California

Gerry Shefler, a tax preparer from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

David Shear, a copy editor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A name that's very much been in the news the past year...)
(Alex: And finally, this is probably in tribute to our own show...)
WE'RE #2
    $100 1
A bite from this fly might give you tsleeping tsickness
    $100 14
Completes quote attributed to Eldridge Cleaver, "you're either part of the solution or..." this
    $100 21
The term for this wild horse came from the Spanish "mesteno", meaning stray
    $100 10
On up to 25% of midwinter days, this falls on Anchorage, Alaska
    $100 4
Though Chicago is still called "the 2nd city", this city is now #2 in U.S. population
    $200 2
Rhinos cover themselves with mud to keep cool because they lack these glands
    $200 15
"For extreme illnesses extreme treatments are most fitting," said this Greek physician
    $200 22
Last names of "Wild Bill" & "Buffalo Bill"
    $200 11
Tucson gets over half its precipitation during this season
    $200 5
"Mah fellow Americans, I was your 2nd-tallest president"
    $300 3
A giraffe grasps its prickly food with this, which is almost 18 inches long
    $300 16
As Al Smith said in 1936, "no matter how thin you slice it, it's still..." this
    $300 23
The rowel is the sharp-toothed wheel found on the shank of these
    $300 12
In an 8-12 MPH breeze, Glen Campbell would have a wind officially designated this way on his mind
    $300 6
In 1985, this formerly British firm ran 2nd in the sales race in the sneaker biz
    $400 9
This ape got its name from the Greek word for a legendary tribe of hairy women
    $400 17
He's quoted as saying "kiss me, Hardy" at the Battle of Trafalgar
    $400 24
Animal called the "Arizona nightingale"; it's the subject of a popular Rudolf Friml "Serenade"
    $400 13
Term for where a cold air mass meets a warm air mass, a weatherman should never put up a false one
    DD: $300 7
Group that had its 2nd-biggest hit with the following song that made no. 2:
    $500 18
Because a "ringhals" cobra shoots venom into victims' eyes, it's also called this
    $500 20
Burns compared his "luve" to this "that's newly sprung in June"
    $500 25
The Chisholm Trail headed north from Texas to end in this state
    $500 19
Strange as it seems, in 1950, New York City hired Dr. Wallace Howell to make this
    $500 8
In sales of ready-to-eat cereal products in the U.S., this company is #1

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

David Gerry Steve
$200 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Gerry Steve
$1,500 $1,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Tom Selleck was considered before this actor was cast in "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
    $200 26
Debbi Fields, David Liederman & Wally Amos have all landed in the chips in this business
    $200 1
First name of Beatrix Potter's "Ms. "Puddleduck", though she probably couldn't make pancakes
    $200 9
One bio entry on him reads "joint king of Huns with brother Bleda, 433 AD, killed Bleda, 455"
    $200 6
In 1762, he toured Europe as a 6-year-old prodigy
    $200 21
In sunny St. Petersburg, you might Shuffle off to this hall of fame featuring historic discs
    $400 13
"Go, Man, Go" with Sidney Poitier was about this famous New York "pro" basketball team
    $400 2
Siblings who produced "The 3 Army-Surgeons", "Donkey Cabbages" & "The Devil's Sooty Brother"
    $400 17
In August 1986, Jerry Whitworth was sentenced to 365 years & fined $410,000 for doing this
    $400 7
Though it sold millions of copies of sheet music, he got only $35 for "The Washington Post March"'
    $400 22
The number of New England states you can enter directly from Canada
    DD: $1,000 14
Herman Brix & Glenn Morris were 2 other Olympic medalists who played this movie hero
    $600 3
In English, Charles Perrault's fairy tale "Le Chat Botte" is known as this
    $600 18
On his deathbed, this vicious Russian ruler "repented" & became a monk
    $600 8
He was awarded the French Legion of Honor the day "Carmen" premiered
    $600 23
According to Rand McNally, the 11 top-rated metropolitan areas in climate mildness are all in this state
    $800 15
Around WWI, many teenage girls copied the fashion look of this celluloid "sweetheart"
    $800 4
Hans Christian Andersen said a mermaid can never have a soul unless she wins this from a mortal
    $800 19
The sole inmate of Spandau Prison, this 92-year'old ex-Nazi says he's a fan of "Dynasty"
    $800 10
He wrote suites for Niagara Falls & the Hudson River as well as the Grand Canyon
    $800 24
If you're driving on I-85 you're traveling through this region of the U.S.
    $1000 16
In 1935, this future 1st lady worked as an extra in "Becky Sharp" 1st full-color feature film
    $1000 5
She wrote "The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles" under her married name, Julie Edwards
    $1000 20
18th century French lawyer & leader of the reign of terror, he lost his head over it, literally
    $1000 11
Ency. Americana ranks this Russian-American w/ Schoenberg as the 2 most important modern composers
    DD: $3,500 25
2 of the 5 states where you can cross the Continental Divide

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Gerry Steve
$9,300 $7,300 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of only 2 Western Hemisphere nations that are members of OPEC

Final scores:

David Gerry Steve
$14,601 $10,300 $2,001
2-day champion: $24,402 2nd place: a trip to Puerto Vallarta 3rd place: Alsy lamps

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Gerry Steve
$8,900 $4,800 $2,100
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1986-10-07
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