Show #519 - Thursday, December 4, 1986

Missing introductions.


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Carson Anderson, a city planner originally from Los Angeles, California

Shani Ahronowitz, originally from Baltimore, Maryland

Rick Vernier, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Known to live 100s of years, this tree was named for 19th c. Scottish botanist David Douglas
    $100 21
An '84 agreement on this colony permits capitalism for 50 years after China takes control in 1997
    $100 6
This Viennese psychoanalyst slipped "Interpretation of Dreams" into print
    $100 11
The 1st of England & the 6th of Scotland, you'll find his book in most hotel rooms
    $100 16
To wash this body part, Heloise says drop soap into an old nylon, knot it, & use seesaw motion
    $200 2
They migrate back to the Sargasso Sea to spawn, not to recharge since they're not the electric type
    $200 24
Of "Mr. Peepers", "Mr. Merlin", "Mr. Smith", & "Mr. Ed", the 1 played by Wally Cox
    $200 22
A legume of emerald hue
    $200 7
This count made his 1st trials of the gas-filled lighter-than-air vehicle which was later named for him
    $200 12
Grammy winner whose "There We Are" included the words "so though I never say that I love you... Carly, I do"
    $200 17
A bathtub fall forced this astronaut to withdraw from the 1964 Ohio Senate race
    $300 3
Of Paul Bunyan; Babe the Blue Ox; or a redwood, the 1 which is a ruminant
    $300 25
At his wedding, Alice's mother said "I'm not losing a daughter, I'm gaining a ton"
    $300 23
Spring holiday of Druid tree worship, it's when Soviets seem to worship missiles
    $300 8
This future state was organized as a territory & Sanford Dole appointed 1st governor
    $300 13
Creator of a steam engine, or an interior secretary whom some associated with hot air
    $300 18
Book of lists says he spent hours a day in a perfumed bath working on his last opera, "Parsifal"
    $400 4
This human organ secretes the enzyme pepsin
    $400 26
In this series' 6th season, Mike got a son; in its 7th, a vasectomy
    $400 28
Willie Mays' nickname
    $400 9
Real life engineer of Cannonball Express who died in spectacular train wreck
    $400 14
Novelist who wrote "Whish! a gull. Gulls, far calls. Coming, far! End here. Us then. Finn, again!"
    $400 19
England's 3rd queen, she bathed once a month "whether she required it or not"
    $500 5
It occurs at the end of the interior gestation period
    $500 27
He "bit the dust" in episode 127 of the "Mary Tyler Moore show"
    $500 10
In Rome, this composer premiered "Tosca"
    DD: $600 15
3 of the 5 "James"s who preceded Jimmy Carter in the presidency
    $500 20
In Finland, this type of "bath" is usually followed by a plunge in a cold stream or snow

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

Rick Shani Carson
$1,800 $500 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Shani Carson
$3,600 $1,100 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
Only wasps of this sex can sting
    $200 18
Of Sweden, Norway & Finland, the 1 not bordering Russia
    $200 12
Type of bike whose name was coined from "motor pedal"
    $200 9
He created "True West", "Fool for Love" & a daughter with Jessica Lange
    $200 20
In the 1986 sequel to this film, Ralph Macchio gets to try his martial arts in Japan
    $400 16
Number of wings most wasps have
    $400 1
The 2 continents that lie completely below the equator
    $400 5
The pedigree of this dog's name can be traced back to the Latin "Hispania"
    $400 10
America's only Nobel-winning playwright, he won 1 of his 4 Pulitzers for "Strange Interlude"
    $400 21
Lisa Bonet, Tempestt Bledsoe, Malcolm-Jamal Warner & Keshia Knight Pulliam
    $600 17
Wasps do this to ventilate nests in hot weather
    $600 2
No part of Greece is more than 86 miles from this
    $600 6
This mammal's name is from Greek for "flat-footed", not "duck-billed"
    $600 11
He wrote the play "Romanoff & Juliet" then produced, directed & starred in the film version
    $600 25
The emperor Justinian reportedly prohibited this ceremony between godparents & godchildren
    $600 23
She ran a "Risky Business" with Tom Cruise & a "Runaway Train" with Jon Voight
    $800 19
Social wasps mix this with old wood & plant fibers to produce the paper used to build nests
    DD: $400 3
European capital in the title of the following:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $800 7
From French for "rider on the rump", the man behind the table who rakes in the gaming bets
    $800 13
In 1985, 25 years after his 1st hit play, he won his 1st Tony for "Biloxi Blues"
    $800 24
Troy Beyer, wanting to play this actress' daughter, contacted Dynasty at same time role was created
    $1000 22
Formerly fashionable female figure feature
    $1000 4
This island group got its name from Spanish explorers, who described it as "baja-mar" or "shallows"
    DD: $1,000 8
It's about time we told you this word's from Old English "waeccan", to "stay awake or keep vigil"
    $1000 14
This contemporary was to French tragedy what Moliere was to comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Shani Carson
$9,600 $1,900 $4,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The largest publicly-held U.S. firm headed by a woman publishes this major daily newspaper

Final scores:

Rick Shani Carson
$9,700 $3,799 $4,700
2-day champion: $15,600 3rd place: Panasonic stereo system 2nd place: trip to San Diego

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Shani Carson
$10,600 $1,900 $5,000
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 1986-09-16
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