Show #527 - Tuesday, December 16, 1986

Contestants

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Eric Balaban, a student from Silver Spring, Maryland

Maria Lasalvia-Seliga, a teacher from Metuchen, New Jersey

Phyllis McDonald, a homemaker from Kentfield, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
CELEBRITY SECRETS
DRAGONS
FOREIGN DINING
(Alex: And for the first time this season...)
ALPHABETICALLY FIRST
    $100 17
Animals in the class "Aves" are commonly called this
    $100 25
From "grossus", Latin for great, this term has been used since the 15th C. for a trader of foodstuffs
    $100 10
Like Mary Pickford's, some of these Shirley Temple trademarks were stuck-on fakes
    $100 12
Like leprechauns, dragons supposedly hoard this
    $100 1
A German complaining "Das essen ist kalt!" is saying this about the food
    $100 2
The 1st of Disney's 7 Dwarfs alphabetically, though he'd be too shy to tell you so
    $200 18
Mutagens are agents that can cause this
    $200 26
Cheesebrough-Pond's is #1 in cold cream, nail polish remover, & this pasta topping
    $200 11
Shelley WInters said this "Bus Stop" star secretly lusted after Albert Einstein
    $200 16
In Babylonian myth, the dragon Tiamat's upper half becomes Heaven; the lower half, this
    $200 4
Say "Kunnen we een biefstuk hebben," & you've asked for this in a Dutch restaurant
    $200 3
Going by their stage names, he's alphabetically 1st among the Marx Brothers
    $300 19
In a turtle, this is supported by the fusion of the backbone & ribs
    $300 14
Heavy makeup and retouched photos hid this "Mildred Pierce" star's freckles from the world.
    $300 22
Last name of King Arthur's father Uther, derives from the Welsh, meaning "head" or chief"
    $300 6
To get this for breakfast, a Japanese visitor might ask for Quaker "karasumugi"
    $300 5
1st among baseball players, both alphabetically & in career home runs
    $400 21
Of a watermelon, jellyfish, or infant human, the one whose weight has the highest percentage of water
    $400 15
While under contract to Olivier, this "Network" star romanced Sir Larry's wife Vivian Leigh
    $400 23
Peter Dickinson wrote that dragons could fly because their bodies were filled with this
    $400 8
"Calamares en su tinta" is squid prepared this way
    $400 7
1st among nations, though 1 of the last places a Russian soldier wants to be sent
    DD: $300 20
Even his extramarital children didn't tear them apart; their mailbox still says "Torn Page"
    $500 24
Victorian game in which children snatched flaming raisins from a bowl of brandy, or a flower
    $500 9
Feel sorry for someone saying "Sono a regime devo dimagrire" meaning this, in an Italian restaurant
    $500 13
Of films directed by Costa-Gavras released in the U.S. in 1969, this is alphabetically first

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

Phyllis Maria Eric
$1,400 $300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phyllis Maria Eric
$3,400 $400 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL QUOTES
VACATION SPOTS
SHAKESPEARE'S WOMEN
SITCOMS
RELIGION
"BACK" WORDS
    $200 1
"With malice toward none, with charity for all"
    $200 2
French call this part of Paris "La Rive Gauche"
    $200 13
A doctor sat up 3 nights in Dunsinane Castle to observe her sleepwalking
    $200 11
Sherman Hemsley's job was cleanliness in this series & is now Godliness in "Amen"
    $200 27
He's the monk who heads the abbey
    $200 20
The side of a racecourse opposite the homestretch
    $400 3
"If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen"
    $400 4
Dixieland Music has been well preserved in this city's "Preservation Hall"
    $400 18
Of 5, 8, or 11, the # of Shakespeare's 37 plays in which a woman's role is the longest
    $400 12
He was at the bottom of "A Year at the Top" before becoming bandleader for David Letterman
    $400 28
Though a Christian music group, Stryper plays in this rock style
    $400 21
Spinal pluck
    $600 5
"This nation should commit itself to...before this decade is out...landing a man on the moon..."
    DD: $300 6
Popular resort mentioned in the title of the following:

If you're fond of sand dunes and salty air,
Quaint little villages...
    $600 19
She told her father "I love your majesty according to my bond, no more nor less"
    DD: $700 14
Though ABC made 2 pilots for it in '69, CBS bought this biggest hit of the '70s
    $600 23
Consecutive, or a way adults measure 2 children
    $800 9
"In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbor"
    $800 7
You can view lions dining on wildebeest on your safari to this country's Masai Mara game reserve
    $800 17
While hanging flower garlands on a willow tree, she fell into the brook & drowned
    $800 15
On October 4th of this year, "Leave It to Beaver" & Sputnik were both launched
    $800 26
Jamaican sect that believes Blacks are superior & should all consider Africa home
    $800 24
A snarl on a fishing line, or sharling against socio-political changes
    $1000 10
"My hat's in the ring! The fight is on & I am stripped to the buff!"
    $1000 8
State where you'd go to ride the Narrow Gauge Railroad between Silverton & Durango
    $1000 16
Lucille Ball's first choice to play Fred Mertz, he had to wait till "The Lucy Show" to co-star with her
    $1000 25
Chinese religion that teaches happiness & immortality, it has more deities than almost any other
    $1000 22
It's the wood at the rear of a hearth, or, more commonly, all those unperformed tasks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phyllis Maria Eric
$6,300 $1,800 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MONTHS
(Alex: There are, at last count, 12 of them.)
It's only month that can start on the same day of the week as the month before it

Final scores:

Phyllis Maria Eric
$4,500 $3,590 $4,400
2-day champion: $7,299 3rd place: Speed Queen washer & dryer 2nd place: trip to New Orleans

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phyllis Maria Eric
$6,800 $1,800 $2,900
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
16 R,
7 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,500

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