Show #532 - Tuesday, December 23, 1986

Frank Hughes game 5.


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Susan Powell-Turton, a retail manager originally from Fort Worth, Texas

Scott Cooper, an Army lawyer from Washington, D.C.

Frank Hughes, an account executive from Torrance, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $24,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Sounds ominous.)
    $100 13
Of a dove, pigeon, or lovebird, the 1 you could train to say "Polly wants a cracker"
    $100 10
Because of their salt water, the Caspian & Aral, 1st & 4th largest lakes in the world, are called these
    $100 1
In 1954, NBA scoring & attendance dramatically increased when teams had to do this within 24 sec.
    $100 7
"Restaurant" comes from the Latin "restaurare", which means to do this. as to one's strength
    $100 2
A TV version of this Arthur Miller play starring Dustin Hoffman came in the ratings
    $200 14
Of an exacta, quinella, or daily double, bet in which you must pick winner of 2 successive races
    $200 11
Australia's longest permanently flowing river; also the surname of Jan & Anne
    $200 22
As of 1986, Miss Americas are no longer "3-dimensional", as these stats have been dropped from telecasts
    $200 20
Up through 1920, baseball fans could see this many games in a day for the price of only 1
    $200 8
If you're "'shelling out" for the Italian pasta called conchiglie, it should be shaped like this
    $200 3
A General Motors ad in Flemish translated to "Corpse by Fisher" instead of this
    $300 15
Of an optician, optometrist, & ophthalmologist, the 1 that's not a doctor
    $300 12
Changing names many times on its 2900 mile course, the Congo River is called this in Zaire
    $300 23
1 study said white, single, educated woman over 40 are more likely to be killed by a terrorist than find this
    $300 21
The largest grandstand at a race track, 1/4 mi. long & seating 30,000, is found at this Triple Crown site
    $300 9
You'd most properly order a Charlotte, Russe for this dinner course
    $300 4
Phil Spector got the title of this Teddy Bears hit from his father's tombstone
    $400 16
Of a fen, swamp, or marsh, the 1 where woody plants don't grow but grasses & lilies do
    $400 18
This major Swiss lake is actually a widening of "France's" Rhone River
    $400 5
In Henry VI Pt. II Dick shouts "the 1st thing we do, let's kill all the... members of this profession
    $500 17
Of a mediator, arbitrator, or conciliator, the 1 whose decision is legally binding
    DD: $200 19
1 of the 3 state capitals that lie on the Missouri River
    $500 6
Tree of Peace transplanted from Costa Rica's "Mt. of the Dead" to this NYC site died after 2 months

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Frank Scott Susan
$600 $200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Scott Susan
$1,500 $500 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Tho elves appeared in the ads, this Eastman camera got name from designer Brownell's nickname
    $200 17
"Theme from the Apartment", "Exodus" & "Midnight Cowboy" were all top 10 hits by this piano duo
    $200 2
In her best seller "Enter Talking", she credits Carson with giving her her big break
    $200 1
Bogs still covering 1/9 of the island are valuable sources of this fuel
    $200 11
Many mistakenly think it's the name of the monster, but it's really the name of the scientist who made him
    $400 26
This medication derives its name from "continuous action", since its effect last several hours
    $400 18
Being featured in the 1980 Winter Olympic ceremonies made this flugelist "feel so good"
    $400 13
Psychological disruption of bodily rhythms caused by high-speed air travel thru several time zones
    $400 4
This author of "The Martian Chronicles" & "Fahrenheit 451" lives in L.A. but doesn't drive
    $400 3
Before 500 B.C. the Celts came to Ireland from this Gallic, not Gaelic, country
    $400 12
Peter Sellers played an RAF captain, the president of the U.S. & this "mad scientist" in a '64 film
    $600 25
From Latin for "snowy", this cream's name refers to its coolness & ability to keep skin white
    DD: $900 19
2 of 5 current TV shows with themes by Mike Post
    $600 14
Sidereal time is measured by the Earth's rotation in relation to these; just ask Sydney Omarr
    $600 5
1983 Umberto Eco best seller about murder in a medieval monastery
    $600 8
Noted for "heh! heh! heh!" laugh, mad scientist Dr. Sivana was this comic book superhero's arch-rival
    $800 24
Originally used for transporting miners in Minn., they were: painted gray because of dusty roads
    $800 20
Working with only a "fraction" of the material, Walter Murphy made it to #1 with this piece in '76
    $800 15
When the sun crosses the celestial meridian at any particular place, it's this time there
    $800 6
In 1986, his 2nd posthumous novel, "The Garden of Eden", was published 25 years after his death
    DD: $1,000 9
Singer who portrays a mad scientist in the following song
    $1000 23
Paperback symbol chosen because it had an "air of dignified flippancy & was easy to draw in black & white"
    $1000 21
This 1955 hit by Billy Vaughn was in the Top 40 27 weeks, longer than any other pop instrumental
    $1000 16
Term for time long past, specifically antedating legal records from the year 1189
    $1000 7
Author of "No Exit" in 1945, he said no thanks to a Nobel Prize in 1964
    $1000 10
While Ed Norton was probably his foremost fan, mad scientist Dr. Pauli was his foremost enemy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Scott Susan
$5,700 $3,300 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though it's said he fathered 50 sons, Priam was the last king of this city-state

Final scores:

Frank Scott Susan
$6,600 $0 $2
5-day champion: $30,900 3rd place: an Emerson audio rack system 2nd place: a trip to San Francisco

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frank Scott Susan
$5,900 $3,100 $2,500
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,500

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Game tape date: 1986-10-01
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