Show #516 - Monday, December 1, 1986


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Tim Berry, a secretary from Baltimore, Maryland

Sandra Wilde, a teacher from Tucson, Arizona

Hank Jones, a genealogist from Toluca Lake, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
It's a good thing he was born on "July12", 100 B.C., since the month was named for him
    $100 4
When this New England novelist died in 1864, vacationing with college chum F. Pierce, it was no "red letter" day
    $100 1
Frank James Cooper
    $100 21
The vines of this fruit were 1st grown in Europe in Cantalupo, Italy
    $100 25
Length of a regulation polo field, 3 football fields long
    $100 16
Japanese city whose police force numbers more than Chicago's & New York City's combined
    $200 10
On this date, the Israelis raided Entebbe Airport, 1 day before the U.S. bicentennial
    $200 5
Like his physician father, this author of "To Have & Have Not" committed suicide
    DD: $500 2
One of his most famous roles was in this movie with the following theme:

[Instrumental theme plays.]
    $200 22
Since camellias belong to this plant family, a stewardess might ask "coffee, camellia, or milk?"
    $200 17
"Cop" may be from initials for "constable on patrol", or it may be short for this metal used for badges
    $300 11
Bread had to be rationed in England beginning July 21, 1946 due to worldwide shortage of this
    $300 6
Defoe novel appropriate if you could have only 1 book when stranded on a desert island
    $300 3
As a real-life background for Westerns he made, he was born in this state's "Big Sky Country"
    $300 23
Of a grass, shrub or tree, kind of plant sassafras is
    $300 18
From French for "men of arms", it can be a French policeman
    $400 12
Evita's widower, he died on July 1, 1974 while president of Argentina again
    $400 7
"All mimsy were the Borogroves" when the Jabberwock appeared in this Lewis Carroll book
    $400 14
One of his earliest films was this, winner of 1st Oscar for Best Picture
    $400 24
Yellow flower of the genus "Tagetes", named for the Virgin Mary
    $400 19
Despite their nickname, this famous North American force no longer patrols on horses
    $500 13
The 10th Olympic games began in Los Angeles on July 30th of this year
    $500 8
Set in Hollywood, this Nathanael West novel ends with a riot at a movie premiere
    $500 15
Known for portraying the average man, his character took this "average" name in a 1941 Frank Capra film
    $500 26
Polo comes from the Tibetan "pulu", meaning this important piece of equipment
    $500 20
Every 4 years, Dept. of Justice & this Cabinet dept. alternately provide head of U.S. office of Interpol

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Hank Sandra Tim
$100 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hank Sandra Tim
$1,800 $2,000 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We are paying tribute to the Constitution especially being celebrated this year in the city of Philadelphia.)
    $200 17
Plying this trade in Seville, Figaro had many close shaves
    $200 19
It's estimated if all codfish eggs grew up, this 2nd largest ocean would be solid codfish in 6 years
    $200 6
# of hours per day a bank is open when its hours are 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
    $200 1
A Broadway bomb, or a companion of flip
    $400 16
Of 2 weeks, 20 months, or 20 years, length of time it took Donizetti to compose "The Elixir of Love"
    $400 23
A major compromise assured the South that it could import these for 20 more years
    $400 7
Of a $1.15 pound of candy or 1 1/2 pounds for $1.80, the better buy
    $400 2
Though its name comes from Italian, it's a type of Greek goat cheese
    $600 15
After his own experience of a storm & near shipwreck, he wrote "The Flying Dutchman"
    DD: $3,000 12
She started a long tradition by making toll-house cookies on 1st show of their long-running series
    $600 20
At 81, he was the oldest representative there
    $600 8
Odds of losing if you try to pick the jack of spades blindly from the other spade picture cards
    $600 3
Latin for "let it be done", it could be a decree to repair an Italian car
    $800 14
Though he lived to be 76, he premiered his last opera, "William Tell", at age 37
    $800 11
Theme for this weekly concert, "If I Could Tell You", was composed by Mrs. Harvey Firestone
    $800 21
This northern state was the only one that chose not to be represented
    $800 9
The total cost of 3 typewriter ribbons at $2.99 each
    $800 4
In soldering, a substance used to clean surfaces & free them from oxide
    $1000 13
At 1926 premiere of "Turandot", Toscanini ended at point where this composer died & left it unfinished
    $1000 10
This hero 1st appeared on TV in 1950 & then reappeared "5 centuries later" in 1979
    $1000 22
The Compromise Plan proposed by Connecticut combined New Jersey's & this state's plan
    $1000 18
The monthly payment on a 1-year loan whose total balance is $3,612
    $1000 5
A contraction of "fliegerabwehrkanone", you might get lots of this trying to pronounce the whole thing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hank Sandra Tim
$4,400 $5,200 -$2,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This state, whose flag features a bison, also has a town founded by & named for Buffalo Bill

Final scores:

Hank Sandra Tim
$8,800 $1,200 -$2,900
2-day champion: $18,201 2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Donvier ice cream maker 3rd place: Emerson VCR

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hank Sandra Tim
$7,400 $5,200 -$3,200
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
10 W

Combined Coryat: $9,400

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Game tape date: 1986-09-16
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