Show #15 - Friday, September 28, 1984


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Norm Cobb, a sales manager from Garden Grove, California

Louise Balabanian, an English teacher originally from Corpus Christi, Texas

Larry Caplan, an attorney from Tamarac, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
Traditional color of the one-room schoolhouse
    $100 15
French crescent rolls now stuffed with everything from Spinach to chocolate
    $100 5
Planned under Eisenhower, invasion of this Caribbean island failed under Kennedy
    $100 10
It took them 65 yrs. to win for Brooklyn, only 2 to win for L.A.
    $200 17
First American home of higher education, it educated JFK
    $200 14
Inspired by Spielberg hit, these dolls come both cuddly & creepy
    DD: $1,200 4
Episode in history this song is associated with:

"Once I built a railroad, I made it run /
Made it race against time..."
    $200 20
This bow-tied redhead's been going to Riverdale High for over 40 years
    $200 9
5 home runs in '77 Series, 3 in 1 game, earned him nickname "Mr. October"
    $300 16
Brown v. Board of Education ruling outlawed this
    $300 13
Sought-after Canadian board game that places mind over minutia
    $300 3
From 1836-45, this state was an independent country
    $300 19
Walt Kelly comic character who 1st said, "We have met the enemy & he is us"
    $300 25
Tuber that soaks up excess salt when added to your stew
    $300 8
Played in the most World Series (14), all for the Yankees, & is now their manager
    $400 24
Brooke Shields recently had her Triangle Club Revue debut at this Ivy League college
    $400 12
To use one, stick your floppy in your disk drive & boot
    $400 2
In '34, LA gov. known as "Kingfish" proposed guaranteed income of $5,000 per family
    $400 22
Bratty bros. whose German name means both "hangover" & "the yowling of cats"
    $400 7
Team that threw Series in 1919 "Black Sox" scandal
    $500 23
A progressive preschool program was named for this Italian woman
    $500 11
Swimwear that lets you tan all over without taking it all off
    $500 1
Many consider his appointment as Chief Justice in 1801 most important appointment in U.S. history
    $500 21
Peanuts' Schroeder celebrates it every December 16
    $500 6
Though they'd never before finished higher than 9th, amazingly they won the '69 Series

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Larry Louise Norm
$1,300 $0 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Louise Norm
$3,200 $800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
State ruled by a king, queen or emperor
    $200 6
World's longest mountain chain, stretching 4,500 miles across South America
    $200 12
Keeps a cool head thanks to his Mohawk hairdo
    $200 24
She found things "curiouser & curiouser" in Wonderland
    $200 1
It makes a Black Russian "white"
    $400 16
From the Greek, it means "the people rule"
    $400 7
1 of 3 countries with territory on 2 continents
    $400 8
Before he was grounded, Tattoo announced its arrival every week
    $400 2
A sprinkle of salt & slice of lime traditionally accompany it
    $600 17
According to Marx, under this system, government is supposed to wither away
    $600 5
Direction you generally travel in sailing up the Nile
    $600 9
Jim Rockford's beach home
    $600 3
Cartoon critters who share their name with holiday rum & eggnog mix
    $800 19
The one who's in charge under anarchy
    $800 13
"Mexican" region that also contains parts of Guatemala and nearly all of Belize
    $800 10
his easy chair traveled from Queens to the Smithsonian
    $800 4
The liquid you use less of to make your martini dry
    $800 21
World's cheapest metal, it's an essential element in the blood
    $1000 20
In a theocracy, those thought to be his representatives rule
    DD: $1,600 14
"From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli" refer to these 2 countries
    $1000 11
The loser of the week was the winner of Dick & Dan's digital appendage
    $1000 23
He gave us his cockeyed world in "My World & Welcome to It"
    $1000 22
A wine's fragrance
    $1000 18
After oxygen, this element associated with computer chips is the most common in the earth's crust

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Louise Norm
$9,600 $2,400 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The number of zeros in 1 trillion

Final scores:

Larry Louise Norm
$11,600 $4,750 $7,100
2-day champion: $15,300 3rd place: an Oneida silver gift certificate 2nd place: a bedroom suite and bedroom ensemble

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larry Louise Norm
$10,200 $2,400 $3,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
1 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1984-08-14
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