Show #405 - Friday, March 28, 1986

Gary Palmer game 5.
Eric Schoeck game 1.

Contestants

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Eric Schoeck, a radio talk show host from Santa Cruz, California

Robert Poreda, a research geologist originally from Worcester, Massachusetts

Gary Palmer, a physician from Palm Springs, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $18,400)

Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESSMEN
BEER
ANCIENT AMERICA
THE AIR FORCE
12s
FAMOUS NAPOLEONS
    $100 3
Hollywood make-up man who introduced false eyelashes in 1919, lip gloss in 1930 & pan-cake in 1937
    $100 9
Because it's brewed, technically this rice beverage is a beer
    $100 16
The "Red Paint People" were Paleolithic inhabitants of this state, now home of red lobsters
    $100 5
In 1947, the Air Force became independent from this branch of the armed forces
    $100 1
While its shopping season lasts from Thanksgiving to New Year, the song only refers to 12 days
    $100 21
A villain killed in Ian Fleming's "Goldfinger" shared this name with U.N.C.L.E.'s heroic Agent 11
    $200 8
Soapmaker & his German son-in-law who took over a failing St. Louis brewery in 1860
    $200 10
Of 0, 10, or 100, # of gallons of beer per year one adult can legally brew at home
    $200 17
10 million years ago you couldn't get to the bottom of this 217-mile-long Arizona gorge; it didn't exist
    $200 15
The long-range nuclear strike force, commonly called "SAC"
    $200 2
They were named for the sons of Jacob
    $200 25
The Napoleon who ended up taking power on Orwell's "Animal Farm" was this
    $300 12
Born in England in 1808, he originated the idea of arranged tours & travel agencies
    $300 11
Drop a shot of whiskey, glass & all, into a mug to make a "depth charge", one variation of this
    $300 24
It was only 10,000 years ago the last of these retreated over N. America, leaving the now Great Lakes
    $300 18
Of a fighter, bomber, or reconnaissance plane, the official classification of the F-4 phantom
    $300 4
For Johnny Mathis, it's "a long, long time" until this date
    $300 28
Central American country whose president's middle name is Napoleon
    $400 13
Former ambassador to the Court of St. James, he founded TV Guide
    $400 22
In the U.S., the % of alcohol content is measured in terms of this
    $400 26
All the encyclopedias used by Jeopardy! have the same painting of this ancient Cal. cat, genus "Smilodon"
    $400 19
"Operation Vittles" was nickname for this European airlift of 1948-49
    $400 6
2 U.S. holidays honoring historic figures that traditionally fall on the 12th of the month
    DD: $500 29
Name under which Jerry Samuels recorded this 1966 hit

"They're coming to take me away, ha-ha / They're coming to take me away / Ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-ha, to the funny farm / Where life is beautiful all the time / And I'll be happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats / And they're coming to take me away, ha-ha"
    $500 14
In order to buy TV stations from Metromedia, Inc., this Aussie became a U.S. citizen
    $500 23
Though beer can be made from any cereal, including corn, wheat, & oats, this grain is considered best
    $500 27
They were only connected from 26,000-8000 B.C., which is why Am. human finds date back just 20,000 years
    $500 20
In 1916, the 1st aero squadron began operations against bandits from this country
    $500 7
Born Helen Jurgens in 1908, she made some pretty unmemorable films in the '30s

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

Gary Robert Eric
$1,100 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Robert Eric
$1,100 $2,300 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGICAL MONSTERS
FLAGS
BASEBALL
MOVIE PAIRS
BIBLICAL QUOTES
WHITE HOUSE GOSSIP
    $200 11
Flag that's seen in upper left hand corner of Mississippi state flag
    $200 1
Roger Kahn's best-seller about 1952 & 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers, with title from Dylan Thomas poem
    $200 14
In 3rd of series, she is seen briefly before he leaves Daily Planet to go to Smallville
    $200 12
In the Douay Bible, Gabriel said she was "full of grace"
    $200 6
He wasn't having an inauguration, quipped Johnny Carson, he was having a premiere
    $400 15
A red sun on a white background
    $400 2
Former Oakland A's owner Charlie Finley wanted this pitcher to change 1st name to "True"
    $400 16
He was the tenor & she the dancer in musicals such as "Footlight Parade" & "42nd Street"
    $400 13
It shall happen to all that "take the sword"
    $400 7
During his W.H. tours after WWII, he showed sites of past Pres'l indiscretions to stag company only
    $600 20
Crosses of Sts. George, Andrew & Patrick are combined to form this flag
    DD: $900 3
3 of 5 ways a player can reach first base without having hit the ball
    $600 17
In a May-Dec., er, February-Dec. romance, he staged phony suicides & she was an elderly swinger
    $600 23
Women sang, "Saul has killed his thousands" but he killed "tens of thousands"
    $600 8
In 1932, asking Treasury Sec. Mellon for a nickel to call a friend, he was given a dime to call them both
    DD: $800 21
4 of the 6 flags that have flown over Texas
    $800 4
Giants pitcher who struck out Ruth, Gehrig, Foxx, Simmons & Cronin in a row in 1934 All-Star Game
    $800 18
Born in Tasmania & Tokyo, they played Robin & Marian in an "English" forest in Northern Calif.
    $800 9
This president appointed 1st woman to Cabinet, he told his wife jokingly, to avoid trouble with her
    $1000 22
Dharma chakra, an ancient symbol meaning "wheel of the law", is in center of this country's flag
    $1000 5
He was the first Black to play in the American League
    $1000 19
Their other films include: "Libeled Lady", "Double Wedding" & "The Great Ziegfeld"
    $1000 10
It was said this general, tone-deaf, knew only 2 tunes: 1 was "Yankee Doodle" & the 1 other wasn't

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Robert Eric
$2,500 $4,800 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POP MUSIC
Co-writer of '76s Best Song Oscar winner, she said it was 2nd song she'd ever written

Final scores:

Gary Robert Eric
$5,000 $2,800 $5,100
2nd place: weeklong trip to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands & flight from Eastern Airlines 3rd place: Tomy Omnibot 2000 New champion: $5,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gary Robert Eric
$3,000 $4,500 $5,400
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,900

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Game tape date: 1985-11-12
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