Show #540 - Friday, January 2, 1987

Keith Bell game 1.


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Keith Bell, a personnel specialist from Alexandria, Virginia

David Weintraub, an assistant professor of travel and tourism from Middletown, New York

J.C. Turner, a pharmacy student from Amelia, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And if you've got meat, it helps if you have some [*] to go with 'em.)
    $100 9
Why one might wish to avoid a Viennese sailor leaning over the rail mumbling "Ich bin seekrank"
    $100 14
He's the guy who keeps your steinway sounding the way it should
    $100 6
He was re-elected to the U.S. Senate & at the same time elected Vice President of the U.S.
    $100 19
"Black Clark Gable", he says his career turning point was playing a space pirate in "Star Wars" sequels
    $100 1
Potatoes are made up of about 20% starch & protein & about 80% this
    $200 10
It's how things go when they go "de mal en pis"
    $200 15
Peter Jennings or the athlete who runs the last leg in a relay
    $200 7
Shirley Jones & Burt Lancaster both won Oscars for their roles in this 1960 film
    $200 20
Unprecedented for an athlete, this "Splendid Splinter" missed 5 seasons while on combat duty
    $200 25
The most popular organ meat, though Dennis the Menace might not agree
    $200 2
The external buds on a potato are called this, if you see what I mean
    $300 11
"Si kitu", it's how Emily Litella would end her "Weekend Update" segment in Swahili
    $300 16
Profession most associated with "serving up stax of wax"
    $300 8
17 days before leaving office in 1960, President Eisenhower cut diplomatic ties with this country
    $300 21
He's responsible for the NBC News theme & in 1985 won 15th Grammy for "Olympic Fanfare & Theme"
    $300 27
Age at which a lamb becomes a sheep & its meat, mutton
    $300 3
It's said eating 5 lbs. of potatoes a day plus 1 quart of this will provide all nutrients humans need
    $400 12
Latin for "nourishing mother", it denotes the institution that nourished one's mind
    $400 17
Slang for a fountain worker, it came from pulling the water handle, not from being an idiot
    $400 23
After a record 8 stays of execution, this author of "Cell 2455 Death Row" was finally executed
    $400 22
Though she won America's most coveted beauty drown, her biggest exposure was in "Penthouse"
    $400 4
Producing about ⅓ of global crop, it's the largest potato-growing country in the world
    $500 13
This negative pair is either "Nem...nem" in Portuguese, or "" in Spanish
    $500 18
Since Pierce Brosnan was unavailable, Timothy Dalton was picked for this odd job
    $500 24
Country which led the world in oil production in 1960
    DD: $900 26
If you asked this country singer what he believed in, he'd answer with the following:

But I believe in love
I believe in...
    $500 5
Leafroll, mosaic, spindle tuber & scab are 4 of these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

J.C. David Keith
$2,000 $200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

J.C. David Keith
$4,900 $800 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Chekhov play in which Treplev shoots himself shortly after Nina tells him, "I am a sea gull"
    $200 7
Popular sport in which a Whaler could face off against a Flame
    $200 6
Familial relationship of the famous Cleopatra to her 2 husbands who were Egyptian kings
    $200 13
The word navigation comes from Latin "navis", meaning this
    $400 2
So they would look taller, Greek tragic actors wore "kothornoi" which were these
    $400 8
Of tennis, table tennis, & badminton, game whose net's top is highest off the ground
    $400 11
One of the greatest kings of Israel, he was the son of David & Bathsheba
    $400 14
Floral name for stained glass church windows made in circular shape
    $600 3
The Abbey Theatre, which opened in 1904, originally presented only the plays of this nation
    $600 9
In golf, it's the opposite of an "eagle"
    $600 18
Surprisingly, Frederick the Great of Prussia disliked this language & spoke it poorly
    $600 23
Diamonds are sorted at benches covered with paper of this color
    $600 15
A hardware store will sell threaded casing, upholstery & box varieties of these
    $800 24
In 1965, the Security Council was enlarged from 11 to this many members
    $800 4
Founded in the 17th century, this French national theater was also called "La Maison de Moliere"
    $800 10
The NFL Bears & Cowboys played their 1st exhibition game of 1986 in this city
    $800 19
Number of French kings named Louis up through the French Revolution
    $800 22
You don't have to be really bright to figure out this is the most popular cut of diamond
    DD: $1,000 21
In 1971, this Asian country became the only 1 ever expelled from the UN
    DD: $1,900 5
1st staged circa 1593, Marlowe's "Edward II" is called 1st English play to deal with this daring subject
    $1000 12
In 1953, they became 1st major league ball club in ½ a century to move; in 1966, they moved again
    $1000 20
In bloodless "Glorious Revolution" of 1688, James II of England fled, & they became joint sovereigns
    $1000 17
In 1880, Cecil Rhodes founded this company & acquired virtual control of the Kimberley diamond mines
    $1000 16
The pancreas or thymus gland, not the animal's brains, provide this delicacy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

J.C. David Keith
$6,300 $400 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Inspirational 19th century song from which John Steinbeck got the title "The Grapes of Wrath"

Final scores:

J.C. David Keith
$800 $401 $13,901
2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Donvier ice cream makers 3rd place: Panasonic dishwasher New champion: $13,901

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

J.C. David Keith
$5,900 $400 $9,500
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
4 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1986-10-07
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