Show #12 - Tuesday, September 25, 1984

Ed Osawa sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $19,000.


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Ed Osawa, a student from Torrance, California

Randy Kaplan, a taxi driver originally from New York City

Mary Bowers, a public relations coordinator from San Jose, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Costa Rican capital people might know the way to
    $100 25
Southern specialty & America's favorite main dish
    $100 1
Sport which uses epees, foils & sabres
    $100 20
He invented the Franklin stove
    $100 11
Romans called this African beast a "tiger horse"
    $100 6
Erich Segal's "story"
    $200 16
It's divided into the Kanda, Marunoucki, Asakusa & Ginza districts
    $200 28
Deli delight, from Yiddish for Ring
    $200 2
Name given to annual competition among U.S. amateur boxers
    $200 21
Detection of gamma rays was 1 of the uses for this 1947 instant picture taker
    $200 12
The only flying mammal
    $200 7
An air bubble tells a carpenter if he's on it
    $300 17
Home to NATO & little green sprouts
    $300 29
Pickle men, not doctors, do this for bacon & ham
    $300 3
Number of downs allowed in Canadian football to advance the ball 10 yards
    $300 22
2,160 people at a time could ride on this at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
    $300 13
A black panther is really the black version of this cat
    $300 9
The L in L.P.G.A.
    $400 18
This capital's street signs are in English, Arabic & Hebrew
    DD: $300 4
Because of WWII, these 2 NFL teams combined squads in '43 to become the "Stegles"
    $400 23
Edison suggested it be used to record phone calls & make clocks talk
    $400 14
Plays dead to escape predators, but one was close friends with an alligator
    $400 10
A, B, M, P, or Z, for example
    $500 19
If the other twin had founded it, it might have been called "Reme"
    $500 27
East Indians who never ask "Where's the beef?"
    $500 5
Ex-Boston Celtics' star who has refused induction into Basketball Hall of Fame
    $500 24
The first patent pool was for this invention by Howe, Hunt & Singer
    $500 26
Weighing 1½ tons per foot, this mammal generates up to 500 H.P. with its tail
    $500 15
It's what bread has & matzo hasn't

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Mary Randy Ed
$1,200 $500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Randy Ed
$2,900 $700 $4,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Its Mormon founders called it Deseret
    $200 17
Used by a carpenter, a master sergeant, & a dentist
    $200 6
4th note of the musical scale or "a long, long way to run"
    $200 18
A second prosecution for the same offense, or this round
    $200 10
Condition associated with London & pea soup
    $200 1
Actress who spoke the immortal line, "Love is never having to say you're sorry"
    $400 23
The only state beginning with "A" that does not end in "A"
    $400 19
A lady's handbag or something done to lips before a kiss
    $400 7
Piano style sprung from the blues, it describes Bette's "Bugle Boy"
    $400 12
Mt. Waialeale in Hawaii gets the most, while Calama, Chile, usually gets none
    $400 2
Mary Poppins' magical, musical tongue-twister
    $600 24
The only state to touch 4 of the Great Lakes
    $600 20
A police wagon, a rice field, or author Chayefsky
    $600 8
Tyrolean trick of moving the voice from natural to falsetto
    $600 13
Its winds can reach 400 MPH
    $600 3
Actor who captained "the mean machine" in "The Longest Yard"
    $800 25
1 of 4 states that's officially a commonwealth
    $800 21
To Hamlet, "Frailty, thy name is" this
    DD: $1,900 9
"I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair /
Borne, like a vapor..."

What we call this singing sans accompaniment:
    $800 27
To avoid litigation, this type of insurance or divorce avoids affixing blame
    $800 14
Some hygrometers use a human hair to measure this
    $800 4
Movie whose sequel was "Class of '44"
    $1000 22
In Czech, it's herec; in German, schauspieler; & in Hollywood, usually unemployed
    $1000 16
Italian for "first lady", the leading opera singer in a company
    $1000 26
While a summons asks nicely, this demands your appearance in court
    $1000 15
Region near Equator that took the wind out of Sinbad's sails
    $1000 5
This gimmick introduced for the film "Scent of Mystery" was something to be sniffed at

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Randy Ed
$9,600 $3,100 $9,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It carries more water than the longest rivers in Asia, Africa & No. America combined

Final scores:

Mary Randy Ed
$11,200 $600 $19,000
2nd place: a recliner + a "telephone center" 3rd place: a boombox New champion: $19,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Randy Ed
$8,500 $3,100 $9,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1984-08-14
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