Show #58 - Wednesday, November 28, 1984


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Don Clark, a Spanish instructor from Ventura, California

Alice Strauss, a chemical engineer from Wilmington, California

Mark Loundy, a photojournalist from Diamond Bar, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There are a couple of categories there that we haven't seen before, and they should prove to be quite interesting for our players.)
    $100 11
Initials in common to all members of Lyndon Johnson's family
    $100 21
Contrary to name, this world's largest island is primarily icecap
    $100 6
The mark left by George Hamilton's "gay blade"
    $100 1
Winning a birling contest is as easy as not falling off this
    $200 12
Seminarian who became California's "Guru Governor"
    $200 14
Rex Harrison's "Fair Lady" and Burton's Guinevere
    $200 18
National Park famous for faithful aquatic eruptions
    $200 7
Its use was abolished in France in 1981, 188 years too late for Marie Antoinette
    $200 2
N.M.I. means this, as used in the name John (N.M.I.) Smith
    $300 13
Chrysler Corp. pres. considered by some Dems. as potential V.P. material
    $300 15
In 1967, Broadway said "hello" to this 1st black "Dolly"
    $300 19
Only Universal Studios' special effects & Moses could part it
    $300 8
The sword in the stone from the Lady of the Lake
    $300 3
The moving tower used to service space launch vehicles or Burt's Oscar-winning "Elmer"
    $400 20
Colorado senator who served as McGovern's campaign manager in '72
    $400 16
1931's "The Band Wagon" was the last time this brother & sister shared the dancing spotlight
    $400 24
Called the Schwarzwald, it's the deep dark woods of fairy tale fame
    $400 9
You'd need an undertaker, not a styptic pencil after this was used by Sweeney Todd
    DD: $350 4
State nickname shared by South Dakota & Florida
    $500 23
Hubert Humphrey's running mate in '68
    $500 17
Musical in which Lester Billis was Nellie Forbush's "honey bun"
    $500 22
John Denver's country roads lead to these West Virginia mountains
    $500 10
Ridley Scott's dim futuristic film view of Los Angeles
    $500 5
The 1st group to identify itself as 1 of these was Gamma Phi Beta in 1874

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Mark Alice Don
$550 $200 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Alice Don
$1,950 $1,300 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Something we can all... feel warm about.)
    $200 16
The Greeks' word for world or Sagan's word for universe
    $200 4
Fahrenheit equivalent to 0ยบ Centigrade
    $200 11
19th century flag nicknamed "Stars & Bars"
    $200 20
He "knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men"
    $400 10
"Amazing" home of the Minotaur
    $400 5
You might have to put F. Lee Bailey on one to admit he had a show about one
    $400 1
Its full name is "Liberty Enlightening the World"
    $400 21
The Green Hornet's chauffeuring sidekick
    $400 9
Number of eyes some spiders have & legs all spiders have
    $600 13
City-state ruled by Pericles
    $600 6
The science which deals with the motion & behavior of bullets
    $600 2
This popular tourist destination was annexed in 1889 due to pressure from sugar planters
    $600 22
Penny and Clipper's Uncle Schyler, who flew from radio to TV
    $600 17
All spiders spin it but not always into webs
    $800 14
The name of poetry with a lyre accompaniment
    DD: $1,000 26
Name of the nocturnal express this prisoner was waiting for
    $800 7
What you're "stuck with" boiling down collagen, softening it with hot water & letting it swell
    $800 3
It was his partner, James Marshall, who actually discovered gold at his California mill in 1849
    DD: $1,000 24
Radio voice of Superman, on TV he knew when "To Tell the Truth" & how to "Beat the Clock"
    $800 18
aka the harvestman, it was Leslie Caron's name for Fred Astaire in '55 film
    $1000 15
Founder of "Lyceum", his students walked with him as he taught
    $1000 25
This city's subway is the oldest in America
    $1000 8
In 1808, this metalsmith made copper plates for a Fulton steamboat boiler
    $1000 12
In return for Missouri's admittance as a slave state, this N.E. state was brought in as a free state
    $1000 23
Originally called "Challenge of the Yukon... Gold"
    $1000 19
Scientific name for spiders, from Greek woman who unwisely challenged Athena to spinning contest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Alice Don
$6,550 $7,100 $0

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

City that boasts the tallest U.S. monument, completed in 1965

Final scores:

Mark Alice Don
$13,050 $100 $0
2-day champion: $20,649 2nd place: a telephone and a recliner 3rd place: wall coverings

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Alice Don
$6,400 $8,100 $0
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 1984-09-12
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