Show #399 - Thursday, March 20, 1986


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Kathleen Campbell, a production assistant from Los Angeles, California

Stuart Haven, an opera director from New York City

Gerri Miller, a magazine editor from New York City (whose 2-day cash winnings total $7,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
    $100 14
Pleased it turned them away from cotton to other crops, Alabama farmers built monument to this insect
    $100 9
Norman Vincent Peale promoted the power of this
    $100 1
Ringo sang the lead while John clanged bells & made absurd U-boat noises in this Beatles' hit
    $100 3
Pair about whom John Dillinger complained, "They're giving bank robbing a bad name"
    $100 18
Country which mints 1 ounce gold maple leaf coins
    $100 2
Babe Ruth's appropriate first name, since the Yankees "let him do it"
    $200 15
This region gets its name from its rich, dark soil, not a karate champ's symbol
    $200 10
He said he couldn't carry a tune & his voice was "flat as a table", but he sure could "cry"
    $200 7
Title of the song in which Los Bravos insist "I want my baby back"
    $200 4
"A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic," said this Soviet dictator
    $200 24
Last year in which U.S. dimes & quarters were 90% silver
    $200 19
Reason this last name of Galileo is rarely mentioned may be that it sounds like his 1st
    $300 28
In 1967, she became only the 3rd woman governor in U.S. history
    $300 11
The day the Soviets launched Sputnik, this labor leader was elected to succeed Dave Beck
    $300 8
Dodie Stevens' boyfriend "wore tan shoes & pink shoe laces... & a big Panama with" this color hat band
    $300 5
He promises that those who die in human wave attacks against Iraqis will attain paradise
    $300 25
Only 2 non-presidents appearing on currently printed U.S. currency, they're on $10 & $100 bills
    $300 20
Gandhi was often called Mahatma, meaning "great soul", though his actual 1st name was this
    $400 12
The 2 highest-grossing films of the decade, both set in biblical times
    DD: $500 16
Written by Harvard grad Leroy Anderson, this was 1st purely instrumental No. to top Hit Parade:

[Instrumental music plays.]
    $400 6
At his 1961 trial he said, "I was only following orders"
    $400 26
Brazil's cruziero is named for this constellation seen in Southern Hemisphere skies
    $400 21
Dante's Divine Comedy might not have sold as well if people had to ask for it by this, his last name
    $500 13
Individual who was asked, "Senator, have you no decency?"
    $500 17
And if these "do the trick, I'll hurry back & pick your best white orchid for her wedding gown"
    $500 23
"I acted to show my love for Jodie Foster", said this would-be assassin
    $500 27
Victor D. Brenner's initials are found on this coin
    $500 22
Last name of rock-&-roller Dion, who used to sing with the Belmonts

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

Gerri Stuart Kathleen
$500 $1,400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gerri Stuart Kathleen
$1,400 $2,700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Before becoming king of England, James I was this country's King James VI
    $200 1
Junior Cub Scouts are named for this small wild cat found over much of the U.S.
    $200 22
Spanish architecture characterizes this city's famed French Quarter
    $200 7
Julius Caesar once had an affair with the mother of this assassin rumored to be his son
    $200 13
Town of Mole Hill, West Virginia was later aptly renamed this
    DD: $800 3
Queen Victoria was a carrier of the gene for this blood disease that's plagued Europe's royalty
    $400 8
Though they're the largest cats, only 2000 still survive in India
    $400 23
If Charles Boyer told you "Come with me" here, he would mean Algiers' native quarter
    $400 9
It's estimated 100,000 men worked 20 years to build great pyramid for this Egyptian king
    $400 14
Drummer Cozy Cole followed up a big hit called "Topsy" with a number called this
    $600 4
King & queen who as joint rulers signed England's Bill of Rights in 1689
    $600 18
This name, usually applied only to black leopards, is the scientific genus name for all leopards
    $600 21
Ointment that 1st advertised, "Rub it on, sniff it in, it's good for you, it's made by Presbyterians"
    $600 24
People of South Boston often refer to their neighborhood by this nickname
    $600 10
Not a separate people, the Druids were the priestly class of this ancient British people
    $600 15
Powerful king of ancient Persia who was succeeded by Artaxerxes I
    $800 5
Known for mental problems, this English king had to be placed in a straight jacket in 1788
    DD: $1,000 19
In Latin America, this most feared carnivore is called "tigre"
    $800 25
Foggy Bottom, the D.C. neighborhood where this fed. dept. is found, is now synonymous with it
    $800 11
Of the T'ang, the Shang, the Ming, & the Ch'ing, the 2nd century dynasty that's China's oldest
    $800 16
Middle name of the founder of the Audubon Society, George Grinnel
    $1000 6
Martin Luther called him "King Heinz, by God's disgrace king of England"
    $1000 20
This New World "leopard cat" is often tamed as a kitten but can't be trusted when adult
    $1000 26
The financial district, oldest section of this city, is called "The City"
    $1000 12
Ancient times are defined as extending until 476 A.D., date of this pivotal event
    $1000 17
In 1976 emperor Bokassa I changed the name of the Central African Republic to this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gerri Stuart Kathleen
$1,800 $8,700 -$200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Though John C. Fremont was called "The Pathfinder", it was he who served as Fremont's guide

Final scores:

Gerri Stuart Kathleen
$0 $7,400 -$200
2nd place: Merillat oak modular shelving system New champion: $7,400 3rd place: Stiffel lamps + Olympia Carrera typewriter

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gerri Stuart Kathleen
$3,300 $8,300 -$200
10 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $11,400

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Game tape date: 1985-11-05
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