Show #309 - Thursday, November 14, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Steve Rogitz, a letter carrier from Gardena, California

Paula Tupper, a law student originally from Westfield, New Jersey

Bruce Fauman, a university administrator and professor from Vancouver, British Columbia

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
What's done to a pesky mosquito or an acronym for a police special weapons team
    $100 2
“The regulars are out!” he warned Hancock & Adams on April 18, 1775
    $100 3
The Sands, Frontier, Desert Inn, & Landmark Hotels were once owned by this mysterious billionaire
    $100 14
Since the face wasn't shown, a stand-in stood in for John Travolta in famous opening shot of this film
    $100 1
For wines, it never means the opposite of wet
    $100 25
Financiers literally made a big impact on this street in October 1929
    $200 20
Completes a Ben Franklin phrase, “Here skugg lies snug...”
    $200 12
General Howe faced him in Brandywine, Germantown, & Long Island battles
    $200 5
Appropriately, you'll find “The Appian Way” at this hotel casino on The Strip
    $200 16
In his 1st feature film, he played The Scarecrow in “The Wiz”
    $200 4
Bacardi, America's single best-selling brand of liquor, is this type
    $200 26
London street where in the '60s, you'd find the mods & the miniskirts
    $300 21
It's the shortest route taken back to the hive
    $300 13
Now site of a military academy, Benedict Arnold plotted to turn over its fort to the British
    $300 6
The smallest denomination of coin that can be played in Las Vegas slots
    $300 17
The queen Glenda Jackson played in “Mary Queen of Scots” & PBS mini-series
    $300 9
This series built around wine currently makes your TV a potent portable
    DD: $500 27
In 1978, Gerry Rafferty found his way down this street:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $400 22
The actual title of “Jimmy Crack Corn”
    $400 15
Helping us fight bankrupted this country & sent it into internal revolution
    $400 7
“Sparkling” nickname for Fremont St. in downtown Las Vegas
    $400 18
Both Susan Blakely & Jessica Lange played this tragic Hollywood actress in 1980s films
    $400 10
Brooklynite Jennie Churchill, Winston's mother, created this whiskey & vermouth cocktail
    $400 28
1973 Martin Scorsese film starring Robert De Niro about hoodlums in NYC's Little Italy
    $500 23
Of its varieties, the atlas is 1 of the largest & the death's head hawk chirps by blowing its nose
    $500 24
This building marked by a grasshopper weather vane, gained nickname “The cradle of liberty”
    $500 8
Pastoral meaning of “Las Vegas” in English inappropriate to its desert locale
    $500 11
Slivovitz is a brandy made from this fruit
    $500 29
The band that made Asbury Park, N.J. & Bruce Springsteen famous

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Bruce Paula Steve
$800 $300 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Paula Steve
$1,900 $700 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
According to Ohio's, “All things are possible” with him
    $200 7
They say “You can always tell a Harvard man, but you can't tell him” this
    $200 1
“The Ugly Duckling” was autobiographical for this shy author
    $200 23
Wrinkled or furrowed, as cardboard or iron
    $200 10
Country which had the 1st woman to walk in space
    $200 6
A triangular-shaped nut grown in North America & Europe, or a brand of baby food
    $400 19
In 1956, Congress adopted this 4-word Florida motto to be our national motto
    $400 8
Pentecostal revivalist turned Methodist, in 1965 he founded a Tulsa, Oklahoma university
    $400 2
When Rapunzel did this, it wasn't her way of being informal
    $400 27
Mercy killing
    $400 11
On Sept. 29, 1985 this film director activated “META”, a radio to contact extra-terrestrials
    $400 16
America's leading pecan-growing state
    $600 24
Virginia's state motto, which John Wilkes Booth yelled as he shot Lincoln
    $600 9
This D.C. university is America's oldest Roman Catholic-sponsored college
    $600 3
“Not I” said the duck & the cat & the dog when she asked them, “Who will thresh the wheat?”
    $600 28
At record companies, it's what the “R” in “A & R” stands for
    $600 13
Apollo 11 astronauts Armstrong, Collins & Aldrin each also flew in this program
    $600 20
This variety of nut is grown only in the country it's named for & adjacent lands
    DD: $800 25
“If you seek a pleasant peninsula look around you”, which is apt since this state consists of 2
    $800 12
South Carolina military college whose name sound like a fortress
    $800 4
To become the “Sleeping Beauty”, the princess pricked her hand on this part of the spinning wheel
    $800 29
In Latin, rosa, rosae, rosam, for example
    $800 14
Called “Drogues”, they open during a capsule's descent
    $800 21
In order to produce this green-kerneled nut, male & female trees must be near each other
    $1000 26
His words became North Dakota motto, “Liberty & Union, Now & Forever, One & Inseparable”
    $1000 15
In 1804, this merchant got Rhode Island College to rename itself after him by donating $5000
    $1000 5
It lay in the house that Jack built
    DD: $1,000 30
From German for “rear”, it's the region behind a coast or remote from other cities
    $1000 17
In February, 1984, the Soviets reactivated this space station
    $1000 22
In the musical “South Pacific”, Bloody Mary was said to chew these nuts which blacken the teeth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Paula Steve
$9,100 $3,100 $4,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Individual receiving 2nd-highest U.S. gov't salary--$104,700 per year excluding expenses

Final scores:

Bruce Paula Steve
$10,100 $2,100 $7,000
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Paula Steve
$9,600 $3,100 $4,000
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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Game tape date: 1985-10-28
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