Show #261 - Monday, September 9, 1985

First game of Season 2.
First episode where set background changes from blue to red in Double Jeopardy!
Returning champions were placed at the far right lectern.
The new "buzz-in" (after Alex finishes reading the clue) rule was introduced.


Alan Lefkowitz, an advertising consultant from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,900)

Susan Blum, an attorney from Fairfield, Connecticut

Steve Bowie, an engineer from Lancaster, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
At various times, he & all 5 of his brothers were nicknamed "Ike"
    $100 15
Sherlock Holmes novel about a devilish dog
    $100 7
No matter how you slice it, it's "brot" in Germany
    $100 6
The appropriately named Pepe Le Pew is this animal
    $100 19
Alphabetically 1st of the days of the week, it's usually last of the work week
    $200 2
Springtime ritual started by Pres. Hayes on the White House lawn
    $200 16
He knocked over the screen concealing the Wizard of Oz
    $200 8
From the Latin meaning "to serve", it's the soup that starts an Italian meal
    $200 10
This super hero was originally called "Super Mouse"
    $300 3
For the presidential portraits, Gilbert Stuart stuffed his sunken cheeks with cotton
    $300 20
In this book, Nick Charles' Asta is a schnauzer, but in films was played by a wire-haired terrier
    $300 9
Cookie from northern France made of sugar, egg white, & almonds, it got its name from Italian for macaroni
    $300 11
Name of George of the Jungle's pet ape
    DD: $500 4
President who preferred Chopin's waltzes to this, his musical "trademark":
    $400 21
Garryowen is the "bloody mangy mongrel" in the "Cylops" episode of this James Joyce novel
    $400 14
The distinctive starchy ingredient in Chinese dishes with "mein" in the name
    $400 12
Though he never married, Paramount's Popeye had this many "nephews" who all looked just like him
    $400 22
Alphabetically 1st of the planets, it can be seen without a telescope
    $500 5
In 1908, 5 years before getting the job, he wrote a book titled "The President of the United States"
    $500 17
Tropical fruit called "the fruit of India", it's the main ingredient in a popular chutney
    $500 13
Helen Kane sued Max Fleischer, claiming this character's name & voice were copied from her
    $500 18
Alphabetically the 1st signer of the Declaration of Independence, he's also 1st alphabetically of presidents

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Steve Susan Alan
$1,200 $300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Susan Alan
$1,900 $1,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
His "signature" is an elegantly scripted YSL
    $200 26
The term "renaissance" is from a French word meaning this
    $200 23
A Marine Corps camp, or appropriate footwear for one
    $200 13
Use of reasonable force to protect oneself is called this
    $200 5
This New England state is about the same size as the other 5 combined
    $200 9
In the U.S., it's traditionally the best night of the year to see ghosts
    $400 18
This American costumer revealed the mysteries of Cher's navel wkly. on "The Sonny & Cher Show"
    $400 27
A 1490 census of Rome showed 15% of the female population registered in this "profession"
    $400 22
You try to do it to a putt or an enemy boat
    $400 10
For only time in U.S. history, he had Congress suspend habeas corpus during the Civil War
    $400 4
Shortest state motto, "Hope!", appropriately belongs to this New England state
    $400 11
He, not the president, is said to haunt Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
    $600 15
Austrian princess who created the look of the simple wrap jersey dress of the '70s
    $600 28
Some say he based the ruthless ruler in "The Prince" on Cesare Borgia
    DD: $1,600 14
1st four-letter word in the Lord's Prayer
    $600 6
Court session when a prisoner hears charges against him & enters plea
    $600 1
The first & last of 6 New England-born presidents both had this first name
    $600 12
At Windsor Castle, this Tudor queen supposedly haunts the Queen's library
    $800 16
American designer Willi Smith's ready-to-wear label
    $800 20
The 9th letter in the Greek alphabet, it's come to mean "a small amount"
    DD: $1,200 7
The Supreme Court said electrocuting someone again after the chair failed once wasn't this
    $800 2
In '64, it became the 1st in the nation to have a state lottery
    $800 24
Shakespearean monarch visited by 11 ghosts of his victims before the Battle of Bosworth Field
    $1000 17
Although over 80, she's still consulting editor of Vogue magazine
    $1000 29
His brilliant 16th century translation of the Bible into German became the basis for modern German
    $1000 21
Spelled forward it's how you feel, backwards it spells disaster
    $1000 8
Specific purpose stated in 2nd Amendment for right to bear arms
    $1000 3
Sikorsky built 1st one-rotor helicopter in this state which still makes most helicopters
    $1000 25
A hideous Arabian ghost who steals corpses, it's come to mean any grave robber

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Susan Alan
$3,100 $12,800 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Among the women prominent in this sport are Rachel McLish, Lori Bowen, & Cory Everson

Final scores:

Steve Susan Alan
$900 $18,000 $1
2nd place: Panasonic compact disc player + Action Spoiler recliner by Lane New champion: $18,000 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & her watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Susan Alan
$3,000 $11,400 $2,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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Game tape date: 1985-07-01
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