Show #479 - Thursday, October 9, 1986


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Benita Boxerman, a stockbroker from St. Louis, Missouri

Steve Cowie, an actor from New York City, New York

Bob Menaker, a journalist from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
While Christmas Island is in the Indian Ocean, Easter Island is in this body of water
    $100 1
British university teams have competed for a trophy in this game of flipping disks into a cup
    $100 2
Weapon paired with "cloak" in phrase that today refers to espionage
    $100 11
Hannah Milhous
    $100 16
[Theme plays]
    $100 19
In the word "milk", letter which is not also a Roman numeral
    $200 18
Now at a record level, this Utah body of water is larger than Delaware
    $200 4
Of the 22 players on a soccer field, total number who can touch the ball with their hands in bounds
    $200 3
'86 film about a high school student in New York who makes his own atomic bomb for a science fair
    $200 12
Rose Fitzgerald
    $200 20
[Theme plays]
    $200 26
1 of 2 body parts found in "fish and chips"
    $300 22
If you bought the Brooklyn Bridge & took it home, people would have to find another way to cross this
    $300 5
Only athlete to win 7 gold medals in single Olympics, all his time records have been broken
    $300 8
It was the weapon of Zeus; how shocking!
    $300 13
Rebekah Baines
    $300 21
[Theme plays]
    DD: $0 28
Word formed by combining the symbols for barium, sulphur, iodine, & nitrogen
    $400 23
Known in Mexico as Rio Bravo del Norte, it's called this in the U.S.
    $400 6
After all others had failed, George Clark did this in 1951 with the 21' long, 230 lb. Braemar caber
    $400 9
Slang for a small gun, or a tube through which dried Pisum sativum seeds are blown
    $400 14
Sara Delano
    $400 25
[Theme plays]
    $500 24
In 1980, Bob Seger had a hot hit about this body of water
    $500 7
Korean for "foot hand training", it's the art of kicking & punching
    $500 10
Old style pistol where a piece of fine-grained quartz in the hammer was struck to spark the charge
    $500 15
Sophia Birchard
    $500 27
[Theme plays]

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

Bob Steve Benita
$2,100 $2,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Steve Benita
$2,500 $4,100 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Fulgurite is the glass rock formed after sand has been struck by this
    $200 6
It's said this "NASA" plane was developed for the CIA; Francis Gary Powers was its best-known pilot
    $200 14
Guy Doud was presented a crystal apple by Pres. Reagan for being '86 Person of the Year in this job
    $200 22
City in which Poe set "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
    $200 20
To save time in speedwriting, you don't do this to the "I"
    $400 2
In ID tests, borax tastes sweet & halite has this tastes
    DD: $300 7
What we call a "vest", they call a "waistcoat", while what they call a "vest", we call this
    $400 9
The aircraft Leonardo da Vinci designed all relied on this power source
    $400 15
10 years after Howard Hughes' death, he still insists the will dropped off at his gas station was real
    $400 24
Poe's tale of terror where a murderer still hears "this" beating
    $400 21
There were 1,771,561 of these creatures, according to Spock, eating grain stored in Station K-7
    $600 3
Also called "white mica", this mineral could be a resident of the Soviet Union's capital
    $600 8
Name of the fashionably famous Lane between Soho & Regent Streets in London's West End
    $600 10
After 11 years as CEO of Eastern, he has become a vice chairman of Texas Air
    $600 16
A Texan offered this producer of the Liberty Gala $1 million to produce a wedding
    $600 25
In 1842 tale, title tortures faced by a victim of the Spanish Inquisition
    $600 27
The 50th anniversary edition of this 1936 novel made a 1986 New York Times best seller list
    $800 4
The mineral hematite is the chief source for this metallic element
    $800 12
In 1963, this then unknown British hairdresser cut a futuristic style for a "Dr. Who" character
    $800 11
Done by the book, while reducing power, you go from a shallow dive to a steep glide, then flare out
    $800 17
Tennis star fined by the FAA in April '86 for trying to carry a .38 & ammo onto a plane
    $800 26
London's Worshipful Co. of Bakers apologized in 1986 for baker who started this in 1666
    $1000 5
Sandstone was used for the facades of these "colorful" mid-19th century homes in New York
    $1000 19
In 1963 her Ginger Group was making miniskirts; 10 years later, in 1973, she was designing maxis
    DD: $1,500 13
The Hindenburg, launched in March, had this special insignia, honoring a 1936 event, on its side
    $1000 18
In April '86, 33-year-old mother of 2 Kathy Shower was selected this out of a field of 12
    $1000 23
On June 30, 1986, a guy named Lando replaced a guy named Nunzio as head of this reactor licensing agency

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Steve Benita
$7,400 $13,300 $700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Often quoted, it's the weekly publication of the Massachusetts Medical Society

Final scores:

Bob Steve Benita
$14,797 $14,801 $1,400
2nd place: trip on Eastern to the Caribbean & Windjammer Barefoot Cruises Bahamas cruise New champion: $14,801 3rd place: Speed Queen washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Steve Benita
$6,900 $13,600 $1,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
3 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,500

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Game tape date: 1986-08-19
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