Show #436 - Monday, May 12, 1986


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Steve Bronson, a student from Sherman Oaks, California

D'Art Ferris, a computer technician from Montrose, California

Molly McClellan, a naval officer from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The fiction best seller of 1982 was a storybook about this friendly alien
    $100 18
Basically, exercise is either isotonic or this type
    $100 16
Term for a lie that may have derived from "Fable"
    $100 4
Chemical formula for carbon dioxide
    $100 6
At 1 of Elsa Maxwell's famous parties, guests "milked" this bubbly wine from an artificial cow
    $100 22
Although it's discernible at 12 weeks, only a specialist can tell this at birth
    $200 2
He earned a Ph.D. before writing "Das Kapital"
    $200 25
Of 10, 15, or 20 ft., the distance from the free throw line to the basket in the NBA
    $200 17
Series of spots on a fabric, named for a dance
    $200 5
Halogen that bleaches fabrics & is added to drinking water & swimming pools to kill bacteria
    $200 8
Wines ranging from ripple to French Colombard are made by these Modesto brothers
    $200 23
At 1, 5, 9, & 14 weeks, a commercially grown turkey gets a new set of these
    $300 3
Author & philosopher Francis Bacon said this "is power"
    $300 26
In 1924, this Boston team was the 1st American team to join the NHL
    $300 19
Word which originally meant one who spoke in his belly, not through his dummy
    $300 13
Since oxygen is the most abundant element on Earth, this is the most abundant compound
    $300 9
From Old French for "liquid", term for alcoholic beverages made from spirits & fruit syrups
    $300 24
A group of female turkeys, or, in olden times, a Turk's group of females
    $400 7
Amount of time it takes for authors Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson to make you a manager
    $400 27
In 1985, 1st time in the 39 year history, a team from this country wasn't in Little League World Series
    $400 20
Dutch for "soft manure", it's synonymous with balderdash
    $400 14
Of a micromillimeter, an inch, or a mile, the approximate length of a line of 100 million atoms
    $400 10
Made in a town 30 mi. NW of Guadalajara, authentic bottles of this drink must have "DGN" on label
    $500 11
Despite its title, the only "picture" in this 1951 Ray Bradbury book was on the cover
    $500 28
In 1921, boxing's 1st million-dollar bout was won by this heavyweight
    DD: $200 21
Dressing made of mayonnaise & catsup or chili sauce is called this, because it orig. contained caviar
    $500 15
Radon is the gaseous emanation from this element
    $500 12
1st name of detective parody Crummond, or a drink made from vodka & beef boullion

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Molly D'Art Steve
$400 $2,500 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly D'Art Steve
$600 $2,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Because it's 29% salts, it's almost impossible to drown in this "sea"
    $200 3
Aside from a pot of manna & Aaron's rod, what Moses put into the Ark of the Covenant
    $200 19
Donna Summer stepped out in 1978 to perform it
    $200 1
In listing nun roles, Leslie Halliwell called this Sally Field role the "weirdest"
    $200 5
British humour magazine first published in 1841
    $200 24
Technically, it's 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes & 46 seconds
    $400 9
The shores of this "Black River", a tributary of the Amazon, are almost free of insects
    $400 12
Not just by this "but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lord, doth man live"
    $400 20
1972 5th Dimension hit for insomniacs
    $400 2
Of "Santa Claus" role he said, "A bleeding elf! God, it takes courage to play a part you were born to play"
    $400 11
Hugh Hefner worked at this men's magazine until they refused him a $5-a-week raise
    $400 27
According to the riddle, time it is when an elephant sits on your clock
    $600 10
Both Lake Albano & Crater Lake lie within these geological formations
    $600 13
It's said God decided to flood the earth after the death of this 969-year-old son of Enoch
    $600 21
J. Frank Wilson's lips formed around the words to this, his only hit, in September 1964
    $600 4
He played Jolson again in "Jolson Sings Again"
    DD: $300 14
This mythological creature is symbol of the Reader's Digest
    $800 17
Dam on lower part of this African river appropriately supplies "voltage" to the area
    $800 25
Abraham's home town was this city in Chaldea
    $800 22
Edward Bear's final note on the subject in 1973
    DD: $500 6
During her last 2 weeks on "Commando", she was also filming her part as Squeak in "The Color Purple"
    $800 15
As its name implies, "Maledicta" explores this facet of language
    $1000 18
Name of the river on which you'll find the Horseshoe & American falls
    $1000 26
Clean & unclean birds, purifying the house, & cleansing a leper are covered in this book of rules & rites
    $1000 23
As the Monkees took the "Last Train to Clarksville", ELO took this
    $1000 7
He made his film debut in "The Chicken Chronicles" but picked up the billing in "Diner"
    $1000 16
In 1883, this magazine began as the women's supplement of "Tribune & Farmer"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly D'Art Steve
$3,200 $5,000 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Warren Harding's 1st appointment to the court set a precedent by making him Chief Justice

Final scores:

Molly D'Art Steve
$6,398 $3,600 $5
2-day champion: $17,698 2nd place: Merillat shelving system + Radio Flyer wagons 3rd place: Bushnell telescope

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Molly D'Art Steve
$4,200 $5,000 $3,000
11 R,
4 W
(including 3 DDs)
17 R,
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 1985-12-10
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