Show #10 - Friday, September 21, 1984

The Double Jeopardy! game board appeared on the cover of the manual for the electronic version of Jeopardy! for the Coleco Adam.


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Clare Dellemann, a credit manager from Huntington Beach, California

Eric Groves, an elementary school teacher from Los Angeles, California

Lynn Strother, a technical editor originally from Hazleton, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Formerly Formosa
    $100 13
Not a Hawaiian cow, but a dress worn by Hawaiian women
    $100 9
He celebrated his 39th birthday 41 times
    $100 21
"Unsinkable" for most of its maiden voyage in 1912
    $100 1
In '61 movie, Audrey Hepburn's alternative to brunch in bed
    $100 22
What Gary Player plays professionailly
    $200 5
Dutch is still an official language in what is now called Suriname
    $200 15
Affirmative reply to an admiral's command
    $200 10
Between him & his wife, they licked the platter clean
    $200 23
Merchant ship that made the trip in 1620 from Plymouth to Cape Cod
    $200 2
Burt Lancaster film in which his only friends were feathered
    $300 7
8th most populous country in the world, this "Bengal Nation" was once East Pakistan
    $300 16
Adopted baby of Barney & Betty Rubble
    $300 14
He didn't find gold in the Klondike, so he wrote "The Call of the Wild"
    $300 25
He entertained world leaders on his yacht "Christina"
    $300 3
Poignant movie in which Peter Sellers turned on the TV & tuned out the world
    $400 11
First colony since 1776 to break from Britain without consent, it is now Zimbabwe
    $400 17
Washington's panda with pregnancy problems
    $400 19
His nickname was the "Manassa Mauler"
    $400 26
Royal neighbor of the Spruce Goose
    $400 6
This title describes Carroll Baker's thumb-sucking character & nightie she wore
    $500 12
About 1/3 of Africa's Pygmy population lives in what was once Belgian Congo
    $500 18
British rockers whose name came from villain in sci-fi film "Barbarella"
    $500 20
2nd generation pop singer, he's sung on every "Love Boat" voyage
    $500 24
At some 500' long & with 9 masts, the "Cheng Ho" was largest of this kind
    $500 8
Sensitive Mart Crowley treatment of gays marching to a different drummer
    $500 27
Boxer whose life was portrayed in "Somebody Up There Likes Me"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Lynn Eric Clare
$600 $600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Eric Clare
$200 $2,500 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...a good year.)
(Alex: And for the benefit of our folks at home, homonyms, of course, are words that sound the same but mean different things.)
    $200 23
Notorious labor leader missing since '75
    $200 17
Washington proclaimed Nov. 26, 1789 this first national holiday
    $200 9
Both Ferde Grofe' & the Colorado River dug this national park
    $200 1
Depending on the book, he could be a "Jones", a "Sawyer", or an "Uncle"
    $200 6
Hindu hierarchy or a play's actors
    $200 12
Last season, this series mourned the loss of Sgt. Esterhaus
    $400 18
Why April 28th was a bad day for Capt. Bligh
    $400 20
Seaside resort that has a monopoly on East Coast gambling
    $400 2
He wrote "The 3 Musketeers"; his son wrote "Camille"
    $400 7
Near or a purchase
    $400 13
He went from the Ponderosa to the prairie
    $600 22
Since '27, stars have made good impressions at this Hollywood site
    $600 3
Where you can't go again in Thomas Wolfe title
    $600 8
A fixed look, or Ginger Rogers' partner
    $600 14
In 1970 he had a "Goodtime Hour"
    $800 24
A thrilling destination for tight-rope walkers & honeymooners
    $800 4
Irving's bird-like hero chased by the Headless Horseman
    DD: $1,000 10
Didn't see the fog
    $800 16
Jackie Gleason show that rejected titles "The Lovers" & "The Couple Next Door"
    $1000 21
Now totaling over $1 trillion, it began 11 days after Treasury was established in 1789
    $1000 15
Tourists know this Catholic mission as Davy Crockett's last stand
    $1000 5
Shaw's scorched saint
    $1000 11
Where ships dock or what a jury consists of
    $1000 19
In court, he'd always make mincemeat of Hamilton Burger

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Eric Clare
$1,600 $6,300 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Adventurous 26th president, he was 1st to ride in an automobile & an airplane

Final scores:

Lynn Eric Clare
$1,700 $11,300 $550
2nd place: a recliner and a coffee/tea set New champion: $11,300 3rd place: an encyclopedia

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynn Eric Clare
$2,600 $6,300 $6,600
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1984-08-08
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