Show #506 - Monday, November 17, 1986

1986 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Gary Palmer, a physician from Palm Springs, California

Marvin Shinkman, a stamp dealer from Sherman Oaks, California

Donald Burgo, a college teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Everything's better with this state flower of Texas on it
    $100 12
Eugene O'Neill's father toured "count"less times in this Dumas romance
    $100 10
"Splish Splash" he "was takin' a bath, long about" March 1958
    $100 1
Named for its discoverer, an American pilot, it's the world's highest waterfall
    $100 11
Despite its name, you shouldn't eat this sprite; it won't sell you Girl Scout cookies either
    $100 3
Caesar weed fiber is used in making these; you might roll out a red one for Julius to step on
    $200 16
You'll find this flower of Oklahoma hanging around at Christmas
    $200 17
The lizard in the title also appears on stage in this T. Williams play set in Mexico
    $200 13
This picture magazine's special May '86 edition on the movies included a section on stars in bathtubs
    $200 2
Country that's more than 10 times as long as it is wide
    $200 20
Australia's fairy wren & Pinocchio's fairy friend are this color
    $200 7
Edward G. Robinson played Enrico Bandello in this 1930 gangster flick
    $300 18
To protect this state's flower, they might post signs reading "Keep your tarheels off the dogwood"
    $300 22
In Harold Pinter's "Betrayal", the scene that kicks off the story appears at this point in the play
    $300 21
A w.c. or water closet, was subject of the censored joke that caused him to walk off his show Feb. 11, 1960
    $300 4
It's the only remaining European territory on the South American mainland
    $300 26
Good fairies Flora, Fauna & Merryweather defended this Disney damsel
    $300 8
As far as we know, he's the only Caesar for whom Woody Allen wrote punch lines
    $400 19
Since it's about 500 miles away from any other state, no wonder its flower is the forget-me-not
    $400 24
He says he keeps an upright Baldwin piano in his bathroom "in case he wants to tinkle"
    $400 5
Besides those of Spanish origin, they're Argentina's largest ethnic group
    $400 9
They used to sing as Caesar & Cleo, but unlike the originals, were famous for their "Chastity"
    DD: $500 23
The flowers of this pair of states are the wild prairie rose & the pasqueflower
    $500 25
1st telecast on PBS May 4, 1973, this B. J. Friedman play featured Valerie Perrine - nude
    $500 6
Because this smallest relative of the llama produces world's finest wool, it's now endangered
    $500 14
His character's death was focal point of "A Soldier's Story"; his own tragic death came a year later

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Donald Marvin Gary
$1,000 $100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donald Marvin Gary
$400 $1,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Tho this country was given independence in 1922 under King Fuad I, British troops remained
    $200 7
After seeing employees filch stamps, Arthur Pitney developed this type of machine
    $200 15
Kirk Douglas said of this dimpled feature, "I have the biggest... in the world"
    $200 5
Term for the boundary of a circle
    $200 24
John Oates' blond partner
    $200 13
Chief steward of a nobleman's household, or the real surname of TVs Dr. Kildare
    $400 2
Finland was never an independent country until 1917, when it broke away from this country
    $400 8
Erroneously called the "Clermont", his ship is also often erroneously called the 1st steamboat
    $400 18
Joan Crawford's daughter said this "GWTW" star was 1 of 2 men Joan "really, really" loved"
    $400 9
Regular polyhedrons with 6 congruent square faces, over which bartenders may pour scotch
    DD: $200 25
2 of 3 artists with whom Barbra Streisand teamed up to have top 10 hits
    $400 14
You can "see them tumbling down, pledging their love to the ground"
    $600 3
After being King of Naples & Spain, Joseph, this man's brother, moved to N.J.
    $600 22
In 1946, Percy LeBaron Spencer of Raytheon Corp. accidentally found you can cook with these
    $600 19
He won the 1937 South American freestyle swimming championship & later married Esther Williams
    $600 10
This branch of geometry deals with 2-dimensional objects, not 747s
    $600 26
Because members left, by last 3 albums this "group" was only D. Fagen, W. Becker, & session players
    DD: $500 16
Part of historic Germany in title of the following composition, 1 of 6 so titled:
    $800 4
Dual monarchy founded in 1867 in which Franz Josef was king of 1 country & emperor of the other
    $800 23
In 1808, the first crude typewriter was built for an Italian countess afflicted with this
    $800 20
Playing her dad in "A Bill of Divorcement", he tried to seduce Kate Hepburn in his dressing room
    $800 11
His theorem says the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle equals sum of the squares of the other sides
    $800 27
Wynonna & Naomi
    $800 17
From French for "bare the neck", this low neckline is a favorite amoung romantic paperback heroines
    $1000 6
As a result of the 1929 Lateran Treaty with Italy, it became an independent nation
    $1000 21
He won an Oscar playing Gauguin & says now, "I make more on my paintings than I do as an actor"
    $1000 12
The sum of all the interior angles in a pair of isosceles triangles
    $1000 28
In 1984, their career took off again "on the wings of a nightingale"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donald Marvin Gary
$2,800 $6,000 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the more than 80 U.S. peaks over 14,000' that have names, most are in this state

Final scores:

Donald Marvin Gary
$0 $4,199 $0
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Donald Marvin Gary
$2,800 $6,200 $4,500
10 R,
3 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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Game tape date: 1986-10-29
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