Show #492 - Tuesday, October 28, 1986

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Bob Von Bargen, a law student from Torrance, California

Gail Scheer, a restaurateur and housewife originally from New York City

Karen Muranaka, an administration assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Men & women with the same last name, but of course, different first names.)
    $100 24
1968 film whose final pull-out reveals a ruined Statue of Liberty awash on the beach
    $100 15
The fans saw the first one on Dec. 7, 1963; this year, the officials used them
    $100 11
Family of Presidents, they spell their name with one D, unlike Gomez, Morticia & Pugsley
    $100 3
By clamping her phrenic nerve, doctors relieved a 2-year case of these spasms for an Atlanta waitress
    $100 1
In German, "Mann uber Bord"
    $100 21
Chet Huntley's former partner & Billy Joel's present one
    $200 25
Since he designed the interior structure, the statue could be called one of this famed Frenchman's towers
    $200 16
Of 1, 3, or 5 seconds, the best hang time for a punt
    $200 12
Family whose name is associated with all things rich, including an oyster dish
    $200 4
According to an AP poll, the escalation of this was the biggest news story of the year
    $200 2
A "mshugene velt" is this kind of world
    $200 22
She often hits #1 on the charts; he was the #1 President of Texas
    $300 26
Of full face, rear, or profile, the view of the statue from Manhattan
    $300 17
Developed in the '50s by Paul Brown, it's a 5-yd. penalty for grabbing one, 15 yds. if it's pulled
    $300 13
What Kurt Vonnegut was to Geraldo Rivera, Henry Fonda to Tom Hayden, & Ryan O'Neill is to John McEnroe
    $300 5
Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg succeeded the late Adlai Stevenson in this diplomatic position
    $300 6
What the "Prohibido Estacionar" sign prohibits in Portugal
    $300 23
He overturns verdicts on the Supreme Court; she turns over letters on "Wheel of Fortune"
    $400 18
Winners of the most NFL titles, this team was first franchised to J.E. Claire of the Acme Packing Company
    $400 14
The father's Peace Corps sent Americans abroad, his daughter brought Conan to Hyannisport
    $400 9
Time reported that this young Black comic refuses to make racial jokes "because they demean the race"
    $400 7
"Pater Patriae", George Washington was one
    $500 19
Named NFL Comm. in '60, he raised eyebrows ordering games played 2 days after JFK was shot
    $500 20
This biographer of Malcolm X may have the best-known genealogy in America
    DD: $500 10
2 of 3 U.S. national monuments targeted by saboteurs in a monumental plot cracked in February
    $500 8
A Dutch inspector saying "maak je die koffer ins open" is telling you to do this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Karen Gail Bob
$400 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Gail Bob
$2,900 $300 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those, of course, are words that are pronounced the same but mean different things, And in this case, there will be two of them.)
    $200 7
Surname shared by the authors of "Rich Man, Poor Man," & "Man & Superman"
    $200 14
Sound barrier between Suffolk County, New York, & New Haven County, Connecticut
    $200 2
TR's was square, FDR's was new, & Truman's was fair
    $200 1
Woody Allen directed himself in this black-and-white 1979 comedy with music by George Gershwin
    $200 17
A penny mailed in
    $400 8
His Robinson Crusoe might have had more fun had he been cast away with his Moll Flanders
    $400 15
Though some call it the Antarctic Ocean, most say these 3 oceans converge around Antarctica
    $400 6
Party whose 1852 slogan was, "We Polk you in '44, we shall Pierce you in '52."
    $400 3
He had small parts as a governor & an Indian chief in "Blazing Saddles"
    $400 18
What King Kong would have been had he joined the Viet Cong
    $600 9
Though he wrote "The Europeans" & in 1915 became one, both he & brother William were born Americans
    DD: $2,000 20
Body of water next to the place in the title of the following:

"Last night I took a walk in the dark / A swingin' place called Palisades Park / To have some fun and see what I could see / That's where the girls are"
    $600 12
15 of the 39 men who became President were born in these two states
    $600 4
Charlie Chaplin directed his silent Tramp for the last time in this spoof of automation
    $600 19
An intricate network of passages in a cornfield
    $800 10
He wrote both "Ivanhoe" & "Woodstock," though he lived after knights & before hippies
    $800 21
Largest lake in Central America, it's where you might see a Sandinista sunning on the sand
    $800 13
Northern Democrats who had Confederate sympathies or the viper Agkistrodon contortrix
    $800 5
Just the facts: he produced & directed "The D.I." & played Sergeant Jim Moore
    DD: $3,000 23
A man who has cornered the lodestone business
    $1000 11
Philosopher who wrote "The Critique of Pure Reason"' his final words were, "It is enough"
    $1000 22
Joseph Walker's 1974 Tony-winning play bore the name of this West African river
    $1000 16
After roles in "High Sierra" & "The Hard Way", she went on to direct herself in "The Bigamist"
    $1000 24
Another way of saying
"before there was an atmosphere"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karen Gail Bob
$8,900 $500 $8,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With the weekday circulation close to that of "The N.Y. Times" & the "L.A. Times" combined, this is the largest-selling U.S. daily

Final scores:

Karen Gail Bob
$1,600 $500 $4,100
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $4,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karen Gail Bob
$6,700 $1,000 $6,700
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
6 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1986-08-27
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