Show #408 - Wednesday, April 2, 1986

Eric Schoeck game 4.
Missing 2 clues in the Double Jeopardy! Round.


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Sandra Lowe, a Lamaze teacher from Los Angeles, California

John Voland, a journalist from Los Angeles, California

Eric Schoeck, a radio talk show host from Santa Cruz, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $14,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
The pina in pina colada
    $100 2
It gets games off to a fast start, the fastest clocked at 163.6 mph
    $100 1
The smallest service branch of the U.S. military
    $100 23
A thousand years
    $100 4
Greek for "hot", in 1963 this brand name legally became a generic term for vacuum flasks
    $100 6
From Latin for "wall", it's a painting put on one
    $200 13
Growing only 25% of the oranges, but 65% of grapefruit, this nation leads world in fruit production
    $200 3
In singles, the longest recorded one went over 100 hours
    $200 11
In the late 1960s, this cabinet office "spent" about ½ of the federal budget
    $200 5
Supposedly, C.L. Griggs came up with this soft drink name after a half-dozen other tries
    $200 10
Up to 100 tons of these parasitic crustaceans can collect on bottom of a steamship in a year
    $300 14
Shallots, garlic, & onions are this part of the plant
    $300 7
Yes, for the 1st 8 Summer Games, starting in 1896
    $300 20
His command of 7th Army marred by slapping incident, Patton rose to greater glory leading this army
    $300 27
The root of the beet
    $300 24
"Elijah's Manna" was the unpopular original name of this popular Post product
    $300 17
Islamic prayer rugs have an "arrow" to tell head from foot of rug so they will always face toward here
    $400 15
Nickname of Jimmy Carter's campaign plane
    $400 8
From 1973-79, Chris Evert Lloyd won 125 straight matches on this surface
    $400 21
Marine Corps rank between PFC & corporal
    $400 25
The name of this green soap comes from the oils 1st used to make it
    $400 18
Glenn Yarborough's group which, appropriately, was once center stage in the '60s folk craze
    $500 16
Often used in salads, the sweet white watery root of this vine is sometimes called "Mexican potato"
    $500 9
In 1920, Bill Tilden became the 1st American to win this major tournament
    $500 22
Degree you receive upon graduation from Annapolis
    DD: $400 26
Seen on the bottle, "4711" is said to be the legendary secret formula for making this
    $500 19
Doctors call this organ the body's detox center

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

Eric John Sandra
$500 $1,000 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric John Sandra
$600 $900 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Both Jefferson Davis & Abraham Lincoln were born in this state
    $200 12
Star of TV's "Love of Life" perhaps better known as father of Alan Alda
    $200 26
Eyewitnesses in 12th c. England probably saw a meteoroid blast 1 of these into the lunar surface
    $200 7
Writing for another 25 years, he never matched success of his 1st opera, 1893's "Hansel & Gretel"
    $200 14
"The Man from Hell's River" started this German shepherd's film career
    $200 6
Deep narrow bays that can penetrate 100 miles into the land, you can sail them in Norway
    $400 2
W.V. actress Belle Boyd later admitted she spent much of the Civil War engaged in this crime
    $400 17
Only 2 U.S. presidents who were father & son
    $400 27
In air, its speed is about 330 meters per second
    $400 8
1 act opera by Menotti based on Bosch's painting "The Adoration of the Magi"
    $400 21
Pongo, Perdita, & 99 pups
    $400 13
Minimum number of panes needed to glaze a bay window
    $600 3
More than 1,000 people were killed or wounded in 1863 anti-draft riots in this Northern city
    $600 18
His son Dale is now a shortstop with the Yankees
    $600 9
Due to ban on public stage performances, this U.S. city heard its 1st opera in 1769 as a concert
    $600 23
J.M. Barrie's "Nana" was a Newfoundland, but Disney made her a St. Bernard in this film
    $600 15
A fragrant, soothing lotion from the West Indies widely used in barbershops
    $800 4
A career Navy man, this Southerner was highest ranking officer in the Union Navy
    $800 19
This baggy-pants comic starred with son Keenan in TV's "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
    DD: $1,000 10
1816 Rome premiere of this beloved work was called one of the greatest fiascos in opera:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $800 24
    $800 16
Important seaports on this bay are Rangoon, Madras, & Calcutta
    $1000 5
Southerners who allied themselves with Reconstruction era "carpetbaggers" were called this
    DD: $500 20
Both Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. & Jr. are noted for achievements in this field
    $1000 11
Conducting his opera "Salome", this German told orchestra, "Louder! I can still hear the singers"
    $1000 25
    $1000 22
River valleys submerged by the sea, the Chesapeake & Delaware bays are technically these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric John Sandra
$3,600 $3,900 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

During Reagan admin., USSR has had this many different heads of Communist Party, & therefore, the nation

Final scores:

Eric John Sandra
$7,099 $1,200 $700
4-day champion: $21,499 2nd place: Admiral refrigerator/freezer + Jules Jurgensen his & hers watches 3rd place: Landes coffee & tea set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eric John Sandra
$3,600 $4,100 $4,700
10 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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Game tape date: 1985-11-13
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