Show #536 - Monday, December 29, 1986


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David Shear, a copy editor from Los Angeles, California

Bonnie Schiffer, a writer and actress from New York City, New York

Barbara Smith, an elementary educator from Yuba City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
He related stories of his childhood on the record "to Russell, my brother, whom I slept with"
    $100 2
The minimum number of cards a player must be dealt in blackjack
    $100 13
A haircut, a rug, or to catch pop flies
    $100 4
Sandwiched between Bee Gee's #1 hits "Stayin' Alive" & "Night Fever" was a #1 hit for 2 wks. by this brother
    $100 1
Clear pieces of ice or seal intestine are used for windows on this type of "house"
    $200 19
Rimsky-Korsakoff wrote a symphonic suite named for this Arabian storyteller
    $200 3
Color of the 0 and 00 spaces on an American roulette wheel
    $200 14
A man's mate
    $200 5
"Dig if you will the picture" of Prince singing the above lyrics to this #1 song from "Purple Rain"
    $200 9
It was Jimmy Stewart's viewpoint to a murder in 1954
    $300 20
One of the 3 current ABC daytime soaps created or co-created by Agnes Nixon
    $300 23
In craps, this number is statistically the most likely total on dice
    $300 15
A boat's body
    $300 6
When asked in '85 if she loved winning a Grammy, this could have been Tina Turner's response
    $300 10
NBC sitcom where we usually find Pearl in her window talking to Mary & Rose on the stoop
    DD: $400 21
A 1952 film about this storyteller featured the following:

"Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen / Friendly old girl of a town"
    $400 24
1-word term for betting an original wager & its winnings on a subsequent event
    $400 16
Forsooth, 'tis archaic 3rd person singular form of "do"
    $400 7
The Edgar Winter Group's "monstrous" instrumental hit
    $400 11
A small gabled window projecting from a sloping roof
    $500 22
Vet who told the tales of "All Creatures Great & Small"
    $500 25
The object in baccarat is to get closest to this number without going over, while using fewest cards
    $500 17
Hey, this book is next to last in the New Testament
    $500 8
Covering both sides of a single, this tribute to Buddy Holly was released as Parts I & II
    $500 12
Reagan has used this term for weak spots in our national defense

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Barbara Bonnie David
-$500 $1,700 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Bonnie David
$200 $2,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
GNP stands for this
    $200 7
After playing Dorothy, she called her mother "the real-life Wicked Witch of the West"
    $200 12
His "raiders" are fierce consumer advocates, not fierce pro football players
    $200 2
Names of France's "Le Monde" & West Germany's "Die Welt" both mean this
    $200 1
It contains more than half of all the world's seawater
    $200 17
In a game of "Fish", your response to a player who asks for all your aces when you have none
    $400 23
It's the conversion of assets into cash, not water
    $400 8
George Raft refused leads in "Dead End" "High Sierra" & "Maltese Falcon", in each case to be replaced by him
    $400 13
This former first lady interviewed Khrushchev in '57 at Yalta, site of her husband's famous conference
    $400 3
It's said when Nixon picked Agnew, this D.C. paper likened it to Caligula naming his horse proconsul
    $400 18
Taken literally, it could be sashimi & Pringles
    $600 27
Only 31 shares were traded on March 16, 1830, the slowest day in its history
    $600 9
Working for an "insulting" $8000 in "From Here to Eternity", he won Best Supporting Actor Oscar
    $600 14
In 1978, this once & future Indian prime minister was imprisoned for criminal misconduct
    $600 4
Per its name, the Soviets assume their newspaper "Pravda" provides this
    $600 24
While most geographers say it isn't really one, others consider this "southern ocean" the world's 5th
    $600 19
What you'd call "I caught a shark with my bare hands during a 200 mph hurricane..." etc,
    $800 28
This famous book published in 1776 made author Adam Smith synonymous with laissez-faire economics
    DD: $900 10
1 of 2 performers nominated for an Oscar for a role in "Rebel Without a Cause"
    $800 15
As Minister of Aviation, this German WWI ace developed the Luftwaffe
    $800 5
Though they twice announced they would be folding, the Globe-Democrat is alive & well in this city
    $800 25
In a '68 hit, The Cowsills described it as "a place you should take your little one"
    $800 20
An aloof tuna or a barely defrosted "Mrs. Paul's"
    $1000 11
"The cynical tough guy the '70s seemed to want", this character returned in a 4th film in 1983
    $1000 16
In 1980, Robert Mugabe became 1st prime minister of this new country
    $1000 6
Editor J. Reston said its main responsibility isn't to current readers but to historians 50 years from now
    DD: $700 26
The Chicago river is said to be the 1st in the world to have had this done to it permanently
    $1000 21
After being dumped by your sweetheart, how you might compare him to prospects of a future catch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Barbara Bonnie David
$200 $4,900 $7,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This city has the oldest zoo, hospital, art museum & circulating library in the U.S.

Final scores:

Barbara Bonnie David
$399 $9,800 $9,801
3rd place: Gusdorf home entertainment furniture ensemble 2nd place: Dresher Brass bed + The Company Store gift certificate New champion: $9,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Barbara Bonnie David
$200 $5,600 $8,000
5 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 1986-10-07
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