Show #525 - Friday, December 12, 1986

Contestants

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Adrienne Bell, a teacher from San Diego, California

Steve Baker, a professor of international politics from Pacific Grove, California

Debbie Sherry, a nurse from Yuba City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT RUMORS
SPORTS
U.S.A.
FILM GEOGRAPHY
FEMALE SINGERS
NUMBER PLEASE
    $100 4
Though it contradicts the meaning of "B.C.", it's said he was born some time before 3 B.C.
    $100 26
Sport in which you can compete in the Nordic World Championships
    $100 3
Total number of the heads carved on Mt. Rushmore that are wearing hats
    $100 12
"Mr. Smith" & "Billy Jack" both went there
    $100 1
Sisters Ruth, Anita, June & once upon a time, Bonnie
    $100 17
In the U.S., the standard number of separate flavors in Neapolitan ice cream
    $200 5
He not only "fiddled" while Rome burned, he sang, & may have set the fire himself
    $200 27
"Gentleman" who was the 1st champion under Marquis of Queensbury rules
    $200 18
Of J.C. Penney, the U.S. Coast Guard, & the L.A. Dodgers, one which doesn't ban beards
    $200 13
On film, this singer found "Paradise Hawaiian Style" & "Fun in Acapulco"
    $200 2
Inducting her into the Jazz Hall of Fame in 1985, they could have played "Thanks For The Memorex"
    $200 22
Card game, gun salute, or NYC restaurant
    $300 6
Etruscan women supposedly built up their dowries by practicing this "oldest profession"
    $300 28
Of the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont, & the Preakness, the oldest race of the Triple Crown
    $300 19
It's what the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association recommends in pamphlet titled "Get It On"
    $300 14
Northern French city known in film for it's "Umbrellas"
    $300 9
The 2 female singers in Fleetwood Mac
    $300 23
Of 5, 7, or 9, the number of times Elizabeth Taylor has pledged eternal love at the altar
    $400 7
Mithridates VI reputedly drank these daily so he'd be immune from attempts to kill him with them
    $400 29
Sport in which before the game, you might get in the cage for some BP
    $400 20
100 years apart, Joseph Pulitzer & Lee Iacocca raised money for this
    $400 15
1986 hit film based on Jean Renoir's 1932 film "Boudu Saved from Drowning"
    $400 10
It's Martha Davis who sings lead for this group, not the Travelodge sleepy bear
    $400 24
For killing his wife & kids while temporarily insane, Hercules was ordered to perform this many labors
    $500 8
Besides Cleopatra, his "royal conquests" were said to include the King of Bithynia
    $500 21
In 1986, this state celebrated 150th anniversary of its admittance to the union
    $500 16
In '70s films, state which preceded "Split" & "Suite"
    $500 11
When asking this singer her name, she might respond, "I'm Not Lisa", I'm Mrs. Waylon Jennings
    DD: $500 25
The sum of the ages of Chuck Berry's "Sweet Little" thing & when Janis Ian "learned the truth"

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

Debbie Steve Adrienne
$1,100 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Debbie Steve Adrienne
$2,500 $1,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SOVIET UNION
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
GAME SHOWS
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
PREACHERS
DOUBLE DOUBLE LETTERS
    $200 1
The Soviet Army is colloquially called this, even though its uniforms are dark green or khaki
    $200 11
In the 1958 sequel, this Dr. Seuss character "Comes Back"
    $200 25
Challenge which followed "I can name it in one note"
    $200 6
Texan who said, "For the 1st time in our history it is possible to conquer poverty"
    $200 12
Jean Simmons played preacher Sharon Falconer in '60 film version of this Sinclair Lewis novel
    $200 21
Some buzz, some sound the Westminster Chimes, while some are just "ding dong"s
    $400 2
Of some 14,000, 156, or none at all, number of religious Sunday schools publicly functioning in USSR
    $400 17
He created the hobbits Frodo & Bilbo Baggins
    $400 26
Of Winter, Fall, Summer, or Spring, one you'd find introducing contestants on "Sale of the Century"
    $400 7
He complained that while 1 "d" was enough to spell God, it took 2 "d's" for Todd
    $400 13
Taking Sputnik passing overhead as a sign from heaven to give up rock 'n' roll, he joined the ministry
    $400 22
Forms of this include "Your Holiness", the Right Honorable the Earl of", & "To Whom It May Concern"
    $600 3
Soviet citizens call it "The Great Patriotic War"
    $600 18
Danny Kaye played this Thurber character in a 1947 film
    $600 27
1974-1977 game show whose theme began with a racetrack's call-to-post fanfare
    $600 8
He changed the name of the presidential retreat from "Shangri-La" to "Camp David"
    DD: $1,000 14
2 preachers seeking a major party nomination for president in 1988
    $600 23
In song, destination of the train "on Track 29"
    $800 4
There are only 30 of these per thousand people in the USSR, compared with 522 per thousand in USA
    $800 19
Profession of Donald E. Westlake's John Dortmunder
    $800 9
During Prohibition, this president patronized a bootlegger to keep the White House stocked
    $800 15
Foremost Catholic TV religious broadcaster today is this nun from Alabama
    $800 24
People marked by eccentric behavior or thinking, or the 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. on a pool table
    $1000 5
Originally showing the czar on horseback & carrying a lance, this smallest money unit means "lance"
    $1000 20
Character in "David Copperfield" who epitomizes the word "unctuous"
    $1000 10
Asked what a minister had said in a sermon on sin, this man replied, "He said he was against it"
    $1000 16
Author of the book subtitled "A Practical Guide to Mastering the Problems of Everyday Living"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Debbie Steve Adrienne
$4,300 $3,400 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDICINE
Condition whose name is Latin for "waterfall", because it's like looking through one

Final scores:

Debbie Steve Adrienne
$6,900 $0 $1
2-day champion: $16,500 3rd place: Carrington House Carpets from Horizon 2nd place: La-Z-Boy sofa and chair + Krups kitchen products

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Debbie Steve Adrienne
$4,300 $3,000 $2,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $9,700

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