Show #420 - Friday, April 18, 1986

Guy Tonti game 5.


[<< previous game]

Kurt Weldon, a comedian and a writer from Beverly Hills, California

Shoshana Rona, a librarian from Los Angeles, California

Guy Tonti, a telecommunications manager from San Francisco, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $28,800)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
In 1985, scientists spent $60,000 & 25 days chasing Humphrey the Humpback Whale out of a river in this state
    $100 1
Pursuer of the Road Runner & #1 customer of the Acme Corporation
    $100 13
You do it to ground to begin a building or bread to begin a meal
    $100 8
Music known by the abbreviation "MOR"
    $100 26
Volcano rabbits trot instead of doing this
    $100 2
Roll out the barrel, this category has been added to the Grammy Awards
    $200 15
Of TV's "Miami Vice's" budget per episode & the real Miami vice squad's budget per year, the larger
    $200 4
Star of 1950's Oscar-winning cartoon, he didn't speak words but made noises instead
    $200 16
Follows "blood", "grey", & "Huckleberry"
    $200 9
Singer who lived "The Lush Life" with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra
    $200 27
Since it's related to the mongoose, this mammal may just "laugh" if you say it resembles a dog
    $200 3
Mayonnaise whose blue, white & yellow label reads "Best Foods" in the West is this in the East
    $300 17
Arizona has made this paper size "illegal" to use in state, local & school offices
    $300 5
Clips from Chuck Jones classic "Duck Dodgers in the 24-½th Century" are seen in this S. Spielberg film
    $300 20
Precedes "ticket", "infinitive", & "level house"
    $300 10
11 years after their sibling squabbles, they recorded the album "EB 84"
    $300 28
Support provided by buoyancy allows these mammals to grow larger than any land animal
    $300 23
This 1946 drama about returning WWII veterans got the Oscar as "The Best" Picture
    $400 18
Entertainment in this city includes 1,272 bowling lanes, the Sabres & the Bills
    $400 6
Disney's second full-length animated feature
    $400 21
To deserve something, like a Boy Scout badge
    $400 11
"Heartbreaker" who broke his hand out of frustration while recording "Southern Accents"
    $400 29
Drunk by Laplanders, it has 4 to 5 times the fat of cow's milk
    $400 24
Once "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", it's moved to Nevada
    $500 19
Longest north-south Interstate highway, it runs through 15 states from Maine to Florida
    $500 7
Fleischer's Koko the Clown figuratively & literally climbed out of one of these
    $500 22
You had to make one before you could solve the rebus on "Concentration"
    DD: $200 12
To record the following, she had to remove her jewelry because it made too much noise:

"Well, well, well, let's realize that a change can only come"
    $500 30
18th c. zoologists believed 1st stuffed specimens of this oviparous mammal were frauds
    $500 25
Type of wood generally considered the best for pipe bowls

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

Guy Shoshana Kurt
$800 $400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Guy Shoshana Kurt
$1,900 $2,200 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And since we had THE BEST in the Jeopardy! Round, in Double Jeopardy! we have...)
    $200 1
The solar wind makes the tail of Halley's Comet always point in this direction
    $200 20
A blouse that ties around a woman's neck or a strap that ties around a horse's
    $200 7
The longest river & largest desert are on this continent
    $200 14
On radio & TV he played Jack Benny's valet Rochester
    $200 19
1st ever was built by G.W. Gale Ferris for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893
    $200 6
It's fashion designer Mr. Blackwell's major claim to fame
    $400 2
The story that the Pope did this to the comet in 1456 is nothing but a "comet tale"
    $400 23
Article of clothing mentioned most frequently in Major League Baseball team names
    $400 10
Birdwatchers must travel to this continent to see kookaburras in their native habitat
    $400 15
Richard Crenna as Walter Denton was the student who usually drove her to school
    $400 24
He survived Little Bighorn & a Wild West Show, but was gunned down by troops in 1890
    $400 8
Guinness lists "the sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" as the worst of these
    $600 3
The first name of the astronomer for whom the comet is named
    $600 11
Gulf separating the Mexican mainland from Baja California
    $600 16
Sitcom on which Johnny Brown, playing janitor Mr. Bookman, was called "Buffalo Butt"
    DD: $900 25
3 of original 5 prize categories established by Alfred Nobel's will after he died in 1896
    $600 9
At Death Valley for 43 consecutive days in 1917
    $800 4
Not smog & city lights, but this is the main reason sightings will be less spectacular than the last time
    $800 12
The only Canadian province to border both Alaska & the U.S.'s Lower 48
    $800 17
This actor was fittingly chosen to portray Abraham Lincoln briefly in "How the West Was Won"
    $800 26
In 1891, this petite painter produced his first music hall posters
    DD: $800 21
1 of 2 presidents whose corrupt administrations rate in Schlesinger surveys as the worst ever
    $1000 5
Halley's comet computations were based on this English genius' discovery of orbital parabola
    $1000 13
2nd-largest island in Europe, this North Atlantic country has no navigable rivers
    $1000 18
Herb Woodley is their neighbor
    $1000 27
After 1892, this New York City harbor site was called in several languages "the Isle of Tears"
    $1000 22
Roman tragedy with beheadings, cannibalism, & rape, thought by many to be Shakespeare's worst

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Guy Shoshana Kurt
$5,300 $5,000 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

President who sent Lewis & Clark to explore the way to the Pacific Ocean

Final scores:

Guy Shoshana Kurt
$600 $6,000 $8,200
3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & hers watches 2nd place: trip to San Francisco New champion: $8,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Guy Shoshana Kurt
$5,300 $5,800 $5,400
14 R,
2 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1985-11-19
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at