Show #356 - Monday, January 20, 1986


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Erik Bergman, a writer from Portland, Oregon

Leslie Solito, a homemaker from Northbrook, Illinois

Rosalie Hill, a bookkeeper from Arroyo Grande, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,750)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Most widely grown crop in Mexico
    $100 6
New Orleans' answer to the submarine sandwich
    $100 1
Many of these "make light work"
    $100 4
Their 1st restaurant in Des Plaines, Ill. is being turned into a McMuseum
    $100 18
Danish dilettante of the piano who intersperses quips with chords
    $200 9
In the 19th c., Mexico lost over a ½ million square miles of territory to this country
    $200 7
In Will Rogers Depression quip, America was 1st nation to go there in an automobile
    $200 2
While "treading" Watergate, John Mitchell said, "This happens when the going gets tough"
    $200 14
The famous raft "Kon-Tiki" has its own museum in this city, Norway's capital
    $200 19
Brooklyn-born Leonard Hacker, he took over Groucho's spot in a "You Bet Your Life" revival
    $300 20
Former Pres. Lopez Portillo traces his ancestry back to a soldier who came with this Spaniard
    $300 10
The 3 words preceding "I knew him, Horatio"
    $300 3
Several, including Dorothy Parker, have said "It's what women & elephants never" do
    $300 15
L.A.'s "MoNA" is a museum of this specialized light art
    $300 27
Having on avg. more of this than men gives greater resistance to cold & buoyancy in water
    $300 22
In 1974, over 300,000 callers daily heard his Dial-a-Jokes like, "See a cop? No? Good. Stick 'em up"
    $400 21
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican defeat of this French ruler's army
    $400 11
In the '30s, Shirley Temple played one & Gloria Vanderbilt was said to be one
    $400 5
In the original version, "you took an ell", or 45 inches, when "I gave you" this
    $400 16
In 1793, the French gov't declared that the royal collections here should be open to the public
    $400 26
Women have about 1,000,000 fewer of these per drop of blood than men
    $400 23
Famous for a routine on "Jeopardy!", this New Yorker is married to an opera singer
    DD: $500 28
Prominent Mexican state to whom this song is dedicated:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $500 12
Theirs is "the kingdom of heaven"
    $500 13
Ben Franklin said you shouldn't "squander" this, "for that is the stuff life is made of"
    $500 17
The Corning Museum specializes in objects made of this material
    $500 25
It happens to a woman's voice during puberty & again during menopause
    $500 24
"Goon Show" star known for gags like "He had a pronounced limp, L-I-M-P, pronounced 'limp'"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Rosalie Leslie Erik
$2,100 $2,100 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rosalie Leslie Erik
$2,200 $2,500 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Assassinated president about whom it was said, "Now he belongs to the ages"
    $200 23
This company was the 1st to use armored cars commercially
    $200 7
Jupiter himself was said to have founded this sports event, which was 1st repeated in 5-year cycles
    $200 8
In this 1951 film, Ronald Reagan "fathers" a chimp
    $200 5
The QEII carried British troops to fight here in 1982
    $200 1
Many tourists try this Hawaiian dip made of fermented taro, but only once.
    $400 15
Impeachment conviction of Andrew Johnson failed by this many votes in the Senate
    $400 27
America must import 96% of its bauxite, from which this metal is derived
    $400 13
Pliny said it had the body "of a horse... head of a deer, feet of an elephant... & a single black horn
    $400 9
The record for most Oscars won, 11, is still held by this 1959 movie
    $400 19
They came, they saw, & they conquered in 1066
    $400 2
Thomas Jefferson was 1st American known to cultivate this fruit - or is it a vegetable?
    $600 16
Though Washington was "The Father of Our Country", he was "The Father of the Constitution"
    $600 28
In 1984, Standard Oil of California changed its name to this
    $600 24
Son of Poseidon who hunts in the night sky
    $600 10
Bo Derek may be a 10, but many critics gave this 1984 film of hers a 1
    DD: $700 20
The year we began this war against Great Britain, Napoleon burned Moscow
    $600 3
Italian for "all fruits", this dessert served up a juicy hit for Little Richard in 1955
    $800 17
The president's current base salary
    $800 25
Greek goddess who became the personification of the soul; her name now means soul or mind
    $800 11
Tom Laughlin's failed remake of "Mr. Smith goes to Washington"
    $800 21
Notorious name of the small airless dungeon in the British East India Co.'s old Ft. William
    $800 4
Ancients thought thunder caused this delicacy to grow since it sprang up after thunderstorms
    DD: $1,000 18
On November 5, 1940, FDR became 1st president ever to do this
    $1000 26
Mythology expert who explained "the Greek way" & "the Roman way"
    $1000 12
Cycle saga that won an Oscar for Best Screenplay in 1979
    $1000 22
Egbert's grandson, he was the only English king to be acclaimed "the Great"
    $1000 6
By strictest definition, a rasher of bacon has this many slices

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rosalie Leslie Erik
$4,400 $3,700 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

All states have recorded temperatures below zero (F.), except this one

Final scores:

Rosalie Leslie Erik
$8,799 $7,390 $8,800
2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer 3rd place: trip to San Francisco New champion: $8,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rosalie Leslie Erik
$4,400 $4,700 $5,700
16 R,
3 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1985-09-17
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