Show #402 - Tuesday, March 25, 1986

Gary Palmer game 2.


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Curt Spiller, an account executive from San Diego, California

Deborah Maugham, a caterer and a party planner from Arcadia, California

Gary Palmer, a physician from Palm Springs, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Occupation of those who founded the 1st Masonic Lodge
    $100 1
This golfer's followers are known as "Lee's fleas"
    $100 11
To murmur contentedly in a feline manner
    $100 30
Term for plants that live for 1 year or 1 growing season
    $100 16
For Bobby Vee in 1963. the night had this many eyes
    $100 19
    $200 7
A person on strike or a pointed fence stake
    $200 2
In archery, one kind is the flu-flu with high fletching
    $200 12
How a horse would probably vote in Parliament
    $200 27
Brazil nuts & peanuts are not really nuts, but these
    $200 17
It's what Phil Collins wanted in 1985
    $200 20
Eskimo condo
    $300 8
Molly Malone made money as a "monger" of these
    $300 3
Japan's leading college sport
    $300 13
To make a concerned, clicking sound with the tongue, or name of Carson's "Wonder Hen"
    $300 26
Of ⅒, ⅕, or ⅓, approximate amount of earth's land covered by forests
    $300 18
"The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia" was only top-40 hit for this protege of Carol Burnett
    $300 23
General Grouchy was severely criticized by Napoleon for his actions in this campaign
    $400 9
1957 Doris Day musical that makes light of labor relations as well as love
    $400 4
Originally, this court sport was considered a gentle alternative to croquet
    $400 15
A sea inlet smaller than a gulf, or a coyote's "moon song"
    DD: $200 28
Title of the following, which is also a hardy annual climbing plant

"I went to a dance just the other night / I saw a girl there she was out of sight / I asked a friend of mine who she could be"
    $400 21
In 1975, the Bee Gees were "blaming it all on" these
    $400 24
Waldo's uncle Quincy
    $500 10
From Spanish for "arm", name for migrant fruit pickers
    $500 5
Tommy Kono went from a U.S. internment camp to gold medalist in this hefty sport
    $500 14
Kind of "singing" common to pigs & stool pigeons
    $500 29
A paleobotanist deals with plants in this form
    $500 22
Song title used by both Cole Porter & Dion & the Belmonts
    $500 25
In the military, it's a signal by drum or bugle to repair to quarters

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

Gary Deborah Curt
$500 $1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Deborah Curt
$900 $2,100 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
This coin was originally spelled "disme"
    $200 3
Theseus became a Greek hero when he killed the Minotaur, a monster ½ man & ½ this
    $200 20
The vast majority of Puerto Ricans are of this religion
    $200 13
It's both the 2nd person singular & 2nd person plural of the verb "to be"
    $200 18
In "Musgrave Ritual", we learn that he kept cigars in a coal scuttle & tobacco in a Persian slipper
    $200 1
Losing to Grant in 1872, this Democrat's hopes went "west, young man"
    $400 12
On the half dollar, his portrait was replaced by one of JFK
    $400 4
Term for the 3 goddesses who, in Greek mythology, controlled the destiny of every man
    $400 21
About 1/3 of all the island's cropland is planted with this, 1st brought there in 1515
    $400 14
"I want to badly win Jeopardy!" is an example of this grammatical no-no
    $400 19
When people ask if he's French, he's always quick to tell them no, he's Belgian
    $400 2
Missing Presidency by less than 1%, he was later swamped by Pat Brown in Cal. governor's race
    $600 25
This U.S. coin is now made of over 97% zinc
    DD: $500 5
Greek & Roman names for the goddess of love
    $600 27
Puerto Rico's flag resembles this nation's, recalling 1890s when both were Spanish colonies
    DD: $600 15
The past participle of the verb to go
    $600 22
People still go to John's Grill in S.F. hoping to catch a glimpse of him, Miles Archer's partner
    $600 9
In 1975, a copy of the Nov. 3, 1948 Chicago Tribune was worth $5,000 because of this headline
    $800 26
Highest denomination coin ever struck by the U.S. mint
    $800 6
Brothers of the nymphs, these goat-like deities became identified as symbols of male sexuality
    $800 28
In '67, Puerto Rico voted to retain this status rather than become U.S. state or independent country
    $800 16
How "Barbara baked a cake" would read in the passive voice
    $800 23
Sidney Poitier played this policeman "In the Heat of the Night"
    $800 10
He lost to John Quincy Adams in 1824, but Adams lost to him in 1828
    $1000 30
The phrase "2 bits" reminds us that U.S. coinage was based on this country's "8-part" dollar
    $1000 7
Jason & his Argonauts had to sail between the whirlpool Charybdis & this 6-headed monster
    $1000 29
Only 1 in U.S. with greater population density than Puerto Rico is this east coast state
    $1000 17
From Greek "to arrange together", it deals with the way words are put together to form phrases
    $1000 24
Priest who discovers that 'The Invisible Man" works for British post office
    $1000 11
"The Kansas sunflower" this Republican suffered a worse defeat than any previous major candidate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Deborah Curt
$4,300 $2,900 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His theme was the only song from a cartoon short ever nominated for "Best Song" Oscar

Final scores:

Gary Deborah Curt
$1,600 $100 $100
2-day champion: $6,600 3rd place: washer & dryer from WhiteWestinghouse 2nd place: trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico with flight from Eastern Airlines

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gary Deborah Curt
$4,300 $3,700 $3,600
17 R,
5 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $11,600

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Game tape date: 1985-11-12
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