Show #310 - Friday, November 15, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.


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Ron Black, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina

Nathan Walpow, a data processor and an actor originally from Queens, New York

Michael Day, a financial analyst from Columbus, Ohio

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
In 1869, professional players of this sport earned maximum of $1400 a year & didn't strike
    $100 22
It can be raw, powdered, whole, evaporated, condensed, or skim
    $100 18
Snag el toro using his hard bonelike projections
    $100 3
“Weapon” Dorothy used to kill the Wicked Witch of the West
    $100 2
Each week when Roger Moore looked up at beginning of “The Saint” this appeared above his head
    $100 1
Body part which now can be augmented, sculpted, & wrapped, as well as painted, trimmed, & filed
    $200 12
Holiday begun 4/22/1875 because J.S. Morton thought Nebraskans should plant trees
    $200 23
The 24th letter indicates precise location
    $200 11
21, or a thug's bludgeon
    $200 7
In 1980 BBC production of this Shakespeare play “Monty Python's” John Cleese played Petruchio
    $200 5
As of July, 1985, Oregon guru Rajneesh had been given 90 of these cars, but he's hoping for 365
    $300 13
Company set up by American Express in 1852 to speed up gold shipments from California
    $300 24
A single wicker container should not hold the entire output of thy hen
    $300 14
Curare is added to this projectile to give it that little extra shot
    DD: $200 8
Man usually being chased to the following: (Opening to “Yakety Sax” played)
    $300 6
On 3/25/85, Marty Pasetta opened telecast of this awards show with shot of auditorium upside-down
    $400 17
Effective May 16, 1870, the Central & Union Pacific RR's said you could do it in 6 days, 20 hours
    $400 25
Perpetually place one's prime pedal extremity in advance
    $400 15
The weapon which killed this “1st murder victim” was never revealed
    $400 9
Yelling “I am not a number, I am a free man”, this actor was #6 on “The Prisoner”
    $400 20
In 1985, Disneyland, McDonald's, & Captain Kangaroo all celebrated this anniversary
    $500 19
For a promotional stunt in 1889, this newspaper publisher sent Nellie Bly around the world
    $500 26
Perform an optical scan prior to execution of a jete
    $500 16
Long, straight, 2-edged sword with a large cup hilt; some people have this type of wit
    $500 10
Scooter's uncle “owned” the theater from which this American group did their “Show” shot in London
    $500 21
Of the 1.5 million students who took the S.A.T.s in early 1985, only 8 hit this perfect combined score

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Michael Nathan Ron
$800 $300 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Nathan Ron
$1,200 $1,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
What we call the flow of electrons through wire, air, or even yourself
    $200 18
The symbol for “flat” closely resembles this lower case English letter
    $200 9
A flat-topped mountain with steep sides, it's from Spanish for “table”
    $200 4
Lofty means of escape Daedalus & son Icarus used to flee King Minos
    $200 14
Alice thought the White Rabbit was normal until he whipped this out
    $400 2
In light, 2 colors are said to be complementary if, when added together, they produce this color
    $400 23
Playboy advised “Don't wear t-shirts with pink sports coats unless you live” here
    $400 19
The 1954 Dorothy Dandridge/Harry Belafonte film “Carmen Jones” was based on this composer's opera
    $400 10
In 1806, he tried to climb the Colorado peak named for him, took wrong path & wound up on wrong mt.
    $400 5
An ancients “Rubik's Cube”, spliced by the father of Midas, sliced by Alexander
    $400 17
To have room to do the lobster quadrille, you have to clear these spineless creatures off the shore
    $600 3
Though it holds our planet together, it's actually a much weaker force than electro-magnetism
    $600 24
For gangsters, a killing; in fashion terms it's a cheap copy of a high-priced original
    DD: $100 15
In 1818, Heinrich Stolzel took out a patent on this horn improvement allowing changes of pitch
    $600 11
Lake Placid & the source of the Hudson are found in this New York group
    $600 6
Hercules, Orpheus, & Castor & Pollux were among those who joined the search for this
    $800 7
Invented in 1947 to improve electron microscope images, this science created a 3-D picture
    $800 20
Other orchestra members standardly get their “A” note for tuning from this instrument
    $800 16
The highest active volcano in Europe, it's found in Italy
    DD: $3,000 12
Hermaphroditus, whose body combined both sexes, had name combining these 2 gods, his parents
    $800 26
The Mock Turtle said its 4 branches were “ambition, distraction, uglification, & derision”
    $1000 8
Branch of physics dealing with motion, like the bumping of molecules in a gas
    $1000 27
In the 15th century, men's poulaines might have extended 24" beyond this point
    $1000 21
He wrote his “Farewell Symphony” as a hint he & the orchestra wanted to leave for Vienna
    $1000 22
Elijah took on 450 prophets of Baal & 400 from Asherah on the slopes of this mountain above Haifa
    $1000 13
God who gave his name to a river in Asia Minor proverbially known for its wanderings
    $1000 25
It was at this character's house Alice joined the tea party

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Nathan Ron
$2,400 $2,600 $8,700
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

Popular name for the Jefferson Nat'l Expansion Memorial

Final scores:

Michael Nathan Ron
$0 $3 $12,000
3rd place: $1,000 if eliminated 2nd place: $1,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Nathan Ron
$2,400 $2,600 $7,100
14 R,
3 W
8 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,100

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Game tape date: 1985-10-28
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