Show #450 - Friday, May 30, 1986

Marvin Shinkman game 5.


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Paul Baress, a sales manager from Van Nuys, California

Kathleen Guzzi, a housewife from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Marvin Shinkman, a stamp dealer from Van Nuys, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $39,203)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
On July 26, he, the president of Egypt, nationalized the Suez Canal Company
    $100 11
When they pleaded guilty to check-kiting charges in May 1985... people listened
    $100 18
This begins an ice hockey game
    $100 4
The California state flag has a red star & this animal on it
    $100 3
When Lee Majors does one on "The Fall Guy", he calls it a "gag"
    $100 1
Playboy publisher Hugh begat Playboy Enterprises President Christie
    $200 21
The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus did this for the last time, in July in Pittsburgh
    $200 15
Publishing firm founded by Bennett Cerf & Donald Klopfer to publish luxury editions of books "at random"
    $200 23
"Elevating" cosmetic surgery people keep secret--except Phyllis Diller, Betty Ford, Mr. Blackwell...
    $200 5
Gilroy has a festival dedicated to this pungent lily; local vampires leave town that weekend
    $200 9
In law enforcement, "Mirandizing" someone is doing this
    $200 2
Oil magnate John D. begat philanthropist John D., Jr., who begat N.Y. Gov. Nelson, Ark. Gov. Winthrop, etc.
    $300 22
Due to ankle injuries, Orson Welles played this Shakespearean king in a wheel-chair on B'way
    $300 16
The sponsor of "Let's Dance" on NBC Radio in 1934 was this baker, then also known as "N.B.C."
    $300 24
Song sung and drawn by Dick Van Dyke in the film "Bye Bye Birdie"
    $300 6
The 1960 Winter Olympics were held in this Northern California resort
    $300 10
A promotion to "CEO" makes you one of these
    $300 7
Movie producer Darryl begat movie producer Richard
    $400 30
Previously family-owned, stock in this auto company was 1st publicly traded on January 17
    $400 17
3M is offering "blank" video cassettes with this pre-recorded on the tape
    $400 25
Long-running CBS Sunday morning interview show, now with moderator Lesley Stahl
    $400 27
He went from being Governor of California to Chief Justice of the U.S. in 1953
    DD: $700 12
If you play poker with a "mechanic", he won't get the cards greasy--he'll do this
    $400 8
Children's book illus. N.C. begat "Christina's World" painter Andrew, who begat JFK portraitist Jamie
    $500 29
At Democratic convention, he lost V.P. nomination on 2nd ballot to Estes Kefauver
    $500 19
Some thought WWII-era Levi's were fakes because this was painted on to conserve thread
    $500 26
The words "ten dollars" on a $10 bill, for example
    $500 28
Sierra Club founder whose memorial trail finds the way through the Sierras to Mt. Whitney
    $500 13
When "Variety" tells of a movie's "B.O.", it's not a critic's assessment, but this
    $500 14
Stage actor Osgood begat film actor Anthony, who begat son Osgood, who's now 11

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Marvin Kathleen Paul
$1,900 $1,400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marvin Kathleen Paul
$3,400 $1,900 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
The word "typo" is short for this longer term
    $200 5
Washington, D.C. based humorist who wrote "While Reagan Slept"
    $200 3
Because they fixed "leaks", Nixon's "Special Investigations Unit" was called this
    $200 10
Though dead 5 years, he's introducing segments of "his" show--in color this time
    $200 1
Beatle who played his guitar left-handed
    $400 24
Of 6, 8, or 10, number of Apollo flights that landed on the Moon
    $400 19
To a typesetter, what "upper case" means
    $400 6
Raconteur of Lake Wobegon, Minn., he never mentions his own name on "A Prairie Home Companion"
    $400 4
When Nixon said, "I am not a crook," it was, some feel aptly, in this Florida land of fantasy
    $400 11
CBS's "Hometown" got this dubious distinction for the 1985 season
    $400 2
Musical instrument appropriately found in the A&M Records company symbol
    $600 25
Russian word for "union", Apollo linked up with one July 17, 1975
    $600 20
In official corporate logo, the symbol between "Gulf" and "Western"
    $600 15
She "Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression"
    $600 7
Robert Bork took this job & fired Archibald Cox as Watergate Special Prosecutor
    $600 12
After his disastrous 1983-84 talk show, he's got "Growing Pains" on ABC
    DD: $400 23
2 digits, 1 or the other of which is found in the middle of every U.S. area code
    DD: $1,400 21
Named for its Swiss origin, this is the most used typeface family in the world
    $800 16
In his "Devil's Dictionary", he called birth "The 1st & direst of all disasters"
    $800 8
In the June 23, 1972 tape, which had the 18 1/2 minute gap, Nixon spoke with this aide
    $800 13
In tradition of the '50s "Have gun will travel, wire Paladin", 1985 had "Odds against you? Call..." him
    $1000 22
Name for the extensions at the top & bottom of letters in some typefaces
    $1000 17
Among his works are "Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!", "Anybody Got a Match?" & "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis"
    $1000 9
Month in which Nixon announced his resignation
    $1000 14
New Disney Sat. morn. cartoon characters, they're odd animal hybrids like moose-seal & bee-lion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marvin Kathleen Paul
$5,200 $5,300 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Highest rank, General of the Armies of U.S., was given only to Pershing in 1919 & this deceased president in 1976

Final scores:

Marvin Kathleen Paul
$0 $100 $4,000
3rd place: White-Westinghouse refrigerator/freezer 2nd place: trip on Delta to Hollywood, Florida & stay at the Diplomat Hotel New champion: $4,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marvin Kathleen Paul
$4,900 $5,300 $4,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1985-12-16
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