Show #409 - Thursday, April 3, 1986

Eric Schoeck game 5.


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Carla Gavin, a teacher from West Los Angeles, California

Tom McCrossan, a sales representative originally from Rochester, New York

Eric Schoeck, a radio talk show host from Santa Cruz, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $21,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
World's smallest country in area & part of world's largest are on this continent
    $100 1
The Pied Piper's tune lured the children from this town
    $100 3
As a decimal, ⅖ is this
    $100 2
Long Beach, California's famous floating hotel
    $100 23
June Carter's married name, though she married for love, not money
    $100 13
Atlantis, or Mu
    $200 9
After Antarctica, this continent has the fewest nations
    $200 16
According to the World Book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" was the 1st modern children's book with these
    $200 4
Each angle of an equilateral triangle has this many degrees
    $200 22
Of the American, European, or continental plan, the one that includes room only
    $200 14
What you're pursuing if your plans are sure to be defeated
    $300 10
After Mt. Everest, the next 60 highest mountain peaks in the world are on this continent
    $300 17
French children's classic about an elephant who runs away from the jungle to live in Paris
    $300 5
An angle of more than 90º, or what a, uh, dull-witted person can be
    $300 24
It would take over 8½ years to spend 1 night in each of the 3,200 rooms of this country's Hotel Rossiya
    $300 15
Naphtali, Gad, Zebulon, Simeon, Asher, Issachar, Reuben, Ephraim, Manasseh & Dan
    $400 11
Continent you'd be on if you were picnicking on the Pampa
    $400 18
In 1856, M.E.M. Dodge broke the ice with this 1st major American novel about life in another country
    DD: $400 6
Sum of the digits in the title of the following song by Prince:

"Tryin' to run from the destruction / You know I didn't even care / 'Cause they say / 2000, zero-zero, party over, oops, out of time / So tonight, I'm gonna party like it's 1999"
    $400 25
The phrase, "number of people behind each bed", refers to this criterion of excellence
    $400 20
What Arthur Sullivan found while "seated one day at the organ"
    $500 12
Continent which is home to the fabled Berber horsemen
    $500 19
1 of 2 best-known awards in U.S. established by Frederick Melcher for children's literature
    $500 7
A 720 cubic foot room 10' x 9' is this many feet high
    $500 21
Only Shakespearean play that fits this category

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Eric Tom Carla
-$300 -$100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Tom Carla
$1,300 $300 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And since we had "LOST" in the first round, we now have [*] in this one.)
    $200 13
Light yellowish brown, or a beachgoer's goal
    $200 7
The apartment in "The Apartment" was in this city where it's hard to find an apartment
    $200 1
The overland route between Rome & China was given same name as this luxury fabric craved by the Romans
    $200 6
Paradoxically, it's often called "the best defense"
    $200 12
First 4 words of "Blueberry Hill"
    $400 15
In English, the name of this Texas city would be "Yellow"
    $400 8
In "Family Plot" Hitchcock revisited this city used as setting for "Vertigo"
    $400 2
From 1856-62, Sir Richard Burton, John Speke, & James Grant "competed" in finding the source of this
    $400 20
A criminal defense maintaining that police lured defendant into wrongdoing "charges" this
    $400 14
Plant where workers make molded metal products called castings
    $600 16
Often used to effect old look, photographs are done in these brown tones from "ink" of cuttlefish
    DD: $800 9
The 2 countries in which Indiana Jones found the "Lost Ark" & "The Temple of Doom"
    $600 3
The great push for exploration began in 1415 thru efforts of this Portuguese prince & "navigator"
    $600 21
The deepest defense positions of this "genteel" sport are long-leg, long-off, & long-on
    $600 19
In the U.S., 4 of the largest are Ford, Rockefeller, & the Weather Girls' corsets
    $800 27
Relatives of the crow, most of the 36 species of these plumed birds live on New Guinea
    DD: $700 17
Term used to describe the growing population percentage of older people in the U.S.
    $800 10
California city from which Clint Eastwood would "Play Misty for Me" every night
    $800 4
Using prevailing winds, da Gama found faster route around Africa by 1st sailing S.W. to this country
    $800 22
Pope Clement VII gave king Henry VIII this title still retained by British monarchs
    $800 25
To disable a horse by excessive feeding
    $1000 26
Named for the sound it makes, this long-legged nearly extinct bird is now protected in a Texas reserve
    $1000 18
Resembling lilac, lavender, & violet, this shade of purple was 1st synthetic coloring made from coal tar
    $1000 11
Though actually filmed in Mexico, "Romancing the Stone" was set in this S. Amer. country known for emeralds
    $1000 5
The 2 countries that sponsored Henry Hudson when he discovered the Hudson River & Hudson Bay
    $1000 23
He's the current U.S. Secretary of Defense
    $1000 24
Poe began to "find" recognition in 1833, when he received $50 for this short story

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Tom Carla
$500 $2,700 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only 2 states with capitals west of the Mississippi River which were part of the Confederacy

Final scores:

Eric Tom Carla
$0 $5,400 $1,000
3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer New champion: $5,400 2nd place: trip to Bermuda

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Tom Carla
$1,300 $2,700 $3,700
13 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $7,700

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Game tape date: 1985-11-13
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