Show #153 - Wednesday, April 10, 1985

Mike Day game 2.


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Mimi Schmidt, a photo stylist from Malibu, California

Monte Wasch, a sales executive from New York City, New York

Mike Day, a finance and marketing MBA student from Columbus, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
After years of neglect, the world finally responded to the famine raging on this continent
    $100 6
1, 2, 3, it could be Robert E.
    $100 18
Knowing that this was the state tree of Pennsylvania would have just killed Socrates
    $100 16
They were first allowed to play Little League ball in 1974
    $100 11
Holy cow! It has the most cattle of any country in the world
    $100 7
Said when you make a faux pas
    $200 2
Rajiv became reluctant new leader of this ruling family after his mother's violent death
    $200 10
In "American Pie", Don McLean drove this to the levee
    $200 19
Those of a jack pine's remain tightly closed & hang on the tree till activated by fire
    $200 21
Originally ridden by such dignitaties as Queen Victoria, this 3-wheeler is now mostly for kids
    $200 17
A pilgrimage to Mecca ends in this country
    $200 8
Loads, gobs, or heaps of anything
    $300 3
This country's Progressive Fed. Party broke racial barriers by granting blacks membership
    $300 13
Her song, "Anticipation", ended up on Heinz ketchup commercial
    $300 20
Also called the laurel, this tree's leaves are used to flavor foods
    $300 23
Mrs. Jumbo's big-eared baby boy
    $300 24
Two of three Asian countries Crosby/Hope "Road" pictures went "to"
    DD: $200 9
Name for beer hall brass band that plays like this:
    $400 4
Father Jerzy Popieluszko was murdered by henchmen of this country's oppressive regime
    $400 14
Chuck Berry's 1st hit, it sounded like he was asking for mascara
    $400 25
Formerly the capital of Japan, it's also an anagram of the current capital
    $400 12
Chinese tea for two
    $500 5
Newsweek called British strike in this industry the country's "longest, costliest & most bitter"
    $500 15
The 2 left-handed members of The Beatles
    $500 22
James Bond

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Mike Monte Mimi
$1,400 -$100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Monte Mimi
$1,900 $400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '50s
    $200 3
Only star in northen hemisphere sky that never appears to move
    $200 17
Contrary to TV, in the 1st year on the Oregon Trail no wagon train was attacked by them
    $200 12
The World Book, for example
    $200 7
"Consume, imbibe & swing" is another way of stating this hedonistic philosophy
    $200 19
He said in his next sequel he'd like to play "God, and the devil, and the Virgin Mary"
    $200 6
It took place June 2, 1953 at Westminster Abbey
    $400 4
In 1980-81, this planet was found to have 14 small moons besides its 9 larger ones
    $400 18
The purpose of the spring round-up was to do this to as many calves as possible
    $400 13
    $400 8
Effect is the immediate result of this
    $400 22
a.k.a. Otis B. Driftwood, Rufus T. Firefly & Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush
    $400 23
In 1956, JFK lost Dem. nomination to Sen. Kefauver for this national office
    $600 5
Polish astronomer who was 1st to theorize earth isn't the center of the universe
    $600 24
Only 2 days after this service began, the Pony Express came to an end
    $600 14
Bevy of beauties who shake their pom-poms for the Cowboys or Rams for example
    $600 9
Rodin aptly expressed the task of a philosopher in this famous statue
    $600 20
Film in which Robert DeNiro & James Woods, of Italian & Irish ancestry, play Jewish gangsters
    $800 2
Compass needles are always attracted to this spot in northern Canada
    $800 15
Unlawful killing of another person without implied malice
    DD: $800 10
Method of reasoning which goes from general statements to specific conclusions
    $800 21
The movie is called "Garbo Talks", but she has all the lines
    $1000 1
Mentioned 3 times in the Bible, this constellation is named for a legendary Greek hunter
    $1000 16
Big word which means each of these words has but one part
    $1000 11
Philosophy portrayed in More's "Utopia" & personified in Don Quixote's tilting at windmills
    $1000 25
Himself a dying man, he played a man who chooses to die in his last film "Soylent Green"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Monte Mimi
$7,900 $1,200 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only president to be sworn in by a woman

Final scores:

Mike Monte Mimi
$4,900 $2,399 $100
2-day champion: $16,600 2nd place: Benchmark carpeting & La-Z-Boy sofa 3rd place: Hardwick gas grill

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Monte Mimi
$8,000 $1,200 $2,400
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
7 R,
4 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,600

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Game tape date: 1984-12-18
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