Television: Battle of the Bones

The celebrated gaming booths of NBC's Twenty One last week rocked under a rhubarb that had even the head croupiers puzzled. Playing their sixth tie game in four weeks, at a husky $3,500 a point, Greenwich Village Artist Jim Snodgrass, 34, and Medical Research Consultant Hank Bloomgarden, 28, both answered correctly a ten-point question on European royalty, then went for the tough eleven-pointer: Name the five groups of bones in the human spinal column (see diagram). A onetime pre-med student, Snodgrass began with a noun, "sacrum," was ruled out by M.C. Jack Barry,...

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