Show #488 - Wednesday, October 22, 1986


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Michael Tanner, a piano tuner from New York, New York

Marji Hanson, a salesperson from San Diego, California

Janet Stevenson, a housewife originally from Sioux City, Iowa (whose 3-day cash winnings total $15,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
In the cowboy song they were urged "Whoopee ti yi yo, get along..."
    $100 1
S.I. Hayakawa wants to make English the official language of this country
    $100 14
Early in his career, David could be found in Indianapolis doing this on the local weekend news
    $100 6
14 year-old Elizabeth Brinton set a record in 1985 by selling 11,281 boxes of these
    $100 11
Restaurant chain which declared "We do it all for you"
    $100 13
Distinctive pattern found on young wild boars' backs or the U.S. flag
    $200 27
Of sage rat, scalawag, sidewinder, & sodbuster, the one that's a real snake
    $200 2
The 2 official languages of the Republic of Ireland
    $200 22
It's the lifelong dream, decided on in a high school speech class, that David has now fulfilled
    $200 7
A survey says 75% of women wear wrong size of these, lifting & separating them from the other 25%
    $200 12
Since he's their product spokesman, when Bill Cosby speaks, Jell-O, Coke, & now this Wall St. firm listen
    $200 15
This Guinness record was set in 1983 when a man named Bud bought a pig named Bud for $56,000
    $300 28
He set up his factory in Philadelphia in 1865, and turned out hats ten gallons at a time
    $300 3
This country has 3: Macedonian, Slovenian & Serbo-Croatian
    $300 23
A spin-off of this semi-regular segment was "Stupid Human Tricks"
    $300 8
Reason 1,500 tons of garbage had to be collected from New Orleans streets February 12, 1986
    $300 19
Back in 1984, this brew's label started proclaiming it was "the beer that made Milwaukee famous"
    $300 16
Similar to a human's, the valves of this pig organ are used in transplant operations
    $400 4
This country's 4 official languages are Italian, French, German & Romansch
    $400 24
David asked this boxing promoter "What's the deal with your hair?"
    $400 9
Of 3, 13, or 36, % of all bills Congress passed in '85 that est. commemorative days, weeks or months
    $400 20
30-sheet posters are usually called this, which is actually what they're mounted on
    $400 17
Dr. Spock said "A child needs hugging, tussling and" this mode of transport
    $500 5
Its 6 official languages are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian & Spanish
    $500 25
It qualifies David for membership in the Diastematic Club of America headquartered in Union Gap, Wash.
    DD: $600 10
The highest toll it ever charged was $89,154.62 for the QE2 in '70, the lowest 36¢ for a swimmer in 1928
    $500 21
Term for all the written material in an ad
    $500 18
Cruel "sport" in which players on horseback hunt wild boar with spears

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Janet Marji Michael
$300 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Marji Michael
$700 $3,500 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1967, this Chicago mayor reportedly said, "Together we must rise to ever higher & higher platitudes"
    $200 16
This storm's name combines the Chinese words "ta", meaning "great", & "fung", meaning "wind"
    $200 18
13 years after going "Barefoot in the Park" together, she chased him as "The Electric Horseman"
    $200 12
Toronto, the only state or provincial capital on a Great Lake, is on N.W. shore of this lake
    $200 4
Forerunner of chemistry that mixed science, religion & magic
    $200 11
1968 Judy Collins hit that begins, "Bows & flows and angel hair & ice cream castles in the air"
    $400 2
Once an Illinois legislator, this lawyer defended Leopold & Loeb in 1924, then John Scopes a year later
    $400 17
They should reach at least 2' above the structure's highest part & be well grounded
    $400 19
W. Beery shared an Oscar win with F. March after sharing the billing with J. Cooper in this classic
    $400 13
Among the world's freshwater lakes, this E. African is 2nd in size only to Lake Superior
    $400 7
When cane sugar is dissolved in water, this drops below 32°
    $400 15
In 1961, Curtis Lee described these as "Pretty Little"
    $600 3
Born in Evanston, he was a "Second City" comic before he was a "Saturday Night Live" nerd
    $600 25
On Feb. 2nd, while Roman Catholics are blessing candles, the rest of us are out "shadowing" these
    DD: $600 20
In '49 film w/same title as following, this mother & daughter 1st appeared onscreen together:
    $600 14
Almost every river in Northern Italy is a branch of this largest Italian waterway
    $600 8
In 1814, Berzelius suggested using these, not pictographs, to stand for the elements
    $600 21
In her only #1 hit, Shelley Fabares exclaimed, "How I Love Him!"
    $800 5
This noted journalist could aptly have written "Inside Illinois", since he was born & raised there
    $800 26
Latin for "heap", it's a type of cloud that looks like it's been heaped
    $800 23
1st of this comedy team's 17 films was "My Friend Irma"
    $800 9
Octane, C8H18, is an example of these organic compounds containing only hydrogen & carbon
    $800 22
According to Elvis, though "You look like an angel" you're really this
    $1000 6
Though born in Kansas, this writer went to school in Lewiston, Illinois, near the Spoon River
    $1000 24
Movie tough guys who became an unlikely duo singing in 1969's "Paint Your Wagon"
    $1000 10
What the particles in a suspension will do over time that they won't do in a solution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Marji Michael
$1,300 $6,100 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its 25th anniversary, Aug. 13, 1986, was celebrated with parades to the east & mourning to the west

Final scores:

Janet Marji Michael
$100 $5,300 $0
2nd place: Whirlpool refrigerator & Zenith 9" color TV New champion: $5,300 3rd place: Tumi garment bag

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Janet Marji Michael
$1,300 $6,100 $5,800
10 R,
2 W
20 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,200

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Game tape date: 1986-08-26
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