Show #505 - Friday, November 14, 1986

1986 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Gary Palmer, a physician from Palm Springs, California

Guy Tonti, a telecommunications manager from Vallejo, California

Chuck Forrest, a law student from Grand Blanc, Michigan

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The largest fusion reactor within 100 million miles of earth
    $100 20
Appropriately named sternwheeler that circles Tom Sawyer Island
    $100 15
These "Buck Privates" once had insurance in case any audience member died of laughter
    $100 3
If you go to a "chemist's" in London, you've gone to this kind of shop
    $100 13
According to the Mamas & The Papas, you "can't trust that day"
    $100 9
If roaches could read, they'd know this is where they "check in...but they don't check out"
    $200 2
FDR was alerted to the military significance of nuclear fission by a letter from this scientist
    $200 19
Tom Berenger & William Katt played this outlaw pair in their "Early Days"
    $200 5
A "serviette"
    DD: $1,000 16
Title of the following headbreaking, not heartbreaking, song:

"It's getting late have you seen my mates /
Ma tell me when the boys get here /
It's seven o'clock and I want to rock /
Want to get a belly full of beer..."
    $200 11
The "Q" on your pantyhose package means they're this
    $300 4
This protective material used to surround the fuel rod tubes at Chernobyl is also found in your pencil
    $300 22
They were "tapped" to star in 1985's "White Nights"
    $300 7
How a London theatrical producer would probably react to learn his play is a "bomb"
    $300 17
Opening line of theme song written for TV's "Happy Days"
    $300 12
Label on this drink says it was "Authorized by decree, Emperor Napoleon III, 23 June 1863"
    $400 6
Only material occuring in nature that is readily fissionable is an isotope of this
    $400 23
Howard & Shearer, or Whiting & Hussey, who were closer to the correct ages
    $400 10
Someone who wants to be a "sister", but not a nun, would be interested in this profession
    $400 18
This 1967 song was the 4th #1 hit in the U.S. for The Rolling Stones
    $500 8
These negatively charged particles are found orbiting in a "cloud" around the nucleus of a stable atom
    $500 24
They played the primary pair of priests in "Going My Way"
    $500 14
The British use the Eskimo word "anorak" for this
    $500 21
Song in which K. Kristofferson stumbled to the closet to find his cleanest dirty shirt

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

Chuck Guy Gary
$2,000 $1,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Guy Gary
$2,400 $2,200 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Effendi, bey, & pasha were titles of nobility in this country's Ottoman empire
    $200 3
The only 2 individuals to run for president unopposed were James Monroe & this man
    $200 22
A Nora Ephron bestseller about marital pain, or a painful digestive condition
    $200 1
Baseball star whose nickname & recent autobiography are both "The Mick"
    $200 8
The 1985 Live-Aid concert for African relief was held simultaneously in London & this U.S. city
    $200 9
While James Bond may not have been a "saint", he was
    $400 11
About 1000 times as many people attended this man's 1970 Cairo funeral as attended his successor's
    $400 14
It's been said Martin van Buren's son John was 1st to advise, "Vote early & ..." this
    $400 27
Published in 1902 & dedicated to Teddy Roosevelt, this Owen Wister novel is a western classic
    $400 4
Though clumsy & fat as a child, Dick Button rose to stardom doing this
    $400 10
This Montana city is called "a mile high & a mile deep" for its elevation & its mine shafts
    $400 12
A model of Gibson guitar bears his name, as well it should
    $600 13
In 1934-35, nationalist military pressure forced Mao to lead his "Red Army" on this 6000 mile trek
    $600 19
"As Maine goes, so goes Vermont" refers to only 2 states won by him in 1936 election
    $600 28
Pulitzer-winning Robert Penn Warren novel, its movie adaptation won Best Picture Oscar
    $600 5
In 1938, Don Budge became 1st player ever to win this sport's 4 major championships in 1 year
    DD: $700 17
Once the westernmost outpost of the Pony Express, it became a state capital in 1854
    DD: $1,000 15
Completes famous epitaph: "Here lies Lester Moore, four slugs from a fourty-four..."
    $800 20
In 1657, the English parliament suggested he become king, but he turned down the offer
    $800 24
Besides the Democrats & Republicans, this state also has 2 parties named Liberal & Conservative
    $800 29
R. L. Stevenson describes this novel as "Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751"
    $800 6
Junior Johnson, whom Tom Wolfe called "the last great American hero" starred in this sport
    $800 18
Standing 55' high, the statue of Vulcan in this southern city is largest cast-iron statue in world
    $800 16
In 1975, she became only mother in U.S. history to try to shoot a president
    $1000 23
His 1808 ousting of the king of Spain gave Latin American states the pretext to declare independence
    $1000 25
Though Samuel J. Tilden got more popular votes, this man became president in 1876
    $1000 30
Turgenev novel that dealt with confrontation between 2 generations & popularized the word "nihilist"
    $1000 7
It's said she lost 12 lbs. during her record-setting 1926 swim of the English Channel
    $1000 26
Wright-Patterson AFB, largest air force research field in U.S. is near this 6th-largest Ohio city
    $1000 21
Though some of her verse is difficult, this Brooklyn poetess also wrote odes to the Dodgers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Guy Gary
$11,000 $2,600 $3,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Iceland shares the longest average life expectancy of 77 years with this other island country

Final scores:

Chuck Guy Gary
$10,000 $0 $6,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Guy Gary
$12,000 $2,600 $3,900
30 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 1986-10-28
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