Show #500 - Friday, November 7, 1986


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Michael Todaro, a real estate broker originally from Los Angeles, California

Todd Russell, a buyer from Santa Ana, California

Linda Williams, an engineering reports clerk from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the clues will be the names of women and you have to respond with, "Who is the only woman who is this or does this?")
(Alex: "E-C-K" in quotation marks, and that means that those three letters, in that order, will figure in all the correct responses.)
    $100 11
The mosquitos that "bite" are of this sex
    $100 17
For luck, many new store owners do it with the 1st dollar they take in
    $100 2
"Oh, you'll take the high road & I'll take the low road, & I'll be" there "before you"
    $100 14
Margaret Thatcher
    $100 1
Oversized ones were thrown on "The Big Showdown" & "High Rollers"
    $100 26
To knock someone down, or, counting the jokers, 54
    $200 12
Creature that has 3 hearts & 8 tentacles
    $200 18
Every May, Romanians mark their return to pasture with a celebration
    $200 3
"Nothing could be finer than to be" there "in the morning"
    $200 19
Diane Sawyer
    $200 5
Host of '60s "Snap Judgment", '70s "Whodunnit?", & '80s "Star Search"
    $200 27
Four in a bushel, or one on a cheek
    $300 13
Spider, howler & marmoset
    $300 23
The application of water to a person as a sacrament
    $300 4
City in which sweet Molly Malone sold "cockles & mussels alive, alive-oh"
    $300 20
Deborah Harry
    $300 6
Merv Griffin originally wanted to call this show "Shopper's Bazaar"
    $300 28
Bottles & guitars have them; Long Island has a "Great" one
    $400 15
While "equine" is horselike & "vulpine" is foxlike, "porcine" refers to this animal
    DD: $700 24
A new ritual in Japan is the singing of this song in German to ring out the old year:

"Freude, schöner Götterfunken, / Tochter aus Elysium..."
    $400 9
Though it's not their home, in 1967, the Bee Gees sang about this New England state
    $400 21
Elizabeth Dole
    $400 7
Johnny Gilbert's "Music" version came way B4 Anita Hamilton's "Jackpot" version of this game
    $400 29
Goes with in, off, or out
    $500 16
Reader's Digest pointed out resemblance of this water creature, aka the sea cow, to G. Cleveland
    $500 25
Anyone doing this during a nightlong Hopi crop ceremony is smacked with yucca leaves
    $500 10
"Santa Lucia" takes place in this city's harbor
    $500 22
Lynette Woodard
    $500 8
He often signs off with "Help control the pet population; have your pet spayed or neutered"
    $500 30
Baseball team owner who sent 3'7" Eddie Gaedel to bat in 1951

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

Linda Todd Michael
$1,200 $1,200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Todd Michael
$4,100 $2,100 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses are well-known people and all of the clues are quotes from these individuals.)
    $200 11
This term for Ancient Egyptian script means "sacred writing", not "picture writing"
    $200 1
Kane's dying word, it was the first word heard in the film
    $200 16
Julius Caesar said cowards do this "many times before their deaths"
    $200 17
1st president ever to appear on color TV
    $200 25
Common household appliance that lost its wringer & gained an agitator
    $200 2
"Hell Town" hero, I sold the lottery ticket to Humphrey Bogart in "Treasure of the Sierra Madre"
    $400 12
The World Almanac says Judaism was founded "about 1300 B.C., reportedly at" this mountain
    $400 10
Name of the estate Kane built on a Florida mountain, which he also built
    $400 19
Inflation fell from 11% to 5% during 2 1/2 year term of this pres. known for "Whip Inflation Now" buttons
    $400 27
For computer experts, this language stands for Common Business Oriented Language
    DD: $1,000 3
In my 4 series, I was a lawyer, rode horses, ran 60 mph, & fell off tall buildings
    $600 13
In "The Republic", he wrote "Necessity... is the mother of invention"
    $600 7
Of acting, directing, or writing, what Welles won his "Kane" Oscar for
    $600 29
King Lear cursed, "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless" one
    $600 20
20th century president whose actual 1st name was Thomas
    $600 26
Its speeds are set by the American Standards Assoc., 400 being fast, 25 slow
    $600 4
"Dynasty" star who asked in health club commercials, "Are you ready for summer?"
    $800 14
People of this Greek city left sickly babies to die in the Talyetos Mts.
    $800 9
Later famous as Endora on "Bewitched", she played Kane's mother
    $800 28
In Henry IV, Pt. I Shakespeare described it as "the better part of valour"
    $800 18
He said, "I don't think any family has ever enjoyed the White House as much as we have"
    $800 24
Visa added one to their card to stop forgery; Nat. Geographic put one on their Nov. '85 cover
    $800 5
As Simon Peter in "Jesus of Nazareth", I had scenes with both Marys; in '86 I was "Mary's" boss on TV
    $1000 15
This war-like people of the Tigris Valley was among 1st in history to have a standing army
    $1000 8
Composer who later did music for "Psycho", "Vertigo" & "Taxi Driver", "Kane" was his 1st feature, too
    $1000 22
In "12th Night" it's said, "Some are born great, some achieve greatness & some have greatness..." this way
    DD: $500 21
1st U.S. president who did not sign the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution
    $1000 23
The combine combines a grain harvester with this machine
    $1000 6
I beat out Spencer Tracy to win the 1955 Academy Award

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Todd Michael
$8,900 $3,400 $6,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only SE Asian nation never a colony of the West, its name aptly means "land of the free"

Final scores:

Linda Todd Michael
$8,000 $0 $2
2-day champion: $14,100 3rd place: Technics portable compact disc player 2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer + Radio Flyer wagons

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Linda Todd Michael
$8,000 $3,900 $6,700
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1986-09-09
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