Show #77 - Tuesday, December 25, 1984

Jerry Frankel game 2.
Missing introductions, the Jeopardy! Round, and the first 2 clues of the Double Jeopardy! Round.


Michael, from

Fran, from

Jerry Frankel, a musician originally from Buffalo, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
    $200 2
    $300 3
    $400 4
    $500 5

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jerry Fran Michael
$700 -$600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Fran Michael
$700 -$600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Useful insects raised in apiaries
    $200 6
This playwright didn't use his home state of Mississippi for his pen name
    $200 1
    $200 2
    $200 9
President who ordered atomic bomb dropped on Japan
    $400 23
They destroy about 8% of the annual U.S. cotton crop
    $400 7
Mrs. Naugatuck replaced this maid on "Maude"
    $400 4
A glass of dark British beer goes by this "portly" name
    $400 3
Former astronaut Frank Borman runs this airline
    $400 10
State in which George Washington spent winter at Valley Forge
    $600 24
Insects use them to smell & feel, & sometimes even to taste & hear
    $600 8
"The Carpetbaggers" character who sequeled into a film of his own with Steve McQueen
    $600 5
Traditional Kentucky Derby drink
    DD: $700 18
In this Kingston Trio song, Charley's doomed to ride it forever:

"Well, did he ever return? /
No he never returned and his fate is still unlearned /
He may ride forever 'neath the streets of Boston /
And he's the man who never returned..."
    $600 15
In '64 Walter Mondale was appointed to the U.S. Senate to replace him
    $800 13
Champ whom Eddie Felson hustled in "The Hustler"
    $800 11
Edgar Allan Poe's scary story featured a "Cask" of this sherry
    $800 19
When begun in 1902, this famous train ran from New York to Chicago in 20 hrs.
    $800 16
A major street in New York's Harlem was renamed for this former Congressman
    $1000 21
This butterfly that journeys from Canada to Mexico holds migration record
    $1000 14
Western star famous for rope tricks & Rose Parade appearances
    $1000 12
Fruit that puts the "sloe" in sloe gin
    $1000 20
Fruehauf is America's largest maker of this specific item
    $1000 17
In 1808 Congress outlawed further importation of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Fran Michael
$3,100 $200 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The closest foreign capital to Washington, D.C.

Final scores:

Jerry Fran Michael
$5,100 $100 $500
2-day champion: $8,900 3rd place: Benrus quartz watches 2nd place: La-Z-Boy Signature II sleep sofa + R.R. Scheibe Co. set of 4 snack tables

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jerry Fran Michael
$3,100 $200 $3,200
6 R,
0 W
6 R,
6 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $6,500

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Game tape date: 1984-10-03
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