Show #499 - Thursday, November 6, 1986


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Ken Harrison, a computer programmer from Cincinnati, Ohio

Linda Williams, an engineering reports clerk from Pasadena, California

Richard Gelb, a writer from New York City (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
They've long been the world's largest automaker
    $100 14
This Beatle got his stage name from the jewelry he wore
    $100 25
This 1984 film left "Mutiny on" off the title
    $100 12
"Escape velocity" refers to escaping this
    $100 5
He's been called the world's 1st farmer & murderer
    $100 9
Hall where soldiers eat, it often seems appropriately named
    $200 6
This company's Z-car is considered biggest-selling sports car in history
    $200 15
Film series which featured the notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom"
    $200 26
After losing in '76, they broke training in '77 & went to Japan in '78
    $200 13
Trying for a soft landing here, Russian Lunas 5, 6, 7 & 8 missed it entirely or crashed
    $200 8
Noah might have inherited his longevity from him, his grandfather, who lived to age 969
    $200 10
Baseball's Baker, singer Springfield, or Clayton Farlow's son
    $300 4
New on U.S. import market is this Fiat-like car made in Yugoslavia
    $300 16
Originally worn to ward off evil, they now hang from bracelets as vacation memories
    $300 1
1938 movie whose title precedes what happens before boy loses girl
    $300 22
On 6/3/65, Ed White became 1st from U.S. to duplicate this feat Alexei Leonov performed in March
    $300 21
With 700 wives, it's a wonder he found time for his 300 concubines
    $300 11
Wet spongy earth, or what follows "ad-" "quag-"
    $400 2
In 1954, Packard agreed to merge with this car company which is also no longer around
    $400 17
From an Old French word for "hanging", one might be found hanging around a neck
    $400 27
In 1985 version, Richard Pryor had to spend $29 mil. more than Dennis O'Keefe had to spend in 1945
    DD: $400 23
Number of the Apollo mission that put the 2nd man on the Moon
    $400 19
A dye used in microscopy, or a way to color wood
    $500 3
First company to build diesel powered cars
    $500 18
A new copy of this ring is made for each pope & the old one destroyed to prevent forgeries
    $500 24
It was the U.S. equivalent to the Soviet Salyut
    $500 20
This 4-letter word for porn is also a popular antacid spelled backwards

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Richard Linda Ken
$500 -$300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Linda Ken
$1,400 $700 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Researchers stress most skin cancer can be prevented if you resist overexposure to this
    $200 3
To see 1st bullring built in the Americas, bullfight aficionados should go to this Peruvian capital
    $200 16
James Marshall was the one who discovred the gold in 1848, while building a mill for him
    $200 22
Though their average salary was $363,000 a year, players in this sport struck for 2 days in 1985
    $200 7
Leaving on his 2nd voyage Sept. 25, 1493, his ship count was up from 3 to 17
    $200 1
This British actor spiced up Shakespeare before becoming Hollywood's star Sherlock Holmes
    $400 20
He took care of the silkworms, chickens & sheep in France before turning to the rabid dogs
    $400 4
This country's only railroad connects the 2 cities of Ad Dammam & Riyadh, its capital
    $400 17
He was killed July 15, 1881 by Lincoln County, N.M. sheriff Pat Garrett
    $400 23
Teamsters leader who said he did unto others what they did unto him, only worse
    $400 8
On Sept. 8, 1858, in a speech in Clinton, Ill., he said his "You can fool all of the people..." line
    DD: $1,000 12
Singer of the following:

"Come on-a my house my house, I'm gonna give you candy /
Come on-a my house, my house, I'm gonna give a you /
Apple a plum and apricot-a too eh /
Come on-a my house, my house a come on..."
    DD: $400 5
Baseball star R. Clemente died in plane crash on way to aid earthquake victims in this C. Amer. capital
    $600 18
He was shot in the back by a member of his own gang who wanted the reward money
    $600 24
In 1946 Walter Reuther became president of this union, which he led until his death in 1970
    $600 9
It was formed Sept. 9, 1926, as a service of the Radio Corp. of America
    $600 13
Actor who made his movie debut as Frank N. Furter in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
    $800 6
In 1985, the World Conference of the Decade for Women was held in this East African capital
    $800 19
It was the longest of the overland trails used by western settlers
    $800 25
In 1925 A. Philip Randolph founded 1st predominantly black union for workers in this trade
    $800 10
In Sept. 1959, this foreign leader visited Coon Rapids, Iowa
    $800 14
Once the Charleston champ of Texas, in 1945 she was highest-paid performer in Hollywood
    $1000 21
As this lover of hers was about to be arrested for murder, "Big Nose" Katie Elder set livery stable afire
    $1000 26
The armed forces of this NATO country are unionized
    $1000 11
Only state admitted to Union in Sept., its largest city was founded by Spanish settlers in Sept. 1781
    $1000 15
H.L. Mencken, Maryland journalist & critic of middle-class America, was dubbed this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Linda Ken
$1,600 $5,100 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1986, 3 stars of this Emmy winning 1966 comedy series went on a 20th anniversary tour

Final scores:

Richard Linda Ken
$3,200 $6,100 $0
2nd place: a trip on Delta to New York & stay at Halloran House New champion: $6,100 3rd place: Emerson 20" square screen stereo color television

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Linda Ken
$1,800 $6,500 $1,600
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $9,900

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Game tape date: 1986-09-09
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