Show #59 - Thursday, November 29, 1984


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Nancy Burns, a library assistant originally from Chicago, Illinois

Tom McGinn, an administrative assistant originally from Chillicothe, Ohio

Mark Loundy, a photojournalist from Diamond Bar, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,649)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It seems as if we had a lot of words in those categories.)
    $100 1
A sound's repetition by reflection
    $100 6
By 1966 the Air Force had logged 10,147 sightings of these, but didn't believe any
    $100 21
The pari-mutuel system lets you do it legally
    $100 14
Minneapolis' "twin", it's capital of Minnesota
    $100 3
He's been played by Reeves & Reeve
    $200 2
He originated "The Origin of Species"
    $200 7
It's what LBJ showed off to reporters in October 1965
    $200 22
Race where faster horses carry more weight than slower ones
    $200 17
California mission town which is annual destination for famed swallows
    $200 5
Still seen in Thanksgiving parades, Wally Cox gave this hero his voice
    $300 4
Singular form of the word "bacteria"
    $300 10
Jean Nidetch in 1963 lost 72 lbs. & started this company
    $300 23
Race horse that runs well on a wet track, or a Bronx mommy
    $300 18
8th most populous city in the world, it was once capital of Brazil
    DD: $400 11
His theme was the following:

"Mister Trouble never hangs around /
When he hears this mighty sound /
'Here I come to save the day'..."
    $400 8
Negative particle that orbits an atom's nucleus
    $400 15
In 1967 he was kicked out of the House of Representatives for reprehensible behavior
    $400 19
Reputed site of Columbus' tomb, it's capital of Dominican Republic
    $400 12
His archenemy, Dr. Sivana, nicknamed him "The Big Red Cheese"
    $500 9
Cytology is the study of these biological building blocks
    $500 16
In '61 this oil billionaire installed a pay phone in his mansion for guests to use
    $500 20
Poshest of all Swiss ski resorts
    $500 13
Originally Reed Richards, his wife Sue, The Human Torch & The Thing

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

Mark Tom Nancy
$1,100 $400 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Tom Nancy
$3,900 $800 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Honolulu is on this Hawaiian island
    $200 13
Won medals for helping British in South Africa but his opposition drove them from India
    $200 4
Combat candies made to melt in a GI's mouth, not in his hand
    $200 15
Second largest planet in the solar system
    $200 2
Though never declared, it was the longest war in which America took part
    $200 1
The seasick sea serpent
    $400 21
2 of 4 countries bordering Greece
    $400 14
Since independence in '45, Sukarno & Suharto have been this island nation's only presidents
    $400 19
Until Swanson offered them in '54, you couldn't officially eat in front of the boob tube
    $400 16
Stars forming patterns as seen from Earth, such as Orion
    $400 3
The material cost of this war was greater than all other wars put together
    $400 5
While Lassie was played by a male, this dolphin was played by a female
    DD: $500 18
In 1946 Norway's Trygve Lie became 1st to hold this post
    $600 20
The first ones had to be nurses to serve coffee, tea or milk
    $600 17
From Greek for "milk", a system of stars such as the Milky Way
    $600 7
Sports event that set off a 1969 war between Honduras & El Salvador
    $600 6
He was 1st of several chimps featured in the early days of "The Today Show"
    $800 24
Brand of cereal thou could 1st buy in 1901
    $800 22
The Inquisition forced him to retract his belief the Earth orbits the Sun
    $800 9
In 19th C., Brazil, Argentina & Uruguay wiped out over 80% of this nearby country's population
    $800 11
In the TV show "Maya", it's what Maya was
    $1000 25
In 1868, a Mobile, Ala. Mardi Gras parade 1st featured these
    DD: $100 23
To nearest ½ day, time it takes Moon to orbit Earth
    $1000 10
Spaniards started war in colonial America by cutting off this part of Robert Jenkins' body
    $1000 12
In this series, Starbuck's little friend Boxie had a pet Daggit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Tom Nancy
$8,000 $1,400 $3,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only day of the week named for a Roman god

Final scores:

Mark Tom Nancy
$9,000 $2,800 $7,000
3-day champion: $29,649 3rd place: vertical blinds 2nd place: luggage and his and hers watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Tom Nancy
$8,900 $1,400 $3,900
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,200

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Game tape date: 1984-09-12
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