Show #64 - Thursday, December 6, 1984


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Jay Mann, an animal control dispatcher from Anaheim, California

Eva Rosenberg, a tax and business consultant originally from Budapest, Hungary

Warren Pistell, a student from Tarzana, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,650)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And one of those categories we have up there, POE, of course, refers to my favorite American author, Edgar Allan Poe.)
    $100 8
"Cooties"; the lousiest insects of all
    $100 3
Colors that blend to make chartreuse
    $100 9
Where the crooked man, the crooked cat, & the crooked mouse all lived
    $100 1
Length of a full count
    $100 16
Time when the raven came rapping
    $100 11
What MTV plays 24 hours a day
    $200 12
These insects flash yellow lights to find mates
    $200 4
When you're blooming with health, you're "in" it
    $200 10
He killed Cock Robin
    $200 2
Term for tossing the terrycloth
    $200 17
Cable channel where you'd find "Mouseterpiece Theatre"
    $300 13
Gatherings of this type of grasshopper have covered 2,000 square miles at a time
    $300 5
Ring Lardner, Dalton Trumbo, & Will Geer were on one in the 50s
    $300 20
His kisses drove girls to tears
    $300 18
Meaning of TKO
    DD: $900 22
Comedy group which went from CBC to NBC to Cinemax
    $400 14
Its name comes from its worshipful appearance, not its voracious appetite
    $400 6
Colorful causeway Elton John bids adieu to in '73 hit
    $400 25
At the count of 7, all good children go there
    $400 19
In '81, he got $12 mil. for beating welterweight Thomas Hearns
    $400 23
His flagship station is WTBS, Atlanta
    $500 15
The Bible says a sluggard should consider this industrious insect
    $500 7
It was said rajahs gave their rivals these animals to create financial burden
    $500 26
Mother Goose's mode of transportation
    $500 21
In '65, it took Muhammad Ali less than 2 min. to beat him
    $500 24
Actress who started the "Faerie Tale Theatre"

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

Warren Eva Jay
$100 -$100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Warren Eva Jay
$1,900 $1,700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The Star of India is this type of precious stone
    $200 18
Though it's been moved, it's still revered as Pilgrims' landing spot
    $200 6
Collective name for poisonous mushrooms
    $200 11
The larger Kansas City is in this state
    $200 10
Prison people
    $400 2
The mouth of the Mississippi or a Helen Reddy "Dawn"
    $400 23
Favorite movie munch, introduced to the Pilgrims by the Indians
    $400 7
Because like an eye, they close at night, the English first called these flowers "day's eyes"
    $400 12
The Alamo is in the downtown of this city
    $400 16
Something you can't do without
    $600 3
Pliny the Elder, Roman geologist, died while observing this volcano erupting
    $600 21
Though not a Pilgrim, he organized their militia & was written up by Longfellow
    $600 22
This film's "Evergreen" earned Barbra a composing Oscar
    $600 8
Type of plant the British call a "creeper"
    $600 13
Via St. Lawrence Seaway, ships from Europe can reach this largest Minnesota port
    $600 17
Extreme economic expansion
    DD: $700 4
Earth's atmosphere layer which lies between the troposphere & the mesosphere
    $800 9
The kumquat is in this fruit family
    $800 14
It's California's 2nd largest in population
    $800 19
What some do before they diet
    $1000 5
Rainwash, wind action & differential weathering formed this S. Dakota area
    DD: $1,000 15
The Cuyahoga River has been known to catch fire in this industrial city:
    $1000 20
Delaware, Iowa, or Dakota

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Warren Eva Jay
$3,700 $1,700 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1804 this Caribbean country became 1st black nation to gain freedom from European colonial rule

Final scores:

Warren Eva Jay
$1,400 $3,200 $5,400
3rd place: watches 2nd place: a boombox and a washer/dryer New champion: $5,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Warren Eva Jay
$5,600 $1,700 $3,600
18 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
7 R,
4 W
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $10,900

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Game tape date: 1984-09-18
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