Show #421 - Monday, April 21, 1986


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Ilsa Kahn, a housewife and teacher's aide from Encino, California

Louis Gladman, a stress engineer from Los Angeles, California

Kurt Weldon, a comedian and a writer from Beverly Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
In 1820, though its population was less than 20, it was chosen as territorial capital of Arkansas
    $100 1
Emerson said that "a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of" these
    $100 16
In October of 1985 the Kansas City Royals beat them 4 games to 3
    $100 11
Using heavy cream, Eleanor Roosevelt traditionally made this type of eggs for Sunday supper
    $100 23
The 1st one in baseball happened in 1846 & was 6 cents for cussing
    $100 6
The groups from which Mark Antony wanted to borrow ears
    $200 10
Originally built around Ft. Peachtree, this Georgia city was renamed in honor of a railroad
    $200 2
According to Al Capone, you can get "farther with a kind word" & this "than with a kind word alone"
    $200 21
On "TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes" this psychologist pulled a practical joke on Merv Griffin
    $200 12
Not just good for "curing" colds, it can be used instead of oil to stir-fry foods
    $200 27
Only heavyweight boxer to win titles under two different names
    $200 7
When a cockney says "'ear", he means this related word
    $300 13
Capital of the smallest state, it houses the widest bridge in U.S.
    $300 3
In Hamlet, Polonius goes on & on about how this is "the soul of wit"
    $300 24
Dee Snider is the lead singer of this rock group
    $300 19
Of starting with hot, tepid, or cold water, the way to prevent lumps when cooking hot cereal
    $300 28
In 1984, it was the team sport with the most high-school girl participants
    $300 8
In films Kirstie Alley has worn Vulcan ears as Savik & bunny ears playing this feminist
    $400 14
From 1945 to 1980, this southwest capital jumped from 99th to 9th in size among U.S. cities
    $400 4
The poet Suckling felt "tis not the meat, but" this that "makes eating a delight"
    $400 25
He claimed he wrote the 1st version of "The Rape of the Lock" in less than 2 weeks
    $400 20
Due to war shortages, "The Confederate Recipe Book" used crackers for fruit in this all-Amer. dessert
    $400 17
In other words, "smile really big"
    DD: $500 15
Capital of a state in the South named for a President from the South
    $500 5
On May 1, 1898, it was said to the captain of the Olympia, Charles Vernon Gridley
    $500 26
He played Mel Cooley, producer of "The Alan Brady Show"
    $500 22
Mary Ellen says fudge won't sugar if you add a dash of this, C4H5KO6
    $500 18
Orson Bean said it's the only thing you should stick in your ear

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Kurt Louis Ilsa
$1,100 $200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Louis Ilsa
$2,000 $800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
For beauty & protection from heat, wealthy Egyptians wore wigs of human hair or this fleece
    $200 16
Though in the wild it's usually green, a shade of yellow is named for this bird
    $200 15
Captain Merrill Stubing captains this ship
    $200 5
Even before ABC aired this John Jakes mini-series in November 1985, filming began on the sequel
    $200 4
That guy, or the church song he's singing
    $400 2
Concrete was invented & 1st widely used by this Mediterranean civilization
    $400 22
Both the white whale & Russian sturgeon share this name
    $400 17
Walt Whitman's poem, "O Captain, My Captain", is a tribute to this slain president
    $400 6
Though Gershwin opera was named for the couple, original DuBose Hayward novel was just named this
    $400 8
A deep voice, or home plate
    $600 3
One of the earliest indoor bathrooms has been found on this Greek island
    $600 23
The "acorn" variety attach themselves to whales as well as whaling boats
    DD: $1,000 28
In 1957, Alabaman Sonny James hit No. 1 on both country & pop charts with this song:

"Just one kiss from your sweet lips / Will tell me that your love is real / And I can feel that it's true"
    $600 18
On a $25/week prop budget, he was TV's "guardian of the safety of the world" for 5 years
    $600 7
Phil Stong novel about an annual event in Iowa, it's been filmed 3 times
    $600 9
It can be fishing, Virginia, or genuine
    $800 14
Mayan mathematics was based on this number, possibly because it was all they could count on
    DD: $1,800 24
2 of 3 breeds best suited to be guide dogs for the blind
    $800 27
When he gave a concert at San Quentin on New Year's Day, 1960, Merle Haggard was in the audience
    $800 19
Top U.S. air ace in WWI, he later owned the Indianapolis speedway & was president of Eastern Airlines
    $800 10
He wrote the novelization of his own Oscar-winning screenplay of "The Human Comedy"
    $800 12
To put on the payroll, or a man on a mountaintop in relation to one in the valley
    $1000 21
Sumer, home of world's earliest civilization, was located in what is now this modern country
    $1000 25
Joan Embery says that after man, this creature kills more people in Africa than any other
    $1000 26
Kitty Wells reminds men "It Wasn't God Who Made" these
    $1000 20
A Navy captain proudly wears this many stripes
    $1000 11
William Windom starred in this TV series based on the life & writings of James Thurber
    $1000 13
With an "A" it's an ecclesiastic, with an "E" an employee at Colonel Sanders

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Louis Ilsa
$7,000 -$1,200 $1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Total number of former vice presidents still living today

Final scores:

Kurt Louis Ilsa
$6,000 -$1,200 $0
2-day champion: $14,200 3rd place: Hero Jr. personal robot from Heath/Zenith 2nd place: trip to Diplomat Resort, Hollywood, Florida

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kurt Louis Ilsa
$7,000 $2,100 $1,500
16 R,
0 W
11 R,
8 W
(including 3 DDs)
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,600

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Game tape date: 1985-12-02
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