Show #306 - Monday, November 11, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.


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Ric Moser, a printing broker from The Woodlands, Texas

Elise Beraru, an insurance underwriter from Los Angeles, California

John Genova, a student and a Catholic cantor from North Hollywood, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
In 1967, 1st woman to run this Mass. distance event had to sneak her way in
    $100 2
After WWII, over 80% of the buildings in this capital were uninhabitable
    $100 1
1st produced in 1928, manufacturers blew their wad making it
    $100 20
3 miles, or the one for women voters
    $100 7
“Season”ed disco queen born LaDonna Gaines
    $100 12
Farms & ranches cover 90% of this border state's land
    $200 9
Altho’ founded in 1883, it wasn't until 1976 that Sarah Caldwell became 1st woman to conduct this opera company
    $200 4
Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a general in this North American war, tried to unite Poland in 1794, but failed
    $200 3
Once kicked out of school, this “chewing gum king” eventually captured 70% of gum market
    $200 21
Celtic for “from the red marsh”, it was glamorous Marilyn's surname
    $200 15
Ernest Evans’ “twist”ed name
    $200 16
Tho’ Catholicism is this English province's largest single denomination, it's a “persecuted minority”
    $300 22
In 1901, Annie Edson Taylor became the 1st person to do this at Niagara Falls
    $300 5
Of 1 out of 5, 1 out of 15, or 1 out of 50, approximate ratio of Polish families who own cars
    DD: $300 6
Title question asked in this Lonnie Donegan song:
    $300 17
If you don't believe she was born Shirley Beaty, ask her little brother Warren
    $300 23
1st to sail it, Roald Amundsen found this “shortcut” a difficult 3-year trip
    $400 26
For service as a medical officer in 1865 Mary Walker became only woman to win this
    $400 10
Poland is among the world's largest producer of this fuel
    $400 13
A WWII morale booster for Filipinos was gum printed with this famous promise
    $400 18
Honest, Wyatt, his name was originally Hugh Krampe
    $400 24
Begun in 1948, this university's African studies program was 1st of its kind in U.S.
    $500 11
After 1572, the Poles used this method to select a king
    $500 14
A primary part of gum base, it's the natural gum of the sapodilla tree
    $500 19
Actor David Meyer changed his name to this before he started playing “Richard Diamond, Priv. Det.”
    $500 25
The founder of this aircraft company also helped form its competitor Lockheed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

John Elise Ric
$100 $100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Elise Ric
$600 $1,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Behaviorists & dogs drool over the work of this Russian physiologist
    $200 15
Of all his books, he said “David Copperfield” was his “favourite child”
    $200 1
In golf, this bird in the hand is worth 2 under par
    $200 6
Knob you adjust if your picture rolls
    $200 24
The most delicate of these is made of only 150-200 sable hairs, weighing .000529 oz. altogether
    $200 7
State where gold was found in 1874 when Custer led expedition to explore it
    $400 20
Though pleasant to kiss under, this plant is poisonous to eat
    $400 16
The “official” title of “Alice In Wonderland”
    $400 2
Since Pittsburgh's baseball team is the Pirates, their mascot dresses up as this
    DD: $2,000 9
Regis Philbin was his Ed McMahon
    $400 25
The Mogul school introduced western perspective, not a Hollywood one, to art of this country
    $400 8
Until 1963, Studebakers were made in this Indiana city
    $600 21
Cryobiologists are interested in doing this to living matter to preserve it for future use
    $600 17
Henry James novel whose New York setting is its title
    $600 3
Every fall, these “predators” take wing in the AFC West
    $600 10
Role Hans Conried played "relatively" well on "Make Room For Daddy"
    $600 26
“From today painting is dead”, said a French artist upon seeing this type of picture in 1839
    $600 12
Except for Thailand, all independent states in this area have won their freedom since 1945
    $800 22
For over 50 years, one of these was “The Man Without A Country's” home
    $800 4
Appropriately, these birds play in the National Hockey League
    $800 11
Of a Sunbeam, Triumph, or Austin-Healey, Maxwell Smart's car
    $800 27
Highest price for painting by a female was $1.1 mil. for “Reading Le Figaro” by this U.S. artist
    $800 13
As the Big Dipper points to the North Star, this major constellation points to the sky's South Pole
    DD: $1,000 23
Captain Nemo “dies” in both these Jules Verne novels
    $1000 5
Only NBA team that qualifies for this category
    $1000 14
Miss Landers taught this title character his ABCs
    $1000 28
In 1517, this French king & patron of da Vinci orig. bought the “Mona Lisa” to hang in his bathroom
    $1000 18
Helping to found it in 1957, Martin Luther King, Jr. headed this civil rights group until his death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Elise Ric
$1,800 $6,400 $8,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since it was established in 1901, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to these 2 U.S. Presidents

Final scores:

John Elise Ric
$0 $0 $3,599
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Elise Ric
$2,100 $6,400 $10,200
7 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1985-10-28
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