Show #457 - Tuesday, September 9, 1986


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Kevin Cummins, a computer operator from Los Angeles, California

Blair Pethel, a journalist from Greensboro, North Carolina

Susan Sackett, a writer from Studio City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,400)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
A "glow plug" is used for cold starts in this engine that doesn't use spark plugs
    $100 2
He died in Spain May 20, 1506, still believing he had reached the East Indies
    $100 1
For axing her stepdaughter, in 1899 Martha Place was 1st woman in U.S. executed in one of these
    $100 18
According to Romans 6:23 "The wages of sin is..." this
    $100 26
During actual playing time, pros replace it about every 6 minutes
    $100 3
Extremely small tropical fish discovered in 1866 by the Rev. R.J. Lechmere Guppy
    $200 16
To conserve gas & rubber, this was the natl. speed limit for much of WWII, 20 miles lower than 1974
    $200 8
To win a bet, mountain man Jim Bridger rode dangerous rapids to discover this Utah lake
    DD: $500 13
# of Oscar categories won every year exclusively by women
    $200 19
Moses' 4 word message to the pharaoh
    $200 27
Now retired with his pet gator, Ted "Mad Stork" Hendricks backed up this L.A. team at linebacker
    $200 4
On Sverdlov Square in Moscow, it's the home theater of the Bolshoi Ballet
    $300 17
French company that's the world's oldest continuous car manufacturer
    $300 9
English explorer who apparently made up the story about Pocahontas saving his life
    $300 14
Sense that becomes more sensitive during pregnancy
    $300 20
According to Matthew 28:19, Jesus commanded his disciples to baptize in the name of these
    $300 5
Largest city & capital of Luxembourg
    $400 23
In a tune from 1905, this car was "merry"
    $400 10
In 1508, he searched for the Northwest Passage, not Cissy, Buffy & Jody
    $400 15
This European-born Indian citizen won the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize
    $400 21
One of these biblical brothers was "a keeper of sheep", the other, "a tiller of ground"
    $400 6
Word in the title of "Flashdance... What A Feeling" not used in the song lyrics
    $500 24
In 1932, it became the 1st company to sell a low-priced car with a V-8 engine
    $500 12
In 1776, the infamous Capt. Bligh was sailing master for this South Seas explorer
    $500 25
On her 1st try for political office, she became 1st woman governor of Washington
    $500 22
God answered this sufferer's complaints: "Where were you when I laid the earth's foundations?"
    $500 7
After careful research, the magazine "Monthly Detroit" has changed its name to this

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

Susan Blair Kevin
$700 $1,200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Blair Kevin
$1,400 $2,600 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Among the big cities on this "Big River" is big El Paso, Texas
    $200 17
Month in which "Here we go gathering nuts"
    $200 1
Although Paul McCartney owns "Tomorrow", as of Aug. 15, '85, this singer has "Yesterday" in the palm of his glove
    $200 2
Country which ruled the Philippines for over 300 years, until 1898
    $200 3
He misspelled his name in cement at Grauman's Chinese, but spelled "Rocky" right in 4 screenplays
    $400 26
World's longest continuous truss bridge spans this river at Astoria, Ore.
    $400 18
This civilization's calendar from 4000 B.C. was used by Copernicus in the 16th century
    $400 8
Studio formed by 1916 Famous Players-Lasky merger, merged w/Desilu in 1967, & now owned by Gulf & Western
    $400 16
When treated with iodine, a food containing this substance, like a potato, will turn purple
    $400 10
This fanatically religious Mideast country has "God is great" written 22 times on its flag
    $400 4
For Frank & Nancy Sinatra in 1967, saying "I love you" was this
    $600 19
Adding a bissextile, or a second February 24th, was the Romans' way of handling this
    $600 9
2 of the 3 record labels that make up "WEA"
    $600 24
At 3 lbs., the human brain weighs 5 times less than this land mammal's
    $600 11
About half of all Chinese exports pass through this port
    $600 5
Composer & lyricist of "A Funny Thing... Forum", "Follies", & "Sweeney Todd"
    $800 20
Unlike historians, astronomers include a year numbered this in their calculations
    $800 14
A planned water-thrill park at Disney World will be named this, reflecting 1984 film hit
    $800 23
Process following mating where 2 gametes fuse to form a zygote
    $800 12
This wild cat is found in Israel, Korea, Malaysia & Java, as well as Africa
    $800 6
An '85 satellite conference between children in U.S. & U.S.S.R. was dedicated to her, "The Littlest Envoy"
    $1000 21
When Pope Gregory made calendar change, the date after Thurs. Oct. 4, 1582, Oct. 15, 1582, fell on this day
    DD: $1,500 15
MGM announced new merchandising for these 2 films celebrating 50th anniversaries in 1989
    $1000 22
The term for this branch of biology was coined in the 1860s & is Greek for "study of the home"
    $1000 13
Forming most of Vietnam's northwestern border, it's the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia
    $1000 7
George McGovern's 2nd 1972 running mate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Blair Kevin
$5,100 $7,000 $500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Despite govt. predictions to the contrary, in 1985 this became the least populated U.S. state

Final scores:

Susan Blair Kevin
$1,001 $3,700 $1,000
2nd place: trip on Western to Honolulu & stay at Pacific Beach Hotel New champion: $3,700 3rd place: Olympia Carrera typewriter

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susan Blair Kevin
$4,300 $7,000 $500
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
19 R,
2 W
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $11,800

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Game tape date: 1986-08-05
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