Show #280 - Friday, October 4, 1985

Chuck Forrest game 5.
Chuck sets a new total cash winnings record of $72,800.
A very brief clip of this game was seen in the 2019-04-10 episode of The Goldbergs.


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Linda Alznauer, a student and an actress originally from Los Angeles, California

Susan McGowan, an office automation manager from San Francisco, California

Chuck Forrest, a student from Grand Blanc, Michigan (whose 4-day cash winnings total $60,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
    $100 12
She accepted her Oscar for Best Actress shouting, "You like me! You like me!"
    $100 11
With only 4 ships, this neighbor of Australia had the smallest navy
    $100 18
Most living organisms have millions, but a prisoner only has one
    $100 2
You can get a knish at a Jewish one, or mozzarella at an Italian one
    $100 23
In song, Davy Crockett was said to have "Kil't him a bar when he was only" this age
    $200 4
    $200 16
Completes Mae West line, "It's not the men in my life that count..."
    $200 13
The U.S. Navy had a ship whose sole purpose was to make this dessert
    $200 19
A 5th C. B.C. Greek philosopher was 1st to theorize that all matter is made of these
    $200 3
From Latin for "repentance", San Quentin for example
    $200 24
The original Smokey the Bear became a popular attraction at this city's zoo
    $300 5
His actual first name was Hiram while his middle name was Ulysses
    $300 28
Romantic idol who said, "This king stuff is pure bull... I'm just a lucky slob from Ohio"
    $300 14
In 1942, approaches to the Mississippi River were mined by this type of German vessel
    $300 20
Term for creatures like vultures or hermit crabs that eat carcasses & refuse
    $300 6
Before 1934, the date for this was March 4; after 1934, January 20
    $300 25
The constellation Ursa Major, meaning the "great bear", is better known by this name
    $400 9
    $400 15
This Axis leader had a complete set of dental tools taken everywhere he went
    $400 21
Days & nights are always 12 hours long there
    DD: $400 7
The univ. choral group whose theme song is the following:

"Yes, the magic of their singing /
Of the songs we love so well /
'Shall I Wasting' and 'Mavourneen' and the rest..."
    $400 26
Bear who was featured in an exercise book with drawings by Ernest Shepard
    $500 10
    $500 17
Over 5,000 of them were pilots in the Soviet air force
    $500 22
If you're studying mensuration, you're studying this
    $500 8
From the Latin for "bend the knees", not the cry of a ski instructor, but the act of showing reverence
    $500 27
Few Americans got to see this mascot at the 1980 Olympics

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

Chuck Susan Linda
$1,800 $1,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Susan Linda
$4,400 $2,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
    $200 1
Developer William J. Levitt built 3 suburban communities all named this
    $200 19
Waving American-style is an insult in this Hellenic country
    $200 12
In Exodus 3, it burned but wouldn't burn up
    $200 20
Migrants leaving this state's "Dust Bowl" helped bring country music to the West
    $200 4
Papillon, the French "butterfly", was netted & brought to this prison
    $200 2
Root vegetable that was the root of Peter Rabbit's passion
    $400 3
After posing for pictures she was asked what she had on & replied, "The radio"
    $400 21
In Netherlands, a hostess may serve herself 1st, from custom of tasting food to prove it wasn't this
    $400 15
Nephew whom Abraham rescued in Gen. 14, he also needed rescuing from Sodom by Gen. 19
    $400 22
Radio program originally called the "WSM Barn Dance"
    $400 5
A cloud of ash circled the Earth when most of this volcanic island was obliterated in an 1883 explosion
    $400 9
Europeans once believed this purple-skinned cousin to the tomato caused insanity
    $600 10
John & Stewart Alsop revived the word "egghead" to describe this candidate's supporters
    $600 26
Frenchmen kiss cheeks, but in Romania male friends often kiss this way
    $600 16
King whose reign was so rich that silver was said to have been as common as stones in Jerusalem
    DD: $3,000 23
1 of 3 original members of the Country Music Hall of Fame
    $600 6
Spanish for "pelican", but appropriately called "The Rock" by its inhabitants
    $600 11
Syrup originally made from pomegranates processed on the Caribbean island of Grenada
    $800 17
He wanted to put his finger into the nail marks in Jesus' palms
    $800 24
Type of music that's named after Bill Monroe's band
    DD: $400 7
1st to claim Calif. gold said he found it on this island named for St. Catherine
    $800 13
The "hospitality" fruit, it can keep Jell-O from jelling
    $1000 18
It's the battlefield where good & evil will fight their final battle
    $1000 25
The Texas Troubadour
    $1000 8
Pt. Udall, in this island group, is called the easternmost American point in the Western Hemisphere
    $1000 14
Autumn edible which figured in the Alger Hiss case

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Susan Linda
$12,800 $6,400 $1,400
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Over 1/2 of Fortune 500 and 42% of all N.Y. Stock Exchange companies are incorporated in this state

Final scores:

Chuck Susan Linda
$12,800 $1 $400
5-day champion: $72,800 3rd place: package of 9 Waring kitchen appliances (blender, steamer, mixer, ice cream parlor, etc.) 2nd place: White-Westinghouse SpaceSave laundry pair + Jules Jurgensen his & hers diamond watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Susan Linda
$10,400 $6,800 $1,400
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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Game tape date: 1985-07-24
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