Show #440 - Friday, May 16, 1986

"Signature game" with all clues prepared by Jeopardy! researcher Ruth Deutsch.


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Michael Madden, a chiropractor from San Diego, California

John McHugh, a banker from Oakland, California

Mark Pierce, an attorney from Tamarac, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Idling 6 daily newspapers in this large city, a 23-day strike made headlines, mostly elsewhere
    $100 13
Though this state is in the Midwest, the post office insists it's "NE"
    $100 7
Comes as a "stic", a "clic", or the type that you "flick"
    $100 21
The Wallace family were "the people" behind this, "1st reference book... to be read for pleasure"
    $100 1
Even at a "white wedding", Billy Idol might wear his trademark, black clothing made from this
    $100 23
From the "top of the Mark" you'll have breathtaking view of this city
    $200 9
Not to be taken for "Grant"ed at 61, Cary married this 27-year-old actress
    $200 14
When you're playing a sonata & you see a "pp", you should do this
    $200 8
To some, a dog or a frog; to others, a brand of evaporated milk
    $200 22
It's the oldest & largest English language general encyclopedia, & its entry on itself says so
    $200 2
From 1964 to 1973, Roger McGuinn was the only member to remain aloft with this "flock"
    DD: $500 24
It's the type of local "hot spot" you'd see near this boardwalk
    $300 10
Launched Apr. 6th, the Early Bird satellite caught not worms but these
    $300 15
Around the U.S., you'll find them designated DEN, PIT, & SAT, but not FLY
    $300 18
Not to be left out, in early 1985 this other Coca Cola cola acquired a new taste, too
    $300 3
The Sex Pistols' Sid & Johnny
    $300 25
Step outside Gum Dept. Store, walk directly across Red Square & you'll see your contact leaning on this wall
    $400 11
Not only Winston Churchill, but also this U.S. ambassador to U.N., died in London
    $400 16
If your calendar shows the moon's phases, the new moon will appear this way
    $400 19
Using a scent, not an extract, it's "lemon"ed for your nose's benefit, not your dishes'
    $400 4
The trio of Holland/Dozier/Holland wrote the 1st trio of hits that this Motown trio made #1
    $500 12
When M. Taylor resigned July 8; Henry Cabot Lodge again became U.S. Amb. to this embattled country
    $500 17
He signed on w/ the Pequod using "an exact counterpart of a queer round figure" tattooed on his arm
    $500 20
This cleaning product's "target" is your teeth
    $500 5
Alice Cooper's "School's out" album came in a jacket resembling this classroom item

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

Mark John Michael
$700 $800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark John Michael
$1,100 -$1,300 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
Measuring devices with same name, 1 finds North, the other can draw circles around it
    $200 10
A well-"red" hematologist spends 9-10 years studying this liquid
    $200 1
When asked how it felt to be "the screen's greatest lover", this "King" replied, "it's a living"
    $200 8
Fusilli, ditalini, & ziti are all equally fattening varieties of this
    $200 19
Barometers are based on fact that average air pressure at sea level holds up 29.92 inches of this
    $200 6
According to popular saying, if something works, don't do this to it
    $400 21
A person measuring 35-22-58 could be called this 1960s term, even without long hair
    $400 11
An expert, one who's passed the "nose test", will test this 1st on a blotter, then on skin
    $400 2
Comedienne who feels if she lived in a small town, "I'd be... that crazy Mrs. Rosenberg"
    $400 9
Of 1 oz. each of peanuts, peanut butter or butter, the 1 with the most calories
    $400 20
Type of "air noise" usually associated with jets, it's also produced by lightning
    $400 7
Shortened name for type of cable bringing this answer to your TV, if you have CATV
    $600 22
Tho U.S. public rejects Metrics, Nat'l Bureau of Standards keeps this measure for mass under glass
    $600 12
Gianfrancesco Cresci & Edward Johnston are best known, not for what they wrote but this, their penmanship
    $600 3
20th C. Spanish artist who said, "only difference between myself & madman is that I am not mad"
    $600 14
If you read the carton, you'll find the "extra rich" substance in extra rich milk is this
    $600 25
Oxygen toxicity & nitrogen narcosis are among the hazards of this sport
    DD: $600 13
Semi-precious stone with alternating color bands, seen frequently making a cameo appearance
    $800 29
According to T.S. Eliot's "love song", he "measured out" his life with coffee spoons
    $800 23
In the military, rank that falls between a marksman & expert
    $800 4
TV host who considers himself witty & earthy, "as if Voltaire & Jane Russell had had a child"
    $800 15
Frozen French dessert that sounds like it could "nuke" your diet
    $800 26
The Wright Bros. used 1 to test their plane at 27 mph; today these can simulate mach 1 speeds
    $800 16
After 273 yrs., the Royal Greenwich Observatory moved to castle in this English coastal county
    $1000 24
Descriptive of Leonardo & his colleagues, it's what we call a multi-talented expert today
    $1000 5
Famous B'way couple who turned down movie offers saying, "we can be bought, but we can't be bored"
    $1000 28
To gain a lb. of fat, all you need to do is eat this many calories without burning them off
    $1000 27
Shielding the Earth from ultraviolet rays is this, 15 miles up, the "ozone zone"
    $1000 17
American actress whose career saw the "Light in the Piazza" before she stumbled into "The Black Hole"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark John Michael
$5,700 $900 $2,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Day of the week Valentine's Day will be if New Year's Day falls on a Monday

Final scores:

Mark John Michael
$4,600 $5 $1,800
2-day champion: $6,799 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer 2nd place: trip to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark John Michael
$5,700 $1,400 $2,700
16 R,
3 W
10 R,
10 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,800

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Game tape date: 1985-12-10
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