Show #353 - Wednesday, January 15, 1986


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Linda Shrum, a mother from Las Vegas, Nevada

Joe Escarce, a physician originally from Miami, Florida

Bill Fleming, a police sergeant from Mission Viejo, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
By trimming its ends periodically, you can keep it sweeping clean
    $100 4
"I usually take a 2-hour nap, from 1 o'clock to 4" said this great Yankee catcher
    $100 16
Plural of louse
    $100 1
According to George M, Cohan, the date on which "Yankee Doodle Dandy" was born
    $100 10
"Silver Spoons" star who sparred with "The Champ"
    $100 22
The top part of a pie, or the top part of a social class
    $200 27
To soften hardened brown sugar get to the "core" of the matter by slicing this fruit into the box
    $200 7
"If horses won't eat it, I don't want to play on it" said Dick Allen of this surface
    $200 17
There are also granary, rice, & coffee bean types of these, besides the boll
    $200 2
In October of '57, Pat Boone released this springtime hit
    DD: $300 11
This 24-year-old has already made 17 films & had a baby
    $200 23
College juniors or seniors, regardless of sex
    $300 28
Adding this to water of cut flowers will keep them fresher longer, not make them whiter
    $300 8
This Dr. said, "No one would undergo a sex change for a reason as shallow as playing tennis"
    $300 18
The 1st animal to learn how to fly, they now flee when you turn on the kitchen light at night
    $300 3
The month Billy Joe jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge
    $300 12
Henry Thomas & Drew Barrymore played brother & sister in this Spielberg film
    $300 24
Old Dr. Pepper ads called it "The Friendly..." this
    $400 9
Probably the world's greatest female athlete, she said, "My goal was to be the greatest athlete ever"
    $400 19
At 3 a.m., June 21, 1985, Disney sent the exterminator into Fantasyland to rid it of these pests
    $400 5
Original title of Four Seasons "Oh What A Night" commemorates this month in 1963
    $400 13
Spicoli in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" & a spy in "Falcon & the Snowman"
    $400 25
What you don't want an opponent to get
    $500 15
"Show me a good loser & I'll show you a loser" said this legendary Boston Celtics coach
    $500 20
On "Barney Miller", this kid's show which also starred Hal Linden was once called "Vermin, Vermin, Vermin"
    $500 6
One of Neil Diamond's top selling albums was this one, recorded live at L.A.'s Greek Theater in 1972
    $500 14
One of the 2 stars of "Sixteen Candles" who also appeared in "The Breakfast Club"
    $500 26
Because of uppercuts, Leon Spinks doesn't wear his in the ring

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bill Joe Linda
$700 $300 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Joe Linda
$1,300 $1,700 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
Ironically, this national hero of India was assassinated by a fellow Hindu
    $200 22
The Secret Service reports that in 1984 they seized almost $90 million worth of it
    $200 15
Actual identity of Richard Bachman, who wrote "Thinner"
    $200 9
She lobbied for the theater with her father, Speaker of the House, & her uncle, Senator Bankhead
    $200 2
Appropriately, this capital's name means "Indiana city"
    $200 1
The depth of water a ship draws, or type of beer
    $400 21
"Light-Horse Harry" Lee was 1st to call G. Washington "1st in war, 1st in peace, & 1st" there
    $400 23
Main currency unit of India, Nepal, & Sri Lanka
    $400 16
Baseball manager who calls his autobiography "The Artful Dodger"
    $400 12
Singer once billed as "Tiny Little", she persuaded Irving Berlin to write "God Bless America"
    $400 3
Of Dover, N.J.; Dover, Del.; & Dover, N.H.; the one that's a state capital
    $400 4
The 7th sign of the zodiac is symbolized by a pair of these
    DD: $500 24
2 of 5 South American countries for whom Simon Bolivar is national hero
    $600 17
He couldn't tell filmmakers who killed one victim in his "The Big Sleep"
    $600 13
Because they kept Marian Anderson from performing, the 1st lady resigned from this women's club
    $600 6
Dome of Minnesota state capitol building in this city is patterned after St. Peter's in Rome
    $600 5
In photography, it's technique to condense into seconds a drawn-out event such as a flower opening
    $800 25
Early 20th c. Chinese revolutionary revered by both Nationalists & Communists
    $800 19
Born Salvatore Lombino, he writes serious novels as Evan Hunter & 87th Precinct novels under this name
    $800 14
After serving 7 1/2 years for tax evasion, he was released from prison in November
    $800 7
"Bare mountain" is the meaning of name of this Vermont capital
    $800 10
French for "silver" or "money", it symbolizes faith & purity in heraldry
    $1000 26
His Muslim enemies referred to Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar of Spain by this name, meaning "Lord"
    $1000 18
On September 3, this U.S. ambassador to Britain sent news that England declared war on Germany
    DD: $1,400 8
Guthrie, which was founded & became populous in just 1 day, was its 1st capital
    $1000 11
In 1889, Jane Addams opened this famous settlement house in Chicago to help immigrants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Joe Linda
$4,300 $3,700 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It ran on CBS for 20 years, longer than any other U.S. prime-time series with continuing characters

Final scores:

Bill Joe Linda
$8,600 $7,400 $8,600
2-day co-champion: $20,000 2nd place: Frigidaire refrigerator + Krupp kitchen products New co-champion: $8,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Joe Linda
$4,300 $5,100 $5,000
16 R,
1 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1985-09-10
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