Show #351 - Monday, January 13, 1986

Contestants

Gardner Stern, a marketing consultant originally from Chicago, Illinois

Nancy Smith, a lawyer originally from Gainesville, Florida

Steve Willis, a financial analyst from Lynwood, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $31,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

MOVIES
SOUTH AMERICA
LIGHTNING
CARDS
THE 1950s
(Alex: And something new to us here on the program...)
KNOTS TO YOU
    $100 1
Composer profiled in "Song Without End" & "Lisztomania"
    $100 3
Ecuador derives its name from this geographical line
    $100 20
Lightning causes over 10,000 of these a year & Smokey the Bear is getting mad!
    $100 12
Bridge term for a set of three games or what a hot rod lays when it takes off
    $100 14
1951 saw the first electric power ever generated from this source
    $100 7
Kind of knot that sounds like its tied by your mother's mother
    $200 2
In his first screen role since 1939, he won the 1975 Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "The Sunshine Boys"
    $200 10
In the past, 12- to 14-year-old brides were not unusual in this Portuguese-speaking country
    $200 21
In the 1931 film, he used lightning to bring his monster to life
    $200 13
The appropriate goal in authors is to form these
    $200 18
Books in 1951 included "The Caine Mutiny", "From Here to Eternity", & this Salinger classic
    $200 8
Term for a knot used to fasten a rope to an object or "your wagon to a star"
    $300 4
Director Norman Jewison's alliterative tale of a black infantry unit
    $300 15
Up to 80% of the counterfeit dollars passed in the U.S. are from this coffee country
    $300 22
Of 25, 50, or 100 miles, the longest length lightning strokes can reach
    $300 26
A shutout in gin rummy, or Pat Harrington in "One Day at a Time"
    $300 24
In the early 1950s, "Teddy Boys" first appeared in this country
    $300 9
This geometric knot is one of the oldest in use
    $400 5
David Carradine was "Bound for Glory" playing this great folk singer
    $400 16
An estimated 40% of the world's total copper supply is in three mines in this coastal country
    $400 23
Aided by lightning each year, 100 million tons of this gas washes into the soil & becomes fertilizer
    DD: $400 27
About 30 years ago, this South American game created the biggest fad in card history
    $400 29
Listed as a billionaire in 1957, this American lived in a modest room in London
    $400 11
Half a pair of pants, or the looseness in a knot
    $500 6
For this Kipling story, John Huston first thought of Gable & Bogart, not Michael Caine & Sean Connery
    $500 17
Once known as Upper Peru, it has had over twenty presidents since World War II
    $500 25
Unpunished in the Maxwell Anderson play, Rhoda is roasted by lightning in this movie's finale
    $500 28
Variation of poker where the worst hand wins
    $500 19
Not tightness per se, but this kinetic force gives knots their holding power

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Steve Nancy Gardner
$1,200 $1,300 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Nancy Gardner
$2,100 $1,800 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
AUTOMOBILES
WINTER SPORTS
WEDDINGS
HISTORICAL TRIVIA
"BOOK"S
    $200 17
As a young congressman, LBJ escorted this author of "Pygmalion" around Texas
    $200 16
In the 1890s, autos were so new & strange they were shown under the big top at these
    $200 6
Contrary to popular legend, "mush!" isn't a command usually used in these races
    $200 23
According to Kodak, only 45% of these are taken by a professional
    $200 1
Year the first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded & the United States entered World War I
    $200 7
The insect kind eats binding, & the human kind devours pages
    $400 18
His "Volpone" played at Shakespeare's Globe Theater in 1605
    $400 20
You could use a Mustang to round up this discontinued Ford horse
    $400 12
In six of the first seven Winter Olympics, Canadian teams took the gold in this sport
    $400 25
In a military wedding, an enlisted bride may wear a gown or this
    $400 2
Before he died in 1547, this Tudor king weighed over 400 pounds
    $400 8
Common pharase that might follow "Call me!"
    $600 19
This playwright & actor portrayed Colonel Chuck Yeager, not Alan Shepard, in "The Right Stuff"
    $600 24
This engine-driven band sounds like what a sports enthusiast might buckle
    $600 13
Participants can sail through this sport at speeds over 100 mph
    DD: $2,000 28
Actual title of this selection from Mendelssohn's music for "A Midsummer Night's Dream":
    DD: $500 3
A 6th-century monk originally established the first day of the Christian era not as January the 1st, but this holiday
    $600 9
Something set next to a volume, or something done according to the rules
    $800 21
17-year-old usher Sheila Delaney got a taste for theatre & went home one night to start this play
    $800 14
The first artificial bobsled run was built in 1904 at this Swiss resort town
    $800 27
The bride-price is the opposite of this
    $800 4
This term first applied only to manners & conduct at royal courts
    $800 10
Samuel Pepys sometimes put one of these in both the front & the back of his books
    $1000 22
Oliver Goldsmith thrashed a publisher whose paper attacked this, his last play
    $1000 15
A rink of players--it's the number of persons on a curling team
    $1000 26
By ancient law of this religion, one of three ways to get married was simply to consumate the union
    $1000 5
Once France's richest colony, this now-impoverished country was 2nd in the New World to gain independence
    $1000 11
Famous fooderie, found on 15th, for feasting on fish in Philly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Nancy Gardner
$5,800 $6,600 $6,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MILITARY
Foreign country in which the most American soldiers are stationed

Final scores:

Steve Nancy Gardner
$11,500 $12,600 $12,600
2nd place: Trip to Bluebeard's Castle Hotel, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands New co-champion: $12,600 New co-champion: $12,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Nancy Gardner
$5,900 $5,200 $6,300
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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