Show #375 - Friday, February 14, 1986

Dan Green game 4.


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Jared, an entertainment lawyer from San Jose, California

Ben Harris, originally from New York City

Dan Green, a teacher from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $24,800)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
It can be piano, Parker House, or Chinese egg
    $100 24
Americans used the French word "braciere", meaning arm protector, for this
    $100 19
Sato & Suzuki are the most common names in this country
    $100 1
In 1932, he began campaigning for president of Germany before even becoming a German citizen
    $100 6
The 3 dogs who later played this role all descended from the 1st German Shepherd to do so
    $100 9
A bachelor's "bible"
    $200 17
Past participle of "clothe", like a guarantee when covered in iron
    $200 25
Charlemagne repopularized this accessory by wearing his sword in it
    $200 20
Like domestic cats but unlike other big cats, mountain lions can do this
    $200 2
He sold us the Louisiana Purchase at 4¢ an acre
    $200 7
Elephants which wore false ears in Johnny Weissmuller "Tarzan" films came from this continent
    $200 10
North American flower resembling the daisy
    $300 18
A fabric woven of flat gold or silver thread
    $300 26
When 1st developed in San Francisco in the 1850s, they were called "waist overalls" & sold for 22¢
    $300 21
He said, "I came in with Halley's comet in 1835 & I expect to go out with it"
    DD: $500 3
In 1786, top U.S. leaders invited Prince Henry of Prussia to become this
    $300 8
George C. Scott playing Dr. Terrell, taught this animal to speak English
    $300 11
Chuck Norris wears one...& we'd be the first to agree he deserves it
    $400 22
The White Cliffs of Dover are composed of this substance
    $400 4
1 of 2 charges on which an English court tried Joan of Arc
    $400 14
He had 1959 title role, co-starring with Fred MacMurray
    $400 12
Negative vote used especially against admitting one to membership in a club
    $500 23
Facetious & abstemious are 2 of the few words in English containing this
    $500 5
While U.N. headquarters is in New York, the League of Nations was headquartered here
    $500 15
In 1973, James Franciscus was the voice of this animal
    $500 13
A shoeshine boy

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

Dan Ben Jared
$0 $1,900 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Ben Jared
$600 $2,300 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally Ben's favorite president...A winner in any election.)
    $200 16
Ads in the '20s claimed it ended halitosis; today it kills germs that cause bad breath
    $200 21
Susan Porubcan was awarded $40,000 by Bob Barker for her Country Apple Coffee Cake in this competition
    $200 11
1977 film for which the light saber was invented
    $200 2
An archer splitting a competitor's arrow embedded in target is called this, after English outlaw
    $200 1
In chronology of presidents, Fillmore fills this lucky number
    DD: $1,000 17
"Tent creeper" in title of this song:
    $400 22
Major award you can take home if your "liner notes" are voted best
    $400 12
The electrical device called a torch in England is called this in America
    $400 7
It's said Ty Cobb had choice of playing pro ball or accepting an appointment to this school
    $400 3
Fearing jokes about his lack of education, Fillmore turned down honorary degree from this English U.
    $600 18
Setting 5 speed records in 1920 alone, sports writers dubbed this horse "Big Red"
    $600 23
Nominated 5 times for Best Actor, Dustin Hoffman took home the Oscar only for this film
    $600 13
Optical device used by Newton to show light was composed of all colors in spectrum
    $600 8
Rudyard Kipling painted golf balls this color to find them on snow-covered "greens" in Vermont
    $600 4
Under Fillmore, a treaty was signed with Peru regarding use of these bird droppings found off the coast
    $800 19
Actress Coleen Moore said this term came from pretty girls who wore their galoshes unbuckled
    $800 24
In 1976, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature & the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for "Humboldt's Gift"
    $800 14
In dim light,the dilator muscle makes it open wider
    $800 9
In 1726, Ben Franklin swam 3 ½ miles down this European river, "demonstrating stunts & figures"
    $800 5
Many believe phony H.L. Mencken story that Fillmore installed 1st one of these in the White House
    $1000 20
This postmaster general who took $160,000 in oil-tainted bonds was later "czar" of movie morals
    $1000 25
Bill Keane, Brant Parker, & Jim Unger were winners of 1984 "Reubens" in this field
    $1000 15
Engineering unit for measuring illumination, not light per se
    $1000 10
Controversy over this dangerous football formation led to the formation of the NCAA
    $1000 6
When his party didn't run him for 2nd term, he joined this one, which seemed to favor ignorance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Ben Jared
$600 $2,500 $2,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Geographic distinction of the city of Leadville, Colorado

Final scores:

Dan Ben Jared
$1,200 $0 $0
4-day champion: $26,000 2nd place: Windjammer cruise to the Bahamas 3rd place: Olympus camera

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Ben Jared
$1,600 $2,300 $2,500
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $6,400

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Game tape date: 1985-10-01
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