Show #467 - Tuesday, September 23, 1986


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Jeffrey Ellis, a consulting scientist originally from London, England

Heidi Yorkshire, a freelance writer from Beverly Hills, California

Jay DeBoer, an attorney and state legislator from Petersburg, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Subject of the Peter Hurd portrait which LBJ called "the ugliest thing I ever saw"
    $100 12
Christmas seals now fight all lung disease, but originally targeted this #1 killer of early 1900s
    $100 19
In the Mary Tyler Moore Show pilot, he tells Mary "You got spunk... I hate spunk"
    $100 11
The country's name refers to this "tigerish" Indian province of which it was once part
    $100 20
In the Gregorian calendar, it's the 2nd month
    $100 6
Tassel on this hat represents the lock of hair by which Allah pulls a believer up to heaven
    $200 2
3 of our first 5 presidents died on this holiday
    $200 15
Though Fleming discovered this 1st modern antibiotic in 1928, his Nobel Prize for it came in 1945
    $200 21
Danny DeVito came out of his cage to marry Rhea Perlman during a lunch break of this show
    $200 13
Though it's the chief food crop of the country, not enough is grown to feed the population
    DD: $200 27
This word is also spelled out in the song that includes the following:

"What you want..."
    $200 7
True examples of this famous "straw" are made of toquillo straw, & are from South, not Central, America
    $300 3
Only president buried in any of our 10 largest cities, his tomb is in New York
    $300 16
Derived from bark of cinchona tree, it was for years only known remedy for malaria
    $300 22
Still in diapers when he joined the Today show cast in 1953, he sent the ratings climbing
    $300 14
On a suggestion from Ravi Shankar, he organized the concerts for Bangladesh
    $300 28
A device used to stop the flow of blood through an artery by compression
    $300 8
Korean girls looking for husbands once avoided men who wore tall horse-hair hats, which indicated this
    $400 4
It's said it took 4 plumbers with special tools to extricate this president from the White House bathtub
    $400 17
Venereal disease formerly known as "the pox" or "the great pox" as opposed to smallpox
    $400 23
They lived at 623 E. 68th Street & had a baby on January 19, 1953
    $400 25
Decade of the 20th c. when East Pakistan became Bangladesh
    $400 29
Steak sauce, made of vinegar, soy, & other ingredients, named for a county in England
    $400 9
It's brimless to allow worshipper to touch forehead to ground & is always worn by Sikhs in public
    $500 5
While President Truman often called wife Bess "The Boss", he called her "The Boss's Boss"
    $500 18
Once the symbol of Hermes or Mercury, it's now the symbol of the medical profession
    $500 24
Leroy the high school coach drowned in a bowl of her chicken soup
    $500 26
Due to the geography of the country, it's the primary form of transportation
    $500 30
If you can use your left hand & right hand equally well, you're considered this
    $500 10
The 3' high hennin, worn by ladies of Europe in the 1400s, had this shape

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jay Heidi Jeff
$1,000 $1,800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Heidi Jeff
$3,400 $2,700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Family which ruled Haiti for 28 years, until February, 1986
    $200 1
It's what a chronometer measures
    $200 21
Real name shared by the stars of "Harvey" & "Scaramouche"
    $200 9
In the early 1500s, this 14-line form of poetry was introduced from Italy
    $200 4
A meaningful series of tones, or Gene Autry's ranch
    $400 12
The term "People's Republic" is generally a euphemism for govt. under this doctrine
    $400 2
Ridges called eskers & oval hills called drumlins are formed by these icy phenomena
    $400 22
"Auntie Mame" playwright, or rebel general whose mother was reportedly buried alive - but escaped
    $400 10
Only 24 of these 120 proposed stories exist, since author & friends never made it back to the Tabard Inn
    $400 5
A piece written in tempo "allegro" should be played this way
    $600 13
The Soviet Union has said it favors having part of 1988 Summer Olympics held in this country
    $600 3
Umbras & penumbras can be parts of a sunspot or types of these
    $600 23
Henry's queen who died after Edward VI's birth, or a "reigning queen" of TV mini-series
    $600 18
Victorian novelist who often set his gloomy tales in "Wessex County"
    DD: $900 6
Sentence used to remember notes on the 5 lines of the staff of a standard treble clef
    $800 14
In Austrian election, it was claimed this U.N. Sec-Gen served on the staff of a Nazi war criminal
    $800 16
The most common compound on the Earth's surface
    DD: $1,600 24
1 of 2 actresses born Gladys Smith; one kept her last name, while one kept neither
    $800 19
Until the late 800s, most prose writers in England wrote in this language
    $800 7
A dot to the right of a note does this to its time value
    $1000 15
Longest-ruling Latin American dictator, Gen. Alfredo Stroessner, has led this country since early '50s
    $1000 17
Fahrenheit & centigrade readings are identical at this temperature
    $1000 20
Themes of violence & vengeance dominated Jacobean drama during reign of this 17th c. king
    $1000 8
From Latin for "measuring", this shifting of keys has been a Barry Manilow trademark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Heidi Jeff
$4,000 $7,400 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Star-Spangled Banner" that flew over Ft. McHenry in War of 1812 had this same # of both stars & stripes

Final scores:

Jay Heidi Jeff
$7,401 $8,900 $1,600
2nd place: trip on Western Airlines to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico & stay at Villa Del Mark Resort New champion: $8,900 3rd place: Amelia Earhart luggage

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jay Heidi Jeff
$5,600 $7,100 $5,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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Game tape date: 1986-08-12
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