Show #366 - Monday, February 3, 1986


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Dorothy Williams, a farmer originally from Cleveland, Ohio

David Whitehorse, an artist from Santa Ysabel, California

Garth Sturdevant, a United States Marine Corps major from Encinitas, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the responses will be common expressions that you, I'm sure, are familiar with.)
    $100 1
The border states were exempt from this 1863 declaration freeing the slaves
    $100 3
Most of Africa lies in this direction from the Equator
    $100 8
A parasitic plant on apple & maple trees, it's hung from the ceiling at Christmas
    $100 12
Most points scored in a college game was 222 by these "Ramblin' Wrecks" in 1916
    $100 20
Can't find your aggies & cat's eyes
    $200 2
After fall of Richmond, last Confederate cabinet meeting was held in this largest N.C. city
    $200 6
More than 2/3 of all people in the world live on these 2 continents, sometimes considered 1
    $200 9
Root pressure, capillary action, & transpiration are among theories of why it rises
    $200 13
In the 1984 season, this Ram ruined O.J.'s rushing record
    $200 21
Doing this causes your boat to row to the left
    $300 4
It was known as "the gentleman's pastime" until playing it at Civil War Army posts popularized it
    $300 17
Of North America, Europe, or Australia, the continent where people have the longest life expectancy
    $300 10
Plant science concerned with crops grown in orchards, gardens, & greenhouses
    $300 14
This originated at a school for the deaf so other teams wouldn't see their hand signals
    $300 22
When your mind tips, not your chair
    $400 5
The "Angel of the Battlefield"
    DD: $700 18
McKinley, Aconcagua, & Elbrus are the highest mtns. on these 3 continents, respectively
    $400 11
In sexually reproducing plants, it's transported by wind or insects
    $400 15
1st selection of this team was made by Caspar Whitney for "The Week's Sport" in 1889
    $500 7
From Latin for "before war", term applied to pre-Civil War south & its grand plantations
    $500 19
Sometimes called "8th continent", it's collective name for some 200-300 thousand sq. land miles in the Pacific
    $500 16
In the U.S., it's 53 1/3 yards

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Garth David Dorothy
$300 $600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Garth David Dorothy
$1,400 $0 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Something that's very much a part of our culture these days, the...)
    $200 6
The biblical quote "Proclaim liberty throughout the land" is inscribed upon it
    $200 5
They come in rip, hack, & buzz varieties
    $200 8
Traditional Jewish folk song that means "come & let's rejoice" or "hava" good time
    $200 17
On Jan. 30, 1933, "The Lone Ranger" debuted on radio, & this man became Chancellor of Germany
    $200 1
The punctuation that can make a word like "help" an interjection
    $200 26
The term "yuppie" came into prominence with his 1984 primary campaign
    $400 13
Site where you can visit Gen. George S. Patton museum as well as gold bullion depository
    $400 9
Medical name for a tongue depressor or household term for an icing spreader
    $400 10
In "The Sound of Music", a song was dedicated to this noble white flower
    $400 18
Nickname of the Notre Dame group which played their last game together January 1, 1925
    $400 2
Grammatical rule which controls the spellings of "field" & "receive"
    $400 27
It's been reported that yuppies are taking over this former San Francisco hippie haven
    $600 14
World's largest portrait sculpture, at Stone Mtn., Ga., has likenesses of these 3 Confederates
    $600 21
A small anchor with multiple flukes for crooks & climbers, a tool of the trade
    $600 11
"Love Me With All Your Heart" is English title for this Spanish song that really means "when the sun is hot"
    $600 19
In the winter of 1922, Christian Nelson got the patent for this chocolate covered block of ice cream
    $600 3
"For", "or", "nor", for example, are all this part of speech
    $600 28
According to "Newsweek" if you want to be a yuppie, you can't be older than this
    DD: $300 15
It ran from Texas to Kansas and is the subject of this song:

"Come a ki yi yippee yippee yi yippee yay / Come a ki yi yippee yippee yay / Well, I started up the trail October twenty-third / Started up the trail with a 2-U herd"
    $800 22
Proper name of "ball" end of some hammers, opposite the flat striking face
    $800 12
In 1958, this "Song of Love" was big hit for Art & Dotty Todd, ra ta ta ta ta
    $800 20
In January 1944, Jack Teagarden was among those to bring this music to the Met for the 1st time
    $800 4
Term for what suffixes & prefixes are attached to
    $1000 16
Largest private house, 250-room Biltmore, in Asheville, N.C., belongs to this RR tycoon's descendants
    $1000 23
Tool with 2 legs or jaws which can be adjusted to measure skull diameter, for instance
    $1000 24
In "Lady Marmalade", they asked, "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?"
    $1000 25
Born Jan. 11, 1755 in the West Indies, he became the 1st Secretary of the U.S. treasury
    DD: $1,000 7
Of the 5 vowels, the ones always capitalized when standing alone in a sentence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Garth David Dorothy
$4,700 $3,800 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 20th century president was only 1 in history to serve full term but appoint no Supreme Court justice

Final scores:

Garth David Dorothy
$8,001 $6,300 $3,800
2-day champion: $17,001 2nd place: General Electric 26" TV 3rd place: Cutco 10-piece cutlery set + Krups kitchen appliances

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Garth David Dorothy
$5,200 $4,500 $4,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 1985-09-30
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