Show #335 - Friday, December 20, 1985


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Norma Walch, a housewife and part-time teacher from Del Rey Oaks, California

John Schroth, a sales manager from Upland, California

Ron Marriott, a student originally from Cupertino, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,696)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
This word comes from Old Dutch "jaght" meaning hunting ship
    $100 7
This Illinois airport is the busiest commercial airfield in the world
    $100 6
Malt liquor is a variety of this brew
    $100 18
Soft, malleable metal Superman can't see through
    $100 1
Known for refusing an Oscar, he accepted an Emmy for role in Arthur Miller's "The Price"
    $100 9
Every spring red flags fill Red Square during this Moscow worker's parade
    $200 25
During cinematic sea storms, the captain always shouts "Batten down" these covers
    $200 8
Decatur, Illinois proclaims itself "soybean capital of" this
    $200 16
In 1984, this company produced 39% of all wine made in California
    $200 19
John Heywood's "Proverbs" advises you to strike at this time
    $200 2
An infamous 1857 Supreme Court decision declared he could not claim U.S. citizenship
    $200 10
In New York & Detroit, Santa pulls up the rear in parades on this holiday
    $300 12
Chicago mayor who said, "They have vilified me...crucified me, yes...even criticized me"
    $300 17
When accused of bootlegging from Canada, he said, "I don't even know what street Canada is on"
    $300 20
In common table salt, this element is the metal
    $300 3
"B" western star who earned an "A" financial rating as one of Hollywood's richest men
    DD: $600 11
Theme park parade whose theme is the following:
    $400 13
This Democratic nominee was Illinois governor 1st time he ran for President
    $400 27
You can get drunk on this non-mint flavored mouthwash that's 54 proof
    $400 21
Of the current penny, nickel, & dime the one which contains the most copper
    $400 4
Ironically, by 1917, the year he died in a mental institution, ragtime was passe
    $400 14
Every New Year's Day, about 16,000 Mummers get together & strut down this city's Broad St.
    $500 26
What you're referring to when you talk about your jennies, marconis, & mizzens
    $500 23
In latitude, Illinois reaches from that of Portsmouth, Va. to Portsmouth in this northern state
    $500 28
Favorite vodka of czar's family in Russia & best-selling brand in the U.S. today
    $500 22
Silver-white metal found in chalk, gypsum, & Wonder Bread
    $500 5
He went deep in space as 1 of first U.S. astronauts to become a navy deep sea diver
    $500 15
Representatives from 140 countries marched in this parade July 28, 1984

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Ron John Norma
$1,600 $900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron John Norma
$1,800 $3,000 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Currently TV's highest paid child star
    $200 16
On Sept. 9, 1836, Abe Lincoln received a license to practice this
    $200 6
It comes before "...the Academy", "...the Creek", & "...the Sandbox"
    $200 1
"Trash with flash & sleaze with ease" is this rowdy redhead's motto
    $200 21
You might not be able to hold your brandy, but this pear-shaped glass can
    $400 12
After building career with Bacharach-David hits, she added & then dropped "e" from last name
    $400 17
On Sept. 9, 1776, the Continental Congress ruled to dump the name "United Colonies" & change it to this
    $400 7
Diddley, for example
    $400 2
Knockabout comedienne known for a big mouth & the dentures she wears in it
    $400 22
From Latin meaning "to spit", it's a spittoon
    $600 13
Born & raised at Tuskegee Institute, he was celebrity star at 1984 Olympics closing
    $600 18
They kicked off their highly unsuccessful campaign September 3, 1984, with a Labor Day march up 5th Ave.
    $600 9
Spelled forward, it tells you things aren't off; spelled backwards, it tells you things are off
    DD: $600 3
Her popular series title & the network it appeared on share the same initials
    $600 23
It can contain articles or ammunition
    $800 14
In 1983, he became 1st black to host a network morning news show
    $800 19
Famous lines summing up the New York Sun editor's September 1897 reply to Virginia O'Hanlon
    DD: $900 10
The 2 two letter words that can refer to you & me
    $800 4
Toothless, raspy-voiced raconteur, she finally broke racial barriers in the '60s
    $800 24
Put on Funk & Wagnalls porch overnight, it contains the question envelopes for Carnac
    $1000 15
In 1870, Hiram Revels of Mississippi gained this distinction
    $1000 20
On Sept. 12, 1922 the Protestant Episcopal house of bishops voted to remove this word from the marriage rite
    $1000 11
Moon of Jupiter or ⅔ of a debtor's notice
    $1000 5
While Robert De Niro taped his routine, this standup comedienne untaped the "King of Comedy"
    $1000 25
They were 1st called Dewer flasks after their invention in 1872 by Sir James Dewer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron John Norma
$5,000 $7,400 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Winner of the Presidential election in which Ronald Reagan got one electoral vote

Final scores:

Ron John Norma
$550 $10,001 $3,900
3rd place: Admiral refrigerator New champion: $10,001 2nd place: trip to Trinidad

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ron John Norma
$4,700 $7,400 $3,700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1985-08-20
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