Show #489 - Thursday, October 23, 1986

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Lucy Sweeney, an apprentice baker from San Bruno, California

Kurt Arthur, a quality specialist from St. Louis, Missouri

Marji Hanson, a salesperson from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
On July 17th, he arrived in Miami after fleeing Nicaragua
    $100 23
Number most associated with Col. Steve Austin
    $100 2
Schroeder never forgets to celebrate this historic December 16th birthday
    $100 5
William Hickson said, "'Tis a lesson you should heed, if at first you don't succeed"
    $100 13
Selling 400 million records from 1937-77, this bandleader never earned less than a million dollars a year
    $100 1
In Minnesota, competition is fierce in displaying statues of this woodsman & his ox
    $200 9
Lane Kirkland became head of the AFL-CIO upon this man's retirement
    $200 24
Dave Clark's 1960s rock group had this many members
    $200 3
When referring to Heather, the phrase Charlie Brown uses instead of her name
    $200 15
Even though it has 30, Lowell asked, "What is so rare as a day in this month?"
    $200 14
Way back in 1605, he tried to blow up the British Parliament
    $200 19
Stanton, Iowa, Mrs. Olson's hometown, proudly spouts off about the world's largest of these
    DD: $400 10
Queen of the discotheques, she had her biggest hit with the following:

"Go on now, go, walk out the door / Just turn around now, 'cause you're not welcome anymore / Weren't you the one who tried to hurt me with goodbye? / Did you think I'd crumble? Did you think I'd lay down and die?"
    $300 25
"M*A*S*H" dealt with the adventures of this mobile army hospital unit
    $300 4
Character in "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown," who shares name with product of sponsor Peter Paul Cadbury
    $300 28
Marlowe called hers "the face that launched a thousand ships"
    $300 16
It's said he was the only actor to audition for the 1957 Zorro role who could actually fence
    $300 20
In Cawker City, Kansas,
traffic could get tied up as drivers gawk at an 8,953-lb. ball of this
    $400 11
Though President Carter signed this treaty in June, the Senate never ratified it
    $400 26
Orator Wendell Phillips said that on God's side, this number is a majority
    $400 6
Type of biplane from which the great WWI flying ace dogfights with the Red Baron
    $400 17
On TV's "Sesame Street", he hosts the game show "Name That Sound"
    $400 21
Oxford, Maine, displays the world's largest trap for this culinary prize
    $500 12
The year's number one selling nonfiction work was her "Cope" book
    $500 27
This line said to divide North & South Korea is the approximate, not the actual boundary
    $500 7
Character known in German as "die Kratzburste"
    $500 18
His version of Marty Robbins' "Singin' the Blues" was number one for 10 weeks in a row in 1957
    $500 22
Neilsville, Wisconsin, displays a 17-ton fake hunk of this to replace the real one devoured in 1965

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

Marji Kurt Lucy
-$100 $1,300 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marji Kurt Lucy
$1,500 $2,400 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Of 2-3%, 5-6%, or 8-9%, the amount of interest paid on savings accounts by Soviet banks
    $200 12
Only top 10 TV show with time in the title
    $200 6
Tiniest of all pony breeds, they're named for the Scottish islands where they originated
    $200 7
She was a Whittier, California high school teacher when she met the future president
    $200 17
Born Seth Ward, he's famed for "Big John" & pork sausage
    $200 1
In French, this term for a dead-end street means "the bottom of the bag"
    $400 27
Portrayed as a symbol of peace, this American girl's picture now adorns a Soviet postage stamp
    $400 13
Month named for the Roman war god, since that was the month Romans prepared for war
    $400 19
The longest known snake isn't the anaconda, but the reticulated variety of this
    $400 8
Though no president had this common last name, it was the maiden name of three First Ladies
    $400 18
2-term Louisiana governor Jimmy Davis' fame came in part from his song "You Are My" this
    $400 2
Used in English to mean "awkward" or "clumsy", it's French for "left-handed"
    $600 28
Besides regular service, this news agency has a confidential service for editors & party officials only
    $600 14
According to Irving Berlin, this is when "you've got to get up,
you've got to get up"
    $600 23
The world's longest-living vertebrates are tortoises found on these islands
    $600 9
When George Washington married Martha, he became stepfather to this many children
    $600 20
"Urban Cowboy" was filmed at his Pasadena, Texas club
    $600 3
French for spirit of feeling as one body, the U.S. Marines have it
    DD: $500 15
Total time in titles of Kim Basinger/Mickey Rourke film, & Mary Tyler Moore/Dudley Moore film
    $800 24
It's the largest animal ever known to have lived on our planet
    $800 10
A bachelor when elected president, he married Frances Folsom, 27 years his junior, in 1886
    $800 21
The Tennessee Plowboy
    $800 4
This phrase for "let do" or "let us alone" is often aimed at the government by business & economists
    $1000 16
Bud Collier, Jack Nars, & Monty Hall all yelled this when the players completed the stunt
    $1000 25
Largest species of this Afr. animal is named for 19th c. Fr. president Francois Paul Jules Grevy
    $1000 11
Last president to marry in office, he wed Mrs. Edith Bolling Galt, 16 months after his first wife died
    $1000 22
In '72, she became the first woman elected Country Music Assn.'s "Entertainer of the Year"
    $1000 5
French for "lark", It's what Canada named its first communications satellite

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marji Kurt Lucy
$3,000 $3,000 $7,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

President who signed the bill which created NASA

Final scores:

Marji Kurt Lucy
$300 $6,000 $7,000
3rd place 2nd place New champion: $7,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marji Kurt Lucy
$3,900 $3,000 $7,300
18 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
3 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $14,200

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Game tape date: 1986-08-26
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