Show #435 - Friday, May 9, 1986


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Molly McClellan, a naval officer from San Diego, California

Al Rossi, an acting teacher and a director from Van Nuys, California

David DeVincenzi, a fashion consultant originally from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
In shops in Acapulco, a sign that says "Se habla Ingles" means this
    $100 1
Until the 13th century, these were used as ornaments, not to fasten garments
    $100 12
It's hard for the Rumpy Manx to chase it, since it doesn't have one
    $100 19
Paul Bunyan has a great blue one
    $100 10
It's 10" high with a rubber on it
    $100 25
U.S. winners of these prizes, awarded in Scandinavia, are exempt from income tax on them
    $200 5
Sip cappuccino at this city's Piazza San Marco & pray the pigeons don't fly over your head
    $200 2
Only ladies & those for women's rights wore these "Turkish pantaloons" in the 19th century
    $200 13
Tortoiseshell & calico cats are nearly always this sex
    $200 21
Lack of a penny kept him from tasting the pieman's wares
    $200 15
Of 3, 5, or 7, minimum # of innings a starting pitcher must pitch to earn a win
    $300 6
2 of this state's popular resorts are Hilton Head & Myrtle Beach
    $300 3
Term for tuxedo's pleated sash, originally used to keep crumbs from falling on trousers
    $300 14
Unlike other cats, a cheetah cannot completely sheathe, or do this, to its claws
    $300 22
He made no beans about being a giant killer
    $300 16
In a 1952 film he pitched as Grover Cleveland Alexander; today he pitches "Star Wars"
    DD: $200 7
On Martinique, you can learn the island's famous dance, immortalized this way by Cole Porter:
    $400 9
1955 Dior innovation, this flared skirt was named for its letter shape
    $400 17
Though most cats prefer warm climates, this cat with long white fur lives in snowy mtns. of Tibet
    $400 23
Daughter of a merchant, she was so good with animals she brought out the prince in the Beast
    $400 20
"Pitching... is the art of instilling fear," says this Dodger Hall-of-Famer
    $400 28
An internal levy on the manufacture, sale, or use of goods within a country
    $500 8
19th century whaling capital of the mid-Pacific, this Maui seaport was once the capital of Hawaii
    $500 11
In Iran, this "fashion" custom was forbidden in the 1930s but is now encouraged by the gov't
    $500 18
The "great cats", like lions & tigers, are so called not because of size but because they can do this
    $500 24
The Tale of Sinbad the Sailor is part of this ancient multi-part maxi-series
    $500 27
Old Boston Braves pitching rotation was described as "Spahn & Sain, then pray for" this
    $500 26
This disciple of Jesus & gospel writer was a tax collector

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

David Al Molly
-$100 $300 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Al Molly
$1,200 -$200 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
3400-year-old treasures were discovered in here on February 19, 1923
    $200 22
Sagacious name of the 3rd molar
    $200 1
Their show usually concluded with his telling her to "Say goodnight"
    $200 12
An interval of 8 notes
    $200 13
Milky Way, Mars & Three Musketeers
    $200 8
Texas is more than 220 times as big as this state
    $400 3
In 1924, bad weather & border patrol cut U.S. supplies of this Canadian Christmas staple
    $400 23
Common derogatory name for an overbite
    $400 7
After he got "A Little Traveling Music", he would say, "And away we go"
    $400 27
Most instruments played with a bow have this many strings
    $400 14
Jazz greats known as the "Jump King"
    DD: $1,500 18
Nickname for students of Texas A&M University who are sometimes the butt of Texans' jokes
    $600 4
Hollywood evangelist who vanished in May 1926 & reappeared in June, claiming she'd been kidnapped
    $600 24
Number of permanent teeth humans have
    $600 9
Night of the week on which Uncle Miltie appeared on the tube
    $600 28
The treble clef is also known by this letter
    $600 15
A powerful globular red firecracker
    $600 19
Though 50 miles from the sea, this city is America's 3rd busiest port
    $800 5
Leading author who christened the era '"The Jazz Age" with bathtub gin
    $800 25
When you say you'd give your eyeteeth for something, you'd be giving this upper pair
    $800 10
It's said he played the 1st beatnik on TV who wasn't some kind of psychopathic criminal
    $800 16
"Bare" was the 1-word review this caustic NYC drama critic gave the English play, "Cupboard"
    $800 20
While Barbara Bel Geddes only plays a Texan, this real-life mother of "J.R." is a Texan
    $1000 6
NYC mayor who wrote the song, "Will You Love Me In December As You Do In May?"
    $1000 26
For diseases of the gum, you should see this specialist
    $1000 11
Because of her show's name, this star was always introduced with the words "and of course"
    DD: $1,500 17
Kind of retriever developed in Maryland by crossing Newfoundlands with native retrievers
    $1000 21
V.P. under FDR, this Texan said the vice-presidency "isn't worth a pitcher of warm spit"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Al Molly
$5,600 -$200 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Speaking of this, Sec'y of State Dean Rusk said, "We're eyeball to eyeball, & the other fellow just blinked"

Final scores:

David Al Molly
$11,199 -$200 $11,300
2nd place: trip on Eastern to Jamaica & stay at Sandals 3rd place: Admiral refrigerator New champion: $11,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Al Molly
$6,000 -$200 $6,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
9 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 1985-12-04
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