Show #429 - Thursday, May 1, 1986


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Sue Garfinkel, a housewife and a horse breeder from East Windsor, New Jersey

Peter Friedland, an artificial intelligence researcher from Los Altos, California

Cliff Miles Katskee, an actor from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
Landing in Venezuela in 1498, Christopher Columbus thought he was near this Biblical paradise
    $100 1
The Secret Service reports that in 1984 they seized almost $90 million worth of it
    $100 10
Ency. Britannica called his recording of "Blue Suede Shoes" a "rhythmic monstrosity"
    $100 2
When copper corrodes, it turns this enviable color
    $100 7
Even if a male turkey is named Dick or Harry, he'll come if you call this name
    $100 16
Reason why you'd better watch out, you'd better not cry, & you'd better not pout
    $200 3
1 of 2 presidents who appeared on coins the year after they died
    $200 11
While blonde pinup Diana Dors visited the U.S., she went to England to make a film with Olivier
    $200 14
Member of carbon family so vital to electronics a high-tech "valley" bears its name
    $200 8
Finest feather-stuffed pillows contain about ¾ down & ¼ feathers from this bird
    $200 17
Peter Dowdeswell ate a world record 144 of these dried fruits in 35 seconds
    $300 4
Most businessmen prefer to do risky deals with OPM, meaning this
    $300 12
Denouncing this past Russian leader, Khrushchev attacked & ridiculed his accomplishments
    $300 15
To change from solid to liquid state; it happens to young girls' hearts on seeing Rob Lowe
    $300 9
1 of 2 names given chickens raised only for their meat
    $300 20
With north at 0º, the degree number to which west would correspond
    DD: $300 5
Originally, it referred to a deerskin, a common medium of exchange on the frontier
    $400 13
With Congress opposing Red China's admission to U.N., Ike gave support to this leader's Taipei government
    $400 18
Of acidic, alkaline, or neutral, what a 7 indicates on the numerical pH scale
    $400 21
Named for its projections that protected the sitter from drafts, it's a traditional fireside chair
    $500 6
Besides the U.S. Treasury, the only other agency that can legally issue U.S. currency
    $500 23
For Jan. 1956, they were "Our Miss Brooks", "Edgar Bergen", "2 for the Money" & "Dragnet"
    $500 19
Branch of chemistry that studies compounds obtained from minerals
    $500 22
Sash worn with Japanese kimono, it sounds like an off-Broadway award

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

Cliff Peter Sue
$800 $700 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Peter Sue
$0 $0 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
The word means "table of open-faced sandwiches"
    $200 19
Citation was the 1st horse whose winnings topped this amount
    $200 1
Film in which Gert Frobe practiced his Midas touch on Shirley Eaton
    $200 6
In 1925, he dictated his autobiography to fellow prisoner Rudolf Hess
    $200 8
Verdi's "Aida" was written in connection with opening of this waterway
    $200 12
To betray
    $400 24
The major religion of all of Scandinavia
    $400 22
Shortest race of the Triple Crown
    $400 2
In 1935's "Hands Across the Table", Carol Lombard won "cuticle" acclaim playing one of these
    $400 7
It's what William John Clifton Haley became famous doing in the 1950s
    $400 14
It can take 2 evenings to perform this Prokofiev opera based on similarly lengthy Tolstoy novel
    $400 13
This most common form of the condition doctors call strabismus occurs in far-sighted children
    $600 25
Par Fabian Lagerkvist, Selma Lagerlof, & Knut Hamsun have won Nobel Prizes in this field
    $600 26
Number of horses a bettor must correctly pick to win an "exacta"
    $600 3
In this 1955 film, Fred Astaire takes Leslie Caron under his wing & onto the dance floor
    $600 9
When he died in 1926, all movie studios suspended production for 2 minutes in his honor
    DD: $1,000 16
2 of 3 languages in which Mozart wrote operas
    $600 15
In needlework, it forms an "X"
    DD: $1,000 4
Title of 1978 movie of which the following was the love theme:

"I'm like a prisoner captured by your eyes"
    $800 10
Mocked later for saying "I'm in control here", he was in control as Watergate White House crumbled
    $800 17
There's some clowning around in this opera meaning "the clowns" until people start getting killed
    $800 20
Panama is often called this
    $1000 5
Sprung from jail in 1957's "A Face in the Crowd", he went on to become TV's favorite small-town sheriff
    $1000 11
In 1985, Jimmy Breslin said this man did more to change NYC than any politician in decades
    $1000 18
In "Rigoletto", the Duke's famous lament that the lady is fickle
    $1000 21
Series of plays in bridge in which player trumps suits by alternating lead to the dummy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cliff Peter Sue
$5,600 $800 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Ranked #2 after Christmas, about 850 million greeting cards are sold yearly for this holiday

Final scores:

Cliff Peter Sue
$999 $0 $100
3-day champion: $19,000 3rd place: Hitachi stereo system 2nd place: Turco gas grill + Stylette plastic wicker dining set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cliff Peter Sue
$5,400 $800 $4,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
8 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $11,000

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Game tape date: 1985-12-03
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