Show #327 - Tuesday, December 10, 1985


David Church, a management consultant from Pomona, California

Michael deHaven Newsom, a law professor from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Sister Carol Cimino, a director of development from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Largest undrained freshwater swamp in lower 48 U.S. states, fortunately for Pogo
    $100 17
This European nation discovered chocolate in Mexico, then kept it a secret for almost 100 years
    $100 22
Completed in 1932, this NYC movie house still has more seats than any other in the world
    $100 12
Cervantes wrote in "Don Quixote", "A bird" here "is worth two in the bush"
    $100 2
Some say it comes in like a lion & goes out like a lamb
    $100 1
Informal discussion group
    $200 8
Lake Kinneret & the Sea of Tiberias are other names for this Biblical "Sea"
    $200 18
Largest stockholder of this U.S. chocolate co. is an orphanage started by co.'s founder
    $200 23
On July 8th, it dropped to 41.22, its lowest point of the Great Depression
    $200 13
Ovid said, "Ugly is a field without grass, a plant without leaves, or" this without hair
    $200 3
If the air is ½ saturated, this is the relative humidity
    $200 27
Weapon of Indiana Jones & Zorro
    $300 9
Wheeling, W.V. is a port on this major river
    $300 19
Field ration D a 600 calorie chocolate starvation preventative, was developed for this war
    $300 24
French medics found fewer germs were exchanged during a kiss than this less intimate greeting
    $300 14
This is the mirror of the soul
    $300 4
In Poland, it's "God's gift to Poland", in England "all hallow's summer", & in America, this
    $400 10
North American Bay named for explorer whose crew mutinied & cast him adrift there
    $400 20
Cocoa is a misspelling of this word from Maya for "bitter juice"
    $400 25
Physicists Millikan & Compton debated over origin of these particles from space
    $400 15
Livy claimed, "Let a fool hold this & he will pass for a sage"
    $400 5
General term for all moisture that falls
    $500 11
It's the largest river gorge in the world
    $500 21
This fat is more than ½ the weight of chocolate liquor, basis for all chocolate products
    DD: $500 26
2 of the starring guests registered at MGM's "Grand Hotel"
    $500 16
A gluttonous man may dig his grave with these
    $500 6
Name for a nighttime rainbow that is illuminated by the moon instead of the sun

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

Sister Carol Michael David
$600 $1,500 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sister Carol Michael David
$2,100 $1,800 -$700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
One of this city's radio stations is WWDC
    $200 10
In a typical major league game of this sport, there is less than 10 minutes of action
    $200 15
Without this, conductor Fred Waring's invention, it would be hard to get a margarita
    $200 16
1867 British North America Act gave this country independence
    $200 5
2 of 4 gasses used to make balloons go "up up & away"
    $400 2
City in New York named after founder Adrian van der Donck's nickname of "Dejonkheer"
    $400 11
This state's Charleston Golf Club predates the U.S. Constitution
    $400 21
Used in cooking & developed by Corning in 1915, it helped make large chemical plants possible
    $400 17
A walk down Kaiser Street in Namibia's capital shows it once belonged to this country
    $400 6
In the "ideal gas law", pV equals RT, it's what the "p" stands for
    $600 3
When Peter Demens extended the railroad to this Florida site, he named it for his Russian birthplace
    $600 12
In 1892, John Doyle of Cleveland got the 1st base hit for this type of hitter in N.L. history
    $600 22
Computers are successors to an invention used to count this in 1890
    $600 18
Much smaller European country which ruled Indonesia until 1949
    DD: $700 7
Kind of gas heard here:
    $800 4
Warren G. Harding's home & tomb are in this Ohio city named for "The Swamp Fox"
    $800 13
Originally trained as a pilot, at 39 she became the 1st woman to race in the Indianapolis 500
    $800 24
Edison invented this office device in 1875 & sold the patent to A.B. Dick of Chicago
    $800 19
Tahiti is under the colonial rule of this country
    $800 8
HCN, it's the gas chambers deadly gas
    $1000 23
Founded in land swindle, it was inaccessible until made capital & road from Detroit was built
    $1000 14
1st to develop feinting as a major boxing tool, he became 1st black heavyweight champ
    $1000 25
In 1914, there wasn't a dry eye in the house after Germany developed explosive shells for this
    DD: $1,000 20
Last remaining colony anywhere on mainland of the Americas
    $1000 9
In 1817, this eastern port city was 1st in U.S. to use gas for lighting its streets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sister Carol Michael David
$5,300 $5,300 $1,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Per 1980 census, after English & Spanish, the 3rd most popular language spoken at home in the U.S.

Final scores:

Sister Carol Michael David
$9,300 $1,500 $1,300
2-day champion: $9,899 2nd place: Panasonic VHS camera recorder & selection of video cassettes 3rd place: vacation in Palm Springs

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sister Carol Michael David
$5,300 $6,000 $1,800
17 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 1985-08-19
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