Show #447 - Tuesday, May 27, 1986

Marvin Shinkman game 2.


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Greg Asbagh, a student from San Jose, California

Jackie Finn, a medical technician and lab supervisor from Timonium, Maryland

Marvin Shinkman, a stamp dealer from Van Nuys, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Girl singer who acted in "When the Boys Meet the Girls", "Follow the Boys" & "Where the Boys Are"
    $100 8
Once ABC's youngest news anchor at age 26, he returned as sole anchor at age 45
    $100 5
It was Senator Hubert Humphrey, not JFK, who proposed that Congress create this program
    $100 16
On the whole, Kansas leads the nation in this, the world's most important grain
    $100 26
Beverage you can buy in Queen Mary, Prince of Wales & Earl Grey blends
    $100 17
Since 1910, the color that borders the covers of "National Geographic"
    $200 2
Beatles movie dedicated to Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine
    $200 9
Called "America's #1 Ex-Weathergirl", she is the 1 woman on the "60 Minutes" team
    $200 6
In Dec. 1985, 2 drs. helped save a reporter's life at an Oslo news briefing about their winning this award
    $200 18
The chamber of commerce of Dodge City stands on this notorious landmark
    $200 20
Appropriately, this evangelist's Oklahoma university has a dental school
    $300 3
Debra Winger contributed to the electronically created voice used by this alien hero
    $300 10
Anchor of NBC's "American Almanac" who is the daughter of a Nationalist Chinese diplomat
    DD: $500 7
Singer whose biggest 1971 hit was the following:

"Now I've been crying lately / Thinkin' about the world as it is / Why must we go on hating / Why can't we live in bliss / 'Cause out on the edge of darkness / There rides..."
    $300 19
Found on the state flag & the name of Kansas' highest peak, it's also the state flower
    $300 22
Reports say 8,000 Russian groups are studying why Soviets can't make these cotton pants right
    $400 4
They made the movie "Chastity" the year they produced their daughter Chastity
    $400 11
"The biggest team in broadcasting history since Amos 'n' Andy", they reported together for 14 years
    $400 13
Long before the Vietnam era, Britain's Disraeli & Chamberlain each coupled "peace" with this noun
    $400 21
Kansans Walter Beecher & Clyde Cessna helped make Wichita #1 manufacturer of these in the world
    $400 23
His favorite mode of transportation was his dinosaur named Dinny
    $500 12
In his last film, he played himself, not Robin Hood, as an ally of Castro's rebels
    $500 14
For TV movie, Daniel J. Travanti was cast as this legendary CBS newsman who also used a middle initial
    $500 15
Formed in the turbulent '60s, it nominated Eldridge Cleaver as its 1st presidential candidate
    $500 25
Family name of bros. Wm. & Karl who founded a Topeka clinic pioneering in psychiatric treatment
    $500 24
It occurred September 27, 1927, in Yankee Stadium during the 8th inning

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

Marvin Jackie Greg
-$300 $300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marvin Jackie Greg
$1,400 $1,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
23 years after Andy Warhol copied their cans, this co. paid him to paint the box for their new dry soup
    $200 2
Photographer who was paid $25,000 by the U.S. government for documenting the Civil War
    $200 11
His creation of "Fat Albert" helped him earn a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts
    $200 14
U.S. state that has provided the setting for most of Eudora Welty's & William Faulkner's stories
    $200 21
Over 400 years before surgeon general's report, Columbus discovered Indians enjoying this
    $200 1
A type of rabbit, goat, cat or sweater
    $400 3
It took 147 years & an executive order from FDR for this elected office to get its own flag
    $400 12
Of 4, 14, or 24%, the percentage of U.S. population over 25 that had college degrees in 1910
    $400 15
A book containing his predictions for 1985 & beyond has been published, 419 years after his death
    $400 22
It's said that at age 78 she discovered Tom Selleck for her comeback film "Myra Breckinridge"
    $400 7
The only crop used for livestock feed that has been grown since prehistoric times
    DD: $1,000 4
Women were called "Lucy Stoners" in late 19th century if they kept this after marriage
    $600 13
Students attending a "normal school" at the turn of the century were learning this profession
    $600 16
Former vocation of James Kavanaugh, author of "The Celibates"
    $600 23
Accidentally discovered in 1879, it made sweet history till the FDA called it a health hazard 99 years later
    $600 8
Choirs & Todd Rundgren's voice-only rock album share this name, from Italian for "as in a chapel"
    $800 28
In '85, value of the famous "Man with the Golden Helmet" plummeted when experts found it wasn't his
    $800 5
In Dec. 1963, a Gallup poll found him to be the living man whom Americans most admired
    $800 19
Italy's 1st woman M.D., she originated the teaching method that bears her name
    $800 17
French author of "Cherie" & "Gigi", she was known by one name, too
    $800 24
He discovered temp. at which ferromagnetic substances lose magnetism but found fame with wife Marie
    DD: $1,000 9
Both London's & NYC's Cleopatra's Needles originally stood in this city
    $1000 27
Known as "Jack the Dripper", he dribbled paint onto canvas spread on the floor
    $1000 6
Prohibition was repealed when this state known for religious temperance ratified 21st Amendment in '33
    $1000 20
Historian Will Durant said education is "the progressive discovery of" this
    $1000 18
Movies made from his books include "The Last Picture Show", "Hud" & "Terms of Endearment"
    $1000 25
The 2 planets "discovered" 1st by mathematical computations, not telescopes
    $1000 10
Officially named Catalan, # of tourists each year outnumbers residents here 30 to 1

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marvin Jackie Greg
$7,400 $4,000 -$400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only 2 presidents to die in September; both were assassinated

Final scores:

Marvin Jackie Greg
$8,001 $8,000 -$400
2-day champion: $17,802 2nd place: trip on Delta to Miami & stay at Marco Polo Hotel 3rd place: Frigidaire microwave oven

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marvin Jackie Greg
$7,700 $4,000 $600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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Game tape date: 1985-12-16
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