Show #398 - Wednesday, March 19, 1986


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Spencer McIlmurray, a management consultant from Evanston, Illinois

Donna Cunningham, a writer from Ventura, California

Gerri Miller, a magazine editor from New York City (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Motivated by kindness, George kills his slow-witted friend Lenny in this Steinbeck novel
    $100 6
"Be all that you can be" in this service
    $100 13
Mitch Gaylord, Cathy Rigby, & Mary Lou Retton, for example
    $100 11
A standard one is 48 inches across
    $100 1
In this 1980 film, John Travolta had "hard hat days & honky tonk nights"
    $100 21
These initials follow listing of meeting whose date has not been set
    $200 15
In "Gulliver's Travels", political parties in this tiny land are known by the height of their heels
    $200 7
"When you care enough to send the very best", you send this
    $200 19
From Latin "to swallow", it's one of the 7 deadly sins
    $200 14
The 1st civilization known to have used the bow & arrow from as early as 5000 B.C.
    $200 2
Film featuring Raquel Welch in a prehistoric bikini
    $200 25
Though Asia has a far larger total population, this continent is about equal in population density
    $300 16
After finding money Injun Joe hid in a cave, Tom Sawyer & this companion each got $6000
    $300 8
Maxwell House coffee's famous slogan, said with finality
    $300 20
A gadget or a gremlin
    $300 22
In 1415, at the battle of
Agincourt, 13,000 British defeated 50,000 French using this type of bow
    $300 3
Dedicated to Edith Head because it was her last, this Steve Martin film had "checkered" success
    $300 26
Colors of this flag's 5 rings represent at least 1 color in the flag of each competing nation
    $400 17
Total of Hawthorne's house's gables & Verne's leagues under the sea
    DD: $600 9
In the '30s, this movie studio claimed, "more stars than there are in heaven"
    $400 23
Georgia Engel's 1st name on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $400 29
With this variation of archery you could catch carp
    $400 4
James Coburn struck sparks as a secret agent in this 1966 spy spoof
    $400 27
In the Old West, someone who died of "hemp fever" was killed this way
    $500 18
Collective name for John Dos Passos' "All American" trilogy
    $500 10
Educational fundraising group whose motto is "a mind is a terrible thing to waste"
    $500 24
Hey, Luigi, send up an order of these little Italian potato dumplings
    $500 30
A compound bow uses a system of cables & these to make it easier to draw than other types
    $500 5
E.M. Forster's 1924 novel of British colonial rule was made into this film that picked up 2 Oscars
    $500 28
To reinforce, or a long, often cylindrical, pillow popular in the late 19th & 19th centuries

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gerri Donna Spencer
$200 $2,000 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gerri Donna Spencer
$2,000 $3,100 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Though fairly temperate, the rainy months April to October are considered this season in Venezuela
    $200 6
A commemorative piece that you hang on the wall, or what the dental hygienist scrapes off your teeth
    $200 9
Linen is made from fibers of this plant
    $200 3
For over 20 years, this southern university's football team was coached by Bear Bryant
    $200 10
In 1956 it's what Jerry Lewis did "with a Dixie melody"
    $200 1
1 of 2 predominant colors in oceanic fish living within 400' of the surface
    $400 21
Found mostly in infants & obese persons, this heat can really stick it to you
    $400 14
Coarse paint-coated cloth, this waterproof tablecover fabric was 1st used in China in 600s
    $400 4
Its main campus, located in Columbus, Ohio includes an airport & two 18-hole golf courses
    $400 11
"Proud Mary's" other name
    DD: $500 2
Fish mentioned in the title of the following:

"[Instrumental music plays]"
    $600 22
Symptoms of Tourette's syndrome include blinking, twitching, & other kinds of these
    $600 18
Possible name for Daryl Dragon & Toni if she were named for this yarn used for bedspreads
    DD: $1,000 5
The 2 historic Virginia schools named for famous pairs of rulers & generals
    $600 12
What Peter, Paul & Mary "dug" in 1967
    $600 16
Of salinity, temperature, or currents, the major factor controlling distribution of fish
    $800 23
The major problem with a thyroid gland when one is suffering hypothyroidism
    $800 19
Fabric whose fibers are not spun but matted with heat, it mattered a great deal to Minnesota Fats
    $800 7
Ralphie, female buffalo mascot of this Western state u., was so popular she was elected home-coming queen
    $800 13
This hymn asks, "Let me hide myself in thee"
    $1000 24
TSS, which primarily affects women, stands for this
    $1000 20
Textile comes from the Latin word "texere" which means to do this
    $1000 8
This Mid-Atlantic state university is located in Newark, but not New Jersey
    $1000 17
Title song of 1973 concert film in which Bo Diddley & Chuck Berry rock down '50s memory lane

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gerri Donna Spencer
$4,800 $2,300 $3,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 4 Republican presidential candidates to lose to FDR, he won the most electoral votes

Final scores:

Gerri Donna Spencer
$2,999 $500 $0
2-day champion: $7,198 2nd place: trip on Eastern to Orlando, Florida & stay at Radisson Plaza 3rd place: Olympus OM-2S camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gerri Donna Spencer
$4,800 $3,100 $3,800
16 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,700

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Game tape date: 1985-11-05
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