Show #473 - Wednesday, October 1, 1986

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Chuck Wessel, a graduate teaching assistant from Perry, North Carolina

Anne Summers, a housewife originally from Calgary, Canada

Jonathan Oren, a pedicab operator originally from Honolulu, Hawaii (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,613)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Both those words will appear in all the correct responses.)
    $100 16
In 1927, sculptor Gutzon Borglum began carving the presidential portraits here
    $100 21
Term for both the disease, rabies, & the fear of water
    $100 7
He was a famous poet, astronomer & mathematician; it's just his name that means "tent maker"
    $100 26
Frank Miller's "Dark Knight" series portrayed this
Caped Crusader at the age of 50
    $100 2
Truman Capote said this actress threatened to have him killed if he gossiped about her & Arthur Miller
    $100 14
Robin Hood's mission
    $200 17
On January 16, 1935, this bank robber became the first woman shot by the FBI
    $200 22
Triskaidekaphobia, the fear of this, can account for the loss of an entire floor in a high rise
    $200 8
Isfahan, Keshan, & Tabriz are varieties of this
    $200 27
In 1986, DC eliminated the original version of this hero Siegel & Schuster created in 1938
    $200 3
In 1940, this future queen played one of three kings in an English nativity play
    $200 15
A bestseller since 1733,
it was written under the pseudonym Richard Saunders, philomath
    $300 1
Of Atlanta, Boston or Charlotte, the city in which large-scale
busing to integrate schools first began
    $300 23
In his first inaugural speech, FDR might have been referring to phobophobia or this
    $300 9
The world's largest inland sea, it forms part of Iran's northern border
    $300 4
Last name of Jana, who like her older sister, has
defected for a tennis career
    $300 18
Of the traditional Christian marriage vows,
it's the vow least likely to appeal to Zsa Zsa
    $400 12
In 1947, President Truman urged Americans to observe poultryless Thursday & this meatless day
    $400 24
Astrophobia is not a fear of astronauts, but of these
    $400 10
Last shah to occupy the Peacock Throne, he died in Egypt in 1980
    $400 5
It's said this South African runner's switch to British nationality helped break up her parents' marriage
    DD: $1,000 19
For some, this couplet ends, "Indian chief";
for others, it's "merchant chief"
    $500 13
In 1959, this play by Lorraine Hansberry was the first by a Black female writer to reach Broadway
    $500 25
Dobie Gillis' beatnik buddy, Maynard G. Krebs, had a marked case of ergophobia,
fear of this
    $500 11
Unlike other countries, Iran celebrates this national holiday
at the spring equinox, March 21st
    $500 6
She started at the bottom as a Harlem call girl that rose to the top as
the "First Lady of Jazz"
    $500 20
The Joe E. Lewis
aphorism which ends "as long as you've got money"

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

Jonathan Anne Chuck
$700 $2,700 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Anne Chuck
$800 $3,700 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The Sun's corona or atmosphere can only be seen with the unaided eye during this
    $200 8
Closely related to cotton,
this vegetable used to thicken gumbos is also called gumbo itself
    $200 16
A poll once showed that the literary hero most Frenchmen would like to be was this nosy poet
    $200 2
At a U.S. state dinner,
the order in which foreign anthem & "The Star-Spangled Banner" would be played
    $200 13
The Texas city where you'll find it
    $400 12
Planet closest in size to Earth; it's often called the Earth's twin
    $400 9
The typical number of seeds found in the hard inner pit of a drupe
    $400 17
Sometimes called the greatest tearjerker of all time, this play by Dumas is based on a real story
    $400 4
As noted in the title of the Ethel Merman musical, the proper form of address for a female ambassador
    $400 14
The Alamo was originally founded as a mission in 1718 by monks of this order
    $600 1
The Greeks referred to them, not heavy metal singers, as long-haired stars
    $600 20
At over 266 million tons annually, it's the leading vegetable growing country in the world
    $600 18
Russian for "comrade", play seen four times by Hitler after French author was checked for Semitic origins
    $600 5
Person who may normally leave a diplomatic meal before the highest ranking guest
    $600 15
In a 1985 film, he came to the Alamo looking for his bicycle in the basement
    DD: $1,000 10
The only object in the solar system, besides Earth, known to have active volcanoes is Io, a moon of this planet
    DD: $100 21
Edible title of the following:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $800 19
While Moliere's "gentilhomme" is "would be" in English, he is this in French
    $800 6
The seat of honor in a limousine
    $800 22
After Jim Bowie fell ill, the Texan forces fought under the sole command of this young
lieutenant colonel
    $1000 11
Since its 1846 discovery, this planet has made only about three quarters of one revolution of the Sun
    $1000 24
Fertilization begins a series of changes in this flower part that results in its becoming a fruit
    $1000 25
Jean Cocteau's "The Infernal Machine" is a reworking of this great tragedy by Sophocles
    $1000 7
At the White House,
a foreign dignitary responds to a toast by doing this
    $1000 23
The name Alamo is Spanish for these surrounding trees that bear masses of fleecy seeds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Anne Chuck
$600 $5,000 $1,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A famous channel crossing ended on September 28th of this year, as familiar to the British as 1492 is to us

Final scores:

Jonathan Anne Chuck
$13 $7,000 $2,800
3rd place New champion: $7,000 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jonathan Anne Chuck
$400 $4,500 $1,400
7 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $6,300

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Game tape date: 1986-08-13
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