Show #279 - Thursday, October 3, 1985

Chuck Forrest game 4.
Chuck sets a new total cash winnings record of $60,000.


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René Garcia, a law firm purchasing agent from Culver City, California

Claudia Wolfe, an advertising copywriter originally from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Chuck Forrest, a student from Grand Blanc, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That last category, ladies and gentlemen, is a new one for us on the program. What it means, simply, is that in all of the responses, there will be 2 sets of double letters. You'll figure it out as we get into it.)
    $100 20
Jim Davis named this cat after his grandfather, not the 20th president
    $100 4
Used as early as 230 B.C., the 1st successful electric one was developed by the Otis Bros. in 1889
    $100 16
Movie question posed by Barbra Streisand & Bugs Bunny
    $100 2
The only mammal capable of sustained flight
    $100 9
Herbs anise & fennel resemble the flavor of this common black candy
    $100 1
"Tinsel Town"
    $200 21
John Steinbeck wrote the preface of a book about this Al Capp character
    $200 5
Begun by Appius Claudius as a public work in 312 B.C., it's one of the roads that lead to Rome
    $200 17
Dustin Hoffman & Alec Guinness were considered for this role that won an Oscar for Ben Kingsley
    $200 10
Of a rat, a raven, & a spineless jellyfish the one which can be taught to count
    $200 13
From the Romanian word for "to preserve", it's served hot with mustard on rye
    $200 3
Unable to speak
    $300 25
Standard comment of Little Orphan Annie's dog Sandy
    $300 6
Type of well named for the French region of Artois where 1 was 1st drilled in 1126
    $300 23
Some of the character names rejected for this classic were "Gaspy", "Daffy", & "Snoopy"
    DD: $500 11
A luna moth's are feathered, a june bug's leaflike, & a cockroach's are feelers
    $300 14
When it was 1st introduced into England from France, it was called "butterine"
    $300 19
Soft white Italian cheese often used as pizza topping
    $400 7
A 1984 survey found an additional 2,500 miles to this barrier, now totaling 6,200 miles long
    $400 24
The make of car that starts up immediately after 200 years in Woody Allen's "Sleeper"
    $400 12
Since 1955 ultrasonic vibrations have repelled these crusty creatures from ship hulls
    $400 18
Named for an English dr. who recommended meat as cure-all, it's a hamburger without a bun
    $400 26
A gathering at which Pete Seeger & Joan Baez, or an owl & a goat might sing
    $500 8
This 15th century artist built fortresses, bridges, harbors, & locks
    $500 15
Often called the panther, its name was originally given to the cat now known as the cheetah
    $500 22
Not a fabric but a cake that's a cross between an angel & a sponge

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Chuck Claudia René
$1,300 -$200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Claudia René
$3,400 $500 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This author of "The Jungle Book" lived in Vermont for 4 years
    $200 11
This British/Australian group's name was taken from oldest brother Barry's initials
    $200 20
Dorothy Parker said, "Men seldom make passes at girls who" do this
    $200 13
Presidents Hayes, Garfield, & Benjamin Harrison were all generals in this war
    $200 2
In 1965, Pope Paul VI formally exonerated this group of blame for the death of Jesus
    $200 18
Largest Chinese community outside Asia lives in this city's Chinatown
    $400 3
Aldous Huxley's 1932 version of "1984"
    $400 12
In '72, he sang "Song Sung Blue"
    $400 21
Emerson said, "If a man makes a better" one of these, "the world will beat a path to his door"
    $400 14
General who told Congress in 1951, "There is no substitute for victory"
    $400 4
It's what the P.T.L. in TV's "P.T.L. Club" stands for
    $400 19
Of a North, East, South & West Side, the 1 Chicago doesn't have
    $600 8
James Hilton's schoolmaster father was the model for this novel's title character
    $600 25
In '67, this "Lady of Soul" got due "Respect"
    $600 24
"The doctor can bury his mistakes, but we can only advise clients to plant vines", said this architect
    $600 15
Generals Lee, Grant, Sherman, Pershing, & Patton have all had a type of these named for them
    $600 5
Well-known nickname of Siddhartha Gautama
    DD: $1,000 26
The Village Stompers stomped around this part of Greenwich Village:
    $800 9
The hero's clubfoot in "Of Human Bondage" represented this author's stammer
    DD: $2,000 23
Completes the quote "Go west, young man"
    $800 16
"Old Fuss & Feathers", general Winfield Scott, captured this foreign capital in 1847
    $800 6
North American Protestant group featured in the movie "Witness"
    $800 27
Founded in 1683, Germantown is now an historic part of this city
    $1000 10
Ironically Catherine, wife of this poet, painter, & printer, was illiterate
    $1000 22
"Reading is to the mind as" this is "to the body"
    $1000 17
With under 200 men, this Revolutionary War general captured 3 British forts in Ill. & Ind.
    $1000 7
Prayer taken from salutation of Gabriel, it's now said as commonly as the Lord's Prayer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Claudia René
$11,800 $3,100 $1,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Last Communist party chief of the U.S.S.R. to leave office without dying

Final scores:

Chuck Claudia René
$15,000 $6,100 $2,800
4-day champion: $60,000 2nd place: a Palm Springs vacation at Royce Resort Hotel 3rd place: a Lane Action recliner + a Chinon compact 35 mm camera

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Claudia René
$11,200 $3,100 $3,400
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
9 R,
1 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1985-07-24
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