Show #598 - Wednesday, March 25, 1987

John Podhoretz game 5.
Missing first 16 clues of the Double Jeopardy! Round.


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Bonnie Brown, a personnel coordinator from San Diego, California

Russ Tolman, a graduate business student from Hollywood, California

John Podhoretz, a writer from Washington, D.C. (whose 4-day cash winnings total $34,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In the 6th century B.C., Buddha gave his 1st sermon at Sarnath, in this country
    $100 2
Don't call a cowardly alektorophobe this "fowl" name: that's the very animal he fears
    $100 11
Comic who said in Russia they have game shows like "Bowling for Food" & "Wheel of Torture"
    $100 16
It can describe Wilt Chamberlain, or a tale about how I beat him in one-on-one
    $100 1
Of "do"s or "don't"s, the one of which the Torah has more, according to Jewish teaching
    $100 25
Mathematical process that literally makes a difference
    $200 7
Inca emperors married this relative as their primary wife
    $200 3
Of Kurt Thomas, nudity, or sweat socks, what a "gymnophobic" person dreads
    $200 12
Charles Schulz called this "the worst title ever thought of for a comic strip"
    $200 17
Flags do it in the wind; hands do it to say goodbye
    $200 14
While an atheist believes God doesn't exist, an agnostic believes this about God
    $200 27
You say $5, I say $10, so let's split the difference at this
    $300 8
Used in Egypt as early as 3000 B.C., it was the only sweetener for most of Europe until 16th century
    $300 4
The one guy in the world you'd be afraid to meet if you suffered from "papaphobia"
    $300 21
New theory says she was executed 7 years after being shot down over Pacific by the Japanese
    $300 18
Latin for "I forbid", the president might have one in his pocket
    $300 15
St. Francis of Assisi was baptized John but renamed when his father returned to Italy from this country
    $400 9
1st civilization to use concrete widely as a building material, including the Pantheon dome
    $400 5
Bill Murray in "Ghostbusters" might have suffered from "blennophobia", fear of this substance
    $400 23
She made the news October 14, 1986 when she took a few photos on the Great Wall of China
    $400 24
Another name for earth, it's what gossip columnists try to dig up
    $400 19
Better known name of "The Prayer Book of Edward VI"
    $400 28
When a car turns a corner, this mechanism allows one rear wheel to turn faster than the other
    $500 13
Found between the Tigris & Euphrates, its name means "between the rivers"
    $500 10
"Tachophobia" is an abnormal fear of this
    $500 22
Kenosha, Wisconsin native who masterminded an invasion of New Jersey October 30, 1938
    $500 26
Send in your tax form, or grind down your nails
    $500 20
Eastern state in which Joseph Smith founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    DD: $500 29
Her 1st Top 100 pop hit, the following made a big difference in this singer's career:

"What a difference a day made, twenty four little hours ..."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

John Russ Bonnie
$500 -$900 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Russ Bonnie
$2,200 $100 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
    $200 12
    $200 6
    $200 20
Method established in Rome in 1907 which stresses self motivation especially in 3-6 year olds
    $200 7
    $400 3
    $400 25
Conquistador who collected a huge ransom for Inca chief Atahualpa, then strangled him
    $400 13
    $400 21
It's what the "GR" in the "GRE" exam stands for
    $400 8
    $600 4
    $600 17
Financier who made a $200,000 gift to the Nixon campaign, then asked for "quid pro quo" on S.E.C. charges
    $600 14
    $600 22
According to Guinness, of 10, 12, or 14 yrs., youngest anyone has earned bachelor's in U.S.
    $600 9
    $800 5
    DD: $2,000 18
In 1983, Tommy Lee Jones won an Emmy for his portrayal of this killer
    $800 15
    $800 23
Founded in 1826, American Lyceum was among 1st programs for the "continuing education" of these
    DD: $2,000 10
    $1000 1
    $1000 19
1966 Texas tower sniper whose final request, an autopsy, revealed he had a brain tumor
    $1000 16
    $1000 24
Teaching himself in the town library, he went on to found the 1st U.S. public teachers' school
    $1000 11

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Russ Bonnie
$7,000 -$1,500 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Only state whose entire territory we acquired directly from Spain

Final scores:

John Russ Bonnie
$11,300 -$1,500 $11,100
5-day champion: $45,600 3rd place: Olympus OM-2S camera 2nd place: Vitamaster exercise cycle & Zenith 9" color TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Russ Bonnie
$5,800 -$1,000 $4,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $9,200

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Game tape date: 1986-12-02
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