Show #425 - Friday, April 25, 1986


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Charles Goldstein, a medical student from Guadalajara, Mexico

Vicki Linnane, a secretary from Chicago, Illinois

Warren Harshbarger, an actor and a movie reviewer from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,195)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1870s
    $100 20
On May 1, 1873, the post office began issuing post cards at this price
    $100 1
Area code of number to call to order Ginsu knives, Slim Whitman albums, or Time magazine
    $100 22
The well-developed exoskeleton on most fish or what blind justice holds
    $100 15
At a White House dinner Nov. 9, 1985, president Reagan called this person Princess "David"
    $100 10
A house that is 2nd to nuns
    $100 5
From "choraules", the flute player who accompanied choral dances, comes this word for a hymn of joy
    $200 27
Between 1872 & 1874, it's said almost 12 million of these animals were systematically killed in the U.S.
    $200 2
What auto salesman Cal Worthington calls all his animal co-stars, be they bear, chimp, or hippo
    $200 23
Of a grunt, a sucker, or a Fanta, the 1 that isn't a fish
    $200 16
Soviet who said in November 1963, "start throwing hedgehogs under me, I'll throw 2 porcupines under you"
    $200 11
When Uncle Sam wants you, whether you want him or not
    $200 6
"Adeste Fideles"
    $300 28
As chief of the Dept. of Public Works for NYC, this "Boss" defrauded the city of $200,000,000
    $300 3
He gets "rid of dirt & grime & grease in just a minute" & was subject of nationwide look-a-like search
    $300 24
Living in poorly oxygenated water, the mudfishes' swim bladder has adapted to do this
    DD: $600 17
Currently the only Muslim spiritual leader to head a country
    $300 12
A gadget
    $300 7
"All I want for Christmas" is this so I can say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle"
    $400 4
For a special Jumbo Jack promotion in July 1985, Jack-in-the-Box brought back this spokesman
    $400 25
While the smallest fish are the gobies, the largest are of this type
    $400 18
In a 1983 TV movie, Louis Gossett, Jr. portrayed this slain world leader
    $400 13
A hot dog stand at Yankee Stadium
    $400 8
Completes the title of the #1 selling song of Christmas 1984, "Grandma Got Run Over By A..."
    $500 21
Since people found it difficult, they bet you couldn't "eat just one"
    $500 26
In 1971, they sang, "joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea"
    $500 19
His daughter was kidnapped Sept. 10, 1985 by the Pedro Pablo Castillo Front
    $500 14
1 of 2 words meaning a fit, either temperamental or physical
    $500 9
Christmas standard introduced at midnight mass in 1847 when "the stars were brightly shining"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Warren Vicki Charles
$300 $1,900 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Warren Vicki Charles
$300 $4,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Dickens told a tale of these 2 capitals
    $200 1
Purportedly, he took his name from ability to "flip" out Air Force buddies with his comic routines
    $200 11
Chief weapon carried by a PT boat, it's the "T" in PT
    $200 16
New York has more members of these 2 major religious groups than any other state
    $200 19
On his second voyage, he introduced wheat to the New World
    $400 7
In 1155, a Norman poet 1st mentioned this monarch & his valiant warriors
    $400 2
In film, he played the grandson of Dr. Frankenstein & the younger brother of Sherlock Holmes
    $400 12
In movie titles, it's happened in Abilene, Dodge City, & at the O.K. Corral
    $400 17
The highest price paid for a seat here in 1985 was $475,000; highest ever was $515,000 in 1969
    $600 8
1949 novel about Winston Smith, a Newspeak writer at the Ministry of Truth
    $600 3
Will Rogers gave impetus to this type of satire
    $600 13
Italian for "little dagger", it can be used for piercing holes for embroidery
    $600 18
New York state created this new word for its cross-state toll highway
    $800 9
7 stanzas about Daniel Boone are included in his epic poem "Don Juan"
    $800 4
On Broadway, she's conducting a 1-woman "search for signs of intelligent life in the universe"
    DD: $2,000 14
Weapon mentioned in the following Tom Lehrer song:

"How then Indonesia claimed that they / Were gonna get one any day / South Africa wants two, that's right / One for the Black and one for the White / Who's next?"
    DD: $1,200 20
2 of 4 New York governors who went on to become president
    $800 22
Title of respect derived from Anglo-Saxon "hlaford", meaning "loaf ward", or bread giver
    $1000 10
Under this masculine pen name Mary Ann Evans wrote "Adam Bede"
    $1000 5
His juggling act was so good, he was 1st American to be billed above other attractions at Folies-Bergere
    $1000 15
The 2 symbols of the Shriners are a fez & this type of sword
    $1000 21
Kings Point, N.Y. academy that's military in character but run by the Dept. of Commerce
    $1000 23
A 1928 merger of 26 millers made this company then the world's single largest miller

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Warren Vicki Charles
$4,300 $5,600 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With the new Vandenberg spaceport, total number of manned-flight launch sites in the world

Final scores:

Warren Vicki Charles
$0 $5,600 $9,250
3rd place: WhiteWestinghouse refrigerator/freezer 2nd place: trip to The Breakers of Fort Walton Beach, Florida New champion: $9,250

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Warren Vicki Charles
$4,300 $5,600 $2,900
11 R,
2 W
16 R,
0 W
14 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,800

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Game tape date: 1985-12-02
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