Show #5 - Friday, September 14, 1984

Fifth episode.
Lorrie Farrely sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $13,400.


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Howard Wilson, a househusband from Montclair, California

Lorrie Farrely, an elementary school teacher from Orange, California

Larry Silverman, a middle school vice-principal from Banning, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Melville's white whale tale
    $100 22
It was "enough" for Dick Van Patten
    $100 14
Country that is home to Parsis & Sikhs
    $100 8
"Only you can prevent forest fires"
    $100 1
Due to earthquakes, this Yellowstone geyser no longer erupts on time
    $100 10
D'Artagnan's best buddies
    $200 7
Lincoln called it "the book that caused the big war"
    $200 23
A teen's "sweet" age
    $200 15
More common name for The Watchtower Bible & Tract Society
    $200 17
Nickname of our 16th president & Li'l Abner's son
    $200 2
Logs in this forest may be 150 million years old
    $200 13
With them under foot, Uncle Donald's life wasn't duck soup
    $300 9
Steinbeck novel dubbed "the Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Depression"
    $300 19
Some 3 million pilgrims visit this small French town annually
    $300 18
Though this actress' cat is named for Buster Keaton, she's really no relation
    $300 3
There are still unexplored areas of these New Mexico caves
    $300 16
"Candy Man" who began with the Will Mastin Trio
    $400 11
He gave Hester a scarlet "A"
    $400 24
Above this I.Q. mark, you're considered a genius
    $400 4
Mount Whitney, highest point in lower 48 states, is in this park named for its trees
    $400 20
Classic TV puppet show which also featured Beulah Witch & Delores Dragon
    $500 12
Great-grand nephew of Francis Scott Key, he was the voice of the Jazz Age
    $500 25
State name that's misspelled on the Liberty Bell
    $500 5
This southern subtropical wilderness is home to manatees & TV's "Gentle Ben"
    $500 21
Apollo II trio; while Collins circled Moon, these 2 landed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Larry Lorrie Howard
-$100 $1,300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Lorrie Howard
$100 $3,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Coal & diamonds both consist of it
    $200 15
It carries the motto "All the news that's fit to print"
    $200 24
Although this Roman arena could hold 50,000, it's not on the Jackson tour
    $200 10
The first Mrs. Bonaparte
    $200 3
Hamlet found "something rotten" in this country
    $200 1
Horse racing was a sport at these ancient Greek contests
    $400 8
Common kitchen substance known chemically as sodium chloride
    $400 22
First published in 1889 by the Dow Jones Co.
    $400 28
Date just west of this is 1 day later than the date just east
    $400 11
A puzzle people go to pieces over
    $400 4
The Moor who loved Desdemona "not wisely, but too well"
    $400 2
Collective name of Kentucky Derby, Preakness, & Belmont Stakes
    DD: $1,000 19
The chemical symbol for sulfuric acid, it completes this poem:

"Say farewell to the professor /
He'll be with us no more /
For what he thought was H2O /
    $600 23
Harvard Lampoon alumnus, by 1937 he owned 25 daily newspapers & a California castle
    $600 12
The police say "fine" for crossing the street this way
    $600 5
Battle of the sexes on which musical "Kiss Me Kate" was based
    $600 16
Billy the Cobbler, or a famous jockey
    $800 20
Used in cars' catalytic converters, it's more expensive than gold
    $800 26
Official endorsement to show validity of a passport, or a major credit card
    DD: $3,000 13
The only "J" in the Pledge of Allegiance
    $800 6
Chubby character who loved his ale & supplied the name for one
    $800 17
Since 1936, because of this, horses "say cheese" at the end of races
    $1000 21
U.S. & Canada produce almost entire world supply of this lightest inert gas
    $1000 27
The official news agency of the Soviet Union
    $1000 25
Currency of Liechtenstein, Luxembourg & Andorra
    $1000 14
Event an Olympian throws
    $1000 9
She was 8 years older & 3 months pregnant when Shakespeare married her
    $1000 18
All U.S. thoroughbreds are officially born on this day of the year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Lorrie Howard
$4,500 $12,400 $3,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 5 continents symbolized by Olympic rings, only one never to hold Games

Final scores:

Larry Lorrie Howard
$9,000 $13,400 $200
2nd place: a recliner + a tea set New champion: $13,400 3rd place: a World Book encyclopedia

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larry Lorrie Howard
$4,500 $11,200 $3,300
15 R,
4 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1984-08-07
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