Show #308 - Wednesday, November 13, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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John Hnat, a chemical lab technician from Cleveland, Ohio

Paul Boymel, an attorney from Potomac, Maryland

Paul Croshier, a United States Marine staff sergeant from Camp Pendleton, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Term for the minerals from which metals are extracted
    $100 14
He raises & tends the honey kind
    $100 7
“Sweets to the sweet: Farewell!” were Hamlet's mother's words at this woman's funeral
    $100 11
Nancy Ross, Angela Davis, & Geraldine Ferraro all sought this office in 1984
    $100 6
It's what gives soda pop the bubbles
    $200 16
Single-letter chemical designation of a diamond
    $200 12
On a sailor's chest it might say “Mother”; on Cher it's a butterfly
    $200 18
Higgins played the title role of this 1974 film
    $200 5
Part of Cassius' anatomy Brutus calls “itching” when accusing him of greed
    $200 8
Joan Benoit was 1st to win this Olympic event, finally offered for women in '84
    $200 9
Caleb Bradham named his elixir this because it was supposed to relieve dyspepsia
    $300 17
Largest block ever found of it in U.S., 56 tons, was used for Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    DD: $500 13
1984 film which featured the following:
    $300 2
“Other women cloy the appetites they feed, but she makes hungry where most she satisfies”
    $300 23
Kristine Holderied was 1st to graduate top in her class from 1 of these
    $300 10
They spent $250,000 to develop a can so the shuttle crew could drink their new formula in space
    $400 19
Mark Twain defined it as a hole in the groud with a liar standing at the top
    $400 15
Quality of ice, eels, & banana peels
    $400 3
Susanna & the twins, Hamnet & Judith
    $400 21
Fenton & Fowler's calls this elite Detroit ginger ale the best soft drink in the world
    $500 20
Fizzing when acid is applied, this mineral is the base of the Portland cement industry
    $500 24
A tenant under lease
    $500 4
The lines "And thereby hangs a tale" & "All the world's a stage" come from this comedy
    $500 22
It was originally called bib-label lithiated lemon-lime soda

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

SSGT Paul Paul John
-$300 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

SSGT Paul Paul John
$0 $800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
“Hell no, we won't go” was a chant often heard at rallies against this war
    $200 3
Arboreal symbol of strength
    $200 8
The pair's lyricist
    $200 11
They've been guarding British royalty since 1485 & gin bottles since 1820
    $200 27
October holiday which Mexicans call Dia de la Raza is celebrated in the U.S. as this
    $200 1
A patron saint of Russia, he was probably skinny & never wore a red suit
    $400 17
In the early 1930s Americans were told that it was “just around the corner”
    $400 19
Of the Tree of Life, Tree of Knowledge, or the Tree of Righteousness, the 1 forbidden to Adam
    $400 7
The “Times’” Brooks Atkinson called it “an original & beautiful excursion into... the Far East
    $400 10
Founder of the nursing profession, she was named after the city in which she was born
    $400 26
Meaning “removal of meat”, it's Rio's 4-day pre-Lenten festival
    $400 2
At 5th & 50th, its Lady Chapel is the place to get married, if you're in NYC - & Catholic
    $600 14
He railed against the “do-nothing 80th congress” during his whistle-stop campaign
    $600 28
The cry “sap's a runnin’” refers to this tree
    $600 6
Their 1st professional collaboration was this 1943 landmark musical
    $600 9
First Roman army to invade Britain was led by this general
    $600 20
O. Henry called it the most “purely American” holiday
    $600 21
“St. Elsewhere” is the nickname for this TV hospital
    $800 15
“Four more years of the full dinner pail” symbolized this president's re-election campaign in 1900
    DD: $200 25
Continent on which the densest, tallest & most valuable stand of timber is found
    $800 5
Character who is “corny as Kansas in August”
    $800 12
The penultimate Anglo-Saxon king, Edward was known by this pious title
    $800 22
Muslims fast during daylight hours for this entire month
    DD: $1,400 29
Chorea, as in choreographer, is a condition associated with rheumatic fever formerly called this
    $1000 16
In 1912, this pres. candidate declared, “We stand at Armageddon, & we battle for the Lord”
    $1000 24
Hindu for “trader” this unusual tree whose branches grow down can look like a mini-forest
    $1000 4
Stuart Damon & Lesley Ann Warren starred in this only R & H musical written for TV
    $1000 13
Though it sounds like a grim volume, it's just William the Conqueror's survey of the British kingdom
    $1000 23
Until 1752, the 13 colonies observed Annunciation Day, the 25th of this month, as New Year's

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

SSGT Paul Paul John
-$800 $6,000 $3,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 4, blood group of the universal recipient

Final scores:

SSGT Paul Paul John
-$800 $7,601 $4,800
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

SSGT Paul Paul John
-$800 $7,100 $3,200
7 R,
6 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $9,500

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Game tape date: 1985-10-28
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