Show #534 - Thursday, December 25, 1986


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Mary Ann Seawell, a writer from Menlo Park, California

Sue Chepikian, a consultant from Van Nuys, California

Frank Ford, a teacher from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Men and women whose names or surnames are the same but who are not related.)
    $100 26
Haitian-born illustrator whose best known work is "The Birds of America"
    $100 21
This "first son" asked "Do you know me?" in recent American Express ad
    $100 1
Robert Altman mixed country music & politics in this 1975 film set in Tennessee
    $100 16
In title of popular comic strip, letter which precedes "C."
    $100 6
When their plays end, Coriolanus,
Timon of Athens
& Richard III are all in this condition
    $100 9
LBJ's first lady, & a first round draft choice of the LA. Lakers
    $200 27
One of the fiercest of all birds is "great horned" variety of this
    $200 22
Breakfast cereal with "the unsinkable taste"
    $200 2
The city shakes & Jeanette MacDonald sings in this 1936 tale of the Barbary Coast
    $200 17
Letter paired with "L" to denote the next clothing size up
    $200 7
Called Joan la Pucelle in "Henry VI, Part I", she was better known by this name
    $200 12
He founded the Round Table; she's one of "The Golden Girls"
    $300 28
In New England, "a partridge in a pear tree" would actually refer to the ruffed species of this bird
    DD: $400 23
They went to New York in the summer of '86 to do market research:
    $300 3
Terry Gilliam's 1985 totalitarian fantasy, it's not set in the country of its title
    $300 18
In Gershwin title, letter which precedes "Wonderful"
    $300 8
Of Jacques de Boys, Jacques d'Amboise or Jacques Cousteau, a son of Rowland in "As You Like It"
    $300 13
Bullitt &
the maid at Tara
    $400 24
Coke spokes"man" whose name came from an overpass warning in a British garage
    $400 4
Memorably, down-at-the-heels screenwriter Joe Gillis met a silent siren at her home, 10086 on this street
    $400 19
Compass direction letter of the good witch Dorothy met in "The Wizard of Oz"
    $400 10
All of "Macbeth" is set in Scotland except for a single scene in this country
    $400 14
The Splendid Splinter & The Million Dollar Mermaid
    $500 25
1st line of jingle whose 2nd line is "America is asking you to call"
    $500 5
1954 MGM musical fantasy that qualifies for this category every hundred years
    $500 20
To a chef this movie rating would denote far from well done
    $500 11
According to "Hamlet"s cast list, she's the daughter of the "Principal Secretary of State"
    $500 15
The 19th president & the first lady--not his, the American theater's

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

Frank Sue Mary Ann
$1,400 -$100 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Sue Mary Ann
$2,500 $2,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
At 1 time Alabama's state capitol building also served as capitol of this
    $200 6
Shaw character Barbara Undershaft holds this rank in the Salvation Army
    $200 25
Warner Bros. Music Publishing lists 190 versions recorded by other artists of this Bob Dylan hit
    $200 11
Position in the batting order of a player hitting "clean-up"
    $200 16
When he concluded she was past childbearing age, Napoleon felt it necessary to divorce her
    $200 1
From Latin "to cover", the garment used by Roman senators to cover themselves
    $400 22
"A 2nd paradise" is how this pioneer settler described Kentucky
    $400 7
City in which Holly Golightly searched for her identity
    $400 26
Chuck Berry wrote "It's gotta be" this "if you want to dance with me"
    $400 12
This team holds the record for winning the most World Series in just 4 games
    $400 17
Ruler under whom England defeated the Spanish Armada
    $400 2
Middle French diminutive for "tower", it's the revolving tower on a tank
    $600 23
1835 declaration of the people of this state began, "Whereas Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna..."
    $600 8
First name shared by Captains Hook & Kirk
    $600 27
Season in which "California Dreamin'" is set
    $600 13
Both Bert Campaneris & Cesar Tovar have played this many positions in a single game
    $600 18
Umberto II, a notorious playboy, reigned for about a month in 1946 at this country's last king
    $600 3
What you lack when you tell a woman that horizontal stripes make her look fat
    DD: $600 24
Lincoln debated Douglas in a contest for this office
    $800 9
In 1912 Thomas Mann novella, Gustav von Aschenbach is killed by an epidemic in this city
    $800 28
Used in the film "Witness", this 1960 Sam Cooke hit has witnessed a revival
    DD: $700 14
The 3 categories that make up the batting "Triple Crown"
    $800 19
Before becoming German kaiser in 1871, Wilhelm I had been king of this country
    $800 4
A fancy way of saying 60
    $1000 10
In this Dickens tale, Mr. Wackford Squeers is the vulgar schoolmaster of Dotheboys Hall
    $1000 15
For a single season, it's the 56 hit by Hack Wilson in 1930
    $1000 20
"It's hard for a king to find a job," Michael, ex-king of this eastern European nation, supposedly said
    $1000 5

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Sue Mary Ann
$6,200 $2,900 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 European capitals on the banks of the Danube

Final scores:

Frank Sue Mary Ann
$11,500 $0 $11,400
2-day champion: $15,400 3rd place: Emerson 25" TV 2nd place: trip on Western to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico & stay at Villa Del Mar Resort

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frank Sue Mary Ann
$6,500 $2,800 $5,700
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1986-10-01
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