Show #518 - Wednesday, December 3, 1986


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Tom Bestor, a writer originally from Eureka, California

Rick Vernier, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California

Brenda Clark, a sales manager from Phenix City, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
Description of Disney's "dachshund" or Brando's "American"
    $100 23
She tap-danced her way from "The Good Ship Lollipop" to the White House as Chief of Protocol
    $100 3
She's the me in "Elvis & Me"
    $100 1
Though it divides both Massachusetts & Connecticut in 2, it's only named for 1 of them
    $100 2
1st name of Archbishops of Canterbury whose last names were Arundel, Cranmer & Becket
    $100 15
Omni Magazine predicts in 1987 a plague of 100 billion of these insects will attack Plains farms
    $200 24
When a ufologist identifies them, they cease to be these
    $200 8
Among this newscaster's bridesmaids were Caroline Kennedy & Churchill's granddaughter
    $200 16
"The Kindness of Strangers" covers the life, dreams & desires of this playwright
    $200 28
Longest U.S. river to share its name with a state
    $200 4
Completely socialized medicine went into effect some 3 years after this war
    $200 12
One of his predictions was "before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice"
    $300 25
Part of a spineless jellyfish, or a water repeller with a skeleton
    $300 9
This "Kate & Allie" star told TV Guide, "I've got more laugh lines on my face than on the show"
    $300 17
Of this ex-budget director's book, Reagan said, "I don't have too much time for fiction"
    DD: $700 20
River forming Oklahoma's southernmost boundary & part of this tune's title:

"From this valley they say you are leavin' / We shall miss your bright eyes..."
    $300 5
1st of 8 recognized English kings of this name, he died of overeating in 1135
    $300 13
Called America's foremost psychic, she predicted Russia would land the 1st man on the moon
    $400 10
Her father, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, introduced her to future husband Charles Lindbergh
    $400 18
The Masterpiece Theatre miniseries, "The Last Place on Earth", was about the race to reach this
    $400 21
This Florida "river" in a famed citrus-growing region is actually a lagoon
    $400 6
Before Civil War broke out, Charles I ruled 11 years without convening this
    $400 14
Some in Japanese stereo industry predict this new product replacing LPs will be obsolete within 10 years
    $500 26
A collection of Ben Jonson poems, Robert Louis Stevenson poems, or cans of deviled ham spread
    $500 11
1 of this ex-first lady's pet projects was a palace made entirely of coconut products
    $500 19
11 years in the making & 9½ hours long, Claude Lanzmann's film "Shoah" was about this
    $500 7
Name formerly applied to Irish highwaymen, or members of British Conservative Party
    $500 27
USA Today ran story on events at Cannes tribute to this late director 6 days before they happened

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Brenda Rick Tom
$900 $1,800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brenda Rick Tom
$800 $3,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In each response there, we will have two words meaning different things but pronounced the same.)
    $200 18
Milk snakes are so called because in legend they were reputed to perform this chore
    $200 5
It's said that by 1933, world's busiest airport was Newark air terminal serving this metropolis
    $200 1
Profession of "Lady Blue", "The Blue Knight", & the "Hill Street Blues"
    $200 25
In 1903, the 1st coast-to-coast trip using this transportation took about 2 months
    $200 12
A letter to Bambi might begin this way
    $400 19
Babies of this largest anthropoid ape usually ride piggyback until almost 3 years old
    $400 6
The most popular plane in commercial aviation history is their 727
    $400 2
TV detective who lives in the guest house on the estate owned by Robin Masters
    $400 4
Some feel if N.Y. Times had printed its info on this '61 invasion, it wouldn't have happened
    $400 13
To perform calligraphy correctly
    $600 20
It's thought 1st air-breathing animals with backbones to walk on land were of this vertebrate class
    $600 7
On July 25, 1909, Louis Bleriot became 1st to fly across this body of water
    $600 3
Of "The Promoters", "The Persuaders", or "The Protectors", what Roger Moore & Tony Curtis were
    $600 10
The Dance Theatre of Harlem was 1st permanently est. Black co. to perform this type of dance
    $600 14
Virtue in short supply in a crowded doctor's office
    DD: $1,000 21
Preceding adulthood, the 3 stages insects go through in complete metamorphosis
    $800 8
A TWA flight in 1934 featured this luxury, entitled "Flying Hostesses"
    $800 17
It's what Jason, Joshua, & Jeremy Bolt did for a living on "Here Come the Brides"
    $800 11
1924 saw election of 2 women governors, Nellie Ross of Wyoming & Miriam Ferguson of this SW state
    $800 15
The 60 minutes we share
    $1000 22
1 of 5 North American birds that have become extinct since the arrival of the white man
    $1000 9
The "DC" in a DC-3 stands for this
    $1000 24
Resident of Mayfield played by Frank Bank
    DD: $500 23
It's reported that by the early '30s the author of this 1928 Rep. slogan was begging for food
    $1000 16
A hiding place for money but no checks, credit cards or money orders, please

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brenda Rick Tom
$800 $3,900 $3,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 3 state capitals which have an NFL team

Final scores:

Brenda Rick Tom
$1,600 $5,900 $1
2nd place: Ensoniq digital electric piano + Zenith 9" color TV New champion: $5,900 3rd place: Carrington House carpets

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brenda Rick Tom
$800 $5,000 $3,700
11 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $9,500

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Game tape date: 1986-09-16
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